MM: Which two tracks would you play me to introduce us to your Band?
Hi I’m Eric Gynan Cofounder of The Rock Band Leaving Eden. It’s nice to chat with you again. I would say from This Album Pinnacle released by Dark Star Records/Sony/Universal I love the songs “We are not Alone and Break your fall” would be good choices.
MM: Can you give us details on tours/festivals for the rest of the year and going into 2020?
Sure thing! We are looking forward to sharing the stage with RATT on Dec 13, 2019 and lots of dates below:
MM: What can we expect from Leaving Eden live?
Lots of energy, Eve has her way of connecting with the crowd, very inclusive. Fun times man!
MM: Can u tell me what do you like best about touring And worst?
Touring is the dream, meeting new friends, new places, your responsibilities include making it to the next show and having a Kick Ass night, that’s about it. Not much negative unless some of the people on the tour is a drag. Touring is not for everyone, People get homesick.
MM: Who would be your ultimate bands to tour with?
Fleetwood Mac and maybe Disturbed. We’ve shared the stage with Disturbed but never Fleetwood Mac. We have shared the stage with:
MM: With so many Bands out there..How do you intend to stand out from the others?
I think we are doing it, good music, tight and confident showmanship, great connection good vibes. It all works.
MM: When did you first realise you had such a musical talent and do you remember your first ever performance?
I knew I could do it early on and my first show was probably at our house party that we weren’t supposed to have when Mom’s not home. It didn’t end well when she came home early.
MM: What's the most memorable concert you've been to (other than your own) and why?
So many but loved Alice Cooper man, his theatrics were second to none!
MM: What do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment so far with Leaving Eden?
I think lots of things, how to pick one, I guess being able to share the stage with so many great bands. Leaving Eden has toured the USA, UK & Canada sharing the stage with hundreds of the biggest national bands in the world including; Lacuna Coil, In This Moment, Black Sabbath (Heaven & Hell), Ronnie James Dio, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Disturbed, Marilyn Manson, Alice Cooper, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Puddle Of Mudd, Korn, Killswitch Engage, Buckcherry, Jefferson Starship, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Country Joe, 10 Years After (40th Anniversary of Woodstock), Shinedown, Dropkick Murphy's, Alice In Chains, Papa Roach, Bret Michaels, Halestorm, Theory Of A Deadman, Avenged Sevenfold, Seether, HELLYEAH, Trapt, Dope, Soil, Fuel, Queensryche, Saving Abel, Hinder, Damage Plan, Sevendust, Sebastian Bach, Soulfly, Days Of The New, Nonpoint, Drowning Pool, The Misfits, The Butcher Babies, Collective Soul, Mushroomhead, Mudvayne, Chevelle, Godsmack, Powerman 5000, 10 Years, Taproot, Gin Blossoms, Michael Schenker (UFO, MSG & The Scorpions) Herman Rarebell (The Scorpions), Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden), Kittie, One Eyed Doll, Uncle Kracker, Tremonti (Creed/Alterbridge) Lamb Of God, Slayer, Stone Sour, Motorhead, Blackstone Cherry, Hookers & Blow (featuring members of Guns ‘N' Roses, Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P.), Steven Tyler, Ted Nugent, Lita Ford, LA Guns, Trixter, Warrant, Apocalyptic Review (featuring members of Godsmack), Adelitas Way, Scott Stapp (the voice of Creed), Gemini Syndrome, Pop Evil, Ratt, Anthrax, Testament, Napalm Death, Nickleback, Skillet & many more. Can check our tour dates here: https://leavingeden.com/tour
I must say that I do believe that this moment in time is the greatest because of so many variables including movies, soundtracks, Being Signed to Darkstar records, SGL Entertainment with worldwide distribution through Sony, Universal music group, MVD,The Orchard, with these great companies it just makes a big difference.
MM: Which are your Two favorite albums of all time and what they have meant to you personally?
That’s a tough question. I think Nirvana, Nevermind changed the scene exponentially and going back to when I was a kid Sabbath, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath was def an influence.
MM: Where would you like to see yourselves in 5 years time?
Would love to see a Grammy nomination!
MM: Four words to describe Leaving Eden?
Melodic multi genre music
MM: Can you tell me why we should check out Leaving Eden?
I think the music speaks for itself. I guess if you’re looking for a female fronted band with some cool lyrics, harmony, melody, bridging musical gaps between genres paired with lots of energy then you’ve come to the right place. Check is out @ https://leavingeden.com