The Anti-Social Questionnaire
Interviewed: Daz Coppins
Band name: EAST YORK
Q. What toppings make up the best burger?
A. Cheese, Mustard & Pickles. Simple 👌
Q. Favourite coping mechanism for touring NOT involving liquor or other intoxicating influences?
A. Food! Either hunting down and eating out at a new spot or cooking a healthy meal if/when we have kitchen access.
Q. If you could be any animal in the world, which would you be, and why?
A. A dolphin. I am fascinated by the ocean and would like to be able to outswim a shark.
Q. What lyric has had the most profound influence on your life?
A. “This town…don’t feel mine” – Deftones, Be Quiet and Drive. I’ve moved around a lot in my life and one of the most significant road blocks after high school trying to decide whether to leave my home town and friends to follow my music. This lyric confirmed everything for me in a single moment and I have not looked back since.
Q. The internet: Best thing to happen to music in the last 25 year, or the worst?
A. Maybe not “the best” thing to happen, certainly one of the most powerful tools for sure.
Q. If you weren’t in music, what career would you have instead?
A. I would be a surfer/snowboarder depending on the season.
Q. What cartoon characters would you be?
A. Sport Billy!
Q. What era of music or musical movement influences you the most currently?
A. The era we are in right now. Always seeking the next band to blow me away and push myself musically.
Q. What is the best restaurant in your hometown and what would you recommend to order from there?
A. I have many “hometowns” one that springs to mind is Chin Chin in Melbourne, Australia.
Q. Favourite takeout/restaurant on the road?
A. Indian Curry (Vegetable Korma or Butter Paneer)
Q. Favourite pro wrestling move?
Q. Diamond Dogs or Alladin Sane?
A. Alladin Sane
Q. Do you consider moshing and crowd surfing more intrusive and offensive than fans filming with a phone for most of the show?
A. Absolutely not. I don’t mind either however would encourage moshing before phone watching any day.
Q. What music video blew your mind the first time you saw it?
A. Tool – Aenima
Q. If you mainly do vocal tunes, what instrumental song would you cover?
A. Climbatize by The Prodigy
Q. Who is your greatest role model, and why?
A. Dave Grohl. I connect with his work ethic and overall rock n roll charisma.
Q. Favourite film, TV or video game score (you can only pick one)?
A. The Doors Movie (Oliver Stone)
Q. What song is an immediate skip to you, and why?
A. Anything by The Killers. *yawn
Q. What song from any (other) artist would you pick to be your theme song?
A. Chase and Status – Big Man Skank
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