Ion Dissonance are preparing to release their new album Minus The Herd to the masses on June 5th. To give fans a taste of the new album they have released a digital EP entitled Prelude To Herd that is available now on iTunes.
Jon Foucart on 05/23/07 - 05:25 PM
DeSole are currently writing for their new record. The album will be tentatively released this upcoming summer on Abacus Recordings.
Julia Conny on 05/10/07 - 12:16 PM
The Ion Dissonance album Minus The Herd will be in stores June 5th via Abacus Recordings.
Jon Foucart on 03/15/07 - 06:29 PM
Arms of Orion has parted ways with Abacus Records. Their new record The Book Was So Much Better will not see a release on March 3rd as previously expected, and the band is currently looking for a new label to release the already-recorded album.
Rohan Kohli on 02/18/07 - 04:58 PM
Caliban has announced that they are heading into the studio this week to record their new album entitled, From Sorrow To Serenity. A summer release through Abacus is expected.
Jon Foucart on 01/17/07 - 09:22 AM
The Distance have posted the track "At Least I'm Good at Something" which features Bert McCracken of The Used. A tour with both bands is said to be in works for the beginning of the year.
Jon Foucart on 01/02/07 - 03:53 AM
Faulter has released their new tour dates with Southcott and Ellison on their Myspace page.
Jon Foucart on 12/08/06 - 02:52 AM
Faulter released their Abacus debut, Darling Buds Of May, today. You can check out four tracks from the disc at this link.
Jon Foucart on 09/19/06 - 04:43 PM
Planes Mistaken For Stars' new album Mercy can be previewed online here (scroll down to track 29 on the media player). Mercy has a release date of October 3rd via Abacus.

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Gabe Gross on 09/09/06 - 10:38 AM
Arms Of Orion has released a song off their upcoming Abacus release, The Book Was So Much Better (out October 3rd). The track is called "Your Favorite One" and can be heard at their Myspace page.
Jon Foucart on 09/05/06 - 10:38 AM
Just to clear some things up, Rancid will NOT be on Sick of It All's 20th Anniversary tour.
Jared Kaufman on 08/03/06 - 09:02 AM
Sick Of It All is heading out on a 20th Anniversary Tour with The Warriors, The Autumn Offering and Dead Hearts.
Tour Datesw/ The Warriors, The Autumn Offering, Dead Hearts
9/16 Buffalo, NY - The Icon
9/17 New York, NY - BB King's - SOIA 20TH Anniversary Show!
9/18 Baltimore, MD - The Ottobar
9/20 Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
9/21 St Petersburg, FL - State Theater
9/23 Orland, FL - The Social
9/24 Jacksonville, FL - Fuel
9/26 Cincinnati, OH - Top Cat's
9/27 Cleveland, OH - Agora Ballroom
Katie Schmitz on 08/03/06 - 04:42 AM
Ignite has announced Fall tour dates with Strike Anywhere, Pennywise and The Circle Jerks. Check out the dates below:
Tour Dates9/01-10/01 with STRIKE ANYWHERE

10/01-10/15 with PENNYWISE & CIRCLE JERKS

Date City Venue
8/21 Pomona, CA The Glasshouse
9/1 Virginia Beach, VA Peppermint Beach Club
9/2 Binghamton, NY Mandela Room
9/3 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
9/4 New York, NY CBGB
9/5 Revere/Boston, MA Club Lido
9/7 ...
Katie Schmitz on 08/02/06 - 02:42 PM
Planes Mistaken For Stars has posted a new track entitled "Crooked Mile" on their MySpace page.

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Ryan Imhof on 07/20/06 - 09:56 AM
Abacus Recordings will release Cancer Bats debut full length, Birthing The Giant, in the US on September 5th.
Jon Foucart on 06/28/06 - 06:11 PM
Abacus Recordings has officially annouced the signing of Boston hardcore/punk band Righteous Jams.
Abacus' MessageRighteous Jams fuse modern day hardcore with hardcore heroes from the past like the Cro Mags and SSD, and an incorporation of an element of rock that sets the band apart from the pack

The group recently entered the Atomic Studios with Dean Baltulonis (Sick of it All, Most Precious Blood) to record a new album titled Business As Usual. Look for the record to hit stores this fall!

