Head to the replies to see the new video from The Joy Formidable for their track, "A Heavy Abacus", and some new U.S. tour dates. The band will release an EP of remixes and live tracks on July 12. The tracklisting for Roarities EP can also be seen in the replies.
Last Call will release a new EP entitled Stay on the Outside on August 2 via Mightier Than Sword. Check out a new song, "It's Like This Place Isn't Even Real," on facebook. Details on the release can be found in the replies.
Bury Your Dead will be filming a music video for "Slaughterhouse 5" on June 19 in Toledo, OH. If you want to dress up as a cowboy and be in it, the details can be found in the replies. You can also vote for which song you'd like the band to cover on their upcoming tour here.
Voting started today for peta2ís annual Sexiest Vegetarian contest. The reigning winners from 2010 are Gabe Saporta and Olivia Wilde. Nominees this year include Chris Drew, Davey Havok, Dave Melillo, Mindy White, Josh Lyford, and more. You can vote here.
Andrew W.K. will set the record for most times the word "party" appears in a song at Joe's Pub in New York on June 16 as part of a charity event to benefit Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
O'Brother's upcoming album is being mixed by Mike Sapone (Brand New, Taking Back Sunday); also, Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra dropped guest vocals and harmonies on the album. Hopefully we'll see a August/September release.
The Huntingtons' debut album Sweet Sixteen, and their classic follow-up Fun and Games will be pressed on vinyl. They're limited to 500 copies, and color vinyl is available for both releases. The release date is set for July 5th.
Blacktop Kids are now doing a "pick your price" deal for their album on bandcamp in efforts to raise money for their new EP. They are set to start recording July 1st with Pete Steinkopf of The Bouncing Souls.
Since releasing their album in February, The Civil Wars have sold 104,000 copies of their record, 79% being digital. Did I forget to mention that this was all done without the backing of a label? Do you think this is the way of the future or a rare occasion? No matter what you think, this is an exciting time to be in music.