Mewithoutyou frontman Aaron Weiss discusses the meaning, or lack thereof, in his songs, and he talks about how his understanding of god and religion, and his search for peace have changed over the years.
Murder By Death singer/guitarist Adam Turla discusses the meaning by several of his songs, and performs an acoustic version of "Send Me Home." Turla also talks about how he deals with anxiety, and what songs are on his tour playlist.
Rozwell Kid singer/guitarist Jordan Hudkins discusses how he started playing music and opens up about the anxiety that inspired songs like "Creeped Out" and "My Head." Hudkins also talks musical influences and why "Droner" is dedicated to his uncle.
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Lion in the Mane guitarist/vocalist Jon Masters explains how he started playing music and writing songs, and why nothing can ever stop him from doing it. Masters performs the title track from the band's debut album "Noise War," and explains the meaning behind the song, and also covers "Delicate" by singer/songwriter Damien Rice, and talks about what the song means to him. Click "Read More" below to watch all videos.
Some of our friends got together to wish a Happy Veterans Day to those serving and those who have served. Check out these messages from Taking Back Sunday guitarist/vocalist John Nolan, The Get Up Kids guitarist/vocalist Matt Pryor, Frank Turner, Benjamin Lieber from Head North, Jeramiah Pauly from Pentimento and comedian Gabriel Iglesias. Happy Veterans Day to all of our fellow veterans.
Thanks to the Kind Cause grant that we were awarded earlier this year, Zero Platoon will be hitting the road this summer. Stay tuned for another tour announcement coming soon, but for now we couldn't be more psyched to announce that we'll be on the road with Rocky Votolato, Dave Hause and Chris Farren on their U.S. Tour. CLICK READ MORE TO SEE THE TOUR DATES
Huge thanks to Matt Pryor for taking the time to interview me on his podcast Nothing to Write Home About. I've never had to talk about Zero Platoon for an hour, but it was motivating and helped flush out some ideas. If you've got some time and want to know more about the organization and a little history of Mike, check it out.
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Koji talks about how he approaches writing music, combining his art with community service, and how growing up with military family members contributed to his desire to use music for greater purposes. He also performs an acoustic version of his song "Fury" and discusses how burning out and hitting a new low inspired his new music. And he covers "Biomusicology" by Ted Leo and the Pharmacists in the basement of St. Vitus in Brooklyn, NY. He opens up about his influence behind learning the song—a friend of his who was killed in a suicide bombing. Click through to watch all videos.
Singer/Songwriter and guitarist/vocalist of Thrice, Dustin Kensrue, performs an acoustic version of the title track from his new solo album "Carry the Fire." He also talks about how he started music, the Thrice hiatus, and the inspiration behind his new song and album.
Thanks to our friends over at Absolutepunk.net for supporting us. Today, they've got the exclusive premiere of our acoustic performance and interview with singer/songwriter and Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue. Head over to the site to watch Dustin talk about how he got into music, why he (kinda) got out of music and why Thrice left and came back. And watch his acoustic performance of his new album's title track "Carry the Fire."