In its latest "Essential Listening" feature, Alter The Press encourages you to check out Julia Brown.
Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 11:12 AM
Heroes For Hire vocalist Brad Smith has left the band. Guitarist Duane Hazell is stepping up as frontman. A lengthy statement from Hazell can be found below.
This will be the first and last thing I am going to say about everything that's going on right now regarding Heroes For Hire. To everyone saying that there are no original members left in Heroes For Hire and that we are just using the band name to promote a completely new band: I can't even remember how many years ago it was exactly that I joined Heroes For Hire, but if I had to guess, I'd say it was about 5 or 6 years ago. Before I officially joined, I was filling in on bass guitar at a few small local shows due to their...
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/06/13 - 11:07 AM
Our interview with The Acacia Strain can be read here. They're currently still on tour as direct support for Every Time I Die, so check them out if they hit your city.
Rise is great. I mean, we've had them do more for us in the one year we've been signed to them than the other labels have done in the other 6 years we've been signed. They're really personable, they're literally a phone call away, as opposed to going through all these different channels just to talk to your own record label. They treat us like human beings, you know?
Jake Denning on 03/06/13 - 11:07 AM
Cassadee Pope is getting her own reality show on CMT later this year.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/06/13 - 11:03 AM
You can stream the Spring Breakers original soundtrack over at Pitchfork. It features music from Cliff Martinez, Skrillex, Rick Ross, and more.
Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 10:41 AM
Nightmares For A Week will release their new record, Civilian War, on March 26th via Broken English (digital) and Suburban Home (vinyl/cd). Check out two new songs here, and peep the album artwork in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Down In The Streets
02) Dead Men
03) We'll Do Our Worst, Lord
04) Red Eyes
05) Vet
06) The Destroyers
07) Bloodshot Monday
08) Cancer Kills
09) Let's Talk About Healing
10) We're All Going To Hell
Ryan Gardner on 03/06/13 - 10:22 AM
Throw The Fight premiered the song "Breaking The Cycle." You can listen to it in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 03/06/13 - 10:08 AM
Meet Essex, UK boys Giants. Mixing a blast of melodic hardcore with a dash of skate punk, these guys go hard, so we're more than pleased to bring you their new video for "Won't Be Told." The track is taken from the band's recent mini-album These Are The Days and is available for free download here. Giants head out on a short tour with Dead Harts tomorrow, dates are in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on 03/06/13 - 10:01 AM
PureVolume has posted the second and third part of its fan interview video with Silverstein here.
Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 10:01 AM
Since this has been submitted by a ton of you, I thought I'd post it. Someone decided to mash-up Nine Inch Nails' "Head Like a Hole" with Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe." The end result is "Call Me a Hole," which you can stream in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 09:47 AM
MGMT has announced their spring tour dates here. The band will also have a record store release for April 20th.

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Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 09:39 AM
Check out a live Hellogoodbye video for the song "Thoughts Give Me The Creeps" over at Diffuser.

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Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 09:37 AM
You can watch Frightened Rabbit's performance of "The Woodpile" on last night's episode of Conan in the replies.

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Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 09:32 AM
You can check out the first track to the M83 scored soundtrack to the upcoming Tom Cruise movie, Oblivion, at Rolling Stone.

