RECOVER, the sophomore album from hardcore rockers CONFIDE, has been building since its May 18 release on Tragic Hero Records. The LP ascended to the #6 spot on the Billboard Heatseekers chart moving CONFIDE into top ranks of their genre.  With their positive lyrics and passionate, anthemic music, the band is also earning respect from peers and the media.

Brian Willet of Bloginity.com raved, “Every time I think the number of awesome bands in the post-hardcore scene is decreasing, another band comes out of nowhere and surprises me. The latest? Confide…Recover is a solid, cohesive album that offers great music and inspiring lyrics.  Confide is a group of skilled musicians and song writers, and the band is a rising star in a genre that sometimes seems to be fading and offering only more of the same.” (5/21/10)

Recover–follow up to 2008’s Shout the Truth–sounds modern trumpets of hope via heavy metal. On cuts like the first single “Tighten It Up,” the Los Angeles quintet fires off calculated thrash riffs wrapped in staggering polyrhythms and entrancing programming. The guitars seamlessly weave across the soundscape, segueing from anthemic to anarchic.  During “Now Or Never,” lead singer ROSS KENYON‘s hypnotic vocals tower over the crushing, propulsive drumming and bludgeoning bass stomp. “The View from My Eyes” comes to life, building from a heavy juggernaut verse into a gorgeous bridge that highlights just how poetic the band can get lyrically. Album closer, “Write This Down” is a sensitively searing finish to this journey.

CONFIDE–KENYON, JEFFREY HELBERG (Rhythm Guitar), JOSHUA PAUL (Lead Guitar), JOEL PIPER (Drums, vocals) and TREVOR VICKERS (Bass)–will take their message to the masses as they perform on the entire Vans Warped Tour this summer.  Kicking off June 25 in Carson, CA, CONFIDE will unleash their commanding and energetic live show on the Skullcandy stage. They’ve shared stage around the world since 2007 with everyone from Bring Me the Horizon and Blessthefall to Maylene & The Sons of Disaster and From First to Last, and their show has cemented them as a veritable live presence.

Recover not only showcases CONFIDE’s maturity and growth but also holds a special meaning. KENYON explains, “The album is named Recover because we feel everyone is always recovering from something–whether it be the loss of a family member or friend, an addiction, a break-up, a divorce, losing a job or anything of the sort. Recover is an album of hope to let people know that they aren’t the only ones going through what they’re going through.”

Check out CONFIDE on the Vans Warped Tour all summer long:

DATE                           CITY                                        VENUE
Fri        6/25                 Carson, CA                              Home Depot Center
Sat       6/26                 Mountain View, CA                   Shoreline Amphitheatre
Sun      6/27                 Ventura, CA                             Seaside Park
Tue      6/29                 Phoenix, AZ                             Cricket Pavilion
Wed     6/30                 Las Cruces, NM                       NMSU Practice Field
Thu      7/1                   San Antonio, TX                       AT&T Center
Fri        7/2                   Houston, TX                             The Showgrounds at Sam Houston Race Park
Sat      7/3                    Dallas, TX                                Superpages.com Center
Mon     7/5                   St. Louis, MO                           Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Tue      7/6                   Indianapolis, IN                        Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Wed     7/7                   Pittsburgh, PA                          First Niagara Pavilion
Thu      7/8                   Cleveland, OH                         Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre
Fri        7/9                   Toronto, ON                             Arrow Hall
Sat       7/10                 Montreal, QC                           Parc Jean Drapeau
Sun      7/11                 Hartford, CT                             Comcast Theater
Tue      7/13                 Mansfield, MA                          Comcast Center
Wed     7/14                 Darien Center, NY                   Darien Lake PAC
Thu      7/15                 Scranton, PA                           Toyota Pavilion
Fri        7/16                 Camden, NJ                             Susquehanna Bank Center
Sat       7/17                 Uniondale, NY                          Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Sun      7/18                 Oceanport, NJ                          Monmouth Park Racetrack
Tue      7/20                 Columbia, MD                          Merriweather Post Pavilion
Wed     7/21                 Virginia Beach, VA                   Virginia Beach Amphitheatre
Thu      7/22                 Charlotte, NC                           Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Fri        7/23                 St. Petersburg, FL                   Vinoy Park
Sat       7/24                 West Palm Beach, FL              Cruzan Amphitheater
Sun      7/25                 Orlando, FL                             Firestone Amphitheatre @ The Lot
Mon     7/26                  Atlanta, GA                              Lakewood Amphitheater
Wed     7/28                 Cincinnati, OH                          Riverbend Music Center
Thu      7/29                 Milwaukee, WI                          Marcus Amphitheatre
Fri        7/30                 Detroit, MI                                Comerica Park
Sat       7/31                 Tinley Park, IL                          First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Sun      8/1                   Shakopee, MN                         Canterbury Park
Mon     8/2                   Bonner Springs, KS                  Sandstone Amphitheatre
Thu      8/5                   Edmonton, AB                          Northlands Grounds
Sat       8/7                   Salt Lake City, UT                    Utah State Fairgrounds
Sun      8/8                   Denver, CO                             Invesco Field
Tue      8/10                 San Diego, CA                         Cricket Amphitheatre
Wed     8/11                 Pomona, CA                            Pomona Fairplex
Thu      8/12                 Marysville, CA                          Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Fri        8/13                 Nampa, ID                                Idaho Center Amphitheatre
Sat       8/14                 George, WA                             Gorge Amphitheater
Sun      8/15                 Hillsboro, OR                            Washington County Fairgrounds

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