Chris X Faith (I)





1.) Statistical Stuff


·      Name: Chris X Faith

·      Band: / i /

·      Birthday: 09.02.1979

·      Sign of the zodiac: aquarius

·      Place of birth: Donauwörth

·      Occupation: unemployed

·      Residence: Donauwörth

·      Shoesize: 10,5

·      Colour of eyes: dear brown

·      Colour of hair: brown

·      Brothers or sisters: 1 brother (mischa) also in / i /

·      Girlfriend: Yep, the sweetest in the world (Katja)

·      Pets: a fat, mentally retarded, handicapped cat


2.) Favourite Stuff


    - movie: all time: Star Wars / current: Eyes Wide Shut

    - book: Photoshop 5.5 book

    - animal: Eddy the tiny brown elk

    - author: my brother

    - food: pizza

    - drink: Karamalz (german non-alcoholic root-/malt- beer)

    - the x-files and all this studip crazy shit on QVC AND Takeshi's Castle!!!

    - brand: let it burn

    - actor / actress: Jim Carry, Jack Nickolson and Al Pacino

    - number: 29

    - artist: van casso, pi gogh

    - flower: power

    - fragrance: hugo boss for men

    - best record ever: hardcore: strife - one truth, punk: bad religion - no control

    - stuffed animal: once again eddy the tiny brown elk

    - band: of all time: bad religion, current: cataract

    - label: Let it Burn Records (what else...)

    -song: "some moments are longer then lifetimes" (I have forgotten the original title) by the  MAX REBO KIDS

    - country: Ireland (the only place for me to find true salvation)

   - straigth edge band / song: dimple minds - "durstige männer"



3.) Various Stuff


·      First and last record you bought : puh, I guess that was the new Shelter Record because none of these geeks sent it as a promo...

·      Idol of your childhood / teenage years / nowadays: teenage idol: han solo - nowadays idol: none

·      As a child what did you wanna be when you're grown up ?: I forgot...

·      Favourite toy when you were a child: playmobil and then later on lego

·      Name any 3 persons (alive/dead) that you'd love to meet : well, my girlfriend is sitting right next to me, so she's out. I would like to meet Falco (because he's been hanging out with Elvis and has a lot of cool stories to tell I guess), Jesus (to ask him to the trick with walking on the sea again) and the guy who stole my digital camera.

·      Do you consider yourself a spiritual person ?: yes

·      If you were sent to a deserted Island and you'd only be allowed to take three things (anything, food/water is provided!!!) with you, what would they be ?: a gibson SG guitar, a mesa boogie rectifier amp and a marshall 4x12 box... but where the fuck do I get electricity from?! Ok, then it would be a mountain-bike, a pen and paper.


4.) Personal Stuff


·      Your first kiss: when and with whom ?: The first "real" kiss was in 1992 and her name was... what do you think that I am going to tell you next?!

·      Your first time: when and with whom ?: That was in 1995 and her name was... who the fuck cares! You don't have to know everything, do you? :-)

·      What do you like in particular about yourself ?: my humor

·      What don't you like about yourself ?: the hair on my back (which isn't much but still...)

·      Where would you like to live ?: Ireland

·      Do you like tattoos / piercings ? Do you have any ?: I like tattoos and guess what, I got  some. :-)

·      If a fairy granted you the choice between Sporty Spice and Britney Spears to be all yours, whom would you take ?: Britney of course! I would trade her for a new computer...



5.) Musical Stuff


·      How did you get involved with music / sXe ? When I was around 7 years old I got in touch with punkmusic through a friend of the family. In 1995 I went to my first hardcore show and became Straight Edge right away.

·      Which instruments do you play ? guitar and bass.

·      Who gave life to / i / ? When was their first show ? That was Daniel, Mischa and me and the band was formed in march 2000. Our first show was 2 months after that and it was our releaseparty of the Split 7inch with High Hopes.

·      Who writes the lyrics and music in / i / ? I write all the guitar riffs and stuff and in the practice room we fix it together until a song is done. The lyrcis are written by Mischa, Boris  and me.

·      Releases ? We have a Split 7inch with High Hopes from Kentucky out on Broken Bones Records and a mcd with the tile "one word" on Let it Burn Records. In the near future there is going to be a CD / LP titled "regain serenity".

·      Who else is in / i / ? Mischa (drums), Daniel (bass), Boris (vocals) and Christian (2nd guitar)

·      What was the best and worst show you've ever played ? best: Southside Rebuilding Fest 2001 in Herrenberg near Stuttgart and the worst was our first show in Munich I would say...

·      Is there anything you like in particular about being on stage? When the crowd moves and sings along. Sounds clichee, I know, but the feeling is simply awesome!

·      Anything you hate ? When guitar strings break or when the guitars are out of tune and you don't recognize it.

·      What are / i / plans for the future ? Releases ? Tours ? "regain serenity" LP / CD in may or june, another 2 tours this year, one again on our own and one together with High Hopes, no Videos, sorry!

·      In case you can think of a good closing statement feel free to tell

  the world : Fuck, this was a damn long thing! I am tired as fuck now. Still thanks.


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