Fort Lauderdale’s Culture Room was rocked by Indie-Pop band lovelytheband from California. Lovelytheband had the venue lit with blue, red and yellow neon headlights that was shone on the crowd, along with thumping beats, melodic lyrics and guitar riffs. 'Make me feel pretty" was the opening song on the setlist of the show, with its upbeat beach boy vibe. Shaking up the crowd with the song 'emotions', allowing the lyrics to run through your veins. Blue and pink headlights are being moved in various of directions as arms are tossed up into the air as your head starts to bob to the beat.Read More
Starting off the set with 'Sinking In' with head-banging drums and kicks, guitar riffs fills the air of the venue as James DeBerg the lead singer sings the verses of the song. The crowd starts to sway side to side, bouncing their arms back and forth in the air along with beat of the drums and nodding their heads. The set continues with melodic riffs and catchy chorus, and lyrics that will have you in a daze. The bliss feeling running through your veins, as you start to crave for more as James sings his heart out with each song. Thousand Below is a band that will forever will be on your repeat within your playlist with songs like ' Sinking Me', 'Tradition' and 'No Place Like You'. Your body will involvitary start dancing on its own, and there's no stopping it.Read More
As the riff of ‘Scream’ starts to play through the crowds ear drums, the ladies closest to the barriers starts to sing the lyrics along with Ash Costello, the Lead singer. The band has a high end interacting energy that every fan loves with their favorite bands. During New Years Day set, the lead guitar and bassist, Austin Ingerman and Nikki Misery went out in to the crowd and rocked out with fans within the sides of the venue, as Ash Costello sung her heart out. For the Final Song, Defame Me was a highly intense crowd interacting song, which the chorus was sung loud and proud with Ash Costello. New Years Day is a band that does not disappoints when it comes to a studio and live version of their songs. New Years Day knows how to get the crowd moving and rocking out with the band. After their set ended, they announced to the crowd they were going to be on the side of the venue having a meet and greet with each and every fan that was interested with having a photo, signed merch or a simple chat with the band. The way the Band interacts with their fanbase is inspiring and no matter how well-known their reputation become, they will remain humble and always interact with their fans.Read More
Roberto Carlos Lange, better known for his stage moniker “Helado Negro” is an American multi-instrumentalist born to Ecuadorian immigrants. Lange’s sound is a melting pot of different textures and genres that are sometimes hard to describe due to its ever-changing nature. Lange first came to the scene when he released his debut album, “Awe Owe” in 2009 through Asthmatic Kitty. Since then, Lange has released six albums and several EPs.Read More
Confident, catchy, and dripping with heavy riffs and defiant melodies, Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter, Ben Havok’s latest solo effort proves that sticking to one’s roots can never steer you wrong.
Set for release on June 28th and recounting a self-described “quest for purpose”, the up-and-coming musician’s second single, “All the Way” is both a nod to formative years spent listening to classics such as Led Zeppelin and AC/DC, as well as a determination to re-discover the sounds which encompass his own personal identity as an artist.Read More
New Orleans chart-topping rock band The Revivalists brought their Take Good Care tour to Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion in Boston on June 19th, 2019.Read More
Born and raised in La Jolla, and based in Los Angeles, California, charismatic singer/songwriter Kara Connolly, had spent many a childhood day at the San Diego County Fair. But this year, it was finally time for the young artist to skip the fried oreos (or not!) because the spotlight was once again calling her name.Read More
Vivacious desert rock may not be what you’d first expect to emerge from the East London music scene, but UK trio, The Howlers, have never been ones to fade into the masses.
Rather, with the release of their debut single, “La Dolce Vita” on June 7th via These Bloody Thieves Records, this up-and-coming band makes a point to push back against the grain.Read More
New Dialogue is an Alternative Indie-pop group based from Los Angeles, California. The quintet band is made up by Ela Kitapic and Taylor Morrow (vocalists), Jason Rodriguez (drummer), Michael Sevilla (guitar) and Jeff Badagliacca (bassist). The five musicians as a sound-like an airy Paramore vibe, with a contrast from serious tones of underground Rock styles. Almost like a stripped-down quality of Punk, but also "the sweetness and catchiness of mainstream Pop.” New Dialogue single ‘Loose Ends’ has a sound if you close your eyes, a calming visualization will take over, that will guide you to imagine floating on a cloud.Read More
With a successful set of UK and EU performances already under their belt, the time was right for Brighton-based metalcore band, Architects, to hop across the pond and bring their much-anticipated Holy Hell Tour to fans across North America. And for the SoundBite Magazine team, this was a can’t-miss event.
