October Special: Lisa Rieger

Lisa Rieger is the singer of the German symphonic metal band HYDRA. Contacted over Instagram, Lisa has agreed to partake in the October special! Feel free to check out more about the HYDRA band at their website @ http://www.hydraofficial.com/ .

1. What do you like most about working in the music industry and what do you like least about it?
I like most the songwriting process and being creative. I strongly dislike the whole 'machinery', that everyone tries to make profit and money with musicians. 2. Do you have a mentor?
From time to time I have some singing lessons with the dear Doro, a talented Opera singer. 3. What was your dream job when you were younger?
My dream jobs were police officer or teacher.
4. Name something that makes you uncomfortable, pet peeve, phobia, etc. and explain why.
I don't know why, but I have a fear of sloths. Especially the adult animals look and act sooo scary... 5. Where was your favorite place to preform?
I'd say UK and the Netherlands were awesome!
6. Name one time you have broken the rules.
Oh well... I can't actually think of anything... guess I'm very well-behaved, haha... 7. Who is your biggest musical influence?
Jari Mäenpää and Liv Kristine 8. If you could go on tour with any band or artist, who would you go with? (You can list more than one)
Wintersun, Within Temptation, Liv Kristine or Septic Flesh. 9. Because it is October, what is your favorite part about fall?
The coloured leaves and I love long walks in the autumn nature.
10. Do you like spicy food? Why?
Yes! I like it because it's quite exciting. Especially Japanese and Indian food are delicious. 11. Are you usually late, early, or on time?
Usually I arrive a bit too early. 12. How often do you use the internet?

13. What scares you the most, and why does it scare you so much?
To lose a person you love. It scares me because it leaves a hole in my heart.
14. What is your favorite kind of animal and why?
I love cats. They're cute, beautiful and sweet. Aaaand: with cats you can be a crazy cat lady ;) 15. If you could meet one celebrity, who would you meet? (dead or alive)
I'd like to meet Amy Winehouse.

A special thanks to Lisa for giving an exclusive picture photographed by Eva Thomayer!


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