Five Eight

Five Eight

Photo by: Scott Ippolito

During the past 20 years, they’ve endured things that would destroy most bands—major label deals gone south, a manager’s death, divorce, drugs, depression, band member departures and more—but Five Eight has always managed to survive. Their seventh album, due in August, reunites Mike Mantione (guitar, vocals, lyrics), Dan Horowitz (bass) and Patrick Ferguson (drums) with former member Sean Dunn (lead guitar, co-writer). Known for their live shows, the pop punk band has opened for R.E.M. and performed with Cheap Trick, The Ramones, Cracker, Pylon and Seven Mary Three. Five Eight will release its entire catalogue digitally in May.