Abel Tesfaye (The Weeknd) has revealed the title of his new album, due out sometime this year: Kiss Land. No, this is unfortunately not a joke.
Chris Collum on 03/17/13 - 09:00 PM
The AV Club asks: Has the vinyl revival gone too far?
Something happened, though. Record Store Day got big. It became an event. Major labels and mega-successful bands—who were in on the “holiday” from the start—began to play a larger and larger part. The grassroots veneer fell away, and it became more transparent: It had always been a way to herd consumers into stores, devised by an industry that keeps clinging to outmoded models of the past rather than learning to innovate and adapt to new technologies.

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Jason Tate on 03/13/13 - 03:11 PM
Trevor Moore (The Whitest Kids U' Know) will release his debut album, Drunk Texts To Myself, on March 26th via Comedy Central Records. Watch his new video for "The Pope Rap (Modern Day Profit)" in the replies.
Known for his work as a member of the sketch comedy troupe The Whitest Kids U' Know, Moore unleashes a full album of music tempered with skewered social commentary and his irreverent comedy style. Utilizing genres from rap to metal and country to dub-step, the album features songs about the perils of child pop stardom, how the founding fathers were on drugs, and how Tom Hanks is far from being the nicest guy in Hollywood.
Ryan Gardner on 03/12/13 - 11:23 AM
Owel will be releasing their self titled album digitally on April 2nd, with a vinyl release on InTheClouds Records around the same date.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/11/13 - 10:21 AM
The Transplants will release In a Warzone in May.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/08/13 - 05:58 AM
Laura Marling will release her new album Once I Was An Eagle on May 27th. The album was produced by Ethan Johns and you stream a new song titled "Where Can I Go?" here and see the artwork in the replies.

Track listing
01) Take The Night Off
02) I Was An Eagle
03) You Know
04) Breathe
05) Master Hunter
06) Little Love Caster
07) Devil's Resting Place
08) Interlude
09) Undine
10) Where Can I Go?
11) Once
12) Pray For Me
13) When Were You Happy? (And How Long Has That Been)
14) Love Be Brave
15) Little Bird
16) Saved These Words
Kyle Huntington on 03/08/13 - 04:57 AM
The Story So Far has released a statement regarding the early leak of its new album, What You Don't See. You can read it in the replies. Please make sure to pick up the album if you like what you hear.
Drew Beringer on 03/07/13 - 10:17 AM
Hip-Hop producer Harry Fraud will be releasing his new mixtape Adrift this Friday at 4:20 p.m. Head here to see the artwork and listen to a new song featuring Action Bronson.
Jake Jenkins on 03/06/13 - 03:39 PM
Nightmares For A Week will release their new record, Civilian War, on March 26th via Broken English (digital) and Suburban Home (vinyl/cd). Check out two new songs here, and peep the album artwork in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Down In The Streets
02) Dead Men
03) We'll Do Our Worst, Lord
04) Red Eyes
05) Vet
06) The Destroyers
07) Bloodshot Monday
08) Cancer Kills
09) Let's Talk About Healing
10) We're All Going To Hell
Ryan Gardner on 03/06/13 - 10:22 AM
Celebrated Scottish band, Big Country will be releasing The Journey on April 30. It's their first studio album in 14 years and their first with frontman Mike Peters. Hear their new single "The Journey" here. Head to replies to see their current tour dates.
Kelly Doherty on 03/05/13 - 12:50 PM
Wild Party have announced that they will release their new EP, All Nighter on May 21st, 2013. You can also find the band's music video for "When I Get Older" in the replies. If you check out any new band today, let it be these guys. It's only a matter of time before they get big.

Track Listing
01) When I Get Older
02) Out Right
03) Take My Advice
04) Walkin
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/05/13 - 09:43 AM
Original Bedlight For Blue Eyes vocalist Christian Guerrero has formed a new band: The Binary Sea. Hear demos on their Facebook, and listen to their cover of Mumford & Sons' "White Blank Page" in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 03/04/13 - 11:37 AM
Kylesa will release their new album, Ultraviolet, on May 28th via Season of Mist. Check out a new track titled "Unspoken" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/04/13 - 10:25 AM
LIGHTS will be releasing Siberia Acoustic on April 30th. Lead single, "Cactus In The Valley" (feat. Owl City), will release on March 19th. You can check out more details in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 03/04/13 - 09:34 AM
Pentimento will be pressing its self-titled album on vinyl, CD, and cassette. Each format offers a different piece of exclusive content - for the domestic vinyl release via Paper + Plastick Records, the label is offering two never-before-heard B-sides for immediate download when you buy the record. You can stream one of those B-sides, "It Happens To The Best Of Us," in the replies. Also when you buy a three-pack of the vinyl from P+P, you'll get a sheet of handwritten lyrics from the band numbered out of 100.
Christian Wagner on 03/04/13 - 09:11 AM
City Lights will be releasing a single on Tuesday from the band's upcoming full-length that was produced by Brian McTernan.
Christian Wagner on 03/03/13 - 06:15 PM
Old Gray's new album An Autobiography will be released on March 11. Head to replies to check out the artwork.
Kelly Doherty on 03/02/13 - 04:16 PM
Escape the Fate's track listing for, Ungrateful, is as follows.

