Blow The Scene recently had a chance to talk to Nick Worthington of DEAD SWANS.
Formed in 2006, Dead Swans have taken Europe’s hardcore scene by storm with a only a demo, EP, and split release release to their name. Despite the lack of a prolific outpouring of material, the band has made their mark by showcasing a discordant melodic attack reminiscent of American Nightmare and other poignant bands of that emerged in the early 2000s and melding this foundation with double-bass and other elements of modern metal and hardcore. Enforced by a live presentation that evokes immeasurable buzz every time the band hits the stage, Dead Swans have proven that they are here to stay. Following an extended hiatus, Dead Swans reformed in 2011 and are about to punctuate their six-year career with their first official full-length LP tomorrow on Bridge 9 Records, entitled Anxiety and Everything Else. Just coming off of the heels of a successful European tour run with Philly’s Horror Show, we catch up with Dead Swans front-man and vocalist Nick Worthington for a brief interview, as he touches on the making of Anxiety and Everything Else, plans for 2012, and more. Without further ado, let’s here from Nick..
Read the interview here.
DEAD SWANS – “Keep Them Shut”: