We recently had a chance
to sit down with Walt Lafty and Brian Weaver of Silvertide before
their show at the Avalon opening for Alter Bridge. With their
debut cd, Show & Tell, in stores, it was a perfect
chance to sit down and talk about the record and their extensive
a Listen* as they talk about about Show &
Tell, touring the country, what they learned from starting
out in Philadelphia, and their love of Jesus Christ Superstar.
*Windows Media Player 9 is needed to listen to this interview.
Not a lot of bands have been coming out of Philadelphia as of
late, what did you learn from playing in Philly?
You did have a lot of buzz in the city, what made you finally
decide to sign with J Records?
I read that "Devil's Daughter" is also about the record
industry. Where did that cynicism come from at such an early stage
in your career?
You have been part of a lot of high profile tours (Van Halen,
Kid Rock, Shinedown), how have you consistently landed such big
Does your approach change when playing an arena as apposed to
How did you come to pick "Blue Jeans" as the next single
off of Show & Tell?
Was the decision to name a song "S.F.C." due to retailers?
Another thing I noticed was the advance copy had a different track
listing compared to the retail version?
are some of the things that you are listening to?
are some of the things that you listen to that would surprise
you care if people come and tape your shows and trade them online?
about the people who are downloading Show & Tell?
brought up Metallica, have you had a chance to see their documentary,
Some Kind of Monster?
I want to thank the guys of Silvertide for taking the time to
talk with me. It was great getting a chance to chat with the guys
and hang out before their show stealing set opening for Alter
Bridge. We can not wait for the next time that Silvertide comes
to Boston. Keep your eye up for when they come to your town, and
be sure to purchase Show
& Tell or download it from iTunes.
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