MachinesHateMondays is a Metal band from Oakville, Ontario.
MachinesHateMondays hit the Supernova stage in April of 2012 for Band on the Run. They put on an amazing show, narrowly missing out on prizing at the show, but showed the dedication of their fans by winning the Wildcard Vote after the show.
Please introduce us to MachinesHateMondays:
Greg Byun - Lead Vocals
Dean Barsenbach - Backing Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Liam Gallagher - Bass
Ryan Chouinard - Lead Guitar
James Veale - Drums
How did you get your band name and what brought you guys together as a band?
We came together as a band because we go to the same school and we are all good friends. We got our name from a saying our friend said.
How long have you been playing together with the current lineup?
We formed as a band in mid october of 2011.
If I was to put you on the spot and ask you to define your genre, what would you call it?
We would call ourselves Metal-Core and Hard Rock.
Do you have any major artistic influences?
Yes we are influenced by Asking Alexandria, Avenged Sevenfold, Black Veil Brides, Bullet For My Valentine.
What is the most rewarding thing about being in a band?
Getting to play our music to people and having fun playing together.
What is the hardest part about being in a band?
Getting everyone together to practice and putting ideas together.
How did you come across Supernova.com and what would you tell other artists about Supernova?
We came across the website because one of our friends bands played with Supernova. We would tell other bands that Supernova is a good way to play shows and have fun!
Do you have a motto or recipe foir putting on a good show?
We get hyped up togethger as a band and listen to our favourite bands before the show to get in the mood to play a great show.
What is your most memorable moment thus far as a band?
Playing our show at the Sound Academy and winning the online Wildcard.
What is the funniest/strangest story that you have had as a band?
The funniest thing was seeing a recorded video of our show and looking at how we played.
If you had your way, where would you be in 2 years?
We would love to tour the world with a good record label like Sumerian or Road Runner Records. We would also love to be able to release a full length album
In closing, is there anything else that makes your band unique that new listeners should know?
New listeners should know that we try to bring a new unique sound to the "Metal" genres.
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