Million Dollar Beggars
Micko Hell (Vox), Tony Bite (Git), Bazil Rockheart (Git/Bvox), Harry Diamond (Git), Willie The Pimp (Bass), TT Branen (Keys), The Beast (Drums)
Where In Finland Are You From?
Helsinki, the capital of Finland
How Would You Describe Your Band For Those Who Don’t Know You?
We are playing the type of music that we liked when we were kids. Like Skid Row, GNR, Ratt, Twisted Sister, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Kiss, AC/DC….etc.
When Did You Form As A Group?
Tony and Bazil met through studio works and started to make songs together. Then we got Tony’s friend playing drums. That was it until the first studio day, when we called Harry Diamond to play some parts. Later on we were thinking of a suitable singer for the band. And eventually all the members came through close friends.
What Was The Inspiration For Your Recent Album?
Mostly beer and chiks. Being a rebel!!
What Other Releases Do You Have?
We made an EP last year which peaked at #9 on the Finnish Charts. It’s called ‘Gone With The Flow’ and is available from Record Office.
What Is Your Favorite Song On Your Most Recent Album?
They’re like our groupies: None more dear than the others.
Do You Have Any Gigs Coming Up?
Yes, we are preparing for some serious touring.
What’s Your Favorite Type Of Venue To Play?
If You Could Play Anywhere In The World This Week, Where Would It Be?
Whiskey A Go Go, Los Angeles
Do You Have A Website, Trig, MySpace, Facebook Etc.?
What Are Your Influences As A Band?
70′s and 80′s hardrock muthafuckas like: Skid Row, GNR, Mötley Crüe, KISS, W.A.S.P., Alice Cooper, Smack, Hanoi Rocks, Iron Maiden, King Diamond, Pantera, Ozzy, Black Sabbath, Bon Jovi, Ratt, Motörhead, Def Leppard, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, Queen, Twisted Sister, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, LA Guns, Van Halen, Faster Pussycat, Judas Priest, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth, Poison, the Cult and all the great shit we were listening to as kids and still do….
People Who Enjoy Your Music Tend To Like What Other Bands?
Pretty much our influences. Cool and beautiful people like our music.
Are You Signed To A Label?
Yes, gladly we have had a good run with Tunerail and Shadowworld Records.
Where Do You Think You’ll Be As A Band In 5 Years?
Is There Anything Else People Should Know About Million Dollar Beggars?
We wear sunglasses, like rock and sex!