XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements?
Jay: we are in the process of writing a new album
XS ROCK: So how long has the band been together?
Jay: the band has been around for years I’ve been with the band about 6 months
XS ROCK: What was your main motivation for originally starting or being in a band?
Jay: I love heavy music
XS ROCK: What is your music background?
Jay: I’ve been playing guitar since I was 11
XS ROCK: What image do you think your music conveys?
Jay: dark and brutal
XS ROCK: What are your current music career goals?
Jay: get out there and play and have as much fun as we can
XS ROCK: Which do you prefer? Writing new songs and recording or playing for a live audience?
Jay: I like both
XS ROCK: What are your songs’ lyrics about? (What specific themes do they cover?)
Jay: it’s different for everyone…we all take a different meaning away from it
XS ROCK: What is the single most important thing to you as a musician?
Jay: never stop playing
XS ROCK: What’s the strangest request that you’ve ever received from one of your fans?
Jay: just to drink more.lol
XS ROCK: Are your friends and family supportive of your choice to play in a rock band?
XS ROCK: What advice do you have for new bands trying to get started?
Jay: don’t stop keep going
XS ROCK: What are your favorite tracks to play live?
Jay: skinwalker and stitched shut
XS ROCK: Which band or artist inspired you to perform? Why?
Jay: so many I would say, slayer
XS ROCK: If you could design a dream tour for your band, who would be on the bill?
Jay: Cannibal Corpse, Testament
XS ROCK: What do you consider your greatest accomplishment so far?
Jay: getting on stage for the first time
XS ROCK: If you weren’t performing in a band what kind of career do you think you would have?
Jay: I would still be working a 9 to 5 while making music in my home studio
XS ROCK: What type of equipment do you use for live shows?
Jay: I play Jackson king V with EMG pickups and use an EVH 5150 with matching cab
XS ROCK: What do you think of the current music scene?
Jay: It’s heavy with a lot of local bands killing it
XS ROCK: For anyone that doesn’t know you, what would they be surprised to know about you?
Jay: I like 80s music
XS ROCK: Is there anything that you’d like to promote or say to your fans out there?
Jay: look for our upcoming album skinwalkers out next year, and stay metal
XS ROCK: Thanks again for taking the time to talk with us at XS ROCK!