For the second year, Epicenter (the rebranded Carolina Rebellion Festival) brings some of the hottest acts to North Carolina. With acts like Metallica (who are playing two sets in three nights), Deftones, Disturbed, Godsmack, Cypress Hill, Bad Wolves, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Crown the Empire, Sleeping with Sirens and rising rockers Fire From The Gods, this is an event you do not want to miss. Let us know who you’ll be seeing down below.
One listen to Fire From The Gods’ debut album, Narrative, and listeners will immediately get a sense of what the rising alternative metal band are trying to accomplish. Their mission is clear – to create striking melodic yet heavy alt-metal with lots of hip-hop and even reggae influences. That ethos is clear on their huge single “Excuse Me”, which at the time of this writing, has racked up close to 6 million Youtube views, among other accolades.
While FFTG may be a fairly accessible band, all things considered, they’re also a unit with a message. Luckily, we were able to have a lengthy chat with vocalist AJ Channer, who revealed his love of reggae music, and how he feels the music industry is shifting. Have a listen to the audio below.
Metalcore quintet, Vilamoura has released a new music video for their latest single “We All Die” which comes from the band’s debut EP, Buried Alive. The eye catching performance music video was produced and directed by Albert Gonzalez who has worked with several other artists including, Polyphia, Fire From The Gods, BackWordz, and many more. Continue reading