"Like many actors, Fassbender, who sings and plays guitar and keyboards in the film, admits he once harboured fantasies of rock stardom. ‘I wouldn’t call it a band,’ he says, recalling his efforts as a 17-year-old. ‘It was just me and another guy on guitar. We could never find a drummer or a bass player. We never even got as far as having a name. We were both called Michael so we could have been Michael and Michael.’"