In this day and age, there is an abundance of music to choose from, in literally any genre, for music fans. In my experience, this has been a blessing and a curse at the same time -- finding new artists to truly connect to is an indescribable feeling, but one that has ceased to be special as it used to be by the sheer fact that there is so much wonderful music to explore. However, once in a while, an artist comes by who makes a lasting impression because their music simply blows you away. And that's exactly what happened when I first heard East Forest's music: I felt the same overwhelming feeling that few similar artists, such as Balmorhea and The Album Leaf, made me feel years ago. And...
Sweet Cobra will release their new album, Earth, this summer on a label still to be determined. It was recorded by Matt Talbot (Hum) and Kurt Ballou (Converge). The band is also announcing a series of smaller releases, including a split with Young Widows called Live at Three Floyds that will release in April and a split with Get Rad that will release later this month. The band is also doing a quick tour - dates are below.
Check out a new Chiodos song called "Duct Tape" and the NSFW video on Revolver. Devil releases April 1st on Razor & Tie.
It’s hard not to keep watching this video from the get go,” Chiodos’ Brad Bell says. “The imagery is very stimulating and evokes emotions that might be uncomfortable to some people. That’s kind of what the song represents to me in general — getting over your insecurities that hold you back and taking the next step forward.
You're going to have to set the clock back a few years for this one. At one point, Canada's Fighting For Ithaca was part of a large core of bands doing the Four Year Strong-style songwriting. Flash forward several years later and the band is still going strong, albeit now they're one of the few remaining doing the style. Listen to the band's new track "Better Off" in the replies.
Today, we're premiering the new video for "Unfamiliar" from Kansas City pop-punk group Get Busy Living. The band's new EP, All Good Memories Fade, is available on iTunes. The song takes its name from a book written by lead singer/guitarist Chase Peterson’s fiancé, best-selling author Komal Kant. Her new book, Unfamiliar, which is co-authored with Erica Cope, is also out this week. In the meantime, check out the new video in the replies.
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend for other viewers? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. Check out rdio or spotify for album streams of new releases.
I think the diversity of radio now, means there's probably a good size station for virtually every genre, which is a plus I think. It's good that people aren't forced to listen to mainstream stuff, even if it means a smaller potential audience on a given station.
Rise Records has signed Only Crime, featuring Russ Rankin (Good Riddance), Aaron Dalbec (Bane, Converge), Bill Stevenson (Black Flag, Descendents, All), Dan Kelly (The Frisk, Tegan And Sara) and Matt Hoffman (Modern Life Is War). Their new album, Pursuance, will be released on May 13; check out a teaser in the replies.
1. We Are Divided
3. In Blood
4. One Last Breath
7. No Truth In Love
8. Find Yourself Alone
9. Life Was Fair
10. See It Die
11. Emptiness And Lies
12. Bred To Fail