HAIL THE SUN - On "Mental Knife," Sobriety and Insecurity (VIDEO)

Post-hardcore darlings Hail The Sun recently released their fourth LP, "Mental Knife"–an album that heavily explores the idealistic desire to surgically remove the less-than-desirable aspects of our behavior and personalities. In this APTV exclusive, frontman and drummer, Donovan Melero, opens up about the razor-sharp social commentary of the record and why the idea of a mental knife is universally relatable.

Melero also discussed his nine year sobriety and how his addictive personality fueled the creative process and lyrical through-line of the record. Make sure you're ready to take notes, because Melero also provides a list of bands that have been influential to Hail The Sun's musical career that you definitely need to check out for yourself. 

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