Architects, Stray From The Path, Being As An Ocean, My Ticket Home Canadian Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 25, 2014

Architects, Stray From The Path, Being As An Ocean, and My Ticket Home are touring Canada in September. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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Stray From The Path Warped Tour Set List

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 21, 2014

Warped Tour is here. Check out Stray From The Path’s set list from the summer and the Warped Tour below after the jump.

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The Amity Affliction, Architects, Issues, Stray From The Path Australian Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 12, 2014

The Amity Affliction, Architects, Issues, Stray From The Path, and Deez Nuts are touring Australia in August and September. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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Stray From The Path Want To Help You Know Your Rights With The Police

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 9, 2014

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Stray From The Path are handing our literature at Warped Tour with Copblock for you to know your rights when dealing with the police. Read the literature below after the jump.

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Stick To Your Guns Frontman, Stray From The Path Guitarist Start Trade Wind

by Zack Zarrillo - Mar 26, 2014

Jesse Barnett of Stick To Your Guns and Thomas Williams of Stray From The Path have a new band called Trade Wind. They will be releasing an EP called Suffer Just To Believe this spring. Stream a new song called “Fixed Blade” below after the jump.

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Stray From The Path Release “Black Friday” Music Video

by Zack Zarrillo - Mar 21, 2014

Stray From The Path have released a new music video for “Black Friday.” Watch the video below after the jump. 

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For Today, SFTP, LMTF, TPIY Add Dates To Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Dec 9, 2013

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For TodayStray From The PathLike Moths To FlamesThe Plot In You, and Fit For A King have added several dates to their winter tour  Check out the routing below after the jump.

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Stray From The Path Waiting Room Session

by Zack Zarrillo - Dec 7, 2013

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Stray From The Path recently released their Waiting Room session. Watch it below after the jump.

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Warped Tour Announces First Five Bands

by Zack Zarrillo - Dec 4, 2013

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The first five bands for the 2014 Vans Warped Tour have been announced via Fuse’s Warped Roadies. You can check out the lineup so far below after the jump and be sure to reblog the post with your thoughts so far!

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Architects, Stray From The Path UK/EU Tour Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Dec 3, 2013

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Architects, Stray From The Path, and Northlane will be touring the UK and Europe in March and April of 2014. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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For Today Headlining Tour With Stray From The Path, Like Moths To Flames, The Plot In You

by Zack Zarrillo - Nov 25, 2013

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For Today, Stray From The Path, Like Moths To Flames, The Plot In You, and Fit For A King are heading out on tour together in 2014. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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POZ Review: Stray From The Path - Anonymous

by Zack Zarrillo - Oct 30, 2013

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by Zac Lomas, edited by Erik van Rheenen

Many critics claim that Long Island’s Stray From The Path are simply a knock off Rage Against The Machine and while lead guitarist Tom Williams has asserted that, “I make a living from ripping off Tom Morello,” I don’t feel that claim is valid.  On the contrary, upon listening to Stray’s latest effort, Anonymous, I realized that Stray are no mere imposters, but rather Anonymous solidifies their place as the true heirs to Rage’s politically charged bombast.  

Anonymous is a politically poignant album that exists within an inherently American context, so if you come into this record with any sort of ignorance, odds are you won’t close out the ten tracks with the same mindset.  This record ultimately revolves around the growing American police state and the general loss of liberty resulting from it, with Drew York and company imploring listeners to wake up and demand the truth they deserve.

Subversive anthem “False Flag” opens with the striking line “F-E-A-Are you listening? Land of the free, where is our liberty?” which is swiftly accompanied by Williams’ shrieking riff, full of bends and his signature funky flourish.  Drummer Dan Bourke’s echoing drumbeat helps the song settle into a comfortable, yet aggressive groove that will have listeners banging their heads in dire search of the nearest political revolution.

On “Badge And A Bullet,” Williams asserts his own virtuoso as one of hardcore’s leading experts in the creative use of effects pedals, opening the song with the same whammy pedal effect that defined Make Your Own History’s “Damien.”   Channeling all the flow of Zack de la Rocha, York spits his fury in lines such as “Stay away from me, punk motherfuckers don’t step to me.  They abuse their authority, now I know my enemy!” that prove York and the members of Stray got the message from Rage’s 1992 track “Know Your Enemy.”  The song is an obvious assault on the extenuating actions of police officers who take the word “machismo” to a whole new level.

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POZ BandsOnBands: Stray From The Path On Anti-Flag

by Zack Zarrillo - Sep 30, 2013

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Monday means BandsOnBands, and we’re excited to be posting the new PropertyOfZack features today with drummer Dan Bourke of Stray From The Path. The band just released Anonymous, so make sure to pick it up here

In this week’s feature, Dan talks about his love for Anti-Flag. Listen to songs by Anti-Flag here and check out what Dan had to say about one of his biggest influences below!\

From Dan Bourke:

While you might be surprised, most of us in Stray From The Path have almost polar opposite taste in music. I may be the only Anti Flag fan in the bunch. but this band had such a tremendous impact on my childhood and my songwriting to this day. 

I started listening to music at a abnormally young age, and it wasnt long until i found bands like Alice in Chains, Guns n Roses, and Rage Against the Machine. Rage specifically was a Band that had such an amazing agenda, and brought it to your everyday mainstream “Rock” fan. But it wasnt until luckily i found out underground music existed, and there was this band called Anti Flag, that for me, was more on my level, more of a band that i could look at as a peer. I felt much more able to relate with their straight forward and honest approach to writing. Anti Flag had a shit ton to say, and they didnt make it hard for you to decode in their lyrics. They were not afraid to put it all out there. They never broke through as any mainstream band unfortunatly because i know if the masses got to listen to them and hear what they had to say the way i did, things might be a bit different. I was very young when i found them, and in no way did they brainwash me like my mother would say, they offered ideas in their songs that their is more to this world then what you may see/hear/read. Even to this very day at 27 years old me and my mother were having a political debate recently, and i ended up saying something that was a direct 6 word quote from a song of theirs. Free thinking is huge, and this band helped me realize this long ago.

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Stray From The Path Stream ‘Anonymous’

by Zack Zarrillo - Sep 18, 2013

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Stray From The Path have officially released Anonymous. Stream it below after the jump.

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Stray From The Path Post ‘Anonymous’ Preview

by Zack Zarrillo - Sep 14, 2013

Stray From The Path are gearing up for the release of Anonymous. Stream a preview below after the jump.

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