Related Information for Floodgate There is more than one artist with this name: (1) a mid-'90s emo band, (2) 90's metal band(1) The Emo band Floodgate formed in Santa Cruz, California. The lineup consisted of Andrew Gilbert , Michael Baker and Thomas Brayton . They released an LP on Ebullition in 1995 called 'Troubles A' Brewin' and a Double 7" called 'I choose danger' with No Idea Records the same year. "At rest" was also released on the "Blindspot" compilation.. read more