1000 Suns

Live Review: 1000 Suns, And We Are Them, Ghost Idols @ Silverlake Lounge

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There is a lot of talk out in the mainstream about rock music being a dying part of music. Well I’m here to tell you that it’s not true at all. There are a slew of bands out there that are carrying the torch for the rock genre and doing it with extreme amounts of passion and love for the music. Last night at the Silverlake lounge, three of the most solid rock bands shared the stage last night and showed those who were in attendance that rock is still very much alive.

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1000 Suns started the night off with their blend of instrumental post-rock . Through the 45 minutes during their set you could feel the passion in their music as it permeated through the venue. Armed as a three piece, these guys led by guitarist Andy Scott, have a sound with influences ranging from Radiohead, Tool, and a slew of 90’s bands like Failure. 1000 Suns were the perfect band to open up the night.

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Next up was And We Are Them. These gents brought it last night. Their high energy filled music mixed with passionate lyrics really left a statement on the night. During certain songs you can hear¬†the influences of bands like At The Drive In, Quicksand, and Failure. I’ve mentioned before that this band really believes in what they do and it shows in their performances. Playing songs from their newest EP A Subtle Tyranny and some other older gems, And We Are Them had the crowd intrigued and glued to watching them play, as they left it all on stage.

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Closing out the night was Ghost Idols, another band that delivers passionate music with a 90’s tinge and some sludge. They deliver a wall of thunderous sound live. They three of them all play with conviction and belief in what they do. They played a slew of new songs that up their game from their previous EP. Ghost Idols were the perfect band to close out the night.

All three of these bands are proof that rock music is alive and well. They deliver music they believe in and it shows. You can tell they all do this for the love of music and the creation of art. With bands like this out there, it’s only a matter of time before more people start to clue in that there are great bands out there playing good music. So get out there people and support bands like this!!!

 

1000 Suns:

https://www.facebook.com/1000sunsband
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Band Of The Week: 1000 Suns

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Over the past few years I’ve really taken a liking to instrumental bands. There is something really intriguing about bands that can do it all musically without a singer. This weeks band of the week 1000 Suns falls into that realm of instrumental bands. 1000 Suns is a very inspired three piece that takes the instrumental game to another level. The bands use of effects, samples and electronics are used in a way that it enhances the sound. Since 2012, 1000 Suns have released two very intriguing and boundary pushing albums. Their songs range from moody pieces that transcend reality into something soothing, to epic and heavy songs that attack with tenacious riffs and arrangements. 1000 Suns are gearing¬†writing for a new album release soon as well as enlightening audiences with their live show.

1000 Suns- The Body The Mind:

1000 Suns- The Spirit Molecule:

http://www.1000-suns.com/

https://www.facebook.com/1000sunsband