Remember these guys? Well they’re ready to hit the studio once again. Yes, there’s a new Movielife album happening in 2017.
The band announced that they will be releasing a follow-up to 2003’s Forty Hour Train Back to Penn. The new record is currently in the works and will see the light of day this fall through Rise Records.
Which is great news if you’re a longtime fan. While the guys have done a few one-off shows since officially reforming in 2014, they were mostly focused on other projects — I Am The Avalanche and Nightmare of You.
We interviewed frontman Vinnie Caruana in 2008 about The Movielife’s breakup. And we asked guitarist Brandon Reilly similar questions when we interviewed Nightmare of You back in ’09.
As far as the new album goes, Vinnie commented:
“Brandon and I have poured every ounce of ourselves into this record. It’s not easy visualizing what a Movielife record would sound like in 2017. We wrote and wrote and wrote, and got to an amazing place. This is not a comeback record; this is something truly special. This album is a project we are both immensely proud of and can’t wait to share it with the world. Full steam ahead.”
Anyways, you’ll be able to catch The Movielife in action in May. They’ll be doing a string of East Coast shows to get back in the groove. And they’ll also be making an appearance at Slam Dunk festival in the UK for a few stops.
Since we mentioned it, here’s Forty Hour Train Back to Penn in its entirety:
The Movielife tour dates:
May 04 Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
May 05 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bazaar
May 06 Boston, MA @ Great Scott
May 07 Amityville, NY @ @ Amityville Music Hall
May 27 Birmingham, UK @ Slam Dunk
May 28 Leeds, UK @ Slam Dunk
May 29 Hatfield, UK @ Slam Dunk
Photo: Carly Hoskins