Interview: GIA G
What got you into music, and if you had not gotten into music what
would you be doing today?
I always loved music since i was a kid, what got me in was listening to varies people , if i wasnt doing it , well i just dont do music , i do other things , i would just be doing the other things im doing
What do you like to do when you are not playing music and how does
that influence your creativity?
I exercise , like going for rides , walks , watch movies, i also am an investor , im always online researching , and networking
How long has your band been around?
GIA G been around since 2013
Where are you based and how did that influence your music?
I grew up out side of Boston Ma , based out of Manchester by the sea ,
35 miles north of Boston, it hasnt really influenced my music
How did you come up with the name of your band and what does it mean
Well its my real legal name, and the G after that is my initial of my middle name , it just means me :)
Tell me about your most memorable shows.
The last 2 i did in Nov 2021 and Dec was really good i played lead guitar for a metal band up in NH , called Infinite Sin , many other shows were , some were terrible though to , lol
What is your favorite venue to play at, and do you have any places you
want to play that you have not already?
Well against the venue i played with Infinite Sin i really enjoyed the area and the whole set up, and the hotel was right across the street , place is called
Granite State Music Hall in in Laconia Nh , yes many places i would
like to , will see , not big on live shows
If you could play any show with any lineup, who would be on the ticket?
Hmmm , Metallica , would have liked Van Halen, but hes gone :( Queen , but hes gone to lol, todays bands , i think , Alterbridge , Distrubed, Joe Satriani , Steve Vai , Jeff beck to
What is some advice that you would give to someone who is just getting
into playing in a band and some advice that you would give to your
Dont have high Expectations, just play cause you enjoy it. my younger self and certain people not to play in a band with and push myself more then i did, i didnt enough and take more chances and not listen to people saying no
If you could go back in time and give yourselves advice, what would it
my younger self and certain people not to play in a band with
and push myself more then i did, i didnt enough and take more chances
and not listen to people saying no
Of your songs which one means the most to you and why?
I think the new ballad on the Cosmic Wave EP Reminiscing , cause its about
thinking of the past but looking to the future
Which songs are your favorite to play and which get requested the
Well the instrumental The Chase gets a lot , but havent played out these new songs and other GIA G songs , just The Chase , my other band Devil In The Mist , which is on hiatus , quite a few people wanted to hear
What is the creative process for the band, and what inspires you to write your music?
I write all the songs , but when i jam with the drummer or bass in past things i sued to get idea form just jamming with other people, but a lot of stuff comes up in my room and studio, everything inspires me, i try to push myself to do better each time i think , keep reaching for the next note or level
What kinds of messages do you like to get across in your music?
Positive i hope , it influences people , it sticks in there head they remember the melody , riff , lead ect
Do you ever have disagreements in your band, and how do you get past them?
Lol lost count ive had so many breakups of varies bands , just recently with Devil , had to get rid of the vocalist , part of being in music , laways going to be like that , but i try to avoid those , in GIA G its not not like that , its good
What are your plans for the future, and do you have anything that you want to spotlight that is coming up?
Just to keep riding out the New Cosmic Wave EP its been my biggest release by far, and start recording the full length GIA G Album
GIA G - REMINISCING ( Official Music Video Instrumental )
GIA G – COSMIC WAVE