'Roadie Of The Month' - February 2020

 

February 2020

1/ Name? 

Brad Fulton

 

2/ Hometown? 

Horsham, Victoria 

 

3/ Currently Reside? 

Melbourne, Victoria

 

4/ Role? 

Guitar Tech. Backline Tech. Occasional TM

 

5/ Years on the road? 

5

 

6/ First band you ever worked for? 

As a guitar tech: Ceres. @weareceres

 

7/ Any mentors in the industry worth mentioning? 

Christian Walsh.

Watching Christian work is what made me want to become a tech and I’ve learnt an incredible amount from him.

 

8/ Favorite AUS venue? 

The Forum, Melbourne.

 

9/ Favorite AUS Bar or Restaurant? 

Bar: Crowbar (Syd & Bris)

Cafe: True North, Coburg, Melbourne

 

10/ When and where was your first OS tour?

2017.

North America with Make them Suffer.

 

11/ Favorite OS country to tour?

Canada

 

12/ Favorite OS venue?

 Barrowlands, Glasgow. 

 

13/ Favorite OS Bar or Restaurant?

Bleacher Bar at Fenway Park, Boston.

 

14/ Last three bands you have toured with?

 DMA’s, Violent Soho, The Jungle Giants.

 

15/ What three tools are the most important to your role?

 Soldering Iron, Multimeter, Tuner. 

 

16/ What are the three things you can’t leave for tour without?

Headphones, laptop, my roadsick key chain. 

 

16/ What’s your drink of choice after the truck is packed?

Ice Break double shot. 

 

18/ Who’s the most played artist on your iPod? 

Dealer (@thedealersound)

 

19/ What’s your favorite band / album of all time?

Misfits - Walk Among Us 

 

20/ What’s your favorite Book / Podcast ? 

Podcast: Axe to Grind. 

Book: Deathbeds - Wesley Eisold 

 

21/ Any great websites out there for people to check out? 

geelongcats.com.au

 

22/ What do you do when you are not on the road?

Nap as much as possible, smash a lot of coffee, get real fired up at AFL games (Go Cats), watch copious amounts of NBA (Go Celtics), play heaps of Rocket League on Nintendo Switch and hang with friends. 

 

23/ Words of Wisdom?

'Attach yourself to people who are funny, distance yourself from uptight squares'

- Patrick Kindlon

 

24/ You can contact me on?

Email: brad.fulton27@gmail.com

IG: @breadpls 

W/ DMAs @ Manchester Arena
Photo by @shaneobenson

Stage Systems Melbourne, 2018.

W/ Violent Soho - Good Things Festival.
Photo by @ian.laidlaw

W/ Jungle Giants at The Forum Theatre.
Photo by: @charliehardy

Luke Stabb and I out shopping in prep for some Ocean Alley shows.

Alex Nicoli & I w/Gang of Youths - Laneway 2019
Photo by @ian.laidlaw

* Top Photo *

W/ Hockey Dad, Yours and Owls Fest 2018.
Photo by @ian.laidlaw