Hailing from Los Angeles, TOUCHÉ AMORÉ set themselves against the glamour and greed of their hometown culture with ...To The Beat Of A Dead Horse, the passionate debut LP comes with a CD and is set for release in August through 6131/Collect Records. In the last year, TOUCHÉ AMORÉ have become a vibrant part of the flourishing west coast hardcore punk scene, successfully bridging gaps between subgenres. By playing their explosive and sincere music in every basement, VFW hall, club and space up and down the west coast, alongside hardcore torchbearers KILLING THE DREAM, TRASH TALK and THIS IS HELL as well as like-minded discordant bands AMPERE, COMADRE and LA QUIETE, they have brought a feeling of togetherness and positivity to a scene they love. Unafraid to play their emotionally charged fury in front of uninitiated crowds, TOUCHÉ AMORÉ has even shared the stage with upbeat pop-punk bands such as BROADWAY CALLS and folk-punk heroes FAKE PROBLEMS making close friends along the way. ...To The Beat Of A Dead Horse marks a real turning point in the life of the band. By focusing melodic and dissonant guitars on tracks like opener And Now It’s Happening In Mine, the band — made up of Tyson White, Clayton Stevens and Nick Steinhardt — craft perfect backdrops for singer Jeremy Bolm’s raw-throated stories of corrupt politicians (History Reshits Itself), exhausted nights (Honest Sleep) and existential loneliness (Suckerfish). Where TOUCHÉ AMORÉ’s demo 7” on No Sleep Records was full of promise, ...To The Beat Of A Dead Horse never feels fully realized: the guitars bend and weave but always maintain their drive, the rhythms are frequently off kilter but never off-time and the vocals are screamed at the edge of breaking up but they’re always exciting, pleasing even. This record was completed not compromised. Featuring guest vocals by THURSDAY’s Geoff Rickly and MODERN LIFE IS WAR’s Jeff Eaton, ...To The Beat Of A Dead Horse was recorded by Alex Estrada at Earth Capital Studios and Mastered by Paul Miner (SUICIDE FILE, NEW FOUND GLORY, UNBROKEN). West coast hardcore powerhouse 6131 Records (ALPHA & OMEGA, SWAMP THING, BAD SEED) has teamed up with Geoff Rickly’s new vinyl-only Collect Records (UNITED NATIONS) to release this record in a beautiful dual format LP with CD package. After a spot on this year’s Sound And Fury festival, the band will be touring extensively in support of ...To The Beat Of A Dead Horse, with dates along side friends LA DISPUTE and THURSDAY among many others.
1. And Now It’s Happening In Mine
2. Honest Sleep
4. Throwing Copper
5. Swimming With Sharks
6. History Reshits Itself (Featuring Geoff Rickly of THURSDAY/UNITED NATIONS)
8. Broken Records
10. Always Running, Never Looking Back (Featuring Jeff Eaton of MODERN LIFE IS WAR)