Fighting Giants – Interview
Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)
PD: What type of artist are you?
FG: We’re a 5 piece hard-Rock/Metalcore group. performance focused.
PD: Tell us the brief history of yourself.
FG: all of us are from the florida panhandle area music scene, we have all been in groups together off and on over the years. most notably everyone in the band other than our bassist Bofa, was in a group about 10 years ago Called “Inside The Nine” with just two members of IT9 not present in the Giants- Brian Duncan(Second guitar), and Curt Rogers(second vocal) our song ‘Unravel[TAPE-9]” is actually an IT9 song resurrected and features Curt doing his original vocals, courtesy of his Band Defy The Tyrant (Pavement entertainment)
PD: Who are your musical and non-musical influences?
FG: oh most notably TOOL-Killswitch Engage-HURT-36Crazyfists-Iron Maiden-Synapse Defect-Novalists
PD: What are your dreams and goals?
FG: To have as much fun as possible doing what we love and making memories with awesome fans and friends. Period.
PD: Who writes your songs, what are they about?
FG: Typically its a group effort, several of our songs started out as acoustic solo songs written by David Rowe that once brought to the table go thru a musical Metamorphosis becoming Fighting Giants songs.
PD: How do you promote your band and shows?
FG: typically thru our bands facebook page. we’re all working stiffs with full time jobs but we have a special group of friends and fans who hit the streets with us and spread word of mouth about our upcoming events. a couple really big show announcements for the Florida region are coming soon.
PD: What do you think about downloading music online?
FG: It hurts, but its the world today. All of our music is avail. on all streaming platforms, however we do ask that anyone who digs our sound please pick up our didgital release at www.cdbaby.com/cd/fightinggiants1
PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?
FG: the best song that hasnt been heard or written yet. cause we’re working on it.
PD: What are some of your pet peeves?
FG: Metal Elitists who hate on other bands and dont support their peers. we want EVERYONE in the scene to succeed and this poisonous mindset is preposterous
PD: What is your proudest moment in music?
FG: Every time we take the stage together.
PD: So what are you working on at the moment?
FG: Currently booking shows and writing new material, we’re working with War tribe Media LLC on our new logo design.
PD: Tell us about your next shows and why we should be there.
FG: Currently we’re set to open the night for Last in Line at Club LA in destin Fl. these guys are comprised of original members of DIO and are literally ledgends. we play at 730 pm sharp so be there!