Ask Michael Monroe Anything

Check out the videos from the time Michael did a Q&A with his Japanese fans!
" Do you know how much we love you in the UK? And are you touring next year (pleeeeease )? "
  • Nicky Murphy
" What Harp would you recommend and what is the best way of learning it besides just playing? "
  • Slick335
" Famously, you are one of the few major rock stars who managed to avoid serious addiction to drugs or alcohol. What's the secret behind this? How did ... "
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" whats the most important posession of yours "
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" You have lost a number of loved ones in your life. Has that affected your attitude or music in any way? "
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" What are the most influencal artists (not only in music) who had a part in your creativity all along your career? "
  • Virginie Hennebert
" will you ever come to Buffalo Ny we are near Niagara Falls? please "
  • Dennis McWhirter
" Hey What are your favorite song with Hanoi Rocks/Matti "
  • Matti Forslund
" Hi Mike, How did you end up having Todd Kerns to substitute Steve at your tour? "
  • Saku
" Unfortunately we all live in a very troubled period in history (terrorism, guns and violence in general). What is the spirit with which you go on tour... "
  • Annaluisa
" How excited are you to not only be hitting the road in the United States, but to co-headline with the incredible Hardcore Superstar?! (See you in Holl... "
  • Alex Balcerzak
" Who are in your current band, where do they come from (nusical background)? "
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" What's the best bit of advice and what's the worst bit of advice you were ever given? "
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" What advice can you give me that I can do what you do? I've been playing guitar for 17 years, been in quite a few bands now but being able to play mus... "
  • Slick335
" You never played in the Czech Republic, any plans to play here? Here are many of your fans. Thank you and good luck, Michael! "
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" If you could, what would you change from Blackout States IF anything? "
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" When will you come back to Brasil?! We can't wait to see more shows yours here :) "
  • Max Merege
" Hey Michael! Looking forward to seeing you in New York. Old King's Road is about the good old UK punk scene but how do you feel about the US scene? D... "
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" Hi Michael! what it is that you love about cats so much? I think they have rock and roll attitude and do what they want whenever they want. What are y... "
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" If you were told you could only play one instrument again for the rest of your life, what instrument would you choose and why? "
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" If you weren't making music what do you think you'd be doing? "
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" You always seem so positive but I guess you had a colorful live with a lot of ups and downs. Lost friends, lost loved ones, maybe did some mistakes an... "
  • Slick335
" Hi Michael. In your writing process, what comes first: the music or the lyrics? "
  • Annaluisa
" What is the biggest regret of your life? Is there anything you wish you could go back and change? "
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" What are the most influencal artists (not only in music) who had a part in your creativity all along your career? "
  • Virginie Hennebert
" Have you ever thought about calling it a day? If so, what happened to make you feel like that? I hope you never stop making music! "
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" I saw you in Frankfurt, Germany with HCSS and been waiting for that for years now. So why do you tour Germany so less? "
  • Slick335
" Hey, Mr. Monroe! Would you like to sing and play on the "June17" project, where all members were born on june 17 and will perform songs from artiststh... "
  • Max Merege
" Other than Michael Monroe, Hanoi Rocks and sauna of course! What's great about Finland? I'd love to go! "
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" you are so colorful but what is your favorite color? "
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" Hi Michael, I have always loved your stuff and there are lots of us who feel same out there. I remember reading an article which described you as the... "
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" How many albums do you think you have left in you? How long do you think it takes to craft the perfect album? "
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" Are you superstitious? Do you have any rituals before you go on stage? "
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" If you had to choose one day of your life to live out over and over again which day would you choose and why? "
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" How is playing with Steve, Karl, Sami and Rich? How can you play and share the stage with the same people for so long without getting bored of each ot... "
  • Annaluisa
" What is traditional Finnish music like? Did you ever have much experience playing it? Is there anything you would recommend in particular for people f... "
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" How did you learn to play the sax? Is it your favorite instrument? "
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" What do you live for everyday? "
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" Where do you get most of your clothes? Do you have any clothes with interesting stories behind them? "
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" You are such a sweet person, but are there any people you don't get along with? What kinds of people drive you up the wall? "
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" Whats your favorite thing to do in your spare time "
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" Who in your opinion is the most underrated musician of all time? "
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" If you lost your voice one night, but could have any artist alive or dead fill in for you, who would you choose? "
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" Hi Michael Who or what is the love of your life? "
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" Are there are any records you wish you'd never written? "
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" I saw a video where you said some hair metal bands play their hairspray cans better than their instruments, but are there any hair metal bands that yo... "
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" What food you like the most? "
