Anthony Raneri's debut EP, New Cathedrals, is coming to vinyl via Paper + Plastick, and pre-orders are going fast. Before they sell out entirely, we're giving away a copy. Leave a comment about your favorite Anthony Raneri or Bayside song and explain why it means so much to you. The best response wins. For inspiration, you can stream the EP's closing track, "Please Don't Leave," in the replies.
Anthony Raneri of Bayside and Steve Soboslai of Punchline recently wrapped a brief tour together, and I captured the final date at T.T. the Bear's Place in Cambridge, MA on April 29 for our Live Sessions. Head to the replies to watch full acoustic sets from each musician.
Anthony Raneri will release his debut solo EP, New Cathedrals, tomorrow, but you can stream its closing track, "Please Don't Leave," on his AP.net profile now. The material is a departure from his work in Bayside, but both fans of the band and new listeners will find something to enjoy. Leave your thoughts in the replies, and if you like what you hear pick up a copy tomorrow.
EDIT: The chat is now over. Thanks to Anthony for answering our questions!
Anthony Raneri will be chatting in this thread at 7pm EST/4pm PST. Come talk him about his debut solo EP, New Cathedrals, his new song, "Sandra Partial" (download), his upcoming stint on the Where's the Band? tour and his band, Bayside. Be sure to come back on Monday when we will premiere another track.
Listen to a new Anthony Raneri (Bayside) song entitled "Sandra Partial" here. Pre-order his debut EP, New Cathedrals, here. Don't forget that he'll be chatting on AbsolutePunk tomorrow night at 7pm EST. We'll also have a new track for you next week.
Bayside frontman Anthony Raneri will enter Hurley Studios in CA tomorrow to record a solo EP, which is due out in mid-January. Planned guests include Steve Choi (RX Bandits), Davey Warsop (Beat Union) and Jarrod Alexander (My Chemical Romance). Read the press release in the replies.
This week's Before They Were Stars feature takes a look at Bayside frontman Anthony Raneri. Before his mouth was shooting blanks and portraits were bruised just like you, he was a 16-year-old guitarist in a band called The Saints of 35th Street. Check out the song "K.Y.G." in the replies along with Ant's reflection of his time in the band. Oh how different things could have been...
Anthony Raneri's first solo song, "The Ballad of Bill the Saint," will be posted at midnight tonight on his myspace. He'll be playing it at all the "Where's the Band Tour" shows w/Dustin Kensrue, Matt Pryor and Chris Conley on the west coast and his solo headline shows on the east coast in January.