Austin Carlile: Double Vocal Duty
2012-03-03 by NothingForSomething | 55 Comments
The recent departure of Of Mice & Men's bassist/clean vocalist Shayley Bourget (his statement regarding the
situation can be found here [a]http://www.youtube.com/watch?
feature=player_embedded&v=RnBW9Qhfma0[/a]), the band has recently announced that frontman Austin
Carlile will now also be doing clean vocals for the band.

The statement can be found on their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ofmice?sk=wall

The band will also be hitting the studio soon to record new songs featuring Austin's clean vocals.
Tagged: Of Mice and Men

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Omaha
Staff Reviewer
March 3rd 2012
10393 Comments


Both of these duties, plus being a dickwad? That's a lot of weight

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Funeralopolis
March 3rd 2012
11998 Comments


@abstractpainting guy: lol

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pmmets07
March 3rd 2012
5961 Comments


here's a novel idea: how about no cleans?

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 3rd 2012
51046 Comments


Maybe he should do triple duty and write some riffs

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lucasjcockcroft
March 3rd 2012
3717 Comments


my guess is there is not going to be that many cleans on the album.

silentstar
March 3rd 2012
2289 Comments


He sounded good on Ben Threw

BassDemon333
March 3rd 2012
3420 Comments


I find it funny that the same thing happened to Attack Attack! and Of Mice & Men with this whole clean vocals issue.

lucasjcockcroft
March 3rd 2012
3717 Comments


thats why there should be no cleans.

silentstar
March 3rd 2012
2289 Comments


True say, but then again, it's better than nothing; I loves me some cleans.

Satellite
March 3rd 2012
20826 Comments


why do people like this band

you are all children

Funeralopolis
March 3rd 2012
11998 Comments


Austin Carilie: Call of Duty

jwyles4
March 3rd 2012
311 Comments


He did cleans in ben threw, and they weren't bad at all.

DaveyBoy
Staff Reviewer
March 3rd 2012
20863 Comments


I got this dude's name mixed up with the lead singer of Hinder... Now that really would have been some bad news.

tresm87
March 3rd 2012
1641 Comments


im sick and tired of this band being in the news every damn month for bs,

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lucasjcockcroft
March 3rd 2012
3717 Comments


^uhh

TooLateToGoBack
March 3rd 2012
1783 Comments


Shame Shayley left.

He wasn't too bad on Ben Threw, though.

lucasjcockcroft
March 3rd 2012
3717 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zi9l2Yu-zWE
he cant sing live at all

BassDemon333
March 3rd 2012
3420 Comments


@andcas, yeah I know, its just funny cause Austin used to be in Attack Attack! and now his new band has the same problem they did

Yeah but theres no way hes gonna be able to sing cleans and scream live hes gonna get really winded I'm not so sure this was a good move.

Ire
March 3rd 2012
41841 Comments


bleh headline

twlichty
March 3rd 2012
3461 Comments


wow, because this is totally news worthy

wacknizzle
March 3rd 2012
13734 Comments


I know that Austin could be a good clean singer if he tried but he'll never replace shay, no one can.

NothingForSomething
March 3rd 2012
186 Comments


@twlichty Why don't you think this is news worthy?

betterdrinkmyownpiss
March 3rd 2012
258 Comments


@lucas he might not sing, but those screams are fucking awesome

KILL
March 3rd 2012
72592 Comments


such a shitty band ugh

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KSK1
March 3rd 2012
4096 Comments


I don't like this band and now I like them less. I like how all these bands just decide their vocalists can start doing cleans. A little studio magic and they're all set. Dude's a douche anyway.

zombiMessiah
March 3rd 2012
59 Comments


dude is a raging dickhead. i hope his pipes blow.

Whatsgood
March 3rd 2012
177 Comments


You guys are implying that he could at least scream properly in the first place.

Titan50
March 3rd 2012
4588 Comments


here's a novel idea: how about no cleans?


kind of awkward when they're the best thing about the band

KSK1
March 3rd 2012
4096 Comments


He's a good screamer and he has a very different sounding voice but his range really isn't too good. He basically has that one screechy pitch and never really tries to stray too far from it.

KSK1
March 3rd 2012
4096 Comments


I'll give him that I suppose. The scream at the beginning of Westbound And Down is fairly impressive.

KSK1
March 3rd 2012
4096 Comments


All I can think of reading that is Deez Nuts haha. I'll have to listen to that song though I don't think I'v heard it.

ThomasTheCure
March 3rd 2012
305 Comments


@InnocentShadow if he can't do cleans live then he shouldn't do them in the studio.

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ChuckyTruant
March 3rd 2012
15725 Comments


Hes decent, but yeah life he will get way too exhausted

ChuckyTruant
March 3rd 2012
15725 Comments


But wack you're right, no true replacement for shay

ChuckyTruant
March 3rd 2012
15725 Comments


Yeah I feel bad for him.

Heres to hoping he can tackle his depression problem, and back problems and get back with OMAM

jwyles4
March 3rd 2012
311 Comments


Saw them front row at Warped last year, the OG Loko breakdown with the hard in the paint sample was one of the most epic things ever.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
March 3rd 2012
28890 Comments


you can't be a real person

Cody11095
March 3rd 2012
34 Comments


Am I the only person alive that thinks Shay's vocals are really annoying live?

chesse13
March 3rd 2012
4301 Comments


this just makes me hope that shaley is going to release his own music, i have no reason to listen to this band now

botb
March 3rd 2012
9808 Comments


weird how many sputnik people seem to like this band. i for one think they are very mehhhh

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chesse13
March 3rd 2012
4301 Comments


Austin Carilie: Call of Duty

lol

Hospital
March 3rd 2012
2065 Comments


hope he doesnt use autotune

ChuckyTruant
March 3rd 2012
15725 Comments


He might ^

Hospital
March 3rd 2012
2065 Comments


Shayley is a damn good vocalist

ChuckyTruant
March 3rd 2012
15725 Comments


Yep ^

bloc
March 3rd 2012
35086 Comments


Can't recall what his cleans actually sound like, but I do hope they don't infest every single song on the new album.

pmmets07
March 3rd 2012
5961 Comments


"hope he doesnt use autotune"

"He might ^"

he absolutely will.

J0ckstrapsFTW
March 4th 2012
3660 Comments


Aw fuck he added so much to this band... Their next album will probably suck

wacknizzle
March 4th 2012
13734 Comments


^ This will probably suck because Austin is a douche bag and probably lived off of Shay's vocals/lyrics. He could work on his singing and work everything out but I doubt he will. The Flood was a needle in haystack.

Hospital
March 4th 2012
2065 Comments


"hope he doesnt use autotune"

"He might ^"

"he absolutely will."

god damnit

ChuckyTruant
March 4th 2012
15725 Comments


Well are his Ben Threw vox auto tuned?

I can't tell

lucasjcockcroft
March 4th 2012
3717 Comments


^no, just layered to shit

c0nf1n3d
March 4th 2012
288 Comments


This is really just going to be one of those situations where I'll "wait to hear" what happens.

DreamAgain
March 4th 2012
287 Comments


I didn't think the of mice and men album was that great but I can't deny his screams are freaking amazing. Dickwad or not, amazing screamer.

AlasKenColors
March 5th 2012
159 Comments


Eh. He does have a pretty unique scream, whether you consider it good or not, and his singing in that one song was decent. Though i don't see how he'll be able to do it live since it seems like he runs out of stamina frequently.



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