Michigan metalcore heavyweights, STILL REMAINS, have been working on new material and will soon be entering the studio to record their follow-up to 2007's 'The Serpent.'

The group offered fans a taste of whats to come in the form of a new track titled "Reading Lips" which shows off their signature colors, and how well the members gel together creatively once again.

A classic Still Remains neck-bender; 'Reading Lips' celebrates the sextet's return after their disbandment in 2008. The current line-up features all original members of the band.

Today, we're happy to premiere 'Reading Lips' (courtesy of the band) to our readers for streaming as the group gets ready to record their highly anticipated new album (make sure to "like" Still Remains on Facebook for updates on the release).

Comments the band:
"We wrote Reading Lips pretty quickly after the band got back together. The [song] came together really fast, and we just wanted to get something out there for fans. We recorded it with Josh Schroeder at Randome Awesome Studios in Bay City, MI.

Our sound has progressed quite a bit from this as we've continued to jam again. We're hoping to have a new record out this summer."


From the small upper Midwestern city of Grand Rapids, MI, Still Remains avoid the taint of sounding like every similar band in their chosen style by prominently using synthesizers alongside the unison-riff guitars. As a result, their music has a strong similarity to European Scandinavian metal acts such as In Flames, At The Gates, and Soilwork, giving the group a strong following both on the Continent and among North American fans of the style.  

Still Remains formed in 2002 with an original lineup of singer T.J. Miller, guitarists Steve Schallert and Jordan Gilliam, keyboardist Zach Roth, bassist Evan Willey, and drummer Cameron Macintosh (later replaced by A.J. Barrett). Following a self-released EP debut, 2003's Dying with a Smile, Still Remains made their full-length debut with 2004's If Love Was Born to Die. A major personnel change followed, with Schallert and Gilliam replaced by new guitarists Mike Church and Jordan Whelan for the band's Roadrunner Records debut, 2005's Of Love and Lunacy. Yet another major personnel shift followed the release of that album, with Barrett leaving to join Christian metalcore act the Showdown, replaced by Adrian Green. Roth and Willey also exited in 2006, replaced by keyboardist Ben Schauland and bassist Steve Hetland, leaving Miller the sole original member remaining.

After extensive tours in Europe and the United States, Still Remains worked with producer Steve Evetts to record their second studio album, 2007's The Serpent.

- T.J. Miller - vocals
- Jordan Whelan - guitars
- Mike Church - guitars/vocals
- Zachary Roth - keyboards
- A.J. Barrette - drums
- Kenny Polidan - bass


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