Punk actBaysideare unleashing one of the band’s heaviest songs to date. Fans can listen to the sharp and searingPrayers, streaming now,here.
“We wanted a riff that acted as a musical theme to the song and once we wrote thePrayers’ riff, it sort of told a story on its own,” lead singerAnthony Ranerishares. “The drama and heaviness in that opening riff alone easily set the tone for the rest of the song.”
Baysiderepresent a lifestyle, a counterculture, and a deeply held conviction, diverse in thought and background but united by a shared desire for authentic expression. It’s a spirit that permeates an impressive and storied discography, includingSirens and Condolences(2004),Bayside(2005), The Walking Wounded(2007, celebrated with a 10 Year Anniversary tour in 2017),Shudder(2008),Killing Time (2011),Cult(one of Kerrang!’s Top Albums of 2014), andVacancy(2016).
Last year the band celebrated their fans with the release ofAcoustic Volume 2, a collection of re-imagined versions of songs from acrossBayside’s discography.Acoustic Volume 2secured the #4 spot on the Current Alternative chart in its first week, as well as #7 Record Label Independent, #8 on both Top Current Rock and LP Vinyl, and #14 Current Digital, among others. Acoustic Volume 2can be streamed on Spotify and Apple Music, orpurchased online.