FMH & The Bowery Present
with Islander & The Worst Of US
Friday, September 27th
Doors: 6:00 PM
Tickets: ADV $20 • DOS $25
** All Ticket Sales Are Final **
A leading force in the metalcore genre, Arizona quintet blessthefall have spent years taking their message globally; each body of work more impressive than the last. Their last album Awakening(2011) achieved their best sales to date hitting #32 on the Billboard Top 200. Noted as Alternative Press' Most Anticipated album of 2013, the band commissioned producer Joey Sturgis (Asking Alexandria, The Devil Wears Prada, Of Mice & Men) to record new album Hollow Bodies. Never before recruiting outsiders, the band enlisted the help of friends to feature 3 guest vocal spots on Hollow Bodies, including Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red, Jesse Barnett of Stick To Your Guns, and electro-rock sensation Lights. The band is currently on the entire Vans Warped Tour for their main stage slot, adding to an already impressive tour resume that includes runs with As I Lay Dying, Avenged Sevenfold, Bullet For My Valentine, and August Burns Red. Throughout the album's 11 charging tracks, Hollow Bodies is blessthefall's reinvigorating approach to an already impressive catalog and career.
Escape The Fate
Human stories resound the loudest and the longest.
People will always undoubtedly bond over shared experiences of love, loss, and life. On their sixth full-length album I Am Human[Better Noise Records], Escape The Fate transmit a raw, real, and relatable narrative through airtight songcraft, lyrical honesty, and stadium-worthy delivery. The quartet—Craig Mabbitt [lead vocals], Kevin “Thrasher”Gruft [lead guitar, bass], Thomas “TJ” Bell [rhythm guitar],and Robert Ortiz [drums]—didn’t hold back and cut right to the core on the 13 anthems comprising the record.
“We all go through crazy emotional points in our lives, and we’re all human at the end of the day,” says Thrasher. “These songs reflect a lot of those points—whether they be during relationships, personal interactions, on tour, or the general ups and downs of the music industry. No matter what your profession or background is, I think you can relate to something on here. Each track is like the chapter of a novel, going through life circumstances and processes we’ve all been through. Everything comes from our lives.”
“It goes through a bevy of human emotions,” agrees Craig. “There are a lot of heartbreak songs, but there are also songs about forgetting that and having a good time. The title I Am Humancircles around everything I wrote.”
It has been quite a journey for ISLANDER, who, in just over a year, have gone from obscurity to a band in constant radio rotation. Fueled with a combination of emotionally capturing songs and audience grabbing live shows, ISLANDER continue to lead at the forefront of their peers.
ISLANDER have stayed busy, constantly touring with artists such as Korn, Stone Sour, Papa Roach, P.O.D., Suicide Silence, Seether, Babymetal, Yelawolf, Nothing More and many others. Catch their energetic live show in a city near you!
"These guys just might be the new force in heavy rock" - Alternative Press
“New school band with old school soul and passion. Keep your eyes and ears open for these guys!” – Sonny Sandoval of P.O.D
“Creativity gets an A+.” – H.R. of BAD BRAINS
The Worst Of US
The Worst of Us is a Metalcore group from New England, screaming of growth and renewal despite feeling the worst you've ever felt. Since the band's inception in 2017, they've continuously grown --releasing new music, touring, and persevering. Their new self titled EP is available now on Spotify and Apple Music.