Light You Up has debuted its video for "It's About Time" from its upcoming debut LP All We've Ever Known. You can view the video in the replies and pre-orders are available on the band's webstore. The band was also announced as part of the Pure Noise Records UK Tour.
Quiet Country Audio is back with a session from San Diego punk rock royalty Weatherbox. Head to the replies to watch them perform "Bring Us The Head of Weatherbox," "Dark All Night," "Mountain" and "Broken Glowsticks."
Brian Southall who some of you may know through Boys Night Out, The Receiving End of Sirens, Isles & Glaciers or his various other projects had a band before all of those ventures. That band is Fordirelifesake and they have reunited to release a new EP called Speak Ill of The Dead which will be released December 16th. You can stream the group's first song in ten years called "I'll Make You A Nomad" in the replies. After you check out the track, be sure to head over to Bandcamp to pre-order the new album.
Pure Noise Records has welcomed Toronto pop-punk act Like Pacific to the family. Their self-titled EP will be released on January 20th. We're streaming the first track, "Suffering," in the replies. You can pre-order the EP physically and digitally. Recommended for fans of The Story So Far, The Wonder Years and Knuckle Puck.
We're excited to announce the launch of Fireworks guitarist Brett Ayala Jones' solo project. He enlisted the help of Teddy Roberts (Fireworks) on drums, Adam Mercer (Fireworks) on organ and friend Sam Harris on upright bass to track a 3-song EP titled Tramp, due out in 2015. Head to the replies to hear "Sweet Tooth."
Red Scare Industries just signed Success and will be releasing a new record from them called Radio Recovery in the Spring. Drakulas has also been added to the roster and features members from Rise Against and the Riverboat Gamblers.
A variety of bands, including Anti-Flag, will be boycotting shows put on by Pittsburgh promoter Brian Drusky after comments made over the weekend. Anti-Flag have posted a statement about their decision.
Through the cases of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and all those who have suffered at the hands of racism, police brutality and an unjust legal system, there is a loud and important public discourse. Based on recent actions, we feel that Brian Drusky, the owner of the company promoting our show in Pittsburgh, is on the wrong side of that conversation. For this reason we do not feel comfortable playing a show he’s promoting. Confronting bigotry and blind allegiance to power with education is...
Mistreating your fans and abusing whatever power you think you have because people like your band is not "cool". We challenge everyone at our next show to get onstage and take as many selfies as your phone can handle.
If you’re a fan of what we’ve done over the years, I really encourage you – like, as in grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-straight-into-your-eyes kinda thing — to check this stuff out and take it back to your spaces and get the discussion going in your own circles. We live in a misogynistic society. This stuff is pervasive. I guarantee you’re going to encounter it at some point if you haven’t already. Take it from someone who has learned the hard way, for everybody’s sake, you better have some idea how to respond.
I Am The Avalanche guitarist Brandon Swanson recently announced via Instagram that he is to play his final show with the band on December 26th.
Friends, this is going to be my final show with IATA. I'd love it if you could join us for for the show. I'm gonna have as much fun as possible, probably some beers and some tears. But lots of smiles and hugs as well. Hope to see you there. [...] Just to clear the air, I didn't get kicked out or anything. I feel very accomplished in the 10 years I spent recording records and touring the world with my brothers. It's just time for me to close this chapter so I can focus on other things I want to try my hand at in my life. Viva 2015! Love y'all.
Make Do And Mend have secretly recorded a new full-length album called Don't Be Long, which will release on February 24 via Rise Records. The title track is streaming, amongst a length interview with the band, on Noisey, and you can also listen to it in the replies.
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor didn't hesitate to call "Prepare for Hell" one of the best tours of the band's career. It says a lot that both Slipknot and Korn are still going strong, releasing interesting material and putting on such strong performances 15+ years later. The thousands of fans in attendance clearly loved it, and the late Gray would be proud to see his brothers carrying on his legacy with such reverence.
Stick To Your Guns has posted a brand new lyric video for their song, "What Choice Did You Give Us?", which is off their upcoming record Disobedient, out 02/10/15 via Sumerian Records. Hit the replies to check it out, and you can pre-order the record here.
A label representative has confirmed that Modest Mouse is slated to release a new album via Epic Records in the first quarter of 2015. This marks the band's first full-length in almost eight years, since 2007's We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank. Furthermore, following a teaser Instagram post earlier this week, new single "Lampshades on Fire" will make its radio debut on Monday, Dec. 15.
Buddy from Senses Fail posted a message on Facebook asking what it is that upsets people so much about him speaking out for LBGTQ rights.
What is it that upsets people so much about me (Buddy Nielsen) speaking up about LGBTQ rights? I am generally interested to hear what it is that bothers people so much about it? I identify as Queer and recently came out, I feel the need to raise awareness about the shame and silence I stayed in for 25 years. This is a band fronted by someone who is not straight. I cannot separate my music from internally who I am and am not willing to. The rights of other LGBTQ people are very important to me.
I don't want others to have to suffer the way I did....