Randy Blythe, known for the singer of the heavy metal band Lamb of God, criticized The Kardashian Family while discussing the social media’s affecting to musical life.
In a new social media interview with Irving Ibiza, the successful singer was asked how social media changed musicians’ musical perspectives. Speaking about the issue, Randy mentioned the messages that he achieved from people who follow him and see him as their inspiration. He said that people ask him what they would do to improve their music.
While he was talking about fans’ messages and questions, Randy said that people should do their jobs because of their love for that. When he mentioned that issue, he belittled The Kardashian Family and said that they’re famous because of the social media for doing nothing.
“Every now and then, someone will get through a message to me. And the questions the kids are asking today are different than the ones they used to ask. The kids used to ask, ‘How did you guys do this? How did you put it together enough to put out a seven-inch? How did you get a van? How did you book these shows? How did you get your start? How did you do these things? Now I get questions like, ‘I’m thinking about starting a band. I would like any advice you have on how to be successful in the music industry.’ And I’m, like, ‘No. You’re asking the wrong fucking question here.’
“If you’re not doing this for any other reason other than you love it, you’re fucked. Yes, this is my job, and yes, I make a good living, and yes, it started that way. But I’m gonna do this whether it’s my living or not, man, because this is what I do.
“I think social media and all that stuff is a huge problem with that kind of stuff. And, of course, we live in this age where you can be famous for doing nothing, like the Kardashians or whatever. I think people are, like, ‘Oh, I need this attention.’ And that wasn’t the primary goal for us. Our goal was to make fucking music we liked. And that’s still the goal.”
Randy concluded his words by revealing his dream and said that he never played stadiums. He added that it was his biggest dream.
“I never dreamed of playing stadiums. My biggest dream, one I dared not utter, when I joined the band, was to play CBGB. That was my biggest dream.”