In an interview earlier today with Alan Day (Four Year Strong, The Here and Now), we have confirmed that Four Year Strong is not breaking up, going against many rumors flying around earlier today. In the interview, which you can read here, we spoke to Alan about his new project, The Here and Now, which has a new EP called Born To Make Believe Part I available now for name-your-own-price download via Black Numbers. He told us that his upcoming tour dates would be played with a full band for the first time and also discussed influences and the writing/recording process.
There's no real plans with Four Year Strong right now. Like...we are not breaking up, and that's what a lot of people...
We are so excited to premiere the new The Summer Set album Legendary in its entirety. After self-releasing the What Money Can't Buy EP, the band signed to Fearless Records and has been slowly teasing us by releasing singles. Now, we can all finally enjoy one of this year's most anticipated releases. If you haven't yet, check out Joe's review of the record. Listen to Legendary on the band's AP.net profile and leave your thoughts in the replies.
Rock For Justice will be releasing Songs For Justice this spring and they've released an image explaining where the proceeds are heading. The pre-order for this album will go live on April 17th and they also released a new song from Generationals, which you can stream in the replies.
You can stream a new Psy song titled "Gentleman" in the replies. He will be performing the new song for the first time in a YouTube live stream on April 13 at 5:30 a.m. EDT from the Seoul World Cup Stadium. I'm so sorry.
We are saddened to pass on the news that Deryck Whibley is struggling once again with his recurring back problems and so SUM 41 has made the tough decision of having to leave the Canadian Tour for the remaining shows. Those shows include Quebec City, Ottawa, Montreal, Moncton and Halifax.
Skylar Grey's debut album, Don't Look Down, will be released on July 9th via KIDinaKORNER/Interscope. Check out the artwork in the replies. She will release a track with an accompanying music video each month leading into the album release, beginning on April 16th with "Final Warning."
The Wonder Yearshave announced a pop-up shop with Glamour Kills. The pop-up shop will be open from May 14-17 at Stupid Easy Ideas Gallery in Philadelphia. It will feature acoustic performances by a host of different artists, signings, movies, food and limited edition collaborative items. There's an admat in the replies and The Greatest Generation is out May 14 via Hopeless.
NGHBRS will release their debut full-length this summer, entitled Twenty One Rooms. In honor of the announcement, the band has released their entire catalog under the pay-what-you-want model as The NGHBRS Collection - grab that on their BandCamp
Check out my interview with Westin Glass fromThe Thermalsover here.The band will release Desperate Ground this coming Tuesday through Saddle Creek and we discuss that record in detail. In the meantime it's streaming over here and you can grab an instant download code if you pre-order it right now.
Desperate Ground is when you basically have to fight or flee, you have no choice, you canít stay where you are. Itís urgent and critical, youíve got to run or fight. Thatís the scenario we tried to go for in every song on this record, thatís what itís all about.
Black Numbers has signed The Here and Now (Alan Day of Four Year Strong). His debut EP, Born To Make Believe Part 1, is now available as a name-your-price download on bandcamp, and a vinyl release is forthcoming.
I had the opportunity to speak with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail and we talked about his band's new album, Renacer, and the inspiration behind the album, the mindset while recording it, and what why it's important to be a veteran band helping out younger bands. You can read the entire thing here.
We donít make music to make it anymore; we donít make music to, you know, pay our bills. We do it because we love it and that takes so much pressure off what you have to do. You put a record out there and hope thatÖyou do it for yourself and you can actually do that, because most bands up and coming think that they have to write a record that appeals to this fan and these kids like this and we...