Entries for March, 2014

Owls share video for “I’m Surprised”, tour (2014)

Last week, Owls released its sophomore LP, Two (Polyvinyl), which also happens to be its first new release in 13 years. Today, the band shares the first music video from Two, the Todd Mattei -directed clip for “I’m Surprised” which premiered via SPIN. This May, the band will also play its first live show in 12 [...]

D.O.A. guitarist, Dave Gregg, dies

Details are pending, but it’s been reported that D.O.A. guitarist Dave Gregg has died.  News of the punk musician’s passing arrived via California outfit the Authortities, who have said in a Facebook post that Gregg died last night (March 30). A cause of death has yet to be revealed. “Our dear friend and mentor Dave [...]

Emma Ruth Rundle (Red Sparowes, Marriages) shares song from solo record

Listen to the first track premiere from Emma Ruth Rundle’s debut solo album, Some Heavy Ocean, for the song “Arms I Know So Well” here on Pitchfork. Known for her work in Red Sparowes, Marriages, and The Nocturnes, Emma Ruth Rundle’s first official solo album Some Heavy Ocean presents a collection of impassioned, cathartic songs [...]

Hop Along announce tour dates (2014)

Hop Along have announced their next series of tour dates for 2014. The dates include a few dates in California supporting Title Fight and Waxahatchee and a slew of northeast dates providing support for Owls. Date Venue City Supporting April 6 Talent Farm Fort Lauderdale, FL Fireworks and more (Frances   solo) April 10 Ohio [...]

Iron Reagan release free EP, tour (2014)

In conjunction with Decibel Magazine, crossover maniacs and recent Relapse signees Iron Reagan announce today the release of their Spoiled Identity EP available now for free through the band’s Bandcamp page. Hammering thirteen riotous songs into about seven minutes, the EP was mastered by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed). Spoiled Identity will also be available [...]

From The Horse’s Mouth: Jesse James Madre (Tiger Flowers) on Dead Hymns

Melotov Records recently announced the signing of New York City’s Tiger Flowers. Melotov will release Tiger Flowers’ debut full-length, Dead Hymns, on April 8.  “Hometown heroes” of the New York scene, in the words of MetalSucks, Tiger Flowers are renowned for their cathartic sound and unfiltered realness. Their live shows are the stuff of local legend and their brand of metallic [...]

Crow Bait sign to Don Giovanni, play shows (2014)

Long Island punks Crow Bait, whose lineup includes Mike of Iron Chic just announced that they’ve signed to Don Giovanni (Screaming Females, Waxahatchee), who will release their debut album, Sliding Through The Halls Of Fate, on May 20. Crow Bait have a couple shows coming up here: 4/17 Legion Bar Brooklyn, NY w/ Mapmaker, Even [...]

Barrows ready sophomore album, share “Beyond”

Los Angeles instrumental rock quartet Barrows announced the forthcoming release of their sophomore album Red Giant today with the premiere of a live multi-track audio, multi-camera performance video via Exclaim! The clip for this version of the album track “Beyond” is available to watch/share HERE. (Alternate YouTube link.) Red Giant is fittingly massive in thematic scope [...]

Pelican announces dates with Tombs, Nothing (2014)

Pelican has announced a handful of North American tour dates, set to take place this spring. Tombs and Nothing will appear on select dates, with the schedule detailed below. dates w/ Nothing 5/16 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club 5/17 Champaign, IL @ The Highdive 5/18 Madison, WI @ Majestic Live dates w/ Tombs [...]

Say Anything readies Hebrews, tours (2014)

Say Anything just announced that they’ll release a new album, Hebrews, via Equal Vision this year (June 10).  The band has also just announced a tour which features support from The Front Bottoms, The So So Glos and You Blew It! Here are the dates: Jun 13 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater Jun 14 Austin, [...]