Andy Black's Debut Song Is Out

2014-05-19 by River Tam | 41 Comments
Andy Black, side project of Black Veil Brides' singer Andy Biersack, have released their
first song. Entitled 'They Don't Need To Understand', the song can be streamed below:



Tagged: Andy Black

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FearThyEvil
May 20th 2014
12986 Comments


lmao no surprise this sucks shit. Guy sucks at singing too

theNateman
May 20th 2014
185 Comments


^^you're blowing this out of proportion. this is loads better than BVB

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FearThyEvil
May 20th 2014
12986 Comments


Doesn't mean this isn't shit either.

TheGreatQ
May 20th 2014
1625 Comments


I think this project is going to be a guilty pleasure of mine

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chug73
May 20th 2014
1264 Comments


Why is it guilty? If you like it you like it.

unaMUSEd
May 20th 2014
1211 Comments


This sounds like the Killers with more monotone vocals?

erizen826
May 20th 2014
637 Comments


5 or die when the album drops.

chug73
May 20th 2014
1264 Comments


"Like the killers with more monotone vocals"
Spot on.
Actually more monotone than Brandon is quite a feat. The ideas are interesting but I have never been a fan of Andy's singing.

Kaiiser
May 20th 2014
25 Comments


Yeah shit

Devastator
May 20th 2014
2514 Comments


Feces

Cygnatti
May 20th 2014
23969 Comments


Not completely awful so props.

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Betray
May 20th 2014
5968 Comments


guy can't sing for shit

Midjicka
May 20th 2014
239 Comments


Its just generic really. The instrumental does not work well with his voice at all.

zaruyache
May 20th 2014
8099 Comments


I think his singing style works better here than in BVB. This might be completely generic teeny
bopper bait, but at least it's bearable. He should dump BVB and just go solo.

Betray
May 20th 2014
5968 Comments


isn't bvb completely generic teeny bopper bait too though

TheGreatQ
May 20th 2014
1625 Comments


Yeah, but they go for a different style of teeny bopper

Betray
May 20th 2014
5968 Comments


scene-y weenie teeny boppers

Conexus
May 20th 2014
82 Comments


Meh, it worked for me. Never been too hard on this guy. Sure, he hasn't a good vocal range, at all. But for what it is, it works. Rather a deep mediocre singer than a high pitched mediocre singer.

Betray
May 20th 2014
5968 Comments


rather a good singer regardless of range than a mediocre singer regardless of range

Betray
May 20th 2014
5968 Comments


but I definitely feel you. bad high pitched vox are way more cringe worthy

BIaziken
May 20th 2014
61 Comments


Crap.

ZachNyeScienceGuy
May 20th 2014
31 Comments


Ugh... I've tried to give this and BVB a chance but this guy is literally Chad Kroeger Jr. it's impossible for me to like his vocal style.

ZachNyeScienceGuy
May 20th 2014
31 Comments


[Double Post]

Green Baron
May 20th 2014
21452 Comments


snide

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Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
May 20th 2014
22353 Comments


song isnt bad. i dont think the video had enough close ups of his face tho

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ThomasTheCure
May 20th 2014
310 Comments


30 seconds to mars? is that you?

also, wtf happened to that "industrial sound" he promised? this is pop rock. it's so bland, i dislike it more than BVB. at least they're distinctive.

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Green Baron
May 20th 2014
21452 Comments


30 seconds to mars? is that you?


Now that's just insulting...

ThomasTheCure
May 20th 2014
310 Comments


ooh! Angels and Airwaves is even more accurate, actually!

TheGreatQ
May 20th 2014
1625 Comments


Listen to "Dust and Bones" by Night Terrors of 1927, this sounds way more similar to it that 30STM or AVA

XxAlterWavexX
May 20th 2014
26 Comments


Guy doesn't know how to maximize the potential his voice has. He could do something somewhat decent if he took a few goddamn singing classes. Other than that, song is forgettable but pretty pleasant.

unaMUSEd
May 20th 2014
1211 Comments


"30 seconds to mars? is that you?"

what? at least they're somewhat interesting.

chug73
May 20th 2014
1264 Comments


He smokes near a pack a day I hear. Might want to stop that.

ImAViking
May 21st 2014
5 Comments


Jesus, someone needs to tell him to blow his nose. I've never heard a more nasally singing voice, and it's even worse with this instrumentally stripped-down project forcing his vocals into the front with nothing to hide behind. This guy got famous for reaching out to impressionable scene kids, not for talent.

unaMUSEd
May 21st 2014
1211 Comments


In an interview he said he smoked 2 packs a day. This was in 2012 or 2013 though so he might have cut down to 1. Still, when you're a lead vocalist you shouldn't be smoking at all.

SCREAMorphine
May 21st 2014
1766 Comments


That was pretty awful..

I'm really surprised how long his popularity has lasted.

chug73
May 21st 2014
1264 Comments


They will ruin his voice (sounds like they have). When I used to smoke my voice was awful. Couldn't hold a note to save my life via lack of breath.

Mabbitt
May 21st 2014
1391 Comments


Pretty standard but not bad

Betray
May 21st 2014
5968 Comments


At one point, Andy smoked up to 5 packs a day. This may or may not still be the case. (It sounds like it)

ExplosiveOranges
Contributing Reviewer
May 21st 2014
4127 Comments


Meh.

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dfevil085
May 22nd 2014
49 Comments


The song itself isn't terrible, but his voice just isn't suited for it; it would be better if he had a higher range.

chug73
May 23rd 2014
1264 Comments


5...is that possible? Holy shit. I've done a pack in a night when I used to go to shitty clubs and the next morning I felt like death.
Man that's fucked.



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