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Mattie Montgomery of For Today Interview

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Anchor Music News had the privilege of interviewing Mattie Montgomery the lead singer of For Today. We discussed how the tour with We Came As Romans is going, faith, hobbies, and sports.

AnchorMusicRob: How is it going?

Mattie:We are in Milwaukee on an off day.

AnchorMusicNews:How is the tour with We Came As Romans going?

Mattie: It is going great. We have played 1 show and done other shows. We Came As Romans and The Color Morale are good friends.

AnchorMusicRob: I saw you guys in Houston with We Came As Romans 4 years ago.

Mattie: Right on

AnchorMusicRob:What would be your dream tour?

Mattie: Andy Mineo, Incubus, and Rage Against the Machine

AnchorMusicRob:What are your favorite venues?

Mattie: Houston House of Blues, The Glass House-Pomona, California, The Door-Dallas has a great crowd, Soma-San Diego, and Crofoot-Pontiac

AnchorMusicRob: How does your faith impact the live show?

Mattie: It is my life and who I am. It is the defining thing and who called God me to be. I want people to begin a relationship with Jesus.

AnchorMusicRob: Are people receptive to your message?

Mattie: Some people are and aren’t. There is a whole spectrum. Every band has a message. Terror is to get people moshing. The Color Morale is hope. Attila is party and don’t care. We have the power to change people.

Are you a Christian?

AnchorMusicRob: Yes I am. Sleeping Giants Finished People from Sleeping Giant is wrecking me.

AnchorMusicRob:How has your message evolved or stayed the same over the years?

Mattie: I started preaching the Gospel and would talk on stage about prophecy, prayer, and fasting. 3 years ago God was refining me. People need the Gospel and help through Jesus. I am there to encourage and encounter their walk with Jesus.

AnchorMusicRob:What are hobbies you have?

Mattie: Fitness

I try to go to the gym everyday.

I am into body building.

AnchorMusicRob:What are your favorite sports teams?

Mattie: Raiders and Alabama Football

AnchorMusicRob: Thank you for your time.

Mattie: Your welcome

Make sure to purchase For Today’s latest album Fight the Silence on iTunes and Amazon. Check them out on tour with We Came As Romans in a town near you.

About Rob Clark

Rob Clark has been writing for Anchor Music News since February 2014. He has a passion for music that started as a child. Both of his parents love for music was passed down to him. He is currently a Social Worker that constantly witnesses the power of music by playing an acoustic guitar to his clients. His goal is to awaken people to new music through writing and interviewing bands. You can follow him on Facebook. He takes submissions personally robclark333 [at] gmail [dot] com if you’d like to reach out to him directly to review new music.

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