Today, Ocala, FL’s Wage War has teamed up with the non-profit Heart Support for the premiere of their music video for “Youngblood“. Taken from the band’s debut album Blueprints, “Youngblood” touches on the heartbreaking loss and effects of suicide.
“We are excited to finally be able to share our music video for ‘Youngblood‘,” explains guitarist Cody Quistad. “This song is personal and important to us, especially dealing with such a prevalent matter. We are also very honored to team up with Heart Support who has been bringing hope to this community and working hard to make a difference. ‘Youngblood‘ is more than a song, it’s a message. Never stay silent.” Watch Wage War’s interview with Heart Support about the topic HERE.
Heart Support was created by Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red and exists to equip, encourage, inform, and provide emotional support to young adults caught in cycles of addiction, suicide ideation, depression, relationship issues, and other struggles particular to their generation. Through peer-to-peer mentoring and support, musician partnership and involvement, Heart Support connects young adults together so they don’t have to struggle alone. Visit HeartSupport.com for more information.
This Friday, Wage War are set to kick off their U.S. tour with Chelsea Grin, which launches in Orangevale, CA at The Boardwalk on February 19th. Scroll down for full tour dates.
WAGE WAR – Briton Bond (Vocals), Cody Quistad (Guitar, Vocals), Seth Blake (Guitar), Chris Gaylord (Bass), Stephen Kluesener (Drums) – With over five years of unmatched determination, the culmination of five Florida musicians’ effort is ready to be unleashed. Wage War’s debut album Blueprints, co-produced by A Day To Remember’s Jeremy McKinnon along with Andrew Wade, resounds with all of the tension and ingenuity of its creation. The band delivers 11 tracks of uncompromising multi-dimensional hardcore, filled with high-intensity rhythms, battering drums and blazing guitars, tempered with tuneful vocal passages. Crushing breakdowns alongside a combination of roaring and melodic vocals prove powerful enough to level a small village.
WAGE WAR TOUR DATES
CHELSEA GRIN w/ OCEANS ATE ALASKA, LORNA SHORE, & WAGE WAR
Feb 19 – Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
Feb 20 – San Diego, CA @ SOMA
Feb 21 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Feb 22 – Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
Feb 23 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Feb 25 – Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street Collective
Feb 26 – Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
Feb 27 – San Antonio, TX @ Korova
Feb 28 – Ft Worth, TX @ The Rail Club
Mar 1 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Mar 2 – Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street Club
Mar 3 – Richmond, VA @ Canal Club
Mar 5 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
Mar 6 – Amityville, NY @ Revolution Bar & Music Hall
Mar 7 – Ottawa, ON @ Ritual
Mar 8 – Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa
Mar 10 – Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck Bar
Mar 11 – Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon
Mar 12 – Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
Mar 13 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Mar 15 – St Paul, MN @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Mar 16 – Winnipeg, MB @ West End Cultural Centre
Mar 18 – Calgary, AB @ Dickens Pub
Mar 19 – Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
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