EMQ’s With 4 KINGS

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EMQ’s With 4 KINGS

Hi everyone. Welcome to another EMQs interview, this time with German Heavy/ Thrash Metallers, 4 Kings. Huge thanks to their vocalist, Seth, 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?

I´m Seth, I do the singing, growling and screaming and I founded the band “4 KINGS” with guitar player Martin back in 2015.

How did you come up with your band name?

In the beginning we were 4 musicians and we felt like quite a good band, like 4 Kings are a pretty good hand in poker.

What Country/Region are you from and what is the Metal/Rock scene like there?

We come from different countries and are now located in the Cologne area, which was quite busy in metal before corona.

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

Our last release after the 2018 Album “Vicious, Weird and Wild” was “The 2021 EP”, released in October 2021.

Who have been your greatest influences?

All members of the band have different influences such as the classic 80`s thrash bands, Progressive metal, Black and Death metal up to Hardcore, Metalcore and Deathcore.

I personally keep developing musically and stay openminded.

What first got you into music?

I was deeply influenced by my father and my uncle, so I started listening to Classics and Jazz when I was very young. My singing career began at the age of 4.

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

I personally can imagine working with a lot of musicians. I´m always curious…

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

I would choose the W:O:A. That is where you reach most of the audience.

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

Our female fans are always throwing bras on the stage…

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

Stay metal and support your local bands!

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

Chuck Schuldiner

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

I can share my love with friends and fans, but I hate being disrespected by non-musicians.

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

Stop silly casting shows and the regime of money.

Name one of your all-time favourite albums?

“Blackwater Park”

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

I love Vinyl! Best sound ever!

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

Metal Colonia Fest.

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

Traveling.

Which five people would you invite to a dinner party?

Nikola Tesla, Charles Manson, Mahatma Gandhi, Gaius Julius Caesar, and Charles Darwin.

What’s next for the band?

Survive corona to play shows for everybody.

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

Spotify and FB.
https://www.facebook.com/4Kings.metal/

Jaffa Cakes? Are they a cake or a biscuit?

None of it. They´re drugs.

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

I would like to thank you for your interest and your support.

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