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Ryan Gardner 03/17/12 11:21 PM

March 18, 2012 (Week Prior)
 
The Way Back - The Way Back (release date: 1/1/12)
http://thewayback.bandcamp.com
Pop Punk from Wisconsin (RIYL: Four Year Strong, All Time Low, Blink 182)

Monuments - The Only Way We Know (release date - 13th January 2012)
www.facebook.com/monumentsmusic
Punk Rock from Perth, Australia

Buildings - Melt, Cry, Sleep (release date: Feb 21, 2012)
www.facebook.com/buildingsband
Thrash / Punk / Noise Rock from Minnesota (RIYL: Jesus Lizard, Nirvana, Unwound, Fugazi, Shellac)

The Hardest Season - Dawn (release date: February 2012)
https://www.facebook.com/TheHardestSeason
Hardcore from Italy (RIYL: Dead Swans, Gold Kids, Rise&Fall)

Zak Smith - Zak Smith (release date: May 1, 2012)
http://zaksmithband.com/2012album
Rock from NJ

Ghost Lake - Late Spring Morning Sunlight (release date: March 15th 2012)
http://themrecords.com/
Indie Pop from Sweden

Taken Flight - Messed Up But Alright (release date: 2-2012)
www.facebook.com/takenflightband
Pop-Rock / Electro / Punk from Green Bay, WI

Talk-Sick - Genetics (Release date: March 3, 2012)
http://www.talk-sick.com
Punk from Canada

Sea Dweller - Signs of a Perfect Disaster (Release date April 4th 2012)
www.seadwellermusic.com
Shoegaze / Dreampop from Italy (RIYL: Ultra Vivid Scene, My Bloody Valentine)

Nastro - 300mq (Release Date April 10th 2012)
http://upsidedownrecordings.bandcamp...o-300mq-udr-08
Electronica / Abstract Dance

Maesion - They Are The Vultures (Release date: January 23rd 2012)
http://www.facebook.com/Maesion
Post-Hardcore from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kevlar Bikini - Explodisiac (release date - 02.04.2012)
www.facebook.com/kevlarbikinizg
Punk / Rock n Roll from Croatia

Blackmarket Syndicate - And The Peasants Rejoiced (release date: April 21st 2012)
www.facebook.com/blackmarketsyndicate
Punk / Rock N Roll from Texas (RIYL: The Clash, Rancid)

They've Shot Flanigan - The Outlaw (release date: Jan 10, 2012)
http://theyveshotflanigan.bandcamp.com
Rock and roll from IN

World Secret - World Secret (Release date, 01/09/2011)
http://www.world-secret.com
Prog Rock / Punk from Brighton, Sussex, England

Tricorn - Tricorn. (release date - 11th june 2012)
www.tricornband.com
Rock / Stoner Rock from UK (RIYL: Motorhead, QOTSA, Black Sabbath)

Keystone Kids (feat. Carly Comando) - Things Get Shaky (Release date: March 15, 2012)
http://www.deepelm.com/536
Indie / Electro / Pop from PA (RIYL: Postal Service, Death Cab For Cutie, Stars, Rilo Kiley)

Static Thought - Static Thought (Release Date: May 1st. 2012)
www.facebook.com/staticthought
Progressive Punk / Hardcore / Rock from California

The New FM - Up, Away, Over & Out (release date: 2/23/12)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Ne...46714415368484
Alternative Rock from South Dakota

Trashaknnon - Shit For Brains
www.reverbnation.com/trashknannon
Punk / Thrash from CA

For The Life Of Me - Closure (Release date: 2/7/12)
www.facebook.com/forthelifeofmepdx
Rock / Emo / Indie / Punk from Portland, OR (RIYL: Balance and Composure, Further Seems Forever, Transit, The Early November)

LostAlone - Iím A UFO In This City (release date: 5th March)
www.lostalone.com
Rock from England, United Kingdom

Heart For A Tin Man - The Escape Artist (Brothers, pt 1) (Release date: 02/29/12)
http://noisetrade.com/heartforatinman
Post-Prog from Oregon

Seaway - Seaway (Release date: Nov. 14, 2012)
http://facebook.com/seawayoakville
Pop Punk from Oakville, Ontario, Canada (RIYL: Turnover, Gob, The Story So Far)

