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Beach Slang shares cover of The Adverts’ “Bored Teenagers”

Hot on the heels of sophomore full-length, A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings, Beach Slang returns with the second installment of its covers mixtape series. The five tracks will be available on February 10 via Polyvinyl Records. The mixtape features five songs originally by The Jesus & Mary Chain, The Adverts, The Modern Lovers, Tommy [...]

Pile share “Texas,” ready A Hairshirt of Purpose for Exploding In Sound Records

Boston, MA’s Pile have released “Texas,” the lead single from their upcoming fifth full-length album, A Hairshirt of Purpose. NPR, who premiered the song today, are saying it “the band balances the acrobatic and the annihilating as it shifts between gnarled melodies and heavy thrashing. While Pile’s music often dwells in extremes, even its heaviest [...]

WHY? share “Proactive Evolution” (featuring mewithoutYou’s Aaron Weiss), tour (2017)

WHY?’s sixth album, Moh Lhean, is due out March 3 via Joyful Noise Recordings. A follow-up to 2012′s Mumps, Etc., it’s the first fully home-recorded WHY? album since the project’s 2003 debut, made mostly in Yoni Wolf’s studio and co-produced by his brother Josiah. The band gave fans a first taste of the album with opener “This Ole King,” and , [...]

Minus the Bear ready VOIDS for March release, tour (2017)

Minus the Bear to announced their new album VOIDS, due out March 3. VOIDS is the Seattle band’s sixth full-length album, and first new LP in half a decade. It also marks the band’s return to their original label home, Suicide Squeeze Records, a longtime pillar of the Emerald City’s vaunted indie rock scene. Fans [...]

Sarah Bethe Nelson readies Oh, Evolution for Burger Records

Sarah Bethe Nelson has a new album called Oh, Evolution coming February 24 on Burger Records, and it’s unbelievable — a big step forward for the label. Oh, Evolution shows just that — a massive growth from Nelson’s solo debut, Fast Moving Clouds (Burger, 2015). The catchy-yet-artful melodies are still there, but the arrangements are much more muscular and driving. Her Hope Sandoval [...]

Wear Your Wounds ro release WYW via Deathwish, Tour (2017)

Wear Your Wounds is the product of years of lo-fi solo recordings by Converge founder Jacob Bannon. On this debut release, WYW (out April 7 on Deathwish), Bannon is joined by guest musicians Kurt Ballou (Converge), Mike McKenzie (The Red Chord, Stomach Earth, Unraveller), Chris Maggio (Sleigh Bells, Trap Them, Coliseum), and Sean Martin (Hatebreed, [...]

Big Surr share “At The Bi-Rite,” ready In Business for release

In the center of landlocked Tennessee there is a basin at the bottom of which sits Nashville, where humidity settles in on the city like a sweatbox and Big Surr dream of beaches. Borne in an Ohio basement and raised below the Mason-Dixon line, this ebullient five piece, led by frontwoman Helen Van, has been [...]

Sorority Noise ready third LP, tour (2017)

Sorority Noise have announced You’re Not As _____ As You Think, their third full length record and follow up to 2015′s Joy, Departed. You’re Not As _____ As You Think is set to be released on March 17 via Triple Crown Records. More album and pre-order information can be found at sororitynoise.com. Sorority Noise have also recently announced [...]

Career Suicide share “Distractions,” ready Machine Response for Deranged Records

Career Suicide are finally returning with a new full length called Machine Response (out February 24 on Deranged Records), and you can listen to a new song now (see NPR debut)… Listen: “Distractions” Career Suicide is a purist hardcore punk band from Toronto, Canada. Formed in 2001, the band was founded by vocalist Martin Farkas and [...]

Run The Jewels ready RTJ 3, tour (2017)

After taking the internet by storm with the surprise Christmas Eve digital release of Run The Jewels 3, rap super-duo Run The Jewels have released the physical edition of the album in the, with copies landing in stores worldwide on January 20. In keeping with their fiercely independent spirit, this album marks the group’s first [...]