[Photo credit: Mickie Winters]

Big things are happening for progressive metal band Greyhaven. Today comes the announcement of their signing to Equal Vision Records and Graphic Nature for their sophomore album Empty Black. AltPress has an exclusive first listen of "Echo And Dust Pt. 1," the first single from their forthcoming LP.

Vocalist Brent Mills comments on the the new single saying, "We chose 'Echo And Dust Pt. 1' as the first single in part because we felt like this song kinda encompasses everything we tried to do on the record in one swift motion, and also because it just felt like the song that stood out as being an obvious introduction into our world as this band."

Read more: Watch Circa Survive perform ‘Juturna’ hidden track “House Of Leaves”

Mills wanted fans to see "subtle themes about the fleeting nature of life and time that weave in and out of the song," and although this isn't the direct message of the lyrics in "Echo And Dust Pt. 1," it's the vibe Greyhaven wanted to get across to their fans. 

Greyhaven are signing with Equal Vision and Graphic Nature for their new album. "They've been a label we've dreamed of working with for a really long time," Mills says. The band are highly influenced by other bands on the label such as Circa Survive, the Sound Of Animals Fighting and Say Anything, Mills says. 

Watch "Echo And Dust Pt. 1" below:

You can preorder the album Empty Black here, or wait for its release March 16. You also can catch them on tour with Norma Jean, Gideon and Toothgrinder.


Tour dates and cities:

02/27 - Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill

02/28 - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum

03/01 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

03/03 - Nashville, TN @ The End

03/05 - Dallas, TX @ RBC

03/06 - Houston, TX @ Houston Underground

03/07 - Austin, TX @ Come And Take It Live

03/09 - Mesa, AZ @ The Nile

03/10 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory

03/11 - San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar

03/12 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Whisky

03/13 - Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst

03/14 - Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk

03/15 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon

03/16 - Portland, OR @ The Analog

03/18 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater

03/19 - Wichita, KS @ Rock Island Live

03/20 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground

03/21 - Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s Rock Club

03/22 - Cleveland, OH @ The Foundry

03/23 - Philadelphia, PA @ Voltage Lounge

03/24 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Underground

03/25 - New York, NY @ Knitting Factory

03/26 - Boston, MA @ Middle East

03/27 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar

03/28 - Louisville, KY @ Cure Lounge

Watch more: August Burns Red share which albums they just can’t listen to anymore