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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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NEVER LOVED RELEASE “GONE” GUITAR TUTORIAL – A SUBSTREAM PREMIERE

Florida-based alternative rock band Never Loved has been keeping busy during their time at home. Frontman Camm Knopp has shared a guitar tutorial breaking down their song, “Gone.” Fans can play along now at Substream Magazine.

Knopp shares: “When I wrote “Gone” I was in a situation where I had to decide if I was going to move on from someone or not. The song circles around the thought process of “is this really over or not” and making that difficult decision. I remember sitting down with my guitar the day I started writing “Gone” so vividly. The first thing I played were the chords in the chorus and the melody came instantly. Sometimes it happens that way.”

Hailing from the sunny […]

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NOVA CHARISMA RELEASE NEW EP, “EXPOSITION III”

Nova Charisma release Exposition III, out today!

Photo Credit:  Ebru Yildiz

WATCH: “The Greater Cause” (Official Video)
STREAM: Exposition III

Today, progressive duo Nova Charisma surprised fans with the release of Exposition III on Equal Vision Records. The third installment of the project from the minds of Donovan Melero (Hail The Sun) and Sergio Medina (Royal Coda) sees the pair exploring lighter sounds while still infusing the emotionally gripping lyrical content found in the first two expositions. For Exposition III, the band worked with producer Kris Crummett (Dance Gavin Dance, I The Mighty) who helped them execute captivating synth tones and massive choruses across the three tracks on the release.

Focusing on the overarching theme of being able to overcome and grow from pain, […]

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PICTURESQUE RELEASE NEW ALBUM, “DO YOU FEEL O.K?”

Lexington, KY – April 23, 2020 – Rock band Picturesque releases their highly anticipated sophomore album, Do You Feel O.K?.

Vocalist Kyle Hollis shares: “This album is straight fuego, it’s everything you wanted and everything you didn’t know you needed. It’s the best record to come out in a millennia. And that’s straight from Cardi B.”

Fans can catch Picturesque on tour with Scary Kids Scaring Kids on The City Sleeps In Flames 15th anniversary tour this summer. For a full list of upcoming shows, please see below.

Kentucky natives Picturesque are a band intent on doing things differently. Born out of a post-hardcore scene that’s often characterized more by aggression than accessibility, the five-piece steadfastly refuse to be boxed or pigeonholed, and […]

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PICTURESQUE RELEASE NEW SINGLE/VIDEO & ANNOUNCE ALBUM

Rock band Picturesque has announced their highly anticipated sophomore album, Do You Feel O.K?, out 4/24 via Equal Vision Records. The announcement comes with the release of their latest single, “ATTN:.” Do You Feel O.K? is available for pre-order now at www.picturesque.merchnow.com.

“We write a lot of sad songs, but we wanted this one to be different,” the band shares. “It’s a song where Kyle is in control of the narrative. We wanted it to have a strong groove and to make it as catchy as possible. We experimented with a lot of different sounds on this song and finally convinced Dylan to lay down an epic solo.”

They continue: “We are just trying to push the boundaries of what Picturesque can […]

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GLACIER VEINS TO PERFORM ACOUSTIC SET @ ALONE TOGETHER FEST

This weekend, Common Ground Collective is seeking to remove some of the distance created by recent quarantines by bringing together friends for the first ever Alone Together Fest. A virtual festival taking place over Instagram Live this Saturday (3/21) and Sunday (3/22), Alone Together Fest will feature acoustic performances from Maggie Schneider, Sunsleeper, Kayak Jones, Glacier Veins, Wolf Culture, Better Love, Cayley Spivey, and more.

Fans will be able to tune in via a dual livestream on the Common Ground Collective Instagram (@commongroundca) as well as each artist’s individual account. Bands will be hanging out with fans and performing a 20 minute acoustic set, during which time a merch or donation link will be displayed for viewers to contribute to the […]

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PICTURESQUE ANNOUNCE EAST COAST TOUR W/ SCARY KIDS SCARING KIDS

Rock band Picturesque has announced that they will be returning to the stage later this year with Scary Kids Scaring Kids on their newly announced east coast tour. The run, which celebrates the 15th anniversary of The City Sleeps In Flames and features The Classic Crime and Eidola as well, kicks off on June 27th in Chicago, with stops in Pittsburgh, Nashville, Orlando, Brooklyn, and more. Tickets are on sale now and available at www.equalvision.com/tour-dates/#picturesque.

Fans can also catch Picturesque on tour with Secrets next month. The New Decade Tour Part 1 will open on April 3rd in Scottsdale and concludes on April 18th in Anaheim. For a full list of Picturesque’s upcoming shows, please see below or visit www.picturesqueband.com.

Late last […]

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