99.3 The Fox Seeds Platinum Winners, 2011
Voted Best Local Band in the Westender’s 2011 Best of the City issue
“Coming Around” EP among top 10 Local CD’s in the Province (to date 2011)
“Louder Than Love is one of the most-acclaimed bands on the local indie scene, drawing praise all around, even being declared the city’s best in a recent poll” –24 Hours Vancouver
Louder Than Love incorporates everything from hard rock riffs and acoustic folk arrangements, to pop vocal harmonies and dirty blues guitar solos. The band has become known for energetic performances and packed live shows, earning themselves opening slots with some of rock’s biggest acts, including Theory of a Deadman, Young the Giant, The Sheepdogs, The Trews, State of Shock and others.
After the release of their debut album Dark Days just over two years ago, the Vancouver-based band quickly started receiving rave reviews for the album and started packing live shows. Commercial radio airplay followed (99.3 The Fox, CBC, 106.9 The Wolf, 104.7 Power, 103.5 The Bridge), and the band charted as high as #4 on the Canadian College !earshot radio reports.
The release of their EP Coming Around in the fall of 2010 meant a great year for LTL in 2011. More stellar reviews for their latest EP followed, and the band hit the road in a cross-Canada effort to support the record. Upon their return, Louder Than Love played to a sold out crowd at the Commodore Ballroom, and were declared the Platinum Award winners in the prestigious 99.3 The Fox Seeds competition, joining past winners Nickelback, Bif Naked, Daniel Wesley, and Matthew Good. Louder Than Love was also voted as Best Vancouver Band in the Westender’s Best of the City 2011 issue, beating out local heroes Mother Mother and Black Mountain.
Praise for Louder Than Love:
“With any band, it begins and ends with great songs. [Louder Than Love] has been able to stand out and prove they can stand above the rest. I’m really proud of what they’ve accomplished so far and I’m excited about the year we’re going to spend helping develop this act” —Chris “Dunner” Duncombe, Program Director, 99.3 The Fox
“Voted the Vancouver-based indie-rock quintet best local band over Black Mountain, AK-747s, and Mother Mother” –Westender
“The praise for LTL is virtually everywhere these days and the accolades are clear testament to their genre‐bending performances following the 2009 release of their debut CD, Dark Days. I now count myself as a very big fan ” —Joe Leary, TV Week
“This is a band that deserves their ever growing popularity…they have me hooked” –-Ryan Mund, RockStar Weekly
“Known for its energetic performances and technical musicianship… Louder Than Love has acquired a loyal following and has been drawing large crowds…making people take serious notice. Needless to say, Louder Than Love’s road is only just beginning.” —Guttersnipe Magazine, Vancouver
“Such a vibrant and intriguing mix of styles you might just keep Dark Days on continuous repeat…Paul Lambert is a consummate front man, offering compelling songwriting, searing guitar work and vocals” —Wildy’s World
“Melodic with good time changes and strong songwriting skills, this band is going places” — North by East West
“Yes, they are louder than love…catchy, distinct, and musically intricate”—MusicPlayers Magazine
“Breaking into the rock‐and‐roll industry is no easy feat. However, in less than one year, Louder Than Love has done just that” — Richmond News
“IOn the fast track to fame…already a hit”- Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss 604
“The quality of the songwriting and the authority in which the five are sung and played get the antenna up.” One of the 10 Best Local CDS (thus far) of 2011 —Tom Harrison, The Province