Ion Dissonance are preparing to release their new album Minus The Herd to the masses on June 5th. To give fans a taste of the new album they have released a digital EP entitled Prelude To Herd that is available now on iTunes.
Arms of Orion has parted ways with Abacus Records. Their new record The Book Was So Much Better will not see a release on March 3rd as previously expected, and the band is currently looking for a new label to release the already-recorded album.
The debut LP from The Distance entitled The Rise, The Fall, and Everything In Between will be in stores everywhere on June 27th. There is a limited edition version of the album that comes with a DVD. The DVD features the video for "Inspired By You", a making of the video, and documentary about the making of the record. Long time friend of the band, Bert McCraken, of The Used recorded some guest vocals on the record as well. Listen for Bert on the song, "At Least I'm Good At Something". This record will be the soundtrack to your summer. Finally look for the band on the road this month and next with Love Hate Hero and The Smashup. Check the guys out on Myspace. Dates and album track...
Swarm Of The Lotus have announced the addition of guitarist Greg Howell (ex-Cardea) and bassist Graham Millner (ex-Everything Falls Together) to their line-up. The group has released the following statement regarding recent developments and upcoming plans:
You can stream the new Stavesacre album, How to Live With a Curse, which will be released on April 18th. Abacus Recordings has set up a special page right here but you need a username which is: industry and a password: howtonotshare (thanks be to punkmusic.com).
The first ever Abacus Recordings Tour is upon us. Starting April 28th Abacus Recordings, Decibel Magazine, and Lambgoat.com are pleased to announce a full US tour featuring: Caliban, Sworn Enemy, Ion Dissonance, Embrace The End, and Bleeding Kansas. This massive tour will be hitting most major cities, so you will have no excuse not to go. With stops at both the New England Metal Fest and the Los Angeles Metal Fest, this is not a tour you'll want to miss.
Caliban's new video for "It's Our Burden To Bleed" can be viewed right here. The band will embark on a US tour with Ion Dissonance and Sworn Enemy at the end of April. What has been announced is below.
Abacus Recordings is currently seeking dedicated interns. Interns must be willing to give 10 hours a week at our Hawthorne, CA HQ. Duties include preparing mail outs, going to the post office, assembling promo packages, calling stores, assisting with our radio and publicity departments and more! In addition to our regular intern army; we are also looking for one or two dedicated design interns to assist our art department. Duties include resizing photos, creating banners, web work, and other various tasks. Knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, InDesign are required. If you know HTML, Flash, etc. EVEN BETTER. While we cannot offer financial compensation for your time, in return for...
Caliban will release their new album, The Undying Darkness, on April 4th through Abacus Recordings. The effort was produced by In Flames vocalist Anders Friden and mixed by Andy Sneap(Trivium). A track called "It's Our Burden To Bleeed" can be downloaded right here, and below is the albums tracklist.