vixen LITA FORD was metal’s one and only bad girl. Rock n roll has seen
its share of female guitar slingers and singers from HEART’s WILSON
sisters to COURTNEY LOVE’s full on angst but FORD’s heavy metal thunder
was as sharp and jagged as the stiletto heels she sported. Hers was a
package made in heaven – a busty blond chick in heals with an axe to
grind and her six string assault was one that could put most male
players to shame. There weren’t any schematics for a young CARMELITA
ROSANNA FORD (CORRECTION:
I learned later that contrary to what WIKIPEDIA had stated at the time,
CARMELITA is not her name. It is simply LITA) to follow in
pursuing that often times elusive rock n roll
dream. She picked up her first acoustic guitar at seven and after
witnessing her first rock concert decided to go for something “…big and
beefy and mean sounding”. She found it in a GIBSON SG and in short
order was approached by KIM FOWLEY to join an all-girl band of his
called THE RUNAWAYS. For four years, she served as the bands lead
guitarist and shared the limelight and the tears with fellow band mate
and future BLACKHEART - JOAN JETT. When the band fizzled, LITA went
solo to prove to the world that she was a front woman and a guitarist
to be taken seriously. Initially, acceptance proved to be slow with the
albums OUT FOR BLOOD (1983) and DANCIN’ ON THE EDGE (1984). It wasn’t
until 1988 when the world would catch up with FORD’s vision. Her third,
MIKE CHAPMAN-produced album LITA was a gritty rock n roll gem that
boasted the breakout hit KISS ME DEADLY and the stirring OZZY OSBOURNE
duet IF I CLOSED MY EYES FOREVER. It was then that the British-born
FORD became an all-American, heavy metal icon. Sales remained
consistent with 1990’s STILETTO and 1991’s DANGEROUS CURVES but with
the advent of grunge and the rejection of anything metal in the
nineties, FORD’s 1995 release BLACK received a bruising reception.
Before the rock world could blink, FORD did the unexpected – she walked
away and stayed mum until now. LITA FORD – the metal queen – is back
with a whole new album and a whole new set of priorities. Armed with a
rock solid marriage to musical collaborator and former NITRO front man
JIM GILLETTE and raising two children, FORD is on the road promoting
her new release WICKED WONDERLAND – a delectable heavy metal stab at
polite society and political correctness. “When we made WICKED
WONDERLAND, it was something that we made because it was what was in
our hearts and not trying to appeal to society’s taste.” says FORD of
her latest offering “After we wrote and recorded the record, the hard
part was putting together a band and trying to find the right guys and
right rehearsals. We were trying to find the right people to live with
basically. That was pretty weird. We’ve hired and fired a few people
and that was the hardest part of everything – that and a couple of sore
ROCKWIRED spoke with LITA FORD and husband JIM GILLETTE over the phone
as they were on the road to New Orleans. Here is how it went.
How the hell are you LITA
LITA: BRIAN from ROCKWIRED! An American!
What do you mean?
LITA: It means I can understand you. I just
did an interview with a guy from Berlin, Germany and it was like
talking to somebody on the moon. It was really difficult. We’re driving
right now which is making it worse and there’s not a lot of cell phone
service here. Where are you calling from?
LITA: No way! We spent the night in
Get out of here! We could’ve had some drinks and done
LITA:We drove through town. We were coming
from Lake Tahoe. We drove down to Albuquerque and pulled over and spent
Where did you stay?
LITA: We stayed in a bus actually but we
pulled off on Coors Boulevard right at the beginning of town. The
driver went to a QUALITY INN or a LA QUINTA or something and we stayed
in the parking lot. Right now we’re cruising on our way to New Orleans.
