Archive for February 22nd, 2013

Vans Warped Tour 2013

Vans Warped Tour Announces Another Wave Of Bands

America’s premier festival tour keeps on shaping up to get better and better. With a diverse lineup of bands spanning multiple genres that all come from literally all over the world, 2013’s Vans Warped Tour is definitely one for the books. Tonight’s band announcements include bands such The Used, Crossfaith, Citizen, and several others. Follow […]

Mike Mains And The Branches 2012

Mike Mains & The Branches Debut New Single

Three years removed from the release of their freshman full length, Mike Mains & The Branches are preparing for the release of their sophomore album entitled, Calm Down, Everything is Fine. The album is being funded by a PledgeMusic campaign which doubles as a preorder page. Before you send them all of your monies, however, you […]

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Parachute Announce New Single; Play “Hearts Go Crazy” Acoustic [VIDEO]

It’s only been 2 years since Parachute released their sophomore record, The Way It Was, but it seems like it’s been an age. The album graced the top of my ‘Best of’ list in 2011, and I reckon I’ve listened through it a few dozen times since its release in May of that year. While it’s […]

Trapped Under Ice

Trapped Under Ice Announces Hiatus

Well hardcore heads, the time has come. Baltimore hardcore group Trapped Under Ice just announced that they will be going on hiatus after This is Hardcore in August. Announcing the hiatus via a lengthy note on their Facebook page, TUI will be playing a slew of shows from now until This is Hardcore, and then […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Dark Skies

Movie: Dark Skies Director: Scott Stewart Studio: Entertainment One, Blumhouse Productions It seems like every other week there is a new haunted house or demon possession movie. This style of horror has overtaken Hollywood due to its cost effectiveness. Those movies are cheap and no matter how bad they are they always seem to make money. What if this time […]

For The Fallen Dreams

Previous Vocalist Rejoins For The Fallen Dreams; Band Announces Headlining Tour

For The Fallen Dreams recently took to their social networks with the major announcement that they have found a new person to fill in the gap that was made when vocalist Dylan Richter left the band back in early January: Chad Ruhlig, who had already been in the Michigan metalcore group before, and had performed […]

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Producer Madeon To Be The First Dance Music Artist To Play… The New York Stock Exchange?

Here’s a head-scratcher to stew in your brainpan for the weekend. DJ/producer Madeon has experienced more success at the age of 18 (maybe 19? But he looks way younger?!) than most artists have over the course of their whole lives. He’s gone viral. He’s toured with Lady Gaga. He’s a titan, a young god, in his chosen […]

The Strokes 2013

As Of Right Now, The Strokes Don’t Plan On Touring In Support Of ‘Comedown Machine’

It’s not all unicorns and lollipops when it comes to The Strokes’ upcoming album Comedown Machine. Bassist Nikolai Fraiture has stated that the band currently does not have a support tour in the works for their fifth album. Not only that, but any future touring plans have been limited to the abstract. When asked by […]

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Shai Hulud Announce East Coast Spring Tour

Metalcore pioneers Shai Hulud plan on making a short run up and down our nation’s east coast, and rest assured that they intend to take a few of the scene’s up and comers along for the ride. Included in the dates are an appearance at East Coast Collective’s Today’s Mixtape Festival. This tour’s supporting and […]

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Meet Your New Favorite Band: The Wild Feathers

When it comes to discussing up and coming rock acts, major label rosters are not the usual place one thinks to look. Warner Bros, however, has been quietly picking up a plethora of smaller acts in recent months, and today we’re going to introduce you to one that has won over our entire staff. Hailing […]

Balance and Composure Braid Split

STREAM: Balance And Composure – “You Can’t Fix Me” And “Say”

We dug the recent split EP from indie/emo stalwarts Braid and indie/emo young guns Balance and Composure. What was it called? Uh, they uh, titled it… Split. Hey, give the guys a break. They had to utilize their creative energies towards composing their tunes. And even if you haven’t picked up the album either as […]

Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl States That Work On The Next Foo Fighters Will Begin This Week, Confirms End Of Hiatus

Well that was fast. Dave Grohl, svengali of rock outfit Foo Fighters, has made it clear that his group’s hiatus is over. On February 20, while on stage at The BRIT Awards in London, Grohl told James Corden, the host of the event, “I return to Los Angeles tomorrow to start work on a Foo […]