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CONCRETE CASTLES RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, ‘WISH I MISSED U’

Alternative band Concrete Castles is excited to share their highly anticipated debut album Wish I Missed U, out now via Velocity Records / Equal Vision Records. The record features recent singles “Porcelain,” “Just a Friend” and “Half Awake,” and title track “Wish I Missed U” featuring Anthony Green (Circa Survive), which have together amassed over 1.36 million views on Youtube. The band also recently shared a new music video for “Thrill”: https://youtu.be/lXbAjxGLcB4. To stream the full album, please visit: velocity.lnk.to/wish-i-missed-u.

The band shares: “We’re so excited the album is finally out, we’ve been waiting so long for this, especially with all the COVID setbacks we’ve experienced throughout the process! We’re really proud of all these songs and we hope that you […]

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VAGRANTS RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO, “YOU STILL LINGER”

Vagrants returned with their new single “You Still Linger” out now on Equal Vision Records. “You Still Linger” serves as the next evolution of the band’s sound, with intricate guitar and drum work supported by modern electronic elements. The emotionally charged lyrics found on the track dive deep into self-reflection and being able to grow from past experiences. The energy of the song is matched in the video, with a high-octane performance jumping “beyond the veil” of reality versus perception. Recording for the track was split between the band’s own studio in Florida and with Matt Goldman (‘68, As Cities Burn) in Tennessee. The song was mixed by Sam Guaiana (Silverstein, Young Culture) and mastered by Kris Crummet (Dance Gavin […]

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CHERIE AMOUR ANNOUNCE DEBUT EP ‘INTERNAL DISCUSSIONS’ & RELEASE NEW SINGLE

Baltimore-based nu-punk band Cherie Amour have announced their debut EP, Internal Discussions, set for release October 1st on Equal Vision Records. The band has also shared their new single and video, “A Beautiful Mess, A Perfect Disaster” to coincide with the announcement. On the track, the group have created a lush, pop-punk driven sound highlighted by lyrics about desiring something that feels out of reach. The video for the song was directed by guitarist Casey Reid and plays into the emotional inner conflict found throughout the EP. You can watch the video for “A Beautiful Mess, A Perfect Disaster” here now and preorder Internal Discussions here.

Speaking on the single, vocalist Trey Miller stated:

“A Beautiful Mess, A Perfect Disaster is about […]

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HOT WATER MUSIC SIGN TO EVR & ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES

ICONIC AMERICAN ROCK BAND HOT WATER MUSIC SIGNS WITH EQUAL VISION RECORDS FOR UPCOMING FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

Acclaimed American rock band Hot Water Music – Chuck Ragan (lead vocals/guitar), Jason Black (bass), Chris Wollard (guitar/vocals), Chris Cresswell (guitar/vocals), George Rebelo (drums) – are excited to announce its signing with Equal Vision Records for its forthcoming full-length album. Set for release in early 2022, the album will be the band’s first offering since 2019’s Shake Up The Shadows EP and will represent a turning-of-the-page for the iconic outfit. Daniel Sandshaw, General Manager for Equal Vision Records, had the following to share about the signing: 

“As a lifelong fan of Hot Water Music, I was apprehensive when we started to discuss the idea of working […]

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BITTER BRANCHES SIGN TO EVR AND RELEASE EP, ‘ALONG CAME A BASTARD’

Post-hardcore supergroup Bitter Branches shared their new dual track EP, Along Came A Bastard, out via Equal Vision Records. Composed of Tim Singer (Deadguy, Kiss It Goodbye, No Escape), guitarists Matt Ryan (Calvary) and Kevin Sommerville (Lighten Up!), bassist Brian Kantorek (Go! For The Throat, The Curse) and drummer Jeff Tirabassi (Walleye), the band eschews genre expectations to give the listener something special – an exploration of the musical pedigree the groups legendary lineup has honed throughout years of touring and recording. On Along Came A Bastard, the band worked with producer Mike Bardzik (The Casualties, Kill Your Idols), with mixing by Kurt Ballou and Zach Weeks at God City Studios, and mastering done by  Brad Boatright (From Ashes Rise). 