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Katie Schmitz on 06/27/06 - 04:40 PM
Orange County natives, Faulter, have chosen to make Abacus Recordings their label home.
Faulter SignedThe endearing gentlemen of Faulter have been hard at work the past few years becoming one of the most sought after unsigned bands in the country. Producer Jon St. James known for his work with the Ataris, Social Distortion, and Face To Face amongst others, immediately saw the bands talent and mass potential when he heard their first demo and teamed up with the band to help them produce their self-released album Darling Buds Of May that Abacus Recordings will be making available nationally on September 19th. Soaring anthems and heart swooning melodies full of genuine emotion show...
Katie Schmitz on 06/17/06 - 07:20 AM
The following information is from the official press release regarding Stillborn Records' newfound partnership with Abacus Recordings:
Press Release A long standing friendship has lead to an exciting partnership between Stillborn Records and Abacus Recordings. Abacus Recordings will now be sub-distributing and becoming involved with marketing strategies for Stillborn releases. "We are ecstatic about working with the Stillborn releases" says Ray Harkins of Abacus Recordings, "Stillborn has signed some very long standing and developing artists that above all believe in the value of hard work as evidence by their label manager Jamey Jasta and Jay Reason."

The bond between the two labels...
Ryan Imhof on 06/03/06 - 08:35 PM
Desole has posted their music video for the song "Gossip" online. The video was directed by Andy DeYoung and is the bands first music video.
Ryan Imhof on 05/12/06 - 02:06 PM
The debut LP from The Distance entitled The Rise, The Fall, and Everything In Between will be in stores everywhere on June 27th. There is a limited edition version of the album that comes with a DVD. The DVD features the video for "Inspired By You", a making of the video, and documentary about the making of the record. Long time friend of the band, Bert McCraken, of The Used recorded some guest vocals on the record as well. Listen for Bert on the song, "At Least I'm Good At Something". This record will be the soundtrack to your summer. Finally look for the band on the road this month and next with Love Hate Hero and The Smashup. Check the guys out on Myspace. Dates and album track...
Pat Marquez on 05/04/06 - 11:43 AM
Glass Casket will release their new album, Desperate Man's Diary, on June 13th via Abacus Recordings. The tracklisting is below.
Desperate Man's Diary1. Phenomenon
2. Too Scared To Live
3. Genesis
4. Myspace Girl
5. A Cork Stops the Whining
6. Post Tramuatic Death
7. I Slept
8. The Redeemer
9. Name Above All Names
Jon Foucart on 05/01/06 - 12:36 PM
Stavesacre has unveiled their new website, check it out here. How to Live With a Curse hits stores nationwide on April 18th through Abacus Recordings.
Gabe Gross on 04/11/06 - 04:45 PM
Swarm Of The Lotus have announced the addition of guitarist Greg Howell (ex-Cardea) and bassist Graham Millner (ex-Everything Falls Together) to their line-up. The group has released the following statement regarding recent developments and upcoming plans:
Swarm Of The Lotus Add Guitarist / Bassist"This brings our search for additional members to a close and fleshes the band out completely and we couldn't be happier with the way it has panned out. We are very excited to get back on track with playing shows, getting back out on the road, recording and much more!! We would like to sincerely thank everyone who inquired and came out to play with us over the past few months. Everyone we saw...
Pat Marquez on 04/10/06 - 12:20 AM
Desole have posted a small update regarding Bamboozle and a future tour with Showoff. You can find that information below:
Desole UpdateDesole is having the time of there lives on tour right now being out with Flee the Seen couldn't of been more exciting. Also today I got my AP magazine in the mail and they had a sampler cd with us on it that was kinda exciting but even better about today is that Mr. Patty CupCAKES (Pat M.) is always giving us love and he needs to know we apreciate it!!! ok in real news we will be heading out to Bamboozle with Showoff! Yes thats correct Showoff is still in full swing and the comeback is going to be awesome! Our Video gossip will be released soon and we...
Pat Marquez on 04/07/06 - 03:16 PM
Glass Casket have titled their new album A Desperate Man's Diaries. It will be out on June 13th.
Jon Foucart on 03/24/06 - 12:27 AM
Glass Casket's new album is slated for release on June 13th. The Abacus website will be providing more info on this shortly.
Jon Foucart on 03/22/06 - 01:07 PM
Desole has been added to the May 6th date of Bamboozle.
Ryan Imhof on 03/10/06 - 05:04 AM
You can stream the new Stavesacre album, How to Live With a Curse, which will be released on April 18th. Abacus Recordings has set up a special page right here but you need a username which is: industry and a password: howtonotshare (thanks be to punkmusic.com).
Gabe Gross on 03/07/06 - 05:40 PM
Stavesacre will release their new full length How to Live With a Curse nationwide through Abacus/Century Media on March 21st. You can listen to two new songs on the band's MySpace page. (Remind Me)
