Entries for the ‘News’ Category

Every Time I Die readies LP, tours (2016)

Buffalo, New York hardcore band Every Time I Die will release a new album Low Teens on September 23. Low Teens’ razor-sharp sound and auditory barbarism was abetted by engineer and producer Will Putney (Acacia Strain, Body Count, Exhumed). Low Teens’ guest vocalists further demonstrate these polarized extremes, with formidable bellower Tim Singer (Deadguy, Kiss [...]

Anti-Flag release record to benefit Amnesty International

Anti-Flag is releasing Live and Acoustic in Vienna on June 24 to benefit Amnesty International. ​ Pre-Order: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/de/album/live-acoustic-in-vienna-live/id1124824092?app=itunes&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 In October 2015 Pittsburgh based punk veterans ANTI-FLAG recorded these six special songs on tour in Vienna and are going to donate 100 percent of the proceeds to Amnesty International. Also, the band is raffling a one-of-a-kind vinyl-copy [...]

Touche Amore readies Stage Four LP for Epitaph

Los Angeles artful indie post hardcore band Touché Amoré have announced a new album, Stage Four, to be released September 16 on Epitaph. Formed in Burbank, California, across 2007 and 2008, the band’s urgent sound, with its melodic sonic assault and impassioned vocals, has grown tighter and more refined through a trio of full-length albums [...]

The 1984 Draft announces dates (2016)

Ohio-based indie rockers The 1984 Draft have announced several group/solo outings for the summer and fall of 2016 supporting Beach Slang, Hawthorne Heights, Maps and Atlases, The Tweens and more. Those dates are as follows: Wednesday, June 22 – The Yellow Cab – Dayton, OH – w/ Tim Easton (Joe Anderl solo) Friday, July 8 – [...]

Terry shares “Chitter Chatter”

Divide Terry into four and you get Al Montfort (UV Race, Total Control, Dick Diver etc.), Amy Hill (Constant Mongrel, School Of Radiant Living), Xanthe Waite (Mick Harvey Band) and Zephyr Pavey (Eastlink, Total Control, Russell Street Bombings). Inevitably, Terry likes to make a noise. Drums, guitars and all his voices come into play, making [...]

Meek Is Murder shares “Full Hearts, Empty Rooms,” plays shows (2016)

Meek Is Murder presents newest track ”Full Hearts, Empty Rooms,” premiered via BrooklynVegan. The ripping new tune sees the Brooklyn trio inject some Morbid Angel slime/sludge into its trademark, forward-charging sound – a stampede of D-beats and angst on par with Converge, whose guitarist Kurt Ballou produced Meek’s new album, Was, on which “Full Hearts, Empty Rooms” appears. Listen, here: http://www.brooklynvegan.com/meek-is-murder-releasing-was-stream-full-hearts-empty-rooms/ Produced by Ballou and mastered by Alan [...]

Toby Coke is the first artist in Infinity Cat Casette Series 2016

It is time, it is here, the third year of the Infinity Cat Cassette Series! Infinity Cat Cassette Series III. Infinity Cat Cassette Series, the threequel. The Return of the Infinity Cat Cassette Series. Infinity Cat Cassette Series With A Vengeance. Look Who’s Infinity Cat Cassette Series Now. You get it.  Anyway, we’re super pumped to announce Toby Coke as [...]

Told Slant share video, tour (2016)

Told Slant is the songwriting project of Felix Walworth (They/Them), Brooklyn-based lyricist, producer, founding member of The Epoch collective, and drummer of Eskimeaux, Florist, and Bellows. Walworth started the project in 2011 as a means of marking a stylistic shift in their songwriting, specifically a shift toward understated, ambling arrangements and simple, illustrative lyrics. Told Slant’s [...]

Norma Jean share single, tour (2016)

Atlanta, Georgia’s heavy music powerhouse, Norma Jean, have returned with a bang, announcing their bold new full length, Polar Similar, and premiering the album’s mammoth first single, ”1,000,000 Watts” via NPR. Due out September 9 from Solid State Records, Polar Similar finds Norma Jean unafraid to take risks, and evolving both sonically and lyrically. A dynamic album that contorts from aggressive to melodic and everywhere [...]

A-F Records signs Mace Ballard

A-F Records has signed Pittsburgh pop-punk act Mace Ballard. Their debut 10-inch, produced by Chris(#2)Barker of Anti-Flag, is due out July 15. Mace Ballard is punk music with a thesaurus in hand, utilizing inventive and sometimes gritty instrumentation as a foundation for the layers of melody that form their unique sound. Originally formed in Pittsburgh, [...]