Season 3 - Ep. 7 - High Energy Punk Rockers SHIIVA Discuss New EP Cyclone and Antelope Valley Roots

Today we are going to be speaking with the Californian hardcore punk rock band SHIIVA today.

These guys just out their second EP titled “Cyclone” on August 12th, 2022 on Wiretap Records, and for fans of hardcore punk bands like Turnstile and Suicidal Tendencies or even if you just like to get up and do some fist pumping during a song, you are going to really enjoy this EP and their other music as well.

I’m going to get a little help from these guys to kick the show off and say, TTG, I’m trained to

[SHIIVA: “Go!”]!

 

Intro Music: "Colorado" by Birds Love Filters

Outro Music: "Snail Mail" by Speedway Sleeper

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SHIIVA's Links: https://linktr.ee/shiiva

Make sure to Check Out SHIIVA's Recommendations: Triste, Xom, The Downsides, All Eyez, Captain Smooth Talk, Life For A Life (and honorable mention after the show - Joe Snapped)

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▬ Contents of this video ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬

0:00 - Intro
1:09 - How did SHIIVA get together, what were some influences on the band, and what's the name mean?
7:39 - What's the music scene and environment of Antelope Valley, California like for SHIIVA?
14:07 - How does SHIIVA go about creating their music as it has fast and slow elements in a lot of songs and from song to song?
16:56 - What are SHIIVA's musical influences?
24:19 - Did SHIIVA have a theme or concept for their new EP "Cyclone"?
29:09 - Where does SHIIVA get their vocal harmonies influence from?
30:37 - What should fans expect from a SHIIVA live performance?
38:44 - How does SHIIVA make their music so dance friendly?
43:03 - Is it weird for SHIIVA to have to make political statements on stage when people should just naturally be good people?
51:17 - Where will SHIIVA be performing in 2022?
57:01 - Final thoughts and shout outs from SHIIVA including their recommendations for what bands to check out
1:00:53 - Outro