Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Interview with Sam Crawford, Guitarist of Once Forgotten

Sam Crawford is the guitarist of currently unsigned Progressive Hardcore band "Once Forgotten" from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

What made you pick up the guitar?
- I was a Freshman in highschool and I would walk by this kind of big music shop called Cinitoli's alot of famous people have walked through them doors but, there would always be this Fender sign lit up in the window and I would always just stare at it. So one day I bought a cheesy guitar from Sam Ash...and what made me intially learn guitar was listening to Metallica. They were my biggest influence.

Your favorite guitarist?
Right now Matt Heafy from trivium.

Most influential guitar album?
Shogun by Trivium...but if it was 5 years ago, ...And Justice For All.

What made you join/start a band?
Well one day I was asked by a friend of mine to join and I said what the hell why not. We were a cover band wrote two originals, then after that we went separate ways and im now in a newer more serious band.

What do you hope to achieve?
I hope to bring music to people's lives and make them feel moved by it. I want them to evoke some kind of emotion that is beneficial to them and the people around them.

Favorite bands?
Metallica, Trivium, Aveneged Sevenfold, Guns 'n' Roses..alot more.

Favorite albums?
Shogun by Trivium, All Metallica Albums

What is your favorite guitar?
Dean, I play gibson now.

What is your dream guitar?
a 7 string Dean guitar.

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