An Interview with Wet Dog
by Jones Rosenberg

PUNK GLOBE: Tell me about the line up. Name, instrument and one intriguing fact we
didn?t know about that person.


WET DOG: MR VOM ON DRUMS AND VOCALS.( FROM DIE TOTEN HOSEN , DOCTOR AND THE MEDICS, THE BOYS , AND LOADS MORE.)VOM FACT - HE USED TO JUMP OUT OF WINDOWS AS A PARTY TRICK UNTILL HE BROKE HIS LEG..HE ATE A LIVE TOAD AS PART OF A MTV DIE TOTEN HOSEN INTERVIEW - HE ONCE TRYED TO MURDER RICH

RICHARD SEARLE ON BASS AND VOCALS. (FROM CORDUROY , DOCTOR AND THE MEDICS , BOYS WONDER AND LOADS MORE) RICH FACT- ONCE HAD HIS BEER SPIKED WITH ACID HALF AN OUR BEFORE GOING ON STAGE.

ANNA DONARSKI ON LEAD GTR AND VOCALS (FEHL FARBEN, B BANG CIDER , TV SESSION BANDS AND LOADS MORE) ANNA FACT - PROMOTED POLISH BANDS IN GERMANY- BEST MATES WITH ALICE COOPER.

PLUS VOMS WIFE MARY ON OCCASIONAL GTR.(B BANG CIDER ). MARY FACT - MAKES NICE MEXICAN FOOD. .

PUNK GLOBE: How would you desribe your sound?

WET DOG: PUNKY FUNKY POP.

PUNK GLOBE: Who are your main sources of influence?

WET DOG: GENERATION X , THE JAM , THE WHO , DEVO , SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE, ACDC (WE COVER WHOLE LOTTA ROSIE), THE RAMONES,LED ZEP, ETC.

PUNK GLOBE: From where did you get the band name Wet Dog?

WET DOG: IT WAS RAINING -VOMS CAR SMELT LIKE A WET DOG - WE DICIDED THERE AND
THEN TO FORM A BAND CALLED WET DOG.

Punk Globe:This supergroup consists of people from many bands and various musical backgrounds. What brought you guys together? How did you meet?

WET DOG: VOM KNOWS RICH FROM DOCTOR AND THE MEDICS.- VOM WAS THE PUNK- RICH WAS THE MOD. ANNA WAS IN B BANG CIDER WITH VOM AND MARY . MARY IS MARRIED TO VOM.

PUNK GLOBE:How did you come up with the idea?

WET DOG: VOM HAS HIS OWN BAR IN THE BASEMENT OF HIS HOUSE CALLED THE DRUMMING MONKEY- THIS IS VERY CONDUSIVE TO GREAT BEER INSPIRED
CREATIVE THOUGHT.

PUNK GLOBE: Tell me about what other bands the band members are/has been involved in. Whats happening on other fronts?

WET DOG: VOM-DIE TOTTEN HOSEN HAVE JUST RECORDED AN MTV UNPLUGGED ..THEY TOUR EXTENSIVELY. RICH-CORDUROY SPLIT IN 2000. HE PLAYED SESSION BASS IN A COUPLE OF BANDS AFTER THAT ..SOUL HOOLIGAN ( SIGNED TO MAVERICK / MODONERS LABEL) AND THE FREESTYLERS. DOCTOR AND THE MEDICS CONTINUED AFTER VOM AND RICH LEFT IN 1990,,THEY ARE ON THE HOLIDAY CAMP CIRCUIT. B-BANG CIDER SPLIT A FEW YEARS AGO ..ANNA HAS BEEN A SESSION GUITARIST FOR FEH FARBEN PLUS A BAND ON A TV SHOW CALLED HIT ME BABY ONE MORE TIME.

PUNK GLOBE:What do you write songs about?

WET DOG: SEX .

PUNK GLOBE: What will Wet Dog never write a song about?

WET DOG: CANCER.

PUNK GLOBE:  Tell me more about your upcoming release. How did you get in touch with Acid Jazz? How did the idea of working with three different producers come about?

WET DOG: RICH WAS SIGNED TO ACID JAZZ WITH CORDUROY AND HE IS HEAD OF A+R .

PUNK GLOBE: Finally what are your future plans? I hope Wet Dog is not one of those side projects that will only be around for one release or two.

WET DOG: WET DOG HAVE RECORDED AND ALBUM - WE ARE DISIDING WHICH LABEL TO RELEASE THROUGH ..OFFERS ARE STILL BEING MADE. TRACKS FROM THE ALBUM ARE BEING RE-MIXED BY PEOPLE SUCH AS JON CAFFREY (WORKED WITH JOY DIVISION AND PRODUCES DIE TOTEN HOSEN) . THE BAND WILL TOUR AROUND THE RELEASE OF THE ALBUM.. FIVE ALBUM,S ARE PLANNED.

Punk Globe would like to thank Wet Dog for the interview.


www.wet-dog.co.uk
 

 

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