Entries for the ‘Editor’s Note’ Category

Mel Blum ready EP, tour (2015)

A record of internal struggle, self-effacing humor and earworm melodies, Mal Blum’s new LP You Look a Lot Like Me is slated for release October 2 via Don Giovanni Records. Produced by Screaming Females’ Marissa Paternoster and mixed by engineer and Swearin’ guitarist Kyle Gilbride the album moves from the more anti-folk vibe of past [...]

Meat Wave share “Delusion Moon”

Pegged by many as the must-hear album of the year, Chicago’s Meat Wave is set to release their new full-length Delusion Moon on September 18. Today, the band shares a frenetic new music video for the album’s title track, containing more energy in its tiny >2 minute package than the sun itself. No, seriously. Watch “Delusion Moon” [...]

Editor’s Note: Rad band alert, Wax Idols

Wax Idols are my new favorite band.  Earlier this week they opened for Refused.  Here is a video they did for “When It Happens.”

Dan Andriano In The Emergency Room readies second full-length

Asian Man Records and Xtra Mile Records announced that they have teamed up to release Party Adjacent, the second full-length from Dan Andriano’s solo project, Dan Andriano In the Emergency Room on July 17. “The Emergency Room started as something for me to do with songs I had been writing that didn’t seem to have [...]

Lightning Bolt share Fantasy Empire, tour (2015)

You can finally hear Fantasy Empire, the first album from Lightning Bolt in six years, over at NPR. Thanks to the masterful production team at Machines With Magnets, for the first time on record it feels like the listener is just feet away from Brian Gibson’s legendary wall of amps and Brian Chippendale’s paint-splatter drum [...]

Sullivan ready Heavy Is The Hand

After a seven year hiatus, beloved North Carolina alternative rock band Sullivan has announced their reunion and signing with Seattle based indie label Spartan Records. The band has also revealed they have finished recording their next full-length record, Heavy Is The Head, which will be released on October 28. Additional details will be announced soon. [...]

Chris Farren (Fake Problems), Grey Gordon release split EP

Punk-folk musicians Chris Farren (vocalist for Fake Problems) and Grey Gordon have released their new split EP, Ducks Fly Together, today via No Sleep Records. The record is available now for purchase digitally at iTunes and on limited edition cassette tape from No Sleep Records and can be streamed at AltPress.com. Stream Ducks Fly Together [...]

Propagandhi to tour with RVIVR, War On Women (2014)

Propagandhi have announced a handful of August dates with supporting acts RVIVR and War On Women.  Here they are: Date Location Venue 08/10/14 Toronto, On Lee’s Palace 08/11/14 Toronto, On Lee’s Palace 08/12/14 Ottawa, ON Ritual 08/13/14 Montreal, QC Club Soda 08/15/14 Boston, MA Royale 08/16/14 Baltimore, MD The Ottobar 08/17/14 NYC, NY Webster Hall [...]

Sleepytime Trio head to Japan (2014)

Sleepytime Trio started out in Harrisonburg, Virginia, as a side project of the band Maximillian Colby in the fall of 1994. Sleepytime Trio was originally Drew Ringo on guitar, Ben Davis on bass, and Jonathan Fuller on drums. They played shows around the mid-Atlantic region and then in the summer of ’95 added guitarist Dave [...]

Silver Snakes tour in support of Year Of The Snake (2014)

In support of their new album Year Of The Snake, LA’s Silver Snakes are gearing up for a tour across the U.S., with scheduled appearances with Aeges, Planes Mistaken For Stars, Vattnet Viskar, Devourment and Lions of Tsavos on various shows.  Check out the full tour routing below. July 8 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar [...]