Why won't mainstream media play these guys... oh yeah.
Dune Rats have been plying their trade for almost a decade now, but I only discovered them late last year while in Australia, where their single 'Crazy', was all over the youth radio stations on heavy rotation and I found it infectious with it's high tempo energy.
Here we go kids, It's my first list of the end of year series and like I normally do, I'm starting with albums and EPs. Since my major musical kick at the moment (and has been for a few years now) is Metalcore, the genre dominates this list, but as you know, I love a good twist and have a few surprises up my sleeve here for ya!
From the ashes of the 90's group Sunny Day Real Estate, was born The Fire Theft in 2001, a trio formed of Jeremy Enigk (vocals, guitar), William Goldsmith (drums) and Nate Mendel (bass) - both also former members of the Foo Fighters.
And here's to you Ty, a singer, but above all a musician from California, who plays the electric guitar and the drums divinely, he’s super prolific due to his collaborations with so many bands I am not even going to mention… but I hope you will want to find out more about him after I tell you all about his latest work as a soloist with the album First Taste released August 2019.
No Virtue is a mature album, which this Canadian band from Ontario gave birth to in the US 6 years after their last EP and 10 from their debut album, Monolith.
Finally, after years of silence, on October 11th 2019, they managed to self-produce No Virtue with a more complex sound, a search for more modern and electronic melodies.