A Lovely Crisis is flipping the proverbial finger to the manufactured “pop band” image. Formed in Pittsburgh, Pa in 2010, brought together by a mutual love of old school punk and post-punk artists, A Lovely Crisis is a 4-piece punk rock band that looks to find the beauty that comes out of turmoil. Having spent a large percentage of their lives during war time and financial crisis, their songs give voice to their frustration, touching on corrupt politicians and human rights.
Their new full length, “Where Do You Stand?” is a challenge to the listener to question where they stand on issues that affect all of us. Produced and recorded by Anti-Flag’s Chris(#2)Barker, “Where Do You Stand?” is due out June 3rd on A-F Records with extensive East Coast and Midwest touring to follow.
After meeting in college in 2013, Antonio DiBiasio (drums) and David Pinkerton (guitar) began jamming their favorite songs together. They eventually began writing original songs and the band grew, gaining the talents of Doug Boylan on lead guitar and Sam Allison with vocal duties. Josh Mauro later joined the band, jumping onto bass after performing vocals in his previous musical efforts. The band began recording in the summer of 2017, releasing their first single that fall.
A Moment in Pompeii’s name reflects the temporary nature of life in a broken and unforgiving world: do what you can, while you can. Make your moment matter, because life is fleeting.
Know the feeling of adventure and anticipation that flutters in your stomach the moment you hit the road? That’s the feeling that bubbles up from Acarya’s music … earthy percussion, rocking bass, interlocking strings, and deep vocals create a sound imbued with excitement, wonder, and a feeling of freedom. This upbeat tribal rock band invites you to grab your dancing shoes, your backpack, a drink, a few friends, and join in – and don’t forget the marshmallows!
After the Fall is a 4 piece, original hard rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Originally formed back in 2004, they’ve undergone several lineup changes over the years, and although met with success soon after their formation, it’s their current incarnation that has the city of Pittsburgh, and cities throughout the country, abuzz. With Matt Ferrante on drums, Steve Craven on bass, Zac Sheppard on guitar, and Doug Carnahan on vocals/guitar, they’ve made a bang in Pittsburgh and surrounding regions. They’ve shared the stage with such national acts as Hurt, Sevendust, The Sin City Sinners, Corrosion of Conformity, Nonpoint, Primer 55, and more. They have played in cities across the country, turning heads and recruiting new fans as if they’re lives depended on it.
Ashbury Keys is a Texas-based alternative rock band that features its own “Brit-Tex” brand of rock. The band’s sound reflects early Brit-Pop influences (such as the Smiths, Oasis, Candy Skins, and the Wonder Stuff), but as displayed through a distinctly Texas filter. The band recently completed its second year of successful shows in the United Kingdom, playing shows in London, Liverpool and Manchester, which has served to grow the band’s affinity for the UK.