Tallhart will release their new full-length album, We Are the Same, on Rory Records - Max Bemis' imprint label within Equal Vision Records. It will be released July 16th. In addition, the band has announced a co-headlining tour with From Indian Lakes. All of the info can be found in the replies.
Because for some reason we never posted them before, Kendrick Lamar will be heading out on his "good kid m.A.A.d city" tour with Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock. The tour stars next week in Portland, Maine at the Waterfront, but you can find the rest of the dates in the replies.
Riot Festrecently announced a stellar lineup for the Sept. 13-15 weekend in Chicago, and today they've announced additional dates in Toronto (August 24-25) and Denver (September 21-22). Like the Chicago weekend, AP.net and the rest of AbsoluteVoices will be media sponsors for Riot Fest Toronto and Denver, and we'll be bringing you the lineups for those dates as soon as they're announced! At the moment, we are teaming up with the festival to offer a prize package that includes two VIP tickets to all three festival weekends (including airfare and hotel accommodations) in addition to a bunch of goodies from the AbsoluteVoices sites! Check out details about everything in the replies.
Fest 12 has added another new crop of bands, among which are Paint It Black, Off With Their Heads, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Pianos Become the Teeth, Banquets, The Holy Mess, Light Years, Pentimento, After the Fall, Reverse the Curse and Run Forever. Hit the replies to check out the full list of bands playing so far -- including those added on the May 4th update that we forgot to post -- for a total of nearly 200 bands. Fest 12 happens from October 31 to November 3 in Gainesville, FL and Big Fest in Little Ybor happens October 29-30 in Ybor City, FL. Tickets are available here.
Deafheaven are doing a headlining tour to promote their upcoming release, Sunbather, on June 11th via Deathwish Records. They will be playing the first few shows with Boris, then Marriages as support. Dates are in the replies.
Joe Pug has joined the roster for the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival in Nelsonville, OH. Other headliners include Wilco, Cat Power, Gogol Bordello, Sharon Van Etten and Calexico to name a few. The festival kicks off on May 30.