Formed in 1999 by legendary frontman Walter Schreifels, New York City's Rival Schools brought together members of iconic 80's & 90 's bands Gorilla Biscuits, Youth of Today and CIV into a super group with a die-hard following that grows with every passing year, inspiring countless imitators and followers with their sole major label release United By Fate. Released in 2001 by Island Music/Universal, Rival Schools' debut album United By Fate was met with critical and commercial acclaim charting nationally and abroad, enjoying heavy spins on radio and on MTV with lead single ''Used for Glue'' and it's follow up ''Good Things''. An aggressive touring schedule followed laying the foundation for a worldwide following that band enjoys to this date and them perform at the prestigious Rock am Ring & Rock in Park festivals in Germany and Download Festival in the UK, as well as a now legendary set at tastemaker showcase Fun Fun Fun Festival in Austin, Texas. Now available on vinyl for the first time since 2001 through srcvinyl, Rival Schools United By Fate has been lovingly restored to a high fidelity 24bit I 44.1 hertz from the original analog source. Pressed on 180 Gram Audiophile vinyl using lacquers cut by the legendary Stan Ricker (The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Moscow Symphony Orchestra), making full use of the dynamic range that only high quality vinyl can provide. This limited edition deluxe reissue features 4 tracks previously unreleased in North America and is sure to be a hit with fans and collectors alike.