New & Approved has returned for the latest installment as Matt Pinfield nabs some friends from across the pond, Royal Blood, who are celebrating their new number one single “Trouble’s Coming” which is featured on their forthcoming album ‘Typhoons’.
The English rock duo, consisting of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher, speak on how their latest album came together, during the novel coronavirus pandemic, as well as the sound influence that has curated their theme of the project. With early church influences and rock inspirations, the pair share that their chemistry is what makes their collective sound so unique. Kerr and Thatcher share how working with Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme kickstarted recording sessions for ‘Typhoons’.
Royal Blood also goes on to speak on their comparisons to Led Zeppelin, their reaction to Jimmy Paige seeing them perform for the first time, plans for touring Winter 2022, and much more.