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This year, everyone and their mother was singing along to Lorde’s anti-consumerist anthem “Royals,” but the New Zealand teen wasn’t the only new kid on the block who got us excited.
“Five people that get along who want to be there and want to play music together and be in the same room together, that’s a feat within itself. A band of brothers. It’s working for us so far,” Brian Kesley said.
Back in their home country of England, London Grammar is already a sensation, but as they make their way across the States for the first time, they hope to win over the American public.
Heidi Shepherd – one of the two frontwomen for the Butcher Babies – is emphatic in her opinion that heavy metal should be a little bit more open minded and a lot more about rocking the f***k out.
It’s hard to figure out what genre Terraplane Sun is. In fact, the rock band, who mixes trombone, lap steel, organ and electric guitar, wish you wouldn’t even bother.
The L.A. duo’s 2012 debut, ‘Ministry of Love,’ transports listeners to cities like London, Berlin, Milan, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing–some locations more literally than others, lyrically speaking.
“We’re massive fans of John Hughes,” Matty Healy confessed. “We wanted to make a record that was almost a soundtrack to our teenage years. If he made a movie about us this would be the soundtrack.”