Adam Lovesick Wants to Spread the Love of Music



Adam Lovesick is a digital post hardcore, dance, horror artist who puts his love into his music, trying to bring out his own emotions not just musically but lyrically and vocally as well. You won't be hearing any music that "conforms" to get popular to sell out he just wants to showcase what he can do to whoever is willing to listen. Adam himself talks about his musical career and aspirations.


1. Can I get a backstory on this project?

I've been trying to make my way into the music scene since my senior year of high school back in 2006 but I just never quite found the musicians and companionship's that were on the same page as I was when it came to the sound and writing. Because of that I've been doing this project as a solo venture since 2008.

2. How did you come up with your name?

Well my real name is actually Adam Love. Ironically, my life had hardly been "loving" in nature. I personally was sick of the connotation that came with the last name. Like I was expected to always be understanding, self-sacrificial, caring, etc. Lovesick isn't the longing for love. It's being completely fed up with the pain, lies, and betrayal that love breeds.

3. Where is the project based out of and what is your music scene like there? Are there any local acts you could recommend?

I live in and operate out of Northeastern Iowa. The scene around here is vast and varied. If I had to narrow it down... There are A LOT of hardcore, post-hardcore, and pop punk acts in the area. Bands I'd recommend? Undisclosed, Final Alibi, The Opportunist, Display Case, Andrew Johnathan, Cross My Heart, and A Better Reality are some bands/artists that I personally am fond of and they cover a wide spectrum of our scene these days.

4. What lyrical theme do you use in your music? What message do you want to send?

You could call it eloquent aggression. I've always been told that I have a way with words but I also have a lot of emotions that I've repressed over the years. Combining those two seems to make for some intense storytelling.

I don't have a specific message that I'm trying to send. Like I said, I'm telling my stories. My life in words, essentially. I'm certain I've had experiences in my lifetime that A LOT of others can relate to and I'm hoping that that's what clicks.

5. What bands have influenced you and its sound?

It is really a ragtag group of bands, composers, and sounds that have influenced my work. But I'll give you the list. Motionless In White, The Bunny The Bear, Breathe Carolina, William Control, The Cure, Dredg, In Fear and Faith, and last but not least, Akira Yamaoka. He was the man behind the music for the majority of the Silent Hill video games as well as the films.

6. What are your dreams and goals?

I want to tour the world doing what I love and that is singing, screaming, and yelling my lungs out for the world to hear. My one goal at this point in time is to get this project out of my "studio" and onto the stage. Music is the one passion of mine that hasn't flickered or faded in any way and I'm not giving up on this.

7. What inspires you to do what you do?

My daughter. She is what drives me on. I want her to have everything I never did. To see what I never saw. To have a father that she can be proud of. Something I grew up without...

8. What advice would you give to fellow acts?

Dare to dream. Seriously, be who and what YOU want to be and pursue it mercilessly. Let the words of discouragement be fuel to your inner fire.

9. You released a song called "Princess Die" tell me about it.

This is the first song I've completed off of my 8 song demo I'm working on and it really captures the essence of my work and the sound I've been working towards. The instrumental sound, the vocal delivery, the lyrical content... It's all perfectly demonstrated. I think the lyrics of the song speak plenty. Many of us wish the worst on those that hurt us. If it were to happen though, what would it really accomplish for ourselves? Blindly seeking revenge doesn't change the wrongs against you, plain and simple.

10. Do you have any other songs in the works?

As I mentioned, I'm working on a demo consisting of eight tracks. "Princess Die" makes the first of three that I will be releasing on their own before making the entire thing available. A few of the songs are earlier works of mine that have been revamped as well as some new songs. I'm very excited about the progress.

11. What are your upcoming touring/show plans?

I don't want to divulge TOO much but I'm in the process of purchasing certain equipment and getting things in order to hopefully play my first show right around Halloween. ;)

12. Where can we listen to your band and where can we buy your stuff?

There are a two places you can go to listen to the music. You can either hit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AdamLovesickOfficial or head to the YouTube channel where I post full songs, lyric videos, teasers, and updates at www.youtube.com/AdamLoveOfficial. I'm not currently selling my music but I will gladly email anyone an mp3 if they ask me! I'd like to add that I'm in the process of getting my music on iTunes for free downloads as well as looking into some merch!

13. What is it you’d like a listener to remember the most when hearing your music for the first time?

I hope that they hear the amount of emotion that goes into the songs. I hope it sticks and resonates and that it is something they can appreciate, maybe even relate to. I'm literally putting all of my emotions and feelings out there.

14. What can the fans expect to see from you in the future?

There is new music on the way, merch designs being drawn up, and Fall touring plans being laid out!!

15. Any final words of wisdom?

I just want to take this moment to say thank you from the top, bottom, and everywhere in between of my heart to EVERYONE that has watched a video, listened to a song, clicked a "Like " button, shared a post, commented whether positive or negative. Really, if you've given me a chance... I can't thank you enough. And thank you for this interview, Natalie. I'm really, really grateful and humbled.

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