The […]

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CONCRETE CASTLES ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM AND RELEASE SINGLE FT. ANTHONY GREEN

Alternative band Concrete Castles has announced their highly anticipated debut album Wish I Missed U, out September 17th via Velocity Records / Equal Vision Records. Additionally, they have shared the title track, which features Circa Survive’s Anthony Green, streaming here: https://youtu.be/_uPLv9UiRkQ. Pre-orders are now available here: velocity.lnk.to/wish-i-missed-u.

“’Wish I Missed U’ was a lucky song for us, we almost didn’t put it on the album & decided last minute to record this song… it has quickly become our favorite and the title track of our album!” the band shares. “Hearing this all come together from the demo to now an amazing collaboration we got to do with Anthony Green has been so cool!”

They continue: “To say we’ve been waiting a long […]

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YOUNG CULTURE RELEASE NEW EP, ‘GODSPEED’

Three-piece alternative rock band Young Culture is bringing nothing but good vibes with their brand new EP Godspeed. The record is out now via Equal Vision Records, and features recent singles “Hum,” “Godspeed,” and “Simplemindedteens.” For more information, please visit: youngculture.lnk.to/godspeedEP

According to vocalist Alex Magnan, “These 5 songs are just a showcase of what we’ve always been about, solidifying who we are and what we do. I want the listeners to feel the different emotions we’re trying to convey with each track. Each song has something special to offer and I want it to be felt to its fullest.”

After spending nearly every Sunday during the pandemic brainstorming and writing together, childhood friends Alex Magnan (vocals), Gabe Pietrafesa (guitar), and Troy […]

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CHERIE AMOUR RELEASE NEW SINGLE/VIDEO, “ORLANDO”

Baltimore, MD quartet Cherie Amour have shared their new single “Orlando”, out today via Equal Vision Records. On “Orlando” the band blends an infectious mix of pop-punk and hip-hop, as vocalist Trey Miller flows seamlessly from high-definition choruses to an emotionally-charged rap. The track depicts a conflicted relationship centered around the feeling of being used but still all in for the other person, as the video taps into a futuristic spin of this lyrical story between shots of the band performing. You can watch the video for “Orlando” here now and stream the song here.

Speaking on the song, Miller stated:

“‘Orlando’ starts out by painting a visual of walking in on your significant other with someone else. I wanted to show […]

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YOUNG CULTURE RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “SIMPLEMINDEDTEENS”

Three-piece alternative rock band Young Culture is back and ready for summer with their new feel-good EP, Godspeed. The band has today shared another single, “Simplemindedteens.” Fans can listen now here: https://youngculture.lnk.to/simple. Godspeed is set to be released on July 30th via Equal Vision Records and is available for pre-order here. For more information, please visit: youngculture.lnk.to/godspeedEP

“’Simplemindedteens’ is an ode to the days when we were growing up,” the band shares. “Learning how to be yourself and discovering new things. Friends, drugs, relationships, memories and mistakes. Everything you’re not so sure you want to tell your future kids about.”

They continue: “At times when you’re growing up, things can feel negative. But it feels good to look back at your life […]

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CALLING ALL CAPTAINS RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO, “UNDONE”

Bridging the gap between pop-punk/post-hardcore, Calling All Captains is excited to share their hard-hitting new single “Undone.” The band has today teamed up with Brooklyn Vegan to exclusively premiere the new track, streaming now here.

“’Undone’ was written about that person in your life that makes everything about them and takes no responsibilty for their own actions,” shares vocalist Luc Gauthier. “Those kind of narcissists eventually expose themselves for who they really are and end up with nothing left after everyone else catches on to their charade.”

He continues: “Sometimes all you can do is be the bigger person and walk away from the situation. Not every hill is worth dying on. The less you fight back, the less power you give […]

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