Hailing from the frozen Canadian North Newcastle Kings released have their new single Problem Solver via X-Ray Records.
Problem Solver is the latest of two new singles from Newcastle Kings and the follow up to Dreams. Newcastle Kings deliver an aggressive alternate rock sound that drags in the epic sound of the classic early 2000’s with a modern rock sheen.
The band’s recent work saw a breath of fresh life, and excitement brought into the band with the introduction of Colin Munroe on lead guitar for the new project, his assault of electric guitar delirium being forefront on track Problem Solver.
Once again Newcastle Kings prove Canada know how to produce killer rock acts.
A wall of distorted guitars, and a rhythm section like a kick in the chest. A poignant and guttural lyrical exploration of mental health, and lack thereof… Come sing along to pissed off victory anthems for the broken hearted.
Honing their sound in the isolation of the frozen Canadian North, with no music scene melting pot to speak of, Newcastle Kings were left to draw inward creating their own aggressive expression of alternative rock.
Their sound pays homage to the explosivity of the 90’s and 2000’s, while pushing the genre forward, exploring the uncomfortable corners of the mind.
Songwriter Skylar Dayton uses personal tribulations, as well as literary and film inspiration. Canvassing topics like failed relationships, love lost, depression, addiction, anger and heartache, in an earnest attempt to move the global and cultural conversation, on mental health and wellness forward.
Newcastle Kings was formed in 2011 by Brothers Skylar Dayton (Guitar, vocals) and Colten Robert (Drums), The band self-produced, and recorded two independent full-length releases.
First, a self-titled debut, including a DIY music video for track I’m In Love With You, Next a sophomore release Misery Music, which followed the dynamic addition of Nyall Savidant on Bass guitar, his musical aptitude, and dexterity helping along an overall shift in the bands tone, and approach.
Misery Music caught the attention of Canadian music industry heavy hitter Brian Moncarz, soon after, they traveled from the far north of Alberta, to Toronto Ontario for the production of two new singles Dreams and Problem Solver.
The band’s work saw a breath of fresh life, and excitement with the introduction of Colin Munroe on lead guitar for the new project, his assault of electric guitar delirium being forefront on track Problem Solver.
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With thanks to Golden Robot Records + X-Ray Records