FOUR TRIPS AHEAD Premieres Proggy New "Higher" Lyric Video via Bravewords
Latest EP Remnants out now via Dr. Music Records
NYC prog rockers FOUR TRIPS AHEAD are proud to announce the premiere of the band's latest lyric video "Higher," streaming exclusively via Bravewords and taken from their latest EP Remnants, out now via Dr. Music Records.
Emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic more focused than ever before, FOUR TRIPS AHEAD has taken a firm, uncompromising stance, keeping its unique and poignantly heavy melodic signature sound that marks the band as a force to be reckoned with in modern hard rock.
Produced by lead vocalist Peter Wilson, Remnants was engineered by Nik Chinboukas (Metal Allegiance, Testament, Doyle) at Spin Recording Studios, mixed by Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning engineer Nick Cipriano (Dream Theater, Twisted Sister, Erasure), and mastered by the illustrious Roger Lian (Rush, Slayer, Coheed and Cambria).
"We were in a highly creative period, so we rushed into the studio to record so we wouldn't lose the powerful vibes. The five songs had similar urgent themes and were road-tested, so to speak," Wilson shared. "It was impossible not to be inspired by the anger, frustration, and social unrest that we were all witnessing and feeling. As we started mixing, the world turned completely upside down."
FOUR TRIPS AHEAD’s roots date back to 2003 when the seasoned New York City musicians first came together in search of a new creative outlet. Instantly, the quartet recognized common musical interests—creating heavy rock sounds with killer melodies and progressive oscillation. The band’s last album, ...And The Fire Within, charted consistently in Metal Contraband’s National Top 50 Radio Charts for eight consecutive weeks, with its highest placement at #34, garnering heavy rotation on American college, commercial, and specialty Hard Rock/Metal radio formats. Moreover, their video for the single "Bring Me Down" debuted on AXS.com to an enthusiastic response and was featured in PROG's summer 2020 new music sampler.
FOUR TRIPS AHEAD’s new EP is brimming with electricity, capturing the band’s passion, intensity, memorable songwriting, and bold musicianship, standing apart from much of today's contrived rock releases. Musically, Remnants is daring, dynamic, and demanding—hard rock like it's meant to be played.
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Remnants Track List:
1. Remnants 2. It's Alright 3. Higher 4. I'm Calling 5. Follow Me