Anberlin's new single City Electric is out! You can stream it on Spotify here:
This week in Behind the Music we profiled Anberlin in anticipation of their upcoming Auckland gig at the end of this month!
Check out the audio below:
Big contrats to Sheryn who won the Anberlin VIP experience, she'll be hanging with Anberlin preshow, she'll get dinner on us, and stay after the gig in Auckland City Hotel - you can still buy tickets to get to the gig, grab them here!
Parachute has given a band the opportunity to open for Anberlin, big congrats to winners Swifts & Sparrows!
There was a lot of debate about the fight between the Tiger and the Bear, well the results are in... check the video below!
Florida's finest are bringing their tour-de-force live show to New Zealand next month.
The Winterhaven rockers will play The King's Arms Saturday August 31st.
It's been four years since the outfit breached our shores, bringing their 2008 album 'New Surrender' to life with a searing show at the Powerstation. Between then and now Anberlin has continued to solidify their place as one of alt-rock's hardest working bands, delivering the left-right hook of 2010's Brendan O'Brien-produced 'Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place' and 2012's 'Vital'.
With Absolute Punk Magazine calling 'Vital' "the best record in Anberlin's ten year career, bar none", numerous residencies in the Billboard 200 and a headlining North American tour freshly behind them, the band has never been a stronger force in an increasingly pallid rock scene.
Onstage, leaning on an impressive back catalogue of hits like 'Feel Good Drag', 'Paperthin Hymn' and 'Godspeed', the quintet plug in and bleed, making them one of the scene's most exciting live acts. Their future once deemed by their frontman as "...either world domination or destruction", the band has chosen to take the world by storm.
Just make sure you're there to see it.
Anberlin Roadtrip thanks to:
Florida’s finest are bringing their tour-de-force live show to New Zealand.
Ever wanted reading reading reccomendations from Stephen Christian of Anberlin?
It didn't occur to us, either, but he's got some great reccomendations in a multiple-part video series where he answers fan questions. Check out the video below:
Anberlin were interviewed by fuse.tv recently and talked about the inspiration behind "Someone Anyone", and how important is to have music written about serious topics and issues. They also address being labelled as a "Christian" band (pun kinda intended)
**UPDATE** Get Vital on iTunes now! If you want to try before you buy, go here and stream the whole album for free.
With Vital releasing on NZ iTunes tomorrow, Anberlin have a free b-side song "Safe Here" for download. You have to like a FB page and sign up to an email list (the usual stuff) but the song is pretty sweet!!
Anberlin just couldn't wait till October 16 to show you something from their new album Vital - so they've given you this track "Self-Starter"
Head over to billboard.com to check out the song, and expect to hear it on Life FM VERY SOON!!
If someone was going to pull of an acoustic/rock/indie side project with terrific lyrics and inspiring musicianship, it'd be Stephen Christian from Anberlin. When he realised he'd written a bunch of songs that Anberlin could never release, he formed Anchor & Braille. They released an album, Felt, back in 2009, and will be releasing The Quiet Life in the next week or so.
Check out the music video for the song "Find Me" below, and be sure to link them up on facebook!