NewsFebruary 7, 2008 5:25 PM ET3,910 views

Facedown Records signs Take It Back!

Official press release: Facedown Records has officially announced the signing of Take It Back! from Fayetville, Arkansas. It's rare to find a band that can successfully balance the immense responsibility of a self-imposed 'grand design' with the endless pursuit of entertainment. The ministry-minded Arkansans of Take It Back! are surely no strangers to fun as evidenced by their brand of high-energy posi-hardcore. Taking inspiration from bands such as Comeback Kid, Bane, Dogwood and Stretch Armstrong, Take It Back!'s sound strikes a chord of candor in this synthetic and often insincere industry, and honesty is what they aim for. Through their lighthearted approach to life on the road and their fun, youth-crew sound the band takes on a matter very dear to their hearts. They are here to fulfill The Great Commission; their hope is to reach people of every walk and faith. Vocalist Zack McKim says, "Our only hope for this record is that people see the love of Jesus and know that He is willing to take them at their worst." Take It Back! are always drawn back to the nucleus of their ministry and what they consider to be the touchstone of the band's formation. It was this essential quality that lead the band to Facedown Records. On signing to Facedown, McKim noted, "We've always really respected the label's bands and the stances they took in the heavy music community so we jumped at the opportunity to work with Facedown." Take It Back expect to release their Facedown debut in the summer of 2008. In the meantime, you can check them out online here.

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GWARrapedyourdog 2/7/2008 2:29:02 PM

first post!


some_kind_of_palsy 2/7/2008 2:30:13 PM

first one. facedown is teh suck


mike_dexter 2/7/2008 2:38:35 PM

i'm going to start offering my services for band name consulting.


YouAreSceneAsFuck 2/7/2008 2:39:08 PM

I wish they would "Take Back" their decision to be a band heh heh heh.


petenasty 2/7/2008 2:50:00 PM

this reeks of all kinds of shit


titsmcgee 2/7/2008 2:52:26 PM

Dogwood, eh? I wonder if they're any good.


xpoopx 2/7/2008 2:59:20 PM

ugh. die.


thegloryoflife 2/7/2008 3:50:31 PM

good band. goood dudes.


professor_sex 2/7/2008 4:11:38 PM

who fcking cares!


scum 2/7/2008 4:28:30 PM

i absolutely HATE this band


732casper 2/7/2008 4:29:40 PM

this is a direct rip off of comeback kid but 100x worse


on3break 2/7/2008 4:41:42 PM

hahahaha i've done a few shows with them, they cared more about getting paid then anything


schrute666 2/7/2008 5:07:19 PM

comeback kid jr. jesusfreaks


mrphylee 2/7/2008 5:10:46 PM

oh my give me a break


xote 2/7/2008 5:12:43 PM

fcking lame.


fatherrussia 2/7/2008 5:33:44 PM

Christianity isn't punk


vtacore 2/7/2008 5:57:20 PM

fatherrussia 2/7/2008 5:33:44 PM Christianity isn't punk||| Seriously.


swampthang 2/7/2008 5:59:11 PM

when i first heard of posi hardcore i thought it meant the band had or supported aids


cnnole 2/7/2008 6:58:56 PM

surprisingly not bad for a hardcore band.


GWARrapedyourdog 2/7/2008 7:02:53 PM

did they name their band after a sharkpunch song?


Fur_Beach 2/7/2008 7:04:28 PM

sucks huge dix!


breebreebreebree 2/7/2008 8:03:04 PM

Stopped reading at "Our only hope for this record is that people see the love of Jesus"


keithxedge 2/7/2008 8:35:01 PM

Ive heard worse,but Ive also heard WAY better......Still better than anything Converge has put out since most of the kids on here started puberty.


severedintwo 2/7/2008 10:57:02 PM

fck facedown


truthsayer 2/7/2008 11:39:52 PM

Stagedives for the big guy! Ugh - forget this bullshit.


swampthang 2/8/2008 1:45:11 AM

ya know in the horse the band song birdo at the end don't they keep screaming Take It Back lol


schrute666 2/8/2008 2:09:53 AM

throw it back.


karmacorruption 2/8/2008 3:44:23 AM

their songs are so not tight played, singer's so not innovative... sounds totally like comeback kid rip off


unforgivable 2/8/2008 10:33:47 AM

CbK rip off for sure. I know these guys, the band seems like a joke, though.


emoxfag 2/8/2008 2:48:52 PM

that dude said our band is ghey" " i'm telling unless he takes it back. TAKE IT BACK!" "no" *runs off crying* true story of how they got thier name.


breebreebreebree 2/8/2008 6:44:53 PM

"that dude said our band is ghey" " i'm telling unless he takes it back. TAKE IT BACK!" "no" *runs off crying* true story of how they got thier name." try harder shitstain


DoctorDooom 2/9/2008 1:14:38 AM

honestly, no need for the exclamation point.


bennyedge 2/10/2008 2:44:19 AM

greeeeeeatt dudes, and a sickk band. huge move facedown. lambgoaters, there none of your horriable techgrind bullshit.


mustin 2/10/2008 5:46:09 PM

yeah, comeback kid really ripped these guys off...fckin jerks





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