Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and more. We caught up with Paralysis vocalist/guitarist Jon Plemenilk as he’s been spending this time experimenting with pizza toppings, exercising, and keeping a positive frame of mind.
What have you been doing to pass time during Quarantine?
I’ve been staying home, listening to records, practicing guitar, and occasionally trying to get out on my bike for some exercise.
Have you been listening to any music or have any playlists worth checking out?
I’ve definitely been listening to the new Drain record “California Cursed” a lot lately. I also recently acquired “The Real Thing” by Faith No More on Vinyl so I’ve been listening to that a lot as well. Another great mention is the new Subtype Zero EP “Ceremonious Extinction”.
A lot of people have been spending this time cooking including making their own bread, what food have you been prepping during this time?
I’ve been trying to make a lot of pasta lately with various toppings such as chicken or clams with clam sauce. I also have been trying to support some local restaurants by me and do take out.
In terms of entertainment, what movies, TV shows, books, or games have been keeping you busy?
For movies not so much but like everyone else in the world right now I watched through “Tiger King.” I also have been watching a lot of marathons of “Law & Order” and “Family Guy”. For video games I have been trying to play easy games such as “Skate 3” and “Minecraft.”
What advice do you have for your fans in isolation during this time?
I would say to try and keep in contact with everyone that they can digitally and make sure their friends and family are doing ok mentally. I would also suggest when possible try to take car rides to get out of the house and to keep a positive mental attitude about this whole situation.