January 23, 2017 – New York, NY –
Progressive hard-rockers Four Trips Ahead
are gearing up for the release of their brand new record …And The Fire Within
. With four EPs and a full length album under their belt, the new material has nothing less than promise. Their previous album Love and Rebellion
debuted at #6 “Most Added” on the CMJ Hard Rock/Metal charts in February 2015, with heavy rotations on American college, commercial and specialty Hard Rock/Metal radio formats including top-ten placements on various major stations such as WBAB, WHFR and WLVR. Fans can check out a teaser of their upcoming single “Bring Me Down”
When asked about …And The Fire Within, vocalist Peter Wilson said: “I knew that we had captured something that I was extremely proud of. All the months of late night inspiration – writing, rewriting, rehearsing, tracking, questioning, arguing and laughing–finally seemed to culminate into something much greater than any of us had originally envisioned.
Ken and I worked quite well together on developing the artwork from our last EP and keeping the rendering in-house so to speak felt natural and necessary. After several long phone conversations, e-mails, drafts, rejections and breakthroughs (during which time I am certain Ken wanted to physically assault me on numerous occasions), the artwork took shape with a loose ‘as above, so below’ motif. I never like to divulge why certain images were used or what certain characters symbolize as it ruins individual interpretations from fans, followers and viewers, so I won’t start here. Just allow your ears, eyes and mind to wander while listening…”
In addition, the four-piece will be hitting the stage later this week at Irving Plaza in New York City on Friday, January 27th. Tickets are available now, HERE.
About Four Trips Ahead:
Four Trips Ahead’s roots date back to 2003, when the seasoned New York City musicians first came together in search of a new creative outlet. Instantly, the quartet recognized their common musical interests – creating heavy, progressive sounds with strong melodies and dynamics. Their forthcoming album …And The Fire Within explores the struggle for identity, self-reliance and faith in the midst of chaos and conflict, standing apart from much of today’s contrived rock releases. The record may be one of the band’s strongest works to date, produced by lead vocalist Peter Wilson, with tracks mixed by Johnny Nice (Amy Lee, Joel Hoekstra, Rihanna) as well as Grammy and Emmy Award-winning engineer Nick Cipriano (Dream Theater, Twisted Sister, Erasure, Donald Fagen) at Spin Recording Studios and mastered by legendary mastering engineer Roger Lian (Rush, Muse, Slayer, Pantera, Coheed and Cambria). …And The Fire Within will be released on HiFi Recordsvia Alliance Entertainment in Spring 2017.
Four Trips Ahead is Peter Wilson (vocalist), Brian Eisenpresser (guitarist), Dan Cassidy (bassist), and Ken Candelas (drummer).