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Exclusive Album Premiere: Onward, Etc. — 'Sonder On'

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of Sonder On, the new album by Onward, Etc., a violin-equipped punk band.

The album, which features guest appearances by former members of Social Distortion and Flogging Molly, will be released March 11 via DC-Jam Records.

The band was put together by Rosco Wuestewald, who met violin player KC Olsen in 2009 and drummer Tom Pearson in 2011.

Onward, Etc. have performed with a dream-come-true list of bands, including Larry and His Flask, Skinny Lister, Lucero, Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, the Goddamn Gallows, Reverend Horton Heat and many more.

They've been a part of Coachella and played Vans Warped Tour, SE Alaskan State Fair and other venues — both intimate and rowdy — throughout the U.S.

For more about Onward, Etc., including their current tour dates, visit onwardetc.com and their Facebook page.

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Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.