There seems to be a growing problem at festivals between security and fans in the crowd. The security guards are there to protect the bands and fans, but there are a few who can’t differentiate between using and abusing their power. Jake Taylor, vocalist of In Hearts Wake, recently stepped in to save a fan at the Dallas stop of this year’s Warped Tour.
Today’s local music scene is saturated with artists who lack depth and individuality, but Take Captive have managed to obtain a unique sound and an on-stage delivery that set them apart. I had the privilege of watching their first show as a pop band after making the leap from the post-hardcore genre, and I was blown away. Check out their new single, “Invincible” below.
While still young, Black Tide is a band that has set the bar high from the beginning, getting signed at a very early age to a major record label with an album that gained critical praise. The common factor in every album is the use of crushing riffs, and shredding solos, while maintaining catchy melodies to tie it together.