Entries for December, 2015

Lume ready Perenial Phase for Mayfly Records

Chicago indie trio Lume comprised of rural Michigan transplants have announced record release dates in their current city of Chicago and their old stomping grounds of Detroit to celebrate their upcoming debut LP Perennial Phase being released January 15 via Mayfly Records. Having already released singles “Violent Light” at Brooklyn Vegan and “Weed” at The [...]

Converge announce dates (2016)

Leading up to the two Converge sets at Roadburn Festival, Converge “Blood Moon” (the band joined by Chelsea Wolfe, Ben Chisholm, and Stephen Brodsky) will be playing 3 special shows. Joining them will be Crippled Black Phoenix, 40 Watt Sun, The Body*, and Full of Hell* (*London show only). 04/11: Berlin, Germany @ Postbahnhof (“Blood [...]

The Starting Line ready Anyways EP for Downtown Records

Their first new music since 2007, The Starting Line have announced three-song EP Anyways, produced by Will Yip and coming to Downtown Records on February 5, 2016. The first single of the same name is streaming now via Noisey. Pre-orders for the 7″ went live on Monday and continue HERE. After a long hiatus from The [...]

Downtown Boys announce tour dates (2016)

Downtown Boys has rattled ribs and consciousness with a thrashing collection of songs about smashing the prison-industrial complex, racism, queerphobia, capitalism, fascism, boredom, and all things people use to try to close our minds, eyes and hearts. With a recent Rolling Stone feature and dubbed “Best of 2015” by Pitchfork, NME, NPR, All Music and [...]

Team Sleep share performance video of “Blvd Nights”

Loudwire has premiered an official video of Team Sleep performing “Blvd Nights” this morning. The multi-camera shot video was captured in the fall of 2014 at Applehead Studios (Bad Brains, Coheed & Cambria) in upstate New York. Recorded in front of a live audience, as part of the Woodstock Sessions Series, the audio of the [...]

Hands Like Houses ready Dissonants for Rise Records

After a year of anticipation and speculation, Australian rock band Hands Like Houses has revealed plans to release their long-awaited third studio album, Dissonants, on February 26 via Rise Records. Beginning today, fans can pre-order the new album in a variety of formats and bundles at iTunes and hlh.merchnow.com. Hands Like Houses teased fans earlier [...]

SWMRS announce tour dates (2016)

Bay Area quartet SWMRS have announced a U.S. headlining tour with support from San Diego’s The Frights. Bandsintown announced the tour dates earlier this week alongside an interview with SWMRS singer Cole Becker. Tickets for all shows are on sale now and available HERE. SWMRS’s debut album Drive North is due for release on February 12, 2016 [...]

Lume shares “Weed”

Chicago indie trio Lume premiered a new single ‘Weed” at The Alternative. This is the second single from the band’s forthcoming Mayfly Records debut LP Perennial Phase(The first single “Violent Light” can be heard at Brooklyn Vegan). Perennial Phase is the culmination of two years of developing their unique sound that is best described as [...]

Wax Idols share video for “Glisten”

Wax Idols premiered their latest video, for the tense, shuddering “Glisten,” directed by VOWWS. The track is an ode to the kind of hedonism that often follows a breakup—going out, fucking everyone and indulging desires you don’t normally give way to just because you can—driven by the acute pain of a wound just starting to [...]

The Starting Line to release new EP in February 2016

Their first new music since 2007, The Starting Line have announced three-song EP Anyways, produced by Will Yip and coming to Downtown Records on February 5, 2016. The first single of the same name is streaming now via Noisey. Pre-orders for the 7″ went live on Monday and continue HERE. After a long hiatus from The [...]