Doug Pennick says King’s X has never been profitable: ‘We all have to do external things to achieve our goals’

In a new interview with the radio station Rock Reno rock 104.5And the Doug “Dig” Benick Asked if the tenth king It finally became a profitable venture for him and his bandmates, more than four decades after the group’s creation. The 71-year-old guitarist/vocalist (as written by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “No, it was never profitable. We could never get it all back [funds] Developed by record companies in us. until [our current label] inside outsideWe owe them hundreds of thousands [dollars]because they haven’t recovered from the last couple of records. [Our former label] Atlantic Records We owe five million or four million – something like… three – I’m not sure. It’s in the millions somewhere that they spent on us. Everyone who signed with us has always lost money, and so we haven’t made any money from record sales. The only way we make a living is to go on tour, and hopefully when people come to see us play, we’ll get paid for that and the merchandise. And the tenth king Fans love to buy our merchandise because they know that’s what supports us. But other than that, sometimes – well, sometimes not. We all have to do outside things to make ends meet.”

He continued, “I only do side projects. I go get a record deal and pay the bills for two months. Tai [Tabor, guitar] mastering things Jerry [Gaskill, drums] does stuff. None of us go from nine to five jobs; We don’t. But something about what we can do. We have value in the market, so we can do clinics, we can do things like that. Or do handwritten words – tenth king The words I wrote, I will write on black paper with silver ink, sign them and put a date on them. I have written hundreds of them. …so everything works. I’m my age now and get Social Security. And when I started getting Social Security about three years ago, this When I stopped worrying that my Social Security would pay my rent. I can do the rest of it. I can get to a street corner and play guitar and I can get five bucks. I can call a friend and say, “Hey, I don’t have any money. Can you feed me today? And they’ll say, “Yeah, let’s eat.” But pay rent—you want to pay rent; you don’t want to rely on other people. Doge [signature] Pedal and I have distinct bass and 12 chord bass, and people are buying them. And so every now and then I get this six-month check up, which helps. So everything is fine.”

tenth king She will release her thirteenth album, “Three sides of one”On September 2, this effort will be available as a limited-edition digipak CD, gatefold 180g 2LP + CD + LP-booklet and as a digital album. There will also be a deluxe 180g Orange/Red Marble 2LP + CD + LP brochure that also includes a hand-numbered poster and print, as well as an exclusive variant of the front cover artwork.

During 2019, members of tenth king gathered in black sound studio in Pasadena, California with Emmy Awardwinning product Michael Barnin To bring “Three sides of one” to life. Despite constant tours, they haven’t cut a new LP since 2008. However, the guys started where they left off. Creative and cooperative confidant Wali Farkas Rolled in, and they channeled their amazing chemistry onto the bar.

the new tenth king The LP was mastered in June 2021 at Bernie Grundman mastery facility in Hollywood, California,

tenth king It has been sidelined by several health concerns in recent years, including benicHe suffered two hernias and two near-fatal heart attacks Gaskill.

In October 2019, tenth king She canceled all her previously announced tour dates for this year so that Gaskill It can undergo “procedures” of the uncovered heart.

“Fifteenth” I was tenth kingThe most popular album since 1996 “Air Candy”.

in 2005, VH1 included tenth king In her list of the “100 Great Artists of Hard Rock”.

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