Preston Black is a recent California transplant having moved from Rhode Island to pursue a career in music. He has a very strong background in rock music and theater that goes back 13 years and he is formally trained in many styles of vocal performance.
CanaDave has been on the drums in the South Bay area of California for 13 years. He was initially trained and influenced by Brian Dayle (Fallout, The Deviates, Guttermouth).
Fritz Moore is currently studying music at El Camino College in Torrance and is an extremely devoted and talented self-taught bassist.
The groups main influences include (but are not limited to) AFI, Green Day, The Beatles, Queen, Barenaked Ladies, Fall Out Boy, Patrick Stump, Coheed & Cambria, and Paramore.
Lyrically Velvet Goldmine frequently covers positive themes. Instead of focusing on the bad aspects of life and the world around us, they choose to uplift the listener with songs that encourage a positive outlook on life and relationships.