NEW YORK WASTE, April 2007
FRANK WOOD: ALRIGHTY, SO HOW LONG HAVE YOU GUYS BEEN TOGETHER?
PAM, ERIC and CHRIS: Us 3 have been together for a year (we played together in another band). We found Jeremy about 8 months ago, through our friends Blue & Fernando(SUPERVILLIAN). They worked together at Guitar Center. Once we found Jeremy, everything came together nicely...
W: HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU REALIZED YOU COULD POSSIBLY MAKE A LIVING PLAYING MUSIC?
ALL: We're still waiting for that one!
W: WHY DID YOU GET INTO PLAYING? I MEAN WAS IT:
A) TO SCORE GIRLS?
B) LOVE OF THE MUSIC?
CHRIS: That too.
C) TO NOT BE ONE OF THE CROWD?
ALL: (Funny looks)
D) 'COS ALL YOUR FRIENDS, ETC TOLD YOU YOU WERE GOOD?
JEREMY: I have no friends.
E) 'COS YOU KNEW YOU WERE GOOD?
W: IF I ASKED THE OTHER BAND MEMBERS WHAT THEY THOUGHT OF YOU PERSONALLY,WHAT DO YOU THINK THEY WOULD SAY?
ERIC: I'm a real jerk.
JEREMY: They would crack jokes about my age, cuz they're OLD!
CHRIS: We all have nicknames: I'm "the lifer Peifer", Jeremy is the secret Soss, Pam is The METAL QUEEN, and Eric is Wiggy.
PAM: I have nice tits.
W: HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING?
ERIC: 27,since I joined the Kiss Army.
JEREMY: 13... My Dad played me a Kiss record, then showed me what a HiWatt sounded like when it's turned up all the way.
CHRIS: Most of my life... My Dad took me to see Kiss on the Love Gun tour, Judas Priest opened, it changed my life!
PAM: 30-ish... I guess dressing up like Paul Stanley when I was a kid must of had something to do with it. He's a REAL lady!
W: IF YOU HADN'T BECOME A MUSICIAN, WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU'D BE NOW, DOING WHAT?
ERIC: Nicaragua, getting TP for my bunghole.
JEREMY: 6 feet under, getting eaten by maggots.
W: EVER BEEN IN JAIL/PRISON?
CHRIS: I was incarcerated one lovely weekend during the Guiliani administration.
W: WHAT FOR?
CHRIS: Nothing very glamorous, though I did get to eat a lot of bologna sandwiches.
JEREMY: Not yet!
PAM: yes. Bologna & welfare cheese sandwiches.
W: WHAT FOR?
PAM: For putting up flyers!
CHRIS: It happened to Nick Cave & Steve Kilbey, I guess it's a right of passage for Rock'n'Rollers!
PAM: Yeah! And narcotics!!!
W: ARE YOU CONTENT WITH YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW?
ERIC: Partaking in this interview has made me so!
W: SO I MADE YOUR LIFE COMPLETE?
JEREMY: Mostly, everything but the fact that I'm always broke.
PAM: I am, this is the best band I've ever had!!!
W: DOES YOUR MANAGEMENT/RECORD COMPANY LISTEN WHEN YOU HAVE A SUGGESTION TO MAKE?
ERIC: No they act like a bunch of invisible assholes!
W: WHO IS THE MGMT?
PAM: That's a good one!
W: WHERE ARE YOU GUYS HEADED?
CHRIS: We're on the Highway to Hell...
W: HOW ABOUT A CD? ANYTHING WE CAN LISTEN TO WHEN YOU'RE NOT PLAYING LIVE?
ALL: It's on the way...we're waiting for Pam to finish the vocals.
W: WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DRINK? BEER, WINE, WHISKEY, ETC.?
JEREMY: Bushmill & New Castle
CHRIS: Whatever Pam's serving...She makes a mean hot toddy!
PAM: Sancerre & Verve Cliquot
W: FAVORITE BAR?
JEREMY: Three of Cups on Fridays with DJ SuperMorgan
CHRIS: OTTO's, on certain nights.
PAM: THE BOAT & LUCKY 13 in BROOKLYN!
W: BEST JUKEBOX?
CHRIS: Nat's ipod at Lakeside.
PAM: My ipod at OTTO's.
W: WHAT DISC/RECORD/MP3 IS ON YOUR PLAYER?
JEREMY: MASTADON, "Blood Mountain"
PAM: THE SWORD, "Age of Winters"
W: FAVORITE PLACE TO PLAY/ENTERTAIN?
CHRIS: Europe, tho' NYC ain't so bad.
W: FENDER OR GIBSON?
CHRIS: WTF?!? RICKENBACHER, for the love of LEMMY!
W: DO YOU PLAY AIR GUITAR?
PAM: All the time!
JEREMY: Only when I'm naked.
W: I THINK I FEEL SICK!
W: HOW LONG HAVE YOU GONE WITHOUT DOING LAUNDRY?
CHRIS: Two months while on tour! I wore one pair of leather pants the whole time, & washed my t-shirts in hotel sinks & hang dried them in the van. When I put them on, they'd be damp & smokey.
W: FAVORITE JUNK FOOD?
ERIC: Coffee heath bar crunch.
CHRIS: Walker's crisps.
PAM: Cheesy-poofs & Fritos.
W: ANY PETS?
ERIC: Two cats - brothers STIV & CHEETAH.
JEREMY: A dachshund - Getty Lee.
PAM: Two French Bulldogs - DIO & DOLLY PARTON and a cat - TOONCES
W: CHRIS? DO YOU HAVE ANY OR DID YOU EAT THEM?
PAM: He's a vegetarian!
W: THE BOSS ASKED ME TO ASK THIS NEXT QUESTION. FAVORITE SEXUAL POSITION?
ALL: We're not sure... guess, ALL OF THEM!
W: WHEN IS YOUR NEXT GIG?
PAM: We are playing May 11 at Trash Bar.
W: WHO ELSE IS ON THE LINE-UP WITH YOU?
PAM: METAL JOHN, KING DUST & I think SUPERVILLAIN and some others. The promoter hasn't told us yet!
W: IF YOU COULD CHOOSE THE BANDS TO PLAY WITH, BESIDES YOUR FRIENDS?
PAM: MOTORHEAD, CLUTCH, HIGH ON FIRE and, of coarse.... BLACK SABBATH!
W: WELL, WE'LL BE BE WAITING FOR THAT SHOW, ON MAY 11 AT TRASH, AND THE NEW CD. HAIL SATAN! (I had to add that or PAM would kick my ass!)
ALL: HAIL SATAN!