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Aaron H

Senior Staff Writer

Southern California

Aaron H's last content update – Sept. 17, 2018, 5:21 p.m.

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The Get Up Kids - Kicker album cover

The Get Up Kids

Kicker, 2018

8.5 / 10

The Get Up Kids seemed to take another break after their reunion full length, There Are Rules. Seven years later, and we're given some new tunes in the form of an EP ...

Western Settings - Old Pain album cover

Western Settings

Old Pain, 2016

9.0 / 10
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Ever wondered what it would sound like if Off With Their Heads and Iron Chic had a baby? Well, even if you haven't, you need to check out Western Settings. ...

Blaqk Audio - Material album cover

Blaqk Audio

Material, 2016

7.0 / 10

Davey Havok and Jade Puget (you may recognize them from AFI) are back this year with a new Blaqk Audio album. Because the duo is constantly putting out music through ...

Ignite - A War Against You album cover


A War Against You, 2016

8.7 / 10

Even after a decade, Ignite still managed to put out a record that was the logical step forward from Our Darkest Days. While it's not a "reunion" album, it certainly ...

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Dan Webb and the Spiders

One Question Interviews Dan Webb and the Spiders

Posted Aug. 30, 2015, 10:46 p.m.

Dan Webb (Dan Webb and the Spiders-vocals/guitar) SPB: How likely are you to pick up a record based off its cover with no knowledge of the band or music ...

Scene Point Blank - Scott Wilkinson

One Question Interviews Scene Point Blank - Scott Wilkinson

Posted Feb. 7, 2015, 12:14 a.m.

Scott Wilkinson (Scene Point Blank) SPB: What album changed or had the biggest impact on your life? WIlkinson: I would have to say Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band by ...

Dead Broke Rekerds

Interviews Dead Broke Rekerds

Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 4:13 p.m.

We're quite fond of Dead Broke Rekerds and the work they do. We opted to reach out and ask a few questions and head honcho, Mike Bruno, was kind ...


One Question Interviews Seagulls

Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 2:08 a.m.

Dominic DiCecco (Seagulls) SPB: Have people confused you with Eagulls yet? DiCecco: I called out sick from work once and it happened to be the day Eagulls played Atlanta, at ...

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Hop Along Announce New Year's and Euro Supporting Shows

Tours Hop Along Announce New Year's and Euro Supporting Shows

Posted Sept. 17, 2018, 5:21 p.m.

Hop Along will be lead up to New Year's Eve shows with a European tour supporting The Decemberists. Dates after the jump. The band is currently supporting their new ...

Hop Along Dates:
10/27: Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Club 10/28: Madrid, Spain @ Primavera Club 10/30: Paris, France @ Pitchfork Avant-Garde 11/2: London, UK @ Oslo 11/4: Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street *** 11/5: Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy *** 11/7: London, UK @ Eventim Apollo *** 11/8: Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy 1 *** 11/10: Leeds, UK @ O2 Academy *** 11/11: Nottingham, UK @ Rock City *** 11/12: Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall *** 11/14: Uthrecht, Netherlands @ Grote Zaal TivRe *** 11/15: Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso *** 11/16: Berlin, Germany @ Asstra *** 12/29: Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club 12/30: Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes 12/31: Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes
*** w/ Decemberists.

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Smoking Popes Premiere Something When You Want It

MP3s Smoking Popes Premiere Something When You Want It

Posted Sept. 17, 2018, 5:01 p.m.

Smoking Popes released a new track, entitled, "When You Want Something," from the upcoming album, Into the Agony available Octoberber 12th via Asian Man Records  The band will be going ...

Smoking Popes Fall Tour:
Nov. 3rd Springfield, MO Bar NoneNov. 5th Atlanta, GA The Earl Nov. 6th Tampa, FL Crowbar Nov. 7th Gainesville, FL High Dive Nov. 9th Orlando, FL Soundbar Nov. 10th New Orleans, LA Santos Nov. 11th Houston, TX The Secret Group Nov. 13th San Antonio, TX Paper Tiger Nov. 14th Dallas, TX Curtain Club Nov. 15th Austin, TX Hotel Vegas Nov. 16th Oklahoma City, OK Blue Note Nov. 17th St. Louis, MO Firebird Nov. 18th Lexington, KY Cosmic Charlie’s 

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Cult Leader To Take A Patient Man On the Road

Tours Cult Leader To Take A Patient Man On the Road

Posted Sept. 17, 2018, 4:46 p.m.

