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Interview With Wild Truth’s Nick Gargiulo and Will Beasley

By Samuel Stevens

The 2021 press image of Richmond, VA alt. rock/pop rock band Wild Truth. Photo credit to Alexander Jawfox.
Photo courtesy of Alexander Jawfox.

On April 2nd, the Richmond, Virginia alternative rock/pop-rock trio released their debut EP, Drift. Roughly a week shy of the release of Drift, I had the opportunity to pick the brains of vocalist/guitarist Nick Gargiulo and bassist Will Beasley to discuss the new EP, their musical/songwriting influences, why the band chose Beasley to produce the debut effort, and more.

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Wild Truth – Drift EP

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: April 2, 2021

Genre: Alternative Rock, Pop Rock

Label: Open Your Ears Records

The Richmond, Virginia alternative rock/pop-rock trio Wild Truth are releasing their long-anticipated debut EP for Open Your Ear Records titled, Drift, on April 2nd, 2021. Wild Truth, made up of vocalist/guitarist Nick Gargiulo, bassist Will Beasley, and drummer Clayton Sargent formed in 2017, already knowing each other for over a decade while performing in numerous other bands such as mOcean, Amorella, and Lifewalker -all of varying genres. By forming Wild Truth, the three set themselves out for a fresh start and a way to begin to push their creativity to new heights. The producing and mixing duties on Drift are entirely handled by the band’s own Will Beasley.

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Interview With Dead Poet Society’s Jack Collins And Jack Underkofler

By Samuel Stevens

Shortly before the release of their debut album -!- (The Exclamation Album) on March 12th, I picked the brains of guitarist Jack Collins and vocalist/guitarist Jack Underkofler to talk about various aspects of the album and what’s been keeping them busy this past year around the recording of the album.

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One Way Out – Red (Single)

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: March 12, 2021

Genre: Rock

Label: Independent

The Washington, D.C. five-piece rock band One Way Out have readied their next single, “Red.” Their brand new single was written in the early weeks following the initial COVID-19 pandemic and tackles all the various feelings and situations that the band and everyone in the world confronted during the lockdown, such as uncertainty, isolation, and self-reflection. Following the release of their single, “Black Lungs (and a Broken Heart)” on January 1st, the band plan to release “Red” nearly one year to the day after the lockdowns first began around the world, prompting the listener to reflect on their own experience over the last year over a blues-rock backdrop.

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Tigers Jaw – I Won’t Care How You Remember Me

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: March 5, 2021

Genre: Indie Rock, Emo

Label: Hopeless Records

The Scranton, Pennsylvania-based indie rock/emo band Tigers Jaw formed sixteen years ago. Over the years, Tigers Jaw has undergone numerous changes to their creative ways and seeing changes to their lineup over those years. Tigers Jaw is now formed of vocalist and guitarist Ben Walsh, vocalist and keyboardist Brianna Collins, bassist Colin Gorman, and drummer Teddy Roberts. The band returned to their roots by writing and recording their sixth studio album -and their first for Hopeless Records. Music producer Will Yip, a longtime friend, and collaborator of Tigers Jaw provided his duties to produce the entire effort once again.

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