New Blood! LOWEST PRIORITY, MR WRONG, EYESORE, GRAVE MOSS, HOSPITAL BEDS, and NADSAT


October 20th, 2016 by

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, check out some killer new shit…

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LOWEST PRIORITY

Date & location formed:
Jan 2016, Seattle.

Reason for forming:
We all wanted to fulfill our dreams of being in a band, learn our instruments, go on tour, and all that. It was a bonus that we all are girls and share similar values.

What are your lyrics about?
Empowering one another, spreading a positive message, and creating awareness for issues in our community, primarily those
that marginalized groups face.

How would you describe your sound?
Fun & positive & fast.

What’s in the future for this band?
Currently working on writing new tunes.

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Lowest Priority (photo by Dan Gonyea)

Links and contact info:

Lowestxpriority.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/lowestxpriority
Lowestxpriority.bigcartel.com
Instagram: @lowestxpriority
Twitter: @lowestxpriority

 

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Artwork by Hailee Evans

Artwork by Hailee Evans


MR WRONG

Date & location formed:
May, 2015. Portland, Oregon.

Reason for forming:
We were reading a lot about the riot grrl movement of the 90’s as well as listening to a bunch of female fronted punk from the 70’s and 80’s and our formation had a lot to do with wanting to be a part of that continuum. A means of expressing the many emotions that come with being a twenty something woman in the modern era.
Our songs came out of hanging out all the time, drinking beers in our basement and grappling with learning our instruments. Neither of us (at the beginning it was just two of us- Ursula &Moff) had much experience being in bands so it was a very spontaneous, anything goes type of environment.

What are your lyrics about?
We write about whatever’s on our minds, what we feel strongly about. Things that make us scream, laugh, or cry.
There’s a lot to do with the effects of patriarchy and how it infiltrates our daily lives and relationships. We also have songs like “Schaudenfreude”, a battle cry against the gentrification of Portland and all the fat cat construction companies that are destroying our historic buildings and pricing us out of our homes. We sing about love, hate, being witchy, being weird, and trying to find your place in this fucked up world.

How would you describe your sound?
Angry, melodic girlpunk.

Mr. Wrong (photo by the photobooth at The Knockback. Collaging by Moff)

Mr. Wrong (photo by the photobooth at The Knockback. Collaging by Moff)

What’s in the future for this band?
We’ve got a lot of dreams for the future. We’d love to put out a record, go on tour, we recently added a bassist and we are really excited about having a fuller, more dynamic sound and increased output of energy, and what we can do with that. We want to continue to play lots of shows, connect with like minded folks, and have fucking fun and express ourselves. That’s what it’s all about for us, and as long as we can continue to do that, we’re very happy.

Links and contact info:

mrwrongwitches.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/mrwrongband
Instagram: @mrwrongband

 

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Band name:
EYESORE

Date & location formed:
Fall 2015 / Salt Lake City, Utah

Reason for forming:
KerriBeth and I have been playing hardcore punk and pv bands for like 10 years so we decided to do something new and just do it ourselves (two-piece) with a bunch of old amps. Kerri’s always played bass so this is her first band on drums. Salt Lake has a lot of raw punk noise, screamo and indie-goth, so we are switching it up a bit. Eyesore started as a cathartic zine that turned into a band by utilizing the poetry found therein.

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What are your lyrics about?
Hating the mistakes I’ve made and rationalization of why I’ve made ’em. Embodying the anti-hero and neurosis. Quality of life in 2016. Bottling all that shit up into aggressively catchy songs and spewing it out depending on the way the chemicals in my brain and triggers are functioning that day.

How would you describe your sound?
A stench-core band covering the Dicks or Unfun for Halloween.

What’s in the future for this band?
Putting out as many songs as possible in short ep’s and touring here and there to see old friends and make new ones. Thanks to City of Dis for helping put our full length out there.

Eyesore (photo by Jay Downer)

Eyesore (photo by Jay Downer)

Links and contact info:

cityofdis666.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
GRAVE MOSS

Date & location formed:
2015, Denver CO.

Reason for forming:
Formed as a side project for kicks, the band took on a life of its own as other members joined.

What are your lyrics about?
Weird tales of death and supernatural horror.

How would you describe your sound?
Deathrocking space punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
The augury has been consulted, and the future brings only death.

Grave Moss (photo by Claudia Woodman)

Grave Moss (photo by Claudia Woodman)

Links and contact info:
gravemoss.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/gravemossband

 

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Band name:
HOSPITAL BEDS

Date & location formed:
We formed a little over a year ago. We live in Boston.

Reason for forming:
Evan’s band Life Problem was splitting up, so he and Tann jammed on some pop punk stuff that Evan was working on. Eric joined when Evan saw him walking past the practice space and asked him to come upstairs and play some music. He never left. Jack joined a few months later because he just moved back into the city and we wanted a second guitar.

What are your lyrics about?
Mostly introverted topics; the complicated nature of friendships, nostalgia, etc, but also class related frustrations stemming from having labor jobs.

How would you describe your sound?
Pop punk, emphasis on punk. Big influences have been Boilerman, Witches with Dicks, Chinese Telephones, and Ringers.

What’s in the future for this band?
We just out out a new ep digitally, so we gotta work on getting physical copies made, and doing some touring, hopefully early next year.

Hospital Beds (photo by Kristin Recker)

Hospital Beds (photo by Kristin Recker)

Links and contact info:

hospitalbeds.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
NADSAT

Date & location formed:
June 2015, Seville, Andalucía.

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Reason for forming:
We are a group of friends that had been playing in bands and doing stuff together for a while, and we had been talking for some time of forming a new band to try sounds that we all liked but hadn’t played before, so one day we met at the rehearsal room and it just came out by itself.

What are your lyrics about?
Power, end of civilization, mother culture, sex, hope…

How would you describe your sound?
80’s punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Record new songs and play as much as we can.

Links and contact info:

nadsat-punk.bandcamp.com

 

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Do you have or know of an awesome new band*? It’s easy to submit to be in MRR’s New Blood feature — just email us the following info, and keep keeping’ it real…

1) Band name:
2) Date & location formed:
3) Reason for forming:
4) What are your lyrics about?
5) How would you describe your sound?
6) What’s in the future for this band?
7) Links and contact info:

Along with the answers please send a band photo at least 600px on the longest side (with photo credits), and a logo if you have one, to:

*By “new band” we mean a band that formed within the past year or year and a half.

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