Poison The Well, Showbread, Etc. Added To 2020 Furnace Fest

Poison The Well (performing “The Opposite Of December“), Showbread (performing “No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical“), As Friends Rust, and Jeremy Enigk have been added to the 2020 Furnace Fest. That event will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL on September 18-20 and it will also feature: ’68, All Get Out, Andrew W.K., Astronoid, August Burns Red, Avail, Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Beloved, Better Off, Bloodjinn, Boysetsfire, Cave In, Codeseven, Comeback Kid, Converge, Counterparts, Defeater, Eighteen Visions, END, ERRA, Evergreen Terrace, Every Time I Die, Few Left Standing, Forever Starts Today, From Autumn To Ashes, Further Seems Forever, Gideon, Glasseater, Haste, Holy + Gold, Hopesfall, Hot Water Music, Knocked Loose, Life In Your Way, Living Sacrifice, Love Is Red, Luxury, Mineral, Misery Signals, Norma Jean, Open Hand, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Shai Hulud, Stretch Arm Strong, Terminal, The Appleseed Cast, The Beautiful Mistake, The Casket Lottery, The Darling Fire, The Judas Cradle, The Juliana Theory, Unearth, Unwed Sailor, Varials, With Honor, and Zao. Tickets can be found HERE.

Counterparts, Defeater, Etc. Added To 2020 Furnace Fest

Stretch Arm Strong, Counterparts, Defeater, and End have been added to the 2020 Furnace Fest. That event will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL on September 18-20 and it will also feature: ’68, All Get Out, Andrew W.K., Astronoid, August Burns Red, Avail, Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Beloved, Better Off, Bloodjinn, Boysetsfire, Cave In, Codeseven, Comeback Kid, Converge, Eighteen Visions, ERRA, Evergreen Terrace, Every Time I Die, Few Left Standing, Forever Starts Today, From Autumn To Ashes, Further Seems Forever, Gideon, Glasseater, Haste, Holy + Gold, Hopesfall, Hot Water Music, Knocked Loose, Life In Your Way, Living Sacrifice, Love Is Red, Luxury, Mineral, Misery Signals, Norma Jean, Open Hand, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Shai Hulud, Terminal, The Appleseed Cast, The Beautiful Mistake, The Casket Lottery, The Darling Fire, The Judas Cradle, The Juliana Theory, Unearth, Unwed Sailor, Varials, With Honor, and Zao.

Vocalist Travis Tabron Exits Varials, Band Premiere “South Of One” Music Video

Travis Tabron has announced his departure from Varials. The vocalist said he needed to leave the band because it was “becoming toxic to [his] mental health and well-being.”

Varials said the following:

“Hello everyone,

An update on the band; Travis has decided to step down from being the vocalist of Varials. This band has become something that was no longer the best thing for him and his health and happiness. Absolutely no hard feelings, and we wish him the absolute best on all future endeavors.

We’ve really done some crazy shit together and had some of the best experiences of our lives together. Memories we will never forget until the day we die and it truly wouldn’t have been the same without him.

Varials as a band has no means of stopping or slowing down. All current tours and things not announced yet are still happening and we hope to continue to get the support we have until this point.”

Tabron added:

“Hi everyone,

I’m sorry to say, but about a week ago i made the decision to step down from being in Varials 😞 Unfortunately it was one of those things where no matter how much i loved what i was doing it was just simply becoming toxic to my mental health and well-being not only on tour, but while at home as well and taking too much of a toll on my overall happiness as a result.

However in the last 5 years i’ve made memories i’ll never forget, and friendships that will never break so don’t think for a second i regret any of my time in Varials. Big thank you to all the fans for making my experience with this band so insanely badass i love you all!!! Big thank you to Sean, Mike, Mitch, James. Big thank you to the (new) Fearless Records team. Big thank you to Carl & Brad, and literally every single person that ever supported me in any way/shape/form during my time in Varials.

This is not the end for me musically and it’s not the end for Varials either! I’m going to be pursuing a lot more different sounds and projects(maybe heavy?) in the future after i can decompress from this situation fully. Varials actually have something dropping today too so stay tuned.

thank you for taking the time to read this, and try not to ask me too many questions because the wound is still pretty fresh for me. i love u guys 🌹 :-(“

To commemorate their time with Tabron, Varials have shared a new video for “South Of One.” That track features Counterparts’ Brendan Murphy and it appears on their latest album “In Darkness.”

Counterparts Announce European/UK Tour

Counterparts have announced a European/UK tour with Can’t Swim and Chamber. Static Dress will also perform on the UK dates.

Tour Dates:

02/06 Alkmaar, NET – Victorie (no Static Dress)
02/07 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof (no Static Dress)
02/08 Hamburg, GER – Bahnhof Pauli (no Static Dress)
02/09 Koln, GER – Gebaude 9 (no Static Dress)
02/10 Southampton, UK – The Loft
02/11 Bristol, UK – Exchange
02/12 Swansea, UK – Sin City
02/13 Birmingham, UK – Mama Roux
02/14 Nottingham, UK – Beta
02/15 Glasgow, UK – G2
02/16 Newcastle, UK – Riverside
02/17 Norwich, UK – The Waterfront Studio
02/18 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
02/19 Leeds, UK – Key Club
02/20 London, UK – The Dome

Stray From The Path & Counterparts Cover Alien Ant Farm & Adam Sandler Songs For New Split 7 Inch

Stray From The Path and Counterparts have been offering fans a new split 7″ with VIP bundles for their current tour and now we have more info on the release. The effort reportedly features a cover of Alien Ant Farm‘s “Movies” by Stray From The Path and a cover of Adam Sandler‘s “Somebody Kill Me“ by Counterparts. Furthermore, the cover art apparently surfaced as well and it serves as a tribute to The Smashing Pumpkins‘ “Siamese Dream.“

[via The PRP]

Counterparts Premiere “Paradise And Plague” Music Video

Counterparts have premiered a new video for their new song “Paradise And Plague.” This track is from the band’s new album “Nothing Left To Love,” which will be released on November 1. Brendan Murphy told Kerrang! the following:

“I’m always a fan of doing simple music videos. Partly because I think if done correctly, they’re just as effective, and also because it means we can shoot a video in a couple hours instead of a full day, and we’re all pretty lazy. I came up with the idea one day while I was driving the van on the last tour and going over ideas with Trey.”