Highway Sniper take on the A-Z challenge

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the many band and artists out there. Here it’s the turn of Highway Sniper to tell us all about themselves.

A song that made you want to make music?

Filler by Minor Threat

Best rider you have had?

Free water at our first show

The craziest moment in the band?

Probably when I stay up for days on end demoing songs

Deepest lyric one of your song’s features?

“A case for war so overplayed it’s Christmas music no one’s phased”

Easiest song you wrote?

Two Gods

Favourite song in your set?

Cycles of Pain or New Terrorists

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

Brad Boatright

Hardest thing about being in a band?

Getting everyone to respond in the group chat

Interesting fact about one of your members?

Skylar is from New York

Jokes you have in the band?

MylifeisajokeandIaminthebandifthatcounts

Key to writing a song?

Staying up for more than 24 hours straight and playing in drop tuning

Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?

3 hours

Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?

I will always say AFI

New band you’d recommend?

Walking Wounded from Cleveland

Opening for this band would be ideal?

Tragedy

Place you’d most like to tour?

The Middle East

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

“Listen to our music and give me money”

Reason for the title of your forthcoming release?

Skylar suggested it and when I looked into it I felt like it felt the themes of the record very well and the artwork

See us live at?

No shows booked right now but somewhere in Ohio I assume

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

Yes. The shows were cooler and the band were better

Unusual merchandise?

A shirt that says “shoot a judge” with a Supreme Court judge on it

Variations you’d like to do on one of your songs?

I wish some of our heavier parts on our second ep went longer and slower

What do your fans mean to you?

Nothing

X-rays or any treatments needed for band injuries?

I should probably get a cat scan for my brain to see what’s going on in there

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

Eric’s

Zoo animal that best describes the personality of your band?

A very scary spider

Elizabeth Birt

September 6, 2022

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

@lbirt1993

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