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Records: Territory 'Sic Semper Tyrannis' Album Stream & Pre-Orders Launched

Posted May 18, 2012, 3:01 a.m.

Records: Territory 'Sic Semper Tyrannis' Album Stream & Pre-Orders Launched

Escapist Records is pleased to team up with Toxicbreed's Funhouse for a full-album stream of Territory's Sic Semper Tyranis 12" LP, which is live as ... read more

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Tours: Light Years Summer Tourdates With Citizen / Turnover

Posted May 2, 2012, 4:35 a.m.

Tours: Light Years Summer Tourdates With Citizen / Turnover

Light Years is hitting the road in support of their latest 7” EP Just Between Us, released earlier this Spring on Escapist Records. The band ... read more

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Tours: Light Years / The Fake Boys Spring Tourdates

Posted March 5, 2012, 12:36 p.m.

Tours: Light Years / The Fake Boys Spring Tourdates

Light Years will be launching an Eastcoast/Midwest tour with The Fake Boys (Animal Style Records) in early April. The band will be supporting their new ... read more

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Labels: Escapist Records Adds Territory To Roster

Posted Feb. 20, 2012, 1:28 a.m.

Escapist Records would like to welcome Tucson, AZ’s Territory to its roster.  We are quite excited to be working with the band on the release of a 12” in the coming months. Drawing influence from the likes of Ringworm, Obituary, and Buried Alive, in their brief span as a band ... read more

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Records: Light Years EP Pre-Orders Up

Posted Feb. 3, 2012, 8:19 a.m.

Records: Light Years EP Pre-Orders Up

Escapist Records has launched pre-order packages for Light Years' Just Between Us 7"/Digital EP. The vinyl release will contain five brand new songs and come ... read more

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Labels: Escapist Records Signs Light Years

Posted Dec. 26, 2011, 12:02 p.m.

Labels: Escapist Records Signs Light Years

Escapist Records (This Time Next Year, Crucified) is pleased to announce the signing and plans to release the new EP from Kent, OH’s Light Years. ... read more

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Rumors: Refused Reunion?

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:51 p.m.

Rumors are heavily circulating that Refused will be reforming to play select live shows later this year. read more

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Splits: 108 Breaks Up

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:38 p.m.

Fairly recently rejuvinated hardcore band 108 has announced their breakup as a result of frontman Robert Fish's departure from the group.  The band was gearing up to release and support their new full-length effort, 18.61, which is still slated for a release on April 13th via Deathwish Inc. read more

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Labels: Bridge Nine Signs Foundation

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:34 p.m.

Bridge Nine Records has announced the signing of Atlanta hardcore outfit Foundation.  The band most recently released the Hang Your Head EP last year and will soon enter the studio to record their debut full-length due out sometime this year. read more

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Tours: Crime In Stereo Tourdates

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:30 p.m.

Crime in Stereo have announced dates for the band's upcoming headlining tour. No support acts have been confirmed as of yet. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Paper + Plastick Signs The Dopamines

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:29 p.m.

Paper + Plastick Records has announced the signing of Ohio-based punk outfit The Dopamines.  The band will relase their album, Expect the Worst, in June. read more

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Tours: Dying Fetus / Arsis / Misery Index Tourdates

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:27 p.m.

Dying Fetus will be embarking on a headliningtour across North America with Arsis, Misery Index, Annotations of an Autopsy, and Conducting from the Grave providing support. The tour kicks off in early May and lasts a month. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Epitaph Signs Heartsounds

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:24 p.m.

Epitaph Records has announced the signing of Bay Area melodic punk outfit Heartsounds. The group - featuring former members of Light This City - self-released their debut album Until We Surrender last year. read more

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Labels: Warbird Signs American Werewolves

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:22 p.m.

Warbird Entertainment has announced the signing of Cleveland-based punk outfit American Werewolves. The band has a slew of albums under their belts and will release their latest full-length, Wanderers Forever, this Spring. Those unfamiliar can check out material from the band here. read more

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Tours: Prize Country Westcoast Tourdates

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:18 p.m.

Prize Country will be embarking on a Westcoast tour, beginning in early April.  The band continues to support their LP, With Love, released via Hex Records last year. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Bridge Nine Signs Mother Of Mercy

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:15 p.m.

Bridge Nine Records has announced the signing of Mother of Mercy.  The band most recently released III last year and will enter the studio this Summer to record their debut album for the new label. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Monument To Thieves Album

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:12 p.m.

A full-album stream of Monument to Thieves' self-titled debut full-length has been made available here. The album is out in stores tomorrow via No Sleep Records. read more

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MP3s: Hellfish Post Free Digital Sampler

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:11 p.m.

Hellfish Family has released a free digital sampler with new, rare, and exclusive songs from Integrity, The Effort, Hour of the Wolf, Expire, Dangers, Outrage, and more. Check it out here. read more

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Videos: Cannibal Corpse - "Priests Of Sodom" Video

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:09 p.m.

Cannibal Corpse's video for the track "Priests of Sodom" can be viewed exclusively here. read more

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Records: The Gaslight Anthem Detail New LP / Post New Song

Posted March 28, 2010, 10:05 p.m.

The Gaslight Anthem will release their new full-length effort, American Slang, on June 15th via Side One Dummy Records.  The new album is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2008's The '59 Sound.  The cover art to the release can be viewed here and the tracklisting is as follows: 1. American ... read more

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MP3s: The Riot Before Post New Song

Posted March 28, 2010, 10 p.m.

The Riot Before have posted a brand new song titled "What I've Missed" here. The song comes from their forthcoming release, Rebellion, which is due out via Paper + Plastick Records on April 27th. read more

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Records: Kayo Dot To Record New EP

Posted March 28, 2010, 9:58 p.m.

Kayo Dot recently entered the studio to record a brand new EP consisting of one, long composition.  Titled Stained Glass, the EP is due out later this year on Hydra Head Records. read more

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Videos: Young Livers - "Of Misery And Toil" Video

Posted March 28, 2010, 9:55 p.m.

Young Livers have posted the video for the song "Of Misery and Toil" here.  The song is the title-track to their new album, which is due out April 27th via No Idea Records. read more

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Records: Modest Mouse LP Gets Vinyl Re-Release

Posted March 28, 2010, 9:53 p.m.

Modest Mouse will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the release of The Moon & Antarctica, their highly acclaimed major label debut, with the long awaited vinyl reissue of the landmark album on April 17th. read more

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Videos: Cheap Girls - "Ft. Lauderdale" Video

Posted March 28, 2010, 9:52 p.m.

Cheap Girls' video for the track "Ft. Lauderdale" can now be viewed online here. read more

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Labels: Adeline Signs Save Your Breath

Posted March 28, 2010, 9:51 p.m.

Adeline Records has announced the signing of U.K.'s Save Your Breath. The band's first release for the label will be Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy. The EP includes six songs plus two exclusive bonus tracks and hits digital retailers on April 13th. read more

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MP3s: Smoke Or Fire Post New Song

Posted March 28, 2010, 9:49 p.m.

Smoke or Fire have made the song "Modesty” from their upcoming release Prehistoric Knife Fight available for streaming here. The album is out now via Fat Wreck Chords. read more

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Records: Detonate Releases Life Won't Wait EP

Posted March 28, 2010, 9:47 p.m.

Detonate Records has just released a new EP from Fargo ND's Life Won’t Wait titled Drifter.  You can grab that here. read more

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MP3s: Ghost Robot Ninja Bear Release New Single

Posted March 28, 2010, 9:46 p.m.

Ghost Robot Ninja Bear, the newest vehicle for Nakatomi Plaza front man Oscar Albis Rodriguez, has just released its debut single, "One Pedal To Another" / "Blood, The Tango." The two songs are now available here. read more

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MP3s: The Banner Post New Demo

Posted March 14, 2010, 3:32 p.m.

The Banner have made a demo version of a new track titled “Born to Ruin” available online here. The song will appear on the band's final album, which is expected out later this year. read more

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Tours: Earth Crisis / First Blood Tourdates

Posted March 14, 2010, 3:23 p.m.

The first batch of dates for an upcoming Earth Crisis tour featuring First Blood have begun to surface. More dates are expected to be announced as they are confirmed.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: PJ Bond European Tourdates

Posted March 14, 2010, 2:59 p.m.

PJ Bond will kick off a European tour this week as he continues to support his latest full-length, You Didn't Know I Was Alphabetical.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: The Business / The Hollowpoints Tourdates

Posted March 14, 2010, 2:57 p.m.

The Business and The Hollowpoints will be teaming up for a U.S tour together late this Spring.  The two bands will be supporting their new releases, both through Sailor's Grave Records. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Battlefields Tourdates

Posted March 14, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

Atmospheric doom metallers Battlefields are currently in the midst of a two week tour. The band continues to support their full-length Thresholds of Imbalance, which released last year. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Piebald Reissues Detailed

Posted March 14, 2010, 2:48 p.m.

Details on the upcoming Piebald reissues through Rise Records have been revealed.  Here is how the three different volume will break down: Volume I, the first of 3 volumes, will feature 2 discs containing their early years including the album “When Live Hands You Lemons”. Also included are rarities from ... read more

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Labels: Mediaskare Signs Lionheart

Posted March 14, 2010, 2:37 p.m.

Mediaskare Records has announced the signing of California hardcore/metal outfit Lionheart.  The band will be recording their label debut this Summer. read more

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Tours: Agnostic Front / Outbreak Tourdates

Posted March 12, 2010, 8:21 p.m.

New York legends Agnostic Front and Outbreak will team up a for a brief Eastcoast tour together in May. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Chad Gilbert To Produce New Terror Album

Posted March 12, 2010, 8:18 p.m.

According to a recent Twitter update, Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory will be producing the new full-length effort from Terror. The band last released The Damned, The Shamed in 2008. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted March 12, 2010, 12:13 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Crime In Stereo 2. Alkaline Trio 3. A.F.I. 4. Converge 5. Brand New The most listened to album last week was Crime in Stereo's I was Trying to Describe You to Someone. If you'd ... read more

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Labels: Escapist To Release Rot In Hell / Withdrawal Split

Posted March 12, 2010, 12:10 a.m.

Escapist Records has announced plans to release a split 10" from U.K. Rot in Hell and Canada's Withdrawal.  Both bands are currently working on writing and recording of songs for the release.  A summer release is currently planned for both vinyl and digital formats. read more

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MP3s: Another New Murder By Death Song Posted

Posted March 12, 2010, 12:07 a.m.

Sputnikmusic is currently hosting another new track from Murder by Death's upcoming full-length, Good Morning, Magpie.  You can stream "The Day" here.  The album is due out April 6th via Vagrant Records. read more

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Videos: Deftones - "Rocket Skates" Video

Posted March 12, 2010, 12:03 a.m.

Deftones video for "Rocket Skates" has been made available here.  The song is the first single from their upcoming full-length, Diamond Eyes, which is due out May 18th. read more

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Shows: Long Island Fest 2010 Announced

Posted March 12, 2010, 12:01 a.m.

The initial details on Long Island Fest 2010 have been announced. The three-day event will take place June 10th through the 12th at the Broadway Bar (June 10th) in Amityville and the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island (June 11th and 12th) in Garden City.  Bands confirmed thus far include: ... read more

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Videos: Frank Turner - "Isabel" Video

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:56 p.m.

Frank Turner's video for the single "Isabel" has been posted here.  The song comes from his latest release, Poetry of the Deed. read more

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Bands: Sunny Day Real Estate To Enter Studio

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:52 p.m.

Sunny Day Real Estate will be entering the studio in May to record a brand new studio album.  The band reunited last year for a full U.S. tour last year. Source: Blurt Online read more

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MP3s: Exodus Post New Demo Song

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:50 p.m.

Bay Area thrashers Exodus have posted a demo version of a new song titled "Hammer and Life" online here. read more

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Videos: She & Him - "In The Sun" Video

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:44 p.m.

She & Him's video for the single "In the Sun" has been made available for viewing here. The song comes from their second release, Volume Two, which is due out March 23rd. read more

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MP3s: Run For Cover Offer Free Digital Sampler

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:39 p.m.

Run for Cover Records has launched a free digital music sampler here.  It contains new music from several of the label's recent signings and releases. read more

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MP3s: Trap Them Post New Song

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:35 p.m.

Trap Them have made their song "Carnage Incarnate" available for streaming here. The song will appear on the band's upcoming 12" EP, Filth Rations, which is due out in the near future via Southern Lord Records. read more

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Tours: Grave Maker / Donnybrook Tourdates

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:32 p.m.

Grave Maker will be hitting the road with Donnybrook providing support - Burning Empires will also appear on select dates. The band continues to support last year's Bury Me at Sea. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Starkweather Post New Song

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:28 p.m.

Metal/hardcore legends Starkweather have posted a brand new song titled "Broken From Inside" online here. The song comes from their forthcoming Deathwish Inc. release, This Sheltering Light. The group last released Croatoan in 2006. read more

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MP3s: Sick Of It All Debut New Song

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:24 p.m.

Sick of it All have debuted a brand new song titled "Death or Jail" online here.  The song comes from their upcoming full-length, Based on a True Story, which is due out April 20th via Century Media Records. read more

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Tours: End Of A Year Tourdates

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:18 p.m.

End of a Year have announced dates for their upcoming U.S. tour.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Music News: Constants Vocalist Building Green Recording Studio

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:16 p.m.

Constants vocalist/guitarist Will Benoit is in the process of building the first solar powered, "green" recording facility in New England.  Benoit has set up a Kickstarter page in which contributions towards his project will be rewarded with various gifts. You can find that page here, which also includes a brief ... read more

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Videos: Manchester Orchestra - "In My Teeth" On Jimmy Kimmel Video

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:06 p.m.

Video of Manchester Orchestra performing their song "In My Teeth" on Jimmy Kimmel Live has been made available here. read more

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Tours: Liturgy U.S. Tourdates

Posted March 11, 2010, 11:02 p.m.

Liturgy kick off their U.S. tour today.  The band will be on the road supporting their full-length effort Renihilation, which was released in late 2009 by 20 Buck Spin Records. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Audra Mae Preps Debut Full-Length

Posted March 11, 2010, 11 p.m.

Audra Mae will release her debut full-length, The Happiest Lamb, on May 18th via Side One Dummy Records.  The album was produced by Ted Hutt (The Gaslight Anthem, Lucero) and follows the release of her five-song EP Haunt last Fall. read more

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Labels: Metal Blade Signs Return To Earth

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:58 p.m.

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Return to Earth.  The group - which features former Dillinger Escape Plan drummer Chris Pennie - recently completed recording Automata, the follow-up to the band's 2007 debut Captains of Industry.  A Summer release is currently planned. read more

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Labels: Dangerbird Signs Hot Hot Heat

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:55 p.m.

Dangerbird Records has announced the signing of Hot Hot Heat. The band will release their fourth full-length studio effort, Future Breeds, through the label this Summer.  Frontman Steve Bays had this to say of the signing: Dangerbird got our vibe right away.  Because of the kind of record we were ... read more

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Tours: Earth / Wolves In The Throne Room Westcoast Tourdates

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:53 p.m.

Earth and Wolves in the Throne Room will team up for a brief Westcoast tour together next month. The dates are as follow: 4/14 - The Oak Street Speakeasy - Eugene, OR 4/15 - Noctrum - Eureka, CA 4/16 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA 4/17 - Brookdale Lodge - ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Daughters Album

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:51 p.m.

A full-album stream of Daughters' self-titled release has been made available here. The album is out now via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Records: Zs Prep New Album

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:50 p.m.

Zs will release their new album, New Slaves, on May 11th via The Social Registry.  Previous material from the band can be heard online here. read more

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Bands: Naked Raygun To Enter Studio

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:48 p.m.

Chicago punk rockers Naked Raygun will enter Transient Sound Studios next week to record a slew of songs for release on their 7” Series in 2010. The band also will be filming a video for one of the new songs. read more

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Tours: White Mice Tourdates

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:45 p.m.

White Mice kick off their U.S. tour next week. The band will be supporting their 2009 release Ganjahovedose.  To  view the tourdates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Landmine Marathon Album

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:43 p.m.

A full-album stream of Landmine Marathon's Sovereign Descent has been made available online here. The album is set for release March 16th via Prosthetic Records. read more

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Records: Good Old War Prep New Album

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:37 p.m.

Indie rock trio Good Old War will release their sophomore album, Good Old War, on June 1st via Sargent House Records. read more

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Tours: Defeater Mini-tour

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:33 p.m.

Defeater will be embarking on a mini-tour next week as they head to SXSW.  The band continues to support their Lost Ground EP, released last year. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Small Brown Bike 7"

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:27 p.m.

A full stream of Small Brown Bike's new 7" effort, Composite Vol. 2, has been made available here. read more

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Tours: Minus The Bear North American Tourdates

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:25 p.m.

Minus the Bear have announced dates for their upcoming North American tour as they will be supporting their brand new full-length, Omni. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: The Melvins Prep New Album / Tourdates

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:19 p.m.

The Melvins will release their latest full-length effort, The Bride Screamed Murder, on June 1st via Ipecac Recordings.  In conjunction the band will be hitting the road for a U.S. tour, with dates alongside Isis and Totimoshi. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Ceremony Prep New Album

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:14 p.m.

Ceremony will release their third full-length effort, Rohnert Park, through Bridge Nine Records on June 8th.  The album was recorded this past winter with Dan Rathbun (Tragedy, From Ashes Rise). Ceremony most recently released Still Nothing Moves You in 2008. read more

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Labels: No Sleep Signs I Call Fives

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:11 p.m.

No Sleep Records has announced the signing of I Call Fives.  The band recently finished recording its label debut, Bad Advice, with Kory Gable (Strike Anywhere, The Dangerous Summer). Featuring six new tracks, the EP will be available both digitally and as a limited edition tour CD on May 25th. ... read more

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Records: Cleric Prep New Album

Posted March 11, 2010, 10:08 p.m.

Cleric will release their new album, Regressions, on April 27th via Web of Mimicry Records.  Material from the group can be heard online here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Abandon Album

Posted March 6, 2010, 10:53 a.m.

A full-album stream of Abandon's upcoming debut, The Death of Urgency, has been made available online here. The band features former members of Gather and Seven Generations.  Pre-orders are available through Catalyst Records via the above link. read more

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Videos: Dropkick Murphys DVD Trailer / "I'm Shipping Up To Boston" Live Video Posted

Posted March 6, 2010, 10:45 a.m.

The trailer for the upcoming Dropkick Murphys DVD effort, Live on Lansdowne Boston MA, has been made available here. In addition a live performance of "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" from the release has been posted here.  The release is due out March 16th. read more

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MP3s: We Are The Union Post New Song

Posted March 6, 2010, 10:41 a.m.

We are the Union have made a brand new track titled "One Million Motors" available online here. The song comes from their upcoming release, Great Leaps Forward, which is due out March 30th via Paper + Plastick Records. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Acrassicauda EP

Posted March 6, 2010, 10:35 a.m.

A stream of Acrassicauda's new EP, Only the Dead See the End of the War, has been made available here. The album is out in stores March 9th. read more

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Shows: Harvest Of Hope 2010 Schedule Announced

Posted March 6, 2010, 10:33 a.m.

The show schedule for the 2010 Harvest of Hope Festival has been announced. You can visit the event's website to view the schedule. read more

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Shows: Pitchfork Music Fest Lineup Additions

Posted March 6, 2010, 10:31 a.m.

Pitchfork Music Festival has announced its latest lineup additions.  Here is the current lineup: Friday Modest Mouse, Broken Social Scene, El-P Saturday LCD Soundsystem, Panda Bear, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Raekwon, Titus Andronicus, Bear in Heaven, Freddie Gibbs, The Smith Westerns, Dâm-Funk Sunday Pavement, St. Vincent, Lightning Bolt, Girls, ... read more

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Tours: The Taylor Texas Corrugators / CSC Funk Band Tourdates

Posted March 6, 2010, 10:26 a.m.

The Taylor Texas Corrugators (featuring Greg Ginn) and CSC Funk Band will be hitting the road together in April.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Shows: Benefit Show For Texas Hardcore Promoter's Family

Posted March 6, 2010, 10:22 a.m.

A benefit concert is being held in support of Texas hardcore promoter Willow, whose father past away recently.  The show takes place March 13th in Houston, TX at Walter’s on Washington. Show time is 5:00 PM and the cost is $10.  Band performing include: Iron Age, Bitter End, Power Trip, ... read more

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Tours: Iron Maiden / Dream Theater North American Tourdates

Posted March 4, 2010, 8:05 a.m.

Iron Maiden will be embarking on The Final Frontier World Tour in 2010. The first dates to be announced are the North American tour with Dream Theater providing direct support. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Shows: Shirts For A Cure SXSW Showcase

Posted March 4, 2010, 8 a.m.

Shirts for a Cure will once again be hosting a free showcase at South by Southwest.  The event takes place Friday March 19th at 12:00 PM (Noon) at Red 7 in Austin, TX.  Bands set to perform include: 7 Seconds, Rival Schools, Fucked Up, Steel Train, Riverboat Gamblers, Envy on ... read more

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Tours: Sage Francis Tourdates

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:58 a.m.

Sage Francis has announced the touring schedule for his upcoming headlining tour, which kicks off in mid-May. Francis will be touring in support of his upcoming new full-length, Li(f)e.  To view the dates for the tour click "read more." read more

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Records: Topshelf & Clickpop To Release Rooftops LP

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:54 a.m.

Topshelf Records and Clickpop Records will be teaming up for the release of A Forest of Polarity, the debut album from Bellingham, WA's Rooftops.  Clickpop will release the CD while Topshelf will be handling the vinyl version. All formats will hit stores around the globe on May 18th. read more

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Records: LCD Soundsystem Prep New Album

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:51 a.m.

LCD Soundsystem will release their currently untitled third full-length on May 18th. read more

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MP3s: Daughters Post New Song

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:50 a.m.

Daughters have posted the song "The Theatre Goer" for streaming here. The song is from the group's upcoming self-titled release due out March 9th via Hydra Head Records. read more

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TV: Silversun Pickups Performing On Jimmy Fallon Tonight

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:48 a.m.

Silversun Pickups will be performing live on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon tonight.  The show airs at 12:30 AM EST on NBC. read more

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MP3s: Child Abuse Post New Song

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:46 a.m.

The song "Bebe" from Child Abuse's upcoming full-length, Cut and Run, has been made available for free download here. The album is due out April 13th. read more

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Records: U.N.K.L.E. Prep New Album

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:42 a.m.

London-based electronica project U.N.K.L.E. will release their fourth full-length effort, Where Did the Night Fall, on May 11th via Surrender All.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Nowhere 2. Follow Me Down 3. Natural Selection 4. Joy Factory 5. The Answer 6. On a Wire 7. Falling ... read more

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Records: End Of A Year Release New EP

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:40 a.m.

A brand new 7" EP titled More Songs About Transportation and Intercourse is available for order through Hex Records.  You can grab it here. read more

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Bands: Belle And Sebastian To Enter Studio

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:34 a.m.

Belle and Sebastian have been busy writing new songs in Glasgow and will soon head to Los Angeles to record a new full-length album. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Four Year Strong Album

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:31 a.m.

A full-album stream of Four Year Strong's Enemy of the World has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: New "Live" Trash Talk Song Posted

Posted March 4, 2010, 7:17 a.m.

Audio of Trash Talk performing a brand new song live titled "Rabbit Holes" has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Minus The Bear Debut New Song

Posted March 3, 2010, 9:33 a.m.

Minus the Bear have made "My Time," the first single from their upcoming full-length, available for streaming here. Omni is due out in stores on May 4th. read more

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Tours: Sixes Eastcoast Tourdates

Posted March 3, 2010, 9:17 a.m.

Northwest hardcore outfit Sixes have announced dates for their upcoming Eastcoast tour. Those unfamiliar can preview songs from the band here.  To view the dates click "read moa read more

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Tours: Soul Control Tourdates

Posted March 3, 2010, 9:15 a.m.

Soul Control have announced their upcoming Spring touring schedule. The band continues to support last year's full-length release Cycles.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire New Creases EP

Posted March 3, 2010, 8:31 a.m.

A full stream of New Creases 7" EP About Last Night... has been made available online here.  The band has a number of regional tourdates scheduled in the next few months. You can view those here. read more

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Records: Vision Of Disorder Discuss New Album

Posted March 3, 2010, 8:20 a.m.

Vision of Disorder frontman Tim Williams provided an update on the status of their new full-length. Here is what he shared on the matter: I wanted to let you guys know that we have managed to write about 19 songs for the new LP. We are gonna pick about 11. ... read more

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MP3s: Kings Of Nuthin' Post New Songs

Posted March 3, 2010, 8:12 a.m.

Two new songs from Kings of Nuthin' upcoming full-length, Old Habits Die Hard, have been made available for download here. The album is due out May 11th via Sailor's Grave Records. read more

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MP3s: Bleeding Through Post New Song

Posted March 3, 2010, 8:09 a.m.

Bleeding Through has posted a new song called “Breathing in the Wrath” online here. The song will appear on their self-titled full-length, due out April 13th. read more

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MP3s: The Smashing Pumpkins Post Latest Free Song

Posted March 3, 2010, 8:07 a.m.

The Smashing Pumpkins have posted "A Stitch in Time," the third single from Teargarden by Kaleidyscope, online here.  Or you can download the song here.  Details on the first physical EP package will be released soon. read more

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MP3s: Stephen Brodsky Posts Song For Free Download

Posted March 3, 2010, 8 a.m.

Stephen Brodsky’s song “Here in Spirit” has been posted online for free download here. The song will appear on Brodsky’s forthcoming solo effort, Here’s to the Future, which is due out on March 23rd via Hydra Head Records. read more

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MP3s: Museum Mouth EP Available For Free Download

Posted March 3, 2010, 7:54 a.m.

Museum Mouth's I am the Idiot of the Jungle EP has been made available for a free download via Sound as Language. You can grab that here. read more

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Labels: Big Scary Monsters Signs Grown Ups

Posted March 3, 2010, 7:52 a.m.

Big Scary Monsters is pleased to announce that Grown Ups (Chicago, IL / Furnessville, IN) has finished recording its debut full-length, More Songs, with producer Matt Allison (The Lawrence Arms, Alkaline Trio, Rise Against). The ten-track effort will see May 18th release through the label.  Two brand new songs can ... read more

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MP3s: Ill Intent Debut New Songs

Posted March 3, 2010, 7:45 a.m.

Northwest hardcore outfit Ill Intent have debuted three brand new songs online here.  No word on what kind of release the songs will appear on. read more

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Tours: Foundation U.S. Tourdates

Posted March 3, 2010, 7:43 a.m.

Foundation will be embarking on a U.S. tour with Rotting Out and Backtrack providing support.  The band continues to support their latest offering, Hang Your Head, which was released last year. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Think Fast! Signs Reignition

Posted March 3, 2010, 7:38 a.m.

Think Fast! Records has announced the signing of Pennsylvania hardcore outfit Reignition.  The band draws influence from the 90's sound of Snapcase, Refused, and Burn.  Look for their 7" single The Epitome of Free Will in stores on April 27th with a full-length in the near future.  You can preview ... read more

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MP3s: Andrew W.K. Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted March 2, 2010, 3:37 p.m.

Andrew W.K.'s recent Daytrotter session has been made available online here.  The session features all new original material performed with Matt Sweeney. read more

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Bands: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:56 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Crime In Stereo 2. Brand New 3. Alkaline Trio 4. A.F.I. 5. Blacklisted The most listened to album last week was Crime in Stereo's I was Trying to Describe You to Someone. If you'd ... read more

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Labels: 6131 Signs Such Gold

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:46 a.m.

6131 Records has announced the signing of Rochester-based melodic hardcore/pop-punk hybrid Such Gold.  The band will release their second release, a 7"/digital EP, through the label this Summer. In other news, the band will be touring across Canada from March 24th through April 3rd with Rust Belt Lights (ex-Daggermouth), followed ... read more

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Records: The Black Keys Announce New Album

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:42 a.m.

The Black Keys have officially announced that they will release their sixth studio effort Brothers on May 18th via Nonesuch Records.  The album is the follow-up to 2008's Attack & Release. read more

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Records: Ambitions To Release New EP

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:39 a.m.

Ambitions have announced plans to release a new EP titled Surface to Air.  The recording comes even though the band announced their breakup in 2008.  In addition to recording new material for the 7" release, the band will be taking part in an upcoming Chain of Strength tribute release alongside ... read more

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Records: Gogol Bordello Prep New Album

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:36 a.m.

Gogol Bordello will release their new full-length effort, Trans-Continental Hustle, on April 27th via American Recordings. The latest effort was produced by Rick Rubin and contains thirteen brand new songs. read more

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MP3s: Eshas (108, Himsa) Debut Material

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:34 a.m.

Eshas is a new project featuring Robert Fish (108, The Judas Factor, Ressurection) and Aaron Edge (Iamthethorn, Himsa, Brothers of the Sonic Cloth). Recorded in bedrooms in Seattle and Portland, "Your Empty Dying Days" is first song made available from the group; you can download the song here. read more

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MP3s: Blacklist Royals Post New Songs

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:31 a.m.

Blacklist Royals have posted two songs for Semper Liberi, their debut album for Paper + Plastick Records.  You can currently stream “American Hearts” and “Rock N Roll” here. read more

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Labels: Southern Lord Signs The Secret

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:30 a.m.

Southern Lord Records has announced the signing of Italian group The Secret.  The band will soon enter Godcity Studio in Salem, MA with producer Kurt Ballou to record their Southern Lord debut, Solve et Coagula, "their sonic interpretation of a total loss of faith in social system, religion, personal redemption ... read more

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Records: A Loss For Words Planning Motown Covers Album

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:27 a.m.

Boston-based pop-punk outfit A Loss for Words has announced plans to release a full-length effort of Motown covers late this Spring. The effort will be released via Paper + Plastick Records on May 11th.  The ten-song album features covers of Jackson 5, Four Tops, Marvin Gaye; a full tracklisting will ... read more

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Records: Harvey Milk Preps New Album

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:24 a.m.

Harvey Milk have announced plans to release a brand new album this spring titled A Small Turn of Human Kindness. The album is due out on May 18th via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Labels: Temporary Residence Signs Coliseum

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:22 a.m.

Temporary Residence Limited has announced the signing of Louisville noise-makers Coliseum.  The band will release their new full-length effort, currently untitled, through the label sometime this Summer. The band most recently released the  True Quiet / Last Wave EP via Deathwish Inc. last year. read more

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Records: Soundgarden To Re-Release 7"

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:18 a.m.

Soundgarden will be re-releasing their “Hunted Down” / “Nothing To Say“ 7″ vinyl through Sub Pop Records on April 17th as part of Record Store Day. read more

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Tours: Mountain Man Spring Tourdates

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:16 a.m.

Mountain Man will be taking to the road for a brief mini-tour this month. The band will be touring in support of their 10" LP, One.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: Gorillaz - Stylo" Video

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:12 a.m.

Gorillaz video for the single "Stylo" can be viewed online here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Album

Posted March 2, 2010, 5:11 a.m.

A full-album stream of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's Beat The Devil's Tattoo has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Unreleased Culture Records Posted For Download

Posted March 2, 2010, 4:56 a.m.

Stellar hardcore blog xStuck in the Pastx has posted a previously unreleased LP and EP from South Florida hardcore outfit Culture for free download. You can check that out here. read more

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Tours: Ruiner North American Tourdates

Posted March 2, 2010, 4:53 a.m.

Ruiner have revealed the touring schedule for their North American tour as they support Hell is Empty. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Defeater / Dead Swans European Tourdates

Posted March 2, 2010, 4:51 a.m.

Defeater and Dead Swans will be taking to Europe together this Spring.  Both bands continue to support recent releases for Bridge Nine Records - Defeater released the Lost Ground EP while Dead Swans offered Sleepwalkers.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: The Dillinger Escape Plan - "Farewell, Mona Lisa" Video

Posted March 2, 2010, 4:46 a.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan's video for the single "Farewell, Mona Lisa" has been made available online here. read more

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Labels: Dangerbird Signs Minus The Bear

Posted Feb. 25, 2010, 1:16 p.m.

Dangerbird Records has announced the signing of Minus the Bear.  The band will be releasing their new full-length effort, Omni, on May 4th through the label.  The release is the follow-up to 2007's Planet of Ice. read more

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Tours: Murder By Death U.S. Tourdates

Posted Feb. 25, 2010, 1:13 p.m.

Murder by Death have announced dates for their upcoming Spring headlining tour.  The band will be promoting the release of their new full-length effort, Good Morning, Magpie.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Stephen Brodsky Preps New Release

Posted Feb. 25, 2010, 12:58 p.m.

Stephen Brodsky of Cave In will be releasing a new recording entitled Here's to the Future on March 23rd on Hydra Head Records.  The album follows 2008's Black Ribbon Award and will also be available on cassette tape format. read more

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Labels: 6131 Signs Alpha & Omega

Posted Feb. 25, 2010, 12:55 p.m.

6131 Records has announced the signing of Alpha & Omega. The band will be releasing their debut full-length through the label this year, which follows up their Devil's Bed EP that was released on the label in 2008.  The album is being recorded with Paul Miner (H2O, Unbroken, New Found ... read more

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Tours: Broadway Calls North American Tourdates

Posted Feb. 25, 2010, 12:46 p.m.

Broadway Calls have announced their upcoming Spring tour of North America, which includes a Westcoast/Canadian trek with The Flatliners.  The band continues to support Good Views, Bad News.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Thom Yorke Announces U.S. Shows

Posted Feb. 25, 2010, 12:43 p.m.

Thom Yorke has announced a string of U.S. shows leading up to his appearance at Coachella.  The dates are as follows: 4/5 - New York City, NY @ Roseland Ballroom 4/6 - New York City, NY @ Roseland Ballroom 4/8 - Boston, MA @  Citi Wang Theatre 4/10 - Chicago, ... read more

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Records: Walter Schreifels Preps Solo Effort

Posted Feb. 25, 2010, 12:37 p.m.

Walter Schreifels will release his new solo effort, An Open Letter to the Scene, on May 4th via Academy Fight Song.  You can stream the song "Arthur Lee's Lullaby" online here.  A video for the song is also available for viewing here. read more

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Tours: Clutch Tourdates

Posted Feb. 25, 2010, 12:31 p.m.

Clutch has announced dates for a new Spring tour, which kicks off in late March. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Deftones Debut New Song

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 2:32 p.m.

Deftones have made their new song "Rocket Skates" available online here. The song is also available for free download from the band's website here. read more

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MP3s: The Dillinger Escape Plan Post New Song

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 2:28 p.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan have made the track "Farewell, Mona Lisa" available for streaming here.  Option Paralysis is due out March 23rd. read more

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Tours: Death Before Dishonor / Death Threat Tourdates

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 2:21 p.m.

Death Before Dishonor will be hitting the road in April with Death Threat and The Mongoloids providing support. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Leatherface Album

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 2:13 p.m.

A full-album stream of Leatherface's The Stormy Petrel has been made available here. The album is out in stores March 23rd via No Idea Records. read more

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Records: Reflections Plans Sick Of It All Vinyl Releases

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 2:08 p.m.

Reflections Records has announced plans to reissue the first two albums - Blood, Sweat And No Tears and Just Look Around - from Sick of it All on vinyl.  The albums will feature original artwork but packed in a gatefold sleeve. They will be limited to 500 copies. read more

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Tours: Nothing To Nothing U.S. Tourdates

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 2:05 p.m.

Nothing to Nothing are hitting the road in support of their To Better Days 7", which is out now on Volatile Recordings.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Bright Eyes / Neva Dinova Collab Gets Reissued

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 2:03 p.m.

The Bright Eyes and Neva Dinova collaboration, One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels, will be reissued on March 23rd via Saddle Creek Records. The new set features four new tracks recorded specifically for this release along with the original six track session.  A teaser video has been made available here. read more

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Records: Cap'n Jazz Discography Gets Vinyl Release

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:56 p.m.

Cap'n Jazz's discography effort, Analphabetapolothology, will be released on vinyl for the very first time on June 15th via Jade Tree Records. read more

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MP3s: Kayo Dot Post New Song For Download

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:54 p.m.

Kayo Dot have made their new track "Whisper Ineffable" available for free download here. The song will appear on the band's upcoming release, Coyote, which is due out April 6th via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Labels: Bridge Nine To Release Underdog Discography

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:52 p.m.

Bridge Nine Records has announced plans to release a discography record for Underdog.  The release, titled Matchless, is due out on May 18th and will include both The Vanishing Point and the Demos as a CD and vinyl release. read more

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Tours: Thrice / Manchester Orchestra Tourdates

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:48 p.m.

Thrice have announced dates for a co-headlining tour with Manchester Orchestra. The band continues to support last year's release, Beggars. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Communipaw Post Album For Free Download

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:46 p.m.

New Brunswick, NJ's Communipaw have made their self-titeld debut full-length available for free download here. read more

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MP3s: East Of The Wall Post New Songs

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:45 p.m.

East of the Wall have posted two new tracks from the group's upcoming album, Ressentiment, online here. The album is due out in July via Translation Loss Records. read more

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Records: The Business Prep New Album

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:43 p.m.

The Business will release their new full-length effort, Doing The Business, on May 11th via Sailors Grave Records.  You can stream the songs "Mean Girl" and "1-2-3" here.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Mean Girl 2. Don't Give A Fuck 3. Till The End 4. 1-2-3 ... read more

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Tours: Mono / The Twilight Sad Tourdates

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:38 p.m.

Mono have announced dates for an upcoming U.S. tour.  The band will be joined by The Twilight Sad for the run of shows which kicks off in late April. The band will be touring in support of their live album and film, Holy Ground: NYC Live with the Wordless Music ... read more

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Videos: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – “I Built Myself A Metal Bird” Video

Posted Feb. 24, 2010, 1:35 p.m.

Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra's video for the song “I Built Myself A Metal Bird” has been made available online here. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 11:26 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. Alkaline Trio 2. Blacklisted 4. Crime In Stereo 5. A.F.I. The most listened to album last week was Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to ... read more

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MP3s: Murder By Death Debut New Song

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 11:21 p.m.

A brand new song titled "Foxglove" from Murder by Death's upcoming full-length, Good Morning, Magpie, has been made available for streaming online here. The album is due out April 6th via Vagrant Records. Murder by Death last released Red of Tooth and Claw in 2008. read more

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MP3s: Chad Gilbert Debuts Solo Material For Free Download

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 11:19 p.m.

New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert has debuted his solo material - recorded under the moniker What's Eating Gilbert - online here. Gilbert has released three songs to date, which can be streamed online through the site or downloaded for free via his good friends at Bridge Nine Records (link ... read more

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Labels: Fail Safe To Release Heads Held High LP

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 11:13 p.m.

Fail Safe Records has announced plans to release the upcoming new full-length from Heads Held High.  Dogs and Cats, Living Together is due out next month and will be the follow-up to last year's So Say We All. read more

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Records: The Get Up Kids Announce New EP

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 11:04 p.m.

The Get Up Kids have announced plans to release a brand new four-song EP titled Simple Science this April.  The release will be available as a vinyl, CD, and digital release. This will mark the band's first new release since reuniting and the first new material to be released since ... read more

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Tours: The Attack Add Tourdates

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:59 p.m.

The Attack have expanded their upcoming touring plans with additional dates, including a Midwest run with H2O.  The band will be supporting their full-length effort, Of Nostalgia and Rebellion.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Set Your Goals / Comeback Kid Tourdates

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:56 p.m.

Set Your Goals and Comeback Kid will be kicking off a full U.S. tour in mid-April.  The bands will be joined by a host of supporting acts throughout the trek including The Wonder Years, This Time Next Year, Title Fight, Smartbomb, Make Do And Mend, Murdock, and The Story So ... read more

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Records: Nails Prep Debut LP / Post New Songs

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:52 p.m.

Nails will release their debut full-length, Unsilent Death, as a 10" vinyl release via Six Feet Under Records.  Two songs from the upcoming release can be streamed online here. read more

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Records: Small Brown Bike Announce New 7" Release

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:50 p.m.

Small Brown Bike have announced the upcoming release of Composite Vol. 2, the second installment in their 7” series of new material for No Idea Records.  The release is due out March 9th and will feature two new songs tracked this past January in the band’s home recording studio and ... read more

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Tours: Alexisonfire / Trash Talk Tourdates

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:47 p.m.

Alexisonfire will be teaming up with Trash Talk for a full U.S. tour this Spring. The bands will be joined by Therefore I Am and La Dispute for the trek. To view the touring schedule click "read more." read more

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Tours: Metric Announce Tourdates

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:43 p.m.

Metric have announced dates for an upcoming U.S. tour this Spring. This summer, Metric will tour as a part of the traveling Lilith Fair - dates are not yet confirmed. The band continues to tour in support of their latest full-length offering, Fantasies. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Rocky Votolato Album

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:39 p.m.

A full-album stream of Rocky Votolato's True Devotion has been made available here. The album is available on February 23rd via Barsuk Records. read more

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Videos: Gorillaz Post "Stylo" Trailer

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:37 p.m.

A teaser trailer for the upcoming Gorillaz video for the song "Stylo" (featuring Mos Def and Bobby Womack) has been made available here. read more

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Videos: Golden Triangle - "Neon Noose" Video

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:35 p.m.

Golden Triangle's video for the song "Neon Noose" has been made available online for viewing here. read more

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Records: Darkthrone Prep New Album

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:34 p.m.

Darkthrone will release their new full-length effort, Circle the Wagons, on vinyl on March 8th via Peaceville Records.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Those Treasures Will Never Befall You 2. Running For Borders 3. I Am The Graves Of The 80's 4. Stylized Corpse 5. Circle ... read more

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Bands: Pennywise Announce Ignite Frontman As New Vocalist

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:27 p.m.

Pennywise have officially announced that Ignite vocalist Zoli Teglas is their new full-time vocalist.  Bassist Randy Bradbury had this to say on the matter: What started out as a temporary position was just too good to put an end to. Zoli brings to the table a tremendous vocal ability, creativity, ... read more

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MP3s: It's A King Thing Offer Album For Free

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:23 p.m.

It's a King Thing have made their full-length effort Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo available for streaming and free download here. read more

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MP3s: Xasthur Posts "New" Song

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:21 p.m.

The song "Untitled 5/05" from Xasthur Demo 2005 release is currently streaming online here. The song is taken from the upcoming Hydra Head Records release, which is due out February 23rd. read more

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Records: Deftones Announce New Album

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:17 p.m.

The Deftones will release their new full-length effort, Diamond Eyes, on May 18th.  The album features current fill in bassist Sergio Vega of Quicksand fame.  A brand new song titled "Rocket Skates" will be available for free download on February 23rd from the band's website. read more

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Labels: Paper + Plastick Signs The Have Nots

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:12 p.m.

Paper + Plastick Records has announced the signing of Boston-based punk/ska outfit The Have Nots.  The label is currently offering the band's latest release, Serf City USA, for free here. read more

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Tours: Cannibal Corpse Headlining Tourdates

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:06 p.m.

Cannibal Corpse has announced dates for their upcoming headlining tour this Spring. The band will be joined by Skeletonwitch, 1349, and Lecherous Nocturne.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Circa Survive Debut New Song

Posted Feb. 16, 2010, 10:02 p.m.

Circa Survive had debuted a brand new song titled "Get Out" online here.  The song is taken from their upcoming album Blue Sky Noise out April 20th via Atlantic Records. read more

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Records: Crucified To Record Full-Length

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 9:29 a.m.

California hardcore outfit Crucified will be recording their debut full-length March 11th through the 16th at The Panda Studios in Fremont, CA with Sam Pura. The record is expected to contain twelve or thirteen songs, two of which are from previous releases. The band has tentatively set Coldest Winter; Darkest ... read more

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Videos: Sade - "Soldier Of Love" Live On Letterman Video

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 9:12 a.m.

Video of Sade performing "Soldier of Love" live on Late Show with David Letterman has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: The Swellers Post Acoustic Song

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:56 a.m.

The Swellers have posted an acoustic version of "Feet First" online here. The regular version appears on their latest full-length, Ups and Downsizing. read more

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MP3s: Pastepunk Releases First Three Digital Reissues

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:52 a.m.

Our good friends over at Pastepunk have made the first three of their digital reissues available online: Silent Majority's You Would Love to Know EP, Blood Red's Hostage LP, and Blood Red's The Redwood EP.  For a list of available digital distributors head here. [Editor's Note: All three of these ... read more

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Shows: Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Announced

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:49 a.m.

The lineup for the 2010 edition of Bonnaroo has been officially announced.  Bands of note include: Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, The Flaming Lips, LCD Soundsystem, The Black Keys, She & Him, Clutch, Weezer, The Gaslight Anthem, Baroness, Isis, Lucero, Rise Against, The Melvins, Gwar, The National, Phoenix, Kid ... read more

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MP3s: The Fucking Cops Demo For Free Download

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:40 a.m.

The Fucking Cops - a new Cleveland melodic punk band featuring members of Vietnam Werewolf - have their demo available for free download here. read more

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Videos: Flogging Molly - "Punch Drunk Grinning Soul" Video

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:35 a.m.

Flogging Molly's video for the song "Punch Drunk Grinning Soul" has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire We Are The Union Album

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:31 a.m.

Hurley is currently hosting a limited stream of We are the Union's Who We Are online here. read more

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Tours: Entombed / Merauder Mini Tour

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:29 a.m.

Entombed and Merauder will be teaming up for a week-long tour of the Eastcoast and Midwest in late Spring. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Shows: Snapcase Announce European Reunion Shows

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:26 a.m.

Snapcase has announced a short run of European reunion shows.  No word on if any additional shows will be added: 4/19 - Schweinfurt, Germany @ Stattbahnhof 4/20 - Berlin, Germany @ Magnet Club 4/21 - Hamburg, Germany @ Logo 4/22 - Leipzig, Germany @ Conne Island 4/23 - Meerhout, Belgium ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Bulldog Courage Album

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:23 a.m.

A full-album stream of Bulldog Courage's From Heartache to Hatred has been made available here. The album is available now via Thorp Records. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Post Harbor Album

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:22 a.m.

A full-album stream of Post Harbor's They Can't Hurt You if You Don't Believe in Them has been made available online here. The album is due out February 23rd via Burning Building Recordings. read more

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Shows: Harvest Of Hope 2010 Lineup Additions

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:18 a.m.

