Suffocate Faster take on the A-Z Challenge

Welcome to the A-Z challenge, a fun way to get to know the many bands and artists out there. Here it’s the turn of Suffocate Faster’s guitarist Chris Towning to tell us all about the band!

A song that made you want to make music?

Unearth – my heart bleeds no longer

Best rider you have had?

Wacken Festival in Europe.

Craziest moment in the band?

Being a part of Warped Tour 2003, weird to look back at it now. Even warped tour was very different back then.

Deepest lyric one of your songs features?

We address our issues with the world, we don’t intend to be poetic

Easiest song you wrote?

Time Vs Time

Favourite song in your set?

Time Vs Time

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

Kirk Windstein

Hardest thing about being in a band?

Time away, it adds up.

Interesting fact about one of your members?

Our Bassist Lance is an app developer, we’re very proud!

Jokes you have in the band?

LOTS of movie quotes, pre-meme “I’m Ron Burgundy?”

Key to writing a song?

Constantly revaluate if it could be better, and don’t be married to any part of it.

Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?


Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?

John Carpenter, something about his show had me more inspired than any other artist.

New band you’d recommend?


Opening for this band would be ideal?

Hatebreed, like always.

Place you’d most like to tour?

Japan, no question.

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

“To Each Their Own.”

Reason for the title of your forthcoming release?

The Straight Edge, This is the way. We’re star wars fans. It fits.

See us live at?

Legends in Cincinnati, OH 6/8/23

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

How old? 2003 was a better time.

Unusual merchandise?

Slayer tribute shirt we produced many moons ago.

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

Have Mr Dibbs perform in the middle of one of our songs.

What do your fans mean to you?

Everything, what is the point of the music if no one listens?

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

broke my hand punching a guitar cabinet when I was young, played a few shows with a broken right hand.

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

Chris Alsip, always lol

Zoo animal that best describes the personality of your band?

Liger. IYKYK.

AltCorner Staff

April 28, 2023

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