Chip and the Charge Ups PARS675
Fresh off being voted “Best Rock Band” in the Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards in February, Chip & The Charge Ups released the album, entitled What Happened to the Boy Next Door? It features a noticeably harder-edged sound for the band. Chip & The Charge Ups celebrated the music drop with an album release party at the Hard Rock Café-Pittsburgh on Saturday June 3, 2023.
The album kicks off with “Paying Back the Devil,” a gritty, heavy rock tune that was released as a single in 2022 and was voted “Best Song” in the Pittsburgh Music Awards. “Paying Back the Devil” ushered in a new era for Chip & The Charge Ups, blending a more metallic influence alongside their trademark poppunk stylings…
Interview Segment 1 Chip & The Charge Ups
- With the release of, “What Happened to the Boy Next Door”, you’ve had a pretty busy month or so. Let’s talk about a few of the things that have been going on, from 10/10 reviews, performing live on KDKA today,
- Getting your song Paying Back the Devil into regular rotation on DVE… there’s a lot going on in your camp right now.
Interview Segment 2
- Tell us about the song, “Sideways Middle Finger“, please.
- What is the biggest reason that you guys go out and support so many other local musicians?
- What is coming up next gig-wise for you?
- If you could invite any 4 people in the history of the world to dinner (one musician), who would you invite and why?
Interview Segment 3
- Who is your Dave Grohl?
- What is a non-standard venue that Chip & the Charge Ups should play at?
- What is the best pizza that you’ve had because you’re a musician?