Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)
PD: What type of artist are you?
PB: Punk/emo band from Saint Albans Wv
PD: Tell us the brief history of yourself.
PB: Ive been writing and playing music for 10 years. Been under Pinkys Brains since 2016
PD: Who are your musical and non-musical influences?
PB: Musical: The Used, Green Day, Anti Flag, Patent Pending, Keep Flying, My Chemical Romance. Non musical would have to be Kevin Smith
PD: What are your dreams and goals?
PB: play music forever and hopefully get paid for it.
PD: Who writes your songs, what are they about?
PB: Justin S writes a lot of the lyrics, drawing from past life experiences, current evens etc
PD: How do you promote your band and shows?
PB: Social Media, ( everyone’s doing it) but seriously its the best way to reach everyone
PD: What do you think about downloading music online?
PB: It’s a good way to get your music out there to new fans, and hopefully bring in more fans to shows. we still have physical cds because to me it feels like a more personal connection to the music. also its something to look back on and say hey i did this!
PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?
PB: uhh all of them? but really smells like teen spirit, once the drums kick in it gets you all hyped up.
PD: What are some of your pet peeves?
PB: Pay to Play. its bullshit that venues do this.
PD: What is your proudest moment in music?
PB: Opening up for one of my favorite bands Patent Pending
PD: So what are you working on at the moment?
PB: we have a bunch of songs ready to go, just filtering them out to see what ones make the cut for the next record.
PD: What music have you available online and where can we buy it from?
PB: our EP Up from the ashes is available everywhere, on Spotify its under Ready or Not! Everywhere else its Pinky’s Brains.
Bandcamp.com is the best way to support us directly