UTG INTERVIEW: Lydia Discuss Their Recent Tour, Upcoming Album

Lydia is an irresistible band. The material they produce has always been that of those who truly possess talent. Witnessing this band perform live made that fact very evident. Their mass appeal is undeniable and the energy they exude when on stage is magnetic. The three-piece recently wrapped up their North American tour alongside The […]

UTG TV EXCLUSIVE: Lydia Acoustic Session: “The Exit”

UTG TV is back to bring you another acoustic video with an incredible band from the 8123 roster. On Friday March 21, we caught up with Lydia at the Highline Ballroom in New York City. Currently, the band is on the Illuminate tour, performing all of the songs off of the beloved 2008 release. HRVRD […]

Lydia Burglarized While On Tour In Seattle

In what has become an all-too-common situation, Arizona-based indie rockers Lydia were burglarized last night while on tour in Seattle, Washington. According to a post on Instagram, their trailer lock was broken with a crowbar, and all of their guitars were stolen. The tour, at which they are playing their beloved 2008 album, Illuminate, in […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Buried In Verona – “Illuminate”

Australian rockers Buried In Verona are poised to release their fourth studio album, Faceless, on March 7 via UNFD/Artery Recordings. They’ve revealed two singles from the album so far, and now they’ve premiered a music video for the song “Illuminate.” You can watch that video by taking a look below. The first thing any fan […]

Lydia Announces Tour Dates for ‘Illuminate’ Tour

Official tour dates for Lydia‘s Illuminate tour were released earlier today, and fans could not be more excited. The band announced last month that they were planning a tour in which they would play the entirety of their 2008 release, Illuminate, front to back. The tour will begin in Tucson, Arizona on February 27 and make its […]

Lydia Announce Plans For 2014 ‘Illuminate’ Tour

Fans of Lydia‘s classic 2008 album Illuminate are in for an unexpected treat; the band has announced that they will be performing the album in full on tour in 2014. Dates and routing information have yet to be released, but the band claims that more announcements will be made in January. This tour announcement is […]

Lydia Unveil ‘Paint It Golden’/ Touring Details

Quite a bunch of information from Arizona rockers Lydia has been put in front of us today so we hope you’re excited. The group have announced the release date for their forthcoming effort, Paint It Golden, will be available on October 4. This is the first new full-length since 2008’s hit Illuminate. By simply looking […]

Lydia Plans for New Album Release

Summer will be here before you know it

Lydia – Illuminate

Band: Lydia Album: Illuminate Genre: Indie Label: Linc Star Records Tracks: 1. This is Twice Now 2. A Fine Evening For A Rogue 3. I Woke Up Near The Sea 4. Hospital 5. Fate 6. Sleep Well 7. Stay Awake 8. All I See 9. One More Day 10. …Ha Yeah It Got Pretty Bad […]

The Last Contest of The Year!

To close out the year, we’re giving one lucky reader a copy of ABSOLUTEPUNK.NET’s ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Illuminate by Lydia! To enter, simply send your name, address, and favorite music related memory from 2008 to:   Contest ends on 1/1/09! *Written By: James Shotwell*