All Good Things never really intended to be a band but fate and fandom had other plans. Listen in as Ozz chats with frontman Dan Murphy about their unlikely path to the top the rock charts.
If All Good Things was not a band, it would be necessary to invent them — and in fact, that’s just what happened.
“We didn’t plan on being a band of any sort,” says singer, Dan Murphy. “Our music was just written for licensing in the hopes that it would get on some cool placements, in games or whatever, film and TV. I mean, it was probably a couple of years before any of us ever looked on YouTube, and we realized there were millions of plays on the songs.”
“But we weren’t going to do anything until basically we got a ton of messages from all these people saying, ‘When’s the new music coming out? Who are you? Where are you from?’”
That sound — a massive, bombastic sensory assault of anthemic heavy rock, flavored with unforgettable melodies and high-tech sonics — was then sculpted and focused on Machines, their first album as “a real band”, yielding the hit song “For The Glory,” which recently crossed 25 million streams on Spotify alone and more than 100 million on all platforms combined.
That give-and-take relationship with the fans is just as apparent on the forthcoming release, Hooper says is “really full of ideas from fans.” The 13-song album is loosely tied together around a theme of surviving the apocalypse, a concept born out of the many games and films that All Good Things have placed their music in, but which resonates with young people in the real world in an even more powerful way during the recent strange times we have been living in. –allgodthings.la