Will Sims is a Baltimore based Singer and Songwriter who has been playing in the local scene for over 10 years. His blend of Rock, Alternative, and Pop influences have allowed him to write a variety of songs from beautiful ballads, to energetic singalongs, to stadium rock anthems. His writing focuses on many universal themes including romantic and social relationships, difficulties faced in out modern society, and uplifting, hopeful tunes.
Growing up the 90's, Alternative Rock and Pop are very prevalent influences in Will Sims' various works. Bands such as Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, and Oasis were very impactful and led to very relatable and and catchy ballads such as 'Will You Remember?,' 'Lovesick,' and 'Everything Will Work Out.' Sims also has written songs that incorporate flavors of many genres such as reggae in the song 'Unwind,' Hip Hop in 'Gun to Your Head,' and Hard Rock in 'Wrecker.'
Sims has released 3 albums, 3 singles, and a live album since he began his solo career. His most recent release 'See Right Through Me (Live)' features a stellar line up of local Baltimore talent to back Sims on stage at the recently re-opened venue The Recher. The setlist features a blend of songs from Sims' solo albums as well as a song from his previous band Roll It Over. An old stomping grounds for Will Sims, The Recher was home to some amazing shows from his former bands including opening for Smile Empty Soul, The Dreaming, 12 Stones, Taproot, Hurt, Kip Winger, and hometown heroes Charm City Devils.
The goal of music in general is to bring people together, Will Sims hopes to connect with people on a personal and emotional level. In today's world, our brains are flooded with non-stop content, meant to keep us constantly entertained, Sims hopes to give people something they can really absorb and enjoy for years to come, not just in his recordings, but also in his live shows.
Sims’ music has been featured on radio stations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina as well as online radio stations and podcasts. He has played shows in Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and the Carolinas, has been featured on many local festivals and events, and has opened for several national acts including: Puddle of Mudd, Saving Abel, Like a Storm, Adema, Trapt, 12 Stones, Smile Empty Soul, Otep, Taproot, Hurt, Kip Winger, Faster Pussycat, and The Dreaming.
"Will you go with me to the edge of time..."
"You tell me it's easy, but time keeps rolling by..."
"Take all my memories and burn them to ground..."
Gun to Your Head
"Step one, monopolize..."
Where Only We Exist
"It's flattering, how you pretend that there's nothing wrong..."
"I run from you because I'm so afraid and I don't know why..."
Will You Remember?
"Will You Remember the times I was there for you?"
Our World is on Fire
"Then you whispered into my ear, as the sky had consumed me..."