Tag Archives: Currents

Metal By Numbers 6/24: Divine providence on the charts

Posted by on June 24, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   For some godforsaken reason, I’ve been hearing more country music at my day job lately. Now, not all country is bad, but the last place I want to hear it (besides my […]

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Album Review: Currents ‘The Way It Ends’

Posted by on June 5, 2020

  Breaking into the spotlight is Currents with their well-executed sophomore release that delivers quality songwriting and a refreshing take on metalcore. Packed with poignant lyrics and incensed musicality, the quintet shares not only their technical proficiencies but their inner angst and disquiet. The band immediately sets the mood for the record with the opening […]

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New & Noteworthy: June 5th, 2020 – New Music Squasher

Posted by on June 5, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The week features the new releases from The Ghost Inside, Currents andmore! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers […]

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Interview with Currents frontman Brian Wille on ‘The Way It Ends,’ virtual shows, and uncertainty of touring in 2020

Posted by on May 27, 2020

  On June 5th, Currents sophomore effort, The Way It Ends will be released via Sharptone Records. The album holds a dark theme while maintaining a heavy balance between metalcore and progressive melodies. We caught up with vocalist Brian Wille to learn more about the record, virtual shows, and the uncertainty of tours in 2020 […]

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Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine: Currents’ Brian Wille – “focus on the aspects of your life that you can control”

Posted by on May 13, 2020

  Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and more. We caught up with Currents frontman Brian Wille […]

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Coronavirus: Silent Planet tour w/ Currents POSTPONED

Posted by on March 22, 2020

Silent Planet were forced to postpone the last few days of their tour with Currents, Invent, Animate, and Greyhaven, which were mainly four Texas shows and one California date due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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“Our tour merch from the Trilogy Tour is now available on our webstore.
Some of these are going to go quicker than toilet paper at Target… and I suppose it’s possible that these can serve a similar purpose.
But in all seriousness, the recent show delays have left us holding extra merch that we need to sell to pay our bills, so we’d love it if you give our store a look. Thank you! Love y’all”



“We have received word that all 4 Texas shows for the Trilogy Tour are being postponed due to the pandemic. We are rescheduling them to July – new dates and line-up are currently being arranged. There’s a strong possibility that we might add some other southwest gigs while we are at it.
Our show in Springfield, MO tomorrow is still planned to continue – and it will be our last show of this tour until the postponed dates in Texas and California happen this summer.
We would love to keep going, but your safety is of the utmost importance to us, and we trust the judgement and expertise of local officials in the area.
Thank you for your understanding. Continue to wash your hands and have empathy for those who are most at risk. Lovers forever”


“Due to the pandemic, our headline show at The Glass House in Pomona, CA is being moved to June 6th. All tickets purchased will still be valid – and the show is also nearing sell out. It will be the biggest show of our lives, so we are planning an extra-long and special set list for you all on that night.
The lineup will likely change to some degree, but we will make sure that it’s an awesome group of touring bands and well-worth your time.
Thanks for your patience with us – we are still figuring this thing out as it goes.
P.S. Tonight’s show in Atlanta is going on as planned (Callous Daoboys are currently blowing our minds) and the sold out show at The End in Nashville is still scheduled to go on, and so is our show at The Outland in Springfield.
We will keep you posted about any other changes as we find out. We will obviously comply with all local health officials, as well as venues.
Wash your hands, be smart, be safe. Love you!”


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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Tool over Taylor

Posted by on September 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The Tool news cycle over the past 2 to 3 weeks has progressed thusly: Tool’s new album is coming out; Tool’s new album is out; Tool’s new album is great; Tool are going […]

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Show Review: Northlane at Gramercy Theatre 9/1/2019

Posted by on September 10, 2019

It was a sunny Sunday night (1) as fans curled around the corner of Lexington and 23rd Street, waiting to file into the Gramercy Theatre for Australian metalcore band Northlane’s sold-out New York stop on their Neon Alien tour. Well worth the wait, the venue was rightly packed for what was to be a well-curated, […]

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Fit For A King announces summer tour w/ Norma Jean, etc.

Posted by on May 7, 2019

Fit For A King has announced a North American summer headlining tour. The trek is set to kick off on July 17 in Colorado Springs, CO and will hit cities across the US and Canada for four weeks before wrapping up on August 18 in the band’s hometown of Tyler, TX. Norma Jean will be […]

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As I Lay Dying have been in the studio

Posted by on March 29, 2019

Based on a recent Instagram post, it appears that As I Lay Dying has been in the studio working on new material. The post shows drummer Jordan Mancino behind his kit at Signature Sound Studio with the caption “Drum Tracking ✔️“. The last taste of new music we bit into was “My Own Grave” last year. As […]

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