WORDS LIKE DAGGERS with Sky Came Burning, Drawyton Sawyer, TBANUE

VENUE: Lord Fanch Presents:

WORDS LIKE DAGGERS with Sky Came Burning, Drawyton Sawyer, TBANUE

Sky Came Burning, Drawyton Sawyer, Light the Shadow, NEED locals for this! wanna play it? email LORD FANCH at Fanchman@yahoo.com..., Silent Hollow

Tue, July 10, 2012

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 6:30 pm

FUBAR

St. Louis, MO

$12.00

WORDS LIKE DAGGERS
WORDS LIKE DAGGERS
The Difference:
From day one, Words Like Daggers has been an extremely hardworking band full of members who utilize past experiences and
professional mind sets to get the most out of every opportunity. They do not aspire to be another band in a long lineup or trendy niche;
rather, they continually strive to make a unique mark on the musical world and help shape the genre. So many bands choose to jump
on the bandwagon and ride it out, but Words Like Daggers consciously focuses on trying to offer something new to their listeners, or at
least a new twist on an old favorite. Whether it’s archaic lyricism, odd rhythms, jazz-based key signatures, or unusual transitions,
you’re bound to find something fresh within their music.

The History:
In April 2010, after many months spent solidifying the lineup and working on demo material, Words Like Daggers officially
kicked off with a series of high-profile regional shows with artists such as The Bled, Haste The Day, Upon A Burning Body, Attack
Attack!, Of Mice And Men, The Color Morale, and My Children My Bride. In August 2010 they hit the studio with producer/engineer
Cory Spotts (Job For A Cowboy, Blessthefall, Greeley Estates, The Maine, and many more) to record their five song debut EP, These
Transient Times, which was released in October 2010. The EP was well received and shortly landed them a spot on the roster of
Georgia based recording label Indianola Records. The album was also followed by additional high-profile regional shows with artists
like Norma Jean, Born Of Osiris, Asking Alexandria, Chiodos, The Air I Breathe, and Motionless In White. After many months of
writing, gigging, and working on demo material, Words Like Daggers once again went into the studio, but this time with
producer/engineer Joseph McQueen (As I Lay Dying, Ruben Studdard, and many more) to record their debut full-length album,
Literature. After just eleven days, they completed the eight track record and proceeded on a few tours with label mates This Day Will
Tell and Scream Out Loud as well as Hotfoot Records artist I, Apparatus. Following the physical and digital release of Literature on
May 8th, 2012, Words Like Daggers set out on summer and fall tours featuring bands like Sky Came Burning, Honour Crest
(Indianola Records), Phinehas (Red Cord Records), Alistair Hennessey, and many more. Currently, the group is gigging regionally
while writing and recording their third studio effort, which is shaping up to be the project‘s most exciting installment yet.

The Music:
Words Like Daggers’ first official effort, These Transient Times, contains definite elements of the band’s many influences such
as - Refused, Underoath, Circa Survive, Norma Jean, Oh Sleeper, The Deftones, Converge, and tons more. It mixes the intensity of an
over-arching, desperate hardcore delivery with melodic, almost soothing moments to create a seamless tapestry of contrast that
purposely reflects the natural ebb and flow of the human condition. Staying true to the Shakespearean origin of the band name, the EP
also utilizes a lyrical concept derived from one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, “Macbeth”. Though the EP was well received and
“right” for that specific time in the band’s young life, the group generally agreed that the sound is a touch “safer” than they preferred
with regard to the bigger picture. However, Literature (appropriately named as a tribute to the band’s love for and frequent use of
classical literature) is a very purposeful leap down a path set to better define the band’s own unique sound and further develop the
group as well as each individual musician. The new album is a veritable buffet of genres including punk, rock, jazz, doom, pop and
gypsy all stemming from an intense, metalcore center. From melodic, singing-heavy sections to bone crushing breakdowns to skanky
spoken word interludes, this record has it all. Literature presents a new level of technicality, emotion, and song writing skill from a
band that’s hungry to make its impression on the world of music.
Light the Shadow
Light the Shadow
Silent Hollow
Silent Hollow
In a time of depression, despair and lame music from people with terrible haircuts, four young men set out to change the world, settle the score, and bring balance to the landscape of modern music. They are Silent Hollow.
Venue Information:
FUBAR
3108 Locust St.
St. Louis, MO, 63103
http://www.fubarstl.com/