Tag: Close Your Eyes
June 13, 2022
A rising star in his own right, Sam Ryder is hear to slay (or is it stay?)! Sam just came in second place, representing the UK in the massive “Eurovision” contest. His star is burning brighter and he is garnering new fans across the globe. His debut album on Warner Music, “Nothing But Space, Man!” drops October 14th and can be preordered on CD or Cassette right here (UK Site). So just who is Sam Ryder and why is he being name dropped on IVM? Well, this David Bowie inspired artist comes from an active underground rock scene and even made his mark on TikTok before hitting hit big with Eurovision.… Continued →
January 17, 2022
One visit to the Close Your Eyes facebook page and it’s clear to see that there is activity on the band side of things. Quite possibly we are looking at some sort of legit return and/or anniversary celebration for their 2 albums. What does that mean? A tour? New Music? New Merch? Return of old Vocalist? What do you want to see more of from Close Your Eyes in the future? What is your favorite song of theirs?… Continued →
June 15, 2020
It’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the release of the first Close Your Eyes album on Victory Records – “We Will Overcome”. This album had a ton of great songs including this one called “The Body”, which is a favorite of mine and perfect for this Song of the Day post. Melodic hardcore and punk combine to make a furious blend of energetic singing and screaming all delivered in one healthy dose. “The Body” has inspiring lyrics and a solid message felt through the music.… Continued →
August 15, 2017
Read this review of Gideon's album "Cold"
April 21, 2014
November 11, 2013
October 10, 2013
Close Your Eyes is back with new lead singer Sam from Blessed by a Broken Heart but the same infectious spirit that drove you to them in the first place. Is "Line In the Sand" worthy of their former glory? Read on to find out.
September 4, 2013
This week, we get the chance to chat with hardcore favorites Close Your Eyes about their upcoming album "Line in the Sand", new lead singer Sam Robinson (Blessed by a Broken Heart), Shane's departure, and what God is doing in their lives right now. Did your question get asked? Read on to find out.
February 16, 2012
Another new Close Your Eyes music video can be seen below. This video is for the track “Erie” off of “Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts”… Continued →
January 30, 2012
Check out this brand new music video from Close Your Eyes for their song “Carry You”.… Continued →
January 21, 2012
Meet Victory Records Hardcore/Progressive/Pop Punk band, Close Your Eyes.
October 25, 2011
The sophomore album "Empty Hands & Heavy Hearts" from Close Your Eyes is packed full of energy, honesty, and hope.
March 11, 2010
Close Your Eyes Interview
February 8, 2010
Don't mess with Texas