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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

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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!

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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!

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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

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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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NEWS: The Word Alive tour manager allegedly jumped by local band in Pensacola, Florida!

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Whilst at their recent Pensacola, Flordia date during their current headline tour across the UK to promote their new record, ‘Dark Matter’, metalcore troupe The Word Alive‘s tour manager was allegedly jumped and attacked by a local support band, Rainey’s Revenge, reportedly due to a conflict surrounding set times that evening. Though an official statement as such has not been issued by The Word Alive, the venue, or any of the tour support acts, a series of tweets have highlighted the situation.

You can read a series of tweets posted by The Word Alive frontman Telle Smith below:

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ALBUM: The Word Alive – Dark Matter

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Release Date: March 18th 2016
Label: Fearless Records
Website: www.wearethewordalive.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thewordalive
Twitter: www.twitter.com/thewordalive

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As we all grow up in life, things change. Our lives change, our tastes change, our perspectives change, and what we generally want for ourselves often changes. In this ongoing process of maturity and moulding of our true selves, if we look back, the shifts we’ve made are far more apparent. It’s normal then for a band to follow a similar pattern; the people that compose a band are, of course, people too. They want to create new things. Evidently, ‘Dark Matter’ is a product of The Word Alive‘s maturity.

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AUDIO: The Word Alive – Made This Way

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Arizona based heavy hitters The Word Alive have just unveiled a stream of a brand new track, titled ‘Made This Way’, which comes from the band’s highly anticipated fourth studio full-length effort, ‘Dark Matter’. You can stream and listen to the band’s new track via the embedded player posted below:

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NEWS: The Word Alive announce London show ahead of Slam Dunk appearances!

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Arizonian metallers The Word Alive will play London’s Boston Music Rooms on May 27th of this year, ahead of their appearances at Slam Dunk Festival and as part of their European tour. They will be joined by Guildford hardcore mob Polar:

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