Entries for the ‘News’ Category

Expire finishes sophomore effort, tours (2014)

Midwestern heavy hitters Expire recently wrapped recording on their second full-length at Howl Street Recordings in Milwaukee.  Following its completion, the album went into the hands of Jay Maas at Getaway Studios for mastering and is now ready to be heard.  Titled Pretty Low, this new album features eleven tracks of honest and uncompromising hardcore [...]

Polyvinyl, American Football reissue LP

Polyvinyl Records and American Football have announced the reissue of the Chicago/Urbana, IL trio’s seminal self-titled 1999 release. Available May 20 on 2xLP, 2xCD, cassette tape, and digital formats, the American Football (Deluxe Edition) reissue features an album’s worth of rare live recordings, demos, and practice sessions (in which the group rehearsed material they never [...]

BoySetsFire, Funeral For A Friend cover each other for split 7″

Influential post-hardcore bands BoySetsFire and Funeral For A Friend have teamed up to release a split 7” vinyl record on May 13 via No Sleep Records in the U.S. Beginning today, fans can pre-order the record from No Sleep Records at http://nslp.co/bsfffaf. BoySetsFire/Funeral For A Friend Split 7” Track List: 1. 10:45 Amsterdam Conversations – [...]

Owen to release album of cover songs

A few weeks ago, Chicago musician Mike Kinsella (aka Owen) tweeted that he was heading into the studio to record an album of cover songs. Fans can expect versions of songs from an eclectic roster of artists, including Depeche Mode, Mojave 3, ALL, Blake Babies, Against Me!, Lungfish and former bandmate Davey von Bohlen’s post-Cap’n [...]

Daylight changes name to Superheaven, tours (2014)

The band formerly known as Daylight announced today that they will no longer record or play music under that name.  Instead, the band is changing their name to Superheaven.  Fresh off a U.S. tour opening for Bayside, Four Year Strong and Mixtapes, the Doylestown, PA quartet also announced two summer tours today, one with Nothing [...]

Kylesa and Lazer/Wulf announce tour dates (2014)

Kylesa and Lazer/Wulf will be touring Europe and the UK together this summer, see below for the dates. Lazer/Wulf themselves recently signed to Kylesa‘s Retro Futurist label and will have their new album The Beast Of Left And Right out through it on May 27. 06/09 Braunschweig, GER – Hansa 06/10 Lyngby, DEN – Templet [...]

Burn It Down, The Gates of Slumber bassist dies

YouIndie’s friend Jason McCash, former bass player for Indianapolis, Indiana bands The Gates of Slumber and Burn It Down, passed away yesterday at the age of 37. The Gates of Slumber frontman Karl Simon had the following to say: “My best friend died last night. There will be no reunion – no more of TGoS. [...]

PUP ready LP, tour (2014)

The good news just keeps on coming for rising Toronto punks, PUP. Last month, the band left SXSW in their dust with unforgettable performances alongside OFF! and The Black Lips and next week, will be releasing their self-titled debut on April 8. Today the band is stoked to announce that they’ll be heading out on [...]

Makthaverskan shares “No Mercy”, readies record for Run For Cover Records

Gothenburg, Sweden’s Makthaverskan unveils their unbridled post-punk anthem ”No Mercy” today for stream along with the announcement of  the U.S. release of their sophomore effort Makthaverskan II due out May 6th with the ever expanding palette of Run For Cover Records. The single, often referred to fondly as the ‘fuck you for fucking me / when I was 17′ song, has that universal call-to-arms aura around it, [...]

Angel Du$t ready full-length, tour (2014)

Baltimore’s own Angel Du$t have returned, hot on the heels of their acclaimed debut EP, Xtra Raw, gearing up for their first proper full length. The band recorded with renowned engineer Brian McTernan (The Explosion, In My Eyes, Polar Bear Club), creating A.D., an album filled with infectious hooks and fast-paced antics, defying all classification. Teaming again with [...]