Saporta was greatly influenced by hip-hop music and later discovered an affinity towards punk and hardcore rock, listening to bands such as Gorilla Biscuits, NOFX and Lagwagon.These bands influenced him greatly, and as a teenager, he adopted a straight edge lifestyle.Of his teenage years, Saporta recalled, "I was pretty much just as obnoxious as I am now, but louder.I went against the grain a little bit, and you always get in trouble when you do that...Saporta attended Rutgers University and majored in philosophy.Saporta was a vocalist, lyricist and bassist in the band Midtown.The band Cobra Starship released their second album ¡Viva La Cobra! Their third album, Hot Mess, was released on August 11, 2009, and debuted at #4 on Billboard 200 albums chart with sales of more than 42,000.
She cracked up in relief." VIDEO: Most memorable star wedding gowns After traveling to Barbados for a romantic New Year's getaway, Saporta seized the opportunity to surprise Fetherston."We're planning an intimate destination wedding," Fetherston says."We definitely intend to go somewhere warm where we can host our closest friends and family for a weekend-long party." PHOTOS: Stars' exotic destination weddings Like Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds (who got married in September 2012), the pair are working with Martha Stewart's magazine staff to orchestrate their dream ceremony.Teachers hated me." The concerts grew in popularity in his small town, until about 500 people would attend each week.Saporta then joined another band, Humble Beginnings.Months before Gabe Saporta popped the question, Erin Fetherston knew a proposal was in the works.