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GREYHAVEN RELEASE EXPLOSIVE NEW SINGLE, “FOREIGN ANCHOR”

Louisville, KY band Greyhaven shared their first single of the new year “Foreign Anchor” The song will appear on the bands upcoming album This Bright and Beautiful World set for release April 15th on Equal Vision Records.  You can preorder the new album here.  “Foreign Anchor”  highlights a shift into a new era for the band, channeling in a mix of anguished alt-rock and post-hardcore punctuated by moments of brutal heaviness. Caustic riffs permeate the track, building a sinister tension that helps the bands distinct melodic sensibilities shine. The accompanying video gives viewers a taste of the bands intense stage presence mixed with a palpable amount of visual chaos, hurling performance footage of the group across the screen juxtaposed against swirling narrative shots. You can stream “Foreign Anchor” and view the official music video here.

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BITTER BRANCHES RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “PLASTIC TONGUES”

post-hardcore outfit Bitter Branches shared their new track and lyric video “Plastic Tongues”, which will appear on their upcoming album Your Neighbors Are Failures due out on February 25th, 2022 via Equal Vision Records. The album will also be available as a limited edition red/white vinyl variant available for pre-order through BrooklynVegan. Comprised of Tim Singer (Deadguy, Kiss It Goodbye, No Escape), guitarists Matt Ryan (Calvary) and Kevin Sommerville (Lighten Up!) along with drummer Jeff Tirabassi (Walleye) and the inimitable Dan Yemin (Lifetime, Kid Dynamite, Paint It Black) on bass, the group continues to push the boundaries of their genre to give the listener something special – an exploration of the musical pedigree the groups legendary lineup has honed throughout years of touring and recording.

“Plastic Tongues” is a slow burning tune that highlights the bands propensity […]

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MURALS SIGN TO EVR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “WINDBREAKER” FT. PETER RONO

Innovative  post-hardcore band Murals have begun their musical journey with “Windbreaker”, out now on Equal Vision Records. Dedicated to the memory of late Feverwar singer Nicholous Thomas, the song features Kaonashi vocalist Peter Rono. “Windbreaker” kicks off with fast guitar blasts and caustic percussion that sound like anything but a first single, which can be attributed to the sizable experience each member boasts. Murals showcases three talented instrumentalists – Shane Gann of Hail The Sun / Sufferer (guitar), Blake Dahlinger of I The Mighty (drums) and Tony Bautista formerly of Mannequin Mishap (bass), alongside a revolving roster of vocalists. The main influences for this project are actual stories from the vocalists themselves, which drives the band to make powerful works that fully capture the feelings involved. While they may finish a song before it’s presented to the […]

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HOT WATER MUSIC RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO, “COLLECT YOUR THINGS AND RUN”

Equal Vision Records and acclaimed punk band Hot Water Music are excited to present the music video for “Collect Your Things And Run,” the newest single to be lifted from the Friday, March 18 release of the band’s brand new studio album, Feel The Void (pre-order HERE). Inspired by the band’s affinity for watching skate videos during their youth — along with the vibrant relationship between music and skating in general — “Collect Your Things And Run” was created with the help of Andrew Canon at Santa Cruz Skateboards. Canon, Joe Perrin, and Eric Palozzolo (also of Santa Cruz) enlisted pro skaters such as Steve “Salba” Alba, Emmanuel Guzman, Jereme Knibbs and Kevin Braun to lend footage to the entertaining clip alongside the members of Hot Water Music themselves skating, singing and […]

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VAGRANTS RELEASE NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO, “SKIN & BONE”

Progressive post-hardcore outfit Vagrants shared their new single  and video “Skin and Bone” out now on Equal Vision Records. Formed in 2017, Vagrants’ current line-up is composed of Jose DelRio (guitars/vocals), Anastasia Hayes (Drums), and Bryce Ballinger (guitar). “Skin and Bone” is a continuation of the bands progressive sound – awash with intricate guitar and drum work supported by modern electronic elements. The tracks vocals are equal parts soaring and powerful, conveying the dark message of the song with a melodic sensibility that is undeniably catchy. The official music video is comprised of caustic live shots of the band and a compelling cinematic narrative that adds emotional weight to the visual. You can watch the video here.

