This interview with Bret Lewis took place prior to the Gaunt tribute show at the Summit January 1st. To read about the actual show, here is Rick Allen’s review.
I grew up on rap so my knowledge of Gaunt is from osmosis. I’m not an expert.
Yeah, but you said you grew up with Nick Shuld?
Yeah, I like that guy now. But at the time he was a year older and seemed snooty. So when he joined Gaunt, it was another reason to hate on him.
Was he with Beano?
Yeah. They were fun. When did you join Gaunt?
I was the bass player. Basically, Jeff and Eric … Jeff Regesnburger, the drummer. Eric Barth was the bassist. They did a European Tour in 94; say from October to December. Then quit.
Nick and I joined in January.
What were you doing before then?
Musically or in my life? Continue reading