Suicide Romance – El Paso’s Best Local Rock Profile
Who are all the members of your band, and what do they play?
When did the band get together, and how?
Band got together in 2008 when I (Tony) started writting material at my studio my cousin Mike started helping me with lyrics and we said we should start jamming again LOL. I had taken a long break because I’m always working doing concerts and renting gear to local bands through my company T.M Productions and doing concerts with Southcoast Audio, Crosby Sound and local union I.A.T.S.E 153.
How would you describe your music to someone?
Heavy Christian Metal with a touch of Psycho Texas Metal Groove
Who are some of the bands that influence your music?
Too many to name but a good start would be Sevendust
What is your most memorable gig so far?
Every time we play The Whisky a gogo in Hollywood where we have been playing at least 2 to 3 times a year the past 3 years and to which we will be playing June 1, 2012 with Jetboy so put us on BALLOONFEST 2012 as our tour kickoff (LOL) and every KLAQ festival we have done from Localfest ,Streetfest and Balloonfest.
Are you currently signed to any kind of label or management?
No, although we do have a tattoo endorsement if that counts for anything with Badlands Tattoos, and Robert Tibuni @ Vaboom Studios and Micheal Keener co manage us.
What other bands have your members been/are in?
Buster Cherry,Soul Shaker,Exit116 and Pinstripe Monkey and we also have a Jam band we do where we play covers and basically make jack arse’s (is that a word???? oh well like i said jack arse’s)out of ourselves called The Bob Oso and tHE mENTALLY cHALLENGED oRCHESTRA that plays everytime The Romance has a gig usually we have local musicians jam with us if they know any songs they too get to make a jack arse of themself but it makes for good comedy lol!
What other local bands would you recommend people check out?
Bob Oso and The Mentally Challenged Orchestra, Aftermath, Years Of Cold, Altarmotive, Pinstripe Monkey, Bash, Manjayna, Alodex, Outrage, Sandstone Savior, Texas Roadkill, Ullysus, Cantina Flys, Suicide Romance, The Sixth, All That Bleeds and last but not least that i can think of right now The Abundant Living Fauth Center Song Service Band,to any one of our friends bands we forgot sorry were a bunch of bonehesds lol
Where can people contact you to book you for shows?
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