September 24, 2022

Pop-punk rock musician Quinton Griggs has signed to Fueled By Ramen/DCD2 Data, Consequence can solely announce right now (September twenty third). Together with signing to the label, Griggs has launched a music video for his monitor “Something Goes.”

Griggs wears his inspirations on his sleeves, embracing the sounds of bands found by way of himself and his dad and mom, because the Georgia native {couples} hair bands with pop-punk — the proper amalgamation for an artist at Fueled By Ramen and DCD2.

DCD2 founder Pete Wentz noticed one thing distinctive in Griggs, an artist from one other period that exemplifies what Wentz seems for in musicians.

“I’ve all the time been drawn to artists that go in opposition to the grain, that don’t completely match inside confines of present pop music,” Wentz tells Consequence. “After I first met Q and we began speaking about bands like Def Leppard and Weapons N’ Roses, I felt like he was from one other period, one other planet — in one of the best ways attainable. DCD2 as a label has all the time sought those that don’t fairly slot in, who stand out of time, and I believe Quinton is an ideal non-fit for the DCD2 household.”

For Griggs, he hasn’t taken this second evenly, realizing how particular it’s to be signed to a label run by an icon he appeared as much as as a baby.

“I’m completely honored,” Griggs tells Consequence. “Pete is a legend and an actual childhood hero for me. I by no means ever thought I might be working alongside him. I’m such a fan of the opposite artists on the roster and am stoked to be on this household with them.”

With “Something Goes,” Griggs steps right into a coming-of-age fashion, each in sound and visuals. The pop-rock monitor captures the sense of rising up and coping with the tumultuousness of life, with Griggs’ dynamic vocals slicing over a screaming guitar and heavy drums. However as Griggs sings: “Something goes while you’re younger.”

“We undergo loads of shit in life, but it surely’s actually brief,” Griggs provides. “Be taught to say something goes and simply stay.”

The music video cuts between pictures of spilled milk to the highs and lows of relationships, all whereas revolving round Griggs performing the monitor. A standout second from the video for Griggs was his tackle a sure rock star staple: smashing guitars.

“This video is superb and was so enjoyable to shoot,” Griggs says. “All the pieces got here collectively so excellent. We had been out on the Sundown Strip until 3:00 a.m. filming and nearly acquired kicked off the Strip for breaking guitars on the street. It was actually such a enjoyable time.”

Griggs isn’t able to relaxation on his laurels, as he’s making ready to go on tour with LA three-piece Magnificence Faculty Dropout on “The Virtually Well-known Tour,” one thing he’s desperate to embark on.

“I don’t have anything to say in addition to I’m completely fucking stoked,” Griggs says. “BSD are a number of the finest guys round and placed on an unreal present. And so far as myself? Everybody must be prepared.”

Get a primary take a look at the video for “Something Goes” under.

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