The latest additions to the Harvest of Hope Festival have been made. Here are the newest bands announced to perform: High on Fire, Kid Sister, Gringo Star, Port O’Brien, We Are The Union, Cheap Girls, Avi Buffalo, The Dig, Yelawolf, Young Brother, Barnaby Jones, The Duppies, Umoja Orchestra, Sunbears, Liquid ... read more

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MP3s: Daughters Release New Single

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:16 a.m.

Daughters have made the lead single - "The First Supper" - from their upcoming self-titled release available from iTunes and Amazon.  The album is due out on March 9th via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Labels: Jagjaguwar Signs Small Black

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:14 a.m.

Jagjaguwar Records has announced the signing of Small Black.  The label will release a remixed, remastered and expanded version of the Small Black EP on April 27th.  The EP will feature the original five songs as well as two new ones: "Kings of Animals" and "Baby Bird Pt. 2." read more

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Records: The Weakerthans Prep Live DVD/CD Release

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:09 a.m.

The Weakerthans will be releasing a live DVD/CD album titled Live at the Burton Cummings Theater on March 23rd via Anti Records.  The live album was recorded in April of 2009 as the band toured in support of Reunion Tour. read more

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Tours: Six Gallery Tourdates

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 8:01 a.m.

Six Gallery will be taking to the road as they head to South by Southwest to promote the release of their debut full-length, Breakthroughs in Modern Art, which is due out March 23rd on Superball Music.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Countdown Signs Strength Approach

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 7:56 a.m.

Countdown Records has announced the signing of Strength Approach.  The Italian hardcore outfit will release a 7"/CDEP titled Stand Your Ground prior to releasing a new full-length - With or Without You - later this year.  The album will feature artwork by Dave Quiggle. read more

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Records: Balance And Composure / Tigers Jaw Split

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 7:52 a.m.

Balance and Composure will team up wiht Tigers Jaw for a split release - No Sleep Records will handle the CD version while Run for Cover Records will be releasing the effort on vinyl.  The split will feature four tracks from each band, with a digital release containing one extra ... read more

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Tours: Torche To Open For Coheed & Cambria

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 7:50 a.m.

Torche have been added as a support act for the upcoming Coheed & Cambria tour scheduled to kick off in late April.  Circa Survive is also taking part on the tour. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Far Prep New Album

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 7:40 a.m.

Far will be releasing their Vagrant Records debut, At Night We Live, on May 18th.  The album will be the band's fifth proper full-length release and first since reuniting.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1.  Deafening 2.  If You Cared Enough 3.  When I Could See 4.  ... read more

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Records: The Sword Recording New Album

Posted Feb. 14, 2010, 7:31 a.m.

The Sword is currently in the studio with Matt Bayles recording their follow-up to 2008's Gods of the Earth. The album is expected to be released later this year via Kemado Records. read more

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Videos: Andrew W.K. Posts New Teaser Trailer

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 11:54 p.m.

A new teaser trailer for the upcoming two-disc release from Andrew W.K. has been made available online here.  The Close Calls With Brick Walls / Mother of Mankind set is due out March 9th. [Editor's Note: Brilliant. I cannot support this man enough.] read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 9:48 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Crime In Stereo 2. A.F.I. 2. Converge 4. Blacklisted 5. The Beatles The most listened to album last week was Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to ... read more

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Tours: Converge Announce Headlining Tourdates

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 1:21 p.m.

Converge have announced the tour routing for their upcoming headlining tour as they continue to support Axe to Fall.  The band will have a number of acts providing support at various points across the tour, including Thursday, Coalesce, Lewd Acts, Gaza, Harvey Milk, and Black Breath.  To view the dates ... read more

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Videos: Jónsi - "Go Do" Video

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 1:14 p.m.

Jónsi - whom you may know as Sigur Rós' vocalist - has his video for the song "Go Do" available for viewing online here.  The song is taken from his upcoming solo effort, Go, which is due out April 6th via XL Recordings. read more

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MP3s: Vampire Weekend Covers Rancid

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 1:12 p.m.

Indie rockers Vampire Weekend took on Bay Area punk rockers Rancid's hit "Ruby Soho."  You can hear their cover here. read more

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Videos: Alkaline Trio - "This Addiction" Video

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 1:04 p.m.

Alkaline Trio's video for the title-track to their upcoming full-length, This Addiction, can be viewed online here.  The album is due out February 23rd. read more

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MP3s: Stream Monikers EP

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:57 p.m.

A stream of Moniker's new 7" EP, Men, has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: No Age Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:48 p.m.

No Age's recent Daytrotter Session has been made available online here. read more

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Records: Propagandhi To Release Benefit EP

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:46 p.m.

Propagandhi have announced that they will release a digital EP with the proceeds going to Haiti earthquake relief. The three-track release will feature unreleased songs recorded during the sessions of the band's first two full-lengths, 1993's How To Clean Everything and 1996's Less Talk, More Rock.  Among the tracks is ... read more

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Records: Sage Francis Preps New Album

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:40 p.m.

Sage Francis will release his new full-length effort, Li(f)e, on May 11th through Anti Records.  The tracklisting - including numerous collaborators - to the album is as follows: 1. Little Houdini (written by Sage Francis and Jason Lytle) 2. Three Sheets to the Wind (written by Sage Francis and Chris ... read more

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Shows: Pitchfork Music Festival Confirms First Batch Of Artists

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:29 p.m.

Pitchfork Music Festival will once again take place at Chicago’s Union Park.  The 2010 edition will take place on July 16th through the 18th.  Bands confirmed thus far include: Pavement, Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem, Raekwon, St. Vincent, Lightning Bolt, Cass McCombs, Here We Go Magic, Sleigh Bells read more

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Tours: Mastodon / Between The Buried And Me / Baroness Tourdates

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:27 p.m.

Mastodon will once again be taking to the road for a headlining tour as they continue to support last year's Crack the Skye.  Joining the band on the tour will be Between the Buried and Me, Baroness, and Valient Thorr.  You can view the dates by click "read more." read more

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Videos: Sothis - "Of Night And Silence" Video

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:21 p.m.

Sothis' video for the song "Of Night and Silence" has been made available online here.  The song is taken from the band's Candlelight Records release De Oppresso Liber. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire GDP Album

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:19 p.m.

A full-album stream of GDP's Realistic Expectations has been made available online here. read more

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Tours: Wolves In The Throne Room Tourdates

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:17 p.m.

Wolves in the Throne Room kick off their Pacific Northwest and Australian tour this week.  The band continues to support Black Cascade.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Cancer Bats Post New Song

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:09 p.m.

Cancer Bats have posted a brand new song titled "Scared to Death” online here. The song is taken from the forthcoming album Bears, Mayors, Scraps and Bones which is due out on April 13th via Black Market Activities.  The song will also appear on a digital EP that will precede ... read more

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Tours: Bleeding Through Tourdates

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:05 p.m.

Bleeding Through will release their self-titled full-length effort on April 13th via Rise Records.  In conjunction the band has lined up a full U.S. tour in support of the effort with Born of Osiris, Sleeping Giant, Oceano, and Legend.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Expire Pre-Orders Launched / Tourdates

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 12:02 p.m.

Hellfish has launched pre-orders for Expires's Grim Rhythm 7" EP.  You can grab yours here. The band will be taking to the road this Spring for a Westcoast tour with Rotting Out, Creatures, and Ruckus. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Locrian Posts New Song

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 11:56 a.m.

Locrain's track "Procession of Ancestral Brutalism" has been posted online here. The group features Blake Judd from Nachtmystium on guitars, Bruce Lamont from Yakuza on saxaphone, Mark Solotroff from Bloodyminded on vocals, and Andrew Scherer from Velnias on drums.  The song is taken from the band's release, Territories. read more

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Videos: Spoon - "Written In Reverse" Video

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 11:52 a.m.

Spoon's video for the single "Written in Reverse" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the band's latest full-length release, Transference. read more

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Labels: Teenage Disco Bloodbath Signs Three Bands

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 11:47 a.m.

Boston-based independent label Teenage Disco Bloodbath Records has announced the addition of three new bands to its roster: Firstly, Phantom Glue recently completed tracking of their self-titled debut effort with Kurt Ballou at God City Studios. An April release is currently planned. The second addition, Choke Up, will be relasing ... read more

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Tours: High On Fire Tourdates

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 11:38 a.m.

High on Fire have announced the dates for their upcoming headlining tour.  The band will be joined by Priestess, Black Cobra, and Bison B.C. for the trek. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Lair Of The Minotaur Announce New Album

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 11:36 a.m.

Chicago-based metal outfit Lair of the Minotaur have announced plans to release their new full-length effort, Evil Power, on April 13th.  The effort will be released on the band's newly founded imprint label, The Grind-House Records, which will be distributed by Southern Lord Records.  A new song from the recording ... read more

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Records: MGMT Prep New Album

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 11:31 a.m.

MGMT will be releasing their new full-length effort, Congratulations, in April. read more

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Tours: The Bronx / Japanther Tourdates

Posted Feb. 8, 2010, 11:28 a.m.

The Bronx will be hitting the road with Japanther for a full U.S. tour.  On the tour The Bronx will perform under their regular name as well as their alter-ego, Mariachi El Bronx.  To view the dates of the tour click "read more." read more

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Shows: Generic Insight Radio Festival

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 9:59 a.m.

Generic Insight Radio is celebrating four years with a two-day music festival. The event takes place February 26th and 27th in Brooklyn, New York.  Tickets can be purchased here. The lineup for the two shows are: Friday, February 26th Bushwick Music Studios 55 Waterbury Street Brooklyn, NY ALGERNON CADWALLADER SLINGSHOT ... read more

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Shows: Cloak/Dagger Announce 2010 Shows

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:57 a.m.

Cloak/Dagger have lined up a few scattered tourdates as they support their latest offering, Lost Art. The dates are as follows: 2/11 - Philadelphia, PA @ TBA 2/12 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes w/ Off With Their Heads 2/13 - Baltimore, MD @ Golden West Cafe w/ Off ... read more

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MP3s: Crime In Stereo Post Another New Song

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:55 a.m.

Crime in Stereo have made another new song available for streaming. You can hear "Not Dead" here.  I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone is due out February 23rd via Bridge Nine Records. read more

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Tours: Red Sparowes Tour With Doomriders & Caspian

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:53 a.m.

Red Sparowes will be embarking on a full U.S. tour this Spring.  The band will be joined by Doomriders and Caspian, with each band providing support on the two legs of the tour. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Tim Barry Album

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:51 a.m.

A full-album stream of Tim Barry's recently released full-length, 28th & Stonewall, can be found here. The album is available now via Suburban Home Records. read more

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Videos: Look Mexico - "You Stay. I Go. No Following." Video

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:48 a.m.

Look Mexico's video for the song "You Stay. I Go. No Following." has been made available here.  The song is the first single from their upcoming album, To Bed to Battle, which is due out March 23rd. read more

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MP3s: Landmine Marathon Post New Song

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:46 a.m.

Landmine Marathon have made a brand new song titled "Exist" available online here. The song is from the band's upcoming full-length, Sovereign Descent. read more

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Videos: Title Tracks - "Steady Love" Video

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:43 a.m.

Title Tracks' video for the song "Steady Love" has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Massive Attack Album

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:40 a.m.

A full-album stream of Massive Attacks' new full-length effort, Heligoland, has been made available online here. read more

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Labels: Rhymesayers Signs Grieves

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:38 a.m.

Rhymesayers Entertainment has announced the signing of New York rapper Grieves.  The label will be reissuing his 2008 release 88 Keys and Counting on March 2nd.  A brand new effort is planned for a late 2010 release through the new label. read more

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Tours: Weedeater Tourdates

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:35 a.m.

Weedeater will be embarking on a U.S. tour come March. The month-long trek will cover the entire U.S., after which the band will enter the studio enter Electrical Audio Studios with Steve Albini to record their new release entitled Jason... The Dragon, which will be released later this year on ... read more

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Bands: The Casting Out Recording New LP

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:31 a.m.

The Casting Out have entered Clay Creek Studios to record their follow-up to Go Crazy! Throw Fireworks!.  The new album will be their first for new label Eyeball Records. read more

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Labels: Epitaph Signs Off With Their Heads

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:26 a.m.

Epitaph Records has signed Minneapolis-based punk outfit Off With Their Heads.  The group released the highly praised From the Bottom in 2008.  The band has plans to release a new full-length in the early part of 2010 on their new label. read more

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Tours: Steel Nation / Naysayer Tourdates

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:22 a.m.

Steel Nation and Naysayer are teaming up for a two-week tour together in March. To view the dates of the run click "read more." read more

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Labels: Def Jux Label Going On Hiatus

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:20 a.m.

Without heavy rumors circulating that the Def Jux label has folded, label founded EL-P made an announcement concerning the future of the underground hip-hop label.  The label will be going on a hiatus while EL-P steps down from his artistic director position to focus on producing. You can read his ... read more

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Records: Broken Social Scene Prep New Album

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:17 a.m.

Broken Social Scene will be releasing their new full-length effort, currently without title, on May 4th.  The group last released Broken Social Scene in 2005. read more

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Videos: Strike Anywhere - "I'm Your Opposite Number" Video

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:14 a.m.

Strike Anywhere's video for the song "I'm Your Opposite Number" has been made available here. The song is taken from the band's latest LP, Iron Front. read more

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Records: The Ocean To Release Two Albums In 2010

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:05 a.m.

After recently announcing the release of Heliocentric in April, The Ocean have also revealed plans to release a second full-length effort in 2010.  The second album, Anthropocentric, is slated for an October release. Both albums will be released via Metal Blade Records. read more

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MP3s: Flobots Team With Rise Against Frontman On Single

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8:02 a.m.

Denver-based hip-hop group Flobots have teamed up with Rise Against frontman Tim McIlrath for their new single "White Flag Warrior."  A clip of the song can be streamed online here. read more

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Tours: Battlefields / Junius Tourdates

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 8 a.m.

Battlefields and Junius will be teaming up for a March tour as the two make their way to South by Southwest. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Shows: Light This City Announce Farewell Shows

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 7:59 a.m.

San Francisco-based metal outfit Light this City have announced their final shows ever. Here are the shows: 4/8 - San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside w/ Comadre, The Funeral Pyre, Early Graves 4/9 - Fresno, CA @ The CYC w/ The Funeral Pyre 4/10 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction ... read more

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Videos: A.F.I. - "Beautiful Thieves" Video

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 7:56 a.m.

A.F.I.'s video for the single "Beautiful Thieves" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's latest offering, Crash Love. read more

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Splits: The Golden Age Call It Quits

Posted Feb. 4, 2010, 7:46 a.m.

Texas melodic hardcore outfit The Golden Age have announced their breakup. The group released the full-length effort, Unlock Yourself, last year via Panic Records. read more

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Records: The Attack Prep New Album / Tourdates

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 2:54 a.m.

The Attack will release their new album, Of Nostalgia and Rebellion, on February 16th.  Two songs from the album can currently be streamed online here.  The band has lined up the following shows to promote its upcoming release: 2/16 - Orlando, FL @ Willis Pub w/ Outbreak 2/19 - Philadelphia, ... read more

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MP3s: 108 Audio Player Launched

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 2:11 a.m.

An audio player for 108's new full-length, 18.61, has been made available here. The album is due out via Deathwish Inc. in the near future. The group last released A New Beat From a Dead Heart in 2007. read more

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Tours: Slayer / Megadeath / Testament Tourdates (Version 2.0)

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 2:05 a.m.

After being postponed by Slayer bassist/vocalist Tom Araya's medical issues, the Slayer, Megadeath, and Testament North American tour has once again been announced.  Many cities and venues have been changed due to booking issues. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Bands: Samiam Cancels Harvest Of Hope Appearance

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:59 a.m.

Samiam have had to pull out of their previously announced appearance at the Harvest of Hope Festival.  The band made the following statement: For anyone that noticed we were playing Harvest of Hope in March...well, we were...but we are now not. that goes for costa rica, panama and europe this ... read more

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Tours: Goatwhore Tourdates

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:51 a.m.

Goatwhore has announced a batch of dates for a Midwest tour in March. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: The Wonder Years / Fallen From The Sky Split 7"

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:49 a.m.

As part of their Under the Influence series, Vinyl Collective is releasing a split 7" between The Wonder Years and Fallen From the Sky.  Fallen From the Sky will be covering “This is a Call” by Foo Fighters while The Wonder Years will take on “Zip Lock” by Lit.  More ... read more

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Tours: The Carrier Eastcoast Tourdates

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:43 a.m.

The Carrier have announced a short Eastcoast tour to take place during the month of March. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: Big Business - "The Drift" Video

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:40 a.m.

Big Business' video for the song "The Drift" has been made available here.  The song is taken from Mind the Drift, which was released last year. read more

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Tours: Circa Survive Tourdates

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:37 a.m.

Circa Survive have announced a brief Spring tour as they make their way out to Bamboozle West Festival.  The band is currently in the process of mixing their new full-length effort. To view the dates of the tour click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Killing Time Post New Song

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:34 a.m.

Killing Time have posted a brand new song titled “Flight Plan” from their upcoming full-length, Three Steps Back. You can stream the song here.  The album is due out February 9th via Dead City Records. read more

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Tours: Worn In Red U.S. Tourdates

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:32 a.m.

Worn in Red are currently in the midst of a full U.S. tour as they support their No Idea Records release In the Offing. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Daughters Set Release Date

Posted Feb. 1, 2010, 1:28 a.m.

Daughters will release their new self-titled full-length on March 9th via Hydra Head Records.  The album is the follow-up to 2006's Hell Songs.  Tracklisting to the new album is as follows: 1. The Virgin 2. The First Supper 3. The Hit 4. The Theatre Goer 5. Our Queens (One Is ... read more

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MP3s: All Teeth Post New Demo

Posted Jan. 28, 2010, 12:03 a.m.

All Teeth have posted a demo version of the a new song titled "Caller ID" here.  The song will be re-recorded and appear on an upcoming EP which is due out early this Summer.  Be sure to check the link for their upcoming Westcoast tour with Defeater. A full U.S. ... read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 11:53 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Alkaline Trio 2. Converge 3. Blacklisted 4. Radiohead 4. The Beatles The most listened to album last week was Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to the ... read more

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Splits: Sigur Rós On Indefinite Break

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 11:49 p.m.

Sigur Rós recently confirmed that they are on an indefinite break while frontman Jonsi Birgisson focuses on his solo recording, Go, which is due out March 22nd. The group most recently released Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust in 2008. read more

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Music News: Chad Gilbert Has Thyroid Removed / Missing NFG Shows

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 11:38 p.m.

New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert recently underwent surgery to have part of his thyroid removed after suspicious cell growth was found in a cyst.  There were initially concerns about cancerous growth, but a biopsy found no cancer. As a result of the operation Gilbert will miss the first few ... read more

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TV: Them Crooked Vultures To Perform On SNL

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 11:29 p.m.

Them Crooked Vultures will be performing as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on February 6th.  The show airs at 11:35 PM EST on NBC. read more

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MP3s: New Joanna Newsom Song Posted

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 11:23 p.m.

A brand new song from Joanna Newsom titled "81" has been made available online here. The song is taken from her upcoming new album, the three-disc Have One on Me, which is due out February 23rd via Drag City Records. Newsom last released Ys in 2006. read more

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Videos: Glassjaw - "All Good Junkies Go To Heaven" Live Video

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 11:18 p.m.

Video of Glassjaw performing a brand new song live titled "All Good Junkies Go to Heaven" has been made available online here. read more

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Shows: Scion Rock Fest 2010

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 3:49 p.m.

The lineup for the 2010 edition of the Scion Rock Fest has been announced.  The event takes place March 13th in Columbus, OH at four different venues: Circus, Skully's, Newport Music Hall, and Bernie's Distillery.  Bands confirmed to appear include: Cannibal Corpse, Shrinebuilder, Voivod, D.R.I., Brutal Truth, Hate Eternal, Yob, ... read more

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Bands: Such Gold To Enter Studio

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 3:39 p.m.

Pop-punk/melodic hardcore outfit Such Gold will enter the studio next month to record a brand new EP, which is slated for a Spring release.  The group previously released the Stand Tall EP last year. This band does killer Snapcase, Saves the Day, and The Movielife covers. read more

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Records: Jawbreaker's "Unfun" Gets Reissue Treatment

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 3:36 p.m.

Jawbreaker will see their 1990 debut full-length, Unfun, reissued and released on March 30th through Blackball Records.  The record has been remastered from the original analog tapes by John Golden. The CD and digital download will include the band's 1989 EP Whack & Blite as well as the 7" mix ... read more

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Records: The Ocean Prep New Album

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 3:24 p.m.

The Ocean will release their new album Heliocentric on April 13th via Metal Blade Records.  Clips from the record can be heard online here. read more

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Music News: Live Nation & Ticketmaster Merger Approved

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 3:22 p.m.

The merger between Live Nation and Ticketmaster was officially approved by the Department of Justice in spite of anti-trust concerns. read more

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Tours: The Dillinger Escape Plan / Darkest Hour Tourdates

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 3:17 p.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan will be hitting the road with Darkest Hour this Spring as they prepare the release of their new full-length, Option Paralysis.  To view the confirmed dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Mayhem Tourdates

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 3:06 p.m.

Mayhem will be embarking on a North American tour with Tombs and Ludicra providing support. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Mouth Of The Architect Title EP

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 3:04 p.m.

Mouth of the Architect have chosen The Violence Beneath as the title for their upcoming EP which is scheduled for a March release via Translation Loss Records. read more

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Tours: Megadeath / Testament / Exodus Tourdates

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:58 p.m.

Megadeath will be embarking on the Rust In Peace 20th Anniversary Tour during which the band will be playing their landmark, genre-defining album, 1990’s Rust in Peace, in its entirety, in addition to other Megadeth set list favorites.  Also joining the band on the tour are thrash legends Testament and ... read more

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MP3s: Regret Post Unreleased Songs

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:53 p.m.

Regret have posted all the songs from an unreleased four-song EP online here.  No word on an official release is known at this time. Source: Pastepunk read more

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Records: Get The Most Prep Debut LP

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:48 p.m.

Get the Most will release their debut LP, Together, through React Records this Spring. The album is currently slated for a March release and will feature ten songs clocking in at just over twenty minutes. read more

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Labels: Century Media Signs Sick Of It All

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:46 p.m.

Century Media Records has announced the signing of New York Hardcore legends Sick of it All.  The label will release the band's upcoming new full-length effort, Based on a True Story, on April 20th. The band last released Death to Tyrants in 2006. read more

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Bands: This Is Hell To Enter Studio

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:43 p.m.

This is Hell will enter the studio early next month to begin recording for their Rise Records debut.  The band most recently released the Warbirds 7" last year. read more

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Records: Betrayed To Release New EP

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:40 p.m.

Betrayed will release a new EP titled Suffering through React Records.  The group last released their only full-length effort, Substance, in 2006 before calling it quits shortly there after.  Since then, the band has been playing select shows on an on-and-off basis. read more

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Tours: Death Before Dishonor Tourdates

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:24 p.m.

Death Before Dishonor have announced dates for their upcoming Spring tour. The band will hit the road with Evergreen Terrace as they continue to support Better Ways to Die. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Son Lux Preps New EP

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:20 p.m.

Anticon Records has announced plans to release Son Lux's Weapons EP this February.  The new EP is the follow-up to 2008's At War with Walls and Mazes. read more

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Shows: Small Brown Bike Announce New Shows

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:17 p.m.

Small Brown Bike have announced a series of shows leading up to their stop at Harvest of Hope Festival as well as a short Eastcoast tour in May. Here are the shows: 3/10 - Orlando, FL @ The Social w/ O Pioneers and Young Brothe 3/11 - Gainesville, FL @ ... read more

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Videos: Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Skeletons" Video

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:12 p.m.

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs' video for the song "Skeletons" has been made available online here. The song is taken from last year's release, It's Blitz. read more

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MP3s: Dead Meadow Offers Up New Song

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:11 p.m.

Dead Meadow have made a brand new song, "To The One," available online here. The song is taken from the group's upcoming release, The Three Kings, which is due out March 23rd. read more

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Tours: Every Time I Die / Polar Bear Club / Four Year Strong / Trapped Under Ice Tourdates

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:08 p.m.

Dates for the upcoming Every Time I Die tour featuring support from Polar Bear Club, Four Year Strong, and Trapped Under Ice have been announced.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: All Leather Prep Debut LP

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:06 p.m.

Dim Mak Records has announced plans to release the debut full length from All Leather, When I Grown Up I Wanna Fuck Like A Girl, on March 18th. The group released their debut EP, Hung Like a Horse, last year. read more

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MP3s: Monument To Thieves Post New Songs

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:04 p.m.

Monument to Thieves have posted two brand new songs from their upcoming self-titled LP online here. The album is due out March 30th via No Sleep Records. The group previously released the Anyone But You 7" last year. read more

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Bands: Virgins To Enter Studio

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 2:01 p.m.

Orlando’s Virgins will be entering the studio on February 11th to start work on their second LP. The sophomore album is tentatively titled Animals and will find the band once again headed to Louisville, KY to record at Headbanging Kill Your Mama Music with Lords’ Chris Owens. Virgins have already ... read more

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MP3s: No Sleep Posts New Digital Label Sampler

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:59 p.m.

No Sleep Records has launched a new label sampler entitled No Sleep Till Death, which features unreleased songs from upcoming releases: The Wonder Years, Balance and Composure, Monument to Thieves, Frontier(s) and more! Visit www.loudbytes.com/nosleeprecords and enter code NSTILLDEATH and your e-mail address to receive the sampler! read more

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Labels: Thorp Signs Ashers

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:56 p.m.

Thorp Records has announced the signing of Boston-based Ashers, fronted by Mark Civitarese of The Unseen. Expect the Thorp debut from Ashers early Summer 2010.  In the meantime you can stream the demo track "End of the Rope" here. read more

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Videos: Down To Nothing Promo Video

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:52 p.m.

Down to Nothing will be releasing a new 7" on Reaper Records this Spring. The band has posted a video featuring a brand new song not heard anywhere else online here. The group most recently released The Most in 2007 as well as a split with 50 Lions in 2008. read more

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Labels: Saddle Creek To Release The Mynabirds Album

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:49 p.m.

Saddle Creek Records has announced the new project and release from Laura Burhenn of Georgie James. Her new band, The Mynabirds, will release their debut album, What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood, on April 27th. The song ''Numbers Don't Lie'' from the release can be ... read more

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Bands: Casting Curses To Enter Studio

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:44 p.m.

Syracuse, NY's Casting Curses will be entering More Sound Studio (Another Breath, Engineer, Unholy) at the end of February to record Cold All Over Again, the follow up to 2009's Heartificial.  Said 7" is expected out in the Spring via Tuned To You Records. read more

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Tours: Tony Sly World Tourdates

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:42 p.m.

Tony Sly - of No Use for a Name fame - will be hitting the road in support of his upcoming solo effort, 12 Song Program, which is due out February 16th via Fat Wreck Chords.  The tour will include shows alongside NOFX, Joey Cape, Teenage Bottlerocket, Jon Snodgrass, and ... read more

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Shows: Harvest Of Hope 2010 Lineup Additions

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:32 p.m.

Harvest of Hope Festival has made the following lineup additions: 7 Seconds, Matt Pond PA, Broadway Calls, Japanther, Smoke or Fire, Crime in Stereo, and Yesterday’s Ring. read more

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MP3s: Pierced Arrows Post Song For Free Download

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:30 p.m.

In anticipation for their upcoming full-length Descending Shadows on Vice Records, Pierced Arrows are offering up another new track "Let It Rain" for download.  You can grab the song here. read more

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MP3s: Faith City Fiasco Post New Songs

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:27 p.m.

Faith City Fiasco have posted several new songs online for streaming. You can check them out here. The songs will appear on the band's upcoming full-length release. read more

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Records: Jaguar Love Prep New Album

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:23 p.m.

Jaguar Love will release their second album, Hologram Jams, their first for new label partners Fat Possum Records, on March 2nd.  The album is the first to feature the band's stripped down and rebuilt from the ground up two-piece lineup of Johnny Whitney and Cody Votolato, both formerly of the ... read more

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Records: Jarrod Gorbel Releases Solo EP

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:16 p.m.

Jarrod Gorbel, the Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter behind esteemed indie act The Honorary Title, announces the self-release of a solo EP.  Ten Years Older is available digitally now. read more

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Records: Landmine Marathon Announce Release Date

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:14 p.m.

Landmine Marathon will release their new full-length effort, Sovereign Descent, on March 16th via Prosthetic Records.  The album was recorded at guitarist Ryan Butler's Arcane Digital Recording Studios, (Misery Index, Phobia, The Funeral Pyre) and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music (Converge, Hatebreed, Dillinger Escape Plan). read more

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Records: Gorillaz Return With New LP

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:13 p.m.

Gorillaz will be releasing their new full-length effort, Plastic Beach, March 9th via Virgin Records.  The album  is preceded by first single "Stylo" - featuring Mos Def and Bobby Womack - which is out now. The group last released Demon Days in 2005. read more

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Videos: Witch - "Mutated" Video

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:10 p.m.

Witch have posted their music video for the track "Mutated" online here. read more

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MP3s: Drew Danburry Posts Single For Download

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 1:03 p.m.

Drew Danburry has posted the first single - "Religion of Me" -from his new and upcoming release, Goodnight Gary, for free download here. read more

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MP3s: Abandon Post Songs

Posted Jan. 27, 2010, 12:57 p.m.

Abandon have posted several new songs online here. The songs will appear on the band's upcoming full-length which will be released on vinyl through Death of a Modernist Records and CD version via xCatalystx Records. read more

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Shows: Coachella 2010 Lineup Announced

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:59 p.m.

The lineup for the 2010 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival has been announced. The event takes place April 16th through the 18th at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA. Notables include: Faith No More, Muse, Jay-Z, Gorillaz, Pavement, LCD Soundsystem, Them Crooked Vulture, Sunny Day ... read more

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Records: Murder By Death Prep New Album

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:53 p.m.

Murder by Death will release their new full-length effort, Good Morning, Magpie, on April 6th via Vagrant Records. The album is the follow-up to 2008's Red of Tooth and Claw. read more

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Records: Johnny Cash "American VI" Set For Release

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:48 p.m.

American VI: Ain't No Grave, the final installment in the Johnny Cash American Recordings album series has been set for release on February 26th.  American V has last released in 2006. read more

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Music News: Paper + Plastick & Punknews Team For Haiti Relief Auction

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:45 p.m.

Paper + Plastick Records and Punknews have teamed up for a limited edition vinyl auction with the proceeds benefiting Doctors Without Borders, a group that is working in Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake.  Check it out here. read more

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Records: Look Mexico Prep New Album

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:39 p.m.

Look Mexico will release their sophomore full-length, To Bed to Battle, on March 23rd via Suburban Home Records.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows:    1. You Stay. I Go. No Following.    2. No Wonder I'm Still Awake    3. Take It Upstairs, Einstein    4. I ... read more

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MP3s: Crime In Stereo Debut New Song

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:37 p.m.

Crime in Stereo has debuted a brand new song titled "Drugwolf" here. The song will appear on their upcoming full-length, I was Trying to Describe You to Someone, which is due out February 23rd via Bridge Nine Records. read more

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Shows: Harvest Of Hope 2010 Initial Lineup Announced

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:35 p.m.

The initial lineup for the 2010 edition of the Harvest of Hope Festival has been revealed.  The three day music fest takes places March 12th through the 14th in St. Augustine, FL.  Bands confirmed include: Billy Bragg, Dr. Dog, The Mountain Goats, Rogue Wave, Delta Spirit, Senses Fail, Anti-Flag, Man ... read more

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MP3s: Dangers Post New Song

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:33 p.m.

Dangers has made the song “Under the Affluence,” a track off its forthcoming new album, Messy, Isn’t It?, available for download online here.  The release is due out February 9th on Vitriol Records. read more

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Shows: Rain Fest 2010 Initial Lineup

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:31 p.m.

The initial lineup for the 2010 edition of Rain Fest has been announced.  The event takes place May 28th through the 30th at The Viaduct in Tacoma, WA.  Confirmed bands include: Backtrack, Black Breath, Dangers, Disembodied, End Of A Year, Foundation, Gone But Not Forgotten, Grave Maker, Hammer Bros, Indecision, ... read more

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Records: Piebald Get Re-Reissue Treatment

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:29 p.m.

Rise Records has announced plans to re-re-release Piebald's currently out of print catalog. [Though much of the catalog is still available for purchase online.]  Piebald: First Ten Years will be a three volume set, each volume containing two discs; the set will compile the band's first three full-lengths - When ... read more

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Shows: Floor Reunion Shows

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:23 p.m.

Floor has announced three reunion shows to coincide with their upcoming box set release: 3/27 - Miami, FL @ Churchill's Hideaway 4/2 - Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds 4/3 - Atlanta, GA  @ The Earl read more

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Records: Off With Their Heads Announce Split Releases

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:17 p.m.

Off With Their Heads have announced plans to release two new split releases on No Idea Records. The first will be a split 6” record with labelmates No Friends. Off With Their Heads will be covering “Field of Darkness” by Pegboy. No Friends will be covering “Another Wrong” by Dag ... read more

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Records: Brand New To Release "The Devil And God..." Vinyl

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:16 p.m.

Brand New’s The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me will be released on vinyl format on March 23rd on the band’s own Procrastinate! Music Traitors label.  The double LP will be pressed on white vinyl and will contain an additional lyric sheet that wasn’t included in the CD version. read more

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Videos: Melissa Auf Der Maur - "Out Of Our Minds" Video

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:13 p.m.

Melissa Auf der Maur has made the video for her song “Out of Our Minds” available online here.  Auf der Maur will release her new solo record of the same name on March 23rd. read more

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Records: Dropkick Murphys To Release Live CD/DVD

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:10 p.m.

Dropkick Murphys will be releasing Live on Lansdowe, Boston MA, a a live CD/DVD effort on March 16th.  The tracklisting to the release is as follows:    1.  Famous For Nothing    2. The State Of Massachusetts    3. Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ya    4. Time To Go    ... read more

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Videos: Teenage Bottlerocket - "Bigger Than Kiss" Video

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:07 p.m.

Teenage Bottlerocket's video for the song "Bigger Than Kiss" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's latest full-length, They Came From the Shadows. read more

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MP3s: Rufio Posts New Song

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11:06 p.m.

Rufio have posted a brand new song titled "All That Lasts" here. The song will appear on the band's upcoming album. read more

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MP3s: First Blood Post Demo

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 11 p.m.

First Blood has made a demo version of the new song "Enemy" available for streaming online here.  The song is expected to appear on their upcoming full-length, Silence Is Betrayal, which is the follow-up to 2006's Killafornia. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Living Sacrifice Album

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 10:58 p.m.

A full-album stream of Living Sacrifice's new album can be found here.  The album is due out January 26th. read more

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Tours: Coalesce Tourdates

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 10:53 p.m.

Coalesce has lined up a brief run of shows with Harvey Milk providing support.  The band continues to support their latest full-length effort, Ox, as well as the follow-up EP of the same name. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Shrinebuilder / A Storm Of Light Mini-Tour

Posted Jan. 19, 2010, 10:49 p.m.

Shrinebuilder and A Storm of Light will be teaming up for a one-week Westcoast tour in March. The dates are as follow: 3/2 - San Diego, CA @ The Casbah 3/3 - Los Angeles, CA @ Echo 3/4 - Los Angeles, CA @ Echo 3/5 - San Jose, CA @ ... read more

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Splits: These Arms Are Snakes Announce Breakup

Posted Jan. 12, 2010, 2:39 p.m.

Seattle-based post-hardore outfit These Arms are Snakes have announced their breakup after seven year together as a band.  The band issued the following statement concerning their end: It's with a heavy heart we tell you that These Arms Are Snakes is no more. It's been a great run and we'd ... read more

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Records: High On Fire Tracklisting Announced

Posted Jan. 12, 2010, 2:26 p.m.

High on Fire will release their new full-length, Snakes for the Divine, on February 23rd through E1 Music.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Snakes for the Divine 2. Frost Hammer 3. Bastard Samurai 4. Ghost Neck 5. Fire, Flood & Plague 6. How Dark We Pray ... read more

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Tours: Spoon / Deerhunter Tourdates

Posted Jan. 12, 2010, 2:23 p.m.

Spoon will be hitting the road this spring with Deerhunter in tow for a U.S. tour. The band will be supporting their latest effort, Transference, which is due out January 19th via Merge Records. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: The Bled Post New Songs

Posted Jan. 12, 2010, 2:15 p.m.

The Bled have posted two new tracks from their upcoming full-length, Heat Fetish, online here. The album is due out March 2nd via Rise Records. read more

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Records: Roam Alone Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Jan. 12, 2010, 2:12 p.m.

Neutral Territory Records has launched pre-orders for the Roam Alone 7", Retribution.  Fans of heavy metallic hardcore akin to Integrity, Living Hell, and Rise and Fall should enjoy this band. Grab a copy here. read more

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Splits: The Banner Calls It Quits

Posted Jan. 12, 2010, 2:03 p.m.

New Jersey hardcore outfit The Banner have announced their breakup after a decade as a band.  Frontman Joey Southside had this to say of the breakup: Alright as I'm sure you may have guessed The Banner is embarking on our Swan song. Theres no drama or nothing its just we ... read more

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MP3s: Living Sacrifice Post Another New Song

Posted Jan. 12, 2010, 2 p.m.

Living Sacrifice have posted yet another new song online. You can stream "They Were One" here. The band will release The Infinite Order on January 26th. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Jan. 12, 2010, 12:54 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Blacklisted 2. Converge 3. A.F.I. 4. Against Me! 5. Alkaline Trio 5. The Smiths The most listened to album last week was Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the group and ... read more

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Videos: Fireworks - "Detroit" Video

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:37 p.m.

Fireworks' video for the song "Detroit" has been made available here. The song is taken from the band's debut full-length, All I Have to Offer is My Own Confusion.  The band will be on tour this Winter supporting New Found Glory and Saves the Day. read more

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Shows: Hellfish & Rainfest Contest Launched

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:33 p.m.

Hellfish and Rainfest are teaming up to offer one individual a free round-trip flight and tickets to the annual hardcore festival, which takes place May 28th through the 30th in Tacoma, WA.  Here are the details: First up for the new year, we are doing a contest! Send in your ... read more

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Bands: Anchor Arms To Enter The Studio

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:29 p.m.

Anchor Arms will soon enter the studio to record for an upcoming split 7" with Vacation Bible School, which is due out this Summer via Fail Safe Records. The group released their debut full-length, Cold Blooded, in 2008, which was followed by a series of split recordings. read more

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Records: Say-10 To Release The Riot Before Collection

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:26 p.m.

Say-10 Records has announced plans to release a collection of hard to find The Riot Before songs.  The CD/2xLP will collect much of the band's material from 2005 through 2007, including Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, So Long The Lighthouse, the band's split with Broadway Calls, and an unreleased song. Look ... read more

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Shows: Piebald Reunion At Bamboozle

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:20 p.m.

Piebald will be reuniting to play at this year's Bamboozle festival.  The two-day festival takes place May 1st and 2nd.  To view the full lineup head here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Motion City Soundtrack Album

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:16 p.m.

A full-album stream of Motion City Soundtrack's My Dinosaur Life has been made available here. The album is due out in stores January 19th. read more

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Tours: Drag The River / Cheap Girls Tourdates

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:13 p.m.

Drag the River and Cheap Girls will be teaming up for a two week run of shows together next month. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Rosetta Completes New Album

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:11 p.m.

Rosetta have completed the recording and mixing of their new full-length effort, A Determinism of Morality.  The album is currently being mastered and is tentatively slated for a March release. The group last released Wake/Lift in 2007. read more

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Labels: Warner Bros. Drops Gallows

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:07 p.m.

According to a story by Guardian, Warner Bros. has dropped U.K. hardcore punk outfit Gallows from its roster.  The story reports that the reason for the band being dropped is poor album sales.  Gallows released their second full-length effort, Grey Britain, through the major label last year. read more

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Records: Kayo Dot Tracklisting Announced

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 11:04 p.m.

Kayo Dot will release their new full-length effort, Coyote, on April 6th via Hydra Head Records.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: I. Calonyction Girl II. Whisper Ineffable III. Abyss Hinge 1: Sleeping Birds Sighing In Roscolux IV. Abyss Hinge 2: The Shrinking Armature V. Cartogram Out Of ... read more

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MP3s: Kids And Animals Post Entire Album For Streaming

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 10:55 p.m.

Kids and Animals have made their entire self-titled album available for streaming online here. The effort was self-released by the Northwest indie rock group.  The band has also lined up a few shows in the coming months: 1/28 - Belltown, WA @ Crocodile Café 2/19 - Capitol Hill, WA @ ... read more

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Videos: Dead Meadow - "That Old Temple"

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 10:46 p.m.

Dead Meadow's video for the song "That Old Temple" has been made available here.  The video is taken from the group's upcoming The Three Kings multi-media project, which is due out later this year on Xemu. read more

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Labels: Jim James Launches Label

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 10:40 p.m.

Jim James of My Morning Jacket has announced the launching of his label, Removador Recordings and Solutions, with his cousin and collaborator Johnny Quaid.  The first release for the label will be Cortney Tidwell's Boys, which is due out January 19th. read more

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Tours: Weedeater To Enter Studio / Tourdates

Posted Jan. 11, 2010, 10:34 p.m.

Weedeater will be entering the studio later this month with Steve Albini to record a new album for Southern Lord Records.  In other news, the band has announced a string of shows at the end of the month and into next. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 11:30 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. A.F.I. 3. The Beatles 4. Blacklisted 5. Against Me! 5. Modest Mouse 5. Radiohead The most listened to album last week was Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the ... read more

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Tours: Blacklisted U.S. Tourdates

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 11:27 p.m.

Blacklisted have announced dates for their first full U.S. tour in support of No One Deserves to be Here More Than Me.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Defeater / All Teeth Tourdates

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 11:23 p.m.

Defeater and All Teeth will be teaming up for a Westcoast tour together in February.  Defeater continues to support the Lost Ground EP while All Teeth is supporting their LP, I am Losing. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Thrice Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 11:15 p.m.

Thrice's recent Daytrotter session has been made available online here.  The set features two original songs and a Tom Waits cover. read more

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Bands: Soundgarden Announce Reunion

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 11:13 p.m.

Soundgarden have announced their reunion following a twelve-year hiatus. To keep tabs on that, head to the band's website here. read more

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MP3s: Alkaline Trio Post New Song

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 11:11 p.m.

Alkaline Trio have made their new song "This Addiction" - from the album of the same name - available online here (that's if you use your Facebook and Twitter to get others to visit).  The album is due out February 23rd. read more

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Bands: Engineer To Enter Studio

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 11:04 p.m.

Engineer will enter the studio next week to begin recording their follow-up to 2007's The Dregs. The album will see a release through Black Market Activities sometime in 2010. read more

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Records: Gods And Queens To Record New EP

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 11:02 p.m.

Gods and Queens are set to enter the studio later this month to record a new six-song vinyl EP. The effort will be released in Europe via Sons of Vesta Records; no plans for a U.S. release have been made at this time. The group previously released the Untitled EP ... read more

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Bands: This Will Destroy You To Enter The Studio

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:59 p.m.

This Will Destroy You will be entering the studio with John Congleton (Explosions In The Sky) next month to record a new full-length, titled Tunnel Blanket.  Look for the album's release in mid-2010. The new album will be the follow-up to their 2008 self-titled release. read more

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Records: Crime In Stereo Announce Album Details

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:56 p.m.

Crime in Stereo will release their new full-length effort, I was Trying to Describe You to Someone, on February 23rd via Bridge Nine Records.  The cover art to the release can be viewed here and the tracklisting is as follows: 1. Qqueue Moderns 2. Drugwolf 3. Exit Halo 4. Not ... read more

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Labels: Eyeball Signs The Casting Out

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:51 p.m.

Eyeball Records has announced the signing of The Casting Out - feautring Nathan Gray of Boy Sets Fire fame.  The group previously released Go Crazy! Throw Fireworks! in 2009. read more

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Records: Killing Time Prep New Album

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:48 p.m.

New York City’s influential hardcore outfit, Killing Time, is gearing up for the release of their first studio album of newly recorded songs in over a decade.  The twelve-song full-length release, Three Steps Back, will hit stores on February 9th via of Dead City Records. read more

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Videos: Pelican - "Final Breath" Video

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:45 p.m.

Pelican's video for the song "Final Breath" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the group's latest full-length, What We All Come to Need. read more

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Records: Adams Dagger Complete New Album

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:42 p.m.

Adams Dagger just wrapped up the recording their full-length, which was produced by Elvis Cortez (Left Alone).  The album is due out March 30th via Durty Mick Records. The group last released The Ripper 7" last year. read more

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Tours: MadLove Tourdates

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:40 p.m.

MadLove - featuring Trevor Dunn of Mr. Bungle fame - will be embarking on their first tour this Winter as they support their debut effort, White With Foam. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Tubers Album

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:34 p.m.

A full-album stream of Tubers' Anachronous has been made available here. The album is being co-released via No Idea Records and Bakery Outlet Records, and Echo Canyon Records. read more

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Records: Blockhead Preps New Album / Posts New Song

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:32 p.m.

Blockhead will release his new album, The Music Scene, on January 12th via Ninja Tune Records.  The effort features the song "Which One Of You Jerks Drank My Arnold Palmer?," which you can hear here. read more

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Tours: A Storm Of Light Tourdates

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:29 p.m.

A Storm of Light have announced their first batch of dates for their 2010 touring schedule.  More dates will be announced shortly. Here are the latest: 2/21 - Kingpins Bowl and Brew - Athens, GA 2/22 - Club 529 - Atlanta, GA 2/25 - Emos - Austin, TX 2/27 - ... read more

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Tours: Transit Eastcoast Tourdates

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:28 p.m.

Transit is currently on the road supporting their latest EP, Stay Home. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Splits: Final Fight Calling It Quits

Posted Jan. 6, 2010, 10:25 p.m.

California melodic hardcore outfit Final Fight have announced their impending breakup. The group most recently released Half Head, Full Shred in 2009.  Here is the statement from the band: We are ending Final Fight. Below is a list of the last shows we will be playing. There might be another ... read more

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Site News: Updates Return Today

Posted Jan. 4, 2010, 8:22 p.m.

