Signal 13 Interview 28.08.20
MM: Can you tell us about Signal 13 and who are your biggest influences?
13:Signal 13 is a high energy rock band from the MidAtlantic Region. The bands biggest influences are AC/DC, Guns and Roses, Ronnie James Dio and Judas Priest.
MM: Which track would you play to me to introduce Signal 13?
13:From the current releases, I would intro us to your listeners with both Dirty and Stay with Me. Both tracks are different from each other but shows the diversity of the band. In October, our new single," All Fired Up," will be released.
MM: When will you be releasing an Album and can you tell us about the background.
13: We will be releasing a new album next year. When we decided to release our original music this year, we did it one song at a time. We wanted to take a temperature reading on the public to see if they liked our music. We have been received pretty well with the public so we have released additional tracks.
MM: Plans tour and festival wise for probably next year thanks to COVID19:
13:Everything is so up in the air at this point for 2021, we are evaluating various opportunities and will announce when things are more settled. All of our shows for 2020 have been postponed except one which is in Ft. Myers, Florida at the Ranch on September 26th with Slaughter.
MM: Tell us what can we expect from live: Everyone can expect a high energy party.
13:We throw a party for the fans at each show.
MM: Which three Bands would be your ultimate touring buddies.
13:We would love to tour with anyone at this time. There are so many great bands out there both new and old.
MM: What's the most memorable concert you've been to (other than your own) and why?
13:Guns and Roses playing at RFK Stadium. This was the first Guns and Roses concert with the original line up.
MM: How has COVID 19 affected you personally.
13:As a band, all but one show has been cancelled due to safety reasons. Personally, it has been tough for everyone and working through this with all of the restrictions and limitations can be trying at times.
MM: What do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment so far?
13:Our biggest accomplishments thus far was releasing the EPK in April 17, 2020.
MM: If you were stuck in isolation for a year which four famous people would you have with you and why.
13:Wow, this would really exciting. I would love to have Warren Buffet, so I could convince him to invest in must and learns lots of investment information from him. Then I would want to have Slash, Frank Hannon and Mike Clink. We could write incredible music with great producer with someone who we could convince to invest in us.
MM: Two favorite Albums of all time:
13:My two most favorite albums of all time is Appetite for Destruction from Guns and Roses and AC/DC Back in Black.
MM: Can you remember the first time you ever played live and how it felt to have people watching you?
13:The first time I ever played music, I had to change my shirt twice because I perspired through my clothes. I was sick and vomitting and almost fainted. Once the first note played, I came into my element.
MM: Growing up which Bands posters did you have on your bedroom wall?
13:I had various people on my wall Guns and Roses, Poison, Judas Priest, AC/DC and Ozzy.
MM - Who do you think influenced the world of Metal / Rock more than any other person?
13:Ronnie James Dio, Judas Priest, Black Sabath, AC/DC and Metallica are some of the biggest influencers in the world of Metal and Rock. The different sounds with guitars, fashion and the overall writing is amazing.
MM - What's the most important thing for the band right now?
13:Right now we are writing and recording new music. We are getting ready to film our new video in 2 weeks and do a 30 minute video for a virtual concert.
MM: If you could do a cover of any song which one would it be and why?
13:It would be Whole Lotta Rosie from AC/DC. I love Bon Scott, this song and how the instruments flow.
MM: Tell us why we should check out your Signal 13.
13:The songs have a modern rock feel that you feel the hooks and can identify with the music. We write about everyday life that people can identify with. We people to have a memorable exciting experience that they have so much fun they bring a friend and come again.
MM: Four words to describe your Band:
13:Energy, Fun, Power and Memorable
MM: 5 Questions:
1. Small intimate gig or festival:
13:Both, If you are playing to small group or a festival, it is two different vibes. If it is small, all of us except the drummer go out into the crowd and interact with them.
2. Vampires or Werewolves
13:Both. All creatures of the night are fun to play with.
3.pizza or Hot dogs
13:At football games, baseball games and cookouts, I love hot dogs. But, I love brick oven pizza anytime day or night.
4. Jack Daniels or Beer:
13:I love a cold beer eating crabs, at a football or baseball game. When I am hanging out with friends, sipping on a Jack and Diet Coke with lime is enjoyable.
MM: Final Words for your fans and our readers
13:Watch for our up and coming new video for," All Fired Up'" on October 23, 2020. Plus watch for the announcement for our virtual concert. If you are in the Fort Myers, Florida area on September 26, 2020 come over to The Ranch and catch us there with Slaughter. Stay Safe, Wash Your Hands, Wear a Mask so we can live rock together in the near future. Hugs and Kisses until we meet again!! XXOO Facebook