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CALLING ALL CAPTAINS RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO, “UNDONE”

Bridging the gap between pop-punk/post-hardcore, Calling All Captains is excited to share their hard-hitting new single “Undone.” The band has today teamed up with Brooklyn Vegan to exclusively premiere the new track, streaming now here.

“’Undone’ was written about that person in your life that makes everything about them and takes no responsibilty for their own actions,” shares vocalist Luc Gauthier. “Those kind of narcissists eventually expose themselves for who they really are and end up with nothing left after everyone else catches on to their charade.”

He continues: “Sometimes all you can do is be the bigger person and walk away from the situation. Not every hill is worth dying on. The less you fight back, the less power you give […]

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ZERO TRUST RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “PORTRAITS”

New York-based Zero Trust have shared their heavy new single “Portraits” out on Equal Vision Records.  The song is controlled chaos at its finest – a melding of jagged metalcore riffs, hardcore attitude, and melodic vocals centered around confronting your mortality.

Expanding on the meaning behind the song, vocalist BJ Allen stated:

“Portraits is about suddenly being confronted with mortality then reflecting on your limited time on earth and how you will be perceived when you are gone.”

Zero Trust, formed as a creative outlet during the ongoing pandemic, is completed by members of Coheed and Cambria, Bulldoze, Full Scale Riot, Agents of Man, Skarhead, and more. The group of hardcore veterans collectively builds upon a hard to define sound, blurring the lines […]

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YOUNG CULTURE NEW ANNOUNCE EP, ‘GODSPEED’

Three-piece alternative rock band Young Culture is back and ready for summer with their new feel-good EP, Godspeed. Godspeed is set to be released on July 30th via Equal Vision Records. Stream the title track and pre-save the release now here. For more information, please visit: www.youngcultureny.com

On the new single, the band shares: “When writing this song, it just felt so natural. This idea started from the notes app on our phone, and it’s now the first song you hear on our new EP.”

After spending nearly every Sunday during the pandemic brainstorming and writing together, childhood friends Alex Magnan (vocals), Gabe Pietrafesa (guitar), and Troy Burchett (guitar) were ready to share the found happiness and love that many people are […]

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YOUNG CULTURE RELEASE VIBRANT NEW SINGLE/VIDEO, “HUM”

hree-piece alternative rock band Young Culture is back and ready for summer with their new feel-good track, “Hum.” Watch the band bloom in their colorful video, here: https://youtu.be/eEnDTxUQY2E. Young Culture worked with Benjamin Leiber and Miguel Barbosa to bring their vibrant world to life, with animation by Matt West (Neck Deep). “Hum” is out now via Equal Vision Records.

“’Hum’ was one of the first songs we wrote following our first full-length. Going into the studio to record it felt so natural, and it really just worked itself out,” the band recalls. “This song paints such a vivid picture of joy, so when we went to make a video, we knew we wanted to collaborate with Ben & Miguel. They brought […]

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CONCRETE CASTLES RELEASE NEW SONG, “PORCELAIN”, AND ANNOUNCE BONNAROO PERFORMANCE

Alternative band Concrete Castles continues to shatter expectations with their latest single “Porcelain,” out now on Velocity Records / Equal Vision Records. Additionally, the band has released a new music video for the song – directed by Daniel Carberry (Dua Lipa, Skylar Grey, Betty Who, Rise Against). Watch now, here: www.youtu.be/K0CjsLXGhME.

“’Porcelain’ is one of my favorite songs (it helps we recorded it on my birthday!),” shares vocalist Audra Miller. “It was such a cool way to express myself and just tell people that you don’t need to be fragile & you are allowed to stand up for yourself and have feelings.”

She continues: “Feeling something doesn’t make you weak or fragile, like ‘porcelain,’ it’s makes you strong enough to handle yourself […]

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CHERIE AMOUR SIGN TO EVR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “BURN”

“It’s a massive single that’s anthemic and vital, calling out for summer stages and skateparks.” – AFROPUNK

Equal Vision Records welcomes Baltimore, MD quartet Cherie Amour to their roster with the band’s debut single, “Burn”. Premiering on AFROPUNK, “Burn” showcases the band’s signature sound dubbed “nu-punk”, combining elements of pop-punk, R&B, and metal. Produced by Alan Day (Four Year Strong) the bouncy track focuses on reflection and learning from your past actions. The accompanying video takes a stab at the classic horror movie-trope of sadistic clowns, finding the band in a carnival of terror with some unexpected surprises. You can watch the video for “Burn” here now and find the song on all streaming services tomorrow.

Speaking on the track, vocalist Trey […]

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KAONASHI RELEASE NEW ALBUM, ‘DEAR LEMON HOUSE, YOU RUINED ME: SENIOR YEAR’

Philadelphia, PA band Kaonashi released their highly anticipated debut full-length, Dear Lemon House, You Ruined Me: Senior Year, on Equal Vision Records/Unbeaten Records. The concept album follows the character Jamie, who was first introduced on the band’s Why Did You Do It? EP, through Lemon House High and the different people they interact with. From their first day of school, a romantic relationship with Casey, and the turmoil that comes with being an American teenager, the eleven tracks on the album tell a unique, emotionally turbulent story in the world Kaonashi has created. 

The heavy storyline on the album is accompanied by an expansive sound, building off of the band’s self-coined genre of “emo mathcore.” While math rock driven moments and […]

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NEVER LOVED RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, ‘OVER IT’

Alternative rock band Never Loved is thrilled to finally share their debut full-length album, Over It. Years in the making, Over It was produced by multi-platinum producer Matt Squire and features co-writes by All-American Rejects’ Nick Wheeler. The album is out now via Equal Vision Records and available for streaming / purchase here: neverloved.lnk.to/isoverit.

“It feels so surreal to finally release our debut album ‘Over It.’ As a writer, this is the first full length I’ve ever done, and it’s been quite the journey,” shares vocalist Cameron Knopp. “There’s some kind of magic when it comes to creating a full-length in the studio as opposed to a song or two.”

He continues: “This album consists of songs I’ve written some time back […]

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CONCRETE CASTLES RELEASE NEW SONG/VIDEO, “HALF AWAKE”

Newly signed and ready to take the world by storm, alternative band Concrete Castles is excited to share their latest single “Half Awake,” out now on Velocity Records / Equal Vision Records. Additionally, the band has released a new music video for the song – directed by Daniel Carberry (Dua Lipa, Skylar Grey, Betty Who, Rise Against). Watch now, here: www.youtu.be/VDCdUDBYATI.

On the new single, vocalist Audra Miller shares: “The inspiration behind this song was all about having self confidence. Even if you’re going against everything that seems to be correct or the correct path for your life, it doesn’t mean you’re wrong! It’s all about believing in yourself and not letting other people bring you down because you are unconventional […]

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CALLING ALL CAPTAINS PREMIERE NEW SINGLE/VIDEO, “TAILSPIN”, VIA UNDER THE RADAR MAGAZINE

Pop-punk/post-hardcore band Calling All Captains is eager to finally share their new song, “Tailspin,” with the world. The track is premiering today, exclusively on Under The Radar.

“’Tailspin’ is a song about falling deep into your own vices, consistently telling yourself you need to change, but struggling with the real pain that comes with healing,” the band shares. “This is the first song we’ve released in over two years and it features Connor’s voice upfront and personal, adding a new element to the music.”

Calling All Captains is Luc Gauthier (vocals), Brad Bremner (guitar), Connor Dawkins (guitar), Nick Malychuk (bass), and Tim Wilson (drums). The band’s unique sound allows them to dip their toes in both the pop-punk and post-hardcore realms using […]

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