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ARMOR FOR SLEEP RELEASE ‘WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU ARE DEAD’ 15TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

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 […]

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THE VAUGHNS SIGN TO EVR AND RELEASE NEW SONG W/ VIDEO

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 […]

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YOUNG CULTURE RELEASE NEW SINGLE “BETTER OFF AS FRIENDS” AND ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM

Pop rock band Young Culture has announced details of their highly anticipated debut full-length record. The self-titled album is set to be released on October 16th via Equal Vision Records. Today, the band has also shared new single “Better Off As Friends,” which follows previously released “I’ll Be There” and “Holiday In Vegas.” Check out the new song and pre-order Young Culture now, here: youngculture.lnk.to/self-titled.

Vocalist Alexander Magnan shares: “We’re so stoked to share something fun and new with all of you as well as announce our first album. We hope you have as much fun watching it as we did making it.”

Young Culture, t​he group’s debut LP, encompasses the struggles of trying to find your way in your early 20s. […]

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THE PEER PLEASURE PODCAST JOINS THE EVR FAMILY

Equal Vision Records and The Peer Pleasure Podcast have announced an exciting new partnership, in conjunction with Sound Talent Media. The first episode, featuring Chino Moreno of Deftones, is streaming now on www.peerpleasurepodcast.com. 

“I have wanted that Equal Vision Records logo on something I have been apart of for over 20 years,” shares Peer Pleasure Podcast founder/host Dewey Halpaus. “I used to look for that logo at record stores to know if something was worth checking out. It’s amazing that Dan has been family for nearly that long, supporting anything I have done creatively.” 

He continues: “This partnership felt right for those reasons, and that it has not been done this way before. Blazing new trails together is something I am looking […]

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NEVER LOVED PREMIERE NEW SINGLE “OVER IT” VIA FLOOD MAGAZINE

August 11, 2020 – Florida – At a time when many are “over it,” Florida-based alternative rock band Never Loved is attempting to shake things up with their new single and music video “Over It.” The song, co-written by Nick Wheeler (All-American Rejects) and produced by Matt Squire, is premiering now on FLOOD Magazine.

“I noticed there are waves of good days and bad days in life. I wrote ‘Over It’ when I was going through a wave of bad days,” shares frontman Camm Knopp. “I was constantly overthinking and letting myself get the best of me. It was difficult to fall asleep most nights and each morning was riddled with the same mixed emotions of frustration and dejection.“

He continues: “Out […]

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VAGRANTS RELEASE NEW SINGLE “WITHER”

Pensacola, FL – August 7, 2020 – After a quiet few months, post-hardcore act Vagrants have returned with an explosive new track. Fans can check out the band’s new single “Wither,” out now on Equal Vision Records, here: https://youtu.be/yUSINsKxRDk.

On “Wither,” Jose DelRio shares: “It’s funny how it feels like sometimes art and music can predict the future. ‘Wither’  touches on feelings of isolation, “lonerism” and the vast spectrum of feelings anxiety and depression provide. I never thought when we wrote/recorded  this song last year that just months later we’d be living in a world where literally everyone is experiencing those very emotions touched on in the lyrics. I hope this song can serve as a reminder to people that it’s […]

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BE WELL RELEASE “MORNING LIGHT” WITH LYRIC VIDEO

The relative newcomers formed from hardcore and metal veterans, Be Well, premiered their blistering new single “Morning Light” this week with an accompanying lyric video via an interview with Loudwire. Clocking in just under the 2 minute mark, “Morning Light” reflects on past failures and the urge to feel truly alive tying into the album’s deeply personal themes of anxiety, depression, and moving forward for your loved ones. The fervid new track follows the first single and intensely emotional album closer, “Confessional”, taken from Be Well’s debut full-length album, The Weight and The Cost, due out on August 21st via Equal Vision Records and End Hits Records (EU/UK).

Fronted by prolific record producer Brian McTernan (Turnstile, Thrice, Hot Water Music), Be […]

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PICTURESQUE RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR “HOLDING ME DOWN”

Rock band Picturesque has announced that they will be sharing a brand new music video for their song, “Holding Me Down,” today via an exclusive stream on Soundrink.Live. Additionally, the band will be joining fans for an exclusive Q&A starting at 8:30pm ET. “Holding Me Down” comes from the band’s latest album, Do You Feel O.K?, out now via Equal Vision Records. For more information or to purchase the record, please visit: www.picturesque.merchnow.com.

Guitarist Zach Williamson shares: “This video connects the dots and picks up where all of our previous imagery left off. Welcome to a new chapter of Picturesque.”

Kentucky natives Picturesque are a band intent on doing things differently. Born out of a post-hardcore scene that’s often characterised more by […]

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BE WELL ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘THE WEIGHT AND THE COST’ & RELEASE NEW VIDEO

Today, ​Be Well announced their debut full-length album, ​The Weight and The Cost​, set for release on August 21st via Equal Vision Records and End Hits Records (EU/UK). The band is fronted by prolific record producer Brian McTernan (Turnstile, Thrice, Hot Water Music), and includes guitarists Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour) and Peter Tsouras (Fairweather), bassist Aaron Dalbec (Bane), and drummer Shane Johnson (Fairweather). ​The Weight and The Cost marks McTernan’s unexpected, but welcomed return to the other side of the glass. To celebrate the album announcement, the band has shared its first single, “Confessional,” along with an accompanying music video. “Confessional” is the album’s final track, and serves as an emotional ode to McTernan’s hopes for his daughter’s future as […]

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EVERY SCAR HAS A STORY RELEASE SELF-TITLED EP

Equal Vision Records welcomes post-hardcore act Every Scar Has A Story to their roster with the release of their self-titled debut EP, out today. The duo is comprised of Robert Fish, vocalist of 108, The Judas Factor and Ressurection, and Tom Schlatter, guitarist for You & I and Hundreds of AU, who met 9 years ago while sharing the stage together. Written, recorded and mixed over a matter of weeks, in the midst of quarantine, their self-titled EP explores various spectrums of the human experience over the course of three songs. Taking inspiration from their past work, while still bringing a new flair, the EP is full of tight rhythmic tracks, with loose melodic guitars, and screamed vocals that help […]

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