The Maine Forever Halloween (Eighty One Twenty Three) The Maine is one of those bands that has done its fair share of musical progression and experimentation over the years, and they’re also one of those bands that can be highly anticipated even if you have no idea what to expect next. You can’t honestly say that about too many other artists. Generally, you feel concern when you know a band has updated their sound again. But not with The Maine; you never have to worry. Every record they’ve released has been golden, and Forever Halloween is no exception. Over time, The Maine has moved more and more into a folk-indie rock style, and its most prominent during their latest record. For me, it came just at the right time, as this is the style of music I am most interested in at the moment. Right from its start, Forever Halloween ...

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Phoenix, Arizona’s The Maine as released their fourth full-length studio album Forever Halloween. The album has been released independently in the US in partnership with their management team Eighty One Twenty Three, via Universal Music in Canada, and Rude Records in Europe, UK, Australia and Japan. The record, produced by Brendan Benson of The Raconteurs, is the band’s second consecutive independent release. The band has also just released their video for the newest single off of Forever Halloween entitled “These Four Words”. The single-shot video was directed by Daniel Gomes and the song is what frontman John O’Callaghan is calling the “most revealing song [he] has ever written”. This is the second single from the band’s latest effort. In support of Forever Halloween, The Maine is heading out on a North American tour with their friends in A Rocket To The Moon, This Century, and Brighten on the first ever “The 8123 Tour”. They kicked off the ...

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Phoenix, Arizona’s The Maine has digitally released a new documentary entitled ‘Behind Forever Halloween’ which follows the band during the making of their forthcoming album Forever Halloween. Take an inside look at their trip to Nashville, TN as they embark on a recording journey unique to anything they had ever experienced before.  The Maine’s fourth studio album, Forever Halloween, is scheduled for release on June 4th and is available for pre-order now at http://wearethemaine.net/. Watch ‘Behind Forever Halloween’ now at www.8123.me/documentary. The new album, produced by Brendan Benson of The Raconteurs, will be the band’s second consecutive self-funded release following their departure from Warner Bro. Records.  “To be seen and treated as an equal by someone you hold in high regard is a gratifying and refreshing feeling” says frontman John O’Callaghan on working with Benson. “[He] opened his studio doors, did that and much more which helped provide the platform to create an album we can now all stand behind.” In support ...

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Phoenix, Arizona’s The Maine has released their second single entitled “Love and Drugs” off their forthcoming full­-length studio album, Forever Halloween. The official lyric video can be found at wearethemaine.net where fans will also find a link to a free download of the song. On June 4th of this year, The Maine is set to release their fourth full-­length album, Forever Halloween. The record will be released independently in the US in partnership with their management team, Eighty One Twenty Three, and will be released via Rude Records in Europe, UK, Southeast Asia, Australia and Japan. The album, produced by Brendan Benson of The Raconteurs, will be the band’s second consecutive self-­funded release following their major label departure. In support of the new record, The Maine will embark on a US tour from June through July. They will be headlining the first ever 8123 tour and share the stage with ...

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Phoenix, Arizona’s The Maine will release their fourth studio album Forever Halloween worldwide on June 4th*. The record will be released independently in the US in partnership with their management team Eighty One Twenty Three, and released via Rude Records in Europe, UK, Southeast Asia, Australia and Japan. The album, produced by Brendan Benson of The Raconteurs, will be the band’s second consecutive self-­funded release following their departure from Warner Bro. Records. “To be seen and treated as an equal by someone you hold in high regard is a gratifying and refreshing feeling” says frontman John O’Callaghan on working with Benson. “[He] opened his studio doors, did that and much more which helped provide the platform to create an album we can now all stand behind.” In support of the new record, The Maine will embark on a US tour from June through July. They will be headlining the first ...

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