By Cindy Fragment
Article By Cindy James on May 26, 2002

Out at Kelts Bar Saturday 17th May Unpaid Debt put on an awesome performance in which I grabbed a quick interview with wade from local Sydney act ‘Fragment’…

Cindy:So what’s the current line-up of “Fragment”?
Wade: Ben on bass, Steve on drums, Rob on guitar, Joey on guitar and I sing
Cindy: And where is the band based?
Wade: Western suburbs of Sydney
Cindy: When did the band form?
Wade:They all formed around two years ago, and I joined around eight months ago.
Cindy: How did the band name come about?
Wade: I think they stole it from a “Henry’s Anger” song
Cindy:What style do you play?
Wade: Heavy groove with a bit of metal and a bit of punk.
Cindy: And what would your greatest achievement as a band be?
Playing at Bar Broadway, we played an awesome gig there we supported a real good band there 3 point tilt, sick band!
Cindy:What would some of the musical influences behind “Fragment” consist of?
Wade: Rage Against The Machine, one-minute silence, Henry’s Anger, Grinspoon, a lot of heavy stuff.
Cindy: Do you guys have any previous releases or future recording plans in sight?
Wade: Yes we have to past E.P’s and we’re releasing one in around 3 months called “10 seconds from nowhere” which will be out first official release
Cindy: What 3 bands have you played with in the past?
Wade: “3 point till”, “louder” of all bands, they’re a pop band; They’re a hilarious band, a good night, “by all means” heaps more
Cindy: What 3 bands would you like to play with in the future?
Wade: Ohhh can they be dead already?
Cindy: Yepp
Wade: Nirvana, for sure, cuz they’re the best, the Doors and Rage Against the Machine, they’re the kings!
Cindy: What was the last gig you went to?
Tonight! UNPAID DEBT! They’re the Sh!T, the best punk band I’ve ever seen!
Cindy: – C.D you bought?
Wade: Would’ve been Unpaid Debt’s Sucker Punch E.P, I wanted to learn the words so I could sing it tonight but I didn’t, cuz I didn’t know the words…

Cindy: On stage what cover song are you most likely to perform?
Wade: Mable by Gold finger
Cindy: Where do you see yourself in 12-18 months?
Wade: We’ll be playing Grounded this year, Livid when it comes to Sydney next year
Cindy: How did you’s manage that one?
Wade: Our new manager, he rocks
Cindy: O.K have you got any words to sum up “Fragment”?
Wade: Just come and watch us, we’re a good show, it’s hard and fast, the best thing of all is that we always get maggot afterwards
Cindy: O.K so everyone go get maggot with Fragment after their gig
Wade: It’s the cool thing to do.
Cindy: Is there a web site or email address we can find out more about “fragment” on?
Wade: There sure is, if you want to know any gig dates or anything else send us an email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
*Cindy James