9th Annual Hard Rock/Metal Song Winner
8th Annual Hard Rock/Metal Album Nominee
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Genre: Hard Rock/Metal
HOMEBASE/COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Dallas, Texas, USA
ALBUM NOMINATED SONG IS ON: Red Shelter EP (2009)
ARTISTS ON THIS TRACK: Moving Atlas (Dunagin Gaines, Ricky Dansby, Ross Rubio, Ben Scott, Geoff Lucke)
WHERE WAS SONG RECORDED? Indian Trail Studios (Sanger, TX) www.itrstudios.com
WHERE IS YOUR MUSIC AVAILABLE? At shows, iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, CD Baby, and a few other places.
WHICH GENRES BEST DESCRIBE YOUR MUSIC? Progressive, Melodic, Alternative, Hard-Rock /Metal (Inteli-Rock)
WHAT’S THIS SONG ABOUT? “Becoming Blue” is about a crooked cop taking a good look at his life and questioning his day to day dealings with society. More or less, he is the narrator of his own story.
WHY DID YOU SELECT THIS TRACK TO SUBMIT TO THE IMAs? We selected this track because we thought it showcased good dynamics and that it had the best hook out of our new selection of songs.
DID FANS HELP FUND THIS PROJECT? Yes
DESCRIBE YOUR AUDIENCE: Intense, dedicated, drunk, and always ready to sing.
WHAT MAKES YOUR FANS UNIQUE? My dad described our music as being like scotch whiskey. He said the more you listen to it, the better it gets. With that said, I think musically we try to move people with our sound and emotion and in turn we create a solid bond with each listener.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO PLAY? Firewater (Dallas, TX RIP), Trees (Dallas, TX), Scout Bar (Houston,TX), Palladium Ball Room (Dallas, TX), Ridglea Theatre (Fort Worth, TX).
WHAT HAS BEEN THE BAND’S MOST MEMORABLE ACHIEVEMENT TO DATE? Getting to be one of the main bands to be involved in the re-opening of the world famous Trees venue in Dallas, TX.
WHAT’S IN THE WORKS FOR 2010? Playing more shows and releasing a couple of new singles via iTunes.
FINISH THIS SENTENCE: THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IS… Ruthless.
WHAT IS YOUR DEFINITION OF SUCCESS? Getting to do what you love while being able to maintain a family without any financial strain.
WHAT’S ON YOUR IPOD THAT WOULD SURPRISE YOUR FANS? Michael Jackson, Radiohead, Stryper, Meshuggah, Bill Withers, Sade and The Police.
NAME SOME ARTISTS YOU ARE CHAMPIONING: Karnivool, Dead Letter Circus, Tool, Incubus, Soil Work, Mute Math, and so on and so on.