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WE'RE BACK! We're recording a new record, and we want YOU to be a part of it! Let's do this!

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It’s happening. Story Of The Year is officially back in action!

It’s been 6 years since our last record. We’ve been on a self imposed hiatus for much of that time, and to say it’s been confusing and difficult for all of us is an understatement.

But with darkness often comes great art, and to be certain, the sun always rises. We’re stepping out of the shadows with more passion and energy than perhaps any time in the last decade. We are re-vitalized and absolutely intent on delivering the best record of our lives. It’s time to rock!

The record is written, and its RAD. We’ve spent years composing and stockpiling music with the intention of releasing a new album when the time felt right.

That time is now.

We’re calling on all SOTY fans to help us with our mission:

Be the best band we can be, make the best art of our lives, and operate our business in a completely new way. Perhaps the most important part of our mission directly involves YOU. We aim to function as our own record label, and have a direct connection with the people who support us. Through this pre-order, YOU will be the wind in our sails. You will personally make this new record and new chapter in our story possible.

This isn’t donation. This is a super cool pre-order, and much more. We have a ton of great rewards for our pledgers: Exclusive signed CDs and vinyl, hand written lyric sheets, exclusive shirts, memorabilia, rad VIP experiences, and much more.

And by pre-ordering the new album, you will automatically get a digital copy on release day, but also exclusive access to behind the scenes studio videos, photos, updates, and sneak peaks of the music as it’s being recorded.

IMPORTANT: Spread the word! We are immeasurably proud of these songs, and we need your help to let as many people as possible know about our new record. After you pre-order, you will see a page that says “Help spread the word”. This page allows you to SHARE our pre-order news on your Facebook & Twitter accounts. We’re lovingly calling on all fans to help spread the word to the entire world: STORY OF THE YEAR IS BACK.

Thank you so much, everyone. We truly have the best fans. This feels incredible. Just typing those words “STORY OF THE YEAR IS BACK” felt incredible. I’m going to do it again. But add fucking. Here it goes…. STORY OF THE YEAR IS FUCKING BACK!

Endless love & appreciation,

Dan, Josh, Phil, Ryan

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New Album Merch + Limited-Edition Items & VIP Experiences

SUPER Bundle

SUPER Bundle
$97.99
97.99
All gone!

5 INCREDIBLE ITEMS:
• Signed vinyl
• Signed CD
• Exclusive T-shirt
• Wristband [exclusive to bundle]
• Signed photo [exclusive to bundle]

(Includes download of new album)

Name In the Liner Notes + Signed LP

Name In the Liner Notes + Signed LP
$115
115.00
All gone!

Your name printed on the liner notes as an “an awesome human who helped make our new album”. (Same list for both CD & Vinyl).

Includes a signed LP and download of the new album.

Signed Vinyl Bundle

Signed Vinyl Bundle
$75.99
75.99
All gone!

4 AWESOME ITEMS:
• Signed vinyl
• Exclusive T-shirt
• Wristband [exclusive to bundle]
• Signed photo [exclusive to bundle]

Includes Digital Download of new album

Vinyl

Vinyl
$24.99
24.99
463 left

The new album on vinyl.

Includes Download of new album.

Signed Vinyl

Signed Vinyl
$34.99
34.99
All gone!

The new album on vinyl and signed by the band.

Includes a download of the new album.

New Album on CD

New Album on CD
$12.99
12.99
Available

The new album on CD.

Disposable Camera

Disposable Camera
$150
150.00
All gone!

An entire cameras worth of unique pics personally taken by the band as they record their new album! Studio pics, travel pics, and beyond. One of a kind images on film, exclusively for you.

(Includes Download of new album)

Autographed Handwritten Lyric Sheet

Autographed Handwritten Lyric Sheet
$150
150.00
20 left

Lyric sheet personally written and signed by Dan Marsala. Dan will pick the songs from the new album. Awesome item to frame and display!

(Includes a download of the new album)

Autographed Poster [Signed + Numbered]

Autographed Poster [Signed + Numbered]
$29.99
29.99
All gone!

Available only through this pre-order, signed by the band. 11″ × 17″. Signed and numbered.

Includes a download of the new album.

"Live in the Lou Part 2" Live Concert Movie [Download]

"Live in the Lou Part 2" Live Concert Movie [Download]
$19.99
19.99
Available

Exclusive to Pledgers! Full SOTY concert professionally filmed in the bands hometown of St Louis, MO on January 16, 2016. Run time: 1:28. Digital Copy

(Includes download of the new album)

Signed Kick Drum Head

Signed Kick Drum Head
$250
250.00
All gone!

Signed by the members of SOTY.

(Includes a download of the new album)

Broken Drum Sticks [Signed]

Broken Drum Sticks [Signed]
$50
50.00
All gone!

The drumsticks Josh thrashes while recording drum tracks for the new record!

(Includes a download of the new album)

Private SOTY Concert! [Single Ticket]

Private SOTY Concert! [Single Ticket]
$40
40.00
All gone!

