Matt Pond PArecently blogged that he is in a "full on brawl" with Doghouse Records and that he will "never see a dime" from his newest album.
These will be our last shows for the foreseeable future. Our problems are insignificant in the grand scheme and Iíve tried to subdue most of thefires in my life privately. But weíre in a full-on brawl with our label, Doghouse. I will never see a dime from The State Of Gold. They would rather have us fail than succeed with anything in our lives.
We talk about this all the time, how there arenít enough female-represented bands and artists at festivals. You donít see them. And itís really sad for us. We came up with the idea basically of why canít we just bring back a festival thatís just ladies. Not that we donít love the boysÖ I did see Melissa Ethridge in concert, I saw Sarah McLachlan in concert, I saw Paula Cole in concert, and Sheryl Crowe. All these amazing ladies had such an amazing outlet and place to play music, and it was really beautiful and I feel like thatís not really available anymore and that outlet isnít there. We talk semi-jokingly...
Weíre excited to announce a very limited Tour 7Ē with Motion City Soundtrack. If you purchase(d) a VIP Package from TWY or MCS, you will receive a code which will give you first dibs to purchase the 7" on Oct 9th. General On Sale goes up on the 12th. It will be first come first serve and while supplies last as itís very limited. You can pick up VIP/GA Tickets here.
Not your standard split, this release had us trade instrumental versions of songs off our then-upcoming releases No Closer to Heaven and Panic Stations. Given only the song titles and having never...
Chicago pop-rock outfit Ship Captain Crew's new EP, The Ocean Floor, is streaming in the replies. The band will self-release the effort this Friday, October 9th. Its six songs run the gamut of pop-rock influences, ranging from The Maine to The Starting Line to Minus the Bear.
This can't exist in a space that is dominated by men. Music needs women whether it wants it or not. If this abuse continues, it will drive women even further away from an already-exclusive industry. You have to protect yourself and your career by protecting the man, and I'm fucking sick of doing that.
After yet another successful summer on the Warped Tour, The Amity Affliction are getting ready for another U.S. headlining tour, featuring support from Chelsea Grin, Secrets, Cruel Hand, and The Plot In You - you can find all dates/tickets here. Being on tour always means long drives and lots of music to pass the time. I had the opportunity to check in with bassist/vocalist Ahren Stringer, as well as one of my favorite tour managers, Gino Scarim, and find out their favorite songs to listen to while on the road. Hit the replies to check it out!
Kung Fu Records will be releasing a 14 song collection of rare, out of print, and unreleased tracks from the early years of Tsunami Bomb.
1. Lemonade (1999) (rare version)
2. Irish Boys
3. Obligation (previously unreleased)
4. Mushy Love Song (previously unreleased)
6. 3 Days & 1000 Nights
7. Rotting Vampire Eyeballs
8. Cantare Del Morte (The Halloween Song)
9. The Invasion From Within
10. No One's Looking
11. No Good Very Bad Day
13. Lemonade (2000)
14. ...Not Forever