We asked a bunch of our artists to fill out a brief survey telling us the highlights (and lowlights) of their year. Here's what Gojira drummer Mario Duplantier had to say:


Best show you played: Lausanne, Switzerland


Best show you saw: The Hives, Rock am Ring, Germany


Favorite thing you ate/drank: Fresh seafood in Bergen, Norway


Favorite song of 2012: Rone, "Bora Vocal."


Most interesting interview question you were asked this year: Are you the same musicians on stage and in studio? LOL


Place you visited for the first time: Zagreb, Croatia


Biggest celebrity you met: I suppose James Hetfield


Moment you wish you could "do over": To swim in the Indian Ocean in Perth, Australia


Personal highlight of the year: Gojira sold out in Koko, London! Amazing!