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WEZ Vital Stats
Mutt
Mutt - Guitar and Vocals
Hometown: Kobe, Japan

DON
DON - Bass and Chorus
Hometown: Kobe, Japan

w9d
w9d - Drums and Screams
Hometown: Kobe, Japan

For song samples check out their MySpace page.

DISCOGRAPHY

Cross their eyes

Track god knows available at iTunes on the compliation album COMIN'KOBE'10.


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WEZ Interview

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"The mental conflict and passion of life are transformed into a song... and then the melody and music is made." - WEZ

Welcome to world of Emo & Screamo as the Kobe-based band WEZ plays it. Recently formed in 2008, they've landed their first song God knows on the Kobe compilation album "COMIN'KOBE'10" with hopes of promoting their own album "Cross their eyes" later this year.

Composed of Mutt on guitar and vocals, DON on bass and "w9d" on drums and screams this punk rock band rocks to the motto "I'm just screaming!!"

On May 24, 2010 the members of WEZ were kind enough to give an interview to Andrew from J-Pop World. All photos courtesy of WEZ.


How would you describe the band's musical style?

Emo & Screamo.

Come back here is a pretty rocking song. Can you tell us more about it?

This tune became a chance for our band's style to become established with a new song.

God knows seems to be a good intro to the band. Can you tell us the story of how it was written and recorded?

It is a tune that MUTT our guitarist wrote as a typical tune of WEZ. The lyrics say, "Determine it for myself without getting depressed".

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Erace, cryng race has a great feel to it. Can you tell us what the song is about?

You could say that this tune is still in an experimental stage. There lyrics are still not tight enough.

"Cross their eyes" is the name of your album. Tell us about it.

The album established the style of music of WEZ, being made after our Screamo drummer w9d joined the band.

The album is currently available on iTunes?

Only god knows is being delivered to 6/30 in the delivery schedule atm.

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What would you say is the major message in your music?

The mental conflict and passion of life are transformed into a song... and then the melody and music is made. Feel the heart beat of the person who hears it, and liberate the darkness from the mind by shouting out loud together.

Can you tell us the story of how the band formed?

Our drummer W9d basically formed the band in 2008.

Who came up with the name WEZ and what does it mean?

It's the name of a character from the movie "Mad Max" and was the idea of MUTT our guitarist.

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Tell us about the places you perform?

We currently play at Kobe live bars like "valit" here in Japan.

What are the band's plans for the rest of the year?

We'll be performing two outdoor shows Fez holds as an independent project event this year.

Does anyone have a side project they want to tell us about?

We're actually working on a collaboration with some food and clothing shops as an independent project.

Do you have a final message to all your fans?

I'm just screaming!!


For more info checkout WEZ's MySpace page. Leave your comments about this interview and read what others had to say at the following link: Interview Comments