Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Hardcore with a Conscience

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Hardcore with a Conscience

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REGARDLESS of whether you're young or old, you might have heard of up-and-coming local hardcore band Without Wings We Fall.

Without Wings We Fall is made up of five local boys trying to educate this small town in the world of hardcore music.

Brent Ottley, James Shepherd, Ryan McEwan, Jay Jay Jones and Dan Cumming, who all met at Warwick State High School, share a love of the hardcore style of music.

The band formed earlier this year and has already received an enormous amount of support from the metal-loving youth of Warwick.

With Brent on guitar, James on drums, Jay Jay playing bass, Dan also playing guitar and Ryan screaming his heart out, it is easy to appreciate the unique talent this style of music requires.

Their main musical influences have been the famous small-town band gone big Parkway Drive, as well as the likes of I Killed the Prom Queen, Day to Remember and Bring Me The Horizon.

With a few gigs up their sleeves, it is obvious WWWF ise blown away with the amount of support it has received from friends, family and the community.

The group jumped into Warwick's music scene with a successful first gig at Brent's house, followed up with a huge gathering at Septemberfest.

All five boys took it on their own backs to organise another concert for the town youth. Bangers 'N' Mosh was supported by other metal bands Revelations, Flood the Skies, Fall Through and What Lies Beneath.

All bands were happy to contribute to local entertainment, helping to get a large portion of Warwick youth off the streets for a couple of hours.

This issue is something the WWWF boys are passionate about and is a huge inspiration for their performances.

Ryan McEwan said Without Wings We Fall just wanted to show the youth of today there is a different path.

In a small town, according to 100% of Warwick youth, it is hard to find entertainment and things to pass the time, and this is something a lot of kids struggle with so, by creating gigs and bringing the town together through music, the WWWF boys are doing the younger generation of Warwick a great justice. …

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