POP QUIZ: TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET

Teenage Bottlerocket

BAND NAME
Teenage Bottlerocket
MUSICIAN
Miguel Chen – Bass
BAND MATES
Brandon Carlisle – DRUMS
Kody Templeman – VOCALS, GUITAR
Ray Carlisle – VOCALS, GUITAR

If I ruled the world for a day I would…give everyone the day off. 
My mom wanted me to become a…musician. She bought me my first guitar in 2nd grade.
The easiest way to piss me off is…be mean to my dogs. Or any dogs for that matter
What I do to piss people off is…photoshop pictures of them. For example I will take pictures of my friend JD and alter them to make him look even balder.
If I had to choose another profession, I would be a…cook. I spend most of my free time cooking anyway. Now that it’s summer I’ve been spending my days smoking meat. 
The best band of all time would be…this seems like a trap
The worst band of all time would be…this also seems like a trap
The nastiest thing I’ve ever seen on a tour bus is…I’ve never seen anything too nasty on a bus, but I have smelled some things that will haunt me the rest of my life
When I party I try to have plenty of…drugs.
In 15 years, I’ll be…still playing punk rock.
If I could hang with anyone in history for a day, it would be…Dee Dee Ramone.
Describe your music in 5 words or less:
Punk rock
Who helped you get started?
My dad. He’s really encouraging
What was the first concert you ever saw?
Agnostic Front/Anti-Heros.
Where is the best place to buy equipment?
If you want a guitar you should contact Jason Ingrodi, he has built TBR 2 guitars and a bass and they totally rule! CHECK HIM OUT.
When are you going into the studio?
We were there earlier this year finishing our new record Freak Out! It just came out on Fat Wreck Chords.
Who are your biggest influences musically?
Descendents, Ramones, Green Day
What do you love the most about what you do?
Travelling around the world playing music with my  friends.
What do you hate the most about what you do?
Constant diarrhea
When do you get a chance to chill?
Whenever we’re not on tour
Where is your favorite spot to chill?
Tied up to a bed
Where in the world is your favorite place to play a gig?
San Francisco and Chicago stand out
Why do you do this?
I would be miserable if I didn’t
Do you surf or skate?
Nope. The other dudes skate but I was never any good at it. Also we live in Wyoming so surfing is kind of out of the question.
What is your message to the people?  
Have a good time, all the time.
Say something inspirational.
There once was a man from Nantucket…
 
 

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