ARCH ENEMY’s ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ: Maintaining a vegan and straight-edge lifestyle on tour is ‘super easy’

In this weekend’s Q&A session Wacken Open Air Festival in Wacken, Germany Alyssa White Gullsthe lead vocalist of Arch enemy Being both vegan and straight-edge, she was asked if it was difficult to maintain a lifestyle while on tour. BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “It’s actually pretty easy because I still party. I don’t get myself drunk when I party. But if other people want to, that’s their choice.” It’s up to them. Smoking, I like them. Stay away because you don’t want to breathe. But otherwise, it’s really, really easy. It’s not even what I’m thinking of. And In fact, we were… on the tour bus, in the band and crew. We all get along beautifully.

a little over two years ago, White Gulls Explaining why being vegan is definitely metal, compassion for animalsFacebook page: “So I’ve been vegan for over 20 years. I was vegan before I started playing music. I’ve never eaten meat in my life. I’m vegan.” Growing up in a home, being vegan meant nothing more than animal rights when I started making music. I was getting the message I wanted.When I’m screaming in my band, I feel like I’m screaming for someone who doesn’t have a voice. I can’t imagine being there.

“Being female, being vegan and being straight in the world of metal is just a combination of targets on my forehead that makes it really easy for me to be picked on or pushed aside. “But they are part of who I am, and I couldn’t change them even if I wanted to.”

“In my opinion, metal is all about rebellion. It’s about carving your own way and thinking about what everyone is trying to make you think about.” Under Added. “Veganism is the ultimate form of rebellion because people are conditioned to accept in their daily lives what they say is normal, what they think deep down is not normal. Everyone says it’s normal, what you eat, what you wear, what you buy, but you don’t. And it’s really metal.”


ten years ago, Under Caught Libby Award in the “Breakthrough Artist” category of Peta 2, petaYouth Division.annual Libby Award (“Libby” means “liberate”) Respect animal-friendly people and products.

White Gulls Global condemnation of annual seal slaughter in her native Canada Peta 2 An ad that showed her over a photo of a baby seal about to be bludgeoned and read, “Beat your own head, not the seal’s head.” She also spoke out against the fur industry and encouraged everyone to buy only personal care products that were free of animal testing.