Jul 18, 2012
Up-and-coming boy band Midnight Red have just released their feel-good
summer single “Hell Yeah” and are ready to take on the
world! Kidzworld had a chance to catch up with the five guys in the
group and get the scoop on their new single. Find out more in their
KW: Where are you all from?
•Midnight Red: Joey Diggs Jr., 22, from Los Angeles, CA. Thomas
Augusto, 21, from Arlington, TX. Eric Secharia, 20, from Burbank,
CA. Colton Rudloff, 23, from Buffalo, NY. Anthony Ladao, 20, from
KW: How did you meet and how was the band formed?
•Midnight Red: Eric and Thomas met at a Menudo audition and
became friends. Stayed in touch and from there met Anthony. Joey came
to the group through the meeting of a producer friend and Colton was
found on YouTube from a video he posted singing.
KW: What different things does each member of the band bring to the
•Midnight Red: Joey: swag, suave. Anthony: sexy flirty dirty.
Eric: fun and goofy. Colton: all-American. Thomas: Rebellious and
KW: What is your favorite part of performing?
•Midnight Red: Interacting with the crowd and feeling their
energy. We are all about the live performance.
KW: You’ve just released your debut single “Hell Yeah,”
what’s it about?
•Midnight Red: Have fun where ever and don't worry too much
about what people think. It's a feel-good party song.
KW: Do you write your own songs?
•Midnight Red: We all write, but for our debut album we are
fortunate enough to be working with hit maker RedOne and his team.
KW: How would you describe your sound?
•Midnight Red: Universal, feel good, pop music.
KW: What is the best advice you’ve received since starting out?
•Midnight Red: We were told by Brian Littrell to always stick
together and work as one.
KW: What is something most fans wouldn’t know about you?
•Midnight Red: We aren't a manufactured boy band and we sing
KW: What other musicians inspire you?
•Midnight Red: N’SYNC, Michael Jackson and LMFAO.
KW: What is the coolest thing to happen to you since becoming a band?
•Midnight Red: We got to record our record in Paris with RedOne.