Dematus PARS501

Photo Credit: Samantha Atchinson

Dematus make their debut on episode 501 of the Pennsylvania Rock Show. Dematus is a three piece melodic metal band hailing originally from Rolla, Missouri, they now call the stages of Pittsburgh home. It has been said that the band could best be described as Evanescence and System of a Down’s illegitimate child.

  • Where did the name Dematus come from?
  • Who is your favorite superhero? or super villain?
  • If I find Dematus in my social studies book, what would that page be about
  • If Dematus had a movie made about them, who would play each of you in the movie?
  • If you were in Almost Famous, which band would you want write about for your first article?
  • If you could open for any internationally touring band, who would you open for and at what venue?
  • What has been your favorite venue that you’ve played at? least favorite?
  • You come upon that magical bench where you can sit with someone for a hour, what musician would you sit with and what would you talk about?
  • Tell me a little bit about your song With You, that we’ll play tonight.

Interview Segment 2 with DEMATUS

  • If you could pick 1 album and erase it from your mind so that you could hear it again for the first time, which album would it be?
  • You decide that you’re going to add another musician to Dematus, who would it be?
  • When you’re on stage and you have that moment where you’ve messed up… tell me about a moment where you did something that embarrassed the rest of the band.
  • If you had to put together a band to manage using people in your scene, who would you put together and what style of music would they play?
  • If I played Dematus backwards, what would I hear?
  • Where can my listeners find you online (HINT: click the links on this page), and where will you be playing?
  • Who records your videos for you?

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