Frontman Dan Marsala explained that the album title symbolizes the band's work ethic and commitment to both themselves and their fans. "Music is the constant thing in life for us," he said. "When I go to bed I think about music and when I wake up it's the first thing on my mind. The Constant can mean anything; hopefully our band will go on forever and we want music to remain a constant thing in our lives no matter what." 
The band uploaded a new song "To the Burial" to their Facebook page on October 23, 2009. The song was also released on the iTunes music store on November 27, 2009. On December 10, Russell and Phillips premiered "I'm Alive" from the album on the Point radio station. On December 31, the band released the song for radio airplay. As stated on their Twitter, the band released "I'm Alive" as an official single on January 5, 2010. The band had a concert on March 4, 2010 exclusively for all fans that bought their CD at Vintage Vinyl record store starting February 16, 2010. On August 9, 2010 the band announced that the next single off the record will be "The Dream Is Over".
The album debuted at #42 on the Billboard 200 charts with sales of 14,115.