PropertyOfZack recently sat down with William Beckett and spoke about his upcoming debut full-length, opening up about his personal life, and more. Check it out here.
William: Yeah, well I mean ending the band was a big part of it. Because, not to get too into it, but certainly I wasn’t necessarily… what’s the best way to put it… I wasn’t necessarily encouraged to talk about my private life because of my band. From my band.
POZ: It would be bad for the fanbase if they knew you were not “available?”
William: Which in my opinion is fucking stupid! And it was really uncomfortable for a long time. So as soon as I was able to…
Rock It Out! Blog over at Consequence of Sound recently interviewedWavves backstage at their Lollapalooza after party at Chicago’s Empty Bottle...and it went terribly to say the least. During the interview, members of the band walked away, turned off mic sound, and more. Watch it in the replies.
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Glassjaw is going to releaseColoring Book on vinyl. To get it, you have to buy a ticket to the band's show in Huntington, NY on November 29 with the vinyl add-on option. There are 120 separate different color options for the vinyl, which you can see in the replies. No two will be the same. It'll go on sale August 16 at noon EST.
Less Than Jake will releaseSee the Light on November 12th through Fat Wreck Chords. It was recorded by bassist Roger Lima at his studio in Gainesville.
01) Good Enough
02) My Money Is On the Long Shot
04) The Loudest Songs
05) Do the Math
06) Bless the Cracks
07) John the Baptist Bones
08) American Idle
09) The Troubles
10) Give Me Something To Believe In, Inc.
12) A Short History Lesson
13) Weekends All Year Long
This one is for the older crowd. If you're a fan of Death By Stereo or Propagandhi, allow me to introduce you to A Dying Regime. The Orlando, FL natives have just signed to Dying Scene Records and are going to put out their new EP Shuttles next month. Listen to "Stand Up" in the replies and leave your thoughts as well.
The eleventh episode of the AbsolutePunk.net Podcast is now available for your listening enjoyment. In this episode, AJ, Cody, and Matt of The Dangerous Summer stopped by the LA office to talk about Golden Record, its headlining tour, AJ's love for pop music, and plenty of other topics.
You can subscribe to this podcast in a variety of ways: via iTunes, your own RSS feed (instructions below), or streaming/downloading the mp3 in the replies. You can also find our previous episodes on iTunes and SoundCloud. As always, we hope you enjoy.
Rather than put out a music video in support of The Few and the Far Between, Vanna have decided to release an entire film made up of music videos for each track. The coming-of-age saga, aptly titled The Few and the Far Between: The Movie, follows the themes explored on the album. Head to the replies to watch the first chapter, which is set to the first two tracks, "The Few and the Far Between" and "The Lost Art of Staying Alive." Check every Friday, as we will be premiering all ten parts to reveal the complete narrative.
Flyleaf are currently supporting the new EP, Who We Are, their first effort with new frontwoman Kristen May. You can listen to a live rendition of "Great Love," an unreleased bonus track from the EP, in the replies. The song is also available to download for free. But wait, there's more! Leave a comment on this post to be entered to win a copy of the EP (available now on iTunes and Amazon) and an original woodblock print designed by bassist Pat Seals.
A new Coldplaysong titled "Atlas" will be available on August 26th and it's their first ever recorded song for a movie. You can check out the lyrics from the song here. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is due out November 22.
Think Foster The People meets Arctic Monkeys and throw in some elements of Imagine Dragons. Cleveland, OH's Captain Kidd is creating a serious buzz (with several sold out hometown headline shows and their new single "Freaky Love" has legitimate mainstream potential. Don't get deterred because of the song name. I guarantee you that you'll immediately start dancing in your seat. This song is a poppy and catchy as they come. Listen to it in the replies.
Billy Talent will play a series of shows in tiny venues this September and dates are in the replies. Tickets will go on sale this Saturday for only $10 and all the money goes to the survivors of the recent train explosion in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.
All of Good Riddance's upcoming tour dates can be found in the replies. The band recently announced a string of shows on the US east coast, which includes an appearance at the Fat Wreck Chords CMJ showcase.
Red Scare Industries will be re-releasing The Lillingtons' Shit Out of Luck and Technically Unsound (a collection of OOP 7″s and a split 12″ EP) digitally. An actual release date will be confirmed in the next couple weeks.
At 7 PM EST, our pals in O'Brother will be stopping by to chat on the site. Make sure to stop in and ask the band about its upcoming crushing album, Disillusion (in stores August 20th), the band's upcoming headlining tour, Lollapalooza, and anything else.
Update: Thanks to the band for hanging out with us tonight. You can still leave some questions as they may come back later tonight to answer a few, but for now the band has stepped out. Make sure to see them on the upcoming tour and of course pick up Disillusion via pre-order.
Have you recorded or demoed out any new tracks?
We’ve been demoing this whole year. We’re just trying to be as prepared as possible before we go into the studio next time. We recorded Get Up Kids cover for a compilation that’s coming out.
POZ: What song did you do?
Joe: “Campfire Kansas.” We got it back, and everyone is so excited. That’s one of my favorite bands and I didn’t want to fuck it up. We’re all excited about that....