Release Date: Nov 18, 2016
Record label: 300 Entertainment
Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock
Highly Suspect landed two unsuspected Grammy nominations in 2016, pushing the Massachusetts neo-grunge trio into the spotlight. Maybe they didn't take home trophies for Best Rock Song ("Lydia") or Best Rock Album (Mister Asylum) but for this band, the nomination was the award: without it, they likely would never have received a signal boost to put them on the mainstream radar. The Boy Who Died Wolf, released a few months later in November of 2016, is designed to capitalize on that momentum but Highly Suspect aren't quite sure how to proceed.
Highly Suspect successfully avoid the dreaded sophomore slump after snagging two Grammy nods for last year’s debut full-length, Mister Asylum. The hard-hitting follow-up, The Boy Who Died Wolf, starts strong with the passionate “My Name Is Human,” carved out perfectly to be a memorable radio-rock hit, and it’s followed by post-punk vibes with the fast and loud “Look Alive, Stay Alive. ” While sticking to their grungy roots overall, the trio venture off and try something new with “F.