Hail The Sun released their 6th studio album, “Mental Knife” on Friday. Formed in 2009, the band from Chico, CA is signed with Equal Vision Records.
This group is known for their experimental style of play. They like to think outside of the box, surpassing expectations and breaking down barriers.
This new album, “Mental Knife” is an all around solid record. Hail The Sun has this Sleeping With Sirens meets Crown The Empire sound. They have the more electronic, higher guitar tone and whimsical vocals that are similar to SWS. They sport darker mixes that resemble CTE.
The California natives have a tight and unique sound to their music that fits Google’s “progressive rock” category.
The band is pushing boundaries and redefining metalcore and rock. HTS is trying to marry these genres with their own style to offer up a unique sound.
For first time listeners, the band is a treat. They have a special sound that can be summed up in one word: “Fresh.”
A Hail the Sun Summer
Over the summer, Hail The Sun went on the final run of The Vans Warped Tour.The band played from 6/21 – 7/8. Hail The Sun released a new song while on tour. It was called “Suffocating Syndrome”.
Signings And Release Show
Hail The Sun has a signing coming up right after this release as well as a whole line up of shows for fans to enjoy.
There was also a signing on the 9/28 & 9/29.
10/2 – Dallas, TX @ Good Records
10/10 – San Diego, CA @ The Music Box
10/ 14 – San Francisco, CA @ Slims
10/20- Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
10/21 – St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House
10/24 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
10/26 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
10/30 – Montreal, QC @ Le Belmont
10/31 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/04 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
11/6 – Orlando, FL @ The Abbey
11/11 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda Austin