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CHON Sign With Sumerian Records

After independently releasing two EPs over the past two years, California progressive rock outfit CHON have revealed they are the newest addition to Sumerian Records’ roster. Along with the exciting announcement that finds them among the ranks of Animals As Leaders and Periphery, the group have also stated their debut full-length will hit stores via Sumerian in 2015.

For those who have yet to experience CHON, we highly suggest following the jump and checking out the outfit’s performance of “Puddle” for Audiotree Live. It’s truly modern musicianship at its finest.…

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Stick To Your Guns Share Lyric Video For “What Choice Did You Give Us?”

Stick To Your Guns are always vocal when it comes to political issues in the United States and with the recent events involving social injustices, the band released a new song today that coincides with these issues. The song is called “What Choice Did You Give Us?” and it is featured on their upcoming album Disobedient that will be released on February 10 via Sumerian Records.

With the song’s release, an animated lyric video was also released which features various visuals of warfare and depression. Check out what frontman Jesse Barnett had to say about the new song on the …


Periphery Stream Heavy-Hitting New Song, “The Bad Thing”

Two weeks ago, impressive progressive band Periphery announced their new dual album in Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega which would be released January 27 via Sumerian Records and Century Media. With this announcement, the band streamed the single from Juggernaut: Alpha titled “The Scourge,” which already has fans buzzing for the dual album’s release.

A new song has arisen from Juggernaut: Omega today, titled “The Bad Thing,” which will also be a part of the dual-disc release. This track is filled with chugging breakdowns and impressive musicianship that proves the band is truly ready to take over the …


REVIEW: Circa Survive – ‘Descensus’

Artist: Circa Survive
Album: Descensus
Genre: Progressive Rock, Experimental
Label: Sumerian Records

On their fifth full-length, Descensus, Circa Survive have reinvented themselves with staggering efficiency, resulting in their most abrasive, well-rounded attempt to date. A stark divergence from 2012’s Violent Waves, the ten-track effort is laden with the same soaring intricacies that fans have grown to love, only this time around, they are implemented with a unified sense of purpose. Introspective and upfront, it is a perfect blend of all the band’s past embodiments, littered with enough nuance to keep you on the edge of your seat.

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Circa Survive Now Streaming ‘Descensus’ In Its Entirety

Attention, Circa Survive fans: this is not a drill.

The band is currently streaming their brand new album, Descensus, in its entirety via their cleverly domain-named website.

The fifth studio album from Circa Survive officially arrives Monday, Nov. 24 via Sumerian Records. You can pick up your pre-order on iTunes now, which comes with an instant download of the album’s lead single and opening track, “Schema.”

Check below the jump to stream all ten tracks from Descensus.…


Periphery Announce Details For Their Dual Album Release; Premiere Lead Single

In 2012 Periphery released their sophomore studio album through Sumerian Records. After that release the group exploded in popularity, and found themselves touring all over the world. Now that some time has passed they are ready to unleash not one, but two more albums. They have announced that they will release Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega on January 27 via Sumerian Records and Century Media.

In addition to the announcement, the group teamed up with Revolver Mag to premiere the lead single off Juggernaut: Alpha, titled “The Scourge.” The song is also available to listen to below.

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Stick To Your Guns Announce 2015 US Tour

In line with announcing the upcoming release of their fifth studio album, Disobedient, in February 2015, Stick To Your Guns have also announced the Disobedient Tour. The month-long run will begin a few days after the record’s release and will span through the beginning of March.

Supporting the Orange Country hardcore outfit will be The Amity Affliction, Being As An Ocean, ’68, and In Hearts Wake. VIP tickets are now available for purchase here, while general admission tickets are scheduled to go on sale on November 26.

Disobedient is due out on February 10 via Sumerian Records.

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Asking Alexandria Announce Live CD/DVD

Asking Alexandria have constantly been on the road over the last couple of years, and they recently had one of their biggest tours to date. Their most notable performance was their sold-out show at Brixton O2 Academy in London. With the group experiencing so much success with their tours, it only seems natural that they’ve finally announced their very first live CD/DVD.

The band will release Live From Brixton And Beyond on Dec. 2, and have promised it will be stuffed with plenty of behind the scenes footage and never-before-seen extras. Here’s a paraphrased list of what you can expect …

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Circa Survive Share New Album Teaser For ‘Descensus’

Circa Survive will be releasing their new album, Descensus, next week on Nov. 24 via Sumerian Records. Descensus serves as their fifth full-length album, and the followup to 2012′s Violent Waves.

In anticipation for the release, the band is streaming a new album teaser that features clips of each track on the LP. This comes after releasing singles in “Schema” and “Only The Sun.”

The band is currently on tour promoting the release with support from Title Fight who are on the whole tour, along with Pianos Become The Teeth and Tera Melos on …

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Mikey Sawyer Cleared Of Domestic Abuse Charges; Will Stay As Frontman Of Miss Fortune

At the end of October, we reported that Miss Fortune‘s frontman, Mikey Sawyer, was arrested for domestic abuse. Hearing that phrase generally conjures images of battered women, so the internet immediately exploded and assumed the worst. After the news broke the band made a statement condemning Sawyer’s actions and Sumerian Records announced they dropped the group from their roster.

In the following weeks all parties stayed quiet on the matter, though Sawyer posted on Facebook that he has never hit a woman and the domestic abuse charge was against another man. Earlier this evening the band finally posted an …

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Stick To Your Guns Share Artwork And Tracklisting For ‘Disobedient’

Stick To Your Guns are prepping for the release of their new album, Disobedient, which is set to drop on February 10 through Sumerian Records. In order to keep the hype up for the long awaited release date, the band has unveiled the official artwork and tracklisting for the follow-up to 2012′s successful Diamond.

The album consists of eleven tracks on the original recording with a deluxe edition that features acoustic versions of “The Crown” and “Nothing You Can Do To Me.” Also featured on the album are guest vocal appearances from Toby Morse (H2O), Walter Delgado (Rotting …

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Miss Fortune Dropped From Sumerian Records Due To Frontman’s Arrest

When you are a fan of an artist or musician, you’d like to think they are impervious to human flaws. Unfortunately, they are not infallible. Apparently Miss Fortune‘s frontman, Mikey Sawyer, was arrested October 24 for domestic violence.

Before the situation with their frontman was known, they let fans know they would not be making it to The Word Alive‘s ‘Get Real’ Tour. Shortly after they made that announcement though, Sumerian Records announced they had dropped Miss Fortune from their roster. This prompted another statement from the band, confirming that their frontman was in jail.…