DR: What’s up Jack, how’s things bro?
JD: Things could always be better.
DR: Tell us a bit about Burst Of Rage, where did you start and where did the idea for this band come from?
JD: We started off by Nick and I wanting to a do band that was energetic and fun. John S dubbed us our name, I still dislike it, but it could be much worse. We started in the summer of 2014.
DR: What do you guys currently have out?
JD: Two demo tapes.
DR: Are you pleased with the Demo and feedback from it so far?
JD: I am very pleased, keeping in mind it’s a demo. The first one that we actually practiced for and wrote songs weeks ahead. For the first demo we essentially wrote those songs in the during the recording.
DR: One of your dudes does the Rad Youth Core fanzine right? Tell us a bit about that.
JD: Nick the bassist. It features cool stuff, if you like good interviews and interesting designs pick one up. Issue #2 coming soon, shirts out now.
DR: What were some of your early shows like and who did you play with?
JD: We played with Take Control, Stick Together, Disengage. For a first show it was great. We played at Gallery X in New Bedford Massachusetts. We all had a pact to be the most energetic band, me and nick tried our hardest.
DR: You did a US Tour recently with Free At Last… How was that and where were some of your best shows?
JD: It was fucking sick! They have this new song called ‘Undying Lies’ or something like that. They’re really good dudes and potentially the best tour I will ever do. Nothing bad happened until Houston/Dallas. The best shows were Miami, Massachusetts, Houston, San Antonio, Chicago kicked ass too.
DR Do you have any funny or cool stores from that tour?
JD: We’re sworn to never tell.
DR: Are any of you in other bands?
JD: Yes, Chris is in a new band that he plays guitar in based out of NYC, and does the vocals for a band were doing together. Connor does Direct Impact, Mass Movement and maybe one other that I’m forgetting. Nick sings in Stand Off. Chandler plays guitar in Free At Last and sings in Headrush.
DR: Where would you most like to tour with Burst Of Rage?
JD: Hawaii and Japan
DR: What Hardcore bands influence you the most?
JD: Bands with front women or frontmen that are burning on the inside, too many to name but you ought to know what I mean
DR: Who is on your playlist right now, like current bands?
JD: I been listening to Sweet Jesus, Living Laser, Sheer Mag, Red Death, Pure Disgust, Deflect and Rick Ross
DR: What’s next for Burst Of Rage?
JD: Writing the 7″ is already in full effect, it’s gonna be out in physical form on Advanced Perspective. Then a 12″ EP which is set in stone. Hopefully the 7″ will be out before 2016.