Jump Into “A Great Big Pile of Leaves”

I remember first seeing this band firsthand at the RED Media offices in NYC. They were very interesting and looked very hipster at first sight so I knew I was gonna be hearing some type of indie music. As a big fan of indie music I was very excited to listen to them! It came to my surprise that they are not just like the stereotypical indie band, they actually have much experience with instruments. One of the band members even brought in a huge bass to add to the music and environment while playing! Not only was I impressed, but it also made the performance more enjoyable to listen to and watch!

“We Don’t Need Our Heads” was definitely the song that stuck out to me! Not only are the lyrics captivating and inspirational, but the vocals in it soothe me. It reminds me of some classic rock with a current indie twist.

I am looking forward to hearing more from this great band in the future to come!

 

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A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Brooklyn Based Artists preforming with their numerous instruments  at RED Media in October 2012 .

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You like Hard Rock?: Axewound

 

This new British-Canadian Hard Rock/Metal group kind of reminds me of Avenged Sevenfold, that’s why I love them! I’m personally not that into such hardcore metal music, however Liam Cormier’s voice has led me to start listening to this band more and more! This band does not include newbies to the biz: lead vocalist Liam Cormier was formerly in Cancer Bats, Matt Tuck of Bullet for My Valentine is in charge of back up vocals as well as guitar with fellow Mike Kingswood from Glamour and the Kill. Joe Copcutt, formerly in Rise to Remain, is the bassist. Jason Bowld, of Pitchshifter, plays the drums. Their debut album “Vultures” was just released earlier this month. After all the great talent listed, combining them all together makes for one great rock album! Check out one of their most popular singles below: