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Fame On Fire – LEVELS

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: September 4, 2020

Genre: Various

Label: Hopeless Records

The question on hand is if Fame On Fire is a cover band. Simply put, no. It’s something the band doesn’t want to be labeled because they’re absolutely not a cover band. The West Palm Beach based band is a genre-defying four-piece outfit who are, like many other bands pushing the boundaries of rock, hip-hop, pop, and metal on their debut album, LEVELS. The band’s music has quite the resemblance of popular genres on the radio today, but with a heavier spin to it. The band, who consists of vocalist Bryan Kuznitz, guitarist Blake Saul, drummer Alex Roman, bassist Paul Spirou, wrote, recorded, and produced the album on their own, and in their own studio. This left the band with full reign to their creative choices on the album.

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Point North – Brand New Vision

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: August 21, 2020

Genre: Pop Punk, Pop, Rock

Label: Hopeless Records

Following a successful 2019 with the release of their EP, Retrograde, the Los Angeles trio have readied the release of their debut album, Brand New Vision. Point North is made up of vocalist Jon Lundin, guitarist Andy Hershey, and rounded out by drummer Sage Weeber. The trio’s debut album was entirely self-produced by Lundin, who has produced many artists at his own studio, Pastel Recording Company. Brand New Vision is the album the band have always strived to create as musicians.

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Stand Atlantic – Pink Elephant

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: August 7, 2020

Genre: Pop Punk

Label: Hopeless Records

Stand Atlantic have been riding a large, wild wave of success since September 2017 with the release of their second EP, Sidewinder. Just over a year later, the four-piece followed up with the release of their debut album, Skinny Dipping, in October of 2018. Both of these releases have lead Stand Atlantic around the world and back following two years of nonstop touring their hard work, resulting in headlining many sold out shows around the globe in North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, and naturally their home country of Australia.

The band is no stranger to the spotlight being shined on them over the past two years, but with their second album, Pink Elephant, the band came demanding to have the spotlight be theirs going forward. Pink Elephant is Stand Atlantic’s most strong, bold, experimental, and unapologetic album to date. The band put everything on the line and wrote an album so honest that they don’t care what anyone else thinks about these eleven, quite personal tracks. Once again the band entrusted Stevie Knight to produce their new effort. Knight is best known for his production work with artists such as With Confidence, RedHook, and performing in his own band The Dead Love.

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Neck Deep – All Distortions Are Intentional

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: July 24, 2020

Genre: Pop Punk, Rock

Label: Hopeless Records

The Welsh pop punk group Neck Deep return looking to raise the stakes once more with their fourth album, All Distortions Are Intentional. Neck Deep’s brand new work is the biggest and boldest step in their creative evolution as songwriters over an ongoing eight year career.

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New Found Glory – Forever + Ever x Infinity

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: June 19, 2020

Genre: Pop Punk

Label: Hopeless Records

The Florida pop punk band New Found Glory have returned to the spotlight with their highly infectious tenth album, Forever + Ever x Infinity. After twenty-three years as an active band, now having released ten studio albums, a live album, three EPs, two splits, and their four cover albums, New Found Glory have never strayed drastically from their sound. With Forever + Ever x Infinity, the band set out to write the best album they could, and achieved just that. Their tenth studio album blends every sound the band has ever incorporated in the past, resulting in an infectiously catchy piece of work front to back, with plenty sing-along anthems that feature the band’s trademark breakdowns, and their infamous style of lyricism. The band enlisted Steve Evetts (Saves the Day, The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Wonder Years) to produce the record. New Found Glory have always wanted to work with Steve Evetts, as a majority of their favourite albums they’d listen to while on the road in their touring van, were produced by Evetts.

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