Face-To-Face With TESTAMENT’s STEVE DI GIORGIO, Talking About Tours, Gear, Music, Ice Hockey, Life And More!

STEVE DI GIORGIO doesn’t need any longer introductions, as he is widely renowned as a pioneer on the fretless bass in heavy metal music, being the bassist of TESTAMENT, DEATH, and SADUS, among others.

Within his genre, STEVE DI GIORGIO is respected for his playing skills, versatility, and incredible technique. He has more than 40 studio album recordings and over 20 years of touring the world.

On December 1st, Tarja Virmakari of Metal Shock Finland & Alpha Omega Management met Steve Di Giorgio at Live Music Club in Milan, where TESTAMENT gave a killer show on their “Brotherhood of The Snake” tour. T

Tarja and Steve spent a nice afternoon together, having a long and pleasant chat, talking about the tour, of course, but also about life, music, gear, upcoming tours with Vader and Annihilator, ice hockey, his experiences in Finland and more. So please sit down, join the chat and enjoy! Find the list of topics below. Interview by Tarja Virmakari.

(0:21) while asking about the “Brotherhood of The Snake” tour in Europe with Annihilator and Death Angel…
(3:11) talking about Steve’s 3 nationalities, nature and animals…
(8:53) what would Steve do if he wasn’t involved in music?
(9:52) when did music become a great part of Steve’s life?
(11:00) talking about his fretless basses, ESP, Ibanez and about his influences…
(19:45) about signing the artist deal with Alpha Omega Management
(23:27) Besides Testament, what other bands/projects Steve is currently involved in?
(30:57) talking about upcoming tours in March/April with Vader and Annihilator
(37:15) Christmas, Santa Claus and New Year’s resolutions
(41:50) Chickens… yeah you read right, we talked also about chickens 😉
(44:27) Steve on Finland, Ice Hockey + his message to all the fans out there

Enjoy also Steve’s bass solo @Live Music Club in Milan, here:

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