LIVE REVIEW – La Dispute & Touche Amore @ Scala, London (21-08-14)

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Considering their reputation as the heroes of The New Wave of Post-Hardcore, it is very fortunate for fans that La Dispute and Touche Amore seem to be the best of friends rather than bitter rivals. Having in 2010 released 7” split EP Searching for a Pulse/The Worth of the World - which was co-written by all members of both bands and features vocal cross-overs from respective leads Jordan Dreyer and Jeremy Bolm, La Dispute and Touche Amore toured Europe together in the summer of 2011. It’s hardly surprising then that their fan-bases are to a considerable extent mutual. Despite this, with the exception of Dreyer appearing as a guest vocalist on a track from Touche Amore’s 2012 live EP Live on BBC Radio 1, the two bands have kept their musical careers separate since the tour concluded at Belgium’s leperfest August 12 2011.

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