CRUMLIN drummer Mark McGowan, 19, plays in the Pop Punk /
Powerpop / Rock band 'Steer Clear' with his brothers Pod,
Sib, Vinny and Simon.
What do you like doing on your day off?
On a day off I'd usually just chill out in my house or in a
friends house or something, nothing too exciting.
If you were to choose your favourite meal
what would it be, where and why?
My mum would probably kill me if I said anything other than
her cooking, so anything my mum cooks at home, because she's
a great cook. But she actually is a great cook.
What has been your proudest moment?
One would definitely be supporting Good Charlotte in the
Ambassador in Dublin, and also when we sold out our own
headlining show in Belfast. That was really amazing.
What was the most frightening moment of your
I'm scared of pigeons, so any day I'm in a city.
How would you describe your taste in
Oh I have no idea. my mum would probably say I'm always in
black, so I'll go with that. Just t-shirts of bands I like
and stuff like that, anything I'm comfortable in
What would you do if you won a million pounds?
I'd put it all in my bath and then get in and laugh to
myself at how rich I am.
What was your most embarrassing moment?
Being caught in my bath covered in Monopoly money.
What music do you like?
I love loads of music. My 3 favourite bands are NOFX, Blink
182 and Motion City Soundtrack. But I'll listen to anything
pop-punk-rock-y. Anything with a good chorus. And recently
I've been listening to a lot of hip-hop. Not the stuff in
the charts. but older stuff like NWA and a group called
What sports person do you most admire?
Efan Ekoku. Definitely. He wins by a mile.
Describe your best ever holiday. What would
your dream holiday be?
I went to New York a few years ago which was so cool. And
I've been to Austria loads of times with my family and it's
always really amazing. My dream holiday would probably be to
play in America with Steer Clear. I think that would be
What is your greatest remaining ambition?
It's not really an ambition because they've stopped making
them now but I'd love to have been an extra in NYPD Blue.
I'm obsessed with that show!
If you could spend a day with a celebrity
whom would you choose?
Dennis Franz from NYPD Blue.
If you were stranded on a desert island what
three things would you want with you?
A helicopter. a pilot and a case of Mountain Dew.
||I have to say I
have no idea, I can't drive and I know nothing
Redemption. I only watched it for the first time
recently but its an incredible movie. And Walk
||Take Off Your Pants
And Jacket by Blink 182.