[Xfire] matteox: Hello! We are very pleased to welcome everyone to the DragonForce Live Chat! Please welcome our special guests DFHerman, and DFSam who will now introduce themselves and start taking your questions!
[Xfire] mbg: Thank you to DragonForce for talking to us from the road!!
dfherman: right ok
dfherman: Sam is already desperate, someone please tell him there is no gamer chicks for him
dfsam: hello iaam a ****
dfherman: oh ****, we are supposeto introduce ourselves
dfsam: ill introdu ce you.,. hi im herman and im a ***
dfherman: im Herman, the 'not the worst' typing guy in the band
dfherman: next me is some **** call Sam
dfherman: he just wanks in the band
dfsam: with a huge **** that he keeps looking at
dfherman: ok ****, we better answer some questions
dfsam: im confuesesd
dfherman: everyone's leaving already haha
dfsam: cos they realoze you suck haha
dfherman: Question: Dermon: how long (on average) does it take you to make the songs that you do? and how do you figure out what note to play wether it be a 16th E to a 16th G or whatnot, how do you decide that? is it just what sounds good?
Answer: it takes as long as until the record label takes the album away from us forcing us to finish
dfherman: Question: ŦåĢ]Ṯḫяזcєکḩẏ: To Herman: How do you play so fast, i heard you played Guitar Hero, but they'res gotta be more to it, i mean c'mon your amazingly talented and fast
Answer: i suck at Guitar hero.. the buttons are way to hard to press compare to the guitar
dfsam: Question: Shirohana: "Through the fire and the flames" is basically the breakthrough song that made Dragon Force well known by metal fans. Most bands hate their breakthrough songs due to high demand during live shows. Do you like/enjoy playing yours?
Answer: we like playing all of them, they all sound the same anyway haha
dfherman: man, we suck at online chat don't we?
dfherman: Question: |HOV|Mark: When was the last time any of you had a hair cut?
Answer: Sam doesn't need a hair cut, he is dropping hair
dfsam: Question: Jareth Legend.: I was wondering what products do you guys use on your hair and how do you guys style it?
Answer: i use timotei cos im so hunky they are using me on their next ad campaign, heman just jeasous of me
dfherman: Question: Ŧ Ø λ Ş Ŧ Ξ Я: Any of u play PC games? If so which ones?
Answer: playing company of heroes at the moment, got Serious Sam 2 installed as well. I used to be a quaker.. mid week league matches and stuff.. but no time these days
dfsam: Question: ReWind: Sam, on your guitar, there is a "I
Answer: nah i put it onthere cos im such a funny kind of guy ho ho ho
dfherman: did we put a parental thing on this chat cos of all the ****
dfsam: Question: Dragon Romer: What did you guys listen to growing up?
Answer: your mum
dfherman: Question: Jareth Legend.: I was wondering what products do you guys use on your hair and how do you guys style it?
Answer: huh.. nothing special, but Sam like to use c*m on his hair
dfherman: Sam.. they gonna think we are a bunch of dicks.. really, only Sam is a dick
dfsam: Question: Mike: To DF- Who's stronger, Sam, or Herman?
Answer: herman cos he does karate , how original for an asian person
dfherman: I don't do Karate
dfherman: seriously, anyone can beat Sam up
[Xfire] mbg: well apparently we need to bring him back for an encore?
dfherman: Question: ELF|=G2Wolf=: Which one of you is the best at video games
Answer: Sam is only good with old games and slow games. He can#t handle first person cos of motion sickness.. well thats his excuse for being crap
dfsam: herman on ly play spiro the dragon and pokemon
dfsam: i kick his ass at street fighter he is a chun li ***
dfherman: Question: Dragon Romer: What did you guys listen to growing up?
Answer: from rock to video games music. Pc Engine rules
dfherman: who said we are not DragonForce? :P
dfherman: Sam we are suppose to be boring and ****
dfherman: or we don't play in a band
dfsam: Question: metalmarch: Have you ever seen the voice-over of you guy on youtube called 'Herman Li is Cool'? If yes, were you insulted?
Answer: it was cool, i could understand the voice over better than his real voice ha
dfherman: those youtube voice overs are cool, they are funny. We don't care
dfherman: Sam actually got busted by his girlfriend on youtube
dfherman: No one actually believe this is us haha
dfherman: Question: GSG9_MsgtAdamus: Do you think you will ever make epic music videos to go with the songs? Like a battle atop a massive hill!
