Last Martyrs of a Lost Cause have announced further details surrounding their debut EP, Don't Shoot the Messenger. The album, which is scheduled to see an early-December release, will be available free-of-charge via both live performances and online downloads. Furthermore, you can find the tracklist for the band's debut effort below.
1. Throwing January Away
2. Nightlife of the Living Dead
3. Let's Keep it Short
4. Don't Take it Personal
Xavier Rudd will release his Anti Records debut Food In The Belly on January 23, 2007. According to the press release, "Rudd is on a plateau of his own, playing a one-man blend of guitars, didgeridoos, stomp boxes, djembe drums, and even slide banjo." Xavier will be touring in October and December in anticipation of the album.
Four Letter Lie will be posting a new track entitled "Feel Like Fame." The track comes from their debut Victory Records release, Let Your Body Take Over. Look for the track to hit Myspace tonight at 12:00 AM Central Time.
My Chemical Romance will debuting "Welcome to the Black Parade," the first single from their new album, Black Parade, on Thursday, August 31st during the MTV Video Music Awards pre-show. Black Parade is due out on October 24th via Warner Brothers. (Source)
Swan Lake, a band featuring Dan Bejar of Destroyer and The New Pornographers, Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade and Sunset Rubdown and Carey Mercer of Frog Eyes, will be releasing its debut full-length album, Beast Moans on November 21st through Jagjaguwar Records.
Eudora will be debuting their video for the track "Breakfast of A Killer" on Myspace at midnight tonight before it goes to the networks. You can pick up their recent World Artist Records effort right here.
On August 22nd, Equal Vision will be re-releasing The Fall of Troy's self titled debut to make the disc available to all who've been looking for it over the years. With slightly updated artwork, the album captures the moment when The Fall of Troy first began. You will soon be able to find it in record stores all over the US, UK, and Canada.
David Bazan's (Pedro the Lion) debut solo EP Fewer Moving Parts will be released June 13, 2006. The album finds Bazan going back to his creative roots, performing and recording all the music by himself in his home studio. The EP will have two different versions of five new Bazan songs. One version will be stripped down acoustic and another version will have full-instrumentation. Acclaimed graphic novel artist Zak Sally is creating new original artwork for the EP. Pre-order the record here.
Casket Salesmen (ex-A Static Lullaby members) have titled their debut, Sleeping Giants. The effort will be released in August via the band's label Longhair Illuminati. More information regarding all of this can be found right here.
The first of 11 videos made for Death Cab For Cutie's songs off of their Atlantic Records debut Plans has been made available online. The video for "Marching Bands Of Manhattan" can be seen here. The video was directed by Paul Brown. Watch the site for videos to be added soon.
Because an album a year isn't enough for a member of Franz Ferdinand, he'll unveil a side project next month. Franz Ferdinand guitarist Nick McCarthy’s side project, Box Codax, will drop its debut single into British stores next month. Box Codax features the Franz guitarist and his wife, Manuela, moving away from the art-punk of McCarthy’s full-time band to explore synth-based pop. The act’s first single, “Naked Smile,” which is backed by “Red Wine in Tunis,” is slated for a February release by London’s Thin Man Records.
Franz Ferdinand plans to enter the studio this month to begin recording tracks for the follow-up to last year’s You Could Have it So Much Better (Domino)
The Casual Lean has decided to release their debut album, Swears, without label support, and they need your help! They have set a goal of 300 copies to reach over the next couple months in order to have the record out sometime in February or March. The sooner they sell 300 copies, the sooner the record will be pressed and shipped. This is a bold move on their part and all help is greatly appreciated. The cost is $10.00 per CD and $2.00 if shipping and handling is necessary.
The record will contain 10 tracks recorded by Kurt Ballou at Godcity Studio and will feature artwork by the VisualKoncepts team. They are the ones responsible for artwork for such bands as: Coldplay, Midtown,...
After two weeks of absorbing and mourning the loss of their drummer John "Beatz" Holohan, Bayside will be joining the Never Sleep Again Tour tonight in St. Petersburg, Florida in acoustic form. Read below for the details.