POLYPHIA’s TIM HENSON Regrets The Band’s Previously Edgy Persona

Polyphia has come a great distance as a band – from their begin as a extra shred-oriented band to creating really awe-inspiring guitar music ok that Steve Vai took discover. They’ve additionally come a great distance from their tremendous edgy personas of speaking insane quantities of shit about everybody else and making feedback about them being their very own favourite band. Which now sucks as a result of although Polyphia had been youngsters after they had been making these feedback, they have not fairly gone away.

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In an interview with Dragonforce guitarist Herman Li, Henson mentioned how the band has grown since these early days and why they selected that avenue as their advertising tactic.

“As we had been beginning out and even with the final report… The final report notably — we had been going for simply saying something and all the things to carry consideration to the report. The primary press launch that we did, we insulted [Ronnie Radke] and name [him] a dildo.

“It was just like when Tyler, the Creator earlier than he was like an enormous artist tweeted at Chris Brown simply speaking shit to him, to the purpose the place Chris Brown truly responded. After which it turned a factor that folks know who Tyler, the Creator is now as a result of he was speaking shit to Chris Brown.

“And simply taking inspiration from plenty of issues that had been happening at the moment of like 2017-2018. That was like, proper when Lil Pump got here out and similar to a bunch of tremendous ignorant… Simply sort of being a dumbass on-line. And that was the shtick that we had been going for.

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“What you had been saying — you say one thing, after which they [the public] simply maintain on to it perpetually. We’re nonetheless coping with the implications of that, principally me. And therefore a few of these getting finished soiled jobs which are occurring presently.

“However, you realize, I suppose it is to be anticipated. It is also like a studying course of and it is gonna take 10 or so years of doing press to get previous it, I suppose.”

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