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WSTR SIGN TO HOPELESS RECORDS and RELEASE NEW SONG/VIDEO FOR “BAD TO THE BONE”

5 June 2018 News


SIGN TO HOPELESS RECORDS
 
RELEASE NEW SONG/VIDEO FOR
 
ANNOUNCE HOMETOWN
RECORD RELEASE SHOW
 
NEW ALBUM IDENTITY CRISIS 
OUT AUGUST 31 
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

 

JUNE 4, 2018 – Liverpool, UK – WSTR have announced their signing to Hopeless Records, and shared “Bad to the Bone“, the exciting first single off their upcoming album Identity Crisis, out August 31st. The song had its exclusive first play on BBC Radio 1 Rock Show with Daniel P. Carter. Fans can watch the music video on the Hopeless Records YouTube channel:smarturl.it/BadToTheBoneVideo
 
Kicking off the summer of WSTR with a bang, fans will get to hear the track first hand at Download Festival on Sat, June 9, 2018 at 12:50pm BST (Avalanche Stage).  
 
Continuing the celebration of the upcoming, Identity Crisis, the band have announced their Record Release Show in their hometown of Liverpool, UK on August 31, 2018 at the historic O2 Academy 2. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, June 6th @ 4PM BST. Signed pre-order bundle tickets are available now at wstr.pmstores.co/
 
Identity Crisis will be available on August 31, 2018 via Hopeless Records. D2C pre-orders are available at smarturl.it/wstrmerch
 
Speaking to the new record, Identity Crisis, vocalist Sammy Clifford expressed the band’s desire to push the band’s songwriting, take chances, and bring some swagger into the album. 
 
We’ve added all these different genres into our sound while keeping the WSTR roots. This record is about putting the simple things together well and trying to make them great.” 
 
Working once again with long-time friend and producer, Seb Barlow (Neck Deep, As It Is), WSTR channeled the energy of the classics they grew up on and blasted forward with guitar solos, ad libs, and sing-a-long choruses that defiantly punches through the crowd. After extensive touring in the UK/Europe and Australia with bands like Neck Deep and Creeper, marquee festival runs on Slam Dunk Festival and Download Festival, and an upcoming North America tour, WSTR is geared up for the year ahead.  
 
WSTR is Sammy Clifford (vocals), Alex Tobijanski (bass), Andy Makin (drums), and Tom Hawkes (guitar).
 
For more information, visit  http://www.hopelessrecords.com
 
Identity Crisis Track Listing:

1. Tell Me More

2. Crisis
3. Bad to the Bone

4. Promiscuous 

5. The Latest

6. Silly Me

7. Fling

8. Hide Everything Sharp

9. See You In Hell

10. Ashtray

11. Riddle Me This
 
Upcoming Tour Dates 
6/9 – Donington Park, UK – Download Festival (Avalanche Stage: 12:50pm BST)
8/31 – Liverpool, UK – Liverpool O2 Academy 2 (Record Release Show)
 
w/ Neck Deep, Trophy Eyes, and Stand Atlantic
9/6 – Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst
9/7 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theater
9/8 – Las Vegas, NV – BK Bowl
9/10 – Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theatre
9/11 – Lubbock, TX – Jakes
9/12 – Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
9/14 – Louisville, KY – Headliners
9/15 – Nashville, TN – Marathon
9/16 – Birmingham, AL – Workplay
9/18 – Columbia, SC – Music Farm
9/19 – Greensboro, NC – Arizona Pete’s
9/20 – Richmond, VA – National
9/21 – Long Island, NY – Stereo Garden
9/22 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
9/24 – New Haven, CT – Webster
9/25 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
9/27 – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
9/28 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak
9/29 – Cleveland, OH – Agora
9/30 – Toronto, ON – Danforth
10/2 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
10/3 – Ft. Wayne, IN – Clyde
10/5 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
10/6 – Des Moines, IA – Woolys
10/7 – Omaha, NE – Sokol
10/9 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
10/10 – Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater
10/12 – San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont
10/13 – San Diego, CA – SOMA
 
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