We’re pleased to bring you the premiere of Sparrows‘ new track “References To The Dead.” The song is taken from the band’s upcoming EP, Dragging Hell, out August 28th through New Damage Records.

Band member Dan Thomson comments on the EP:

“‘Dragging Hell’ has been a long time coming for us. And it’s almost a relief to have these songs coming out, in the best way possible. The time that surrounded the writing of these songs was one of the darkest times in my life, and it definitely comes out in the songs, both lyrically and musically.”

Tour Dates:
Aug 6 – London, ON – Call The Office
Aug 7 – Indianapolis, IN – The Hoosier Dome
Aug 8 – Bloomington, IN – Meat Lodge
Aug 9 – Louisville, KY – Spinelli’s
Aug 10 – Knoxville, TN – Longbranch Saloon
Aug 11 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
Aug 12 – Columbia, SC – Conundrum Music Hall
Aug 13 – Apex, NC – Masonic Lodge
Aug 14 – Beckley, WV – Wildfire Saloon
Aug 15 – Baltimore, MD – CCAS
Aug 16 – Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
Aug 17 – New York, NY – Kings County Saloon

Sparrows is a post hardcore band currently residing in Toronto, Canada. Their sound has just as much to do with sheer volume as is does with delay and dynamics. Consistently obsessed with outdoing themselves, Sparrows have continued to push the boundaries of their sound and their pedal boards.

Since their inception, Sparrows’ focus has always been on the live show. Getting out on the road was a top priority, and it shows with how relentless their touring schedule has been. Through four years, and two vans, Sparrows has been able to criss-cross North America, destroying any stage that was allowed to them. They’ve also grabbed coveted spots on many festivals, including SXSW, NXNE, CMW and Ottawa Bluesfest. It was through all that touring, that Sparrows was noticed by Alternative Press, who named them one of the “100 bands you need to know” for this year. The band’s third time in the print giant, Alternative Press also coined Sparrows as “If Moneen sounded evil”.


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