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2009 Rumble Questions:
Are you excited to be participating in the 31st WBCN Rock ‘n’ Roll Rumble?
YES, WE’RE DEFINITELY EXCITED TO PLAY, It SHOULD BE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO MEET AND LISTEN TO OTHER LOCAL BOSTON BANDS
Are you afraid of the Rumble curse?
HONESTLY, WE DO NOT KNOW WHAT THE RUMBLE CURSE IS. MAYBE THAT’S A GOOD THING
Do you plan on doing anything special or different for your set?
WE ARE JUST PRACTICING OUR SONGS AND WORKING ON THE MUSIC. THEATRICS CLASSES DON’T START TILL MAY
How far do you think youll progress in the competition?
THAT DEPENDS ON HOW MANY STRINGS WE BREAK ON STAGE
Whats your bet on who will make it to the finals?
WHOM EVER IS THE MOST “INDIE” I GUESS. BUT A REAL ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION MAY INSULT THE JUDGING.
Are there any bands you would have picked for the line up this year that didnt get in?
MARGIN WALKER, MUTT, SHERMAN BURNS, GALLOW HOUNDS
What band is your favorite past winner?
THE SWINGING STEAKS (1992) SHOULD HAVE WON ON JUST THEIR NAME ALONE.
What past competitor do you think was most robbed?
HEL TORO, BECAUSE THEY ROCK.
Any final words or smacktalk before the battle begins?
1. HIRE THE “WWF” ANNOUNCER FOR NEXT YEARS SHOW
2. DO NOT TAKE OFF POINTS FOR SEXYNESS. WE WOULD THEN LOSE MISERABLY