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" What's your favorite place to visit and why "
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" Who has had the bigest effect on your life "
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" Who do you respect the most and why? "
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" What's the most rock n roll thing you've ever done "
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" Hey Michael, how goes the day? Couple of quick questions Firstly, is there any news regarding an English translation of your book? (I'd love to read... "
  • Adam Haves
" who has been the most inspirational for you "
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" Blackout States is still today my favourite album, I can't help myself with it. Thanks so much to you, Michael, (and Steve, Karl, Rich and Sami, too) ... "
  • Annaluisa
" Will You ever come back to Poland? If so, come to Warsaw and let Your Polish fans let know 'bout it ;) "
  • Alek Chylinski
" I remember seeing you when I was 16 and being totally blown away, did you ever have that kind of experience watching someone else play "
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" do you like dogs "
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" What do you think of politics? "
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" Is there any chance to read your autobiography in English one of these days? (Sorry for only knowing about a hundred words in Finnish!) "
  • account_circleTof Prelywise
" Hi Mike, I'm your big fan. I love all of your bands, especially Hanoi Rocks and Demolition23. Imagine that you are looking for a new band and can join... "
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" Hey, wow I'm actually kind of nervous to ask you this question, but what was Razzle like? I'm not trying to be rude or hurt your feelings or anything ... "
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" Hey, wow actually really nervous to ask you this question, but what was Razzle like? I'm not trying to be rude or hurt your feelings or anything like ... "
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" Hi, wow I'm actually kind of nervous to ask you this, but what was Razzle like. I'm not trying to hurt your feelings by asking you this. Let's just sa... "
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" Have you been back to the United States since that California incident. Also if you do come back, you need to come to Mississippi. That's where I live... "
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" Who are some of your favourite blues artists? "
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" What are your favourite albums of your bandmates and the Hanoi Rocks members?? "
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" Why don´t you come to Spain this tour?Do you know any word in spanish? "
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" How did you improve your vocal skills?How do you maintain it? Are you still learning techniques? "
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" Why are you writing less in this new era?How is the writing process with your bandmates? "
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" How do you keep the band together living in different countries? "
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" What is your favorite album between Sensory, Horns and Blackout? ME "
  • account_circleMark
" Michael, my brother from another mother is Jay Henning from early D23 days. Do you remember him and what are your memories? We lived together back in ... "
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" will you come to Buffalo Ny near Niagara Falls "
  • Dennis McWhirter
" will you come to Buffalo Ny near Niagara Falls "
  • Dennis McWhirter
" What conditioner do you use? "
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" what is the one thing you could not live without "
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" Is there a record that you wish you'd written? "
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" What record are you most proud of? "
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" Is there any chance we can read your autobiography in English some day? (Unfortunately, I only know about a hundred words in Finnish!) Thanks! "
  • account_circleTof Prelywise
" Can you remember the set list you played at the Astoria London in 1994 with Demolition 23 ? I can't find it, it was the first time we saw you and we m... "
  • account_circlePat Roxx
" Hi! Greetings from Ukraine! Can you tell something interesting about Rene Berg? And why did he die in the age of 47? "
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" In the span of your touring activity you've probably had some funny/absurd "Spinal Tap" kind of incidents. Care to share any? :) "
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" When did you first start playing an instrument and which instrument? I have a 4-year-old son and he's interested in music, I'm wondering what instrume... "
  • account_circleTomomi Kagaya
" My two fav singers of all time are yourself and the lovely Doro Pesch . Both of you will soon be on the Monsters of Rock Cruise that has a fantastic l... "
  • Tyg Tyger
" I Would really like to read your recent book that came out ... Do you know if there are any plans EVER for a English version to come out in the States... "
  • Tyg Tyger
" I stumbled onto Backyard Babies & Slipping Stitches through articles you had done with some magazine or another . Is there any Band or Bands out ther... "
  • Tyg Tyger
" People complain about how music is all about money and there is no substance. In your opinion,has this always been true or is it just worse now? "
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" Hypothetically, what song would be more appealing to you: a song with incredible music but shitty lyrics or a song with cool thoughtful lyrics but med... "
  • prettie_vacant
" What are yor thoughts abou Andy now a days and what do you think about his music? "
  • Pekka Parviainen
" Michael, why no Tavastia this tour? We miss you. And ps. Are you going to Ruisrock 2016. "
  • Paula Laaksoharju
" Will You ever come back to Poland? If so, please come to Warsaw! "
  • Alek Chylinski
" Hey Michael, what do you think about the songs you recorded with new Hanoi? Any favourites? I was born after original Hanoi so these three albums were... "
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" Michael, you are a very positive person. I remember seeing your band twice in Russia in 2014, that was awesome !!! How do you manage to be so active d... "
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" What is the biggest obstacle you have faced? How did you overcome it ? and what have you learned from it? "
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