We'll be seeing a lot of tour announcements today, and here's a big one to kick the week off -- Yellowcard and Memphis May Fire will go on a co-headlining tour with Emarosa throughout the U.S. in October and November. Full dates are in the replies. Also, the band has announced their new album will be called Lift a Sail and will be released in September -- video announcement also in the replies.
OMG! Everywhere, a non-profit organization that hosts camps for students that give them an opportunity to experiment creatively and develop new skills through collaboration with artists recently teamed up with Taking Back Sunday. Jump to the replies to check out the video they put together for Taking Back Sunday's track "Like You Do."
Capsize will release The Angst In My Veins on September 30th via Equal Vision Records. The album was recorded with producer Jay Maas (Bane, Defeater). Preorders - including vinyl options - are expected to launch on August 19th, with additional details to be announced through the band in the coming weeks.
03) The Angst In My Veins ft. Jay Maas (of Defeater)
04) Calming, Crippling
05) Endless Emptiness
06) Tension ft. Andreas Malm (of No Omega)
09) This Song Made Me Think of You
Aux.tv looks at 26 (because the stats say you get more clicks if you use weird numbers like this) pop-punk bands that are "somehow" still around. Lots of hilarious digs at pop-punk being like Trix cereal: just for kids. A lot of this relates well with topics in the last twoepisodes of our podcast. (I'll be honest, even I didn't even remember The Ataris were still around.)
New Jersey-based Midtown were named accurately: Initially signed to Drive-Thru, they cut three albums—the most memorable being 2002′s Living Well is the Best Revenge—of completely middling pop-punk. It was serviceable if forgettable side-stage-of-the-Warped-Tour fare; singer Gabe Saporta, in fact, would get more...
Remember the famous potato salad? Well, the creator ended up making over $55,000. He says he'll use roughly $25k to pay all the stretch goals on his project and then use the rest of the money for PotatoStock 2014.
We have a giant outdoor space reserved (The Columbus Commons) for September 27th, 2014, from noon to 8pm. The show is free and all proceeds from selling concessions will go to a permanent fund to end hunger and homelessness in Central Ohio. We are currently working to sign bands and will continue to post updates as we get them!
The Economist breaks down your career chances if you have tattoos. The video feature can be found here, the article here:
In a forthcoming study, Mr Timming and colleagues asked participants to assess job candidates based on their pictures, some of which were altered to add a neck tattoo. Inked candidates consistently ranked lower, despite being equally qualified. In a separate study Mr Timming found that many service-sector managers were squeamish about conspicuous ink, particularly when filling jobs that involve dealing with customers.
The Republic Of Wolves are releasing all five of their releases on cassette through Ronald Records. Preorders for each release will go up every Friday in August and all of the releases will ship on September 1st. The preorder for their His Old Branches EP can be found here.
Yahoo have posted some more of the Q&A with Hayley Williams of Paramore.
I'm starting to accept that 25 is not 16. Seven or eight years ago, we would go to Taco Bell, grab a bean burrito and run onstage. Now, getting ready for a show takes two hours – Jeremy and Taylor [York, Paramore's guitarist] have to wrap their ankles, and I have to do stretches so I don't hurt my neck from headbanging. I'm loving it, but I definitely might collapse at one of these shows.
A Day To Remember have announced they will be bringing their "Self-Help Festival" to Philadelphia, PA on October 4th at Festival Pier in Penn's Landing. VIP tickets are available now on their website and general admission tickets will go on sale Saturday.
2014's Self Help Festival in Philadelphia will feature top acts including A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon, The Wonder Years, Motionless In White, The Story So Far, Chiodos, Gnarwolves, and more to be announced.
Guys, emboldened by a podcast that answers the "why is this news?" question, I'm going full Friday ... hit the replies to see a video compilation of every single time Samuel L. Jackson utters "motherfucker" in his movies.
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Singer-songwriter Matthew Heller's been pumping out folky rock songs for two years, and we're excited to premiere the newest of those today. Hit the replies to check out the music video for his latest single "Tragedy Town."
Michigan pop-punk boys Get Stoked are gearing up to put out their Washington Street EP, and today we're excited to premiere the third single, "Actions Speak Louder Than Words." It's some fast, loud stuff sort of like early Transit or The Story So Far. You can check that out in the replies, along with some tour dates.