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The Front Bottoms announce Spring headlining tour

Following the successful release of their highly-anticipated fifth full-length record and Fueled By Ramen debut, Back On Top, New Jersey four-piece The Front Bottoms are heading out on the road for a pretty extensive headlining tour this Spring. The band will be playing shows along both coasts on a run that kicks off this March in Jacksonville, […]

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REVIEW: The Front Bottoms – ‘Back On Top’

Artist: The Front Bottoms Album: Back On Top Genre: Rock ’n’ frickin’ roll Label: Fueled By Ramen Look, 2015 has been a weird, divisive year for the alternative music community. Some of the scene’s heaviest tough guys are bringing back the Linkin Park sound for a new generation of radio-listeners, Riff Raff played the gosh-darn […]

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The Front Bottoms Make Knees Weak With “Summer Shandy”

Our love affair with The Front Bottoms dates back to the earliest recordings from the New Jersey favorites, and with each release our admiration for their work continues to grow. Their new album arrives later this month, and earlier today a killer promotional single hit the net. “Summer Shandy” is the latest in a string […]

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The Front Bottoms Share New Music Video for Second ‘Back On Top’ Single

The Front Bottoms have shared a music video for their quirky new track, “Laugh Till I Cry.” It acts as our second glimpse of the New Jersey quartet’s forthcoming LP, Back On Top, which is set to arrive on September 18 through Fueled By Ramen. Check it out after the break (via NPR), and let […]

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The Front Bottoms Announce ‘Back On Top’

Following the release of a two surprise singles earlier this summer, The Front Bottoms have announced that their Fueled By Ramen debut, Back On Top, will arrive on September 18. Pre-order the record here, and let us know if you’re excited in the replies. In addition, the New Jersey foursome have also unveiled the album’s […]

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The Front Bottoms Sign To Fueled By Ramen, Share New Single

Following the surprise release of “West Virginia” a few weeks ago, The Front Bottoms are back with another new single titled “Cough It Out.” Give it a listen after the break. In addition, the Woodcliff four-piece have also announced that they are now members of the Fueled By Ramen roster, which, when coupled with these […]

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The Front Bottoms Release Excellent New Video For New Track “West Virginia”

The Front Bottoms are long overdue for a follow-up to their fantastic 2013 sophomore record, Talon Of The Hawk, but the New Jersey folk-pop-punk band has surprised everyone with a brand new video for a single called “West Virginia.” The song explores a more electric-guitar-led take on the band’s signature formula and rivals “Twin Size Mattress” […]

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REVIEW: Bobby Meader Music – ‘Breakfast After Noon’ EP

Artist: Bobby Meader Music Title: Breakfast After Noon EP Label: Antique Records Genre: Acoustic, Punk When we are left alone with our thoughts and an acoustic guitar, the most significant bits of our memories come crawling in and we are forced to say “hello.” In the case of Nevada-bred singer-songwriter Bobby Meader, he is greeted […]

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The Front Bottoms Announce Split With Rapper GDP, Gets Record Store Day Release Date

Late last year, after the release of their Rose EP, The Front Bottoms told of their plans to release a split 7″ with rapper GDP, who went out on tour with them for a week during their tour with Say Anything. While that was an unofficial announcement, the band officially announced the long-awaited split today, […]

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Skate & Surf Festival Announces First Set Of Bands for 2015

Asbury Park, NJ’s very own Skate & Surf Festival has just unveiled the first wave of bands who will be playing their fest in 2015, and it is a very interesting combination. The festival is scheduled for May 16 and 17. On the lineup are incredible bands such as Manchester Orchestra, The Wonder Years, Dropkick […]

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RIOT FEST CHICAGO: The Good, The Bad, And The Totally Weird

Alternative music fans far and wide congregated in The Windy City Sept. 12-14 for the greatest punk rock show on Earth, Riot Fest Chicago. The weekend was imaginably filled with amazing sets, carnival rides, beer, and deep fried everything. This year’s Riot Fest Chicago was comprised of hundreds of bands, 7 stages (8 on Friday […]

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The Smith Street Band Stream “Surrender”

Australian folk-punk heroes The Smith Street Band are streaming a new track titled “Surrender” via Noisey. “Surrender” is the first single to be lifted off of their highly anticipated third full-length, Throw Me In The River, which will be released in the USA via SideOneDummy Records on October 28. “Surrender” is an absolute corker of […]