OK, Biffy Clyro did a webchat from an Internet Cafe in Glasgow on 13th June 2002. There were about 30 people there, and what follows is the transcript, edited to put the answers next to the questions. I got cut off in the middle so there is a bit missing. If anyone has this bit please can you let me have it?

< Sarah > y arent u comin to scotland with hell is for heros??
< Ben > SARAH - glasgow gig.... yes .... date unconfirmed
< Ben > july
< jimbo > hello sarah, how are you. i think we might be coming to glasgow on the hellisforheroes tour, maybe at the end of july, hopefully.
< themuffinman > how pissed were you at the astoria gig!!!!
< Ben > THE MUFFIN MAN - steaming :)
< anchovie > si you're always clobbering your guitar, have you ever smashed one?
< Si > hello anchovie i've never smashed my guitar. ive only got the one
< Tom > Being recognised/autographs 'n' stuff- love or hate, or neither...?
< jimbo > hi tom. we don't really get recognised or anything apart from when we're on stage. as for signing autographs and shit, well we're totally up for it, otherwise we wouldn't do it.
< ailsa > marmite: love it or hate it?
< Ben > AILSA - LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!
< Sarah > do u actually make any money?
< Ben > SARAH - we're millionaires
* Ben giggles loudly
< mayonaise > when are you coming in france again?
< Si > hello mayonaise, i like your taste. we'll hopefully be in france around september time
< gdm > whats ur favourite Aereogramme song?
< Ben > GDM - post tour... OR motion
< onelinedrawing > far, best band ever?
< Ben > onelinedrawing - Quite possibly
< jimbo > hi onelinedrawing, yes.(far are the best band in the world)
< coliander > when u played the Blue Nightclub gig in Inverness a while back, what did u think of the crowd?
< Si > coriander, i thought the crowd were nuts in inverness. we'd love to play there again soon. so hopefully it'll happen
< Si > you guys RAWK!
< Si > ;)
< Ben > COLIANDER - Brilliant... better than we could have expected!!!!
< jimbo > hey coliander, the gig in inverness was excellent, the crowd were amazing, and we'd had a great tour, so it was great to finish with a cool gig.
< lemon_coke > how do you like your k-swiss/1/1/
< Ben > LEMON COKE - Better than lemonade AND coke!
< lemon_coke > YEAH GO BEN!! it kicks ass and so do u !!
< Sarah > do u like fanta??
< Si > I LOVE Fanta but its got to be orange fanta
< gdm > whats ur favourite venue in Glasgow?
< jimbo > gdm. our favourite venue in glasgow is tut's. i deon't really think that's a difficult question for us. you'd better try harder.
< aus_boy > i tried to buy a ticket for the london gig at the garage but they didn't know anything about the show?? < Si > aus_boy you should be able to get a ticket for the show now
cool, can't wait for the show! saw you guys on australian tv in april, been waiting to see you since i got to london town...
< onelinedrawing > if you's play the states, please please, please, please, please, please play Minneapolis
< Ben > We'll be in minneapolis next week
< Ben > promise
< Ben > the record is released in august in the US... august 6th
< Tom > What bands did y'like where y'were teeny?
< Ben > TOM - dire straits!
< Ben > and michael jackson
< stuart_d2fm1 > can you guys play breatheer live anytime soon? pleeese?
< Si > death to false metal... we'd like to do a show where the fans choose our setlist
< stuart_d2fm1 > yeah, that'd kick ass
< Sarah > i have never seen u live but i still love the music!!
< Sarah > COME TO FIFE PLZ!!
< jimbo > hey sarah we'd love to come to fife. but is there anywhere to play?
< Sarah > do u know kirkcaldy??
< lemon_coke > emm rothes halls??!?
< Ben > sarah - of course we do
< Sarah > probably not many places it sux but u can find somewhrer!
< lemon_coke > (in fife)
< jimbo > rothes hall? mmm.
< Tom > Come to Fife and try some spontanious rooftop gigs, that'd go down well ;-)
< Sarah > yeah, rothes halls
< Sarah > FIFE FIFE FIFE FIFE FIFE FIFE
< lemon_coke > TOM, u from fife?
< Ben > sarah - are you a fan of sandy
< ailsa > SANDY ROCKS.
< Sarah > sandy???
< lemon_coke > WE HATE SANDY
< Davie > PJ is da best
< ailsa > nooo!
< Fiona > Big Brother is great
* themuffinman jade = helen
< jimbo > pj sucks
< ailsa > no, jade sucks pj!
< Ben > Alex is a hoot!
< Davie > pj rocks
< Tom > Aye, I'm from Fife, sir.
< ailsa > {i'm sorry. that was dirty.}
< Ben > jade deserves to bleed from the eyes
< Sarah > oh big brother!!! i dotn watch it
< lemon_coke > whereabouts in fife tom?
< Fiona > Alex and his moaning makes me laugh
< Tom > Kirkcaldy!
< ailsa > alex is funny.
< sally > Is it true that you all have a tattoo of the Biffy Clyro logo? If so, Where are your tattooes and do you have any others?
< Si > we've all got biffy clyro tatooes
< sally > where?
< Si > on the biff'n'bridge
< Ben > we will have more tatoos soon...
< Ben > remember.... Tour with Hell Is For Heroes in july.... J.D.I/TTT out July 15th and Reading Leeds confirmed.... check website for details
< jimbo > :o)
< gdm > Who do u want to win the world cup?
< jimbo > scotland
< Si > spain
< monthekillie > Do you guys hate those cunts in Icaris Line for dissing you?
< Si > yes
we hate the icarus line
< jimbo > yes we HATE THE ICARUS LINE
< monthekillie > good, they suck ass
< Si > we're gonna spray paint their tour bus with the word 'dicks'
< Ben > ohhh yes
* themuffinman icarus line are shit so how can they talk
< Sarah > so wat is simons fav band??
< Si > my fave band would be pearl jam
< sally > Have you ever been heckled? Whats the worst heckling you've had and how did you respond to it?
< Ben > Sally - worst heckling... we had someone shout Gavin Rossdale at si once... < jimbo > hey stuart. how is it going?
< stuart_d2fm1 > not bad man, how's things with you
< stuart_d2fm1 > saw ya in glasgow a wile ago....must have been with ure girlfriend
< jimbo > yes stuart, perhaps you're right.
< stuart_d2fm1 > what you guys been up 2?
< jimbo > we've had a bit of time off, just practising and shit. but we're gonna be back out soon with hellisforheroes. can't wait. we got the single coming out, reading ,leeds, gig on the green.
< stuart_d2fm1 > excellent.........can't wait for the tour.........i'll be at nottingham.......sheffield..........thursden or however ya say it and wolverhampton oh and glasgow as well!!
< sally > thurrock Stuart
< stuart_d2fm1 > cheers sally!
< ailsa > my mum likes you. she says hello.
< jimbo > we like her too.
< Si > alisa your mum rules!
< ailsa > hehe... i'll tell her that
< ailsa > she smoked with jimmy eat world. haar.
< Ben > What bands do you all like??
< gdm > idlewild
< mayonaise > muse
< monthekillie > rufio
< gdm > aereogramme
< sally > NEO
< onelinedrawing > sunny day real estate
< aus_boy > thursday
< Fiona > Reuben!!!
< Sarah > i love the vadals and the ataris
< anchovie > smashing pumpkins, atari teenage riot and napalm death!
< Ben > Fiona - reuben are excellent... they ROCK
< onelinedrawing > thursday are ace
< ailsa > hurrah for thursday
< probably_abacus > hurrah
< themuffinman > MAD CAPSULE MARKETS!!!!
< Fiona > Reuben do indeed rock like garndma's, you met them?
< themuffinman > thursday RAWKW
< ailsa > i love jimmy eat world. ee. and not just since the middle. grrr.*is bitter*
< ailsa > i am the girl who's never seen biffy live because of my damn boarding school which thank god i've left.
< Ben > we'll come play your school... :)
< Si > we'll come and play at your boarding school
< ailsa > aw. youre so cute and emo.
< Sarah > play at our school!! balwearie high school in kirkcaldy!!
< lemon_coke > PLEASE PLAY AT OUR SCHOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
< gdm > went to see aereogramme at king tuts this week? did u guys manage to go
< Ben > We were in coventry last saturday
< sally > Ben:so were we
< anchovie > i saw you in coventry! twas ace!
< probably_abacus > i had wanted to see you in coventry but i live in Bath
< mayonaise > don't you think about holidays sometimes?
< Ben > mayonaise - absolutely!
< Michael > hav u filmed any vidoes b4
< Ben > michael - yes...
< Ben > for justboy and 57
< Michael > cool
< Michael > just boy is my fav song
< mayonaise > i love your hair Si
< Si > thanks
< jimbo >hey this fun, but somebody gotta ask us some challenging questions
< which_shows_are_hifh_headlinin > answer my name!!
< Si > yet to be decided
< sally > Matty, ask James something challenging for gods sake
< Si > we're gonna discuss that with hell is for heroes
< Ben > which_shows - alternating dates... a fight in the carp park will decide
< Ben > car park even
< Ben > fuck
< sally > lol @ Ben :):)
< sally > carp park was funnier Ben
< ailsa > if you could see any band/artist play, still together or not, what would it be?
< jimbo > i think if could see any band playing it would probably be.....the red house painters
< Si > the red house painters
< themuffinman > if you were a simpsons character which one
< ailsa > you can take a simpsons character test somewhere
< Ben > OTTO!
< themuffinman > otto indeed
< aus_boy > what cd is in your stereo at the moment?
< Si > weezer - maladroit
< Si > and kraftwerk
< Si > its a double CD
< Ben > blind melon
< Ben > and rancid
< ailsa > wow, real variety there
< ailsa > hee
< ste-c > James - I heard you were working with seafood - true?
< Si > No we werent working with seafood
< Ben > seafood...?
< Ben > where did you hear that?
< Si > where did you hear that?
< sally > they were eating seafood
< jimbo > yeh as in tuna fish, carp etc..
< jimbo > all night long..
< ste-c > just a rumour
guys, what do u think of "mosh pits"?? do u think they distract u from playing at all?
< Ben > mosh pits - as long as people aren't over violent
< Si > mosh pits are cool as long as nobody gets hurt
< ailsa > i hate crowdsurfers. rrr.
< xidox > k.. i think theyre kinda disrespectful of the band
< ailsa > i got my nose broken at a gig in march by a crowd surfer and i missed half of my favourite band.
< monthekillie > Is 'Mon The Bifaaaaaay' becoming dedious now??
< Ben > what is dedious ? :)
< Fiona > yeah, is 'Up the Clyro!' better
< Ben > kidding...
< Ben > no.
< monthekillie > boring
< Ben > we LOVE IT!
< themuffinman > up the clyro!!!!!
< probably_abacus > jay says hi, he is scary mary
< Fiona > its great
< stuart_d2fm1 > MON THE BIFFY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
< ailsa > yess hahaaaaaaaa.
< probably_abacus > jay cant get on the message board but he says hi
< jimbo > hey jay, thanks for coming to coventry, hope your exams went well.
< Fiona > nah, I prefer UP THE CLYRO!!!
< anchovie > "huzzah for the biffy chaps!" - doesn't have the same effect really!
< sally > lol at anchovie
< which_shows_are_hifh_headlinin > how long are yours and HIFH's set going to be?
< Si > about 45 mins each
< onelinedrawing > England v Denmark - predictions please
< jimbo > denmark 10 england 0
< Si > denmark and beckham to get a serious injury to his lower abdominal region
< stuart_d2fm1 > what do you guys think of thisGIRL?
< Si > what we've heard is great
< ste-c > Another single off BS - your choice or Beggars?
< Si > our choice was to put toys on the single
< Si > to make it worth the fans while to buy it
< stuart_d2fm1 > toys kicks soooo much ass!!!
< ste-c > not complaining - just interested.
< monthekillie > toys toys toys is the dogs balls by the way
< Sarah > hey, u should com to the toll centre and check out the local "talent!"
< jimbo > what's the toll centre
< Sarah > its a place in burntisland where a few young bands play every band
< Sarah > every month even
< jimbo > i'm sorry i don't even know where burntisland is.
< Sarah > its a couple of miles from kirkcaldy
< ailsa > my cat doesnt seem to appreciate my blasting joy.discovery.invention from my cd player. everyone poke her.
< Si > pokes cat
* anchovie pokes ailsa's cat
< ailsa > thank you.
< ailsa > hopefully thatll teach her to appreciate good music ;)
< Fiona > Hmm.... I think you should arrange to do a gig with Reuben at the West End Centre... that would be incredible... ahhh...
< Ben > fiona - if we have time :)
< Fiona > It would be a dream gig :D
< mayonaise > when will the second album be released?
< Ben > mayo - second album - no idea!
< themuffinman > what day are you at reading
< Ben > muffinman- the sunday
< themuffinman > do you like the cooper temple clause
< ailsa > aaah! evil cooper temple clause, evilllllllllll
< Si > we are great friends with TCTC
< jimbo > yes. we LOVE THE COOPERS.
< Si > and they rock
< ailsa > {i'm sorry. haar.}
< Ben > ailsa- not very nice!
< ailsa > i'm sorry *flutters eyelashes*
< themuffinman > whats theyre best song
< probably_abacus > was there ever a fight between you and TCTC?
< ailsa > i just dont like them. hehe.
< Si > yeah ailsa be nice we poked yr cat for ya
< Fiona > I got the album the other day, I didn't think it was amazing, but I love Who Needs Enemies? so all is forgiven
< jimbo > a fight. what do you mean. we're pacifists.
< monthekillie > NMe - cocks or utter cocks?
< Ben > NME - UTTER COCKS
< themuffinman > they gave you 6/10
< themuffinman > pah
< ailsa > pfft
< ailsa > though thats good for nmfookine
< probably_abacus > we should start a biffy rebelion against NME
* jeremy is AWAY (my first baby was born yesterday! what should we call it? its a boy ).
< Si > you should call it engel reekie
< Ben > Jeremy - call it just.. justin :)
< ailsa > call him alex.
< tofu_shoes > what chapter of all the way down is that u've been playing??
< Ben > tofu- 2
< Si > sarah you been to any biffy gigs?
< Sarah > nope, never had the chance
< themuffinman > dont you love germans
< Ben > muffinman - i didn't used to but i love them now... the nicest people in europe
< monthekillie > What was the best date on your Euro tour?
< Ben > best date was hamburg
< Sarah >well, after i heard about u that is
< ailsa > i've never been toany biffy gigs cos of school :( {i used to go to a boarding one}
< Fiona > me neither :( But hopefulyl I'll get to the Reading gig and Reading Festival
< Fiona > so yay
< Ben > ailsa- an all girl boarding school?
< ailsa > yeh
< ailsa > but i swing both ways, so thats alright ;)
< sally > Ben you perv
< jimbo > an all girl boarding skool. where is it ? we wanna come.
< ailsa > york! and i'veleft now anyway, it was awful
< onelinedrawing > lesbians are sweet
< Ben > onelinedrawing - i agree
< Sarah > wat is with men and lesbians??
< ailsa > but lesbians arent interested so what would the point be?!
< onelinedrawing > 4 breasts in 2 hands, the possibilities are endless
< Si > wir haben Kopke und was habt dir
< mayonaise > a little word in french?
< Sarah >wat that mean? i know its german!
< themuffinman > ich liebe deutschland, aber es ist ganz schlimm dass sie sind im world cup
< Si > mais oui.
< jimbo > je ne regrett rien
< Si > not much
< tofu_shoes > je suis un passion
< Michael > juis suis aller ou cinema?
< ailsa > stop speaking french, darn you *pouts*
< probably_abacus > what day on reading? sorry
< Ben > READING - SUNDAY!!!!!!
< themuffinman > what time on sunday
< Ben > AROUND 6-ISH
< Sarah > i would love to go to reading or leeds
< probably_abacus > im going on Saturday and was hoping you'd play then
< anchovie > how parallel is the world of biffy to that of Spinal Tap?
< Ben > amps to 11
< Si > its the majesty of rock
< Ben > amps to TWELVE
< Si > the mystery of roll
< themuffinman > lick my love pump!!!!!
< Si > the chiming of a clock
< anchovie > none more black! \m/
< Si > the scoring of a goal
< probably_abacus > oh Bollocks
< jimbo > is this a joke?
