You may know Providence, RI's The Illumination as a post-hardcore outfit, but they've reinvented themselves as a rock band similar to 30 Seconds to Mars and Imagine Dragons. Head to the replies to see their new lyric video for "A Chance to Change My Ways," an acoustic reworking of a song that originally appeared on their 2013 InVogue Records debut, Departures. They'll be releasing a new single titled "Wish You Away" later this spring.
French metalcore band All the Shelters recently performed an acoustic version of their song "At Heaven's Gate" from last year's Famined Records debut Chasing Light. It's a far cry from the band's typical sound, as you might expect, but there's nothing wrong with a little change of pace. Check that video out in the replies.
Summerfest (Milwaukee, MI) announced its lineup with over 90 acts. Headliners include: Kings of Leon, Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band, Linkin Park and Kendrick Lamar. Other notables: Brand New, Motion City Soundtrack, Smash Mouth, Sheryl Crow, Kaskade, and many more.
Superheaven (fka Daylight) will be releasing its Side One Dummy debut, Ours Is Chrome, on May 4th, 2015. Global pre-orders, the new video for single "I've Been Bored" and a list of tour dates for their upcoming headlining run with Diamond Youth and Rozwell Kid can all be found at the band's website. Check out the album cover and press release in the replies.
Head to the replies to hear the title track from the forthcoming debut EP by The Japanese House. Pools To Bathe In is released on April 27th and this track follows the stunning debut song "Still". The EP will be released via Dirty Hit Records and is produced by label mates Matty Healy and George Daniels (The 1975).
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.
Matt Carter from Emery has launched a new podcast called Break It Down where he and lead singer Toby Morrell will premiere and break down the songs on their new album, You Were Never Alone, which will be out May 19th on BC Music. You can subscribe to the show on iTunes, but we've got the exclusive premiere of the very first episode in the replies.
It’s just part of life, and I don’t read the internet except for my Twitter feed, so I don’t see what other bands are up to or what other people are saying about our band. I’m a grown-ass man. I’ve got enough going on in my life with my wife and my kid, and I’m just a pretty happy guy. I’m living my dream, so when there’s drama, I don’t care or really even give it much of a second thought because it doesn’t mean anything. People get all hyped up about stuff on the internet for a couple days, and everyone likes complaining and bitching and moaning and talking shit and at the end of the day, it doesn’t change my...
Mest was formed in 1995 on the SouthSide of Chicago in a town called Blue Island by the singer Tony Lovato and his cousin Matt Lovato the bassist. After touring the world for many years and releasing 5 records the band decided to part ways in 2005. No talks of ever playing together again had taken place until a couple months ago when Matt sent a message to Tony telling him his daughter was learning Mest songs on the bass guitar and she demanded he tell him. Through that one message it lead to the conversation of what it would be like to get on stage together with the original lineup and play a couple shows. Tony and Matt then...
The boys performed “Thanks For The Memories,” “Sugar, We’re Goin Down,” “Centuries,” “This Ain’t A Scene, It’s An Arms Race,” and closed out with “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light ‘Em Up),” with a sprinkling of “Uma Thurman” at the end.
The soon to be massive James Bay has just released his music video for "Let It Go" which you can find in the replies. It's easily one of the best songs released this year. His debut album, Chaos and The Calm, is out today.