Enjoy The Ride Records has revealed some more details about its upcoming vinyl release of Something Corporate's North. There will be 1,500 copies on sky blue vinyl (band webstore exclusive), 750 copies on pale yellow vinyl (ETR exclusive), and 750 copies on black vinyl (Hot Topic exclusive).
We’re now less than two weeks away from the greatest punk festival in the world – The Fest. Now in its 12th incarnation, Fest will host almost 400 bands in Gainesville this year, spread out over roughly 15 venues in a 10-block area of the city (watched by about 6,000 people wearing all black). In celebration of this wonderful weekend – which is now four days instead of three! – we’ll be posting a few Fest-related features before it starts. Head to the replies to read our list of 12 things you can’t afford to miss at Fest 12 and check their website for all the info you need.
Hey Uncle Buckers – how has your CMJ going? Any cool free parties? Speaking of free…. Below is a list of shows that you can win tickets to. Comment below with your nickname, email, which show you want to go to…AND your favorite Ninja Turtle.
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P.O.S will be releasing WDELH/MDS/RMX on October 22nd, exactly one year after releasing We Don't Even Live Here. He teamed up with Marijuana Deathsquads to remix the album. It'll be available for free on Rhymesayers and you can watch a video for the remixed "Lockpicks, Knives, Bricks, and Bats" in the replies.
The Blues and Greysreleased their debut EP, Bright Lights, this week via Wednesday Records. Listen to its title track in the replies, and then leave a comment with your thoughts to be entered to a prize pack from the band. Five winners will be chosen at random to take home a CD, a t-shirt and a screenprinted poster.
Secret Audio Club has launched pre-orders for Wax Packs Series 1, a series of 7" records packaged like baseball cards due out on January 28th. The first seres fraures new music, covers, live tracks, demos and acoustic renditions from the likes of Such Gold, Half Hearted Hero, Banquets, Austin Lucas, PJ Bond and more. Details can be found in the replies.
Dance Gavin Dance has launched pre-orders for their vinyl box set, including all six of their releases on vinyl for the first time. The pressing is limited to 1,000 and is $50, or $60 with a logo shirt.
Following the news yesterday that A Day To Remember's Common Courtesy will be releasing on iTunes and physically on November 25th, the band has posted a message detailing the discounts available to those who purchased the digital-only version.
Anthony Raneri will be missing the final three shows on Bayside's current tour because he is flying home to be a daddy. Members from Motion City Soundtrack, State Champs, and This Is Hell will be helping out the band during Raneri's absence. In the meantime, we'd like to send out our congratulations to Anthony and his fiancee!
Mayday Parade's new album Monsters In The Closet landed the band's biggest first week of their career, debuting at #10 on the Billboard Top 200 and #2 on the Independent Label Chart with over 30,300 copies sold. Congrats to the band and to Fearless Records.
On Tuesday, Kevin Devine released his seventh and eighth full-length albums (check Ryan Dennehy's Bulldozer review and my Bubblegum review). In continuing with our Kevin Devine Week, I am counting down my five favorite KevDev releases and opening up a discussion thread about the man's discography - what are your favorite releases and songs from one of the best songwriters in the scene? So check out my list in the replies and stay tuned for our podcast with Kevin tomorrow.