Honor By August’s blend of atmospherics and anthemic choruses have drawn favorable comparisons to U2, Kings of Leon, Snow Patrol and Bruce Springsteen. The group has shared stages with such diverse artists as Imagine Dragons, Bon Jovi, Switchfoot, Jonny Lang, Third Eye Blind, Hanson and Parachute. The group’s music has been broadcast to millions many times over on ESPN, E! and popular MTV shows, and Honor By August has worked with Grammy-winning producers, mixers and engineers including Jack Joseph Puig (U2, Snow Patrol, Rolling Stones), Paul David Hager (Goo Goo Dolls), Jeff Juliano (John Mayer, O.A.R, Lifehouse), Toby Wright (Third Eye Blind) and Jim Ebert (Butch Walker, Meredith Brooks).
Honor By August is Michael Pearsall, lead vocals/guitar; Evan Field, guitar/piano/backing vocals; Chris Rafetto bass/piano/backing vocals; and Brian Shanley drums/percussion.
Cal Stamp is an American singer-songwriter. Taking cues from enduring pop/rock icons like Tom Petty and Don Henley, Cal writes songs that showcase his fresh take on a classic formula: vintage guitar work, sing-along choruses, and character-driven lyrics about lovers and losers.
In addition to his solo efforts, Cal is the guitarist and a principal songwriter for Record Heat (f/k/a Spirit Animal), who signed to Atlantic Records in 2018.
Cal has toured the U.S. extensively, sharing the stage with acts like America, The Struts, Fitz & the Tantrums, Third Eye Blind, Incubus, and The Cult. As a member of Record Heat, Cal has received major attention from a variety of high-profile media outlets, including Rolling Stone, Consequence of Sound, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, Billboard, MTV, Alternative Press, and Interview Magazine.
He currently splits time between Brooklyn, NY and Nashville, TN.
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