What is it like to be on stage again after all of these
LITA: It is awesome. We did a show for
ROCKLAHOMA and that was kind of the welcome back show for me. You know
about the ROCKLAHOMA FESTIVAL? People were walking around the festival
like someone was there from a higher planet or a higher ground and I’m
thinking ‘Wow! Really? Cool! I wonder who it is?’ and then everyone was
like ‘LITA, it’s you, you ass! It’s you!’ After I heard that, I really
felt like a queen. The crowd was amazing. This massive tornado came
through ROCKLAHOMA and completely leveled two of the stages. They’ve
got three stages in ROCKLAHOMA. They have the main stage and they have
two side stages. The storm leveled the two stages on the side. The
lighting trucks were coming down and people were going to the hospital.
The dirt turned into mud. There was this huge torrential down pour and
I had to go onstage. This is my welcome back, right? I played for a sea
of umbrellas. It was pretty weird. There were tons and tons of cameras.
It was total insanity. Now, we’re doing the QUEENSRYCHE tour and we’re
actually a special guest on their tour. We play with QUEENSRYCHE on
stage. GEOFF TATE walks off the stage and I come on to start CRAVE –
one of our new songs – and QUEENSRYCHE plays it. Then JIM comes out and
sings background vocals on it and then we do PATRIOTIC S.O.B and when
JIM leaves, GEOFF TATE comes out and we sing IF CLOSED MY EYES FOREVER.
LITA: It’s really cool. It’s only really three
songs. It’s in the middle of their set and we’re the special guests.
It’s really badass.
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Now how easy or difficult was it to get back into the
swing of things musically after being away for a while?
LITA: Honestly, it was really a challenge
because we live in the islands. We have our own little island in the
Caribbean. We’re really isolated out there. We are away from television
and we’re away from radio. We’re really not into the new bands and we
don’t watch TV so we really weren’t aware of what was going on out
there. When we made WICKED WONDERLAND, it was something that we made
because it was what was in our hearts and not trying to appeal to
society’s taste. After we wrote and recorded the record, the hard part
was putting together a band and trying to find the right guys and right
rehearsals. We were trying to find the right people to live with
basically. That was pretty weird. We’ve hired and fired a few people
and that was the hardest part of everything – that and a couple of sore
How did this project evolve specifically? Where the
songs written over a lengthy period of time or specifically for WICKED
LITA: I had the itch to play rock n roll again
and I said to my husband ‘Let’s go on tour! Let’s go make some records
and make some songs and write some music!’ He sits around a while and
thinks about things and then all of a sudden he will see the picture
and when he does, its like there is no stopping him. He makes things
happen. We hooked up with GREG HAMPTON. CARMINE APPICE was the one who
hooked us up actually. The three of us put together WICKED WONDERLAND
in about six or seven months. I had a lot to say after being gone for
Where are you coming from as a songwriter these days?
LITA: The new stuff is uptempo and it’s got a
lot of energy. It also has a lot of depth to it. The production on this
album – which my husband JIM worked on – is very detailed. There is a
lot going on and it’s interesting to the ear. If you listen to it
carefully you are going to hear things the second time that you don’t
hear the first time like backwards vocals and different effects which
is very different for a LITA album. It’s not just bass, drums, guitar
and background vocals.
How do songs get written?
LITA: We come up with a riff and work with
it. JIM works PRO-TOOLS and GREG works with it also. We were able to
e-mail each other back and forth song ideas which was awesome because
we didn’t have to leave our house. GREG would come up with an idea and
zap it over to us and we would start writing lyrics and melodies to it.
Sometimes they’d be great and other times they could’ve used some
tweaking. With PRO-TOOLS you can cut and paste and move stuff around.
That was pretty much how the album was written. There is probably a lot
of subliminal heavy breathing on it and stuff like that.
It’s all about sex, you can’t avoid the heavy breathing.
LITA: Yeah that’s right! JIM says that’s the
pleasure of recording at home.
Is WICKED WONDERLAND the first time you’ve ever worked
with your husband?
LITA: Pretty much.
How is working with him different from everyone else
other than the obvious difference?
