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Blasting through a tight set of caffeinated pop-punk for their second album, this New York quintet nail every confusing emotion that comes with lost love and bruised egos. The guitars stay on the offensive: Tyler Szalkowski's shrill licks snake around Tony Diaz's rhythmic strikes, and the two wrestle furiously on "Breaking Ground" and "Tooth and Nail." But vocalist Derek DiScanio's stance shifts constantly, from unapologetic on fast-paced opener "Eyes Closed" to optimistic on the sizzling hand-clapper "Shape Up" to nakedly vulnerable on the title track, an acoustic ballad with Ansley Newman.

Customer Reviews

Must Have.

The new is fire, I expect the rest of the album to set my house up in flames.


From what I have heard from them, they are very promising. I hope to see them go big time! They certainly have the talent.

Just another 5* Review

These guys are so good I broke my ankle and leg at the same time while listening to Losing Myself and the first thing I did when it happened was put my headphones back in. (True story)


Formed: 2010 in Albany, NY

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '10s

Albany, New York-based pop-punk band State Champs began in 2010, basing their quick-paced and emotive sound on the influence of masters of the genre like Fall Out Boy, the Story So Far, and New Found Glory. Based around singer Derek Discanio's wailing vocals, the band was filled out by guitarists Tyler Szalkowski and Tony Diaz and bassist William Goodermote; they were eventually joined by drummer Evan Ambrosio. After a demo circulated, the band released the Overslept EP in late 2012, and followed...
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