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Cloakroom ready Further Out, share “Starchild Skull”

Cloakroom are sharing “Starchild Skull,” the first single from the band’s sophomore LP, Further Out via Vice. Set for release January 20 on Run For Cover Records, the Northwestern Indiana based trio continue to expand their sound with stunning elements of muscular shoegaze and midwestern post-hardcore. Listen to Cloakroom – “Starchild Skull” on Vice: http://www.vice.com/read/cloakrooms-new-song-starchild-skull-keeps-the-shoegaze-spirit-alive-456 Stream/embed Cloakroom [...]

Like Pacific share “Suffering,” tour (2014)

Bay Area independent label Pure Noise Records announced the signing of rising Toronto based punk band Like Pacific. The band will be releasing a new, self-titled EP on January 20 in the U.S. with Pure Noise and in anticipation has partnered with Absolutepunk.net today to stream the record’s first new song “Suffering.” Fans can pre-order [...]

Tiaras ready LP, play shows (2015)

San Francisco-based weirdo power-pop super-group Tiaras release their self-titled LP on January 14 via Mt St Mtn. Tiaras continue the efforts of San Francisco’s long legacy of refugee freaks writing pop music. Influences range from The Cars, Wire, The Dwight Twilley Band, Big Star, and yes, even echoes of Tears For Fears, the self-titled release [...]

Harm’s Way announces world tour (2015), readies debut

Chicago’s Harm’s Way have announced a slew of new tour dates that span Planet Earth: North America, Southeast Asia, Australia & Japan in January, February and March.  Check out the band’s tour routing below, which includes headline and support shows. The band recently wrapped recording their Deathwish debut full-length with Andy Nelson at Bricktop Recording [...]

Speak Low If You Speak Love signs to Pure Noise, tours (2014)

Bay Area independent label Pure Noise Records has announced the signing of indie rock act Speak Low If You Speak Love, who will be releasing a newly mastered version of his LP Everything But What You Need with new material on the label in Spring 2015. Additional details about the release will be announced soon. [...]

These Arms Are Snakes cover Lost Sounds for 7″

These Arms Are Snakes released their first song in five years since the band’s abrupt dissolution which ended their seven-year run.  Their version of Lost Sounds’ “Energy Drink And The Long Walk Home” was mastered and brought back to life this year as the B side on a split 7″ with ex tour and label [...]

The Body, Thou team for collaborative effort

The Body and Thou have made names for themselves over the past decade for harnessing the power of fear and sadness to create music that transcends the metal tag without abandoning its core principles. On January 27 the bands will release You, Whom I Have Always Hated, a new collaborative effort that solidifies both groups [...]

Joyce Manor and Toys That Kill announce split, tour (2014)

Today Joyce Manor and Toys That Kill have shared tracks from their upcoming split 7″, out December 9 on Recess Records.  The bands have also announced a west coast tour in support of the release. 12/12 – Camarillo, CA @ Rock City 12/13 – Sacramento, CA @ Midtown Barfly 12/15 – Seattle, WA @ Vera [...]

Youth Funeral ready EP, share “When It Pours”

Twelve Gauge Records kicks off the new year with the January 27 release of Youth Funeral’s new EP, See You When I See You. The San Francisco label released a pair of gems last year – the debut LPs by Nervous and No Sir – and now makes its return with one of the first essential records of 2015. Youth Funeral’s See You When I See You was engineered, [...]

Sense Field’s Tonight and Forever gets reissue on vinyl

Seattle based independent label Spartan Records has announced plans to release influential post-hardcore/emo band Sense Field’s landmark album, Tonight and Forever, on vinyl for the first time ever on December 16. The limited edition vinyl will be available exclusively at Spartan Records’ website on hot pink (200), hot pink/sea blue swirl (100), milky clear with [...]