LITA: It’s completely different. Today’s
technology is different. It’s not the same old big old forty-eight
channel console and two-thousand-dollar-a-day studio bills and all that
crap. It’s all just sitting home in front of your computer with your
guitar and a little pod. It’s very simple. JIM learned how to use
PRO-TOOLS so he could record me. Me, I don’t know how to work that kind
of stuff. I’m so old school it’s ridiculous.
So it’s just a guitar and notebook for you?
LITA: Yeah. Definitely. That and a good vocal mic.
From the start of your career up until now, what has
been the biggest surprise for you? What didn’t you expect?
LITA: I’m the queen! I didn’t expect to still
be the queen. It’s good to be the queen! It’s great to be the queen! I
say that everyday of my life. In my interviews I say that fifteen years
ago, I left a pair of shoes sitting there unfilled, and I’m back
fifteen years later and the same pair of shoes are sitting there
unfilled. Why hasn’t anybody filled these shoes yet?
Since you bring that up, it seemed like in the eighties,
women were kind of on their way with rock music and it kind of ended
there at the same time. What are your thoughts on that?
LITA: There are a lot of women out there now.
There are probably more than we realize. I think they just haven’t
risen yet. I think we’re going to see a lot of chick bands coming up. I
know there are a lot of female vocalists but you don’t see any female
guitar players but I know they’re out there. They’re gonna rise up soon.
With that being said, there is one band that I really
want you to know about called SCARLET SINS
LITA: (To her husband) Hey JIM! Write down
SCARLET SINS, we’re gonna Google it. Are they a cover band?
No, they are all original, all girls and the lead singer
SYLVYA sings rough.
LITA: Aw wow!
She almost sounds like JAMES HETFIELD.
LITA: Wow! She sings like a dude. A long time
ago I had a dream when I was living on the island and not doing any
music that I was in an all-girl band and my name was KAY in the dream
and the name of the band was IF YOU SEE KAY – Hahahahahhhahaa!!!
I love it!
LITA: I woke up and I was like ‘Wow! That was
interesting!’ You know how you wake up and you forget your dreams and
you just brush them off? This one I kind of put on the backburner and I
thought one day, this is going to be something. (To her kids) Hey JAY
sit down! You’re gonna fall - My son is standing in the middle of the
bus playing a Les Paul as the bus is slopping from side to side.
So touring is a family affair. You bring the whole
LITA: I do.
Twenty years ago that was unheard of. Now, everybody
does it. Describe what that is like for you.
LITA: Oh my God! Can I swear?
LITA: This just happened today. This is the
longest drive that we’ve had on the tour so far so we’ve been on the
bus for quite a few days now. We drove all day yesterday. We left after
the show in Lake Tahoe and drove all through the night – twenty two
hours straight. We parked for ten hours and we’ve been on the bus since
eight a.m. this morning. Anyway, you can’t crap on the bus right?
LITA: No, you can’t. It’s got this septic
tank and it gets all clogged up and it makes the bus stink. I’ve got my
dogs with me so my twelve-year old comes up to me and he says “Mom!
We’ve gotta pull over, I’ve got to poop real bad!” For some reason, he
really had to go, so I came up with the idea of lining the bottom of
the toilet with one of the dog’s potty patches and told him to crap on
it and when he was done to throw it in a bag. So my twelve year old
goes in there and craps and he takes the potty patch out of the toilet
and throws it in the bag but he doesn’t close the bag. The bag is
sitting in the bathroom opened and the whole bus starts to smell. I’m
thinking ‘Oh my God! It reeks in here!’ My eight year old ROCCO is in
the top bunk and he has an ELMO puppet so he takes the ELMO puppet and
pokes it over the top of the bathroom door because he is up on the
bunk. The puppet is literally up against the ceiling. ELMO is peeking
over the door and my eight year old says in this ELMO voice ‘Hey
asshole! It smells like shit in here!’
Your twelve year old is never going to forgive you or me
LITA: He’s actually looking at me right now.
