I recently spoke with Silverstein vocalist Shane Told for a very long in-depth interview in which we talked about the Discovering The Waterfront ten-year anniversary headliner, where he was at personally when writing the record, signing to Rise Records, new album I Am Alive In Everything I Touch, and more. This is one of my favorite interviews that I've ever done, and I hope everyone takes the time to check it out. You can read it here.
Yeah man, I was really trying to find myself at that time, I think. I think “Call It Karma” was a song that really summed that up, the lyrics for that song were written very much how I write a lot of songs, where there are multiple meanings. I told...
I recently spoke to PVRIS vocalist Lynn Gunn in Portland, OR, in which we briefly talked about the band's album White Noise, signing to Rise Records, and being on social media. You can read the interview here.
Teenage Bottlerocket's Tales From Wyoming will be released on March 31st via Rise Records and is now available for pre-order on MerchNow. Stream "Nothing Else Matters (When I'm With You)" in the replies.
Make Do And Mend have secretly recorded a new full-length album called Don't Be Long, which will release on February 24 via Rise Records. The title track is streaming, amongst a length interview with the band, on Noisey, and you can also listen to it in the replies.
Palisades have posted "Player Haters' Ball", the first song off their upcoming sophomore full-length, Mind Games. The track features Blackbear, whom you might recognize from his previous features on G-Eazy and Machine Gun Kelly's studio albums. Head the to the replies to check it out. You can pre-order the album here.
You can read Pt. 2 of my interview with Chad Ruhlig and Jim Hocking from For The Fallen Dreamshere. If you missed the first part, you can read that here. The band plans on releasing a new record next summer, and hopes to be on Warped Tour as well.
Issues has posted a re-imagined version of their single "Hooligans", which can be found on the long-awaited Diamond Dreams EP that was originally revealed during our last interview with the band in early-2013. Hit the replies to check it out - if you liked it, you can pre-order it here, and order tickets to their first headlining tour here (which starts this Friday in Atlanta).
"The song is about an internal battle and feeling like everything is crashing down on you, it's raining down on you, drowning you," says singer Austin Carlile, who calls Feels Like Forever his favorite song on the band's latest album, Restoring Force. "It's a song that we want to empower people to know that everybody goes through storms, everybody goes through trials and tribulations. It's the focus of how to get out of it, how to better yourself from it, how to learn from it so it doesn't happen again. Then, if it does happen again, you know exactly how to handle it."
You can read part two of our interview with Hance Alligood and Alex Heroes of Favorite Weaponhere. If you missed part one, you can check it out here. The band's debut album Sixty Saragossa releases on 10/14 via Velocity/Rise Records.
“We’ve been a band for about 10 years now,” says Becker, as he explains the reasons behind the band name change. “We have a lot of footage of us as youngsters playing pop punk music, which is great but I think our new sound is little more beach pop. When we go on tour, people who’ve never heard of us look us up on the Internet and the first thing they see is us playing pop punk and they don’t really see what we are now.” So change they will. The band will be known as Swimmers after their Soundwave Festival appearances in 2015.
Only Crime - featuring members of Good Riddance, Bane, Converge, Black Flag, Modern Life Is War, and more - have announced tour dates leading up to their appearance at The Fest in November. Dates are in the replies.
Garrett Klahn, vocalist of influential post-hardcore band Texas Is the Reason, will be releasing a limited edition 7" on November 18 via Rise Records. It's entitled "I Don't Care at All," and you can stream the title track here, then you can preorder here.