The amazing story of punk rock brothers RADKEY has already been told, with their incredible inclusion in rocker Dave Grohl's What Drives Us documentary, focusing on the life of bands on the road -- but the young trio consisting of Isaiah, Solomon, and Dee Radke has been putting in time for over a decade.
Piggybacking on the already established fact that the three St. Joseph, Missouri-born brothers were raised on their dad and manager Matt's punk collection, bassist Isaiah tells us that their influences range much further than the genre they've conquered.
Tell us about some of your influences. It’s been said many times you and your brothers, Solomon and Dee, grew up on your dad’s punk collection. Any influences from mom, or completely separate from your parents?
"There's a lot of stuff, like LCD Soundsystem, System of a Down," Isaiah says. "We listen to Steely Dan, we go in pretty deep," he admits. "We definitely went out pretty far and listen to quite a few different things and continue to do that. Even things that appear on the 'Fallout' soundtrack -- the really old '50s music."
Outside of music, what are some of the things you each do separately? Does anyone crush through Rubix cubes, or juggle a soccer ball like a world cup star? Because it seems you each master whatever it is you set your minds to.
Besides the family's adorable cat collection (there are six!), with a laugh, Isaiah says he's got a green thumb and enjoys gardening and growing hot peppers, while he and his family concoct their own hot sauces. Obviously, fans o