Hooded Fang are a Canadian band, formed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2007. They recently released their third album, Gravez, in April. With new music out and a spring tour under way, we were stoked to asked lead vocalist, Daniel Lee, a few questions about the band’s most memorable gigs, their band name and their musical inspirations! Check it out!
What has been one of your most memorable gigs thus far?
Every gig is a magical and unique moment that we cherish over and over and over and over and over again.
Where did the name Hooded Fang come from?
Hooded Fang is a sexxy term for either a clitoris or an uncircumcised penis top!
What is your dream gig? Venue? Lineup?
Led Zeppelin, The Ramones, Bob Marley, The Germs, Mozart, Syd Barrett…all the ones with dead people. In the middle of the ocean. Under the ocean. Playing for sea creatures who have big smiles on their faces and many tentacles.
What artists/bands inspire you most musically?
TORONTO BANDS MAAAAAAAN. Odonis Odonis, Hussy, Weaves, Young Mother, Bonjay, Soupcans, Man Made Hill, Santa Guerilla, Hellaluya, Ken Park, Castle If, Maylee Todd…
How do you connect with your audience?
Name the top three songs on your current playlist.
Bobby Vinton – “Blue On Blue”
Leslie Gore – “You Don’t Own Me”
Ken Park – various songs that are yet to be released…look up his SoundCloud!
Other than touring, what are the band’s plans for the remainder of 2013?
Plan on sittin’ back with a nice cocktail and playing jacks.
Grab tickets to check out Hooded Fang at the Black Cat Thursday, June 6!