60 Seconds With… The Graveltones
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60 Seconds With… The Graveltones

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So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?

Mikey – I’m the drummer.

Jimmy ­- I play guitar and vocals.

 

What do you reckon people will say you sound like?

Jimmy – We get a lot of different feedback every time we play. A lot of names get mentioned but we’re pretty much heavy blues rock.

 

What do you love about making music?

Jimmy – Song writing and performing live are two things I don’t think I could live without doing.

 

What do you hate about the music industry?

Mikey – Autotune, and everything else that comes along with it.

 

If you could travel back in time and show one of your musical heroes your stuff, who would it be and why?

Mikey – If I could travel back in time and meet one of my musical heroes, I wouldn’t be showing them our stuff. I’d just want to have a beer with them, and blow their mind by showing them an iPod.

 

If you could assassinate one person or band from popular music, who would it and why?

Mikey – Bruno Mars. I’m with Tyler the Creator – I’d like to stab him in the goddamn esophagus. I’d use a soldering iron.

 

What can a punter expect from your live show?

Mikey – Someone recently said that our live show was “like a shot of novocaine followed by several delightful bricks to the face”. Punters can expect to have a good time, drink beers and wake up without a voice the next morning.

 

What’ve you got to sell CD-wise?

Our Debut self titled EP will be on sale at our gigs and is available on iTunes, and Amazon. It’s also available on our website www.thegraveltones.com.

 

When’s the gig and with who?

Thursday February 16, at Yah Yah’s, Friday February 17, at The Tote, and Wednesday February 22 at Cherry Bar.

 

Anything else to add?

Yeah it’s really good to eat Australian fruit again!