Friday, April 18, 2014

Synyster Gates from Jazz to the "dark side" of Avenged Sevenfold

Synyster Gates was interviewed by Crave Online, here's an excerpt:

How did you get from studying Jazz guitar at MI to the “dark side” of Avenged Sevenfold?
Bad friends, man. Guilty by association [laughs].  I listened to a lot of Danny Elfman. The Pinkly Smooth thing was definitely Jimmy’s brainchild, but I gravitated towards it right away and felt really comfortable writing for it and arranging it—it was just so much fun. We were fucking psycho kids getting into too much trouble and this kind of got us behind a guitar, a pad of paper, and a piano, really exhausting out passions together. Just two best friends.

Click here to read the full interview