Equal Vision Records band Hail The Sun have announced their highly-anticipated fifth full-length album New Age Filth, set for release on April 16th. To celebrate the announcement, the band has shared the passionate first single “Domino”, alongside an accompanying video. New Age Filth marks the band’s most ambitious material to date, recorded over five weeks with producer Kris Crummett (A Lot Like Birds, Nova Charisma, Dance Gavin Dance). The energy and thought the band put into the release is apparent on “Domino”, as they shine their technical prowess with instruments dancing over one another as vocalist Donovan Melero belts out his signature vocals. Lyrically, the track centers around reflection of self and how past actions can affect others. You can watch the music video for “Domino” here and stream the […]
The Juliana Theory have returned with “Better Now,” kicking off 2021 with a strikingly hopeful song and video. “Better Now” is just the second new track from The Juliana Theory after a 15-year hiatus from making music and kicks off a year that is sure to bring more from the newly reunited Brett Detar and Josh Fielder. Watch the video for “Better Now” here and the track is now available via your preferred listening service.
“Recently I’ve had a number of loved ones either going through bad addictions or an especially difficult time. One night, not long ago, a friend that I care about deeply who had been struggling came over to my little music studio.” Detar reflected on the origins of […]
A few months back, New Jersey indie-rockers, The Vaughns, have announced that they have officially signed to Equal Vision Records. On January 29, 2021, the band will be dropping a three-track EP, rom-coms + take-out, via their new label home. Physical pre-orders are available now here.
Today, the band is premiering a new single and video “Raina” off of the EP, via Brooklyn Vegan. Spin it now here. This follows the release of “All Weekend” which dropped a few months back.
On “Raina,” lead singer, Anna Lies shares, “This is a love song and our most vulnerable release yet. What more can I say?” The video was directed by Steven Marcario and Drew Mullins.
Having met in a garage in their New Jersey hometown, The […]
Today, Hail The Sun shared the final two tracks in their Reimagined series, “Falling on Deaf Ears” and “Secret Wars”. The band shines a new light on each track, taking these heavily technical songs and turning them into beautiful acoustic arrangements. Working with producer Allen Casillas (VIS) on Reimagined, the project first came to fruition through the band’s Patreon. You can stream the full Reimagined series here now.
Hail The Sun have been keeping busy throughout 2020, spending most of their time working on the follow-up to 2018’s critically-acclaimed Mental Knife, set for release next year on Equal Vision Records. On the upcoming material, the band promises a larger sound that blurs genre lines as well as some of their most […]
Dream punk band Glacier Veins has teamed up with Brooklyn Vegan to exclusively premiere their new music video “Feel Better Now.” Fans can watch the band team up to take down a destructive monster – led by vocalist Malia Endres’ evil alter ego Ailam – now here. “Feel Better Now” comes from the band’s latest album, The World You Want To See, which was released on February 28th via Equal Vision Records / Common Ground Collective. It is available for purchase now at glacierveins.merchnow.com.
Shares Endres: “We are so thrilled to share the music video for ‘Feel Better Now’! Making a music video in the midst of a pandemic certainly brought some challenges but we are so lucky to have gotten […]
The Juliana Theory have returned with new song and video “Can’t Go Home” – their first new music in over 15 years – today, November 20th via a new partnership with Equal Vision Records.
“I think people are feeling uncertain right now,” said songwriter and vocalist Brett Detar. “I’d say that it’s pretty impossible not to feel that way. As humans I imagine we’ve always innately known that there’s no way to turn back the hands of time to simpler days but 2020 has fed us all an uncomfortably large dose of unfamiliarity – ‘wayward stranger days.’ Is this uncertainty a new normal? I’m not sure but I’ve always used music as a coping mechanism and I think this year I’ve […]
Alternative rock band Never Loved is shaking things up with the release of “Sunshine.” Out now via Equal Vision Records, “Sunshine” is shadowy and visceral – reflecting on darker times despite its vibrant title. Fans can check out the music video here: https://youtu.be/kexEaIqJr30.
Explains vocalist Camm Knopp: “‘Sunshine’ is about wanting change and growth. I wrote this song during a time when I felt stuck in the same cycles and was surrounded by people who weren’t good for me. For a while I wasn’t even aware of that and the idea of being where I wanted to be didn’t feel possible. Eventually I reached a point where I felt like I had the choice to either create the change I wanted […]
The wait is over for Young Culture, the highly anticipated debut full-length record from Albany pop-rock band Young Culture. Featuring lead singles “Holiday in Vegas,” “I’ll Be There,” “Better Off As Friends,” and “Hailey Beverly 2016,” Young Culture is a collection of songs that will make you feel fulfilled in leaving your youth behind, while still reminding you that growing up does not mean you have to lose your liveliness. For more information or to purchase the album, out now via Equal Vision Records, please visit: youngculture.lnk.to/self-titled.
Young Culture, the group’s debut LP, encompasses the struggles of trying to find your way in your early 20s. With familiar themes of young love, the highs and lows of friendship and struggles with […]
New Jersey emo act Armor For Sleep caught fans off guard with a tour announcement earlier this year, nearly a decade after disbanding. Today they’re thrilled to announce the release of their What To Do When You Are Dead 15th Anniversary Edition, out now on Equal Vision Records and featuring unreleased b-sides and demos from the band. Fans can check out the video for “Always A Wish,” and purchase three exclusive vinyl variants of the release here.
Lead singer Ben Jorgensen shares: “We are very excited to include some previously unreleased b-sides on the deluxe 15 year anniversary vinyl pressing of “What To Do When You Are Dead”. The b-sides we chose to include were demos written and recorded around the […]
New Jersey indie-rockers, The Vaughns, have announced that they have officially signed to Equal Vision Records! To celebrate the new partnership, the band has released a new single and video “All Weekend” which is premiering now on FLOOD Magazine. Fans can check it out now here.
On “All Weekend,” lead singer, Anna Lies shares, “This track is meant to make you smile, if the song doesn’t we hope the video does. I started writing it last summer when I was touring and craving time alone at home, but eventually adjusted the lyrics to show some perspective shifts after our state’s mandated quarantine. Nothing cheers me up more than rom-coms and good take-out, so I hope this song can be a bit […]