Oh, absolutely. We’ve been talking around that idea for probably the last year or so. Like, “Are we going to do a Chroma tour now or are we going to wait until 10 years?” You know, this is the tenth year of Cartel. In October it will be ten years since we recorded The Ransom EP. So we thought “Well could we get away with just a ten year anniversary? We’d just play Chroma and a collection of other stuff. What are we going to do?” So we said, “screw it, we’ll just wait.” We’re close enough. It’ll definitely happen.
Echosmith released a Summer Sampler Free Download including their two new singles "Come Together" and "Cool Kids," with one more yet to be released. The band will be performing at Warner Brothers in LA this weekend, the first 50 get in for free. You can listen to "Come Together" in the replies.
NGHBRS' debut full-length, Twenty One Rooms, is now available for pre-order - check out bundles on their official website & a digital pre-order on Paper + Plastick (vinyl will come later this year). Watch an album teaser in the replies.
Good Luck Varsity has quickly become one of my favorite new bands in the scene and I hope you take a few minutes to check these guys out. The Michigan 4 piece features the outstanding and precise vocals of the three frontmen, Evan Baker, Ryan Graham, and Cody Badgley, who create a flawless live set by all performing leads and harmonies and winning me over as a fan. Today, we're exclusively premiering two tracks from Good Luck Varsity's upcoming release Foundations, which features the band's entire Thrones EP (2012) and MTNS EP (2012), as well as re-recorded versions of songs from Head High Heavy Hearted (2007) and The Road The Rail The Wreckage (2009), as well as one previously...
Billboard is reporting that Sleeping With Sirens will sell around 60,000 units of Feel in its first week on the charts, which will be second to Queens of the Stone Age (projected 80K) for debut albums in the week ending June 9. That number should be good enough to land Sleeping With Sirens in the top three on the Billboard 200 (competing with Daft Punk for the No. 2 slot). This would be the highest sales week of the band's career and, impressively, Rise Records' highest-selling debut.
We're excited to premiere the new 7" release from one of the coolest bands out there, Duck. Little Brother, Duck!. The band's new 7", No Spitting On Cats During Plague Time, will be released digitally this Friday as well as released on 7" (which you can pre-order here. In the meantime, check out the two new songs in the replies or over at band's AP.net profile.
Enter Shikariwill release a new single titled "Radiate" on Monday June 10th. They're currently filming a video for it as well. This is the second song to be released of three they recorded early this year.
Beck has released a new song called "Defriended" which you can stream in the replies. He plans to release two new albums this year. An acoustic album in the fall, and another album which will be "a proper follow-up to Modern Guilt."
Lonely Kings have signed to Epochal Artists Records/Capitol Music Group. The Sacramento rock group previously released material on Fearless Records and Rise Records. Their fifth album, American Heartache, will be out this summer. It was produced by produced and engineered by Michael Rosen (AFI, Less Than Jake, Dredg), and it will featured a guest appearance by Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix.