Name :
.Joe Principe.

Band :

.Rise Against.

Location : .USA.

Job In Band :

Time In Band :

.3 Years.

: Website Links :

: New CD:
'Revolutions Per Minute'

Fat Wreck


First Job :
.Stockboy in a liquor store.

First Band Name :

First Music Purchase :
.AC/DC - Highway to Hell.

First Gig You Attended :
.Kenny Rogers when i was 6.

First Kiss (Where, When & Who) :
.Vicky Rublik in an alley by her house when i was in 8th grade.

First Run In With The Law :
.Freshmen year of high school, I broke in an unoccupied warehouse and over the course of a month built a skatepark with 3 friends. We eventually got arrested for breaking and entering.


Fave Possession : .My bass.

Fave Band/Bands :
.Articles of Faith, Bad Brains and Bad Religion.

Fave Show You've Played :
.Our Metro show in Chicago on March 9th.

Fave Venue You've Played :
.Chain Reaction in Anaheim CA.

Fave Drink :
.Diet Coke.

Fave Song Of Your Band :
.Um.....Last Chance Blueprint.


If you ran into your old school mate and found they were begging on the street, What would you do once you saw them?

If you could be any soapie/movie character who would you be,and why?
.I would be Scott Baio in the movie Zapped. He makes a girls shirt burst open with his magic powers, genius.

If you were in a bar and noticed the partner of your dreams sitting alone and you were given ten words to say to them, what would they be?
.Hi, is anyone sitting here?.

If you weren't in a band, what would you be doing right now?
.Living a miserable life being an accountant.


Who has the worst music taste in the van? And What Is It? .Todd, he fucking likes Lad Zepplin, ugh.

Who has the most toilet stops?
.Tim - Pee all the time.

Who is the worst behaved in the van?
.Juan gets pretty obnoxious in a good way.

Who produces the worst "van smells"?
.Hmm, all of us except Brandon.

Who parties the hardest?

Who parties the least?

Who gets stuck with the driving?
.Tim or myself.

Embarrasing thing you've done on tour? .Um, dump a full coke on myself while trying to push Juan off his chair.

Embarrasing thing you've seen on tour?
.No Comment.

Memorable Tour Memory?
.Sick of it All european tour.

Memorable Tour Location? And Why
.A festival in Belgium. 6000 people were there and they were all going nuts while we played.


Whats in your stereo right now?
.The GoGos.

The worst lie you've ever told?
.Hmmm, I actually dont know.

Something You've never told anyone before?
.I like the cranberries.

Something no-one knows about one of your bandmates?
.Cant say out of respect.

A word of advice for those playing the pubs on Tuesday nights.
.Um, good luck suckers.

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