Episode 185: Stick Figure Suicide w/ Paul Suicyde
Stick Figure Suicide was a punk rock band from Milltown, New Jersey. The band was formed in 1997, and were part of the emerging emo-punk rock scene of the late 1990s in the Northeast. Their music has been described as a mastery of “old-school hardcore moves and hyperspeed tempos” with clean, precise, over-driven guitars, and they are classified as a blend of fast and melodic hardcore-punk, with lyrics that are occasionally humorous. They drew comparison to the music of the hardcore punk band Minor Threat, and even Against All Authority. Maximumrocknroll described their songs on the Road Kill EP Split with Mohawk Barbie as “displaying some pretty good energy of their own with their early ’90s style hardcore.
I got Paul on the Skype and this is what we chat about:
- How to develop a screaming voice
- Dave Smalley
- Trash this CD comp
- Slicing his hands up at their first show
- Vintage Vinyl
- Their drummer over selling them to get them on shows
- Their song Dred
- Playing with Anti Flag
- Getting in a fist fight
- The Road Kill EP
- Meeting Dave Smalley
- And a ton more
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