State Champs have begun working on their full-length debut. The album will be co-produced by New Found Glory's Steve Klein and engineered by Sam Pura at The Panda Studios in Freemont, CA. It's due out in the late summer/early fall 2013.
The Transplants will release In a Warzone on June 25th through Epitaph Records and pre-orders are available here. The band is also touring with Rancid the same month and dates are in the replies. The new single can be heard here.
The Thermals are streaming Desperate Ground over here. The record is officially released in a week, but you get an instant download code if you pre-order it now. The band's full US tour routing is also in the replies.
Our friends over at Glamour Kills are giving away a test press of Young Statues’ Age Isn’t Ours EP, and we’re joining forces with their contest! To enter, take a Young Statues songs and “pizza-fy” the lyrics...you know, make them about pizza! You can enter here. The winner gets the test press and a GK tank top, and a runner-up will get a copy of the vinyl from us and Run For Cover. Enter soon, because you only have until the end of the week! Also, post your lyrics in the replies, I want to read some pizza stuff.
Today we're bringing you a featured stream of Stars In Stereo's new Self-Titled album. The band has been touring non-stop and continually growing as musicans after the death of their former band. You can stream the album in the replies and leave your thoughts.
Octaves will be releasing its Bridge Nine debut (and one of my favorite heavy releases of the year), Which Way The Wind Blows, next week. Today, we're bringing you an exclusive premiere of one of the album's finest tracks, "Poppycock." It's a chaotic blend of hardcore and melody and if you fancy yourself a fan of bands like Pianos Become The Teeth and La Dispute, then you'll adore this. Check it out in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile. If you like the tunes emerging from your computer's speakers - and you will - make sure you pre-order the LP here.
Bowling For Soup will no longer be touring but will continue on as a band. A video announcement can be found in the replies, along with their final UK tour dates. In addition to a new album later this year, the band will be releasing a covers album and a greatest hits album in 2014 to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Today we're bringing you a featured stream of The Material's new album, Everything I Want To Say. The SoCal quintet's latest album was produced by Kyle Black and can be heard in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile. It's available today, so pick it up here.
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend for other viewers? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. Check out rdio or spinner for album streams of new releases.
Vampire Weekend's "Unstaged" live stream concert will be directed by actor/director Steve Buscemi (Reservoir Dogs, The Big Lebowski, Boardwalk Empire).
Vampire Weekend will kick off the 2013 season of American Express UNSTAGED, in partnership with VEVO and YouTube, with a livestream of their Roseland Ballroom performance on April 28th at 9pm ET/6pm PT/2am GMT. The stream will be directed by award-winning actor and director Steve Buscemi and can be seen live from the closing night of Tribeca Film Festival at amexunstaged.com.
Highness (ex-Darkest Hour, Pg. 99, City of Caterpillar, Christine Front Drive) will release their debut album, Hold, on May 14th via Magic Bullet Records. Listen to their first track, "Gaea (Strings)," in the replies.
The Story Changes will release Static and Trembling on May 21st. Head to the replies for the artwork and a sampler.
01. Wake The World (Introduction)
02. Song Inside Your Head
03. Hashtags And Therapists
05. Nobody's Poet
06. Save You
07. We Were Numb
08. Never Not Ever
09. In Too Deep
10. Come Clean
11. Time Will Slowly Have It's Way With Me (Interlude)
12. Take It Slow
14. Sharp Bitter Tongues