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3×3: The Harmed Brothers on Horchata, Hangovers, and Having Gold Bond on Tour

Apr 18, 2017

Artist: The Harmed Brothers
Hometown: We’re from all over, but based out of Portland, Oregon.
Latest Album: The Harmed Brothers
Personal Nicknames (or Rejected Band Names): The Spicy Boi’zzz
Ray Vietti: Donnie, The Cayenne Kid
Alex Salcido: Baby Gorgeous, Sal Pal, Horchata
Matt McClure: Mickey, Habenero Caballero 
Ryan Land: Randy, Black Pepper (fresh ground)
Tyler Giles: Giles Giles, Milky Pete
Milky Pete and Horchata keep us kewl

If you could go back (or forward) to live in any decade, when would you choose?
Ray: The ’50s
Alex: The ’80s
Matt: 1690s
Ryan: 1820s
Tyler: The ’70s

Who would be your dream co-writer? 

Tom Petty, Ryan Adams, Jeff Tweedy

If a song started playing every time you entered the room, what would you want it to be? 
Ray: “Silly Love Songs” — Wings
Alex: “Let’s Get It On” — Marvin Gaye
Matt: “Break Stuff” — Limp Bizkit
Ryan: “Crimson and Clover” — Tommy James and the Shondells
Tyler: “Set ‘Em Up Joe” — Vern Gosdin

What is the one thing you can’t survive without on tour?
Ray: Gluten Freedom
Alex: Laughter
Matt: Silence
Ryan: Gold Bond
Tyler: Milk

What are you most afraid of?
Ray: Hangovers 
Alex: Drowning 
Matt: Nothing and/or everything
Ryan: Not having Gold Bond
Tyler: A Cubs repeat 

Who is your favorite superhero?
Ray: Spidey
Alex: Superman
Matt: Batman
Ryan: Rambo
Tyler: Quailman

Pickles or olives?
Ray: Pickles
Alex: Pickles
Matt: Pickles
Ryan: Olives
Tyler: Olives

Which primary color is the best — blue, yellow, or red?
Ray: Blue
Alex: Blue
Matt: Blue
Ryan: Blue
Tyler: Red

Summer or Winter?
Ray: Summer
Alex: Summer
Matt: Winter
Ryan: Winter
Tyler: Winter

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