Today we're very excited to share a cut from Echo Base's upcoming debut full-length, Some Legacy. "God Dammit, Phaynes" is named after AP.net's favorite curmudgeonly user, and is the final track on the record. If you've enjoyed the recent surge in "twinkle" bands, make sure to check this out - Echo Base are poised to challenge Dads for the title of "best two-piece emo band." The album, set to be released independently on September 3rd, can be pre-ordered at Bandcamp for a minimum of $5 with all digital sales going towards pressing the record on vinyl.
01) Gimme What I Don't Know (I Want)
02) True Blood
05) Take Back The Night
07) Drink You Away
08) You Got It On
10) Only When I Walk Away
11) Not A Bad Thing
You can stream a new Eminem track titled "Survival" in the replies. The song will appear on his upcoming new album (although it isn't the first single - that will be announced on a later date) as well as the forthcoming game Call of Duty: Ghosts.
The Teeth recently finished up their short US/Canada tour trek with The Greenery. Today we have part two (the last part) of a tour diary from vocalist Joey Heid - check it out in the replies. Be sure to catch up on part one if you missed it.
Is Andrew W.K. the worst opener imaginable? No way! He's not even the worst opener Black Sabbath has ever had. (Let's not forget that Crazy Town shared the stage with with metal legends on Ozzfest 2001.) Although the DJ gig certainly wasn't the ideal display, and I'm sure he'd have preferred a regular performance as well, Andrew W.K. made the most of an awkward situation and, true to his form, partied hard.
William Beckett's fantastic Equal Vision debut, Genuine & Counterfeit, hits stores next week on August 20th. He's also going on tour with Jonny Craig this fall. So a lot is going on for William and he'll be stopping by the site tomorrow night (August 15th) at 7 PM CST to chat with us about all that stuff and more. Hope you all can make it and hang out.
Today we've got a great song that's gonna make you pump your fist as we're exclusively streaming "A Fool Walks Into a Bar and Cries Wolf," the latest anthem from Better Off. Taken from the band's forthcoming full length (I Think) I'm Leaving, this song was made for those who fell in love with the early to mid 2000's emo scene and pledge allegiance to the likes of Jimmy Eat World and Hot Rod Circuit. Check out the song in the replies and the album will be in stores on September 24th via 6131 Records / Blood & Ink Records.
Producers Bill Stevenson and Jason Livermore have been unofficial members of Rise Against since the band recorded Revolutions Per Minute at the legendary Blasting Room. In this exclusive behind-the-scenes video for AbsolutePunk, the band talks about the influence the two have had on their song writing and career. It's all a part of the lead-up to the September 10th release of the band's b-sides and rarities collection, Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013. which is available for pre-order in a variety of bundles. Check out the video in the replies.
James Blunt will release his fourth studio album, Moon Landing, on November 5th via Atlantic Records. It was produced by Tom Rothrock (Beck, Moby, Foo Fighters) and Martin Terefe (Martha Wainwright, Jason Mraz, KT Tunstall). Hear first single "Bonfire Heart" in the replies - the track was co-written by Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic.
01) Face The Sun
03) Bonfire Heart
04) Heart To Heart
05) Miss America
06) The Only One
07) Sun On Sunday
09) Always Hate Me
11) Blue On Blue
Apparently the latest issue of Kerrang! Magazine reveals that Neck Deep has signed to Hopeless Records and will be openers for the UK leg of The Wonder Years' previously announced European tour. Those dates are in the replies and ticket links are on TWY's Facebook page.