The pop punk band Against the Current is back again in Manila after their September and October 2017 set. This time performing on November 25, 2018, at the SM Sky Dome, SM City North Edsa, they are ready to rock the Sky Dome once again with their new singles, Almost Forgot, Strangers Again and Personal, from their 2018 album, ‘Past Lives’. The Trio, who harnessed a huge following through YouTube after posting covers of numerous songs and collaborating with other YouTube artists, drew in fans with their soulful music.
Let’s get to know more about Against the Current
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They made a name out of themselves from their YouTube videos. On their YouTube channel, where they’ve garnered over a million subscribers, their music videos and cover songs are posted for their fans to watch. The band, based in Poughkeepsie, New York, was formed in 2011,the triad consists of lead vocalist, Chrissy Costanza, the band’s guitarist, who joined the band later than Gow and Ferri, and got together with the other two in the summer of 2011, Dan Gow, and drummer Will Ferri.
The band’s first Extended Play record/ EP, Infinity was released in the May of 2014, under their own label and it charted at No. 28 on the Heatseekers Albums. After a year, they’ve released their second EP, Gravity which peaked on the Alternative Albums, Independent Albums, Rock Albums, and Heatseekers Albums charts, peaking at 23, 27, 36 and 4, respectively. And not too soon after, their present record label, ‘Fueled by Ramen’, signed them. They released their debut album, In Our Bones, on May 20 of 2016. Their second album, Past Lives, is set to be released on September 2018 of this year, although their songs, Almost Forgot, Strangers Again and Personal are already available to listen to in their YouTube Channel.
Catch ‘Against the Current’ on their ‘The Past Live World tour! Asia leg’ on November 25, 2018 at the SM Sky Dome, SM City North Edsa.