interview with Five Hundred Pound Furnace

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Have any of you played in other bands? None that were really serious.  Kirby (our bass-player had previously played in Devil's Skin.
What are your names? / Who plays what? Jesse - Vocals, Doug - Guitar, Ivo - Drums, Kirby - Bass
Have you had other previous members? Yes.
Did you make music even when you were young? Yes, but not very well.
Where are you from? Winnipeg, Manitoba.  In Canada.
What year did the band form? Not 100% sure... it's hazy but it was waayyy too long ago.
What's your style of genre? A mix of punk, rock and metal.
What inspires you? Other bands that are working hard and writing great songs....and alcohol.
How often and where do you reherse? We rehearse in a dirty basement.  How often depends on everyone's availability.
Do you have other interests of work outside the band? We all have day jobs to keep the bills paid.
Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? Same as above
What made you decide to make this music? We love it too much to do anything else.
What are your songs about? Everything from history to literature to drunken exploits.
Who does the composing and writes the lyrics?  We all write.
Do you start with the music or the lyrics? Depends on what the song calls for, but usually the music comes first.
Have you done any covers live?  Yep.  Not very many but we've done a few.
What language do you sing in? English.
What are the least and most people to attend one of your gigs? Least was zero.  Most was about 2200.
Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary?  They vary.
Do you have a regular place you play live often?  Wherever we can.
What was your first gig like? Awesome.  It was actually way more packed with people than we deserved .
What was your latest gig? Opening for Diamond Head during their Canadian tour.
Have you had to cancel a gig? No.
Where can people buy your merchandise? At our shows.  We'll be launching a website soon where people will be able to get merch.
What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days? Hate it.
How do you think the music industry have changed because of this?  Yes.  More 'flash in the pan' artists and further homogenization of popular music.
Do you have any role models or idols?  Any bands that are out there kicking ass on stage and bringing music to people.
Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today?  Both.
What have been your biggest obstacles? Trying to stand out from other bands.
What advice would you give other bands or artists? Run!
How do you get psyched for a gig? Beer.
Do you have any new material? We're always writing new stuff.
How can people reach you? furnace rocks @ or on twitter and facebook @furnacerocks
What are your plans for the future? Keep playing lots of shows.  We're just finishing up a new record.
#1 - - KAKA / Carolina:

Haha, oops, läste rubriken fel på förväntade mig en intervju med Five Finger Death Punch, var på deras konsert i fredags. Blev måttligt förvirrad när jag läste vidare i inlägget! xD

Svar: Detta är ett annat band.
Robex Lundgren

#2 - - KAKA / Carolina:

Jarå, det förstod jag!

Svar: men de kommer lite blandade intervjuer. men har några guld korn inför 2018. så håll ut kik.
Robex Lundgren

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