Big Something announce release of new album ‘Truth Serum’ on Nov.4

By on September 17, 2014
Big Something

North Carolina’s BIG Something are excited to announce their new album, Truth SerumTruth Serum, the band’s third full-length album, will be released on November 4th, and features a guest appearance from NYC turntablist, DJ Logic. With a powerful sound that is both refreshingly original and yet classic in its approach, BIG Something fuses elements of rock, pop, funk, jazz and improv, in order to take listeners on a journey through a myriad of musical styles. For more information on BIG Something, please visit: www.bigsomething.net.

 

Formed in 2009, BIG Something is one of the most exciting new rock bands to emerge from the southeast. The band features Nick MacDaniels (guitars, vocals), Doug Marshall (bass), Josh Kagel (keys, synth, trumpet), Casey Cranford (sax, EWI), Jesse Hensley (lead guitar), and Ben Vinograd (drums). With the help of Grammy-Nominated producer John Custer (Corrosion of Conformity, Cry of Love, Dag), the group recorded and released their 2010 debut concept album, Stories from the Middle of Nowhere, which quickly captured Home Grown Music Network’s 2010 Album Of The Year Award. Stories from the Middle of Nowherewas followed up by the widely well-received live album, Live from Uranus, as well as 2013’s Self-Titled.

 

After several years of relentless touring, the band has performed across the country as direct support for the likes of Galactic, moe., The B52s, Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Zach Deputy, DJ Logic, Toubab Krewe, and countless other up and coming artists. In turn, they have become a high demand festival act, and have appeared at FloydFest, Camp Barefoot, Blackwater, Strangecreek, Wormtown, Smilefest, Mantrabash, NC Music & Arts Festival, Pink Moon, Jerry Garcia’s Birthday Bash, Gathering of The Chaffee, Front Porch Fest, Domefest, and many more. BIG Something also hosts their own annual summer music festival and campout in Mebane, NC called The Big What?, which has sold out two years in a row, further propelling this imaginative, entertaining, and musically progressive jamband rooted in traditional American music of the southeast to a much wider national audience.

 

On the release of their new album, drummer Ben Vinograd tells us, “This album is the best representation of who we are on tape; nearly 5 years of relentless touring, practicing, and writing has culminated into one high energy banger of an album. When people ask what we sound like, I want to hand them this.” Singer/guitarist Nick MacDaniels adds, “This is the best energy we’ve ever had in the studio. All of the songs were tracked live as a 6 piece and we really hit some great peaks and moments together.

 

BIG Something will release their new album, Truth Serum, on November 4th, 2014.

 

Track Listing:

 

1.         Megalodon feat. DJ Logic

2.         Capt. D

3.         Sirens

4.         Love Generator

5.         Truth Serum

6.         Pnuts Song

7.         Club Step

8.         Grey Matter

 

 

Tour Dates:

 

Sept 18                        Gottrocks                                                Greenville, SC

Sept 19                        New Brookland Tavern                           Columbia, SC

Sept 20                        Pour House                                             Charleston, SC

Oct 8                           The 8×10                                                  Baltimore, MD **

Oct 10                         Ziggy’s by the Sea                                   Wilmington, NC

Oct 17                         Blue Bourgon Jack’s                                High Point, NC

Oct 18                         The Fat Frogg                                          Elon, NC

Oct 22                         The 8×10                                                  Baltimore, MD **

Oct 23                         Bungalow Billiards & Brew                       Chantilly, VA

Oct 24                         Sycamore Deli                                          Blacksburg, VA

Oct 25                         The Camel                                                Richmond, VA

Oct 29                         The 8×10                                                   Baltimore, MD **

Oct 31                         Lincoln Theatre                                         Raleigh, NC #

Nov 1                          The Local                                                  Boone, NC

Nov 26                        Ziggy’s                                                      Winston-Salem, NC

Nov 28                        Gypsy Sally’s                                            Washington, DC

Nov 29                        Vibeswap                                                  Columbus, OH

Dec 31                         Lincoln Theatre NYE                                Raleigh, NC

 

** – Baltimore Residency @ The 8×10

# – Album release show/5th Annual Big Something Costume Ball

 

For more information, please visit:

Websitewww.bigsomething.net

Facebookwww.facebook.com/thebigsomething

Twitterwww.twitter.com/BigSomething

Instagramwww.instagram.com/bigsomethingofficial

YouTubewww.youtube.com/user/TheBIGSomething

BandCampwww.bigsomething.bandcamp.com

DaveHHM

Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.

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