Posts Tagged ‘The Word Alive’

NEWS: Telle Smith (The Word Alive) begins working on debut solo EP!

Best known for fronting Phoenix based metalcore outfit The Word Alive, vocalist Telle Smith has confirmed via his official Instagram account that he’ll soon be getting to work on what will be his debut solo EP now that he has returned from the band’s latest tour run in the US.

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AUDIO: The Word Alive – Misery

Currently on the road in Europe supporting Asking Alexandria, Arizona metalcore troupe The Word Alive have just released a stream of a brand new track, titled ‘Misery’. It’s the band’s first offering of new material since now ex-drummer Luke Holland stepped down at the end of 2016.

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NEWS: The Word Alive announce new drummer, Matt Horn!

Following the announcement of drummer Luke Holland‘s departure from Arizona based metalcore outfit The Word Alive in November to allow him to focus on other musical projects, the band have now confirmed that they have enlisted Matt Horn to fill his space behind the kit for their forthcoming tour commitments.

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NEWS: Carcer City to support Attila during UK tour in April 2017!

A few weeks ago, The Word Alive were confirmed as the main support act during Attila‘s headline UK tour, as part of a run that extends across mainland Europe, and now Liverpool based progressive metalcore troupe Carcer City have also been announced to be opening each date of the tour.

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FEATURE: How the music scene responded to Donald Trump becoming the US president!

By now, pretty much everyone in the world is aware of the outcome from last night’s US presidential election day, seeing perhaps one of the most visceral and venomous campaigns seen in the history of US politics. Even most of those who had voted for winner Donald Trump to become the country’s 45th president had been surprised (those voting for Trump pleasantly so, of course) by the result, especially seeing as though the candidate has pretty much no political experience until he ran for office.

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AUDIO: The Word Alive – Overdose

Having announced recently that sticksman Luke Holland will be stepping down from his position as drummer for The Word Alive at the end of the year, the band have now released a brand new song, titled ‘Overdose’. This the band’s first new offering, and presumably a b-side, since they dropped their fourth album ‘Dark Matter’ back in March.

You can stream and listen to the new track ‘Overdose’ below:

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NEWS: The Word Alive part ways with drummer, Luke Holland!

Having joined the band back in 2012, Arizona based metalcore outfit The Word Alive have announced that they’ll be parting ways with drummer Luke Holland before the end of the year once they have wrapped up their North America headline tour, which ends on December 18th 2016.

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NEWS: Matt Good (From First To Last) forms new pop-punk band, Kill It With Fire!

Though best known for being the founding member and guitarist/vocalist for From First To Last, along with being a record producer, Matt Good has announced that he’s formed a new pop-punk band. The new project, Kill It With Fire, also features Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria) and Zack Hansen (The Word Alive), with a drummer yet to be announced.

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TRICKS OF THE TRADE: Vocals – Telle Smith (The Word Alive)

One sign of a good vocalist within the heavier fields of music is versatility. Being able to interchange between singing and screaming with such an effortless manner is not something that comes easily or quickly, but is one that Telle Smith, frontman for The Word Alive, has managed to showcase throughout the entirety of the band’s career. Latest full-length, ‘Dark Matter’, displays another step into improvement for the vocalist, and regardless of your opinion on any artist, constant improvement of their craft should be respected.

We had a little talk with Smith to see if he could share with us what made him want to become a vocalist (previously being a bassist for Greeley Estates), his inspirations, tips for warming up, as well as what to do if you sustain any vocal damage.

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VIDEO: The Word Alive – Trapped

Having released their latest full-length effort ‘Dark Matter’ just over a week ago now, Arizona’s The Word Alive have now dropped a video to accompany one of the record’s previously released singles, ‘Trapped’.

You can stream and watch the video that accompanies the song below:

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