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Originally published: 11/12/2022

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(Asbury Park, NJ) — highThe band, known for mixing and blurring the lines of pop-punk, R&B, and dance-pop genres, will have shows on Friday, November 18th at The Saint in Asbury Park and Saturday, November 19th at the Brooklyn Monarch. Both shows also include Little Hog, The Ghost Club, and Bad Luck.

The long awaited Literary EP Elvis in Wonderland Available to stream internationally via Secret Friends Music Group. Given the band’s hometown roots in Las Vegas, Nevada – Elvis in Wonderland picks up where the band left off since their 2009 Epitaph studio release It’s only natural.

Produced by Mike Pepe (Taking Back Sunday, As It Is, Bayside, Anthony Greene), the pop-rock project consists of five ear-splitting tracks written and recorded entirely during the COVID-19 pandemic. . “free ride“The first single off the Elvis In Wonderland EP, discusses lyrical themes of deception and manipulation over fresh pop-punk riffs, accompanied by a music video that takes viewers on a literal freewheeling trip through the Vegas Strip. The title track “Elvis in Wonderland“Follows the opening story line established in ‘Free Ride,’ with our Elvis impersonator seeking to escape reality in Sin City against a backdrop of fast-paced guitar sounds and catchy drums.”

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The final track “Are We High?” with one A supportive perspective, is a clear departure from the band’s recent single releases. “Are we high?” A dreamlike ballad that touches on the feelings of falling in love with someone for the first time.

Overall, d Elvis in Wonderland The EP has a unified sound and concept that is sure to satisfy long-time fans, and serve as a great introduction for new listeners.

“Truly has been a labor of love. Between Covid and juggling schedules, it’s amazing that we’ve been able to do this. Luckily, we’ve worked with some great people. Mike Pape and Rafa Alvarez to finish this EP The arrival was great. Super talented guys. Reggie and I are grateful to Tom and Jay for helping us during the writing process. Good things happen when the four of us get together, and it’s no different with Elvis. – Seth Trotter, lead singer of Loud Voice

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So what after the show this year? Music Festival and Furnace Festival, The Higher is celebrated Elvis in Wonderland The EP is being released along with an album release show at Rockstar Bar and Grill in Las Vegas. Grab last-minute tickets to hear the new EP live for the first time, along with other fan favorites like “Insurance” and “It’s Only Natural,” via the band’s official website.

Tickets for the show are available at The Saint (601 Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ). Available for purchase Online

high Reached a wave of pop rock stardom in the early 2000s after sharing the stage with emo giants including Punk! At the Disco, Throwback Sunday, Motion City Soundtrack, Silverstein, and more. Their unique brand of rock combined with their fan favorite On Fire LP peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hotseekers charts, in heavy rotation on multiple MTV channels, and SPIN, On the radar of the best tasters including Kerring! , fuses, etc. Now the Epitaph Records alumni are taking everything they know from the big stages of their early days to shine brighter than ever for their 2022 comeback. Now that the band has shared their first release since 2009, the Elvis in Wonderland EP via Secret Friends Music Group, get ready for a high rebirth! The new tracks cover their revamped sound with a pop-punk edge and a new-age fusion of dance-pop, emo and R&B elements. With Seth Trotter on vocals, Reggie Ragan on guitar and vocals, and George Lind on drums rounding out the line-up, High is ready to rise again.

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