Archive for May 12th, 2015

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Man Overboard Announce ‘Heavy Love’

Man Overboard will release their fourth full-length album, Heavy Love, on June 30 through Rise Records, and from all indications, they’re friggin’ stoked. How stoked, you ask? Earlier today, the group unveiled not one, not two, but three brand new singles, each with their own accompanying live video. Sample “Splinter,” “Now That You’re Home,” and “Borderline” […]

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Diamond Youth Stream Debut LP, ‘Nothing Matters’

Baltimore’s Diamond Youth have joined forces with Spin Magazine to begin streaming their debut album, Nothing Matters, a full week ahead of its official release. Give it a listen after the jump. “I think the full-length is a nice showcase of the different styles we like to write in the rock genre,” vocalist Justin Gilman […]

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Four Year Strong Debut “Eating My Words”

Four Year Strong have shared yet another new track off their impending self-titled album, which is due out on June 2 through Pure Noise Records. Titled “Eating My Words,” the Worcester foursome’s latest offering is an introspective punk anthem with one hell of a catchy hook. Check it out after the break, and share your […]

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Ikey Reigns Supreme; All Hail King Jaffe, Hip-Hop’s New Highness

Apart from maybe Run The Jewels, the most exciting thing about hip-hop for me last year was Ikey. He only released a single track–a debut of sorts–but it was a perfectly chosen debut to serve as the gloves he came out swinging with. Initially elusive as all get out, the now-DC-based, mostly Nigerian-raised emcee seemingly […]

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Third Eye Blind Cover Beyonce’s “Mine”

Did you know you needed a Beyonce cover by Third Eye Blind in your life? Neither did we. Slowly but surely, the San Francisco alt-rock icons are gearing up for the release of their upcoming record, Dopamine. Due out on July 16, the six-years-in-the-making follow-up to Ursa Major from 2009 has been in the works […]

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SURPRISE: Brian Marquis Drops ’90s-Influenced Cover EP

Brian Marquis, singer-songwriter bad-ass and head-dude-in-charge of the Vans Warped Tour‘s Acoustic Basement, gave the world a little, but nonetheless awesome, present this morning in the form of a ’90s cover EP. Premiering exclusively with Allston Pudding earlier today, the record contains renditions of famed tracks from Weezer, Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Radiohead and Fiona […]

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New Anthem: Sudden Suspension Stream “As Good As It Gets”

Indiana pop punk heroes Sudden Suspension have released the first song off their forthcoming Bad Timings Records‘ debut. Spoiler alert: It kicks a lot of ass. Kicking off with a blast of vocals sure to hook any fan of The Wonder Years or The Story So Far, “As Good As It Gets” succeeds at reintroducing […]

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Stop Everything And Swoon To Leon Bridges’ New Video For “Better Man”

Leon Bridges is set to take over the world. His juxtaposed mixture of smooth rock and jazz nostalgia with modern pop make for a combination of no boundaries — it’s the type of artist both you and your parents can bond together over. His debut record, Coming Home, is due out June 23 on Columbia […]

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REVIEW: Silverstein – ‘I Am Alive In Everything I Touch’

Artist: Silverstein Album: I Am Alive In Everything I Touch Genre: Rock If any of us outlast Silverstein in the music business then there truly is no God and we are all doomed. Having survived over a decade in the scene, not to mention the coming and going of numerous musical trends, Silverstein have once […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Maggie’ Is Brimming With Emotional Tension

Film: Maggie Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin Directed by: Henry Hobson Some say the film world’s obsession with the undead has run its course, but Maggie is proof there are still great stories to be told. It doesn’t hurt that it’s also a gorgeously shot feature, or that the lead performance from Arnold Schwarzenegger is […]