Sounds Like: Mogwai; Godspeed You! Black Emperor; The Besnard Lakes; the view from a glorious sci-fi mountaintop; Coldplay with teeth.
Why You Should Care: Like long walks on the shores of Lake Mordor? Never-ending tracking shots scored by existential dread? Then Everyone Dies In The End may be the band for you. Featuring veterans of Richmond’s hardcore/metal scene (full disclosure: I’ve known/been friends with drummer Jason “Tink” Steed for going on 12-13 years now), EDITE dish out film-score-worthy sonic epics that balance their sense of drama with a clear love of – no make that exaltation of – volume, volume, VOLUME.
The Twitter-bustingly titled lead track “There Are Bigger Things Happening Here Than Me And You” is a slow atmospheric burn that creeps along until exploding into a dark, metal fury at around the six-minute mark. It’s epic. It’s loud. And it tells you everything you need to know about this up-and-coming band from Richmond, VA. So turn it up and get triumphant...that’s sorta the point of rock n’ roll, right?