In Tune with Musicians
Editors note: Hard rock band Pillar brings its Days of the Reckoning Tour with bands Day of the Fire and The Showdown at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the New Creation Church, 44761 Highway 6, Glenwood Springs. Tickets: $15/advance, $20/door. Information: 945-5902Band name: PillarCity/hometown: Tulsa, Okla.Type of music played: Hard rockBand members names: Rob Beckley (vocals), Noah Henson (guitar), Joey Cinco Avalos (guitar), Lester Estelle (drums), and Kalel (bass)How long have you been together? Since 1998Whats the story behind the bands name? Pillar came from the Bible, specifically 1 Timothy 3:15 and because our drummer has huge arms. Ever been heckled? No, because Lester and Kalel are huge and people are scared. Ever break a city or neighborhood noise ordinance? Yes, we had a huge show in Wichita, Kan. It started off to be an amazing show and the crowd was going crazy. Then the police showed up and shut us down. If you play any covers, whats the bands favorite? Sunday Bloody Sunday by U2, but we are not playing it on The Days of the Reckoning Tour. Which three musicians, living or dead, would the band play with if it could? Stevie Ray Vaughn, Stevie Wonder, PrinceWhat song is playing on your MySpace page right now? Our current single, EverythingEver been confused for another band? Once someone thought we said Killer instead of Pillar.Biggest influence: There isnt really a band influence. Our individual influences vary greatly.Whats the message in Pillars music? We challenge people to seek truth and know why they believe what they believe. If your band had a mascot what or who would it be? Flying manateeWhats the best part of being on tour? Meeting new people and seeing people react to our new songs.Worst advice you ever received in the music business: To sign our current record and publishing dealFavoritesPlace to play in the Midwest: Minneapolis, Minn.Video game: Gears Of WarGrunge band: Sound GardenCartoon character: SilverhawksFast food to eat on the road: Subway80s hair band: Skid Row or the CrueMajor league baseball team: Chicago CubsMember of KISS: Ace
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