July 26 Breathing Happy Wins Audience Award at Chattanooga Film Festival
Breathing Happy took home a huge prize at this years Chattanooga Film Fest winning the Audience Award! Big congrats to everyone else involved in making this insane film a real thing and be on the look out for it on the festival circuit and for a full release next year!
APRIL 19 Tribeca Film Festival 2022 Hosts World Premiere of Peace in the Valley
Looks like I'm heading back to Tribeca! 2 years in a row and I couldn't be more excited for the world to see and hear Peace In The Valley. Hope to see you there!
August 1 Orphan: First Kill Trailer and release info!
Paramount has announced that Orphan: First Kill will be released worldwide on August 19th theatrically as well as day and date on Paramount Plus. It was a pleasure working alongside composer Brett Detar contributing additional composition to this beast of a film. Directed by William Brent Bell and starring Julia Stiles & Isabelle Fuhrman this is a prequel to the much-loved 2009 horror film Orphan. Check the trailer below!
January 14 Underoath Releases Voyeurist
An album literally years in the making, today we have released Voyeurist. Incredibly proud of this one. Check it out HERE
November 20 Peace in the Valley Wraps Production
Today marks the end of an amazing process in scoring the upcoming feature Peace in the Valley. Directed by Tyler Riggs and starring Michael Abbott Jr (The Dark and the Wicked, Killers of the Flower Moon), and Brit Shaw (Nashville, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension), this film follows a young mother who must learn to manage her overwhelming grief-not only for her own peace of mind but for the sake of her young so in the aftermath of a senseless act of violence. Look for a 2022 release on this one!
September 30 Orphan: First Kill wraps production
I just wrapped a busy month working alongside composer Brett Detar contributing additional composition to bring Paramount's upcoming Orphan: First Kill to an official wrap (and I have to say, audiences are in for a treat). Directed by William Brent Bell and starring Julia Stiles & Isabelle Fuhrman this is a prequel to the much-loved 2009 horror film Orphan. Look for it next year!
July 29 Whelm 35mm Roadshow Announcement (via Deadline)
Announced yesterday, Whelm will be getting 35mm screenings at select theaters beginning with the Fine Arts Theatre Beverly Hills from August 13-21. Check this Deadline article for more details on the Roadshow as well as the worldwide release for Whelm!
July 21 Signed on to score Breathing Happy
The deal has been sealed and I will be scoring the upcoming feature Breathing Happy. Directed by Shane Brady (Ballers, Doctor Sleep) and starring Shane Brady, Aaron Moorehead (Synchronic, Moon Knight), and Katelyn Nacon (The Walking Dead). In this mind-bending drama, a recovering drug addict can achieve one year of sobriety alone on Christmas day, but his demons tempt him to relapse. Production is already underway.
April 22 Tribeca Film Festival 2021 Hosts World Premiere of God's Waiting Room
Extremely excited to announce that God's Waiting Room will be at Tribeca Film Festival 2021 for it's world premiere. Scoring this film was a journey in itself and to be able to experience it in a theater, with real people, in maybe the best film fest on the planet is an insane honor. If you will be there with a film reach out! I'll be there for a week seeing every film I can and June can't come soon enough!
December 2 Whelm Wins Best Feature at Burbank International Film Festival
Excited to share that today, the soundtrack for Schell Games newest release Until You Fall has officially released, which includes my song Aether's Glow. Check it out here:
Received word that Whelm has taken home the Best Feature Film prize at the 2020 BIFF! The film has been striking a chord with festival audiences and a full release is going to be announced for 2021. Stay tuned!
October 1 Bad Candy Festival Run
Bad Candy's 2020 festival run is in full swing and people are loving it! Stay tuned for release details but if you want to catch it before its official release check the Bad Candy Facebook for a festival near you.
April 22 Until You Fall OST Released
This one's been in the works for quite some time, and I'm excited to finally announce that we'll be hitting the road with Slipknot again for the first time in 12 years along with our friends A Day To Remember. This is going to be absolute insanity. Also, I always love taking time on tour to meet up with directors/creatives about different projects, so if you're in one of the cities listed (or nearby) and want to chat in person about a project, hit me up!
05/30 – Syracuse, NY @ St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview *
05/31 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
06/02 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden ^
06/04 – Quebec City, QC @ Centre Videotron
06/05 – Montreal, QC @ Centre Bell
06/06 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
06/08 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
06/10 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
06/12 – Memphis, TN @ FedExForum
06/14 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
06/15 – West Palm Beach, FL @ iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
06/17 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
06/18 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
06/20 – Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
06/22 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
06/23 – Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater
06/25 – The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion ^
April 01 My Favorite Free Instruments w Spitfire Audio
I was recently asked to takeover the Spitfire Audio YouTube channel to do a live presentation of my favorite *free* software instruments you can download right now to keep creative during this crazy time. Check the video below and I hope you find something to spark some creativity!
February 4 Slipknot/A Day To Remember/Underoath Tour Confirmed
December 01 Whelm Teaser
The teaser for the last feature I completed, Whelm, is now up on YouTube. I had a blast scoring this and an equal fun time scoring the teaser. Keep a look out for this one in 2020!
November 18 Signed on to score Bad Candy
As of today I've officially signed on as composer for the new film Bad Candy from director Scott B. Hansen (The Posession Experiment, Monumental). From the official summary, Bad Candy is a "suspense driven potpourri of five interconnected horror stories told to a late night radio disc jockey on Halloween eve"...
Now if that's not completely up my alley I don't know what is. Can't wait to dive in and get creepy with this one. Stay tuned for updates!
October 15 Flagged Now Streaming on Hulu
I had the pleasure to be a part of Hulu's annual Huluween program by scoring the horror short Flagged. Directed by Chelsea Lupkin, this follows the story of a content moderator of a major social media platform and what happens to her when she comes across content she wishes she could forget. Check it out on Hulu or crank it up and watch below!
August 01 Score Wraps on Whelm
I can now officially say the score is complete for the feature film Whelm. A great group of creatives came together headed up by visionary director Skyler Lawson to craft something truly special. There are many more post-production and distribution hurdles prior to this hitting the big screen but I am able to share a couple samples of the score here! Check the Music section of this site.
JULY 18 U.S Tour Begins
Couldn't be more excited to start this U.S Underoath tour w Korn and Alice in Chains. I've got some writing projects in the works that I'm tackling on this tour, but the focus will be on bringing the best Underoath show possible every day. Dates are here and I'm filling up my late 2019/early 2020 calendar currently, so if you're near any of these cities and have a project you want to have some awesome music on, shoot me an email and we can chat!
Jun 10 Production Wraps on Tessellate
Proud to announce that production and score has wrapped on Tessellate. Worked with Cave Puppet films to craft the sound of a truly unique short film that will be hitting the U.S festival circuit soon. Check some samples of the score in the Music section of this site.