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We had frontman Domenic “Nicky” Palermo inform us essentially the most sordid, intimate particulars about Nothing forward of the Oct 30 launch of The Nice Dismal. We had him inform us all of the trivialities and secrets and techniques that fueled his band’s legend. However don’t take our phrase for it. It was actually Nothing in any respect…
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NOTHING MEANS NOTHING ANYMORE
Roughly 74% of the universe is nothing or what physicists name darkish power. However there’s an increasing number of nothing each second. In 1998, astronomers measuring the growth of the universe decided that darkish power is pushing aside the universe at an ever-accelerating pace. The invention of nothing and its means to affect the destiny of the cosmos is taken into account crucial astronomical discovering of the previous decade.
MEET THE BEATLESS
Nothing drummer Kyle Kimball’s favourite present is about nothing. (Seinfeld. –pop tradition ed.)
DO THE MATH
Any quantity divided by zero is nothing, not even zero. The equation is mathematically inconceivable.
OVER 50 MILLION SERVED
Nothing as soon as performed a present in Myanmar, and we ate on the most northern McDonald’s on the earth. It even has a plaque. And I’m sort of embarrassed to say that I eat at McDonald’s.
ERYKAH, JULIAN AND… NOTHING
Nothing as soon as performed a present in Texas throughout South By Southwest for The Fader. And within the inexperienced room, [Strokes singer] Julian Casablancas supplied me a blunt. I did it as a result of I used to be peer-pressured. So I smoked with them, and Erykah Badu walked within the room and sucked all of the air out of it. After which we opened up for Migos. That was in 2014.
YOUR OWN PLOT OF…
There’s a small city in Arizona known as Nothing. Each time we cross by there, we normally cease and take an image at this massive billboard. However what you would possibly not know is I as soon as tried to purchase a bit of land there and put up an actual billboard with our band brand on it. However I reached in my pocket, and there was nothing in there.
ERYKAH, JULIAN AND… NOTHING (SLIGHT RETURN)
Julian Casablancas and [his band] the Voidz had been taking part in [that SXSW show], and he was simply chilling within the inexperienced room. We had been on the brink of play. He was taking part in like proper after Migos. I feel Rick Ross performed that present, too, which was cool. They principally cleared the entire venue. They kicked everybody out of the inexperienced room, even Migos and Erykah—they moved everyone. Me and Kyle, the drummer, we’re like, “Nawww, we will’t depart. We’ve bought to see Rick Ross pull up within the Maybach and stuff.” So we return all the way down to the inexperienced room, squeeze by means of this tent, [go] down this factor and hid in a porta-potty till he pulled up, and we had been capable of sneak again out and watch Rick Ross play from aspect stage. We bought kicked out after two songs. But it surely was fairly cool. I met Bun B that night time, and I met Nipsey Hussle, too.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
In Shakespeare’s A lot Ado About Nothing, “nothing” is slang for vagina in Elizabethan. I by no means learn a lot Shakespeare, and I bought caught on this gap. However I’ve by no means heard that. Every part else that you may probably think about that you may [associate] with Nothing I’ve heard earlier than.
NOTHING NICE TO SAY
After watching an Oasis documentary, I seen that Anton Newcombe from the Brian Jonestown Bloodbath tweeted about how he gave Oasis meth as a substitute of cocaine at their first L.A. present. It nearly derailed their profession. I tweeted at [band leader] Anton Newcombe, “Go determine, the fake [Rolling] Stones out drug the fake Beatles.” He blocked me, and I’m nonetheless blocked to this present day. I like that.
BETWEEN NOTHING AND ETERNITY
The primary time we performed Mexico, we performed a pageant in Monterrey. That day, we drank a bottle of Mezcal at this restaurant as a result of it was solely 10 bucks. That day, we occurred to see an alien [ship] flying over the mountains. Everybody else who was there did, too. All people within the restaurant was similar to, “Oh, yeah, we see that on a regular basis.” Anyway, that’s not even it. In order that night time after the present, we met this group of youngsters, they usually took us into city in Monterrey to this rave that was occurring at a homosexual bar. We hung on the market till six within the morning. When the solar was arising, we ate ecstasy, and we had been out of our minds.
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We had been driving again on this scary-ass freeway. It was a two-lane freeway with a giant medium, like an island. However the island was a foot-and-a-half, perhaps two ft tall. The individual driving was insanely drunk. I don’t know why we bought within the automobile with them. She drove onto the island, and the automobile bought caught. We had been scared and we couldn’t even get out of the automobile on both aspect as a result of there have been automobiles had been simply going by means of. A large yellow faculty bus pulls up. They stopped site visitors, and about 60 folks bought out of this [bus]. They only left a soccer sport, and got here out of their Monterrey jerseys. These folks bought across the automobile, picked it up and put it again onto the highway. We had been capable of get in and drive, and we made it dwelling secure. That was one of many craziest issues that ever occurred. It was the longest day ever. We performed in entrance of 15 folks.