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Daylight and Sainthood Reps will be opening for the Four Year Strong holiday show this year.
Jason Tate on 11/19/13 - 10:59 AM
Best Coast are at work on their follow-up to last year's The Only Place, reportedly with Butch Walker as the producer.
Chris Collum on 11/19/13 - 10:59 AM
Happy birthday to Eddie Reyes of Taking Back Sunday!
Chris Collum on 11/19/13 - 10:52 AM
Bruce Springsteen will release a new single entitled "High Hopes" (a cover previously released on the ultra-rare Blood Brothers EP) on November 25, and there's reason to believe that it's from a new upcoming record, or possibly a sequel to the expansive Tracks collection of Springsteen B-sides and outtakes. Stay tuned.
Chris Collum on 11/19/13 - 10:28 AM
Fantastic sister-trio Haim are heading out on a world tour next year following the success of the pop-perfect album Days Are Gone . You can see all of their dates for the rest of this year, some of which are with Phoenix plus next year's dates, in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 11/19/13 - 09:47 AM
Bring Me the Horizon and Of Mice & Men are teaming up for "The American Dream Tour." Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/19/13 - 08:17 AM
Kanye West has released his music video for "Bound 2," which can be seen on Ellen.com. The video also prominently features Kim Kardashian. Prepare thyself.
Blake Solomon on 11/19/13 - 08:01 AM
Today we're premiering the track "Logan" from New Jersey's Ampersand. The band is releasing their new EP What Keeps Me Up At Night and fans of Man Overboard and Handguns will surely appreciate this. Head to the replies to hear "Logan."
Christian Wagner on 11/19/13 - 07:52 AM
Head to the replies to hear a new Kills And Thrills song called "Swallow You Down."
Christian Wagner on 11/19/13 - 06:41 AM
I hope you've made peace with your God, small electronic deer.
Staff ReviewsPolar Bear Club - Death Chorus (Drew Beringer)
Mansions - Doom Loop (Blake Solomon)
July - What We Signed Up For (Ryan Gardner)
So Many Ways - Seer EP (Ryan Gardner)
Drew Beringer on 11/19/13 - 02:40 AM
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend for other viewers? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. Check out rdio or spinner for album streams of new releases.
Jason Tate on 11/19/13 - 02:00 AM
If you are planning to attend Arcade Fire's upcoming 2014 North American tour, you better be prepared to dress up a little. If you click on any of the dates on Ticketmaster, you'll notice it says "Night of Show: Please wear formal attire or costume" - a request the band also made of the fans whom attended the smaller, exclusive shows this past fall. While dressing up was mandatory for those attending the smaller shows, no such clarification has been made about these upcoming arena shows (will a concert-goer be turned away at the door for not dressing up?).
Drew Beringer on 11/19/13 - 12:05 AM
Otenki's interview can be found here.
Zac Djamoos on 11/18/13 - 09:37 PM
Merriment is premiering their new song "Backwards" on American Songwriter. The duo, featuring Christie and Collin DuPree, will digitally release two new singles including "Backwards" and "Nothing To Lose" on November 26. Merriment will be on tour this winter with Max Bemis, Matt Pryor, Perma, Sherri DuPree-Bemis and Allison Weiss.
Christian Wagner on 11/18/13 - 07:57 PM
Real Friends, Citizen, Light Years, Knuckle Puck, and more are playing Snowed In in Cleveland, Ohio.
Christian Wagner on 11/18/13 - 07:50 PM
The "Brand New doesn't care about their fans and are in it for the money" crowd are gonna have to eat some crow on this one. A fan who bought tickets for the discography shows in California called to try and change the will-call name for his ticket and was told that the band has "strictly enforced" that name changes on tickets (the name on the will call list that was selected during purchase) will not apply to these shows to try and deter scalpers. They told him specifically that the portion of their policy that discusses name changes to will-call tickets "does NOT apply to this show. The band has strictly enforced this. Name changes may NOT be done."

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Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 07:49 PM
Harry Corrigan from Bellwether has posted a lengthy response to accusations of "sexual assault."
When I clicked on the link, and read the headline, I was at a loss for words. “Harry Corrigan from long Island bands is a sexual assaulter.” I was at a loss because this just isn’t true. I’m letting you know beforehand that some of the details I write in this post are explicit, but, I’m going to recount exactly what happened on the night of July 23rd, 2012.

