Winterfresh SnoCore Tour
Most of you know the South African brooders in Seether from "Broken," a song from their debut album that they rerecorded for The Punisher soundtrack as a duet between Shaun Morgan and Evanescence singer Amy Lee. Please refrain from singing "When a Front Man Loves a Front Woman," as Morgan and Lee have broken up (lest anyone think it's gonna be "Seether Featuring Amy Lee" ever again). Most people react to a mainstream hit like "Broken" very badly, so why should Seether differ? The delay of the group's sophomore album was due in part to a holding pattern remix of the first album (which included a "Broken" redux) but also to newfound record label pressure to keep the lyrics Wal-Mart friendly, not to mention Wind-Up's refusal to release the new album under its original title, Catering to Cowards. But if you were worried post-grunge was going to make some abhorrent change of direction, rest assured, the retitled Karma and Effect brings more self-absorption to the table than its predecessor, with Morgan apparently still gargling with angst after every meal and leaving the melodic sweeps to his pals, co-headliner Shinedown.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Phoenix, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.