St. Ranger (Shawn Harris of The Matches) released a new album, Leaves L.A.. It's streaming here.

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Blake Solomon on 02/09/16 - 09:42 AM
The Matches have announced four shows celebrating the 10th anniversary of Decomposer. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/01/16 - 09:49 AM
Since The Matches have (kinda) returned and graced us with new music, it only seems right that we get a music video too, right? While the band released a video a few weeks ago, we've got the group's directors cut version of their video for "Life of a Match." They've dropped the lyrics from the video and added a little tweak for good measure. So jump to the replies to check it out and take a stroll down the scene's memory lane.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/19/15 - 12:23 PM
St. Ranger (Shawn Harris) has released another song from his upcoming album. Check that out in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 10/27/15 - 12:08 PM
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/01/15 - 09:04 AM
The Matches have dropped a new 7" featuring two new songs. You can get the 7" here, and check out a message from the band in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 09/24/15 - 12:23 PM
The Matches are still teasing on Facebook. In the studio maybe?
Jason Tate on 09/23/15 - 10:48 AM
The Matches are playing a show in San Francisco at the Fillmore on December 27th.

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Jason Tate on 09/09/15 - 01:39 PM
The Matches are teasing something on Facebook. "Standby."

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Jason Tate on 09/07/15 - 12:25 PM
Shawn Harris' (The Matches) new project St. Ranger has released the first track, "Happy," from his upcoming album "Leaves LA."

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Jason Tate on 06/24/15 - 10:08 AM
The Matches have released 10YearsEVDKTL, a live recording of E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals plus encore tracks. The band also announced their plans to play in Australia.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/20/14 - 09:42 AM
The Matches played their first show in Oakland, CA in 5 years a few nights ago. The setlist and some videos can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 11/07/14 - 12:01 PM
A fan has started a Kickstarter to make a documentary about The Matches -- they're still about 30K short of their goal though.
Right now we have the production costs budgeted at $35,000. Maybe you are all, “Wow, that is a lot of money. I could buy a practical, compact car with that kind of moola.” You are correct. But a well-done documentary is way more than just a mere motor vehicle, friends. This doc might not aid in your physical travel, but mentally, emotionally, and maybe even spiritually, you’re in for a ride. 

Jason Tate on 11/06/14 - 12:11 PM
The Matches have posted track-by-track commentary videos of all the songs from E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals on YouTube.

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Jason Tate on 11/03/14 - 12:33 PM
Peter Munters, formerly of Over It, just posted on Instagram that he heard a new song from The Matches.
Jason Tate on 08/23/14 - 12:23 PM
Hit the replies to see an interview with The Matches about what led to the pressing of E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals.
Jason Tate on 07/02/14 - 12:44 PM
The Matches will be doing a second pressing of E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals. Pre-orders go up tomorrow at 1pm PST.
Jason Tate on 06/30/14 - 04:31 PM
Starting on Thursday, June 26th at 1 pm PST ... you'll be able to order The Matches' E. Von Dahl Killed The Locals on vinyl. The pre-order will be taking place on the band's webstore as they have gotten the rights to press this album themselves. It'll come out as a double LP: one black, one red. One album will be the original, pre-label version (which includes "Superman") and the second will be the version made famous by Epitaph. It also includes a 12 page booklet with old photos and memories from each member of the band. There will be 350 that will be signed and $40.00 and the remaining 150 will not be signed and sell for $35.00. All 500 will be numbered. These will go insanely fast....
Jason Tate on 06/24/14 - 04:30 PM
In addition to their three previously-announced California shows, The Matches will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of E. Von Dahl Killed The Locals with a show at Gramercy Theatre in New York, NY on November 15th. Pre-sale tickets are now available; general on-sale begins this Firday at 10am.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/11/14 - 07:30 AM
The Matches have added a third San Francisco show.
Jason Tate on 06/04/14 - 11:03 AM
The Matches are adding a second anniversary show. Tickets are on sale Sunday at 10 am. If you missed the first announcement, it's here.

