A few months back at Warped Tour 2018 we had the pleasure of sitting down with Trevor Phipps of Unearth. Unearth are approaching their 20th year as a band and Trevor has been with them since the beginning. In that time they have put out 6 studio albums, toured the world countless times, and solidified their place in heavy music history. Next month (November 2018) they will release their 7th studio album, Extinction(s). In this interview Travis and Trevor discuss the bands upcoming release, Trevor's lyrical process, what inspires his passion for music, Boston, and beer. Make sure to catch Unearth on their upcoming tour with Fit For An Autopsy, and to preorder/pick up a copy of Extinction(s), available on November 23rd. Enjoy the interview, share with a fellow fan
For a band that throws any ounce of taking themselves seriously to the wind, they sure do contain a plethora of talented musicians. Nekrogoblikon classify their sound as "Goblin Metal", which can be easily translated into Melodic-Death-Synth-Metal...But I'll let you be the judge for that. The vocals contain a variety signing and screaming styles. Their live show is a blast, and their musicianship is top notch. If you like a little sense of humor with your metal than this is a band for you, all laughs aside..this band rules. Enjoy the pictures!
This years Annual Summer BMX Jam was our best yet! Huge thank you to our sponsors for supporting us and sending us products to give away to our contest winners. Being that Washed Up started as a BMX company it brings us nothing but joy to be able to hold these Jams every year. Long Island has always been a breeding ground talented BMX riders and it our pleasure to give them a platform to represent where we are from. The music for this video was provided by our good friend, and fellow Long Island artist, ALlOne, links to his music below. Enjoy the video, give it a share, and please subscribe!
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It was a pleasure to see metal legends Unearth on Vans Warped Tour this year. These guys have been at it for 20 years, which is beyond impressive. As of recently the band has signed to Century Media Records and they have a record coming out on November 23rd titled Extinction(s). Make sure to get in your preorders, Unearth have dropped two songs from it already titled “Survivalist” and “Incinerate”. Unearth will be hitting the road with Fit For An Autopsy in support of their upcoming release, hit their social media pages for all the info!
Every Time I Die are a band that seems to ALWAYS be in the prime of their career. As Vans Warped Tour veterans it was a pleasure to see them on this years line up, especially because this is arguably the Final Warped Tour. ETID are up their as one of my favorite bands to take photos of. Their energy on stage is contagious and you can tell just by watching them play that this is what they live for. Enjoy the pictures ETIDiots!
Variety is something we strive for here at Washed Up Media, and this local showcase of bands is a perfect example! On June 9th, at Mr Beerys, our line up consisted of The Going Rate, Megaweapon, Intona, and LTrain. 4 awesome bands that each bring something unique to the table. The show was put together around LTrain and the release of their most recent single, “Viral Spiral”, which is posted below! Make sure to check them out along with the other bands mentioned here. Enjoy the photos!
On June 22nd of this year we celebrated the 5 Year Anniversary of Washed Up Media. Amiyville Music Hall was as packed as it has ever been, mostly due to the fact that we had an amazing line up of bands that evening. Each band has been an integral part of our growth as a company and it was our pleasure to have them spend this special evening with us. Inverted Earth was up first, followed by Give Up The Goods, Carnivora (Our friends from Boston), Johnny Booth, and Moon Tooth. I can not put enough emphasis on how much these bands mean to me personally, we simply would not be here without them and for that I am eternally grateful. Honorable mentions to Bangladeafy, Dead Empires, and Thracian(Carve Your Niche) for also being a HUGE part of our team. I would also like to give a special thank you to Ton Gnalfo, Billy Oberrender, every one at Anthony Lopardo & Westfall Recording, and DJ Scully & Vigier Guitars for all the help and support over the years. Thank you to every one who has supported us in any way, enjoy the pictures!
Totally blown away by theses guys. Crash Transit are a 5 piece original rock band with something very special to offer. What I loved most them is their sound, picture a blend of Foo Fighters and Living Color. Their music is a fresh take on modern rock, bringing to the table something for everyone to enjoy. Crash Transit put on a tight performance and you can tell just by watching them play that this is what they love. Their passion for music is very real. Hit CT's social media pages to hear what they have to offer and to keep updated on future shows. Enjoy the pictures!!
Some photos of our buddies in Saturnalia (aka Weird America) and Crash The Calm taken from our Cinco De Mayo show at Mr. Beerys. Both of these bands put on an amazing show, we highly recommend you give them a listen and find out just how good they are for yourself. Enjoy!
November 2017, the boys in Moon Tooth ended their tour with a banger of a hometown show at our favorite local venue, Amityville Music Hall. In this video, we have a little bit of a mash-up from their 2016 release, Chromaparagon. Moon Tooth kick this one off with the tail end of their song "Forgive Me Snake Ryder", and segue right into "Belt Squeezer". Make sure to stay updated with these guys on their social media pages, they are currently finishing up their second album and will be going on tour this December with Cryptodira!
