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‘We Have No Heroes’: Punk, Hardcore, Positivity In Our Time Of Unrest

There are select moments in history when the entire world is engaged in one singular conversation. We are living in one of those moments.

I showed up at Boontunes, a music venue/record shop in Boonton, NJ on Saturday night November the 12th, 2016, one night after I had engaged in a love rally that marched from Washington Square Park to Trump Tower in New York City. It was just supposed to be another night on the local band circuit, hanging with friends, doing my job as a journalist, and supporting the vinyl release of local hardcore act Hell Mary. What I got was so much more.

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Video Premiere: A Skylit Drive “Bring Me A War”

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Social and political commentary have been trending themes for a lot of bands lately, and due to the current climate in the United States alone it’s not hard to see why. Shortly after announcing a tour with Escape The Fate, A Skylit Drive released a new music video called “Bring Me A War,” and it definitely falls into that category. In the video, grainy clips of protests, demonstrations, and significant civil rights moments in US history are spliced in between footage of the band giving an enraged performance. Their final message? A quote from Ghandi.

Check out the video below and keep an eye out for A Skylit Drive’s upcoming self-titled record out October 9th via Tragic Hero. And of course, grab your tickets to the Hate Me tour soon!