2004.09.20 - Bombshellzine
Date: 20th September 2004
Featuring: Scott Owen
THE LIVING END - FROM HERE ON IN - (THE SINGLES 1994-2004) INSTORES SEPTEMBER 27TH
FROM HERE ON IN - THE TOUR - KICKS OFF THIS WEEK.
:: BASICS ::
Name : Scott
Band Name :The Living End
Job In Band : Bass, Backing Vocals
Website : www.thelivingend.com
Where did your band name come from? The end of the Bill Haley & The Comets film 'Rock Around The Clock'
Best thing about being in this band? Not being in WHAM!
:: LIVE ::
Quickly give us the rundown of the gear you'd typically use live...
Bass, 2 Ampeg amps, 2 Ampeg speakers, microphone, leads, beer.
Tell us about your first show in this band, memorable/forgettable and why...
My sisters 21st birthday party. Memorable because it was a fancy dress, and the theme was hippy.
Favourite show you've played, and why...
My birthday we played the tennis centre in Melbourne with AC/DC.
Worst show you've played, and why....
Second gig ever at Richmond Club Hotel, Chris fell off my bass.
After the show what are you most likely to do...Party, Piss Off Home, hotel...etc.
All of the above.
Favourite song to play live?
Describe your band in 5 words?
Rockin', Stompin', Important, Singalong, Diverse.
:: TOURING ::
Who is the biggest stereo hog in the van?
Everybody is equal.
You're off on tour to launch a new album, what two bands would you love to take with you?
The Clash, AC/DC
Favourite venue to play at?
The Punters Club, RIP.
Favourite place you've toured so far, and why?
Japan, most well natured culture, good food.
Most memorable experience on tour...
I forget, hehe.
Your van breaks down on the open road, middle of the night Which band member is most likely to become the know it all mechanic and attempt to fix the problem and Will they have any luck?
Me, probably not.
What made you decide to join a band?
Name of your first band and what style did you play?
The Runaway Boys, rockabilly.
Last show you attended that you didn't play at...
The Libertines, Corner Hotel, Melbourne.
What's getting the most spins in your stereo right now?
Your off on a trip into space for a month, your allowed to take 3 cd's, what are they gonna be?
Midnight Oil - Self Titled
The Beatles - Abbey Road
When you're not doing any band related stuff, what you most likely to be found doing?
Nothing, maybe go for a surf..