Good that you wanted to be in the zine so soon again. Swedens most nicest
definitely ready with the tour with Hellacopters now?
How does it feel? Is it
-Itīs definitely the end now. It feels really good actually from the time we
decided to quit til we did the last gig it was almost a year and it did that
the feeling was that it became a really long goodbye but of course it feels
a little bit sad.
Didnīt it felt wrong to
quit playing after a so good tour?
-No, the opposite. It felt good, it was really good between us and good gigs.
had been very bad if we have felt the opposite way. Now we quit with a
positive feeling. .
And itīs no way back?
-I cannot see that.
you do now? Is it only Thunder Express or do you have anything other stuff
-18th of february does Thunder Express release a new record but under the
name Dundertåget, it is a record in swedish.
It feels really good.
And then I will continue to play with Sundström.
Do you have any clue how much Hellacopters did sell ?
donīt really know but I will guess that itīs about 500-600000 of everything
we did. But itīs
mostly a guess.
Visibilty and Grace of God was the ones which sold the most.
And you have get a hit with Darling Darling?
-Yeah, thatīs mighty!
the last record became a coverrecord and nothing new material?
wasnīt the idea that this would be the last record , when we recorded that
we hadnīt a thought of quit the band. And the thoughts about a coverrecord
have been around for years.
Is there a lot of material which is here and there with Hellacopters which
will come in a box later?
-We will see!
What shall the other members do?
-Nicke is having his studio and he record some sort of record. Robban have
his band Tramp, Boba studies and he have a band which is called Bitter
Twins. Kenny writes reviews and he will start a spacerockband.
What is the most fun that you have done in Hellacopters?
-Big day out in Australia was among the most fun tours I ever have done.
What is the most peculiar which have happened?
-Wow... thatīs a lot..
Which is the biggest band which you have been a support act to? And which is
the biggest band which you have had as a support act(which maybe have been
bigger after that)?
-Must be Rolling Stones and Hives.
Swedish music have a good rumour outside Sweden, why do you think it is so
that swedish music have this good rumour?
What do we have which
is so special?
-Difficult question which I have got thousand of times, I donīt have any
could choose to be in which band you want, dead or alive, and play guitar,
which should you choose?
Is there any good new music you like?
-I like Bullet and Dollhouse.
How do nu...I mean politically?
-Yeah...itīs not so good. Have a little bit difficulties with that Reinfeldt,
itīs not so good for us cultural workers when the blue is in the power.
Barack Obama, what do you think?
-Everything is better than Bush.
My daughter loves your song Iīm in the band and that depends much on that
she plays Guitar Hero
is a game like that good advertisement?
Have you played the
-Yeah, thatīs OK advertisement, the things which was good was that we got
I have played it and
Iīm really bad on it. ,
I think that gets more kids to listen to better music
.what do you think?
Have you been in any other computergames or similar?
-I donīt think so, but I actually donīt know.
Do you think that people stops their downloading when the law getting
-No, the people who downloads finds new ways.
think that bands like Hellacopters/Thunder Express have a lot of problems
with downloading or do you think your fans are recordcollectors?
-The older fans buys the records and the kids are downloading them I guess.
record you bought?
-Sugar Mountain - Live at Canterbury house 1968 with Neil Young.
I have in some odd way always missed Hellacopters every time you have played
in Gothenburg? What have I missed
I mean live with Hellacopters
your big thing?
-You have missed us live, that was our big thing.
Favouritesong to play?
-Better than you
The fans favouritesong?
-Toys and flavors I guess.
What do you want as a christmas gift?
-Peace and quiet.
Will you go home to Uddevalla(our hometown)?
-Uddevalla isnīt actually my hometown, Iīm born in Visby. But itīs no
Uddevalla this year, I will stay in my apartment in Stockholm so far away
from everything which have with Christmas to do..
-Play music and be happy.
Something to add?
-No,Iīm saisified this way.