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William Beckett Premieres “Lock In” For New John Scalzi Novel

Having been signed to Equal Vision Records and having released his last record, Genuine And Counterfeit, well over a year ago now, former The Academy Is… frontman William Beckett has just released a new song, which is reportedly the theme song to John Scalzi’s new NY Times Best-Selling novel, entitled Lock In. The new song, […]

STREAM: William Beckett – “Walls”

William Beckett has a new track streaming now via The Huffington Post. Titled “Walls,” the song will be appearing on a two-song digital single from Beckett, set to be released July 1 via Equal Vision Records. Head after the jump to stream the new single and check out some more info on the track from Beckett […]

William Beckett Releases Lyric Video For “Do You Hear What I Hear?”

Just in time for the start of the holiday season, William Beckett has released a lyric video for “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” his contribution to the recently released Punk Goes Christmas. Big fans of Christmas music will know that the song has been covered by the likes of Bob Dylan, Carrie Underwood, Sufjan […]

William Becket Releases Lyric Video For “By Your Side”

William Beckett has released a lyric video for “By Your Side,” which can be seen after the break. The banjo-tinged track comes from Beckett’s first solo record, Genuine & Counterfeit, which was released in August of this year. The former frontman of pop rockers The Academy Is… has been hard at work on his solo […]

William Beckett Performs “Great Night” With The Summer Set Members

William Beckett was filmed performing his song “Great Night” at the Portland date of this year’s Vans Warped Tour with help from Brian Dales and Josh Montgomery (The Summer Set). This song is off of Beckett’s EP, Winds Will Change, which was released last year. Be on the lookout for news on his Equal Vision […]

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Soundsupply Selling Vans Warped Tour Bundle

Soundsupply is selling a digital bundle of ten albums from various bands on this year’s edition of Vans Warped Tour for only $15 until June 16. For those not familiar with Soundsupply, here’s how it works: every week, a bundle of five or ten albums is solid for $10 or $15 respectively with full approval […]


Anberlin, The Maine, William Beckett Announce Fall Australian Tour

Starting September 4, the Florida-based alternative outfit Anberlin will be headlining an Australian tour, supported by The Maine and former frontman of The Academy Is…, William Beckett. Presented via Australian music site, Kill Your Stereo, and the Aussie music company, Destroy All Lines, the trio will be performing throughout the month of September, including three […]

William Beckett Teases “Benny & Joon” Single

Former The Academy Is… frontman William Beckett has released a preview of his upcoming Equal Vision Records single, “Benny & Joon.” Posted as a thank you to fans for helping the pop rock frontman turned singer/songwriter reach 20,000 likes on Facebook, our first taste of “Benny & Joon” from the studio is nothing short of […]

Three Relient K Members To Sit Out On Upcoming Tour

According to a Facebook status put up on Saturday, it seems that only 2/5 of the actual members of Relient K will be on the road as the band heads out on their headlining tour with William Beckett, Mike Mains & The Branches, and Hellogoodbye that starts in a matter of days. The band cites […]

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William Beckett Announces Debut LP, Signs To Equal Vision Records

Today is a big day in William Beckett news. The front man for the now defunct punk-pop outfit The Academy Is… has been teasing a big announcement for the better part of the week… and here it is. Well, it’s less of an announcement and more of a collection of things. First and most importantly, […]

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Warped Tour Announces Acoustic Basement Bands

One of the things that made the Vans Warped Tour of 2012 so memorable was the inclusion of the Acoustic Basement stage. The haven of shade and stripped-down sets makes its return this year, and with that comes in a slew of artists who are either branching out in their respective side projects or dedicated […]

Who Are The Half Moon Kids? What We Know About the Viral Campaign

In the past 24 hours, fans of predominately pop influenced bands have undoubtedly seen the same tweet from many of their favorite musicians that reads, “Who are The Half Moon Kids? Be brave. Be curious.,” each tweet ending in a URL for halfmoonkids.com. Who Are the Half Moon Kids? Why are so many musicians advocating their mystery? We […]