There must be something in the water up in the northeast, because the area is absolutely swarming with amazing new talent. The latest to add to the list is Connecticut's Life On The Sideline. Take the aggression and grittiness of Misser and combine with the pop sensibility of The Early November and you have a recipe for success. In the replies, listen to the band's single "Everything I Lost" from its upcoming LP Honesty Is A Dying Breed. You can pre-order it now from Take This To Heart Records before it drops on April 22nd.
Today we're premiering up and coming act Marina City's new music video for "The Lost Boys." If you dig what you hear, be sure to head over to the band's Indiegogo and help donate towards their new EP, Chimera. People who donate will get an immediate download of the single. Fans of Squid The Whale or Gatsbys American Dream, you should dig these guys. Head to the replies to check it out.
You can check out a video of Blind Mice performing "Laugh Yourself Sick" live at Maximum Sound Studios In Danvers, MA, in the replies. The band's debut EP, Comedown, is out next week via Antique Records and is available to pre-order.
I'm blown away by this week's Quiet Country Audio Session with Buffalo, NY's Cedar Kites. The band is damn fantastic and for fans of Balance & Composure and Title Fight. I bet good money this band will become a site favorite in due time. You can grab the audio on Bandcamp. Check out the videos in the replies.
Today, we're premiering a brand new song from heavy-hitters ...Of Sinking Ships (featuring former members of Hopesfall and HRVRD). "Shifting Only With The Winds" is a graceful post-rock anthem off of the band's upcoming album, The Amaranthine Sea. Check it out in the replies and pre-order it at Broken Circles.
Today we're excited to premiere the video for Fourth And Goal's single "Chutes And Ladders." It comes from the upcoming 4-way split with Knockout Kid, No Tide, and Traditions. The humorous and satirical video pokes fun at 80's hair metal videos so check it out in the replies. The split is available for purchase.
We're excited to premiere a brand new track from unsigned Seattle, WA band (and former Absolute 100 selection), Moneta. They're set to release their new album, The Only Constant on March 18th, produced by Jim Wirt (Jack's Mannequin, Hoobastank, Incubus) and mixed by Casey Bates (Pierce The Veil, Memphis May Fire). Head to the replies to check out one of my personal favorites off the record, "The Hardest Thing" - If you enjoy it, you can pre-order the record here.
Somos will be releasing one of our favorite punk rock records of the year on March 25th. Today, we are premiering a new track titled "Distorted Vision," which is off the stellar album Temple of Plenty. If you've been missing the vibes from bands like Name Taken and Armor For Sleep, then this jam will be right up your alley. Check it out in the replies and then pre-order it from Tiny Engines.
Today we're bringing you the newest music video from Fire and The Romance for their song, "She's A Devil." The band's sound is a unique take on modern music combined with subtle hints of soul. Head to the replies to check it out.
We're very excited to bring you the exclusive debut of Dance Gavin Dance's animated video for "Death of the Robot with Human Hair." The epic video proves time and time again that the band hasn't lost a step in its creative genius. In addition to the video, we're giving away 3 pairs of tickets to the band's upcoming tour with Capture The Crown, Palisades, and Bleach Blonde. You only have to correctly answer ONE of the questions to win a pair of tickets. Head to the replies to see the video and the trivia questions.
Somewhere In Time are taking the old saying 'a penny for your thoughts' to heart for their debut 3 song EP entitled Pay To Play. Email your paypal address to email@example.com and the band will send you a penny on March 18th along with a link to download the release. Today, we're premiering the track "Diploma Candidate" and you can listen to it in the replies. This is the band's debut track and make sure to catch them at Mixtapes Festival on March 29th and Skate & Surf Festival on May 18th. Fans of Transit and The Wonder Years will enjoy this.
In this day and age, there is an abundance of music to choose from, in literally any genre, for music fans. In my experience, this has been a blessing and a curse at the same time -- finding new artists to truly connect to is an indescribable feeling, but one that has ceased to be special as it used to be by the sheer fact that there is so much wonderful music to explore. However, once in a while, an artist comes by who makes a lasting impression because their music simply blows you away. And that's exactly what happened when I first heard East Forest's music: I felt the same overwhelming feeling that few similar artists, such as Balmorhea and The Album Leaf, made me feel years ago. And...
You're going to have to set the clock back a few years for this one. At one point, Canada's Fighting For Ithaca was part of a large core of bands doing the Four Year Strong-style songwriting. Flash forward several years later and the band is still going strong, albeit now they're one of the few remaining doing the style. Listen to the band's new track "Better Off" in the replies.
Today, we're premiering the new video for "Unfamiliar" from Kansas City pop-punk group Get Busy Living. The band's new EP, All Good Memories Fade, is available on iTunes. The song takes its name from a book written by lead singer/guitarist Chase Peterson’s fiancé, best-selling author Komal Kant. Her new book, Unfamiliar, which is co-authored with Erica Cope, is also out this week. In the meantime, check out the new video in the replies.
Today we're happy to be streaming the new EP from Something You Whisper called From The Other Side. The Canadian metalcore act has paved its way through the scene and is hoping 2014 will be the group's breakout year as its contemporary influences like We Came As Romans and The Word Alive continue to grow. Listen to the EP in the replies.