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Fuck You, Get Pumped: An Interview With Direct Hits! Nick Woods

Fuck You, Get Pumped: An Interview With Direct Hits! Nick Woods

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The pop punk frontman chats with us about tattoos, touring, and punk rock

Nick Woods may be in the running for the title of hardest working man in punk. The Direct Hit! frontman somehow manages to write and release albums at a rapid clip, tour incessantly, hold down a full-time career as a copywriter, and is a new father on top of all of that. Woods will rock the stage with Direct Hit! at midnight, get to sleep at two in the morning, and wake up at six for a conference call. I’ve seen it, and it’s annoying as hell to someone who is still trying to sleep. Somehow, Woods managed to find a granule of free time to answer some questions we had.

Direct Hit! rocks out live while the author looks on unamused. (via IG -- jakemayday) #directhit #nickwoods

What's the dumbest/funniest thing that's happened on tour?

Nick Wood's handsome chest, featuring a molecule tattoo by Steve Birr (IG -- stevebirrtattoo) (image via Nick Woods) #directhit #molecule #stevebirr

What bands are you stoked on right now?

Fuck you, get pumped! Direct Hit! fan tattoo by Kitchener Langfield (via IG -- ncheply) #KitchenerLangfield

Have you seen anyone with a Direct Hit! tattoo yet?  

The Direct Hit! bomb logo, tattooed on one of their biggest fans, second guitarist Devon Kay.

Do you have any favorite local tattoo artists you'd like to rep?

Snake and eagle by Isaac Brethauer (via IG -- isaacbrethauer) #isaacbrethauer #snake #eagle

Anything else you'd like to add?

Luca Font whale. (via IG -- lucafont) #lucafont #whale

Check out Direct Hit! On bandcamp and catch them live in a city near you later this year.


Servo Jefferson
Written byServo Jefferson

servo is a writer based in the tri-state area, though he is unsure what the third state actually is. when not writing about tattoos, servo runs a small record label, goes on countless tours and adventures, and enjoys putting together Japanese model kits of robots. the texture of Styrofoam makes him want to vomit.

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