Photo from Hubbard Radio Seattle

Vance Joy’s favorite band used to be….(links)

Metallica! How rock n’ roll is that?

In an interview with, Vance Joy says Metallica songs helped him learn to play the guitar because of all “the great guitar licks and great intros.”

He also says when he found out he’d be touring with Taylor Swift on her 1989 World Tour,  he was “really, really excited” – um, YEAH!

See the full interview with Vance Joy on HERE.

Check out Vance Joy’s “Riptide” video:


Or, if you’re feeling a little more rock n’ roll,  check out one of the songs that may have inspired Joy – Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” video. Cuz, why not?


About Sue Romero

Sue Romero has been doing news and traffic on the radio in Seattle since 1994. She is originally from southeast Alaska and moved to Seattle to go to the University of Washington. After graduating, she started her radio career in Houston, Texas, but moved back to Seattle because she missed the trees, hills, water and beauty of the Pacific Northwest. While she was in Texas, Sue danced on the NBA Houston Rockets Dance Team and still regularly takes dance in Seattle. She even attended a Seattle Sea Gals workshop, just for fun! Sue loves movies -- especially sci-fi!