Royal Mad Bio: 1. _____ noun, 2 words 2. _____ verb (past-tense) 3. _____ noun, 3 words 4. _____ band name 5. _____ band name 6. _____ verb (present-tense) 7. _____ verb 8. _____ verb (past-tense) 9. _____ adjective 10. _____ noun Joe has never been one for major formalities. For instance, he cuts his hair by pulling it up into a (1)____ on top of his head and just cuts it. Born and (2)____ in Central California, he has pretty much been a (3)___ all his life. Late in life, Joe made a leap to Los Angeles with his first band (4)_____. When that didn't work out, he joined another band called (5)_____. During this time, Joe played for a billion crowds and was lucky enough to work with greats like Nick Raskulinecz and Matt Mahaffey. Eventually, he found himself (6)___ the kind of stuff that only a solo artist could get away with performing, so he ventured off into the deep. After many months of writing and playing little anonymous shows, he decided to (7)____ with a friend and great producer, Mac Robinson. The first fruit of their labor was the first, self titled Royal EP. After that, Joe had caught the bug and (8)___ yet another EP only 2 months later. While the first EP turned out to be very radio-friendly, the second was more (9)____ and reflective of his roots in bigger, louder, more old school rock. Currently, he is polishing off his first full-length (10)___, which should end up as a summary of it's two predecessors. ANSWERS: 1. pony tail 2. raised 3. farm town kid 4. Samsara 5. Wild Gift 6. writing 7. collaborate 8. released 9. introspective 10. Album.