Candlebox interview

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    Candlebox interview By: Brandon Harris
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    Brandon Harris: When did you decide to begin in the music field?
    Candlebox: Started my first band at the age if 12 but as a career when I was 19!
    Brandon Harris: What is the best thing about being as big as you are in the music scene?
    Candlebox: People singing the songs back to us at the shows, major rush!!
    Brandon Harris: Who is the member of the band that can keep y’all laughing?
    Candlebox: Sean “Memphis” Hennesy, too much time on his hands for sure!
    Brandon Harris: When was your first ever stage appearance?
    Candlebox: 1988, Moore Theater, Seattle WA!
    Brandon Harris: How has your band worked over the past few years?
    Candlebox: Sporadically to say the least, we aren’t the most prolific musicians so it takes us time to get together and write records.
    Brandon Harris: Where does the band spend its off time?
    Candlebox: I live in Los Angeles, as does Adam, Pete is in Tampa, Scott is in Seattle and Sean is in Nashville.
    Brandon Harris: What got you all into music?
    Candlebox: Sabbath, Maiden, The Clash, Hendrix, Zeppelin.
    Brandon: What are important goals to you as a team?
    Candlebox: Creativity is first and foremost. We don’t want to revisit who we were we strive to reinvent ourselves all the time.
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    Brandon Harris: What instruments do the members of your band play?
    Candlebox: Scott plays Drums as well as Dulcimer, Cajon etc. All percussion instruments really. Pete is Guitars as well as piano and a few other things here and there. Sean “Memphis” Hennesy is guitars as well as Piano and Drums and All sorts of silly instruments. Adam plays Bass as well as guitar. I sing as well as play guitar, drums, piano, bass etc.
    Brandon Harris:What are your hobbies?
    Candlebox: MUSIC!
    Brandon Harris: Who is the main writer in the band?
    Candlebox: That would be me.
    Brandon Harris: What is the next big milestone for you all?
    Candlebox: 25 years coming up in 2016
    Brandon Harris: When do you get time to relax?
    Candlebox: Right now!
    Brandon Harris: Where do you plan to be in ten years?
    Candlebox: Hopefully still making music for crazy candlebox fans!
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    Brandon Harris: What does music mean to you?
    Candlebox:  Everything, would be pretty useless without it!
    Brandon Harris: When is your next tour?
    Candlebox: 2015
    Brandon Harris: What is the best part of being influential?
    Candlebox: Having guys like you ask us questions and show a real interest in what we do!
    Brandon Harris: Any new bands you all are listening to?
    Candlebox:The National, American Fangs, Wilson, Telekinesis, Porcelain Raft
    Brandon Harris:Any goals for 2014?
    Candlebox: Write a new Candlebox record
    Brandon Harris: What is the coolest thing you have had happen to you as a band yet?
    Candlebox: Opening for RUSH, Madison Square Garden 1994!
    Brandon Harris: Anything to say to your fans?
    Candlebox: THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!