Both of them were headed to Cambridge for a school exchange program.Aubert noticed Monninger sitting across the aisle from him stealing alcohol from the drink cart by distracting the flight attendant.The station is targeted exclusively towards males aged 25-44, but has a significant female fan base.It plays music from all rock eras and commits showcases up-and-coming New Zealand bands. The Rock have weekly features and countdowns that distinguish it from other radio stations, including The Rock 1000, in which the biggest 1000 rock songs in history are voted on and counted down annually.
The band currently comprises Brian Aubert, Nikki Monninger, Christopher Guanlao and Joe Lester.
Neck of the Woods, the band's third full-length album, was released on May 8, 2012.
The band members are friends who had played together previously or in mutual friends' bands.
In interviews, the band has said their name is more of "a state of mind".
Brian Aubert met Nikki Monninger in 1994 on a flight from Los Angeles to London.
The Rock is a New Zealand rock music radio station.