Vein are, simply put, one of the biggest risers from the underground hardcore and metal scenes right now. Their debut album Errorzone made its way to the top of several 2018 AOTY lists (including ours!), and the Closed Casket Activities band have already toured with the likes of Killswitch Engage and Parkway Drive, just to name a few. Now, the band is headlining their own tour this fall – with plenty of excellent special guests, too.
Video games are usually dismissed by the fans of popular entertainment as a childish and light-minded genre. Actually, the production budgets of high-profile video games can often reach those of successful movies – Rockstar Games’ successful “Grand Theft Auto V” was made on a budget of $265 million, while Activision’s “Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3” cost around $250 million to make – and they are the result of years of hard work, ranging from concept art to scoring. There are many video games that have amazing soundtracks (and there have been for years) that are heard by millions all over the world – but they hardly ever spare a thought for the people making them, and they usually don’t even make it in the harsh music industry of our time. So today, let’s take a look at some people who probably won’t ever hold successful concert tours but their music is heard by millions of gamers all over the world.
Set to release their new album on Metal Blade Records next month, metalcore titans Killswitch Engage have released “I Am Broken Too”, the 2nd single from their upcoming album. A song that also features vocalist Jesse Leach’s handwritten lyrics in the video, the new song emerges as the band continues their co-headlining tour with the equally influential Clutch. Check out the song and video below.