Are you still buzzing from last week's Spitalfieldannouncement? Well we're gonna keep that going by having front man Mark Rose drop by tomorrow night at 7 PM EDT to talk about the tour, reunion, his solo work, and more. Mark your calendars!
The return of the Skate and Surf Festival is creeping up on us, so we decided to give away a pair of tickets to the jamboree in New Jersey on May 18th and 19th. To win this pair, tell me which band you're excited to see and why you're stoked this fest is back in our lives. Are you excited for Fall Out Boy? What about Saves The Day and Glassjaw? Tell me in the replies and I'll pick my favorite answer tomorrow. Good luck!
First off, you can watch Paramore performing an acoustic set at Grimey's in Nashville on Saturday for Record Store Day. The band performs the three interludes from the new album, "Misery Business", "Daydreaming" and "Still Into You." Secondly, we have a video of the band covering The Cure's "In Between Days" acoustically for Sirius XM. Lastly, we have a quick interview with Entertainment Tonight where the band discusses their new album. You can find all of these videos in the replies.
Frank Turner's Tape Deck Heart is out today, and his new single "Recovery" is available for free download on iTunes this week. Additionally, FT will be live streaming his sold-out show at London's Forum this Thursday on his YouTube channel. He did some live sessions of new songs with his band, The Sleeping Souls, which can be be watched here, here and here. Oh, and his Daytrotter session is also up.
In Between will release their new EP, Still, on July 9th via No Sleep Records. Pre-orders for the album are now live on No Sleep's webstore. You can stream the band's new song, "Second Person" on Facebook.
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.
ELLE magazine recently did a profile of Kim Gordon, formerly of Sonic Youth. In the article she talks about the band's legacy, what she's been up to since the band entered a hiatus, and sheds some light on the details of her split with frontman Thurston Moore that triggered the hiatus. You can read it here.
Soundsupply has released their latest 'drop' - only this time it's miniature! Let me explain. They're doing a whole month of Mini-Drops, with a new one launching every Monday in April. Mini Drops are 5 albums, sold for just a week at $10. They're highly curated around a specific theme or genre. The third drop is focused around some of their favorite female-fronted bands. Check out the line up below.
1) Lasorda - Lasorda (Clifton Motel Records)
2) UUVVWWZ - The Trusted Language (Saddle Creek Records)
3) Secret Mountains - Rainer (Friends Records)
4) Candy Hearts - Everythingís Amazing & Nobodyís Happy (Kind of Like Records)
5) Venna - Third Generation Hymnal...
You can watch Portugal. The Man's new video for "Purple Yellow Red and Blue" in the replies. It's off the band's stellar new album Evil Friends, which is in stores June 4th. Also the band will be performing on tonight's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
The Wonder Years are doing this thing where you can upload a video to Vimeo asking them a question. Then they will take your video and answer your question, and compile and bunch, and put them on the Internet. Learn more in the replies - and it's worth watching even if you're not interested, because the video is funny.
Well everyone, it's been a wild ride for Attack Attack, but I think it's about time Whiting and I take some time to write this note. We want to start by thanking every single one of you that has ever come out to a show, bought a shirt, gotten in a fight over crabcore, or spent the time to send us notes online. We have been insanely blessed to be able to do what we have done with AA and we think it's time that we wrap up this chapter in our lives. Yes, this means exactly what you think it means. The Back in Action Tour will be Attack Attack's final and most ironic tour. After 6 long years of playing in garages, VFW...