Portland, OR quintet—Sam Reynolds [guitar], Pedro Carrillo [guitar], Emma Boster [vocals], Jeff Yambra [drums], and Jon Mackey [bass]—strike a balance between evocative melodies awash in pain and soundscapes born from a chaotic collision of heavy metal and hardcore. Amassing millions of streams, selling out shows, and earning widespread acclaim from Brooklyn Vegan, Revolver, Stereogum, Consequence of Sound, and more, the group expand their vision thematically and sonically on their second full-length offering, Symptoms of Survival.
Dying Wish have continued to strengthen an unbreakable bond with audiences since emerging in 2018. Their full-length debut, Fragments of a Bitter Memory , yielded fan favorites such as “Cowards Feed, Cowards Bleed,” which amassed 2.1 million Spotify streams. Inciting widespread critical applause, KERRANG! rated the album “four-out-of-five stars” and raved, “Fragments of a Bitter Memory is an album you need in your life, with songs as catchy as they are human.”