We’re at the mercy of modern technology for this episode of the Thrash Hits Podcast – Raz has decamped to the USA for a few weeks for SXSW and some California sunshine, leaving the rest of us here in miserable old England. With possibly the dodgiest Skype connection imaginable, Hugh and Raz discuss how SXSW has changed over the years, as well as speculating on how two very different kinds of hype affect bands – that currently being felt by Ghost (or Ghost BC, if you’re an American) and the kind that surrounds Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats.
ROYAL THUNDER (Mlny Parsonz – bass / vocals, Josh Weaver – guitar, Will Fiore - guitar, Evan Diprima - drums) is a haunting rock band that lures listeners in with their dark rhythms and soulful vocals. The band formed in 2004 in Atlanta, GA and self-recorded and released a seven song EP in late 2009.
Royal Thunder released follow up to their self-titled debut entitled 'CVI' in the spring of 2012. The album encompasses soulful, bluesy, southern styles of music. Read more on Last.fm