Regular site updates shall return today. Also, the end of the year features posting extravaganza is almost upon us - should be up by the end of the week... Thanks for being patient. read more

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Site News: Sporadic Holiday Updates

Posted Dec. 23, 2009, 2:45 a.m.

With the year winding down and the holidays upon us, updates will be a bit more sporadic than usual for Scene Point Blank.  The staff is working on putting together our "Best of 2009" lists and accompanying "Year in Review" and "Pass the Mic" features.  We'll also be working diligently ... read more

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Music News: Pastepunk Posts "Best Of 2009" Lists

Posted Dec. 23, 2009, 1:46 a.m.

Our good friend Jordan over at Pastepunk has posted his "Best of 2009" lists today.  Pastepunk is my favorite webzine to visit, so please go and support the site.  Check out his lists here. read more

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Records: Daybreaker Recording Debut EP

Posted Dec. 23, 2009, 12:56 a.m.

Daybreaker are currently in the studio recording their debut EP. The recording is currently slated for an early 2010 release through a yet to be announced label.  In the meantime you can listen to (and download for free) material from the group's demo here. read more

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MP3s: La Dispute To Offer Donation-Based Albums For Charity Benefit

Posted Dec. 23, 2009, 12:53 a.m.

Beginning on December 24th and through January 17th, No Sleep Records' La Dispute will post the third installment in the Here, Hear series - as well as the previous two installments, the songs from their Untitled 7" and two holiday songs - as a free / donate-what-you-can download.  All proceeds ... read more

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Records: Narrows / Heiress Split 7"

Posted Dec. 23, 2009, 12:49 a.m.

Narrows will be teaming up with Heiress (featuring John Pettibone from Undertow and Himsa) for a split 7" EP in 2010.  The group released their debut full-length, New Distances, earlier this year. read more

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MP3s: Broken Bells Post First Single

Posted Dec. 23, 2009, 12:39 a.m.

Broken Bells - James Mercer of The Shins and producer Danger Mouse - have made their first single, "The High Road" available for free download (with an email signup) at their website located here. The group will release their self-titled album on March 9th. read more

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Records: Bitter End Recording New LP

Posted Dec. 23, 2009, 12:37 a.m.

Texas hardcore powerhouse Bitter End is currently in the studio recording their new full-length, Guilty as Charged.  The album is the follow-up to a self-titled EP released earlier this year.  The group has posted some studio footage documenting the recording process thus far here. read more

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Bands: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:59 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. Blacklisted 3. Radiohead 4. A.F.I. 5. Modest Mouse 5. Nirvana 5. The Beatles The most listened to album last week was Blacklisted's No One Deserves to be Here More Than Me for ... read more

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Records: Blacklisted To Release New 7" / Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:49 p.m.

Blacklisted will release a new four-song 7" effort titled Eccentrichine via Six Feet Under Records.  The EP will contain two new songs - "Stones Throw” and “Eccentrichine” - which according to the label "fall somewhere in the Swans/Dinosaur Jr/Lemonheads realm." Also included on the release are a full instrumentation version ... read more

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Videos: The Runaways Film Trailer

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:42 p.m.

The trailer for The Runaways, the upcoming film documenting 70's punk/rock band The Runaways, has been made available online here. read more

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Splits: Saves The Day Members Depart For Glassjaw

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:26 p.m.

Saves the Day members Mannuel Carrero and Durijah Lang have left the group to focus their efforts on Glassjaw.  Frontman Chris Conley commented on their departure: Being that Glassjaw is back in action and touring extensively throughout 2010, Manny and Durijah are leaving Saves The Day so they can be ... read more

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Tours: P.O.S. Tourdates

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:23 p.m.

P.O.S. has announced dates for his upcoming headlining tour alongside Astonnautalis, Dessa, and Grieves.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: 108 Post New Song

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:20 p.m.

108 have debuted a brand new song titled "Forever is Destroyed" online here. The song will appear on their new full-length, 18.61, which is due out via Deathwish Inc. early next year. read more

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Records: Academy Fight Song To Release Brand New Vinyl

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:19 p.m.

Academy Fight Song has announced plans to release Brand New's The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me on double 180 gram vinyl, including a double inner-sleeved gatefold jacket. read more

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Shows: Unashamed Announce Reunion Show

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:17 p.m.

California hardcore outfit Unashamed has announced their reunion.  Here is a statement from statement bandmember Jeff Jacquay: After a few months of plotting and planning  Bobby and I (Jeff) have decided to pick up Unashamed again.  In the process of finding like minded members, friends of the band kept refering ... read more

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Shows: Gaza To Open For Cattle Decapitation

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:13 p.m.

Gaza will open for Cattle Decapitation on a series of shows. The dates are as follow: 4/17 - Las Vegas, NV @ Area 702 4/19 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre 4/20 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews 4/21 - Indianapolis, IN @ Tip Top Tavern 4/22 - Lake ... read more

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Records: Mightier Than Sword Announces The Ataris, The Juliana Theory Reissues

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:12 p.m.

Mightier Than Sword Records has announced the next two releases in their 10 Year Anniversary Series.  The label will release both The Ataris' Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits and The Juliana Theory's Understand This is a Dream on vinyl in 2010. read more

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Labels: Sailor's Grave Signs The Hollowpoints

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:09 p.m.

Sailor's Grave Records has announced the signing of Seattle, WA's The Hollowpoints.  The band will be releasing their label debut, Old Haunts on the Horizon, on April 20th. Look for the band on tour nationally to support the release. read more

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Records: Hayaino Daisuki Preps New Album

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:07 p.m.

Hayaino Daisuki will release The Invincible Gate Mind of The Internal Fire Hell, or Did You Mean Hawaii Daisuki? on February 23rd via Hydra Head Records. read more

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MP3s: The Mistake Post New Songs

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 12:01 p.m.

The Mistake have made three brand new songs from their upcoming LP available for streaming here. Look for a release in early 2010 via Hellfish. read more

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MP3s: Painting By Numbers Offer Free Album

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:59 a.m.

Electro/rock/noise outfit Painting by Numbers have made their Live Demo release on Lost Children Net label available for free download here.  If you enjoy Tortoise, Battles, Pivot, or Holy Fuck - this is for you. read more

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Records: Xasthur To Release 2005 Demo

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:56 a.m.

Xasthur will releases his 2005 Demo in both CD and 12" LP formats on February 23rd via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Records: Joby Ford To Produce This Drama LP

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:55 a.m.

Spanish punk rockers This Drama from Tenerife (Canary Islands) have teamed up with The Bronx guitarist Joby Ford to produce their next album.  It will be recorded at The Big Game Lodge in Van Nuys, CA in early January 2010.  Look for a Summer release via Deep Elm Records. read more

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Tours: Warped Tour 2010 Lineup Announced

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:53 a.m.

The initial lineup for the 2010 Warped Tour has been announced.  Notables include: Andrew W.K., Emmure, Every Time I Die, Fake Problems, Far From Finished, Initials, Motion City Soundtrack, Parkway Drive, Polar Bear Club, Reel Big Fish, Riverboat Gamblers, Set Your Goals, Suicide Silence, Sum 41, The Casualties, The Dillinger ... read more

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MP3s: The Wonder Years Post Another New Song

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:47 a.m.

The Wonder Years have posted another new song online.  You can stream "Melrose Diner" here. The song comes from the band's upcoming new full-length, The Upsides. read more

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Shows: Seventh Annual Last Night On Earth Show Announced

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:44 a.m.

Constants and Caspian’s Seventh Annual Last Night on Earth show has been announced.  The even takes place on December 30th @ The Middle East in Boston, MA featuring Caspian, Constants, Doomstar, and Animal Hospital. read more

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Records: Terror Writing For Next LP

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:43 a.m.

Terror is currently in the process of writing for their new full-length effort and follow-up to The Damned, The Shamed.  The group has chosen Keepers of the Faith as the title for their fifth full-length release. read more

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MP3s: Bouncing Souls Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:40 a.m.

Bouncing Souls recent Daytrotter session has been made available here. read more

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Videos: A Wilhelm Scream - "Fun Time" Video

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:38 a.m.

A Wilhelm Scream's video for the song "Fun Time" has been made available here. The song is taken from the band's latest self-titled EP. read more

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Tours: Skeletonwitch / Iron Age Tourdates

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:35 a.m.

Skeletonwitch and Iron Age will be teaming up for a short stint of shows together.  Also providing support for the trek will be Howl.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: Meshuggah DVD Trailer

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:34 a.m.

A trailer for Meshuggah's upcoming DVD release has made its way online here. read more

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MP3s: Four Year Strong Post New Song

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:30 a.m.

Four Year Strong have made a brand new song available for streaming here.  The song will appear on their new full-length, Enemy of the World, which follows up Rise or Die Trying.  The new album will be released on March 9th via Universal Records. read more

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Records: Deftones Set Release Date

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:25 a.m.

The Deftones will release their new full-length effort on April 27th.  The album features fill-in bassist Sergio Vega of Quicksand fame. read more

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Videos: Dustin Kensrue - "This Is War" Video

Posted Dec. 22, 2009, 11:23 a.m.

Dustin Kensrue's video for the song "This is War" has been made available online here. read more

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Site News: 200 Words Or Less Reviews Added

Posted Dec. 16, 2009, 1:59 a.m.

Just got around to adding a few more "200 Words or Less" reviews to the site. Check them out: Fired Up - Doomed to Repeat Face Reality - Positive Change Jeff Caudill - Try to be Here Medusa - En Raga Sul Young Fresh Fellows - I This This is ... read more

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Bands: Trash Talk Robbed In U.K.

Posted Dec. 16, 2009, 1:53 a.m.

Trash Talk were robbed after one of their shows in the U.K.  Here is what the band had to say on the matter: Last night in Birmingham after our show with Set Your Goals, Broadway Calls and Fireworks we kinda got robbed. On the walk from the venue to the ... read more

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Records: Andrew W.K. To Release Rarities Collection

Posted Dec. 16, 2009, 12:54 a.m.

Andrew W.K. will release Mother of Mankind, a collection of twenty-one rare and unreleased songs spanning his entire career, on February 23rd.  The album will be coupled with Close Calls With Brick Walls, which was never released on CD format in the United States. A trailer for the release can ... read more

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Labels: Reflections Signs Skull Crusher

Posted Dec. 16, 2009, 12:39 a.m.

Reflections Records has announced the signing of Skull Crusher.  The label will be releasing their debut 12”/MCD, Blinded by Illusion, in February of 2010. Two songs from the release can be streamed online here. read more

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MP3s: Living Sacrifice Post Another New Song

Posted Dec. 16, 2009, 12:37 a.m.

Living Sacrifice have made another new song available online. You can stream "Nietzsche's Madness" here.  The Infinite Order is due out January 26th. read more

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Tours: Swamp Thing / Backtrack / Downpresser Eastcoast Tourdates

Posted Dec. 16, 2009, 12:33 a.m.

Swamp Thing, Backtrack, and Downpresser will be teaming up for an Eastcoast tour at the beginning of January. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 6:04 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Blacklisted 2. A.F.I. 2. Converge 4. Alkaline Trio 5. Brand New 5. Jawbreaker The most listened to album last week was Blacklisted's No One Deserves to be Here More Than Me for the second ... read more

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Bands: Intronaut Provide Update On New Album & Projects

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:49 a.m.

Intronaut guitarist Sacha Dunable provided a lengthy update on the band's follow-up to 2008's Prehistoricisms as well as other happenings within the band. Here is what he had to say: We're closing in on having a new record done. We have about four and a half songs totally finished, and ... read more

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Tours: Ted Leo & The Pharmacists Tourdates

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:44 a.m.

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists will be hitting the road in the Spring as they promote their new full-length, The Brutalist Bricks, which is due out March 9th via Matador Records. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Broken Bells Announce Debut Effort

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:41 a.m.

Broken Bells - featuring James Mercer and Danger Mouse - will release their self-titled debut on March 9th via Columbia Records.  The duo will post their first single, "The High Road," on their own website on December 21st. read more

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Records: Bad Religion To Record & Release New Album In 2010

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:38 a.m.

Bad Religion has announced plans to record their new full-length and follow-up to 2007's New Maps of Hell.  The band is currently in the early stages of writing for the effort, but are planning to enter the studio in April with a Fall release currently on the books. Source: Punknews read more

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Music News: 2010 Rock Hall Inductees Announced

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:28 a.m.

Inductees for the 2010 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced. They are The Stooges, Genesis, ABBA, The Hollies, Jimmy Cliff, David Geffen, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Elle Greenwich, Jeff Barry, Jesse Stone, Mort Shuman, and Otis Blackwell. read more

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Records: The Bouncing Souls To Release Anniversary Album

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:24 a.m.

The Bouncing Souls will release Ghosts on the Boardwalk on January 12th via Chunksaah Records.  The album is comprised of twelve songs that were released on the first of each month throughout 2009 via digital download. The band also pressed these songs onto a series of 7" vinyl records throughout ... read more

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TV: Brother Ali Performing On Jimmy Fallon Tonight

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:21 a.m.

Brother Ali will be performing on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon alongside The Roots this evening.  The show airs at 12:30 AM EST on NBC. read more

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Records: Sonic Youth Plan New Album, DVD, Soundtrack In 2010

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:19 a.m.

Sonic Youth are planning a busy 2010.  The group plans to enter the studio to record a brand new full-length album.  In addition, the band is currently working on a soundtrack to a French film and has plans to release a live DVD covering the band's 2007/2008 Daydream Nations tour. ... read more

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Tours: Joe Henry Tourdates

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:15 a.m.

Joe Henry will hit the road in early 2010 as he supports his Anti Records release Blood From Stars. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Spanish Gamble Prep Debut Album

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 5:13 a.m.

Spanish Gamble will release their debut album, It’s All Coming Down, in early 2010 via Paper + Plastick Records. The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1.There Is No God Tonight 2. Science Can’t Explain Magic 3. Four Letter Word 4. It’s All Coming Down 5. The Art of ... read more

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Splits: Flight of The Conchords Call It Quits

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 4:57 a.m.

Comedy-folk duo Flight of the Conchords have announced the end of their TV Show: Bret, Jemaine and James (co-creator/director) said “we’ve noticed the less we say about the future of the show, the more people want to talk about it, so in an effort to reverse this trend we are ... read more

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Obituaries: Troy Young (R.I.P.)

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 4:52 a.m.

Troy Young, one-time drummer for Spines and Spylacopa session drummer, was found dead in his New York apartment from a gun shot this past weekend.  Young was twenty-nine years old. Source: New York Post read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Hour Of The Wolf EP

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 4:46 a.m.

A full-album stream of Hour of the Wolf's latest EP, Obsolete, has been made available here. The effort was released via Hellfish last month. read more

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Bands: The Carrier In The Studio

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 4:44 a.m.

The Carrier are currently at The Getaway Group recording their second full-length. The effort is the follow-up to 2007's One Year Later and is due out early next year via Deathwish Inc. read more

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Labels: 6131 Signs Debaser

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 4:38 a.m.

6131 Records has announced the signing of Boston-based Debaser. The band will release their label debut, a 7" in late Spring/early Summer. read more

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Splits: The Number Twelve Looks Like You Announces Breakup

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 4:30 a.m.

After several months of rumors circulating, The Number Twelve Looks Like You has officially broken up. The group will play their final show on Friday, January 29th at School of Rock East in South Hackensack, NJ. read more

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Labels: Ernest Jenning Signs Title Tracks

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 4:25 a.m.

Ernest Jenning Record Co. has announced the signing of Title Tracks, featuring John Davis of Q And Not U and Georgie James.  The group will release their debut album, It was Easy, on February 9th.  The album contains nine original songs and two covers: Bruce Springsteen's “Tougher Than The Rest” ... read more

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Tours: Off With Their Heads / The Queers Tourdates

Posted Dec. 15, 2009, 4:20 a.m.

Off With Their Heads and The Queers will be teaming up for a two-week run of shows in February. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Site News: Remembering Dominic Mallary

Posted Dec. 13, 2009, 2:50 a.m.

It's been just over a year since Dominic Mallary, vocalist of Last Lights, passed away.  His tragic death truly shocked the entire hardcore community.  And while we mourned his death, it also brought it together to honor the life of an amazing individual. I was just searching through old emails ... read more

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Site News: 200 Words Or Less Reviews Added

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 9:14 a.m.

Do you like reviews? Then you're going to love this update.  Just posted a ridiculous amount of "200 Words or Less" reviews.  Here is what's new: Bad Seed - Bad Seed Bane - Dublin 11:58 PM Black Breath - Razor to Oblivion The Bonus Army - Negative Outlooks Bracewar - ... read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 6:40 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Blacklisted 2. Converge 3. Brand New 4. Fugazi 5. The Beatles 5. Weezer The most listened to album last week was Blacklisted's No One Deserves to be Here More Than Me, finally knocking Converge ... read more

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Videos: Jawbox Live Videos From Jimmy Fallon

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 6:32 a.m.

Videos of Jawbox performing for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon have been made available online.  You can watch the band perform "Savory," "ff=66," and "68" here, here, and here.  The band also played "Desert Sea," but video of that song remains unavailable at this time. read more

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Shows: Scream Announce Reunion Show

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 6:27 a.m.

D.C. hardcore outfit Scream have announced plans to perform a reunion show with their original lineup (Peter Stahl, Franz Stahl, Skeeter Thompson, Kent Stax) on December 20th at The Black Cat in Washington D.C.  Tickets can be purchased online here. Source: Punknews read more

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Records: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Prep New Album

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 6:16 a.m.

Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra (A Silver Mt. Zion) will release their sixth full-length album, Kollaps Tradixionales, on February 16th through Constellation Records.  A brand new song titled "Kollaps Tradicional" can be heard here. read more

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Tours: Another Breath North American Tourdates

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 6:09 a.m.

Another Breath have revealed their touring plans for early next year. The band will embark on a North American tour in support of their latest full-length effort, The God Complex, which is available now via Panic Records.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Panic Signs Iron Rain & At Half-Mast

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 6 a.m.

Panic Records has announced the signing of two new bands. Iron Rain from Chicago will be co-releasing their new 7" effort, Silent Sins, through Panic and How Soon is Now Records.  Pre-orders are up now.  You can read my review of their demo from earlier this year here. At Half-Mast ... read more

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Records: Suicidal Tendencies To Release First DVD

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 5:48 a.m.

Fontana Distribution has announced plans to release the first ever Suicidal Tendencies DVD, Live at the Olympic Auditorium.  The eighty-minute DVD will street January 26th via the band’s own imprint, Suicidal Records.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1. “Intro” 2. “I Shot Reagan” 3. “War Inside My Head” 4. “Subliminal” ... read more

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MP3s: Living Sacrifice Post New Song

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 5:13 a.m.

Living Sacrifice have posted a brand new song titled "Rules of Engagement" online here.  The song is taken from their upcoming full-length, The Infinite Order, which is due out January 26th on Solid State Records. read more

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MP3s: Anthony Raneri Posts Demo Song

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 5:01 a.m.

Bayside vocalist/guitarist Anthony Raneri has posted a solo recording titled "The Ballad of Bill the Saint" online here. read more

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Bands: Initials Add Former Coheed & Cambria Drummer

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 4:59 a.m.

Initials - Fred Mascherino (The Color Fred, Breaking Pangaea), Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit), and Steve Lucarelli (Once Nothing) - have announced the addition of Josh Eppard (Coheed & Cambria) as drummer for the group. read more

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Labels: Superball Music Signs Six Gallery

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 4:55 a.m.

Superball Music has announced plans to re-release Six Gallery's debut album, Breakthroughs in Modern Art, on March 23rd.  A brand new song titled "Bermuda Triangles" can be heard online here. read more

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Labels: Black Numbers Signs Over Stars And Gutters

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 4:52 a.m.

Black Numbers Records has announced the signing of Over Stars and Gutters.  The label will reissue the band's debut full-length, Consider This Your Curse, on CD as well as vinyl for the very first time. The initial pressing of the 12" will be limited to 500 copies (300 orange, 200 ... read more

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Records: Screaming Females To Release Early Recordings On EP

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 4:50 a.m.

Screaming Females will release the Singles EP through Don Giovanni Records.  The EP contains six songs from four now rare and out of print 7”s and comes with liner notes written by drummer Jarrett Dougherty and images of the original 7” artwork penned by guitarist Marissa Paternoster. The group released ... read more

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Records: Mountain Man Prep Debut Album

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 4:44 a.m.

Mountain Man - featuring members of Verse, Last Lights, and I Rise - will release their debut effort, One, a 10" LP/digital release on March 9th via Mightier Than Sword Records.  You can stream the song "Trends" from the release here. read more

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Records: Make Do And Mend / Touche Amore Split

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 4:41 a.m.

Make Do and Mend are heading into the studio on December 12th and 13th to record two brand new songs that are going to appear on a split release with Touche Amore. The band released Bodies of Water earlier this year. read more

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Records: New Found Glory Prep Self-Titled Re-Release

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 3:52 a.m.

New Found Glory will release the tenth anniversary CD/DVD edition of their self-titled full-length on January 26th.  The release will feature the orignal recording as well as demos, b-sides, and be accompanied by the Story So Far DVD. read more

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MP3s: Fugazi Stage Banter Mp3 Made Available Online

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 3:40 a.m.

A forty-minute montage of Fugazi stage banter has been made available online here.  This is definitely an interesting listen. read more

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Music News: New Found Glory Vocalist & Family Raising Money For Mother's Surgery

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 3:12 a.m.

New Found Glory vocalist Jordan Pundik along with his siblings have launched a website to help raise donations for a heart transplant procedure for their mother, Maureen Waters.  Waters was rushed to the hospital last month due to a sudden, unidentified infection which has severely weakened her heart.  Waters is ... read more

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Music News: Andrew W.K. & People Under The Stairs Cover "The Simpsons" Theme

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 2:56 a.m.

Andrew W.K. and hip-hop duo People Under the Stairs have collaborated on a re-recording of The Simpsons theme in celebration of the twentieth season of the show.  The collaboration will air on FOX in January during the season finale. The updated version has been described as "Andrew plays piano and ... read more

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Records: Rocky Votolato Preps New Album

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 2:23 a.m.

Rocky Volotao will release his latest full-length effort, True Devotion, on February 23rd via Barsuk Records. Votolato last released The Brag and Cuss in 2007. read more

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MP3s: Sweet Apple (Dinosaur Jr., Deep Wound) Debut Song

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 2:13 a.m.

Sweet Apple - featuring members of Dinosaur Jr., Cobra Verde, Deep Wound, and Witch - have made their first track, "Do You Remember?," available online here.  The group will release their debut, Love and Desperation, through Tee Pee Records on March 30th. read more

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Records: The Arcade Fire Prep New Album

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 2:09 a.m.

The Arcade Fire are planning to release their third full-length effort in late Spring of 2010.  The group last graced us with Neon Bible in 2007. Source: Billboard read more

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Music News: Bruce Springsteen Speaks For Gay Marriage

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 1:55 a.m.

Bruce Springsteen made a post on his official website speaking in support of a marriage equality bill in his home state of New Jersey.  Here is what Springsteen had to offer: Like many of you who live in New Jersey, I've been following the progress of the marriage-equality legislation currently ... read more

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Music News: 2009 Grammy Nominations Announced

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 1:49 a.m.

The nominees for the 2009 Grammy Awards have been announced.  Notables include: Kings of Leon, Silversun Pickups, Stevie Wonder, The Fray, Imogen Heap, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, Green Day, AC/DC, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeath, Judas Priest, Pearl Jam, Death Cab for Cutie, Phoenix, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, Mos Def, ... read more

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Bands: Sweet Cobra Comment On Guitarist's Death

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 1:33 a.m.

Sweet Cobra have commented on the recent passing of guitarist Mat Arluck. Drummer Jason Gagovski issued the following statement on behalf of his bandmates: It is with the heaviest of hearts we announce that Matthew Allen Arluck passed away on November 26, 2009 after a hard fought battle with cancer, ... read more

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MP3s: New Idea Society Post New Songs

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 1:24 a.m.

New Idea Society have posted two new songs online here. The songs are expected to appear on the band's upcoming new full-length effort. The group last released The World is Bright and Lonely in 2007. read more

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Records: Alkaline Trio Prep Release

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 1:22 a.m.

Alkaline Trio will be releasing their latest full-length album, This Addiction, on February 23rd. The album will be co-released by Epitaph Records through their own Heart & Skull imprint label. The band last released Agony & Irony in 2008. read more

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Videos: The Casualties - "We Are All We Have" Video

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 12:57 a.m.

The Casualties have posted the video for the title-track to their latest album here.  We are All We Have was released earlier this year. read more

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Videos: Between The Buried And Me - "Obfuscation" Video

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 12:44 a.m.

Between the Buried and Me's video for the song "Obfuscation" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's latest offering, The Great Misdirect. read more

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Tours: Muse / Silversun Pickups Tourdates

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 12:16 a.m.

The initial dates for Muse's upcoming headlining tour of the U.S. have been announced.  Support for the tour will be provided by Silversun Pickups.  To view the confirmed dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: The Dillinger Escape Plan - "Farewell, Mona Lisa" Live Video

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 12:10 a.m.

Video of The Dillinger Escape Plan performing a brand new song titled "Farewell, Mona Lisa" has been made available online here. The song will appear on the band's upcoming full-length, Option Paralysis, which is due in stores on March 23rd through Party Smasher Inc./Season of Mist Records. read more

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Records: Hydra Head To Rerelease Harvey Milk Album

Posted Dec. 10, 2009, 12:01 a.m.

Hydra Head Records has announced plans to release a remastered version of Harvey Milk’s Bob Weston Sessions. The effort will be issued as a self-titled album on January 26th; the tracklisting is as follows: 1. “Blueberry Dookie” 2. “Plastic Eggs” 3. “Merlin Is Magic” 4. “Dating Pressures” 5. “My Father’s ... read more

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MP3s: Burning Empires Post Another New Song

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:50 p.m.

Burning Empires have posted another song titled "Accomplice" online here.  The song will appear on their forthcoming release, Heirs of the Soil, due out in early 2010. read more

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Tours: City Of Ships / Battlefields Tourdates

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:47 p.m.

Dates for the City of Ships and Battlefields tour have been announced. Also appearing on various dates of the tour are Rosetta and Raise the Red Lantern.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Bands: East Of The Wall Lineup Changes

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:45 p.m.

East of the Wall has announced several lineup changes.  The band issued the following statement: East Of The Wall is excited to announce its new line-up. Joining the band are guitarist Chris Alfano and drummer Seth Rheam. Both played in the band Biclops with East Of The Wall bassist Brett ... read more

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Videos: Strung Out - "Carcrashradio" Video

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:44 p.m.

Strung Out have made their video for the song "Carcrashradio" available here. The song is taken from their latest offering, Agents of the Underground. read more

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MP3s: Bane Post New Song

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:34 p.m.

Bane have posted a brand new song titled "As the World Turns" here. The song is taken from their EP, Los Angeles 3:58 PM. read more

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MP3s: The Smashing Pumpkins Post Free Song

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:31 p.m.

The Smashing Pumpkins have made a brand new song titled "A Song for a Son" available for free download here.  The group is planning to release Teargarden by Kaleidyscope, a free fourty-four song album in 2010. read more

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MP3s: Such Gold Post The Movielife Covers

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:23 p.m.

Such Gold have posted covers of The Movielife's "I Hope You Die Soon" and "10 Seconds Too Late" online here. The songs will appear on an upcoming The Movielife tribute album. read more

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Bands: Portugal. the Man Van Robbed

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:20 p.m.

Portugal. the Man were recently the victims of a van robbery.  The band posted the following on Twitter: No matter how well things are going there are trials: Van was broken into. Guitars, bass, keyboards, cash, GPS, passport. Gone. The band has declined assistance from fans, eventually adding: We have ... read more

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Videos: Mariachi El Bronx - "Holy" Video

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:13 p.m.

Mariachi El Bronx have made their video for the song "Holy" available online here. read more

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Records: Meshuggah Prep CD/DVD Release

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:08 p.m.

Meshuggah will release their CD/DVD effort, Alive, on February 9th via Nuclear Blast.  The tracklisting to the effort is as follows: CD: 1. Perpetual Black Second 2. Electric Red 3. Rational Gaze 4. Pravus 5. Lethargica 6. Combustion 7. Straws Pulled At Random 8. New Millenium Cyanide Christ 9. Stengah ... read more

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Records: Fuck The Facts Prep 7" / To Enter Studio

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 11:02 p.m.

Fuck the Facts recently recorded four songs in addition to new versions of "La Tete Hors De L'eau" and "Doghead" for a 7" to be released independently early next year.  In other news, the band is currently wrapping up pre-production for their next full-length. The band will enter the studio ... read more

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Labels: Century Media Resigns The Haunted

Posted Dec. 9, 2009, 10:58 p.m.

Century Media Records has announced the resigning of The Haunted.  The band last released Verses in 2008. read more

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Site News: Lots Of Updates Coming!

Posted Dec. 8, 2009, 8:09 p.m.

It's been a hectic week at the Scene Point Blank HQ so I haven't had a chance to dig through the 200+ emails I've got piled in my mailbox.  But expect a full update of news tonight.  Also, I'm working on getting interviews with Converge, Thursday, and Strike Anywhere up.  ... read more

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MP3s: The Wonder Years Debut New Song

Posted Dec. 2, 2009, 8:22 p.m.

The Wonder Years have made a brand new song titled "Washington Square Park" available online here. The song is taken from the group's upcoming second full-length, The Upsides. The CD version will be released via No Sleep Records (currently taking pre-orders) while Run For Cover Records (pre-orders up soon) will ... read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Dec. 1, 2009, 4:30 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. A.F.I. 2. Against Me! 2. Alkaline Trio 2. The Beatles The most listened to album last week was yet again (EIGHT weeks running) Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join ... read more

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Labels: Paper + Plastick Signs Greenland Is Melting

Posted Dec. 1, 2009, 4:27 p.m.

Paper + Plastick Records has announced the signing of Greenland is Melting.  The band will release their debut effort for their new label in early 2010.  In the meantime, you can download their latest offering, Our Hearts are Gold, Our Grass is Blue, for free here. read more

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Labels: Prosthetic Signs Dragged Into Sunlight

Posted Dec. 1, 2009, 4:17 p.m.

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of U.K. metal outfit Dragged into Sunlight.  The label will re-release the band's recently released album, Hatred for Mankind, in April of next year. read more

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MP3s: Through The Eyes Of The Dead Post New Song

Posted Dec. 1, 2009, 4:15 p.m.

Through the Eyes of the Dead have made a new song titled "The Manifest" available online here. The song is taken from the group's upcoming full-length, Skepsis. read more

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MP3s: One Choice Post New Songs

Posted Dec. 1, 2009, 4:13 p.m.

California's One Choice have made two new songs from their new full-length, Forever War, available online here. The album will be available in the near future via Seventh Dagger Records. read more

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Records: Blacklisted Release New LP

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:48 a.m.

Blacklisted release their new full-length effort, No One Deserves to be Here More Than Me, today through Deathwish Inc.  The album, only available as a 12" vinyl or digital download, is the follow-up to 2008's Heavier than Heaven, Lonelier than God. read more

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Shows: Godflesh Reunite For Hellfest (France)

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:45 a.m.

Pioneering metal/industrial outfit Godflesh will reunite for an appearance at Hellfest (France) next year. The festival appearance marks the band's first show since disbanding in 2002. The three-date event takes place June 18th through the 20th in Clisson, France and will also feature Kiss, Immortal, Twisted Sister, 7 Seconds, Agnostic ... read more

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Labels: Run For Cover Signs Hostage Calm

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:36 a.m.

Run for Cover Records has announced the signing of Connecticut hardcore outfit Hostage Calm.  The label has made a new track titled "Affidavit" available for streaming and download at their website. Hostage Calm released their debut full-length, Lens, in 2008. read more

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Records: She & Him Prep New Album

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:33 a.m.

She & Him will release their sophomore effort and follow-up to their debut, Volume One, in the Spring of next year. An official release date has yet to be set. read more

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Tours: forgetters Tourdates

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:27 a.m.

forgetters (Jawbreaker, Against Me!) have announced dates for an Eastcoast/South tour kicking off in mid-December.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Spoon Debut New Song

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:22 a.m.

Spoon's new song, "Written in Reverse," has been made available online at NPR here. The song is from the group's upcoming full-length, Transference. read more

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MP3s: Lupe Fiasco Releases New Mixtape

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:20 a.m.

Lupe Fiasco released a free mixtape titled Enemy of the State over the long weekend featuring original lyrical work over songs from Radiohead, Jay-Z, Clipse, Lil Wayne, and more .  You can grab it here. read more

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MP3s: Motion City Soundtrack Debut New Song

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:12 a.m.

Motion City Soundtrack have made their new song "Her Words Destroyed My Planet" available for streaming here. The song is from the group's upcoming major label debut, My Dinosaur Life, which is due out January 19th. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Transit / Man Overboard Split

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:09 a.m.

A full-album stream of the upcoming Transit / Man Overboard split 7" has been made available online here. read more

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Obituaries: Matt Arluck (R.I.P.)

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 8:06 a.m.

Sweet Cobra guitarist Matt Arluck passed away aftear losing a long battle with cancer.  Arluck was also a member of the short-lived, underrated hardcore outfit Stabbed by Words. Our sympathies go out to his family and friends. read more

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Videos: Thrice - "In Exile" Video

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 7:42 a.m.

Thrice's video for the song "In Exile" has been made available here. The song is from the band's latest full-length, Beggars. read more

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MP3s: Ted Leo & The Pharmacists Debut New Song

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 7:39 a.m.

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists have a new song titled "Even Heroes Have to Die" available online here. The song will appear on the band's upcoming Matador Records debut, The Brutalist Bricks, which is due out on March 9th. read more

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Videos: Unholy - "These Wounds Will Never Heal" Video

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 7:30 a.m.

Unholy's video for the song "These Wounds Will Never Heal" has been made available online here. The song comes from the band's second full-length, New Life Behind Closed Eyes. read more

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Tours: Overkill & Vader North American Tourdates

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 7:28 a.m.

Overkill and Vader will be hitting the road for a North American with God Dethroned, Warbringer, Evile, and Woe of Tyrants providing support for the trek. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: Andrew WK Plays NPR Desk Concert

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 7:25 a.m.

Video of Andrew W.K. performing at a NPR staff member's desk has been made available online. You can view the twenty-minute set here. read more

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Tours: Fucked Up Tourdates

Posted Nov. 30, 2009, 7:21 a.m.

Fucked Up will be embarking on a brief tour in February as they promote their upcoming singles collection for Matador Records.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Death Valley Club Post New Songs

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 2:33 a.m.

Death Valley Club have posted three new tracks online here.  The songs are taken from their latest offering, Flowers. read more

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Music News: New Black Flag Book Hits Shelves This Month

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 2 a.m.

Omnibus Press will release a new Black Flag book titled Spray Paint the Walls: The Story of Black Flag this month.  The book chronicles the band's span from their formation in 1976 until their breakup in 1986 including interviews with Henry Rollins, Greg Ginn, and Chuck Dukowski. Source: Punknews read more

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Shows: South By Southwest Announces First Confirmed Artists

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 1:36 a.m.

The first list of artists confirmed to appear at the 2010 edition of South by Southwest has been announced. Among the notables thus far are: Nicole Atkins, Broadway Calls, Crystal Method, Deer Tick, Frightened Rabbit, The Funeral Pyre, The Geeks, Harlem, Hot Panda, Audra Mae, Past Lives, Solid Gold, Twin ... read more

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Tours: Ceremony To Enter Studio / Tourdates With A.F.I.

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 1:25 a.m.

Ceremony has announced plans to enter Polymorph Recording Studios with Dan Rathburn to record their yet-to-be-titled third full-length in January.  Guitarist Anthony Anzaldo described the material as "very simple straight ahead early punk rock, but other songs are pretty obscure, almost Death In June sounding."  The band most recently released ... read more

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Records: Eluvium Prep New LP

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 1:19 a.m.

Eluvium will release their new full-length effort, Similes, on February 23rd via Temporary Residence Limited. The album is the group's first full-length effort since 2007's Copia and follows up a split release with Jesu.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Leaves Eclipse the Light 2. The Motion ... read more

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Records: Massive Attack Prep New LP

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 1:16 a.m.

Massive Attack will release their fifth full-length, Heligoland, on February 9th via Virgin Records. read more

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Shows: Gospel Announce Benefit Show / Hint At New Record

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 1:13 a.m.

Brooklyn, NY post-hardcore outfit Gospel has announced plans to play a benefit show, their first in three years, on January 29th in their hometown - a venue has yet to be announced.  In addition the group has stated that they have "an album's worth of new material that we will ... read more

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Music News: Vans Issues The Pixies Shoes

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 1:06 a.m.

Vans has issued two styles of The Pixies inspired shoes.  The "The Death to The Pixies" skate shoes are available as either Slip-Ons or Sk8-Hi styles here. read more

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Records: At The Gates To Release Three-Disc DVD

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 1:02 a.m.

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers At the Gates are set to release The Flames of the End, a brand new three-disc DVD set, through Earache Records in early 2010.  A trailer for the DVD has made its way online here.  Here is how the content of each disc will break ... read more

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Records: Clutch Plan CD/Vinyl/Digital Reissues

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 12:56 a.m.

Clutch has announced plans to reissue the band's DRT Entertainment released albums on CD and vinyl through their own Weathermaker Music label.  Reissues of From Beale Street to Oblivion, Blast Tyrant, and Robot Hive/Exodus due out early next year.  All three will be made available for digital release in the ... read more

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Labels: Relapse Signs Black Tusk

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 12:39 a.m.

Relapse Records has announced the signing of Black Tusk.  The band is currently wrapping up an Eastcoast tour and will begin writing for their new album after they return home. A Spring release is currently being planned. read more

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Tours: Donnybrook, Rhinoceros, Knock Em Dead Tourdates

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 12:29 a.m.

Dates for the The Eulogy Tour with Donnybrook, Rhinoceros, and Knock 'Em Dead have been announced. Also taking part on select dates are Living Hell, xTyrantx, and Shattered Realm. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Bleeding Through To Enter Studio

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 12:21 a.m.

Bleeding Through will soon enter the studio to record its sixth studio effort and debut for Rise Records, which is slated for a 2010 release.  The band wiill be hitting the road in the New Year with Machine Head, Hatebreed, and All Shall Perish for a European tour.  To view ... read more

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Tours: Harper Simon Westcoast Tourdates

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 12:11 a.m.

Harper Simon has extended his current North American tour with eleven additional Westcoast dates.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Spoon Announce First World Tourdates

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 12:07 a.m.

Spoon has announced the first six dates of an extensive world tour in support of the band's seventh album, Transference, due out in the U.S. on Merge Records on January 19th and a day earlier in Europe on Anti Records. Here are the first dates, with many many more to ... read more

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Videos: The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Post Studio Video

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, 12:05 a.m.

The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza have posted the first in a series of videos documenting the recording of their new full-length.  You can view the first video here. read more

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Tours: Suffocation / Goatwhore /Devildriver Tourdates

Posted Nov. 25, 2009, midnight

Suffocation, Goatwhore, and Devildriver will be embarking on a U.S. tour early next year.  The initial batch of dates has been announced, with more coming soon. To view the confirmed dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Obituary Prep Live DVD Release

Posted Nov. 24, 2009, 11:56 p.m.

Obituary will release their Live Xecution - Live Party.San 2008 DVD in January via Regain Records. The DVD was recorded at last year's German Open Air Fest and includes their full fifteen-song set plus bonus footage. read more

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Records: Nouvellas Prep Album Release

Posted Nov. 24, 2009, 11:54 p.m.

Nouvellas will release their debut full-length, a self-titled affair, on December 8th through Ernest Jenning Record Company.  The release is currently available digitally through iTunes.  You can download the single "Satisfied" here. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Nov. 23, 2009, 8:16 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. A.F.I. 2. Alkaline Trio 4. Jawbreaker 4. The Beatles The most listened to album last week was yet again (SEVEN weeks running) Converge's Axe to Fall ...tied with... Converge's Jane Doe.  Could ... read more

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TV: Mos Def, Talib Kweli, The Pixies On Fallon This Week

Posted Nov. 23, 2009, 8:13 p.m.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon will host The Pixies as its musical guest tonight.  And Wednesday's show will feature Mos Def and Talib Kweli.  The show airs at 12:30 AM EST on NBC. read more

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Videos: Vampire Weekend - "Cousins" Video

Posted Nov. 23, 2009, 8:09 p.m.

Vampire Weekend's video for the single "Cousins" has been made available here.  The song is taken from the group's upcoming full-length, Contra, which is due out January 12th. read more

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Videos: Mute Math - "Backfire" Video

Posted Nov. 23, 2009, 8:07 p.m.

Mute Math's video for the song "Backfire" has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Team Sleep DJ Posts Them Crooked Vultures/Crooklyn Dodgers Mash-Up

Posted Nov. 23, 2009, 7:52 p.m.

DJ Crook of Team Sleep has posted a mash-up of Them Crooked Vultures‘ “No One Loves Me & Neither Do I” and The Crooklyn Dodgers' “Crooklyn” online.  You can hear it here. read more

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Videos: Living Sacrifice Post Another Studio Video

Posted Nov. 23, 2009, 7:51 p.m.

Living Sacrifice have made the latest in a series of videos documenting the recording of their new full-length available online here. read more

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Music News: Furious Styles Stirs Up Controversy With T-Shirt Design

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 12:33 p.m.

Seattle-based hardcore band Furious Styles has stirred up a lot of public reaction after creating a t-shirt design that honors an individual that murdered a local police officer.  Officer Timothy Brenton was shot without provocation by Christopher Monfort, who was eventually shot several days later in an altercation with police.  ... read more

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Shows: The Stooges Headline Day One Of ATP New York

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, noon

The 2010 edition of All Tomorrow's Parties New York will take place September 3rd through the 5th at Kutschers Country Club in Monticello, New York.  The first night will be headlined by The Stooges as part of the "Don't Look Back" series.  The band will perform their classic Raw Power ... read more

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Videos: Deftones Benefit Show Footage Online

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 11:49 a.m.

A substantial amount of footage from the recent Deftones benefit shows for their bassist Chi Cheng has made its way online.  The band performed two nights in a row in an effort to raise money for mounting medical costs.  The band performed original material as well as covers of classics ... read more

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Records: Pro Gay Marriage Compilation To Be Released

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 11:26 a.m.

A pro gay marriage compilation titled Enough is Enough is currently in the works.  The free online recording is set to feature contributions from a number of hardcore and punk bands.  Bands set to contribute include: Shook Ones, This is Hell, The Effort, Transit, Make Do and Mend, Balance and ... read more

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Videos: Cave In DVD Preview Video

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 10:11 a.m.

Video footage of Cave In performing "Juggernaut" has been made available here. The footage is taken from the CD/DVD release of the band's latest EP, Planets of Old. read more

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Bands: Unholy FIlm Video

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 10:04 a.m.

Unholy recently wrapped up filming a video with director Al Columbia for the song “These Wounds Never Heal.”  The song is taken from the group's latest offering, New Life Behind Closed Eyes. read more

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Records: Ceremony Writing For New Album

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 10:02 a.m.

Ceremony are currently writing for their follow-up to 2008's Still Nothing Moves You. read more

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Shows: The Starting Line Announce Two Shows

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:54 a.m.

The Starting Line have announced two shows in their hometown of Philadelphia, PA on December 29th and 30th. The band commented on their status: Just to be perfectly clear, this doesn't mean TSL are back together and are going to make a record. It simply means that we're taking a ... read more

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Shows: Bonnaroo 2010 Dates Announced

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:49 a.m.

The ninth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place June 10th through the 13th in Manchester, TN. read more

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Tours: Terror / Emmure Tourdates

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:47 a.m.

The initial dates for the upcoming Terror and Emmure tour have been announced. Also taking part in the tour are After the Burial, Thick as Blood, and Miss May I. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: I Refuse - "Blood Telegrams" Video

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:45 a.m.

I Refuse have made their video for the song "Blood Telegrams" available here.  If you dig the 90's post-hardcore sound you should check this band out. Source: Pastepunk read more

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Labels: Seventh Rule Signs Kongh

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:43 a.m.

Seventh Rule Recordings has announced the signing of Scandinavian doom outfit Kongh.  The band will release their label debut, Shadows of the Shapeless, in early 2010. read more

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Records: Trash Talk Complete New Album

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:40 a.m.

Trash Talk recently completed the recording of their new full-length effort, titled Eyes & Nines.  The album is the follow-up to last year's Trash Talk and is expected out early next year on the band's own label.  The band had this to say of the new record: So one of ... read more

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Bands: Thrice Records Daytrotter Session

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:37 a.m.

Thrice recently completed an acoustic recording session for Daytrotter. Here is what the band had to say on the matter: Just did our Daytrotter session. We didn’t know about it until basically a day ago, so we kind of just went in and winged it and I think it went ... read more

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Videos: Fox News Covers Straight Edge

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:35 a.m.

Fox News' Boston affiliate recently covered the hardcore sub-culture that is straight edge. You can view the piece - which features interviews with members of Have Heart and In My Eyes as well as Bridge Nine Records' owner Chris Wrenn - here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Cheap Girls Album

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:31 a.m.

A full-album stream of Cheap Girls' My Roaring 20's has temporarily been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Spanish Gamble Post Another New Song

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:29 a.m.

Spanish Gamble, have posted another new song from their upcoming debut album, It’s All Coming Down, to be released in early 2010 via Paper + Plastick Records. The song is titled “Four Letter Word” and can be heard here. read more

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Labels: Metal Blade Signs System Divide

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:28 a.m.

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Cleveland metal outfit System Divide.  The group - featuring former members of Aborted, Years of Fire, Malignancy, and Distorted - will release their debut full-length, The Conscious Sedation, in early 2010. read more

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Music News: Wesley Willis Documentary DVD Release / Trailer Posted

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:24 a.m.

Eyeosaur and MVD Visual will be releasing the documentary Wesley Willis's Joy Rides based on the life of Willis on DVD on December 8th.  The trailer for the release can be viewed online here. read more

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Shows: Nebula Westcoast Shows

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:13 a.m.

Nebula have announced a string of Westcoast shows to conclude the year. The dates are as follow: 11/28 - Blank Club - San Jose, CA 11/29 - Annie's Social Club - San Francisco, CA 12/03 - Kensington Club - San Diego, CA 12/04 - The Royal Dive - Oceanside, CA ... read more

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Videos: Tweak Bird - "The Bones" Video

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:11 a.m.

