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21st
Dec 05

Calico System

They Live
ENGuest: Band

NC: Hello, tell us a litte bit about the band and the members, who is Calico System ?

Calico System: 5 off the chain rad dudes from St. Louis Missouri. Missouri being a state in the USA. Erik, Rick, Nick, mark, and Shawn.

NC:
What means the Band name "Calico System" ?

Calico System:
It means different people and different things uniting and working together. 5 different guys with 5 different backrounds coming together to form one sound. It does NOT mean the way a group of cats come together to plan a bank robbery or anything along those lines.

NC:
What kind of music play Calico System, tell us a litte bit about your sound ?

Calico System:
Heavy, upbeat, mostly straight forward, melodic, energetic, face ripping.

NC:
Tell us a litte bit about your musical roots, which bands are influenced the Band ?

Calico System:
Considering we all listen to differnt kinds of music that's a little hard to say. Everything from Motley Crue to Metallica to NOFX to Kenny Rogers.

NC:
The new Album "They Live" is out now on Alveran Records, let talk about the new Records ?

Calico System:
Yes, lets!! It's the best record ever recorded, this much is obvious right? 10 songs to annoy your parents with, trash your room to, sing along with, whatever you want to do.

NC:
What happen with the Album Title "They Live" what it mean ?

Calico System:
Most of the songs are about people overcoming obstacles. Living through the hard times, pushing through the bad times, but always doing your own thing, staying true to yourself and coming out on top. It's also a sweet 80's horror movie starring Rowdy Roddy Piper.

NC:
How is the Feedback about the new Album ? And the Feedback on the shows ?

Calico System:
Great and great! So far old fans have been blown away by the new record, and we are winning over tons of new fans everyday! The shows are great, they just keep growing and growing. We are finally starting to see all of the work that went into this reocrd pay off.

NC:
Tell us a litte bit about the lyrics, which topics do you treated ?

Calico System:
Boys and girls, heartache and pain, anger and hatred, unity and strength, we try and cover the whole spectrum of emotions that we are endure everyday. But like I said, the idea is to always come out on top no matter what the situation. There are some very angry lyrics, but it always ends up being a positive thing in the end.

NC:
When is the next Tour planed, do you visit Germany ?

Calico System:
European tour begins March 17th!! Check wherever ya'll check for dates.

NC:
Do you have some last word to our readers and the peoples ?

Calico System: Thanks for your interest in 5 yankees yealling and screaming on the other side of the globe. Please check out The Live if you haven't already. We will see you soon!!

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