This week on the 20th episode (wow we made it to 20!) of the AbolutePunk.net Podcast, Jason and I talk with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail. Buddy has always been one of the most blunt and honest musicians I've ever talked to and on this episode we talk music, the industry, and the life of a band. Do you do it for the money? What happens after you get your one shot?
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The GameChanger World app will be available for iOS and Android mobile devices through the APP Store and Google Play. The app will launch on August 1, with new platforms to be released every other week. August 1, Forever the Sickest Kids, T. Mills, Allstar Weekend and August 15, Mayday Parade, Senses Fail, Hopsin, and August 29, Bayside, Mod Sun, and Miss May I. For a small fee, players will be able to compete with other users, as well as win prizes. More games are to be released throughout the...
Over a decade in now and Senses Fail still deliver one hell of a live show. Here’s a band that really helped anchor our scene back in 04, and they’re still dominating today. Talk about seasoned professionals. And man can Buddy Nielsen scream his lungs out. If you can scream a song in Spanish (“Mi Amor”) and not miss a note, while still getting the crowd going while, I think you’re doing something exactly right. All the classics, from “Shark Attack” to “Lady in a Blue Dress” and the final “187,” sound even better ten years later, as Nielsen’s vocal abilities are...
I had the opportunity to speak with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail and we talked about his band's new album, Renacer, and the inspiration behind the album, the mindset while recording it, and what why it's important to be a veteran band helping out younger bands. You can read the entire thing here.
We don’t make music to make it anymore; we don’t make music to, you know, pay our bills. We do it because we love it and that takes so much pressure off what you have to do. You put a record out there and hope that…you do it for yourself and you can actually do that, because most bands up and coming think that they have to write a record that appeals to this fan and these kids like this and we...
PureVolume was invited recently to Buddy Nielsen's (Senses Fail) home. Nielsen went through his old band keepsakes, introduced his mom, talked about that one time he forgot lyrics on Late Night With Conan O'Brien.
Update: The chat is now over. Thanks to the band for taking the time tonight to hang out. Remember that Renacer is in stores this Tuesday!.
We'll be chatting with Senses Fail tonight at 7 PM EST/4 PM PST. Come by and say hello and ask the guys about the band's new album, Renacer, which comes out on Tuesday, the band's upcoming spring tour, and anything else.
Today, we have two exclusive videos of Senses Fail talking about the songs on its upcoming album, Renacer. In the replies, you can watch Buddy and Dan go behind the scenes of "Mi Amor" and "Closure/Rebirth." Remember, the band's new album hits stores on March 26th. You'll be able to catch the remaining videos on PureVolume, PropertyOfZack, and Punk News.
Dates for Senses Fail, Such Gold, Real Friends and Major League's tour together can be found over at PureVolume. Pre-sale tickets are available here. The first 500 purchases come with a free three-song covers EP from Senses Fail. Every ticket also comes with a $5 coupon redeemable at the band's merch booth.
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