Entries for August, 2014

Dream Ritual share “Hamptons,” ready EP for 6131

Springfield, Missouri’s Dream Ritual are a rare breed of rock band.  With their towering and undeniably grungy sound, the band takes the best elements of the ’90s and combines them with a contemporary influence, achieving a dynamic style all their own. Clocking in at just over 27 minutes, their self-titled monster of an EP features [...]

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die ready EP, tour (2014)

Sprawling post-rock collective The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die have announced the release of a new EP, Between Bodies, on Broken World Media on October 7. Their first release since their much heralded 2013 debut full-length Whenever, If Ever on Topshelf Records, Between Bodies is a collaboration [...]

Knuckle Puck share “Oak Street,” tour (2014)

Chicago punks Knuckle Puck will release a two-song flexi 7″ via Bad Timing Records on September 2, just in time for the kick off date of their supporting stint on Senses Fail’s Let It Enfold You 10 Year Anniversary Tour which runs September 3 to October 5. The 7″ is available for purchase here in [...]

The Jazz June ready After The Earthquake

Influential indie rock outfit The Jazz June have announced details for After The Earthquake, their long awaited full-length on Topshelf Records. Due out on November 11 (CD/digital/vinyl), the LP was recorded with producer Evan Weiss (Into It. Over It.) at Gradwell House this past spring, with Steve Poponi (Young Statues) engineering/mixing and Dave Downham (Dowsing, [...]

Minus The Bear share “Cat Calls & Ill Means,” tour (2014)

As Minus The Bear anticipate the release of the forthcoming full-length Lost Loves, out October 7 via Dangerbird Records, the band have premiered the song “Cat Calls & Ill Means” on Noisey.com. The seasoned Seattle, WA five-piece will embark upon an intimate club tour this fall in support of the new release as well as [...]

Modern Baseball share video for “Pothole,” tour (2014)

Philadelphia’s Modern Baseball have hit a home run with their new video for “Pothole” that premiered on Entertainment Weekly yesterday, who called it “subtly powerful”.  The track is off their sophomore album You’re Gonna Miss It All which came out earlier this year on Run For Cover Records. Directed by Kyle Thrash, who also did [...]

Pianos Become the Teeth share “Repine”

Pianos Become the Teeth have posted the first single from their upcoming debut for Epitaph Records. The record is titled Keep You and is due out October 28.

The Angry Samoans announce tour dates (2014)

Long running punk rockers The Angry Samoans are going on a short Canadian tour with a few USA stops. The Skullians are opening. Date City Venue September 18 Akron, Ohio Annabell’s w/ Downtown Brown September 19 Hamilton This Ain’t Hollywood w/ Skullians September 20 Toronto Hard Luck Bar w/ Skullians September 21 London The EPK [...]

Kayo Dot share “Library Subterranean”

Listen to the first single from Kayo Dot’s new album now on Brooklyn Vegan.  Titled “Library Subterranean”, this song appears on Coffins On Io, which will be available on October 16 from Flenser Records and is available for pre-order now. Led by founding member Toby Driver (also of Secret Chiefs 3), Kayo Dot emerged in [...]

Shred Then Shred: Fynn Claus Grabke (The Picturebooks)

It’s not surprising that The Picturebooks recorded their 2014 album, Imaginary Horse [RidingEasy Records], in the same garage where they regularly refurbish and repair motorcycles and choppers. The German duo—Fynn Claus Grabke [vocals, guitar] and Philipp Mirtschink [drums]—capture a raw, rich, and real energy befitting of the room’s natural reverb, industrial aura, and spiritual spark. [...]