"So," said Mike, putting on a funny voice, "you know why I gathered you here." He continued as he stepped over Jamie who was lying flat on the floor, facing down. I don't know why...
"We are here to discuss the namelessness of this group."
The four of us boys were over at Mike and Vic's home while their dad was away on business and Becca was over at her friend Hannah's. She was preparing for the SWS concert and I am so jealous. They're meant to be amazing live but I've never seen them.
"So, any ideas?" Mike looked around the lounge. Jamie was still on the floor...
"What about The Lightsaber's?" I joked. Needless to say, it was met with various forms of no.
"Alright, just putting something out there."
"What about Millenium Lint?" Jamie mumbled into the floor.
"What?" Vic asked.
"I don't even know but Mike has it on a shirt." He explained.
Mike then went bright red.
"Oh, is that one of your books?" Vic said.
"Er, no... I-" Mike stuttered.
"YOU READ?!" Jamie and I chorused.
Mike went an even deeper shade of red as we started to laugh.
"Don't dis it man, it's a band in a good book."
"But," Jamie tried to say in between laughs, "But, you have it, it on a top!"
"Dude, why?" I asked.
"Er, does this really matter?" Said a quite Vic. Okay then...
I looked down at my phone and saw I had an Instagram notification and one new text from my sister.
Hey, turtleness what are you doing?? Xxxxxxxxx
I quickly replied, while listening to what Vic was saying.
Hey, Sophie I'm with my band boys what are you doing? X
"So I was wondering about gigs-"
I'm on my own at home because mummy's gone again. I'm listening to Kerrang on TV and one guy is screaming about middle fingers. He's funny.
"One of my old mates now owns a pub downtown so I called him up and got us a small gig. But he can't advertise without a name so we need to get on with it."
Er I don't think you should be watching that. What if mum comes back??
But he's funny and I can't understand what he's screaming.
Do your boys scream??
A little and who is this funny guy??
I don't know, but he has a rose tattoo on his chest
"That sounds awesome, bro. So names."
"How about we chuck random words around," I suggested while replying to Sophie.
Do you mean Oli Sykes!? Please don't watch that ur six. I've got to go. Any ideas for band names.
Penguins and the turkeys and turtle
"Cheese," Jamie said, still into the floor.
"Mushroom." Said Mike.
"Disgusting." Vic laughed.
Did this just turn into word association?
"Orange," I said.
"Orange?" Jamie questioned.
"Yeah. I don't like the colour orange or the fruit."
"Okay then. Orange. Any advanced of Orange?"
"Is the new black," Mike answered.
"Lesbians." Vic continued.
"Weddings," Jamie said.
"Black Veil Brides."
"Amazing. No, veil."
"Why veil?" I asked.
"That's what brides wear-" Mike explained.
"Yes, yes I know that but why Veil."
"Why, why turtle? Huh. Huh."
"Do not question the turtle."
"Yeah, it's just one of those things, like why Jamie is on the floor, we will never know." Vic laughed.
"Okay, turtle whatever, but we're keeping Veil."
"More word association. Go."
"Home." Said Jamie.
"Piercings," Mike said.
"Okay, this is stupid."
"Well, we need a name." Mike sighed.
"Well, what have we got- Veil piercings? I don't know." Jamie said.
"Veil Piercings? That doesn't even make sense." I said.
"Fine Pierce The Veil." said Jamie dramatically.
We all went quiet.
"Pierce what veil?" Asked Mike.
"No, you know, like a corporate veil. I mean it in the bussinessy way."
There was another quiet before Vic spoke again.
"That's alright actually."
So, we all agreed on Piece the Veil.