The Funeral Portrait signs to Revival Recordings; debut EP out Sept.24

By on August 27, 2014
The Funeral Portrait

Five-piece pop-rock band The Funeral Portrait has signed to North Carolina record label Revival Recordings (owned by Shawn Milke of Alesana). The group will be making their label debut by way of For The Dearly Departed, a six song EP produced by Milke and engineered/mixed by Neil Engle at Adelaide Recording Studios in Raleigh.


“We have never been more excited and proud about anything in our lives as we are about
joining the Revival family!” says vocalist Lee Jennings. “They have truly made us feel like we have found a perfect home with them.”


For The Dearly Departed will be released on 9/23, during which time the band will be on the “Chaos Is A Ladder” tour.  Other acts on the bill include Alesana, Megosh, and The Things They Carried. Full dates and links to purchase tickets are listed below.

/12 Austin, TX-Dirty Dog

9/13 Tyler, TX- Crossroads Music

9/14 Dallas, TX-Trees

9/15 Houston, TX-Warehouse Live

9/17 Ringgold, GA – Cloud Springs Deli


9/18 Atlanta, GA-Masquerade

9/19 Spartanburg, SC – Ground Zero


9/20 Ybor City, FL-Orpheum

9/21 Orlando, FL-Backbooth

9/22 Jacksonville, FL-1904

9/23 Greensboro, NC-Green Street Club

9/24 Raleigh, NC-Southland

9/25 Springfield, VA-Empire

9/26 Providence, RI-Simons 677

9/27 New York, NY-Webster Hall

The Funeral Portrait is a five-piece pop-rock outfit hailing from Atlanta, Georgia.  Consisting of vocalist Lee Jennings, guitarist/vocalist Juergie Landstrom, guitars AJ Pekarek, bassist Chris King, and drummer Stephen Danzey, the band blends elements of rock and roll, heavy metal, and theatre all under a blanket of pop sensibility as they paint their stories of love, loss, anger, and grief onto a canvas of skillfully crafted songs.  Having shared the stage with We Came As Romans, Silverstein, Dance Gavin Dance, and Cartel, The Funeral Portrait will be hitting the road with Alesana this fall on the Chaos Is A Ladder tour in support of their debut EP For The Dearly Departed, produced by Shawn Milke.  For The Dearly Departed will be available September 23rd via Revival Recordings, the band having inked a deal this summer with the Raleigh, NC based record label.

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Revival Recording Links






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