Matthew Good will releaseArrows of Desire on September 24th through FrostByte Media/Universal Music Canada. A new song called "Had It Coming" will be available this coming Tuesday on iTunes. He'll also be playing some shows in July and you can see the dates in the replies.
01) Arrows of Desire
02) Via Dolorosa
03) Had It Coming
04) We're Long Gone
05) So Close
06) Garden of Knives
08) Hey Hell Heaven
09) Guns of Carolina
10) Letters in Wartime
You can now pre-order Deafheaven's new album, Sunbather, here. Each purchase comes with an immediate download of the entire album, so I highly recommend you doing this, as Sunbather is one of the best albums you'll hear in 2013.
Into It. Over It.'s new book and 7", titled Life Is Suffering, can be preordered now via Topshelf Records. The full-color, hardcover book features 200 pages of photos taken by Hilary J. Corts on IIOI's first full-band tour. The 7" features two live performances.
Sparrows will release their debut record, Cold Ground, on July 30th via Broken Heart / Kat Kat Records. The record was recorded with Jay Maas (Defeater, Polar Bear Club, Title Fight). Check out a new song called "Coffin Fever" on AltPress.
01) Coffin Fever
02) Belly Full of Hell
04) Sever Your Roots
05) Sights & Sounds
07) White Flag
08) Static Prevails
Dad Punchers (feat. Elliot Babin of Touché Amoré) will be releasing a new EP, titled These Times Weren't Made For You, via Secret Voice. You can stream a new song, titled "Instant Stream," in the replies.
The Bear Romantic (Jesse Clasen of HRVRD) is currently writing his new album out in Los Angeles. He's playing a house show tomorrow at the Bonnerhaus, which you can find more info here. Jump to the replies to check out a teaser for the show featuring a new song clip.
A second pressing of The Front Bottoms' new album, Talon Of The Hawk, has been made available on cassette through Antique Records. The run is limited to 100 copies between two variants (50 green, 50 clear). You can pick one up here.
Elway will release Leavetaking on June 25th digitally and July 2nd physically through Red Scare Industries.
01) The Great Divorce
02) Salton Sea
04) One Flew East
05) One Flew West
06) Someday, Sea Wolf
08) Banned From Gun World
11) There Is A Line
12) Patria Mia (Room 20)
As imagined, Third Man Records is going above and beyond for their pressing of The Great Gatsby soundtrack. Both LPs in the set are blindingly reflective metalized discs. Disc one is platinum and disc two is gold. These are the first-ever commercially available records made using these precious metals via this process. Not stopping there, the records come housed in a entirely unique laser-cut wooden LP jacket riveted to aluminum spines. Pre-sales will go live tomorrow and the vinyl will be released on June 11th. You can watch a video detailing the process in the replies.
01) Wicked Thirst – Matthew Vincent
02) Sad Eyes – Matthew Vincent
03) Muslin – Matthew Vincent
04) I Run With The Haunted – Alex Correia
05) Let It Ride – Alex Correia
06) Corinna – Alex Correia
In the words of another legendary British musician, stop me, stop me, stop me if you've heard this one before...Damon Albarn recently announced while on stage in Hong Kong that Blur will soon be returning to the studio to work on a new record. Let's hope it ends up better than the last time they tried that.
Hit the replies to check out an interview with Steve Albini in which he reveals that a new Shellac album is in the works and is basically completed. The band has been mostly silent since 2007's Excellent Italian Greyhound.
Night Verses has announced the track list for their debut full-length, Lift Your Existence. Expect to hear one of these songs from us.
01) Introducing: The Rot Under The Sun
03) Time Erases Time (Strung Out)
04) Celestial Fires
07) Pull Back Your Teeth
08) Whatever Makes You Hate Me
09) Blind Lighthouse
14) I Don't Want My Loved Ones To Die
15) Phoenix I. Rising II. Falling
This is pretty cool: Into It. Over It. will be releasing a 200-page full color photo book and live 7" record this summer commemorating the band's fall 2012 tour. The photos were taken by Hilary J. Corts and will be released via Topshelf Records on June 25th. In the meantime, you can head to the replies to check out a video featuring footage from the tour.