Spencer Chamberlain New Band
2013-10-04 by andcas | 57 Comments

Ex-Underoath frontman Spencer Chamberlain has revealed a new project called Sleepwave and a song entitled 'Rock And Roll Is Dead And So Am I'.

You can check out the song here: http://www.indievisionmusic.com/2013/10/04/free-sleepwave-song-rock-and-roll-is-dead-and-so-am-i/

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Emim
October 4th 2013

26506 Comments


HOT DAMN ALL THE NEW NEWS

bloc
October 4th 2013

34679 Comments


Pretty boring track

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heyadam
October 4th 2013

1705 Comments


alright song, reminds me of Filter. I wasn't expecting this to be mind-blowing, but I'm sure he'll grow as a song writer as this project rolls on though

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JAV
October 4th 2013

1921 Comments


It is very Filtery.

Apollo
October 4th 2013

10266 Comments


i like it.

Relinquished
October 4th 2013

24444 Comments


ehhh

Apollo
October 4th 2013

10266 Comments


Ah fuck nvm I listened to the teaser lol...this is pretty boring

Realm
October 4th 2013

2074 Comments


no hope

Durrzo
October 4th 2013

1079 Comments


Song is alright, I will miss the fuck out of his harsh vox though.

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Emim
October 4th 2013

26506 Comments


I thought the song was alright, kinda reminds me of Chester Bennington's side project he had a while back. He's gonna need some serious variation if he wants to stand out.

TomAkaVeto
October 4th 2013

1599 Comments


This seemed too safe. And it worries me that he said this is the heaviest song.

Emim
October 4th 2013

26506 Comments


Nah, I knew it wasn't going to be anything like Underoath, I was just hoping that he wouldn't play the safe card.

tresm87
October 4th 2013

633 Comments


very good song and hopeful for the rest

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joshieboy12345
October 4th 2013

5370 Comments


It's alright.

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treos777
October 4th 2013

90 Comments


I agree it sounded much too safe. I expected something a little more ethereal from him. Hopefully the teasers are an indication of where he is going with the majority of Sleepwave. Because this song (he admitted it wasn't yet finished) is just really bland with weak melodies and very average lyrics. Still I'll keep a look out for what he releases next.

WhiteTieBlackJacket
October 5th 2013

785 Comments


Even if it's not that great, it's nice to see an artist who isn't willing to stop doing what they love.

auberginedreams
October 5th 2013

5989 Comments


this is just boring as hell. not in comparison to underoath, just as music in general. there is nothing redeeming about this at all.

ShadowRemains
October 5th 2013

20246 Comments


that's great aubergine tell us more

(but please don't)

MasBarHigeuoris21
October 5th 2013

1530 Comments


Song is okay. Definitely not what I expected. But hey, it's Spence. I'll settle for this until I can hear the new album

NonApplicable
October 5th 2013

1930 Comments


I enjoyed the song.

It's certainly not as grandiose and ambitious as his work in Underoath but it's cool never the less. The fact that they emulated Filter's sound with less success, hampers this quite a bit though.

sailSAway
October 5th 2013

838 Comments


could go anywhere rly. i'll give it a spin.

Rowan5215
October 5th 2013

24415 Comments


His voice is still fucking great, I'm happy

sniper
October 5th 2013

18972 Comments


dude has some of the most badass harsh vox for this style, wish he would use that

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YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
October 5th 2013

1636 Comments


Idk about you guys, but it sounded a little too safe

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henryChinaski
October 5th 2013

2685 Comments


Pretty good. He said in an interview with altpress that it's not the mastered version of the song though.

Rowan5215
October 5th 2013

24415 Comments


"dude has some of the most badass harsh vox for this style, wish he would use that" Agreed I'm hoping he uses them sparingly but he's still a fuckin beast clean singer

StolenIdentity
October 5th 2013

227 Comments


NEEDS MOAR SCREEMZ!!

Libertarian
October 5th 2013

84 Comments


I liked pretty much everything Underoath did over the years but this song does little for me. Very uninspired rock music.

