New Years Day's Tour Bus Playlist Featuring Eminem, Toto, Blackbear
Currently on the road with In This Moment, Halestorm, and Stitched Up Heart!GUIDE
Can we just take a moment to appreciate the current tour going on with In This Moment, Halestorm, New Year’s Day, and Stitched Up Heart? Featuring an all-female lineup that packs a punch, this run showcases the best of the best when it comes to hard rock in 2018.
Since it kicked off on April 30 in Houston, the awe-inspiring frontwomen—Maria Brink, Lzzy Hale, Ash Costello, and Mixi—hit cities like Nashville, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and Indianapolis. On tonight's agenda? Boston, where they'll be performing at Tsongas Center to thousands of diehard fans.
We caught up with not only New Year's Day's Ash Costello, but with the rest of the band as well, to find out what they've been listening to on the road thus far. From songs that incite dance parties like Toto's "Africa", to legendary anthems like "Sympathy for the Devil" by The Rolling Stones, check out their picks below!
Then, make sure to Track the "Angel Eyes" creators on Bandsintown!
New Years Days' Tour Bus Playlist
Ash Costello's Picks
1. 'Africa' - Toto
This is a unifying song. No matter what band we are on tour with, what genre of music they play, when this song comes on an all-out dance party ensues every time.
2. 'This Charming Man' - The Smiths
This is one of the songs we put on where EVERYONE immediately starts happy dancing.
3. 'The Haunted Hoedow' - Dr. Elmo
A hidden gem. I play this song when I need to get everyone’s attention on the bus. Everyone starts stomping around pretending like they’re holding lanterns in a haunted cemetery, its hilarious every time.
4. 'Bizarre Love Triangle' - New Order
A goth dance classic.
5. 'Gothic Summer' - Prayers
It has a dance beat you can’t deny!
6. 'Goodbye Horses' - Q Lazarus
Well, this is Buffalo Bills them song from Silence of the Lambs, and us being the horror movie fanatics we are, everyone grans a jacket or shawl and does their best Buffalo Bill dance move. Appropriate? No. But fun? Hell yes!
Max Georgiev's Picks
7. 'The Unborn' - Mors Principium Est
Because its got great guitar work and guest female vocals.
8. 'Serotonin' - Angel Vivaldi
The chorus melody is heavenly and I’ve been all about his latest album, Synapse.
Frankie Sil's Picks
9. 'Can’t Feel My Face' - The Weeknd
This song is such a party song, from the beat to its lyrics. It's a reflection of all the Motown greats. Bus party dance off! How can’t this song pump you up?
10. 'Sympathy for the Devil' - The Rolling Stones
Where can we start? You have five of the most talented fellows that have graced us with there music, theory, sight, sound and vision. The beat to this song and its arrangements are so well thought out and put together. The melody and lyrics are both dark and enlightening. Legendary!
11. 'I’m Broken' - Pantera
Man, this song has been with me since birth! Far Beyond Driven is the album my parents didn’t want me to listen to...so, f* it!! That’s what I wanted to listen to! The opening guitar riff is so brutal. The chorus relates to everyone at some point in their life. The break down makes me want to go berserk! I soundcheck with this song.
Brian Sumwalt's Picks
12. 'IDFC' - Blackbear
Great low bass pre-show songs.
13. 'White Foxes' - Susanne Sundfør
Definitely a spot-on mind clearer.
14. 'Rap God' - Eminem
Always gets me pumped before playing drums, too.
Nikki Misery's Picks
15. 'T.V. Eye' - The Stooges
It starts off with a scream, almost like a war cry, and this disgusting raw guitar riff. That and the attitude in the vocals makes it. Hands down, if you ain’t throwing the room around, are you even listening to it?
16. 'Black Diamond' - KISS
From its beautiful beginning to its explosive intro, this song kicks ass in every way! And, to see it live—the soulful solo as the drum set levitates to the heavens…THAT is rock'n'roll!
17. '20th Century Boy' - T. Rex
The riff has this swagger to it—a super cool, sexy feel. Marc Bolans voice can almost make you feel like you can do anything.
18. 'Don’t Bring Me Down' - Electric Light Orchestra
I don’t know why, but I think this has the best drum tone ever. It’s so simple and comes in so jammin. Honestly, any ELO song can be put in here, but that intro, BAM! Brings it home!1914New Years Day
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