It was a “strange and beautiful” day in the usually rainy Vancouver where Matt Hales, better known for his on-stage alter ego, Aqualung, relaxed on his tour bus before hitting the stage.
Hailing all the way from Helsinki, Finland, the boys of HIM launched this year with their seventh studio album, Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice Chapters 1-13.
Throngs of excited girls and their mothers make up a mind-bogglingly long line in the atrium of a concert venue. Snaking on for what looks like miles, the line is buzzing with chatter about the show just prior.
With the release of their seventh studio album, the one word that comes to mind when thinking about Switchfoot is “unstoppable”.
On an unusually warm winter afternoon, I met up with Elias front man Brian Healy and drummer Stefan Tavares at Vancouver’s Library Square.
True to Everlea’s reputation for being one of the friendliest bands in the biz, they appear to also be one of the most gracious and hard working.