Interview with Greg, guitarist of Faceless Culture
Question: Hey Greg, what's up?
Answer: Nothing much man.
Q: What new elements is FC bringing to the upcoming album? Are you guys experimenting more or fine tuning your Untamed sound?
A: Well, we're doubling the amount of songs from Untamed, to Wanna Be Reckless. We plan to have a SPECIAL EDITION for the album.
Q: Untamed was a huge success, do you think the fans will dig the new album just as much? Are you guys hoping to expand your fan base or keep the current fans really happy?
A: Well, they'll have a smile on their face.... or a headache from headbanging too hard. We HOPE to expand our fan base a lot, and we think we will.
Q: Why did you guys pick the title "Wanna Be Reckless"?
A: That's the only title I liked. We didn't wanna do all that voting and stuff, but they let me choose.
Q: What were some lessons from Untamed & Pedigree that you guys will take with you for the next album?
A: Well, from Untamed, we gotta make some good songs. And since everyone is SO EXCITED for the upcoming album, I bet it will have more downloads than Untamed AND Pedigree COMBINED!
Q: Broke Bones is FC's best video as of yet! How much did it cost? How'd the production of it go?
A: It cost somewhere from $200-300, our manager paid for it. The production went pretty good man.
Q: How has POM Records helped you guys?
A: Holy crap, our fame went up so high, you couldn't be higher!
Q: How's it been hanging around the other bands on the label?
A: Pretty cool, me and Winston have some beers once in a while, we hang with A LOT of the bands.
Q: You guys are on the POM Warped Tour & the front band for Faceless Fest. Are you guys excited?
A: YES, we are so fucking excited!! We've been waiting for Faceless Fest!! FC at Vana's was a blast, but like our music vids AND POM Warped Tour, we're gonna have more advanced recording!
Q: Are you guys going to show off new songs from the upcoming album at Faceless Fest?
A: We plan to show off one song, but we don't know yet.
Q: A lot of us can't wait to hear the new stuff. Cheers!
A: Cheers! To the best FC Album coming soon!
Be sure to grab Faceless Culture's 'Untamed' album and their SP 'Pedigree' here on POM RECORDS!
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Reporter: So, Lee - lead guitarist for one of the less known punk bands out there who still manage to make a profit in today's modern musical world. Let's start with your latest release, Fight Back. Already getting sales within the first days of release. How do you feel about that?
Lee: I'm certainly glad that we are actually getting sales. It means we're getting listened to and people are enjoying our music. That's all we can ever ask for. That's the reason we even entered this business anyway - we wanted our music to be heard by everyone with our interests. If people don't like our stuff, that's fine. We're not everyone's favourite. But we want to be that band that when you turn on the radio and hear our song, you know who its by.
Reporter: Heard by a few is an understatement: people are hearing your music worldwide. How can a band who started off small in Knoxville, touch nearly the entire planet with your music?
Lee: You always have to start small. Don't go off planning on conquering the universe right from the off. You'll never be able to manage that. We started our journey playing small gigs in town and then decided to go on a short tour round a couple of states. It seems that paid off. When Derek went on family vacation to Britain - we laughed when he said that (all the rain) - he met our band manager Haza. So then he became part of our crew and it went from good to amazing. He's got so many friends in everything: graphics, radio, TV...I think we lost count after he named the fiftieth. We got on POM Records and then got some tracks on our local radio. My parents nearly died of a heart attack when they heard my name. It took a bit of explaining...
Reporter: I'm sure. To finish off, any plans that you know of for the future?
Lee: I'm not sure if Mr Jones explained previously, but I just really don't think we'll manage the monthly release next time. Maybe we'll get a single out, but then we'd look like a band who don't value our music. That's just not true. We love our music! We want our fans to get something new all the time. But sometimes, it's just not possible. Cash just isn't something we have at the moment.
Reporter: Thank you Lee, for the opportunity to interview. See you next time.
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