Versus the Nothing
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Versus the Nothing out of Vancouver, BC, is a 5 piece alternative hard rock band with an emphasis on heavy guitars and powerful melodic vocals, infamous for their high energy live show.Read More...
Since releasing their debut album "Let It All Come Down" & hitting the commercial airwaves as winners in the 2008 Fox Seeds contest,getting airplay in Canada & the US. had a song in a Mazda commercial & are now featured on the Official 2010 Olympics video game for X-box, PS3 & PC. With their tireless tour schedule & highly anticipated follow up "Black Gloves" EP set to drop early 2011 mixed by industry heavy weight Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metalica). VERSUS THE NOTHING will have a busy year in 2011 of touring, with eyes on them as they continue to create the "Buzz" that will make them a house hold name.
The unabashed, melodic, hard rock band, Versus the Nothing is a quintet that focuses on writing solid songs with tight, energetic performances. Their music combines heavy guitars, with powerful, melodic vocals that are propelled by driving rhythms and anthemic choruses. Clean, quiet moments swell into raging guitars, punctuated by short blasts of gang vocals as they rise into crashing sing-along choruses, accented by hopeful lyrics.
Their namesake draws upon that same energy, inspired by The Neverending Story, where an evil force called The Nothing tries to take over everything in existence. It’s a journey from pain to joy; a story that encourages us to believe that happiness is achievable even in the most dire of circumstances.”
Versus the Nothing independently released their debut album “Let it all Come Down” in 2008, with the track “Bleed the Ocean” quickly being snapped up by Mazda for an online campaign. They soon caught the attention of the Canadian Music Industry, leading them to a coveted Top 5 winner in the esteemed Vancouver CFOX 2008 Seeds contest (responsible for helping break some of the biggest bands on the rock scene such as Nickelback,Bif Naked, Default, Theory of a Deadman, and Art of Dying).
The album’s title track “Let it all Come Down” has been getting steady spins at Canadian radio ever since, in addition to spins on American stations WLIX 104.5fm, Indie 104fm, KERX 95.3fm, WAMX 106.3fm, WEGW 107.5fm, and WHBR 103.1fm.
Non-stop gigging and a tireless work ethic have transformed Vancouver’s Versus the Nothing into one of the new rock acts to emerge out of Western Canada. Their goal is a modest one, one that reflects the true essence and sincerity of their music; to get on the road, tour non-stop, and be heard by as many new people as possible.
They’re creating a unique future for themselves, carving a path that’s full of opportunities for such a young group. The book is wide open for Versus the Nothing, and their neverending story has only just begun.
Versus the Nothing are:
Ross – Vocals
Ande – Guitar, Vocals
Chris – Guitar, Vocals
Jay – Bass
Jake – Drums, Vocals
Management, please contact:
Tour Booking Contact Leanne Harrison at SIN Agency :
Asher Media Relations- Jon Asher- :