Time for the next edition of Metal Anarchy’s “Music In The Age Of COVID-19” series, the feature where I discuss the ongoing pandemic with various musicians. This time I have an interview with Unveil The Strength.
METAL ANARCHY: How have you been holding up during the coronavirus pandemic?
UNVEIL THE STRENGTH: As a band, we took a couple of months off. I mean there was a lot of uncertainty and honestly, I’m not sure anyone was paying attention. Currently have been writing new music, working on our next set of art, and our brand. There is always something to do or learn. So we have been keeping busy.
METAL ANARCHY: Have you been using your downtime to work on new music?
UNVEIL THE STRENGTH: Absolutely. There are no tours or live shows we can do right now. We always are writing ideas.
METAL ANARCHY: What was the last show you played or attended before the shutdown?
UNVEIL THE STRENGTH: I think I went to a Three Days Grace/ Breaking Benjamin Show. I really miss live music. I’ll watch anything from Slayer to Chris Stapleton.
METAL ANARCHY: Are you planning to play any livestream concerts during this time?
UNVEIL THE STRENGTH: We aren’t opposed to it however our guitar player is in London, so we have to wait until things open up.
METAL ANARCHY: Do you think the live entertainment industry will ever recover?
UNVEIL THE STRENGTH: Yeah, I do. We have survived grunge and disco. We have more technology than we have ever had in my life so I would like to be optimistic and say we will figure it out. As far as venues and bands I don’t know. Everyone will take a hit from this but metal fans are loyal and resilient.
METAL ANARCHY: Lastly, is there anything fans can do to help your band or others that may be struggling during this time?
UNVEIL THE STRENGTH: Yeah. Head to our store and grab a piece of merch. One piece of merch is the equivalent of 8000 Streams.