Our very own Scott Weber recently recorded a podcast with Riley Breckenridge, formerly of Thrice, in which they discussed, among other things, Riley's transition from Thrice and his new project with his brother Eddie and Mike Shumaker of Hey Mercedes. You can check it out here.
Jesse Cannon, a long-time industry veteran (former manager of Transit and Man Overboard, producer for The Misfits, Animal Collective, The Cure, Northstar, many more), has released a new book titled Get More Fans: The DIY Guide to the Music Business. It's an exhaustive guide on how independent bands can raise their presence online and in the real world. The book is available on most every digital and physical format, and a significant excerpt can be downloaded for free if you want to check it out before buying.
Head to the replies to watch a new AC4 (ex-Refused, DS-13) video for their track "Curva Del Diablo" filmed by Robin Westman and Fredrik Lyxzen. Their Deathwish debut, Burn The World, is now available through Deathwish Records.
Update: The chat is over. Thanks to the guys for sticking around!
Hawthorne Heights' return with Zero, due out this summer on their new label, Red River Entertainment. You can listen to a teaser featuring samples of three new songs in the replies or on their AP.net profile. Fans will not be disappointed. If you haven't already, you can pre-order it via PledgeMusic. Additionally, the band will be chatting in this thread at 7pm EST/4pm PST. Come talk to them about Zero, their appearance on this summer's Warped Tour and more.
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.