Gordon Downs of San Diego CityBeat chatted with The Used bassist Jeph Howard who talked about the difficulty of being a rock band from Utah. “The hardest part about playing in Provo is the venues, because everywhere in Utah County venues will go up and down within like a month,” Howard gripes. “To even play a show is kind of scarce. It sucks up here. Kids will go to shows, the venues just can’t think of ways to keep enough money to stay open for some reason.” Read more.