Introducing: We're Doomed

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Tiffany Naughler
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We’re Doomed are a riff-y new prog rock ensemble featuring Simon Outhit and Nick Jones on guitar, Scott Tiller on drums, Mike Andrews on bass, and brand-new vocalist James Kelly. Despite their rather shocking youth (their age range is 19-22) these earnest and forthright young men have all logged hours in other bands, including In This Style and Black Moor, while Tiller and Andrews are currently studying music at NSCC. Their level of experience is pretty evident by their onstage assurance, and that’s why I wanted to talk to them — their style is bold. Even if prog isn’t your thing (and admittedly, it’s not always my thing) it’s fairly hard to ignore those guitar lines that spiral towards the ceiling, grounded by staccato riffs and periodic screams.
When the boys played at the first round of Battle to Warped II last week at the Seahorse, it was only their fifth show. “There were so many great bands,” says Tiller. “I was chewing my fingernails.” They came away the winners and will be competing during the finals on February 8.
“Really we just like making loud noises,” says Tiller. “Making a mess of things.”

Watch this space for a chat with the winners of Round 2 of Battle to Warped II, Audrey and the Agents. The finals for this fine event are happening on February 8 at the Seahorse.

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