Nick Huston interviews Adam Gates
Adam Gates (aka Filthy Ape and Bob C. Cock) is a vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist and composer from the San Francisco Bay Area. He was lead singer for The Spent Poets who released a self-titled album and toured nationally in the early 1990s. Gates toured in 1996 with Les Claypool as guitarist for Holy Mackerel appearing on Highball with the Devil. He has been a member of No Forcefield which included Larry LaLonde and Bryan Mantia (also both of Primus). More recently he played the character of Steve "Aiwass" Hampton Trouzdale in Claypool's film Electric Apricot. Gates has also made guest appearances at Les Claypool's New Year's Eve shows.
As of 2007 he currently is a member of Madame Blavatsky Overdrive from Oakland, California self-described as "progressive pop."
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