Dead Ground take on the A-Z challenge

Brit alternative crew Dead Ground are gearing up for the release of their new single We All Feel The Same on Friday, October 12. We got the band to take on our A-Z challenge so we could find out more! A song that made you want to make music? Ed – Paranoid Android – Radiohead Ollie – […]

Brit alternative crew Dead Ground are gearing up for the release of their new single We All Feel The Same on Friday, October 12. We got the band to take on our A-Z challenge so we could find out more!

A song that made you want to make music?

EdParanoid Android – Radiohead
OllieSick Sad Little WorldIncubus
JakeDead StarMuse

Best rider you’ve ever had?

We’ve never really had one.

Craziest thing you’ve experienced in the band?

When the entire clutch went on our van in the middle of London rush hour, and we saw the red traffic line slowly extend on Google Maps.
#wearecongestion

Deepest lyric one of your songs features?

‘All you want is all I need..’

Easiest song you wrote?

Small Love

Favourite song in your set?

It’s between ‘We All Feel The Same‘ and a tune called ‘Going Nowhere’.

Guest you’d most like to feature on your record?

Ed – Thom Yorke
Ollie – Haley Williams
Jake – Dave Grohl

Hardest thing about being in a band?

…Ollie Harris.

Interesting fact about one of your members?

Jake’s Great-Great Grandad invented Cinematography.

Jokes you have in the band?

We like to yell each others names repeatedly from a distance.

Key to writing a song?

Perseverance.

Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?

Oxford.

Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?

Ed – Thom Yorke
Jake – Twenty-One Pilots
Ollie – Theo Katzman

New band you’d recommend?

Hypophora are insane!

Opening for this band would be ideal?

IDLES, again. Please.

Place you’d most like to tour?

Jake – Japan
Ed – Germany
Ollie – USA

Quote you’d like to pass on to our readers?

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams – Dr. Seuss

Reason for the title of your recent/forthcoming release?

‘We All Feel The Same‘ – It was taken from the lyrics, and summed up the song well.

See us live at?

Apple & Parrot, Torquay on the 12th October. Date of single release!

The old days of music were better than the current, do you agree?

No way.

Unusual merchandise?

Our first EP…

Variations you’d like to do of any of your songs?

We’re doing an acoustic session of our new tracks soon. Keep an eye out.

What do your fans mean to you?

A lot.

X-rays or any treatments needed for band related injuries?

Plasters, mainly.

You’re late for a show, whose fault is it?

Ollie Harris.

Zoo animal that best describes the personality of your band?

A Lion. They can be chilled, but also quite aggressive.

Elizabeth Birt

Oct 10, 2018

Band management assistant. Goth princess and lover of all things music and sport.

@lbirt1993

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