NO-ONE KNOWS… “I LOVE WATCH­ING AMER­ICA’S GOT TAL­ENT…”

UNDERØATH’S SPENCER CHAM­BER­LAIN may spend his days watch­ing crap tal­ent shows, but you won’t catch him feel­ing ashamed about it…

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I BRIEFLY WANTED TO BE A PRO­FES­SIONAL SKATE­BOARDER

“I was good at it, but I was never in that pro­fes­sional league, so it was mu­sic for me! I dis­cov­ered Led Zep­pelin and wanted to be a gui­tar player – then I dis­cov­ered Nirvana and all I wanted to do was to play gui­tar and sing!”

I’M GOOD AT FIX­ING CARS

“There’s not a lot I’m real good at out­side of mu­sic, but I can draw and I can fix cars – or at least I used to be able to. I’m not so sure about all of these mod­ern ones! The thing is, that came from ne­ces­sity, be­cause the cars I’d buy when I was younger would al­ways need fix­ing up. But it was fun, too!”

I USED TO SERVE RE­ALLY RICH PEO­PLE

“My first job was at a golf course, ba­si­cally tak­ing the clubs in and out of the trunks of the fancy cars. If you didn’t ding the clubs you’d get tipped a few dol­lars. You could lit­er­ally make a hun­dred bucks in a week­end do­ing that, which was a lot of money to a kid!”

I DON’T EM­BAR­RASS EAS­ILY

“Some­one once asked me what em­bar­rasses me, and I couldn’t an­swer that ques­tion be­cause I couldn’t think of any­thing. If I say ‘noth­ing’ it sounds like a cocky an­swer, but there’s just noth­ing that comes to mind. If I had some­thing gross on my face in pub­lic and no­body told me, that might do it… but that’s about all!”

I MAKE MORE OF AN EF­FORT NOW TO BE AP­PRE­CIA­TIVE

“The most im­por­tant thing I learned from Underøath break­ing up and com­ing back to­gether is how fast things can change, so ap­pre­ci­ate ev­ery mo­ment. It’s so easy to be look­ing for what’s wrong with this show, this venue, this tour; we used to do it, and I see oth­ers bands do­ing it, too. But now we fo­cus on en­joy­ing it.”

I HATED EV­ERY­THING ABOUT MY SCHOOL YEARS

“If I could go back and re­live my high school years, I wouldn’t. Peo­ple treated each other ter­ri­bly. Things are sup­posed to have changed, but all you have to do is log on to the in­ter­net and you can see there’s just as much bul­ly­ing and shit-talk­ing.”

MY BIG­GEST RE­GRET is TAK­ING DRUGS – BUT IT MADE ME WHO I AM

“Tak­ing drugs is some­thing I ob­vi­ously re­gret: it’s done dam­age to my body, and go­ing down that road is not good. But, when I look at who I am now, I am a good per­son, and I feel like I had to take the path I took to reach this point. And I’m okay with that.”

Underøath’s NEW AL­BUM ERASE ME IS OUT NOW VIA FEAR­LESS RECORDS

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