THE EARLY NOVEMBER, known for their intense lyrics and natural recording style, provide two tracks to the split CD. The demo version of "Outside" from their upcoming album and for long-time fans, a live version of the track "Ever So Sweet" which originally appeared on 2003's The Room's Too Cold. Former front man of The Movielife, Vinnie Caruana, heads I AM THE AVALANCHE. The two tracks, "New Disaster" and "I Took A Beating" are a preview of the band's debut full-length produced by Barrett Jones (Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Melvins), coming out September 27, 2005.
With two EPs and a full-length CD under their belts, THE EARLY NOVEMBER has sold upwards of 250,000 albums. The band recently played at the three-day Bamboozle festival in New Jersey and is currently recording their next album, a triple-CD with Chris Badami (Midtown, The Starting Line), scheduled for release in February 2006. I AM THE AVALANCHE was selected as one of Alternative Press' 100 Hundred Bands You Need To Know In 2005 and the new album shines with Caruana's song-writing accompanied by heavy, intricate guitars and intoxicating beats.
The Early November
1. Outside (Demo)
2. Ever So Sweet (Live from Philly)
I Am The Avalanche
3. New Disaster
4. I Took A Beating (Acoustic)
Created and led by brother and sister team Richard and Stefanie Reines, Drive-Thru Records has been at the forefront of discovering unique musical talent since 1996. Originally signing artists such as Dashboard Confessional, New Found Glory, Something Corporate, Finch and The Starting Line, their current roster includes Halifax, The Early November, Steel Train, Home Grown, HelloGoodbye, Jenoah, Socratic, An Angle, RX Bandits, Adelphi, Allister, I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody's Business, Hidden In Plain View, Morning Call, Dave Melillo and I Am The Avalanche. Since its inception, Drive-Thru Records has soundscanned over 4 million records. In December of 2004, the Reineses launched a sister label to Drive-Thru called Rushmore Records. The Rushmore Records' roster includes Self Against City, Day At The Fair, The Track Record, and Houston Calls.