Have Mercy will release its new album, The Earth Pushed Back, on May 21st via Topshelf Records. This is definitely a release worth talking about. Track listing below and album art in the replies.
01) Level Head
02) Ancient West
04) This Old Ark
05) Let's Talk About Your Hair
06) Weak At The Knees
07) Living Dead
08) The Gates
09) Cigarettes and Old Perfume
10) When I Sleep
City and Colour will release its new album, The Hurry and The Harm, on June 4th. Check out the track listing below and the art in the replies, along with other info.
01) The Hurry and The Harm
02) Harder Than Stone
03) Of Space and Time
04) The Lonely Life
08) Two Coins
09) Take Care
10) Ladies and Gentlemen
11) The Golden State
12) Death’s Song
We have our own version of March Madness this week, as we have another great premiere following up yesterday's fun. One of this site's favorite bands, Transit, will be releasing its new album, Young New England, next week. As we inch closer to April 2nd, we'd thought we give you another small taste of the Boston quintet's second album on Rise Records. The song is "Weathered Souls," and it's one of my favorite tracks on the new LP. Featuring Joe Boynton's always-honest lyrics and needling guitar riffs that won't leave your head, this song is bound to be a new fan favorite. Check it out in the replies and don't forget to pre-order Young New Englandhere. Also, don't forget that...
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 spinner for album streams of new releases.
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Baroness drummer Allen Blickle and bassist Matt Maggioni have parted ways with the band.
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Under The Gun has unveiled a new feature called "Chords and Canvas" - a feature dedicated to highlighting the efforts of those who dabble in the visual arts in addition to their work in music. To kickoff the column, they have an interview with Jordan Buckley (Every Time I Die) about his clothing line, design work, and more. Check it out here.
I’d watch cartoons, and I would just kind of like… I would want to make them because there weren’t any limitations. Even at a young age, I didn’t see limitations. Like a cartoon could be of anything… Literally. I know I’ve been using that word a lot, but I try to only use it when it’s correct, so that I emphasize. A cartoon could be anything, and...