On March 17, Underoath played a sold-out show at Brooklyn Steel in Williamsburg along with bands Stray from the Path, Bad Omens and Spiritbox. It was a great experience for my first metal show with an energetic crowd, tons of moshing and enough cathartic energy to help me finish this semester.
P Daddy celebrates its own absurdity, writing party anthems about feeling inadequate. The music often rejects rumination and accepts a strain of Camus-based-philosophy, asserting that one can find joy by embracing the absurdity of life. It seems that the music is telling you to embrace sorrow, but find joy despite it.
Måneskin is what I consider to be part of the slowly simmering revival of rock music that’s been occurring in recent years. Their music is filled with brash guitar solos and lyrics of love and rebellion that recall earlier eras of rock.
We’ve heard it before: the classic college kid-turned-musician story; from lecture halls to music halls. The story of Naveed Ahmed and his quest for that “big break” sounds something like that with a twist; Ahmed and his band are doing…