Bayside Stream New Song, "Enemy Lines"

Bayside, who recently announced the release of their seventh album, Vacancy (Aug. 19, Hopeless Records), are sharing the first new music to be heard from the 11-song album with today’s stream of single, “Enemy Lines.” Listen to the track below! 

“This was the most difficult record to make, by far,” said singer/guitar player Anthony Raneri in a recent podcast interview with Shane Told’s (Silverstein) Lead Singer Syndrome podcast (episode can be heard here: “I moved to Nashville two-and-a-half years ago with my wife and baby. The plan was to go down for a couple of years, plant seeds and move back to NY. We came down and after a year of being here we split up. I was like, ‘do I live in Tennessee now? Alone?’  It was a crazy super isolated time where I didn’t know what was going to come next and moved into an apartment to try and sort things out. That’s where I wrote the record, I wroteVacancy in that apartment.  I had a couch, a TV, my bed, a desk, a computer and my guitar – everything else was in boxes, waiting for me to figure out where they were going to go. We were calling it the hotel, which is where the hotel on the cover came from; Vacancy had a double meaning, the physical and emotional experience.  This is the first record I’ve written that’s had a theme to it, I didn’t want to write a typical break-up record, it’s not about what happened, it’s about the aftermath.” 

Pre-orders for Vacancy are available now, with digital pre-orders offering an instant download of “Enemy Lines:”  Physical pre-orders, vinyl, cd as well as various merch bundles can be found here:

Vacancy track listing:

1. Two Letters
2. I’ve Been Dead All Day
3. Enemy Lines
4. Not Fair
5. Pretty Vacant
6. Rumspringa (Heartbreak Road)
7. Mary
8. Maybe, Tennessee
9. The Ghost
10. It Doesn’t Make It True
11. It’s Not As Depressing As It Sounds

Bayside embark on a North American tour surrounding the album’s release, with the dates launching on Aug. 11 in Ft. Lauderdale. The Menzingers and Sorority Noise support. Tickets are available now via
Tour dates:
August 11Ft. Lauderdale, FLRevolution
August 12Orlando, FLHard Rock Live
August 13Atlanta, GAWrecking Ball Festival
August 14Charlotte, NCAmos Southend
August 16Norfolk, VANorVa
August 17Baltimore, MDRams Head
August 18Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
August 19New York, NYPlayStation Theater
August 20Sayreville, NJStarland Ballroom
August 21Boston, MAHouse of Blues
August 23Pittsburgh, PAAltar Bar
August 24Cleveland, OHAgora
August 25Toronto, ONOpera House
August 26Detroit, MIThe Majestic
August 27Chicago, IL350 Fest
August 28Minneapolis, MNMill City Nights
August 30Denver, COOgden Theatre
August 31  Salt Lake City, UTThe Complex
September 2Seattle, WAThe Showbox
September 3Portland, ORHawthorne Theatre
September 4San FranciscoRegency
September 6Santa Ana, CAThe Observatory
September 7Los Angeles, CARegent Theater
September 8San Diego, CAThe Observatory North Park
September 9Las Vegas, NVBrooklyn Bowl
September 10Phoenix, AZThe Pressroom
September 11Albuquerque, NMThe Sunshine Theater
September 13San Antonio, TXAlamo City Music Hall
September 14Houston, TXHouse of Blues
September 15Dallas, TXGas Monkey Live
September 16Lawrence, KSGranada Theater
September 17St. Louis, MOThe Ready Room
September 18Nashville, TNExit/In