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Hi Everyone. Welcome to our new EMQ’s interview with UK Rock band Burnt Out Wreck. Huge thanks to Gary Moat for taking part!

What is your name, what do you play and can you tell us a little bit about the history of the band?

Gary, singer/songwriter for Burnt Out Wreck. We have been together for two and a half years and have been gigging for most of it too.

ow did you come up with your band name?

It’s how I feel when I look in a mirror!

What country are you from and what is the metal scene like there?

We are from the UK, and yes it is still alive and kicking.

What is your latest release (Album, EP, Single, Video)

Our album from 2017 “Swallow”. There are also two videos for ‘Flames’ and ‘Swallow’.

Who have been your greatest influences?

Most 70’s/80’s rock and indeed all types of music.

What first got you into music?


If you could collaborate with a current band or musician who would it be?

AC/DC lol!

If you could play any festival in the world, which would you choose and why?

Wacken would be Awesome. I think we would go down a storm there.

What’s the weirdest gift you have ever received from a fan?

Cornish Pasties.

If you had one message for your fans, what would it be?

Be Yourself.

If you could bring one rock star back from the dead, who would it be?

Freddie Mercury.

What do you enjoy the most about being a musician? And what do you hate?

Playing live, and not getting paid.

If you could change one thing about the music industry, what would it be?

I’d need a time machine to go back in time and stop computers from being invented.

Name one of your all-time favourite albums?

“Piledriver” – Status Quo.

What’s best? Vinyl, Cassettes, CD’s or Downloads?


What’s the best gig that you have played to date?


If you weren’t a musician, what else would you be doing?

Building something or other.

Which five people would you invite to a dinner party?

Lol. No thanks they’re all mental.

What’s next for the band?

We are recording our second album as we speak so look out for that later in the year and we will be out and about gigging again in the UK from May onwards.

What Social Media/Website links do you use to get your music out to people?

Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Jaffa Cakes? Are they a cake or a biscuit?

If you leave the packet open they’re a cake, if you put them in the fridge they’re a biscuit.

Thank you for your time. Is there anything else that you would like to add?

Thanks and take care.


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