Tyler “Telle” Smith (The Word Alive) Premieres New Song “Too Hard On Myself”

Tyler “Telle” Smith (The Word Alive) has released a new solo single titled “Too Hard On Myself.“ He said the following about that:

“I really appreciate the love, support and overall open-mindedness as I continue to explore new territory for myself. I appreciate sharing pieces of me for you to hopefully connect with in a way that positively impacts your life and perspectives. Overall I have been blessed to make music for 13 years straight that means everything to me, it’s been an honor to share that journey with you all and I look forward to much, much more. Have a great day if you’re reading this!…”

Rock/Metal Musicians React To Joe Biden Winning The Presidency

Joe Biden has won the 2020 election and will now become the 46th president of the United States. A number of rock/metal musicians have taken to social media to react to the good news and you can find some of their various posts below:

Amy Lee (Evanescence):

Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row):

Otep:

Scott Ian (Anthrax):

Alex Skolnick (Testament):

Machine Head:

Chris Motionless (Motionless In White):

Spider One (Powerman 5000):

Paolo Gregoletto (Trivium):

Ice-T (Body Count):

Telle Smith (The Word Alive):

Mark Morton (Lamb Of God):

Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones):

Sacred Reich:

Jay Jay French (Twisted Sister):

Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides):

Jake Bowen (Periphery):

Chad I Ginsburg (CKY):

Ben Koller (Converge):

Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns):

Lzzy Hale (Halestorm):

Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God):

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“Empathy” 11.07.2020, Richmond, VA. CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, ABC, CBS… all the major news networks have just called the 2020 Presidential election for Joe Biden & Kamala Harris. Although these are just projections by media outlets (nothing is official until the members of the Electoral College cast their votes on Dec. 14th, 2020, then announced by a joint session of Congress on Jan. 6, 2021), & although there will be a lot of lawsuits brought forth by Donald Trump who will not concede anytime soon (or ever?), it’s obvious that it’s OVER- Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States. At this time, I would like to encourage everyone, no matter who you voted for, to behave with some class; to speak & act with some empathy. This country has been consumed by a toxic polarity- it is time for that toxicity to end, because it is not sustainable & it does not accomplish anything. We are all tired. We all have strong feelings. It is time to act like adults with correctly calibrated moral compasses. My feelings about President Trump (& politicians in general, for that matter) are well known, but I have zero reason to gloat. That is childish, & it accomplishes nothing. Instead I will choose to act with empathy, & hope that some level of civility will return to American discourse across the board. I just came back from a “Stop the Steal” rally near the VA State Capitol, where I shot these photos. No one was rude to me, & they announced from the beginning that it would be a peaceful protest- that is their right, & although I disagree with them, I support their right- they are my countrymen & women. These people are going to be very upset today- I will show people like this empathy in the hope that we can find common ground somehow, & that this terrible atmosphere that has hung over America for the last 4 years will begin to lift. It HAS to, or we all are screwed. Please- let’s all start talking to each other again. I hope you all have a good day- now, I’m going surfing. Peace. #Leica #LeicaCamera #LeicaCameraUSA #LeicaM #LeicaM10P #LeicaM10Ptyp3656 #🔴📷 #Summilux #Summilux50mm #LeicaCraft #MadeInWetzlar #drandallblythe #RatsEyesPhotography #honetheaesthetic

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Nergal (Behemoth):

Brian May (Queen):

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Congratulations to President Elect Joe Biden and trailblazer Kamala Harris !!! It’s been hard for me to stay silent over the last few days, weeks, months, but I felt it would be wrong to interfere in even the smallest way in the politics of another country. But there is a part of me that will always be rooted in the USA – I love America and have felt profound pain watching its freedoms and decency being eroded. I can now finally speak up. I feel massive joy – I see this is a victory for the people by the people – and hopefully just in time to make it possible to start to heal the terrible damage that has been done to the American Nation and its standing in the World in recent times. I’m thrilled for my dear American friends, that they have taken this step to reclaim compassion, justice, truth, accountability, and dignity. I’m well aware that America is split as to whether Trump as a president was a Champ or a Chump. But what you guys will discover over the next few weeks is that the rest of the world was NOT split. The whole world, like me, is rejoicing with you at this moment – feeling that we are getting our best friend back – our friend America. Yes – I will pray for unity and decent debate, with some great Rebublicans sharing the work load in the new regime. And – Yes – at last – the United States of America can again be Champions of the World !!! Bri

