Stay Strong Kid has decided to help out Handguns with their van troubles. The group desperately needs a new van, so any of the profits seen from the Stay Strong Kid online store beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14, and continuing until Thursday September 15 at midnight, will be donated to the band.
The Maccabees are currently mixing their third album which is due for release early next year. Watch a short teaser video from the studio here where you can hear a snippet of new song, "Feel To Follow".
Last night The Cure played their only European show of the year at Bestival in the UK. The band played a 32 song set, were reunited with keyboardist, Roger O'Donnell, and played "The Caterpillar" for the first time in two decades. Head to the replies to check out the setlist
Four members of Odd Future will have their own 15-minute live-action show titled "Loiter Squad" on Adult Swim. It will include sketches, man on the street segments, pranks, as well as music from OFWGKTA.
Coffee Projectwill be releasing a five-song digital EP via Paper + Plastick Records on September 27. You can download one of the songs, a cover of Malvina Reynolds' "Little Boxes" (aka the theme song for the TV show "Weeds") here. The band also recorded two songs for a one-sided 7" of children's music that will be released next month to help celebrate the birth of Paper + Plastick founder Vinnie Fiorello's new daughter.
We Still Dream's full length debut, Chapters, is currently up for vinyl pre-order via Hang Tight Records here. The album will be released in three different colors and available on the band's upcoming UK tour in November.
You can now preorder Run For Cover's special 50th release, Mixed Signals, on Bandcamp for only $5. This digital version is half the price of the iTunes version, and it comes with a 28-page PDF version of the accompanying booklet. If you preorder, you'll get an instant download of the new Tigers Jaw song, "Distress Signal," and the rest of the album will be emailed to you at midnight tonight. You can buy physical versions here.
Bombay Bicycle Club will release their new single, "Lights Out, Words Gone" on October 17. The band are heading out on their tour of the U.S. and Canada with Two Door Cinema Club this week. The dates for this and their UK tour can be found in the replies.
Head over to Turnover's AP.net profile to hear the track "Solitude" from their self-titled EP on Broken Rim Records. They will be recording 5 new songs on two separate releases scheduled to be out next summer and early 2012. RIYL: Title Fight, Citizen.
Mike Muir (aka Cyco Miko) of Suicidal Tendencieswill be releasing an album entitled, The Mad Mad Muir Musical Tour (Part 1), on October 11th. It will include unreleased material from the band, a variety of Muir’s music projects, and guest spots featuring members of Metallica, Bad Religion, and Pennywise.
Tokyo Police Club's Ten Days Ten Covers Ten Years project will be released through Dine Alone Records on October 4. It will be available through their website with special commemorative packaging and on iTunes.
The Vaccines have had to postpone their North American, European and Japanese tours due to lead singer, Justin, needing his third throat operation of the year. Read a statement from Justin regarding the cancelled dates and the operation in the replies.
Read a new interview with The Ghost Insidehere. Topics include drummer K.C. Stockbridge's departure, lyrical inspiration Wes Eisold (ex-American Nightmare), the band's upcoming third full-length, and more.
Mixtapes will be releasing Maps on vinyl on October 28. After they play The Fest 10 in Gainesville, Fla., they will spend the winter recording a new album. Head to the replies to see a message from the band.
On Wednesday, the government raided Gibson Guitars to confiscate "several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars" due to the company's allegedly illegal use of wood. The whole story can be found here.