Edge of Paradise

Edge of Paradise

All Access Magazine talk to Southern California’s female fronted metal band Edge of Paradise’s

Maragarita Monet on upcoming music projects Margarita who co- founded the band with guitarist Dave Bates during 2011 met when working on other music project.  On their debut CD “Mask”, Edge Of Paradise unleash an aggressive, knockout punch of industrial heavy metal with other music veterans bassist, Tony Franklin and drummer, Gregg Bissonette.

All Access Magazine (AAM) Craig Newman- Who is the current members of the Band?

MM- Myself as vocalist and keyboards, Dave Bates on guitar, Kurt Sheaffer on bass, and Gene McEwen on drums also worked with Ryan Jones on drums.  We have studio musicians and touring musicians whoever can commit and for touring. Like if we have forty shows we have players on deck.

AAM- Is there current info on your album?

 MM- Our debut album is called “MASK” that came out September 2011 and has nine tracks. Got to number on 41 almost top 40 on the loud chart (laughter).We are still promoting it and working on a new album with producer Michael Wagner. Have a new single coming out called “In A Dream” and more songs for the new album.

AAM- I saw the video for the cover of video Motley Crue’s Saint in Los Angeles. Who decided to do that?

MM- It wasn’t our decision, we were contacted from Versailles records that put out compilations every month are now putting out a Motley Crue compilations and asked us to remake a song. And bands such as Quiet Riot are covering songs too.

AAM- Are there local shows planned for this year or next year?

MM- We decided no local shows planned for Los Angeles.  We are going to play at national festivals and are main concerned is getting on a big tour as a supporting act. Are next gig is at Hawaii for a week we are co-headlining is at a music festival is a Halloween festival.

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AAM- Is there is a release date for the new album?

MM- What we want to do is release the single and two more songs from it because by then end of the year so we can play them live. Well play them at the Hawaii show. We currently have only havefour songs. The whole album will album to be released during 2013. It takes a lot of money to make an album and rather put it touring.

CC- Thanks for your time and look forward to hearing the new album and seeing you perform again next  year.

MM- Your welcome For more information: www.edgeofparadiseband.com On Face Book at Edge of Paradise: Dave and Margarita Paradise in 2011,