Edward Iscariot

FULL NAME:

Edward Iscariot

POSITION:

Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist,

FROM:

Originally: Chicago, IL
Currently residing in: Naperville, IL

SIGN:

Pisces

INFLUENCES:

Life, Movies, Tragedy, Depression, Anxiety, Love, Hate, Happiness, Emptiness, Disassociation, Sleeping Pills, Alcohol, Chemically induced Psychosis, The Cure, David Bowie, The Smashing Pumpkins, Television, Literature, Freaks, Mutants, Weirdos, other undesirables, Longing, Loss, Joy, Sleep Deprivation, Insomnia, Mental Illness, Suicide, Dreams, Etc…

LOVES:

My daughter, My Dog, Music, Smoking, Guitars, Vintage Fender Amps, Self Grooming, Malbec, Merlot, Vermouth, PBR, David Bowie, Anything Red, Glittery, or Glow in the dark, Seeing people I dislike Fuck up, etc..

HATES:

Jimmy Johns, Racists, Homophobes, Hill Folk, Adults that act like children, Children that act like adults, People with inside out toes, Flesh eating Mutants from the armpit of the world, Liars, Hypocrites, Delusions, Insomnia, Vomiting, being on Fire, etc…

PHILOSOPHY:

I Have no Philosophy…Life shouldn’t have rules.

GEAR:

Fender Telecasters, Vintage Fender Amps, EVM12L, Sunn 412CV, Various pedals, Cheap Nylon Straps, Ernie Ball Strings…

HOW DID YOU BECOME A MEMBER OF EiLF:

After being forced into a CIA mind control experiment, my memory was erased, my family records burned…and Being as Shit didn’t work out for that Jason Bourne guy, I decided I’d just lay low and make really loud noises on stages across america instead.

MUSICAL INFLUENCES:

David Bowie, The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, The Beatles, The Velvet Underground, Nirvana, Everclear, Scarling, My sisters Record collection, etc…

FIRST CONCERT:

Gold Finger

FIRST CD BOUGHT:

Michael Jackson – Bad

VICES:

Smoking, Drinking, Swearing, Spitting, Chewing Gum

SINS:

Sloth, Lust, Greed, Pride, & Despair

Favorites

BAND(s):

David Bowie, The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, New York Dolls, Roxy Music, Placebo, Elton John, New Order, The Butthole Surfers, The Velvet UnderGround, Gogol Bordello, Silver Sun Pickups, Everclear, Stabbing Westward, MC5, New Order, Joy Division, Sigur ros, The Heart Breakers (Johnny thunders, not Tom Petty), Echo and the Bunny Men, Nitzer Eb, Info Society, etc…

MOVIE(s):

American Psycho, Dawn of the Dead (original), Evil Dead trilogy, All Six Star Wars Movies, Velvet Goldmine, Hedwig:and the angry inch, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Ground Hogs Day, Buffalo 66, Jesus’ Son, Another Day in Paradise, 24 hour party people, Rushmore, Royal Tennenbaums, Life Aquatic, Darjeeling limited, Bottle Rocket, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, the Harry Potter series, Pretty much anything by Wes Anderson, George Romero, Vincent Gallo, or Tarantino.

ACTRESS:

Lily Taylor, Winona Ryder.

ACTOR:

Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Bill Murray, Billy Crudup.

BOOK:

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The importance of being Earnest, The Catcher in the Rye, As I Lay Dieing, Buddhism Fellowship and Brotherhood, Dante’s Divine Comedy, Bowie, The Dirt, Anything Music related, nearly any Biography, etc…

AUTHOR:

Hunter S. Thompson, Oscar Wilde, Anne Rice, Bukowski, Nietzsche, etc….

FOOD:

I’m not much a fan of food in general.

DRINK:

Pibb Zero, Absinthe, Cranberry & Vodka, Mug Rootbeer and Cpt. Morgan, Fuji Water, Florida Natural “Most Pulp” orange Juice, green tea+honey, Sleepy time tea + honey, Darjeeling + honey, PBR, 211, Turning Leaf Merlot, Malbec, Vermouth (straight), Southern Comfort (straight), Coke Zero, etc….

RESTAURANT:

Not a fan of Food.

TV SHOWS:

Current: American Dad, Myth Busters, anything on history channel, discovery, True Blood, Venture Brothers, Game of Thrones, Whitest Kids You Know, Dexter, Homeland, Shameless, Veep, etc…
Past: Six feet under, Mr. Show, Kids in the Hall, Big Love, Pete and Pete, etc…

PLACES:

Chicago, Jacksonville, New Orleans, my basement, the Rail yard near Midway, the back of my Van, Hotel Arista, etc…

ANIMAL:

Border Collies, Pigs, Bunnies, and Crazy People.

TOP TEN ALBUMS:

1. David Bowie – Hunky Dory
2. Placebo – Meds
3. The Velvet Underground – Peel Slowly and see
4. Smashing Pumpkins – Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
5. Lou Reed – Berlin
6. New York Dolls – New York Dolls
7. Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream
8. Rolling Stones – Let it Bleed
9. The Beatles – Sgt. Peppers lonely hearts club band
10. The Cure – Wish

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