Posts Tagged ‘Bands That Inspire’

BANDS THAT INSPIRE: The Young Hearts

Kent rockers The Young Hearts arrived with their debut EP ‘Everything We Left Behind’ that covered heartbreak and disappointment through relaxed and mindful melodies. The band are now preparing for the release of their follow-up EP ‘Honestly, I’m Just Thinking’ that toes the exciting line between emo and alternative rock but don’t listen to us – we got each member of the band to pick just one song that inspired them into the band they are today.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Skywalker

Czech Republic/UK hardcore punk crossover merchants Skywalker are planning for the release of their brand new EP ‘Sugar House’ to showcase their brand of skate punk. The band are tour heavy and sit anywhere from playing shows with NOFX to seeing them with Madball – so take a look at the bands that Skywalker hand picked as their most influential.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Death Remains

London metalcore mob Death Remains are back with their brand new record ‘Destroy/Rebuild’ and have brought with them a whole load of inspirations; everything from August Burns Red to Killswitch Engage is covered and even the likes of Korn and Deftones are thrown in. But don’t listen to us – we got each member of the band to pick just one record that inspired them into the band they are today.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: All At Sea

If you like the sound of Nasty and Malevolence mixed with Rage Against The Machine then you’ve come to the right place – brand new groove/rap metal/hardcore band All At Sea are dropping their brand new EP ‘Systemised’ on May 12th and it’s crushingly heavy. We grabbed the band and got them to each pick a record that inspired them into becoming the musician they are today.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Owleye

If you’re into metalcore with melodies and screams coming out it’s ears then you’ll need to check out Owleye – the Denver boys know exactly how to write a song that’ll make you sing and bang your head til your whole upper body hurts some way or another. To get a glimpse at what inspired them, we spoke to the guys about albums that influenced their latest EP ‘No Wounds’ and made them start playing music in the first place.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: The World Over

Los Angeles post-hardcore newcomers The World Over are led by Tiaday Ball, granddaughter of guitar product entrepreneur Ernie Ball, who’s looking to take her band to international recognition. Having already supported The Browning and Attila, it looks like we’ll be seeing a lot more of the California rockers over the next year. To make sure we get an insight into the thought process behind the music, we got The World Over to talk us through what inspired them when writing their latest EP ‘Mountains’.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Values

Bands are always on the listen out for creative ideas and influences, and all kind of inspiration that they can incorporate into the music that they make. Everyone has a story of when they listened to that record that changed their life and in a lot of cases – why they decided to start to pick up an instrument. We’re setting out to talk to your favourite bands about who inspires what they do and what goes into their music.

Leeds newcomers Values came together from previous projects Anchored By Avarice and Portraits and are already about to release their first EP ‘Broken Nation’, after less than a year of playing together. Their new blend of melodic hardcore is raising eyebrows throughout the music industry, so we wanted to catch their thoughts about all the bands that make them who they are.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Bellevue Days

So much goes into a band’s style, persona and sound – and they music they listen to can make a big impact into the creative direction they choose. Delving into the minds of the musicians you look up to can help understand how they’ve reached the position they are in now and why they’ve ended up there. We’re setting out to talk to your favourite bands about who inspires what they do and what goes into their music.

Bellevue Days

It’s difficult to find someone who isn’t raving about Bellevue Days at the moment and 2016 is starting to look like it’s going to be a big year for them – so Dead Press! got in touch with the Croydon four piece to find out which bands have inspired them to be the band they are today.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Graces

Why did your favourite band pick up a guitar and start playing? Who moulded them into the band they are today? Who do they look up to now? We’re setting out to answer these questions by talking to musicians about who inspires what they do and what goes into their music.

Graces 16.20.17

Over and Out frontman Steve Harrison has started a brand new solo venture into music as Graces – an ambiance filled escape with a thought provoking and emotional backbone. Steve gave Dead Press! an insight in to what has inspired his new project and what he listened to growing up.

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BANDS THAT INSPIRE: Montrose

It’s always great to hear a band play their hearts out singing songs that they’ve carefully crafted, but it’s also interesting to notice parts in songs that could be written by someone else. We’re setting out to talk to your favourite bands about who inspires what they do and what goes into their music.

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