When you spend as much time on the road as Bates (click to hear audio) does, promoting his song “Did It for the Girl” and touring with Brantley Gilbert on the Hell on Wheels Tour, there are certain things that become must have items.
Greg says for him, it’s gum. "I’m a huge
gum fanatic. And I always have to have… I’ll make ‘em stop four, five
times during a week when we’re out just to like, 'I’m out of gum, guys.'"
And it doesn’t have to be any certain kind. “Just whatever I can find
at the time,” says Greg. “I mean, I’m not picky about it.”