Entries for April, 2013

Texas Is The Reason announce final shows ever (2013)

Influential ’90s New York City-based indie rock band Texas Is The Reason have announced their final shows ever. Beginning on Friday, July 26 in Aurich, Germany, the week-long tour will take in four evenings and performances in Germany, one in Spain and three in the United Kingdom, culminating in a final performance at the Electric [...]

Remaining Beastie Boys to release book

The New York Times is reporting that the two surviving members of the Beastie Boys have signed a deal with Random House imprint Spiegel & Grau to write a book about their three decades together. The book is expected in 2015, and journalist Sacha Jenkins will be editing. Michael Diamond (Mike D) and Adam Horovitz [...]

Kim Deal releases new solo 7″

Kim Deal released the second in a series of solo 7-inches. Two songs – “Hot Shot” and “Likkle More” appear on the limited vinyl release which will also be available digitally through iTunes. Check out the 7-inch on her website.

Cleanteeth (Goes Cube, Hull, White Widows) announce tour dates (2013)

Brooklyn-based Cleanteeth confirmed the band’s most intensive tour to date this May, in advance of their pending debut LP. Their highly-anticipated first album Pushing Rope demands attention, with forty-two minutes of sinister doom metal combined with bruising rhythms and raucous swells played on four stacks higher than the tallest band member. Within the first ten [...]

American Opera announces dates in support of EP (2013)

For the next 12 weeks beginning today, American Opera (aka the musical project and brainchild of Saginaw, MI and recent NYC transplant John Bee and friends) will reveal details for his upcoming EP due out this summer. The first video can be viewed at: http://youtu.be/5N_n0_nR87c. American Opera has also revealed dates for a summer tour around the Great Lakes which will be followed by [...]

Big Business tour with Melvins Lite (2013)

Big Business are currently in the midst of a tour with Melvins Lite.  Here are the dates: 04/30 Livorno, Italy @ The Cage Theatre w/ Melvins Lite 05/01 Mezzago, Italy @ Bloom w/ Melvins Lite 05/02 Munich, Germany @ Hansa 39 w/ Melvins Lite 05/03 Prague, Czech Republic @ Matrix Klub w/ Melvins Lite 05/05 Leipzig, Germany @ UT [...]

Koji announces tour with Turnover, Have Mercy, Ivy League (2013)

Run For Cover Records label mates Koji and Turnover will be launching a co-headline tour with support from Ivy League and Have Mercy starting June 7 in Altoona, PA. The trek will mark Koji’s first full-band U.S. tour as he has typically performed as a solo artist.  Here are the dates:   Jun 7, 2013 [...]

Over The Ocean release Be Given To The Soil

Seattle indie, Spartan Records released, Be Given To The Soil, the sophomore LP from Virginia Beach, VA’s Over The Ocean, digitally via iTunes, AmazonMP3 and Bandcamp today. The LP is available now on double gatefold vinyl via the Spartan Records online store (http://bit.ly/otovinyl.).) Engineered, produced and mixed by Jeremy S.H. Griffith (Underoath, Gasoline Heart) at [...]

Converge announce Summer tour dates (2013)

Converge have announced a forthcoming run of tour dates in support of their latest LP.  Here they are: 05/26 Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest w/ Citizens Arrest, Iron Lung, Magrudergrind, and more 06/13 Interlaken, Switzerland @ Greenfield Festival w/ Slayer, QOTSA, Bad Religion, ETID, etc. 06/14 Donington, UK @ Download Festival w/ Iron Maiden, Mastodon, [...]

Arrows In Her and Gifts ready split 10″

Arrows In Her (Hudson/Bergen County, NJ) and Gifts (Montclair, NJ) recently finished recording new material which will be featured on at 10″ Split. Pre-orders are now available, and set to be out in July on vinyl and in May 1, digitally. Both bands have matured their sound and building up a lot of promise for [...]