Are Fucked Up the hottest band around right now? Well Damian ‘Pink Eye’ Abraham came 11th in the 2008 NME Cool List. That means something. Right? Yes, that they put 10 people above him wrongly. Idiots.
What was your highlight of 2008?
Finding out I am becoming a father.
What’s the worst thing that happened to you in 2008?
Becoming a D-list celebrity. Joke. It is awesome too.
Who in 2008 deserves a good kicking?
Mike from Fucked Up.
Who had the best comeback: Metallica, AC/DC, or Guns N’ Roses?
AC/DC… but you can’t all it a comeback really; just constancy.
What are you most looking forward to in 2009?
The birth of my child.
What band should everyone find out about in 2009?
Iron Age from Austin Texas.
What do you want for Christmas?
The Fix – Vengeance 7″.
Who do you want to get under the mistletoe?
My wife… and Kate Nash wouldn’t be bad either.
Where will you be on New Year’s Eve?
In Thailand… looking for the Thai Sex Pistols 7″.
Fucked Up play an awesome Christmas gig at London Camden Underworld on 17 December 2008.
Dress up as anything vaguely Christmassy EXCEPT Santa Claus. Do not come as Santa Claus. Thrash Hits will be there, dressed as a cracker.