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Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 09:30 AM
Rise Records will be announcing a new band on Friday. Any guesses?
Drew Beringer on 03/06/13 - 09:25 AM
Issues recently invited 12-year-old screamer Will E on stage to perform "King of Amarillo" - watch the video in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 03/06/13 - 09:04 AM
When Aaron Marsh puts his stamp of approval on a project, that's when you know you should pay attention. In the case of Chicago's Valaska, the moniker for the Windy City's Dave Valdez, you should get to know this guy...and fast. Channeling the likes of Analog Rebellion, Sleeping At Last, and Deas Vail, Valaska brings a ukelele and electronic laden track that's got lots of different feels to it. Listen to the single "Golden Age" on his AP.net profile or listen in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 03/06/13 - 08:50 AM
Stream a new Misser song titled "Gaddamn, Salad Days" here. It comes from their upcoming EP, Distancing, which is due out later this year on Rise Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/06/13 - 08:45 AM
Our Lives In Motion announced their hiatus over a year ago, but it looks like something may be brewing in that camp.
Christian Wagner on 03/06/13 - 08:41 AM
I'd be sad to wake up and find all of my cherries are charred or they're rotted to ruin.
ReviewsYouth Lagoon - Wondrous Bughouse (Kelly Doherty)
RVIVR - The Beauty Between (Scott Weber)
InterviewsThe Acacia Strain (Jake Dennng)
ExclusivesValaska Song Premiere
Second To Last Song Premiere
Kelly Doherty on 03/06/13 - 06:45 AM
12 years ago, Aaron Carter "beat" NBA Legend Shaquille O' Neal. Watch the "rematch" in the replies.
Jake Denning on 03/06/13 - 01:12 AM
Beartooth has announced its house show tour. Dates are in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 03/05/13 - 09:12 PM
Swissted is now available for purchase. The posterbook, made by Mike Joyce (Fall Out Boy's TTTYG album art), is a collection of old punk, hardcore, and rock flyers which have been redesigned in Swiss art style. Musicians featured include H2O, Descendents, Bad Brains, Crimpshrine, Bauhaus, Iggy Pop, and many more.
Dre Okorley on 03/05/13 - 08:57 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from A Lack of Colour. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 03/05/13 - 08:10 PM
Paramore will be performing at SXSW on March 13th as part of The Warner Sound Captured By Nikon. The performance will also be streaming on YouTube. Additionally, the band's first three albums have been mastered for iTunes; pick them up here. Lastly, they are scheduled to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live on April 11th and Conan on April 30th, with additional TV appearances to be announced.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/05/13 - 06:31 PM
Watch Jarinus' music video for "Clear Your Browser History" here. Their debut album, Jarinus Rhymes with Vaginus, is due out March 26th. You're going to want to check out the artwork in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/05/13 - 05:49 PM
MŲtley CrŁe's upcoming tour dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/05/13 - 04:34 PM
Dance Gavin Dance, Affiance, and Closure In Moscow are going on tour in the UK. Dates are in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 03/05/13 - 03:42 PM
Next Tuesday, you will be able to stream Anberlin's concert from Denver, CO on AXS TV.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/05/13 - 03:19 PM
Jack White's latest album, Blunderbuss, has gone gold.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/05/13 - 03:17 PM
PropertyOfZack has published a pretty massive interview with Kevin Devine and Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra), which can read here. They discussed upcoming RSD releases, the recording schedules for each band, and more.
KD: Well theyíre notÖ The Jesse one is a rock record and itís like a ROCK record. More than anything Iíve ever worked on so far.
AH: Yeah itís bloodthirsty. Sick. It is. Iíve only heard really bad sounding demos, but itís a version of Kevin. Itís a version of him thatís kind of this punky, bloodthirsty, loud rock thing. And you can hear the Jesse influence. Thereís this section that goes to half time in one of these songs that I really like. It was totally a momment...
Drew Beringer on 03/05/13 - 02:31 PM
The 2013 Sub City Take Action Tour raised over $95,000 for the It Gets Better Project and The Living The Dream Foundation charities. Congratulations to all involved!
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/05/13 - 02:12 PM
Hit the replies to hear Closer to Closure's new song "In Depths." You can also buy it on iTunes.
Ryan Gardner on 03/05/13 - 02:10 PM
3OH!3's music video for "Back to Life" can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/05/13 - 02:09 PM
Carly Rae Jepsen and Train have pulled out of their headlining slots at this year's Boy Scout Jamboree due to the organization's opposition of homosexual members.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/05/13 - 02:02 PM
Surfer Blood premiered its new single, "Demon Dance," on NPR's All Songs Considered. You can find it here.
Drew Beringer on 03/05/13 - 01:25 PM
Alter The Press has posted a new acoustic session featuring The Summer Set here.
Drew Beringer on 03/05/13 - 01:07 PM
Sony Music are suing a Swedish BitTorrent user for $233,000 after he leaked Beyonce's latest album, 4, on The Pirate Bay. According to TorrentFreak, the 47 year old man from Gothenburg, who worked in the music industry, shared the album on June 8, 2011, ahead of its June 24 release date. Opinions?
Kelly Doherty on 03/05/13 - 01:02 PM
Celebrated Scottish band, Big Country will be releasing The Journey on April 30. It's their first studio album in 14 years and their first with frontman Mike Peters. Hear their new single "The Journey" here. Head to replies to see their current tour dates.
Kelly Doherty on 03/05/13 - 12:50 PM
Our interview with Anberlin can be found here.
I can probably say that this will be our last record on Universal. It was great, but major labels are always struggling. Theyíre polishing the brass on the Titanic. We had a good run, for sure, but there was always the risk of getting the major label rigmarole. Itís always about the profit. Itís always about the top dollar and whatís happening now, which is why every label is signing a bunch of bands that sound like Mumford & Sons. We released a super heavy rock record, but whatever. Theyíve been good to us and breathed some good life into our career.
Jonathan Bautts on 03/05/13 - 12:41 PM
We have a special treat for your ears today, as we're premiering a song from one of my favorite albums of 2013 thus far - Caravels Topshelf Records' debut, Lacuna. The band's blend of melody and hardcore is evident in "Having Had & Lost Some Infinite Thing," and fans of Pianos Become The Teeth and the like will enjoy this immensely. You can stream the song in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile. If you like what you hear (and you will), make sure you pre-order the album, which hits retailers on March 26th.
Drew Beringer on 03/05/13 - 12:40 PM
The Hold Steady have recorded a "drinking song" for the "Game of Thrones" soundtrack. The song will be released on Record Store Day (4/20).
Chris Collum on 03/05/13 - 12:37 PM
The Year Fifteen (side project of Billy Duprey from The Republic Of Wolves) has released a new music video for their song "Objectivity" (it's in the replies). The band has also announced their debut album will be called As A World Entire and will be released this spring.
Jason Tate on 03/05/13 - 12:25 PM
Kurt Travis has started an indiegogo campaign to help fund his tour with Jonny Craig.
This support helps out with all the costs of touring the country and makes my touring experience better, for your show experience to be awesome. The perks are over there to the right of your screen, and as you can see the more you help contribute, the cooler the perk is. Shout outs, skate, photos, be side stage for the show, and customized songs just for you. All these perks and more are just a few mouse clicks away! Your generousity helps with gas, food, lodging, and ever rising costs of touring.

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Jason Tate on 03/05/13 - 12:23 PM
Gameday Regulars have launched a kickstarter campaign to help fund pressing their latest EP, Nobody Likes a Quitter, to vinyl.

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Jason Tate on 03/05/13 - 12:19 PM
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