Stealing First - 01.07.09
The following is a mini interview of generic questions that we posed to all bands that wanted to answer. Below you will find answers from bands that replied.
Stealing First [myspace]
Kenneth Richard Heike II
1. How did you get your band name?
I got "Stealing First" from watching my friend steal first and knock out his tooth...He was out too.
2. How did this band get started?
I started out by recording a song that my friend from question 1 heard and wanted me to record more. I wrote lyrics about inside jokes my friends and I had.
3. What bands are you influenced by?
It started out with the standard Blink 182 influence. Most recently: Say anything, NFG and Set Your Goals.
4. If you could tour with any bands, past or present, who would it be and why?
The Movielife, Acceptance, and Midtown. It would be tight to be part of a reunion tour ;)
5. If you were a furry, what animal would you be? Why that animal?
6. Why should people listen to your band?
7. If you were chosen to be in Guitar Hero/Rock Band, what song would you want in the game? How hard do you think it would be to five-star on expert?
"It's 11:11 and I wish that you would shut the fuck up"...Not hard at all
8. If you won a Grammy, who would you thank?
everyone but the people who had an impact on my life
9. If you could change something about the music industry, what would it be?
destroy autotune dead
10. Memorable tour experience?
11. What does AP.net mean to you?
It's a good place to go and talk shit about "band X" and then another member who is a fan of "band x" attacks your avatar because that's all they know about you.
12. What is your favorite song to play?
"wake me when ur get home" it's like 3 chords and a fun rhythm
13. What is your vacation spot of choice?
Jason Tate's mom's bed
14. What music reminds you of your childhood?
Third Eye Blind
15. If you could have any super power, what would it be? Why?
To destroy auto-tune dead
16. Do you feel that your band has "made it"?
hell yeah. If by "made it" you mean not making it at all
17. What is something that most fans don't know about you?
I'm lactose intolerant
18. What's your favorite holiday?
halloween. My nephews and I fucking rob houses of candy
19. What do you like to do in your spare time?
Pretend I'm doing something with my life
20. What kind of hidden talents do you have?
I can remember the most specific details about the most random shit in the world. Go ahead and ask me what shirt the cabby was wearing this time my friend and I went downtown and barely glanced in the cab as it drove by. It was fucking maroon.