Cult Leader have announced a North American tour in support of their new album, A Patient Man -- available November 9th via Deathwish. Joining them will be Primitive Weapons, Echo Beds ...

Cult Leader Fall Tour w/ God Mother, Echo Beds, and Primitive Weapons:
11-28 Denver Lost Lake 11-29 Kansas City Farewell Transmission 11-30 Chicago Empty Bottle 12-01 Detroit Sanctuary 12-02 Toronto Hard Luck 12-04 Montreal Turbo Haus 12-05 Hartford Webster Underground 12-06 Philly Ortlieb’s 12-07 Boston Great Scott 12-08 Brooklyn Saint Vitus 12-09 Baltimore Ottobar 12-11 Lexington Cosmic Charlie’s 12-12 Asheville Mothlight 12-13 Atlanta Drunken Unicorn 12-14 Birmingham The Firehouse 12-15 New Orleans Santos 12-16 Austin Mohawk 12-17 Dallas Double Wide 12-19 Phoenix Club Red 12-20 Los Angeles Satellite 12-21 San Francisco Thee Parkside
Primitive Weapons - 11/30-12/13Echo Beds - 12/16-12/21

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Epitaph Signs La Dispute

Labels Epitaph Signs La Dispute

Posted Sept. 17, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

La Dispute have joined the Epitaph roster. The band is expected to release their new label debut in 2019. You can catch the band live this Fall with Circa Survive ...

La Dispute supporting Circa Survive:Oct 30 Silver Springs, MD - The Fillmore Silver Spring Nov 01 Cleveland, OH - Agora Theater & Ballroom Nov 02 Detroit, MI - Majestic Theater Nov 03 Chicago, IL - The Vic Theatre Nov 04 St Louis, MO - Ready Room Nov 06 Denver, CO - The Oriental Theater Nov 07 Salt Lake City, UT - The Union Event Center Nov 09 Boise, ID - Knitting Factory Nov 11 Seattle, WA - Showbox SoDo Nov 12 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater Nov 13 Berkeley, CA - The UC Theater Nov 14 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium Nov 16 Anaheim, CA - House of Blues Nov 17 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues Nov 18 Phoenix, AZ - The Van Buren Nov 20 Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live! Nov 24 San Antonio, TX - Alamo City Music Hall Nov 25 Houston, TX - House of Blues Nov 27 Orlando, FL - House of Blues Nov 28 St. Petersburg, FL - Jannus Live Nov 30 Charlotte, NC - The Underground Dec 01 Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore Dec 02 Worcester, MA - Palladium

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Murder by Death @ The Echoplex Hollywood

Posted March 27, 2016, 9:05 p.m. by Aaron H

Murder by Death The Echoplex Hollywood, CA March 25th, 2016 Murder by Death are currently in the middle of one final tour before settling down and working on their next ...

Arcade Fire @ The Forum (Night 1)

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 6:21 p.m. by Aaron H

 Unless you've been living under a rock, you know Arcade Fire are currently shaking up North America with an enchanting spectacle of a tour. I caught the tour in Los ...

What Inspires You? A (Sort of) Tour Diary Part 2

Posted Oct. 14, 2013, 9:44 p.m. by Aaron H

 A couple weeks ago, I went on a trip to the middle of the country to see my favorite band, AFI, play shows up and down the midwest. Some of ...

What Inspires You? A (Sort of) Tour Diary

Posted Oct. 10, 2013, 1:03 p.m. by Aaron H

  A couple weeks ago, I went on a trip to the middle of the country to see my favorite band, AFI, play shows up and down the midwest. Some ...

Aaron H's bio

I love listening and writing music while thinking about how great of a game Chrono Trigger is.

Aaron H's favorite bands

AFI, Murder by Death, The Beatles, Elliott Smith, The Format, and A Wilhelm Scream, etc...

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