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ALL GET OUT RELEASE NEW SINGLES, “FEELING WELL” & “DFR”

Equal Vision Records and South Carolina-based indie-rock quartet All Get Out are excited to release “Feeling Well” and “DFR,” the band’s first brand new songs since 2018’s No Bouquet. Somewhat intertwined songs that reflect the memories and experiences associated with small town living, “Feeling Well” and “DFR” are songs that show off two different sides to All Get Out. The former is a song that swells from a simple, solitary guitar chug into a quasi-orchestral crescendo of frustration, uncertainty and doubt with frontman Nathan Hussey proclaiming, as the song slows down again at the end, “I don’t feel right about it now.” It’s a lyric that also begins, and is later repeated in, “DFR,” a beautiful song about nervous […]

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DEAD AMERICAN RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “FULL OF SMOKE”

Today, SoCal based post-hardcore outfit Dead American have shared their sweeping new single and video “Full Of Smoke”, which will appear on their debut album New Nostalgia, out February 11th on Velocity Records and Equal Vision Records. The members – Cove Reber (vocals), Chad Rexton (guitar), Steve Pollock (guitar), Josh Latham (bass, vocals), and Kyle Rosa (drums) are inspired by the classics of their genre but looking to the future with their upcoming album, which is available for preorder here. The band considers themselves students of the Warped Tour Era, with a palpable amount of  influence taken from artists such as Underoath, My Chemical Romance, Senses Fail, Taking Back Sunday, and New Found Glory mixed with their own original sound.

“Full Of Smoke” takes the listener on a sonic journey that ebbs […]

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AND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “III LUNG”

Today, legendary Belfast, Ireland based instrumental outfit And So I Watch You From Afar has shared “III.Lung”, the third single from their ambitious upcoming multimedia album Jettison. The latest offering from the group will be available on February 18th, 2022 via Equal Vision Records in partnership with Velocity Records.  Through 40 minutes of sonic exploration spread across nine distinct parts and a visual accompaniment by artist Sam Wiehl, Jettison traverses the various shades of ASIWYFA’s euphoric instrumental output. The Arco String Quartet adds moments of ethereal elegance, juxtaposed against cryptic dialogue by Emma Ruth Rundle and Neil Fallon throughout the album, which is available for pre-order here. 

Jangly opening guitar chords and angular percussion introduce “III.Lung” as a nuanced addition to the bands sonic arsenal. The song builds the opening riff into […]

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WILLIAM RYAN KEY RELEASES NEW SINGLE, “BRIGHTON”

“I think this song is a manifestation of my desire to set myself free from the constraints of what I’ve created in the past,” says William Ryan Key about his latest single, “Brighton” which is released today, January 5, 2022 via Equal Vision Records. Taken from his third EP Everything Except Desire (release date: February 11, 2022), the airy and textural track pushes Key a little further left from his past duties as Yellowcard vocalist and rhythm guitarist. “I wondered if it was too far removed from the music people expect to hear from me,” he expresses. “The more I pondered it, the more I realized that it might be, and that it was ok if it was.”

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WILLIAM RYAN KEY SIGNS TO EVR & RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “FACE IN A FRAME”

Sometimes those steps sideways are the most impactful. Former Yellowcard vocalist and rhythm guitarist WILLIAM RYAN KEY continues to challenge not only his fans but also himself with a slight right turn for his third solo EP EVERYTHING EXCEPT DESIRE (release date: February 11, 2022). Propelling him further into uncharted musical territory with a more experimental sound, this EP also marks a new beginning for the multi-instrumentalist: he has inked a new recording deal with seminal independent label Equal Vision Records.

“Ever since I started making my own music, I think I’ve been searching for what became Everything Except Desire,” says Key about the new EP. Textured with multi-layered soundscapes that incorporate pastoral washes of piano, strings and synths, the music […]

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