Interview – Blind Race

By: Remington Fioraso

Blind Race is a rock-metal band from Toronto, Ontario. The group consists of Tommy Geraldes on vocals, Costas Kentros on guitar, Stelios Kentros on drums, Mike Ferraro on bass, and Joannie Cotten on keys. The group will be releasing their third album entitled “Come and Get It” on November 18, 2014.

Who are your influences?

Pantera, Slipknot, Tool, Vai, Elvis the King, SOAD, Avenged Sevenfold

How did you meet?

Through mutual friends.

What can fans expect to hear from “Come and Get It?”

Raw Power and melodic diversity

What differences and similarities are there between the upcoming EP and previous releases?

More mature structure and writing material. Vocals in the forefront with meatier guitars and attacking rhythm section embellished with keys.

Are there songs you are most particularly excited for fans to hear?

Truth or Dare for it’s implementation of diverse styles and the title track for its’ raw energy.

You held your CD release party on Halloween. How was it?

Energy levels are always high at our shows but, it was at a different level for the EP release party. It was probably the loudest audience we’ve had this far.

In typical Canadian Beats fashion, we like to include fun questions to help fans get to know you a bit more.

Who are your favourite Canadian artists?

Rush, Strapping Young Lad, Protest The Hero, Three Days Grace

What are your favourite foods?

Italian, Greek and everything else including Crown Royal 😉

What are your guilty pleasures?

Listen to Truth Or Dare and you’ll know 😉

What was the last movie you saw?

Ouija

Finally, is there anything you would like to add to your fans?

The new EP will kick your ass and you will love us for it! We are so amazed with all this feedback from the pre-released material so far. We hope to see you soon out at a show and you can go ahead and pre-order our new CD and prove to some cats that rock and metal are alive and well! m/

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