P!stol P!stol (RockNRoll)
Posted Mar 19, 2007.
First off, how old are you?
17,17,17 and Keith's 18. Just about to graduate yeeeeeaaaahhh boy.
What are your names?
on drums:KEITH STARR A.K.A. "CHEIF, THE BLUNT"
on bass guitar: MATTY JAMES A.K.A. "THE FUNNY GUY"
on guitar: KIAN A.K.A "THE HEART BREAK KID"
frontman(guitar/vocs): ASH RISER A.K.A. "THE DUDE"
and together were:P!STOL P!STOL A.K.A. THE P!STOL P!STOL EXPERIMENT A.K.A.
"THE SHOW STOPPERS"
Does your age efffect things positivley or negitavley?
It's hard to say, when people find out how young we are they trip out, we're not a normal highschool band, were a lot more expierienced then other kids. But we can't even drink legally, which sucks, cause we feel if your old enough to die for your country, you should be old enough to get smashed!
What is your MySpace?www.myspace.com/pistolpistolmusic
What genre is your music? Rock and ROLL! we love sticking true to our roots of classic and progressive rock... and hip hop.
How did you come up with your band name?It was origionally called "the pistol pistol experiment" after ash was robbed at gun point in down town a couple years ago.It was nuts.
Wow, that sounds nuts, tell us more? I don't really want to talk about it.All I'm gonna say is that it's definatly left its mark on him.
What venue would you like to play the most that you haven't played at? The Troubador, and The Wilturn.
What makes you strive to be heard? The struggle that we all share in our everyday life, we feel that our music can help people get through hard times, or make them want to dance.
What inspires most of your lyrics?STRUGGLE, everyone has it, most of the lyrics ash writes are metaphores, stories about people making wrong decisions and how it effects their life. We write REAL music, not to many people are doing that now adays.
What brought your band together?Keith and Ash, they started bands all through out highschool, this was orrigionally Ash's solo project, but we've all been making music together and jamming for years now. Matty's the baby, the new guy, but he's a long time friend.
Where have you been playing lately and how has your response been? We hit the Hollywood circut, but we wern't really ready, Matty's first show was at The Roxy, it went well, like we were always amazing haha, but the fans weren't there, now we've been playing locally (in the south bay) gaining mad respect. It's good, we're really putting our blood, sweat, and tears into this. We're in it to win it.
What is the worst thing about music? fall out boy.
What do you want to see happen through music in the future?Us becoming famous and rocking everyones fragile little minds to mush.
What other instruments can you all play (other than the ones you currently play in the band)? We can all play every instrument, we're professionals, i think everyband needs to be able to do this in order to actuelly know anything about writing qaulity music.
Where do you stand politically?uhmmm, we don't really know, all we know is that the world really isn't how it used to be, like, people are lazy these days,people don't protest a damn thing, it sucks. I wish people were still so out spoken and so easy to amuse.
What advantage do you have above other people because you play music? The women love P!STOL P!STOL.We're straight chillin son.
What were some of your favorite bands growing up? At The Drive In, The Mars Volta,Pink Floyd,Nirvana, The Strokes, Yes, Zeppeilin, The Beatles,Dr.Dre,Snoppaloop, living legens, sage francis, atmosphere, murs, the list goes, on and on and on.
Do you know to play a ukulele?Kian does.
Anything you would like to say to your fans reading this interview?If you don't know you better ask somebody, we're gonna blow up.
Do you ever get/find groupies?haha... word.
What's your latest cd? Were about to start recording our first L.P. that will be ready by the end of this year. It's top secret.
What do you think of Big Smile? we love you guys man.