Tweak Bird have made their video for the song "The Bones" available online here.  The band will kick off their European tour late this week. To view the dates click "Read more." read more

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MP3s: Prawn Offer EP For Free Download

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:10 a.m.

New Jersey indie outfit Prawn have made their False Institutions EP available for free download. You can find that here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Worn In Red Album

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:08 a.m.

A full-album stream of Worn in Red's In the Offing here. The album is available now through No Idea Records. read more

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MP3s: Whiskey & Co. Post New Song

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:05 a.m.

Whiskey & Co. have posted a new song titled “Long Lonely Nights" from their upcoming album Rust Colors.  You can stream the song here.  The new album is due out in early 2010 via No Idea Records. read more

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Labels: Detonate Signs Bring Out Your Dead

Posted Nov. 22, 2009, 9:03 a.m.

Detonate Records has announced the signing of Bring Out Your Dead - featuring former members of Scraps and Heart Attacks.  The band will release their debut effort, Just Stay Alseep, through the label in January.  You can preview material from the band here. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:59 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. A.F.I. 2. Against Me! 4. Radiohead 4. The Beatles The most listened to album last week was yet again (SIX weeks running) Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the ... read more

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Tours: O Pioneers!!! North American Tourdates

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:57 a.m.

O Pioneers!!! kick off their North American tour this week as they continue to support their album Neon Creeps.  The tour will include shows with Against Me! and Lemuria. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Epitaph To Co-Release Alkaline Trio Album

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:52 a.m.

Alkaline Trio have announced plans to co-release their seventh studio effort on their own Heart & Skull label in conjunction with Epitaph Records.  The new album will feature eleven tracks and is due out in February of next year.  Vocalist/guitarist Matt Skiba had this to say of the new album: ... read more

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Tours: Four Year Strong Announce Tour With Strike Anywhere & The Bled

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:48 a.m.

Four Year Strong have announced plans for a headlining tour early next year with This Time Next Year and Title Fight providing support.  The tour will also feature direct support from Strike Anywhere and The Bled on two different legs.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Capital To Record New LP

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:45 a.m.

Long Island natives Capital are preparing to enter the studio to record their new full-length. The band offered this update: Capital will be recording our 3rd full length ourselves inside Duncan's house starting Thanksgiving night. Feel free to offer any gear you have for us to borrow for a week ... read more

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Videos: forgetters Live Video

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:42 a.m.

Video of forgetters (ex-Jawbreaker, Against Me!) performing live at Generation Records in New York City has been made available online here. read more

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Tours: Gallows Drop Off A.F.I. Tour

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:35 a.m.

Gallows have been forced to drop off their current tour with A.F.I. as a result of illness. The band issued the following statement: We're sorry to announce that we have had to cancel our remaining dates on the AFI tour due to illness. We're sorry to disappoint anyone who bought ... read more

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MP3s: Blakroc Debut New Song

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:33 a.m.

Blakroc - the hip-hop/rock project featuring members of The Black Keys - have made a new track titled "On the Vista" available online Google+Reader">here. The song features a collaboration with Mos Def and will appear on the group's debut offering, which is due out November 27th. read more

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MP3s: Fallen From The Sky Post Another New Demo

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:26 a.m.

Fallen from the Sky have posted another new demo song online. You can stream "Burning Stars" here.  The band last released Tonight We Radiate in 2008. read more

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Records: Relapse To Release Mammoth Grinder Album

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:22 a.m.

Relapse Records has announced plans to release Mammoth Grinder's Extinction of Humanity as a CD and digital release on December 8th. Extinction of Humanity saw a vinyl release earlier this year via Cyclopean Records and was issued on cassette via Ghosthunt Records.  Material from the release can be streamed online ... read more

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Records: Daughters Prep New Album

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:19 a.m.

Daughters will release their latest full-length effort in early-2010 via Hydra Head Records.  The album, a self-titled affair, is the follow-up to 2006's Hell Songs and is tentatively set for a late-February release. read more

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Records: Mightier Than Sword Announces Blink 182 "Dude Ranch" Vinyl

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:16 a.m.

Mightier Than Sword Records has announced their upcoming pre-order for the limited-edition vinyl reissue of Blink-182's Dude Ranch. Pre-orders will launch November 18th at 3:00 PM EST in the label's webstore. read more

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Tours: Motion City Soundtrack / Set Your Goals / The Swellers Tourdates

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:14 a.m.

Motion City Soundtrack will head out on a headlining tour with Set Your Goals, The Swellers, and This Providence providing support.  To view the dates for the tour click "read more." read more

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Records: The Dillinger Escape Plan Set Release Date

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:08 a.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan will release their forthcoming album, Option Paralysis, on March 23rd via Relapse Records. read more

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MP3s: Past Lives Post New Song

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:05 a.m.

Past Lives have posted a brand new track titled "Hex Takes Hold" online here. The song is from the group's upcoming release, Tapestry of Webs, which follows up their debut, Strange Symmetry, and is due out February 23rd via Suicide Squeeze Records. read more

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MP3s: The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Post Album Sampler

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 3:01 a.m.

The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza have posted a pre-production sampler track for their upcoming full-length online here. The new album is slated for an early 2010 release via Black Market Activities. read more

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Tours: Caspian Announce Tourdates

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:59 a.m.

Caspian have announced the first dates for their U.S. tour. The band will be joined by The Sainthood Reps for the initial run of shows.  More touring plans are expected to be announced. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Rapid Cities Planning New Releases

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:56 a.m.

New Brunswick, NJ's Rapid Cities has also been hard at work in the studio recording a number of new songs for upcoming split 7-inch and cassette releases for early 2010.  Those unfamiliar can check out the band here. read more

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Records: Pirates Press To Reissue Cock Sparrer Albums

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:54 a.m.

Pirates Press has announced plans to reissue several Cock Sparrer albums in 2010.  The label has secured the licensing for Shock Troops and Running Riot in '84 and basically all the rest of the band's catalog.  All the reissues will be re-mastereed and available in an array of extremely high ... read more

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Tours: Behemoth North American Tourdates

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:47 a.m.

Behemoth will kick off a North America in January as they support their latest full-length, Evangelion. The band will be joined by Septicflesh and Shining. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Shows: New Mexican Disaster Squad Announce Reunion Show

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:44 a.m.

New Mexican Disaster Squad will reunite for a one-time show as part of Rad Fest, to be held Friday May 14th and Saturday May 15th in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina.  The band made an official announcement: So maybe calling it a "hiatus" would probably have been a better move (as ... read more

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Videos: Riverboat Gamblers - "DissDissDissKissKissKiss" Video

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:43 a.m.

Riverboat Gamblers have posted a new music video for their song “DissDissDissKissKissKiss” online here. The video-directed by Gates Bradley was shot over the course of a weekend at singer, Mike Wiebe’s house in Austin, TX, and features The Gamblers and a handful of friends partying karaoke style. read more

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Records: The Riot Before Enter Studio

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:39 a.m.

The Riot Before have entered the studio with J. Robbins (Jawbreaker, Against Me!) to record the follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed Fists Buried in Pockets.  The new album, currently titled Rebellion, will see a release in 2010 via Paper + Plastick Records. read more

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Labels: Big Scary Monsters Signs Castevet

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:36 a.m.

British-based Big Scary Monsters Recording Company has announced that it will release The Echo & The Light, the forthcoming EP from Chicago's Castevet.  The six-song effort is the follow-up to the band's critically acclaimed debut full-length and will be released by BSM on February 23rd on 12-inch and digital formats. read more

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Tours: Baroness / Earthless Tourdates

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:33 a.m.

Baroness and Earthless launch their U.S. tour together today.  The two bands continue to support their respective releases.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Cruel Hand U.S. Tourdates

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:27 a.m.

Cruel Hand will kick off the new year with a full U.S. tour as they continue to support their latest offering, Prying Eyes.  The band will team up with a host of bands for their trek, including dates with Trapped Under Ice, Forfeit, Bracewar, and Mother of Mercy.  To view ... read more

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Records: Murder By Death To Enter Studio

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:22 a.m.

Murder by Death will begin recording their fifth full-length studio album in December at Bloomington-based Farm Fresh Studios. The forthcoming as-yet-untitled album is the follow-up to 2008's Red of Tooth and Claw and is scheduled for release next spring. Vocalist/guitarist Adam Turla had this to say of the new material: ... read more

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MP3s: Monument To Thieves Lineup Changes / Post New Songs

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:19 a.m.

Monument to Thieves has announced several lineup changes.  Former Throwdown vocalist Keith Barney has stepped up to take over the mic and put down the guitar after the departure of Dave Richardson. Also new to the bands lineup is Marc Jackson on guitar (Throwdown, Force of Change) and Dave Itow ... read more

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Records: Tom Waits' "Orphans" Gets Deluxe Vinyl Release

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:16 a.m.

Tom Waits' Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers, & Bastards will see a a limited edition vinyl set,release on December 8th through Anti Records.  The set will feature a deluxe 12" booklet and six new bonus cuts. The collection totals sixty-two tracks over seven full length LPs, all pressed on 180 gram vinyl. ... read more

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Tours: Slayer / Megadeath / Testament Tourdates

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:12 a.m.

Slayer and Megadeath will be teaming up for their first tour together in nearly two decades.  The two bands will be joined by Testament for the North American tour, which kicks off in mid-January.  To view the confirmed dates for the tour click  "read more." read more

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Tours: Outbreak / Forfeit U.S. Tour

Posted Nov. 18, 2009, 2:10 a.m.

Outbreak and Forfeit will be teaming up for a U.S. tour together early next year. To view the confirmed dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Another Breath Album

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 4:13 a.m.

A full-album stream of Another Breath's The God Complex has been made available here. The album is due out December 22nd via Panic Records. The group last released Mill City in 2006. read more

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MP3s: Dave Hause Posts New Songs

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 4:10 a.m.

The Loved Ones frontman Dave Hause has made two new solo recordings available online here.  The songs will appear on his debut solo offering; a release date has not yet been set. read more

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Records: Matt Skiba Solo Album Delayed

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 4:09 a.m.

Matt Skiba's upcoming solo effort has been delayed.  Asian Man Records had this to say on the matter: The release is going to be pushed back until after the new Alkaline Trio album is released. When you're in a big band like the Trio, sometimes you have to play by ... read more

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Tours: Justin Townes Earle Tourdates

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:53 a.m.

Justin Townes Earle has announced the schedule for his upcoming headlining tour that kicks off in late January. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire A Wilhelm Scream EP

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:50 a.m.

A full-album stream of A Wilhelm Scream's self-titled EP has been made available online here. The album is available now through Paper + Plastick Records. read more

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Tours: Ludlow Lions Tourdates

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:48 a.m.

Ludlow Lions is currently on tour in support of its self-released debut full-length, No Stories, which is available as a pay-what-you-like download here. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Sailor's Grave Signs The Business / Posts New Song

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:42 a.m.

Sailor's Grave Records has announced the signing of British punk legends The Business.  The band will release their new full-length through the label on April 20th.  You can download the track "Mean Girl" from the release here. read more

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Tours: The Reptilian Tourdates

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:39 a.m.

The Reptilian are currently on tour in support of their debut release, Boys' Life. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Jagjaguwar Signs Wolf People

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:33 a.m.

Jagjaguwar Records has announced the signing of Wolf People. The group will release their label debut, Tidings, on February 23rd. read more

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MP3s: Hot Hot Heat Post New Songs

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:30 a.m.

Hot Hot Heat have posted two new songs - "Future Breeds" and "JFK's LSD" - online here. The songs will appear on the band's forthcoming full-length, Future Breeds, which is due out in early 2010. read more

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Videos: Monsters Of Folk - "Say Please" Video

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:28 a.m.

Monsters of Folk's video for the song "Say Please" has been made available online here. read more

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Labels: Jumpstart Signs Safety

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:26 a.m.

Jumpstart Records has announced the signing of Florida's Safety.  The label will release a split 7" with Red Tape Parade in the near future with the band's debut full-length due in May of next year. read more

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Shows: Rufio Announce Return Show

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:24 a.m.

Rufio have annouced their return show to take place on January 23rd at the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA.  The band is currently working on a new album, set for release next year. read more

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Records: Nick Cave & Warren Ellis Scores "The Road"

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:21 a.m.

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis' film score for The Road will see a digital release through Mute Records on November 3rd; a physical release is slated for January 13th. read more

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Tours: Slayer Postpone European Tour

Posted Nov. 15, 2009, 3:19 a.m.

Slayer have been forced to postpone their upcoming European tour in support of World Painted Blood as a result of vocalist/bassist Tom Araya's back injury.  The tour has been pushed back from its November start to begin in March of next year. read more

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Tours: ALL Announce Eastcoast Mini-Tour

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 7:36 a.m.

ALL have officially announced their first Eastcoast "tour" in seven years. The band will perform four shows along the Atlantic in January with Scott Reynolds (vocals) joining Bill Stevenson (drums), Karl Alvarez (bass) and Stephen Egerton (guitar).  Support for the shows will be provided by Off with Their Heads and ... read more

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Bands: Andrew Bird Covers Kermit The Frog

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 7:29 a.m.

Andrew Bird recently tracked a cover of Kermit the Frog's "It's Not Easy Being Green" from an upcoming tribute album titled Muppets Revisited.  Other artists confirmed to appear include Weezer and My Morning Jacket. read more

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Videos: Raekwon - "Catalina" Video

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 7:17 a.m.

Raekwon's video for the single "Catalina" has been made available here.  The song is taken from Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II. read more

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Bands: The Flatliners Post New Song

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 7:15 a.m.

The Flatliners have posted a new song titled "Filthy Habits" from their Cynics 7" online here. read more

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Records: Magnetic Fields Prep New Album

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 7:14 a.m.

Magnetic Fields will release their new full-length, Realism, on January 26th via Nonesuch Records. read more

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Records: The Dillinger Escape Plan Complete Recording

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 7:12 a.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan have completed the recording of their upcoming new album, Option Paralysis, and will now begin focusing on mixing the effort. The album is expected to see a release early next year through their own Party Smasher Inc. label. read more

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Videos: Polar Bear Club - "Light Of Local Eyes" Video

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 7:07 a.m.

Polar Bear Club's video for the song "Light of Local Eyes" has been made available here. The song is on the band's latest full-length, Chasing Hamburg. read more

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MP3s: Transit Post New Song

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:57 a.m.

Transit have posted a new song titled "Please, Head North" online here. The song is taken from their forthcoming split EP with Man Overboard. read more

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Records: Eyehategod Vocalist Releases Spoken Word 7"

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:55 a.m.

Mike Williams, vocalist for Eyehategod, Outlaw Order, Arson Anthem and author of Cancer As A Social Activity: Affirmations Of World's End is releasing a spoken word / power electronics limited edition 7".  Side Zero features "That's What The Obituary Said," a spoken prose piece with ambient backing by Ryan McKern. ... read more

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MP3s: Defeater Posts Another New Song

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:51 a.m.

Defeater has posted another new track online for streaming. You can hear "The Red, White and Blues" here. The song is taken from the upcoming Lost Ground EP. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire In Desperation 7"

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:47 a.m.

A full-album stream of In Desperation's Floods 7" has been made available here. read more

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Records: Cave In Detail DVD Portion Of EP Release

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:45 a.m.

The tracklisting to the DVD portion of Cave In's Planets of Old CD/DVD release has be announced.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Luminance 2. Retina Sees Rewind 3. Moral Eclipse 4. Juggernaut 5. Dark Driving 6. The Red Trail 7. Cayman Tongue 8. Trepanning 9. Air Escapes 10. Summit ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Omar Rodriquez-Lopez Album

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:39 a.m.

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez's latest release, Xenophanes, is available for streaming online here. read more

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Tours: Agnostic Front Tourdates

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:36 a.m.

Agnostic Front will be hitting the road to celebrate the re-issues of their classics Victim in Pain and United Blood releases.  The badn will be joined by Death by Stereo. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Just Surrender Post Acoustic Song

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:31 a.m.

Just Surrender have made an acoustic version of a brand new song titled "Burning Up" available for download here.  The song will appear on their upcoming full-length, which is due out in the Spring of next year. read more

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Music News: Obituary Guitarist Launches BBQ Sauce

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:30 a.m.

Trevor Peres, guitarist of long running Florida death metal legends Obituary, recently launched his own Bar-B-Que sauce line. Dubbed T-Bone's Famous, Peres' "Original Rib'Licous Bar-B-Que Sauce" has "a sweet and tangy flavor with a blend of mild spices and a hint of hickory smoke." Peres will be releasing additional flavors ... read more

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Tours: End Of A Year / Tigers Jaw Tourdates

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:27 a.m.

End of a Year will be teaming up with Tigers Jaw for a brief Eastcoast tour to kick off the new year. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: Katatonia - "Day And Then The Shade" Video

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:19 a.m.

Katatonia's video for the track "Day and Then the Shade" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's latest offering, Night is the New Day. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Clenched Fist Album

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:14 a.m.

A full-album stream of Clenched Fist's Just Like Roaches has been made available online here.  In addition, the band's label - Double or Nothing Records - offering the release for a donation-based download at the same location. read more

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Records: The Wonder Years Album Details

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6:05 a.m.

The Wonder Years will release their second full-length effort, The Upsides, on CD on January 26th via No Sleep Records - a vinyl release will follow via Run For Cover Records.  The album is the follow-up to 2007's Get Stoked on it!.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1. My Last ... read more

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MP3s: Dirtnap Offers Free Digital Sampler

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 6 a.m.

Dirtnap Records is celebrating their ten year anniversary and the label has announced a free downloadable sampler.  The Dirtnap Records 2009 Sampler features tracks from bands such as Marked Men, Mean Jeans, High Tension Wires, and the Girls, as well as unreleased tracks by Mind Spiders and White Wires.  You ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Outbreak Album

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 5:54 a.m.

A full-album stream of Outbreak's self-titled full-length has been made available here.  The album is out in stores now via Think Fast! Records. read more

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Records: PJ Bond Album Available For Donation-Based Download

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 5:51 a.m.

To celebrate the official release of PJ Bond's You Didn't Know I Was Alphabetical, Black Numbers Records is making the ten-song album available as a donation-based download for the next week. You can grab it here. read more

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Records: Blunt Mechanic Debut Release Delayed

Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 5:50 a.m.

Blunt Mechanic's debut full-length, World Record, has been pushed back to an April 2010 release through Barsuk Records. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Nov. 10, 2009, 1:04 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. A.F.I. 2. Against Me! 4. Minus the Bear 5. Jawbreaker The most listened to album last week was yet again (FIVE weeks running) Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join ... read more

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Videos: Gallows - "Misery" Video

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:54 p.m.

Gallows' video for their new single "Misery" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the band's sophomore effort, Grey Britain. read more

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Records: Crime In Stereo Release Date Set

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:49 p.m.

Crime in Stereo will release their new full-length effort, I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone, on February 23rd via Bridge Nine Records.  The album is the follow-up to 2007's ...is Dead and is expected to include eleven brand new songs. read more

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Records: The Little Death To Self-Release Debut

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:44 p.m.

The Little Death have announced plans to self-release their self-titled debut. The band is comprised of Laura Dawn (lead vocals), Moby (bass,guitar), Daron Murphy (guitar, bass, harmonica), and Aaron A. Brooks (drums) "creating raw blues, soul, psychedelic rock with gritty vocals and lyrics."  You can preview songs from the release ... read more

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Videos: The Pixies - "Here Comes Your Man" Live Video

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:40 p.m.

Video of The Pixies peforming the track "Here Comes Your Man" from their Doolittle album live on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien has been made available here. In other news, the band is offering a free four-song EP of live songs from the album via their own website. You ... read more

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Tours: Terror / Emmure Tour

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:32 p.m.

Terror and Emmure will headline The Mosh Lives Tour II. Also taking part on the tour will be After the Burial, Miss May I, and Thick as Blood. The tour lasts from January 22nd through February 21st. read more

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Records: Cave In EP (CD-Release) Date Set

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:27 p.m.

Cave In's Planets of Old will see a on CD format through Hydra Head Records on January 26th.  The CD will also be accompanied by a DVD, which is expected to include footage from the band's return show earlier this year. read more

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Records: Galactic Prep New Album

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:23 p.m.

Galactic will release their new record, Ya-Ka-May, on February 9th through Anti Records. The album features established legends such as the Rebirth Brass Band, Irma Thomas, Big Chief Bo Dollis, Allen Toussaint and Walter "Wolfman" Washington with younger artists like Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry, John Boutté, Josh Cohen and ... read more

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Tours: Weekend Nachos Tourdates

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:19 p.m.

Weekend Nachos will be hitting the road later this month as they continue to support their latest offering, Unforgivable. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Them Crooked Vultures Album

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:17 p.m.

A full-album stream of Them Crooked Vulture's upcoming full-length has been made available here. The album is due out in stores November 17th. read more

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Videos: Living Sacrifice Post New Studio Video

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:15 p.m.

Living Sacrifice have posted the second in a series of videos documenting the recording of their new full-length. You can view it here. read more

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Tours: Fireworks / The Wonder Years Tourdates

Posted Nov. 9, 2009, 12:12 p.m.

Fireworks will be heading out on the road with The Wonder Years for a two-week stint this week. The band continues to support their debut full-length, All I Have to Offer is My Own Confusion.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Withdrawal Post New Song

Posted Nov. 7, 2009, 3:07 p.m.

Withdrawal have posted a new track titled "Dark Omen" online here. The song will appear on an upcoming European released compilation; other bands slated to appear include Integrity, Rot in Hell, and Sixes. The band released their debut 7" Unknown Misery earlier this year. read more

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Labels: Hellfish Signs The Mistake

Posted Nov. 7, 2009, 11:15 a.m.

Hellfish has announced the signing of The Mistake. The band, featuring current and former members of Throwdown, Eighteen Visions, Enewetak, Welcome To Your Life, Amendment 18, Culture, Until the End, Monument To Thieves, and Adamantium, will enter the studio in November to record a brand new full-length effort.  Look for ... read more

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Records: Take Notice Preps 7"

Posted Nov. 7, 2009, 11:05 a.m.

Michigan's Take Notice will be preceding their upcoming debut full-length with a limited edition 7" titled The Get-Go.  The effort will be available digitally on November 23rd and on vinyl December 15th via I Surrender Records.  Fans of Kid Dynamite, Lifetime, and The Movielife should take note. read more

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MP3s: Unit91 Stream Entire EP

Posted Nov. 7, 2009, 10:58 a.m.

Unit91 - featuring former members of Much the Same and Break the Silence - have made their EP available for streaming here.  The EP can also be downloaded here. read more

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Videos: Baroness - "A Horse Called Golgotha" Video

Posted Nov. 7, 2009, 10:55 a.m.

Baroness' video for the song "A Horse Called Golgotha" has been made available here.  The song is taken from the band's latest release, Blue Record. read more

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Records: Small Brown Bike Release New 7" / Recording New LP

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 6:26 a.m.

Small Brown Bike released a brand new two-song 7" at The Fest 8.  The new record contains two songs - "When We Run" and "Hourglass" - and is available from No Idea Records now.  Video of the band performing the two songs live can be viewed here. In other news, ... read more

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Videos: Shook Ones - "Silverfish" Video

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 6:11 a.m.

Shook Ones' video for the song "Silverfish" has been made available here.  The song is taken from the band's latest full-length, The Unquotable A.M.H.. read more

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Tours: Frank Turner Added To Flogging Molly Tour

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 6:02 a.m.

Frank Turner has been added as support for the upcoming Flogging Molly tour set to take place in early 2010. Turner continues to support his latest offering, Poetry of the Deed. read more

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Tours: Chris Wollard / Mike Hale Tourdates

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 5:52 a.m.

Chris Wollard and the Ship Thieves will be heading out on a brief Eastcoast tour with Mike Hale today. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: Isis - "20 Minutes 40 Years" Video

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 5:47 a.m.

Isis' video for the song "20 Minutes / 40 Years" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the group's latest full-length, Wavering Radiant. read more

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Bands: Fucked Up To Cover "Do They Know It's Christmas?"

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 5:43 a.m.

Fucked Up are currently working on a cover of the classic holiday song "Do They Know it's Christmas?" to raise money for a number of different organizations.  In a recent interview, the band's frontman, Damian Abraham, spoke at length about the project.  According to Abraham, artists set to contribute include: ... read more

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MP3s: Fear Tomorrow Discography Available For Free Download

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 5:31 a.m.

A free download of Connecticut hardcore outfit Fear Tomorrow's entire discography has been made available here. Source: Pastepunk read more

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Records: Mogwai Prep Film Release & Live Album

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 5:25 a.m.

Mogwai will see their live show documented in the upcoming film, Burning, which was filmed in Brooklyn, NY earlier this year by Vincent Moon and Nathanaël Le Scouarne.  The film's release will also be accompanied by a live album titled Special Moves, which will see a release through the band's ... read more

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Records: Liars Prep New Album

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 5:15 a.m.

Liars will release their fifth studio effort, Sisterworld, in early 2010 via Mute Records.  The band last released their self-titled album in 2007. read more

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Records: High On Fire Set Album Title

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 5 a.m.

High on Fire have chosen Snakes for the Divine as the title to their upcoming new full-length, which is due out in February through E1 Music.  The band last released Death is this Communion in 2007. read more

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Splits: Hostage Life Announce Breakup

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 4:57 a.m.

Canadian punk outfit Hostage Life have announced that they are breaking up following one final show. The band issued the following statement: The last Hostage Life show ever will take place at Sneaky Dee's on November 20th. This may seem like it is coming out of left field, but one ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Dead To Me Album

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 4:55 a.m.

A full-album stream of Dead to Me's African Elephants has been made available here.  The album is due out this coming Tuesday via Fat Wreck Chords. read more

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Labels: Run For Cover Signs Man Overboard

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 4:26 a.m.

Run for Cover Records has announced the signing of Man Overboard. The band's latest EP, Dahlia, is available for purchase here. read more

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Bands: Constants To Record With Justin Broadrick

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 4:18 a.m.

Boston-based shoegazers Constants have announced that their next full-length effort will be produced by Justin Broadrick (Jesu, Godflesh).  The band is currently touring in support of their latest release, The Foundation, The Machine, The Ascension.  Bassist Orion Wainer had this to say of working with Broadrick: Justin remixed a song ... read more

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Videos: Manchester Orchestra - Shake It Out" Video

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 4:13 a.m.

Manchester Orchestra's video for the single "Shake it Out" has been made available here. The song is taken from the band's latest offering, Mean Everything to Nothing. read more

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Records: Six Feet Under Announce Tracklisting

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 4:12 a.m.

Six Feet Under have revealed the tracklisting to the third installment of the band's cover series, Graveyard Classics 3, which is due out on January 19th via Metal Blade Records.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1. A Dangerous Meeting - Mercyful Fate 2. Metal On Metal - Anvil 3. The ... read more

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MP3s: The Icarus Line Post New Songs

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 4:09 a.m.

The Icarus Line have posted two new songs - "Bad Bloods" and "We Sick" - online here. read more

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Bands: Cattle Decapitation Seeking New Bassist

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:55 a.m.

San Diego grindcore outfit Cattle Decapitation are currently in search of a permanent bass player. The band has been performing with a temporarily fill-in since the departure of Troy Oftedal earlier this year. read more

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Records: Thrice Launch Vinyl Pre-Orders

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:50 a.m.

Thrice have launched vinyl pre-orders for their latest full-length effort, Beggars. If you live in the U.S. you can order here, while European orders can be placed here. read more

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Videos: Black Lips - "Drugs" Live On Carson Daly

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:47 a.m.

Video of the Black Lips performing their song "Drugs" on Last Call with Carson Daly has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: The X Why Post New Songs

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:46 a.m.

London-based electro-pop duo The X Why have made several new songs available online here. read more

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MP3s: Will Stratton Posts New Song

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:43 a.m.

New York-area songwriter Will Stratton has made a new song titled "Your California Sky" from his new album No Wonder available online here. read more

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MP3s: Elizabeth & The Catapult Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:42 a.m.

Elizabeth & The Catapult's recent Daytrotter session has been made available here. read more

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Shows: 2009 Rock To Roll Charity Event Announced

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:39 a.m.

The fourth annual Rock to Roll charity event spearheaded by Side One Dummy Records co-founder Joe Sib will take place this year at Slim's in San Francisco, CA on Thursday December 3rd. The event will directly benefit the non-profit organization UCP Wheels for Humanity. Headlining the event this year is ... read more

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MP3s: Golden Shoulders Post New Song

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:33 a.m.

Golden Shoulders have made the track "Mountain" available for free download here.  The song is taken from the group's recently released third full-length, Get Reasonable. read more

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Tours: Mew Launch Opening Band Contest

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:30 a.m.

Mew will be giving local bands in eight different markets on their upcoming headlining tour this Fall an opportunity to submit themselves to be chosen as direct support for Mew in the following markets: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Boston, Portland, and New York City. Interested bands can enter ... read more

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Music News: Disgorge, Mexico: The Movie To Premiere At Maryland Deathfest

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:24 a.m.

Filmmaker David Hall and Fuck The Facts have announced that the world premiere screening of their new feature film, Disgorge, Mexico: The Movie, is scheduled to take place at the 8th annual Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore, MD this coming May. read more

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Labels: Vice Signs Pierced Arrows

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:22 a.m.

Vice Records has announced the signing of Portland, OR trio Pierced Arrows.  The band will release their sophomore effort, Descending Shadows, on February 2nd.  You can stream the track "Paranoia" here. read more

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Music News: Eugene Robinson Publishes First Novel

Posted Nov. 6, 2009, 3:19 a.m.

Eugene Robinson of Oxbow has just released his first novel, A Long Slow Screw, through Robotic Boot/Hydra Head Records. You can order a copy here. read more

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Site News: Converge / Mastodon / Dethklok (Live Review) Posted

Posted Nov. 5, 2009, 12:51 a.m.

Scene Point Blank's staff photographer Edson recently took in the mammoth tour of Dethklok, Mastodon, and Converge.  You can check out his live review with photos here. Keep checking back for more live reviews / photos from Edson. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Nov. 4, 2009, 2:37 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. A.F.I. 3. The Beatles 4. Radiohead 5. The Lawrence Arms The most listened to album last week was once again Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the group and ... read more

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Videos: Good Old War - "Maybe Mine" Video

Posted Nov. 4, 2009, 2:32 a.m.

Good Old War's video for the song "Maybe Mine" has been made available online here.  In other news, the band will release a four-song split CDEP with Cast Spells through Sargent House Records to coincide with their upcoming tour together. read more

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MP3s: Jaguar Love Post New Song

Posted Nov. 4, 2009, 2:27 a.m.

Jaguar Love has posted a brand new song titled "Up All Night" online here.  The song is from the band's upcoming new album. No release date has been set. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Cloak/Dagger Album

Posted Nov. 4, 2009, 2:05 a.m.

A full-album stream of Cloak/Dagger's Lost Art has been made available here. The album is available now through Jade Tree Records. read more

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Videos: Frank Turner - "Poetry Of The Deed" Video

Posted Nov. 4, 2009, 2:04 a.m.

Frank Turner's video for the track "Poetry of the Deed" has been made available here. The song is the title-track from his latest offering, Poetry of the Deed, which is out now via Epitaph Records. read more

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MP3s: Gaza Post Another New Song

Posted Nov. 4, 2009, 2:02 a.m.

Gaza have posted another new track for streaming. You can check out "The Kicking Legs” from their latest offering, He is Never Coming Back, here. read more

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Records: At Both Ends Final Issue Pre-Orders

Posted Nov. 4, 2009, 1:54 a.m.

Pre-orders for the final issue of At Both Ends Magazine have been launched here.  The final installment includes two 7” records with songs from Bane, Grade, Unrestrained, and Between Earth And Sky. The magazine contains articles and interviews with Bane, Sick of it All, Verse, Shook Ones, Bill Stevenson, Sparkmarker, ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Coalesce EP

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 12:03 p.m.

A full-album stream of Coalesce's Ox EP has been made available here. The album is due out November 10th via Relapse Records. read more

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Shows: Initial 2010 Harvest Of Hope Lineup Announced

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 12:02 p.m.

The first batch of artists have been announced for the 2010 edition of the Harvest of Hope Festival.  The event takes place March 12th through the 14th at St. Johns County Fairgrounds in St.Augustine, FL.  Bands set to perform include: A Death In The Family, American Cheeseburger, Andrew Jackson Jihad, ... read more

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TV: The Pixies Performing On Conan

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 11:26 a.m.

The Pixies will be performing on The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien on November 6th. The show airs at 11:30 PM EST on NBC. read more

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Records: Metric Release Acoustic EP

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 11:24 a.m.

Metric have recently released a four-song digital EP titled Plug In Plug Out, which contains songs from the band's latest album Fantasies. The EP is currently only available through Amazon.com, but after November 27th the band will sell it on their own website with additional extras. read more

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Videos: Monsters Of Folk - "Detroit Rock City" Video

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 11:19 a.m.

Video of Monsters of Folk covering KISS' "Detroit Rock City" has been made available online here. The band's cover took place at their Halloween show at Louisville's Palace Theatre. read more

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Records: Burning Empires Preps 7" EP

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 11:12 a.m.

Burning Empires - featuring Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy, Matt Mixon of 7 Angels 7 Plagues, and Stu Ross, Ryan Morgan, and Kyle Johnson of Misery Signals - has announced plans to relase their debut 7" through the band's own FC Records on November 10th.  The band also plans ... read more

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Tours: Dead City / Mammoth Grinder Tourdates

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 11:01 a.m.

Dead City and Mammoth Grinder will be teaming up for a Midwest/Eastcoast tour early next year.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Motion City Soundtrack Album Details

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:58 a.m.

Motion City Soundtrack will release their major label debut, My Dinosaur Life, on January 19th via Columbia Records.  The album is the follow-up to 2007's Even if it Kills Me.  The tracklisting to the new album is as follows: 1. Worker Bee 2. A Lifeless Ordinary (Need A Little Help) ... read more

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Tours: Polar Bear Club / Shook Ones / Title Fight European Tourdates

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:55 a.m.

Polar Bear Club will be embarking on a European tour with Shook Ones and Title Fight in tow. To view the confirmed dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Rosetta Demo Song Posted

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:49 a.m.

A demo version of a new song from Rosetta has been made available online here. The song is expected to appear on their new full-length, due out next year. read more

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TV: Moving Mountains Song In Mad Man Promo

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:44 a.m.

Moving Mountains' song "Aphelion" is featured in the season finale promo for the series Mad Men. You can view it here. read more

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Records: Daniel, Fred & Julie Prep Debut / Post Song

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:40 a.m.

Daniel, Fred & Julie - Daniel Romano (Attack in Black), Fred Squire (Calm Down It's Monday, Shotgun & Jaybird), Julie Doiron (Eric's Trip) - will release their self-titled debut on December 1st via You've Changed Records.  The track "Runner" from the release can be heard online here. read more

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Videos: Rain Machine - "Give Blood" Video

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:34 a.m.

Rain Machine's video for the song "Give Blood" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the self-titled debut, out now via Anti Records. read more

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Records: Trash Talk Vinyl Discography Release Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:32 a.m.

Pre-orders for the Trash Talk vinyl discography release Shame have been made available online here.  The 180-gram vinyl includes all the songs from the band's Walking Disease, Plagues, Trash Talk, and East of Eden releases. read more

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Labels: Razor & Tie Signs Norma Jean

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:26 a.m.

Razor & Tie Records has announced the signing of Norma Jean. The band is planning to enter the studio in January and will release their new full-length effort through the label in the Summer of 2010. read more

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MP3s: The Reveling Post New Song

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:24 a.m.

The Reveling - featuring Jay Weinberg (son of Max of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band) on drums - have made a new track titled "Breadline" available for streaming here. The band will play a record release show for their new EP, 3D Radio, on November 6th at the Knitting Factory ... read more

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Records: Bane To Release Another 7"

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:13 a.m.

6131 Records has announced plans to release the second new Bane 7" of 2009.  In June the band entered Getaway Studios and recorded six brand new tracks.  Three will appear on the 6131 EP, titled Los Angeles 3:58 PM. The label provided insight into the title of the 7" as ... read more

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Records: Living Sacrifice Album Details

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:07 a.m.

Living Sacrifice will release their first new album in eight years in the form of The Infinite Order on January 26th via Solid State Records.  The band is currently planning a video for the song "Rules of Engagement," and are also working on a live DVD.  The tracklisting to the ... read more

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MP3s: Twin Tigers Over EP For Free

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10:02 a.m.

Athens based psych-shoegaze-indie-pop gems Twin Tigers have made their Automatic EP available for free here. The band is currently on tour with Minus the Bear. read more

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MP3s: Lemmy Kilmister & Dave Lombardo Cover "Stand By Me"

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 10 a.m.

Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister and Slayer's Dave Lombardo have teamed up for a cover of Ben E. King’s classic "Stand By Me."  You can check that out here.  The song is taken from soundtrack to the new Flip Skateboards film, Extremely Sorry, which is out now via Voclom Entertainment. read more

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Records: Karma To Burn To Release New Album

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 9:57 a.m.

Stoner rock titans Karma to Burn will be releasing a brand new album in the Spring of next year. The album is due out on Napalm Records. In other news, check out the band's new video for the song "Twenty" online here. read more

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MP3s: Bouncing Souls Post New Monthly Song

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 9:55 a.m.

The Bouncing Souls have released the new montly single, "Big Eyes," for November online here. The song is the eleventh in a series of twelve songs to be released in 2009 as the band celebrates twenty years as a band. read more

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Tours: Flogging Molly Tourdates

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 9:52 a.m.

Flogging Molly have announced dates for their Sixth Annual Green 17 Tour.  Opening acts for the tour will be announced later this month along with special travel package opportunities to the tour's final date in Tempe, AZ.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: John Samson (The Weakerthans) Preps Solo Effort

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 9:49 a.m.

The Weakerthans' John Samson will be releasing a three-song solo record on 7" vinyl and digital download on November 3rd via Anti Records.  Titled City Route 85, the record will be the first in a series of recordings exploring the atmospheric streets and highways surrounding the musician's home in Winnipeg, ... read more

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Labels: Sub Pop Signs Bassekou Kouyate

Posted Nov. 3, 2009, 9:45 a.m.

Sub Pop Records and KEXP radio host Jon Kertzer have come together to form Next Ambiance, a world music imprint.  Malian band Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba’s I Speak Fula will be the first album out on the label and is scheduled for digital release on iTunes December 1st with ... read more

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General News: Go Vote!

Posted Nov. 2, 2009, 8:12 p.m.

If you live in the United States, please make sure you vote today. read more

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Site News: Portugal. the Man (Live Review) Posted

Posted Oct. 31, 2009, 1:40 p.m.

Scene Point Blank's staff photographer Edson recently took in two Portugal. the Man shows in one day.  You can check out his live review with photos here. Be on the lookout for more live reviews / photos from Edson to be featured on the site. read more

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Site News: Lots Of News Items Posted

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 4:01 p.m.

So so so many news items were posted - be sure to check the other pages! read more

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Tours: New Found Glory Tour With Dashboard Cancelled / Saves The Day Tour Coming Soon

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:59 p.m.

New Found Glory's upcoming tour with Dashboard Confessional has been cancelled as a result of a "family situation" in the Dashboard camp.  You can read a statement from Dashboard Confessional here. In other news, New Found Glory is planning to celebrate the ten year anniversary of their self-titled release with ... read more

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Splits: Armor For Sleep Announce Breakup

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:47 p.m.

Armor for Sleep have announced their breakup.  The band released a two albums through Equal Vision Records and one with Sire Records during the tenure.  Frontman Ben Jorgensen issued a lengthy statement here; here is an excerpt: It's been a little over a year since our last tour and some ... read more

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Records: Spoon Preps New Album / Posts New Song

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:33 p.m.

Spoon will release their seventh full-length effort, Transference, on January 26th in the U.S. via Merge Records and January 25th in Europe via Anti Records.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Before Destruction 2. Is Love Forever? 3. The Mystery Zone 4. Who Makes Your Money 5. Written in Reverse ... read more

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Labels: Rise Signs This Is Hell

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:26 p.m.

Rise Records has announced the signing of Long Island hardore outfit This is Hell. The band will release their latest full-length effort through the label in the Spring of 2010.  This is Hell most recently released the Warbirds EP. read more

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Records: Madvillain Working On New Album

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:24 p.m.

Madvillain - the duo of MF Doom and Madlib - are currently working on their follow-up to 2004's Madvillainy.  No release date has been set as of yet. read more

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Videos: No Age - "Losing Feeling" Video

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:17 p.m.

The video for No Age's track "Losing Feeling" has been made available here. The song is taken from the EP of the same name, which is available now. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Slayer Album

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:13 p.m.

A full-album stream of Slayer's World Painted Blood has been made available online here. The album is due out in store this coming Tuesday. read more

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Videos: Ted Leo - "One Polaroid A Day" Live Video

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:12 p.m.

Video of Ted Leo performing a brand new song titled "One Polaroid a Day" live has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: A Thousand Paper Cranes Post Two Songs

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3:04 p.m.

A Thousand Paper Cranes have posted two demo songs online here. If you're a fan of the melodic hardore / pop-punk crossover, check them out. Source: Pastepunk read more

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Videos: Mastodon - "Divinations" Live On Fallon

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 3 p.m.

Video of Mastodon performing their song "Divinations" live on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's latest full-length, Crack the Skye. read more

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MP3s: Kayo Dot Post New Song

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:50 p.m.

Kayo Dot have posted a brand new song titled "Whisper Ineffable" online here. The song is taken from the group's upcoming full-length, Coyote, which is due out in early 2010 via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Labels: Translation Loss Signs East Of The Wall

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:48 p.m.

Translation Loss Records has announced the addition of New Jersey's East of the Wall - featuring former members of The Postman Syndrome and Day Without Dawn.  The label will be releasing a three-way split release from East of the Wall, Rosetta, and Year of No Light later this year, followed ... read more

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Music News: Milo Aukerman Doll To Be Released

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:41 p.m.

Aggronautix is releasing a limited-edition figure of the Descendents' Milo Aukerman (1000 numbered). This replica of the charismatic frontman stands at 7 inches tall, and is made of a lightweight polyresin. Displayed in a a black and blue tri-windowed box, Milo is portrayed in action and comes complete with his ... read more

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Labels: Thorp Signs Hell Within

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:38 p.m.

Thorp Records has announced the signing of Hell Within.  The Boston-based metal outfit is currently writing their Thorp debut and the band will enter the studio in January 2010 under the direction of Pete Rutcho of Damaged Studios (Bury Your Dead, Unearth).  The album is tentatively due out in May. read more

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Tours: PJ Bond Tourdates

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:36 p.m.

Former Outsmarting Simon frontman PJ Bond will be heading out on tour in support of his latest full-length, You Didn't Know I was Alphabetical.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Between The Buried And Me / Cynic Tourdates

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:34 p.m.

Between the Buried and Me will be kicking off a headlining tour with Cynic, The Devin Townsend Project, and Scale The Summit providing support in early 2010. To view the dates of the tour click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Initials Post Demo Track

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:31 p.m.

Initials - a new project headed by Fred Mascherino of The Color Fred/Breaking Pangea and Andy Jackson of Hot Rod Circuit - have made their demo track "The Hills of Birmingham" available for streaming here.  Mascherino had this to say of the group: I had been playing mainly with my ... read more

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Videos: P.O.S. - "Never Better" Video

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:23 p.m.

P.O.S.'s video for the single "Never Better" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the album Never Better, which is out now. read more

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Labels: Pulverised Signs Balfor

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:18 p.m.

Pulverised Records has announced the signing of Ukranian black metallers Balfor to their illustrious roster. Self-described as  as "barbaric black metal" that explores themes from their country's warrior past, the band's recently completed debut full-length, Barbaric Blood, is slated for release in early 2010. read more

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Videos: Dirty Laundry Interviews These Arms Are Snakes

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:17 p.m.

Dirty Laundry recently caught up with Seattle post-hardcore outfit These Arms are Snakes. You can check out the interview here. read more

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Records: Refuse Resist Album Details / New Song Posted

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:16 p.m.

Boston hardcore upstarts Refuse Resist will release their Thorp Records debut, Socialized, on February 9th.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Middle America 2. At a Dead End 3. One Life 4. Socialized 5. Comeback 6. Living in the Past 7. Bad Luck 8. Shoulda Been Aborted ... read more

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TV: Fuse TV Hosting Voodoo Festival Highlights & Downloads

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:13 p.m.

Fuse TV has announced that it will be airing highlights from the Voodoo 2009 sets of The Flaming Lips, Wolfmother and more on Friday, November 6th @ 10:00 PM EST. More information can be found here.  Additionally, the network is counting down to the premiere date with free track downloads ... read more

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Videos: Our Lady Peace - "The End Is Where We Begin" Video

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:10 p.m.

Our Lady Peace's video for the single "The End is Where We Begin" has been made available here. read more

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Records: Trophy Scars / The Saddest Landscape Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:07 p.m.

Trophy Scars and The Saddest Landscape  have launched a pre-order for their new split 7". The split, which is limited to 500 copies on half black/half clear vinyl,  features a new song from each band and comes with a digital download code. It can be ordered here. read more

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MP3s: Young American Artists Complete Recording / Post Song

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2:04 p.m.

New Jersey's Young American Artists recently finished tracking for their upcoming vinyl release on Bedside Manner.  One track from the album, "Stay Awake," is currently streaming online here.  It is yet to be determined whether the release will be a 10" or 12" but it will include a digital download ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Pyramids With Nadja Album

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 2 p.m.

A full-album stream of the Pyramids With Nadja release have been made available here. The album is available now via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Videos: Soulsavers - "Unbalanced Pieces" Video

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 1:58 p.m.

Soulsavers have made their video for the song "Unbalanced Pieces" available online here. The song is from the group's latest release, Broken. read more

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Records: The Watson Twins Prep New Album

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 1:56 p.m.

The Watson Twins will release their sophomore release, Talking to You, Talking to Me, on February 9th via Vanguard Records.  The group is currently touring the U.S. to promote the upcoming album. read more

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Labels: Pulverised To Reissue My Own Grave Debut Album

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 1:54 p.m.

