Islander Premiere “My Friends” Music Video

Islander have premiered a new video for their new song “My Friends” feat. Eric Vanlerberghe (I Prevail). Frontman Mikey Carvajal commented:

“‘My Friends‘ is a fun song about the loyalty and integrity that comes with being a good friend. I don’t believe friendship is to be taken lightly. This song is an anthem for anyone that would truly lay down their life for a friend.”

[via Alternative Press]

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Islander Kicked Off 2018 Vans Warped Tour

It looks like Islander have been kicked off the Vans Warped Tour’s final cross-country run after only playing one show. The band confirmed the news in the below video saying they were removed from the trek due to frontman Mikey Carvajal damaging a backline drum set by jumping into it. The group were originally set to perform from July 1 through July 8.

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Warped Tour update to our loving fans.

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Islander Added To Butcher Babies, Nonpoint, Etc. Tour

With Cane Hill having dropped off, Islander have been added to Butcher Babies and Nonpoint’s co-headlining tour with Sumo Cyco. The group will join the trek on May 14.

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We are hitting the road next week with our family in @butcherbabies and @nonpointofficial. Make sure to check the dates and don’t miss out on the stage dives. 🥀 Kings & Queens Tour 2018 5/14 Joliet, IL – The Forge 5/15 Fort Wayne, IN – Pieres 5/16 Cleveland, OH – The Agora 5/17 Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero 5/18 Flint, MI – The Machine Shop 5/20 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom 5/22 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall 5/23 Toledo, OH – Civic Music Hall 5/24 Knoxville, TN – The International 5/25 Memphis, TN – New Daisy Theatre 5/28 New Orleans, LA – Southport Music Hall 5/29 Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live 5/30 Corpus Christi, TX – House of Rock 5/31 Lubbock, TX – Jake's Backroom 6/2 Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater 6/4 Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Studios 6/5 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater 6/6 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot 6/7 Billings, MT – Pub Station 6/8 Jerome, ID – Diamondz Event Center 6/10 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater 6/11 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver 6/12 San Francisco, CA – The Filmore 6/13 West Hollywood, CA – The Whiskey 6/14 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl 6/15 Mesa, AZ – Club Red #Islander #Nonpoint #ButcherBabies #SumoCyco

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Tour Dates:

05/12 Ringle, WI – Q & Z Expo Center (no Butcher Babies)
05/13 Battle Creek, MI – Music Factory (no Butcher Babies)
05/14 Joliet, IL – The Forge
05/15 Fort Wayne, IN – Piere’s
05/16 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
05/17 Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero
05/18 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
05/20 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
05/22 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
05/23 Toledo, OH – Civic Music Hall
05/24 Knoxville, TN – The International (feat. 10 Years) (no Islander/Sumo Cyco)
05/25 Memphis, TN – New Daisy (no Nonpoint)
05/25 Clarksville, TN – O’Connors (Nonpoint only) (feat. Shaman’s Harvest)
05/28 New Orleans, LA – Southport Hall
05/29 Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
05/30 Corpus Christi, TX – House of Rock
05/31 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Ballroom
06/04 Colorado Springs, CO – Sunshine Studios Live
06/05 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theatre
06/06 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
06/07 Billings, MT – Pub Station
06/08 Jerome, ID – Diamondz Event Center
06/10 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater
06/11 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
06/12 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
06/14 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
06/15 Mesa, AZ – Club Red

Islander Finish Recording New Album

It looks like Islander have finished the recording process for their new album. The band posted the following:

Islander Part Ways With Four Members, Premiere Video For New Song “Summer”

Islander have parted ways with four members, leaving frontman Mikey Carvajal as the only original member. The new lineup features him along with guitarist Eric Pedersen, bassist/vocalist David Sharpe, keyboardist Chris Carvajal and drummer Andrew Fleming. In other news, the band have also left Victory Records, and have shared a video for their new song “Summer.”

Mikey told Alternative Press the following about the former members of the band:

“Some of them had kids and wives, and it just didn’t financially make sense anymore. The new guys are killing it, I couldn’t have asked for a better group of dudes.”

He also added the following about leaving Victory:

“We don’t have a vendetta out against Victory, and we still encourage people to support the bands on the label. It just wasn’t a good fit for us anymore. I think people are waiting for us to have some kind of crazy Spinal Tap story, and it’s just not like that.”