My Favorite Albums Of 2014 Surprised Me

​Going into 2014, there was a handful of albums I was looking forward to. The bands are well-established and I figured their releases would end up being my favorite of the year. After the headache of sifting through 12 months worth of new releases I came to realize that was not the case. The albums […]

I Guess You Could Say I Enjoyed Some Music in 2014

This year, I’m throwing convention to the wind. I tend to spend too much time deliberating, trying to narrow things down to a set amount of this or that. For 2014, much like any other year, I’m sharing a [very] large collection of what I enjoyed most in the world of music, except these lists […]

Stolas Announce New Album, Stream “Solunar”

Following their impressive 2013 debut, Living Creatures, Las Vegas shredders Stolas are already set to release their followup this October. Titled Allomaternal, the band’s newest effort will be released on October 15 via Blue Swan Records. To coincide with the album’s announcement, the band are currently streaming its lead single, titled “Solunar.” Retaining many of […]

Sianvar’s Debut EP Is Available To Download For Free For One Day

Do you love Sianvar’s sound but haven’t picked up their EP yet? Then you’re in luck! The band posted a couple of hours ago that their EP is available to download for free until the end of the day today. You can nab yourself the digital copy of it by heading on over to the […]

Sianvar Won’t Be Touring For The Rest Of 2014

As you probably know by now, Sianvar consists of members of A Lot Like Birds, Dance Gavin Dance, Stolas and Hail The Sun. All of these bands have a lot of their own things going on most of the time. Because of that fact, Sianvar had to unfortunately announce the inevitable news that they would […]

REVIEW: Sianvar – ‘Sianvar’ EP

Artist: Sianvar Album: Sianvar EP Genre: Post hardcore Label: None Can we really handle a world where we have music coming from A Lot Like Birds, Dance Gavin Dance, Secret Band and Sianvar? My head hurts just trying to think about who’s in what band right now. The last twelve months though, these bands have […]

Sianvar Stream New EP

It’s a new year, and what better way to start it off than with some new music? Post-hardcore supergroup Sianvar are happy to oblige. Anticipation has been building for the debut EP from the band, whose lineup includes guitarist Will Swan (Dance Gavin Dance), drummer Joseph Arrington (A Lot Like Birds), bassist Michael Littlefield (A […]

LISTEN: Sianvar – “Chest Pressure”

The forthcoming self-titled EP from post-hardcore super-group Sianvar is one of our staff’s most anticipated records of 2014, so we could not have been more excited when our friends over at Absolute Punk teamed up with the band to premiere the debut album’s second single. Entitled “Chest Pressure,” the cut is a glorious mixture of […]

A Lot Like Birds To Tour Early 2014 With Sianvar, Stolas, The Venetia Fair

After the release of their excellent No Place, Sacramento’s A Lot Like Birds toured in support of the album with HRVRD, Night Verses, and My Iron Lung, having just wrapped up the outing earlier this month. The band will take but only a minor break for the holidays before heading back out on the road […]

Sianvar (Members of DGD, ALLB, Stolas, Hail The Sun) Release First Single As A Band

We’ve been anxiously awaiting any activity from Sianvar ever since the band announced their supergroup existence. Last week, the five-piece released a very brief song teaser and announced that their debut EP is set to come out on January 5, 2014 via Blue Swan. Today, we get the first full track from Sianvar, which is […]

Sianvar Release Brief Teaser For Upcoming Debut EP

There has been a lot of supergroup chatter this year but for fans of post-hardcore, Sianvar is a stellar synthesis of talents containing members of elite genre acts (and good friends) Dance Gavin Dance, Stolas, A Lot Like Birds, and Hail The Sun. While all four bands certainly have similar styles, they all bring their […]

Members Of Dance Gavin Dance, A Lot Like Birds And More Start New Band

Yes, you heard right! Will Swan (Dance Gavin Dance guitarist), Joseph Arrington (A Lot Like Birds drummer), Michael Littlefield (A Lot Like Birds bassist), Donovan Melero (Hail The Sun vocalist), and Sergio Medina (Stolas guitarist) all joined together to form the new group, Sianvar. According to their Facebook, they will begin recording music starting this […]