In a new interview with AltPress, Jeremy McKinnon (A Day To Remember) discusses the band's upcoming album, Common Courtesy, and the current lawsuit with Victory Records and its relation to the upcoming release as well as the band's career.
I’ll be honest with you, I don’t really know. I see all over the internet and music sites, people are saying, “Oh, this is going to ruin their career, there’s no preorder up, they’re stupid, they’ll never be the big band they could have been,” etc. How about this: I’m not going to allow someone to sit on my career and ruin what may be our best album for people. Fans want our music.
Survive This! will release its Epitaph debut, The Life You've Chosen, on October 29th. The record was produced by Ronnie Radke (of Falling In Reverse). The band also released a new song titled "Where I Belong," which can be streamed in the replies. The album is also available for pre-order.
1) Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
2) O Come All Ye Faithful
3) O Come, O Come Emmanuel
4) White Christmas
5) Little Drummer Boy
6) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
7) What Child Is This?
8) Angels We Have Heard On High
9) American Jesus (Andy Wallace Mix)
In celebration of the release of the 20th Anniversary Editions of Nirvana's In Utero and the Live And Loud concert on DVD, fans in three US cities will have the opportunity to get a free tattoo of the band's smiley face logo. This is only available to fans who purchase either the concert DVD or one of the multi-format In Utero releases on September 24th at these participating stores: Fingerprints in Long Beach, California; Looney Tunes in West Babylon, New York and Silver Platters in Seattle, Washington. More details in the replies.
Today we're happy to announce that AP.net and PropertyOfZack will partake in an unofficial post-Riot Fest night at Red Door in Chicago this Friday. The night will feature a playlist chosen by Zack and I, so rest assured that the tunes will be good unless you hate everything we like. You can see all the information on Facebook; our playlist will start at midnight (one hour following Fall Out Boy's set). Since a lot of forum members have been asking about a community meet-up in Chicago, we figured this would be a great time to invite everyone to come together, listen to some good music and hang out following Riot Fest's first day. Hope to see everyone out there! Also: Uber will be offering...
Chiodos has entered the studio to record its fourth album with producer David Bottrill. Press release can be seen in the replies.
Chiodos’ Craig Owens comments, “We’re excited to be working with Dave Bottrill on this new Chiodos record. Some of the records he’s done have influenced the band and helped us define what we’ve become. Muse, Tool, and Silverchair are all at the top of our list, and it’s amazing to be working with someone that’s already been a part of our history, indirectly. So for the next two months, we’ll be hiding out in the woods of upstate NY, in a hollowed out Church turned studio – creating what is to be the next chapter of this crazy Chiodos journey. ”
Eddie Breckenridge (Thrice), Sergie Loobkoff (Samiam, Knapsack), & Roger Camero (No Motiv, Peace'd Out) have formed a new band: Felled Trees. The band's first album is Where We Been, a cover-to-cover record of Dinosaur Jr.'s Where You Been?, featuring guest vocalists from The Jealous Sound, Texas Is The Reason, and more, due October 15. Pre-order the album via Siren Records, view the tracklist below, and see the album art in the replies.
1. Out There (feat. Karl Larsson, Last Days of April)
2. Start Choppin’ (feat. Jason Beebout, Samiam)
3. What Else is New (feat. Garrett Klahn, Texas is the Reason)
4. On the Way (feat. Blair Sheehan, Knapsack/The Jealous Sound)... read more
Wolves At The Gate will release a new covers EP, Back To School, on September 30th. The EP features covers of many classic scene favorites. The band is currently on tour with A Skylit Drive.
1) Deadbolt (originally by Thrice)
2) Understanding In A Car Crash (originally by Thursday)
3) Sleepwalking (originally by Blindside)
4) Planning a Prison Break (originally by The Receiving End of Sirens)
Today we are featuring a stream of Tonight Alive's new album, The Other Side, which is in stores today. You can stream that in the replies. We are also giving away copies of the new album - details on how to win are also in the replies.
Apple has an event today (starting in just a few minutes) where they're rumored to unveil the new iPhone 5S and colored iPhone 5C. I've also seen rumors that the iPod Classic will finally be retired. You can check out more in the official thread.
The members of Sigur Ros will appear on Game of Thrones this season. No word on what they will be doing on the show.
Thrones has landed Icelandic art-pop sensation Sigur Rós to appear in season four. Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson, Georg Hólm and Orri Páll Dýrason are currently shooting an appearance on the Thrones set in Croatia. What will the band mates do? Will they play a song? Might a bowed guitar be involved?
Alt-country heavyweights Two Cow Garage are currently in the midst of a fall European tour. Frontman Micah Schnabel has taken to writing journal entries for the tour. Head to the replies to read the inaugural entry.
It's tough to put my finger on who to compare Microwave to. I hear some influence of Jimmy Eat World, Balance and Composure, and even hints of modern pop-punk bands like Real Friends. Whatever the case may be, the band has a new EP When The Fever Breaks coming out next week and we're premiering the track "Labor Day" for you. Listen in the replies and leave your thoughts.
Say Anything won't be performing at Riot Fest this year due to a medical issue with an unnamed member of the band. A statement from Max Bemis is below; we send our best wishes along. Riot Fest set times were posted yesterday.
Hey y’all, with one of our members dealing with some pressing and unavoidable medical issues, we regretfully have to pull out of Riot Fest. Suffice to say we are bummed. Our sincere apologies to anyone hoping to see us. Meanwhile, you guys enjoy the great line up at Riot this year and we promise to make it up when we tour our new record in 2014.
America's sweetheart Anthony Jeselnik is back on the road, and we've got a great prize for you guys: two tickets to his Asbury Park, NJ show at the Paramount Theatre this Friday, September 13th. Leave your name and email address in the replies (only if you are in the area and available to go), and a winner will be picked at random tomorrow. Tickets are still on sale for this particular show as well. Good luck, everyone!