Inquiring Minds

30 Seconds With Retox

We let the members of Retox scream at us as we huddled in a quivering ball for 30 seconds, and here's what we learned...

Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world?

Retox: "When the Boat Comes In" by Skrewdriver. No explanation needed.

RO: What is the best lyric in the world?

Retox: N/A (Author's note: We can only assume they mean one of the "na"s from Deep Purple's "Hush.")

RO: Someone throws a beer bottle at you onstage. What do you do?

Retox: Check if it's micro-brew or domestic.

RO: Without worrying about space, time, or the laws of physics, what would be the ultimate gig to play, and why?

Retox: Live at a specific crucifixion that was said to have occurred during the 1st century A.D.

RO: What would you buy with a million dollars?

Retox: Donate it... that is chump change in this day and age.

RO: What would you buy with your last dollar?

Retox: California Lottery ticket.

RO: If you could canonize another musician, who would it be and of what would they be the patron saint?

Retox: See answer to question two. (Author's note: St. Deep Purple?)

RO: What will the plaque beneath the giant statute future generations erect in your honor say?


Retox plays Friday at Warehouse Live with OFF! And Cerebal Ballzy. Their debut album, Ugly Animals, is now available.

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Jef Rouner (not cis, he/him) is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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