EMQ’s with GEMINI WOLVES
Hi Everyone. Welcome to our new EMQ’s interview with Providence, Rhode Island based Classic Heavy Metal/Hard Rock band Gemini Wolves ! Huge thanks to vocalist/guitarist Bryan Martin 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?
Bryan Martin – guitar/vocals
This band is comprised of seasoned veterans of the New England metal scene. We play what we call..wolf metal!
How did you come up with your band name?
I’ve always had a connection with wolves. And the Gemini means we have two sides. We can be heavy or we can play melodic or both. Not every song is about wolves but every wolf has a song.
What country are you from and what is the Metal/Rock scene like there?
USA. The scene is actually growing again. There are tons of new bands and a lot of established bands touring our area again.
What is your latest release? (Album, EP, Single or Video)
We are working on our first single now!
Who have been your greatest influences?
The band has so many, Amon Amarth, Dream Theater, Scorpions, Saxon!
I would say mine is Saxon!
What first got you into music?
In junior high my best friend got me really into music, Motley Crue, Saxon, Dio, Accept. Later I found The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Robert Johnson etc.
If you could collaborate with a current band or musician who would it be?
I would say Steve Vai, but maybe the band would say any of the above listed influences.
If you could play any festival in the world, which would you choose and why?
SWEDEN ROCK just about the best festival in a great musical nation.
What’s the weirdest gift you have ever received from a fan?
In a previous band someone brought us a headstone from an old grave.weird.
If you had one message for your fans, what would it be?
Play it loud. Live the best life you can and always be yourself!
If you could bring one Metal/Rock star back from the dead, who would it be?
What do you enjoy the most about being a musician? And what do you hate?
I like the creativity. I hate the pay!
If you could change one thing about the music industry, what would it be?
Like Sweden, more support for upcoming bands. More attention to unknown acts!
Name one of your all-time favourite albums?
Wasp – “The Crimson Idol”
What’s best? Vinyl, Cassettes, CD’s or Downloads?
What’s the best gig that you have played to date?
Ralph’s Diner. 100 degrees and totally metal!
If you weren’t a musician, what else would you be doing?
Which five people would you invite to a dinner party?
Steve Vai, Donald Trump, Blackie Lawless, Biff Byford, Doro Pesch!
What’s next for the band?
Recording and 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?
Never heard of it..hopefully …cake?
Thank you for your time. Is there anything else that you would like to add?
Thank you for doing this. Keep howling with us!!!
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