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The Word Alive Part Ways With Bassist Daniel Shapiro

The Word Alive have kept things pretty low key this summer after a busy stint on last year’s Vans Warped Tour. Still, significant changes have taken place in the group since: ex-drummer Luke Holland left the group at the beginning of the year, and now the other half of the rhythym section will join him. The group announced bassist Daniel Shapiro has parted ways with The Word Alive. Both parties made it clear they are on good terms. Check out statements from both the band and Shapiro after the jump,…

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WATCH: Luke Holland, “Strangers (Halsey and Lauren Jauregui Cover)”

Plenty of songs on the radio are great, but can sound even better when a little something extra is added. Halsey‘s smash single “Strangers (ft. Lauren Jauregui)” is one of her breakout hits from hopeless fountain kingdom. So, Luke Holland decided to give his own take on the song. Holland premiered a drum remix of the song, which is an impressive display of musicianship. Check it out after the jump! For more Luke Holland, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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The Word Alive Announce New Drummer

In wake of their tour in Europe with Asking Alexandria, The Word Alive have announced former drummer Luke Holland’s replacement. Matt Horn, who has worked with The Word Alive as a drum tech and has credits on their album Life Cycles, will be the group’s touring drummer from here on out. Check out a statement from TWA welcoming Horn into the group after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: The Word Alive, “Trapped”

The Word Alive have had a big week. The group released a new album, the explosive Dark Matter, and now havean additional music video to accompany one of the effort’s biggest tracks, “Trapped.” Billboard hosted the premiere of the new clip. Equally as intense as the song itself, the music video features highly visceral shots of internal struggle interwoven with epic band performance moments. It is well worth the watch. Check it out after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and…

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WATCH: Luke Holland “Where Are Ü Now” Drum Cover

Luke Holland is known as the drummer of The Word Alive but he’s also known for his very good drum covers of some of today’s latest hits. He has released a brand new drum cover of Jack Ü’s single, “Where Are Ü Now.” You can check out the awesome cover after the jump! If you want to listen to his drumming skills in The Word Alive, you can purchase a CD here. If you want to catch him live on tour, you can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6

The newest installment of the Punk Goes… series, Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6, was released this week and to say it is the best installment of the series in a while would be a complete understatement. For the first time in a long time, we are treated to a 13-song compilation that delivers quality as well as ingenuity. My idea of a successful cover is when the artist changes it up enough so it’s not instantly recognizable as a cover, but not so much that the song loses what made…

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Tyler Carter And Luke Holland Stream “Ain’t It Fun” Cover

A few weeks ago, Pop Goes Punk announced the track list for Volume 6 of the series. Until now, We Came As Romans was the only band that had released their cover, in the form of a music video, from the album. Today Issues‘ Tyler Carter and The Word Alive‘s Luke Holland have released a stream of their cover for “Ain’t It Fun.” Pop Goes Punk Volume 6 will be hitting the shelves on November 17. You can check out the video below! If you want to listen to more collaborations from Pop…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK Warped Tour Edition: Week #3

Warped Tour continued to rock the West Coast this week. Many bands also had the chance to jet-set and reunite with loved ones this week seeing as they had three full days off. Check out this week’s photos to see all the fun that went down during the third week of Warped Tour. The following photos were posted between June 25 – July 2, 2014 and are shown with their original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow…

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Word Alive ‘REAL’

The Word Alive has, from the get-go, been that band that creates music for the sake of making music. There is no other motivation for them other than making music they love. The World Alive does not try to fit into specific niche or gimmick. They make music that is genuine and reflects part of who they are. It is only fitting that their third album is entitled REAL. To quote the lead singer Telle Smith “This record is for those who have supported us. It’s a REAL album from the heart.”…

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The Word Alive ‘Real’ Fifth Studio Update

The Word Alive will release their third full length album, Real, on June 10–only a few days away. They have released a fifth studio update featuring drummer Luke Holland. You can check out the video after the jump. Real is now available for pre-order. You can also watch The Word Alive in concert this summer at Vans Warped Tour 2014. You can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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