The Jackpot Golden Boys (Indie/Rock)

Written by Jonny Havoc

The Jackpot Golden Boys
Posted Aug 1, 2007.

Jackpot Alex - lead vocals and guitar
Jackpot Mike - Bass and vocals
Jackpot Hat - keyboards, vocals and percussion
Jackpot Jim - Drums and vocals

How do you guys like working with duck maggot records Records?
Its excellent, hard work because we started it ourself so cash is tight but we are going to release our 1st E.p/album on it very soon

Do you have any upcoming shows?
weve just finished a mini tour around north of england recenly were playing at dolphinstock festival soon and then concentrating on album then back to the studio.
we have a back log of songs so need to get em down in the studio ASAP

A lot of our readers are from the U.S., could you tell us a little about the music scene in the U.K.?
Sure thing, its probably similar to the u.s in the way that there are alot of amazing bands that dont get the recognition they deserve and alot of turd bands that get make it big, get the money, the girls and stuff not that im bitter, ha ha.

What inspires most of your lyrics?
well the lyrics mainly come from an over active imagination and eating cheese before bed..

What is the best thing about music?
the best thing about music is that the best thing about music is different for every1, thats the best thing about music

What do you think about UFOs?
they are good but i couldnt manage a whole 1

What do you think of vegetarians?
they taste nice on beef burgers

What were your favorite bands growing up?
were all fans of different stuff, like most 14 year olds started listenin to greenday, guns n roses then got into pantera to faith no more.... mainly rock stuff.
mikes a big Iron maiden fan and hats fave band is Mcfly so a mixed bag

Do any of the members of the band play in any other bands?
we have a side project called Cactus tongue, and Jim drums in a band called Ji from liverpool

Do you guys have a cd out right now?
we have had demos but our first proper release is coming this august so keep an eye open for it

What can we expect from you guys in the nier future?
you can expect alot more cd releases and possibly a trip to america if we get chance

What do you think of Big Smile?
Its awesome everybody should have 1 too.

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