Good, Bad, Ugly is a new Friday feature where we highlight the best, worst and strangest news stories from the week prior. Consider it an official kickoff into your weekend, or something. Check out the inaugural column in the replies, where we can discuss the kickoff of fall's stellar release season, Zedd & Hayley, Riot Fest, A Day To Remember, MGMT and more.
In a new interview with AltPress, Jeremy McKinnon (A Day To Remember) discusses the band's upcoming album, Common Courtesy, and the current lawsuit with Victory Records and its relation to the upcoming release as well as the band's career.
I’ll be honest with you, I don’t really know. I see all over the internet and music sites, people are saying, “Oh, this is going to ruin their career, there’s no preorder up, they’re stupid, they’ll never be the big band they could have been,” etc. How about this: I’m not going to allow someone to sit on my career and ruin what may be our best album for people. Fans want our music.
If you're a music fan, then you love the fall - great weather and a plethora of great tour packages to check out. Head to the replies to check out my Top 5 upcoming fall tours. What tours are you excited about? Let us know.
The band announced the release date for Common Courtesy at 11:30 p.m. EST this past Friday. No record label — Victory Records or otherwise — made an official announcement or issued a press release regarding the album following the band’s release date confirmation. With less than six weeks before Common Courtesy comes out, it looks as though A Day To Remember are timing the release of the album with their fall arena tour. Six days following the band’s original...
A Day To Remember, Pierce the Veil and The Ghost Inside will be coming to Canada in August and we're teaming up with Union Events to give away a pair of tickets to each of those shows. To win all you have to do is leave a post in the replies stating which city you'd like tickets for. Dates are in the replies and winners will be notified on August 7th.
I caught up again with Issues while they were in Portland, OR as part of A Day To Remember's U.S. Headliner, and you can read our interview here. In the interview we talk about a "re-imagining" of the band's debut EP Black Diamonds, titled Diamond Dreams, Warped Tour, as well as potentially working with Jeremy McKinnon in the future.
"With A Day To Remember, Pierce The Veil, and Silverstein, I learned the most by just watching and observing how headliners conduct themselves, how they act, as well as the caliber of show that they put on. It really just shows us where we need to be as a band eventually. They've shown us great examples of how not to be just another band, but THE band - these...
You can stream a new A Day To Remember song titled "Violence (Enough Is Enough)" here (or in the replies). It's off the bands upcoming new album Common Courtesy. The band have also announced they will be going on the road in early 2013. Venues and ticket information have yet to be announced, but you can check out the routing in the replies.
You can stream a free Victory Records sampler in the replies. Most of the songs can be downloaded right there too. It features Comeback Kid and A Day To Remember...but it also features The Bunny The Bear and Emmure.
Your Demise wants you to say "The Golden Age", which is the title of their new album, which comes out March 26th. Members of other bands are saying it too, such as A Day To Remember, Slipknot, Enter Shikari, and Letlive. Will YOU say it? I definitely will be. Hit the replies for the video.