The Arctic Monkeyshave scored their first top-ten debut on the Billboard albums chart since 2007 with the excellent AM. Other notable debuts in this week's Top 20 include The Weeknd's first proper album Kiss Land at #2, 2 Chainz at #3 with B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, Janelle Monae at #5 with The Electric Lady, and Rise Against check in at #19 with their rarities collection Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000 - 2013.
After putting out some material on Equal Vision Records, Ghost Thrower (ex-Therefore I Am) are going the independent route for their self-titled album. The effort is due out digitally on October 15th, but you can stream a new track, "The King of Louisiana," in the replies. The band have shifted their sound a bit from their earlier material, but I think fans of Tigers Jaw and Balance and Composure will like it.
Jesu has released their first ever music video, for "Homesick." This is the lead track off their album, Everyday I Get Closer to the Light From Which I Came, which comes out on Sept 24. It's in the replies, you lucky dog, you.
Chicago, IL's Yes Or No released their EP This State last week, and to me, it sounds like a mixture of a recent Chris Conley track written by a young pop-rock band. Listen to "Twenty Days" in the replies.
Along with their tour with Anberlin, Lydia will be doing a few headlining dates this fall. You can also pre-order the deluxe edition of Devil, which features four new tracks and two acoustics. Full track listing and dates are in the replies.
Get Scared will be releasing their new full length Everyone Is Out To Get Me on November 11th. Track listing is below and album art is in the replies.
01) Told Ya So
02) For You
03) My Nightmare
04) Badly Broken
05) At My Worst
06) Get Out While You Can
07) God Damn Liar
08) Us In Motion
09) Cunning, Not Convincing
10) The Strangest Stranger
11) Stumbling In Your Footsteps
12) When We Were Strong
Just a reminder about our ongoing "Share Your #YCMoment" contest. We want you to share with us and the band your best #YCmoment at one of the band's upcoming shows. To do so, take your best Instagram or Vine of the band performing your favorite song or even try to catch Sean mid-backflip. Here are the details and we'll be highlighting our favorite moments thus far on Friday.
Gameface has reunited and signed to Equal Vision Records. The band will be releasing a 7” featuring two new recordings - "Come On Down" and "The Only Chance We Get" on November 5th. More info can be found in the replies.
Felled Trees (members of Thrice, Samiam, Texas Is The Reason, Peace'd Out, The Jealous Sound, No Motiv, Suedehead, Beat Union, Solea, and Knapsack) have posted a simple infographic of how they all met - it's in the replies. Their debut album, Where We Been, releases October 15 via Siren Records, and can be pre-ordered here.
The Early Novemberwill be repressingThe Room's Too Cold via Rise Records and will be playing the album in full for the first time ever on Dec. 21 in Philadelphia. Show tickets and LP preorders will go on sale on Sept. 20.
To mark the albums 10th anniversary (originally released October 7th 2003 on Drive-Thru Records) it is being repressed by Rise Records on 180 gram vinyl featuring revamped artwork & deluxe packaging. Available December 2013.
To celebrate the album and the holidays, the band will perform the record in its entirety for the first time ever. The evening will also include an additional set of songs from the bands entire catalog as well as special guest yet to be...
On October 8th, New Found Glory will be releasing Kill It Live, a new 20-track collection from the band that features 3 new studio songs and a full live set. Today, we're bringing you one of those live songs, as you can listen to the band perform an all-time fan favorite, "My Friends Over You," in the replies. The live set is also available to pre-order from Bridge Nine or you can pre-order it off iTunes and receive an immediate download of this song.
This fall, Rookie Of The Year will be going on its first full band tour in four years and we're excited to be a part of it. The band will be playing both The Goodnight Moon and The Goodnight Moon Part II songs throughout the tour. You can check out all the tour dates in the replies as well as a free download of the band's cover of The 1975's "The City." The Goodnight Moon Part II was released only a few weeks ago and is available for purchase at iTunes.
Balance and Composuredebuted at No. 51 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, No. 2 on the vinyl charts (losing the No. 1 spot to Arctic Monkeys), No. 16 on the rock chart and No. 19 on the indie chart. For reference, Hits Daily Double has No. 50 listed as 6,884 sales this week – those numbers aren't always accurate, but there's a ballpark for you. Congrats to the band and No Sleep Records!
Longtime Canadian punk rock band Headstones will release their new album Love + Fury next week via Frostbyte Records. It's the band's first album in 11 years and the single “longwaytoneverland” has already reached #1 on the Canadian Rock and Alternative Charts. Frontman Hugh Dillon has also landed roles in AMC’s The Killing, CBS’s Flashpoint, and Degrassi: The Next Generation.