We met the band R5 -- Ellington Ratliff, Riker Lynch, Ross Lynch, Rydel Lynch and Rocky Lynch -- before a recent performance at the Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan. They were premiering their #RockThanRockMusic video. After interviewing them we stayed for their show.

Who is the smart one in the group?

Ross: He's [Ratliff] got a good vocabulary, he's [Riker] good with fashion, she's [Rydel] good with geography.

Is there any song by any other artist that you would like to perform?

Riker: There's a couple. We're loving doing "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince on tour right now.

Ratliff: We also do a OneRepublic cover "Counting Stars."

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Ross: Another cover we also like to do is "Seven Nation Army" by White Stripes. It's cool because I don't have to say anything. I just kind of like rock out and I get to play the solo.

Who is the funny one in the group?

Ratliff: It's very debatable. Me and Rocky like to tag team. We're like Batman and Robin.

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Do you have any nervous habits or superstitions?

Ratliff: I play with my hands.

Rydel: If it's like my solo keyboard part coming up, I got to like pop all the knuckles (makes gestures with her hands) to get the jitters out.

Riker: I usually do this sometimes (pointing to his leg jumping up and down) and it drives people crazy. Stop. What you do is you hold this one down.

Ross: I don't know why I did this. Before I go on a show, I'm just not going to look in the mirror like a few hours before the show. I just avoid a mirror. I don't know why I did it.

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What do you spend your money on?

Riker: Food, water, shelter, dates. Dates actually. Girls are expensive. Taking a girl on a date.

Ross: Honestly I haven't spent a penny.

Riker: Ross built a guitar. He bought all the parts. He bought his computer.

What are your hobbies other than music?

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Riker: Ice hockey

Ratliff: Sing to records

Rocky: Music

Riker: Surfing

Rocky: Watching sports