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How a series of unfortunate events inspired Royal Thunder's new album

They’ve experienced dark times, loss and difficult changes, but conquering the negatives has helped Royal Thunder to find themselves, and inspired a powerful, uplifting new album

For someone blessed with such a formidable voice, it’s a surprise to discover that Mlny Parsonz is a reluctant frontwoman. Early home rehearsals with Royal Thunder, the Atlanta four-piece with whom she’s made her reputation over the greater part of the past decade, were somewhat embarrassing. “They’d be playing in the living room and I didn’t even want to sing,” she explains. “I’d take the microphone and go in the kitchen, where there was a fucking wall between us, so that the other guys wouldn’t look at me. And they’d start laughing!”

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