Answer: we did sort of with Operation ground and pound. It's a bit like Merch Warrior setting actuallly..
[Xfire] matteox: DF Sam is having some technical diffuculty and will be back shortly!
dfherman: sorry Sam is a bit of a retard on the computer]
dfsam: this is hard man
dfherman: Question: Microwaveable Quiche!: What thickness of strings and plectrums do you use? Do they differ when playing live and in the studio?
Answer: 1.14 i think for pick, matt finishing. D'addario 9-42, 9-46
dfherman: live we started playing in E flat instead of E on the album, cos so many shows fucks up ZP's voice
dfherman: ok that was a serious answer so ppl might actually belive we are WE
dfherman: e flat string, using 9-46
dfsam: i only use my computer for wanking usaly
dfsam: Question: #UF#Slayer: On the alumb Inhuman Rampage you used alot of the same drumb beat why?
Answer: cos its alway been my favouite drum beat yay
dfherman: Question: Levethix: Herman, do you play Dance Dance Revolution? how good are you? - i love the game :)
Answer: yes, I can't dance! best music game for me is Gitaroo Man on the PS2
dfsam: Question: atraz: Sam - you realise how perverted you are right ? ; )
Answer: iactualy usauly do it in the normal position with the lights off and my socks on
dfherman: Question: nicwerner: You guys have a few critics out there. Does that ever get you down, or do you just ignore them? Has it ever affected your music at all?
Answer: No, I think it's good that some people really hate us. We find it funny how they have hate us sooo much. It means we are doing something which is making an impact.
dfsam: we coming to nz soon you donut., read the tour dates hah
dfherman: Question: Shirohana: Will you be playing any new material at the download festival this year? Or is it top-secret?
Answer: I don't even know how long we got to play yet... more than last year that's for sure haha
Answer: fallout boy and MCR
dfsam: Question: deeeethwish FTW!: Do you guys like banannas?
Answer: only zp cos he from the jungle ahah
dfherman: Question: |HOV|Mark: what happened to the blow up Axe that was thrown on stage in norwich???
Answer: huh, didn't see one. We did have a blow up Dragon one. This stupid guitar tech with us at that time bust the thing.. he sucked
dfsam: sensei89: What made you think of the whole trampoline girls idea?
Answer: what do you think hahah
dfherman: Question: K- Dubs: both herman and Sam. Half my friends love you and half my friends hate you. How do you manage to stick out of the crowd?
Answer: I probably hate Sam as much as your friends, so I wouldn't blame them hehe. Actually, we get on with most people who have a sense of humour
dfsam: Question: fire] Supercop007: metalmarch: on a scale from one to 10, how much do you guys feel sexual tension between eachother?
Answer: we bummed each otgher so many times its not really excitng anymore,
dfherman: oi, are we gonna answer these questions properly or what?
dfsam: Question: Katai Makoto: On stage i saw you drink bottle after bottle after bottle of beer and shread your guitars like nothing i have ever seen, is that really beer in there, because if it is and you can play so amazingly still not only do i look up to you as rock GODS but as my drinking GURU'S!
Answer: of course it is! thats the most offedned ive ever been!! one of our tour manager tryed to put water in one once cos i was too wsted and i threw it at him
dfherman: Question: J-45: What is your stance on musice Piracy?
Answer: we don't care about people downloading our albums... it's like trading tapes. But if u wanna buy our CD, do it ;-)
dfsam: Question: ELF|=G2Wolf=: Why do you guys type so slow?
Answer: cos we are wanking each other off wtih th e other hand
dfherman: Sam, I read some people are dissapointed about we are not this and that
dfherman: I dunno why I am typing this.. cos u r sitting right next to me
dfherman: Question: HeatDrive: What is your favorite anime?
Answer: Saint Seiya I am still watching... no favourite out there
Answer: we met them and they are actualy fans of us ahhaahh!
dfherman: I don't listneto Fall out boy
dfsam: so better give them a very tiny bit of respect!
dfherman: Sam is talking about himself
dfsam: them? Question: ReWind: In the album prints, Fred isn't there. Does this mean the Inhuman Rampage album recorded without a bass?
