Have Mercy is a four member, independent rock band from Baltimore, MD. Formed in 2011 when the various members returned to the Rust Belt post-college, they self-released their debut EP "My Oldest Friend" in March 2012. Several DIY tours have followed and the band released their debut full length, "The Earth Pushed Back" on May 21, 2013 via Topshelf Records.
Based out of Keansburg New Jersey, Can't Swim was founded by singer Chris Loporto (Krier) in the spring of 2015. After spending most of his life playing drums in various bands, Krier decided to step in to song writing. The songs were contagious from the start and grabbed the attention of his good friends Chez, Danny and Greg. The band announced their signing to Pure Noise Records in December of 2015 and released their debut EP, "DEATH DESERVES A NAME" on February 24, 2016.
The Second After
Emerging from a genre which has connected so profoundly with teens and young adults for many years, yet also often regarded as stale with repetitive, predictable melodies and generic lyrics to outsiders, The Second After brings a refreshing and unique sound to Pop-Punk. Their long lived passion for playing music together, combined with their dynamically intertwined individual backgrounds in such genres as Pop, Punk, Hardcore, Acoustic, Folk, Rock, and Progressive Rock/Metal make for an enticing take on the Pop-Punk/Easy-core sound. With deeply intricate and hard-thought melodies and harmonies, combined with "bouncy" and exciting energetic riffs, this quintet from Durham, NC is prepared to take their music scene by storm, and reignite a passion for a genre that has meant so much to so many.