Danny Frankenstein The Exclaim! Questionnaire
Published Feb 01, 2000Who are you?
Danny Frankenstein, bass player extraordinaire from Electric Frankenstein.
What are you up to?
Recording a new EF album, redesigning the EF web site, and possibly playing in a another band on the side called the Missing.
Hometown and current HQ:
Florham Park, New Jersey USA, aka the Avengers Mansion.
The "Evil Dead" movies, Batman Beyond, Spiderman, Boba Fett, The Justice Society of America, and The Missing.
Mind-altering work of art:
Anything by Dali and H.R. Giger
Most memorable/inspiration gig and why?
Bilbao, Spain jumped off the stage and gave a guy a black eye for spitting a big green snot on my leg!
What should everyone shut up about?
Me, damn it! I wish people would mind there own business. Always trying to meddle in my plans for global domination.
Your greatest strength/weakness:
Greatest strength is the ability to make things happen simply by thinking about it. Greatest weakness is red kryptonite.
Your vital daily ritual:
My morning protein shake.
If I wasn't playing music I would be.
Rich by now... or maybe an astronaut
Your most memorable day job:
Masked Mexican pro-wrestler (lucha libre). I was known as King Frankenstein.
Best/worst advice received:
Best advice: never date someone you plan on being in a band with. Worst advice: quit playing music to become a landscaper!
I would drop everything to play a benefit for:
Stan Lee from Marvel Comics.
What makes you want to take it off and get it on?
What personal trait would make you kick someone out of your band and/or bed? And have you?
Selfishness and I've kicked people out of both for it.
When I think of Canada, I think.
Cold as fuck in the winter, eh?
Music and sex: Is there a difference?
Music can be more satisfying sometimes.
Strangest brush with celebrity:
Tracy Lords asking for my autograph at a gig! I didn't even get hers...
What does your mom wish you were doing instead?
Playing in a wedding band or being a doctor!