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Apr 6, 2013
Releasing “Home(s)’ into the wild = Excitement!
Following an incredible gig in Vancouver at Joe’s Apartment last Thursday, with talented babes Ali Milner and Zerbin (It really was an incredible gig… there were some pretty epicly amazing high fives given out during our performance) we said goodbye to Vancouver and our Vancouver besties, and gave a very fond hello to our fair home city of Victoria. The ferry ride was a bit more bearable this time around… one could even say we missed it like nothing else… Here’s a few shots FROM THE GARAGE took from the Joe’s Apartment Gig (Thurs, March 28) The next night we had our official “Home(s)” album release party at Lucky Bar with Chris Ho and Sunhawk. It felt nice to be back in a familiar venue with familiar faces and that >> read more
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Apr 2, 2013
Home(s) Album Released in Canada
Acres Of Lions third album Home(s) is available now on iTunes and in stores across Canada. The album was produced/engineered by Brian Moncarz (Moneen, Circa Survive) and features 10 brand new tracks: 1. Bright Lights 2. Old Town 3. Prairie Fire 4. Great Escape 5. Never Let Me Go 6. Better Luck Next Year 7. Miserable Together 8. Writing From The Heart 9. Home(s) 10. Signs And Wonders To purchase the album on iTunes… Canada – https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/home-s/id611318329 To purchase a CD via Mail Order… http://www.maplemusic.com/product.asp?dept_id=6191&pf_id=6190-03&lang=EN Copies will also be available from the band as they tour across Canada in April / May. >> read more
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Mar 31, 2013
Vans Warped Tour 2013
We are pleased to announce that Acres Of Lions will be performing Friday, July 5 in Toronto, ON at the 2013 Vans Warped Tour. There is an amazing roster of bands this year including: Motion City Soundtrack, The Used, Goldfinger, Hawthorne Heights, The Early November, and many more. Check out the full list of bands here. >> read more
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Mar 29, 2013
Good day at The Peak!
Yesterday, we had the divine pleasure of spending a solid hour at Vancouver’s best station, 102.7 The Peak (DUH), and although it wasn’t quite time for their legendary “Beer Club,” something I think we can all enjoy, and have, thoroughly in the past, we still had a great time with them fine folks, as expected. We had a brief chat with the warm and kind likes of James Sutton and Carly Walde on the air, and we were even given the privilege of performing an acoustic version of our new single “Bright Lights” for the listeners… check it out! A huge thanks goes out to The Peak for spinning our new song “Bright Lights” and for their constant support of our craft. It was a pleasure and we hope we >> read more
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Mar 28, 2013
Monday Magazine and our Album Release Party!
Guys, we are so proud to announce that we have made it on the cover of one of Victoria BC’s local papers, Monday Magazine! In this issue, Mary Ellen Green talks with our very own Tyson Yerex about our experience in the music industry this far down the road, our impending 2013 tours and of course, a discussion on the topic of our brand new full-length album, “Home(s)” which again, will be out on April 2nd! Here’s a link to the ARTICLE… enjoy! A big thanks to the fine folks at Monday Mag for featuring us, and also, to Colby Johnson for taking some great photos of us in what was once (and still is a little, I guess…) our local element… we hope we can reside and find a >> read more