Rock the Votes Ambassadors

Featured Rock the Vote Artist

Rockin Playlist
Song Name Artist Album Genre Time
1. All My Fault The Hounds Below The Hounds Below EP Rock 3:27
2. Crawling Back to You The Hounds Below The Hounds Below EP Rock 4:18
3. Cumberland's Crumblin' The Hounds Below The Hounds Below EP Rock 4:50

The The Hounds Below

Tell us about your first concert experience?
My first real concert experience was... when I was 14 or 15 years old I won 10 tickets to see sarah mclachlan. My idea was that if I invited 9 girls, hopefully one of them would take pity on me and possibly date me or something (I don't know what I was thinking, I had never even kissed a girl at that point). So I went to the concert and a week later I kissed one of the girls... VERY EMBARRESSING

If you couldn’t be a musician, what would you be doing instead?
I would probably be a doctor.

If you could collaborate with one artist, living or dead, who would it be and why?
Otis redding. But I would just want to sit in the corner and listen to his "sweet melody."

If you became President, what is the first action you would take?
Sell alaska to the highest bidder. Seriously, lets stop using/depending on fossil fuels.

What social cause is closest to your heart?
Access to quality education regardless of socioeconomic status.

What does the right to vote mean to you?
A chance to have a voice.

What bands or artists did you listen to when you were in high school? And which bands or artists influenced your style the most?
I listened to Pavement, Nirvana, Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, Lots of Motown. All of it influenced me in some way.

What activity or group were you involved with in high school that might surprise people today?
Funny, i played football. And i loved it.

What's the biggest obstacle that you had to overcome in high school?
The biggest obstacle for me was just getting through it since I was bored and had other goals beyond high school and academia that I wanted to achieve.

Do you do any volunteer or community work when you're not on tour?
Yes, I do a lot of work with children but I always feel like it's not enough.

What change would you like to see in our society in the next year?
Major changes need to be made to our health care system to provide better access while not compromising the quality of care. And it needs to happen fast.

Jason Stollsteimer
The Hounds Below/The Von Bondies

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