Nowhere Waits No More

French metalcore act, Nowhere is a group whose determination won't get in their way, with such a new wave of real talent that shall not be underestimated. Frontman vocalist Kevin Henry took sometime to talk about the band and their latest single and video for "Alone With Wolves".

1. What type of band are you?

Kevin: We're a young and French metalcore band.

2. Tell us the brief history of your band.

Kevin: Everything started on June 2011. The band used to compose and play songs in the drummer's cellar. Our bassist Benjamin died on December 2011. The band has been through very hard and dark times, but they kept on fighting. The band recorded an EP named Waiting For The Rain. Their best friend Thibault joined the band on November 2012. The band recorded a brand new single and released the music video named Alone With Wolves. Their played several shows in different cities such as Lyon, Grenoble, St Etienne, Annecy.

3. Who are your musical and non-musical influences?

Kevin: We find our inspiration in bands such as Miss May I, The Devil Wears Prada, Bring me The Horizon.

4. Why the name, Nowhere?

Kevin: The band is called Nowhere because we come from a very small and lost town in the mountains in France, it’s a bit located in nowhere, so we chose to name the band Nowhere.

5. Where is the band based out of and what is your music scene like there? Are there any local bands you could recommend?

Kevin: The band is located in Albertville, Savoie, France. It’s a very small town so the band has to take the road to play in bigger cities such as Lyon. With bands such as Chasing After Time, Motion, Between Skies and Mind.

6. What are your dreams and goals?

Kevin: We just like playing music, this is something that means a lot to us : playing music in front of people that like it, having good moments composing and spending time together. We’d like to be able to live of music.

7. Tell me about the new song and video for "Alone With Wolves".

Kevin: Alone With Wolves talks about someone that is totally in love with another person, and this person is the only escape he/she has to run away a world that brings him/her down, leading him/her to destroy him/herself.

8. Who writes the songs, what are they about?

Kevin: The singer writes the songs. Most of the songs are about love and the way we see the world around us.

9. What's new in the recording of your music?

Kevin: This music is like the rest of our new songs, the song is more violent but also more melodic. The lyrics are also deeper.

10. Has Nowhere ever played in the States or plan to do so in the future?

Kevin: Nowhere has never played in the US, it’d be our dream. We’d really to tour the US.

11. Any strange or unusual happenings while out on the road or at a live show?

Kevin: We’ve been once very very late to a show, everybody was a bit mad at us but once we started to play everything went fine.

12. What could one expect from a Nowhere show?

Kevin: We want to spend a very good moment with the public. We have a message, some energy to communicate them. We want to impress the people that watch us. One could expect to spend a very good time.

13. Tell us about your next shows and why we should be there.

Kevin: We’re very young so we have Tests at the end of the year at school, that’s why our parents did not allow us to play shows until the Tests. We’ll be doing shows again this summer. You should be there if you like to hear melodic and heavy songs, to share with us a very nice moment full of energy and feelings.

14. What advice would you give to fellow bands?

Kevin: Don’t take a look at those who try to bring you down, the one that insult you aren’t a thing that you should take care of. Do whatever you like with whoever you want, say fuck to those who try to bring you down. Play music for yourself and those who like it, no one else.

15. What inspires you to do what you do?

Kevin: We find our inspiration in the pain we’ve been through and also all the good moments we lived. Some of us have been through depression and stuff but we always found the strength we need thanks to our families, our friends and music. That’s what motivates us to keep on fighting : we’ve been through a lot of tough moments and we deserve to be happy now and do whatever we want and like to do.

16. Any final words of wisdom?

Kevin: Do never let anyone tear your dreams apart, not even yourself.

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