Band Name: Raven Chronicles
Brandon Vaughn – All music
Album/Song/Tour we are excited about right now: Recent release of “A Ghost Story” debut album. Soon to release 2nd album: “The Haunting of Briarwood Manor”
What singers or bands inspired you growing up? Old progressive rock groups (Genesis, Kansas, Pink Floyd) as well as modern composers (Samuel Barber, Beethoven, Hans Zimmer).
Who are your favorite artists today? Midnight Syndicate, composers of modern horror movies (Insidious, Conjuring)
What non-musical things inspire your music? Movies, nature, paranormal investigations
Is there a place where you go to be inspired? Nature, and learning that inspiration is more about perspiration (and consistency)
What’s been the greatest achievement of your band? Releasing the first album
Where was the coolest place to play? Where did you enjoy yourselves the most? Have not played live yet, hoping to someday play live with an actual orchestra
What are your favorite horror movies? Insidious, Conjuring
What was the scariest night of your life? I once stayed in a haunted hotel in Weatherford, TX and saw lights turning on and off in various rooms.
If you could play anywhere in the world, where would it be and who would be your opening band? I would play in a Greek Colosseum (like Yanni) but playing spooky, paranormal music with a full orchestra and choir. I would love for Midnight Syndicate to open for me, or Hans Zimmer.
What are you working on now for future release? I’m currently finishing the 2nd album “Haunting of Briarwood Manor” that I hope to release by this Halloween.
Final thoughts / Anything you want to tell the listeners? I would love for everyone to enjoy the music and let me know. I would love interaction on Facebook with fans of the music! Spread the word if you love the music!