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Richard Patrick (Filter):

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#dems #gop #republican #democracy #democrats

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Tyler “Telle” Smith (The Word Alive) Releases New Solo Single “Crazy”

Tyler “Telle” Smith (The Word Alive) has released a new solo single titled “Crazy.“ You can check that out below:

Smith told Rock Sound the following:

“…The reason that ‘Crazy’ is coming out first is because it’s the middle of the road song in terms of what the project is at this point. I wanted it to be personal and really show a different side of myself. Though then I also have a song that is very artsy. Our old drummer Luke Holland drums on it and it’s probably my favourite song that I’ve ever written. But at the same time I don’t want people to think that’s what every song sounds like.

“‘Crazy‘ feels like a really good vibe to start on though. I felt like it wasn’t so overly upbeat. I didn’t want to launch with anything too upbeat. This is very chill and it’s a style that people can be really into or it can be their introduction to it as well. I just wanted it to be a middle ground. Knowing that I come from the rock world, I wanted this song to be the gateway song for people who have never listened to anything like this before.”

He later added:

“This is actually only the first version of the track that I’m dropping as well. There’s another version I have which is almost like a remix with a guest vocal and a drum change. It has much more of a trap beat.”

Falling In Reverse’s Ronnie Radke Donates $7,000 To The Word Alive

Falling In Reverse’s Ronnie Radke has donated $7,000 to The Word Alive to help them out after their van was broken into last month. The money was raised via Twitch.

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The Word Alive Lose About $10,000 Worth Of Items During Recent Theft

While in Sacramento, CA last night (March 3), thieves ended up stealing about $10,000 worth of items from The Word Alive. Tyler “Telle” Smith tweeted the following about that:

Davey Suicide Premieres Music Video For New Song “Medicate Me” Feat. The Word Alive’s Telle Smith

Davey Suicide has premiered a new video for his new song “Medicate Me.” This track features The Word Alive’s Tyler “Telle” Smith and it will appear on Davey’s new album “Rock Ain’t Dead,” which is expected to be released in January. Davey commented:

“‘Medicate Me‘ is about breaking free of the cycle that keeps you in your addiction, or toxic relationship. A part of you doesn’t want it to end and just when you’re almost free, you have a weak moment and fall back into the cycle.”

“Rock Ain’t Dead” Track Listing:

01. “Rock Ain’t Dead”
02. “Medicate Me” (feat. Telle Smith of The Word Alive)
03. “Animal” (feat. Gustav Wood of Young Guns)
04. “One Of My Kind”
05. “Death Wont Tear Us Apart”
06. “Flyaway”
07. “Disappear”
08. “Sinner”
09. “Riot”
10. “Bad Reputation”
11. “Addict” (feat. Hyro the Hero)
12. “I Need You” (feat. Blacklisted Me)
13. “I Need You” (Original Version)

The Word Alive Working On New Album

It looks like The Word Alive have started working on a new album. Frontman Telle Smith confirmed the news in the below tweet:

The Word Alive’s Telle Smith Collaborates With The Glitch Mob & Mako On New “League Of Legends” World Championship Theme

The Word Alive’s Telle Smith has collaborated with The Glitch Mob and Mako on a new song titled “Rise.” The track will serve as the theme for the “League Of Legends” World Championship.

Slipknot, Anthrax, Limp Bizkit, The Offspring, Etc. Members To Cover 80s Songs At Upcoming Benefit Show

A special “Strange 80s 2” benefit concert will be held at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on October 12 and it will feature a number of musicians covering various 80s songs. All of the proceeds will go towards 320 Changes Direction. Here’s who will perform: Noodles (The Offspring), Adrian Young (No Doubt), Joe Trohman (Fall Out Boy/The Damned Things), Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour), Scott Ian (Anthrax/The Damned Things), Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit), Deryck Whibley (Sum 41), Frank Zummo (Sum 41), Dave Kusher (ex-Velvet Revolver), Jaret Reddick (Bowling For Soup), Dan Konopka (OK Go), Chris Kirkpatrick (*NSYNC), The Regrettes, Marko DeSantis (Sugarcult), Pearl Aday, Carré Callaway (Queen Kwong), Richard Patrick (Filter), Jonathan Radtke (ex-Filter), Steel Panther, and Telle Smith (The Word Alive).