Rising metallers BORN ZERO have just released their captivating new single, Raise The Dead, via all platforms and here – https://youtu.be/gNo-YMu9lQ4 .
We put the band to the sword with this A-Z quiz:
A song that made you want to make music?
Levi – Rolling by Limp Bizkit
Charlie – ACDC – Thunderstruck
Iggy – Domination by Pantera
Tom – Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath
Best rider you’ve ever had?
Free drinks backstage on the house! We must get round to making a real rider!
Craziest thing you’ve experienced in the band?
Hereford Disco Ball light fall on Levi’s head and he head butted it away.
Deepest lyric one of your songs features?
You bleed my name – From ‘Breathe’ which was our previous single out
Easiest song you wrote?
Eyes Turn Red
Favourite song in your set?
Iggy – Breathe
Levi – GBH
Charlie – Falling Away
Tom – Every single time I turn
Guest you’d most like to feature on your record?
Iggy – Zak Wylde (Guitarist – Black Label Society)
Levi – Phil Anselmo (Vocalist – Pantera)
Tom – Ozzy Osbourne!
Charlie – Corey Taylor (Slipknot Vocalist)
Hardest thing about being in a band?
Making sure all four of us are organised and put in the same amount of effort as each other – Luckily we are all on the same page!
Interesting fact about one of your members?
Tom is an Archaeologist (pretty cool and an unusual job at our age!)
Jokes you have in the band?
Charlie laughing like Jimmy Carr is something we always joke about!
Key to writing a song?
First the Riff, then the melody is put to the riff and then the lyrics are formed. This is what works for us every time!
Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?
So far The Fleece in Bristol but this will change in 2020 when we tour as we will try and cover as many Cities as possible!
Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?
Levi – Jessie Leitch (Killswitch)
Charlie – Kelly Jones (Stereophonics)
Tom – Geezer Butler – Black Sabbath
Iggy – Mergal – Emo Poland
New band you’d recommend?
Tom – Jinger
Charlie – Wolf Jaw
Levi – Straight for the sun
Iggy – Vein
Opening for this band would be ideal?
Place you’d most like to tour?
USA or Germany!
Quote you’d like to pass on to our readers?
“No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our religious & charitable institutions may become, the music will still be wonderful.” ― Kurt Vonnegut – American Writer (1922 – 2007)
Reason for the title of your recent/forthcoming release?
For the people we have lost and outlived.
See us live at?
We are currently taking some time out at the moment to finish our EP with just a few local gigs happening but a full list for 2020 tour will be on our website soon so watch out! We are also attending the Metal 2 The Masses 2020 competition at KK’s Steel Mill in Wolverhampton so watch out for the heats to be announced!
The old days of music were better than the current, do you agree?
Born Zero Crocs (We don’t have any by the way but would love these as our unusual merch!)
Variations you’d like to do of any of your songs?
Definitely an acoustic version of Raise The Dead
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything as they give us the reason to carry on and produce music.
X-rays or any other treatments needed for band related injuries?
Levi (Vocalist) needed treatment for his front tooth after Tom (bassist) knocked it with his headstock on his bass in a rehearsal! Well when we say knocked it he actually took half of his front tooth out!
You’re late for a show, whose fault is it?
Normally Levi and Iggy but to be fair we are usually always on time!
Zoo animal that best describes the personality of your band?