The Tired and True are releasing a 4-song EP via 7" called Haunts on January 31 through Broken Rim Records. Pre-orders will be available on the site January 17. Dates for their record release shows can be found in the replies.
Dre Okorley on 01/03/12 - 10:37 AM
Head to the replies for an update on what each of the members of Person L was up while the band was quiet in 2011.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/03/12 - 06:44 AM
Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel and Bleeding Through keyboardist Marta Peterson are engaged. Congratulations to the happy couple.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/02/12 - 11:55 AM
Bombay Bicycle Club's new Leave It EP is now available on iTunes.
Kyle Huntington on 01/02/12 - 09:50 AM
Chuck Inglish (of The Cool Kids) has just released his debut mixtape, "Working". You can download it for free here. Cover art in the replies.
Jake Denning on 01/02/12 - 09:40 AM
Doug Robinson (The Sleeping) has joined Archives from California. The new band is named The Night. Kris Crummet will produce the band's upcoming record. You can read a statement from the band in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 01/02/12 - 08:21 AM
The Human Abstract have broken up.

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Jake Denning on 01/02/12 - 12:32 AM
Fences will be recording a full-length album in February for a Summer release.
Jake Denning on 12/31/11 - 08:43 PM
We're a little behind on this post, but you can find preorders for the new Foxy Shazam record, The Church of Rock and Roll, right here. You'll get a free download of the opening track with the purchase of any bundle.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/31/11 - 01:24 PM
Boysetsfire will begin writing new music again next week.
Dre Okorley on 12/31/11 - 10:34 AM
Bring Me The Horizon's planned remix album Chill Out Sessions has been cancelled.

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Dre Okorley on 12/31/11 - 12:14 AM
Bastions' Hospital Corners is now available on 12" vinyl. The package deal comes with a limited shirt and can be purchased here.
Dre Okorley on 12/30/11 - 05:16 PM
A new Troubled Coast song called "Patient Hands" featuring Matt Vincent from The American Scene on vocals can be heard here.
Christian Wagner on 12/30/11 - 12:58 PM
According to numerous Twitter reports, which cannot be 100 percent confirmed since it is Twitter, Ryan Gosling was spotted at tonight's American Nightmare show in Boston. Commence discussion in the replies. Is it realistic that such a good-looking man could have such excellent taste?
Thomas Nassiff on 12/29/11 - 10:36 PM
What is Paper + Plastick up to on their website?
Christian Wagner on 12/29/11 - 07:43 PM
The DIVIDEDby Records are looking for bands/artists that are looking to have their records pressed on CD or vinyl. If you're interested, send an email here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/29/11 - 03:54 AM
Peta2 is looking for interns in the new year. You can view all of the details in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 12/28/11 - 12:06 PM
Dan Bassini will be releasing his book, "From States Away: On the Road With Major League" today at 4 pm. It can be purchased here. The book contains anecdotes and photos from Bassini's tour in August with Major League.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/28/11 - 11:07 AM
Robbed the Bank Records have released a benefit record for Invisible Children featuring The Forecast, Frank Turner, Daytrader, Koji, Pentimento and more. Details are in the replies. Order it here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/26/11 - 11:15 AM
The Composure is giving away a new song, "Stay Away From Me," off their album Stay The Course, due out spring 2012. Check out the song and a Christmas wish from the guys here.
Christian Wagner on 12/24/11 - 07:45 PM
The Riot Before have made a Kickstarter account. Because they were very first band on the label, SAY-10 Records is working with them to release their early discography onto vinyl.

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Dre Okorley on 12/24/11 - 10:51 AM
Mixtapes have completed writing their new album.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/22/11 - 09:03 AM
Thomas Erak (ex-Fall of Troy), Ben Kenney (Incubus), and Ashley Mendel have collaborated on a track titled "I.D.F.A.R."

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Dre Okorley on 12/21/11 - 09:56 PM
You can download The Weeknd's latest mixtape, Echoes of Silence, here.

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Dre Okorley on 12/21/11 - 09:49 PM
Backstreet Boys will release a new album in 2012. Head to the replies to watch an interview with Howie D in which he reveals the information.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/21/11 - 06:28 PM
Ally Burnett has made a Kickstarter to help fund her new EP.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/19/11 - 06:53 PM
Joie De Vivre are back together. A statement, including dates for a European tour, can be read here. The band are planning a new record for 2012.
Adam Pfleider on 12/19/11 - 02:55 PM
Hot Chelle Rae's "I Like It Like That" will be featured on the 21st installment of Kidz Bop, which will be released on January 17th.
Joe DeAndrea on 12/19/11 - 12:29 PM
Etta James' leukemia has been announced as terminal.

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Dre Okorley on 12/17/11 - 12:05 PM
Download a new mixtape called Pit Crew: Volume 1 here that features artists such as Touche Amore, Sick Of It All, and more. A new Suburban Scum song can be heard that will be on their new EP, Hanging By A Thread, which comes out January 10 on 6131 Records. Track listing is below.

Track listing:
1. Touche Amore – ~
2. Trash Talk – Blind Evolution
3. Bad Brains – Sailin On
4. Trapped Under Ice – You and I
5. 96 – Hard Luck
6. Backtrack – Darker Half
7. Knuckle Up! – Altered Beast
8. Suburban Scum – Hanging By a Thread
9. Sick Of It All – Us Vs. Them
10. Ceremony – Sick
11. Rotting Out – She Sings
12. Incendiary – God’s Country
13. Expire – Focus
Christian Wagner on 12/16/11 - 11:06 PM
For the Senses Fail/Saves The Day holiday show, Banquets will be opening the show as the winner of the Red Bull Noise Complaint. Along with the headlining acts, Red Bull are helping to restore the upkeep of the famed Court Tavern in New Brunswick, NJ, with a dollar from every ticket being donated to the venue. It is Friday, Dec. 23rd at 7 PM at the Starland Ballroom and you can purchase tickets here.
Christian Wagner on 12/16/11 - 10:04 AM
Young Statues' Christmas song, "I Don't Wanna Know What's Under Your Tree" is streaming now here. The song appears on the 12th annual Arbor Records Christmas Compilation. Details about the comp and show (all proceeds going to charity) can be found here.
Christian Wagner on 12/16/11 - 09:45 AM
Fifteen will be reuniting for 924 Gilman's 25th Anniversary Show on New Year's Eve at 6pm. Supporting acts are The Blanks, Courtney and the Crushers, Bite, and Short Changed.
Dre Okorley on 12/16/11 - 09:01 AM
I Call Fives recently did an interview with PropertyOfZack in which they discussed signing to Pure Noise Records, their new album and various other things.
From the InterviewWe started talking to Jake a little while ago when we had just gotten off tour with The Story So Far. It was probably in like August. It was awesome because we weren’t sure of where we were going to go with the record and it was cool that he was interested in doing it and we were glad that he was stoked. It was kind of funny just because AbsolutePunk posted that we were unsigned and looking for a label. I was flattered because everyone thought we were going to sign with Hopeless or someone, but it was definitely...
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/16/11 - 06:33 AM
As part of Paper + Plastick's 12 Days of Streams, you can now stream and download Protagonist's States EP for free from FreeMusicFirst.org.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/15/11 - 06:09 PM
Pre-orders from Good Old War's Come Back As Rain can be purchased here.
Adam Pfleider on 12/15/11 - 01:21 PM
Bright and Early has posted their rendition of "All I Want For Christmas" and made it available for free download. You can listen to it in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 12/14/11 - 08:27 PM
This might not normally be categorized as news, but I couldn't legitimize not posting something this awesome. If you head here you can buy a full-on Christmas sweatshirt from the Descendents, featuring Milo and coffee mugs and all.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/14/11 - 03:30 PM
Pure Noise Records has announced its label showcase. You can view the admat in the replies.

Edit: This is NOT a SXSW showcase but a showcase for the label in California.
Christian Wagner on 12/14/11 - 02:16 PM
Some music industry friends, and I, are getting jazzed about a new soon to launch website called "Fanraiser." Sort of a kickstarter/crowdfunding website dedicated just to bands and musicians, with some twists. There's a promotional video you can check out in the replies that outlines the website. And for the .1% that bitch about this kind of thing, at least watch the video first. We'll keep you updated on the website as it launches out of the beta stage.
Jason Tate on 12/14/11 - 01:40 PM
Black Numbers will release a 4-way split between The Copyrights, Grey Area, The Reveling and Luther. Details are in the replies. Pre-order it here. Check out one of The Copyrights' tracks here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/14/11 - 09:06 AM
UK band, Dog Is Dead, will head out on an extensive UK tour in 2012. The band are also giving away a Christmas single, a special version of The Waitresses "Christmas Wrapping" for free here. Check out their most recent video for "Hands Down" as well as more details of the tour in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 12/14/11 - 06:41 AM
Sleigh Bells recently spoke to Spin about their forthcoming album Reign Of Terror and how it differs from their debut.
From The Interview"With Treats it was less clear to me whether Sleigh Bells was going to be a guitar band or if we were going to do more sample-heavy stuff. With this record I had to pick sides. The beats are still important to me, but the guitar won."
Kyle Huntington on 12/14/11 - 06:24 AM
The Independent Label Group is in search for Spring 2012 interns. Candidates must be able to receive college credit and must be located in the NYC/Tri-state area. A few artists off the ILG roster include Cake, Dropkick Murphys, Mayday Parade, Atmosphere, Middle Class Rut, The Devil Wears Prada, and Keb Mo. Looking to get into the music industry? Here's a chance.
Information You'll NeedInternship are available in the following departments:
Tour Marketing
Radio/Video Promotions

Anyone interested should email their resume to Jessica.Holmes@wmg.com
Jason Tate on 12/13/11 - 01:10 PM
Hot Water Music will release its new album in May 2012.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/13/11 - 01:05 PM
Koji's 6th Annual Holiday Spectacular will take place on December 27 at the Midtown Scholar in Harrisburg, PA and will also feature Hostage Calm and Minshara. Koji will also release a 5-song EP that Tuesday which will be available for free at the show with a charitable donation. Full details can be found here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/13/11 - 09:23 AM
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