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CHERIE AMOUR SIGN TO EVR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “BURN”

“It’s a massive single that’s anthemic and vital, calling out for summer stages and skateparks.” – AFROPUNK

Equal Vision Records welcomes Baltimore, MD quartet Cherie Amour to their roster with the band’s debut single, “Burn”. Premiering on AFROPUNK, “Burn” showcases the band’s signature sound dubbed “nu-punk”, combining elements of pop-punk, R&B, and metal. Produced by Alan Day (Four Year Strong) the bouncy track focuses on reflection and learning from your past actions. The accompanying video takes a stab at the classic horror movie-trope of sadistic clowns, finding the band in a carnival of terror with some unexpected surprises. You can watch the video for “Burn” here now and find the song on all streaming services tomorrow.

Speaking on the track, vocalist Trey […]

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KAONASHI RELEASE NEW ALBUM, ‘DEAR LEMON HOUSE, YOU RUINED ME: SENIOR YEAR’

Philadelphia, PA band Kaonashi released their highly anticipated debut full-length, Dear Lemon House, You Ruined Me: Senior Year, on Equal Vision Records/Unbeaten Records. The concept album follows the character Jamie, who was first introduced on the band’s Why Did You Do It? EP, through Lemon House High and the different people they interact with. From their first day of school, a romantic relationship with Casey, and the turmoil that comes with being an American teenager, the eleven tracks on the album tell a unique, emotionally turbulent story in the world Kaonashi has created. 

The heavy storyline on the album is accompanied by an expansive sound, building off of the band’s self-coined genre of “emo mathcore.” While math rock driven moments and […]

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NEVER LOVED RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, ‘OVER IT’

Alternative rock band Never Loved is thrilled to finally share their debut full-length album, Over It. Years in the making, Over It was produced by multi-platinum producer Matt Squire and features co-writes by All-American Rejects’ Nick Wheeler. The album is out now via Equal Vision Records and available for streaming / purchase here: neverloved.lnk.to/isoverit.

“It feels so surreal to finally release our debut album ‘Over It.’ As a writer, this is the first full length I’ve ever done, and it’s been quite the journey,” shares vocalist Cameron Knopp. “There’s some kind of magic when it comes to creating a full-length in the studio as opposed to a song or two.”

He continues: “This album consists of songs I’ve written some time back […]

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CONCRETE CASTLES RELEASE NEW SONG/VIDEO, “HALF AWAKE”

Newly signed and ready to take the world by storm, alternative band Concrete Castles is excited to share their latest single “Half Awake,” out now on Velocity Records / Equal Vision Records. Additionally, the band has released a new music video for the song – directed by Daniel Carberry (Dua Lipa, Skylar Grey, Betty Who, Rise Against). Watch now, here: www.youtu.be/VDCdUDBYATI.

On the new single, vocalist Audra Miller shares: “The inspiration behind this song was all about having self confidence. Even if you’re going against everything that seems to be correct or the correct path for your life, it doesn’t mean you’re wrong! It’s all about believing in yourself and not letting other people bring you down because you are unconventional […]

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CALLING ALL CAPTAINS PREMIERE NEW SINGLE/VIDEO, “TAILSPIN”, VIA UNDER THE RADAR MAGAZINE

Pop-punk/post-hardcore band Calling All Captains is eager to finally share their new song, “Tailspin,” with the world. The track is premiering today, exclusively on Under The Radar.

“’Tailspin’ is a song about falling deep into your own vices, consistently telling yourself you need to change, but struggling with the real pain that comes with healing,” the band shares. “This is the first song we’ve released in over two years and it features Connor’s voice upfront and personal, adding a new element to the music.”

Calling All Captains is Luc Gauthier (vocals), Brad Bremner (guitar), Connor Dawkins (guitar), Nick Malychuk (bass), and Tim Wilson (drums). The band’s unique sound allows them to dip their toes in both the pop-punk and post-hardcore realms using […]

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ZERO TRUST RELEASE NEW VIDEO & VINYL VARIANT

The New York-based group Zero Trust shared the new music video for their track “Get It” alongside an interview with vocalist BJ Allen on Afropunk today. The track is one of the band’s dual singles released last month via Equal Vision Records in the form of a self-titled EP. “Get It” is an anthemic slow-burn track that boasts a soaring chorus led by Allen’s poignant lyrics. Zero Trust, formed as a creative outlet during the ongoing pandemic, is completed by members of Coheed and Cambria, Bulldoze, Full Scale Riot, Agents of Man, Skarhead, and more. The group of hardcore veterans collectively builds upon a hard-to-define sound, blurring the lines of metal, hardcore, and alternative rock. The band also announced a new vinyl variant for […]

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NEVER LOVED PREMIERE NEW “AUTUMN” VIDEO VIA UNDER THE RADAR MAGAZINE

After years of teasing, alternative rock band Never Loved is giving fans what they want. The band has finally shared “Autumn,” premiering now on Under The Radar. “Autumn” is the second single from Never Loved’s highly anticipated debut album Over It, out May 14th via Equal Vision Records. For more information or to pre-order Over It, please visit: neverloved.lnk.to/autumn.

“’Autumn’ was actually the first Never Loved song ever written and also one of the first songs I ever wrote that I sang on,” recalls frontman Cameron Knopp. “I recorded it with Squire in 2017 before we had a band name and it was originally supposed to be on our self-titled ep, but we decided to save it for a full length. […]

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KAONASHI ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE/VIDEO

Philaldelphia, PA band Kaonashi have announced their new full-length, Dear Lemon House, You Ruined Me: Senior Year, due out on May 21st. The album marks the band’s first release with Equal Vision Records and continues their partnership with Unbeaten Records. The record serves as a follow-up to Kaonashi’s 2018 concept EP, Why Did You Do It?, continuing the story of the character Jamie and the people they interact with through Lemon House High. The first glimpse of the album comes with the chaotically impassioned single “An Evening of Moving Pictures With Scooter Corkle”, out today. The video for the song, directed by Jesse Korman (The Number Twelve Looks Like You), introduces Jamie, alongside the characters Morgan and Casey, and how […]

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HAIL THE SUN RELEASE ALBUM, ‘NEW AGE FILTH’ WITH NEW VIDEO

Chico, CA band Hail The Sun released their highly anticipated fifth album, New Age Filth, on Equal Vision Records. To celebrate the record, the band have shared a music video for track “Misfire,” set in a dystopian dreamscape. Speaking about the track vocalist and drummer Donovan Melero states, “’Misfire’ is about feeling so detached from everyone that even while going through the motions of normal behaviors, it feels like you’re watching yourself as an outsider. We often try to validate ourselves in ways we think are necessary.” You can watch the video for “Misfire” here and purchase the record at newagefilth.com.

When Hail The Sun entered the studio to record what would become New Age Filth, they knew they were setting out to make their most collaborative and diverse album yet. […]

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NEVER LOVED ANNOUNCE ALBUM & RELEASE “ON & ON IT GOES” VIDEO

Following a whirlwind couple of years that saw them featured on Billboard, FLOOD Magazine, Alternative Press, and more, alternative rock band Never Loved is thrilled to announce their debut full-length album, Over It. Additionally, the band has shared lead single “On & On It Goes,” available now. Over It will be released on May 14th via Equal Vision Records and can be pre-ordered now at neverloved.lnk.to/onandon. 

“It’s amazing to finally announce our debut album to the world. I remember sitting in the studio with Matt back in 2017 when we first recorded ‘Dead Inside’ thinking how amazing it would be to create a full length record with him and here we are,” recalls Cameron Knopp. “At that point in time it […]

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