The last record was just kind of like, “This is what this is about.” I feel like if you’re a fan of the band and follow our records, you know that I’ve always harped on the same subject and I’m not embarrassed or ashamed of that. I’m gonna write about what I wanna write about and I didn't want to be like, “OK, now that I’ve been writing about this I have to keep writing about it.” So I let myself feel out the songs; I wanted to touch on certain topics, but maybe not so specific as, say, mortality. There’s definitely been topics that are the same for most of the songs but it’s also a different take on...
For the first time, I’m actually having a fairly hard time describing exactly what made this night and show so intense for me – aside form just the nature and content of the music, that is. Maybe it was the weather. Maybe it was that my hoodie wasn’t quite warm enough. Maybe it’s because I was at the show alone, which is rare. Whatever the reason, everything added up and the intensity and show just clicked. No matter what band you’re a fan of or what album or song catches your ear most, definitely go see this show if it comes near you.
Aside from the fact that this is Tigers Jaw’s final tour for who knows how long, I think the diversity of this tour is what makes it stand out. Dad Punchers loud version of indie-rock fits very well with Tigers Jaw’s indie influence meets old-fashioned emo/pop-punk style. Sainthood Reps old-school distortion-using jams bring another flavor to the menu, while Pianos Become The Teeth emotion-infused hardcore tears apart the stage. Even though Tigers Jaw are calling it quits for now, their legacy won’t be left in the dark, as they’ve paved the way for many more bands to...
In the replies, you can watch Touché Amoré's new video for its new song "Gravity, Metaphorically." It's from the band's new split with Pianos Become The Teeth, which you can buy here. You can also check out my review of the split here.
You can stream a new Pianos Become The Teeth song "Hiding" over at Spinner. It's off the band's upcoming split with Touché Amoré, which will be available digitally on January 8th and on vinyl January 22nd. This song is incredible, enjoy.
Both Touché Amoré and Pianos Become The Teeth posted similarimages on Instagram last night. Fans have been reporting that both bands have been playing new songs at recent shows and mentioning something about releasing a split together in the near future. We'll have more info on this as it comes forward.
You can stream a new Pianos Become The Teeth track "Spine" here. The band will release their new album, The Lack Long After, on November 1st via Topshelf Records. You can pre-order the album here and check out the album art in the replies.