Here you can grab a free compilation called Sonic Waves courtesy of Exploding in Sound. It features bands such as Oceansize, Tera Melos, This Town Needs Guns, and Native. Check the comments for artwork and tracklist.
Death To False Hope Records has released their latest compilation, We Can't Be Everything We Wanted To Be, for download. The comp features rare/unreleased songs from the likes of Joey Cape, Look Mexico, and many more.
Emaline Media and Faceless International have teamed together to put out a compilation called Face the Change, Volume One featuring tracks by Emery, The Malheruex, Anchor and Braille and more. You can download the compilation here and find the tracklisting in the replies.
Destiny Worldwide has announced their new compilation, Rockin' Romance, which will consist of bands such as A Change of Pace and Daphne Loves Derby and many others covering popular love songs. The compilation will be out April 28th, and starting on Valentine's Day, they will be announcing one band per day. As a teaser, check out A Change of Pace's cover of LFO's "Summer Girls" on the Rockin' Romance myspace page.
Kerrang Magazine will be giving away a compilation of Iron Maiden covers by Various Artists with their July 16th issue called "Maiden Heaven."
01) Black Tide - Prowler
02) Metallica - Remember Tomorrow
03) Avenged Sevenfold - Flash of the Blade
04) Glamour of the Kill - 2 Minutes to Midnight
05) Coheed and Cambria - The Trooper
06) Devildriver - Wasted Years
07) Sign - Run to the Hills
08) Dream Theater - To Tame a Land
09) Madina Lake - Caught Somewhere in Time
10) Gallows - Wrathchild
11) Fightstar - Fear of the Dark
12) Machine Head - Hallowed Be Thy Name
13) Trivium - Iron Maiden
14) Year Long Disaster - Running Free
15) Ghostlines - Brave New World
Yesterday was the Dude Fest in Allentown, PA featuring performances from Patent Pending, Driving East, and Sound The Alarm among others. Today we've got the pleasure of offering an exclusive download of the Dude Fest Compilation featuring rare and exclusive songs from the participating artists. Get it here!
Track List 1 Hey Guys! It’s Christmas Time (Lullaby to Sufjan Stevens)
2 2000 Miles (Lullaby to The Pretenders)
3 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) (Lullaby to Death Cab for Cutie)
4 Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight) (Lullaby to Ramones)
5 Do They Know It’s Christmas? (Lullaby to Band Aid)
6 Happy Xmas (The War Is Over) (Lullaby to John Lennon)
7 Christmastime (Lullaby to Smashing Pumpkins)
This is NEXT: Volume 1, in essence a "Now That's What I Call Indie" compilation, will hit stores on August 21st. Vice Records will be releasing this volume, but subsequent ones will be compiled/released by various ADA-distributed indie labels. Two volumes are planned per year.
01) Bloc Party - "The Prayer"
02) Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Cheated Hearts"
03) Sonic Youth - "Do You Believe in Rapture?"
04) The Shins - "Phantom Limb"
05) Spoon - "The Underdog"
06) Bright Eyes - "Four Winds"
07) Cat Power - "Lived in Bars"
08) Neko Case - "Hold On, Hold On"
09) Of Montreal - "Heimdalsgate Like a Promethean Curse"
10) Deerhoof - "The Perfect Me"
11) The Hold Steady - "Chips...
The Decemberists, The Dandy Warhols and Britt Daniel (Spoon) are some of the artists that will be contributing to an all covers album entitled Bridging The Distance: A Portland, OR Covers Compilation, which has been given an April 17th release date.
01. The Decemberists - 'Think About Me' (Fleetwood Mac)
02. Pat MacDonald - 'The Harder They Come' (Jimmy Cliff)
03. The Joggers - 'Long Distance Runaround' (Yes)
04. The Snuggle Ups - 'Dancing in the Dark' (Bruce Springsteen)
05. The Thermals - 'Tangerine' (Led Zeppelin)
06. Christopher Walla - 'Shattered Dreams' (Johnny Hates Jazz)
07. Viva Voce - 'Eye in the Sky' (The Alan Parsons Project)
08. The Minus 5 - 'That...
You can now preview tracks from Agent Records' annual Norcal Compilation at the compilations MySpace page. The CD has new and unreleased music from Scissors For Lefty, MC Lars, Birdmonster, The Matches, Push To Talk, Two Seconds and more.
The Matches have a new song entitled "Little Maggots" appearing on Epitaph's new compilation. The track was produced by John Feldmann. The compilation is entitled Unsound: Vol. 1 and it drops June 5th. The track is one of many to appear on the bands' forthcoming sophomore LP entitled Decomposer, which is slated for release on September 6th. Remember, the new album has songs produced by multiple big names, including Mark Hoppus, Nick Hexum and Tim Armstrong. The band also finalized and inked their official contract with Epitaph Records recently.
Agent Records is offering the first 200 people who fill out this form a free copy of their 2005 Norcal Compilation, featuring Northern California's best up-and-coming artists such as MC Lars, Communique, Love Equals Death, A Burning Water and more (They'll even pay for shipping).
Trustkill has updated their Myspace with a bunch of goodies like videos, mp3's, banner's and codes. Also, in the label's latest "industry" e-mail, it say's that Vol.2 of the Takeover Compilation will be released in September and will feature only unreleased material.
Lydia will be recording an exclusive new song in the next couple weeks with producer Cory Spotts (The Stiletto Formal, goodbyetomorrow) for the new Atticus: Dragging the Lake 4 compilation. The compilation is tentatively scheduled for a May 9th release date.
Take from ThePRP.com: Roadrunner and MTV are preparing to release the third in their series of "Headbanger's Ball" themed compilations. The latest, which will carry the title of MTV Headbanger's Ball - The Revenge, will see an April 11th and feature the following tracklisting:
Thievery Corporation will issue a remix compilation, Versions, in April on its own ESL Music label, filled with remixes of songs that they have made over the past few years, with some going back as far as six years. Artists remixed include The Doors, Sarah McLachlan, and more.
Click here to check out the One Tree Hill compilation e-card. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, which is another incentive to pick it up on February 7th. Check out the tracklisting below.
Massive Attack will be releasing Collected, a Best-Of compilation, on March 27th. A special edition will feature a bonus dual-disc with rare and reworked material along with music videos. As for new material, the band is currently recording their fifth album, Weather Underground.
Europunk.net has posted a free, downloadable compilation, featuring 25 bands (22 from Europe, 3 from the US) including four previously unreleased tracks and loads of new music from new releases. You can download it here and see the tracklisting below: