William Beckett's fantastic Equal Vision debut, Genuine & Counterfeit, hits stores next week on August 20th. He's also going on tour with Jonny Craig this fall. So a lot is going on for William and he'll be stopping by the site tomorrow night (August 15th) at 7 PM CST to chat with us about all that stuff and more. Hope you all can make it and hang out.
Today we've got a great song that's gonna make you pump your fist as we're exclusively streaming "A Fool Walks Into a Bar and Cries Wolf," the latest anthem from Better Off. Taken from the band's forthcoming full length (I Think) I'm Leaving, this song was made for those who fell in love with the early to mid 2000's emo scene and pledge allegiance to the likes of Jimmy Eat World and Hot Rod Circuit. Check out the song in the replies and the album will be in stores on September 24th via 6131 Records / Blood & Ink Records.
Producers Bill Stevenson and Jason Livermore have been unofficial members of Rise Against since the band recorded Revolutions Per Minute at the legendary Blasting Room. In this exclusive behind-the-scenes video for AbsolutePunk, the band talks about the influence the two have had on their song writing and career. It's all a part of the lead-up to the September 10th release of the band's b-sides and rarities collection, Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013. which is available for pre-order in a variety of bundles. Check out the video in the replies.
James Blunt will release his fourth studio album, Moon Landing, on November 5th via Atlantic Records. It was produced by Tom Rothrock (Beck, Moby, Foo Fighters) and Martin Terefe (Martha Wainwright, Jason Mraz, KT Tunstall). Hear first single "Bonfire Heart" in the replies - the track was co-written by Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic.
01) Face The Sun
03) Bonfire Heart
04) Heart To Heart
05) Miss America
06) The Only One
07) Sun On Sunday
09) Always Hate Me
11) Blue On Blue
Apparently the latest issue of Kerrang! Magazine reveals that Neck Deep has signed to Hopeless Records and will be openers for the UK leg of The Wonder Years' previously announced European tour. Those dates are in the replies and ticket links are on TWY's Facebook page.
Today, I'm very excited to be kicking off a feature that is 1.) my first real jaunt into original content as a staff member, and 2.) going to be a big player as far as comedy coverage on the site goes when looking into the future. I got the chance to have the wonderful Paul F. Tompkins be the first interviewee for my column Behind The Bits, which hopes to gather an in-depth look at the world of stand-up comedy. Head over to my blog to get more of a lowdown on this segment & to read the first half of our chat, and be sure keep an eye out here every Wednesday for future installments.
You know, I actually worry about the opposite. If Iím talking about my experiences working on a movie, I...
The track listing and writing credits to Cassadee Pope's debut record, Frame By Frame, can be seen in the replies. The album hits stores October 8th and her new single, "You Hear A Song," can be purchased on iTunes.
You can view the artwork for Janelle MonŠe's upcoming album, The Electric Lady, in the replies. The album will be available on September 10th.
01) Suite IV: Electric Overture
02) Givin Em What They Love [ft. Prince]
03) Q.U.E.E.N. [ft. Erykah Badu]
04) Electric Lady [ft. Solange]
05) Good Morning Midnight (Interlude)
06) PrimeTime [ft. Miguel]
07) We Were Rock and Roll
08) The Chrome Shoppe (Interlude)
09) Dance Apocalyptic
10) Look Into My Eyes
11) Suite V: Electric Overture
12) It's Code
13) Ghetto Woman
14) Our Favorite Fugitive (Interlude)
16) Canít Live Without Your Love
17) Sally Ride
18) Dorothy Dandridge Eyes [tt. Esperanza...
PropertyOfZack have released a new feature (and new site) titled "Inside." In its inaugural edition, POZ goes inside Run For Cover Records.
My motivation for graduating college was pretty much solely to have time to get a handle on Run For Cover, and when I got my last semester of grades and knew I graduated, it was definitely one of the happiest and relieving moments of my life. It was like the worst thing in my life was immediately gone and I had complete freedom to dedicate all my time to exactly what I wanted to do, and most importantly I had a job day one after graduating. So many people in my classes graduated in 4 years with honors and couldnít find any work in a major city. I...
01) And Everything Becomes a Blur
02) (Everything Is) Debatable
03) THE MAGIC HOUR IS NOW
04) Swear You're in Love
05) Summer of the Lily Pond
06) JUST DON'T LET GO JUST DON'T
07) I Don't Worry (As Much As I Should)
08) How Wrong I Can Be
09) An External Force
10) Die Young, Die Dumb; Not Soon
11) A Near Death Experience
You can stream a new Red City Radio song titled ďShow Me On The Doll Where The Music Touched You" in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming record, Titles, which is in stores October 15th and can be pre-order at Paper + Plastick.
Letlive. will play two home shows before their European tour: September 4 at The Troubadour and September 6 at Chain Reaction. The band has dubbed the Chain Reaction show as "The Death Of Fake History," and will play the album in its entirety.
Epitaph Records is showing a free screening the Descendants new documentary, FILMAGE: The Story of DESCENDENTS/ALL, on Sunday, August 25 at the Art Theatre of Long Beach. Enter the ticket lottery for your chance to attend and visit the official website for more info.
Kellin Quinn has revealed that the $80 Polaroid Meet and Greet VIP option included as part of Sleeping With Sirens fall U.S. headliner ticket options will benefit cancer patient Anthony. Fans have raised over $10,000 for Anthony by purchasing this package.
Comedienne and Laughspin guest columnist Cameron Esposito put together a wonderful, thought-provoking piece on being a gay comic, homophobia in comedy, and being heckled by other stand-ups. Check it out here.
For years guys would come up to me ó other comics, audience members, married heterosexual audience member couples ó and proposition me after shows. I would be just talking about my life ó having a girlfriend, going to a movie with that girlfriend, whatever ó and for some reason, that would get folks going. Theyíd want to talk to me about my sex life, or worse, their sex life. And the thing is, Iím not into men. Because Iím a lesbian. So Iím not into men.
Yellowcard's Ocean Avenue Acoustic is available today. Last week, a stream of the entire album premiered at Pandora and on YouTube, so you had a week to really get into the release before picking it up today. Thomas also wrote a review on the record and we will be posting a roundtable discussion on the release later this week. What are your favorite renditions? Did YC knock it out of the park or do you think it could have been better? Share your thoughts on the release in the replies. You can also download it on iTunes or Amazon. The band is also heading out on the road soon to promote this release and you can check out the dates and buy tickets here.