Drummer MIKE TERRANA On YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: "He's One Of The Worst
People I've Ever Met, And I Would Never Work With Someone Like That
Metal Meltdown recently caught up with drummer MIKE TERRANA,
his work with TARJA TURUNEN
. A few excerpts from the audio
interview are available below.
On his time with YNGWIE MALMSTEEN
: "He's one of the worst people
I've ever met, and I would never work with someone like that again, nor
would I ever play with him again. I would work at McDonald's before I
played drums for that guy. There's more respect and credibility in
working a regular job than playing music for that man."
On leaving Rage: "They just kept quantizing my drumming, and putting
heavy samples on my drums. And I said, 'Please leave it alone, man.
You're destroying this, you're destroying me.' They wouldn't listen. So I