Answer: we just thought he was too ugly
dfsam: nah there is bass on there of course
dfherman: ELF|=G2Wolf=: Why do you guys type so slow?
Answer: cos I am on a laptop which is on my lap!!! and it's running hot.. i think it's gonna burn my ****
dfherman: Question: CarloshadoW: If / When you gonna come to mexico or U.S.A?
Answer: huh... we are in Mesa Arizona right now
dfherman: Question: Vimes: Is there a band you have a rivalry with?
Answer: no, but we know a few bands that really hates us and we have no idea why
dfsam: carling is the best sort of beer for anyone who want to know that.. who cares tho anywy!
dfherman: one guy hates us online, I think cos Vadim banged his ex girlfriend
dfsam: Question: Cricket: What is your single favorite video game? Any genre you like the most?
Answer: psychic 5 is my favourite, old arcade game from 89, you can play it on mame yay
dfsam: coolest music ever
dfherman: Question: J-45: Herman, how long did it take to grow out your awesomely long hair? :D
Answer: leave that question to the girls who want to chat me up
dfsam: Question: [Mr5haa4©]: do you play another instrument besides guitar?
Answer: my mum and dad made me learn violin when i was 10 but everyone gave me shit cos it was such a gay instrument so i told them to bugger off
dfsam: my mum and dad i mean...
dfsam: i hate my parents!
dfsam: im a maggot!
dfherman: Question: controlthechaos: To both of you: How did you guys first meet?
Answer: maybe I wish we didn't ;-)
dfherman: meet when we played in a previous band together, everyone hates us than anyway
dfherman: Sam, behave u twat
dfsam: stop looking at me in that creepy way
dfherman: **** off u ****! don't touch me man
dfsam: Question: ] Supercop007: SpaceCowboyJ: What would you guys think about having one of your songs in an upcoming Guitar Hero sequel?
Answer: we are actualy pretty crap at guitar hero hahah
dfherman: Dave Ellefson, ex-megadeth bassist is coming to the show tonight
dfherman: if anyone cares
dfherman: Sam is gonna hit on him
dfherman: Guitar Heroes did ask us about including a song on GH3 .. let's see what will happen
dfherman: they better put us on as one of the last bosses
dfsam: Question: controlthechaos: To both of you again: When you were growning up, who were your musical influences?
Answer: i got force to learn clasical guitar by my dad and i actulay thought it sucked so i guess clasical composers that i didnt actualy like
dfsam: beatles and rolloing stones are both ***!
dfherman: Question: Dermon: how long have you played (sam and herman) to get as good as you are and to get scales and arpegios down as fast as you have, also what kind of exersizes do you do?
Answer: I played for about 13 -14 years, need to learn as much as possible and absorb what works for u
dfherman: I got a new Ibanez S with 24 frets prototype, if anyone cares :)
dfherman: check it out on this tour.. it's the kinda red/orange one
dfsam: i only stareted drinking an hour ago for anyone who asked that , sherman is starting to look better alreday tho
dfherman: Question: sensei89: I am better than both of you at guitar combined. Can we have a facr off?
Answer: If u know you are better why do u need a face off? There are loads of players better than us out there, but not cooler haha
dfsam: Question: nicwerner: Are your songs about anything in particular, or are the lyrics just an excuse for ZP to show off his voice?
Answer: well you have to sing something right?! we mjust try to write stuff that fits the vocal melody lines cos they get writeen first and lyrics are done at the end
dfherman: Sam, u the unofficial chat room? apparently we losing fans cos we are not a bunch of nerds talking about only guitars and music theory
dfherman: u see the unofficial chat room? hehe
dfsam: what you on about?
dfsam: ive got sore eyes looking at this,
dfherman: Cos u only look at Porno
dfsam: yeah and that usualy only lasts for 1 minute
dfsam: if im lucky
dfherman: really? I didn't know u cure your errection problems
dfherman: Question: PossesedNinja: When you first started did you ever see yourself surpassing metallica? and do you see your self as being better than them now?
Answer: no, I was learning how to play Metallica songs when I first started...
dfherman: Question: mystahv: how long u play guitar each day?
Answer: I started to play a lot when I get home again.. not have much time when on tour
dfsam: Question: 22SAS Hitman: if you could meet any band, who would you meet?
