Interview with singer DC Cooper Ex Royal Hunt / Silent Force
Name: DC Cooper
Birth date: 8/22/
Place of birth: Johnstown, PA, USA
Favorite album of all time? "Falling Inn Between" - TOTO
What is the first CD or LP you ever bought? "Four Wheel Drive" BTO/Bachman Turner Overdrive
Favorite musician: Don Henley
Favorite band or group: TOTO / Iron Maiden
As you describe yourself ? Sincere, compassionate, Down to Earth and funny
What are your most recently completed projects?
Royal Hunt, Currently working on two projects, DC Cooper Solo and a TOP SECRET album with a guitarist from Brazilian...
Almost everyone has a song that is special, you would like to reveal what is your song special and why?
Juke Box Hero – Foreigner, that was me at 14… Except as a singer!
Up to this point in your career, what has been your most memorable moment?
The entire first Royal Hunt World Tour in 1995.
What is music to you?
Oh my...what a question! Music for me is Spiritual, a lifeline, but also, my enemy. It's amazing one hour I LOVE it, the next hour, I HATE it! It's brought incredible wonderful things to my life, it has also… Been a ruining point. Maybe people, especially musicians can understand this. Or anyone who's passion or talent is a lifeline.
Who has been your vocal influences throughout your career?
Bobby Kimball, Rob Halford, Don Henley, Ray Gillen.
And who are some of your biggest musical influence?
TOTO! Judas Priest, Dream Theatre, BTO.
What are your next projects, new album, tour?
New SOLO CD, Royal Hunt Tour, Loudpark Japan/Fall 2015, ProgPower Atlanta2015.
To end the interview, a phrase you want to leave ....Take care of each other, love each other. That's all we have, is each other. THANK YOU ALL!!! Your support over the years has been a major driving force to keep going!!