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Ryan Gardner 03/25/12 07:04 AM

March 25, 2012 (Week Prior)
Carolina Chupacabra - Living The American Nightmare (release date: March 3, 2012)
Hard Rock / Stoner / Metal from Columbia, SC

Emblems - Our Bare Bones (release date: 6-28-11)
Indie / Folk from Illinois (RIYL: Bright Eyes, Cursive, matt pond PA, Murder By Death)

Summertime's End - Light And Colour (release date: Feb. 14, 2012)
Electropop from Australia

Dumb Angel - Eight Moments Of Spring (release date: March 20th, 2012)
Indie Folk from Canada (RIYL - Fleet Foxes, CSN, Spiritualized, Ride, Great Lakes Swimmers, Iron & Wine, Sun Kil Moon/Red House Painters)

Deadhorse / Half Hearted Hero - Split (release date: December 6th, 2011)
http://www.facebook.com/deadhorsemusic / http://www.facebook.com/pages/Half-H...ro/34416651091
Post Rock / Pop Punk from Erie, PA / New Bedford, MA (RIYL: Sigur Ros, Explosions In The Sky, Mogwai / A Wilhelm Scream, Such Gold, Four Year Strong)

Things Fall Apart - Things Fall Apart (release date: November 1, 2011)
Post Hardcore / Emo from Ohio

Stolas - Losing Wings (release date: 2/15/2012)
www.facebook.com/StolasLV (http://stolas.bandcamp.com/)
Rock / Post-Hardcore from Nevada

Beat Mark - Howls of Joy
Noisy-Pop / Shoegaze from Paris, France (RIYL: http://soundcloud.com/beatmark/sets)

Voltaica - Errante (Release date: 8/11/11)
Punk-Noise from Spain

Brave New Storm - Trees Life The Sea
Atmospheric / Folk from UK

Animal Haus - Boys from Barley Hill (Release date: 1/19/2012)
Punk from Pennsylvania (RIYL: Dropkick Murphy's, Murphy's Law)

Gasoline Thrill - Burn (release date: May 2nd 2012)
Punk Rock from UK

The Anthem - High Five (release date: December 14th 2011(Japan), March 10th 2012(Europe)
Rock / Pop-Punk from Italy (RIYL: All Time Low, Every Avenue, Simple Plan)

Magical Mistakes - Don't Need Much
Electronic / Hip-Hop / Downtempo from California / Japan (RIYL: Plaid, Can, Cornelius)

The Author - Old Blood (release date: Jan. 27)
Progressive / Hardcore from Arizona

David Ramos - Sento La Tua Mancanza (Release date: May 1st, 2012)
Indie / Hip-Hop from New Haven, CT (RIYL: Why?, Astronautalis, Yann Tiersen)

Peepshow - Brand New Breed (release date - 28th May)
Rock from Scotland (RIYL: MRC, Black Veil Brides)

Tiny Fighting Trees - Death By Pizza (Release Date: March 19, 2012)
Punk / Rock from Richmond, VA

24 Broken Amps - Slug/Burst Your Bubble (release date: March 31)
Punk from Ireland

Switchblade Rosie - Nocturnal Guest (release date: March 18th, 2012)
Progressive Metal from OK (RIYL - Tool, Mastodon, Opeth, Between The Buried And Me)

Dallas Don Burnet - Cancel My Disappointment (release date: 4/3/12)
Alternative / Rock from CA (RIYL: Elliot Smith, Herb Alpert)

Bigg Jus - Machines That Make Civilization Fun (release date: May 8, 2012)
Hip-Hop from New York (RIYL: El-P, Company Flow, Aesop Rock)

Ian McGlynn - Now We're Golden (release date: June 5, 2012)
Pop from New Jersey (RIYL: Elbow, The Posies, Nada Surf, Death Cab for Cutie, The Beach Boys)

Revilers - Revilers (release date: 3/23/2012
Punk Rock from Massachusetts (RIYL: Stiff Little Fingers, Bruisers, Gluecifer, Wretched Ones)

Sharks - No Gods (release date 3/20)
Punk / Alt from England (RIYL: The Clash, Social Distortion, The Smiths)

Pretend Surprise - HOTmath (release date: 1/20/2012)
Alternative / Rock from NC (RIYL - Head Automatica, Park, Minus the Bear, Decahedron, Dance Gavin Dance)

Maya Solovey - Forte (release date: June 19, 2012)
Indie / Soul from NY (RIYL: Joanna Newsom, Norah Jones)

A Vital Message - Distances (release date: July 14th, 2011)
Metalcore / Post-Hardcore from Orlando, Florida (RIYL: August Burns Red, Close to Home, Legacy, Memphis May Fire, Asking Alexandria)

The 20belows - Late Nights (release date: April 26)
Punk / Rock from Denmark (RIYL: Alkaline Trio, Roman Line, Swingin' Utters)

Shirts from Matthew - Catharsis (March 14)
Pop-Rock / Alternative from Australia (RIYL: Blink 182, Deas Vail, Go Radio, Dashboard Confessional)

Skeleton Key - Gravity Is The Enemy (release date: March 23rd 2012)
Indie / Underground / Noise / Post-Hardcore from US (RIYL: Barkmarket, Girls Against Boys, Primus, Melvins, The Jesus Lizard)

Retisonic - Robots Fucking (release date: February 24th 2012)
Post-Hardcore / Indie from US (RIYL: Fugazi)

Horace Pinker - Ocal State Ineretia (release date: October 7th 2011)
Punk / Post-Hardcore from US (RIYL: Samiam, Jawbreaker, Jawbox)

Aeges - The Bridge (release date: 4/17/12)
Rock from CA (RIYL: Quicksand, Hum, Failure, Torche)

Voice Of Addiction - Reduce Reuse Resist (release date: 7/14/11)
Rock / Punk from Chicago, Illinois (RIYL: The Clash, Against Me!, Bad Religion, Cobra Skulls, Queens of the Stone Age)

The Lovely Few - The Perseids (release date: April 10th, 2012)
Electronic / Indie / Pop from South Carolina (RIYL: The Postal Service, Sufjan Stevens)

Stephen Paul Smoker - Ripe Fruit (release date: March 20)
Rock from Illinois

In Mourning - The Weight Of The Oceans (release date 20th of April)
Progressive / Melodic Death Metal from Sweden

Clockwork Era - Fear Inside (release date - 23rd April 2012)
Punk / Post-Punk / noWave from London, UK (RIYL: The Jesus Lizard, Sonic Youth, Circle Jerks)

My Empire Of Sound - For The Lovers You Left Behind (release date: April 2nd 2012)
Pop / Electronica from Sweden/Denmark (RIYL: Bon Iver, Bat For Lashes, Lykke Li, Pj Harvey, Portishead)

Jim Lockey and the Solemn Sun - Death (release date - 9th April 2012)
Folk / Punk from UK (RIYL: Frank Turner, Billy Bragg)

Worlds Away - Searching (release date: April 28th 2012)
Post Rock / Instrumental from New Jersey (RIYL: Explosions in The Sky, Thursday, Mogwai, and Thrice)

Carrousel - 27 Rue De Mi'chelle (Release date: May 1, 2012)
Dream-Pop / Folk from Florida

Balor's Eye - Lorcan (release date: May 5, 2012)
Progressive Tech Metal from MD (RIYL: Between the Buried and Me, Dillinger Escape Plan, Meshuggah)

Ryan Gardner 03/25/12 07:04 AM

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