LOS ANGELES POP-PUNK/EMO OUTFIT CALMGROVE UNVEILS DEBUT EP, ‘LIGHT ON YOUR END’

(Los Angeles, CA – 15th November, 2019) California pop-punk/emo quintet Calmgrove have unveiled their debut EP.

The Covina outfit’s ‘Light on Your End’ is out now, streaming via Apple Music and Spotify; watch the music video for “Misery”.

“Calmgrove are contenders for best band of 2020, with their debut EP, ‘Light on Your End'” – Alternative Press

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“Calmgrove’s sound blends the brawny dynamism of pop-punk with the sonic equilibrium of emo into contagious concoctions fueled by commanding guitars and crushing drums.” – Tattoo.Com

Formed in early 2018 on the outskirts of Los Angeles, Calmgrovehas emerged onto the scene with a well-honed balance of alternative rock, pop-punk and emo, delivering with an assured cohesion, grit and honesty. As first seen on 2018 debut single “Lifelong”, Calmgrove’s elements of urgency intertwine with hook-heavy melodies and edgy punk tones.

“Emo and pop-punk cross over perfectly…your new favorite band.” – Alt Press

Nods to Southern California pop-punk of yesteryear, with the execution of their more angst-laden contemporaries, Calmgrove has worked hard playing shows across California, earning a reputation as a regional workhorse in the process.

“remarkable potential to be a staple in the pop punk scene.” – Spinning Thoughts

With 2019 in full swing, the 5-piece continues to diligently spread their sound across the region, with a number of winter shows, including a support with genre mainstays Bayside & In Her Own Words. Following on from a number of well-received singles, debut EP ‘Light On Your End’ is an impressive debut effort from the SoCal troupe, whose reputation continues to quickly penetrate state lines with press support from Alternative Press, Substream, Punknews as well as Spotify’s New Punks Tracks and Pop Punk’s Not Deadplaylists.

“Catchy, emo tinged pop-punk” – Punknews

‘Light on Your End’ is out now on Apple Music and Spotify; watch the video for “Misery”.

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Calmgrove is:
Eric Guzman – Vocals
Tommy Maung – Guitar
Daniel Alvarado – Guitar
Sean Gonzales – Bass
Nolan Hernandez – Drums

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