Pulverised Records will be reissuing the debut album from Swedish death metallers My Own Grave, Unleash. The extended version will feature the Progression Through Deterioration 2004 demo and two extra cover songs (“Orthodox” by Krabathor and “War Ensemble” by Slayer).  The remastering duties were handled by Dan Swanö (Dissection, Opeth). read more

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Tours: Quest For Fire Tourdates

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 1:52 p.m.

Quest for Fire has announced a set of eastern Canada and U.S. tourdates.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Shout Out Louds Complete Album

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 1:50 p.m.

Shout Out Louds just finished recording their third album, Work, which is due out via Merge Records in February . The album was recorded at Bear Creek Studio in Seattle and was produced by Phil Ek (The Shins, Built To Spill, Modest Mouse).  Vocalist Adam Olenius had this to say ... read more

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Records: Daybreaker Working On Debut Album

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 1:47 p.m.

Daybreaker - former members of With Honor, Ambitions, Drive All Night - are currently writing their debut full-length record to be released on a yet to be announced label in 2010.  The band's demo is currently available for free download online here. read more

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Labels: Topshelf Signs Pianos Become The Teeth

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 1:45 p.m.

Topshelf Records has announced the signing of Pianos Become The Teeth. The label will release the Baltimore hardcore outfit's sophomore album, Old Pride, in January of 2010. You can preview the song "Filial" here.  For fans of Thursday, Envy, and City of Caterpillar. read more

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Videos: Corpus Callosum - "Lullaby #2" Video

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 1:42 p.m.

Corpus Callosum's video for the song "Lullaby #2" has been made available online here.  The video was directed and produced by the band. read more

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Music News: Chuck Biscuits Death A Hoax

Posted Oct. 30, 2009, 5:43 a.m.

It has been revealed that the reported death of legendary drummer Chuck Biscuits was not true and actually the result of poor journalism - not checking sources.  Biscuits former bandmate Joey Keithley, singer-guitarist of D.O.A., confirmed that the drummer is in fact alive. Note: Looks like the entire hardcore/metal/punk world ... read more

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MP3s: Them Crooked Vultures Debut Single

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 3:19 p.m.

Them Crooked Vultures have debuted their lead single "New Fang" online here. The band will release their self-titled debut on November 17th. read more

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Bands: Mastodon Discuss Jonah Hex Score

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 3:16 p.m.

In a recent interview Mastodon recently discussed their involvement and work on the score to the upcoming Jonah Hex film.  Of note, the band had this to say of the material: We wrote variations on themes for each character, different variables for a bunch of riffs: faster, slower, heavier, lighter.  ... read more

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Records: Monikers Prep New Album / Post New Song

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 3 p.m.

Monikers will release their new five-song 10" EP Men through Kiss of Death Records in the near future. The album is the follow-up to 2008's Wake Up.  You can stream the song "Slanted Houses" from the forthcoming release here. read more

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MP3s: The Lawrence Arms Post New Song

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:57 p.m.

A new song from The Lawrence Arms titled "Demons" has been made available online here. The song is taken from their forthcoming EP, Buttsweat & Tears. read more

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Records: Blacklisted Prep New Album

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:46 p.m.

Blacklisted will release their new full-length effort, No One Deserves to be Here More Than Me, as a vinyl-only release through Deathwish Inc. late this year. The band last released Heavier than Heaven, Lonelier than God in 2008. read more

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MP3s: Forfeit Post Another New Song

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:42 p.m.

Forfeit have made another new track available online. You can stream "Burnt Earth" from their upcoming full-length here. read more

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Tours: Steven Brodsky Solo Tourdates

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:40 p.m.

Steven Brodsky of Cave In will head out on a mini-tour of solo shows alongside The Dear Hunter and Annuals this week. The dates are as follow: 10/27 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar 10/28 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom 10/29 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church 10/30 ... read more

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Tours: The Hope Conspiracy Add Shows

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:37 p.m.

The Hope Conspiracy have firmed up their touring schedule for next year. The band will travel to Europe as well as their previously announced Westcoast tour. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Deftones Plan 2010 Release

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:33 p.m.

Deftones are planning a February release for their new album. The band went back to the studio with current bassist Sergio Vega of Quicksand fame to record a new album, which will serve as their next outing.  Eros, their previously recorded album has been shelved for the time being. read more

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MP3s: Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) Post New Song

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:21 p.m.

Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) have posted a new song titled “An Idea is a Greater Monument than a Cathedral” here. read more

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Videos: Pastepunk Interviews End Of A Year

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:18 p.m.

Pastepunk have posted their two-part interview with End of a Year. You can check that out online here and here. read more

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Records: Across Tundras Preps New Album

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:16 p.m.

Across Tundras will release their forthcoming full-length, Old World Wanderer, in early 2010 via Robotic Empire Records. read more

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Bands: Faith City Fiasco To Enter Studio

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:13 p.m.

Jacksonville, FL-based Faith City Fiasco will soon enter the studio to record their debut full-length.  In the meantime, you can preview material from their demo online here. read more

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Records: Sound Study Releases New "Live At The Atlantic" LP

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:10 p.m.

Sound Study Recordings have made the third edition of the Live at the Atlantic series available in their webstore.  The LP features performances from The Fest 7; the tracklisting is as follows: 1. In Defence - “All Hail the Taco Avenger” 2. La Salle - “To Sea” 3. Cutman - ... read more

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Tours: City And Colour U.S. Tourdates

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 2:03 p.m.

City and Colour - the solo project of Dallas Green of Alexisonfire - will be heading out on a U.S. headlining tour in early 2010.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Marduk North American Tourdates

Posted Oct. 26, 2009, 1:59 p.m.

Swedish black metal outfit Marduk will embark on a full headlining North American tour this November. The band will be joined by Nachtmystium, Mantic Ritual, and Merrimack for the tour. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Site News: 200 Words Or Less Reviews Added

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 2:30 p.m.

Happy Friday! Just a quick note that a number of new "200 Words or Less Reviews" have been added to the site. Here's what we've got going: Streetwalkers - Vile Thoughts Broken Patterns - Broken Patterns In Desperation - Ghost Town, America Redemption - Demo Mothra - Dyes Billy Club ... read more

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MP3s: The Get Up Kids Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 12:55 p.m.

The Get Up Kids' recent Daytrotter session has been made available online here. The session features a brand new song titled "Your Petty Pretty Things." read more

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Records: Epitaph Detail The Blood Brothers Reissues

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 12:52 p.m.

Epitaph Records has detailed the upcoming re-releases of The Blood Brothers' Burn Piano Island, Burn, Crimes, Young Machetes, and March on Electric Children, which are due out November 17th.  To view the tracklistings to each of the albums click "read more." read more

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Videos: Boris - "H.M.A." Video

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 12:49 p.m.

Boris' video for the song "H.M.A." has been made available online here. read more

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Tours: Trapped Under Ice / Cruel Hand Tourdates

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 12:44 p.m.

Trapped Under Ice and Cruel Hand will be teaming up for a co-headlining run in January.  Also taking part as support are Forfeit and Naysayer.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Music News: Fargo Rock City Movie In Works

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 12:42 p.m.

A movie adaptation of Chuck Klosterman's Fargo Rock City is currently in development.  The script for the cult book is currently being co-written by The Hold Steady's Craig Finn and Late Show With David Letterman writer Tom Ruprecht. Source: Risky Business read more

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Records: Them Crooked Vultures Release Date Set

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 11:35 a.m.

Them Crooked Vultures - members of Led Zeppelin, Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters - have set November 17th as the release date tfor their upcoming self-titled debut album. The tracklisting is as follows: 1. No One Loves Me & Neither Do I 2. Mind Eraser, No Chaser 3. ... read more

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MP3s: Defeater Post New Song

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 11:32 a.m.

Defeater have posted a brand new track titled "The Bite and Sting" online here. The song is taken from the group's new EP, Lost Ground, due out November 17th via Bridge Nine Records. The band last released Travels in 2008. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire In Bear Country EP

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 11:17 a.m.

In Bear Country (ex-Daggermouth) have made their entire EP available for streaming here.  The EP will see a limited edition cassette release on Animal Style Records. read more

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MP3s: Native Post New Song

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:57 a.m.

Native have posted a new song titled "Backseat Crew" online here. The song is from the band's upcoming release, Wrestling Moves, which is due out January 26th. read more

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Records: Fucked Up Plan Singles Collection

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:48 a.m.

Matador Records has announced plans to release Couple Tracks, a collection of hard-to-find uncollected 7" and 12" tracks from Fucked Up.   The label will release the effort as both a double-CD and double-LP on January 26th.  The tracklisting is as follows: DISC ONE – THE HARD STUFF 01. No Pasarán ... read more

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Videos: Fuck The Facts Feature Film Trailer

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:44 a.m.

The trailer for Disgorge, Mexico: The Movie has been made available here. The film is inspired by Fuck the Facts latest outing, Disgorge, Mexico, and was directed by filmmaker David Hall. read more

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Labels: Tee Pee Signs Priestess

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:41 a.m.

Tee Pee Records has announced the signing of Montreal-based rock outfit Priestess.  The group will issue its highly-anticipated sophomore album, Prior to the Fire, in February. read more

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Labels: Side One Dummy Signs Jesse Malin

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:38 a.m.

Side One Dummy Records has announced the signing of New York punk singer/songwriter Jesse Malin.  He is currently recording his new solo album with producer Ted Hutt (The Gaslight Anthem, Lucero, Flogging Molly) at Sonic Youth's Think Tank Studio in Hoboken, NJ. read more

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MP3s: Puscifer Post New Song

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:38 a.m.

Puscifer have made their new song "Polar Bear" available for streaming here. read more

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TV: Slayer To Play Jimmy Kimmel

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:37 a.m.

Slayer are scheduled be the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live on November 4th.  The show airs at 12:00 AM EST on ABC. read more

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Records: Juliana Hatfield Preps Album

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:30 a.m.

Juliana Hatfield will release her latest album, Peace and Love, on February 16th via Ye Olde Records.  The album will be her eleventh solo album and follows last year's How to Walk Away.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1.    Peace and Love 2.    The End Of The War 3.    Why ... read more

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Records: Oxbow To Release Limited Tour 12"

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:27 a.m.

Oxbow are set to release a limited edition tour-only 12" titled Songs for the French in conjunction with their upcoming European tour.  The tracklisting is as follows: Side: HERE Oxbow + Philippe Thiphaine 1.2 P.M. 2.Coalking 3.Well-Dressed Man Side: THERE Oxbow [live recordings]: Europe 2008 4.Frankly Frank [London] 5.La Luna ... read more

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Shows: Split Lip / Chamberlain NYC Reunion Show

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:24 a.m.

Indiana-based indie-rock and hardcore pioneers Split Lip / Chamberlain have announced details of their upcoming New York reunion show, taking place December 7th at The Bowery Ballroom in Manhattan's Lower East Side.  Also on the bill is Atlantic/Pacific, featuring Garrett Klahn of Texas is the Reason. read more

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Labels: Prosthetic Signs Mantric

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:23 a.m.

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of Mantric.  The band recently wrapped the recording of their label debut with producer Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Dark Tranquility) and have plans to release the effort in February.  You can preview the track "Spear Of Heaven" here. read more

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MP3s: Gaza Post Two New Songs

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:10 a.m.

Gaza have posted two new tracks - “Canine Disposal Unit” and “The Anthropologist" - online here. The band will release their new full-length, He Is Never Coming Back, on November 10th via Black Market Activities. read more

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Tours: One Win Choice U.S. Tourdates

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:08 a.m.

One Win Choice kick off their U.S. tour in support of their latest offering, Define / Redefine, this weekend.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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TV: Fuse To Premiere Nirvana's "Live At Reading"

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 10:01 a.m.

FuseTV will be premiering Nirvana's Live at Reading on November 2nd at 11:00 PM EST.  The release is due out in stores on November 3rd. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Devendra Banhart Album

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 9:56 a.m.

A full-album stream of Devendra Banhart's What Will We Be has been made available here.  The album is due out October 27th. read more

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Records: Falling Down Compilation Adds More Artists

Posted Oct. 22, 2009, 9:54 a.m.

Falling Down have added a number of new artists to the second in a their series of compilation releases. The complete list of participants include: The Dillinger Escape Plan, U.S. Christmas, The Ocean, Jucifer, Gnaw Their Tongues, Ufoammut, Kongh, White Hills, Omega Massif, God is an Astronaut, Ocoai, Impure Wilhemina, ... read more

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Tours: Faith No More Confirm U.S. Dates Coming

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 5:22 a.m.

Faith No More bassist Billy Gould revealed via Twitter that the band "are now actively planning US dates."  Keyboardist Roddy Bottum added via his own Twitter update that "USA dates will happen. seriously, you thought they might not? cmon..." read more

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MP3s: This Time Next Year Offer "Choose Your Own Price" Album

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 5:19 a.m.

This Time Next Year and their label Equal Vision Records are offering the band's debut full-length, Road Maps and Heart Attacks at a "choose your own price" rate here (The album was officially released today).  The band and labeled issued this statement: As the music industry is adapting to new ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Pelican Album

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 5:15 a.m.

A full-album stream of Pelican's What We All Come to Need has been made available here.  The album is due out in stores October 27th via Southern Lord Records. read more

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Videos: The Flaming Lips Live On KCRW's "Morning Becomes Eclectic"

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 5:14 a.m.

Video of The Flaming Lips performing on KCRW's "Morning Becomes Eclectic" has been made available here.  The band played songs off their latest full-length Embryonic along with a cover of Pink Floyd's "Eclipse." read more

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Shows: Inside Announce Reunion Shows

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 5:11 a.m.

1990's hardcore/indie outfit Inside have announced plans to play two reunion shows in 2010. Here are the shows: 1/2 - Amityville, NY @ Broadway Bar w/ Capital & Agent 1/3 - Amityville, NY @ Broadway Bar w/ Gracer Source: Pastepunk read more

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MP3s: A Wilhelm Scream Post New Song

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 5:04 a.m.

A Wilhelm Scream have posted a brand new song from their upcoming self-titled 12" EP, which is due out November 20th via Paper + Plastick Records. You can stream "Bulletproof Tiger" here. read more

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Labels: Grave Mistake Provide Update

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 4:59 a.m.

Grave Mistake Records has provided an update on a number of forthcoming releases.  Here is what the label has coming up: I've got three brand new 7" releases expected out before winter hits ... first off is the debut 7" from Richmond's SOUTHSIDE STRANGLERS. SOUTHSIDE STRANGLERS features Kenny and Brandon ... read more

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Records: Candlelight To Release Deluxe Absu CD/DVD

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 4:57 a.m.

Candlelight Records has announced the upcoming release of a special deluxe version of Absu's self-titled album. Set for release January 26th, the limited edition format will include a bonus live DVD that was filmed in Montreal amidst the band’s first stateside tour in nearly eight years. read more

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Records: Paragon Releases Seges Findere 7"

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 4:54 a.m.

Paragon Records has just released the new Seges Findere 7" Bound by Hatred.  The record is described as "harsh radikal Black War Metal inspired by the old Brazilian Kult hordes." In other label news, Aetherius Obscuritas' Black Medicine / Fekete Orvossag CD will see a release on November 3rd.  The ... read more

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Records: Clues Announce Tour 7"

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 4:48 a.m.

Clues have announced the release of a limited tour-only 7" titled Endless Forever via Constellation Records in conjunction with their European tour.  The 7" contains the following tracks: SIDE A: "Ledmonton (Endless Forever Version)"  Remixed by the band, incorporating tracks from various sessions used to record different versions of the ... read more

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Splits: Animosity Announces Breakup

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 4:45 a.m.

Bay Area-based technical metal outfit Animosity have officially announced their breakup.  The band last released the full-length Animal in 2007.  Frontman Leo Miller had this to say of the group's dissolution: You have never seen us rest this long. For those of you wondering about Animosity, you are correct to ... read more

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MP3s: A.F.I. Post David Bowie Cover

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 4:40 a.m.

A.F.I. have posted a cover of David Bowie's "Ziggy Stardust" online here. The song appears on Bowie's 1972 classic The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. read more

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MP3s: Motion City Soundtrack Post New Song

Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 4:37 a.m.

Motion City Soundtrack have posted a new song titled "Disappear" online here.  The song is from the band's upcoming full-length. The band last released Even if it Kills Me in 2007. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 3:57 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. Brand New 2. Modest Mouse 2. Radiohead 5. Fugazi The most listened to album last week was Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to the ... read more

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Videos: Steven Brodsky - "Save Your Generation" Live Cover

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 3:06 p.m.

Video of Steven Brodsky of Cave In performing a cover of Jawbreaker's "Save Your Generation" has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Chris Wollard Posts New Song

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:57 p.m.

Chris Wollard & The Ship Thieves have posted a new track titled "Together Cross the Happy River" online here. The song will appear on an upcoming split release with Drag the River for No Idea Records. read more

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Records: Against Me! Title Album

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:55 p.m.

Against Me! have chosen White Crosses as the title of their new full-length effort. The album is the follow-up to 2007's New Wave.  Vocalist Tom Gabel revealed the following via his latest blog update: Yesterday was our last day in the studio, and today Andrew, James, and George left for ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire This Time Next Year Album

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:50 p.m.

A full-album stream of This Time Next Year's Road Maps and Heart Attacks has been made available here. The album lands in stores tomorrow, October 20th, via Equal Vision Records. read more

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Bands: Rosetta Prepare To Enter Studio

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:48 p.m.

Rosetta will begin recording their new full-length album in a months time with Andrew Schneider (Pelican, The Ocean) handling the engineering and mixing duties while the band plans to oversee the production of the album. The group most recently released Wake/Lift in 2007. read more

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MP3s: The Kids United Post New Song

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:44 p.m.

Cleveland area pop-punk outfit The Kids United have posted a brand new song online. You can stream "The Escape" here. read more

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Videos: Thursday - "Circuits Of Fever" Video

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:42 p.m.

Thursday's video for the song "Circuits of Fever" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's latest full-length, Common Existence. read more

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Videos: Far Post More Studio Footage

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:39 p.m.

Far have posted the latest in a series of studio footage here. The band will release their new album, tentatively titled At Night We Live, in the Spring of 2010 via Vagrant Records. read more

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Bands: Cult Of Luna Talk New Project

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:35 p.m.

Cult of Luna recently provided an update to explain their recent studio venture: The next release from Cult of Luna will be a book. A short story covering the lifes and times of Mr. Holger Nilsson, the full story behind the Eternal Kingdom theme. The book will be bilingual, written ... read more

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MP3s: Tubers Post New Song

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:30 p.m.

Tubers have posted the track “Small Signs Big Posts” from their No Idea Records debut album Anachronous online here.  The album will be released sometime in late November. read more

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Tours: Anti-Flag Announce Headlining Tourdates

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:22 p.m.

Anti-Flag has announced dates for their upcoming headlining tour which has been dubbed "The Economy Sucks, Let's Party Tour."  The band continues to support their latest release, The People or the Gun, and will be joined by Aiden, Cancer Bats, and Fireworks.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Spanish Gamble Post New Song

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:16 p.m.

Florida’s Spanish Gamble have posted the title track to their debut full length It’s All Coming Down.  You can check out the final version of the song here. The album is due to be released in early December via the band’s new label, Paper + Plastick Records. read more

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Shows: Bouncing Souls Announced "Home For The Holidays" 2009

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:15 p.m.

The Bouncing Souls have announced the lineup for their Home for the Holidays series, which takes placed December 26th through the 29th at Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. The shows are as follow: Saturday, December 26th w/ The Bouncing Souls, Black Train Jack, Blacklisted, Detournement Sunday, December 27th w/ ... read more

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MP3s: Sub Pop Post Re-Mastered Nirvana Song

Posted Oct. 19, 2009, 2:13 p.m.

Sub Pop Records has posted a re-mastered version of Nirvana's "About a Girl" online here. The song is taken from the 20th anniversary edition of Bleach, which is due out November 3rd. read more

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Shows: Alternative Tentacles Celebrates 30 Years With Shows

Posted Oct. 18, 2009, 3:17 a.m.

Alternative Tentacles Records is celebrating thirty years as a label this year.  In honor of the celebration the label has lined up a three-day event of shows in November.  The shows are as follow: Thursday November 5th Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine Citizen Fish Star Fucking Hipsters ... read more

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Records: Virgins / Over Stars & Gutters Split Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Oct. 18, 2009, 3:15 a.m.

Shouting Street Audio Cassettes have announced a pre-order for their first in a series of cassette releases, a split between Orlando, FL's Virgins and Norman, OK's Over Stars & Gutters.  You can grab your pre-order here. read more

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Records: The Flaming Lips To Cover "Dark Side Of The Moon"

Posted Oct. 18, 2009, 3:11 a.m.

The Flaming Lips recently completed the recording of a cover of the Pink Floyd classic Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety.  The recording will be a collaboration with the band Stardeath and White Dwarfs and will feature guest spots from Henry Rollins and Peaches. The band just released ... read more

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Tours: This Is Hell Eastcoast Tourdates

Posted Oct. 18, 2009, 2:49 a.m.

This is Hell will be heading out for a brief Eastcoast tour in late November.  The band will be supporting their latest release, the Warbirds EP.  To view the confirmed dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Title Fight To Support New Found Glory

Posted Oct. 18, 2009, 2:45 a.m.

Title Fight will be hitting the road as support for the upcoming New Found Glory tour, which also features Fallen From the Sky, that kicks off today.  The band continues to support their latest release, The Last Thing You Forget.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Music News: Pastepunk Celebrates 11 Years

Posted Oct. 18, 2009, 2:38 a.m.

Our good friends over at Pastepunk are celebrating 11 years as a webzine. If you haven't checked them out, do so. One of my favorite sites to visit. read more

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MP3s: Coalesce Post New Song

Posted Oct. 18, 2009, 2:16 a.m.

Coalesce have posted a brand new song titled "Through Sparrows I Rest" here. The song is from their upcoming EP, Ox. read more

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Tours: Soul Control / Outbreak Tourdates

Posted Oct. 16, 2009, 9:17 a.m.

Soul Control and Outbreak will be teaming up for a U.S. tour together.  Soul Control continues to support their latest full-length, Cycles, while Outbreak will soon be releasing their new self-titled full-length. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Southern Lord Signs Black Breath

Posted Oct. 16, 2009, 8:03 a.m.

Southern Lord Records has announced the signing of Washington's Black Breath. The band's Razor to Oblivion is set for re-release through the label on November 10th.  Black Breath will release their debut full-length, which was recorded with Kurt Ballou (Converge, Trap Them, Cursed) at God City Studios, in early 2010. read more

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Tours: Bouncing Souls Tourdates

Posted Oct. 16, 2009, 7:57 a.m.

The Bouncing Souls are gearing up for their headlining tour, which kicks off next week.  The band will be joined by Bayside and Broadway Calls for the trek of shows. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Sub Pop Signs Avi Buffalo

Posted Oct. 16, 2009, 7:51 a.m.

Sub Pop Records has announced the signing of Avi Buffalo, the adopted name of Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg, an 18 year-old singer/songwriter and guitarist from Long Beach, CA.  On December 8th the label will be releasing “What’s in It For?” b/w “Jessica” as a 7” vinyl single.  The debut Avi Buffalo full-length ... read more

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Records: D.O.A. Prep New Album

Posted Oct. 16, 2009, 7:48 a.m.

Canada's punk legends D.O.A. will release their new album, Kings of Punk, Hockey and Beer, through the band's own Sudden Death Records.  Look for the release in stores November 3rd. read more

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MP3s: Liturgy Radio Show Appearance For Streaming

Posted Oct. 16, 2009, 7:18 a.m.

New York City black metal outfit Liturgy recently played live on Jersey City's WFMU radio station.  The band's set has been posted online and can be streamed here. read more

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MP3s: Fight Amp Post New Song

Posted Oct. 16, 2009, 7:15 a.m.

Fight Amp have posted a new track titled "Bad Listener" online here. The song is taken from the group's upcoming release, Manners and Praise, which is due out October 26th via Translation Loss Records. Fight Amp last released Hungry for Nothing in 2008. read more

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Splits: Let Me Run Replace Vocalist / Sign To Paper + Plastick

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 9:22 a.m.

Let Me Run have announced that they parted ways with vocalist and guitarist Travis Omilian over the Summer. The band have found a replacement in the form of Dan Maxwell.  The band had this to say of their changes: The addition of Dan into the band has given us a ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Steel Nation Album

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 9:10 a.m.

A full-album stream of Steel Nation's new full-length, Forever Wounded, has been made available online here. The album is available now via Double or Nothing Records. read more

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Videos: New Found Glory - "Don't Let Her Pull You Down" Video

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 9:01 a.m.

New Found Glory's video for the track "Don't Let Her Pull You Down" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the group's newest full-length, Not Without a Fight. read more

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MP3s: LCD Soundsystem Post Cover

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:55 a.m.

LCD Soundsystem's cover of Alan Vega's "Bye Bye Bayou" has been made available online here. The song will appear on 12" vinyl at independent record stores on November 7th via Virgin Records. read more

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Tours: Cursive Tourdates

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:47 a.m.

Cursive have announced dates for a three-week headlining tour beginning in late November.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Eulogy 2010 Tour

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:35 a.m.

Eulogy Recordings is planning to resurrect their label-sponsored tour in early 2010.  The tour will feature Donnybrook, Creatures, Rhinoceros and Knock 'Em Dead on all dates with Living Hell, xTyrantx, and Shattered Realm on select dates. read more

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Videos: Deftones - "Rocket Skates" Live Video

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:33 a.m.

Video of the Deftones performing a new song titled "Rocket Skates" has been made available online here. read more

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Records: Look Mexico Complete New Album

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:28 a.m.

Look Mexico have completed the recording and mixing their new full-length effort, To Bed to Battle, their first for new label Suburban Home Records. The new album is the follow-up to their 2007 debut full-length This is Animal Music. read more

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Tours: Clutch / Doomriders Mini-Tour

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:20 a.m.

Clutch and Doomriders will be teaming up for a mini-tour along the Eastcoast to round out the year. The dates are as follows: 12/27 - Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend 12/28 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club 12/29 - Albany, NY @ Nothern Lights 12/30 - Boston, MA @ House ... read more

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Tours: Less Than Jake Headlining Tourdates

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:18 a.m.

Less than Jake have announced dates for their upcoming headlining tour. The band will be joined by a rotating cast of support, which includes The Casualties, The Swellers, Cage, and Fishbone.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Sweet Cobra Complete Album

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:12 a.m.

Sweet Cobra have completed their third album, Mercy, which will see an early 2010 release on Black Market Activities.  The album was recorded by Sanford Parker (Pelican, Nachtmystium) at Volume Studios in Chicago, IL, and mixed by Kurt Ballou at Godcity in Salem, MA. The group last released Forever in ... read more

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Records: Wild Yaks Prep Debut

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:10 a.m.

Wild Yaks will release their debut album, 10 Ships (Don't Die Yet!), on November 3rd via Ernest Jenning Record Co. read more

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MP3s: Gatorface Post Another New Song

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:09 a.m.

Gatorface have posted yet another song from their debut full-length, Wasted Monuments.  You can now stream “Burning Crosses" online here. read more

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Records: Puscifer Prep New EP

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:08 a.m.

Maynard James Keenan's Puscifer is set to release their first new music in two years with a six-song EP titled C is for (Please Insert Sophomoric Genitalia Reference Here) E.P. on November 10th.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1.  Polar Bear 2.  The Mission (Renholder Mix) featuring Milla Jovovich 3.  ... read more

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Tours: Keelhaul Announce More Tourdates

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:06 a.m.

Keelhaul have announced a slew of European dates as they will be supporting Isis. The band has also lined up two local shows, opening for Converge and Dysrhythmia. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Daylight Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Oct. 15, 2009, 8:04 a.m.

Pre-orders for Daylight's five-song debut, Sinking, are now available from Get This Right Records. The label will be releasing the album on both 10" vinyl as well as CD format on November 10th.  Grab your copy here. read more

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Videos: The Flaming Lips - "Watching The Planets" Live On Conan

Posted Oct. 14, 2009, 11:58 a.m.

Video of The Flaming Lips performing the song "Watching the Planets" live on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: First To Leave Post New Songs

Posted Oct. 14, 2009, 11:24 a.m.

First to Leave have made several new tracks available for streaming here. The songs come from the band's upcoming EP, Through the Ice Curtain. The band last released Forging a Future in 2007. read more

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Records: Drag The River To Release Greatest Hits Collection

Posted Oct. 14, 2009, 11:21 a.m.

Suburban Home Records will be releasing a greatest hits collection from Drag the River in the form of Primer. The collection will feature twenty songs from throughout the band's catalog.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Brookfield 2. Rangement 3. Beautiful & Damned 4. Me & Joe Drove Out To ... read more

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Videos: The Bronx - "Inveigh" Video

Posted Oct. 14, 2009, 10:53 a.m.

The Bronx's video for the song "Inveigh" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the group's latest full-length, III. read more

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MP3s: Pastepunk Post Gene The Werewolf B-Side

Posted Oct. 14, 2009, 10:37 a.m.

Our friends over at Pastepunk are hosting “Love Can Make You Crazy," a b-side from Gene the Werewolf online here. The group release their debut EP, Light Me Up, on October 20th. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 11:05 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. A.F.I. 3. Brand New 4. The Beatles 5. Radiohead The most listened to album last week was Converge's Axe to Fall. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to the ... read more

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Site News: Moving Mountains (Live Review) Posted

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 11:03 a.m.

Scene Point Blank recently added a staff photographer to our arsenal.  Edson recently took in a Moving Mountains set at SUNY Purchase.  You can check out his live review with photos here. Be on the lookout for more live reviews / photos from Edson to be featured on the site. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Converge Album

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 10:36 a.m.

A full-album stream of Converge's Axe to Fall has been made available online here. The album is due out October 20th via Epitaph Records.  The band will be touring heavily in support of the album as they support Mastodon on their Fall/Winter tour. read more

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TV: Built To Spill To Play Letterman

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 10:33 a.m.

Built to Spill will perform on Late Show With David Letterman this coming Thursday. The show airs at 11:30 PM EST on CBS. read more

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Shows: Midtown Reunion/Farewell Show Will Happen

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 10:21 a.m.

In a recent interview former Midtown frontman Gabe Saporta commented on the status of the final Midtown show. Here is what he had to say: Yeah, I really think one will happen, it definitely will, I don’t know when, the rest of the guys all have different things going on...I’d ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire This Time Next Year Album

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 10:17 a.m.

A full-album stream of This Time Next Year's Road Maps and Heart Attacks has been made available online here. The album is due out October 20th via Equal Vision Records. read more

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Bands: Blink 182 To Record / Tour Overseas

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 10:15 a.m.

According to a Twitter update from Mark Hoppus, Blink 182 has the following plans: "record album, tour overseas." read more

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Records: Ben Gibbard Teams With Jay Farrar For Kerouac Documentary

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 10:11 a.m.

Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and Jay Farrar of Son Volt have teamed up to compose twelve original songs for the upcoming feature-length documentary One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur.  The album is due out October 20th and features original compositions by the duo with ... read more

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Tours: Jello Biafra And The Guantanamo School Of Medicine Tourdates

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 10:02 a.m.

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine have announced their first tourdates. The band will be supporting their debut effort, The Audacity of Hype, which is due out October 20th on Alternative Tentacles Records. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: City Of Ships Tourdates

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:57 a.m.

City of Ships have firmed up their touring schedule for thier upcoming Winter tour. The band continues to support their full-length release, Look What God Did to Us.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Shows: From Ashes Rise Announce Reunion Show

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:54 a.m.

From Ashes Rise has announced plans to play a reunion show on February 21st at the Satyricon in Portland, OR.  The band broke up in 2005 after releases with Jade Tree Records and Feral Ward Records. Source: Lambgoat read more

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Videos: Alexisonfire - "Born & Raised" Video

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:52 a.m.

Alexisonfire's video for the song "Born & Raised" has been made available here.  The song is from the group's full-length effort, Old Crows/Young Cardinals. read more

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Bands: Yakuza To Enter Studio

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:50 a.m.

Yakuza will enter Electrical Audio and Semaphore Studios on November 19th with producer Sanford Parker to record their new full-length, Of Seismic Consequence, which is currently slated for an April 2010 release through Profound Lore Records. read more

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MP3s: American Werewolves Post New Songs

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:46 a.m.

Cleveland horror punk outfit American Werewolves have posted three new tracks online here. The band will be releasing their new full-length album in the near future. read more

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Videos: Junius Post Album Trailer

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:44 a.m.

Junius have posted a trailer for their upcoming full-length, The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist, online here. The album is due out via The Mylene Sheath late this Fall. read more

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Bands: Will Haven Reunite With Original Vocalist

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:43 a.m.

Will Haven have reunited with original vocalist Grady Avenell, who left the group in 2007.  The band issued the following statement concerning his return: After a little time off and doing a few benefit shows for our brother Chi Cheng of the Deftones, we are back to work. As some ... read more

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Videos: Skeletonwitch - "Repulsive Salvation" Video

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:41 a.m.

Skeletonwitch have made their video for the song "Repulsive Salvation" available here. The song is taken from the band's new full-length, Breathing the Fire, which is out in stores today via Prosthetic Records. read more

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MP3s: Hypocrisy Post New Song

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:39 a.m.

Hypocrisy have posted their new song "Hang Him High" online here. The song song is from the group's upcoming release, A Taste of Extreme Divinity, due out November 3rd. read more

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MP3s: Ultra Dolphins Prep New Album / Post Song

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:36 a.m.

Ultra Dolphins will release their new album, Alien Baby, in early 2010 with Rorschach Records releasing the album on vinyl and Exotic Fever Records handling the CD.  You can stream the song "Ground Nest" from the album here. The group last released Mar in 2006. read more

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TV: The Flaming Lips To Play The Tonight Show

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:33 a.m.

The Flaming Lips will perform on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien this evening. The show airs at 11:30 PM EST on NBC. read more

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Tours: Rain Machine To Open For The Pixies

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:31 a.m.

Rain Machine - Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio - have been added to several dates of The Pixies upcoming tour. The dates are as follows: 11/6 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium 11/8 - Oakland, CA @ Fox Oakland Theater 11/12 - Seattle, WA @ 12 Paramount ... read more

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MP3s: The Black Heart Procession - "Witching Stone" Video

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:28 a.m.

The Black Heart Procession's video for the song "Witching Stone" has been made available here.  The song is from the group's new full-length, Six, which is out now via Temporary Residence Limited. read more

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Records: Marshmallow Ghosts Prep Debut

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:24 a.m.

Marshmallow Ghosts - members of Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Appleseed Cast, Casket Girls, and Dreamend - will release their self-titled debut on October 20th via Graveface Records.  You can preview material from the group here. read more

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Bands: Signs of Hope Merch Sale

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:22 a.m.

CT hardcore outfit Signs of Hope are celebrating six years as a band with a huge merch blowout sale here.  In other news, the band is planning a Canadian tour and is also currently working on some new material. read more

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Videos: Tim Barry - "Thing Of The Past" Video

Posted Oct. 13, 2009, 9:16 a.m.

Tim Barry's video for his new song "Thing of the Past" has been made available here. The song is taken from his upcoming new album, 28th and Stonewall, which is due out via Suburban Home Records. Barry most recently released Manchester in 2008. read more

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MP3s: Integrity Debut New Songs

Posted Oct. 11, 2009, 11:43 a.m.

Integrity have made two tracks from their upcoming full-length, The Blackest Curse, available for streaming here. The album is due out via Deathwish Inc. in the near future. Integrity last released the Walpurgisnacht 7" in 2008. read more

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MP3s: Daybreaker Post Demo For Free Download

Posted Oct. 11, 2009, 8:37 a.m.

Daybreaker - featuring former members of Drive All Night, With Honor, Ambitions, Search, and others - have posted three demo tracks for streaming online here. You can also download the band's demo at the same location. read more

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Obituaries: Richard McInally (R.I.P.)

Posted Oct. 10, 2009, 2:02 p.m.

Richard McInally, best known as Chard, has reportedly passed away.  Chard was a founding member of Cleveland hardcore legends Nine Shocks Terror as well as a member of H-100's and Gag Reflex.  McInally passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a train accident. Source: The News-Herald read more

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MP3s: Outbreak Post Another New Song

Posted Oct. 10, 2009, 1:50 p.m.

Outbreak have made another new song available from their upcoming self-titled full-length. You can stream "Human Target" here. read more

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MP3s: Between The Buried And Me Post New Song

Posted Oct. 10, 2009, 1:49 p.m.

Between the Buried and Me have made a new song titled "Obfuscation" available for streaming here. The track is from their upcoming full-length, The Great Misdirect, which is due out October 27th via Victory Records. read more

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Videos: The Decemberists - "Rake's Song" Video

Posted Oct. 10, 2009, 1:32 p.m.

The Decemberists video for the song "Rake's Song" has been made available online here. The track is from the group's latest full-length, Hazards of Love. read more

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Shows: The Minor Times Schedule Second-To-Last Show

Posted Oct. 10, 2009, 1:30 p.m.

The Minor Times have lined up a one-off "reunion" show of sorts for October 30th in their hometown of Lansdale, PA.  The band, which originally broke up in late 2007, had this to say of the upcoming show and the band's plans for a final farewell show: Our friend Derek ... read more

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Records: The Cure's "Disintegration" Gets Deluxe Treatment

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 2:34 p.m.

The Cure will release a re-mastered deluxe edition of the 1989 release Disintegration in the Spring of 2010. The deluxe edition will contain three discs of material, including the original recording, outtakes, b-sides, demos, and live audio.  The tracklisting is as follows: Disc 1: Disintegration 1. “Plainsong” 2. “Pictures Of ... read more

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Videos: The Gaslight Anthem - "Trusty Chords" Live Video

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 2:26 p.m.

Video of The Gaslight Anthem covering Hot Water Music's "Trusty Chords" has been made available online here. Source: Punknews read more

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Bands: The Get Up Kids Record Daytrotter Session

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 2:24 p.m.

The Get Up Kids recently tracked a session for Daytrotter.  According to the group, via Twitter: We did a daytrotter session. Should launch the 21st. 1 new song + dottie, overdue and a Vitreous Humor song. Can't wait for the painting. read more

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Videos: Live Cave In Footage Posted / Download Mp3 Set / Brodsky Interview

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 2:05 p.m.

Video of Cave In's recent performances at Scion showcases has been made available online. You can view video of the band performing "Juggernaut," "Moral Eclipse," and "Retina Sees Rewind" here, here, and here.  More footage can be found here. Also, entire audio of the band's LA showcase can be found ... read more

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Videos: Modest Mouse - "Whale Song" Video

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:57 p.m.

Modest Mouse's video for the track "Whale Song" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's recent b-side collection No One’s First, and You’re Next. read more

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Records: NOFX To Release New EP

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:43 p.m.

NOFX will be releasing a new EP, Cokie the Clown, which contains five new songs from the Coaster recording session.  The EP will be available as both a CD and a 2x7" on November 24th through Fat Wreck Chords. read more

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Videos: "The Fest" Documentary Preview Posted

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:39 p.m.

An eight-minute preview of the new documentary film The Fest from Blue Elephant Media has been made available online via National Underground here.  In other news, they have also made an entire set from Dillinger Four from The Fest 7 available for viewing/download here. read more

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MP3s: This Time Next Year Post New Another New Song

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:33 p.m.

Cali pop-punkers This Time Next Year have made another new track available for streaming. You can check out "No Bed of Broken Glass" here. The song is from the group's debut full-length, Road Maps and Heart Attacks, which is due out October 20th via Equal Vision Records. read more

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Bands: Coliseum Writing For New Album

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:29 p.m.

Coliseum's Ryan Patterson recently provided a lengthy update on recent and upcoming happenings with the group.  Of note is that the band is planning to scale back its shows to focus on writing and recording their new album and follow-up to 2007's No Salvation.  Here is what was made known: ... read more

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Shows: 2010 Coachella Festival Dates Set

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:25 p.m.

The 2010 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will take place April 16th through the 18th in Indio, CA. read more

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Tours: Every Time I Die Planning Spring U.S. Tour

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:24 p.m.

Every Time I Die is currently putting together their upcoming Spring headlining tour.  While dates and venues are still being confirmed, support acts are set to include Four Year Strong, Polar Bear Club, and Trapped Under Ice. read more

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MP3s: Preview Clips Of New Coalesce EP Online

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:20 p.m.

Preview clips of Coalesce's new EP, Ox, can be found online here. The EP is due out via Relapse Records. read more

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Videos: Death Cab For Cutie - "Meet Me On The Equinox" Video

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:16 p.m.

Death Cab for Cutie's video for the single "Meet Me on the Equinox" has been made available here. read more

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Videos: Converge - "Axe To Fall" Video

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:13 p.m.

Converge's video for the song "Axe to Fall" has been made available here. The song is the title-track from their new full-length, which is due out October 20th via Epitaph Records. read more

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MP3s: The Riot Before Offer Free Acoustic EP

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:11 p.m.

Richmond, VA’s The Riot Before have recorded an acoustic EP version of their Fists Buried in Pockets effort. The seven-song acoustic EP is entitled Fists… Out of Sockets and is available for free download via the band’s new label, Paper + Plastick Records, right here. read more

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Shows: Pelican Announce In-Store Performances / Pelican Burger Unveiled

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:08 p.m.

Pelican have announced a series of free in-store performances to help promote their new full-length effort, What We All Come to Need, which is due out October 27th via Southern Lord Records. To view the dates click "read more." In other news, the group will be hosting an album listening ... read more

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Tours: Git Some U.S. Tourdates

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 1:02 p.m.

Git Some hit the road tomorrow for their U.S. tour as they continue to support Cosmic Rock.  The band will be teaming up with Prize Country and Russian Circles for various stints of their tour. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Panic Signs Another Breath & Hostage Calm

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 12:59 p.m.

Panic Records has announced the additions of two new bands: Another Breath and Hostage Calm. The label will be releasing the new full-length effort, The God Complex, from Another Breath on both CD and vinyl formats in the very near future. You can hear material from said release here.  The ... read more

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MP3s: The Steal Post Entire Catalog For Free Download

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 12:46 p.m.

In light of their recent breakup, The Steal have made their entire catalog available for free download. You can grab everything at their website located here. read more

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Bands: Explosions In The Sky Begin Work On New Album

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 12:25 p.m.

Explosions in the Sky are preparing to start writing for their follow-up to 2007's All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone.  The band provided the following update: We're getting back to work on writing a new record. We wish we could announce some sort of tentative release date, but that's ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Cheap Girls Album

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 12:16 p.m.

A full-album stream of Cheap Girls' The Roaring 20's has been made available here.  The album is available for pre-order from Paper + Plastick Records. read more

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Labels: Art Of The Underground 7" Sale

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 12:10 p.m.

Art of the Underground is having a sale on 7" vinyl, which you can check out here. Here is what they had to say: We are having a big sale on 7" records, much like the sale we recently had on CD's.  In an effort to make more space here ... read more

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Videos: Nirvana - "School" Live Video

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 12:05 p.m.

Nirvana will release their 1992 performance at Reading Festival on DVD in November. The DVD, Nirvana Live At Reading, will mark the first time the performance will be made available to the public.  Video of the band playing the song "School" can be viewed online here.  The tracklisting to the ... read more

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Tours: A Wilhelm Scream / Living With Lions Tourdates

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 12:01 p.m.

A Wilhelm Scream will be hitting the road with Living in Lions and The Riot Before beginning tomorrow. To view the dates for the tour click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire CoCoComa Album

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 11:53 a.m.

A full-album stream of CoCoComa's Things are Not All Right has been made available here. The album is due out October 20th via Goner Records. read more

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Tours: Mamiffer In The Studio / Tourdates

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 11:50 a.m.

Mamiffer are currently half-way through the recording of their new full-length album. The record is being engineered by Randall Dunn (Earth, Wolves in the Throne Room) and will feature guest spots from Faith Coloccia, Aaron Turner, Travis Rommereim, Don McGreevy, Ted Parsons, Sera Timms, Brian Cook, Joe Preston, and Avin ... read more

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Tours: Devendra Banhart Tourdates

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 11:45 a.m.

Devendra Banhart has announced dates for his upcoming U.S. tour as he support his sixth album, What Will We Be, which is due out October 27th. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Bands: Adam Yauch Updates On Cancer Recovery

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 11:43 a.m.

Adam Yauch - more commonly known as MCA - of the Beastie Boys recently provided an update on his recuperation from surgery to remove a cancerous tumor.  Here is what he had to say: So I just got back from Dharamsala, India. Went over there to see some tibetan doctors, ... read more

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Videos: Sondre Lerche - "Heartbeat Radio" Video

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 11:39 a.m.

Sondre Lerche's video for the single and title-track to his new full-length, Heartbeat Radio, has been made available here. read more

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Tours: Dave House U.S. Tourdates

Posted Oct. 9, 2009, 11:35 a.m.

Dave House - bassist for recently broken-up U.K. hardcore outfit The Steal - is embarking on a U.S. tour in support of his third solo effort, Intersections, which is due out November 24th via Runner Up Records. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Breaking News: Jawbox Reunite To Play Jimmy Fallon

Posted Oct. 8, 2009, 12:59 a.m.

Pioneering D.C. post-hardcore outfit Jawbox will be reuniting to perform on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.  The band will appear on the late-night talk-show December 8th, which airs on NBC.  When originally questioned about the possibility of playing shows, frontman/guitarist J. Robbins had this to say: We’ve entertained the notion ... read more

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Bands: Small Brown Bike Working On New Material

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 1:04 a.m.

The recently reunited Small Brown Bike provided an update on the band's happenings and revealed that they are working on new material. Here is what the band had to say: Hi friends. First off, thanks for the good words over the last month. It's awesome to know that there are ... read more

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Records: Bane 7" Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:58 a.m.

Pre-orders for Bane's new 7", Boston 6:58 PM, have been made available here. The 7"  will feature three brand new tracks. read more

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Music News: Nick Cave Writes Screenplay For Film

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:46 a.m.

Nick Cave has continued his work outside the music world with another screenplay.  Cave recently completed a film adaptation of Matt Bondurant's 2008 novel The Wettest County in the World.  The screenplay was written for director John Hillcoat, with whom Cave also worked with on The Proposition.  Here is what ... read more

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Records: Epitaph To Reissue The Blood Brothers Releases

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:41 a.m.

