Although they’ve been in the band for over a year now, we have neglected to introduce our “newest” band members Zane DeVault (drums) and Aaron Ekins (bass guitar). We thought it might be interesting to have them tell you a little about themselves:
Where did you grow up?
[Aaron] Spread Eagle, Wisconsin….yup, Spread Eagle, Wisconsin……when I left the population dropped by 20%
[Zane] Jackson, MI
What is the first instrument you played and how did you start playing it?
[Aaron] Piano, my mother made me.
[Zane] Recorder at school in 3rd grade
What is the first album you bought?
[Aaron] Quiet Riot-Metal Health……..epic
[Zane] Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
Who are your biggest influences?
[Aaron] Pink Floyd,Â John Kerry,Â Bob Dylan, my mother
[Zane] Spiritualized – Wedding Present – Stone Roses
What do you like most about making music?
[Aaron] The body buzz…….total relaxation
[Zane] Being with cool people and making something beautiful
What do you dig about being an Icicle?
[Aaron] Rehearsal, recording, gigging ,touring, everything
[Zane] Adventure touring
If you had a theme song what would it be?
[Aaron] The Impossible Dream, not that I actually do any of those things but I’m brought to tears every time I think of the lyrics.Â Oh Oh…here they come.
[Zane] Vader”™s Theme from Star Wars
What is your favorite Icicle outfit?
[Aaron] Let’s see…….I think I’ll have to go with the red one.
[Zane] Red (I don”™t think I even have any others)