Answer: MCR! yaya
dfherman: Question: What is a typical day in the life of Dragonforce?
Answer: Sam just wanks all day. When I am off tour, wake up, drink something, go train Brazilian jui jitsu, get home, do some stuff, play guitar.. maybe go training again, and I dunno
dfsam: Question: ReWind: How do you guys prepare for a show, how do you manage to be so energetic for so long?
Answer: just get drunk , i cant even walk up some stairs without having a stroke usualy
dfherman: Question: Omni/Snaj: Do you have any details about the upcoming album?
Answer: we are workiong on it.. so far we have a few songs.. i hate to say it's gonna be better and better blabla. but it will be hehe#
dfsam: Question: -= IHM =-: Where are the rest of the band? Did you pair pick the short straw?
Answer: they are all on my space trying to score with your girlfriend
dfherman: Question: = IHM =-: Where are the rest of the band? Did you pair pick the short straw?
Answer: huh, Fred is playing Warcraft 3 haha up to date or what? Vadim is looking for chicks, ZP can't type for shit.. Dave watching TV..
dfherman: oi Sam, what a ****!
dfherman: Question: |HOV|Mark: How many guitars do you have between you?
Answer: 30? I have 27, Sam has 3
dfsam: Question: HeatDrive: Don't you guys get tired after playing those songs??
Answer: not really , we havent got any other ones to choose from anyway haha
dfherman: anyone that wanna train brazilian jui jitsu with me on this tour mail the official web site! cos I am bored most of the time during the day
dfsam: zp get a hard on for the whole show cos he looking at 3000 dudes every night hahah
dfherman: Question: Omni/Snaj: Which next-gen console (X-box 360, Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3) do you prefer?
Answer: I don't have anyone one of htem
dfherman: suppose to get a 360 tomorrow i think
dfsam: he got a gameboy color for his birhtday from his mum and dad cos he mowed the lawns every day for a year
dfsam: that was last week!
dfherman: Sam is sooo funn
dfherman: Question: controlthechaos: To both of you: What kind of guitar was your first guitar?
Answer: squirer strat, red colour, traded it in 1 years afterfor an Ibanez
dfsam: Question: controlthechaos: To both of you: What kind of guitar was your first guitar?
Answer: a classical one when i was ten, and then about ten years late i lived with a skinhead who ended up hating me cos i ****** his girlfriend and afget he moved out he came round and smashed it on my head., thats acutalyu true.
dfherman: she was ugly as ****, even more than Sam
dfsam: she was not as hot as your mum
dfherman: no, that's why I am so hunky
dfsam: ***** sucky!
dfherman: Question: ReWind: How big was the biggest crowd you got to play in front of? On the site there is a pic of a massive audience!
Answer: Download 2006
dfherman: Question: metalmarch: Herman, japanese people are awesome guitarists, as youtube displays, were you born with this skill in your veins?
Answer: I am chinese from Hong Kong :-) but yeah, there are many great guitarists from Japan
[Xfire] matteox: Alright One or Two More Questions from Sam a
[Xfire] matteox: nd Herman
dfherman: btw, so everyone knows, VAdim spends all day looking at xb0x 360 games trailer and don't even have an xbox
dfherman: he is weird
dfsam: i think download line up is cool, you guys are just jeaous cos we get to hang out with gerald way !yayay
dfherman: almost over? I m kinda getting into this
dfherman: ok, Sam wanna know, how many here are girls and are coming to this tour?
dfsam: loads and they certainly didnt come to see your little noodle
dfherman: 0 girls? come on..I thought loads of girls now play on line
dfherman: so we can go pick them up there when we are off tour
[Xfire] mbg: well i guess this time we really need to cheer them on for an encore !!!
dfherman: crappy cellular lines
dfsam: Question: Mike: Sam, do you bathe daily?
Answer: yeah i acgtualy do !
dfherman: we are on the tour bus...
dfsam: it talkes about half a hour to wash my huge ****.
dfsam: its not as big as howards tho haha
dfherman: Question: =|BSF|= ClimateUK: In your first couple of years of playing, how much did you practice a day?
Answer: 3-5 hours a day average?
dfherman: Question: |HOV|Mark: Whats your Fav Film?
dfherman: I think we are almost done here, should we talk **** to each other or just slag the other band members off?
dfsam: Question: 22SAS Hitman: do u think MCR is better or worse after the song "Black Parade"?
