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Eight Questions For Eric

Gary Pig Gold, Jumping Fences, 2002

THOUGH ERIC may prefer to refer to himself as simply "guitarist / record producer / songwriter / bar owner / American," his musical resume is in fact as wide as it is deep. From Joan Jett’s Blackhearts clear on through to Roscoe’s Gang (by way of The Del Lords, Killbillies, Mojo Nixon, The Bottle Rockets and almost even The Ghost Rockets), here’s one guy who’s long since established himself as one of the nation’s greatest-ever Guitar Men matter what side of the recording studio glass he may be toiling through. Eric recently sat still for a second, however, to reveal to us all:

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