(Mental Health Conversation) Eric Jayk of WILDSTREET

Contributor’s Note:  Eric Jayk of Wildstreet sat down with Crios of Madness To Creation to talk about the band.  They also did a pretty rad photo shoot backstage at a concert in New York City.  In recent Wildstreet news, Eric Jayk was featured on Bliss My Heart’s single “Reason To Dust.”  Fans can check out the single and music video here.  Wildstreet has had a five year streak of performing at Rocklahoma, along with sharing the stage with Black Veil Brides, Twisted Sister, Michael Monroe, Kix and so much more.  Fans can find Wildstreet on their official website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Crios:  How long the band be together?

Eric: The band started in 2006, so 14 years.

Crios:  How many albums?

Eric: We are on our 3rd album. We took a 3 year break from 2013-2016 and the pandemic delayed the release of our 3rd album.

Crios:  What was life like during quarantine? Word association

Eric:  Groundhog’s Day

Crios:  What was touring supposed to be like for Wildstreet during 2020?

Eric: We had a world tour .. USA, UK, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, France and that was only until august, we had started booking the second half of the year when lockdown happened.

Crios:  Did you all livestream during lockdown?

Eric: Live streaming was a great tool for us to connect with our fans, but it is not a concert. 

Crios:  Take us into your 2021 plans.

Eric:  “Set It Off” was released back in February 15th.  It was on the Spotify list “Hard Rock”, which made it top ten on Spotify.  We also released a lyric video for the song.  Our album “III” is out on vinyl and CD and available on all digital streaming platforms as of June 2021 via Golden Robot Records.

Crios:  Also, can you mention about your side work as a vocal instructor.

Eric: When I’m not on tour I teach singing, guitar, bass and songwriting online to students all over the world. I’ve taught approximately 14,000 lessons in 8 years and have 402 students reviews on takelessons.com 

And there you have it!  Fans can check out the exclusive photo shoot featuring Wildstreet done by Crios Photography here.

Author: Crios Valentino

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