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Memphis May Fire's album hit number four on the Billboard charts, selling 27,000. This gives Rise Records two top ten albums this year.
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 10:59 AM
Hole will be reuniting with the band's mid-90s lineup. In a new interview with Quietus, Love confirms that guitarist Eric Erlandson, drummer Patty Schemel, and bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur are rehearsing new material.
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 10:56 AM
Jonny Craig has addressed rumors of a drug relapse via his Instagram account.
Just woke up to a nice surprise from the ex so Iím headed right down to the office to prove to you guys without a doubt im not using and that those videos are old. Sheís crossed a line and needs to get it through her head that this isnít the way you deal with someone not loving you anymore. So letís go! I have nothing to hide.
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 10:54 AM
Check the replies to hear a new Cut Copy song, "In These Arms of Love" -- it comes from the band's upcoming Record Store Day 10" single.
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 10:51 AM
Want to win a copy of Kevin Devine's Bubblegum on vinyl? Head here.
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 10:49 AM
Spotify has redesigned their platform ... going with a darker theme and feel.
Now Spotify functions more like the familiar iTunes interface, where you have a home base of all your favorite jams. Except instead of keeping a copy of the actual sound files, itís a cloud-based collection. This is a big step up from the Starred playlist, which was just a rearrangable list of songs that couldnít be sorted. You can dump whole artist catalogs, albums, or friendsí playlists into Your Music, and then sort it all any way you want.
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 10:43 AM
The new documentary Heaven Adores You, will be the first full-length feature that is allowed to use Elliott Smith's music -- and, reportedly, will also contain some unreleased music.
Directed by Nickolas Rossi, the film is billed as ďan intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith.Ē It will feature unreleased songs, personal pictures, and rare footage in addition to interviews with Smithís friends and collaborators. Among those appearing in the documentary are Smithís sister Ashley, Joanna Bolme, Jon Brion, Neil Gust, Larry Crane, Rob Schnapf, and many more.
Jason Tate on 04/02/14 - 10:39 AM
Members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Happy Body Slow Brain and NK have formed a new band: No Machine. Their gritty live video for "Nobody" is in the replies, and the band will announce their debut EP "real soon."
Sean Rizzo on 04/02/14 - 09:38 AM
Known for his fusion of boom bap and blues, Jared Evan is taking his signature style and using it to craft a series of cover songs. Hit the replies to hear his take on Lorde's "Team."
Jake Jenkins on 04/02/14 - 09:29 AM
My Fictions will release their debut full length, Stranger Songs, on July 1st via Topshelf Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/02/14 - 09:25 AM
Emery have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help support their upcoming album, You Were Never Alone. It will be released this summer on BadChristian Music. The packages inlcude autographed merch, limited vinyl, personal fan experiences, and more. All packages come with downloads of two new, rough-version tracks from the upcoming album.
Something didn't feel right about someone else owning Emery's future recordings in perpetuity, especially when independent musicians are getting better opportunities to succeed every year. We want to own our music. We want to be able to sell it, give it away, re-record it in different ways, release vinyl, and do whatever we're inspired to do with it
Ryan Gardner on 04/02/14 - 09:16 AM
Amazon has announced their own TV streaming device, dubbed Amazon Fire TV. The very small box will retail for $99, will be voice-activated (but can also come with an optional gaming controller) and connect with Hulu, Netflix and more. Lots of information can be found everywhere on the internet by now, but also there's stuff here.
Blake Solomon on 04/02/14 - 09:06 AM
You can check out our interview with G-Eazy here. We talk about his headlining tour and his upcoming debut album, which includes guest features from E-40 and A$AP Ferg.
Jake Denning on 04/02/14 - 08:27 AM
Banner Pilot's music video for "Modern Shakes" can be seen over at Fuse.
Deborah Remus on 04/02/14 - 07:53 AM
Hit the replies to hear Janelle MonŠe cover the David Bowie classic "Heroes."
Chris Collum on 04/02/14 - 04:45 AM
As they have done from time-to-time in the past, The Mountain Goats will be playing some shows out west this summer as a duo, sans drummer Jon Wurster. In his typical outlandish fashion, frontman John Darnielle has dubbed the tour "The Mountain Goats Twin Inhuman Highway Fiends Tour 2014." Dates and a note from Darnielle are below.
Chris Collum on 04/02/14 - 04:16 AM
Head over to NPR to stream Norwegian producer Todd Terje's groovy debut LP It's Album Time. The record comes out April 8th via his own label.
Chris Collum on 04/02/14 - 03:14 AM
Deafheaven will continue their tour in support of Sunbather this summer with Arkansas doom metal outfit Pallbearer in tow. Wreck and Reference will support and tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 am local time. Hit the replies to check out the dates plus the tour's awesome poster.
Chris Collum on 04/02/14 - 03:01 AM
Head over to Amazon to check out a great performance by Jason Isbell of his gut-wrenching song "Elephant," a highlight from last year's superb Southeastern.
Chris Collum on 04/02/14 - 02:35 AM
We're super excited to announce that Handguns will release their new album, Life Lessons, on July 8th via Pure Noise Records. The band's new single, "Heart Vs. Head," can be found in the replies with the album artwork and the band's upcoming tour dates with All Time Low. If you dig the track, be sure to go and purchase it off iTunes.

