Blur has confirmed that they will debut their new double a-side single "The Puritan"/"Under The Westway" live from a London rooftop on Twitter on July 2nd. The songs will then be available for download and a limited edition 7" will be released on August 6th. Head to the replies to watch Alex James (Bass) reveal more details in an official video.
Following in the footsteps of fellow Philly emo/post-hardcore act Algernon Cadwallader comes Glocca Morra. The four piece is set to release Just Married on July 10th and we're premiering the song "Why Am I Not Going Under Walter." Zack Schwartz of the band says "'Why Am I Not Under Walter' is about this time I was gambling on a yacht and the waitresses were serving absinthe with these fabulous sugar cubes. A friend sold me some DMT and then I met this girl..." Head to the band's AP.net profile to check out the song and leave your thoughts in the replies.
Today we have an exclusive 7-minute preview of The Classic Crime's brand-new album, Phoenix, which comes out on August 14th, independently. Head to the replies to check out the album artwork and the preview. Be sure and check out the band's prior albums on iTunes, here.
Too often, we hear about a new tour, get excited for it...then forget about it. Before we know it, the tour has moved past our city and we're stuck waiting months to see our favorite bands. Use our weekly tour roundup to never miss another show in your city. In the replies, you'll find a layout of current and future tours in North America, the UK/Europe, Australia and South America, with links to information about the dates. We try to remember every tour, but if you have one to add that we missed, just format it like we do and leave it for us to add. Head to the replies to talk about which tours you're most excited for.
FUSE will be streaming some Warped Tour sets tonight beginning at 7:40 EST. The schedule is below, and you should be able to watch it in the replies when it goes live...but if streams don't work when embedded, the link is here.
The other night I saw a blind guy get helped up by a crowd to crowd-surf and then helped back down. He was going hard in the pit the whole time. It was a beautiful thing to witness. My jazz history professor in college once told me to think of music without the visuals. Keep your eyes closed most of the week while listening - well, unless you're driving.
There's a video interview with Yellowcard's Ryan Mendez in the replies, where he teases a fall tour. He says the opening bands are already locked in, but doesn't say who they are. Who do you want to see Yellowcard hit the road with in support of Southern Air?