Interview by Michael DeLucia
Saferwaters have just released a day-in-the-life music video to go with their song, “Unfulfilled.” The song is the first track on their new EP, Honestly, which you can check out here. You can expect more from the band very soon, but until then, see what life on the road is like for these Florida dudes.
It’s been 15 years since the inception of Misery Signals, a cornerstone band in the hardcore scene, and only now is their full story being told. The band, who have been a major influence on many contemporary hardcore projects, have just released an emotional documentary entitled Yesterday Was Everything, directed by Matthew Mixon. Guitarist Ryan Morgan fills us in on what the film means to him and the effect it has had on his relationship with his bandmates.
Make Them Suffer are truly incredible songwriters and “Fireworks” proves that point. The song, off the band’s new record Worlds Apart which comes out July 28 on Rise Records, masterfully blends heavy vocals and eerie guitars with beautiful melodies. This leads to a sense of calm and acceptance while at the same time revealing a type of suffering.
If you’re looking for a new hardcore band to champion, look no farther than Church Tongue. Their new record Heart Failure is both brash and deeply personal, which leads us to their new music video for the third track on the record, “Acid Jesus.” Check it out below!
Vesta Collide‘s new record, New Obsession, is one that metalcore fans (we included) are absolutely enamored with. The band just premiered a music video for the third track on the record, “I Can’t Sleep.” You can check out the brand new music video, along with a brief explanation of it by the band, right here!
Why did you choose to do a music video for “I Can’t Sleep”?
We chose to do a video for “I Can’t Sleep” because we feel it’s a very strong song and a good representation of what to expect from New Obsession.
What do you hope fans get out of the song?
We hope that fans can relate to the song in someway, as it is lyrically universal. It’s dark and something everyone can relate to at some point in their lives because there is always a point where you don’t feel good enough or want something that you can’t have.
What’s the most meaningful lyric in this song (to you) and why?
The most meaningful lyric from “I Can’t Sleep” to me is a very simple line that asks, “Am I dead to you?” Because sometimes you just feel like a ghost to the ones that mean everything to you.
UK metal band While She Sleeps broke out big time when they released their 2015 full-length, Brainwashed. By the sound of their recently released music videos for new album You Are We – due out April 27th via Sharptone Records – WSS are about to get even bigger. The band’s newest single, “Silence Speaks,” carries the band’s heartfelt yet extremely aggressive style to new peaks. It also features Oli Sykes of Bring Me The Horizon, which is arguably the best thing Sykes has done for metal since Sempiternal. Check out the new music video for this roaring single and don’t forget to check out some of the band’s other videos from their upcoming album, You Are We.
Photo Credit: Theo Martins
If you’re a sucker (like we are) for horror, screamo and punk, you’ve got to check out One Last Shot. The Syracuse, NY band have just released a gothic styled music video for their brand new single, “Leather & Fangs.” The song comes to you off of their upcoming full-length, The Death of a Poet & All of His Friends, which is to be released on March 31st, 2017. If you’re nostalgic for the glory days of screamo, when watching “Steven’s Untitled Rock Show” on FUSE was an everyday ritual and the band Aiden was taking over, you’re guaranteed to have fun with One Last Shot.
From their record Lionheart comes Hollow Bones‘s music video for the track “I Watched the Snow Fall and Bury Your Bones.” The New York melodic hardcore band use stark silhouettes overlayed with a snowy forest for this atmospheric song. In a track-by-track of the record that the band did with us, the members revealed that not only is it one of their absolute favorite tracks on the record, but the title also comes from the extremely popular Game Of Thrones.
Photo Credit: Aaron Marsh
“Live A Lie” is about the fake world we sometimes put ourselves in just to make a relationship that isn’t good for us work,” says guitarist Mike Keller.
LFTF are currently wrapping up their tour with Failure Anthem and will hit the road again in January. If you like what you hear, be sure to catch them live!