That was my day today. We also picked some cotton out of a cotton field
and that was educational. I’m like ‘JAMES, this is the shit they make
your underwear out of!’ and the kids are like ‘It’s got seeds in it!’
You know it’s funny that you should ask. We are really trying to make a
reality show. As a matter of fact, I’m gonna let JIM tell you about it.
We’ve been approached for quite a while to do a reality show, but I’ve
turned everybody down because of the editing. In a nutshell, if you
fart one time when the cameras are around you and they think that is
what is going to sell the show then they are going to rerun that fart
three or four times every episode for the entire season. Sometimes it
can be something funny like that but they could also get you on a bad
day and for an entire season you’re going to have the reputation of
being a hothead. We’ve had a lot of friends like the guy on THE
ULTIMATE FIGHTER TV show. We’ve talked to him and he says it’s nothing
like what you see. We want the portrayal to be real. Everyone we know
that is involved with reality television tells us the same thing. It’s
six weeks of filming twenty four hours a day just to get eight or ten
hours of film. They can make you look anyway they want in editing. One
guy on this one show looked like the biggest jerk for an entire season
and was actually the nicest guy in the house. Somehow, they pushed the
guy to a breaking point and they somehow made him look like a jackass
for the whole season. It’s whatever they think is going make their
ratings go up. We’re finally working with someone that wants to make an
honest portrayal. We would be involved. We would be a part of the
production company and would own part of the rights. We would control
the editing so that no one can make us look like assholes.
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bad no one was there when your twelve year old did a number two on the
You see? That would’ve been fun. We’ve got stuff like that going on all
the time. It’s an everyday thing here. No weird editing needed here.
working with your wife LITA.
We’re soul mates man. We got married two weeks after we met. We got
married on Friday the Thirteenth. Three years later on our anniversary
we had our first boy. We’re soul mates. We work together all the time
whether it’s with our boys and home schooling. We are probably the
tightest family on the planet. I’ve never seen anybody as tight as us.
For us it’s just normal. We’re best friends and people have said that
we’re like twins. We finish each others sentences. It’s kind of a weird
link that we have. I think people are wanting to hear some dirt but
that’s not the case. We recorded the album at the house and it was an
amazing experience for the both of us because back in the day – twenty
years ago – you were in a two-thousand-dollar-a-day studio. I don’t
care who you are or how big your are, two thousand bucks a day is a lot
of money and you just feel like you have to go in no matter what. If
you’re not feeling good, you bite you upper lip and go in anyway. If
you’re not feeling the vibe, you’re trying to force yourself into the
vibe. With LITA and I – if we started and the vibe wasn’t there, we’d
look at each other and go ‘let’s do it tomorrow!’ That was so cool!
We’ve never had that luxury. It was an awesome, loving, sexual, erotic,
guitar playing experience. It was great. On the song PIECE I told her
to give me a good GEORGE THOROUGHGOOD slide type of thing. She got the
Les Paul Junior out that is close to thirty years old. She broke out
her slide and went for it. We weren’t worried about wasting time in the
studio. We just tried stuff. We did want we wanted to do and we had no
pressure or some outside idiot telling us to do this or that.
(Singing to the tune of SWEET CHILD O’MINE) “She got thighs
of the largest size and flapjack sloppy tits!”
know you’re being recorded right?
Oh my God!!! No way Jose!!! I really love GUNS AND ROSES. My twelve
year old keeps playing that damn riff and he’s played it so much that
we’ve made up our own words to it.
the songs off of WICKED WONDERLAND, which ones stand out for you the
most and why?
like S.O.B., I like CRAVE and I like THE TRUTH and I like SACRED – that
one was written by my husband and it’s really from the heart. PATRIOTIC
S.O.B. – this whole thing with America now after this whole 9/11 thing
and doubts about what happened with it and who did it and why it
happened and we’ve got our first half-black President - things are
freaky right now. In America, we’ve got the best of everything. We’ve
got money, we’ve got warfare, we’ve got soldiers, we’ve got freedom of
speech – except on some radio stations. We’ve got beautiful women,
pornography, guns – we’re hot stuff so that’s PATRIOTIC S.O.B. It’s
pretty badass. CRAVE has got the coolest bass line. As soon as I hear
that bass line, if I’m driving my truck, all of a sudden my speed limit
goes up. It’ll go from forty to ninety or something like that.
