Behind The Scenes With Seraph Travail

I had the awesome chance to talk with Tim Otto from the band Seraph and Travail! Check them out. They are an awesome sephonic metal band 🙂

Behind The Scenes With Seraph and Travail

ZanaD: What is your name and the name of your band?

Tim and Seraph in Travail

ZanaD: Where are you from?

Tim: Hatboro/ Horsham

ZanaD: What type of music do you play?

Tim: Symphonic Metal

ZanaD:What is the best advice you have for people who want to break into the music industry?

Tim: Study theory, lots of practice and get comfortable being in front of crowds of people.

ZanaD: How old were you when you started performing?

Tim: 17

ZanaD: How many years have you been writing music for?

Tim: 4 years

ZanaD: Where would your dream place be to perform at?

Tim: Either the Trocadero or the Electric Factory

ZanaD: What inspires you to write music?

Tim: A very wide range of music and just the drive and addiction of writing music.

ZanaD: Whats the song you need to listen to when your feeling down?

Tim: There’s way too many to pick just one, usually I can put on anything and it’ll lift my spirits.

ZanaD: Whats your favorite band?

Tim: Gojira

ZanaD: Whats your favorite song?

Tim: Reindeer Age – Closure in Moscow

ZanaD:Who is your hero?
Tim: Darrell Abbot from Pantera

ZanaD: If you could have three wishes come true what would they be and why?

Tim: I can’t talk about wishes before they come true or else they won’t come true, I’m very supersticious haha.

ZanaD: When is your next album coming out?

Tim: Hopefully our demo will be out shortly, then soon after, we’ll be planning a full length.

ZanaD: When is your next concert?

Tim: We don’t have any dates scheduled as of now. Follow us and keep up with our show schedules.

Seraph in Travail is on Facebook and on Myspace

ZanaD: Where do you see your band in 5 years from now?

Tim: Touring at least the United States and playing shows in major US cities.

ZanaD: What is your dream?

Tim: That soon, one day young guitarists will look up to me and musicians will look up to us.

ZanaD: If you could be in any place right now where would it be?

Tim: On stage

ZanaD: If you were stuck on an island what three items would you bring?

Tim: A fully charged sattelite phone, a fully charged GPS and a crate of food and beverages haha.

ZanaD: If you were trapped in a room what three people would you want to be with?

Tim: My girlfriend, my best friend Courtney, and a locksmith to get out of the room

ZanaD: What musician would you want to go on a date with and why?

Tim: I’m already taken, but for the sake of the question, Hayley Williams from Paramore, because she’s adorable.

Favorite quote?
-“You laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at you because you’re all the same.” …. enough said

Stay Metal,
Tim Otto