Hailing from Halifax, Chester Doom, the up-and-coming rock sensation, has recently unveiled their highly anticipated single, “Not Far Behind.” This electrifying track is set to captivate music enthusiasts worldwide with its heartfelt message and unforgettable melody.


The song’s creation dates back to early 2022 when vocalist Josh Best was recuperating from Covid-19 and closely observing the distressing events unfolding in Ukraine. Deeply moved by the unwavering courage and hope displayed by the Ukrainian people amidst immense adversity, Best channeled these inspiring emotions into the creation of “Not Far Behind.”


Conceptually, “Not Far Behind” weaves a gripping narrative that celebrates human resilience in the most trying circumstances. Through its powerful lyrics and emotive storytelling, the song underscores the formidable strength of our spirit and serves as a poignant reminder that we are never truly isolated during difficult times.

Musically, “Not Far Behind” stands out with its pulsating rhythm, captivating vocals, and an irresistibly catchy hook that’s bound to connect with listeners from a wide array of age groups and cultural backgrounds. This stellar track perpetuates Chester Doom’s signature sound — a harmonious fusion of classic rock elements with contemporary alternative vibes — further solidifying their growing global fanbase.


Reflecting on the significance of this heartfelt release, Chester Doom’s lead vocalist Josh Best shared some insights into his creative process: “This song holds a special place in my heart as it resonates with everyone who has encountered tough times. Our intention was to craft an uplifting piece offering solace and companionship during life’s darker moments. I am incredibly proud of what we’ve achieved, and I eagerly await listeners’ reactions.”

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“Not Far Behind” can be streamed on all major music platforms right now, and fans can look forward to catching Chester Doom performing this inspiring new single live at various shows and festivals throughout Canada. With their one-of-a-kind soundscapes and empowering messages, Chester Doom undoubtedly holds the potential to leave a resounding, long-lasting impression in the music industry.


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“Not Far Behind” has been added to my “HEAVY” and “Wanderlust”  playlists on Spotify!