Nor Cal progressive rock outfit, Hail The Sun dropped their new EP, Secret Wars, via Equal Vision Records. The group just premiered a music video for “1109” preceding the release of the EP.
Secret Wars comes midway through Hail The Sun’s national tour supporting I the Mighty, is in essence, a more aggressive extension of the band’s previous release, Culture Scars. The initial idea and mission statement for this EP actually took shape while the band was recording Culture Scars, and as Melero points out in the Alternative Press premiere for the “1109” video, is even alluded to in the liner notes for that record. Thematically, on Secret Wars, the band looks to “acknowledge all those battles that are kept behind closed doors. There may always be a force working against us, by our chemistry, or by those who supposedly have the public’s best interest in mind”. Secret Wars serves as the perfect capstone to the Culture Scars era of the band and will undoubtedly get listeners excited for what’s in store next from Hail The Sun.