Entries for the ‘News’ Category

Planes Mistaken For Stars’ Mercy gets reissue, band tours (2015)

Planes Mistaken For Stars formed in Peoria, Illinois in 1997, and relocated to Denver Colorado in 1999. From the outset, they were an artistic anomaly; carrying both a worn rust belt heart and a warm midwestern soul. Collectively the band combined different kinds of musical rebellion; hardcore aggression, punk energy, and gritty rock n’ roll [...]

Tenement share “Dull Joy” ready double album for Don Giovanni Records

Tenement’s new double album Predatory Headlights is the bands first release in four years and will be released June 2 via Don Giovanni Records. It was completed with the assistance of engineer and co-producer, Justin Perkins (The Goodnight Loving, The Sugar Stems, and The Mystery Girls) who also worked with Tenement on their 2011 offering, [...]

Counterparts sign to Pure Noise Records, tour (2015)

Berkeley, CA based independent label Pure Noise Records announced the signing of Canadian melodic-hardcore band Counterparts and plans to release their fourth studio album in the U.S. later this year. The band joins the company’s family of bands that includes The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, Senses Fail, Hit The Lights and [...]

The Dear Hunter shares video for “Bring You Down,” tours (2015)

Today, The Dear Hunter – featuring multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter Casey Crescenzo – premieres their new live video for “Bring You Down” on FuseTV. This song is from the band’s 2013 release Migrant. This stunning version of “Bring You Down” features accompaniment from a live string quartet, and is the first track on their recently [...]

Wolfnote ready debut EP, share “Luna”

Comprised of members of Harm’s Way, Chicago trio Wolfnote prepares to release its self-titled debut EP, June 9 on Head2Wall Records. Stream “Luna,” the opening track off Wolfnote, exclusively via Alternative Press, here. Wolfnote was founded in 2013 by Harm’s Way guitarist Bo Lueders and Harm’s Way drummer Chris Mills, intended as a radical vacation [...]

Tenement ready double LP for Don Giovanni Records

Tenement have announced that they will be releasing a new double LP later this year. The album is called Predatory Headlights and it will be out on June 2 via Don Giovanni Records. You can pre-order the album here.

Bitter End share “Sting of Betrayal”

Produced by Nick Jett (Terror, Piece by Piece), Illusions of Dominance is the monstrous new album from Bitter End. Thematically the album takes on the subject of mankind’s fragility in the face of nature’s overwhelming and inescapable power.  Opening crossover anthem “Power and Control” sets the tone with the potent lyrical statement “…Hammer coming down [...]

Fucked Up complete work on Year of the Hare, tour (2015)

Fucked Up are one of the most prolific hardcore punk bands of our generation. Since their 2001 inception, they’ve challenged listeners with thoughtful artful chaos and a seemingly limitless drive for musical experimentation. Because of this, they’ve also become a record collectors worst nightmare; releasing over 80 recordings and collaborations on countless labels that include [...]

The Fest 14 announces 267 bands

There a more joyous an occasion to a punk kid – other than THE FEST weekend itself – as when details of said festival are finally revealed and the first wave of confirmed artists begins to make the rounds? After months of bittersweet reminiscing about the amazing time you had at last year’s FEST, and [...]

Annabel ready Having It All for Tiny Engines

Tiny Engines recently announced the release of Having It All, the third full-length from Kent, Ohio’s Annabel. The new album was produced by Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It.. Tiny Engines will release the record in June of 2015. You can sign up to be notified when pre-orders go live here! Check out the [...]