The Cheats PARS571

On episode 571, Pittsburgh’s sleaziest punk rock n’ roll band, The Cheats joined Bill to talk about their band, past bands, wishes and more.

Featuring music from: Dragline, Six Bar Break, The Cheats, Royal Honey, Rocky Dennis Face, 13 Saints, Unbroken Soul

Interview Segment 1 with The Cheats

  1. Where did your band name come from?
  2. Your band kind of takes the term regional/national act to a different level, tell us about your current line up. Where is everyone from and what part to they have in the band?
  3. Todd, having been in a couple of signed bands, what do you see as the advantages and disadvantages of being signed and/or DIY?
  4. With venues opening back up, which venues are you most excited to grace the stages at?
  5. What would you sell your soul to the Devil to get?
  6. If I was on tour with you, what would the sound track between shows sound like?
  7. If you could sit on a bench for one hour with a musical idol, what would you ask them?
  8. What is the writing process for The Cheats like?

Interview Segment 2

  1. Who is your Dave Grohl?
  2. You can play with any band in any location, who and where?
  3. If you could go back in time and follow 1 band around for a full year to learn from them, who and why?
  4. You get to take 2 other local bands with you on an international tour, who would you take?
  5. Tell me about an embarrassing moment that one of your band members had on stage.


About the Author
Bill is the owner of Build the Scene, Vice President of First Angel Media, and the "tech guy" behind Music from the 412. He has been working with local, independent bands since 1996. He currently offers the following services: Web Design & Development, Electronic Press Kit Design & Development, Concert & Promotional Photograpy, Radio, Streaming TV, & Podcast Airtime, & Artist PR & Marketing Bill is the host of the Pennsylvania Rock Show (Radio, Podcast, TV Show & Vlog), 3 Questions and a Song (Radio, Podcast & Vlog) & Friendly Fire (Live Radio Show). Bill is also the owner of Build the Scene Radio