Endofthon with Fucked Up is tonight

February 15, 2013 § Leave a comment

UPDATE: Here’s KBGA DJ Kevin Sherwood’s uncut six minute interview with Damien. (Almost wrote “uncut six inch” there just now. Heyo!)

The esteemed McMackin mused on the subject of Fucked Up for the Independent:

When KBGA announced that Toronto, Canada’s Fucked Up would headline Endofthon a few weeks back, some of us at the Indy went Kim Jong-ill. The reactions to the announcement on Facebook that one of the Great White North’s most creative hardcore outfits was coming to town provided a peek into the psyche of local music lovers. They ranged from the good old, “Hell yeah!” to the predictably boring, “Who?” But the most interesting responses had to come from area dads who sincerely wanted to know what all the fuss was about. Publicly admitting that you just don’t “get it” is a ballsy old-timer move, one only a true music aficionado can make. For those who don’t get it, here’s a brief guide to a band that could be described as “Canada famous.”

Go read the whole thing. It lacks my favorite description that he used of Pink Eyes’ voice, which was “a guy who sounds like he ate broken glass and threw it up and ate it again.”

-Kate

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