I donít know ... but I think that the last album was about conflicts: We had a giant battle with our record company, they sued us for $30 million, we fought them for two years and subsequently made a film about it as well, called Artifact. But it was an album about conflict and survival. And this is an album thatís much more reflective. And it was made without the burden of a giant war on our shoulders, and it was actually really a lot of fun. It was exactly how it should be.
You can now pre-order Deafheaven's new album, Sunbather, here. Each purchase comes with an immediate download of the entire album, so I highly recommend you doing this, as Sunbather is one of the best albums you'll hear in 2013.
As you may know, Restorations is hitting the road this summer with The Menzingers. Since we love both bands, we wanted to give away tickets to select dates on the tour. Today we'll be giving some away for the May 26th show at Revolution in Amityville, NY. To win, just tell me what your favorite lyric (or lyrics) are on the band's new album, LP2, which is available now via Side One Dummy. Good luck!
We're incredibly thrilled to bring you an exclusive premiere of boysetsfire video "Closure" off of their upcoming record, While a Nation Sleeps, out June 11th on Bridge 9. It's a mixture of live footage and their journey to help save a youth center in Bavaria. I must say, before you watch this video, that there's a few things you should know about this band. They began with a vision in a small Delaware town. They rallied the youth to participate in social justice issues. And despite their hiatus, when at one point guitarist Josh Latshaw broke his neck in near-paralysis, they've still managed to possess greater stage presence and heart than any of their younger counterparts. If...
Mosey (ex-Valencia) have posted a new song, here. They're streaming the whole record at their website on Friday, May 24 and releasing it May 28th. The record release show is June 1st at the Barbary in Philadelphia, PA.
Beta State has released its new album, #Friendship, today and it's our featured stream of the day. Check it out in the replies or at the band's AP.net profile. You can purchase it via iTunes and Amazon.
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.