Track Listing
01) Ungrateful
02) Until We Die
03) Live Fast, Die Beautiful (feat. Caleb Shomo)
04) Forget About Me
05) You’re Insane
06) Chemical Love
07) Picture Perfect (feat. Patrick Stump)
08) Risk It All
09) Desire
10) One For The Money
11) Fire It Up

Bonus Tracks
12) Losing Control
13) Forever

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Jason Tate on 02/28/13 - 11:53 AM
Night Verses will release their debut full-length, Lift Your Existence, in June 2013 via Easy Killer Records. Check out some behind-the-scenes photos from their recording process on Revolver.
Jack Appleby on 02/27/13 - 04:37 PM
Vanna's upcoming album, The Few and The Far Between, will be released on vinyl via Pure Noise on April 23rd. You can pre-order it here.
Drew Beringer on 02/27/13 - 12:36 PM
Tim Millar from Protest the Hero recently discussed the band's new record and successful Indiegogo campaign in a new interview with MetalSucks.
If everything goes as planned, the album should be out the first or second week of September. Touring would start a couple of weeks before that. That’s the plan. We’ll spend about two months in the studio, and whatever else it takes to get everything done. The release date is tentative — we’ve been bad in the past with meeting deadlines — but we think we’re giving ourselves enough time to get it done. Come fall we’ll have a new album, and we’ll be touring to support everything and do another album cycle.

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Deborah Remus on 02/26/13 - 06:48 PM
Old Gray will release their new, not-yet-titled album via Broken World Media this March. Many more details to come.
Blake Solomon on 02/26/13 - 04:17 PM
Man Overboard will release Heart Attack on May 28th via Rise Records. The artwork can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/26/13 - 03:09 PM
Mumford and Sons reveled in an interview with Rolling Stone they're thinking about rapping on their next album.
"Like, hip-hop," Mumford says with a grin. "We really want to rap. We've just got so much to say – saying it through a melody doesn't really work for me. We've been talking with Jay-Z about it, you know. It's gonna be a fresh experience for our band." Does the band rap in the practice room? "Yeah," Mumford says. "We're like, 'Motherfucker!'"
Jason Tate on 02/25/13 - 01:59 PM
Tool will celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut EP, Opiate, with a special, limited edition re-release on March 26th. Details below.
Tool will release a handcrafted, bonus-laden, limited edition package of their original debut EP, Opiate, on Mar. 26 to mark the 21st anniversary of the six-song release. The anniversary edition is limited to 5,000 copies and features art direction by Adam Jones, illustrations by legendary artist Adi Granov and design packaging by Mackie Osborne, who has collaborated with TOOL on many albums including 10,000 Days, Lateralus and Salival as well as posters and merchandise.

The 5,000 copies will be broken down as 5 x 1,000 runs with each set...
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/25/13 - 12:30 PM
James Blake has revealed the track listing and artwork for his upcoming album, Overgrown, out April 8. Head to replies to check out the artwork.

Track Listing
1) Overgrown
2) I Am Sold
3) Life Around Here
4) Take A Fall For Me
5) Retrograde
6) DLM
7) Digital Lion
8) Voyeur
9) To The Last
10) Our Love Comes Back
Kelly Doherty on 02/25/13 - 10:48 AM
On their Twitter, The National has announced they'll be releasing their upcoming album in May. They've also announced North American tour dates with Dirty Projectors. Head to replies to check them out.
Kelly Doherty on 02/25/13 - 10:32 AM
A few online retailers are posting about a vinyl release for Linkin Park's Hybrid Theory, to include a colored 10". Some are speculating it'll be a Record Store Day release, and others thing the 10" will contain the B-Side "My December." You buying?

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Jack Appleby on 02/25/13 - 08:56 AM
Rob Zombie will release Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor on April 23rd. A new song tilted "Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown" can be heard in the replies, where you can also see the album art.

Track Listing
1. Teenage Nosferatu Pussy
2. Dead City Radio And The New Gods Of Supertown
3. Revelation Revolution
4. Theme For The Rat Vendor
5. Gong Gang Gong De Do Gong De Laga Raga
6. Rock And Roll (in a black hole)
7. Behold! The Pretty Filthy Creatures
8. White Trash Freaks
9. We're An American Band
10. Lucifer Rising
11. The Girl Who Loved The Monsters
12. Trade In Your Guns For A Coffin
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/23/13 - 11:17 AM
HIM released the cover for their upcoming album, Tears On Tape, on their site. Type in "Tears on Tape' and push enter.