This will RIP! Sure to be an incredibly special night, not to be missed. For the first time in 13 years, SOTY will bring their legendary explosive live show to a small club. The band will perform all of the fan favorites, as well as select NEW tracks from the upcoming album, and a few surprises as well:) Don’t miss this one! Tickets will only be available only through this Pledge campaign.

EACH ORDER IS FOR ONE TICKET

Includes download of new album.

Does NOT include travel to St Louis, MO.

SUPER VIP package for Private concert

SUPER VIP package for Private concert
$300
300.00
All gone!

Same as VIP # 1, but you also get a VIP laminate, & you get to watch the concert from a roped off area side of stage next to our roadies like a total VIP boss. We’ll also hug you & have a cooler of beer for you.

You will be messaged with specific instructions for the evening when the show is announced to the public. Does not include travel to St Louis.

(Includes a download of the new album)

Vinyl Test Pressing [Signed + Numbered]

Vinyl Test Pressing [Signed + Numbered]
$125
125.00
All gone!

The first copies off the press. Signed and numbered.

(Includes download of the new album)

Private lesson with Dan

Private lesson with Dan
$250
250.00
1 left

Hang with Dan in person and talk songwriting, vocals, lyric writing, seek advice, share ideas, even jam guitars in a one-on-one session! These private lessons will take place at The Ready Room in St Louis, MO, on the morning of the private SOTY show. You will receive a message with instructions when the show is announced. One hour.

You will receive a message with instructions when the show is announced. Travel to St Louis not included. Does not include entry to the Ready Room show.

(Includes a download of the new album)

Private Lesson with Josh

Private Lesson with Josh
$250
250.00
1 left

Hang with Josh in person and jam drums in a one-on-one session! These private lessons will take place at The Ready Room in St Louis, MO, on the morning of the private SOTY show. You will receive a message with instructions when the show is announced. One hour.

You will receive a message with instructions when the show is announced. Travel to St Louis not included. Does not include entry to the Ready Room show.

(Includes a download of the new album)

Private lesson with Phil

Private lesson with Phil
$250
250.00
All gone!

Hang with Philip Moon in person and jam guitars or bass in a private, one-on-one session! These private lessons will take place at The Ready Room in St Louis, MO, on the morning of the private SOTY show. You will receive a message with instructions when the show is announced. One hour.

You will receive a message with instructions when the show is announced. Travel to St Louis not included. Does not include entry to the Ready Room show.

(Includes a download of the new album)

Private Acoustic Performance

Private Acoustic Performance
$2,500
2500.00
All gone!

SOTY will come to your house, party, bbq, etc and jam some acoustic songs for you and your friends!

Please note: Must be within 50 miles of St Louis, MO

(Includes download of the new album)

Dan's Jacket

Dan's Jacket
$750
750.00
All gone!

Dan’s personally customized jacket from the Page Avenue 10th Anniversary Touring cycle!

Comes with a letter of authenticity, hand written by Dan.

(Includes Download of new album)

New Album Download [FLAC + MP3]

New Album Download  [FLAC + MP3]
$10
10.00
Available

The new album download on your choice of MP3 or FLAC.

Signed CD

Signed CD
$23.99
23.99
All gone!

The new album on CD and signed by the band.

Includes a download of the new album.

Signed CD Bundle

Signed CD Bundle
$65.99
65.99
All gone!

4 AMAZING ITEMS:
• Signed CD
• Exclusive T-shirt
• Wristband [exclusive to bundle]
• Signed photo [exclusive to bundle]

Includes Digital Download of new album

Name In the Liner Notes + Signed CD

Name In the Liner Notes + Signed CD
$100
100.00
All gone!

Your name printed on the liner notes as an “an awesome human who helped make our new album”. (Same list for both CD & Vinyl).

Includes a signed LP and download of the new album.

Show-played Cymbal [Signed + Personalized]

Show-played Cymbal [Signed + Personalized]
$300
300.00
All gone!

18" Zildjian crash cymbal, used and broken at our show in St. Louis at The Pageant on Jan. 17th, 2016.

Will sign and personalize. 2 available -- both from 1/17/16 show.

Phil “Moon” Sneed’s show-used guitar [Signed]

Phil “Moon” Sneed’s show-used guitar [Signed]
$2,000
2000.00
All gone!

This is #2 of the 3 PRS Page Avenue: 10 Years & Counting guitars made. Phil “Moon” Sneed’s show used guitar.

PRS SE245 in Black. Custom 10 Years and Counting decal on body, can be removed. One of only 3 ever made!

Band will sign the guitar or the case, which ever you prefer.

(Includes a download of the new album)

Please note: shipping cost will be in addition to display price.

"Sold Out" Items

Signed Drum Head

Signed Drum Head
$100
100.00
All gone!

Used on the new album & signed by the members of SOTY!

(Includes a download of the new album)

Signed Kick Drum Head USED ON NEW RECORD!

Signed Kick Drum Head USED ON NEW RECORD!
$350
350.00
All gone!

Actual Kick drum head used to record the new record! Signed by the entire band.

(Includes a download of the new record)

VIP package for Private SOTY Concert

VIP package for Private SOTY Concert
$100
100.00
All gone!

