The album continues their style heard on A Shipwreck in the Sand. It has some very heavy songs similar to that album along with some songs featuring a traditional emo style similar to their early records. It also has some influences from melodic metalcore.
Rescue contains two songs from the band's previously released EP album Transitions and a music video has already been released for the song "Sacrifice". On February 5, 2011 the band played a free show in Toronto, with Robby Starbuck filming the event for a music video for the song "The Artist", released on March 28. Frontman, Shane Told revealed that a video will also be released for the song "Burning Hearts". Told also announced that there will be a 7" vinyl release for "The Artist" on their Record Store Day and it will have 3 exclusive covers as B-sides along with there being an iTunes exclusive track for the album as well.