The Return of Inertia

by Outrun the Sunlight

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No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. At less morbid levels it is a dull ache of the soul, a longing with nothing to long for, a sick pining, a vague restlessness, mental throes, yearning. In particular cases it may be the desire for somebody of something specific, nostalgia, love-sickness. At the lowest level it grades into ennui, boredom.
― Vladimir Nabokov


released December 20, 2011

Outrun The Sunlight is Austin Peters & Cody McCarty.

All tracks written by Outrun The Sunlight except Track 3 written by Austin Peters and Epicure and Track 4 written by Outrun The Sunlight and Hello, Dave.

All writing took place in Austin's bedroom, Kalamazoo, Michigan. All instrumental recording took place in Austin's Bedroom, Chicago, Illinois. All instrumental engineering by Austin Peters.

All artwork by Sydnee Peters, from "The Einstein Series." Cover art entitled "Fixed Points in Time." Gatefold art entitled "Farsighted Vision." Back gatefold & inside art entitled "No More Possible." Outrun The Sunlight logo and album layout design by AIP | ART. Band photo taken by Olivia Vogds.

Outrun The Sunlight uses Carvin guitars, Agile guitars, Line 6 pedals, and Captivate Clothing.

Outrun The Sunlight would like to thank the Peters family, the McCarty family, Becca Nolin, Samuel Peters, Zack McCarty, John Brogger, Etcetera Design, Carrick New, Galen George, Damon Speakman, Joel Hanlon, Chad Kapper, Sean Silagy, Jordan Ibarra, Dave Newhouse, Jake Lowe, Olivia Vogds, Madelyn Etzcorn, Aleksandra Radosavljevic, Chris Jones, Steve McCorry, Kalton Tillman, Jordan Nelson, Max Skelton, Sander Dieleman, Epicure, Dean Martinetti, Silver Gutierrez, VIP Merch, Ash Norman, Ross Gnarly, The Advaita Concept, A Dark Orbit, End Ocean, The Battle Within, Aristeia, Substructure, Permillisecond, The Helix Nebula, Rogue Records America, Ceruleus, No Consequence, Encircle, The Omega Experiment, Lifeforms, The League Of Extraordinary Djentlemen, The Djent-lemen's Club, American Aftermath, Heavy Blog Is Heavy, Got-djent, and any one who has posted on our wall, bought our album, wore our t-shirts, or listened to our music. Your generosity and kindness mean the world to us. Thank you.

2011 © Outrun The Sunlight. All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is prohibited by Federal Law and is subject to Federal prosecution.



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Outrun the Sunlight Chicago, Illinois

Outrun the Sunlight is a 4-piece instrumental progressive metal band from Chicago.


The new album "Red Bird" is available worldwide April 21, 2017.

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