Escape The Fate – Unveil New Ep “Chemical Warfare B Sides”


EP Contains Follow-Up Tracks to the Band’s Album Chemical Warfare Released in April

NEW YORK, NY — September 10, 2021 —  Today, Las Vegas-bred band Escape The Fate released a special treat for fans, their new EP Chemical Warfare: B-Sides via Better Noise Music. The project contains a collection of five tracks which act as a follow-up to the band’s latest album Chemical Warfare, released in April. The original LP received praise from critics upon release, with Kerrang! writing, Sin City supremos Escape The Fate lean further into pop, with surprisingly fun results.” The band continues to experiment with their sound on this EP, with frontman Craig Mabbit describing “Around The Sun (Feat. Brandon Saller of Atreyu)” as a “rock n roll anthem that rings in the new year,” and “Over It” as a sequel to “Let It Go” from their album This War Is Ours. A limited edition vinyl of the EP was first made available on Record Store Day’s RSD Drops event this past June. See below for full tracklisting. Chemical Warfare: B-Sides is available to stream or download across platforms HERE

Last October, the band teamed up with Lindsey Stirling on “Invincible,” an energetic, sonic ride about resilience that is set to appear in the soundtrack for the upcoming Better Noise Films horror-thriller THE RETALIATORS.The track was received positively, as Pure Magazine called it, “A spectacularly vigorous and exceedingly touching alt-rock song…that packs an incredibly powerful punch.” An acoustic version also appears on this EP.

Recently premiering at Arrow Video FrightFest 2021THE RETALIATORS received critical acclaim, with The Hollywood News writing, “‘The Retaliators’ is a rock song birthed onto screen and is sure to be a hit with fans of music and horror alike.” In their review, Film Combat Syndicate called the film “a pliable, introspective macabre revenge thriller – one that dares you to look yourself in the mirror and accept who you are.” The soundtrack’s epic line-up includes music from Mötley Crüe, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Bad Wolves, Cory Marks, The HU, and more. Mabbitt also makes an onscreen appearance during the film.


  1. Around The Sun (Feat. Brandon Saller of Atreyu)
  2. Shut up And Listen
  3. Over It
  4. Invincible (feat. Lindsey Stirling) – Acoustic
  5. Not My Problem – Acoustic


Escape the Fate are one of the boldest rock bands of the 21st century. Having spent the past decade-plus of existence doling out memorable rock n’ roll and hooks, the band have moved packed crowds at major international and radio festivals —everything from Rock on the Range to Graspop to Rock am Ring — to the legendary Vans Warped Tour, and while on the road with Five Finger Death Punch, Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Papa Roach, I Prevail, Bullet for My Valentine, Hollywood Undead, and more. Comprised of Craig Mabbitt (vocals), Kevin “Thrasher” Gruft (guitars), TJ Bell (bass), and Robert Ortiz (drums), their past has been defined by decadence, drama, and a retrograde “bad boy” image. They’ve evolved, grown, and, most importantly, grown up. They are going the distance — surviving and thriving in a scene that often cannibalizes its young and seeing their music take on a new, even more dynamic following in the streaming and digital era. With millions of listeners per month and an ever-growing social footprint – the band have received over 700 million combined lifetime streams and views with their music and videos and have over 5 million fans across social platforms.

The Las Vegas-bred group arrived in full force over ten years ago with their 2008 the breakout album, This War is Ours, leading to a major label deal and the rock crossover success of their self-titled sophomore project in 2010. Escape The Fate was produced by hitmaker Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Korn, Avril Lavigne) and hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums and was the first of three ETF records to debut at No. 1 or No. 2 on said chart.Ungrateful (2013) boasts the roaring smash “You’re Insane.” 2015’s Hate Me is defined by singles like “Just a Memory” and “Remember Every Scar.” 2018’s I Am Human marked the band’s second collaboration with GRAMMY® Award-nominated producer Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, Skillet, Seether) and added fan-favorites Empire” and “Do You Love Me” to the ETF songbook. And now they are ready for their next chapter.

Chemical Warfare, the band’s forthcoming, highly anticipated seventh studio album, slated for an April 2021 release, was produced with John Feldmann (Panic! At The Disco, 5 Seconds Of Summer, The Used) and co-produced by the band’s own Thrasher. It continues the showcase of the band’s unique skill of redefining genre and blending it with their signature hard rock sound, delivering an arsenal of driving bangers and melodic ballads. The critical acclaim of newly released singles with Blink-182’s Travis Barker and violinist Lindsey Stirling are a testament that Chemical Warfare is the sound of a band at their most powerful, most resilient, and most comfortable in their own skin.


BETTER NOISE MUSIC is the premiere independent music label under BETTER NOISE ENTERTAINMENT, a content creation and marketing company that produces music, books, films, documentaries, TV shows, theatrical productions, and tours. Better Noise Music (formerly Eleven Seven Music), founded in 2006 by music industry veteran and independent pioneer Allen Kovac, focuses on artist development and has grown into a music industry independent powerhouse, with a roster including Mötley Crüe, Five Finger Death Punch, Escape The Fate, AWOLNATION, Atlas Genius, Papa Roach, Bad Wolves, Nothing More, and The Hu. Partnering with FUGA, AMPED and Membran, the company operates a global marketing and distribution platform with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Nashville, London, Berlin, Toronto and Sydney.

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