Everybody I talk to says the same thing. They’ll look down at the
speedometer and all of a sudden, they are going over the speed limit. I
think that’s a good thing. This is what we want. You know the actress
SCOUT TAYLOR-COMPTON – the actress?
She plays me in the new RUNAWAYS movie and she came out to see us and
we were in Lake Tahoe and she drove out from Los Angeles which is like
a good eight hour drive. She stayed up all night the day before because
she had moved into a new house and didn’t get any rest but she still
drove out to see us and on the way home, I gave her the WICKED
WONDERAND CD and I said ‘Here, take this. It’ll keep you awake.’
talked about touring with QUEENSRYCHE. I never would’ve put the two of
you together because they are one of them ‘concept album’ bands and you
are straight ahead rock n roll.
QUEENSRYCHE is very different from anyone that I have ever known or
toured with. Playing with them is like being in a recording studio
every night. They are absolute perfectionists. When we come out on
stage you know that everything is going to be perfect. It makes me work
harder because I don’t want to be the one that is singing off-key or
playing the wrong guitar note. It’s wonderful touring with them. We’ve
got about four shows left with them and then we go up to New York City
to play WALL STREET. We’re ringing the closing bell at WALL STREET and
guess who the band is?
SISTER. DEE SNYDER won’t be there. He’s going to be doing something
else. From there we’re gonna fly to Phoenix where we’ll be doing
something with ALICE COOPER – A Christmas benefit show. I love ALICE
COOPER we actually recorded a song together once (ONLY WOMEN BLEED from
1990’s STILLETO) but I’ve always loved his stuff. Even my mom loved
ALICE. My mom was from Rome and she had this really thick Italian
accent and one time I took her to New York City. We were doing a music
awards show and it was huge – KEITH RICHARDS, TINA TURNER, DAVID BOWIE
– there were all of these massive stars walking around and then you had
me and my mom. I took my mom and I had to get my makeup done which took
about an hour and my mom got bored and wandered off and left me in the
make up chair. When I was done, I went to go look for her. And I found
her sitting on a couch with DAVID BOWIE. My mom passed away when she
was sixty-seven. She was a full-blooded Roman who was passionately in
love with my Dad but she loved DAVID BOWIE. When I found my mom she was
like ‘Oh LITA! I was just taking to DAVE. He wanted an orange juice.’
DAVID BOWIE was dressed in this beautiful suit and here I was dressed
in these leather pants that were cut off at the hips and this wacky hat
and a bra and DAVID BOWIE looks at me and looks at my mom and says ‘Is
this your daughter? Do you always let her dress like that?’ and my
mother says ‘Yeah DAVE, that is rock n roll!’ That’s my DAVID BOWIE
story. I think DAVID BOWIE reminded my mother of my father because they
were both British. I think that was why she was drawn to him.
the longest time, I never knew that you were form the U.K. You always
seemed so American to me.
I grew up in Los Angeles but I was born in England. I moved to Boston
when I was four and then to Dallas Texas when I was in first and second
grade and then when I was in third grade we moved to Los Angeles where
I lived out my life. And now we’re in the Caribbean.
did music begin for you? A girl picking up a guitar seemed like an
unlikely move back then.
I never thought about that. Sometimes you just do things and you’re not
thinking that there aren’t any girls doing this. I never understood why
they didn’t. It just didn’t make any sense. It’s not like you need a
lot of muscles or a penis or anything. You just pick it up and you play
it. You just need fingers, a heart, a soul and a crotch of some sort.
