Archive for June 2nd, 2014

Real Friends

Watch Real Friends Perform An Acoustic Version Of “Loose Ends”

Real Friends are slated to release their debut full-length, Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing on June 22 through Fearless Records. The Chicago five-piece are currently in the midst of their first ever European tour with Modern Baseball and You Blew It!, and while overseas found time to record an acoustic […]

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“We Can’t Make New Music,” Says Beastie Boys’ Mike D

Since the passing of Adam “MCA” Yaunch back in 2012, the future of The Beastie Boys had been questionable at best. However, it now seems written in stone. “We have not been able to tour since “MCA,” Adam Yaunch, died,” said founding member Michael “Mike D” Diamond last week as he represented the group during […]

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First Aid Kit Stream ‘Stay Gold’ In Full

Ever since my first listen through 2012’s The Lion’s Roar, I knew that First Aid Kit‘s next release would be one of my most anticipated of whichever year it was to come out. Upon hearing Stay Gold‘s first single back in March, that preconceived anticipation felt all the more warranted. Here we are a week […]

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Watch Banks’ Dark “Drowning” Music Video

Two weeks ago, Banks shared a new track titled “Drowning” off her upcoming album, GODDESS, out September 9. Now, just a short while later, she’s shared the music video for that same track, and it’s as dark as the song hints. The industrial back beats push against the intimate vocals in the song, and in the video […]

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Opeth Announce New Album, Stream “Cusp of Eternity”

On August 26, Swedish metal band Opeth will drop a new studio album titled Pale Communion via Roadrunner Records. The eight-track release is their eleventh studio album. With frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt producing and Porcupine Tree guitarist Steven Wilson mixing, it should see the band’s sound expanding into more psych and prog influences as their last release, 2011’s Heritage, did. As the […]

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Citizen’s Mat Kerekes Announces Hardcore Project; Releases Split With Spitback

Mat Kerekes of Citizen had recently taken to the twittersphere to announce his latest creative outlet: a hardcore band by the name of Power Wrench who have released a split EP with Michigan’s Spitback. Any fans of Kerekes’ more popular band would have to keep searching if they’re looking for anything that bears resemblance to […]

Bouncing Souls

Celebrate On The Beach With The Bouncing Souls

Who is getting tired of hearing about these album anniversaries? Here’s a real anniversary: The Bouncing Souls are turning 25 years old. Yes, that is true. The Souls have been a band for two years longer than I’ve been alive and I say “hooray” to that! After two and a half decades and nine full […]

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Stream The New Trap Them Album Or Risk Missing Out On One Of 2014’s Angriest Records

Trap Them have partnered with our friends at Noisey to stream their new album, Blissfucker, ahead of the record’s June 6 release date. Roaring through your speakers like a train gone off the rails while being driven by someone with quite a few bones to pick, the latest album from Trap Them takes no prisoners […]

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Vanna Stream “Yüth Decay”

Vanna are proving once and for all that their new album will be their heaviest to date with the release of a new song titled “Yüth Decay.” The majority of Vanna’s time as a band has been spent with the post-hardcore tag following them wherever they roamed, but with the release of 2013 Few And […]

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Foo Fighters’ New Album Will Arrive In November

Hot on the heels of this morning’s documentary teaser, the members of Foo Fighters have confirmed that their highly-anticipated new studio album will hit stores in November. As previously reported, Foo Fighters have spent the majority of the past several months quietly working on their eighth studio album. The band used eight different cities/studios to […]

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Manchester Orchestra Announce Summer Tour With The Mowgli’s And Brick + Mortar

Manchester Orchestra have announced a string of US tour dates for the end of July and early August. Tour support includes The Mowgli’s and Brick + Mortar. Presale tickets are available now through Ducat King. Tickets go on sale to the public at noon local time, Thursday, June 5. For anyone unable to catch the band […]

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Senses Fail Announce ‘Let It Enfold You’ 10th Anniversary Tour, Despite Past Claims

In April of last year, we interviewed Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail, and when asked whether or not the band would celebrate their debut full-length, Let It Enfold You, with a 10th anniversary tour, his response was this: “No, at this point we have no desire to live in the past and celebrate that record. […]