Ruptus Jack Newsletter Interview
19 Jun 2006 // An interview by Shade
Who are your favourite NZ bands and artists?
I quite like some of those band NZ class A drugs. Some of them are sweet tho, so I don't know why they band them in the first place, anyways, fav Artists.........Shihad, The Datsuns, Shapeshifter, HLAH, Concord Dawn.
What is your favourite NZ venue?
What is the best thing about being in Ruptus Jack?
5 best mates playing wicked music and touring around the country. Meeting awesome new friends and seeing places you would never see unless you were in our band.
What is the best live gig you have ever been to?
Opeth, Audioslave, Pantera, Muse, Showgirls
Where do you see yourselves in 5 years?
If I wanted to see myself in five years, I'd probably give me a call, see if I was keen to meet up for lunch, say 1 ish, go to a time travel bar, kind of like them oxygen bars they got now, and yeah, meet there.
How do you keep in contact with your fans?
Sometimes I use a stick to prod at the different settings, my favorite being 3 as it is the fastest.
What rumour would you like to start about yourselves?
We are all members of a death metal project called "The Camel Toes of Death" - Once we played a gig where we all got erections........There were no survivers.
What advice would you like to give to other aspiring musicians?
About Ruptus Jack
Ruptus Jack are an Auckland-based five-piece who have been described as an eclectic blend of metal, punk and drum 'n' bass. Extensive touring around New Zealand for the past 5 years has seen them rack up 2 nationwide tours and the release their debut EP titled 'Roses and French Lessons'.
Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Ruptus Jack
Most recently in March 2006 Ruptus Jack jumped over the ditch to Australia to tour with Melbourne band Tenpenny Joke around New South Wales and Victoria.
Ruptus Jack's Debut Full Length Album will be out May 10th and they are touring NZ in May to promote it.