Short Interview with Henry Lee Roots / Sonic Roots by Jasi


The last interview with you was in February 2007. So is there anything new about the band?

Yeah sure we are now making our debut-album working title "Kill Street Blues". We are gonna release the first single in September and then the whole album later this fall.

Which bands influenced your music?

There are many bands in the past which have influenced our music... for me they are The Doors, Black Sabbath, Alice in Chains, Danzig, Led Zeppelin, Kyuss White, Zombie, Jimsonweed, Kingston Wall, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Hanoi Rocks, Mötley Crue, Havana Black and many more...

Do you have any role models?

Salvador Dali, Elvis and Jim Morrison.

Can we expect some gigs in Germany in the future?

Yes were gonna tour in Germany again in 2009.

Do you have any plans for the future of Sonic Roots?

For now my plans are just to finish the album and make a cool music video and then tour in Europe.

Did you like to tour in Germany? What did you like the most about it?

Well I like to say "Schraubelocker"! The most, no I mean seriously Germany is ok...

What can your fans expect from the new album?

Some raw rock energy and touching ballads...

Will you promote it in Germany? A release tour or something like that?

Yeah exactly like that, release tour and then we need some more street-team persons also, so when you read this don't hesitate to contact us!! You can do it even by myspace...

Could you imagine to do a "normal" job, without being a band member?

No normal jobs for me :)

How would you describe your music?

Its powerful dangerous and mean...

A last question: Do you want to say something to the readers of this interview?

Käpäytys! Keep on Rocking!! And Cheers! Yours truly: Henry Lee Roots


A big THANK YOU to Henry Lee Roots for taking the time for this interview.
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