Brendan Kelly and Sam Russo are teaming up for a 7" called Split the Tip, which will be released digitally through Red Scare Industries on May 13 and physically on May 20. Today we're bringing you a stream of "Frangelico Houston", which is one of Brendan's songs that you can hear in the replies. According to him it's written about the time he hung out with Peter Murphy and he was drunk in the morning. Lines in the song are lifted from actual conversations that they had. If you like the song pre-orders are currently available.
Today we're taking a moment to introduce you to a brand-spanking-new band called Greenhorn. It's the new side project from Roger Lima of Less Than Jake fame, and Roger is accompanied by Jen Vito from NoMore on co-lead vocals. Their debut EP, I Want More, will be released on July 8 via Anchorless Records and you can check out the first new song, titled "I Hit The Wall," exclusively in the replies. Also in the replies is a blurb about the band written by Brendan Kelly; as Brendan puts it, the six-song EP is full of "hearty pop-punk," with Roger and Jen combining for some instantly memorable memories. If you dig the song, preorder the 10" vinyl here and here if you're in the UK.
We're excited to bring you an exclusive stream of Sudden Suspension's sophomore EP, titled Basement Songs. Self-described as " a pop-punk band who likes to play songs and jump around," Sudden Suspension's brand of pop-punk will please fans of Real Friends or This Time Next Year. The EP can be pre-ordered on their bandcamp.
We're premiering a brand new Jesse Denaro song titled "Break Your Heart," which you can check out in the replies. It's off his upcoming new album, Dear, Love, which is being self-released on May 13th. Fans of City and Colour and the like should check this out.
"This song is about how sometimes you have to break your own heart to grow from a situation, like a bad relationship or something. It's very honest and clear, that was my goal with this track."
Being as an Ocean have been making waves (no pun intended) in the post-hardcore scene, so we're excited to be premiering their new music video for "L'exquisite Douleur" in the replies. The track comes from their sophomore album, How We Both Wondrously Perish, which streets on May 6th via InVogue Records and can be pre-ordered here. If you dig bands like letlive and La Dispute, you'll want to check it out.
Today we're excited to bring you a song off of Only On Weekends' debut EP, Light Years and Heavy Lifting. "The Prince of East 187th Street" is a mid-tempo, 90s influenced pop-punk jam sure to win over fans of Fireworks or Turnover. The EP is to be released on May 30th and the new song can be streamed in the replies.
Last summer, Light Years' released their debut album, I Won’t Hold This Against You. The song "Deadlines" reflects a sense of nostalgia and the need grow up, and the video shows just that with its '90s influences. Hit the replies to check out our premiere of the new video. If you like what you hear - or see - grab the album for $5 digitally from Paper + Plastick Records.
Weird announcement to have to make ... but, I just got word that a certain vodka company didn't like the name "ABSOLUTExclusive" and so we're going to have to change it. Seriously. I think it's hilariously stupid, but ... not my call. I spent a few seconds debating if we should just go with something like "GREYGOOSExclusives" or maybe go with a whiskey brand? Since it's obviously alcohol related. Maybe all go buy these shirts in protest? In the end I talked to staff and we decided to just call the section "exclusives." So, we'll be making those changes shortly where we can and I'll be buying my vodka from companies that don't have more money and lawyers than common sense.
And By Love have been working on music with Drew Fulk (Motionless In White, For All Those Sleeping). Today, we are premiering their newest single called "Low." Hit the replies to check it out. Fans of the melodic side of acts like In Fear and Faith should enjoy this one. If you like what you hear, be sure to grab the track on iTunes starting May 6th.
Save Your Generation Records will be releasing a split 7" with songs from Hung Up, The Swellers, Lobby Boxer, and 1876. We are streaming the whole thing today, along with bonus tracks. Hit the replies to check out it out. The pressing is limited to 300 7" red/clear blend vinyl and releases May 20th.
We're excited to be teaming up with Chiodos today to premiere their new video for "Ole Fishlips is Dead Now." The track comes from the band's brand new album, Devil, and if you head to the replies you can check it out right now. Also if you head over to Purevolume you can see two Q&As with the band.
Update: Also the album is now on sale from Amazon for only $5.99.
La Bella Charade recently recorded an acoustic split EP with Scouts Honour that releases next month. Today, we are giving you the first taste of their side of the split with "Homecoming." Hit the replies to check it out. If you like what you hear, keep a look out for the split next month.
Autumn + Colour will be releasing Close Up On The Quiet Ones upcoming 3-song acoustic EP titled Losing Game on May 20th. Today we are premiering the band's new music video for “Stationary,” which appears on the EP. Check it out in the replies. You'll be able to pre-order it on May 6th.
Today we're excited to bring you a stream of a new True Holland song. It's taken from their upcoming The Year of September EP and it ought to appeal to fans of Jimmy Eat World or Weezer. Hit the replies to watch "Always Dying."
Today I'm asking you to pay attention to something on the Internet, but the good news is that it will really only take you about five minutes. Sorority Noise is an indie/emo/punk band that I like from Connecticut and they are going to release a new record called Forgettable on May 15. It's coming out jointly via Storm Chasers Records (the label run by emo mayor Evan Weiss) and Broken World Media (the label run by emo sheriff Derek from The World Is A Beautiful Place etc). Buzzy, right?! Head to the replies to stream a song that is only 1 minute and 39 seconds long from this album called "Still Shrill," which originally appeared on the band's Young Luck EP, but now sounds way better, like...
One of Pure Noise Records' newest signings, Brigades, will be releasing their EP, Crocodile Tears, on May 6th. Today we're lucky enough to premiere one of the tracks from the band's impressive release. Head to the replies to stream"Traditions," and if you like what you hear go pre-order the EP.