Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin will release a new LP titled The High Country on June 2 via Polyvinyl Records. It was recorded at Seattle's Hall of Justice with engineer Beau Sorenson (Superchunk, Garbage). You can stream a new track, "Step Brother City," in the replies.
Watch the official video for Meg Myers' single "Sorry" in the replies and read an article about the clip over at Rolling Stone.
The video also puts a new spin on the song. "When I wrote 'Sorry,' the original meaning was based on a romantic relationship," she explains. "I think the video actually gives the song a deeper meaning than it originally had. I didn't want to do the whole love interest thing for the video because it felt cliché. And I think it's important for young girls to see videos that aren't just centered around a love interest, when we're all such complex people. Plus, just having people my age would be boring."
Ben Howardhas announced some North American tour dates which will be the "last shows we'll be doing for a while" and not only that, but Daughter are supporting. I want to go to there. Dates are in the replies.
Boston's Arrowhead is an up-and-coming post-hardcore band to watch as they prepare their full-length debut for release later this year. The group recently teamed with Fitz Ross Productions to film an in-studio performance of a new song titled "Discomfort." The live session captures the passion and intensity of their music. You can download some of their past material for free on bandcamp to tide you over until the LP drops. Recommended for fans of Pianos Become the Teeth, Defeater and La Dispute.
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Members and ex-members of The Ataris, Anadivine, and Nightmares for a Week have formed The Red Owls. The band recently finished tracking their debut EP, Do You Feel Any Better?, at Nada Recording Studios and it was mixed at The Blasting Room. You can stream the title track in the replies.
Head to the replies to listen to a new iwrestledabearonce song titled "Erase It All" featuring Suicide Silence's Eddie Hermida. It comes from the band's Artery Recordings debut, Hail Mary, which arrives June 16th.
If you like gruff punk then you'll probably enjoy the new record from Break Anchor that's streaming on the website today. The band features Suicide Machines singer Jay Navarro and all 13 tracks on In a Van Down by the River have a definite '90s punk vibe which might remind you of bands such as Face to Face. Stand-out cuts include "Gone" and "First World Problems," mostly because you're going to have a hard time getting them out of your head. If you like what you hear the record officially drops tomorrow through Paper + Plastick and you can order a copy over here.
Lyrically there is an anti-authoritarian feel to it for sure. It is also a very personal record at times and I feel...
Desaparecidos will release its first album in 13 years on June 23rd titled Payola via Epitaph Records. You can stream a new song featuring Tim Kasher of Cursive called "City on the Hill" in the replies. The album will also feature Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! and the So So Glos as well as many previously released tracks such as "MariKKKopa", "Backsell", "Anonymous", "The Left Is Right", "Te Amo Camila Vallejo", and "The Underground Man".
Good Old War will release their new album, Broken Into Better Shape, on June 30th via Nettwerk. You can stream the group's fantastic new single called "Tell Me What You Want From Me" over on The Wallstreet Journal.
We all know Taylor Swift and Hayley Williams are the best, there's no hiding that. They both have a mutual friend Abigail, who is a huge Dashboard Confessional fan, who just so happened to turn 25. What did the two do for her birthday? Just invite Chris Carrabba to play at her intimate party. You can watchthevideos to witness how awesome it is.
Nate Ruess will release his highly anticipated solo album, Grand Romantic, on June 16th via Fueled By Ramen. You can watch a behind the scenes video from the shoot for "Nothing Without Love" in the replies.
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! has announced some solo shows titled Killing Me Loudly, An Evening of Existential Dread, Fiending and Gender Dysphoria In The Brilliance of Life's Headlights. The shows will have Grace performing, surprises and spoken word performances. One show will take place in California and the other in New York. Head to the replies for the full press release.
Dawes have announced that they will release their new album, All Your Favorite Bands, on June 2nd via Hub Records. You can check out the new song and video called "Things Happen" over on NPR.
01) Things Happen
02) Somewhere Along the Way
03) Don't Send Me Away
04) All Your Favorite Bands
05) I Can't Think About It Now
06) To Be Completely Honest
07) Waiting For Your Call
08) Right on Time
09) Now That It's Too Late, Maria