MxPx will be releasing their new album, Plans Within Plans, through Flix Records in mainland Europe & UK on April 3, 2012 (UK, distributed via Plastic Head) and April 7, 2012 (Rest of Europe: distributed via Cargo Records). The album will feature 13-tracks and contains the first single "Far Away." It's hitting the states on April 3rd through MRI/Rock City Recording Company.
MxPx will release a music documentary entitled Both Ends Burning, featuring footage from the band's 2008 world tour all the way to the band's sold-out Seattle show in March 2011. In this brutally honest depiction of the band, MxPx finds themselves at a crossroads in their career, struggling to find the balance between full time jobs, and the life of a touring musician. Directed by Bryan Buchelt of Snaproll Studios, the DVD is available digitally today. The physical version, which includes over 20 minutes of deleted scenes, will available December 8th. You can pre-order at the band's website, and watch the trailer in the replies.
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the release of MxPx's Life In General. In honor of the occasion, Mike Herrera was kind enough to write up a little track-by-track rundown of the album. Check it out in the replies.
Tooth & Nail have releasedMxPx's Triple Shot, a 57-song triple CD set which includes tracks from their first three albums. A new album is expected to be released by the end of the year, produced by the band's very own Mike Herrera.
Mike Herrera of MxPx and Louis DeFabrizio of Gasoline Heart will head out on tour together later this month. Herrera will also be releasing a live acoustic album. Tour dates, tracklisting and other details can be found in the replies.
MxPx fans will recognize Arthur as the band's side project, which features all three members along with their former tech. The band released their debut EP in 1999, and over a decade later they are following it up with a full-length. Watch the Years Crawl By hits stores on Tuesday, December 7th, but you can stream a new track, "To Have and To Hold", on their AP.net Profile. It is a different beast than MxPx - frontman Mike Herrera jokingly calls it pre-post alternative - but fans and non-fans alike can find something to enjoy.
Tumbledown, the side project of MxPx frontman Mike Herrera, will release their second full length, Empty Bottle, on October 26th. You can stream a brand new song, "Meet the Devil" featuring Louis DeFabrizio of Gasoline Heart, on the band's AP.net profile.
As a continuation of our exclusive for MxPx, we have posted the promo photo for their cover of U2's "I Will Follow". In addition, MxPx has teamed up with Spin.com to release an online stream of their version of The Ramones’ “My Brain is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes to Bitburg)”. In light of the track release, Spin.com will also be hosting the band’s matching Ramones promotional photo. Check back next Monday, as we will have another impersonation photo.
To support the release of MxPx's Secret Weapon last year, Jones Soda made limited edition, not-offered-in stores bottle sets with the band members' faces and the full band on the labels, inspired by the artwork. 15 more sets have been uncovered (the set contains Vanilla Cola and Cream Soda) and are now available in the Tooth & Nail Webstore.