Joey DeMaio 
- I believe in the fans, I believe in metal more than anybody you've ever met. And you've known me a long time. I've never pissed on you even though you constantly do it to me. And I don't stab the fan in the back. And another thing, I'm prepared to die for metal. Are you?
- During a 2006 interview with the Rock Hard magazine.[specific citation needed]
- Heavy Metal will never die!
- During the Monsters of Rock in Brazil (2002). Recorded on the DVD Fire and Blood
- We care about our bands, the quality of music and the metal fans more than anyone else!
- Joey DeMaio in the Magic Circle Music website.[specific citation needed]
- If you're not into Metal - you are not my friend!
- A line from "Metal Warriors" from The Triumph of Steel album, 1992
- This is not Iron Maiden. This is not Judas Priest. This is not fucking Metallica. This is Manowar!
- During performance in Moscow, 2007.[specific citation needed]
Eric Adams 
- It's a shame that future musicians growing up now are being influenced by thrash; it's really upsetting. You are basically formed by what your influences are and if you've got losers for influences, you're going to have a hard time overcoming that.
- Eric Adams in an interview conducted in 1988.[specific citation needed]