< Si > we're in this together
< Ben > WHERE DO YOU GUYS KEEP YOUR CUMCUMBERS
< Sarah > in a fridge
< Michael > in my greenhouse
< Fiona > eh?
< themuffinman > here
< anchovie > in a cumcumbery of course!
< ailsa > *stifles a snigger*
< Si > in my greenhouse
< monthekillie > in the supermarket < Ben > fiona- you need to see spinal tap
< monthekillie > cucumbers are evil
< Fiona > ahhh
< ailsa > we got to watch spinal tap in geography once
< probably_abacus > james-jay told me to tell you he only has 3 exams left Ben is a combination of three people...
< tofu_shoes > is travis perkins named after the company travis perkins?
< Sarah > any1 else scottish in here?
< stuart_d2fm1 > MEEEE
< tofu_shoes > yup
< ailsa > from edinburgh
< Sarah > good
< Fiona > Yeah! I keep seeing the Travis Perkins lorries and they always make me laugh
< probably_abacus > southern i'm afraid
< themuffinman > im english :
< ailsa > scottish people- where in scotland?
< Si > yeah we're scottish
< jimbo > wow, i guess i don't envy jay, i couldn't imagine having to do an exam. fuck that.
< themuffinman > oh well
< Michael > STOKE woo hoo
< Sarah > i know u's r!!
< probably_abacus > i have 7 a levels left. Biology sucks
< Ben > i was in a travis perkins YARD two days ago buying two floats!
< Ben > i win!
< Fiona > I have 4 exams left...
< Sarah > fife is the best even though it sucks
< Sarah > and has no good shops
< Ben > a levels??
< Fiona > Biology does suck
< jimbo > a levels, i think i'd rather do a d level.
< probably_abacus > 7 a level exams. 3 a levels
< mayonaise > last movie seen?
< Si > last movie i saw was star wars
< Ben > star wars
< themuffinman > did you REEALLY GET your name from a cliffy biro:
< Ben > muffinman - yes...no....yes...no..yes..no
< which_shows_are_hifh_headlinin > _10HOW LONG WILL HIFH'S SET BE??
< Ben > 45 MINUTES!!!!!!!
< jimbo > 37.5 mins
< jimbo > to the nearest million
< Sarah > any1 wanna com and c spiderman with us 2moro nitw??
< tofu_shoes > what did u think off aotc? to much computers i though
< Ben > tofu - FANTASTIC
< ailsa > i will! *doesnt know you*
< Matty_Jetman > Already seen it
< Si > might be there
< ailsa > i will, i'm lovely :D and slightly insane
< monthekillie > Who is the worst band you have played with?
< Si > a simple minds tribute band in lincoln
< probably_abacus > ben and james- i share your birthday, sorry i'm just chuffed about that
< jimbo > it's a cool birthday to have. the day of rock
< ailsa > i dont know anyone with the same birthday as me. sob.
< Ben > ailsa- when is your birthday?
< ailsa > 22nd january.
< Ben > ailsa - marmite .. love it
< monthekillie > And which band member from a band you have played with was a total tosser?
< jimbo > ben from biffy
< Ben > rivers cuomo
< monthekillie > is rivers a bit of a dick?
< Si > rivers..... well he has his own tourbus
< sally > do Si and Ben actually have a computer?
< Si > yes ive got a computer here
< Si > but im just not using it
< sally > have you been on irc before?
< Si > not on irc!
< mayonaise > who do you prefer between the strokes and the hives?
< Si > the strokes have better songs but the HIVES are COOLER
< Fiona > strokes, although the more I hear of hives the more I like them
< Michael > The Hives rock
< Fiona > I always feel like a gooseberry
< jimbo > how does a gooseberry feel ? < probably_abacus > upset, leftout and stupid
< rustysky > oh, is it true you guys are coming to bristol?? one of my friends ran upto me in school today
< Si > we're playing the bierkeller
< Si > we think
< rustysky > can i get in , im 17?
< Si > rustysky do you look like an old 17 year old
< ailsa > do you bite your nails?
< jimbo > actually i never bite my nails.
< Ben > ailsa- myself and Si do... james doesn't
< Si > i eat/bite all my finger nails
< Michael > wot song do u open wiv on ure set?
