Download 2011: ACODA Interviewed
Xander met rising tech-metallers ACODA, ahead of their fourth stage appearance at Download Festival 2011.
Xander: Day three of Download Festival 2011, now I want you to say your name cuz I’m not sure if I will say it right, who are you?
Steven: I’m Steven and I play Bass guitar.
X: No, I want the band name!
S: Oh right, the name of the band is “á-code-á”..
X: Ah that’s what I thought it should be but it could have been “a-code-á” or “a-cod-á” etc. OK would the rest of you like to introduce yourself’s?
Damon: I’m Damon and I play guitar and sing.
Shaun: I’m Shuan and I play guitar.
Jake: I’m Jake and I play drums.
X: Describe your music in three words?
J: Alternative. Metal. Rock.
X: What’s the worst thing about playing a festival?
Probably just camping to be honest, it’s enjoyable but it’s the mornings, that’s the worst thing about festivals. And our mate Mark’s feet. Absolutely stinking!
X: What’s the best thing about playing Download Festival/Donington?
Stephen: We’ve been coming as punters for years so we’re just excited to be a part of the whole thing. It’s cool to be on the other side of the fence and enjoy the perks, but the show itself was the highlight for me personally.
Probably some sort of attempt at stand up comedy.
X: First gig?
X: Favourite song of yours to play in the set?
X: Most embarrassing album in your collection/guilty pleasure?
X: Band recommendation?
X: If you weren’t in a band, what would you be doing?
X: You have 24 hours to live, what’s the last thing you do?
X: If you were a super hero, what would your name and power be?
X: Who has the smelliest feet in the band?
X: Your house is on fire, what 1 item do you save? (people and animals excluded)
X: What shampoo do you use?
X: If you could be a woman for a day, who would you be?
Stephen: Sarah Michelle Gellar
X: Marmite. Love it or hate it?
All: Love it
Stephen: Dominoes Meteor with double pineapple