With the release of the new SARGASM EP, Long Island misfit rockers prove the monsters are out… and they’re hungry.
Its been 5 years since our last interview with Veil Of Maya and needless to say things have changed. Last year (2017) they released an album titled False Idol and with this being their first US tour in support of it we figured it would be a good time to catch up with them. In this interview we discuss the recording process for False Idol, the albums theme, and their favorite songs from the release. We also talk about the struggles that come with being in a band for being in a band for over 10 years, the significance JRPG soundtracks have on the bands sound, and wha the future hold for VOM. Currently Veli Of Maya are on tour with Underoath and Limbs, this show was an off-date the only feature Veil and Limbs and was held at Brooklyn's finest metal establishment, Saint Vitus. Huge thank you to Mark, Lucas, and the rest of the VOM team for making this possible. Make sure to grab a copy of False Idol if you haven't already and catch them on tour when they hit your local venue!
Seeing any well known band at Saint Vitus Bar is always a good time. This bar is without a doubt Brooklyns finest, and anyone who's been here for a show can vouch for it. It was awesome to see the boys in Veil Of Maya play in such a small venue. Like most popular bands that role through Vitus, VOM had the place packed out, and they also played a sick set. Make sure to catch them on tour with Underoath when they pass through your city, and pick up a copy of False Idol if you haven't already!
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Wasn't very familiar with this band prior to this show, but you can now consider me a fan. Nothing but a HIGHENERGYINYOURFACE set from LIMBS. These guys are currently out on tour with Underoath and Veil of Maya, so make sure you check them out when they come to your area. Also, they just released and album titled Fathers Son, go cop that if ya dig, ya dig? Enjoy the pictures, and show Limbs some love!
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Awesome to see our buddies from Carnivora out at Winter NAMM earlier this year. Cody Michaud and Mike Meehan both are endorsed by Legator Guitars and happen to be a MEAN guitar duo if I do say so myself. These MASSholes currently have an album and ep under their belt, but are also waiting to release some new music soon...including this tasty jam. They are also constantly playing in the New England area. Keep an eye on their social media for more info and show these guys some love, enjoy!
With the release of their most recent album, Where Owls Know My Name, Rivers Of Nihil have been on the tip of everyone's tongue. It is an album that is being very well received amongst the metal community and with this release RON have proven that they are not just a typical death metal band. They have proved that they are capable of taking the necessary risks as a band to not only gain new fans but also keep their old ones happy. A task that seems to only get harder in the metal world. This video was filmed on April 22nd at one of our local venues, Revolution Bar & Music Hall (Amityville, NY). Nothing short of an amazing show from Rivers Of Nihil, they really do a great job of representing themselves in a live setting. Make sure to grab a copy of Where Owls Know My Name at the link below if you haven't already, ENJOY!
"Always" is a track featured of off sarGasm's recently released EP titled, Monster Of The Week. Despite drawing influence from many styles of music, sarGam simply like to consider themselves a Rock band. It's clear these guys are taking notes from bands such as CKY, Baroness, Queens Of The Stone Age, and even a hint of Mastodon, and although those influences might not be as clear as day in this track, the other songs on MOTW might change your mind. Big thanks to Matt Baur for manning the camera for this video. If you like what you hear pick up a copy of Monster Of The Week, enjoy!
Gyre is a band that we have been hearing about for a few years. When they reached out to us to work with them on a lyric video we were more than happy to do so. This was a great project to work on, they had a vision for the video so and it was a pleasure to help bring that vision to life. The song featured in the video is titled "Wanting More" and can be found on the band upcoming debut LP, which is due out 6/15/18. Make sure to follow these guys on social media for more new music and updates about the album, enjoy the video!
Always a pleasure to see Rings of Saturn doing their thing. These photos were taken at Gramercy Theater in NYC while they were on their headlining tour, dubbed as The Dank Meme's Tour. The line up was pretty stacked, but unfortunately due to some issues at the box office I was not able to get inside quick enough to catch our homies in Entheos, which was a bummer. Either way it was a great time hanging with the ROS team before and after our interview, big ups to those guys for taking care of us. Enjoy The pictures!
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Back in April we worked with our friends in Bunktown Falls to put together a local show at The Big Kahuna in Huntington, NY. Fortunately the Bunktown boys had it all planned out before we even got it started. The line up consisted of Vana Liya, Don Huevo, Aqua Cherry, Intona, and Bunktown Falls, and needless to say, the reggae/jam band vibes were VERY present that night. Thanks to all who came down to hang with us that evening, enjoy the pictures!
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