You can read our interview with Miss May I vocalist Levi Benton here. We talk about the band's recent touring schedule, what's next for them, and their upcoming new record Rise Of The Lion, which you can pre-order here.
This one was a lot of pressure just to follow through with it and I guess not being scared and jump back to our first record, because I feel like thatís what a lot of people thought we were going to do.
"The song is about moving on after you breakup with someone and not letting the relationship define you," says vocalist/guitarist Zac Eisenstein. "That's the idea for the girl in this video, too. When she missed the train, she missed out. This song is for her."
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
For the Fallen Dreams will release Heavy Hearts on April 8 via Rise Records. The effort marks the return of original vocalist Chad Ruhlig. Check out the lead track "Emerald Blue" in the replies, along with artwork and tour dates.
01. Emerald Blue
04. Dream Eater
09. Unfinished Business
10. Smelling Salt
Of Mice & Men's new album, Restoring Force, debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart, selling over 50,000 copies the first week. It's the highest charting album of their career. The album also debuted as the No. 1 album on the Hard Music, Independent Albums, LP Vinyl, and Top Internet charts, No. 2 on the Rock chart, and No. 3 on the Digital Albums chart. Congrats to Rise Records and the band.
Emarosa have released Relativity and self-titled on vinyl. The records are packaged as a gatefold double LP, and are limited to 1500 - 750 now available on MerchNow, and 750 available as a Hot Topic exclusive starting February 18.
Transit have launched a promotion where a Boston-area fan can interview the band using their own questions and tour the band's studio in Boston next week. All you have to do is upload a video of yourself asking up to three interview questions, use the hashtag #ABTOUR14, and post it on Twitter/Instagram. The winner will be selected and contacted on January 26th.
Of Mice & Men will releaseRestoring Force on January 28 via Rise Records. The artwork can be found in the replies.
1. Public Service Announcement
2. Feels Like Forever
3. Bones Exposed
4. Would You Still Be There
5. Glass Hearts
6. Another You
7. Break Free
8. You Make Me Sick
9. Identity Disorder
10. You're Not Alone
11. Space Enough To Grow
Rise Records has confirmed via their Twitter that Emarosa will return in 2014. The band's Facebook lists ex-Squid The Whale vocalist Bradley Walden as a member. The band is currently recording with producer Brian McTernan.
Polar Bear Club's new album, Death Chorus, hits stores tomorrow (you will be able to read my review on the record later tonight), and a lot of discussion has focused on vocalist Jimmy Stadt's cleaner vocal delivery. So Stadt released a statement about the new vocal direction, which you can read in the replies.
Donít get me wrong, this isnít an excuse or an apology, we in PBC back this record 100 percent including the vocals. If it isnít your thing then thatís fine, itís completely fine if you prefer older records to this one! What isnít fine though is the idea that weíre trying to ďget bigĒ or ďgo mainstreamĒ or ďRise Records changed usĒ yadda yadda yadda. I feel stupid that I even have...