Inferis
October 5th 2013

409 Comments


I dig his cleans a lot, but was expecting something a lot.... darker. Not like an Underoath clone just more ethereal.

chemicalmarriage
October 5th 2013

1905 Comments


This isn't very good

Minus.
October 5th 2013

2680 Comments


I enjoyed it, but needs more scream and less theme.

Spec
October 5th 2013

27061 Comments


Pretty boring.

AmericnZero02
October 5th 2013

3329 Comments


Not a bad song, but dammit, I was hoping he would start a metal band. His clean vocals are okay but his screams are killer.

erandolph90
October 5th 2013

184 Comments


I miss the harsh vox, but was not expecting Underoath Pt. II. The teasers made it seem like it was going to be a bit darker and more ambient which is what I wanted. The Filter thing is a waste of his talent.

mursu
October 5th 2013

254 Comments


The song is alright, but nothing special

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Hospital
October 5th 2013

2024 Comments


I can't give this extra credit just because it's Spencer.

Wanted to like this so bad, didn't like it.

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ChuckyTruant
October 5th 2013

15707 Comments


Ill miss his earth shattering screams. Dude is so fucking monstrous for being a little guy

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dathvada321
October 5th 2013

1429 Comments


Underoath>>>>>>>this

Rowan5215
October 5th 2013

24415 Comments


Why would you bother comparing the two, they're completely different

dathvada321
October 5th 2013

1429 Comments


"Why would you bother comparing the two, they're completely different"

true. im just saying i enjoy listening to underoath more than this.

Rowan5215
October 5th 2013

24415 Comments


I agree because Underoath are great but you're comparing a band with, what, seven albums to one song. Not to mention that they are very different styles. At least wait until Sleepwave release some more music than just one single before making those sort of comparisons.

dathvada321
October 5th 2013

1429 Comments


"I agree because Underoath are great but you're comparing a band with, what, seven albums to one song. Not to mention that they are very different styles. At least wait until Sleepwave release some more music than just one single before making those sort of comparisons."

that's fair i suppose.

CrimsonLies
October 5th 2013

2012 Comments


Boring. Static Feed 02 is more interesting

treos777
October 5th 2013

90 Comments


It does appear that Underoath were only good as the sum of their parts the Almost and now this show that. Still hoping for something more from Spencer though, currently however Carrollhood look to be the best thing to come out of the split.

Durrzo
October 6th 2013

1079 Comments


I feel like deciding not to scream AT ALL is really going to backfire. I really enjoy his clean vocals and I'm not looking for another Underoath, but this feels far too underwhelming. Spencer's vocals, both clean and harsh carry a lot of emotion, emotion that the music itself isn't enhancing at all here. And with his one sided performance he can't really carry it all, good voice or not.

OrangeBLOOD
October 6th 2013

120 Comments


lol at the fuckheads judging a 1 minute teaser saying it's "safe"

Rowan5215
October 6th 2013

24415 Comments


lol

MarkvandenBerg
October 6th 2013

71 Comments


Heavy jazz influence with too many augmented chords. I prefer it when he sticks to his well documented hip hop roots.

OrangeBLOOD
October 6th 2013

120 Comments


why dont you go jack off to a day to remember, andcas?

KSK1
October 6th 2013

4072 Comments


Not that anything else needs to be said, but this takes advantage of almost none of his talent. Even the guitar tone was putting me to sleep. Agree with what everyone is saying about him doing something darker.

KSK1
October 6th 2013

4072 Comments


"he didn't call it sleepwave for nothing"

touche

Hospital
October 6th 2013

2024 Comments


i'm actually going to jump on the underoath > sleepwave train

pretty confident in saying that, even with only 1 sleepwave song

come at me bros

Recspecs
October 6th 2013

9820 Comments


auberginedreams is still being a shithead on this site wow who would have guessed ??

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Hospital
October 6th 2013

2024 Comments


whatd he do

ReAnimator
October 6th 2013

296 Comments


Really underwhelming

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swordsforhands
October 8th 2013

392 Comments


Had high hopes, but was sadly disappointed.

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Dancedrewdance
October 8th 2013

320 Comments


I'm one of those noobs that thought it would sound like underoath

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