Track Listing
01) Anvil
02) Sleep Deprived
03) Highway Robbery
04) Heart vs. Head
05) I Can't Relate
06) The Loved Ones Who Hate Us
07) Queens
08) Give and Take
09) Waiting for Your Ghost
10) New Years Resolution
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/01/14 - 09:00 PM
Stream and download a new Drake track titled "Draft Day" in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 04/01/14 - 08:13 PM
NewMoon's video for "Aria" can be found in the replies. The band's 7" Invitation to Hold will be released soon via Secret Voice Records.
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 07:55 PM
Check out a demo of "Beat It" performed only by Michael Jackson's voice. Holy shit. If I was writing some viral headline I'd tell you how this will just about blow your mind-hole.
One of his engineers Robmix on how Jackson worked: ďOne morning MJ came in with a new song he had written overnight. We called in a guitar player, and Michael sang every note of every chord to him. ďhereís the first chord first note, second note, third note. Hereís the second chord first note, second note, third noteĒ, etc., etc. We then witnessed him giving the most heartfelt and profound vocal performance, live in the control room through an SM57. He would sing us an entire string arrangement, every part....
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 07:47 PM
The Republic Of Wolves have released a "new" song called "Kaspir."
When we were writing and recording for our latest album, No Matter How Narrow, we came up with a lot of songs that we really liked, but didn't necessarily fit in with the overall sound of the record. "Kaspir" is one of those songs. It's definitely one of the heaviest songs we've ever recorded and it's probably a good representation of what our next release will sound like. Check it out! We hope you enjoy it!
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 07:43 PM
A Wilhelm Scream have announced a bunch of tour dates.
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 07:36 PM
Our Last Night's new video for "I've Never Felt This Way" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 07:32 PM
Mansions Dig Up The Dead has been re-pressed again.

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Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 07:31 PM
Jason Cruz And Howl will be releasing Good Mans Ruin on April 29th. The first song, "High and Lonesome," can be heard in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 07:25 PM
Parquet Courts will release the follow-up to their jingly-jangly stoner epic Light Up Gold, entitled Sunbathing Animal, on June 3rd. Check out the title track and tour dates in the replies.

Track Listing
1. Bodies
2. Black and White
3. Dear Ramona
4. What Color Is Blood
5. Vienna II
6. Always Back In Town
7. She's Rollin
8. Sunbathing Animal
9. Up All Night
10. Instant Disassembly
11. Duckin And Dodgin
12. Raw Milk
13. Into The Garden
Blake Solomon on 04/01/14 - 03:21 PM
Somewhat predictably, given this weekend's announcement, The Dangerous Summer have broken up.
To keep you all informed (accurately and unbiased) we are here to let you all know what the real deal is with TDS. Yes we are no longer a band. We would like to thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for letting us travel the world, create albums, and meet some of the coolest people and musicians on the planet. Thank you for over 50,000 record sales and over 200,000 single sales and a fan base that blew our minds everytime we went on tour. Sadly the day has come where AJ has decided to take up being a father and focusing on that aspect for his life. As for future music Matt is planning to...
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 02:22 PM
Universal Music Group has announced that Island Def Jam will be transformed into three separate labels: Motown Records, Def Jam Records and Island Records.
Universal said it will dismantle the Island Def Jam group and form three stand-alone labels ó Motown Records, Def Jam Records and Island Records. The move will allow the labels to enhance their own marketing and publicity and A&R teams, according to Universal. Def Jam will be led by CEO Steve Bartels, who was previously president and COO of Island Def Jam. Ethiopia Habtemariam will become president of the Motown Records label, which will leave New York and return to its prior home in Los Angeles. Island will continue to be led by...
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 02:07 PM
The Cure frontman, Robert Smith, has written a blog post clarifying some of the comments he made last week (and we posted about yesterday).
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 02:04 PM
Max Collins, lead singer of Eve 6, has released the new video for his solo song "Sports Bar." Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 01:14 PM
The new Bayside logo is way better.
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 01:11 PM
Mrs. Skannotto announced new tour dates which you can view in the replies. In addition, the band released its new album today called Outlier.
Christian Wagner on 04/01/14 - 01:10 PM
Punk Goes 90s: Volume 2 is streaming on YouTube.
Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 01:07 PM
Bad Cop/Bad Cop's new 7" is out today through Fat Wreck Chords and New Noise Magazine is streaming a new song called "My Life."
Deborah Remus on 04/01/14 - 12:45 PM
Thrice's Beggars has been repressed.

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Jason Tate on 04/01/14 - 12:32 PM
You can check out our interview with Stick To Your Guns here. The band just wrapped up recording their fifth full-length album with John Feldmann, and is headlining the "Fuck The Message" tour with support from Terror, Hundredth, Counterparts, and Expire - remaining dates are in the replies.
Jake Denning on 04/01/14 - 12:29 PM
Former D.O.A./The Real McKenzies guitarist Dave Gregg has passed away.
Deborah Remus on 04/01/14 - 11:08 AM
Relic Hearts covered "Ain't It Fun." Watch it in the replies and grab it on iTunes.
Christian Wagner on 04/01/14 - 11:04 AM
Stream Merriment's debut album, Sway, on Pandora. The project is Christie and Collin DuPree. Charlie Brand of Miniature Tigers produced the album, which releases April 8th via Rory Records (Max Bemis' imprint within Equal Vision Records).
Ryan Gardner on 04/01/14 - 10:49 AM
Watch the video for a new Miss May I song called "Echoes" in the replies. Rise of the Lion releases April 29th via Rise Records.
Ryan Gardner on 04/01/14 - 10:34 AM
Jason Cruz and Howl announced their debut album Good Manís Ruin which is due out on April 29th via Echotone Records. Stream the song "High And Lonesome" on Soundcloud.
Christian Wagner on 04/01/14 - 10:24 AM
Hit the replies to check out Cloud Nothings video for "I'm Not Part of Me," taken from their fantastic new album Here and Nowhere Else that comes out today.
Chris Collum on 04/01/14 - 10:02 AM
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