favorite band survey

favorite band survey

and my I've locked myself in my room, literally.

Chapter 1

here we go

by: m3rcy616
1. Name of the band:
- Black Tide

2. How long have you been a listener?:
-Since fall of 2007.

3. Tell how you discovered them in 5 words or less. (gonna have to be vague):
-My first concert, Avenged Sevenfold.

4. What country are they from?:

5. What language do they sing in?:
-English and Spanish

6. Do you know how they became famous?:
It was cause of their ages when they got signed, (though really the focus was on their singer's age. he was 13 at the time they got signed).

7. What year did the band form?
- 2004. Originally they were called 'Radio'.

8. who makes up the band?
Gabriel Garcia - singer/guitarists
Austin Diaz - Guitar/ live backing vocals
Zakk Sandler - Bass / some live backing vocals
Steven Spence - Drums/keyboards/ some live backing vocals

9. Ever been to one of their shows?
- Yep. Seen them 3 times so far.

10. What was the first and last CdDthey put out?
First: "Light From Above"
Most recent: "Post Mortem"

11. Do they have any DVDs released, if so do you own any of them?
- They haven't released any so far.

12. Is this band a mainstream band?
- Kinda. They do get radio play on some stations, and have they have been on Love Line.

13. Ever seen one of their videos on mtv/vh1/Fuse?
- Honestly, no.

14. How many cds of thiers do you own?
- in Cd format I have both full length albums and one of their EPs.
In mp3 format I have two of their other EPs, and all the bonus tracks for their full length cds. so I think that's all the music they've officially released so far.

15. Do you own any of their singles?
If you mean EPs, then yes. 3 of them.

16. Do you have any band t-shirts for them?
Yup. 4 of them.

17. Name 5 of their songs that you can think of off the top of your head (doesn't matter if you like it or not):
- Alone
-Walking Dead Man
-So Broken
-Give Hope
- Shout

18. What is your favorite song by them?
- Right now, one of their bonus tracks, 'Alone' is my fave.

19. Favorite CD of theirs?
- Post Mortem.

20. How much would you be willing to pay to see them live?
- Well, their show tickets average about 30-40 bucks... so far that's all I have to pay to see them. I'd be willing to pay a lot more if it included like a meet n greet or a day to hang out with the band.

21. Who's your favorite member of the band?
- Gabe. though Austin's a very close second.

22. What instruments do they play?
-Guitar, second guitar, bass, drums and sometimes keyboard. pretty standard.

23. Do any of your friends listen to this band as well?
- Yeah, all my besties do, I mean, their favorite bands differ from mine, but they like Black Tide too.

24. What clothing style do they wear?
- Just clothes they're comfortable in.

25. Post a photo?
-there's already a photo of them on this.
but here's the bigger version of it:

26. Do your parents like this band?
- my mom does. at least of what I've showed her.

27. can you name all the songs that are on one of their cds?
- yup

28. What other bands do you like that sound like this one?
- ummm.... dunno. I don't really compare bands to each other.

29. Is their CD in your CD player right now.?
- i don't have a working cd player right now. so the Cds are in their cases.

30. Do you have their music on your ipod/zune/whatever?
- duh.

31. Do you have anything autographed by them?
- yup. a cd, a tour booklet and 3 posters.

32. Least favorite song by them?
- There's no song I hate by them. that's why they're my fave.

33. Last time you listened to them?
- I'm listening to them now, (no, I don't listen to them constantly. It's actually been about a month since the last time I put on their music, even though they are my fave.)

34. Ever been in a mosh pit at one of their shows?
- Nah. I'm too 'little' to mosh. I only weight 120lbs. I run too high a risk of being knocked on the ground, which is the last place you want to be when in a mosh pit.

35. Where they more famous when you started listening to them, or are they more famous now?
-their fan base has grown, but I wouldn't even say their big time famous.

36. What's a song of theirs you can listen to on repeat without getting bored?
- There's a few songs of theirs like that but 'Give Hope's is definitely one of them.

37. Are you listening to them now?
-Yep, it's been a while since the last time though.

on a scale of 1-10 rate your knowledge of the band.
-an 8. I know a lot from interviews and from the couple of times i got to meet them in person. but I'm no stalker.

39. Ever wrote about them for a school paper?
-Yup. used them as the subject of an attempt at satire.

40. What color are the main singer's eyes?

41. How many band members are there in the band?
- 4 current members. 2 former members.

42. Can you name them all and what they play?
-I did this already....

43. what genre is their music?

44. If I went to a cd store would i be able to find their cd?
-Most likely. They are signed to Interscope after all.

45. Where do you buy most of their band merch?
- at live shows.. the posters i didn't even have to buy.

46. Did anyone get you into this band? who?
- technically Avenged Sevenfold did. Black Tide was on that tour, and that's how I heard about them. Though they didn't become my absolute favorite till 2008 with the official release of Light From Above. At that point, my friend Nix and I were getting into them together.

47. Do you own any movies with their music featured in it?
- I don't think their music is featured in any movies yet, at least none to my knowledge. Their music is featured in video games though.

48. If this band broke up, would you cry?
- I'd be upset yeah. but they're too tight with each other to break up over a fight.
if they ever do, it'll most likely just be to try out other things. Which I would look forward to seeing.

49. Second fave band next to this one?
-Avenged Sevenfold. (they were my fave before Black Tide was, after all)

50. How much has this band influenced you?
-Quite a bit, actually. But it's not like my whole life is inspired by them. They do have some influence on me though.


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