XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news? Are there any new projects coming out, live shows, or announcements?
We’ll be releasing a new song every 4-6 weeks for the next year at least
XS ROCK: How long has the band been together?
I started the band in late 2008 during my senior year of high school.
XS ROCK: What was your main motivation for starting or being in a band?
I always wanted to create really cool songs and keep getting better and better at singing
XS ROCK: Which do you prefer? Writing new songs and recording or playing for a live audience?
I prefer writing and recording!
XS ROCK: Do you have any outrageous tour stories from the road?
One time we broke down on warped and the AAA guy towed our van/trailer with us sleeping in it on his trailer bed 8 hours to the next gig. Warped let us play late that day
XS ROCK: What’s the strangest request that you’ve ever received from one of your fans?
handwrite lyrics to be tattooed on them
XS ROCK: Were your parents supportive of your aspirations to play in a rock band?
XS ROCK: What are your favorite tracks to play live?
Here, Now , Forever, and Grey Goose
XS ROCK: Which band or artist inspired you to perform? Why?
Blink182 and the Used, Queen, Green Day. Punk and Talented
XS ROCK: If you could design a dream tour for your band, who would be on the bill?
blink 182, avenged sevenfold, Polyphia, Four Year Strong, August Burns Red, Carousel Kings
XS ROCK: What do you consider your greatest accomplishment so far?
playing 3 separate years on warped, touring Japan successfully twice and china for a week.
XS ROCK: If you weren’t performing in a band what kind of career do you think you would have?
Photography or film or cars
XS ROCK: What type of equipment do you use for live shows?
I use the classic shure old school looking mic
XS ROCK: What do you think of the current music scene?
I love that so many different people have more access to being able to recored themselves and its cool that Collabs seem to be the new norm going forward across the board.
XS ROCK: For anyone that doesn’t know you, what would they be surprised to know about you?
That I grew up in a farming community surrounded by amish
XS ROCK: If someone had never heard you before, how would you describe your sound?
Like a heavy blink182 with guitar solos
XS ROCK: Is there anything that you’d like to promote or say to your fans out there?
Preorder the new album here :https://motherwest.storenvy.com/collections/1977688-carousel-kings
XS ROCK: Thanks again for taking the time to talk with XS Rock