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New Jersey-based rock band Save Face have released their full-length debut, Merci. The album is the band’s first release for Epitaph.

With its catchy-yet-off-kilter and viscerally charged sound, Merci is a concept album about an addict dealing with post-rehab relationship struggles and an eventual paranoia-fueled meltdown. Partly inspired by the theatricality of such bands as Queen, Merci is driven by a dramatic tension that reflects Save Face’s mission of making emotionally complex, multi-faceted art.

“I think the biggest challenge is writing something that has merit in an artistic context while still being palatable and digestible for an average listener,” notes vocalist/guitarist Tyler Povanda, whose bandmates include guitarist Phil McGarry, bassist Chris Aveta, and drummer Chris Flannery. “I want someone to put these songs on while they’re having a great day the same way they can listen to it while going through a crisis.”

Formed in 2012, Save Face released their debut EP Folly in 2016. Last November, the band delivered Folly: On The Rocks—a stripped-down, partly acoustic, more intimate rendition of that EP. With their remarkable work ethic, Save Face have played hundreds of shows per year, spending an impressive nine months on the road in 2017 (including a run with their labelmates The Menzingers).

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  1. 9.19.2019
    Fresno, CA
    Strummers
  2. 9.20.2019
    Reno, NV
    Holland Project Gallery
  3. 9.23.2019
    Iowa City, IA
    Gabe's Inc
  4. 9.24.2019
    North Kansas City, MO
    The Rino
  5. 9.25.2019
    Saint Louis, MO
    The Firebird

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Save Face

Save Face

New Jersey-based rock band Save Face have released their full-length debut, Merci. The album is the band’s first release for Epitaph.

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@savefacenj

thats why they call us “Worlds Biggest Rock Band” 🎸🤑🎸🤑🎸🤑🎸🤑
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day 3 of our cross country drive 🚐
Podcast up later… https://t.co/YQiivrEEsd

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🔥🔥🔥the split is RELEASED🔥🔥
@graduatinglife day 2 Listen & en… https://t.co/5QAy7bqk6K

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ME AND @graduatinglife HAVE STARTED OUR NON STOP DRIVE ACROSS AMERICA TO PROMOTE OUR SPLIT EP THAT COMES OUT TOMORR… https://t.co/y6OuBH6iSp

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@savefacenj

thats why they call us “Worlds Biggest Rock Band” 🎸🤑🎸🤑🎸🤑🎸🤑
https://t.co/sF7VvzbGdl https://t.co/ZqysGatFiS

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@savefacenj

Me n Bart drove from NJ to CA in 2.5 days on the dot and we got a sticker on the Utah sign also we’re powerful https://t.co/0jVoeB9KYL

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@savefacenj

“IM A CALI DRIVER WITH JERSEY PLATES GET OUTTA MY WAY!!!!!!”

day 3 of our cross country drive 🚐
Podcast up later… https://t.co/YQiivrEEsd

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@savefacenj

TEENAGERS FRIGGIN SCARE ME BRO
https://t.co/vyMnNWz4rJ
🔥🔥🔥the split is RELEASED🔥🔥
@graduatinglife day 2 Listen & en… https://t.co/5QAy7bqk6K

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@savefacenj

ME AND @graduatinglife HAVE STARTED OUR NON STOP DRIVE ACROSS AMERICA TO PROMOTE OUR SPLIT EP THAT COMES OUT TOMORR… https://t.co/y6OuBH6iSp

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@savefacenj

actually you may talk to me or my son anytime, whenever you would like to
we are both very chill and cool https://t.co/X4EWDmFIPu

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@savefacenj

ICYMI @graduatinglife & I do a podcast together. tmro bart flies here and then we drive across USA nonstop, were go… https://t.co/sm27wL4n3g

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@savefacenj

I’m just really relieved it’s “IHOP” again

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@savefacenj

yeah i agree stream save face’s critically reddit acclaimed music vid for “bummer” now out now everywhere worldwide… https://t.co/hiWlVJteRf

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