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

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

Tim Henson

Polyphia has come a good 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 good 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 have been children after they have 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 and marketing tactic.

“As we have been beginning out and even with the final document… The final document notably — we have been going for simply saying something and the whole lot to convey consideration to the document. 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 really 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 a whole lot of issues that have been happening at the moment of like 2017-2018. That was like, proper when Lil Pump got here out and identical to a bunch of tremendous ignorant… Simply form of being a dumbass on-line. And that was the shtick that we have been going for.

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“What you have been saying — you say one thing, after which they [the public] simply maintain on to it ceaselessly. We’re nonetheless coping with the results of that, largely me. And therefore a few of these getting accomplished soiled jobs which might be taking place at present.

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“However, you already know, I assume 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 assume.”

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