Posts Tagged ‘I Prevail’

Photos by Greg Maki (more…)

Photos by Greg Maki (more…)

I Prevail, from left: Lee Runestad, Eric Vanlerberghe, Brian Burkheiser and Steve Menoian

I Prevail, from left: Lee Runestad, Eric Vanlerberghe, Brian Burkheiser and Steve Menoian

In late 2014, I Prevail exploded onto the scene, its cover of Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” and debut EP, Heart vs. Mind, each rocketing to the top of the rock charts. And it was done as a completely independent act—no label, not even management. That’s changed now, as the Michigan-based band recently signed with Fearless Records. Considering the heights reached already, it’s mind-boggling to think about what the band might achieve with the support of a label. When I Prevail’s first tour brought them to Empire in Springfield, Virginia, Live Metal’s Greg Maki sat down with drummer Lee Runestad and vocalist Eric Vanlerberghe to discuss their early success, what got them there and more. (more…)

Eric Vanlerberghe of I Prevail

Eric Vanlerberghe of I Prevail

Last night, I traveled to Empire (the venue formerly known as Jaxx) in Springfield, Va., to check out I Prevail, a self-described “post-hardcore” act from Rochester Hills, Michigan, that has taken the heavy music world by storm with its cover of Taylor Swift’s “Black Space” (the video has racked up more than 7.6 million views on YouTube) and its debut EP, Heart vs. Mind. (more…)

Amaranthe

Amaranthe

Amaranthe will make their triumphant return to North America this spring for a headline tour. This marks the first time the band has cruised through the U.S. and Canada since last fall, when they served as main support for Within Temptation (Read the live review from the Rams Head Live date of that tour here). On this run, fans will enjoy the full Amaranthe experience, as it will be their show. View tour dates inside. (more…)