Thursday, July 15, 2010

3?aK Episode 21: Kerry King (Slayer)

Back in 2007, when I was the music writer for College Times, Kip Winger blew me off for an interview because he was on “vocal lockdown.” I didn’t want to see the questions I’d prepared go to waste, so for the next year, I asked everyone I interviewed if they’d be willing to get into character and answer the following “Three Questions as Kip.”

If you're new to 3?aK and want a more detailed history of how this project came to be, click here.

OK, now that you're up to speed, let's get on with the show. Playing the role of Kip Winger for this installment of 3?aK will be guitarist Kerry King of legendary thrash metal pioneers Slayer.

3?aK Episode 21: Kerry King (Slayer)

1. We've already seen disco and '80s synth pop make comebacks. Do you think a hair metal renaissance is right around the corner?

Well, I can answer it as me. (laughs) I’m not ready for that sign of the apocalypse to come back yet.

2. Can you let our readers in on your secret to maintaining the perfect 5 o'clock shadow?

I can’t answer that because I haven’t had a 5 o’clock shadow in years. I’ve just got the chin ‘fro goin’ on me.

3. What have you been up to for the last 15 years?

I’ll try to do that one as Kip Winger. For the last 15 years? Trying to show people I’m really a musician.

Go to Episode 22.


  1. mr. kerry king i am impressed of ur music. I think u was a handsome man but now u are a big full of shit. Ur biggest fan. Liszu :D

  2. In this Picture, it's a fan, not Kerry King, he had the head tattoed before the long beard