< jimbo > it's a surprise.
< Michael > tell us!!!!!
< Ben > surprise :)
< Michael > IS IT A SINGLE THEN?
< themuffinman > do you know/like oceansize
< jimbo > we know/love oceansize
< Ben > we love oceansize
< themuffinman > gooooood oceansize rock
< jimbo > oceansize actually just signed to beggars today.wow.
< monthekillie > Any chance of a bit of Travis Perkins when you next play Glasgow?
< Si > no chance of any travis perkins
< stuart_d2fm1 > what about BREATHEHER???????????
< monthekillie > anychance of iname then?
< sally > why no chance of any travis perkins Si?
< Ben > gav - about as much chance of that as england winning the world cup
< tofu_shoes > why no travis perkins???
< Ben > god no!
< stuart_d2fm1 > please?
< Fiona > Yeah, I like Travis Perkins
< monthekillie > i havn't seen you's play iname since a gig at the 13th note about 3 years ago, i WANT IT
sally wants Yearn
sally wants Yearn bad..why don't you record it?
< probably_abacus > do you hope for chart success
< Si > yes we hope for chart success but its not that important to us
< Michael > will u dign my album sleeve at the wolverhampton gig
< Ben > michael - of course we will
< Michael > CHEERS
< rustysky > oh breathe her, could you guys tell me the chord changes?? i know its a bugger, but i sang it to my girlfriend and wouls be awesoem to play it
< Si > rustysky come up and talk to us at a gig. its too hard to explain chord changes right now
< rustysky > no worries mate
< Diamond > Sorry I've only just got here so this may have been asked. What do you think of some of the music press attitude towards you. They really don't seem to see what your doing-which kinda leads to my next question-do you realise how influential your music has been for so many in such a short period of time
< Ben > diamond - the music press... the music press rock and suck at the same time...
< Ben > MOOMIN and BROKEN VIOLIN ROCK
< Fiona > good question from Diamond! *small round of applause*
< Diamond > thank you
< Ben > we don't really know how influential we've been!
< ailsa > trust me. very.
< Si > r we influential?
< ailsa > yes.
< Fiona > Well, I'd say your one of the most orginal bands I've heard for ages
< Fiona > and in that way quite influential
< jimbo > we feel frustrated by the way the press have treated us, but none of us joined a band to get good or bad press we wanna play shows, and make songs.
< rustysky > you guys areawesome, i got all my mates onto you
< Si > thanks very much fiona
< Ben > fi- you Rock
< Fiona > :d
< Fiona > ;D
< Fiona > :D
< Fiona > wahoo, got it right
< monthekillie > Rock Sound like you's
< Ben > gav - of course they do
< Ben > diamond geezer :)
< mayonaise > what will you give to your dad on father's day?
< ailsa > shit! when is father's day?
< Si > id like to give my dad some bubblewrap
< probably_abacus > can you give us backstage passes
< Ben > bring some boarding school girlfriends and certainly get passes!
< sally > Ben you perv
< ailsa > :p i will!
< probably_abacus > i've used to go to a girls school
< probably_abacus > left now though
< ailsa > so did i, boarding one, lol
< ailsa > hehehe.
< Fiona > I'd bring my girlfriend(s) if I can get backstage passes!
< probably_abacus > are you looking forward to touring?
< Si > we cant wait to go touring
< monthekillie > Were you guys flattered that Taproot gave you's a great review in Kerrang?
< Ben > gav - YES!!!
< Ben > sooo flattered!
< Matty_Jetman > Are fanzines/webzines more important than the mainstream music press
< jimbo > yah

< Ben > matty - yes < Si > yes coz fanzines keep it at a ground level and they help spread the world and are a lot more loyal and honest
< themuffinman > kerrang seem to love you nme not. Bad sign?
< rustysky > nme are so gay
< jimbo > nme are terrible. we don't care for their opinion
< ste-c > kerrang outsells nme
< Ben > muffinman - bad sign...? nme gave the album a decent review... but they suck..
< themuffinman > do they
< ailsa > dont use gay as a put-down. it's stupid.
< ailsa > rrr.
