My Perfect Nightmare is bringing their signature hard rock, face melting guitar rifts to the Michigan music scene, just in time for Halloween. Formed back in March 2012, My Perfect Nightmare has been making their presence known in the Michigan music scene.
My Perfect Nightmare pulls from a variety of influences, ranging from Michael Jackson to Alice Cooper. The utilization of all of these external influences helps to create the signature sound My Perfect Nightmare has honed in on.
Taking that signature sound and bringing it to fans have helped to make My Perfect Nightmare known in the Michigan music scene. My Perfect Nightmare explains the scene and how it has been a positive experience coming up in the area. “From playing shows to recording to trying to get people to listen to your music and hope they like it is a very trying process but its always worth it, good or bad,” said members of My Perfect Nightmare.
I had the chance to interview My Perfect Nightmare, we discussed everything from new music plans to how social media has impacted their career. The entire interview is below.
C: When did My Perfect Nightmare come together?
P: March 2012! We had some line- up issues early on… had a few guitarist come and go but finally solidified our sound and found the right pieces to make My Perfect Nightmare rock hard!
C: What would you consider to be some of your most notable music influences at a younger age?
P: Everyone of us in the band have such a wide range of musical influences crossing all genres that we started listening to when we were younger.. Everything from Alice Cooper to Def Leppard to Michael Jackson! Hell even the Beach Boys! A few more would even be metal makers Testament , Slayer and early Mettalica, so when you think about that its a very wide mix of music we are all bringing to the table! Its makes for fun music making!
C: My Perfect Nightmare, in a few words, how would you describe the band’s musical sound?
P: In your face!! Crazy energy driven Hard Rock/Metal!!
C: What musical influences do you pull from when you are performing or writing music?
P: Our influences are pulled from alot of different styles of music, anywhere from pop to rock to metal. We have a wide range of music styles throughout the band and it makes it fun to write. Marcus, our lead singer is a huge fan of Jim Morrision.
C: My Perfect Nightmare has gained quite a large following in Michigan, what was the process of coming up in the industry like?
P: It’s alot of fun and a lot of hard work! From playing shows to recording to trying to get people to listen to your music and hope they like it is a very trying process but its always worth it! Good or bad! Michigan has such great cities for live music and there are so many great bands here you just wanna be in the mix when the people talk great local music.
C: How would you guys as a band describe the Michigan music scene?
P: There’s so many good bands out there! It’s been really cool to be able to share the stage with them. You can just see the drive some bands have and it pushes you to want to be like that. We love the music scene here.
C: How do you all as a band feel social media has helped and will continue to help your career?
P: We think being played on 89x’s Homeboy show has helped us share our music with people that would of never heard it otherwise. Facebook of course and youtube as well! Its alot easier to get your music out but many more bands to compete with! We love social media though.. It helps so much getting your music out there, when your trying to grow yourself I think it’s a huge help!
C: What does the future of the band hold?
P: Greatness…. haha.. We work really hard, we’re having a good time and we hope to share our music with everybody we can! which means the world! Rock N Roll!
We would just like to thank everyone who has listened to us checked us out and who has given us a chance to make them feel good with our music!! To our family and friends and fans Thank you!!