Entries for August, 2012

Fake Problems’ Chris Farren covers Sam Cooke

Fake Problems’ Chris Farren has released a cover of Sam Cooke’s classic “You Send Me” for The Ruckus. The song was originally intended for a compilation of Sam Cooke songs compiled by the staff’s favorite artists. The compilation has been put on hold but Farren’s song has surfaced for the public. You can listen to [...]

Converge post The Cure cover at Bandcamp

Converge have uploaded a rare/out of print cover of The Cure to their bandcamp site.  Check it:  http://convergecult.bandcamp.com/track/disintegration-the-cure-cover

Grabass Charlestons announce details of new album for No Idea, play shows (2012)

Following their split releases with The Ergs, Toys That Kill and The Arrivals, Gainesville punk quartet Grabass Charlestons have announced details of their upcoming new album Dale & The Careeners out October 23 on No Idea Records. In support of the rollicking new album, which brings to mind The Arrivals, Reigning Sound, and The Replacements, [...]

All That Remains release new album in November

All That Remains (ATR) will release its new studio album, A War You Cannot Win on November 6, 2012 via Razor & Tie.   The new album will be the band’s seventh studio album to date and their follow up to For We Are Many.      New album cover art for A War You Cannot [...]

Early Graves premieres “Red Horse” at Pitchfork

Bay Area metal band Early Graves has unveiled the monstrous title track and artwork from their forthcoming album, Red Horse, today on Pitchfork.com.  Red Horse is scheduled for release on October 30 via No Sleep Records and is available for pre-order now at http://nosleepstore.com/artist/early-graves.   Listen to “Red Horse” now, exclusively on Pitchfork.com: http://www.pitchfork.com/reviews/tracks/14133-red-horse/   On [...]

Annabel posts Live From Bad Racket Studios session

Check out Annabel’s new Live From Bad Racket Studios session: http://vimeo.com/48278242#at=0    The Kent, OH indie rockers perform “Risk/Reward” the first single from Annabel’s second LP, Youth In Youth, which will be released by Count Your Lucky Stars in the later half of Fall.  

Editor’s Note: Tombs covers David Bowie for Ghettoblaster

For those who don’t know, I do double duty as the associate web editor and a contributing writer for Ghettoblaster Magazine.  When I began working for them I asked my friend Mike Hill of Tombs — who I met when his previous band, Anodyne, played with my band In The Black Hearts Of Men — [...]

Locrain release video for “Augury In An Evaporating Tower”

Locrian‘s “Augury In An Evaporating Tower” music video has landed online below. The song appears on the group’s latest release, The Clearing/The Final Epoch, which is available now via Relapse.

Ann Berreta prepare rarities collection, tour Europe (2012)

Ann Beretta have announced that they will be heading over to Europe for a small tour during September. This is the band’s first tour since 2003. The band also announced that they will be releasing a collection of demos and rarities that span their releases as far back as the Nobody’s Heroes EP from 1997. [...]

Converge release video for “Aimless Arrow”

Converge will release thier next full-length LP, All We Love We Leave Behind, on October 9 via Epitaph. Converge vocalist Jacob Bannon releasing the vinyl edition through his Deathwish Inc. imprint. A deluxe CD will contain a 48-page booklet and run 17 songs long, while the regular edition will feature 14 cuts. The double-vinyl edition [...]