Epitaph Records are planning to reissue several albums from The Blood Brothers on November 17th. Albums included in the reissue treatment are 2002's March on Electric Children, 2003's Burn Piano Island, Burn, and 2004's Crimes. Source: Aversion read more

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Shows: Alpha & Omega To Enter Studio / Tourdates

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:32 a.m.

Alpha & Omega will soon enter the studio to begin recording their debut full-length for 6131 Records.  In the meantime, the band has lined up the following shows: w/ Death Before Dishonor, Steel Nation 10/22 - Tijuana, MX @ 1979 Club 10/23 - Canoga Park, CA @ The Cobalt Club ... read more

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Videos: Mission Of Burma - "1, 2, 3, Partyy!" Video

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:27 a.m.

Mission of Burma's video for the song "1, 2, 3, Partyy!" has been made available here.  The song is taken from the group's newest release, The Sound, The Speed, The Light. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Baroness Album

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:22 a.m.

A full-album stream of Baroness' Blue Record has been made available online here. The album is due out October 13th via Relapse Records. read more

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Tours: Comeback Kid / Grave Maker / Dead Swans Tourdates

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:20 a.m.

Comeback Kid will be hitting the road for a headlining tour in November.  The band will be supported by Dead Swans, Grave Maker, and Mother Of Mercy. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Beware Of Safety Tourdates

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:19 a.m.

Los Angeles, California's Beware of Safety are embarking on an Eastcoast/Midwest run of shows this month. The band will be supporting their latest release, Dogs, which was released earlier this year via The Mylene Sheath. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Failures' Union Album

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:12 a.m.

A full-album stream of Failures' Union In What Way has been made available here. The album is due out via Paper + Plastick Records on October 16th. read more

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Labels: Manimal Vinyl Signs Pizza!

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:04 a.m.

Manimal Vinyl Records has signed Los Angeles-based art-punkers Pizza!  The group will release their debut full-length in the Spring of 2010.  In the meantime, you can check out their singles compilation, Bogus Rimshots from the Fourth, which is available digitally now. read more

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Tours: The Spits Westcoast Tourdates

Posted Oct. 7, 2009, 12:03 a.m.

The Spits have lined up a brief Westcoast tour for the month of October.  The dates are as follows: 10/17 - Portland, OR @ Vice / Scion Garage Fest 10/21 - San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside 10/22 - San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside 10/23 - San Jose, CA ... read more

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Labels: Basement Signs Fiction Reform

Posted Oct. 6, 2009, 11:58 p.m.

Basement Records has announced the signing of Fiction Reform. You can stream a song from the female-fronted punk outfit here. read more

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Videos: Q-Tip - "Life is Better" Video

Posted Oct. 6, 2009, 11:56 p.m.

Q-Tip's video for the single "Life is Better" has been made available here. The track features Norah Jones and is taken from Q-Tip's 2008 release The Renaissance. read more

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Site News: 200 Words Or Less Reviews Added

Posted Oct. 6, 2009, 12:54 a.m.

Just pointing out that we've added a few new 200 Words or Less Reviews to the site.  Here are the latest: Reaching Hand - Threshold The Cold Beat - Dumbwaiter Golden City - Golden City Locked In - Walk the Plank Driving on City Sidewalks - Where Angels Crowd to ... read more

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MP3s: Minus The Bear Post New Song

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 2:01 p.m.

Minus the Bear have debuted a brand new song. You can stream "Into the Mirror" from their upcoming new full-length here. The band last released Planet of Ice in 2007. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:38 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. A.F.I. 2. Brand New 3. Radiohead 4. The Beatles 4. Converge The most listened to album last week was A.F.I.'s Crash Love. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to the chart, ... read more

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MP3s: Vampire Weekend Post New Song

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:26 a.m.

Vampire Weekend have made their new song "Horchata" available streaming/download here. The band will release their new full-length, Contra, on January 11th. read more

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Videos: Bruce Springsteen - "Wrecking Ball" Live Video

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:19 a.m.

Live video of Bruce Springsteen performing a brand new song titled "Wrecking Ball" has been made available online at his website located here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Skeletonwitch Album

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:16 a.m.

A full-album stream of Skeletonwitch's Breathing the Fire has been made available here. The album is due out October 12th via Prosthetic Records. The group last released Beyond the Permafrost in 2007. read more

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Tours: Defeater Eastcoast Tourdates

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:14 a.m.

Defeater will be embarking on an Eastcoast tour as they promote their upcoming new EP, Lost Ground, which is due out November 17th via Bridge Nine Records. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Built To Spill Album

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:11 a.m.

A full-album stream of Built to Spill's There Is No Enemy has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: Mocky / GZA Collab Posted

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:08 a.m.

Mocky's collaboration with GZA on the track "Birds of a Feather" has been made availabel here. read more

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Tours: Skinlab Cancel Tour

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:06 a.m.

Skinlab have been forced to cancel the rest of their world tour as a result of an illness to Steev Esquivel. Here is what he had to say on the matter: I went to the hospital last night after dealing with chest andlung pains  for the last 2 weeks on ... read more

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Bands: Cult Of Luna Enter Studio

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9:02 a.m.

Cult of Luna recently went into the studio to record new material. Here is what the band offered up: Cult of Luna will be gathered soon for a shorter recording session. One weekend in the middle of October, Umeå. It is not a recording related to an album though, it ... read more

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Labels: Team Science To Release Franz Nicolay EP

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 9 a.m.

Team Science Records has announced that on November 10th they will release St. Sebastian of the Short Stage, a brand new four-song EP from The Hold Steady and World / Inferno Friendship Society member, Franz Nicolay.  The album, available in both 10-inch vinyl and digital formats, is now up for ... read more

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Labels: Side One Dummy Signs Audra Mae

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 8:54 a.m.

Side One Dummy Records has announced the signing of singer-songwriter Audra Mae.  Her first offering for the label will be Haunt, a five-song digital EP that will be available on October 20th. Mae's full-length debut is expected in the early part of 2010 through the label. read more

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Records: Blood Warrior Complete Album

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 8:43 a.m.

Blood Warrior,- Greg Jamie (O'Death), Joey Weiss (Super Monster), Kristin Kellas and Rubin Berger (Musee Mecanique, Laura Gibson, Mirah) - have finished recording their debut full-length for Ernest Jenning Record Co.  The album is expected out in early 2010.  The group will also release a two-track 7" in early November. read more

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Videos: Har Mar Superstar - "Tall Boy" Video

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 8:40 a.m.

Har Mar Superstar's video for the single "Tall Boy" has been made available here.  The song is taken from his new album, Dark Touches, which is due out October 13th via Dilettante Recordings. read more

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Videos: Dark Funeral - "My Funeral" Video

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 8:34 a.m.

Dark Funeral's video for the track "My Funeral" has been made available online here.  The song is taken from the band's upcoming new full-length Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus. read more

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Videos: A.F.I. - "Medicate" Video

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 8:32 a.m.

A.F.I.'s video for the single "Medicate" can be viewed online here. The song is the lead single from the band's latest full-length effort, Crash Love. read more

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MP3s: Set Your Goals Post B-Side

Posted Oct. 5, 2009, 8:29 a.m.

Set Your Goals have made the b-side "The Lost Boys" from their This Will be the Death of Us release available for streaming here. The song features guest vocals by Jordan Pundik of New Found Glory. read more

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Shows: The Fest 8 Schedule Announced

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 7:36 a.m.

The schedule for The Fest 8 has been posted. You can check it out here. read more

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Obituaries: Chris Puma (R.I.P.)

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 7:33 a.m.

Original Candiria guitarist and co-founding member Chris Puma passed away last week.  Puma played with the group from 1992 through 1997, including recording on the band's first two releases - Deep in the Mental and Surrealistic Madness.  The band issued the following statement concerning the loss of their former bandmate: ... read more

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Videos: The Weakerthans - "Sun In An Empty Room" Video

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 7:24 a.m.

The Weakerthans' video for the track "Sun in an Empty Room" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's most recent full-length, Reunion Tour. read more

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Shows: Scion Rock Fest #2 In The Works

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 7:01 a.m.

A second Scion Rock Fest is currently in the works. The second event will take place February 27th at the Masquerade in Atlanta, GA. read more

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MP3s: Bouncing Souls Post New Monthly Song

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:56 a.m.

Bouncing Souls have made their latest in a series of new songs available online. You can grab "Like the Sun" here. read more

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Tours: Cannabis Corpse / Ramming Speed Tourdates

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:55 a.m.

Cannabis Corpse and Ramming Speed kick off their U.S. tour together next week. To view the dates fo the tour click "read more." read more

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Breaking News: Drunken Boat Robbed While On Tour

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:52 a.m.

Portland, OR punk outfit Drunken Boat recently found themselves the victims of having all of their possessions stolen during their current tour.  The band's label, Fast Crowd Records, has set up a benefit package in their online store to help the band.  Here is what the label had to say: ... read more

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MP3s: Gaza Post New Song

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:46 a.m.

Gaza has posted a new track titled “Windowless House” here.  The song is from their forthcoming second album, He is Never Coming Back, which is due out November 10th via Black Market Activities. Gaza released their debut effort, I Don't Care Where I Go When I Die, in 2006. read more

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MP3s: Failures' Union Post Another New Song

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:44 a.m.

Failures' Union have made the track "Glasses" available online here. The song is taken from the group's forthcoming album, In What Way, which is due out via Paper + Plastick Records in the coming weeks. read more

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Records: Landmine Marathon Prep New Album

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:42 a.m.

Landmine Marathon have announced Sovereign Descent as the title for their upcoming full-length, and Prosthetic Records debut.  The album was recorded at guitarist Ryan Butler's Arcane Digital Recording Studios (Misery Index, Phobia, The Funeral Pyre).  Cover art is being handled by acclaimed artist Dan Seagrave who's done covers for acts ... read more

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Records: Star Fucking Hipsters Prep New Album / Post Song

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:40 a.m.

Star Fucking Hipsters will be releasing their new album, Never Rest in Peace, on October 20th via Alternative Tentacles Records.  You can stream the song "3000 Miles Away" from the upcoming release here.  The album is the follow-up to 2008's Until We're Dead. read more

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Labels: No Sleep Celebrates Three Years With Sale

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:37 a.m.

No Sleep Records is celebrating three years as a label with a sale.  Here is what the label is offering: Beginning today through Monday, go to NoSleepStore.com and enter the coupon code 3YEARS to save 40% on orders of $20 or more. The special deal can be used on label-affiliated ... read more

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Videos: Strike Anywhere To Shoot Video

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:36 a.m.

Strike Anywhere is currently seeking extras for a video shoot. Here is the info: We need extras (in the Minneapolis, MN area) for the new Strike Anywhere video! If you're a fan of circle pitting, finger pointing, fist pumping, Strike Anywhere and singalongs, we need YOU! We'll be filming the ... read more

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Tours: Death Before Dishonor / Steel Nation Tourdates

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:32 a.m.

Death Before Dishonor kick off their U.S. tour today as they support their latest full-length release, Better Ways to Die. The band will be joined by Steel Nation, Alpha & Omega, and Forfeit for the run. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Dreamtigers Post Demo

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:29 a.m.

Dreamtigers - featuring former members of Ambitions, Life in Your Way, and Acta non Verba - has posted their demo online here. The effort was recorded with Jay Maas at Getaway Studios. read more

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Labels: Merge Signs The Love Language

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:28 a.m.

Merge Records has announced the signing of Chapel Hill's The Love Language.  The group is currently at work on their sophomore record which will be released on Merge in 2010. read more

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MP3s: Lye By Mistake Post New Song

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:26 a.m.

Lye By Mistake have posted a brand new track from their sophomore effort, Fea Jur. You can stream “Invincible Badass” here. The album is due out October 13th via Black Market Activities. read more

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Tours: Big Business Westcoast Tourdates

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:24 a.m.

Big Business have announced dates for a mini-tour of the Westcoast.  Here are the dates: 10/31- Los Angeles, CA @ The Nomad Gallery w/ 400 Blows 11/1 - San Diego @ the Casbah w/ Melt Banana 11/2 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill 11/4 - Portland OR ... read more

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Videos: Gogol Bordello - "Live From Axis Mundi" Trailer

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:22 a.m.

The trailer for Gogol Bordello's DVD release Live from Axis Mundi has been made available here. The effort is available via Side One Dummy Records. read more

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Tours: All Leather Announce Tourdates

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:17 a.m.

All Leather have announced the initial dates for a Westcoast/South tour late this year.  The band continues to support their debut EP, Hung Like a Horse.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Young Livers Post New Song

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:13 a.m.

Young Livers have made the first song from their sophomore album available online. You can stream “A Sad State in Affairs” here.  The album is due out later this year via No Idea Records. read more

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MP3s: Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Post New Demo

Posted Oct. 2, 2009, 6:08 a.m.

Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza have posted a pre-production version of the song "Yipee Ky Yay Motherfucker" online here. The song will appear on their upcoming new full-length. read more

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Shows: Cave In / Narrows / Trap Them Eastcoast Shows

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:51 a.m.

Cave In, Narrows, and Trap Them will team up for a series of shows along the Eastcoast in mid-November.  The shows are as follows: 11/19 - Brooklyn, NY @ The Knitting Factory 11/20 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church 11/21 - Providence, RI @ Club Hell 11/22 - Cambridge, ... read more

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Records: Deftones Working On New Album

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:39 a.m.

The Deftones announced in a recent interview that their full-length effort, Eros,  will see a release eventually, but no time-table has been set.  In the meantime, the members have begun writing new material with current bassist Sergio Vega of Quicksand fame.  The band's original bassist Chi Cheng remains in a ... read more

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Records: New Found Glory / Dashboard Confessional Split 7"

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:25 a.m.

New Found Glory and Dashboard Confessional will be releasing split 7" where they will be covering each other's songs.  No release date has been set; the two bands will be touring together late this Fall. read more

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MP3s: Gatorface Post Another New Song

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:19 a.m.

Gatorface have posted another new song from their debut album, Wasted Monuments. You can stream the song "Luxury Lost" here. The album is due out in the near future via No Idea Records. read more

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Labels: No Sleep Inks Distro Deal With Trustkill

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:16 a.m.

No Sleep Records has inked a worldwide distribution deal with Trustkill Entertainment. Future releases from the label include Frontier(s), Monument to Thieves, Double Vision, La Dispute, and The Wonder Years. read more

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Videos: Rise Against - "Savior" Video

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:13 a.m.

Rise Against's video for the single "Savior" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's latest full-length, Appeal to Reason. read more

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Labels: Pulverised Signs Iron Lamb

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:12 a.m.

Pulverised Records has announced the signing of Iron Lamb, featuring ex-Repugnant singer Graga Lindström, Johan Wallin of General Surgery on guitars, Thomas Daun of Dismember on drums and Swedish Death Metal book author Daniel Ekeroth, also of Tyrant and ex-Insision fame, on bass.  The band is slated to record their ... read more

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Shows: Strike Anywhere Announce Acoustic Show

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:08 a.m.

Strike Anywhere will be playing an acoustic in-store performance at Generation Records in New York City, NY on Saturday, October 3rd at 2:00 PM. The show is free, and entry will be first come, first serve as space is limited. read more

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Shows: Thom Yorke Announces L.A. Shows

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:07 a.m.

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has announced two solo shows in October; Yorke has assembled a live band of Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Fleak, Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, Beck/R.E.M. drummer Joey Waronker, and multi-instrumentalist Mauro Refosco to perform material from The Eraser as well as new songs. 10/4 - Los ... read more

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Records: RJD2 Preps New Album

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:03 a.m.

RJD2 will release his new full-length, The Colossus, on January 19th through his own label, RJ's Electrical Connections. The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Let There Be Horns 2. Games You Can Win (Featuring Kenna) 3. Giant Squid 4. Salud 2 5. The Glow 6. A Spaceship ... read more

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MP3s: Cursive Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 10:01 a.m.

Cursive's recent Daytrotter session has been made available online here. The set features originals "The Casualty" and "What Have I Done?" as well as covers of The Cure's "Love Cats" and David Bowie's "Modern Love. read more

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Videos: Gallows - "Lives Of The Artists" Video Trailer

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 9:04 a.m.

Relentless Energy recently filmed a three-part film on Gallows titled "Lives of the Artists," featuring live performances, interviews, and behind the scenes footage.  You can view the trailer here; the full video is due out in October. Gallows continues to tour in support of Grey Britain. read more

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TV: Sunny Day Real Estate Perform On Jimmy Fallon Tonight

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 8:53 a.m.

Sunny Day Real Estate will be performing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The show airs at 12:30 AM EST on NBC. read more

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Videos: Andrew Bird - "Anonanimal" Video

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 8:50 a.m.

Andrew Bird's video for the song "Anonanimal" has been made available here.  The song is taken from Bird's latest, Noble Beast. read more

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Tours: Thursday / The Dillinger Escape Plan Tourdates

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 8:27 a.m.

Thursday and The Dillinger Escape Plan will be teaming up for an Eastcoast/Midwest tour together to round out the year.  Also joining the bands for support will be Fake Problems and Endless Hallway.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Baroness Post Another New Song

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 8:23 a.m.

Baroness have posted yet another new song online; you can stream the trak "Swollen and Halo" here. The song is taken from the band's new album Blue Record, which is due out October 13th via Relapse Records. read more

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Videos: The Gaslight Anthem - "Come Together" Live Video

Posted Sept. 29, 2009, 8:19 a.m.

Video of The Gaslight Anthem covering The Beatles classic "Come Together" has been made available online here. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 8:12 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Brand New 1. Converge 3. A.F.I. 4. The Beatles 4. Polar Bear Club The most listened to album last week was Brand New's Daisy. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to ... read more

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MP3s: Grade Post New Song

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 7:57 p.m.

Grade have posted a brand new song titled "These Eyes are on the Exit" online here. The song is expected to appear on double-split 7" release for the final edition of At Both Ends Fanzine. read more

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Bands: The Cranberries Return For Tour

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 7:54 p.m.

90's rockers The Cranberries will be returning after a six-year hiatus.  The group will be hitting the road for a nineteen-date North American tour this Fall/Winter. read more

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Videos: The Swellers - "Fire Away" Video

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 7:52 p.m.

The Swellers' video for the song "Fire Away" has been made available online here. The song is taken from the group's new full-length, Ups and Downsizing, which is out now. read more

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MP3s: Omar Rodriquez-Lopez Posts New Song

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 7:50 p.m.

Omar Rodriquez-Lopez will be releasing his new solo effort, Xenophanes, on November 10th.  The track "Mundo De Ciegos" from the album can be heard online here. read more

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MP3s: Kowloon Walled City Post New Album For Free

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 7:30 a.m.

 Kowloon Walled City have made their new album Gambling on the Richter Scale available for free download.  You can grab the album at the band's website here.  The album is available now via The Perpetual Motion Machine. read more

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Obituaries: Brian Redman (R.I.P.)

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 7:26 a.m.

Former bassist for 3 Inches of Blood, Brian Redman passed away after being involved in a motor vehicle accident in Tacoma, WA.  Redman served as bassist for the Canadian metal band for two years. read more

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MP3s: Javelina Post New Songs

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 7:22 a.m.

Javelina have posted two new tracks - "You're Going to Hate This" and "Black Blizzard" - online here. The songs are taken from the group's upcoming full-length, Beasts Among Sheep, which is due out tomorrow via Translation Loss Records. read more

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Records: Saves The Day Tracklisting Announced

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 3:09 a.m.

Saves the Day have revealed the tracklisting for their new full-length effort, Daybreak, which marks the final piece of their trilogy - preceeded by 2006's Sound the Alarm and 2007's Under the Boards.  The tracklisting is as follows: I. Somehow You Love Me II. Fucked Up Past the Point of ... read more

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Shows: Small Brown Bike Added To The Fest 8

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 3:04 a.m.

Small Brown Bike have expanded their run of reunion shows to include a stop at The Fest 8. In other The Fest news, the following artists have also been confirmed as new additions: Josh Small, Madison Bloodbath, Thunderlip, Chotto Ghetto, Vaccine, Telephone Sons, Brook Pridemore, Stoned at Heart, Wurmchurch, The ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire The Swellers Album

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 3:02 a.m.

A full-album stream of The Swellers' Ups and Downsizing has been made available online here. The album is due out tomorrow via Fueled by Ramen Records. read more

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TV: Austin City Limits Announces Season Guests

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:59 a.m.

Celebrating thirty-five years on the air,  Austin City Limits has announced the lineup of artists scheduled to appear this season. Among the notables are Pearl Jam, Elvis Costello, Andrew Bird, Them Crooked Vultures, Heartless Bastards, Mos Def, and Ben Harper. The entire schedule is as follows: October 3: Dave Matthews ... read more

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Records: Dead To Me Album Details Announced / New Song Posted

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:56 a.m.

Dead to Me will release their new full-length effort, African Elephants, on November 10th via Fat Wreck Chords. The cover art and song "Modern Muse" have been made available here.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. X 2. Modern Muse 3. Nuthin Runnin Through My Brain 4. ... read more

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MP3s: Nothington Post New Songs

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:52 a.m.

Nothington have posted three tracks from their upcoming full-length - Roads, Bridges, and Ruins - online here.  The album is due out October 6th via BYO Records. read more

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MP3s: Built To Spill Post Another New Song

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:44 a.m.

Built to Spill have made another new song available online. You can stream "Things Fall Apart" from the upcoming There is No Enemy here.  The album is due out October 6th. read more

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Records: Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, & Method Man Team For LP

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:40 a.m.

Wu-Tang Clan members Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, and Method Man are teaming up for a collaborative full-length release.  The album is due out in 2010 via Def Jam Records. read more

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MP3s: Slayer Post New Song

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:36 a.m.

Slayer have posted the title-track to their upcoming full-length online here.  World Painted Blood is due out November 3rd. read more

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Splits: He Is Legend Goes On Indefinite Hiatus

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:34 a.m.

North Carolina hardcore/metal outfit He is Legend has announced their decision to go on an indefinite hiatus, but they have not officially broken up.  The announcement comes after rumors began to swirl of the group's breakup, which became critical when vocalist Schuylar Croom was confirmed to be filling in as ... read more

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Records: Alexisonfire To Record New EP

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:32 a.m.

Alexisonfire will soon begin recording of a new EP entitled Dog's Blood.  The band plans to enter the studio in January with a Spring 2010 release planned.  Guitarist Dallas Green had this to say of the new material: We've got a bunch of songs already - some songs left over ... read more

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Bands: Mouth Of The Architect To Enter Studio

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:27 a.m.

Mouth of the Architect have announced plans to enter the studio in October to record a new EP. The release is the follow-up for their 2008 full-length, Quietly, and is expected to hit stores in early 2010 via Translation Loss Records. read more

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Shows: The Hope Conspiracy Announce Shows

Posted Sept. 28, 2009, 2:25 a.m.

The Hope Conspiracy have announced a few new shows for early 2010 with promise of more shows to be added shortly.  The group released a new 7" EP titled True Nihilist earlier this year.  The confirmed dates are as follows: 1/16 - Berkeley, CA @ 924 Gilman 1/17 - Seattle, ... read more

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Records: forgetters To Record 7" EP

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 11:15 p.m.

In a recent interview, it was revealed that forgetters - Blake Schwarzenbach, Kevin Mahon, Caroline Paquita - will be entering the studio in October to record a 7" EP. Source: Punknews read more

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Videos: Monsters Of Folk - "The Right Place" Video

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 11:03 p.m.

Monsters of Folk's video for the song "The Right Place" has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Russian Circles Album

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:58 p.m.

A full-album stream of Russian Circles' Geneva has been made available here. The album is due out October 20th via Suicide Squeeze Records.  The band will be touring extensively in support of the album, including a U.S. tour with Young Widows. The group last released Station in 2008. read more

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Records: Old Canes Prep New Album / Post Song

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:55 p.m.

Old Canes will release Feral Harmonic on October 20th via Saddle Creek Records. The album is the second full-length from Appleseed Cast frontman Chris Crisci and follow-up to 2004's Early Morning Hymns. You can stream/download the song "Little Bird Courage" from the new album here. read more

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Videos: The Swellers - "Lithium" Live Video

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:51 p.m.

Video of The Swellers performing a cover of Nirvana's "Lithium" has been made available online here. read more

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Records: Orenda Fink Preps New Album / Post New Song

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:49 p.m.

Orenda Fink will release Ask the Night on October 6th via Saddle Creek Records. The ten song set follows 2005's Invisible Ones and marks Orenda's second official solo record.  You can stream/download the track "High Ground" from the album here. read more

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Records: Barren Earth Prep Debut EP

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:41 p.m.

Scandinavian progressive death metal outfit Barren Earth will release their debut EP, Our Twilight, on November 17th via Peaceville Records.  Material from the group can be streamed online here. read more

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MP3s: Black Wine Post New Songs

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:38 p.m.

Recent Don Giovanni Records signees Black Wine - comprised of ex-Ergs guitarist Jeff Schroek and Hunchback's Miranda Taylor and J. Nixon - have posted two new songs titled "Couch Critics" and "Belong" from their upcoming full-length here. read more

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Videos: Brand New - "At The Bottom" Live Video

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:30 p.m.

A video of Brand New performing their single "At the Bottom" has been made available online here. read more

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Records: Kayo Dot Prep New Album

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:27 p.m.

Kayo Dot will release their new album, Coyote, in February of 2010 via Hydra Head Records.  The album is the follow-up to 2008's Blue Lambency Downward. read more

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Labels: Razor & Tie Signs Just Surrender

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:23 p.m.

Razor & Tie Records has announced the signing of Just Surrender.  The band will release their new album and follow-up to 2007's We're in Like Sin in early 2010. You can stream the new song "On My Own" here. read more

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Bands: The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza To Enter Studio

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:20 p.m.

The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza will be entering Anthem Productions Sstudio in November with Jeremiah Scott and Steve Blackmon to record their follow-up to 2007's Danza II: The Electric Boogaloo.  The new album will be titled Danza III: The Series of Unfortunate Events. read more

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Tours: Valient Thorr Tourdates

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:16 p.m.

Valient Thorr have announced dates for a U.S. featuring support from Early Man and Red Fang on separate legs.  In addition the band will be travling to Europe for a headlining run of shows.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Shows: Set Your Goals Cancel Shows

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:13 p.m.

Set Your Goals have been forced to cancel the first few dates of their current tour supporting The Academy Is... as a result of illness with a band member. read more

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MP3s: Failures' Union Post New Song

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:11 p.m.

Buffalo’s Failures’ Union have posted the new song "Cubist Camo" from their new album, In What Way, online here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Revocation Album

Posted Sept. 24, 2009, 10:08 p.m.

A full-album stream of Revocation's Existence is Futile has been made available here. read more

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Music News: The Beatles Remasters Dominate Sales Charts

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:50 a.m.

The Beatles remastered catalogue releases sold just over a combined 2.25 million CDs during their first week in the areas of North America, U.K., and Japan.  In addition, the albums charted all over sales lists in countries around the globe, setting countless records in numerous countries. read more

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Music News: 2010 Rock Hall Nominations Announced

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:37 a.m.

Nominations for the 2010 class of the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame have been announced. The nominees are ABBA, The Chantels, Jimmy Cliff, Genesis, The Hollies, KISS, LL Cool J, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Stooges, and  Donna Summer.  The induction ceremony takes place March ... read more

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Videos: Terror Documented In "Get In The Van" Series

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:33 a.m.

A new tour documentary series titled "Get in the Van" has been launched. The first band to be covered in the series is Terror. You can view the first in the series of three videos here. read more

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Videos: The Flaming Lips - "I Can Be A Frog" Video

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:30 a.m.

The Flaming Lips' video for the single "I Can be a Frog" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's forthcoming full-length, Embryonic, which is due out October 13th. read more

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Tours: Rosetta / City Of Ships / Battlefields Tour

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:28 a.m.

Rosetta, City of Ships, and Battlefields are currently planning an Eastcoast together for early 2010. read more

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Music News: Fucked Up Win Polaris Music Prize

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:26 a.m.

Fucked Up were given the Polaris Music Prize for their 2008 album The Chemistry of Common Life. The award is given each year to the Canadian album with the highest artistic merit. read more

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Labels: Matador Signs Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:20 a.m.

Matador Records has signed Ted Leo & The Pharmacists.  Leo and his backing group last released Living with the Living in 2007 via the recently folded Touch & Go.  No word on when we can expect a new release. read more

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Videos: Cursive - "Let Me Up" Video

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:16 a.m.

Cursive's video for the song "Let Me Up" is available online here. The song is taken from Mama, I'm Swollen. read more

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Labels: Deathwish Preps Vinyl Releases

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:13 a.m.

Deathwish Inc. is preparing a number of new releases as the year draws to a close, including a couple on vinyl. Of note: The Carrier's One Year Later will be available on vinyl for the first time; look for a release in the coming months. United Nations will be releasing ... read more

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Videos: Gwar - "Let Us Slay" Video

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:04 a.m.

Masked-metal giants Gwar have made the video for the track "Let us Slay" available online here.  The song is taken from the group's latest full-length, Lust in Space. read more

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Labels: Black Numbers To Release PJ Bond Album

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2:02 a.m.

Black Numbers is pleased to announce that it will release You Didn't Know I was Alphabetical, the latest full-length from New Brunswick, NJ native and ex-Outsmarting Simon frontman PJ Bond. The album, which will be released November 10th on both vinyl and CD formats, is now up for pre-order from ... read more

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Labels: Deep Elm Signs Nathan Xander

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 2 a.m.

Deep Elm Records has announced the signing of Chicago-based songwriter Nathan Xander. His label debut, The Fear, is available now. You can preview the album and grab a free download of the song "Trial by Fire" here. read more

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MP3s: Floor Post Rare Tracks / Pre-Orders Available

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 1:51 a.m.

Several tracks from Floor's upcoming boxset release, Below & Beyond, have been made available for streaming here. The boxset can be pre-ordered via Robotic Empire Records online here. read more

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Videos: Set Your Goals - "Summer Jam" Video

Posted Sept. 23, 2009, 1:47 a.m.

Set Your Goals video for the song "Summer Jam" has been made available online here. The song is taken from This Will be the Death of Us. read more

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Site News: Lots Of News Updates

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 3:39 a.m.

I hadn't posted any news to the site since Thursday, so needless to say there is a lot of new stuff up.  Make sure you read through a couple of pages of the news section to catch up on it all. read more

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Records: Twilight Soundtrack Features Death Cab, Thom Yorke, Bon Iver, etc.

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 3:25 a.m.

The tracklisting for the soundtrack to Twilight: New Moon film has been announced. In addition to the lead single from Death Cab for Cutie, the soundtrack boasts the likes of Thom Yorke, Bon Iver, Muse, The Killers, and more. The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Death Cab for Cutie - ... read more

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Labels: Mom+pop Signs Tokyo Police Club

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 3:08 a.m.

mom+pop Records has announced the signing of Tokyo Police Club.  The band is currently at work on their second album, slated for an early 2010 release, which follows up 2008's Elephant Shell. Source: Pitchfork Media read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire A.F.I. Album

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 3:03 a.m.

A full-album stream of A.F.I.'s Crash Love has been made available online here for today and tomorrow. The album is due out in stores September 29th and is the follow-up to Decemberunderground. read more

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MP3s: Strike Anywhere Post Another New Song

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:59 a.m.

Strike Anywhere have made yet another new song available online. You can stream "I'm Your Opposite Number" here. read more

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Videos: Portugal. the Man - "Do You" Video

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:58 a.m.

Portugal. the Man's video for the song "Do You" has been made available here. The song is from the group's latest offering, The Satanic Satanist. read more

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MP3s: Dashboard Confessional Post New Single

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:53 a.m.

Dashboard Confessional have posted their lead single "Belle of the Boulevard" online here. The song is from the upcoming full-length Alter the Ending, which is due out November 10th.  The band will be supporting its release this Fall with New Found Glory providing support. The group previously released Dusk and ... read more

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Records: U2 To Reissue "The Unforgettable Fire"

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:50 a.m.

U2 will be releasing a twenty-fifth anniversary edition of The Unforgettable Fire.  The album is due out October 27th. read more

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MP3s: The Starting Line Post Live Song

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:47 a.m.

The Starting Line have made a live version of the song "The Drama Summer" available here. The song is from the upcoming live CD/DVD Somebody's Gonna Miss Us, which is due out November 10th. read more

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Videos: Valencia - Carry On" Video

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:43 a.m.

Valencia have made their video for the track "Carry On" available online here. The song is taken from the group's second album, We All Need a Reason to Believe. read more

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TV: Rodrigo y Gabriela To Perform On Conan

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:35 a.m.

Rodrigo y Gabriela will appear on the Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien on Friday September 25th. The show airs at 11:30 PM EST on NBC. read more

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Records: Nine Inch Nails To Reissue "The Fragile"

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:33 a.m.

According to a Twitter update, Nine Inch Nails will be releasing the "ULTIMATE reissue" of The Fragile in 2010. read more

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MP3s: New Most Precious Blood Song Posted

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:28 a.m.

A new track from Most Precious Blood titled "Enthusiastic Eugenicist" has been made available online via a free Trustkill Records music sampler. You can check it out here. read more

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Records: Through The Eyes Of The Dead Album Details

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:27 a.m.

Through the Eyes of the Dead are preparing the release of their third full-length, Skepsis, through Prosthetic Records.  The cover art to the album, which was done by Paul Romano, can be viewed here and the tracklisting is as follows: 1. Parasite Throne 2. Dementia 3. No Haven 4. Perpetual ... read more

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Bands: Rosetta To Enter Studio

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:23 a.m.

Rosetta have announced plans to enter the studio late this year as they begin work on their follow-up to 2007's Wake/Lift. read more

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MP3s: New Fu Manchu Song Posted

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:17 a.m.

Stoner rock masters Fu Manchu have made a brand new song titled "Bionic Astronautics" available for streaming here.  The song is taken from the group's new album, Signs of Infinite Power, which is due out October 20th via Century Media Records. read more

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Labels: Terrible Records Launches

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:13 a.m.

Brooklyn-based Terrible Records, formed by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear, and Ethan Silverman of Lust Boys, are excited to announce the launch of their label with the release of the first in a series of 7-inches recorded at Terrible Studios, followed by the release of NY quintet Acrylics' debut EP, ... read more

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Videos: Jello Biafra Talks New Album

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:10 a.m.

Jello Biafra recently took time to post a video showcasing his new musical venture - Jello Biafra and The Guantanamo School of Medicine - and the band's debut album, The Audacity of Hype. You can watch the video here. read more

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Records: Landmine Marathon Complete Recording

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 2:06 a.m.

Landmine Marathon have completed the recording of their new album and are currently mixing the effort. The album is currently slated for a Spring 2010 release via Prosthetic Records. read more

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MP3s: Hatebreed Post New Song

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:58 a.m.

Hatebreed have made their new track "Everyone Bleeds Now" available online here. The song comes from their self-titled new album, which is due out in stores on September 29th through E1 Music. The album is their follow-up to 2006's Supremacy. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Strung Out Album

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:50 a.m.

A full-album stream of Strung Out's Agents of the Underground has been made available here. read more

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Bands: Year Long Disaster In Studio

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:39 a.m.

Los Angeles power trio Year Long Disaster have begun recording their second full-length album with Grammy award winning producer Nick Raskulinecz in Los Angeles at Sound City Studios. The new album will be titled, Black Magic: All Mysteries Revealed, and is set for release in early 2010. read more

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Shows: Roadburn 2010 Announces Goatsnake & YOB

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:38 a.m.

Legendary doom-metal giants Goatsnake will be reuniting to headline the Thursday Roadburn Festival date on April 15th, 2010.  Guitarist Greg Anderson had this to say of the show: Roadburn is hands down the only festival that consistently has a lineup that I personally would like to see. Being asked to ... read more

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Bands: Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster Hit Road With Fill-In Vocalist

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:33 a.m.

Maylene and the Sons of Disaster will be heading out on the road as support to All that Remains, but will be doing so without vocalist Dallas Taylor.  Taylor issued the following statement: Hey everybody this is Dallas. I just wanted to let everyone know I unfortunately will not be ... read more

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Records: Strike Anywhere Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:30 a.m.

Pre-orders for Strike Anywhere's new full-length, Iron Front, have been launched and are available here. The album is due out October 6th via Bridge Nine Records. read more

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MP3s: Snacktruck Post New Songs

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:28 a.m.

Richmond, Virginia’s post-music mages Snacktruck have unveiled four songs from their upcoming CD entitled Spacial Findings 1-7 for Rorschach Records. You can stream “Gravithorn,” “Presence Charm,” “Second Level,” and “Blooms (Sweet)” online here. read more

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MP3s: Devendra Banhart Posts New Song

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:24 a.m.

Devendra Banhart has made the new song "Baby" from his upcoming release, What Will We Be, online here. The album is due out October 27th on Warner Bros. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Ruiner Album

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:23 a.m.

A full-album stream of Ruiner's Hell is Empty has been made available here. The album is out today via Bridge Nine Records. read more

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Videos: A Storm Of Light - "Tempest" Video

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:21 a.m.

A Storm of Light's video for the track "Tempest" has been made available online here. The song is from the group's forthcoming new album, Forgive Us Our Trespasses. read more

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Obituaries: DJ Grand Master Roc Raida (R.I.P.)

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:19 a.m.

Legendary DJ, producer, and member of The X-Men/The X-Ecutioners, Anthony Williams (known as DJ Grand Master Roc Raida) passed away on September 19th. Williams died of complications from a mixed-martial arts accident. He was thirty-seven years old. The family of William issued the following statement: Anthony Williams [professionally known] to ... read more

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Records: The Wonder Years Offer Limited CD Release

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:12 a.m.

The Wonder Years are currently on tour with Energy and A Loss for Words.  The band has copies of a limited edition (250), hand-numbered CD for these dates. I Refuse to Sink: A Collection of Prior Recordings features six tracks from the now out-of-print, No Sleep Records-released 7"s Won't Be ... read more

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Tours: The Accused Tourdates

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:03 a.m.

The Accused will be hitting the road for the Splat-Tour 2009 as they support their latest full-length, The Curse of Martha Splatterhead, which is out now on Southern Lord Records.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Miracle Condition Song For Download

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1:02 a.m.

Miracle Condition's new single "The Wandering Y" has been made available for free download here. read more

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Tours: Middle Class Rut Support Social Distortion

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 1 a.m.

Middle Class Rut will be heading out on tour as direct support to Social Distortion.  The band will be touring to promote their forthcoming full-length which will be released via Bright Antenna Records.  To view the dates click "read more" read more

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Videos: Owen - "Good Friends, Bad Habits" Video

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 12:32 a.m.

The video for Owen's new single "Good Friends, Bad Habits" is now available for viewing here. The video was directed by Joe Wigdahl and edited by Brittany Stover. read more

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Shows: Brand New Announce Acoustic Shows

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 12:31 a.m.

Brand New has announced a string of special acoustic performances at independent retailers across the country. Fans must purchase the band's new full-length, Daisy, at one of the selected retail stores to receive a pass that will guarantee them access to the acoustic set. Pass distribution begins on September 22nd, ... read more

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MP3s: CoCoComa Post New Song

Posted Sept. 22, 2009, 12:28 a.m.

Chicago-based CoCoComa have posted the song "Alright, Alright, Alright" from their forthcoming second album online here. The album, Things are Not All Right, is due out October 20th via Goner Records. read more

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MP3s: Live Tom Waits Set Posted For Free Stream

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 1:52 p.m.

NPR's All Things Considered has made an entire live set from Tom Waits' Glitter and Doom tour in 2008 available for streaming online here.  This specific show clocks in at just under two and a half hours and took place at The Fox Theater in Atlanta, GA. Waits most recently ... read more

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Records: Eyehategod Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 1:42 p.m.

Eyehategod will release their highly praised full-length, Confederacy of Ruined Lives, on vinyl on October 22nd.  The album will be available in two versions: hand numbered and limited to  four hundred copies on thick black vinyl and one hundred hand numbered copies on white vinyl with tan and black splatter.  ... read more

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Records: Paper + Plastick To Release Frank Turner Collection

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 1:39 p.m.

Paper + Plastick Records has announced plans to release Frank Turner's The First Three Years as a double LP vinyl release. The album is a collection of demos, B-sides, live tracks, and covers from the British songwriter. Turner most recently released his latest full-length, Poetry of the Deed, earlier this ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Nihill Album

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:47 p.m.

A full album stream of Nihill's Krach has been made available online here. The album is available now via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Records: Morrissey Preps B-Sides Album

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:46 p.m.

Morrissey will release a b-sides collection, titled Swords, on October 26th via Polydor Records.  The album will contain eighteen tracks, with a special edition featuring an eight-song live disc.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Good Looking Man About Town 2. Don't Make Fun of Daddy's Voice ... read more

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Videos: Muse - "Uprising" Video

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:41 p.m.

Muse's video for the single "Uprising" has been made available here. The song is from the group's new full-length, The Resistance, which is out in stores now. read more

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Tours: New Found Glory Tourdates

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:36 p.m.

New Found Glory have announced dates for both a headlining trek as well as support dates for Dashboard Confessional. The band continues to support their latest full-length, Not Without a Fight. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Oxbow Album

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:34 p.m.

A full-album stream of Oxbow's Fuckfest has been made available here. The album is available now via Hydra Head Records. read more

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MP3s: Gwynbleidd Post New Song

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:32 p.m.

Gwynbleidd have posted a new song titled "Stormcalling" from their forthcoming debut full-length, Nostalgia, here.  The album is due out October 27th via BlackCurrant Music. read more

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Records: Smashing Pumpkins To Release Free Full-Length

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:28 p.m.

Smashing Pumpkins have announced plans to release a forty-four track full-length for free download, one song at a time.  Here is what frontman Billy Corgan had to say on the matter: I'm happy to finally announce the plans for the new Smashing Pumpkins album. Recording began yesterday, September 15th, 2009 ... read more

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Videos: Silversun Pickups - "Substitution" Video

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:24 p.m.

Silversun Pickups video for the song "Substitution" has been made available here. The song is taken from the album Swoon. read more

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MP3s: Thrice Cover Of The Beatles Posted

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:11 p.m.

Thrice's cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter" has been made available online here. The song is a b-side that comes with the physical release of their latest full-length, Beggars. read more

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Obituaries: Mary Travers (R.I.P.)

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:09 p.m.

Mary Travers - one part of the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary - passed away on Wednesday after long battle with leukemia.  Travers was originally diagnosed with leukemia in 2004, and had undergone a successful bone marrow transplant procedure in 2006. She was seven-two years old. read more

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Breaking News: Poison The Well Van & Trailer Stolen

Posted Sept. 17, 2009, 12:03 p.m.

Poison the Well had their van and trailer with all of their gear stolen in Detroit, MI following the first show of their headlining tour. The band will continue on with the tour as planned. Here is a statement from the group: So this morning we woke up at our ... read more

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Site News: 200 Words Or Less Reviews Added

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 5:45 a.m.

Just a brief note that we've added a couple of new 200 Words or Less reviews to the site. Here they are: Lanterns - Apocalypse Youth Black Market Fetus / In Defence - Split Useless ID - The Lost Broken Bones Red Light Driver - …and Now We Can Be ... read more

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Shows: forgetters Announce Shows

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 5:41 a.m.

forgetters - the new project of Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil), Kevin Mahon (Against Me!), and Caroline Paquita - have announced a few shows along the Eastcoast in September and October. The shows are as follow: 9/18 - New York City @ Lit Lounge 9/25 - Philadelphia, PA @ The ... read more

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MP3s: Converge Post New Song / Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 5:30 a.m.

The title-track to Converge's new full-length, Axe to Fall, has been made available for streaming and free download here.  The album, which is due out October 20th via Epitaph Records, is also available for pre-order here and here. Converge last released No Heroes in 2006. read more

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Shows: Pavement Reunion Shows In 2010

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 5:27 a.m.

90's alternative rockers Pavement will be reuniting to play select shows in 2010.  The band played their last show together at Brixton Academy in London on November 20th in 1999.  According to reports, the band will play multiple nights for a benefit at New York City's Central Park Summerstage in ... read more

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Records: This Time Next Year Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 5:16 a.m.

Pre-orders for This Time Next Year's debut full-length, Road Maps & Heart Attacks, are available here. The album is due out October 20th via Equal Vision Records. read more

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MP3s: New Found Glory Post B-Side

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 5:12 a.m.

New Found Glory have posted their cover of "Hungry Eyes," a b-side from their From the Screen to Your Stereo Pt. 2, online here.  The song appeared in the film Dirty Dancing. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Monsters Of Folk Album

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 5:07 a.m.

A full-album stream of Monsters of Folk's debut effort can be found here.  The album is due out September 22nd. read more

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Videos: Jeremy Enigk - "Mind Idea" Video

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 5:06 a.m.

Jeremy Enigk's video for the song "Mind Idea" is available for viewing here. The song is taken from his latest solo effort, OK Bear. read more

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MP3s: The Jealous Sounds Offer Rare Song For Download

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 4:54 a.m.

The Jealous Sounds have made an alternate version of their song "Priceless" available for free download here. This track is an early mix of "Priceless" featuring Pedro's shoegaze guitar solo.  The version was only available on the out of print Heal The Bay compilation. The Jealous Sounds are currently on ... read more

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Tours: Municipal Waste Tourdates

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 4:51 a.m.

Municipal Waste have announced the first batch of dates for their upcoming world tour. To view the dates so far click "read more." More dates will be announced shortly. read more

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Labels: Deep Elm Signs Goonies Never Say Die

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 4:50 a.m.

Deep Elm Records has announced the signing of U.K. instrumental rockers Goonies Never Say Die.  The label has made the band's debut effort, In a Forest Without Trees, available now via iTunes.  You can preview the release here. read more

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MP3s: Worn In Red Post Another Song

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 4:44 a.m.

Worn in Red have made the new song "Fort Reno” from their forthcoming album In The Offing available online here. The album is due out this Fall via No Idea Records. read more

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Tours: the_Network Tourdates

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 4:36 a.m.

the_Network are hitting the road to support their new full-length, Bishop Kent Manning, which hit stores yesterday via Black Market Activities. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Savoir Adore Post Three Songs For Download

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 4:35 a.m.

Savoir Adore have made three tracks from their new LP, In the Wooded Forest, available for download here.  The album is out via Cantora Records. read more

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MP3s: Horse The Band Debut New Song

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 4:32 a.m.

Horse the Band have debuted a brand new track titled "Rape Escape" online here.  The song is from their upcoming Vagrant Records release Desperate Living, which is due out October 6th. read more

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Videos: The Dillinger Escape Plan Studio Video #1

Posted Sept. 16, 2009, 4:30 a.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan have posted the first in a series of studio videos online. You can view the video here. read more

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Bands: The Get Up Kids Working On New Releases

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 2:31 p.m.

The Get Up Kids frontman Matt Pryor revealed that the recently reunited 90's emo giants have not only been writing new material, but have already tracked nine new songs.  Here is an excerpt from an interview with Pryor: Um, there's new material. We've written and recorded 9 songs, and they ... read more

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Records: Vampire Weekend Prep New Album

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 2:26 p.m.

Indie darlings Vampire Weekend will release their sophomore effort, Contra, on January 12th of 2010 via XL Recordings.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Horchata 2. White Sky 3. Holiday 4. California English 5. Taxi Cab 6. Run 7. Cousins 8. Giving Up the Gun 9. Diplomat's ... read more

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MP3s: Rise And Fall Post Another New Song

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 2:15 p.m.

Rise and Fall have made another new track available online. You can stream "Built on Graves" from their upcoming full-length, Our Circle is Vicious, here.  The album streets October 27th via Deathwish Inc. and will be supported by a full U.S. tour. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Brand New Album

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 2:13 p.m.

A full-album stream of Brand New's Daisy has been made available here. The album is due out September 22nd. read more

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Splits: The Steal Announce Breakup

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 2:04 p.m.

UK melodic hardcore outfit The Steal have announced that they will be breaking up after their next show; the final show is scheduled to take place on this Friday, September 18th.  The band issued the following statement concerning their disbanding: So. We had our first practice in 8 months last ... read more

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Records: Beastie Boys Prep "Hello Nasty" Reissue

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:55 p.m.

The Beastie Boys will release the final installment of the deluxe, remastered, expanded catalog reissues in the form of 1998's Hello Nasty on September 22nd through Capitol Records.  The album will be available with twenty-one bonus tracks and rarities, including ten never before released items.  Among the release configurations is ... read more

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MP3s: Inhale Exhale Post New Song

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:43 p.m.

Inhale Exhale have made their track "Did You Ever Have A Touch To Lose?," from their upcoming full-length Bury Me Alive available here. The album is due out October 6th via Solid State Records. read more

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MP3s: Lost Hope Post New Demos

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:39 p.m.

Des Moines, Iowa hardcore outfit Lost Hope have posted several new demo tracks online here. You can grab a downloadable version of the demo at the same location. read more

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Records: Katatonia Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:34 p.m.

Pre-orders for Katatonia's Night is the New Day have been made available here.  There is a special, limited edition, Swedish edition CD (digibook package and 20 page booklet) and a vinyl edition (double gatefold 180g heavyweight vinyl).  Both these editions will feature a bonus track and all orders placed through ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Caspian Album

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:32 p.m.

A full-album stream of Caspian's Tertia has been made available here. The album is out now via The Mylene Sheath. read more

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Tours: Cheap Girls / Failures' Union Tourdates

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:30 p.m.

Paper + Plastick Records has announced that they will release the sophomore album from Lansing, Michigan’s Cheap Girls on October 6th and the label debut of Buffalo, New York’s Failures' Union on October 20th.  Both bands will be hitting the road together this Fall as they support their new releases. ... read more

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Records: Slayer Cover Art Posted

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:15 p.m.

Slayer have revealed the cover art to their new full-length, World Painted Blood, online here. The album will be available with four special collector's edition CD covers. Each of the four covers will display one-fourth of a continental map illustrated with human skulls and bones; when placed together, the four ... read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:21 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Brand New 2. The Beatles 3. Every Time I Die 3. Polar Bear Club 5. Converge The most listened to album last week was Polar Bear Club's Chasing Hamburg. If you'd like to join ... read more

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Videos: Kanye West Apologizes For Outburst

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:18 a.m.

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard about Kanye West's outburst at MTV's VMA's, during which he interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech.  No? You're on the Internet; Google it! Anyway, in addition to making an apology on his webblog, West appeared on Jay Leno's new comedy show ... read more

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Shows: Small Brown Bike Announce Shows

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:06 a.m.

Small Brown Bike have announced the first in what we hope is a series of reunion shows.  So far the confirmed shows are as follows: 10/10 - Kalamazoo, MI @ State Theatre 12/4 - Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen 12/5 - Lansing, MI @ Mac's Bar read more

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Shows: Rise Against Celebrate 10 Years With Special Show

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 1:03 a.m.

Rise Against will celebrate ten years as a band with an anniversary show in their hometown of Chicago, IL at The Metro on December 18th.  The show has been given the title Songs from the Fat Years and will feature songs from the band's two albums on Fat Wreck, 2001's ... read more

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Tours: Q-Tip To Perform On Jimmy Fallon

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:58 a.m.

Q-Tip will be appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this Wednesday night, September 16th; the show airs at 12:30 AM EST on NBC.  Q-Tip will perform the song "Barely in Love" from his highly anticipated solo effort, Kamaal the Abstract. read more

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Videos: Meat Puppets - "Rotten Shame" Video

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:55 a.m.

The Meat Puppets video for the song "Rotten Shame" has been made available online here.  The band is heading out on a Fall U.S. tour this week.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Temporary Residence Signs Systems Officer / Post Song

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:52 a.m.

Temporary Residence Limited has announced the signing of Systems Officer - the latest project from Armistead Burwell Smith IV, founding member of Pinback and Three Mile Pilot. Smith will release his debut effort for this project, Underslept, on November 3rd. You can hear the song "Shape Shifter" here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Such Gold EP

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:49 a.m.

A full-album stream of Such Gold's Stand Tall EP has been made available here.  The EP is out now via Mightier Than Sword Records. read more

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Obituaries: Jim Carroll (R.I.P.)

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:47 a.m.

Poet, musician, and author Jim Carroll passed away late last week as a result of a heart attack.  In addition to fronting the Jim Carroll Band, Carroll collaborated with numerous musicians across a wide spectrum of styles: Lou Reed, Pearl Jam, Rancid, and Blue Öyster Cult, among others. Carroll is ... read more

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Records: Metal Blade To Reissue King Diamond Albums

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:39 a.m.

Metal Blade Records has announced plans to reissue the King Diamond albums The Spider's Lullabye and The Graveyard.  Both albums have been re-mastered by King Diamond guitarist Andy LaRocque and are set to be released on October 13th. Each album will include bonus material that purchasers will be able to ... read more

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Shows: Youngblood 2009 Showcase

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:36 a.m.

Youngblood Records has announced the final lineup for their 2009 Showcase. The show takes place October 10th at The Champion Ship in Lemoyne, PA.  The bands set to perform include: Iron Age, Mind Eraser, Rancor, Lion of Judah, Police & Thieves, Living Hell, No Tolerance, Mindset, Give, Mob Mentality, Disengage, ... read more

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MP3s: Cursive Luxury Wafers Session Posted

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:32 a.m.

Cursive recently took part in a Luxury Wafers Live Session, which can be found here.  The band tracked five songs for the session, including three from most recent full-length, Mama, I'm Swollen.  The Luxury Wafers Live Sessions is an ongoing series in which artists are hand-selected to record a handful ... read more

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MP3s: Death Cab For Cutie Post New Song

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:28 a.m.

Death Cab for Cutie recently debuted a brand new song titled "Meet Me on the Equinox" during the MTV VMA's.  The song can now be streamed online here. read more

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Labels: Rivalry To Release Devotion LP / Post Two Songs

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:25 a.m.

Rivalry Records has announced plans to release the debut full-length from Devotion - the new "slow, dark, rock oriented hardcore" project headed by Mark Palm of Go it Alone.  The label will release the vinyl version of the album, Bastard Son of Affluence Blues, while Palm will self-release a CD ... read more

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TV: The Flaming Lips To Play The Colbert Report

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:22 a.m.

The Flaming Lips will appear on The Colbert Report this Wednesday. The show airs at 11:30 PM EST on Comedy Central. read more

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Records: Cave In EP To See CD Release

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:18 a.m.

Hydra Head Records has announced plans to release Cave In's Planets of Old as a CDEP.  According to their update, the effort will no longer feature an accompanying DVD as was previously hinted. read more

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Records: Cancer Bats Title Album

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:15 a.m.

Cancer Bats have tentatively chosen Bears, Mayors, Scraps And Bones as the title of their new full-length effort and follow-up to Hail Destroyer.  The band is currently in the studio recording with producer Eric Ratz. Source: Rocksound read more

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MP3s: Preview Clips Of New Brand New Album

Posted Sept. 15, 2009, 12:08 a.m.

A full-album preview - thirty second clips - of Brand New's Daisy has been made available here. read more

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Bands: Reign Supreme Address Breakup Rumors

Posted Sept. 14, 2009, 11:52 p.m.

Reign Supreme have taken time to address rumors that the band is breaking up.  Here is what the band had to say: Reign Supreme broken up? A lot of people are asking us if it's true. It's not, exactly. We are going through some line-up changes, and some general sort ... read more

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MP3s: DEA Post EP For Free Streaming

Posted Sept. 14, 2009, 11:44 p.m.

DEA have made their new EP available for streaming online here. The EP was originally due to be released as a 7" via Think Fast! Records but have cancelled it as a result of an inability to tour in support. read more

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Bands: Memorial Working On New Album

Posted Sept. 13, 2009, 1:03 a.m.

Memorial have been busy working on material for their follow-up to the dual-EP 12" The Creative Process/Berlin.  Here is what the band had to say: We are continuing to write new material for our next LP. We have penciled in some dates in October to lay down the tracks are ... read more

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Records: Weezer Unveil Album Cover

Posted Sept. 13, 2009, 12:59 a.m.

Weezer have made the cover art to their new full-length effort, Raditude, available online here.  The album is the follow-up to last year's The Red Album and is due out in late 2009. read more

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Tours: The Chariot U.S. Tourdates

Posted Sept. 13, 2009, 12:55 a.m.

The Chariot have announced a string of headlining dates as they continue to support their latest full-length, War and Rumors of War.  The band will be supported by Oh Sleeper, We Came as Romans, and Dead and Divine for the trek. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Dying Fetus Album

Posted Sept. 13, 2009, 12:52 a.m.

A full-album stream of Dying Fetus' Descend into Depravity has been made available here. The album lands in stores this coming Tuesday via Relapse Records. read more

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MP3s: Flechette Post Demos

Posted Sept. 13, 2009, 12:51 a.m.

Flechette - featuring former members of Richmond bands Resonance and Permanent - have posted two tracks from their five-song demo online here.  If you're a fan of post-hardcore akin to Embrace, Quicksand, Hundread Reasons, and Drive Like Jehu check it out. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Shadows Fall Album

Posted Sept. 13, 2009, 12:46 a.m.

A full-album stream of Shadows Fall new full-length, Retribution, can be heard here. The album is the follow-up to 2007's Threads of Life and is due out September 15th. read more

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Music News: Courtney Love Vs. Activision (Guitar Hero 5)

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 7:40 a.m.

Quite a controversy have stemmed from the inclusion of Kurt Cobain as a character in the latest volume of the popular Guitar Hero game from Activision. Cobain's widow Courtney Love made claims to sue Activision for breach of contract as a result of use of Cobain as a playable character.  ... read more

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Records: Cave In EP To Get Re-Release / Rarities Collection Finally Coming???

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 7:23 a.m.

Cave In's recent vinyl-only return EP, Planets of Old, looks to be getting a CD release in the near future, according to a Hydra Head blogpost.  The EP will also be packaged with at DVD. No word on what additional materials will be included on the CD/DVD release. In other ... read more

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MP3s: Shrinebuilder Post Song

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 7:15 a.m.

Shrinebuilder - members of Neurosis, Sleep, The Melvins, The Obsessed - have made the track "Pyramid of the Moon" available for streaming here. The group will release their debut on October 27th. read more

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Tours: Minus The Bear U.S. Tourdates / 7" Single

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 7:12 a.m.

Minus the Bear will kick off a headlining tour of the U.S. next month.  The band recently completed work on their new full-length effort, which is to be released on an undecided label in early 2010.  In other news, the band will release a limited edition 7" single for the ... read more

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MP3s: The Swellers Post Another New Song

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 7:03 a.m.

The Swellers have made yet another new song available online. You can stream "2009" from Ups and Downsizing here. read more

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Records: Boris Launch 7" Series

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 7:02 a.m.

Boris have announced the launching of a 7" series through Southern Lord Records. The Japanese punk/metal hybrid have chosen the name Japanese Heavy Rock Hits.  The first volume is due out in September with a new volume to follow each month there after. read more

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Shows: The Fest 8 Lineup Additions

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 7:01 a.m.

The Fest 8 has announced even more additions. Here are the latest: Sakes Alive!!, Prolly, Dig It Up, American Armada, Fallen From The Sky, Turkish Techno, One Win Choice, Gnarly By Nature, We Are The Union, Anchor Down, L'Antietam, Make Do And Mend, P.S. Eliot, 1994!, Sharks Come Cruisin', FATAL, ... read more

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Records: Murder By Death Score Novel

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:55 a.m.

Murder by Death recently collaborated with writer Jeff Vandermeer on a soundtrack to his novel, Finch.  Here is what the band had to say: Jeff approached Murder By Death about doing a soundtrack to go with the limited edition of his new book, and we thought it was such a ... read more

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Tours: Shook Ones / Title Fight Tourdates

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:49 a.m.

Shook Ones and Title Fight will be teaming up for an Eastcoast tour in November. Shook Ones released their third full-length, The Unquotable A.M.H, earlier this year. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Coalesce Ready New EP

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:47 a.m.

Coalesce will release a new seven-song EP, titled Ox EP, in November via Releapse Records.  The EP will be available on both vinyl and CD formats and follows up their 2009 full-length, Ox. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire The Black Dahlia Murder Album

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:44 a.m.

A full-album stream of The Black Dahlia Murder's Deflorate has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: Gatorface Post Another New Song

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:41 a.m.

Gatorface have made the title track to their upcoming full-length, Wasted Monuments, available for streaming here. Look for a release later this year via No Idea Records. read more

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Bands: Against Me! Recording New Album

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:40 a.m.

Against Me! are currently in the studio with producer Butch Vig working on their follow-up to 2007's New Wave.  Frontman Tom Gabel had this to say of the new material: I feel like we are constantly pushing ourselves to better what we did on the previous record.  New Wave was ... read more

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MP3s: Silent Drive Post Demo

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:31 a.m.

Silent Drive have made a previously unreleased demo track available for streaming here. read more

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Records: Raise The Red Lantern Prep Album

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:30 a.m.

Raise the Red Lantern will release their self-titled full-length on October 27th via At a Loss Recordings.  The tracklisting to the effort is as follows: 1. Ritual 2. Thick As Thieves 3. Awaken 4. Oracle 5. Deliver Us / Deliverance 6. No Man's Land 7. Wild Stallion 8. Seduction of ... read more

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Tours: Hatebreed / Cannibal Corpse Tourdates

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:11 a.m.

Hatebreed and Cannibal Corpse will team up for a U.S./Canada tour with support from Unearth, Hate Eternal, and Born of Osiris.  To view the tourdates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: the_Network Post Yet Another New Song

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:08 a.m.

the_Network have posted yet another new track. You can stream "Service With a Smile" here.  The group releases their new album, Bishop Kent Manning, on  September 15th. read more

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MP3s: Failures Union Post New Songs

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:06 a.m.

Failures Union have posted two songs from their upcoming Paper + Plastick Records full-length, In What Way. You can check them out here. Look for the album later this year. read more

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Labels: Ryan Adams Relaunches Pax Am Label

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 6:04 a.m.

Ryan Adams has relaunched his Pax Am label, digitally. The singer-songwriter has brought his label back to life with the release of the flagship digital single "Lost And Found"/"Go Ahead And Rain."  The single is available for order now and is the first in a series of $1.49 digital singles, ... read more

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Labels: Sub Pop Signs Beach House

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 5:58 a.m.

Sub Pop Records has announced the signing of Baltimore City based  Beach House.  The duo will release their label debut, and third overall album, in early 2010. read more

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Labels: BYO To Release Compilation / Post Pennywise Covering 7 Seconds

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 5:56 a.m.

LA punk label BYO Records is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with the release of Let Them Know: The Story of Youth Brigade and BYO Records on September 22nd. The release includes a 31-track compilation of songs from the extensive BYO catalog, performed by NoFX, Bouncing Souls, Pennywise, Nothington, ... read more

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Tours: Iron Age Tourdates

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 5:48 a.m.

Iron Age have firmed up their touring schedule for the remainder of the year including headlining dates in the Northeast, a European tour with Rise and Fall, and select dates in the U.S. opening for Baroness. The band continues to support their latest full-length, The Sleeping Eye. To view the ... read more

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Tours: Black Cobra Prep Album / Tourdates

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 5:43 a.m.

Black Cobra will release their Southern Lord Records debut, Chronomega, on September 29th.  In conjunction with its release the band will be touring extensively to support the new effort. To view the band's touring schedule for the next several months click 'read more." read more

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Tours: Constants Tourdates

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 5:36 a.m.

Constants are currently on a short tour of Canada and the Midwest as they support their full-length effort, The Foundation, The Machine, The Ascension.  The band is currently planning a full U.S. tour; to view their current dates click "read more." read more

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Records: The Red Chord Detail New Album / Post Song

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 5:30 a.m.

The Red Chord will release their new full-length effort, Fed Through the Teeth Machine, on October 27th via Metal Blade Records.  The cover art to the new release can be viewed here and the tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Demoralizer 2. Hour Of Rats 3. Hymns And ... read more

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Shows: Virgins / Lords Mini-Tourdates

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 5:24 a.m.

Virgins and Lords will team up for a mini-tour of the South this month. The shows are as follows: 9/24 - Atlanta, GA @ 529 Bar 9/25 - Gainesville, FL @ The Atlantic 9/27 - Tampa, FL @ Transitions Art Gallery 9/28 - Orlando, FL @ The Social 9/29 - ... read more

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Labels: Self Made God Signs Hellbastard

Posted Sept. 12, 2009, 5:21 a.m.

Self Made God Records has announced the signing of Hellbastard.  The label will release the recently issued LP, The Need to Kill, on CD, as well as the newly recorded Eco-War CD EP, in late October. The Need to Kill features ten new songs and six re-recorded songs, while the ... read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 4:06 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Brand New 2. A.F.I. 3. Polar Bear Club 3. Thrice 5. Radiohead The most listened to album last week was Brand New's Daisy. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to the ... read more

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MP3s: These Arms Are Snakes Post New Song

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 3:14 p.m.

These Arms are Snakes have made their track "Washburn" available online here. The song is originally taken from their split 7" release with All the Saints on Touch & Go Records, but is now available digitally via iTunes through Suicide Squeeze Records. The band continues to tour in support of ... read more

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Shows: Small Brown Bike To Play Shows

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 3:04 p.m.

Small Brown Bike announced via Twitter than they will be performing shows again in the coming months. The band broke up in 2004. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Teenage Bottlerocket Album

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 2:51 p.m.

A full-album stream of Teenage Bottlerocket's They Came from the Shadows has been made available here. The album is due out September 15th via Fat Wreck Chords. read more

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MP3s: Kid Cudi Collab With MGMT & Ratatat Posted

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 2:43 p.m.

Cleveland hip-hop MC Kid Cudi's collaboration with MGMT and Ratatat - "Pursuit of Happiness" - has been made available for streaming online here. The song appears of Kid Cudi's new full-length, Man on the Moon, which is due out September 15th. read more

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MP3s: Built To Spill Debut New Song

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 2:35 p.m.

Built to Spill have made their new track "Hindsight" from their upcoming full-length, There is No Enemy, available online here. The album is due out October 6th. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Stars Of Track And Field Album

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 2:23 p.m.

A full-album stream of Stars of Track and Field's A Time for Lions has been made available here. The album is due out in stores next Tuesday. read more

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Videos: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - "Home" Live On Letterman

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 2:18 p.m.

Video of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros performing their song "Home" live on Late Show with David Letterman has been made available here. read more

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Shows: The Fest 8 Lineup Additions

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 2:14 p.m.

The Fest 8 has announced a few more additions to the lineup. The latest additions are as follows: Gretski, Dave House, Michael Claytor & His Friends, Laserhead, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Julie Karr, So Many Dynamos, Broadway Calls, Emily Brodsky, The Swellers, Des Ark, Attica! Attica!, and a reunion from Gainesville/ ... read more

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Labels: Thrill Jockey Signs Mi Ami

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 2:11 p.m.

Thrill Jockey Records has announced the signing of Mi Ami.  The group will make their label debut in the form of a brand new 12" featuring two new tracks, "Cut Men" and "Out at Night." read more

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Records: Dark Meat Prep New Album / Post Song

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 2:03 p.m.

Dark Meat will release their new album, Truce Opium, on  October 20th via Emergency Umbrella.  You can stream the song "The Faint Smell of Moss" from the album here. read more

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Records: All Leather Release Remix EP

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 1:59 p.m.

Dim Mak Records has announced the release of All Leather's remix EP, Hung Like a Donut.  The new EP features six remixes of tracks taken from the group's debut EP, Hung Like a Horse. read more

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MP3s: Reason Post Demo Songs

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 1:51 p.m.

Reason - featuring former members of Dead Hearts, The Control, and Halfmast - have posted several demo tracks online here. read more

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Videos: Bang Bang Eche - "(You + Me) As Thick As Thieves" Video

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 1:40 p.m.

Bang Bang Eche's video for the song "(You + Me) As Thick As Thieves" has been made available here.  The song "Fistful of Dollars" has also been made available for a free download via NME here.  The band will be self-releasing their new EP, Sonic Death Cuntttt, this November. read more

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MP3s: Hopewell Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 1:34 p.m.

Hopewell's recent Daytrotter session has been made available online here. The session features tracks from the group's release Good Good Desperation. read more

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Labels: Vagrant To Release Live Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Album

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 1:30 p.m.

Vagrant Records has announced their partnership with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club to release Live, a 2-DVD/1 CD set on November 10th through the band's own Abstract Dragon label.  The DVD features over two hours of live concert footage from three sold out shows in Berlin, Dublin and Glasgow as well ... read more

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MP3s: De La Soul Remix Matt And Kim

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 1:17 p.m.

De La Soul have remixed Matt and Kim's track "Daylight."  The song is available now on iTunes.  You can grab it here. read more

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Records: Midnight Juggernauts Prep New Single / Full-Length

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 1:11 p.m.

Melbourne-based, Aussie trio Midnight Juggernauts are preparing the release of their brand new single "This New Technology."  The band also have plans for a new full-length album to be released in early 2010. read more

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MP3s: CoCoComa Post New Songs

Posted Sept. 8, 2009, 1:06 p.m.

Chicago’s garage-pop brain trust CoCoComa have posted two new songs that will appear on their forthcoming second album, Things are Not All Right, via of Goner Records.  You can stream the new songs here. read more

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Labels: Paper + Plastick Signs The Riot Before

Posted Sept. 7, 2009, 11:50 p.m.

Paper + Plastick Records has announced the signing of The Riot Before.  The band will be entering the studio this Winter to record their follow-up to last years Fists Buried in Pockets.  The band had this to say of the new label and record: About the new record: The current ... read more

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MP3s: Nightlights Post Demos

Posted Sept. 7, 2009, 11:36 p.m.

Nightlights - featuring  former members of No Harm Done - have posted three demo songs online. You can stream them here. read more

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MP3s: Outbreak Post New Song

Posted Sept. 7, 2009, 11:24 p.m.

Outbreak have posted a new track titled "HL" online here. The song is taken from their upcoming self-titled full-length, which is due out via Think Fast! Records. read more

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Videos: Chickenhawk - "I Hate This, Do You Like It?" Video

Posted Sept. 7, 2009, 11:23 p.m.

Chickenhawk's video for the track "I Hate This, Do You Like It?" has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire The New Enemy EP

Posted Sept. 7, 2009, 11:20 p.m.

Toronto punk band, The New Enemy, has their upcoming EP, Shakedown, available for streaming here. The album was produced by Simon Head (SNFU, Closet Monster), mastered by Nick Zampiello (Against Me!, Converge), and features artwork by acclaimed French artist Dominique Sinibaldi.  The EP is due out September 29th. read more

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Bands: Mastodon Confirm Jonah Hex Film Score

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 10:46 a.m.

Mastodon have confirmed via their website that they are in fact working on the film score to the upcoming Jonah Hex film.  The band is currently working alongside composer John Powell and director Jimmy Hayward.  Also of note, guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds will make a cameo in the film. Mastodon continue ... read more

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Music News: Down/Pantera Bassist Diagnosed With Pancreatitis

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 10:41 a.m.

Former Pantera and current Down bassist Rex Brown has been diagnosed with acute Pancreatitis and will be undergoing a surgical procedure to help alleviate his condition. Brown is expected to make a full recovery. He will, however, miss the remainder of Down's current North American tour;  Danny Theriot (ex-Victorian Blitz) ... read more

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Tours: Isis European Tourdates

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 10:27 a.m.

Isis will be embarking on a headlining run of the U.K. and Europe for the bulk of the remaining 2009.  The band continues to support Wavering Radiant and will be supported by Dalek, Keelhaul, Circle, and others for the run. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Shows: Coalesce / Cave In To Play Scion Showcases

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 10:20 a.m.

Coalesce and Cave In will be performing together a two Scion Metal Shows.  You can RSVP free at the link.  The shows are as follows: 10/7 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade 10/8 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Knitting Factory read more

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Videos: The Black Dahlia Murder - "Necropolis" Video

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 10:17 a.m.

The Black Dahlia Murder have made their video for the song "Necropolis" available online here. The song is taken from the group's new full-length effort, Deflorate, which is due out September 15th via Metal Blade Records. The group most recently released Nocturnal in 2007. read more

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MP3s: Teenage Bottlerocket Post Another New Song

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 10:14 a.m.

Teenage Bottlerocket have made another new song from their upcoming album They Came from the Shadows available online.  You can stream  “Don’t Want to Go” here.  The album is due out September 15th via Fat Wreck Chords. The band last released Warning Device in 2008. read more

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Bands: The Stooges Re-Add Former Guitarist

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 10:10 a.m.

The Stooges have announced the re-addition of James Williamson, guitarist for the band during their Raw Power days.  Williamson replaces guitarist Ron Asheton, who passed away early this year. Source: Rolling Stone read more

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MP3s: Download Entire Junius Album

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:57 a.m.

Junius have made their new full-length effort, The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist, available for free download at GimmeSound.  The album is due out on November 10th via The Mylene Sheath. read more

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Videos: Hail Mary Mallon - "D-Up" video

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:54 a.m.

Hail Mary Mallon - featuring Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, and DJ Big Wiz - have made their video for the single "D-Up" available here. The song is featured on the Definitive Jux 4 compilation, which was released September 1st. read more

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Videos: Ensiferum - "From Afar" Video

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:49 a.m.

Finnish Viking metal warriors Ensiferum's video for the song "From Afar" has been made available here. The song is taken from the album of the same name, which is due out September 8th. read more

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MP3s: Deep Elm Offer Free Sampler

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:36 a.m.

Deep Elm Records has announced that for the next thirty days fans can download the Defending the Kingdom sampler for free here.  The comp features music from Latterman, The Appleseed Cast, Sounds LIke Violence, 500 Miles To Memphis, Slowride, Burns Out Bright, Flanders, So Sad Althea, Settlefish, Desert City Soundtrack, ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire The Bombs Album

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:34 a.m.

Chicago’s The Bomb has just launched a full-album stream of their new album, Speed is Everything, here. read more

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Videos: Bowerbirds Live At Pitchfork Music Fest Video

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:30 a.m.

Video of Bowerbirds performing live at Pitchfork Music Festival has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: Little Lebowski Urban Achievers Post New Song

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:27 a.m.

Little Lebowski Urban Achievers have made the song "You Could be a Supermodel With a Mole Like That" from their split LP with Divorce Force available here. The album is the first release for the Flyover States Administration (FSA), which is an art collective that features members of both bands. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Norfolk & Western Album

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:24 a.m.

A full-album stream of Norfolk & Western's Dinero Severo has been made available for a limited time online here. read more

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Music News: Sub Pop Shoes Available

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:22 a.m.

The previously reported Sub Pop Records inspired Nike's are now available through the label. Place your orders here. read more

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Rumors: Mastodon To Score "Jonah Hex" Film?

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:18 a.m.

Mastodon is reportedly scoring the upcoming Jonah Hex film. Source: Aint it Cool read more

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Tours: Baroness U.S. Tourdates

Posted Sept. 4, 2009, 9:11 a.m.

Baroness have announced plans for a headlining U.S. tour. The band will be joined by Earthless, US Christmas, Iron Age, and Dark Castlee for support. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: This Time Next Year Prep New Album

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 10:12 a.m.

This Time Next Year will release their debut full-length, Road Maps & Heart Attacks, on October 20th via Equal Vision Records.  The album is the follow-up to last year's The Longest Way Home EP and was recorded with Brian McTernan (The Movielife, Thrice, Fairweather).  The tracklisting to the album is ... read more

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MP3s: Lucero Post New Song

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 10:08 a.m.

Lucero have made a new track titled "Smoke" available online here.  The song is taken from the group's upcoming full-length, 1372 Overton Park, which is due out October 6th. read more

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Videos: Chuck Prophet Documents Recording

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 10:07 a.m.

A mini trailer chronicling the recording of Chuck Prophet's new full-length, ¡Let Freedom Ring!, has been made available here.  Prophet will release the album later this year. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Sakes Alive!! EP

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 10:05 a.m.

Sakes Alive!! have made their new EP, Act 2, available for streaming here. The EP is the second in a series of 7" releases and follows up Act 1. read more

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Tours: Pelican U.S. Tourdates

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 10:01 a.m.

Pelican will be hitting the road for a full U.S. headlining tour with Black Cobra in mid-October. The bands will be supported by Disappearer, Struck by Lightning, and Sweet Cobra. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: Killing Joke Documentary Trailer

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 9:57 a.m.

The trailer for the upcoming Killing Joke documentary The Death and Resurrection Show has been made available here. read more

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Splits: Battle Of Mice Announce Breakup

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 9:46 a.m.

Neurot Recordings artist Battle of Mice have announced their breakup.  The band issued the following statement concerning their passing: After two critically acclaimed releases, Battle of Mice has been officially and amicably dissolved. Never before has the story of a violent, interpersonal flameout been so aurally documented. It was intense ... read more

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Videos: Dirty Laundry Talks FYF Fest

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 9:38 a.m.

Dirty Laundry recently spoke with FYF Fest founders Sean Carlson and Keith Morris.  You can check out the two-part interview here. The two-day music festival takes September 5th at LA State Historic Park and features No Age, The Thermals, Converge, Black Lips, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and a lot more. read more

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Records: Thom Yorke To Release 12" EP

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 9:33 a.m.

Thom Yorke will release a two-song 12" EP on September 21st featuring the song "Feeling Pulled Apart by Horses" backed with "The Hollow Earth."  Here is what Yorke had to say on the matter: This is to inform you of the release of two more bits of work shortly.  They ... read more

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Records: The Melvins Prep Remix Album

Posted Sept. 3, 2009, 9:28 a.m.

The Melvins will release their first remix album in the form of Chicken Switch, which is due out September 29th via Ipecac Recordings.  Panacea's "Queen (Electroclash Remix)" can be streamed online here.  The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Washmachine Sk8tronics (Remixed By Eye Yamatsuka) 2. Emperor Twaddle Remix (Remixed By ... read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:52 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. A.F.I. 3. Brand New 3. Thrice 5. Set Your Goals The most listened to album last week was Set Your Goals' This Will Be the Death of Us. If you'd like to ... read more

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Bands: Sick Of It All Writing For New Album

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:42 a.m.

Sick of it All frontman Lou Koller recently spoke with the LimeWire Music Blog, revealing that the band are currently writing their follow-up to Death to Tyrants. The band plans to record in November with a release on Century Media Records in the Spring of 2010.  You can view the ... read more

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Records: Slayer Album Details

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:36 a.m.

Slayer will release their new full-length effort, World Painted Blood, on November 3rd via American Recordings.  The album is the follow-up to 2006's Christ Illusion and will be available in three different versions: a limited edition CD with multiple covers, a deluxe edition CD/DVD, and a high-quality 180-gram vinyl edition.  ... read more

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Records: Devendra Banhart Preps New Album

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:27 a.m.

Devendra Banhart will release his new album, What Will We Be, this Fall on Warner Bros. Records.  The album was recorded this past Spring and was co-produced by Devendra and Paul Butler from UK outfit Band of Bees. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Enemy Reign EP

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:24 a.m.

Enemy Reign - featuring members of Skinless - have made their Stream Means to a Dead End EP available for streaming here. read more

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Bands: Pennywise Announce Temporary Vocalist

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:21 a.m.

Pennywise have announced that Zoli Teglas, frontman for Ignite, will be filling in on vocals during the band’s set on the 2009 Smokeout Festival at the San Manuel Amphitheatre in San Bernadino, CA  on October 24th, as they begin they're search for a new singer. read more

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MP3s: The Mary Onettes Post New Song

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:19 a.m.

The Mary Onettes have made their brand new song "Puzzles" from their new album available for streaming/download here. The album is due out November 3rd on Sweden's Labrador Records. read more

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Records: Grant Hart To Release Solo Effort

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:10 a.m.

Con D'or Records and MVD Audio have announced plans to release the new solo effort from former Hüsker Dü member Grant Hart.  Hot Wax will be available on both CD and vinyl for worldwide distribution on October 6th.  Joining Hart on the disc is a diverse cast of musicians from ... read more

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Tours: Anti-Pop Consortium Tourdates

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 7:06 a.m.

Anti-Pop Consortium will be touring throughout the U.S. as they support their brand new full-length effort, Fluorescent Black, which is due out October 6th on Big Dada Records.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Thursday To Release Deluxe "Common Existence"

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 6:56 a.m.

Thursday will be releasing a deluxe version of their most recent full-length, Common Existence, on September 15th.  The release will contain five previously unreleased tracks; a video trailer for the release has been made available here. read more

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Tours: Puscifer Tourdates

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 6:52 a.m.

Puscifer - fronted by Maynard James Keenan of Tool - have announced dates for a Westcoast tour.  The group most recently released a remix album in 2008. To view the tourdates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: New Lemuria Song Posted

Posted Sept. 2, 2009, 6:25 a.m.

Hex Records has made a new song titled "Ozzy" from Lemuria available here. The song will appear on the band's upcoming 7" release for the label. read more

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Tours: Them Crooked Vultures Announce U.S. & U.K. Tourdates

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:53 a.m.

Them Crooked Vultures - Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, and John Paul Jones - have announced dates for their first U.S. and U.K. tours.  Support acts have yet to be revealed.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Outbreak Album Details

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:49 a.m.

Outbreak will release their new full-length effort, a self-titled affair, on November 10th via Think Fast! Records.  The album follows up their Work to Death 7" EP.  The cover art can be viewed here and the tracklisting is as follows: 1. A Sign Of Things To Follow 2. Human Target ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Jay-Z Album

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:44 a.m.

A full-album stream of Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3 has been made available here. The album is due out on September 11th. read more

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MP3s: The Sidekicks Post New Songs

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:41 a.m.

Several new tracks from The Sidekicks' upcoming full-length effort, Weight of Air, have been made available for streaming here. The album is due out via Red Scare Industries. read more

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Records: Fennesz & Sparklehorse Collaborate

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:38 a.m.

Christian Fennesz and Sparklehorse have teamed up for a release as part of Konkurrent's In the Fishtank series. The album contains seven songs and is due out on both CD and vinyl formats on September 14th. read more

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MP3s: The Idle Hands Post New Songs

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:33 a.m.

The Idle Hands will release their full-length, The Hearts We Broke on the Way to the Show, on September 15th via Pretty Kids Collective.  The band has posted several tracks from the album here. read more

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MP3s: Rain Machine Posts New Song

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:24 a.m.

Rain Machine - Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio - has posted a brand new song entitled "Smiling Black Faces" here. The song is from the debut album, Rain Machine, which is due out September 22nd via Anti Records. read more

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Tours: Grabass Charlestons / Cheap Girls Tourdates

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:20 a.m.

Gainesville’s Grabass Charlestons will be embarking on a Westcoast tour with Cheap Girls beginning this week.  To view the dates of the tour click "read more." read more

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Records: A Storm Of Light Prep Album

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:11 a.m.

A Storm of Light will unleash their new full-length, Forgive Us Our Trespasses, on September 22nd via Neurot Recordings.  The album follows their debut, And We Wept the Black Ocean Within, as well as a split with Nadja. read more

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MP3s: Reverse The Curse Post New Demo

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:05 a.m.

Ohio punk/hardcore outfit Reverse the Curse have posted a new demo track titled "The Coast of Columbus" here. read more

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MP3s: Deathwish Podcast #23

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 11:02 a.m.

Deathwish Inc. podcast #23 has been made available here.  This episode features an interview with Lewd Acts as well as an unreleased Doomriders song. read more

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Labels: Barsuk Signs Blunt Mechanic

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 10:58 a.m.

Barsuk Records will release Blunt Mechanic’s debut full-length, World Record, on January 12th, 2010.  The group is headed by Ben Barnett, who formerly performed as Kind of Like Spitting between 1996 and 2006, releasing eight full-lengths and numerous EPs and singles throughout the band’s decade-long run. read more

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Bands: Trash Talk Release Collective Book

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 10:56 a.m.

Trash Talk have released their first book, titled Collective: Volume 1.  For the book the group enlisted the help of several friends, who the group fondly regard as members of "the collective," Trash Talk has compiled over 100 pages of interviews, artwork, pictures, stories and more. Featuring submissions from Keith ... read more

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Records: Kowloon Walled City Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 10:50 a.m.

The Perpetual Motion Machine has launched preorders for the upcoming Kowloon Walled City Gambling on The Richter Scale LP+CD, which due out September 29th. Pre-order now and grab the limited colored vinyl and a limited edition shirt designed exclusively for preorders. read more

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MP3s: Backtrack Post New Song

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 10:41 a.m.

Backtrack have made the title-track from their forthcoming 7", Deal with the Devil, available for streaming here. The EP is due out in the near future via 6131 Records read more

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Records: Bad Lieutenant Prep Debut

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 10:40 a.m.

Bad Lieutenant - featuring members of New Order, Joy Division, and Blur - will release their debut effort, Never Cry Another Tear, on October 6th via their own Triple Echo Records imprint. read more

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MP3s: Bouncing Souls Post New Monthly Song

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 9:39 a.m.

Bouncing Souls have posted their latest in a series of new monthly songs. You can check out "Badass" here. read more

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MP3s: Russian Circles Post New Song / Tourdates

Posted Sept. 1, 2009, 9:30 a.m.

Russian Circles have made a brand new song titled "Malko" available for streaming here.  The song is taken from the group's new full-length, Geneva, which is due out October 20th via Suicide Squeeze Records. The group last released Station in 2008. In addition, Russian Circles has announced the first batch ... read more

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Videos: Trash Talk Live At Sound & Fury Festival Video

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 2:31 p.m.

Video of Trash Talk's set at Sound & Fury Festival has been made available here. The band performed outside the venue in the back of U-Haul truck. read more

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MP3s: Hockey Fight Post New Songs

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 2:28 p.m.

Hockey Fight have posted three new songs online here. The songs will appear on a split 12" release with Little Sisters. read more

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Splits: Noel Gallagher Quits Oasis

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 2:22 p.m.

Noel Gallagher has announced his departure from Oasis. The English rock outfit released their latest effort, Dig Out Your Soul, in late 2008.  Here is the statement that Gallagher made concerning his leaving: It's with some sadness and great relief to tell you that I quit Oasis tonight. People will ... read more

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Records: Cloak/Dagger Prep New Full-Length

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 2:13 p.m.

Cloak/Dagger will release their new full-length effort, Lost Art, on November 3rd via Jade Tree Records. The label has made the song "Don’t Need A” available for free download here.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Billions Millions 2. Dead Idols 3. Don't Need A 4. Broken ... read more

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MP3s: Q-Tip Debuts Four New Songs

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 2:06 p.m.

Four tracks from Q-Tip's long delayed full-length, Kamaal the Abstract, have been made available online here. The album is due out September 15th. read more

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Records: Youngblood Preps Three Pre-Orders

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 2:02 p.m.

Youngblood Records will launch three new pre-orders on Tuesday September 1st at 8:00 PM (EST).  You will be able to grab: Carry On “It’s All Our Blood” LP Lion of Judah “Number-rology” 7″ Fired Up “Doomed To Repeat” 7″ read more

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Bands: Blood Has Been Shed To Begin Album Tracking

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:47 p.m.

Blood Has Been Shed have began tracking their highly anticipated new full-length.  Here is an update from the band: We are tracking drums for new music Aug. 31st to Sept. 5th.  It is coming. read more

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MP3s: Unreleased Eighteen Visions Songs Posted

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:44 p.m.

90's blog Stuck in the Past has posted two previously unreleased Eighteen Visions songs.  You can download them, as well as get the background on the two songs, here. read more

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Records: Katatonia Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:42 p.m.

Katatonia will release their eighth full-length effort, Night is the New Day, on November 10th via Peaceville Records. The album is the follow up to Katatonia's groundbreaking 2006 release, The Great Cold Distance.  The artwork for the album was done by Travis Smith, whom also produced the art for The ... read more

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MP3s: Dashboard Confessional Post New Song

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:40 p.m.

Dashboard Confessional have posted their song "Finishing School" here. The song is from the Jennifer's Body soundtrack, which is out now. read more

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Videos: Intronaut Writing New Material

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:29 p.m.

Intronaut are currently writing their follow-up to 2008's Prehistoricisms.  The band has started a series of videos to document the process; you can view the first video here. read more

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MP3s: WHY? / Themselves Collab Posted

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:25 p.m.

WHY? and Themselves have made their collaboration on the song "Canada" available online here. read more

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Records: Such Gold Pre-Orders Launched

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:21 p.m.

Mightier Than Sword Records have launched the pre-order for the upcoming EP from Rochester's Such Gold, available September 8th digital / September 22nd physical. Stand Tall will be available as a CD, 7" and digital release. The EP features re-mastered versions of their groundbreaking 3-song demo, plus two previously unreleased ... read more

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Labels: Temporary Residence Signs Majeure

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:16 p.m.

Temporary Residence Limited has announced the signing of Majeure, the alter ego of Zombi drummer A.E. Paterra, The label will release, Timespan, the debut release on October 20th. read more

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MP3s: Baroness Post Another New Song

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:14 p.m.

Baroness have made another new song titled "A Horse Called Golgotha" available here.  The band releases Blue Record on October 13th. read more

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Bands: Yakuza To Enter Studio

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:08 p.m.

Yakuza will enter Semaphore Recording Studios with Sanford Parker (Pelican, Minsk) in Chicago, IL in November to record a new album titled Of Seismic Consequence. A Spring 2010 release via Profound Lore Records is currently set. read more

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MP3s: In Defence Post New Songs

Posted Aug. 31, 2009, 1:04 p.m.

In Defence have posted several songs from their new full-length, Into the Sewer, here. The album is available now via Learning Curve Records. read more

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MP3s: Steel Nation Post New Song

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 9:47 a.m.

Steel Nation have debuted a brand new song titled "Forever Wounded" here. The song is from their upcoming full-length of the same name, which is due out October 13th via Double or Nothing Records. The group last released a split 7" with Crucified earlier this year. read more

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Records: Living Hell Album Details / New Song Posted

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 6:26 a.m.

Living Hell will release their second full-length, Oblivion, on October 13th via Eulogy Recordings. A brand new song titled "Demonic Assault" has been made available for streaming here.  The album is the follow-up to 2007's The Lost and The Damned.  The new album features ten new songs and original artwork ... read more

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Labels: Deathwish Signs Starkweather

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 6:19 a.m.

Deathwish Inc. has announced the signing of Philadelphia legends Starkweather. The band last released Croatoan in 2006.  The band had this to say of their signing as well as other upcoming projects: It's been a long four years since our last release. In that time we've been to Europe, played ... read more

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Shows: Glassjaw Westcoast Shows

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 6:08 a.m.

Glassjaw has lined up three Westcoast shows in the month of November: 11/11 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Mayan Theater 11/12 - Pomona, CA @ The Glass House 11/13 - San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom Source: Lambgoat read more

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MP3s: Strung Out Post New Song

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 6:07 a.m.

Strung Out have made the track "Black Crosses" from their forthcoming full-length, Agents of the Underground, available for streaming here.  The album is due out September 29th. read more

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Records: Foo Fighters Prep Greatest Hits Collection

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:43 a.m.

The Foo Fighters will release a greatest hits collection, appropriately titled Foo Fighters Greatest Hits, on November 3rd via Roswell/RCA Records.  The album will feature hits from throughout the band's fifteen year span as well as two brand new songs - "Wheels" and "Word Forward." The Foo Fighters last released ... read more

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Labels: Paper + Plastick To Release Rehasher Vinyl

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:39 a.m.

Paper + Plastick Records has announced plans to release the new Rehasher album, High Speed Access to My Brain, on vinyl. The group is headed by guitarist/vocalist Roger Manganelli of Less than Jake and features members of Army of Ponch, Bullets to Broadway, and Savage Brewtality.  You can currently pre-order ... read more

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MP3s: Previously Unreleased Elliott Smith Song Surfaces

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:34 a.m.

A previously unreleased song from the late Elliott Smith titled "Grand Mal" has made its way online via Smith fansite Sweet Adeline.  You can download the song here and find various discussions of the song here and here. read more

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Videos: Matt And Kim Live On Jimmy Kimmel

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:22 a.m.

Video of Matt and Kim performing their song "Daylight" on Jimmy Kimmel Live can be viewed here. The song is taken from the duo's Grand. read more

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Records: Art Of The Underground To Release Classics Of Love 7"

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:17 a.m.

Art of the Underground has announced plans to release a two-song 7" from Classics of Love - the new project headed by former Operation Ivy/Common Rider frontman Jesse Michaels - as part of their singles series. read more

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Music News: Nike Issues Sub Pop Records Shoes

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:15 a.m.

Nike and Sub Pop Records have apparently teamed up for a new pair of kicks.  You can check them out here. read more

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MP3s: Dying Fetus Debut Yet Another New Song

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:12 a.m.

Dying Fetus have posted yet another new song. You can stream "Descend into Depravity" here.  The group releses their new album of the same name on October 12th. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Mariachi El Bronx Album

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:10 a.m.

