Brief Lives (featuring Valient Himself), Moonshine, Hail Hail

03/12/2015
9:00 pm

Brief Lives featuring Valient Himself

http://brieflives.bandcamp.com/

Richmond’s Brief Lives have been playing in one form or another for five years, but the post-hardcore outfit’s earned a recent surge in attention thanks to their new singer: Valient Thorr’s livewire frontman Valient Himself. Brief Lives’ existing catalog is a spare collection of punk sinew, not a far cry from that of fellow Richmond act Cloak/Dagger. It’s not hard to imagine Himself’s bellow ripping through those earlier tunes, but the band is reportedly taking a more psychedelic approach to new material. “It’s basically me singing for a punk band that started writing stoner jams,”

Moonshine
Hail Hail