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Hi Everyone. Welcome to our new EMQ’s interview with South West, UK Groove Metal band & Ever Metal favourites Torqued. Huge thanks to Marc Cleave 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?

We are ‘Torqued’
We are a Groove laden Heavy Metal Band based in the South West of UK.
We have been together since 2017.

How did you come up with your band name?

Torqued has several meanings, Sexual, Industrial… We are Fully Torqued!

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

UK. The underground scene is healthy, but as with anywhere, it needs support.

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

Our new EP Coup de Grace, OUT NOW.

Who have been your greatest influences?

Life influences everything we do, so life I suppose…!

What first got you into music?

The need to create.

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

Difficult one. Unknown at the moment. Um, Rimmy and Kurt?

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


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

A sports cup…!

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

Thank you for the support.

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

Bon Scott!

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

Love performing and creating. Hate admin and answering questions lol

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

Cockwomble wannabees with Facebook pages, claiming to be something they clearly are not!

Name one of your all-time favourite albums?

Metallica – “Ride The Lightening”.

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

They all have their worth.

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

As Torqued, Amplified Open Air Festival 2018.

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

Ha, It’s all I know!

Which five people would you invite to a dinner party?

Freddie Mercury, Bon Scott, Jimi Hendrix, Chester Bennington, Morph.

What’s next for the band?

New EP release, short film and lots of gigs.

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


Jaffa Cakes? Are they a cake or a biscuit?

Who cares! Just eat them

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



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