Revered Atlanta rock 'n' roll duo '68 has revealed the second single, "Removed Their Hats," from their highly-anticipated 4th full-length album, "Yes, and...," that's due September 29th from Pure Noise Records.

Commenting on the single, vocalist/guitarist Josh Scogin says: "I have never been a “destination” person, I am more of a “journey” person.  The music of this song takes a person on such an adventurous journey. So, I thought it would be funny to make the lyrics all about someone desperately trying to skip all the good stuff and get to the end. Turns out, I was correct, it is funny.

About '68:

The raucous duo Josh Scogin demurely undersells as “rock n’ roll with a kick in the pants” is named ’68, after the Camaro the Atlanta, Georgia native grew up working on with his dad. Already a young hardcore scene vet with a handful of influential albums under his belt by his twenties, Scogin introduced ’68 to the world in 2013, barreling forth into the unknown with noisy, bluesy abandon. ’68 is a ride for everyone on both sides of the speakers as the hurricane swirls around the frenzied duo. The obstacle is the goal. Inventive, disruptive, frantic, even at their quietest, ’68 is urgent.

The provocative, impulsive, controlled chaos unleashed by ’68 is a musical conversation between artist and audience. Armed with his guitar, copious pedals, and percussive partner-in-crime Nikko Yamada, the former frontman for The Chariot conjures a spirited sound of ambitious raw nerve. The Midnight EP (2013), In Humor and Sadness (2014), and Two Parts Viper (2017) began an inviting catalog of confessional angst and combustible energy. Kerrang! described Give One Take One (2021) as “an album dense with tunes, meaning, desperation, and danceability.” The kinetic conversation continues with the appropriately titled Yes, and…, a densely packed and diverse indie rock romp in which Scogin and Yamada crib cues from improvisational ideology. ’68 fills album number four with howling exposition, tangential dirges, and unbridled honesty. It’s the second consecutive ’68 album produced by Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Rush, Code Orange)

Often splitting up exhaustive van drives between them, ’68 brings their traveling carnival worldwide, from Moscow to Tel Aviv. The duo triumphs in intimate club environments and is no less explosive on giant festival stages or the road, supporting their friends and contemporaries in Bring Me The Horizon, Korn, Staind, Stone Sour, Beartooth, Thrice, Avatar, August Burns Red, The Amity Affliction, Underoath, The Devil Wears Prada, and Every Time I Die, among others.

The year Yes, and… arrives marks ten since ’68 emerged. “I was in high school in Norma Jean, and everything was a blur. The Chariot broke up after ten years. It’s so crazy because when I think about ’68, it feels like I’m still figuring it out,” Scogin says. “In fact, I’m just getting started.

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