Hit the replies for a performance of "Play Crack the Sky" by Brand New in Dallas. The performance is proceeded by a little speech from Jesse about growing up and making it through your younger years. The band is also asking fans to bring two cans of non-perishable food to their New Orleans show.
Whatís funny is [that] Iím 37, and when you start playing music, night after night, from decades ago, you start to reflect on who you were when you were younger and the things you wrote music about. A lot of what we write music about is the uncertainty of being young, and trying to figure out who you are in the world, and what itís going to be like when you grow older, and who it is youíre going...
Poet took a step back as the Dream Walkers arrived at his table. Two men and one woman stood in full armor, helmets in their hands. They looked battle-hardened and cruel. The woman had a scar on her upper lip, pulling it to the side in an eternal sneer. One of the men wore an eye-patch, and when he saw Poet looking at him, he smiled, flashing a gap of missing teeth.
Tortoise will release The Catastrophist on January 22nd via Thrill Jockey Records. The release will be the band's first since their 2009 release, Beacons of Ancestorship. You can find a new song called "Gesceap" along with the band's new tour dates in the replies.
1. The Catastrophist
2. Ox Duke
3. Rock On
4. Gopher Island
5. Shake Hands With Danger
6. The Clearing Fills
8. Hot Coffee
9. Yonder Blue
11. At Odds With Logic
Turnover is on tour right now with Lydia, Seahaven, and The Technicolors, their third full US support tour since the summer started. They released Peripheral Vision to much critical acclaim back in the Spring, an album that our staff has enjoyed a lot, so we were pleased to be given the opportunity to talk to vocalist Austin Getz for a little while before the show. You can find the interview here. They revealed to us that they have been working on some new songs, and have even recorded a few with Will Yip which will be released sometime soon.
We just got done recording a couple songs with Will Yip. Those songs are already done. We did them two weeks ago. No release plans yet, we had...
Brian Fallon has headed into the studio with Butch Walker to begin working on his new solo album, Painkillers, which is set to release in early 2016 via Island Records. He's also announced some new solo tour dates starting in January of next year that you can find in the replies.
Come Wind will be releasing their new album Move In Place on November 20th. The album was fully fan funded via Kickstarter, and the band exceeded their goal. We have premiered a song or video for them every year since 2012, and we are keeping that up today with their new single "Clarity." Hit the replies to watch the video for the new song. Per usual, the song should definitely appeal to those of you who really miss The Graduate with some vibes from The Dear Hunter. If you like what you hear, be sure pre-order the album.
Trophy Lungs are releasing their new album Day Jobs on October 16th via Antique Records. The record is about the moment when someone encounters the realities of life and the internal battle faced to keep his or her spirits alive when times get tough. We are premiering the new video for "Bathroom Graffiti," which you can watch below. The song clocks in at just over two minutes, being a rapid speed pop-punk track that reminds me a lot of Forever Came Calling's Contender. If you like the track, be sure to pre-order the record.
The Cure are returning to North America for a full tour for the first time in 8 years. The Twilight Sad will support and you can check out dates revealed so far here. A full list of dates will be available in January.
You can now find Kurt Cobain's first official solo single, a demo of Nirvana's rarity "Sappy," in the replies. A 7" featuring the track and a cover of The Beatles' "And I Love Her" will be released on November 20, while Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings will be released on November 13 via Universal.
You can now stream a new song from Jesu/Sun Kil Moon's upcoming collaborative LP called "America's Most Wanted Mark Kozelek and John Dillinger." The self-titled album will be released February 19 via Caldo Verde Records.
A new start-up called "TapTape" launched recently. It promises to allow you to "invest" in musical artists. I'm going to time travel, Back to the Future almanac style, and put money down on Fall Out Boy while shorting the hell out of a few others.
As the artist's success grows, you automatically earn TapCoins. Use them to buy merch, tickets, Amazon credit -or reinvest them in the next artist. Move up the leaderboard and prove you know how to spot talent.
Chvrches' new album Every Open Eye debuted with 34,214 copies sold in the first week. That will make it the #1 alternative album, #8 overall album on the Billboard 200, the #1 rock album on the charts.
Hey guys, we are sad to say Aaron is no longer a part of the band. He has been an awesome member and an amazing friend, but we understand and respect his decision to be home with his family and start a new path. With that being said, we are very excited to announce his replacement, Wade Walters, who recorded our new album with us. Wade will be joining us on our tour with The Amity Affliction this fall and is very excited to meet all of you. We will be releasing a new song shortly along with more info on our new album. Thank you all so much for your support, canít wait to show you what weíve been working on!
The Story So Far are looking for local opening bands for their upcoming tour. Bands that are interested are asked to pledge to raise money and donate time to charities. More information can be found here .
We're asking that each band submitting for the show pledges to raise a minimum of $250 towards an agreed upon charity. As an alternative, you can also volunteer your time towards an agreed upon charity/non-profit. We're suggesting a minimum of 10 hours per member. We're also taking suggestions for local charities/non-profits you'd like to support. Please include in your submission in the form. TSSF will also donate $500 per market towards the agreed upon charity and also raise funds...
Matt Pond PArecently blogged that he is in a "full on brawl" with Doghouse Records and that he will "never see a dime" from his newest album.
These will be our last shows for the foreseeable future. Our problems are insignificant in the grand scheme and Iíve tried to subdue most of thefires in my life privately. But weíre in a full-on brawl with our label, Doghouse. I will never see a dime from The State Of Gold. They would rather have us fail than succeed with anything in our lives.