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Jason Gardner 07/17/12 10:10 AM

ABSOLUTExclusive: Diamond Becomes Diamond Youth
Today, we're bringing you something pretty sweet that involves arguably one of the best up-and-coming alt-rock bands around. Diamond, the group that includes members of Trapped Under Ice and Down to Nothing, is officially changing their name to Diamond Youth. To coincide with that announcement, we're bringing you an exclusive interview with the band that talks about said change as well as their upcoming recording with Brian McTernan. Be sure to read up, and if you haven't already picked up their stellar EP Don't Lose Your Cool, get it on vinyl here.

Jason Gardner 07/17/12 10:11 AM

CPF--FBR 07/17/12 10:13 AM

Whoops. Just submitted this without even thinking of it already being here -__-

Jake Denning 07/17/12 10:14 AM

Can't say enough great things about this band. VERY excited to continue working with them in the future. It only makes sense that when you combine members of three awesome bands, you get something special.

Alex DiVincenzo 07/17/12 10:34 AM

Awesome band. Can't wait to hear what they do with McTernan.

SmallFrailBoy 07/17/12 10:35 AM

Actually just bought their EP on vinyl two weeks ago! Went on a big Black Numbers splurge. I thoroughly dig the power pop vibe - and judging by what McTernan did with Sharks (and what I watched him do with Pinsky!), I'd say that they're in great hands.

teamgoldie 07/17/12 10:35 AM

I Love This Band!

blindrider529 07/17/12 10:42 AM

It'll be weird calling them Diamond Youth now, but they are bad ass no matter what they're called.

Their EP is freaking fantastic.

xerickx24 07/17/12 11:24 AM

Love this band but seriously Diamond Youth... look forward to the new release

ParkAvenue 07/17/12 02:19 PM

I think I actually like Diamond Youth better than Diamond. Such a great band.

hiya 07/17/12 02:29 PM

Was a little hesitant on the name change, but after reading the interview I totally get it. Looking forward to new songs.

Avalanche1 07/17/12 03:29 PM

I can't understand how in this day and age a band doesn't at least look up their band name before making it their official name.

blindrider529 07/17/12 03:42 PM

lmao there is another band and a couple different companies called Diamond Youth on Facebook...
Here is the other band's page - http://www.facebook.com/diamondyouth
Their Facebook is gone so I thought I'd see if they started a new one.

blackmold 07/17/12 07:32 PM

I can dig it.

Jaytothesyg 07/17/12 08:48 PM

Good! Band rules. Still need to get the vinyl