Simon (Cataract)





1.) Statistical Stuff


·      Name:    Simon

·      Band:     Cataract

·      Birthday:     4.2.71

·      Sign of the zodiac:     Aquarious

·      Place of birth:     Münsterlingen

·     Occupation:     Product Manager Internet

·      Residence:     Uster

·      Shoesize:     pffffffff....10 I guess

·      Colour of eyes:     green/brown

·      Colour of hair:     brown

·      Brothers or sisters:     nope!

·      Girlfriend:     Eva-Maria

·      Pets:     nope!


2.) Favourite Stuff


  - movie:     dead poets society

  - book:     tons...

  - animal:     cow

  - author:     tons...

  - food:     mexican

  - drink:     coke

  -     tons...

  - brand:     nike

  - actor / actress:     Robert de Nero

  - flower:     none!

  - best record ever:     tough one...I guess Slayer "Raining Blood", Judge „Bringing it down“ and U2 "The Joshua Tree"

  - band:     at the moment...Killswitch Engage. All time...Slayer

  - label:     Ferret Music

  - song:     "Life would be painless" by the God Machine

  - country:     burma

  - straigth edge band / song:     Judge - „Fed up“



3.) Various Stuff


       - Hobbies:     Music, Family, Friends

  - First and last record you bought:     1st...Abba-best of, I guess...last...Martyr cd          - Idol of your childhood / teenage years / nowadays: father. Teenage years...Terminator / Henry Rollins...Nowadays...No one really anymore, I like Henry Rollins a lot and Ian McKaye

       - As a child what did you wanna be when you’re grown up?:     Teacher

       - Favourite toy when you were a child:     My Soccer Ball

       - Name any 3 persons (alive/dead) that you’d love to meet :     Henry Rollins, Mel C and Jeffrey Dahmer

       - Do you consider yourself a spiritual person?   Nope!

       - 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 girlfriend and her son, CD-Player and records


4.) Personal Stuff


       - Your first kiss: When and with whom?   12 I guess with some girl called Jaqueline...

        - Your first time: When and with whom?   14 with one of my teacher... (Which school did you go to? - Stefan)

       - What do you like in particular about yourself?   My will to finish something and the open sight on things I have

       - What don’t you like about yourself?   My temper!

       - Where would you like to live?   Spain or US

       - Do you like tattoos / piercings?   I love tattoos. Piercings are over...

       - Do you have any? Yes I have tons of tattoos and one piercing left... 

       - If a fairy granted you the choice between Sporty Spice and Britney Spears to be all yours, whom would you take?   Mel C no doubt about that!!!!!!


5.) Musical Stuff


       - How did you get involved with music / sXe?   With Music at the age of 8 through my cousin... SxE ‘87 through SxE people from Zurich that gave me the Gorilla Biscuits 7"

       - Which instruments do you play?     Guitar

       - Who gave life to Cataract? When was your first show?   Cataract was born through me, Greg and Ricky in August 1998. First Show 12/21/98.

       - Who writes the lyrics and music in Cataract?    All of us, honestly. Everybody, except for Greg wrote lyrics on the record and everybody participates in writing songs...

       - Releases?     Demo 98, MCD 99, Several Comp Tracks (JTTP, Can't stop this train / Inside View Magazine / Overcome Mailorder), 7" 99, CD/LP 00/01.

       - Who else is in Cataract? Ricky-drums, Greg-guitar, Chris-vocals, Michi-bass

       - What was the best and worst show you've ever played?   Best Show I guess on our lst tour in Nünchritz and 10/31 with Boysetsfire in Munich...Worst,5/3 with Reach the Sky I guess.

        - Is there anything you like in particular about being on stage?     Yes, to express myself and totally freak out!

        - Anything you hate? If we are not as good as I wish...

        - What are Cataract's plans for the future? Releases? Tours?     Writing new songs for future releases, short Tour in Europe again, US Tour and again writing songs for the 2nd CD.

   - Porn movies....?   You wish...:o)

         - In case you can think of a good closing statement feel free to tell the world.     Get our CD on Ferret and the Vinyl on Lifeforce / Impression Music. Don't let jelousy take control over your band / life / interests and support your friends / bands.