“Good music isn’t quantifiable by how many people are watching, it’s quantified by how good the music is.” – Gustav Wood, Young Guns
A few hours before they took the stage for a late afternoon set at the Orlando Vans Warped Tour stop, I had a chance to sit down backstage and chat a little bit with frontman Gus Wood from Young Guns. He’s a super-friendly artist with a refreshing outlook on the music scene. Check out the second of five Warped Tour conversations, in our week of Warped Tour interviews.
“I feel like the art of being a DJ is dead; no one cares anymore.” Tyler Szalkowski, State Champs
At this year’s Orlando Vans Warped Tour stop, we snuck backstage long enough to snag a few interviews with this year’s most compelling bands. Over the next five days, we’ll feature a different band from those sessions, starting with the red hot State Champs from Albany, NY.
Fit For Rivals are a talented band out of Jacksonville, who have toured the world and had their fair share of hit songs. They’re about to release a new album, and we were lucky enough to corner their charismatic vocalist Reneé Phoenix at a recent festival.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are about to release their first album since 2011 and today we get our first taste of the new title track with the official debut of the catchy new single “The Getaway” which is provided in the Youtube audio clip below.
In 1993 Candlebox grabbed the world by the balls and proclaimed they were the new bad asses on the block. It isn’t every day you can find an album that you can listen to from beginning to end without skipping over a single song, but Candlebox made that happen.
I recently posted a quick note on Oxenfree, an intriguing new band out of Brooklyn. who caught my attention with their sweet new single, “Captain.” This week, I saw their captivating new video for the song and just had to learn more.
Our favorite Australian Alt-Metal rockers, Sick Puppies are getting ready for a big summer, including new music, a new line-up, and greatly anticipated appearances at local venues. Continue reading Sick Puppies News→