Joel Birch, frontman for The Amity Affliction, sat down and went through the band's latest album, Youngbloods, for Loudwire.com, explaining the meaning behind each of its tracks. You can read the whole thing right now at this link, and listen to each song as you go.
Joel Birch, vocalist for The Amity Affliction, was recently interviewed by TheGauntlet.com when the group was in Cleveland on tour. During the course of the conversation, he discusses the band's plans for 2012, their working methods, and much more. The band's current US tour ends on Friday, but they'll be back in March and April, before heading into the studio to record their next album.
After we conducted our interview with vocalist Joel Birch and guitarist Imran Siddiqi of The Amity Affliction the other day, we had a few more questions for them, which you can see in the video below. The guys discuss misconceptions about Australia, American food and slang, their tattoos, and their bandmates...check it out, won't you?
You can currently get The Amity Affliction's latest CD, Youngbloods, plus a T-shirt, for only $20.
The Amity Affliction, whose current North American tour is in its final week, have released a new lyric video for the song "Anchors," from their CD Youngbloods. You can check it out exclusively at Alternative Press's website. You can also get a copy of Youngbloods and a T-shirt for only $20 right now - click here to purchase!.
Australia's The Amity Affliction came through New York on a US tour last week, so we sat down with vocalist Joel Birch and guitarist Imran Siddiqi to ask them a few questions. In the clip below, they talk about what sets them apart from a crowded metalcore scene; what they see as the difference between US fans and Australian fans; where they were most surprised by the crowd response; and what listeners can expect from their next album. Here's the video:
You can get The Amity Affliction's latest CD, Youngbloods, and a T-shirt for just $20.
Joel Birch and Ahren Stringer, the vocalist and bassist from Australia's The Amity Affliction, were recently interviewed by Shekinah Apedo of Mainstream Killed The Indie Star when the band played Florida. In the clip below, they talk about their history, starting from their earliest days; signing with Roadrunner; and their plans for their next album. Check it out!
Introducing Australia's THE AMITY AFFLICTION. from www.INDIESTAR.tv on Vimeo. .
The Amity Affliction have won four major awards in Blunt magazine's 2011 Readers' Poll: Best Band of 2011, Best Aussie Band of 2011, Best Music DVD of 2011, and Ahren Stringer has taken the Best Bass Player prize. For those outside Australia, this is the equivalent of sweeping the Alternative Press or Kerrang readers' poll, so we're extremely proud of them.
MSN Music's Headbang blog is giving away five copies of The Amity Affliction's new CD, Youngbloods, bundled with T-shirts. All you have to do is email your name and mailing address to the site's editor, Adrien Begrand, at [email protected]
Joel Birch, vocalist for recent Roadrunner signings The Amity Affliction, was recently interviewed by the Defiance Press blog. In the course of the conversation, he discusses his musical influences, reveals the story behind some of the band's song titles, talks about where he'd like to go on tour and more. Says Birch, "I grew up listening to Metallica, Megadeth and Guns N' Roses from about seven or eight years old until I was eleven when Nirvana came into play, and then all the '90s SoCal punk bands came into play which eventually led me to loving hardcore, and now here I am." On the subject of touring, he says, "It’s hard to answer a question like this because I don’t think there’s anywhere that I don’t want to tour, to be honest." Regarding the songs "RIP Steggy" and "RIP Foghorn" from the band's debut CD, Youngbloods (available October 25), Birch says, "One is about a plastic toy that for some reason used to make it to parties and be fucked with, and the other is about a dead chicken that we passed every day on the way from our apartment in Union City, Jersey down to the recording studio in Hoboken.