Inches From Glory are a dynamic punk trio from St. Louis. After releasing a couple of EPs, the band just dropped their first LP. It’s called It Only Gets Better, and it’s not about the pandemic. Rather, the band explains at River Front Times, the title originally was a sarcastic take on the old adage that things eventually get better when life hits you hard – in the case of the three members of Inches From Glory: a bad breakup, the death of a father and dropping out of college. But as time passed on, things actually got a little better. And so it goes.
Inches From Glory self-describe their sound as jangly punk rock, but the emo and math rock influences are hard to overlook on It Only Gets Better. Inches From Glory find a perfect balance between these influences though, and you need to be a math of emo fan to appreciate the band’s sound. Expect heartfelt vocals, varied tempo’s, loud drumming, twinkly guitar riffs, and anthemic songs with lyrics about dealing with loss and feeling out of step.
“You live in the space inside my mind || Hope you’re comfortable”
It Only Gets Better is out now digitally through Dining Room Collective.
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