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A few questions….Dougy’s answers

1. Name 5 bands who people may not know you are into?

There are some bands that i have been into from there inception and never fail me and they are:
Nickelback who are frankly outstanding at what they do and immnese songwriters.
Unearth who are the most underated metal band in existence, god they are awesome,
Brad Paisley the country badass he is a guitar god and writes the catchiest tunes i can think of,and i am a huge fan!
Daughtry who is a great singer from the US and what a soulful voice he has and catchy tunes to boot,

Behemoth are my favourite Black metal band they totally own and there lanscapes they create are as beautiful as they are Brutal, just flawless!

2. what is your favourite interest outside of the band?
I am a running and training fanatic i really enjoy testing myself and pushing myself as hard a i can its a wonderful way to de stress and keeping fit

3.What piece of gear do you desire most?
A Fender cabronita telecaster without doubt my most desired piece of equipment guitar wise and for an amp it would have to a laney ironheart

4. what is your favourite track from your second album ‘ignite the fire’? and why?

My favourite would be either doorway, sweet mercy or As days grow cold the reason are simple really Doorway lyricallly and riff wise is so well sructured and written, Sweet mercy is Heavy as fuck and As days grow cold is my my most heart felt and deep song its about my one and only, my true north

5. Metallica or Megadeth? and why?

God damn thats tough Metallica are my favourite band but megadeth have had some classic albums and there rock stuff is so very influential on my playing and songwriting, if i had a gun to my head i choose metallica as papa Hetfield is my main influence!

6. what was your top album 3 records of 2013?

1. Volbeat. 2. Killswitch Engage 3. Brad Paisley

7. what is your favourite tipple?

Jim Beam Red Stagg

8. 3 albums to take to a desert island and why?

1. this would be any of the johnny cash american recording albums volumes 1-6 just perfection from first to last

2.Grace by Jeff Buckley best album EVER!

3. Symbolic by Death as it is the BEST metal album i have ever heard

9. have you met a hero of yours and if so who was the coolest?

I have had the pleasure of meeting many of my heroes in this business but if i had to choose the coolest, it would be the 36 crazyfists they have had a huge impact on my playing and my life.

as i have grown up i have taken them with me in everyday life and times of struggle, so to become firm friends with each of them means more than you could possibly imagine, amazing guys!

10. if you were to be remebered for 1 song of salvation what song would you like it to be?

I dont feel that we have written that song yet,i have such demanding standards in regards to our music.I am aim to write a masterpiece one day something with real heart and a timelessness about it, watch this space!

A few questions…..Morgans answers

1. Name 5 bands who people may not know you are into?

Tool, A Perfect Circle, Imogen Heap, Foo Fighters and RHCP

2. What is your favourite interest outside of the band?

Gaming

3. What piece of gear do you desire most?

Wireless unit for my guitar

4. What is your favourite track from your second album ‘Ignite the Fire’ and why?

My favourite would be Sleep. It’s got a few different elements which make up a great song to listen to and play. Plus, I get to start it 😉

5. Metallica or Megadeth, and why?

Metallica. Never been a fan of Dave Mustaine’s voice. Not to take anything away from Megadeth though. They have some amazing riffs.

6. What were your top 3 records of 2013?
1. alterbridge
2. kse
3. black sabbath

7. what is your favourite tipple?

Tangle Foot 😉

8. 3 albums to take to a desert island and why?

Imogen Heap – Speak for Yourself: It’s a brilliant album unlike anything I’d heard before. From a fantastic singer/songwriter, this album reminds me of some fun years gone by.

Audioslave – Audioslave: In my opinion, one of the best albums ever made. I never tire of it, and will be listening to it for as long as I can hear.

Tool – Lateralus: By far my favourite album from my favourite band. Would you need a better reason?

9. Have you met a hero of yours and if so who was the coolest?

I met Ryan Martinie a few years ago, although it was very brief (signing tent at Download). He seemed genuinely impressed and humbled by the number of people wanting to meet him and the rest of Mudvayne, and even allowed me to collect a second autograph for an absent friend.

10. If you were to be remembered for 1 song of salvation what song would you like it to be?

Judgement Day. It was our first single, and it still stands up as one of our best songs to date. Everyone who comes to our shows seems to enjoy it, and that’s all we could ask for.