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THE HARA Release Powerful New EP ‘We All Wear Black’ via Scruff of the Neck Records, Due 1 April 2022




THE HARA have a secret, and the secret is their sound – it is untamed, unlimited.” - Manchester Evening News

Alternative modern rock trio THE HARA will release their brand new EP ‘We All Wear Black’ on Friday 1st April via Scruff of the Neck Records. The British outfit are one of the year’s most exciting new heavy bands, combining forthright and emotive lyrics with massive rhythms and a sense of boundless energy. If you’re a fan of Yungblud, Bring Me the Horizon or Chase Atlantic then. THE HARA are Josh Taylor (vocals), Zack Breen (guitar) and Jack Kennedy (drums).

THE HARA have taken the UK by storm in the past 12 months despite the challenges of the pandemic with major UK festival performances at Reading & Leeds (Main Stage), Download and Tramlines. Gemma Bradley gave the band their break at BBC Radio 1 , have already been playlisted on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and Deezer as their ‘genre fluid’ sound sees them continue to break new ground sonically. This hybrid of sounds has also warranted them to be featured across airwaves and column inches, with notable acclaim from BBC Introducing, Kerrang!, Dork, Amazing Radio and Manchester Evening News. THE HARA will also feature on Amazon Music’s ‘Rock This’ in 2022, streamed live on Twitch and hosted by Sophie K (Kerrang!).

‘We All Wear Black’ was produced by Jason Perry (Don Broco, McFly) and Andy Gannon in Manchester. Its six tracks feature popular cuts Afterlife and Black Soul Ceremony, alongside new single Domino and three other hard-hitting alternative rock songs. Producer Perry will also be at the helm for THE HARA’s debut album, which is expected in the latter half of 2022.

Explaining the band's mantra, frontman Josh Taylor says: “We want to show everyone that despite it all, despite what the statistics say, despite what people say or any of that social media acceptance bullsh*t, it really doesn’t matter. Thousands of people will reject you for being different but there are 10 times over that amount who will accept you and who are feeling just like you. If people can become a part of such a glorious resistance through our music, then that’s our mission.”

THE HARA will mark EP release day by kicking off their biggest UK tour to date, with their first ever vinyls and CDs now available to order from the band’s website. In February 2022, they’ll also head out on a press tour of the Student Music Network, while collaborating with renowned platform Sofar Sounds on the back of Domino’s release. In the summer of 2022, the band will release a live album recorded at the infamous rock venue, Satan’s Hollow, in Manchester - live from the exclusive ‘Domino’ release show.

THE HARA performed at Satans Hollow in Manchester on the 3rd February to kickstart their live performances for 2022 and promote their upcoming tour as well as their new song Domino. We sent our Station Manager Alex Charles and Head of Music Charlie O’ Loughlin down to watch the show. Alex said ‘ although I have never really listened to this genre or rock and alt music I was taken back by the performance and audience engagement. They performed in the center of the venue which I was not expecting and I feel that really added to the atmosphere of the night. They proved that night that music can be loved by all and has no boundaries whatsoever which is something I feel a lot of artists are afraid to do.”


The HARA came to visit Shock Radio on the 7th right after they performed at Satan’s Hollow and they had a lovely chat with us discussing their tour, their music and how they started as band and their journey to where they are today. Click here to watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T0ZUH_Z44U&t=93s























Find all the links to their releases, tour dates, social media, contact info and music below


Music Links & Release Schedule

‘Domino’ Single - (https://s.disco.ac/vmonszszkbhh) UNDER STRICT EMBARGO UNTIL 4TH FEBRUARY 2022

We All Wear Black EP (Stream Only) - https://s.disco.ac/faikgwmbhzjq


Release Timeline

Fri 29/01/21 - ‘Black Soul Ceremony’ Single Release

Fri 09/04/21 - ‘Afterlife’ Single Release

Fri 20/08/21 - ‘Fool & The Thief’ Single Release

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Fri 22/10/21 - ‘Die In The City’ Single Release

Fri 04/02/22 - ‘Domino’ Single Release

Fri 01/04/22 - ‘We All Wear Black’ Single & EP Release and Tour Begins

Live Dates

THE HARA embark on their biggest headline tour to date commencing the day of their EP release. The tour spans 16 cities and towns in the UK, with a combined 5,000 capacity following a series of major UK headline shows in 2021 (Reading & Leeds Main Stage, Download Pilot and more).

Thu 03/02/22 - ‘Domino’ Release Show at

Satan’s Hollow

‘We All Wear Black’ EP UK Tour

01/04/22 - Bootleg Social, Blackpool

02/04/22 - Bodega, Nottingham

03/04/22 - o2 Academy2, Oxford

05/04/22 - Joiners, Southampton

07/04/22 - The Garage, London

08/04/22 - The Waterfront, Norwich

09/04/22 - Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes

10/04/22 - The Fleece, Bristol

21/04/22 - Tower Ballroom, Hull

22/04/22 - o2 Academy2, Birmingham

23/04/22 - Key Club, Leeds

24/04/22 - Arts Club, Liverpool

26/04/22 - Tunnels, Aberdeen

27/04/22 - King Tuts, Glasgow

28/04/22 - Academy3, Manchester

29/04/22 - The Leadmill 2, Sheffield

Tickets are available via theharaband.com

UK Festivals

12/06/22 - Download Festival

08/07/22 - 2000Trees

29/07/22 - Kendal Calling

31/07/22 - Y Not? Festival

Social Links

Website - www.theharaband.com/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/theharaband

Instagram: www.instagram.com/theharaband

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@theharaband

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheHaraBand

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheHaraBand

Other Assets

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Contacts

Management - Paul Taylor (paul@cloud9records.co.uk)

Management - Sol Parker (sol.parker@paradigmagency.com)

Label A&R - Mark Lippmann (mark.lippmann@scruffoftheneck.com)

UK Marketing & Promotion - Maisie Woodford (maisie.woodford@scruffoftheneck.com) UK National Press - Zeitgeist Agency (elliot.mitchell@zeitgeist.co.uk)

UK Regional Press - Sonic PR (rob@sonicpr.co.uk)

International Marketing & Promotion - Jack Parker (jack.parker@scruffoftheneck.com)

Record Label - Scruff of the Neck Records

Publisher - Unpublished; Administration by Scruff of the Neck Publishing & Sony Music Publishing Neighbouring Rights - Double Six Rights


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