Arthur Yoria Hates "Happy Birthday"

We sat down with Arthur Yoria to see what we could learn about the stoner-rocker in 30 seconds.

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

Arthur Yoria: "Happy Birthday." I don't like the changes and the lyrics are trite.

RO: What is the best lyric in the world?

AY: "His brains were splattered on the sidewalk/ I could see what he was thinking."

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

AY: Duck it and keep playing, or if it hits me I'll break it against the side of the stage and then go slice the motherfucker who threw it.

RO: Without worrying about time, space, or physical laws, what would be the ultimate gig?

AY: In a black hole that pays well.

RO: What will you buy with your first million dollars?

AY: Corruption.

RO: What would you buy with your last dollar?

AY: Pudding for you.

RO: That's sweet. If you could canonize another musician as a saint, who would it be and what would they be the patron saint of?

AY: GG Allin. He'd be the patron saint of flying feces.

Arthur Yoria plays Stoner Pop Night tonight at Etro.

Jef With One F is the author of The Bible Spelled Backwards Does Not Change the Fact That You Cannot Kill David Arquette and Other Things I Learned In the Black Math Experiment, available now.

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