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Sledding With Tigers Enter Studio To Begin New EP

Sledding With Tigers have had a banner year in 2014. Not only did the San Diego folk punk outfit join the Antique Records family and release their debut album, but they managed to win over countless new fans around the globe in the process. Now the time has come for the group to begin working […]

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Into It. Over It. Confirm Support For Winter Tour

Into It. Over It. will be heading out on a full band tour in the Winter with support from The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die and A Great Big Pile Of Leaves. The tour spans from late January through early March 2014. Needless to say, this is […]

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The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die Chart On Billboard 200

Topshelf Records, despite its position as one of our favorite indie record labels, has never before charted on the Billboard 200; yesterday, the label e-mailed members of emo post-rockers The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die saying some good news. The band posted the following e-mail from Topshelf’s […]

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Topshelf Records Sampler To Come Out July 11

Each year in the summer, Topshelf Records releases a free sampler (except for like, last year, where it came out in September when all you kids had gone back to school, but it was still warm and during the summer solstice so whatever). This year’s will come out on July 11. Though no track listing […]

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The World Is A Beautiful Place Provide Track-By-Track Analysis Of ‘Whenever, If Ever’

Our friends over at PropertyOfZack recently teamed up with The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die to provide listeners with a track-by-track breakdown of the group’s debut full-length, Whenever, If Ever. The stories behind each of the album’s ten songs add an interesting dynamic to what is undoubtedly […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: TWIABP – “Picture Of A Tree That Doesn’t Look Okay”

The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die have released a music video for the single, “Picture Of A Tree That Doesn’t Look Okay.” The song is taken from the band’s debut full length album, Whenever, If Ever, which was released today via Topshelf Records. You can watch the […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Pity Sex – ‘Feast Of Love’

The band named after most of my conquests, Pity Sex, have an EP already on their belt, but their debut album is yet to come out. This full length, Feast of Love, will be released on Run For Cover Records on June 25. Run For Cover has posted the album on Soundcloud and is now […]

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REVIEW: The World Is A Beautiful Place – ‘Whenever, If Ever’

Artist: The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die Album: Whenever, If Ever Genre: Emo, Post-rock Label: Topshelf Records For two months, I have been waiting to tear a record apart. I have taken extra time to do reviews because I had mixed feelings, and deeply wanted the positives […]

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PropertyOfZack Discusses Their First Concert

Our friends at fellow AbsoluteVoices site PropertyOfZack have a weekly discussion feature. This week, they’ve picked “My First Concert Experience”. In it, several staff members and musicians discuss their first concerts or shows and what it lead to. As you’d expect, Zack’s involves a member of blink 182, but there are a handful of surprises […]

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Code Orange Kids Stream “VI”

Code Orange Kids have revealed the new single, “VI,” off their upcoming four way split between them, The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Self Defense Family and Tigers Jaw. The split is due to hit stores tomorrow, April 23. You can stream the song by taking a […]

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UTG PHOTOS: FINCH 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR “WHAT IT IS TO BURN”

Our Photography Team brings you another fantastic photo set, with a special collaboration between Head of Photography, Kellie Gannon, and UTG’s newest addition, Corbin Alvae. We sent both Kellie and Corbin to the 10 Year Anniversary Show for Finch’s album What It Is To Burn on March 8, 2013 at St. Andrews in Detroit. Check […]

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Topshelf Records Teases 4 Song/4 Band “4-way split” Featuring Code Orange Kids, Tigers Jaw And More

Late last night Topshelf Records revealed an upcoming “4-way split” featuring contributions from Code Orange Kids, Tigers Jaw, Self Defense Family, and The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid To Die. When asked for comment on news of the release, sensitive punk kids responded by staring at the floor, smiling […]