Wrecking Season appeared on BBC Somerset Sound's Live Music Friday with Jo Phillips on 2 March 2007. To listen again, click on this audio link:
Who are Wrecking Season?
Dave Martin on bass; Kevin Jeanes on drums; Julian Bellew on vocals; Jason Loomes on guitar; and Toby Howarth on guitar.
Where in Somerset are you from?
When did you form?
How did you get together?
God created beast, created Wrecking Season.
How would you describe your music?
Alternative architecture for punk fish
How did the band gets its name?
It's based on a film.
The film is by Nick and Jane Darke and is called the Wrecking Season.
Who are your musical influences?
Mahavishnu Orchestra, Metallica, Dead Kennedys, The Strokes, Blonde Redhead and John Frusciante.
What is your most memorable gig so far?
Our second gig at The Eagle in South Street, Taunton.
The venue was hot, smoky and seriously moist. We put on a great show for the capacity crowd.
Where would you most like to play?
Cleethorpes Pavilion on a wet Monday night.
Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself
- Jason would like some hair for Christmas
- Dave is a part-time aardvark-worrier
- Kevin has special voodoo powers
- Julian once tap danced naked in Norwich
- Toby learnt his guitar skills from a badger, and earns extra pocket money as Billy Elliott's stunt double