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New track from FAR posted

The Gauntlet has posted the first track off the new Far album "At Night We Live". The Deafening is the first track to come off the new album and can be streamed below. The album will be released on May 25th via Vagrant Records.

Far announced a May 25 release date for their fifth full-length and Vagrant debut At Night We Live. The album was produced by guitarist Shaun Lopez at his own Airport Studio in Southern California. It's the band's first release in over a decade.

"I've got ten years of interviews saying this would never happen, that Far would never play together, let alone make a record, so I really have no idea what will happen from here on out,' comments singer Jonah Matranga. "All I know is that I'm really proud of the record, and I think it stands with anything we've made. Really, that's all I cared about as we were making it.”
"I think every record we had made in the past, there was always some sort of outside pressure,” said Lopez. "Either it was label, or us trying to "make it happen”. This writing and recording process was great, since there wasn't any of that. The end result is something we are all very proud of.”
"This record has some of our heaviest moments, our prettiest moments, our most epic moments, our weirdest moments -- and even with all those twists and turns, I actually think it's the most cohesive record we've ever made,” added Matranga.
Far got their start in Sacramento, California in the early ‘90's and released four full-length albums before disbanding in 1998, soon after the release of Water & Solutions. That album was considered one of the most influential post-hardcore records ever by Alternative Press and Kerrang! magazines, among others, and remains a touchstone for bands as diverse as blink-182, My Chemical Romance, and Deftones.

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    April 06, 2010

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