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FAIRWEATHER RELEASE SINGLE & ANNOUNCE NEW EP, ‘DELUGE’

First breaking onto the music scene in 1999, today Fairweather starts their next chapter with the announcement of their new EP, Deluge, set for release June 24th on long-time label home Equal Vision Records. Recorded at guitarist Ben Green’s Washington D.C. studio, Ivakota, and partially at vocalist Jay Littleton’s studio in Houston, Deluge is Fairweather’s first new music since their self-titled album in 2014. Rounding out the band’s lineup is guitarist Peter Tsouras, drummer Shane Johnson, and Ben Murphy moves to third guitar as the band welcomes Nick Barkley (Olympia) on bass. 

The first taste of Deluge comes with “Untethered”, a six-minute and a half long song boasting a powerful mix of post-rock and alternative, a clear shift from the band’s […]

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THE JULIANA THEORY RELEASE NEW EP, ‘STILL THE SAME KIDS PT. 1’

Emo/alternative rock pioneers The Juliana Theory have returned with their new EP ‘Still The Same Kids’ Pt.1 on Equal Vision Records. Vinyl, merch and streaming are available here. You can watch the official visualizer for focus track “Less Talk” here. The EP features 5 songs that fully embrace the strengths of the band’s catalog of underground anthems without sacrificing an ounce of who the duo is now. Truth be told, The Juliana Theory always owed as much to The Beatles as to Sunny Deal Real Estate, with shades and shimmers of everything from Depeche Mode and Tears For Fears to The Foo Fighters in their arsenal. The first in a series of 3 EP’s to be released between now and 2023 on EVR, ‘Still The Same Kids’ Pt.1 is a successor to the bands […]

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VAGRANTS RELEASE DEBUT RECORD, ‘BE CONSUMED’

Progressive post-hardcore outfit Vagrants shared their new album Be Consumed, out now on Equal Vision Records. The band has also shared a visually stunning official video for focus track “Aimless”, which can be viewed here. Formed in 2017, Vagrants’ current line-up is composed of Jose DelRio (guitars/vocals), Anastasia Hayes (Drums), and Bryce Ballinger (guitar). Be Consumed shows different sides of the bands sweeping, progressive sound – awash with intricate guitar and drum work supported by modern electronic elements and huge breakdowns. There is a palpable jam-like quality to the record, the band is tight as ever but falls into a groove with one another that speaks to their mature creative alliance. The vocals are equal parts soaring and powerful, conveying the message of each song with a melodic sensibility […]

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DONOVAN MELERO RELEASES DEBUT SOLO RECORD, ‘CHELSEA PARK AFTER DARK’

Ubiquitous Hail The Sun and Nova Charisma vocalist Donovan Melero released his new album Chelsea Park After Dark on Equal Vision Records. You can stream and order the album here. In September of 2020, an impromptu call to Joe Occhiuti (a partner of Donovan’s at Kill Iconic Records and bass player for Ice Nine Kills) and Allen Casillas (Kill Iconic recording artist and touring drummer of Hail The Sun,) led the trio to Long Island, where they holed up at the famed Vudu Studios with producer Mike Watts for a week.  Writing a solo album for the first time, Donovan assembled the trio in an effort to explore new avenues musically and challenge his songwriting.  What emerged from that session is what you’ll experience with this new […]

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D.R.U.G.S. RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO, “BRIGHTER SIDE”

Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows (D.R.U.G.S) have released another new single ahead of the release date of their forthcoming, highly anticipated new album ‘DESTROY REBUILD’ which will be released June 17, 2022 through Equal Vision Records/Velocity Records. Fans can now stream and watch the music video for “Brighter Side” here: https://youtu.be/-YYyCnk_t9Y

“’Brighter Side” showcases tongue in cheek confidence and letting go of the past with a realistic and optimistic look towards the future,” says vocalist Craig Owens on the new song. “It was the first track written for the new album, and has all the elements that originally made me fall in love with the D.R.U.G.S. sound. Can’t wait to be able to perform these songs live on our upcoming tour […]

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ALL GET OUT ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, ‘KODAK’

Equal Vision Records and South Carolina-based indie-rock quartet All Get Out are excited to present the Friday, June 3 release of Kodak, the band’s first full-length offering since 2018’s No Bouquet. An album centered around the concept of small town living in America and how they — along with its people who stay behind — continue to remain frozen in time. 

