Posted: May 13 2018
Silverstein New Zealand 2018
What a time to be alive, veteran hardcore-punk band Comeback Kid and old school favourites Silverstein, are invading New Zealand for two shows only. Get ready Auckland and Wellington, this May is going to be killer.
Hard core punk needs to be mixed up and kept fresh to stay alive. No artist has known this more than Comeback Kid. From album to album, we've seen the band grow in sound and direction, yet still sustain an unshaken and ferocious energy. The intensity of the band’s live shows, mixed with the unrelenting sound driven from there latest Outsider album is bringing their live music performance to a new level.
Within the hardcore and punk scene, many are quick to judge artists as they explore new sounds, depths and heights. Comeback Kid on the other hand has spent half a life time growing their riffs and creating a a signature sound without compromising their roots. Comeback Kid frontman Andrew Neufeld says “It’s bigger than us and we have no intentions of slowing down or standing still.”
They’ve performed at nearly every major heavy music festival and shared the stage with bands from every genre, which helps motivate their continually evolving sound. New Zealand do yourself a favour, come see these legends live in person.
Canadian rock outfit Silverstein continue to pushing forward with their music dominance. With an influence of hardcore and punk, fuelled by passionate emotion and flavoured with indie rock vibes, the bands sound has survived the test of time. Having achieved what most band cannot, fitting the mould of "most bands” has never been a thought for Silverstein.
With 17 years under their belt, these Ontario post-hardcore pioneers have toured the world, selling over a million records. They've built a reputation for stepping out and trying new things, never being afraid to challenge sounds and flavours. Eight full-length albums later, we reach 2017 album Dead Reflection, a sounds that proves the band have never let go of their basement grass roots. The same fire and passion is sure to set New Zealanders ablaze this May.
Silverstein Ticket Info
- $51 R18 Tickets Available from Under The Radar
Quick Fire Answers
- Whammy Bar, Auckland - Tue, 22nd May
- Valhalla, Wellington - Wed, 23rd May
- Limited Street parking available around the venue
- The Gig is R18 - Bring Your ID
- Join the Official Facebook Event