Yeah, another mail interview! (Ya think I could ask these questions in person?!) The band here is SUPERBALL 63, a great hardcore band in the classic mid 80's sense, out of Minneapolis. Check 'em out and check this, boyz! Scott Hullplay bass and backing vocals, Ed Idarraga plays guitar. The other two members (Mike Gemberling, vocals & guitar and Dan Clark, drums) couldn't answer.
WHAT IS THE BIGGEST SOURCE OF ANNOYANCE FOR YOU IN YOUR LIFE
ED- Trying to work on my B 29 (super fortress)
THE OBVIOUS QUESTION, ANY REASONS FOR THE NAME?
SCOTT- 1963 Chevy BelAir (r.i.p.)
ED- A great car
WHAT ARE THE GROWN-UPS ON CHARLIE BROWN REALLY SAYING?
SCOTT- Christian dogma ala Charles Schulz
VITAMINS: CHEWABLE OR SWALLOW?
SCOTT- Swallow turn your urine fluorescent!
ED- Horse Pills.
WHAT FLAVOUR PEZ IS YOUR FAVORITE? AND WHICH DISPENSER?
SCOTT- I like grape in my skull PEZ.
ED- Pluto, orange.
WHAT KIND OF TAPE (SCOTCH, MASKING, DUCT, ETC) IS BEST AND WHY?
SCOTT- Duct tape - DUH!
ED- Duct. Rivals the wheel for great inventions.
WHAT TYPE OF BEAST WAS YOUR FAVORITE PET AND WHAT WAS ITS
SCOTT-Black lab named Missy.
ED- Cat- Domingo.
WHAT THINGS OR BANDS INFLUENCED YOU MOST?
SCOTT- Mad Max & Bowie pre-school
ED- SciFi / creepy Metal.
ARE THERE ANY NEW, UPCOMING BANDS WE SHOULD ALL KNOW ABOUT?
SCOTT- MICKEY FINN - Mpls, DIRT CLOD FIGHT - L.A.
WHERE DOES LIVERWURST COME FROM?
SCOTT- Wisconsin, adoy!
WHAT IS THE BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER GOTTEN?
SCOTT- Be happy.
ED- Don't sell.
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE WAY THAT A KID LOST IN "CHARLIEAND THE
SCOTT- Good question! Violet turning into a blueberry from the gum.
ED- same thing as Scott.
SCENTED MARKERS: FIRST STEP TO DRUGGIE OR JUST PLAIN FUN?
SCOTT- Just plain fun-> I have at least 8.
ED- Just plain fun.
HOW ABOUT A SHORT BAND HISTORY?
SCOTT- Formed late '89.
ED- 2 albums.
WHO WHERE YOUR IDOLS AT ABOUT AGE 11?
ED- Col. Hogan.
WHO SHOULD BE RULER OF THE WORLD?
SCOTT- Customary "hip" answer - Camille Paglia.
ED- BARBARA EDEN.
WHICH IS THE BEST CHRISTMAS SPECIAL?
SCOTT- Either SCTV Xmas special.
ED- How The Grinch Stole Xmas.
WHAT DO YOU THINK THE DESTRUCTION OF COMMUNISM IN EASTERN EUROPE
WILL LEAD TO IN THE FUTURE IN TERMS OF THE WARSAW AND NATO PACTS?
SCOTT- It's a crap shoot.
WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO PUT ON A YO YO?
SCOTT- I have a Duncan that looks like a mag wheel.
ED-An EYE BALL of course.
WHEN TIRES AND SNEAKERS WEAR DOWN, WHERE DOES THE RUBBER GO?
ED-Fine dust in the air & everywhere.
WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WEREN'T IN A BAND (OR WHAT DO YOU DO
BESIDES THE BAND)?
SCOTT- Snowmobile, motorcycle.
ED-Draw, bike, toke, relax.
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE CHILDHOOD ACTIVITY?
SCOTT- Snowmobile, motorcycle.
ARE THERE ANY REAL "GOALS" FOR THE BAND?
SCOTT- Stay pals, see Europe.
ED-Retire rich or promote last release.
WHAT IS THE BEST THING TO FILL A PINATA WITH?
SCOTT- Sexual novelties, but candy is ok.
OK, IF SALLY SELLS SEASHELLS BY THE SEASHORE, WHY WOULD ANYONE BUY
THEM WHEN THEY COULD GET THEIR OWN FOR FREE?
SCOTT- Because of that cute little lisp!
WERE THERE ANY ALTERNATE BAND NAMES?
SCOTT- A couple in case Whammo! sues us.
ED-Just Superball or just '63
DO YOU HAVE ANY INTERESTING COLLECTIONS?
SCOTT- Old beer memorabilia, ulcers.
ED-Apes, Astronauts, rocks.
ANY FINAL STORIES, COMMENTS, WORDS O' WISDOM, KNICKČKNACKS, ETC.
YOU WISH TO SHARE?
SCOTT- Our new record "Loadstar" coming on Big Money. Also on the Du Huskers album coming soon.
ED-Keep your feet off the ground & keep reaching for that dirt.
SUPERBALL '63 CAN BE REACHED AT: 3000 E. 26TH ST. / MPLS, MN55406