Melodic hardcore acts Protected Left and The Shortlife have teamed up on a four track split EP which was just released today! Even better news, the guys sent it over to stream exclusively for DS readers! Protected Left will be going on a short, weekend long tour, kicking things off in mid-August in their hometown of Oakland, California before heading down the coast for stops in LA and San Diego. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for more information as it gets closer. Meanwhile, Kalamazoo, Michigan natives, The Shortlife will be playing the Third Annual Fat Guy Fest in their hometown in early August. Until then, you can get your fill of both talented acts on the split album, below!