At age eleven, I started to play guitar. I really wanted to play. When
you’re a kid, you’ve just got to have it. You don’t even know why. For
me, it was an acoustic guitar. I saw my first rock concert when I was
thirteen. My cousin PAUL took me to my first rock concert and all of a
sudden, I didn’t want to play acoustic guitar anymore. I wanted
something big and beefy and mean sounding. I went to the hospital where
my mother used to work and I lied to the workers and told them that I
was sixteen and that I needed a job. I was actually fourteen and I
saved up enough money to get a Gibson SG. From there, I would plug into
my dad’s SONY reel-to-reel tape player and turn up the echo for effect.
I would go into the back house to play because my parents lived in the
front house and we had this guest house that I had turned into a little
studio. I’d stay out there and play guitar and my family would
encourage me. My dad would show up with a six pack of COORS sometimes
and hear me play. He got his fingers blown off during World War II so
that heavy metal sign where the two middle fingers are pulled down and
the two other fingers are pulled up? His fingers looked like that after
they were blown off in the war. He was naturally walking around with
these fingers. He’d show up to all of the gigs, stand on the tables and
talk to all of the girls.
THE RUNAWAYS your first band or were there other bands before that one.
No, THE RUNAWAYS were the very first band that I ever played in. They
had booked a show and they didn’t have any musicians. They had a
drummer SANDY WEST and they had JOAN JETT on guitar and I think that
was it at the time. They had heard that I played bass and they called
me up saying that they needed a bass player and I said ‘I don’t play
bass. I play guitar’ and they were like ‘We need one of them too!’ So I
thought okay then. I drove down to Hollywood which took about an hour
from Long Beach and I took out my gear and started jamming out with
SANDY the drummer. The first thing we played was HIGHWAY STAR from DEEP
PURPLE. You now the guitar solo on that one? I couldn’t believe that
SANDY knew it. That was my all time favorite band. I love the whole
band. The fact that she was playing drum patterns from DEEP PURPLE and
I was doing a guitar solo was just a match made in heaven. JOAN was
standing there with a thumb up her ass. She didn’t know what to do. She
didn’t know any of that stuff.
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looking back on it now, it seems like you girls came from different
FOWLEY was the one that put everything together. In regard to this
movie that is coming out – I don’t know if they’re going to capture it
properly. I’m a little freaked out about this movie because first of
all, I didn’t want to be in it. Second of all they didn’t use me
anyway. Third of all, I don’t think they captured the true light of THE
RUNAWAYS. I think it’s mostly going to be a story about JOAN and CHERIE
CURIE. I don’t know who is going to care much about that. There were so
many wonderful things that happened and so many experiences that we
went through that made us what we are and it influenced so many women
in rock today. I don’t think they are going to capture that on this
film. It makes me want to do my own film and make it a true rock film.
I think this one is going to be more about homosexuality and how they
think they got screwed over. How the hell did they get screwed over?
You know what I mean? They’re living legends for Godsake! I just don’t
there some animosity between you and JOAN. It sounds like there is.
You know what happened BRIAN? When I broke away from THE RUNAWAYS in
1980, JOAN and I were really good friends. We were like sisters. She
was always good to me and we never had a cross word and we never
argued. After THE RUNAWAYS broke up I decided to give her a call and
say hello and this man answers the phone – this evil, ugly frickin’ ‘No
you can not talk to JOAN’ man. “Who are you and what do you want and I
will have her call you when I’m ready!” It turned out to be her manager
(KENNY LAGUNA) and ever since then, he has created a war between me and
JOAN by saying things to promoters and saying things like “If you put
LITA FORD on that tour, you’ll never work with JOAN again!” He would
also go to songwriters and say “If you write for LITA, you’ll never
write with JOAN again!’ He did this with movie producers and publicist
and photographers. This man has tried to destroy me for the last thirty
years and I kept my mouth shut until now. I’m sick of his ass and JOAN
can kiss my ass for letting him do it. She and I were in one of the
greatest bands in the world, but this guy thinks that he was in it too
and he is out of his frickin’ tree. It’s terrible. After putting up
with this bullshit for thirty years, I am so tired of it. I’ve been
gracious enough to keep my mouth shut but as soon as I stepped off that
island and as soon as I tried to book a tour, he was on me. He has
called my publicist and my promoters. He is already trying to screw me
over. What’s really cruel is that we’re blowing his ass out of the
water. He’s afraid I’m gonna steal JOAN’s thunder and what is so stupid
is that we have a completely different audience. JOAN’s audience is
homosexual and my audience is straight, rockin’ – well some of them
might be a little homosexual – but hey. She plays glitter rock and I
play heavy metal. I’m not out to hurt her. I have no beef with her but
this guy insists on screwing with me. It’s ugly. I called JOAN to try
and bury the hatchet and her manager would not get her on the phone. I
could probably get the President on the phone faster than I can her.
