Posts Tagged ‘Isolate and Medicate’

Shaun Morgan of Seether

Shaun Morgan of Seether

Review by Greg Maki

Even at the early hour of 6:30, the Fillmore was mostly packed when Islander hit the stage, kicking off four and a half hours of music on this cold January night. The most important thing an opening act can bring to the stage is energy; even if your music is terrible, you at least can keep the audience occupied for the 30 minutes they must spend with you. Well, Islander’s music, which draws from both nu metal and hard rock, isn’t terrible, and the Greenville, South Carolina, band’s energy could not be contained by the limited stage space; frontman Mikey Carvajal made one of several trips into the crowd at the start of the second song. (more…)

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Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. Photos by Greg Maki. (more…)

Review by Greg Maki
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Five major-label albums into its career, Seether has become one of the most reliable hard rock bands around. Its mix of post-grunge, nu-metal, hard rock and even a little pop isn’t original, but this band is proof that sometimes writing a good song is more important than trying to break new ground. And Seether has written a lot of good to great songs in the past decade-plus. (more…)

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Seether

Seether

LOS ANGELES — Multi-platinum alternative rock trio Seether will release its sixth studio album, Isolate and Medicate, on July 1, 2014, via The Bicycle Music Company/Concord Music Group. The band has teamed again with producer Brendan O’Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam). Seether has racked up 17 top five multi-format hits, including eleven No. 1 singles, and was named Billboard‘s 2011 Active Rock Artist of the Year. (more…)