Tokyo-based Envy issued their fifth full-length album, “Recitation,” in September. To celebrate its release, the quintet embarked on their first North American tour in four years. On this, their longest international trek, the postrock and hardcore hybrid act played 25 shows in the span of a month.

“It went by really quick,” says vocalist Tetsuya Fukagawa. “We met some really great people and got to see some old friends. We went to watch ‘Jackass 3-D’ with some other bands on one of our days off, too.”

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