A full album stream of Mariachi el Bronx's self-titled album has been made available here. The album is due out September 1st. read more

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Tours: Kia Motors Announced "The Soul Collective" Tour

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:08 a.m.

Kia Motors has announced the lineup for The Soul Collective Tour.  The tour is a series of free shows that includes performances by MGMT, Silversun Pickups, Against Me!, The Clipse, The Walkmen, Major Lazer, and more.  Future artists and lineups in each market will be announced here.  The remaining dates ... read more

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MP3s: Live Drag The River Album For Free Download

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 2:03 a.m.

Suburban Home Records is offering a free download of Drag the River's currently out of print live album, Live at the Starlight.  You can grab that here. read more

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Tours: Hour Of The Wolf / Outbreak Tourdates

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 1:58 a.m.

Hour of the Wolf will be hitting the road with Outbreak this Fall. The band continues to tour in support of their split release with Lewd Acts.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Gift Of Gab Preps Solo Effort / Posts Song

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 1:53 a.m.

Blackalicious frontman Gift of Gab will release his solo effort, Escape 2 Mars, on October 27th via Cornerstone Recording Arts Society.  The album will feature guest spots from Del the Funky Homosapien and Brother Ali, among others.  You can view the cover art here.  You can stream the track "El ... read more

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Videos: Mariachi El Bronx - "Cell Mates" Video

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 1:25 a.m.

Mariachi El Bronx - the alter ego of The Bronx - have made their video for the song "Cell Mates" available online here. read more

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MP3s: Hollow Ground Post New Demo

Posted Aug. 28, 2009, 12:59 a.m.

Canadian hardcore outfit Hollow Ground have made a new demo recording of a song titled "Revive" available for streaming here; the song can also be downloaded here. The song features guest vocals from Comeback Kid/Figure Four vocalist Andrew Neufeld.  Also, the band re-worked a previously unreleased song titled "Disgraced," which ... read more

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Site News: 200 Words Or Less Reviews Added

Posted Aug. 27, 2009, 6:24 a.m.

Earlier today several new reviews were added to the  "200 Words or Less" section.  Check them out: Red Fang - Red Fang We'll Go Machete - We'll Go Machete A Kid Named Thompson / Altus - Split No Harm Done / Offsides - Split ¡Apeshit! - Cavalier Activity All Leather ... read more

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MP3s: Rise And Fall Post New Song / Tourdates

Posted Aug. 27, 2009, 6:07 a.m.

Rise and Fall have debuted a brand new track titled "In Circles" online here. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming third full-length effort, Our Circle is Viscious, which is due out October 27th via Deathwish Inc. In addition, dates for a full U.S. tour in conjunction with the ... read more

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Videos: The Get Up Kids CD/DVD Trailer

Posted Aug. 27, 2009, 5:55 a.m.

A trailer for the upcoming reissue of The Get Up Kids' 1999 release Something to Write Home About has been made available here. The reissue contains the original recording, several never before heard demos, a live concert performance of the entire record, and other archival footage. The album is due ... read more

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Records: Bane Prep New 7"

Posted Aug. 27, 2009, 5:42 a.m.

Bane will release a three-song 7" through Triple-B Records later this Fall.  The band previously posted the song "The Bold and the Beautiful" from the EP, which you can stream here. read more

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MP3s: In Bear Country Post Demos

Posted Aug. 27, 2009, 5:29 a.m.

In Bear Country have made several demo recordings available online here. read more

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MP3s: Doomriders Audio Player Launched

Posted Aug. 27, 2009, 5:27 a.m.

An audio player for Doomriders' sophomore effort, Darkness Comes Alive, has been made available online here. The album is due out September 29th via Deathwish Inc. read more

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Videos: Future Of The Left Video Interview

Posted Aug. 27, 2009, 5:21 a.m.

Dirty Laundry recently spoke at length with Welsh rockers Future of the Left.  You can view the entire interview here. read more

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Shows: Integrity / Creepout Japanese Showdates

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:39 a.m.

Integrity will team up with Japanese hardcore titans Creepout for a three-show adventure of Japan in late October/early November.  The shows are as follows: 10/31 - Aichi Prefecture, Tokyo @ Huck Finn 11/1 - Osaka @ Shinkagura 11/3 - Shinjuku, Tokyo @ Antiknock Integrity last released the Walpurgisnacht EP in ... read more

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Videos: Them Crooked Vulture Lowlands Festival Videos

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:35 a.m.

Fan-filmed video of Them Crooked Vultures entire performance at Lowlands Festival has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: My Turn To Win Post New Song

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:32 a.m.

My Turn to Win have posted a new track "Song Titles" online here. The song is from the group's upcoming EP, No Challenge, due out via Thorp Records. read more

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Records: Living Sacrifice Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:28 a.m.

Living Sacrifice will release their latest full-length effort, The Infinite Order, on November 3rd via Solid State Records.  The album marks their first full-length since 2002's Conceived in Fire. read more

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Videos: Raekwon - "House Of Daggers" Video

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:25 a.m.

Raekwon's video for the track "House Of Daggers" has been made available online here. The song is taken from his upcoming solo effort, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, Vol. 2, which is due out September 8th. read more

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MP3s: Chuck Ragan Daytrotter Session Posted

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:20 a.m.

Chuck Ragan's performance for Daytrotter has been made available online here. Ragan performed songs from throughout his solo catalog. read more

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Tours: Bane / Foundation Tourdates

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:17 a.m.

Bane and Foundation will be emarking on a U.S. tour together beginning in late September.  Also joining the bands on select dates will be Blacklisted and Trash Talk. To view thet dates click "read more." read more

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Records: Coalesce Prep New EP

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:11 a.m.

Coalesce will release a brand new seven-track EP in November via Relapse Records. The band released Ox, their first full-length effort since reforming, earlier this year. read more

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Bands: Above This Fire Switch Drummers

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:06 a.m.

Above this Fire recently parted ways with long-time drummer Dave Anderson.  Joining the band in his place will be former Disengage drummer Jonathan Morgan.  The band issued the following statement concerning the change: For those wondering about the future of Above This Fire, we are still very much a band, ... read more

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Videos: Municipal Waste - "Wrong Answer" Video

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 11:01 a.m.

Municipal Waste's video for the song "Wrong Answer" has been made available here. The song is taken from the group's latest offering, Massive Aggressive, which was released this week. read more

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MP3s: Andrew Belle Covers Bright Eyes

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 10:56 a.m.

Andrew Belle has posted a cover of the Bright Eyes' track "First Day of My Life" here.  The song is taken from the upcoming release Sundays at Rockit, which features original and re-interpreted covers. read more

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MP3s: No Age Song Available For Free Download

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 10:54 a.m.

Sub Pop Records is currently offering a free download of No Age's “You’re a Target” online here.  The song is taken from the band's upcoming EP, Losing Feeling. read more

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Records: Fallenintoashes Prep New 7"

Posted Aug. 26, 2009, 10:48 a.m.

Hungarian hardcore outfit Fallenintoashes - members of Dawncore - will be releasing a new 7" EP (limited to 300 hand-numbered copies) in October.  Fans of 90's hardcore bands Harvest, Turmoil, Torn Apart, Trial, and Birthright should take note. You can preview material from the group here. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 12:20 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Converge 2. Radiohead 3. Thrice 4. Set Your Goals 5. Cave In The most listened to album last week was Thrice's Beggars. If you'd like to join the group and contribute to the chart, ... read more

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Splits: Thorns Of Life Have Broken Up / Schwarzenbach Launches New Project

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 12:18 p.m.

The short-lived Thorns of Life have officially be declared broken up.  The project was headed by Blake Schwarzenbach of Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil fame and also featured Aaron Cometbus of Crimpshrine/Pinhead Gunpowder and Gr'ups bassist / The L Word star Daniela Sea. Rumors of an album being recording with J. Robbins ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Bannerpilot Album

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 11:56 a.m.

A full-album stream of Bannerpilot's Collapser has been made available here. The album is due out September 1st via Fat Wreck Chords. read more

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Shows: Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup Announced

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 11:52 a.m.

The lineup for the 2009 edition of Fun Fun Fun Fest has been announced. The even takes place November 7th and 8th in Austin, TX @ Waterloo Park.  Among the notable acts set to appear are Of Montreal, No Age, Lucero, This Will Destroy You, Danzig, Mission Of Burma, The ... read more

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Tours: Bouncing Souls / Bayside / Broadway Calls Tourdates

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 11:42 a.m.

Bouncing Souls have announced dates for a headlining tour of the U.S. with support to be provided by Bayside and Broadway Calls. More dates are expected to be announced shortly; to view the confirmed dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stolen Parts Posts Demos

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 11:24 a.m.

Stolen Parts - featuring members of Bridge and Tunnel, Discount, and Off With Their Heads - have posted several demo recordings online here.  The band has plans to release a 7" effort through Kiss of Death Records in the near future. read more

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MP3s: Dave Hause Posts Solo Song

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 11:21 a.m.

Dave Hause, best known as frontman for The Loved Ones, has posted a new solo recording titled "Prague (Revive Me)" online here.  Hause recently entered the studio to begin work on a solo album. read more

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Shows: Akimbo, Tad, Black Elk Members Team For Black Flag Covers Shows

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 11:13 a.m.

Members of Akimbo, Tad, and Black Elk will team up for two Black Flag covers shows in September.  Android Hero and Spirit of Radio will open both shows: 9/11 - Seattle WA @ The Comet Tavern 9/12 - Portland OR @ East End read more

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Records: Godflesh Early Recordings Get Reissued

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 10:48 a.m.

Earache Records will release a three-album set of early Godflesh recordings on October 6th.  The set contains the albums Pure, Cold World, and Slavestate remastered as well as the bonus tracks: "Love, Hate (Slugbaiting)," "Pure II," "Slateman," and "Wound 91." read more

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MP3s: A.F.I. Debut New Single

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 10:45 a.m.

A.F.I. have debuted their new single "Medicate" here. The song is the lead single from their upcoming full-length, Crash Love. read more

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MP3s: Polar Bear Club Post Another New Song

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 10:28 a.m.

Polar Bear Club has posted a new track streaming exclusively on Absolutepunk here.  The song, titled “One Hit Back,” is the second song available online from their Bridge Nine Records debut, Chasing Hamburg, which is due out September 8th. read more

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Records: King Khan & BBQ Show Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 10:25 a.m.

King Khan & BBQ Show will release long-awaited third full-length album, Invisible Girl, in mid-November via In the Red Records. The album is their first proper release in four years. read more

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Bands: The Dillinger Escape Plan To Enter Studio

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 10:23 a.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan are set to officially begin tracking their new album, currently titled Option Paralysis, on September 7th with producer Steve Evetts (Every Time I Die, Sepultura). read more

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Videos: Fake Problems - Diamond Rings" Video

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 10:21 a.m.

Fake Problems' video for the song "Diamond Rings" has been made available here. read more

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MP3s: Pelican Post New Song

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 10:20 a.m.

Pelican have posted a new song titled "Strung Up From the Sky" online here.  The song is one of the eight tracks from the band's upcoming full-length, What We All Come to Need, which is due out on October 27th via Southern Lord Records. read more

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Splits: No Harm Done Call It Quits

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 10:17 a.m.

Florida melodic hardcore punk outfit  No Harm Done have announced their breakup. Here is a statement from vocalist Matt Cantwell: These past few years have been nothing short of amazing, and I wouldn't change a single thing. Thank you to anyone who ever supported this band. First off, I want ... read more

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MP3s: Black Numbers Offers Catalog For Donation-Based Download

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 9:58 a.m.

Beginning today and continuing for the next two weeks, New Jersey-based label Black Numbers Records will partner with Bandcamp.com to offer its entire catalog as a donation-based digital download. All albums are available in several bitrates and formats, including mp3, AAC, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis and Apple Lossless. Check it out ... read more

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MP3s: Karen O And The Kids Post Single

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 9:56 a.m.

Karen O and the Kids' lead single, "All is Love," from the Where the Wild Things Are soundtrack has been made available for streaming online here. read more

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Records: Gogol Bordello Prep DVD Release

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 9:54 a.m.

Gogol Bordello will release the Live From Axis Mundi CD/DVD on October 6th via Side One Dummy Records.  The release will containa the live DVD as well as a CD of previously unreleased tracks including "Stivali E Colbacco" from the Super Taranta! sessions, "Troubled Friends" from the Gypsy Punk sessions, ... read more

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Tours: Gwar / Job For A Cowboy / The Red Chord Tourdates

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 9:51 a.m.

Gwar, Job for a Cowboy, and The Red Chord will be emarking on a U.S. tour together beginning in late September. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Think Fast! To Release Outbreak Album

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 9:49 a.m.

Think Fast! Records has announced plans to release the new full-length effort from Outbreak.  Guitarist Brian Kemsley had this to say of the forthcoming release: I'm sure everyone already saw this coming, but we're psyched to officially announce that our new album will be released via Think Fast! Records. Trustkill ... read more

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MP3s: 3 Inches Of Blood Post New Song

Posted Aug. 25, 2009, 9:43 a.m.

3 Inches of Blood have posted a new track titled  "Battles and Brotherhood" online here. The song is from the group's upcoming release, Here Waits Thy Doom, which is due out September 8th via Century Media Records. read more

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Videos: Faith No More Live At Pukkelpop Festival Videos

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

Faith No More's recent set at Pukkelpop Festival has been made available online.  You can watch the entire set beginning with the first video, located here. read more

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Labels: Run For Cover Update

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:37 a.m.

Run for Cover Records recently provided an update on the status of upcoming albums from Tigers Jaw and The Wonder Years.  Here is what the label offered up: Tigers Jaw’s amazing self-titled full-length will see a proper CD/Digital re-release in the next coming months with new artwork. Every person who ... read more

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Records: Karen O Heads "Where The Wild Things Are" Soundtrack

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:31 a.m.

Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs will lead the soundtrack to the motion picture Where the Wild Things Are.  The soundtrack will feature original songs by Karen O and The Kids - her enlisted group of musicians.  Among those lending a hand are Tristan Bechet (Services), Tom Biller (Afternoons), Bradford ... read more

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Records: Hatebreed Album Details

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:28 a.m.

Hatebreed will release their new self-titled full-length on September 29th via E1 Music.  The album is the follow-up to 2006's Supremacy.  The tracklisting to the effort is as follows: 1. Become The Fuse 2. Not My Master 3. Between Hell And A Heartbeat 4. In Ashes They Shall Reap 5. ... read more

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MP3s: Roadburn Posts Set Streams From 2009 Festival

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:23 a.m.

Beyond The Pale / Roadburn 2009 have made several performances from the event available for streaming online. You can check out Nadja, The Young Gods, Six Organs of Admittance, Zeni Geva, Grey Daturas and more here. read more

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MP3s: Anit Pop Consortium Post Three Free Tracks

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:20 a.m.

Anti-Pop Consortium has leaked three tracks from the upcoming album Fluorescent Black, which is due out October 6th on Big Dada Records. You can check out a five-minute mix of songs from the album here, the entire "Born Electric" here, and Four Tet's remix of "Volcano" here. read more

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Videos: Good Clean Fun Movie Trailer Posted

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:17 a.m.

A trailer for what appears to be a Good Clean Fun themed film has been made available online here.  Also, a website for the film has been set up here. read more

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Labels: Willowtip Signs Squash Bowels

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:13 a.m.

Willowtip Records has announced the signing of Polish grind band Squash Bowels. The group's new full-length, Grindvirus, will be released on October 20th. Material from the band can be streamed online here. read more

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Splits: Pennywise Discuss Vocalist's Departure

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:11 a.m.

The members of Pennywise - Fletcher Dragge, Byron McMackin and Randy Bradbury - have issued the following statement regarding singer Jim Lindberg’s departure: After 19 years with Pennywise, Jim Lindberg has decided to step down as lead singer.  Pennywise has long stood behind the motto that you should always follow ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire The Spits Album

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:09 a.m.

A full-album stream of The Spits IV has been made available here. The album is out now via Recess Records. read more

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Labels: Pulverised Signs The Cold Existence

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:03 a.m.

Pulverised Records has announced the signing of The Cold Existence.  The band's upcoming studio album will be recorded at Andy LaRocque’s (King Diamond) Sonic Train Studios later this year with producer Peter Laustsen. The record is expected to hit streets in early 2010. read more

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Tours: The Black Dahlia Murder / Skeletonwitch Tourdates

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 8:02 a.m.

The Black Dahlia Murder will be headlining a U.S. tour as they promote their upcoming full-length, Deflorate, which is due out September 15th via Metal Blade Records.  The band will be joined by Skeletonwitch, Toxic Holocaust, and Trap Them for the run of shows. To view the dates click "read ... read more

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Tours: Born From Pain / Forfeit Tourdates

Posted Aug. 21, 2009, 7:59 a.m.

Born From Pain and Forfeit will be teaming up for an Eastcoast/Midwest run of shows in late September. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 12:17 p.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Set Your Goals 2. Brand New 2. Radiohead 4. Thrice 5. Weezer The most listened to album last week was Set Your Goals' This Will Be the Death of Us. If you'd like to ... read more

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MP3s: Converge Post New Song

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 10:51 a.m.

Converge have posted a brand new song title "Dark Horse" online here. The song is taken from the group's upcoming full-length, Axe to Fall, which is due out October 20th via Epitaph Records. Converge last released No Heroes in 2006. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Keelhaul Album

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 10:45 a.m.

A full-album stream of Keelhaul's Triumphant Return to Obscurity has been made available here. The album is available now via Hydra Head Records. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire The Casualties Album

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 10:23 a.m.

A full-album stream of The Casualties' We Are All We Have has been made available here. The album is due out via Side One Dummy Records on August 25th. read more

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Records: The Lawrence Arms Prep New 7"

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 10:22 a.m.

The Lawrence Arms are preparing to release their new 7" effort, which has been titled Buttsweat and Tears.  Once again, bassist/vocalist Brendan Kelly provided an update via his blog: When my band, the Lawrence Arms, first started, we had this idea for a seven inch. We had the title picked ... read more

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Videos: Phil Anselmo Q&A At Loyal University Video

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 10:13 a.m.

Video of former Pantera/current Down frontman Phil Anselmo's Q&A session at Loyola University in New Orleans has been made available online at his record label's website, Housecore Records.  Or, you can view the even in parts via Youtube beginning with part one here. read more

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MP3s: Jello Biafra And The Guantanamo School Of Medicine Post Songs

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 10:09 a.m.

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine have made two songs - "Strength Through Shopping" and "New Feudalism" - available for streaming online here.  The group will release their debut entitled The Audacity of Hype on October 20th via Alternative Tentacles. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Heartsounds Album

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 9:59 a.m.

A full-album stream of Heartsounds' Until We Surrender has been made available here. The album is due out August 25th. read more

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Records: Jay-Z Album Tracklisting

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:57 a.m.

Jay-Z will release his new full-legnth effort, The Blueprint 3, on September 11th via Roc-A-Fella Records.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. What We Talkin' About ft. Luke Steele of Empire of the Sun 2. Thank You 3. D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune) 4. Run This Town ft. ... read more

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Shows: Riot Fest Announce Even More Lineup Additions

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:52 a.m.

Riot Fest has announced even more lineup additions. Here is the latest: We're happy as pigs in shit to announce even more additions to Riot Fest 2009. Joining the lineup for this year's festivities are 7 Seconds, Cobra Skulls, Deals Gone Bad, The Bomb, Das Kapital, Beer Nuts, The Pinstripes ... read more

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Videos: Monsters Of Folk Post Teaser Videos

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:50 a.m.

Monsters of Folk have revealed a series of teaser videos for several songs off the self-titled record.  You can view them here. read more

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MP3s: No Idea Post Free Sampler #2

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:49 a.m.

No Idea Records  have released the second installment of their Pretend Record series. The free downloadable compilation features some sneak peaks on future No Idea Records releases from the likes of Gatorface, Assholeparade, FIYA, Tubers, and Worn in Red as well as some of the new and upcoming releases from ... read more

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Videos: Blacklisted At This Is Hardcore

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:47 a.m.

Blacklisted's set from the This is Hardcore Festival has been made available online here courtesy of Hate5Six. The band last released Heavier than Heaven, Lonelier than God in 2008. read more

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MP3s: the_Network Post Another New Song

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:42 a.m.

the_Network have posted yet another new track - "Corpse Paint" - online here. The song comes from the bands new album, Bishop Kent Manning, which is due out September 15th via Black Market Activities. read more

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Shows: Shrinebuilder Album Details / Shows Announced

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:39 a.m.

Shrinebuilder - featuring Dale Crover (The Melvins), Scott "Wino" Weinrich (Saint Vitus, The Obsessed, Spirit Caravan), Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Al Cisneros (Om, Sleep) - have lined up two shows. The bands self-titled debut effort is expected out through Neurot Recordings in October/November.  The cover art can be viewed here ... read more

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Records: First To Leave EP Release Set

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:29 a.m.

First To Leave will release their new EP, Through the Ice Curtain, on October 12th via Wednesday Records. The group last released Forging a Future in 2007. read more

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Records: Built To Spill Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:27 a.m.

Built to Spill will release their seventh studio effort, There Is No Enemy, on October 6th via Warner Bros.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Aisle 13 2. Hindsight 3. Nowhere Lullaby 4. Good Ol' Boredom 5. Life's a Dream 6. Oh Yeah 7. Pat 8. Done ... read more

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MP3s: Every Time I Die Post New Song

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:17 a.m.

Every Time I Die have posted a brand new track titled "Wanderlust" online here. read more

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Videos: Pearl Jam Post Short Album Documentary

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:16 a.m.

Pearl Jam has made a short documentary featuring music and in-studio footage from their upcoming album, Backspacer, online here. read more

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Labels: Peaceville Signs Barren Earth

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:06 a.m.

Peaceville Records has announced the signing of Finnish prog death metallers Barren Earth - featuring former members of Amorphis as well as current members of Swallow the Sun, Moonsorrow, and Kreator.  An EP is due in November  with the band's label debut currently scheduled for an early 2010 release. read more

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Records: 108 Completes New Album

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:03 a.m.

108 recently completed work on their new full-length effort, titled 18.61.  The album was recorded by Alex Garcia-Rivera and mixed by Kurt Ballou.  Look for a release later this year via Deathwish Inc. The group last released A New Beat from a Dead Heart in 2007. read more

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Labels: Art Of The Underground Sale

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 8:01 a.m.

Art of the Underground is having a huge sale where you get 30 CD's for $30.  Here is what owner Alex Kerns had to say on the matter: I've moved into my new place and I'm trying to get everything organized.  Wow, I have too many CD's.  I'm having a ... read more

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Records: The Beatles To Release Remastered Catalogue

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 7:55 a.m.

The Beatles are releasing their entire remastered catalogue on September 9th, the same date as the release of "The Beatles: Rock Band" video game.  The albums have been re-mastered by a dedicated team of engineers at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London over a four year period utilising state of ... read more

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MP3s: Gatorface Post New Song

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 7:51 a.m.

Gatorface have just posted a new song called “The Cleaner” online here. The song is taken from the band’s debut album for No Idea Records, entitled Wasted Monuments. The group previously released the Sick and Stupid EP earlier this year. read more

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MP3s: Do Make Say Think Album Preview Posted

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 7:48 a.m.

Do Make Say Think will release their new full-length effort, Other Truths, on October 20th via Constellation Records. The album is the follow-up to 2007's You, You're a History in Rust.  An album preview for the new release has been made available online here. read more

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Records: Eightfifteen Prep EP / First Show

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 7:40 a.m.

Eightfifteen - a new band featuring members of Lie and Wait, Shipwreck AD, On My Side, Prevail Within, and Changes - will release their Contrast CDEP on September 1st to coincide with their first show at The Ten Eleven in San Antionio, TX.  A 7" version of the EP is ... read more

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MP3s: Frank Turner Posts New Song

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 7:06 a.m.

Frank Turner has posted another new track online. You can stream "Try This at Home" here. The song is from his upcoming full-length, Poetry of the Deed, due out September 8th via Epitaph Records. read more

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Records: Wisdom In Chains Complete Album

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 7:04 a.m.

Wisdom in Chains have completed the recording of their new full-length effort. The band issued the following update: Ok check it, we are finally done recording our latest effort, it will be out on I-Scream Records, it will be 20 tracks of hardcore mixed up and spiced with metal, Oi, ... read more

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Videos: Them Crooked Vultures Studio Clip

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 6:56 a.m.

A video clip of Them Crooked Vultures in the studio overdubbed with their track "Nobody Loves Me and Neither Do I" has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Andrew WK Tourdates / New Songs Posted

Posted Aug. 19, 2009, 6:53 a.m.

Three tracks from Andrew WK's forthcoming release, 55 Cadillac, have been made available online here.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: Begin The Engine Seeing The Car Night Driver Central Park Cruiser 5 City Time Car Nightmare Cadillac In other news, Andrew WK will be embarking on a ... read more

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Site News: Scene Point Blank Helps Stream New Broadway Calls Album

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 3:01 p.m.

Scene Point Blank has partnered with Side One Dummy Records to stream Good Views, Bad News, the new full-length effort from Broadway Calls. We are sponsoring the song "Tonight is Alive" and you can stream said song here.  Then after you've listened to the song a hundred times, you can ... read more

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MP3s: Pissed Jeans Post New Song

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 2:40 p.m.

"Dream Smotherer" from Pissed Jeans' new album King of Jeans has been made available for free download here. The album is out on August 18th via Sub Pop Records. read more

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MP3s: Radiohead Post New Song For Free Download

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 2:29 p.m.

Radiohead have made a brand new song titled "These Are My Twisted Words" available for free download here.  Guitarist Jonny Greenwood had this to say of the song: We've been recording for a while, and this was one of the first we finished. We're pretty proud of it. There's other ... read more

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Splits: Let Down Break Up

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 2:23 p.m.

Pennsylvania hardcore outfit Let Down have broken up have played their last show together this past week at the This is Hardcore Festival. Members of the band continue on with new projects including Mother of Mercy. read more

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Tours: ...Trail Of Dead Tourdates

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 2:14 p.m.

...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead have announced dates for a headlining run of North America. The band will be supported by The Secret Machines  and Future of the Left on different legs.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: New Lightning Bolt Song Posted

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 2:02 p.m.

"Colossus," the first track from Lightning Bolt's highly anticipated new album Earthly Delights, has been made available online here.  The album is due out October 13th via Load Records. read more

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MP3s: Soul Control Post New Song

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 1:49 p.m.

Soul Control have posted a new track online. You can stream "Silent Reality" here. The song is taken from Cycles, which is due out August 25th via Bridge Nine Records. read more

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Records: Converge Album Details Announced

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 1:46 p.m.

Converge will release their new full-length, Axe to Fall, on October 20th via Epitaph Records. The album was recorded by guitarist Kurt Ballou at this Godcity Studios and features guest appearances from Steve Brodsky (Cave In), Adam McGrath (Cave In), J.R. Connors (Cave In, Doomriders), Uffe Cederlund (Disfear, ex-Entombed), John ... read more

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MP3s: Advent Post New Song

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 1:25 p.m.

Advent have made a new track titled "Nothing" available here. The song is taken from Naked and Cold, which is due out on September 8th via Solid State Records. read more

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MP3s: Weezer Debut New Song

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 1:13 p.m.

Weezer have made their brand new single, "(If You are Wondering if I Want You to) I Want You to," available for streaming online here. read more

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Bands: The Juliana Theory Return

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 1:12 p.m.

According to the band's website, The Juliana Theory has resurfaced and have things happening.  You can follow the updates via vocalist Brett Detar here. read more

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Records: Nihill Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 1:09 p.m.

Nihill will release, Grond, the second album in trilogy on October 13th via Hydra Head Records.  The tracklisting to the album is as follows: 1. Aard (the fermentation of sol and luna in the black foliated earth) 2. Antimoon (concerning the dead, the coffin's fire slow, but eternal) 3. Vacuum ... read more

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Music News: Filter Magazine Launches Filter Unbound

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 1:06 p.m.

Filter Magazine has launched Filter Unbound, a new digital publication extension of the print magazine. You can check it out here. read more

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Records: Lipona Offer CD Version Of EP

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 1:04 p.m.

Lipona has made their previosuly digital-EP, Pigeonholed, available in CD format. The band will have copies of the record at shows and will also sell the EP online beginning September 1st. read more

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MP3s: Preview New Gnaw Their Tongues Album

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 12:56 p.m.

Crucial Blast Records has posted a preview of the forthcoming Gnaw Their Tongues full-length, All the Dread Magnificence of Perversity, which is due to be released on September 8th.  You can check it out here. read more

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Labels: Hex Changes Distributors

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 12:54 p.m.

Hex Records has announce a change in distributors from Lumberjack to MVD.  Here is what the label had to say on the matter: As if this year couldn't get any more hectic Hex Records hit a bump in the highway early in the Summer when our distributor Lumberjack Mordam went ... read more

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Tours: Poison The Well Tourdates

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 12:50 p.m.

Poison the Well have announced dates for an upcoming headlining tour. The band will be supported by Billy Talent. To view the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Skeletonwitch Post New Song

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 12:44 p.m.

Skeletonwitch have made a brand new song titled "Crushed Beyond Dust" available for streaming here. The song is from the group's new full-length, Breathing the Fire, which is due out this Fall via Prosthetic Records. The group most recently released Beyond the Permafrost in 2007. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Caliban Album

Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 12:41 p.m.

A full-album stream of Caliban's Say Hello to Tragedy has been made available here. The album hits stores on August 25th. read more

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Records: Nirvana's "Bleach" Gets Deluxe Treatment

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:14 p.m.

Nirvana's Bleach will be getting a 20th anniversary reissue/deluxe edition on November 3rd through Sub Pop Records.  The album, Nirvana's debut full-length, will be remastered and available as both a CD and 2xLP.  The release will include a never-before-released live performance, special packaging, and the first run of the double-LP ... read more

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Bands: Defeater Enter Studio To Record New EP

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:06 p.m.

Massachusetts-based Defeater is currently in Getaway Recording Studio for the next month recording a double 7” six-song EP that will be titled Lost Ground.  Focusing on the “prophet” from the song “Prophet in Plan Clothes” (track six on their last album, Travels), this EP will be a narrative in a ... read more

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Videos: Fuse TV Posts Coheed And Cambria Interview

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:03 p.m.

In anticipation of tomorrow night's Best of Lollapalooza 2009 concert special on Fuse, the network has posted a video interview with Coheed and Cambria shot during Lollapalooza weekend.  You can check out the interview here. read more

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Music News: Pedal Printing / Vinyl Collective / Art Of The Underground Launch Poster Series

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:01 p.m.

Pedal Printing in collaboration with Vinyl Collective and Art of The Underground will be releasing a new screen printed poster series titled “Crazy Horse".  The prints will be available online through all three sources and will launch Monday August 17th. The Pedal Printing "Crazy Horse" poster series sprouted off the ... read more

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Obituaries: Allen Shellenberger (R.I.P.)

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 11:56 a.m.

Lit drummer Allen Shellenberger passed away yesterday after a battle with a brain tumour.  Shellenberger was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour early last year.  He was 39 years old. read more

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Videos: Fireworks Post Video Preview

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 11:50 a.m.

Fireworks have posted a preview for the video for their song "Detroit" online here. The song is taken from the group's debut full-length, All I Have to Offer is My Own Confusion, which was released earlier this year. read more

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Labels: Ernest Jenning Record Co. Signs Five New Bands

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 1:33 a.m.

Ernest Jenning Record Co. has announced the signing of five new bands to its roster.  Here is the latest: WILD YAKS: The best live band in NY? It's possible. Currently a 4 piece, (bass, drum, 2xloud guitars) with all members on vocals, its sorta like all the triumphant parts of ... read more

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Obituaries: Rashied Ali (R.I.P.)

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 1:22 a.m.

Jazz drummer Rashied Ali passed away this week at the age of 74.  Ali had collaborated with John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, and Carlos Santana, among others, over the course of his career. read more

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MP3s: Stream New The Flaming Lips Song

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 1:15 a.m.

A stream of The Flaming Lips' new song "See the Leaves" has been made available here.  The song is taken from the group's upcoming release, Embryonic, which is due out October 13th on Warner Bros. read more

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Shows: Soundwave Festival Lineup Announced

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 1:08 a.m.

The lineup for this years Soundwave Festival has been announced. The traveling tour hits five different cities across Australia in February/March of 2010.  The announced artists include: Faith No More, Jane's Addiction, A.F.I., Meshuggah, The Get Up Kids, Sunny Day Real Estate, Isis, Clutch, Gallows, The Weakerthans, A Wilhelm Scream, ... read more

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Labels: Hydra Head To Release Jodis (Isis/Khanate) Debut

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:51 a.m.

Jodis - an entirely new outfit involving James Plotkin (Khanate, Khlyst, Phantomsmasher, O.L.D.) Aaron Turner (ISIS, Old Man Gloom, Lotus Eaters, House of Low Culture, GREYMACHINE) and Tim Wyskida (Khanate, Blind Idiot God) - will release their debut effort, Secret House, on October 27th via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Videos: Still Flyin' - "The Hott Chord Is Struck" Video

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:43 a.m.

Still Flyin' have made their video for the song "The Hott Chord is Struck" available online here. read more

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Tours: AP Announce Fall Ball Tourdates

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:39 a.m.

Alternative Press has announced the lineup and schedule for their AP Tour Fall Ball. The event will be headlined by The Academy Is... and Mayday Parade with support from Set Your Goals, The Secret Handshake, and You Me At Six.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Videos: Goatwhore - "Apocalyptic Havoc" Video

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:32 a.m.

Goatwhore's video for the song "Apocalyptic Havoc" has been made available online here. read more

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MP3s: Heart In Hand Launch Digital Sampler

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:31 a.m.

Heart In Hand Records have launched a free digital sampler.  It contains two tracks from every release thus far and some tracks from future releases - At Our Heels, Until Your Heart Stops, The Recluse, Decades, In Desperation. You can grab that here. read more

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Records: Q-Tip Preps Album Release

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:28 a.m.

Q-Tip will release his long-delayed album Kamaal the Abstract on September 15th via Battery Records. The album has been re-mixed and re-mastered, and will include a new track added titled “Make It Work.” read more

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Labels: Bridge Nine To Reissue Agnostic Front Records

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:26 a.m.

Bridge Nine Records has announced plans to re-release the first two Agnostic Front records, United Blood and Victim in Pain.  On November 17th, the label will release a CD version with both albums combined and additionally, will re-release United Blood on 7" and Victim in Pain on 12" LP.  Bridge ... read more

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Tours: The_Network / Robotosaurus Tourdates

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:15 a.m.

The_Network will be hitting the road with Robotosaurus for an October tour. Shows include stops with Rise And Fall, Strung Out, Thou, Rosetta, and more.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Tours: Converge Firm Up Tourdates

Posted Aug. 14, 2009, 12:04 a.m.

Converge have lined up several shows as a precusor to their tour supporting Mastodon and Dethklok as well as a few off-dates with High on Fire.  More off-dates are expected to be announced.  To view all the dates click "read more." read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Burnt By The Sun Album

Posted Aug. 13, 2009, 11:51 p.m.

A full-album stream of Burnt By The Sun's Heart of Darkness has been made available here. The album hits stores on August 18th via Relapse Records. read more

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Splits: Cattle Decapitation Part With Bassist

Posted Aug. 13, 2009, 11:49 p.m.

Cattle Decapitation have parted ways with bassist Troy Oftedal.  The band had this to say on the matter: It is time to announce a few things that have been going on in the Cattle Decapitation camp. First off, we have officially parted ways with bassist Troy Oftedal due to musical ... read more

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Obituaries: Les Paul (R.I.P.)

Posted Aug. 13, 2009, 11:41 p.m.

Inventor, guitarist, and innovator of the rock and roll sound - Les Paul - passed away yesterday as a result of complications from pneumonia. He was 94 years old. read more

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Videos: Them Crooked Vultures Live Footage

Posted Aug. 13, 2009, 11:36 p.m.

Live footage from Them Crooked Vultures' debut in Chicago earlier this week has made its way online here. read more

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Records: Weezer Announce Release Date

Posted Aug. 13, 2009, 11:34 p.m.

Weezer will release their seventh full-length effort, yet to be titled, on October 27th.  The group last released the self-titled "Red Album" in 2008. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire As Tall As Lions Album

Posted Aug. 13, 2009, 11:31 p.m.

A full-album stream of As Tall as Lions' You Can't Take it With You has been made available here. The album is due out this coming Tuesday via Triple Crown Records. read more

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Records: Pyramids With Nadja Collaboration Due Out

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11:35 p.m.

Pyramids With Nadja - a collaboration between Pyramids and Najda - will release a full-length debut on October 27th via Hydra Head Records.  The album will contain four tracks and features the work of Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins and This Mortal Coil (performs bass on track one and four), ... read more

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Videos: Cave In Return Show Videos Pt. II

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11:28 p.m.

More video footage from Cave In's return show last month has made its way online You can check that out here and here. read more

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Records: Steel Nation Preps New Album

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11:18 p.m.

Steel Nation will be releasing their debut full-length, Forever Wounded, in October through Double or Nothing Records. The band most recently released a split 7" with Crucified. read more

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Tours: Transit / Balance And Composure Tourdates

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11:09 p.m.

Beginning today, Transit will be hitting the road with Balance and Composure as they continue to support their latest effort, Stay Home.  To view the dates click "read more." read more

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Labels: Youth Attack Update

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11:07 p.m.

Youth Attack Records recently provided an update on three brand new releases. Here is what the label had to say: The MK-ULTRA "Discography" 2 x LP is here at last. 55 tracks of some of the finest most raging HC ever made, documenting the bands' entire history from 1993 until ... read more

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Shows: Hub City Hardcore Fest This Weekend

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11:04 p.m.

The Hub City Hardcore Fest takes place this weekend. The annual event will be serve as a benefit to Rich Cunningham of Happy Days Records, who is currently battling cancer.  The schedule of events is as follows: Friday August 14th @ Death Valley  //  6pm PSYCHED TO DIE (record release ... read more

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Labels: The End Signs The Super 8-Bit Brothers

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11 p.m.

The End Records has announced the signing of The Super 8-Bit Brothers.  The group - which features members of Tub Ring - will release their debut effort, Brawl, on October 13th.  You can preview material from the group here. read more

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MP3s: New Volcano Choir Song Posted

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:59 p.m.

Jagjaguwar Records has made the first song from Volcano Choir's new album Unmap available online. You can stream "Island, IS" here.  The album is due out September 22nd. read more

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Records: Strung Out Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:53 p.m.

Strung Out will be celebrating twenty years as a band with the release of their new full-length, Agents of the Underground, on September 29th via Fat Wreck Chords. The band most recently released the b-sides collection Prototypes and Painkillers. read more

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Records: Tim Barry / Frank Turner Split 7"

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:51 p.m.

Tim Barry and Frank Turner will be releasing a split 7" on Suburban Home Records. Barry will be contributing "Thing of the Past" from his upcoming album while Turner's will offer an acoustic version of "Try This at Home" from his forthcoming record, Poetry of the Deed. read more

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Records: Lye By Mistake Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:45 p.m.

Lye by Mistake will release their new full-length effort, Fea Jur, on October 13th via Black Market Activities. read more

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Records: Have Heart To Release Final 7"

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:42 p.m.

In a recent interview, Have Heart vocalist Pat Flynn revealed that the band will be releasing one final 7" worth of material before they break up for good.  Here is what he had to say: We actually have a new member of the band, a sixth member, because Kei (guitarist) ... read more

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MP3s: Heks Orkest Post Songs

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:29 p.m.

Heks Orkest - a new project featuring former members of Avail, Sparta, Engine Down, Action Patrol, and Denali - have made two tracks available online here. read more

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Videos: Them Crooked Vultures Teaser Video

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:25 p.m.

A teaser video featuring a clip of Them Crooked Vultures' song "Nobody Loves Me And Neither Do I" has been posted here. read more

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Labels: Think Fast! Inks Distro Deal With Trustkill

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:19 p.m.

Think Fast! Records has inked a worldwide distribution deal with Trustkill Entertainment.  The first release under the new agreement will be Outbreak's self-titled full-length effort. read more

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MP3s: The Swellers Post New Song

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 10:13 p.m.

The Swellers have posted another new track online. You can stream "Fire Away" here. Ups and Downsizing is due out via Fueled by Ramen. read more

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Site News: 200 Words Or Less Reviews Added

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:57 a.m.

Just added two new reviews to the "200 Words or Less" section.  Check them out: The Hold Steady - A Positive Rage Strung Out - Prototypes and Painkillers read more

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Videos: "The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus" Trailer

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:48 a.m.

The trailer for the upcoming The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus film has made its way online here. The film was co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam and stars Heath Ledger (in his final role), Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Jude Law, and Tom Waits. read more

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Records: A Storm Of Light Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:42 a.m.

A Storm of Light will release their new full-length, Forgive Us Our Trespasses, on September 22nd via Neurot Recordings. read more

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Shows: Bouncing Souls To Premiere TV Special At Shows

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:40 a.m.

Bouncing Souls will be premiering their 20th Anniversary TV Special at their upcoming shows in New York and Philadelphia. The band will perform on August 20th and 21st at New York's Webster Hall and August 22nd and 23rd at Philadelphia's Trocadero Theatre,The TV special will be screened in its entirety ... read more

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Records: Saviours Prep New Album

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:37 a.m.

Saviours will release their new full-length effort, Accelerated Living, on October 27th via Kemado Records. The album will be available as both a CD and 2xLP. read more

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MP3s: Worn In Red Post Another Song

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:34 a.m.

Worn in Red have made the track "Mise En Abyme” from their forthcoming album In the Offing available online here. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Cub Country Album

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:32 a.m.

A full-album stream of Cub Country's Stretch That Skull Cover and Smile has been made available online here. The album is out in stores today. read more

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MP3s: Free Sea Wolf Song For Download

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:30 a.m.

Dangerbird Records is offering a a free download of Sea Wolf's "Stanislaus" online here. The song is from the upcoming release, White Water, White Bloom, which is due out September 22nd. read more

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Labels: Tee Pee Signs Imaad Wasif

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:28 a.m.

Tee Pee Records has announced the signing of  Imaad Wasif.  The label will release Wasif's new album, The Voidist, on October 13th. The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Redeemer 2. Priestess 3. Fangs 4. Widow Wing 5. Our Skulls 6. Return to You 7. The Hand of the Imposter 8. ... read more

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Music News: Nick Cave To Publish New Book

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:26 a.m.

Nick Cave is set to release his latest book, The Death of Bunny Munro, on September 8th.  The book is Cave's first novel since his critically acclaimed debut, And the Ass Saw the Angel, which was first published in 1989. read more

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Labels: Fat Possum Signs Digital Leather

Posted Aug. 11, 2009, 5:19 a.m.

Fat Possum Records has announced the signing of Digita Leather. Those unfamiliar with the project can preview material here. read more

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Site News: SPB Last.FM Stats

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 9:10 a.m.

Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Against Me! 2. Brand New 2. Polar Bear Club 2. Set Your Goals 5. Converge The most listened to album last week was Set Your Goals' This Will Be the Death of Us. If ... read more

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Tours: The Gaslight Anthem Tourdates

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 9:05 a.m.

The Gaslight Anthem have extended their upcoming headlining tour. Support will be provided by The Loved Ones, Jesse Malin, Frank Turner, Broadway Calls, Ninja Gun and The Measure (SA) on various stints.  The full batch of dates can be viewed below by clicking "read more." In other news, Fuse TV ... read more

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MP3s: Jesu Prep New EP / Song Posted

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:50 a.m.

Jesu will release their new EP, Opiate Sun, on October 27th via Caldo Verde Records.  The song "Deflated" from the release can be streamed online here. read more

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Records: Nevermen Prep Debut Album

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:46 a.m.

Nevermen - a new project featuring Mike Patton (Faith No More/Mr. Bungle/etc.), Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio), Doseone, and The Chapman Brothers -  will be wrapping work on their debut album next month.  A winter release is tentatively set through Lex Records. Source: Pitchfork read more

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MP3s: Dying Fetus Post Another New Song

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:42 a.m.

Dying Fetus have made yet another new track - "Shepherd's Commandment" - available online here.  Descend into Depravity is due out on September 15th via Relapse Records. read more

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MP3s: Baroness Post New Songs

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:41 a.m.

Baroness have posted two new tracks - "Bullhead's Psalm" and "The Sweetest Curse" - online here. The songs are taken from the forthcoming Blue Records, which is due out October 13th via Relapse Records. read more

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Records: A.F.I. Launch New Album Site / Tracklisting

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:37 a.m.

A.F.I. have launched a new website for their upcoming full-length, Crash Love, here.  The site contains the tracklisting and cover-art as well as some teasers for the new album. read more

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MP3s: As Tall As Lions Posts New Song

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:33 a.m.

As Tall as Lions have posted a new track titled "The Narrows" online here. read more

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Tours: Doomriders Drop From Tour

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:24 a.m.

Doomriders have been forced to drop from their previously announced tour supporting Kylesa as a result of scheduling issues with Converge taking a priority. The band will be replaced by Saviours on the tour. read more

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MP3s: Stream Entire Folsom Album

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:21 a.m.

A full-album stream of Folsom's new full-length, Hammer Lane, has been made available online here. The album is being released by Filled With Hate Records. read more

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Records: Javelina Prep Second Album

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:18 a.m.

Javelina will release their sophomore album, Beasts Among Sheep, on September 29th via Translation Loss Records.  The album was recorded at Volume Studios in Chicago by Sanford Parker and mastered at the Boiler Room in Chicago by Collin Jordan. read more

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Records: Greg Laswell Preps Covers EP

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:15 a.m.

Greg Laswell will be releasing his Covers EP on October 6th via Vanguard Records.  The five-song album features covers of Echo & The Bunnymen, Morphine, Mazzy Star, Kate Bush and Kristin Hersh’s “Your Ghost," which can be downloaded for free here. read more

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MP3s: Maluca Posts New Song

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:13 a.m.

Maluca's new song "El Tigeraso" has been made available for streaming online here. Two remixes have also been posted. read more

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MP3s: Brand New Debut New Single

Posted Aug. 10, 2009, 8:11 a.m.

Brand New have made their new single, "At the Bottom," available for streaming online here.  The song is from the group's forthcoming full-length, Daisy, which is due out September 22nd. read more

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