Described by J-14 as “your newest obsession,” Evaride received viral success by racking up over four million streams with their debut single “Heartless" on Spotify, an ‘Artist of The Month’ feature from iHeart Radio and performance sessions for iHeart Radio, Billboard, Shazam and Tidal.
Evaride consists of Sean Michael Murray on vocals and Hayden Maringer on guitar. Both members have had very successful individual stories in the music industry. Each of their stellar accolades ultimately led them to one another. You might recognize Hayden from FOX's "Glee," or from the multitude of performances on national television programs including the "American Country Music Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Ellen," and "American Idol," just to name a few. Sean Michael Murray, started his pop/rock roots from Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day discovering him and putting him in the starring role of Johnny in his hit Broadway show “American Idiot”. He also won VH1's reality show "Make a Band Famous." landing his first record deal with Republic Records.
Evaride’s highly anticipated debut EP “Vol. 1” was released on November 1st, 2019 and features their latest single “Limbo.” The band worked alongside several top producers on VOL. 1 including Gregg Wattenberg (Train, Goo Goo Dolls, Gavin DeGraw, Daughtry and Phillip Phillips), Colin Brittain (All Time Low, 5 Seconds of Summer, Dashboard Confessional), Doug Rockwell (Hollywood Records, New Hope Club, Marvel Rising, Sabrina Carpenter), Grammy Award-winning mix engineer Chris Lord-Alge, Claudius Mittendorfer (Panic at The Disco, Fall Out Boy and Weezer) and Michel “Lindgren” Schulz (BTS’ “Boy with Luv”).
Evaride’s music has been heard in several national TV shows and Xbox/PlayStation games leading up to the EP’s release. The single “Warrior” which was the title song for the video game MLB RBI 2K19 and can also be heard during live sports telecasts including NCAA March Madness and NHL Stanley Cup Finals. The band even got a personalized shout-out from Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson via Twitter after hearing it on NBC’s “Titan Games,” of which he hosts. “Warrior” and “Wanted” were also featured on the latest season of NBC’s “World of Dance,” hosted by Jennifer Lopez.
With the perfect combination of talent, drive, soaring vocals and rhythmic guitar riffs, it’s natural that Evaride has already garnered attention from some of the music industry’s top press and producers. Having two successful singles already under their belts, there's no doubt that this band will be skyrocketing up charts worldwide in 2019 and for years to come!
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