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The band began two years after the demise of acclaimed seminal post-hardcore band Materia Medica. "We had people like Dusty Redmon (The Almost/Dead Poetic/Beloved) saying that we sounded like Frodus and early Hopesfall which were incredible bands. Greg Jehanian (Mewithoutyou/Geology) called our music 'intelligent and passionate'. But we were broke from touring and I guess the majority of people just didn't 'get' what we were doing," says guitarist Michael Abrams. Bassist Sean Kirby adds, "We all knew that we still wanted to make music, so we figured 'why don't we just make it like our lives - one big party'." The guys began writing and playing some summer shows including the Cornerstone Festival. "The writing process was great because I have a huge affinity for the eighties rock/metal sound, but I also love Coalsece and Breather Resist and tried to introduce some dissonance as well. Jeremy, our drummer, loves hardcore and he was determined to include breakdowns that were reminiscent of that style. All the while Joey (guitar) is listening to Metallica's 'Black Album' and throwing pinch harmonics all over the place. When I hear myself naming these various influences, I wonder how this thing came together, but I couldn't be happier," says Abrams. After becoming comfortable with the sound they were crafting, The Black Noise Party Boys entered Cadence Recordings (Trussville, Alabama) in late November to begin recording their debut ep. The result is "Party All the Time" - six tracks that are intended to break your speakers.


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