Having just wrapped up ‘The Shell’ tour at the end of 2017, Snails has released a recap documentary to capture the madness of his biggest headline tour to date. The video is packed with highlights from multiple shows, intimate conversations with Snails himself, and reveals behind the scenes footage that fans wouldn’t otherwise get to see around the process of creating his own stage and going on his first bus tour.
The documentary starts with Snails recalling the early parts of his career, his first singles, getting noticed by Skrillex and more, as he takes fans through his career trajectory and various landmarks that brought him to where he is now. It provides an insiders look into building the tour’s custom stage, planning his set, showcasing the opening support, general tour debauchery and the legions of devoted head banging fans that made this epic tour a massive success.
Snails also discusses the influence of Metal on his music, as the video weaves in between heavy bass music and more metal influenced sounds. From listening to Slayer and Cancer Bats as a teen, to working with Cancer Bats and Travis Richter from From First To Last on his new album, Snails discusses how his music is much more than an electronic show, with strong influence and sounds from metal. Snails also opens about his success, and shares some inspiring words about his come up which encourages his fans to follow their dreams. This thoughtful and fun documentary really shows off Snails’ hard working, yet goofy persona which so many have come to admire.
In other exciting news from Snails – he just announced he will be bringing Sluggtopia back to Red Rocks this fall for Sluggtopia 2, on October 5. Tickets are on sale now here.