We've teamed up with Rochester pop punks Scholar to give away a pair of tickets to Bonzai 2014, where they'll be playing alongside the A Day To Remember, Chevelle and more. The festival takes place this Saturday, August 9th at Sahlen's Stadium in Rochester, NY. To enter, head to Scholar's Bandcamp to listen to their debut album, Choose Adventure, and then comment in the replies with your favorite track. One winner will receive two tickets. There's another chance to win on the band's Facebook.
Avi Buffalo has released another new song called "Memories of You" which you can stream over on Stereogum. The track's from the band's new album, At Best Cuckold, which will be released on September 9th via Sub Pop Records.
Terror have launched a new label called Defiant Music to re-release their first three albums - Lowest of the Low, One with the Underdogs, and Always the Hard Way - in September. Vinyl and CDs are now available for pre-order.
You can check out our interview with Neck Deephere. The band will be direct support for Real Friends in the fall, dates can be found here.
In the next couple years, I'd like to be able to say "Fuck yeah, I saw a lot of the world, I played a shit lot of shows, met a shit lot of people, got a shit load of tats..." Just being able to say I experienced something is all I really care about.
The definitive biography of post–hardcore rock band My Chemical Romance, based on exclusive, unpublished interviews by the journalist who knew the band best. My Chemical Romance is the Nirvana of the post–hardcore generation. As the most significant band in alternative rock on both sides of the Atlantic for the past decade, My Chemical Romance has sold five million albums and played to packed arenas worldwide. In March 2013, their sudden break–up shocked the industry and made headline news in top music...
2. Transmission Home
3. Crash the Gates
4. Make Me So
5. One Bedroom
6. Fragile and Dear
9. The Deepest Well
10. Lift a Sail
12. My Mountain
Today, I'm happy to bring you an AbsolutePlaylist from Brookyln based outfit, Image Society. They're dropping their new EP, The Doom of Youth, this week. To celebrate, they've put together a list of their favorite bands based on their roots in Long Island, which you can check out in the replies. If you're new to Image Society, you can check out the video for their song "Mirror Images" here. I get a strong A Great Big Pile of Leaves vibe from them.
No Sleep Records' A Comp for Mom can be streamed in the replies via Brooklyn Vegan.
The comp features original tracks by La Dispute, Into It. Over It., Now, Now, Run Forever and more, as well as covers such as Allison Weiss taking on The Beatles' "In My Life," Daisyhead doing Jimmy Eat World's "Work" and, recorded special for this compilation, Touché Amore's version of The National's "Available
As those of you in Salt Lake City and Sacramento already know, we've had to drop off the remainder of this tour with Dikembe due to a medical emergency. As those in Kansas and Colorado witnessed, the train was coming off the tracks and despite everyone's noble efforts, the tour was unable to go on. We will be provide updates as soon as we know more ourselves...
We'll be seeing a lot of tour announcements today, and here's a big one to kick the week off -- Yellowcard and Memphis May Fire will go on a co-headlining tour with Emarosa throughout the U.S. in October and November. Full dates are in the replies. Also, the band has announced their new album will be called Lift a Sail and will be released in September -- video announcement also in the replies.
OMG! Everywhere, a non-profit organization that hosts camps for students that give them an opportunity to experiment creatively and develop new skills through collaboration with artists recently teamed up with Taking Back Sunday. Jump to the replies to check out the video they put together for Taking Back Sunday's track "Like You Do."