You can now download Mike McFadden'sEP for free on the Mono-Records website. Mike plans to go back into the studio to record his full length album in the next month so be on the lookout for more information.
According to a recent bulletin from the band, Big D and the Kids Table have finished recording six new songs for a split EP with Brain Failure, which is set to appear in stores this October. Additionally, the band has announced that after their summer tour dates have run their course, they will enter once more to begin work on a new full-length album.
The fifth annual Feeling Better Than Everfine Festival will take place in Cleveland on Saturday, June 24 at Tower City Amphitheater. O.A.R. will be headlining, with appearances by Dropping Daylight, Bedouin Soundclash, Matt Nathanson, Virginia Coaltion, and John McLaughlin. All info can be found here at the festival's website.
Something Like Silence has posted a 5-minute, full album sampler from their new CD, Nostalgia, on their PureVolume and MySpace pages. The 14-track concept record runs just over an hour long, and was produced/engineered by Benjamin Hemingway. It will be released independently on June 30th. It is available for pre-order in three different, special packages on their official website now.
Patent Pending posted a the song "This Can't Happen Again" on their Purevolume page in promotion of their new album Save Each Other, The Whales Are Doing Fine, which was released June 10th. I highly recommend checking them out, it's definitely a great summer album! We also have the song available for download on their AP.net profile.
The new album from Quick and the Dead - Consider Your Options is now out and available from Smartpunk here. The band is currently on a short tour with Brightwood up the West Coast. Look for summer tour dates posted soon.
Playing this year's "Movin' On Festival": at Penn State University on April 22nd: The Audition, Gym Class Heroes, The Hush Sound, Pete Francis (formerly of Dispatch), Talib Kweli, and RX Bandits. This show is free to everyone and will take place from noon til midnight on the HUB lawn. Head to MovinOn.Org for time schedule and more information.
Ordinary Clothing (Taking Back Sunday, My Chemical Romance) has just released their new Spring line. To coincide, they have just launched a brand new website and have posted a lengthy update about recent happenings with the company.
Hey everyone. Sorry for the lack of updates on my interviews. I've had some personal things going, and I'm getting ready to move to California so things have been crazy. I wanted to let you all know that my The Receiving End Of Sirens, Early November, and Adair interviews will all be posted in the coming days. All three turned out great, with some information you all wanted to know about the bands. Now, I want some feedback from you, who would you like to see interviewed? Big or small it doesn't matter, I want to get the bands YOU want to see.
The Taj Motel Trio are currently competing in the semi-finals of the Bon Jovi "Have a Nice Gig" competition. This week, the band are up against five others competing to be crowned this weeks champion. Once all is said and done, the band recieving the most votes will open for Bon Jovi at Madison Square Gardens in NYC. The online voting can be found here. To check out what the band had to say regarding the contest, read below:
xoElliott have posted a brand new track on their MySpace.com page. The track, entitled "Coyote Theme Winter", comes from the bands forthcoming, debut EP, The Darker Side of Figure Skating, due out shortly.
Single Frame's new album, Everything Wants to be Used for What It Was Made For, will be out April 11th. This release collects most remixes from their previous three releases and also shares demos and rare tracks recorded over the last five years.