DozenQ – Los Thyssen

This entry is part 4 of 20 in the series DozenQ 2

Los Thyssen was formed in O Grove, Galicia (Spain) in the summer of 2011. Mack Paramo is the main songwriter and handles guitar and vocals. Pitu on bass and Dr. Motocross o Muerte play drums. They are the most exciting new band of Garage, Wild Surf, even Punk and a lot of lisergic. From Muddy Waters to Johnny Thunders through Cream, Hendrix, Rolling Stones, Blues Magoos .. They are here for remember you how to Rock and Roll as it should be!

01. How did your band get together?

We are all from a small town in northern Spain. Mack Paramo and Dr. Motocross o Muerte played together into multiple bands, including the very great Zoofilia-a-a, in the summer of 2011 decided to make a band with Pitu, Motocross older cousin.

02. Where did your name come from?

The name derives from the nickname Thyssen Mathiason, “son of Matthias’, refers to an ancestor of the early twelfth century. Cream was already chosen and opted for Los Thyssen. You know about Tita Cervera??

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03. Who were your major influences and inspirations and who do you despise?

Veronica Moser is our greatest influence. Lesser extent are from Robert Johnson, Muddy Watters, Chuck Berry, Link Wray, Dick Dale, Ventures… to Cream, Hendrix, Beatles, Sonics, Stooges, MC5 … We despise? The bad trips and the music made by and for crap modern people.

04. What drove you to make music together?

Basically got drunk a lot one night, and the next day we had a group made … So remember kids, put always on a condom!!!

05. What can someone who has never seen you live before expect from your live shows then & possibly even now?

Can expect to return home without his girl and be a good rock and roll kicks throughout his face.

06 Who writes your songs? What types of themes and subjects do you deal with?

Mack Paramo is the main songwriter and main topics are El Ciervo, drugs, girls … girls with drugs, get high with girls…

07. How did your music evolved since you first began playing together?

The first day we played we had only 3 songs, now, a year later, we have about 30. Not need to know maths to see that things are going well. For the rest of us we flirt as always.

08. What has been your biggest challenge as a band? Were you been able to overcome this? If so, how?

Honestly, our biggest challenge has been putting up with ourselves. We overcame this thanks to our love of art, the art of drinking!

09. Do you play covers? If you could pick any song, which would you like to cover most and why?

Currently play a couple of songs by The Beatles in surf-instrumental way and the Dick Dale´s classic Surf-Beat. Pitu would like to do “Blue on Blue” by The Ikettes, Motocross want to do “Tengo una piedra” by Damas Gratis and Mack Paramo would like to make “This Weed is Mine” by Snoop Dogg.

10. What do you love and hate outside of music?

We like girls, the Aurum beer and the fiscal paradises. Hate the asslickers that all they want is to exhibit in our museum and hate too the insolvency.

11. Who would you most like to record with?

With anyone, it is they who would like to record with us.

12. What should we be expecting from the band in the near future?

This winter goes on sale our first EP, released by Smoky Carrot Records. Hopefully soon we can get an LP. We have a lot of songs that people should listen to be happier and make more love…


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Originally posted 2012-09-07 15:54:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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