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Jason Tate on 05/20/14 - 10:33 AM
The Matches will celebrate the 10th anniversary of E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals with a reunion show at Slim's in San Francisco, CA on November 8th. Tickets go on sale next Sunday at 10am.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/12/14 - 10:30 AM
Today marks the 10th anniversary of both The Matches' E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals and Killswitch Engage's The End of Heartache.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/11/14 - 03:39 PM
Sorry to ruin the fun from yesterday, but The Matches don't have any plans to reunite. But the band will be posting recently found pictures from back in the day on their Instagram.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/19/14 - 03:59 PM
The Matches have a new Instagram account and updated their Twitter for the first time in nearly 4 years. Could it mean something? Maybe, maybe not - but it's fun to think about.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/18/14 - 10:08 PM
You can watch Fortress Social Club's (ex-The Matches) music video for "Business By Day Business By Night" in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/26/13 - 06:58 AM
Fortress Social Club (Shawn Harris of The Matches) have released a new song, "Business By Day, Business By Night" which you can stream in the replies. The track is off the band's upcoming album, Dreamin' the Life which drops on June 18th.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/25/13 - 12:34 PM
While Jake is in Australia recording with his other band, Shawn Harris (Maniac) has started another band with his sister - Fortress Social Club. Since the world didn't end, head to the replies to stream a new track entitled "2012."
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/21/12 - 10:13 AM
Dylan Rowe, previous bass player of The Matches, has released two new songs from his upcoming solo EP.
Jason Tate on 03/08/12 - 05:11 PM
A brand new, sexy, Maniac song titled "Clean" from the album Sons Of Summer is streaming on their facebook.

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Jason Tate on 12/22/11 - 12:28 PM
You can listen to a new Maniac track "Pride of Lions" here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/09/11 - 08:33 AM
Maniac are giving you the opportunity to have your own personalized song.
Quote"We are giving you the opportunity to have your name in a Maniac song. Shawn and Jake will sing your name in the chorus of one of their new songs. You will have your own personalized Maniac song. This can also be a song for your girlfriend, mom or dog. Feel free to specify specifics."

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Dre Okorley on 11/05/11 - 07:03 PM
Maniac have posted the first of four sessions which will be known as their new album, Sons of Summer. The pressing is hand screened and part of a numbered, limited edition, which funds their recording process. Once all sessions have been released, the artwork from each session can be placed together to form one giant piece of Maniac art. Get them now because there is only a very few available.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/26/11 - 04:52 AM
Maniac are currently working on their next album, tentatively titled Sons Of Summer. The band plans to release 3 or 4 songs at a time in custom hand crafted packages.
Jason Tate on 10/05/11 - 03:33 PM
Maniac will celebrate their adventure across America with a free show in Los Angeles next Monday. Details in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/23/11 - 05:45 PM
Maniac have hit the road in a unique way - with just their instruments and the clothes on their back. From now until May 18th, the band is touring the States by hitchhiking, relying on the people they meet along the way for food and shelter. If you would like to donate to them or offer them a place to stay, you can contact emily@ediphotoeye.com or help them out by purchasing a new track on bandcamp. Hit the replies for more info.
Matthew Tsai on 04/26/11 - 01:12 PM
Maniac's self-titled debut can be pre-ordered on vinyl here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/01/11 - 01:41 PM
Maniac (ex-The Matches, ex-Something For Numbers) will release their debut album, Mania, on March 14th. They are also selling a limited (32 made) demo album on their site while supplies last.

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Matthew Tsai on 02/02/11 - 08:24 PM
Maniac updated their website with new song, "Give It Up." A new LP is due in early 2011. The band is currently touring Australia, with U.S. dates to follow.
Gregory Robson on 10/07/10 - 05:11 AM
Bird by Bird will be doing a short tour next month. Check the replies for dates.
Adam Pfleider on 09/29/10 - 04:10 PM
Bird by Bird's debut Albatross is available here and with two bonus tracks here.
Adam Pfleider on 08/24/10 - 11:20 AM
Maniac's new music video for "Die Rad" is in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 05/17/10 - 07:26 AM
Maniac (ex-Matches) have launched a new website featuring music from their upcoming release.

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Blake Solomon on 05/10/10 - 06:50 AM
Bird by Bird (Jonathan Devoto, formerly of The Matches' new band) has posted a new song, "Where Did You Go?" on myspace. The band has also made three acoustic demos available for free download on their Bandcamp account.
Tony Pascarella on 01/05/10 - 06:38 PM
A video of Maniac doing a karaoke version of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" is in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 01/02/10 - 05:07 PM
Maniac (ex-The Matches) have started a studio vlog. Check out the happenings in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 12/09/09 - 10:04 AM
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