Today guitarist Stephen Egerton premieres a new track from his upcoming solo album, The Seven Degrees of Stephen Egerton, exclusively at Revolver Magazine’s website. Egerton played all the instruments and recorded the music for the song, “South For The Winter,” while Rise Against vocalist Tim McIlrath wrote the lyrics and sings. Excited fans can pre-order an exclusive fire-orange vinyl, limited to only 200 copies, exclusively at Interpunk.com. The album will see a digital, CD and vinyl release via Paper + Plastick Records on May 11th.
Known as the guitarist of seminal pop-punk bands Descendents and All, Stephen Egerton has created The Seven Degrees of… to serve as his musical outlet while both bands are on hiatus. Bunkered in his Tulsa studio, Armstrong Recordings, Egerton fleshed out these sixteen songs with the assistance of an array of talented punk vocalists and friends. Featured on the album are McIlrath, All/Descendents bandmates Chad Price and Scott Reynolds (All), Milo Aukerman (Descendents), Mike Herrera (MxPx), Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Chris DeMakes (Less Than Jake), Mark Vecchiarelli (Shades Apart), and Bill McShane (Ultimate Fakebook), to name a few. Recently the track “Our Last Song,” featuring Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio), premiered on AltPress.com, while “Fire’s On,” featuring Jon Snodgrass (Drag The River), premiered on The Onion’s “AVClub.com“.