Posts Tagged ‘Sylar’


“Where are all of the future festival headliners?”, everyone always asks. Well, we’ve highlighted a range of new bands in rock, punk, metal, hardcore, indie, and more for a definitive list of who to keep your eye on in 2018. With hundreds of shows and festivals planned around record releases, this year is already looking hot for new talent, and, although it’ll take a lot to rival the heights that 2017 got to, we here at DEAD PRESS! are confident 2018 has the potential.

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NEWS: Of Mice & Men unveil headline UK tour for April 2018!

California’s Of Mice & Men have had a pretty hectic twelve months, seeing founder and long-standing frontman Austin Carlile step down last December due to ongoing health issues, bassist Aaron Pauley stepping up to main mic duties, and working on a brand new soon-to-be-released record, titled ‘Defy’, with the revised line-up.

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NEWS: Bands drive away Westboro Baptist Church protest at Vans Warped Tour!

The infamous Westboro Baptist Church, who are known for their hate speech and protest activities, seemed to have opted for the Bonner Springs, Kansas City date of this year’s Vans Warped Tour (July 27th 2017) as one of their latest choices for a protest spot, carrying their pickets and signs of their typical divisive nature.

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NEWS: Sylar cover ‘Points Of Authority’ in tribute to Chester Bennington; proceeds to go to charity!

In recent years, nu-metal has certainly seen some form of resurgence, largely influenced by flagship bands of the first movement like Linkin Park. New York’s Sylar are undoubtedly one of those new wave influences, and in tribute to Chester Bennington, who sadly passed away last week, they’ve covered Linkin Park‘s popular track, ‘Points Of Authority’.

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LIVE: Slam Dunk Festival @ Birmingham (27/05/2017)

Date: May 27th 2017
Venue: NEC, Birmingham

Another May Bank Holiday weekend means another Slam Dunk Festival, and now with over ten years in the game under their belt, it’s safe to say they’ve got this pretty much locked down now, securing Enter Shikari as their main stage headliners whilst they celebrate the tenth anniversary of their debut full-length album, ‘Take To The Skies’.

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NEWS: Casey, Sylar, Vukovi and more join Slam Dunk Festival 2017!

The names for this year’s Slam Dunk Festival weekend have been coming in thick and fast over the past few weeks, and now the organisers have confirmed another handful of bands who’ll make a part of the Rock Sound Breakout Stage, which will showcase some up-and-coming bands from both the UK and overseas.

The latest names to join the May Bank Holiday festivities include Sylar, Casey, Vukovi, and more.

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VIDEO: Sylar – Soul Addiction

Currently on the road over in the US, New York’s own Sylar have just debuted a new video to accompany their song ‘Soul Addiction’, which comes straight from the band’s sophomore full-length effort ‘HELP!’, which the band put out last year.

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AUDIO: Sylar – Dark Daze

New York based quintet Sylar have unveiled a stream of their brand new track ‘Dark Daze’.

The song is lifted from the bands forthcoming new LP ‘Help!’, out August 26th via Hopeless Records, and you can stream it below:

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NEWS: Sylar detail sophomore album, ‘Help!’, out August 26th 2016!

New York metalcore outfit Sylar have just confirmed details surrounding what will be the band’s sophomore full-length record, and follow-up to their 2014 debut effort, ‘To Whom It May Concern’.

The band’s forthcoming studio album, titled ‘Help!’, is slated for release on August 26th 2016 through their new label home at Hopeless Records.

You can check out the artwork, full track listing, pre-order bundles and links, and a full stream of lead single ‘Assume’ below:

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NEWS: Sylar sign with Hopeless Records!

New York based genre mashers Sylar have now signed a deal with label Hopeless Records, through which the band will be releasing their follow-up to their 2014 debut full-length effort, ‘To Whom It May Concern’, which was put out through Razor & Tie.

You can watch a very brief video announcement confirming the signing below:

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