Posted on June 29th, 2021
We are pleased to welcome North Carolina alternative-rock band, Sparing to Sunday Drive Records. Drawing influence from the late 90’s and early 2000’s rock scene. Aiming to bring back the aesthetics and ethos of the Drive-Thru Records era. With heavy inspiration pulling from bands such as The Early November, Finch, Home Grown & Hawthorne Heights. Sparing find’s themselves carving a path all their own.
What once began as a solo project for vocalist Zach Godwin, releasing 3-song demo “Grave” in 2019, has since grown into the newly minted band we find today.
With Sparing truly forming in a year where no shows are happening, they hold true to their passion and drive for what comes next. With all members being a part of NC Hardcore band Thirteenth, they aim to hit the ground running with the same attitude they’ve brought into their other musical projects.
Their new EP, “Old Dreams” releases July 30th, 2021. Sparing finds themselves doubling down on what made their demo stick. Personal lyrics with ear-worm choruses, heavy riffing – paying homage to influences like Superheavenand Jawbreaker. With tracks like “Colorblind” utilizing catchy pop punk instrumentals, overlaid with Smashing Pumpkins inspired guitar harmonies. The music suggests a return to a golden world before things were black and white.
“Old Dreams” is available for pre-order now on cassette tape.