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!