Gone Is Gone release debut song “Violescent”
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 19:39
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Newly announced rock band Gone Is Gone has released their first song, “Violescent.” The track will be featured on the band’s forthcoming, self-titled EP that will be released on July 8th via their imprint label, Black Dune Records, through Rise Records/BMG. Digital pre-orders are available now at iTunes ( and will include instant download of “Violescent,” and physical pre-orders of the limited edition vinyl EP will be available on Friday, April 22nd at

Troy Sanders describes the lyrical intent and meaning behind “Violescent”:

“Calming the inner beast and creating separation between yourself and the caged animal, hungry with destructive intent. Bridging negative experiences of the past into a new and colorful light, becoming your 'violescent self'. Desiring to better your personal environment and those who surround you, you must first better yourself.”

Gone Is Gone is an experimental rock quintet featuring Tony Hajjar, Mike Zarin, Troy Van Leeuwen and Troy Sanders. The band will make their live debut at a SOLD OUT show at the Dragonfly in Los Angeles on April 27th.