Entries for February, 2011

The Gaslight Anthem does split with Fake Problems for Side One Dummy

Side One Dummy records are getting ready to release a split 7” from The Gaslight Anthem and Fake Problems.  The release features Fake Problems’ “Songs For Teenagers,” while the b-side features Gaslight Anthem’s cover of the song.  Check it out here.

Fat Possum signs Bass Drum of Death

Fat Possum Records has signed Mississippi’s Bass Drum of Death. The noisy garage band self-recorded the album with a USB microphone.  Check out some music on their Facebook Profile.

Empires competes for Rolling Stone cover, drops videos

Just a quick reminder that Empires is up for the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.  If you like them, you can vote for them here: http://www.rollingstone.com/choosethecover/artists/empires Voting for round 1 ends Wednesday March 2nd at 11:59pm (EST). Check out the video for new song “Hello Lover” –  http://www.weareempires.com/blog/video-hello-lover/ And  the video for “Bang” – http://vimeo.com/16953996

Relapse Records signs Coffins, band tours (2011)

Relapse Records has officially signed Coffins. The band is a three piece death/doom band from Tokyo, Japan that formed in 1996 and has previously released three full-length albums and numerous split releases. The band is currently writing their fourth full-length and Relapse debut with plans to record later this year.  Here are the tour dates [...]

The Fest 10 lineup announced (2011)

A partial lineup for Gainesville’s Fest 10 has been posted.  Here are the bands they have on the books as of today: Hot Water Music, Against Me!, Less Than Jake, Samiam, Lifetime, Bouncing   Souls, Dillinger Four, None More Black, Paint it Black, Small Brown   Bike,  Dead to Me, Teenage Bottlerocket, Toys That Kill, [...]

Echo Talk offers album at Bandcamp

One of our readers recently contacted us to suggest New Jersey’s Echo Talk.  The quartet from New Jersey released a seven-song project that was recorded, engineered, mixed and produced by Jake Antelis on 21 January.  You can check it out at http://www.echotalk.bandcamp.com.

Cult of Youth to tour in March, April (2011)

One of our favorite bands as of late is Cult of Youth, who released a record via Sacred Bones recently.  They’ll be touring in support of the record in March and April.  Here are the dates: Mar. 9 – New York, NY – Weird @ Home Sweet Home Mar. 10 – Philadelphia, PA – Kung [...]

Powers video from Abbey Pub available online

Footage of our friends Powers playing at Abbey Pub in Chicago is available here: POWERS @ Abbey Pub Part 4 The band recently completed a record, SAMIZDAT, which you can get the detail about here: http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/powerspowerspowers.

The Melvins release live album on Ipecac Records

The Melvins will be releasing Sugar Daddy Live on May 31, 2011 on Ipecac Records. The album was recorded at The Busta-Guts Club in Downey, California.

Title Fight finish debut full-length

Title Fight’s debut full-length Shed drops on May 3.  Before that, they will release a 7″ titled Flood of ’72 on April 12. The A-side of the wax will feature the title track (which will also appear on Shed), with the B-side featuring an acoustic version of the track exclusive to this release. The web-only [...]