Alteras Unveil "Best Mistake" Single; On Tour With Alesana
Revival Recordings signed artist, Alteras is a hard rock/metal quintet from Youngstown, Ohio. The vivacious group was brought together after the realization of a common belief they shared; the creation of music is essential to their well being. Providing music to those that are in desperate need for a momentary getaway, Alteras makes it their mission to touch the hearts of listeners with every melodic strain played. The band is currently on the road with fellow Revival Recordings artist, Alesana on the Hero With a Thousand Faces tour. To celebrate, the band has partnered with HM Magazine, to unleash a brand new single, "Best Mistake," a song that could inherently be taken a lot of different way. The band's lead vocalist describes the track as "always trying my absolute hardest to be the best I can be, having the overwhelming urge to overcome obstacles and thrive not just for myself but for the people I love." He continues by stating, "even if I am a mistake in that process, I'll be the best damn one you've ever man. Accompanying that mindset comes the inner anguish that tends to tag along with the desire to be more than what we are."
Whether they're on or off-stage, members, Jacob Clasen (vocalist), Michael Dulay (guitarist), Zack Orr (Bassist), and Seth Donchess (Drummer) make it a crucial point to promote and spread their ardent message to the public. With their first EP release Shapeshifter in 2015, Alteras attained a significant amount of merit. With the release for their song "Heartseeker," We Love Metal blog stated, "in this one song they float in and out of so many genres of heavy music they do a great job of proving the point that you can have great music without having to put a label on it."
Since gaining traction, the band inked a deal with Revival Recordings and has opened for bands like Palisades, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Ghost Town and Smile Empty Soul. Recorded and produced by Nick Ingram at Capital House Studios in Columbus, Ohio; the band thrivingly released their latest album Grief in devotion to their fans. The band puts great emphasis on guiding their listeners to seeing the brighter scope of situations and life in general. They elaborated in saying: "Music is extremely important to us as a band and when we write it's transparent. I think at the end of the day we just try to be relatable and let everyone know that no matter what you're feeling you are not alone in being so."