< Si > does anybody remember ultrasound or terris coz they were nme front covers a year ago. and sadly, where are they now
< themuffinman > very good point
< Diamond > Well I do'nt get nme being a music press junkie. they are loving all these bands but you do everything they should love, your fresh/exciting/good live a coherent record IT;S OH OS SO SOS OCRAZY
< anchovie > hahaha and Campag Velocet - the curse of the NME cover
< Matty_Jetman > Terris have just split up
< themuffinman > terris were shit and boring
< Fiona > I don't read any music press
< Si > if we relied on the nme we would've split up by now
< monthekillie > Who gets the most Blow job offers back stage?
< jimbo > blow job, what's that?
< Ben > monthekillie - Deee
< monthekillie > hahahaha
< monthekillie > mon the dee < Sarah > lol at jimbo
< jimbo > up the dee
< jimbo > sarah-how loud?
< Sarah > very loud
< Sarah > as always
< jimbo > we're in an internet cafe, so were quite quiet.
< Sarah > its un-natural for me to be quiet
< ailsa > internet cafe?! hee.
< Ben > we're at easyeverything, st vincent street in glasgow...
< themuffinman > lets go!
< ailsa > ah i've been there.
< ailsa > edinburgh one is better ;)
< ailsa > *mass chat room triup to glasgow*
< sally > watch out...there'll be people coming down there now
< jimbo > somebody come visit us.
< monthekillie > any fit birds in easyeverything at the moment?
< _christie_ > sadly it would take 6 hours to get to glasgow
< rustysky > "oh starsailor are awesome, as are travis, did we tell you already we found the strokes"
< rustysky> has anyone here heard of douglas?
< Sicknote > Douglas are cracking.
< Diamond > Where are you from in scotland, my dads from ruchazie, do you know it?
< Tom > yeaaah, me seen Douglas
< Ben > heard OF them...
< Si > are douglas any good?
< monthekillie > yeah, saw them with Stapleton, they are great
< anchovie > douglas are great
< ailsa > douglas are pretty good (bit missing here)
< Ben > we left stow about 3 years ago
< ailsa > ahh, we idolise you too james;)
< Si > spyamp RAWK like fuck
< jimbo > believe me i am, you obviously don't know me.
< Si > jimbo you are a bit of an arsehole
< Diamond > how did you get such a rhythmicly strange sound going, I mean just like practising it's not something that comes naturally to bands
< Ben > diamond - we tried to be interesting
< themuffinman > do you think that if people started wearing biffy hoodies a la linkin parrk you would kill yourselves
< jimbo > yes,
< Ben > who all has hoodies/t's?
< monthekillie > i have 2 t's
< Sicknote > I've got a t. But it's dying
< Si > it would be impossible to compare the Biff to a boy band like linkin park
< Diamond > no no
< Lee > Hi guys, I am in Thurrock, and i just wondered if u r looking forward to playing the Thurrock music festival this year?
< jimbo > hey, lee we're really lookin' forward to thurrock, where is it?
< Lee > Essex
< _christie_ > Stuart is gonna be there how cool is that?
< jimbo > well essex is cool, so wow!
< stuart_d2fm1 > yep!!!
< Diamond > I want a biffy hoody
< Si > biffy hoodies are much cooler than linkin park ones
< Ben > biffy have bigger guitars than linkin park
< ailsa > yeh but would you want people wearing them to the same extent?
< themuffinman > but its a bad sign
< Diamond > how about doing biffy biffs. like big Clyro fright wigs. I would just like to copyright this idea in advance
< Diamond > We could set up a fan group that come to all the gigs in big balck wigs
< Diamond > so no to the biffy biffs then, shame
< Fiona > How do you feel about how more 'alternative' music is getting a lot more attention these days and the fashion side of it, like the hoodies thing etc.?
< Si > alternative music is the same as its always been.it is just bands that come along polluting all the good aspects making it a piss poorwatered down version.
< monthekillie > Who is a bigger dick? Chester Bennington or Fred Durst?
< jimbo > they've both got tiny peni
< Fiona > you know that?
< tofu_shoes > is your roadie really in staus quo?
< Ben > tofu - no
< Lee > i hear u have been in contact with my friends band "Dobermann" they r good huh?
