EMQ’s with LORDS OF SALEM
Hi Everyone. Welcome to our new EMQ’s interview with German based Rock/Metal/Gothic/Doom band Lords Of Salem! Huge thanks to them 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?
Hello, my name is Apostel and I’m the vocalist from Lords Of Salem. First plans to start this band came up 2015, when Marple (Bass) travelled to Wacken. In 2016 the first line up was complete we started with the songwriting and rehearsals. 2017 we entered the stage for the first time.
How did you come up with your band name?
Inspired by Rob Zombie’s movie “The Lords of Salem”!
What country are you from and what is the metal scene like there?
We are from Germany and of course the metal scene is quite big. Everybody listens to different styles of Rock & Metal. There are festivals like Wacken, Summerbreeze, Bang Your Head, With Full Force and many more. So the German metal scene is pretty vital.
What is your latest release? (Album, EP, Single or Video)
Our latest release is our EP “Hell Over Salem” and 2 videos “Hell Over Salem & “Rock n Roll Machine”, now we are at work on the next video.
Who have been your greatest influences?
In my case, Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, Motörhead, Iron Maiden, Saxon, Alien Sex Fiend, The Cure, Bauhaus and so many more.
What first got you into music?
Kiss, Kiss and Kiss!
If you could collaborate with a current band or musician who would it be?
If you could play any festival in the world, which would you choose and why?
Wacken ’cause it’s the biggest in Germany!
What’s the weirdest gift you have ever received from a fan?
If you had one message for your fans, what would it be?
Guys, you rock!
If you could bring one 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?
Love – Playing live / hate – pay to play!
If you could change one thing about the music industry, what would it be?
Nothing, it is what it is.
Name one of your all-time favourite albums?
Ace Of Spades – Motörhead
What’s best? Vinyl, Cassettes, CD’s or Downloads?
In earlier days I preferred Vinyl, now I buy CD’s!
What’s the best gig that you have played to date?
Walpurgisschlacht Hexentanz Festival
If you weren’t a musician, what else would you be doing?
A fighter pilot!
Which five people would you invite to a dinner party?
Paul Stanley, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, Vince Neil and Mikkey Dee
What’s next for the band?
Songwriting for the first Album!
What Social Media/Website links do you use to get your music out to people?
Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Bandcamp, YouTube and many more…
Jaffa Cakes? Are they a cake or a biscuit?
Don’t like ’em at all.
Thank you for your time. Is there anything else that you would like to add?
Thank you for your support and making this interview possible and THX to our fans – rock on guys! LORDS OF SALEM.
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