Wednesday, December 30, 2015

PowerXChuck Interview

1.For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the band?
Powerxchuck is a 5 piece powerviolence band from Adelaide South Australia. Started in November 2013 with Cheese (Guitar/Vocals), Hannah (Bass). Fryz (Vocals) and Louis (Drums). Heavily influenced by old school powerviolence bands such as: Spazz, No Comment, Crossed Out, Hellnation and later PxV bands like To The Point, Eddie Brock, The Afternoon Gentlemen. We added a second guitarist Mikey mid 2014.

2.How would you describe your musical sound?
Old school powerviolence like crossed out, Spazz, Charles Bronson, No Comment.

3.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects the band explores with the music?
We dont sing about anything serious, mainly stupid things, life experiences.

4.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'PowerXChuck'?
I think the drummer Louis came up with the name, just something silly.

5.What are some of the best shows that the band has played over the years and also how would you describe your stage performance?
We haven't played many shows unfortunately, favorite show was East West Death Grind fest last year in Sydney. The powerviolence scene in Australia is basically non existant.

6.Do you have any touring or show plans for the future?
We are playing Distort Byron Fest on the East Coast of Australia in Feburary.

7.You have been on a good amount of splits, can you tell us a little bit more about the bands you have shared splits with?
Our first split was with Cancer Patient, a cool band from California, it was released on Bloody Scythe Records. Our second split is with ANF from Italy on Wooaargh records.

8.On a worldwide level how has the feedback been to your music by fans of power violence?
We have received better feedback from overseas, unfortunately there is no powerviolence scene here so we are pleased to see people enjoying out music elsewhere.

9.Where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?
More old school powerviolence, I would like to play faster but its up to our drummer i guess.

10.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?
I mainly listen to grindcore but i also like old school powerviolence. Lately i have been listening to Fiend.

11.What are some of your non musical interests?
Cooking, photography, surfing, skating.

12.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?
Thank you for the interview, grab a copy of our latest split 7" with ANF from Wooaargh Records (Ger) Here And Now (Italy) Capitao Lixo Coisas (Brazil) Straineyes (Malaysia) Mono Canibal (Spain) BMX Outlaw (Ger) Ecosentric (Ger) Made In The Meth Lab (UK)

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