< Ben > lee - yeah man they RAWK
< Ben > honest
< Lee > yeah cool
< themuffinman > can i support you at your next gig
< Ben > muffinman - as a solo project? send a demo... :)
< themuffinman > i can send you a demo and then i will be famous????
< Lee > u will have to check out my bands web site....
< Ben > OK...
< Ben > LAST QUESTIONS....
< Ben > we have our rock star lifes to continue...
< Si > we re going to head soon folks.
< Tom > Ben - Dja have any luck w/dem bios?
< Diamond > When i saw you at the garage there was like the llama farmers and some 100 reasons people there, is it good to know you getting uspport from people who do the same thing
< Si > it is nice to know that other bands appreciate what we do.
< _christie_ > where you going tonight?
< Ben > we each have a tourbus out back
< jimbo > we're gonna go soon, so if anyone's got something interesting to say, say it.
< jimbo > bed
< tofu_shoes > why don't u play travis perkins any more?
< Michael > R U GAY
< Ben > gay - yes
< Michael > COOL
< ailsa > like that matterrrrs.
< stuart_d2fm1 > BREATHEHER!!!!!!!
< Matty_Jetman > See you at Wolverhampton
< Sarah > james - come to fife??
< jimbo > i'm on my way
< ailsa > what kind of guitar do you play si?
< Si > a fender strat.
< themuffinman > what is your favorritest guitar
< Si > it is b & j's dad's guitar.
< anchovie > i'll see you at leicester, hope you get to play this time!
< jimbo > leicestar. yeh
< Ben > leicester - anchovie - we hope so too!
< Diamond > Basically thank you for giving me the greatest record since I first heard murmer by rem when I was like 11 (I'm 18) and thank you for being everything I want a band to be. Rock out the garage cause I'll be there and shout out the richmond crew. Keep it up and trust in 10 years people will look back at you like people are beggining to look at the velvet underground and fugazi. rock on
< Si > thank u very much diamond we hope u enjoy the garage gig next month.please make a lot of noise.
< Ben > Diamond - you're sweet
< Diamond > thank you but you deserve it. when can we hope for another one of these. SO MUCH NOISE YOU WON'T UNDERSTAND
< stuart_d2fm1 > CU GUYS @ NOTTINGHAM!
< Fiona > Thank you for bringing your music to us :) I really appreciate it, and thanks for talking
< Lee > well. if ur going then i hope to see u at the festival in thurrock, have a lil chat ;)
< sweetAdeline > u people rawk..thanks 4 dedicating convex to me and a friend at the barrowlands...we expect a mention on the next album
< Ben > sweet adeline - no probs...
< ailsa > thank you, a lot. :)
< monthekillie > have a great tour guys
< Sarah > thanx for makin me cry with hope 4 an angel
< Tom > thankies!
< themuffinman > thanks for making great music that changes peoples lives
< jimbo > TAKE CARE YA'LL. SEE YOU ON TOUR.
< anchovie > toodleoo biffy blokes!
< Ben > thanks... it's been emotional
< Ben > SEE YOU ON THE TOUR!
< Ben > New single - JULY 15TH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
< anchovie > \m/
< themuffinman > let us backstage
< Si > just take a big white one and chill out yeah?
< Ben > yeeeeeeah
< stuart_d2fm1 > MON THE BIFFY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
< Ben > byebye guys
< themuffinman > up the clyro
< Sarah > go and drink some smirnoff ice, its yummy
< Ben > thanks
< Ben > smirnoff ice is not yummy at all... drink gin and tonic
< Si > thank you for chatting with us
< Diamond > this has been a pleasant surprise and def lifted stress of a levels
< tofu_shoes > thank u!
< Ben > bye!!!
< Si > we hope to see u all next month and make like rockets.keep the peace.Si.
< Diamond > nice one guys see ya later
< neil > ok folks
< neil > off now...
< neil > hope you had fun
< Diamond > byee < neil > www.moominonline.co.uk - you know it makes sense
< _christie_ > thanks neil
< anchovie > certainly did, catch you later admin dude
< Matty_Jetman > I'm off now as I going out... See you all on the message board. Byyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
< _christie_ > neil, you're a sweetheart