Update: The other side to this story has been posted on her Tumblr. Trigger warning: Sexual assault descriptions.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 07:31 PM
Listen to a new Evergreen Terrace song titled "When You're Born In The Gutter, You End Up In The Port" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/18/13 - 07:03 PM
Stream Ghost's new covers EP, If You Have Ghost, on Consequence of Sound.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/18/13 - 06:58 PM
Black Sabbath have announced 2014 tour dates. They include shows in New York and California along with Canada. Check the replies for details.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/18/13 - 06:54 PM
Hit the replies to stream the "Essential Mix" that Machinedrum recently did for BBC Radio 1.
Jake Jenkins on 11/18/13 - 06:32 PM
Morrissey has written a long letter that at least starts with addressing the photos have have been circulating of the American TV presenter, Melissa Bachman, having shot and killed a male lion.
I am not ashamed to admit that newspaper photographs in recent days of American TV presenter Melissa Bachman laughing as she stands over a majestic lion that had been stalked and shot dead by Bachman herself left me tearful. Although I have previously felt enraged by the asininity of U.S. congressman Paul Ryan, and political fluffhead Sarah Palin - both of whom also kill beings for fun, there is something especially lamentable about the Bachman smile of pride as the lion - a symbol of strength,...
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 04:52 PM
The "return of emo" craze is officially upon us and NPR has weighed in with an article.
Emo is still such a boy's club. In some ways it was intended (as much as an incidental development in music can have "intention") to open up hardcore so that it couldn't possibly remain this flexing center of machismo. Instead, by the '00s it was a ton of bands composed of dudes wishing incredible ill on women. It's maybe getting better. There seems to have been at least a lyrical shift. For instance, The World Is a Better Place orients itself around self-analysis. There are a bunch of pop-punk bands doing a reflexive Springsteen thing parallel to this, where all of the songs are about not knowing...
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 04:09 PM
Pre-orders are now up for Against Me!'s new album.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 04:01 PM
Dates for Never Shout Never's "The Xmas Tour" can be found in the replies. The Downtown Fiction, Nick Santino and Brian Marquis will be on select dates.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/18/13 - 03:11 PM
Polar Bear Club's new album, Death Chorus, hits stores tomorrow (you will be able to read my review on the record later tonight), and a lot of discussion has focused on vocalist Jimmy Stadt's cleaner vocal delivery. So Stadt released a statement about the new vocal direction, which you can read in the replies.
Don’t get me wrong, this isn’t an excuse or an apology, we in PBC back this record 100 percent including the vocals. If it isn’t your thing then that’s fine, it’s completely fine if you prefer older records to this one! What isn’t fine though is the idea that we’re trying to “get big” or “go mainstream” or “Rise Records changed us” yadda yadda yadda. I feel stupid that I even have...
Drew Beringer on 11/18/13 - 02:51 PM
The Story So Far is currently on their headlining tour with Stick To Your Guns, Such Gold, Rotting Out, and Heart to Heart, and I got the chance to sit down with Stick To Your Guns drummer George Schmitz and The Story So Far bassist Kelen Capener and had them interview each other. The resulting conversation can be listened to in the replies.
Jake Denning on 11/18/13 - 02:18 PM
In celebration of Terror's upcoming direct support slot on Suicidal Tendencies "Slam City" tour, we're giving away two merch packs, courtesy of Victory Records. Each pack includes an autographed t-shirt, copy of the band's new album Live By The Code, and an autographed poster. Just write a comment on this post (one per user), and we'll choose a couple of winners.

Update: We have a couple winners - Thanks for playing!
Jake Denning on 11/18/13 - 02:10 PM
Young the Giant have announced their 2014 headlining tour. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 01:26 PM
No Sleep Records will host a holiday Warehouse Sale on November 30th in Huntington Beach, CA. All the information is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 01:24 PM
Defeater's new music video for "Bastards" can be seen here.

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Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 01:21 PM
Author Bret Easton Ellis' has started a podcast -- his first guest is Kanye West. Ok, I'm jealous. The hour long episode, which is part one of two, can be heard here.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 01:18 PM
Crying, who I believe are not quite as sad as they seem, have announced some tour dates to close out the year of our weeping lord, 2013. All the info is in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 11/18/13 - 01:15 PM
Sugarcult's Start Static is up for pre-order on vinyl.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 01:03 PM
Even with Brand New's shows in California being will-call shows -- it looks like there's a loophole that's led to some tickets showing up online. Now, we've just been informed by AP.net user "Mister Lyrical" that people are selling fake tickets to the shows by posting relatively cheap prices on Craigslist and trying to scam people with counterfeits. His story is below and we just want to urge everyone to be careful out there -- don't want anyone getting fucked over.
Multiple "sellers" sent me pictures of the tickets they supposedly possessed. For starters, hard printed tickets aren't being sent out until two weeks before the shows. Both told me they had bought through TicketMaster....
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:59 PM
Maynard James Keenan recently spoke with Rolling Stone about the new Tool album.
Keenan acknowledges the band doesn't necessarily need to release new material to fill an arena – they took their dark, psychedelic show on the road as recently as earlier this year. "But as an artist you don't want to become a greatest hits version of yourself, either," he says. "You want to push the boundaries. You want to figure out how can you challenge yourself to discover something new, discover something different about yourself. What are your limitations? What avenues can you push and expand? That is life. I don't have any interest in coasting yet."

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Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:54 PM
States new album Paradigm has a release date of December 3rd and the album artwork can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:51 PM
In a new interview, MC Lars reveals that he is "currently writing a book about how the post-WWII counterculture revolution, as reflected primarily in Kerouac, indirectly paved the way for hip-hop."

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Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:48 PM
According to three or four news submitters, Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band had their car broken into in Washington DC over the weekend. I haven't seen any mention of this on Twitter or Facebook though, has anyone heard anything or found a way to donate some money to the band?
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:45 PM
Tom Oakes (ex-The Higher, More Amor) has launched a kickstarter to fund his solo project.

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Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:35 PM
The Ataris have cancelled their Australian tour dates. The booking agent posted a message on the band's Facebook page.
I don't particularly feel comfortable speaking for the band right now, but someones gotta say something. Point blank. The Ataris will not be performing on any dates of the Hits & Pits Festival 2.0 in Australia. I realize the rumors will start to swirl so here are the simple facts. Fact #1. It's very known amongst Ataris fans that Kristopher Roe of The Ataris has an extreme fear of flying. Fact #2. On Sunday night, his original flight out of LAX had engine failure and needed to return to LAX- everyone was safe. Fact #3. I have three members of The Ataris that are in...
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:31 PM
The Russian agency that helped throw a Lady Gaga concert in St. Petersburg has been fined because the show "promoted homosexuality and alcohol consumption."
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:29 PM
ShopRadioCast would like to know what records you'd like to see pressed in 2014. Just don't say "Deja Entendu" unless you want it to end up like this.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 12:25 PM
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