Digital Affairs Neurotic is the new release from VVEGAS, who tend to write and release music often, and whose sole purpose is to continue releasing ... read more
There’s so much music released, whether physically or digitally, that keeping up with what’s going on becomes almost like a full-time job. There’s only so ... read more
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In February 1996 late novelist David Foster Wallace released a modern masterpiece, Infinite Jest, uncovering a wellspring of contemporary criticism and psychological diagnosis. Granted his ... read more
Out on August 1, Scene Point Blank is pleased to team up once again with Tour Van Records to share a full stream of the new Discardography 2011-2013 from Warm Needles. Originally released by the band as a tour CDR in 2014, it’s now been remastered for vinyl by Carl Saff at Saff Mastering (Chicago, IL).
The record compiles several 7-inches, splits, and songs from compilations into one 12-song package with artwork compiled of recycled dollar bin LPs using special decals, making each package one of a kind.
Check it out below:
Posted Aug. 17, 2018, 2:47 a.m.
Mewithoutyou will be be releasing their new full length album, [Untitled], on October 5th via Run For Cover. If you don't think you can wait, you can get their companion EP, [untitled], now digitally. It will release physically along with the full length. They'll be supporting the new album on their US tour this Fall. Check out the new track, "Julia (or, 'Holy to the LORD' on the Bells of Horses)" and dates after the jump.
Posted Aug. 17, 2018, 2:01 a.m.
Real Friends will be hitting the road in support of their new album, Composure -- out now on Fearless Records. They'll be joined by Boston Manor, Grayscale, and Eat Your Heart Out. Dates below:
Real Friends Composure Tour:
Oct 17 - Minneapolis, MN - The Garage
Oct 18 - Lawrence, KS - Bottleneck
Oct 19 - Denver, CO - Gothic Theatre
Oct 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - Complex
Oct 22 - Seattle, WA - Neumos
Oct 23 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre
Oct 25 - San Francisco, CA - August Hall
Oct 26 - Los Angeles, CA - Teragram Ballroom
Oct 27 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction
Oct 28 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction
Oct 30 - San Diego, CA - Irenic
Oct 31 - Mesa, AZ - Nile Theatre
Nov 2 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey
Nov 3 - Austin, TX - Mohawk
Nov 4 - Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall
Nov 6 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade Hall
Nov 7 - Orlando, FL - The Abbey
Nov 8 - Orlando, FL - The Abbey
Nov 9 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle
Nov 10 - Richmond, VA - Canal Club
Nov 11 - Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage
Nov 13 - Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
Nov 14 - Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
Nov 15 - Asbury Park, NJ - Asbury Lanes
Nov 16 - New York City, NY - Irving Plaza
Nov 17 - Boston, MA - Royale
Nov 18 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
Nov 20 - Toronto, ON - Opera House
Nov 21 - Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theatre
Nov 23 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
Nov 24 - Detroit, MI - Saint Andrews Hall
Nov 25 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues
Posted Aug. 17, 2018, 1:38 a.m.
Silent Planet announced they will release their new album, When the End Began, via Solid State Records. No release date has been specified, but you can pre-order now. You can check out the music video for their new song, "Share the Body" after the jump.
Posted Aug. 17, 2018, 1:16 a.m.
Say Anything just released a new track, "Daze," from their upcoming new album, Oliver Appropriate. In a lengthy statement from Max Bemis, he announced that the band is "kind of, sort of," being put to rest with the possibility of more music in the future. He announced "there will be no full U.S. tour to support the record or in the new future." No release date was given. Only that the release is near and will be put out on Dine Alone. Other information divulged in the statement was mostly personal and about where Max Bemis is at the moment, but he did reveal that this album will end the story that began with You can check out "Daze" after the jump.
Posted Aug. 16, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Joyce Manor have released the music video for their new track, "Think I'm Still in Love With You." The track comes from their upcoming album, Million Dollars to Kill Me -- set to release September 21th via Epitaph. Video after the jump.
Posted Aug. 16, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Anti-Flag premiered their new music video for the acoustic version of "American Attraction." This acoustic version of this track that originally appeared on their 2017 album, American Fall, comes from their new album, American Reckoning. The new album features acoustic versions of songs from their past two albums. It'll be released via Spinefarm Records on September 28th. Check the video after the jump.
Posted Aug. 16, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
One of the world's greatest voices, Aretha Franklin, passed away this morning at the age of 76 due to a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Posted Aug. 16, 2018, 3:45 a.m.
Saves the Day are back after five years to release their new album entitled, 9, via Equal Vision Records on October 26th. Find the tracklist below. You can check out the new single, "Rendezvous," after the jump.
1. Saves the Day
3. Side By Side
4. Kerouac & Cassady
5. It’s Such a Beautiful World
Posted Aug. 16, 2018, 3:30 a.m.
Fucked Up have released a music video for their new track, "Normal People," from their upcoming album, Dose Your Dreams. The new record will be released via their new home, Merge Records, on October 5th. Check the video after the jump.
Thou, in this particular rendition, throw down great song thud after thud, right on the table, while permeating a delicate scent through their carefully constructed EP, Rhea Sylvia. Each song is a steamy dish, smelling like Tool, Starkweather, and Isis mishmashed together. The vocals have a Maynardish-Alice In Chains chest voice, a Starkweather scream, and a shimmering lead guitar tone. It’s slovenly administration of songs average around 4 minutes long, remarkable since music so bone-crushingly slow tends to overextend in length, if not only to establish ...
Playfully naughty lyrics might have been the first thing I noticed about Jack of None's The Tattle Tale Heart EP, but there's more to this record created by three Filipino-born siblings, A.G., ...
The Plurals are a heavy indie rock band from Lansing, Michigan. Their latest album, Swish, was released on GTG Records, a record label the band created when they started putting out ...
Immortal’s career hasn't been the smoothest of rides their ninth full length comes after a protracted and tense battle with founding member Abbath, who finally left the band in 2015 ...
When I stop and look at the discogs, The Brokedowns have been doing what they do for a long time now. What is that, exactly? Well, it’s Midwestern punk that’s ...
This EP is voted best album of 2018 by half of the band according to the sticker on the CD. That should tell you something about the band we are ...
Any band's second album is cause for concern. It can go two ways - a retread of the first, a brand new direction, or something entirely forgettable. Yolk in the Fur is ...
I'm not sure what exactly I expected going into an album titled Family Witchcraft Attack, but I wound up being pleasantly surprised by the type of sound exhibited by Miami-based Pariuh on ...
Welcome to Duvel’s childlike fantasy, their ruminations inspired by Norwegian life. The bleak echoing of whatever neurosis such a wonderfully Scandinavian culture produces, other than seasonal depression and too much equality, ...
Converge—Nietzsche’s pissed off nephew, Rilke’s furious friend—achieves a glimmering consummation in a mishmash of fourness (which, in numerology, symbolizes spiritual wholeness). They went from thrash titans to sonic gods; now ...
Spirit of the Wild - Wild Turkey Pop-up Sydney, Australia There are pop-ups abound. There is hardly a multi-national brand that has not at least dabbled in providing an experience ... read more
Grape, Grain and Graze. Showgrounds Sydney, Australia August 11, 2018 What a beautiful alliteration that not only rolls off the tongue well but clearly portrays what one of Australia’s most ... read more
Deafheaven w/ Drab Majesty Neptune Theater Seattle, Washington August 10, 2018 I saw Deafheaven back in 2015 for the first time and aside from being blown away by their performance, ... read more
Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination Yale University Press Based on an exhibition at the Met, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination is one opulently curated thing of ... read more
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