The Fest 12 has announced its initial lineup and will be extending its length this year. "Big Pre-Fest In Little Ybor" will feature 100 bands in two days (October 29-30) across five venues in Ybor City, FL, which is just outside of Tampa. The Fest itself has extended to include Thursday now, so it will take place from October 31-November 3 in Gainesville. Hit the replies for the initial (lengthy) lineup announcement, which includes reunions from The Draft and Ann Beretta, along with The Bouncing Souls, Braid, Boy Sets Fire, A Wilhelm Scream, The Dopamines, The Flatliners, The Menzingers, No Trigger, Off With Their Heads, Teenage Bottlerocket, Code Orange Kids, I Am the Avalanche, Banner...
We have a special Saturday exclusive today as we are premiering a new song from The Body Rampant's upcoming album, Midnight Mayfair, which will release this July via Antique Records. The song we're premiering is called "Storm Bandage" and it can be streamed in the replies or at the band's AP.net profile. You can also check out the album artwork and track listing in the replies.
Stephen Kellogg recently spoke at Concordia University's TEDx conference in Portland, OR, titled "I Can't Get No (Job) Satisfaction". You can view it in the replies, as well as upcoming tour dates in support of his upcoming solo record, Blunderstone Rookery.
Record Store Day is here, which means the online deals have begun. Find a great deal/promotion/discount for RSD? Leave them in the replies. We'll do our best to live update throughout the day, so make sure to let us know what you're seeing out there. Now let's all share details and buy way too many records.
Fat Wreck Chords confirmed that the label will be releasing the upcoming Tony Sly tribute album.
Tony was a fucking amazing songwriter and one of my dearest friends. His death was traumatic. Horrible. Iíve had friends die, but this was different. Tony wasnít finished. Iíve been putting together this tribute comp for some time. Itís incredible how many bands have called me wanting to be on it. Itís been my absolute privilege to put this together. What I wanted to show on this record is how amazing Tonyís songs are. You can tell a song is great when it can be done in any style and itís still great. Thatís what this comp is about. All the bands are doing No Use for a Name songs or...
Today Friday discussion on PropertyOfZack is about the best album closers from bands in our community. They list some pretty great ones and you can check out the list and an Rdio playlist with the tracks here, and hit the replies to discuss your favorite album closers.