After the clash between the band and security in Rock City last October which garnered headlines on music sites worldwide, Neck Deep brought their high-octane brand of UK pop punk to Canada this week and they did not fail to impress. The Welsh band have gone from strength to strength in recent years, particularly with their last two albums –
Since their inception just over a decade ago upon the joining together of two local Tallahassee bands; native Floridians Mayday Parade have gained a reputation for no-holds-barred albums of songs with heart-on-sleeve lyrics usually focused on love, heartbreak and betrayal – a somewhat brief taste of which was showcased Thursday night at Rock City. Before the five-piece (made up of
21-year-old Ashley Frangipane, better known by her pseudonym Halsey, has burst into the mainstream of the music world this summer with the release of debut album Badlands – follow-up to massive EP Room 93 – the definitive example of a collection of songs self-proclaimed to be about “sex and being sad.” Pegged as a concept album, Badlands debuted at no.