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3 Masked Menaces: The Kong Interview

3 Masked Menaces: The Kong Interview

Monday 27th July, 2009 12:00PM

Kong has taken the music world by storm. Credited as one of the best live acts in the UK, Kong has certainly raised the bar for rock bands everywhere. With the release of their debut album under their belt, I felt the band was ready to answer a few questions regarding Snake Magnet, and their perpetual usage of masks to hide their identities. This is what guitarist and lead vocalist Jon-Lee had to say.

How long have you all known each other? How did you meet?

Me and Lulu grew up in the same town, but didn't speak till we were in our 20's. He was a punk and I was a greaser! Krem and I met on tour. We were always the last 2 awake, taking drugs and listening to Can.

Many (myself included) have tried to put a label on your music, but your sound seems to defy conventional labeling. How would you describe your sound?

A recent description was a kennel on fire! I like that description, but if you need a tag for your iPod, we are a punk band.

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