“If I…” with Rich Unsworth (Desolated)

With the aim of making the heaviest, most aggressive record they could, from listening to ‘Disorder of Mind,’ Southampton’s Desolated have succeeded by producing a chaotic record full of chugging riffs and raw emotion.

We caught up with guitarist Rich Unsworth as we asked him to take part in our “If I…” questionnaire. Rich showed his love for Megadeath and told us which former London venue he would of liked to of played, and which bands (and rappers) would be his ideal festival lineup. Read on to find out more.

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If I could re-record one song it would be…
Rich: Our track ‘Betrayal’.

If I could re-live one tour/show it would be…
Rich: Return To Strength Fest, Germany.

If I had the chance to play one venue it would be…
Rich: London Astoria (RIP!)

If I could play with one band it would be…
Rich: Shattered Realm.

If I could play with any person living or dead it would be…
Rich: Dave Mustaine

If I could bring back any band that have split up, it would be…
Rich: Killing the Dream

If I wasn’t playing music, I would be…
Rich: A paramedic or a nurse.

If I could play a different genre it would be…
Rich: Pop (yes really!)

If I could have written any song it would be…
Rich: Megadeth – Take No Prisoners

If I could have written any album it would be…
Rich: Megadeth – Rust In Peace

If I could headline any festival, it would be…
Rich: Download!

If I could organise my own festival, the bands playing would be…
Rich: Megadeth, Shattered Realm, Nasty, Converge, Killing The Dream, Hatebreed, Children Of Bodom, Plan B, Dr Dre, Jedi Mind Tricks, Throwdown (original line up), No Warning and Rude Awakening.

If I could play any other instrument, it would be…
Rich: Drums

If I could give one piece of advice to a new band, it would be…
Rich: Just have fun, don’t try and be the next big thing just go out do what you want to do, enjoy playing shows and hit the pit.

‘Disorder Of Mind’ by Desolated is out on now via Desolated Inc.

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