Welcome to part 2 of an indepth Q&A with Caliban regarding their forthcoming album The Undying Darkness.
Marco Schaller Instrument?
Bass How were the recording sessions for the new album?
I was only there for 2 weeks but I had a great time. Word associations: Caliban – rocks Musik – metal Simpsons – fun Andi – cute Denis – crazy Marc – hate Marco í¢äåäóì hmí¢äå_ Patrick í¢äåäóì substitute dad Anders Friden í¢äåäóì cool & nice guy Roadrunner í¢äåäóì great label Cheese – yummy Juice í¢äåäóì like drinking it Internet í¢äåäóì great when you are bored í¢äå_The Undying Darknessí¢äåñ í¢äåäóì great album title Scooter í¢äåäóì music played at fairs Sport – exhausting Deutsche Bahn (German Railway Company) í¢äåäóì expensive & slow yet comfortable Videogames í¢äåäóì are fun Beer – tasty Robbie Williams í¢äåäóì great music Hardcore – rocks Metal í¢äåäóì love it Tokio Hotel í¢äåäóì awful band Live-Shows í¢äåäóì no clue Spongebob í¢äåäóì ? Has your life changed since you have become a German rock star?
No not at all. What’s the first thing you do after waking up in the morning?
Take a shit and a piss.
Your favorite joke?
I don’t like jokes.
Your favorite website other than calibanmetal.com and roadrunnerrecords.co.uk?
Best 2005 album?
www.myspace.com and the other cool ones I am not telling.
Best 2005 Album?
Haven’t bought a new record in a long time.
Best 2005 movie?
Star Wars Episode 3
Best 2005 TV show?
Don’t watch TV.
What got on your nerves the most in 2005?
Your favorite animal?
Your favorite plant?
I like a lot of plants.
Favorite home appliance?
Your last grade point average in school?
My last one was 3,1(C).
Worst catchy tune you ever had?
I don’t know the band’s name but about 2 years ago there was this summer hit that came with a crazy dance where you use your hands etc.
Longest time you have ever been awake nonstop?
2 days. Partying.
If you had to live on a secluded island for 5 years, which 3 things would you bring along? And why?
A discman for music, my hat because I love it and my girlfriend. Complete the following sentences: Caliban rocks because í¢äå_ they have great stage presence and they know how to rock the house. If I ever had to go to jail, I’d have to sit in because í¢äå_I killed someone. Did you know that í¢äå_ I am crazy. If the word í¢äå_ifí¢äåñ didn’t exist then í¢äå_everything would be different. Back in the day everything was better because í¢äå_ no, it wasn’t better. We just think that way but it’s not. I watched í¢äå_Titanicí¢äåñ in the theater because í¢äå_ I was interested in the movie. Singers are all í¢äå_ sexy guys Guitarists are allí¢äå_ proles Drummers are all í¢äå_ awesome guys Bassists are all í¢äå_ moshers If you were to participate in a casting for í¢äåñPop Idolí¢äå, which song would you perform?
“Hammer Smashed Face” by Cannibal Corpse
Coffee or tea?
Are you superstitious?
Why did you get into music?
Because I love it.
When you were 16 did you expect to be what you are now at 31?
No, I never thought that I’d be making money with music.
What does a day in your life without Caliban look like?
Boring. But I have a lot of things to keep me busy.
Construct a sentence containing the following words: Caliban, hell, Saturday, tiger claw & tasty.
On Saturday Caliban will turn the concert hall into hell í¢äå_and all the moshing fans will throw around their tigerclaws. After the show I will drink a tasty beer.
Have you ever cancelled band practice because you didn’t feel like it? What was your excuse?
Yes. I had an appointment with my landlord or something like that.
Which song from your new record do you like best?
None in particular. I like the entire album a lot, THE best Caliban album ever.
Ask yourself a question and answer it: Q: Am I in love and happy? A: Yes I am. And I hope to have all my bass equipment until the end of the year.
Do you believe in conspiracy?
Are you a neat freak?
Which CD is currently playing in your CD-player?
Zao “Parade Of Chaos”
Can you cook? Do you enjoy it?
Yes I doí¢äå_for nice people.
On which things do you like to spend your money on?
For Star Wars figurines and spaceships.
Is there anything you always wanted to do but never dared to?
Probably yes but I have no clue right now.
Is there anything you are ashamed of but are afraid of telling anyone?
Not really. I don’t tell it to anyone except maybe a girlfriend if I have complete trust in her like I have with my new girlfriend. REMEMBER: Caliban – The Undying Darkness – OUT 27th Feb