Orange County hardcore band FURY have finally releasd their debut full length called ‘Paramount’, out now on Triple B Records! The effort comes from various ideas and influences the band’s members have learned to live with and love since they became engaged in the hardcore scene. Almost each song somehow manages to shine a light on the numerous natural aspects that make FURY as great and developing as they are.
At the apex of Fury’s short and startling rise, from a providential birth in late 2013 through era-defining performances at America’s Hardcore fest in 2014 and 2015, the Orange County five-piece has delivered Paramount, a debut full-length album of grace, erudition, and effortless virtuosity that guarantees Fury’s induction into the tiny fraternity of epochal hardcore bands — e.g., Embrace, Unbroken, Mental — in whose sonic singularity and aesthetic intelligence the best minds of successive generations have seen themselves reflected. Paramount is impossible to characterize in the usual terms of A-meets-B direct influence: maybe you hear Burn, maybe you hear Outburst or Beyond or Supertouch, but no combination of such references conveys the subtlety of the songwriting, the precision of the musicianship, or the ferocity of Jeremy Stith’s vocal performance, by way of which one encounters the best written and most cleverly phrased hardcore lyrics in recent memory. Paramount is, as they say in the groves of academe, sui generis. And yet to apprehend the lyric sheet’s overt intertextuality (no less than Shakespeare, Don Delillo and Praise’s Andy Norton, among others, are given co-writing credit), to hear the multiplicity of guest vocalists, to spend the 12 minutes required to read the voluminous thanks list — all this is to know, as the band itself surely does, that Paramount belongs no more to the individuals who recorded it than to the entire roiling, loving, terrifying, inspiring, hateful, romantic, literate, ignorant, fantastically dynamic culture that gave rise to it.
GO HERE to read the band’s comments on the current state of their local hardcore scene and the process of recording this amazing album.
FURY on tour with TERROR, POWER TRIP, ANGEL DU$T, HARM’S WAY and RED DEATH!
7/6 Chicago, IL @ The Double Door
7/7 Louisville, KY @ The New Vintage
7/8 Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
7/9 Detroit, MI @ The Sanctuary
7/10 Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground
7/11 Montreal, QC @ Les Foufounes Electiques
7/12 Albany, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
7/13 Holyoke, MA @ The Waterfront Tavern
7/14 Long Island, NY @ Revolution
7/15 Virginia Beach, VA @ Shaka’s Live
7/16 Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street Live
7/17 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
7/19 Jacksonville, FL @ 1904
7/20 St. Petersburg, FL @ Local 662
7/21 Baton Rouge, LA @ The Dojo
7/22 Houston, TX @ Walters
7/23 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
7/24 San Antonio, TX @ The Korova
7/26 Phoenix, AZ @ The Nile Theater
7/27 Chula Vista, CA @ The Industry
7/28 Los Angeles, CA @ Union
7/29 Berkeley, CA @ Gilman Street
7/30 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
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