Nearly a year after their departure from Virgin Records, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus have found light in their latest release and most honest creation to date; The Hell Or High Water EP. This 5-song EP emulates determination through lyrical storytelling, aggressive chord progressions, unfaltering hooks, and raw emotion. The Hell Or High Water EP may not be what is expected of this platinum-selling quintet, but it definitely proves to be an admirable step down a road less traveled. “This isn’t some chess move, but it’s an important and relevant release that talks about the topics on our mind and wants to inspire people to believe in themselves,” explains guitarist and lead vocalist, Ronnie Winter. “Positive thinking can literally move mountains if you have enough faith.”

Available via Hot Topic and iTunes next Tuesday, August 24th, The Hell Or High Water EP will follow 2009’s Lonely Road, and is the precursor to a full-length record hitting shelves in early 2011. Deemed to outdo the rest of their growing catalog, this work is sure to impress as The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus entice their listeners with what they’ve always deserved; unpretentious and compelling rock music.

Additionally, accompanying the EP will be 3 music videos, each individually released, and directed by Robby Starbuck. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus will support their latest venture touring the US this October / November in select cities.


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