The Fest 12 has announced its initial lineup and will be extending its length this year. "Big Pre-Fest In Little Ybor" will feature 100 bands in two days (October 29-30) across five venues in Ybor City, FL, which is just outside of Tampa. The Fest itself has extended to include Thursday now, so it will take place from October 31-November 3 in Gainesville. Hit the replies for the initial (lengthy) lineup announcement, which includes reunions from The Draft and Ann Beretta, along with The Bouncing Souls, Braid, Boy Sets Fire, A Wilhelm Scream, The Dopamines, The Flatliners, The Menzingers, No Trigger, Off With Their Heads, Teenage Bottlerocket, Code Orange Kids, I Am the Avalanche, Banner...
Rotting Out have announced revised tour dates for May and June, due to the cancellation earlier this week of Your Demise's North American tour. Rotting Out will now headline the scheduled west coast shows with Expire as originally planned. The band has added shows back down to LA, which will feature Nomads. The band will appear in Memphis at Scion Rock Fest on June 1 as scheduled. They will also be filming a show at Unit B Skatepark in Santa Ana next week for a video. The show is all ages and open to the public. Dates are in the replies.
The Hush Sound, Hockey, and River City Extension are going on tour. Dates are in the replies. River City Extension is finishing up a music video for "If You Need Me Back in Brooklyn," to be released in the coming weeks. In the meantime, they have posted a sound collage put together from their rehearsals that show a glimpse of new material. You can listen to that in the replies.
Christopher Owens has announced a solo acoustic tour in June, check out the dates in the replies. He says he will be playing songs from his solo album Lysandre as well as ones released by his former band Girls.
Luther is going on tour with Glocca Morra. Dates are in the replies. In addition, the band has announced a Record Store Day release. The 7", entitled How Can We Rest?/Astronomy in Colour, is the band's second effort with producer Pete Steinkopf (The Bouncing Souls) and features two previously unreleased songs.
Chunksaah Records is reissuing Tim Barry's Laurel St. Demo and Live At Munford Elementary, which you can pre-order here. In addition, Tim Barry has announced UK and US tours, which you can view in the replies.
The Mountain Goats have announced a run of summer tour dates beginning June 3 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC. John Darnielle and Peter Hughes will tour as a duo for the first time since 2007, and all of the shows will be all-ages. The Baptist Generals will open, and a full list of dates are in replies.
Peter and I toured our asses off back in the pre-trio days, but that was before our ascent to the absolute upper echelon of global media saturation. We are pleased to report that a year-plus worth of talking about touring the Mountain Goats in alternate configurations to all-ages rooms is yielding its first fruits this June, in the form of the TUTTLINGEN WARRIORS TOUR 2013, whose...
The Sound & Fury Fest has announced the first batch of confirmed bands for 2013. Presented by No Sleep Recs, the 8th annual festival is happening July 26th-28th at the Earl Warren Showgrounds and tickets and VIP packages are available for pre-order here.
The line-up for Lollapalooza 2013 has been announced. The festival will feature The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, New Order and more. Check out the full line-up in the replies.
Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson will team up for the late summer/early fall Honda Civic Tour, it was announced on Monday (Apr. 1). Promoted by Live Nation, the 2013 Honda Civic Tour kicks off on Aug. 1 in St. Louis, and runs through Oct. 5.