WPGU Band of the Week: The Brother Whys

Please list the names of all members of your band.
Kelly Turner, Tom Riordan, Dan Blabas, Dan Wagner, Billy Turner, Brandon Wall
Where did you get your band name?
It’s the plural of the question “Brother, Why?”
When did you start performing together?
7 years ago
Who is your greatest musical influence?
Describe your sound in 3 words or less.
Slinky, Crisco, Sockfullofquarters
What is your favorite place to perform?
Elbo Room in Chicago
Where is your favorite after show party spot?
Whoever has got the most Busch Lite
What is your latest album called?
I Wrote This With Our Bare Hands
When is your next performance?
Pygmalion Festival on Thursday, September 18 at Canopy Club
What historical event does your music sound like?
The Battle of the Bulge
If you could own any house pet, what would it be?
Penguins in little butler tuxedos
What is your favorite thing to eat as a band?
What cartoon character does your band most identify with?
Hans Mullman
Football in the groin
What kind of car do you drive?
The Cash Cab
What is your favorite Canadian province?
What was your favorite middle school field trip?
Outer space with Miss Frizzle
How often do you get your hair cut?
What is the best concert you’ve ever attended?
Who are you voting for in 2008?
John McCain
Who did you vote for in 2004?
We were not old enough
Does global warming exist?
Yes, in the movies
What is one thing you do that’s good for the Earth?
Help solve mysteries
What is your band’s favorite lunch meat?
Pimento Loaf
What is your least favorite reality TV show?
Well, our most favorite is Jon and Kate Plus 8
What is your favorite movie?
Weekend at Bernie’s 2
What is the coolest place you’ve ever traveled?
Fraggle Rock
If a tree falls in the middle of the forest and nobody’s around, does it make a sound?
The Limit does not exist!
What is your favorite kind of underwater creature?
Powerful legs
If you could time travel, what would you go see?
Dinosaurs, dude.
What’s better, Pac Man or Ms. Pac Man?
Ms. Pac Man
Which Teenage mutant Ninja Turtle do you best identify with?
Casey Jones
He’s not mutated.
What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done in the name of music?
Killed a guy
Any advice for the public at large?
If you could be one of the Flavor of Love girls, who would you be?
What is one cool thing you think everyone should know about you?
We have tatoos
And another?
We sit around for hours discussing our wardrobe
What is your favorite song to play live?
Through the Fire and Flames by DragonForce
Which Mario Kart character is the best?
Boxers or briefs?
No thanks.
What is your favorite office supply?
Mechanical Pencils
Describe your audience in 3 words.
Moms and Dads
Who is the biggest underdog in movie history?
Jeff Goldblum in Independence Day
What is your favorite place to spend a Friday night?
What is your favorite horror film?
Weekend at Bernie’s 1
What is your favorite brand of shoes?
Air Force Ones
Do unicorns exist?
Only in metal

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