Florida’s instrumental prog-rockers Tides Of Man released their latest album Every Nothing on August 3rd. We asked drummer Josh Gould to tell us more by taking on our A-Z challenge!
A song that made you want to make music?
Led Zepplin – Black Dog
Best rider you’ve had?
Not sure but was probably in mainland Europe. They know what’s up.
Craziest moment you’ve experienced in the band?
Our first night ever touring…crashing at some random persons house. It was full of tiny baby pit bulls pooping all over the floor. We were all looking for a clean place to lay our sleeping bags down. All this while the drunken 60-something-year-old host of the house, who was a 5th grade teacher (that needed to teach kids a few hours later), didn’t allow us to sleep until she we all took multiple shots with her and her son.
Deepest lyric one of your songs features?
Easiest song you wrote?
Young and Courageous
Favourite song in your set?
Death is No Dread Enemy
Guest you’d most like to feature on your record?
Hardest thing about being in a band?
Being married to 3 guys.
Interesting fact about one of your members?
Spencer calls pens, “pins”.
Jokes you have in the band?
“Shmerge”. It’s a verb or a noun. Referring to interrelations with females, or as in a noun – a prospective female. Only used when communicating with the single members of the band.
Key to writing a song?
Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?
We flew from Florida to London and then drove to Switzerland from London to play a festival.
Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?
New band you’d recommend?
Opening for this band would be ideal?
Place you’d most like to tour?
Iceland or Japan
Reason for the title of your recent/forthcoming release?
Every Nothing is about the “nothings” in life that add up to the bigger, more impactful events in life.
See us live at?
US tour dates in the works!
The old days of music were better than the current, do you agree?
Variations you’d like to do on any of your songs?
What do your fans mean to you?
X-rays or any treatments needed for band related injuries?
You’re late for a show, whose fault is it?