Ticket & early entry to the Private “Small Club” concert, a private acoustic performance, a pizza or donuts party, and photos with the band! Basically, you come to the show early & get to hang out with the band and eat food while we play acoustic songs and tell stupid jokes. You can hug us, too.

Please note: You will be messaged with specific instructions for the evening when the show date is announced. Does not include travel to St Louis.

(Includes download of new album)

Studio Visit

Studio Visit
$500
500.00
All gone!

Come hang in the studio in Nashville, or to Dan’s Hellhole Studios and watch us work on the new record. 2-3 hours.

Travel costs to St Louis or Nashville not included. SOTY will determine the time & date, but will do our best to accommodate your schedule.

(Includes a download of the new album).

Private lesson with Ryan

Private lesson with Ryan
$250
250.00
All gone!

Hang with Ryan in person and jam guitars in a private, one-on-one session! Talk guitar & songwriting philosophy, creative processes, and work ethics & habits from the principle music writer of SOTY. These private lessons will take place at The Ready Room in St Louis, MO, on the morning of the private SOTY show. One hour.

You will receive a message with instructions when the show is announced. Travel to St Louis not included.

(Includes a download of the new album, does not include entry to the Ready Room show).

Name a song after you

Name a song after you
$1,000
1000.00
All gone!

Yeah. We will name a song after you. Especially if your name is Gary.

(Includes a download of the new album)

SJC Snare Drum [Signed + Personalized]

$1,000
1000.00
All gone!

Snare drum by SJC used for the new album. Signed and personalized to you.

(Includes download of the new album)

Signed PRS guitar

Signed PRS guitar
$2,000
2000.00
All gone!

PRS SE245 in Black. Custom 10 Years and Counting decal on body, can be removed. One of only 3 ever made!

Band will sign the guitar or the case, which ever you prefer.

(Includes a download of the new album)

Please note: shipping cost will be in addition to display price.

Signed Philip Sneed PRS promo glossy from 2004!

Signed Philip Sneed PRS promo glossy from 2004!
$100
100.00
All gone!

A promotional glossy PRS made for the 2004 NAMM show. Phil will sign it, as well! Super rare.

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Signed Ryan Phillips PRS promo glossy from 2004!

Signed Ryan Phillips PRS promo glossy from 2004!
$100
100.00
All gone!

A promotional glossy PRS made for the 2004 NAMM show. Ryan will sign it, as well! Super rare.

(Includes a download of the new album).

Song Chart from “In The Wake of Determination”

Song Chart from “In The Wake of Determination”
$400
400.00
All gone!

This is the studio song progress chart from the recording of “In The Wake of Determination”. This is basically a chart that hung in the studio showing which songs were finished and which songs still needed work. It came with us to Chicago to record drums, and then to Ryan’s studio (“The Steamy Nook”) where we recorded the entire “In The Wake” record. We spent 2 months using this chart: Each band member had a block (Drums, Guitars, Bass, etc), and would personally mark his progress in a creative way. The songs are listed as the working titles, which is super rad. This is the rarest of the rare. 1 of 1.

Comes with a letter of authenticity, hand written by the band.

(Includes a download of the new album).

Josh’s Drum Heads from “In The Wake of Determination”

Josh’s Drum Heads from “In The Wake of Determination”
$425
425.00
All gone!

Josh’s bloody snare head & “stabbed” tom head from the recording of “In the Wake of Determination”. If you listen to the ending of “Is This is My Fate He Asked Them”, you can actually hear, on the recording, Josh stabbing his sticks through this actual tom head. You can also watch it on the “Our Time Is Now DVD”. Josh signed them in 2005 to give to Hard Rock cafe, but we wound up keeping them. Until now!

Comes with a letter of authenticity, hand written by Josh.

(Includes a download of the new album).

Ryan’s Shirt from the “Wake Up” Video Shoot

Ryan’s Shirt from the “Wake Up” Video Shoot
$350
350.00
All gone!

Ryan wore this vintage thrift store shirt in the “Wake Up” video, and numerous photo shoots and live concerts. It’s dope. Tag is cut out, it’s either a S or M.

Comes with a letter of authenticity, hand written by Ryan

(Includes a download of the new album).

Ryan’s Jacket from the “Anthem Of Our Dying Day” Video Shoot

Ryan’s Jacket from the “Anthem Of Our Dying Day” Video Shoot
$750
750.00
All gone!

This is a rad, boutique, hand made jacket Ryan wore in the “Anthem of Our Dying Day” video. It’s a prototype, given to Ryan by the stylist the record label hired, so there is no size on the label. Will form fit a person of similar size as Ryan. (5’11, 165lb).

Comes with a letter of authenticity, hand written by Ryan.

(Includes a download of the new album).

Perform a song live with SOTY!

Perform a song live with SOTY!
$500
500.00
All gone!

Perform live with us at our Private Concert in St Louis, MO. Play guitar, bass, or sing with Dan! (Drums not available. We will send Pledger a list of songs to choose from, would prefer pledger(s) come to soundcheck to rehearse.

Please note:Travel to St Louis not included.

(Includes a download of the new album)

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