'Some of My Cake Decorating Classes Haven't Been Up to Scratch' - My 2011 with Our Last Enemy

The new year will be rung in by boozing from furry cups, apparently...

G'day guys - good to have you all aboard. First question, the most important one, what was the best album you bought this year?
Oliver Fogwell: Our Last EnemyFallen Empires...yeah i bought one too
Matt Heywood: Devil Driver - Beast
Craig Byrnes: Our Last Enemy - Fallen Empires
Jeff Ritchie: Our Last Enemy - Fallen Empires...i think we bought the most copies?

It's been a great year for our kind of music, with loads of top quality stuff to buy... too much for a sane man to buy. So what's the best album you’ve heard this year but never got round to buying?
OF: LivarkahilSigns of Decay
MH: Threat Signal - Threat Signal
CB: Five Finger Death Punch - American Capitalist
JR: None, if i hear an album that i like i'll go out and buy it!!

So what about the worst Album you bought this year?
OF: I make sure to listen to an album before I buy it.
MH: I haven't bought a bad album this year
JR: didn't buy a bad album.

Who would your votes go to for the best live band of 2011?

OF: Rammstein
MH: Rob Zombie
CB: Rammstein
JR: Rammstein

Most exciting event of the year?
OF: Soundwave
MH: Anytime I get laid and any Our Last Enemy show
CB: The last few hours of BDO
JR: Soundwave

Breathtaking stuff. Life's not all excitement though. Your most yawn-inducing event of 2011 nominations, please?

OF: Any of the recent 'pop' tours.
MH: Anytime I don't get laid
CB: Soundwave
JR: Some of my cake decorating classes haven't been up to scratch. 

What will you be drinking at Midnight on December 31 to see in 2012?
OF: An aged wine from my cellar.
MH: Thailand snake whiskey (with the dead snake in it!)
CB: Gentleman Jack, on ice.
JR: I will be drinking Johnnie Walker blue label from a furry cup.

And who is your tip to break out of the underground and into the general consciousness in 2012?
OF: The person tied up in my cellar...
MH: Satan... 'Coz the world ends in 2012, right?.. It better, 'coz I just took out a massive loan and... wait is this in print??
CB: Celebrity Morgue
JR: Recoil V.O.R

What does 2012 hold in store for you?
OF: A new E.P, another national tour and hopefully an international tour.
MH: Release a New E.P (Wolves of Perigord), tour Australia, tour Europe, write more music, and try and get laid.
CB: The Fall of an Empire!!
JR: Not getting so drunk and paying more attention so i find it easier to answer these types of questions at the end of the year...Releasing our E.P, Touring, holiday and hopefully not dying in December.

And what is your Christmas message to the readers of Metal as Fuck?

OF: Support your local scene and buy the gift of aussie metal this year!
MH: Buy your special someone our new E.P Wolves of Perigord as a romantic gesture (available online or at shows) and stay in school!
CB: Don't party too hard or you won't be able to keep up with us in 2012!
JR: Have a safe and a very merry fucking Christmas! All the best for the New Year and don't forget to buy our EP!