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Drowning Out The Television

by Honor By August

"Some of the best song-writing around. Great harmonies, and amazingly in-sync instrumentation... a polished sound that's destined for the radio." - Cru Jones, Emergenza.net
Genre: Rock: Modern Rock
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Into The Light
4:57 $0.99
2. Good Enough
4:02 $0.99
3. Better
5:16 $0.99
4. Waking Up
4:18 $0.99
5. Black & White
4:13 $0.99
6. Only In Photographs
3:37 $0.99
7. Opportunity
4:11 $0.99
8. Overnight
3:47 $0.99
9. Phoenix
4:18 $0.99
10. Honesty
5:00 $0.99
11. Diamond Eyes
4:28 $0.99
12. The Quiet Sky
5:12 $0.99
13. Waking Up (Toby Wright Mix)
4:24 $0.99
14. Honesty (Low Watt Mix)
5:35 $0.99
15. Into The Light (Radio Remix)
4:02 $0.99
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Album Notes
"Anyone who saw these guys open Bon Jovi's sold-out show at MCI Center knows why they're one of the most buzzed-about bands on the East Coast. Their award-winning songwriting, strong vocals, catchy melodies, and a dynamic live performance are not to be missed."
-Jenni Chase, Washington's Z104 / OnTap Magazine


Award-winning songwriting, a distinct voice and strong musicianship are a few reasons why HONOR BY AUGUST is a world-class band in the making

Washington DC-based rock band HONOR BY AUGUST has shared the stage (in non-festival format) with artists including Bon Jovi, Hootie & the Blowfish, Howie Day, Hanson, Ingram Hill, Pat McGee Band, Emerson Hart (Tonic), Keith Kane (Vertical Horizon), Virginia Coalition, Emmet Swimming, Aslyn, Michael Tolcher, State Radio, Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, Washington Social Club and the Alternate Routes.

HONOR BY AUGUST has played to crowds as large as 20,000 in venues including the Verizon Center (DC), McDonough Arena (DC), Cain's Ballroom (OK), the 9:30 Club (DC), the State Theater (VA), FedEx Field (DC) Canal Club (VA) and the Middle East main stage (MA).

Led by 23-year-old Michael Pearsall HONOR BY AUGUST is a band based on personal, powerful songs and dynamic live performances and has a proven track record with fans and venues.


In its first first two years HONOR BY AUGUST has:

• Won the grand prize in Billboard Magazine's World Song Contest for the pop category with "Only in Photographs" (a live recording from the band's first electric performance);

• Won the Bon Jovi- XM Radio "Have a Nice Gig" Contest, beating more than 150 area bands to open for a sold-out Bon Jovi show at Washington DC's MCI Center;

• Won the BMI/Pulse Audio Battle for the Boat to perform on the 2007 Rock Boat along with artists including Josh Kelley, Collective Soul, Better Than Ezra, Sister Hazel, Ingram Hill and Carbon Leaf;

• Worked with noted producer Ted Comerford (Virginia Coalition, Red Wanting Blue, Zox), Grammy-winning engineer Toby Wright (Third Eye Blind, Metallica, Alice in Chains, The Wallflowers, 3 Doors Down, Korn) and award-winning mixer/engineers Jeff Juliano (John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Jason Mraz, Lifehouse) and Paul David Hager (American Hi-Fi, Avril Lavigne, Butch Walker);

• Won the Hanson Opening Band Contest to open for Hanson and The Pat McGee Band before a sold-out house at the 9:30 Club;

• Held the #1 spot at Aware Store with its debut CD, "Drowning Out The Television," for the week of its release; Had the #1 song ("Only in Photographs") on Alternative Addicition's Unsigned Top 10

• Been featured in XM Radio's R>A>D>A>R REPORT and on DecentXposure Volume 8;

• Been featured as an Editor's Pick on Washington Post.com, which described the band's music as "impassioned;"

• Been selected for multiple industry showcases

• Been the featured artist on former Washington radio station Z104's Capital Scene with Jenni Chase;


"The best and brightest new songwriting talent"
- Billboard

"Some of the best song-writing around. Great harmonies, and amazingly in-sync instrumentation... a polished sound that's destined for the radio."
- Cru Jones, Emergenza.net

"It's our opinion that Honor By August shows all the potential of some of today's most well-known rock bands."
- Adam Simkin, Entertainment DC




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“A record that any lover of melodic pop-rock will drool over.”