Backroads Interview

Backroads Interview

Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (

PD: Tell us about the origins of BACKROADS.

B: Alex, Eddie and Jack had met each other at college doing Music Technology and we all started to write a lot of songs together and Eddie knew Kyle outside of college, we all started to play shows and here we are after over a year.


PD: What is it like being a band in Bristol, is there a lot of support from venues etc for up and coming bands like yourselves?

B: The venues in Bristol are fully supportive of the scene and bands like us. They do try to help us out, wether it be a drink/discount or giving us a space to chill.


PD: ‘Faith Left Me, You Did Too’ is your debut EP, how did you approach the recording of this one, had you any previous experience in the studio?

B: We tried many ideas with the recording, doing it ourselves, spending a lot of money etc etc. But Kyle knew a friend who does it all at his home studio Hollowhome Studios. With experience, none really apart from our college days.


PD: Who writes the songs, how do they ‘come about’?

B: Alex and kyle write the guitars then we build upon that.


PD: How did it feel making number 1 on the ITunes Metal Chart?

B: Absolutely crazy to be honest.


PD: What plans are there to promote the EP?

B: It’s already out.


PD: What has been your proudest moment in music?

B: iTunes Charts, our EP show turnout and touring.


PD: How is 2019 looking for BACKROADS?

B: Expect a few changes.


PD: What song do you wish you had written and why?

B: Bohemian Rhapsody for sure.


PD: Who is your Rock God?

B: Jack Black or Dave Grohl.


PD: Why should we check out BACKROADS?

B: We try to incorporate fresh ideas to metalcore.


PD: Any message to the readers of this post?

B: Check our music out on all platforms, we hope to meet you soon.

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