Gabe Gross on 02/28/06 - 05:26 PM
Abacus Records needs your help with. Check out this press release below:
Abacus Needs Street Team MembersWhether you're a fan of one band on the label or several, now's your chance to get personally involved with the bands through the Official Abacus Street Team! You'll have access to exclusively Abacus media and information. You'll also be able to take part in chats with the bands and earn points as you help promote. It's extremely easy and you can be involved as little or as much as you'd like and promote at your own pace. Join by clicking here.
Pat Marquez on 02/28/06 - 02:24 PM
Planes Mistaken For Stars' new album will not be coming out on June 6th like originally scheduled. A date will be scheduled shortly.
Jon Foucart on 02/27/06 - 10:12 PM
The first ever Abacus Recordings Tour is upon us. Starting April 28th Abacus Recordings, Decibel Magazine, and Lambgoat.com are pleased to announce a full US tour featuring: Caliban, Sworn Enemy, Ion Dissonance, Embrace The End, and Bleeding Kansas. This massive tour will be hitting most major cities, so you will have no excuse not to go. With stops at both the New England Metal Fest and the Los Angeles Metal Fest, this is not a tour you'll want to miss.
Abacus Tour Dates4/28 Long Island, NY @ Club Ritual
4/29 Worcester, MA @ Palladium (New England Metal Fest)
4/30 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
5/1 Virginia Beach, VA @ Peppermint Beach Club
5/2 Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
5/3 Atlanta,...
Pat Marquez on 02/18/06 - 08:58 PM
You may now pre-order the new Desole album by clicking here. Make sure you check these guys out. They are signed to Abacus but relatively unknown, you need to listen!
Pat Marquez on 02/16/06 - 01:19 PM
Bleeding Kansas have two new songs up on their pureVOLUME. The street date for “Dead Under Décor” is March 21.
Pat Marquez on 02/16/06 - 01:12 PM
Glass Casket are almost finished recording their new album with producer Jamie King (Between The Buried and Me). A release around May through Abacus is scheduled.
Jon Foucart on 02/09/06 - 09:13 PM
Caliban's new video for "It's Our Burden To Bleed" can be viewed right here. The band will embark on a US tour with Ion Dissonance and Sworn Enemy at the end of April. What has been announced is below.
April 28 - Long Island, NY @ Club Ritual
May 1 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Peppermint Beach Club
May 2 - Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
May 3 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
May 4 - Orlando, FL @ Island Oasis
May 5 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Ray's Downtown Blues
May 7 - Tallahassee, FL @ The Beta Bar
May 8 - Baton Rouge, LA @ The Darkroom
May 9 - Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
May 10 - San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
May 14 - San Francisco, CA @ The Pound
May 15 - Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk
May 16 -...
Jon Foucart on 02/08/06 - 10:23 PM
Desole have posted a new song on their pureVOLUME page off of their upcoming album, A Story To Tell. Their new album will be released on March 7th and can be pre-ordered here.
Ryan Imhof on 02/01/06 - 04:26 PM
Abacus Recordings is currently seeking dedicated interns. Interns must be willing to give 10 hours a week at our Hawthorne, CA HQ. Duties include preparing mail outs, going to the post office, assembling promo packages, calling stores, assisting with our radio and publicity departments and more! In addition to our regular intern army; we are also looking for one or two dedicated design interns to assist our art department. Duties include resizing photos, creating banners, web work, and other various tasks. Knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, InDesign are required. If you know HTML, Flash, etc. EVEN BETTER. While we cannot offer financial compensation for your time, in return for...
Pat Marquez on 01/26/06 - 04:56 PM
Planes Mistaken For Stars have selected Matt Bayles(Isis, Botch) to record their Abacus Recordings debut, Call A Priest. The effort will be released on 6/6/6(eek!).
Jon Foucart on 01/24/06 - 11:21 PM
To view the new video from The Goodwill please click here.
Pat Marquez on 01/23/06 - 05:47 PM
Check out a new video from The Goodwill by clicking here.
Pat Marquez on 01/20/06 - 01:50 PM
Caliban will release their new album, The Undying Darkness, on April 4th through Abacus Recordings. The effort was produced by In Flames vocalist Anders Friden and mixed by Andy Sneap(Trivium). A track called "It's Our Burden To Bleeed" can be downloaded right here, and below is the albums tracklist.
The Undying Darkness01. Intro (1:05)
02. I Rape Myself (3:24)
03. Song About Killing (3:19)
04. It´s Our Burden To Bleed (3:49)
05. Nothing Is Forever (3:54)
06. Together Alone (3:10)
07. My Fiction Beauty (4:41)
08. No More 2nd Chances [Explicit] (4:04)
09. I Refuse To Keep On Living... (5:01)
10. Sick Of Running Away
11. Moment Of Clarity (2:40)
12. Army Of Me (3:33)
13. Room Of Nowhere...
Jon Foucart on 01/12/06 - 07:22 PM
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