Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Rumble Crush: Logan 5 and the Runners

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Logan 5 and the Runners

2009 Rumble Questions:

Are you excited to be participating in the 31st WBCN Rock ‘n’
Roll Rumble?

Meh. But this may just be the ludes talking.

Are you afraid of the Rumble curse?

No. We have a pre-Rumble ceremony planned that includes a monkey’s
foot, a live chicken and some tang. Hey, if it was good enough to
get the astronauts vitamin c in space, then it’s gotta be good for
breaking curses
.

Do you plan on doing anything special or different for your set?

We’re thinking of renaming the band An American Tail: Fievel Goes
West, but just for the rumble only.

How far do you think you’ll progress in the competition?

We may make it all the way through our set.

What’s your bet on who will make it to the finals?

Eksi Ekso or Gozu (bands that rock the fuck out with a huge j-horror Takashi Miike influence are kinda hard to beat)

Are there any bands you would have picked for the line up this year that didn’t get in?

Sidewalk Driver, Mercy James Gang, St. Helena… although we have
enough great bands and soon to be former friends in the rumble we’re playing against, we wouldn’t want yet another one.

What band is your favorite past winner?

See next answer.

What past competitor do you think was most robbed?

We tend to prefer the robbed (MEandJOANCOLLINS, Apollo Sunshine,
Tribe, the Shods, Concussion Ensemble, the Rudds) to the actual
victors…

Any final words or smacktalk before the battle begins?

It’s lights out for them drunks, The Luxury. And the motion sickness will overwhelm The Lights Out. and The Motion Sick will find that driving to/from SXSW just before the Rumble was a luxury they couldn’t afford.

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