WITH THEIR debut album 'Shout!', released last year to critical acclaim, appearances on mainstage at Kingston Festival, MAYC Brixton Academy, Metal Meltdown and support slots to Eden Burning, lona and even George Hamilton IV, Bristol-based rock team Mudheads Monkey (MHM) are a steadily growing force.

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29. Which one would you choose - cider or lager?
"Both - in moderation of course!; Cider; Bitter or stout; Beer every time."

30. Who are your musical influences?
"PL - Gary Glitter, Slade, The Jam, The Undertones, Boom Town Rats; CJ - Motley Crue; Fi - Martyn Joseph (actually Mike Haughton); MS -Queen."

31. Top MHM song?
"PL - 'He Died For Me'; CJ - 'I'm Fine'; Fi - 'Heroes'; MS - 'Johnnies Song'."

32. Which do you prefer to be - top tan or lovely lobster?
"Top tan."

33. NME or Melody Maker?
"NME ('cause I can spell it)."

35. What is the band's motto?
"No compromise - if Jesus doesn't come first then we don't do it. Also the witness starts when we arrive in the van, not just on stage."

36. What are your plans for the future?
"To go as far as God will allow us and to be the best we can for God."

37. Do you think cannabis should be legalised?
"Not if you value your sanity."

38. Karaoke Klassic?
"'Somewhere' from Westside Story; 'Dancing Queen' by Abba; 'Mr Blobby'; Anything instrumental."

39. Which song is your all time favourite?
"PL - 'Teenage Kicks' by The Undertones; Fi - 'I Want To Know What Love Is' by Foreigner; CJ -'More Than Words' by Extreme; MS - 'Walking On Sunshine' by Katrina And The Waves."

40. Would you like to endorse a shampoo?
"Pantene Provitamin for normal hair; Pears for frequent use; I'd rather endorse a Ferrari." CR

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