Bleeding View formed in April 2010. Fronted by both Frances Cannon and Braeden Maclean the bands songs are unique with the lead vocals switching between songs. Shane Cannon on the drums completing the three piece. The show is electric and with two gigs coming up (16th and 30th November) at The Dogs Bollix they are not to be missed.
What can we expect to see from Bleeding View over the next year?
Nudity…… Our single will be out in Nov followed by an EP early next year.
What advice would you like to give to other aspiring musicians?
Don’t jump…… There will always be someone who appreciates your music so don’t give up.
What will Bleeding View’s next release be?
Our single 'Last Night' will be out on 11th November.
How do you come up with your lyrics?
Lyrics are whatever comes out at the end of the day. We have fun with it and it’s all situational.
Who would you most like to support live?
Foo Fighters, they look like they have the most fun on stage, it would be amazing to be a part of that.
How do you believe Bleeding View fits into the NZ music industry?
There is a call for fun loving music right now and that’s where we slot right in.
What can you never leave home without?
How do you describe Bleeding View’s music?
It’s like that song with that guy and then they have that drummer and he does that thing and it sounds like the guy playing guitar with that chick slapping the bass.
What is your favourite NZ venue?
What is the best part of being a musician?
Who else gets to answer these sorts of questions?
What is in your CD collection at home?
Too many to list… mostly all types of rock and anything catchy.
What is your most embarrassing on tour/gig moment?
Breaking a string in the final of a competition and had to ask to borrow a guitar.
What is your favourite place in NZ to be?
On the beach with a guitar round the fire with a couple of beers and your mates.
What inspired you to become a start Bleeding View?
In the backyard with a guitar round the fire with a couple of beers and your mates.
How did you come up with the name Bleeding View?
We wanted the image of blood so we started with bleed for you which when to bleeding for her to bleeding for you which kind of sounds like Bleeding View. We wanted the image of something that shouldn’t be and Bleeding View summed it up perfectly.
How do you keep in contact with your fans?
Social networking systems are the only way to communicate with the masses these days.
What rumour would you like to start about Bleeding View?
Shane gets naked at every show.
A North Shore hard rock band started in late February 2010. They are three friends who have finally got together to make good honest rock music. Their unique sound comes from the paired vocal abilities of Frances and Braeden and also the chemistry of the bands song writing.