April 13th, 2012 | By
DZ Deathrays have been killing it overseas and rightly so because they put on one of the best live shows you’re likely to see. Bloodstreams, their debut album, has recently been released and we’re not going to lie, it’s pretty freakin’ good.
Guitarist Shane Parsons recently took time out of his busy touring schedule to spend 3 minutes and 52 seconds with us.
Who? Shane. What do you do? Guitars / yell. City you call home? Brisbane. The best thing about being you right now? Sitting on a couch. Tea or coffee? Coffee. Life changing record? Death From Above – ‘You’re a Woman I’m a Machine’. Dream collaboration? Soulwax. What inspires you? Beer and ice Cream. If not playing a gig where can we find you? My place. I’m buying drinks, what’s your poison? Sailor Jerry’s shots. Best record right now? Pulled Apart By Horses – Tough Love. One song to guarantee a private car sing-along? Motley Crüe – ‘Home Sweet Home’. Childhood crush? Neve Campbell. Skrillex? I guess? Roulette, cards, pokies – red or black? Blackjack. Which band would you die to play for, if not your own? Motley Crüe. Favourite, quirky possession? Chrome piggy bank. Scrunch or fold? Scrunch. Guilty pleasure? Sugar. There’s a mini, five-band festival at yours, who’s playing? Trash Talk, Violent Soho, Pulled Apart By Horses, Baby Godzilla, Damn Terran. Tell us one odd thing we don’t know? If a cat eats licorice while watching ‘The Ring’ it implodes. Two minute noodles, Mac & Cheese or baked beans on toast? Beans on toast. Worst. Movie. Ever? Titanic. You and the other half are breaking up, which one record do you fight for? Ahhhh Rumors. It’s Christmas eve – Die Hard or Home Alone? Home Alone. What’s on your rider? Beer rum vodka tequila bananas sandwiches. Most diva-like demand? Beegees. Most embarrassing stage moment? Pedals breaking. The world’s ending and Denzel Washington is no where in sight – what do you do? Call Liam Neeson. Favourite cafe anywhere? Little Larder in New Farm. Favourite shower croon? Dunno. When I grow up, I want to be….? Fat. Song most likely to get you onto the dance floor? GG Allen – ‘Bite It You Scum’. Favourite composition of your own? LA Lightning. One apprehension about your album? Getting tired. What are you doing after answering these questions? Back to recording. When your baby, when your baby smiles at you, you go to….. Spain.