Egos At the Door - Blankets of Denial (release date: 24th March 2012)
http://egosatthedoor.tumblr.com/
DIY / Post-Hardcore from Blackburn, UK (RIYL: At The Drive-In, La Dispute)

The Electric Modern - Motives (Release date: March 12th)
www.theelectricmodern.wordpress.com
Rock / Pop from London, UK (RIYL: The All American Rejects)

Senium - Such Progress (Release date: April 2011)
www.facebook.com/seniumnj
Hard Rock from New Jersey

Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds - I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever (release date: 3/27)
http://www.badsandwichchronicles.com
Rock from Illinois

Iamdynamite - Supermegafantastic (release date: June 5, 2012)
http://iamdynamite.com/
Rock / Indie from Detroit, MI (RIYL: The Black Keys, White Stripes, Weezer)

As We Sink - Ventures (release date: 13th April 2012)
http://www.facebook.com/aswesinkband
Punk Rock from Plymouth, UK (RIYL: A Wilhelm Scream, Bangers, Make Do And Mend, Title Fight)

East Island City - Me And What Army? (release date: 30th April 2012)
www.facebook.com/eastislandcity
Pop Punk from Dublin, Ireland

Soundstatues - Mourning Birds (release date: Nov 2011
www.soundstatues.com
Alt-Rock from New York (RIYL: Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, The Killers, Coldplay)

Dead End Story - The Next Thing (release date: 3/1/2012)
http://deadendstory.bandcamp.com
Punk Rock from Finland (RIYL: Hot Water Music, Leatherface, Off With Their Heads, Bouncing Souls)

The Real McKenzies - Westwinds (release date: March 27th)
www.fatwreck.com
Punk from Vancouver, Canada

Tim Barry - 40 Miler (release date: April 10th)
http://www.timbarryrva.com/
Folk / Country / Punk from VA

Super Water Sympathy - Vesper Belle (release date: 8/12/11)
https://www.facebook.com/#!/superwatersympathy
Water Pop from Shreveport, LA (RIYL: Paramore and Hey Monday)

Defuzion - Progression (release date: 01/03/2012)
http://www.betarecords.com/defuzion
Electronic / Experimental from United Kingdom

Apres Pompeii - Empty Ship (release date: April 24, 2012)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Apres-...26940574007478
Indie-Pop from Pittsburgh, PA (RIYL: Concept albums, Anathallo)

The New Assembly - Variable (release date - May 1, 2012)
www.thenewassembly.com
Indie / Electro / Pop / Chillwave from CA (RIYL: Radiohead)

Civil Twilight - Holy Weather
www.civiltwilightband.com
Rock from South Africa

Firehose - lowFLOWs: The Columbia Anthology ('91 - '93)
http://www.hootpage.com/ | http://www.myspace.com/firehose1
2 CD, 45-track set remasters plus 44 minutes of previously unreleased recordings to coincide with reunion tour

If It Plays - Try Not To Think About It (Release Date: 3/13/12)
http://ifitplays.bandcamp.com/
Rock / Pop-Punk from Chicago, Illinois (RIYL: Early Saves The Day, Armor For Sleep, Rufio

You Had Me At Hello - Take It Off (release date - 11th June)
http://www.facebook.com/yhmah
Pop-Punk from England (RIYL: Taking Back Sunday, Blink 182)

Mike Rockznik - New Wave Grunge (release date: Jan 2012)
http://depechemike.bandcamp.com/albu...unge?permalink
Indie Rock / Punk from Canada (RIYL: Ween Nirvana)

The Killian Family - The Haunted: Part One (release date: Spring 2012)
http://www.facebook.com/killianfamily
Punk / Dark Punk / Horror Punk from Kansas City, Missouri

Words Like Daggers - Literature (Release date: April 24th)
http://www.facebook.com/wordslikedaggers
Metal from Nebraska/Iowa (RIYL: The Dillinger Escape Plan, Oh Sleeper, La Dispute)

Justin Yates - The Jig Is Up (release date- March 1st, 2012)
http://www.JustinYates.net/
Acoustic from Lake Villa, Illinois (RIYL: Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Nickle Creek, Goo Goo Dolls)

Ryan Gardner 03/17/12 11:21 PM

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