Watching a million episodes of Only Fools And Horses is a huge Christmas tradition for some people. Ryan Richards – drummer of Welsh rockers, Funeral For A Friend – is some people. We talked to him about it.
What is the most metal item on your Christmas dinner menu?
What do you drink the most of at Christmas?
Del Boy and Rodney Trotter.
If you could have Christmas dinner with any 6 people, who would you invite?
Jesus (as it’s his birthday), Cliff Richard (for the tunes), Linda McCartney (for the food), Del Boy, Rodney and Uncle Albert (for the Christmas laughs)
When did you find out Santa Claus wasn’t real and how did it happen?
When my dad fell down the stairs on Christmas eve with a load of presents.
Who in the metal world would you least like to see approaching you with mistletoe?
What is the most metal Christmas present you’ve ever given or received?
A screwdriver set.
What would you get Kerry King for Christmas? You can’t choose Jagermeister.
Which one of Santa’s reindeer would you be and why?
Comet, because I like the Comet store and their vast selection of electrical goods.
What will your New Year’s Resolution be?
To become Alan Sugar’s new Apprentice.
Funeral For A Friend are going to tour the UK’s tiny places in March and are releasing an ALBUM soon as well but you can hear more about that in our better interview on Thrash Hits next week. It’s better than this interview, obviously.