It’s just retarded.
you got out of THE RUNAWAYS and started your solo career, how did that
It felt great because I was able to do what I wanted to do and not what
everybody else wanted me to do. I was around the people I wanted to be
around and not who I was forced to be around. I didn’t have to put up
with CHERIE’s drama and her showing up late and screwing the frickin’
management. I didn’t have to put up with any of that. It was so
dramatic, no wonder they ‘re going to make a movie out of it. I wanted
to be a female HENDRIX. I wanted to play lead guitar and sing vocals. I
wanted to be in a three piece band that was LITA FORD, bass and drums.
No keys and no second guitar. I wanted to play guitar and not some guy
in the background. I wanted people to know that it was me and at that
time it was really different. That was what I wanted and it paid off. I
kept you away from music?
Honestly, I got really bored with what I was doing. I started my first
album at sixteen and then at thirty-eight years old – which was
twenty-two years later – I had been touring the whole time and then I
became pregnant. I married JIM of Friday the thirteenth in 1994 and the
first thing he did was throw away my birth control pills. It took me
three years to get pregnant with JAMES and once I became pregnant, my
priorities shifted. I wanted to be a good mom. I had never held a baby
in my whole life. I didn’t know what to do with it.
She is the best frickin’ mom on the planet and I know that is a weird
thing for most people to imagine because of the rock star thing and the
crazy, sexy guitar playing. I’ll give you a normal day at the house –
bacon, eggs sausage, toast, waffles for breakfast. She cleans up the
kitchen, throws in a load of laundry, starts home schooling the kids
and gets them going, more housework and then makes us a big as lunch.
She is the most hands on wife, mom, school teacher. It’s the opposite
of what most people would think.
I just want you to know that you are getting our whole life story here.
know, I know but it’s going to be awesome. I just got one more question
for you. What do you want someone to come away with after they’ve heard
WICKED WONDERLAND? What would you like them to feel?
A huge erection and a wet crotch and if they are driving, hopefully a
rian Lush is a music
professional and entrepreneur. In 2005 he launched the
site Rockwired.com to help promote new music artists in conjunction
with the weekly radio show Rockwired Live which aired on KTSTFM.COM
from 2005 - 2009. In 2010 He launched the daily podcast series
Rockwired Radio Profiles which features exclusive interviews and music.
He has also developed and produced the online radio shows Jazzed and
Blue - Profiles in Blues and Jazz, Aboriginal Sounds - A Celebration of
American Indian and First Nations Music, The Rockwired Rock N Roll
Mixtape Show and The Rockwired Artist of the Month Showcase. In 2012,
Brian Lush and his company Rockwired Media LLC launched the monthly
digital online publication Rockwired Magazine. The magazine attracts
over 75,000 readers a month and shows
no signs of stopping. Rockwired Magazine also bares the distinction
of being the first American Indian-owned rock magazine. Brian Lush is
an enrolled member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe. Brian Lush's background
in music journalism, radio and podcast hosting, podcast production, web
design, publicity, advertising sales, social media and online
marketing, strategic editorial planning and branding have all made
Rockwired a name that is trusted and respected throughout the
independent music industry.