Originally a post-hardcore band in its infancy, North Carolina’s HRVRD has evolved into an emotionally captivating and enthralling group of musical artists. That word is important and requires stressing: artists. Because art is the driving force behind everything Harvard strives to achieve.
Happy Body Slow Brain is a self-described prog-hop rock band formed in 2010 by Matt Fazzi, a former Taking Back Sunday guitarist. Although Fazzi began HBSB as a solo project, he later enlisted the help of Isaac Bolivar to create a full band sound. Happy Body Slow Brain released their debut effort "Dreams of Water" on September 21, 2010.
“I think the good in people is never lost,” Koji said. “And it’s never gone from music. Music is an art form that celebrates potential. If you’re looking for it, you’re going to find it.” - February 20, 2012 interview with Gaining Ground Media.
Singer/songwriter Derek Archambault is no stranger to the spotlight; he has spent the last 4 years on tour with progressive hardcore/punk band Defeater, and has had a solo project called Alcoa going for even longer. After countless years of keeping Alcoa on the backburner, this project will finally have a debut full-length album see the light of day in 2012.
Tancred is the solo project of Now, Now guitarist Jess Abbott. Her first album 'Capes' was released in Spring 2011 on No Sleep Records, and a self-titled album was released by Topshelf Records on October 15, 2013.
Joel Faviere is a 23 year old singer/songwriter from Lakeland, Florida. He started producing music in his bedroom at the age of 14 but it wasn't until some of his friends got together and started Dear Chandelier --of which he got to be the lead singer-- that Joel Faviere got his chance to really make music.
Take One Car is an American Post-Hardcore band based out of Upstate, NY. They formed in the summer of 2007.
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Better known by his moniker D at Sea, Doyle Perez became a YouTube sensation after his acoustic cover of Parkway Drive’s “Carrion” went viral in late 2011. Since the Parkway Drive video D at Sea has released a host of other reworked renditions of songs from the hardcore genre including tracks by The Amity Affliction, Bring Me the Horizon and Of Mice and Men among others, garnishing more than 3.
Orbs began in the fall of 2007 in the United States after a series of cross country file swapping sessions between Guitarist Dan Briggs (Between the Buried and Me) and keyboardist Ashley Ellyllon (Abigail Williams / Cradle of Filth).