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Originally published: 11/12/2022

The Higher to Play Shows in NJ & NY this week

(Asbury Park, NJ) — high, a band known for mixing and spanning the pop-punk, R&B, and dance-pop genres, will have shows on Friday, November 18th at the Saint in Asbury Park and Saturday, November 19th at the Brooklyn Monarch. Both shows also include Little Hugh, Ghost Club, and Bad Luck.

The Higher’s long awaited bona fide EP Alice in Wonderland Secret Friends is available to stream worldwide via Music Group. Considered an ode to the band’s hometown roots in Las Vegas, Nevada, Nevada – Elvis in Wonderland picks up where the band left off since 2009’s Epitaph Records studio release It’s Only Natural.

Created by Mike Peppy (Taking Back Sunday, As It Is, Bayside, Anthony Green) The pop-rock project consists of five ear-catching tracks and was recorded entirely during the COVID-19 pandemic. “free ride” The first single off the Elvis In Wonderland EP, explores themes of deception and manipulation over fresh pop-punk riffs, with a music video that takes viewers on a literal free ride through the Vegas strip. title track “Alice in WonderlandFollowing the initial story established in “Free Ride,” our Elvis impersonator is in Sin City seeking an escape from reality to a backdrop of fast-paced guitar chords and heart-pounding drums.

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Along with the latest track “Are We High?” Visual supporter, is a stark contrast to the band’s recent single releases. “Are we high?” A dream-like song that captures the feelings of falling in love with someone for the first time.

Overall, J Alice in Wonderland The EP has a unified sound and concept that is sure to satisfy long-time fans of The Higher, and serve as a great introduction for new listeners.

“It was truly a labor of love. Between COVID and the juggling schedule, it’s pretty amazing we were able to get it done. Fortunately, we worked with some great people. Mike Pape and Rafa Alvarez were huge in getting this EP to the finish line. Super talented dude. Reggie and I are grateful to Tom and Jay for their help during the writing process. Good things happen when the 4 of us get together, and it’s no different with Alice. – Seth Trotter, vocal leader

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What then after this year’s exhibition? Music Festival and Furnace Fest, celebrating high Alice in Wonderland EP release with an album release show at Rockstar Bar & Grill in Las Vegas. Get last-minute tickets to hear the new EP live for the first time, along with other fan favorites like “Insurance” and “It’s Only Natural” via the band’s official website.

Tickets for the show are available at The Saint (601 Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ). Available for purchase online.

high Riding a wave of pop-rock stardom in the early 2000s after sharing the stage with emo greats including Panic! At the Disco, Back to Sunday, Motion City Soundtrack, Silverstein, and more. Their unique brand of rock fused with a hint of their fan favorite On Fire LP peaked at #9 on the Billboard Heatseekers charts, in heavy rotation on multiple MTV channels, and on the radar of top tastemakers including SPIN, Kerang ! , fuses, and others. Now the Epitaph Records alumni are taking everything they know from the big stages of their early days to shine brighter than ever for their 2022 return. Now that the band has shared their first release since 2009, the Elvis In Wonderland EP via Secret Friends Music Group, get ready for The Higher’s Rebirth! The new tracks include their innovative sound and new age fusing elements of dance pop, emo, and R&B with a pop punk edge. With Seth Trotter on vocals, Reggie Ragan on guitar and vocals, and George Lund lining up on drums, Higher is ready to rise once again.

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Photo by Alex Bemis

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