HRVRD has officially launched their pre-order for From The Bird’s Cage, their highly anticipated sophomore full-length album and Equal Vision Records debut (releasing in partnership with Enjoy The Ride Records), which will be available in-stores and online February 19.

All pre-orders come with an instant MP3 download of “Flaming Creatures” – a brand new song from the album. From The Bird’s Cage will also be available on vinyl, with more information to be announced at a later date.

HRVRD will kick off their first full band tour of 2013 on January 27 in Orlando, FL, as direct support to Los Angeles, CA’s letlive. Today, HRVRD also announces that the band will headline a short run from Texas to South Carolina, with plans to perform at SXSW just prior. Fellow Charlotte, NC-based band Junior Astronomers will support on the nine-date venture. All upcoming tour dates can be seen below.

Tonight, HRVRD vocalist Jesse Clasen will also wrap up a short tour under his solo moniker, The Bear Romantic, in Columbia, SC. Performing alongside Clasen is Fol Chen drummer Garrett Henritz. The duo’s sets include a mix of reinterpretations and improvisational versions of The Bear Romantic and HRVRD songs, as well as new compositions created specifically for this tour. HRVRD / The Bear Romantic has shared the stage with the likes of Minus The Bear, Fun., Kaki King, Glassjaw, Cursive, The Felix Culpa, Eisley and more.

HRVRD recently released a two-song digital single featuring “Cardboard Houses” and “Parts & Labor”. The songs are available via iTunes, Amazon and other digital retailers, as well as on vinyl. The 7” vinyl featuring the two new songs is available at full band HRVRD shows and in theironline merch store.
From The Bird’s Cage
1. Black Creme
2. Timid Scripts
3. Futurist
4. Flaming Creatures
5. Kids with Fake Guns
6. New Information
7. Cardboard Houses
8. We Never Shut Up About You
9. Old Nature
10. Eva Brücke

HRVRD (Jesse Clasen solo aka The Bear Romantic)
Jan 23 Columbia SC @ House Show (2323 Stark St. Columbia, SC. 29205)

letlive. w/ HRVRD, This Is Hell, Conditions, Rescuer
Jan 27 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Jan 28 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
Jan 29 Wilmington, NC @ The Soapbox Laundrolounge
Jan 30 Richmond, VA @ Kingdom
Jan 31 West Springfield, VA @ Empire
Feb 01 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
Feb 02 Amityville, NY @ The Spotlight
Feb 04 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Feb 05 Danbury, CT @ Heirloom Arts Theatre
Feb 06 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa
Feb 07 Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
Feb 08 London, ON @ Call The Office
Feb 09 Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
Feb 10 Toledo, OH @ Frankies

letlive. w/ HRVRD, Conditions, Night Verses, Rescuer
Mar 01 Fort Wayne, IN @ Broadripple
Mar 02 Louisville, KY @ The Vernon Club
Mar 03 Birmingham, AL @ The Forge
Mar 04 Fayetteville, AR @ NWA Showcase
Mar 05 St Louis, MO @ Firebird
Mar 06 Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s Oasis
Mar 07 Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
Mar 08 Denver, CO @ Summit MusicHall
Mar 10 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill
Mar 12 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Mar 13 San Diego, CA @ Soma Side

HRVRD w/ Junior Astronomers
Mar 18 Dallas, TX @ The Prophet Bar
Mar 19 Houston, TX @ Walters
Mar 20 New Orleans, LA @ Hi-Ho Lounge
Mar 21 Tupelo, MS @ Goodtime Charlies
Mar 23 Orlando, FL @ Wills PUB
Mar 24 Tampa, FL @ The HUB
Mar 25 Jacksonville, FL @ Phoenix Taproom
Mar 26 Charleston, SC @ Tin Roof
Mar 27 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern