Reckless Serenade Andorra, The Escape Sunday, February 8, 2015 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm ›› World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs $8.00 Pulling their name from the Arctic Monkey’s song of the same name, the 5 piece formed in 2012. The players, Cory Brent- Vocals, Mark Neidhardt- Guitar, Steve Zeiss- Bass, Will Prinzi- Guitar, Matt Ruggiero- Drums all met at school, and found their musical identities matched their ambitions, and they instantly connected. Since then, theyâ€™ve made enormous strides in becoming more than just a local band. Hear Me Out’ blogger Luke Helker says: “Chasing Lights is an album full of anthems from start to finish and never has a dull moment. This is good, aggressive, edgy pop-punk music for the pop-punk fan looking for something fresh and exciting.
Stephen Angello - Vox/Guitar, Mike Weiser - Drums, Vox Joshua Solomon - Bass, Vox
Sounds Like: Foo Fighters, Rise Against, Bayside, Jimmy Eat World, The Offspring
Bio: Unlike other bands who spend most of their time touring the county, sleeping at random truck stops and showering in rest stop bathrooms, The Escape, a Philadelphia-based rock band, took the past two years off from such luxuries to rediscover themselves. "We wanted a fresh outlook on what we loved...See Full Bio
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“The first two tracks tell you what to expect for most of what is to come. The songs divide into two teams: the “happy and hopThe Escape keeps your pulse up throughout. As one of the more upbeat songs, “The Will To Survive” is great start. If I had been inside a car when I heard it, I would have taken the top down and raised my fist in triumph. Lyrically, New Direction is decent. TSimilarly, the instrumentals maintain an adrenaline pumping beat, thought at times it can get a bit predictable. Especially to fans of Fallout Boy or Panic! at the Disco. Again, though, there are more interesting bits sprinkled here and there. Particularly in the guitar work in the fourth track, “Pull It Together"”