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PVRIS’ long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s white noise is the most anticipated album of 2017, and it’s almost here. but Lynn Gunn went through hell to get there. speaking exclusively to kerrang!, here she tells Simon young about the breakups and breakdowns t
The morning of August 22, 2016 was a bittersweet moment for the three members of PVRIS. In the days, weeks and months following the release of their debut album White Noise in late 2014, the band found themselves swept up in a perpetual state of transit as they criss-crossed the world in support of its release.the previous day, they’d performed a six-song set at Osaka’s Summer Sonic festival alongside the likes of At The Drive In, Billy Talent, coldrain and Tonight Alive – show number 261 as a band with an album in the shops – a gig which officially marked the end of the White Noise cycle.with their bags packed, the band headed to the airport to make the exhausting 17-hour journey back home for some much-needed rest and recuperation.
“We didn’t really have a break until that point,” says vocalist Lynn Gunn today, looking back from her home. “Even when you have time off, you’re still working. So it was like going from 100 miles per hour to just nothing. It was like emotional whiplash.”