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Name 3 bands that, had they not released a certain album at a certain time … and you would not exist as a band.
a) Creed-Human Clay
B) Pillar-Where do we go from here
c) Van Halen-1984

If there wasn’t music, what skills would your members use and what would they do?
Architect, Builders, Accountant & Electrical Engineer

When asked to describe your band by comparing yourself to others (the dreaded “Recommended if you like” question), who would you list?
Pass.

What’s a secret or little-known fact about your band (or one of your band members) that would make you the darlings of the music world if we all knew it?
Do not have a worthy secret.

If there was another band and another album that you could give everyone as a present for Christmas, what album would that be? Why?
A) War of Ages-Arise and Conquer, the album is really heavy and has a great wealth of spiritual truths.
b) Metallica-DeathMagnetic, Their back with their original sound and playing style.

What is one belief, conviction, idea, or passion that you honestly think might’ve been deposited inside you or given to you by God?
The passion or will to play the Heavy music to glorify the Lord as well as be an encouragement to those in need of hope.

What’s one of the most memorable things (either good, bad, or funny) that’s happened at one of your shows?
Forgetting the lyrics of a song and making up the words in my head in front of about 60 – 150 people.

If you had a chance to perform for most of the televised world and play just one song, which song would you play … and why?
Peace Inside you-Abide, the song is about the spirit of the Lord in our lives no matter if we are Christians or Non-Christians his spirit will lead us if only we listen and These days-Abide, talks about the struggles of a Christians daily walk, asking for God help.

If a super surgeon removed all of your emotions and the ability to feel any emotion for the rest of your life, which one or ones would you most want to have back? Why?
Definitely LOVE, Because God is Love. John3:16

If you could ask God one question, what would you ask Him?
Since all human beings are made in your image, why should some go to Heaven and some go to Hell and face eternally when you could just save the whole human race?

What’s the best video on youtube (like, if our readers had to type in a word or a few to search it, what would the keywords be?)??
Papa Roach – Lifeline

If someone came to you and said, “Hey! I need to make some changes in my life…Help me out! I’m going to take one piece of advice from you and apply it to my life and/or make it a habit for 30 days. What would that piece of advice be?”
Seek first his Kingdom and his and ALL these things will be added unto you – Matthew 6:33

In 4 sentences or less, explain how your band came to exist. (and give us a date)
We initially started out in July 2004 just jamming around with my uncle’s instruments since he is Rock musician. We basically would play the heavy metal stuff and got opportunities to play in live shows time to time. About (2) years after that we got to record our debut album in his studio.

What are your names, instruments, album titles, and location/hometown.
ABIDE is:
Paul M.Toravie-Lead & Rhythm Guitars
Henry Lowa-Rhythm Guitar
Daniel Warbat-Bass Guitar
Anton Bobo-Drums
Nathan Lowa-Vocals & Harmonies
Album Title: These Days
Location: Papua New Guinea, East New Britain Province, Kokopo Town

What is the release date of your next (or latest) album? Or what is the next big date on your band’s calendar?
2nd of July 2009, release of our debut album-These Days

What’s one question you’d always wanted to be asked in an interview? (and please provide your answer)
What is the mission or purpose of your Band?

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