You can read a nostalgic reflection about the Where's the Band? Tour from me here. Have you gone? What memories did it bring back and during which songs? Be sure to check out Alex's Backstage Session with Chris Conley here.
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.
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.
I went and saw the Bayside/Saves the Day tour the other night and it got me thinking a lot about longevity. How did those two bands last so much through one of the most progressive times in the music industry? How did they survive against the elements of death, label issues and pleasing longtime fans? Hit the replies and let's talk about not what makes a hold any sort of longevity past "putting out good music." What makes you continue to see your favorite bands year after year or multiple times a year at that?
Bayside frontman Anthony Raneri and guitarist Jack O'Shea sat down on their bus in Boston on their current co-headlining run with Saves the Day to film their Backstage Sessions. Head to the replies to watch acoustic performances of the old favorite "How To Fix Everything" and the title track from their latest album, "Killing Time."
Rise Records will be releasing a 4-way split 7" featuring Saves The Day, Bayside, Transit, and I Am The Avalanche. It will be available late October on their upcoming tour together. Head to the replies for the artwork and tracklisting.
We are happy to be sponsoring a contest for Bayside. Shred your best solo over the band's single "Already Gone" for the chance to win an Epiphone guitar, a full iOS rig, a merch pack and more. For additional details and to enter, visit the contest page.
Saves the Day will be touring with Bayside in the U.S. and Yellowcard in Europe and the U.K. this fall. Dates are on their website. Also, hit the replies to watch a teaser video featuring clips of new songs from Daybreak.