Past The Fall take on the A-Z challenge

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the many bands and artists out there. Here it’s the turn of Past The Fall to tell us all about themselves!

A song that made you want to make music?

Smells Like Teen Spirit/Sad but True

Best rider you’ve had?

Hash cookies

Craziest moment you’ve had in the band?

Armed Mexican police stopping a show

Deepest lyric one of your songs features?

No idea!

Easiest song you wrote?

Above the Negative

Favourite song in your set?

Poison Mirror

Guest you’d most like to feature on your record?


Hardest thing about being in a band?

Doing everything else that’s not recording/playing music and touring.

Interesting fact about one of your members?

Has had fondu with Josh Homme

Jokes you have in the band?

Anything Spinal Tap!

Key to writing a song?

Listening to what the songs wants using your feelings- not using your ego!

Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?

4767 miles (Cancun)

Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?

Black Sabbath Download 2004/Heaven and Hell 2008ish sonisphere

New band you’d recommend?


Opening for this band would be ideal?


Place you’d most like to tour?


Quote you’d like to pass on to our readers?

People overestimate what they can do in 1 year, BUT underestimate what they can do in 10 years.

Reason for the title of your recent/forthcoming release?

Poison Mirror’ – Its about the ways social media can make us feel more alone and polarized as a community.

See us live at?

Check for details!

The old days of music were better than the current, do you agree?

Yes and no, the music was more magical and everyone wasn’t so image conscious, but the events are better organized now- But memory is an unreliable thing… haha!

Unusual merchandise?

Nope all pretty standard stuff

Variations you’d like to do on any of your songs?

A heavy distorted version of our acoustic intro!

What do your fans mean to you?

They’re everything, without any of them Past The Fall would just be an idea, they make it reality and worth all the sacrifice.

X-rays or any treatments needed for band related injuries?

MRI for a shoulder/neck thrown out by headbanging!

You’re late for a show, whose fault is it?

Muscians late? Disorganised and confused? Whatever next !!! haha

Zoo animal that next describes the personality of your band?

In the words of Dio- Ride the tiger!

Elizabeth Birt

February 6, 2024

Band management assistant. Goth princess and lover of all things music and sport.


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