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Jason Tate on 02/22/13 - 02:45 PM
To the Wind will release their full-length debut, Empty Eyes, on May 7th via Pure Noise Records. The artwork can be seen in the replies.

Track Listing
1. Balance
2. Without Warning
3. Halfhearted
4. Hollow
5. New Note
6. Collapse
7. Counterfeit
8. Truth & Consequence
9. Downpour
10. Solitary
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/22/13 - 08:55 AM
Last Call and Wolves at Heart will release a split 7" on March 12th via Broken Arrow Collective. Pre-order it here, and listen to new songs from each band in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/22/13 - 08:46 AM
KEN mode will release Entrench on March 19th through New Damaged Records. Listen to a new song called "The Terror Pulse" over here. The band's upcoming tour dates can also be found in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 02/21/13 - 02:00 PM
Northcote (ex-Means) will release a self-titled record on May 7th through Black Box Recordings. A digital 7" titled Burn Right Past Them All will be released on March 12th to tide listeners over until the album release.

Track Listing

1) How Can We Turn Around
2) When You Cry
3) Hope The Good Things Never Die
4) A Thousand Nights
5) Burn Right Past Them All
6) Counting Down The Days
7) Drive Me Home
8) Knock On My Door
9) Find Our Own Way
10) Speak Freely
11) Walking Home In The Rain
12) The Only One Who Knows My Name
Deborah Remus on 02/21/13 - 01:47 PM
Head to AltPress to stream a new Octaves song called "Premature Congratulations." If you like what you hear, pre-order Which Way The Wind Blows via Bridge Nine Records - it drops April 16th.

Track Listing
1) Premature Congratulations
2) For Goodness Sake
3) Golf Tips
4) Poppycock
5) Tax Break
6) It Figures
7) Soup & Sandwich
8) Mister
9) Like Seriously, How Many Times?
10) Ms.
Ryan Gardner on 02/20/13 - 05:12 PM
Daylight will release its debut full-length Jar via Run For Cover on April 30th. You can stream a new song, titled "In On It," over at Revolver.
Drew Beringer on 02/20/13 - 01:40 PM
Jack White has been named ambassador for Record Store Day 2013.
Jason Tate on 02/20/13 - 01:03 PM
You can pre-order the new Caravels album here. You can stream a new song over at AltPress.

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Jason Tate on 02/20/13 - 12:44 PM
According to an interview with Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1 yesterday, Frank Ocean is fairly deep into work for his follow-up to last year's critically-acclaimed channel ORANGE. "I'm ten, eleven songs into this next thing," Ocean said. He also alluded to collaborations with Pharrell, Danger Mouse, and possibly Tame Impala.
Chris Collum on 02/20/13 - 10:54 AM
Kind of Like Spitting has signed to Count Your Lucky Stars and will be releasing a new LP this year.
Drew Beringer on 02/19/13 - 03:47 PM
The Venetia Fair will release Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We've Got In Our Brain on March 1st. Check out the artwork in the replies, and listen to the first single, "The Day I Set Them Free," here.

Track Listing
1. Too Late to Dream
2. The Day I Set Them Free
3. We Used to Worship the Moon
4. Pride Alone Won’t Put This Fire Out
5. The Dirt Won’t Keep Your Secrets
6. Only In the Morning
7. Bleeding A Stone
8. The Sky Came Down
9. Go On, Paint Me A Picture
10. The Saints of Gomorrah
11. You Never Looked Like This
12. Puking Platitudes
13. I Could End My Search Tonight
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/19/13 - 11:15 AM
Primal Scream have announced the release of their tenth studio album, More Light, out in UK on May 6. They've also revealed "2013", the first single from the album, featuring Kevin Shields on guitar. Head to replies to check out the video.
Kelly Doherty on 02/18/13 - 10:28 AM
K Será will release their debut album, Collisions and Near Misses, on February 26. Check out album artwork, track list, and tour dates in the replies, and go re-listen to the album's first single, "Dream, Like I Do."
Jack Appleby on 02/15/13 - 04:44 PM
Brooke Waggoner has posted pre-orders for hew new album ORIGINATOR here.
Christian Wagner on 02/15/13 - 09:07 AM
Brendan Rivera No Ocean in Ireland is available, for a limited time, on BandCamp as a "pay what you can."

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Jason Tate on 02/14/13 - 01:07 PM
Topshelf Records are releasing a 4 way split on Valentine's Day to raise funds for V-Day; the global movement to end violence against women and girls. The bands featured are Modern Baseball, Old Gray, Julia Brown and The Hundred Acre Woods. You'll be able to stream and download the split here, on Topshelf Records' Bandcamp from tomorrow.
Kelly Doherty on 02/13/13 - 04:02 PM
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