Fit For a King has released one of the most anticipated Metalcore albums in 2016. This album and band continue to live up to all the hype surrounding them. They are a band that will only get bigger and bigger.
Rob: Who is Fit For A King?
Ryan: We are a band that aims to interact with our fans and spread a positive message.
Rob: What inspired your new record?
Ryan: Observing how big of an effect death has in all our lives, and how our world works.
Rob: What was different about recording “Deathgrip” than other previous records?
Ryan: When our band went to track Slave To Nothing, our bass player, Tuck, had joined the band nine days prior; we barely knew him. After two years, we have all become a tight-knit unit, or we could go as far as saying a family.
Rob: How much did fans play a part in creating the new record?
Ryan: They played a huge role in the record, from directly inspiring four songs on the album, to their opinions shaping how we wrote our instruments.
Rob: What is “Dead Memory” about?
Ryan: It’s based on the story of my wife’s relationship with her father, or lack of. He was absent most of her life and that took a big toll on her.
Rob: How did Jake Luhrs become a guest vocalist?
Ryan: We became good friends with him after the Frozen Flame Tour in 2015. It seemed like a no brainer to get him on the track.
Rob: What is the main thing you want fans to get from your new music?
Ryan: We want them to feel the emotion and sincerity throughout every track, because we poured everything into each song.
Rob: How does the rest of 2016 look for the band?
Ryan: It looks amazing, non-stop touring around the world.