Answer: hah i dunno i havnet really heard anhything excpedtr that cos im just a poser
dfherman: who knows when is Duke Nukem Forever coming out? LOL
dfsam: ok yeah , er. everyone sucks except us
dfsam: Question: |HOV|Mark: Whats your Fav Film?
Answer: movies suck, i cnat be bothered to sit stiilll that long, that s acutaly true
dfherman: ok. Sam let's reflect on this chat.. what do u think of what happened today?
dfherman: on our first ever online official chat
dfherman: come on...
dfherman: try to not make people hate us more than they already do
dfsam: i think i have become a proper coputer geek yay. ,im gonna go chat up your dad
dfherman: u suck, u'll never be a computer geek, u have to learn linux and shit
dfherman: u can't even operate xp
dfsam: does any birds on this want to do it with us?
dfherman: there are no chicks here!
dfsam: you better get your act togther or you miss out
dfherman: Question: Berserker65: THIS IS SO CHILDISH AND LAME, NOTHING IS GETTING DONE. I WANTED TO ASK ONE QUESTION "HERMAN & SAM , DO YOU MODIFY YOUR GUITARS IN ANY WAY?
Answer: OI! NO CAPS
dfsam: no ! i just make them worse and worse every day
dfherman: huh, my s470, s540 are not modified
dfherman: the Ibanez S i am usiong on this tour is custom prototype for testing
dfherman: man, I am getting shit
dfsam: Question: TeH AFP: What would you say that computer games need more of?
Answer: there are way too many that are too easy.,
dfherman: ok.. let's be serious to finish this of
dfherman: ok ?
dfsam: that girl tath fainted in bristol prlaby did it cos she saw how ugly herman was in real life
dfsam: ok we are gona bugger off now...
dfherman: ok, seriously now.. we had a good laugh
[Xfire] matteox: That was a FANTASTIC ENCORE.
[Xfire] matteox: Ok, that concludes the chat with DragonForce! Thank You to our special guests DFHerman and DFSam and thanks everyone for participiating. Now onto the prizes! If you are one of the winners PM me for instructions on how to claim your prize!
dfherman: hope people think think we are a bunch of idiots..i had a laugh
dfherman: Sam is an idiot however
dfsam: thanks for actualy turing up , i thought i would just bve writing to my dad .,
[Xfire] matteox: 15 winners of DragonForce Prize Packs! That include a signed copy of DragonForce’s Newest Album, “Inhuman Rampage” and limited edition poster, and a DragonForce patch!
dfherman: what else can we say?
[Xfire] matteox: 1. Controlthechaos
[Xfire] matteox: 2. Mystahv
[Xfire] matteox: 3. nicwerner
[Xfire] matteox: 4. Shirohana
[Xfire] matteox: 5. Katai Makoto
[Xfire] matteox: 6. J-45
dfherman: Sam is gonna say something about girls.. I am sure
[Xfire] matteox: 7. SpaceCowboyJ
[Xfire] matteox: 8. Dermon
[Xfire] matteox: 9. Heatdrive
[Xfire] matteox: 10. Chan
[Xfire] matteox: 11. PossesedNinja
dfsam: any birds that want to get rogered (badly) write to firstname.lastname@example.org hahahah
[Xfire] matteox: 12. ReWing
[Xfire] matteox: 13. Mr. Peau-Peau
dfherman: should we say something about Harold from Killswitch Engage's ****?
[Xfire] matteox: err. 12. ReWind
dfherman: Since u seen it Sam
[Xfire] matteox: 14. |HOV| Mark
dfherman: and you can prove from that, that we are who we are?
dfsam: its the biggest thing i ever seeen , im not joking!
[Xfire] matteox: 15. -=IHM=-
dfsam: apart from mine..
dfherman: after ur viagra!
[Xfire] matteox: Thank you EVERYONE For you participation!
[Xfire] mbg: Thanks!!!
[Xfire] matteox: Thank you DragonForce!
dfherman: cya! on tour..
[Xfire] mbg: BTW, Xfire will be at the San Francisco show on March 24! Come say hi!
[Xfire] mbg: we will be the geeks in Xfire shirts :-)