Imran Siddiqi (Broken Promises / Blinded By Truth)

 

 

 

 

1.) Statistical Stuff

 

   - Name:    Imran Siddiqi

    - Nickname:    Immy

    - Band:     Broken Promises + Blinded by Truth

    - Zine:     Black Orchid

    - Website :     http://hcdirect.cjb.net http://move/to/phoenixhc

    - Birthday:     07/12/82

    - Sign of the zodiac:    Sagittarius

    - Place of birth:    Brussels

    - Occupation:     Student

    - Residence:    Brussels

    - Shoesize:     43

    - Colour of eyes:    Dark brown

    - Colour of hair:     Black

    - Brothers or sisters:     One sister

    - Girlfriend:     Just got out of a relationship

    - Pets:    Nope

 

 

2.) Favourite Stuff

 

    - movie:     Lots

    - book:     Even more

    - animal:     Tiger

    - author:     Terry Pratchett

    - food:     Lots (vegetarian)

    - drink:     Dr. Pepper

    - t.v.show:     Simpsons

    - brand:     -

    - actor / actress:     Robert De Niro

    - number:     23

    - artist:     Dali

    - flower:    Orchid

    - fragrance:     My natural odors

    - best record ever:    Too many

    - stuffed animal:     Panda, gorilla, tiger, lion, doggy, seal, caterpillar,...

    - band:    ETown Concrete

    - label:     -

    - song:     -

    - country:     -

    - straigth edge band / song:    XbuildingX Ė "Coming Through"

 

 

3.) Various Stuff

 

    - First and last record you bought:     First = Bryan Adams. Last = Lengsel: Solace

    - Idol of your childhood / teenage years / nowadays:    Me

    - As a child what did you want to be when you're grown up?     Free

    - Favourite toy when you were a child:     GI Joes

    - Name any 3 persons (alive/dead) that you'd love to meet :     My great grand father, George Orwell, Nietzsche

    - 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?     My guitar and amp (provided there is SOME source of electricity), my UNBREAKABLE skateboard (provided there is a skatepark), the girl of my dreams.

 

 

4.) Personal Stuff

 

   - Your first kiss: When and with whom?    When I was very young with a girl in my class.

    - Your first time: When and with whom?    When I was a little older with my steady girlfriend.

    - What do you like in particular about yourself?     My compassion towards others.

    - What don't you like about yourself?     My stubbornness.

    - Where would you like to live?     In my mind.

    - Do you like tattoos / piercings? Do you have any?    Yes, I have a tattoo - revolution in Japanese symbols in the back of my neck, surrounded by 2 Xs.

    - First and last HC-show ever?     First = Clouded, Backstabbers (and others I canít remember)... Last????? Hopefully when I die.

    - If a fairy granted you the choice between Sporty Spice and Britney Spears to be all yours, whom would you take?    Britney.

 

 

5.) Musical Stuff

    - How did you get involved with music / sXe?    Through eventual contact with people in the scene.

    - Which instruments do you play?    Guitar and drums.

    - Who gave life to the bands you're playing in?    Broken Promises: Donít know - I only joined them after a long time! Blinded by Truth: My 2 guitarists and I started a ska-punk band called In the Fight, and we evolved into what we are now: Melodic death metal emo brutal beatdown core!

    - Who writes the lyrics and music in the band?     I write the lyrics and some music, my guitarist does the rest (BBT). In BP we all chip in!

    - Releases?     BBT: 6track CD Demo: Dreams of a Dying Sun. BP: MCD on Stick to the Core, 7" split with Watch it Fall on 'Alliance of Uprising Resistants', Full length 'Dying before the step' on Goodlife Recs.

    - Who else is in the band?     BBT: Fabio + Cedric = guitars, Greg = drums, Benoit = bass, Me = vocals. BP: Cedric + Me = guitars, David = drums, Pierre = Bass, Mael = vocals.

    - What was the best and worst show you've ever played?     BBT: Best = Louvain la neuve (tiny youth club - love that place). Worst = Wavre (big hall with only a few people and SHIT sound). BP: Best = DNA, can't remember a worst!

    - Is there anything you like in particular about being on stage?     Power! Everyone hears me.

    - Anything you hate about being on stage?    Everyone SEES me (and can hear my mistakes).

    - What are the bands plans for the future?     To take over the world.

    - In case you can think of a good closing statement feel free to tell the world.    Get in touch. ximranx@hotmail.com Thank you.