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Eyes Around Release “Alpha” EP!!

Alabama-based rock band’s first installment in two-EP series includes the intense single and video “Bloodshot America”.

September 14th, 2010, marked the digital release date for Alpha, the first in a series of two EPs being released by the band Eyes Around. Its counterpart Beta will be released on November 2. Both EPs are the precursor to Eyes Around‘s full-length album The Voice Inside the Voice, due out in Spring 2011 on WorldCitizen Records.

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The impassioned alt-rock band from Alabama calls for action right from the EP’s first track, “Bloodshot America”, which is also the focus single and video: Bloodshot America/wake up out of your slumber/rub the sleep from your eyes/and stand up straight.

Check out the video for “Bloodshot America” on YouTube!

Eyes Around‘s lead singer, guitarist and lyricist Michael Donohue says “Lyrically, we try to be uplifting but intense at the same time. It’s not a rebel statement, it’s anti-political. It empowers people to view themselves as leaders. It’s my personal soundtrack to motivate me to get off the couch.” Alpha’s two other tracks, “Right as Rain”and “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” maintain that intense yet uplifting attitude.

Along with Donohue, Eyes Around includes Daniel Hall on bass, Brandon Donohue on guitar and Matt Thomas on drums. The band’s owl logo represents a mission statement of sorts for Eyes Around, a symbol of what the band stands for. “Owls have an intense demeanor but are graceful in flight,” Donohue says. “They also have the ability to navigate perfectly in the dark.”

Eyes Around, who have opened for REM, Mute Math, My Morning Jacket and Injected, continues its Alpha tour in the southern U.S. through September and October before concluding with a November date in Indianapolis.

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Eyes Around tour dates

9/15: Hot Springs, AZ/Maxine’s
9/16: Little Rock, AZ/TBA
9/17: Tupelo, MS/Good Time Charlie’s
9/18: Birmingham, AL/The Nick
10/1: Shreveport, LA/The Warehouse
10/2: Monroe, LA/Coda Bar & Grill
10/5: Ruston, LA/Sundown Tavern
10/7: New Orleans, LA/Checkpoint Charlie’s
10/8: Cleveland, MS/On the Rocks
10/9: Oxford, MS/The Red House
10/13: Opelika, AL/Eighth & Rail
10/15: Florence, AL/Smokehouse Billiards
10/20: Columbus, GA/Soho
10/21: Savannah, GA/Live Wire Music Hall
10/23: Columbia, SC/The White Mule
10/30: Asheville, NC/Emerald Lounge
11/17: Indianapolis, IN/Vollrath Tavern

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