Hawaiian punk band Olivia The Band signed to Essential.

A POP/PUNK band from Haleiwa, Hawaii have been signed by Nashville's Essential Records (released here through Authentic Music). Olivia The Band say the band's name is in remembrance of guitarist Justin Abilla's baby sister. The band are surfing nuts, drummer Christian Perreira being featured on the cover of surfing magazine Riptide. The band's self-titled national debut was produced by Bob Burch. The first single "Shut It Out" is now being distributed to US radio. CR

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