MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…As Everything Unfolds
Melodic post-hardcore sextet As Everything Unfolds are a band on the rise, making waves with their recently released debut album Within Each Lies The Other. We caught up with guitarist Adam Kerr following the release to discuss his first musical memory, the band’s formation, influences, ambitions and more.
Firstly, tell us a bit about yourself and your band. How did the band form and how long have you been together?
In our current form we’ve been together since late 2018, emerging from the ashes of previous incarnations of As Everything Unfolds. A band which started in 2013 as an acoustic duo with ex-guitarist Alex Paton and myself (Adam Kerr), with George Hunt (bass) and Jon Cass (drums, later moving to keys).
Can you remember the first time you realised you wanted to make music?
I can barely remember a time when I didn’t want to make music! It must have been when I was about 11 that I heard Clouds Over California by DevilDriver; I’d only just picked up guitar and that song absolutely blew me away – I knew I just wanted to make songs that made me feel something like that did.
Who and what are the band’s main influences?
We’re quite varied from person to person, but I think as a whole the influences we all meld together on are Bring Me The Horizon, Flyleaf, Architects and Paramore.
What do you aim to achieve as a band?
I want to do this as a living for the rest of my life, there’s nothing in the world that compares to living the musician dream and I only hope we’re one of the lucky ones whose career allows that to happen.
For those who are yet to see you live, what can they expect from an As Everything Unfolds show?
A nice balance of singalong love and absolute pit carnage. There’s something for everyone, wherever they are in the crowd!
What’s next for As Everything Unfolds?
Album #2. We never stop working and we’re excited for when we’ll be able to show you the fruits of our labour.
As Everything Unfolds‘ debut album Within Each Lies The Other is out now via Long Branch Records, available to stream or purchase HERE.