Often compared to Switchfoot or Our Lady Peace, Surviving August stamps the rock scene with a distinctive blend of guitar-driven melodies, a pop groove on drums and solid rock progressing bass lines, accentuated by Clark's unwavering vocals. The band hails Switchfoot and Matchbox Twenty as profound influences on their recent work, yet Surviving August's sound is unmistakably it's own. Onstage the band members have a knack for entertaining crowds but carry themselves with maturity unusual for a relatively young age. Driven to bring their music and it's message to as many people as they can, Surviving August sees vast possibilities for their new material in 2005. Echoing the band's life conviction, each song hears a distinctive message of hope that a masterful rock and roll delivery will bring home to audiences nationwide. Meanwhile, Surviving August's popularity continues to grow.