Lovesick Saints – War Story

I love the sound of bagpipes in the morning! As an intro I think it works really well. Don’t believe me well just as Korn, or these guys! So it’s like if punk vocals met up with a hardcore musical composition this would be the result. I like it, it’s really kickie and fun. That guitar line is just blazing fast and never gives an inch. There is a respectable driving rhythm coming from the drummer that keeps a nice pace for the rest of the players. The vocals are tinged with that punkish ‘fuck you’ that all the best punk singers could call forth in an instant. I think maybe it’s the disdain in the singer’s voice that makes this song so much fun to listen to. I didn’t catch the lyrics this time around, but seeing as I plan to listen to it over and over again I think it will be ok.

I really enjoyed the punkish nature of this song. It had just the right rock base in the drum line from making sound like the songs of yore. In other words, it has a fresh sound. I think I would like to pair this up with some of my Offspring stuff and the older punkie Green Day stuff. I can see mixing in some Misfits and even some Suicidal might be a good fit as well. All I know for sure is I want this track!


Who They Are:
Born in 2007 in Chandler Az, Lovesick Saints was a formation of Tom Holliday on guitar/vocals, his brother Davy Joe on bass/vocals and Sun Yun on drums. Initially mixing the old skool country sound with old skool punk rock, Lss eventually evolved into the rhythm-driven Alt-punk rock sound it is today. Although heavily influenced by early punk pioneers such as the Ramones and the Clash, Lss continues to push forward, incorporating fundamental punk music principles with messages from life’s ups and downs of today.

Christian Howell joined the project in 2010 when Sun departed ways and moved to California to pursue another career. Possessing similar musical interests and undeniable dedication, Lss was honored to welcome the new punk rocker to the line up with his undeniable rhythm capabilities. When Davy Joe left the band for personal reasons in 2012, thats when Tom turned to long time friend and fellow musician Jarrod Olson. Having worked with Jarrod on an earlier project years ago, Tom knew he would be a perfect fit. With Jarrod’s unrelenting grunge-era bass technique, this Seattle-born musician was exactly what the band needed to complete it’s line up.

Lovesick Saints has played numerous venues in the Maricopa county area of AZ and looks forward to expanding its sound outside the borders of its home state. The band has released 4 studio EPs: The Punk Rock Honky Tonk, Resurwreckshun, Outside Looking In and its forthcoming “Dia de los Muertos” EP is set to be released in June 2013.

The Band is:
Tom Holliday: Guitar/Vocals
Jarrod Olson: Bass
Christian Howell: Drums/Backing Vocals





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