One of two songs on Kodak that references temporary memory loss experienced by frontman Nathan Hussey‘s mother, “Sumter” finds him offering up some self-aware self-recrimination about his attitude towards these hometown memories via a hefty nostalgic jangle. Lyrically, the track is the centerpiece of the album and is another reflection on the unaddressable things that still bother you […]

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GREYHAVEN RELEASE AMBITIOUS NEW RECORD, ‘THIS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL WORLD’

Louisville, KY band Greyhaven shared their highly anticipated new album This Bright and Beautiful World on Equal Vision Records.  You can order the new album here.

This Bright and Beautiful World highlights a continued shift into a new era of the band, evoking a mix of anguished alt-rock and post-hardcore punctuated by moments of raw brutality. The ten tracks on the album are shaped by an authentic sense of emotive expression – the band explores new sonic textures without losing direction or intent. Serpentine riffs permeate each song, often building a sinister tension that helps the bands distinct melodic sensibilities shine. The lyrics tend to be stark and brooding, adding a palpable sense of darkness to the album. Singles “All Candy”, “Foreign Anchor” and “Ornaments From The Well” ebb and […]

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THE JULIANA THEORY RELEASE SINGLE & ANNOUNCE EP, ‘STILL THE SAME KIDS PT. 1’

Emo/alternative rock pioneers The Juliana Theory have returned with their new single and video “Playback ’99 (Burn the Cassette Deck)”, which will appear on their upcoming EP ‘Still The Same Kids’ Pt.1 available on May 6th from Equal Vision Records. The official video is streaming here now, with the song available on all DSP’s 4/1. The new EP features 4 songs that fully embrace the strengths of the band’s catalog of underground anthems without sacrificing an ounce of who the duo is now. Truth be told, The Juliana Theory always owed as much to The Beatles as to Sunny Deal Real Estate, with shades and shimmers of everything from Depeche Mode and Tears For Fears to The Foo Fighters in their arsenal. The first in a series of […]

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HOT WATER MUSIC RELEASE ACCLAIMED NEW ALBUM, ‘FEEL THE VOID’

Equal Vision Records and celebrated punk band Hot Water Music are excited to announce the release of its acclaimed new album, Feel The Void. Featuring the return of producer Brian McTernan (Turnstile, Converge, Thrice), Feel The Void offers up a torrent of resilience that strives for light in the context of personal and global darkness across its 12 energetic and impassioned songs. Stream the album in its entirety on all platforms HERE. 

The band has also released the music video for “Habitual,” a standout track from the new collection that is accompanied by a clip directed by Jesse Korman. Perhaps the most personal song vocalist/guitarist Chuck Ragan has ever written, “Habitual” is for and about those close to him […]

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MURALS RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF SPINE” FT. GARRETT RUSSELL

Post-hardcore outfit Murals released a powerful new single “Out Of Sight, Out Of Spine” ft Garrett Russell (Silent Planet) on Equal Vision Records. Written about the famine and suffering occurring in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, this new track seeks to draw awareness to the humanitarian tragedy the country has faced over the last year. The band will donate a portion of all proceeds from the song to Refugees International. You can stream the song and learn more about Refugees International here.

Murals is a creative alliance between three talented instrumentalists – Shane Gann of Hail The Sun / Sufferer (guitar), Blake Dahlinger of Sufferer (drums) and Tony Bautista formerly of Mannequin Mishap (bass), alongside a revolving roster of vocalists. The main influences for this project are actual stories from the vocalists themselves, which drives the band to make powerful works that fully capture the […]

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