Released in November 2018 via Epitaph Records, Holy Hell marked Architects’ 8th studio album and first full-length release since the passing of founding member and guitarist, Tom Searle. However, while these could be read as dark times, the determined quintet found a way to find light in the darkness.Read More
Blink 182 and Lil Wayne have announced a North American Summer tour with Neck Deep opening. This unbelievably unlikely pairing of music acts brings together fans of Enema of the State and Tha Carter III, creating an inevitably interesting show. To celebrate this exciting tour, Blink 182 and Lil Wayne released a mashup of “What’s My Age Again?” and “A Milli”Read More
As a stop on their 2019 tour, Tame Impala performed for a mesmerized crowd in Asheville, North Carolina. This United States tour features only a few stops, with lucky crowds in other cities such as Boston, Nashville, Atlanta, St. Augustine and Miami. After this, they will visit Europe and follow it with a few more stops in the United States on a summer tour. The Summer tour includes their first headlining gig at New York’s Madison Square Garden in August.Read More
American Indie-Alternative Rock band, Moon Taxi, made their way through Wilmington, North Carolina for an outdoor show at Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre. Located in the heart of Wilmington, this gorgeous venue lays beside a calm lake and tall trees. Needless to say the vibes were high when they took the stage.Read More
For any Rock band trying to make it in today’s Pop sphere, it’s not an easy feat. The late 2010s have been all about sleek electronic Pop and Trap, leaving Rock unofficially declared as “dead” everywhere you look. Los Angeles band, Analog Party, is well aware of this shift and want to make a statement with their music, eager to bring back the primal and organic quality of the Rock music they grew up loving. Comprised of lead singer, Ani, and bassist, Charles Horin, the duo’s influences range from Psychedelic and Classic Rock to Grunge, Industrial and Alternative Rock that dominates the ’90s.Read More
Toronto punks, PUP, performed a sold-out Union Transfer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joining them were Ratboys and Diet Cig. While PUP’s new album may be named Morbid Stuff, this show was anything but that.Read More
What do you get when you mix blasts of color, retro-fashion, and synth-infused tribal beats? Enter The Voidz.
Musical director and lead singer, Julian Casablancas’ collaborative project, The Voidz, is an outlet for the artist’s creative and experimental artistry. This isn’t Julian Casablancas’ only music outlet, he owns his own independent record label and store, Cult Records, featuring The Voidz! Also, in between managing a record label and touring with his group, Julian Casablancas continues to tour with The Strokes, which created the foundation of his music endeavors. Exploration is key for The Voidz which is embarked on through innovative mediums. The Voidz’ creativity ranges from multi-colored cinema, foreign instruments and subliminal imagery in their songs, and retro-inspired merchandise.Read More
Psychedelic group, Tame Impala from Perth, Australia was created by frontman Kevin Parker in 2007. Kevin Parker produces, writes, and arranges most of the group’s songs himself. He posted a few tracks onto MySpace and was noticed by several record labels. Soon, he added touring musicians to the group to help with live shows. They went on to release their debut self titled EP which earned a number one spot on the Australian Independent Record Labels’ chart.Read More
Based in Los Angeles and Nashville respectively, it’s no surprise that experimental quartet, Grizfolk, have quickly come to represent a masterclass in folk-rock fusion.
Known for their unique take on synth-meets-southern-melodies, lead vocalist/guitarist, Adam Roth, backing vocalist/synth expert, Sebastian Fritze, guitarist, Fredrik Eriksson, and drummer, Bill Delia, have enjoyed the spotlight on some of North America’s most impressive stages.Read More
Public is a three piece band based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. The band consists of lead singer- John Vaughan, bassist- Matt Alvarado, and drummer- Ben Lapps. They met in high school, and went on to release their first EP titled Red in June of 2012. Afterwards they opened for acts like Neon Trees, Walk the Moon, Jesse McCartney, and Twenty One Pilots. After the release of their latest EP, Sweet Lemonade, they went on the Sweet Lemonade tour, which consisted of dates all across the US. In 2018, they released the song “One That I Want” along with a music video.Read More
Currently on their Brutalism tour, The Drums are connecting with their faithful audience through compelling tracks, personal social media posts, and riveting live music experience. Jonny Pierce’s introspective and vulnerable lyrics manifest an immediate connection with first time listeners. Each engaging track provides meaningful dialogue on unrequited love, depression, and self exploration. Avid fans seek to find out more about their favorite tracks through The Drums and Jonny Pierce social media posts due to the gritty details shared in the lyrics. The nostalgic tracks highlight important issues not easily discussed in every day life. He presents in his art form, social media, and live performance on how joy can be achieved with connecting with others and connecting with oneself.Read More
Follow the release of their newest album, Take Good Care, The Revivalists finally stopped in Orlando to preform at the House of Blues, Orlando. Formed just over 10 years ago, it was clear that the Revivalists have live shows down to a science. With a stellar set list and an unparalleled energy, this show was one for the books.Read More
BOCC first gained people’s attention in a very clever and mysterious way. The promotional campaign included a hotline and a bench advertisement which appeared to invite people to join a religious cult with a message that stated that “At Better Oblivion Community Center. Experience relaxation redefined. Expert care and service catered to find your own better oblivion”. The duo finally released the album January 24th and has become heavily acclaimed around the world.Read More