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Slaughterhouse 57
08/06/2003



Please give a brief history of the band, including current line up.

Formed in october 2001, play and gig around brighton and the south. Line up is....
Bill- Lead guitar
Brett "beezer"Butler- bass and backing vocals
H- drums
Dave- vocals

Discography.

Hanging with the wrong people- 2002
Up the punks, Up the brewery-2003

Why the name Slaughterhouse 57? And what other existing band names do you like?

Slaughterhouse is self explainatory. the 57 is the 5th and the 7th letters of the alphabet e and g, the initials of ed gein, the woman skinner from wisconsin. we're not serial killer nuts, we just have a soft spot for eddie.

Anal Beard, Rocknocerous, Ten Benson, Dogshit sandwich and Shut Up Grandad.

Has any band member played in other bands, if so what?

H has played with Dr.Brown, Wegg, Nuns On Napalm, Cross Culture, Caustic Filth, Brett has played with GLM, and Bill is the reincarnation of both Randy Rhodes and that musher from Lynyrd Skynyrd.

 

And if you could have anyone (live or dead) join the band who would it be?

Bill- Fast Eddie Clark
Brett- Ian Curtis
H- Keith Moon
Dave- Mahatma Ghandi

If you were writing a review about the band how would you describe the band?

Band reviews usually go something like this"God this lot are shit, I wish they'd crawl back into the shallow end of the genepool and drown. Bunch of fucking retards should have never picked up instruments in the first place, Monkeys in clothes!"


What is the favourite song (and what band is it by) of each member of the band?

Bill. MOTORHEAD- DAMAGE CASE Brett." can i pick 2 please?" THE MISFITS- EARTH A.D" & JOY DIVISION- LOVE WILL TEAR US APARTH. SLAYER- ANGEL OF DEATHDave. FORTUNATE SON- CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL

What are the best five releases of the past 12 months? And is there anything you are looking forward to coming out?

1. Turbonegro- Scandanavian leather
2.Queens Of The Stone Age- Songs for the deaf
3.The Haunted-One kill wonder
4. Roger Miret and the Disasters- Roger Miret and the Disasters
5. the Foo Fighters- One by one

We're looking forward to hearing metallica- St.Angerthe new Distillers lp,more new stuff from Turbo Negro and anything from stoner rock band Bowlrider from brighton, oh and Aled Jones has just signed a new five album record deal and Bretts quite excited bout that.


What is the Punk/Oi scene like in your area?

Its quite healthy round here, local bands include Combat Shock, Beerzone, Two Finger Salute, GLM, Shutup Grandad, Anal beard, MTA, Flatpig, Hateball, also Buzz at Punker Bunker puts on loadsa gigs.

Plans, gigs and releases planned for 2003.

world domination!!and also were playing beerzones album launch party june 14th.july 24th with the exploited, beerzone and assert at the concorde 2, brightonjuly 31st with sorb at the hobgoblin, brighton...........................................................................we want more gigs, possibly a new demo, oh and Dave needs some new underpants.

Any final comments?

H- I've seen the future and its bear shaped.
BRETT- Thanks to Metallica for supporting us on our recent tour.
DAVE- Wank hard for the baby jesus.
BILL- The south will rise again.

Thanks Rebecca
www.slaughterhouse57.co.uk


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