Aug 242017

For The Win is streaming their highly anticipated second album, “Heavy Thoughts,” one day ahead of its official release. An ideal mix of ten emotionally heavy tracks, Kyle Christensen (vocals) confesses, “We poured our hearts into these songs, and we feel like this record offers something for everyone. “Heavy Thoughts” is a record that we are extremely proud of. It’s been a crazy ride with this album release, and we’re excited to finally have it out to the world through Victory.”

Upon announcing their signing to Victory Records in May of 2017, For The Win unveiled videos for the tracks ‘Crash And Burn’ and ‘Dancing Shoes,’ followed by ‘All Or Nothing,’ and earlier this week releasing ‘Us Versus Them.’

The band will celebrate with a pair of album release shows this weekend, with a North American fall tour to be announced shortly. Continue reading »

Aug 232017

San Diego natives For The Win have delivered ‘Us Versus Them,’ the fourth video from their upcoming album “Heavy Thoughts,” set for release this Friday, August 25th. The song kicks off the new album with its immediate callout, “This is a song for the beaten and broken!’ and skyrockets For The Win’s singalong, pile-on, aggressive guitar driven pop into mosh pits (and speakers) worldwide.

“Music has the power to uplift the spirit and bring people together during the toughest of times. This song is a reminder that we are all human and struggle with the same problems but in our own individual way,” explains vocalist Kyle Christensen. “We have to remember that there are people out there who care about our well-being, and that we are never alone, even though it can feel like us against the world.” Continue reading »

Jul 142017

For The Win have premiered ‘All Or Nothing’, the latest music video from their forthcoming album, “Heavy Thoughts.” Alternative Press affirms Heavy Thoughts is “Raw energy and catchy hooks, this is sure to stick in your head in an instant.” Get For The Win’s “Heavy Thoughts” everywhere on August 25th, 2017.

’All Or Nothing’ is a phrase that we live by when it comes to this band and where we want to go with it,” vocalist Kyle Christensen adds. “The video’s story represents the challenge between chasing your dreams and letting go of stability that you could easily have at home. We all struggle with letting go, because the unknown can be a terrifying place. We face ourselves in the video and also every day while we work to make the best of these opportunities.” Continue reading »

May 172017

San Diego’s For The Win has a new label home of Victory Records. They will release their new album, “Heavy Thoughts,” this August. Alternative Press described them as “sweat-soaked, pit-ready pop punk and riff-heavy metalcore.”

“Over the years we’ve seen some of our favorite bands thrive on Victory and do some amazing things in this scene, and we are extremely proud to announce our signing and be a part of that,” exclaims vocalist Kyle Christensen. “We are excited to work with a label that has put so much effort into some of our favorite bands that we grew up listening to. After visiting the Victory office and meeting all of the amazing staff, we knew this was going to be a massive opportunity for us to put one of our own gold records on that same wall as some of our favorite artists.” Continue reading »