This Way Up This Way Up
Article By Cindy James on Jan 30, 2003

 

 

Cindy:

So what’s the current line-up of This Way Up and who plays what in the band?

Bryce:

Mike - Vocals/guitar

Bryce - Lead guitar/backing’s

Baz - bass

 

Steve - drums

Cindy:

Where’s the band based?

Bryce:

Melbourne west and east suburbs

Cindy:

Were you all in a high school band together or did the band form elsewhere?

Bryce says:

We all met on the web via various message boards + website advertisements.

Cindy:

Awesome! Thankgod for the Internet! How long ago did the formation happen?

Bryce:

Feb last year and I’d met mike a few months before that, but he didn’t join the band till bout November last year

Cindy:

Can you tell me abit about how your band name came about?

Bryce:

Nothing to exciting, Baz came up with it on an on-the-spot kind of moment…

Cindy:

What style of music you would categorise yourselves into?

Bryce:

Hard one, I guess pop/punk with a bit rockier feel

Cindy:

What would your greatest achievement as a band to-date be?

Bryce:

Personally, I’d say our latest recording" part of the 5 year plan".

Bryce:

Influences, would branch from a lot of punk/rock acts like Antiskeptic, the alkaline trio, the donuts and more "pop" type bands like mest and the starting line

Cindy:

Is there any future recording plans in sight

Bryce:

We’re going into the studio to re-record another track in a few weeks, but other then that we'll see what comes off this latest demo, before we make any further decisions

Cindy:

What 3 bands have you played with in the past?

Bryce:

fao,underside,something big

Cindy:

What 3 bands would you like to play with in the future?

Bryce:

blink 182, alkaline trio, larger than life

Cindy:

What was the last gig you went to?

Bryce:

Ahhh no t for a while! Went to see Silent Corporation (aka Secondbest) last time they were touring Melbourne. My mate’s band was playing ‘broken apologies’ along side

Cindy:

Yeah Silent*Corporation are just about to head back down to Melbourne, you should check them out!

How about C.D you brought?

Bryce:

Auto pilot offs latest ep

Cindy:

All time favourite disc?

Bryce:

Unwritten law - Self titled

Cindy:

Where do you see the band in 12-18 months?

Bryce:

Very over weight, and possibly getting interstate coverage/tours

Bryce:

Shows

Cindy:

Is there a website we can catch This Way Up on?

Bryce:

www.thiswayup.live.com.au

Cindy:

O.K thanks Bryce; have you got any words to sum up This Way Up

Bryce says:

ahh, we just try to enjoy what were doing, come check us out live... u'll get the idea : )

the demo songs can be found @ www.mp3.com.au/thiswayup

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