Hey, Bastard! - 01.07.09

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Hey, Bastard! - 01.07.09The following is a mini interview of generic questions that we posed to all bands that wanted to answer:

Hey, Bastard! [myspace]

1. How did you get your band name?
A close friend of ours said that it would be really funny if there was a southern style hardcore band with a really blunt name like hey,bastard! We made it happen.

2. How did this band get started?
Kyle and Will were in a band that broke up. They moved in together and started this band.

3. What bands are you influenced by?

Killing The Dream, Converge, Life In Your Way, The Bronx

4. If you could tour with any bands, past or present, who would it be and why?

Converge, Life In Your Way, Lil Wayne, Cancer Bats. That would be the shit.

5. If you were a furry, what animal would you be? Why that animal?

I don't know what a furry is. But I'm gonna say a bearshark.

6. Why should people listen to your band?
Four dudes from the midwest having fun. As good as it gets.

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?
"This ain't her first rodeo." It would be hard, dude, hard.

8. If you won a Grammy, who would you thank?
My parents.

9. If you could change something about the music industry, what would it be?
There are too many bands in general.

10. Memorable tour experience?
In Virginia we were walking down the road and there was an insect trap in a tree so we walked towards it and someone drove by and yelled 'its a trap, get the hell away from there.' Random and awesome.

11. What does AP.net mean to you?
It means the news. It's where I get knowledge dropped on me.

12. What is your favorite song to play?
"All we have is ourselves."

13. What is your vacation spot of choice?
We call tour a vacation.

14. What music reminds you of your childhood?
Blink-182 dude ranch, Foo Fighters, Colour and Shape

15. If you could have any super power, what would it be? Why?
To stop time. I could make a lot of funny situations.

16. Do you feel that your band has "made it"?
No. I doubt I will ever feel as though we made it.

17. What is something that most fans don't know about you?
I am afraid of crowds of people.

18. What's your favorite holiday?

19. What do you like to do in your spare time?
Music and cooking.

20. What kind of hidden talents do you have?
None. If they were hidden I wouldn't use them.
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