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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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YOUNG CULTURE RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR “I’LL BE THERE”

Pop rock band Young Culture recently assured listeners “I’ll Be There” with their brand new single. Today they’re thrilled to share the accompanying music video for the song, streaming now here: https://youtu.be/DOZNEHPY2J0. Through the sale of their “I’ll Be There” merch, Young Culture has managed to raise over $1600 for the Albany Bail Fund and the Louisville Community Bail Fund.

Vocalist Alexander Magnan shares: “We’re happy to put out good vibes and hope you enjoy watching it as much as we did making it.”

Last year Young Culture celebrated an incredibly successful first week following the release of their label debut EP, (This Is) Heaven. (This Is) Heaven secured the #22 spot on the New Artist chart, as well as #53 Indie. […]

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SAFE & SOUND: AN ISOLATION COMPILATION – OUT NOW

Today, Albany, NY label Equal Vision Records have released Safe & Sound: An Isolation Compilation as a way to give back to their artists. The compilation features re-imagined and exclusive versions of songs from bands on the label including long-time staples like Saves The Day, Armor For Sleep, and I The Mighty, and newer acts like Young Culture, Sleep On It, and Vagrants. Released digitally via Bandcamp, Equal Vision Records will be giving 100% of the sale proceeds to bands who contributed to the compilation, many of whom’s tour schedules were canceled due to the ongoing pandemic.

On the release, Equal Vision Records label manager Dan Sandshaw stated:

“When the pandemic hit, we quickly identified a couple of goals. First, we wanted to find a […]

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CALLING ALL CAPTAINS RELEASE “MADE FOR THIS” DOCUMENTARY

Canadian quintet Calling All Captains has teamed up with Exclaim! to premiere a brand new documentary titled “Made For This.” Detailing the band’s experience at K Days, “Made For This” was filmed and edited by Guerilla Motion Pictures. Watch it now, here: https://bit.ly/3dcK5Jd.

“Opening for the Offspring at K Days was by far the biggest show we’ve had in our music careers to date,” the band shares. “We knew how easy it would be for moments like this to pass and memories to fade, so we hired a film crew to help capture it all. Sam and Justin have an amazing creative vision and turned this into something really special that we hope will inspire people to chase their dreams as […]

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GLACIER VEINS RELEASE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “PERCEPTION”

Dream punk band Glacier Veins has teamed up with FLOOD Magazine to exclusively premiere their new music video “Perception.” Fans can watch it now here. “Perception” 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.

“I like to think of “Perception” as the theme song of the record, acknowledging how everyone perceives the world in their own way, which sets us up to realize the power we have in the way we experience our lives,” shares Malia Endres. “I hope the song encourages listeners to reflect on how they think about themselves, their experiences, and their […]

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KAONASHI RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR “COFFEE & CONVERSATION”

Philadelphia emo mathcore outfit Kaonashi shared a new music video for their harrowing track “Coffee & Conversation” via a premiere on The Noise. Taken off the band’s 2018 EP, Why Did You Do It?, the clip dives deeper into the story of their three concept characters – manic-depressive high school student Jamie, Morgan the bully, and love interest Casey – as they sift through the throes of Lemon House High. Directed and filmed by The Contortionist vocalist Michael Lessard, the video marks the last chapter of Why Did You Do It?, but it is not the last fans will see of the story of Lemon House High. The band are currently working on their debut full-length album, which will follow Jamie and the others through […]

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