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Living in Gainesville for four years taught me lots of things, and one of them was that there existed in Central and Northern Florida a hotbed of talented punk and emo bands. I watched groups like Gainesville's Dikembe and Orlando's You Blew It! play house shows before they signed to Tiny Engines and Topshelf Records, respectively, and I discovered Orlando's Henrietta when they put out a split with Tallahassee's Echo Base (who they will hit the road with this summer - dates in the replies) and South Florida's Gillian Carter. Henrietta, which will release its debut LP, The Trick Is Not Minding, on August 28 via Animal Style, had a few older EPs which I then checked out at the time - and...
Thomas Nassiff on 07/24/14 - 08:30 AM
Boardroom Heroes are releasing a new EP called New Wage on August 19th via Sinking Ship Records. It was produced/engineered by Brian McTernan (Polar Bear Club, Balance and Composure). Today, we are streaming the title track - it's in the replies. If you're looking for a loud punk rock jam, this one's for you. Like what you hear? You can pre-order the 10" vinyl.

Track Listing:
01) Safe Words
02) New Wage
03) Here & Now
04) Waste the Nights
05) Never Ready
Ryan Gardner on 07/23/14 - 10:15 AM
We're back with another premiere from Montréal metalcore band, The Prestige - head to the replies to check out their brand new music video for "Freefall", off their debut album Ecotone, which you can check out here. They will also be touring in Canada, supporting Norma Jean and Night Verses - dates are also in the replies.
Jake Denning on 07/22/14 - 11:05 AM
The Oversight is gearing to release their Far From Gone EP tomorrow - a pop-rock treat for fans of Go Radio and You Me at Six. The title track features The Dangerous Summer's AJ Perdomo. We're excited to exclusively premiere the entire release today; check it out in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 07/21/14 - 12:30 PM
Today we're bringing you the exclusive premiere of Dr. Manhattan's "Dance the Vibes Away" lyric video. Hit the replies to check that out. The band's upcoming EP, Bolo Yodo, will be coming out tomorrow.
Jason Tate on 07/21/14 - 12:07 PM
Koji's Some Small Way EP is now available on vinyl for the first time from our friends at The Native Sound. It includes live versions of "Eating Lemons" and "Like We Do" as digital bonus tracks. The songs were recorded on Koji's recent tour and serve as a precursor to his upcoming Spring Song Vol. 2 live record. Stream them in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/21/14 - 06:29 AM
Tampa, FL thrash/punk act Illuminate Me released their debut album, I Have Become a Corpse, on Tuesday via Tragic Hero Records. Vocalist Christopher Murray has provided us with a track-by-track explanation, which you can read in the replies. If you haven't heard the album - which features guest spots from Garret Rapp (The Color Morale), Landon Tewers (The Plot In You) and Jerry Roush (Glass Cloud) - you can stream it in the replies as well.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/17/14 - 09:09 AM
Moose Blood will release their hotly anticipated full-length debut, I’ll Keep You In Mind, From Time To Time, on October 7th. Today, we are premiering an exclusive in-studio video of the band recording the album. Check it out in the replies and make sure to pre-order the record from No Sleep Records.
Drew Beringer on 07/16/14 - 09:56 AM
We're excited to announce that We Are The Union are reuniting to play Four Chord Music Festival at Club Zoo in Pittsburgh, PA on August 31st. Real Friends have also been added to the impressive line-up, which already includes The Wonder Years, The SpacePimps, Modern Baseball, Turnover, Rust Belt Lights and more. Tickets are on sale now.
In 2012 we decided to walk away from We Are The Union. We were frustrated. We felt like there wasn't a place in the music scene for us. This is our return, our rebellion. This is us with our middle fingers up, proud to push against the grain and be different. See you in Pittsburgh.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/15/14 - 09:03 AM
Out of St. Louis, Get At Me recently worked with Mike Hart and Tyler Smyth (Dangerkids) on their new single "Wanderer." Today, we are premiering the lyric video for the song. If you're looking a light-hearted pop-rock tune for summer, head to the replies for the video.
Ryan Gardner on 07/15/14 - 06:27 AM
On July 22nd, Four Year Strong will finally release their long-awaited EP, Go Down In History. Today, we're bringing you a brand new track off the EP, titled "Living Proof Of A Stubborn Youth" - head to the replies to check it out. You can also check out the band on the Warped Tour through August 3rd over at the Kia Electric Soul main stage.
Jake Denning on 07/11/14 - 01:10 AM
One of the hottest acts this summer on Warped Tour has been K. Flay. Today, we're premiering a video of the Bay Area hip-hop artist talking about her recent album, Life As A Dog (stream it and purchase it). Make sure to catch her the rest of the summer playing the Beatport Stage on Warped Tour and check out the exclusive video in the replies along with her new video for "Thicker Than Dust."
Drew Beringer on 07/10/14 - 08:55 AM
Yesterday we posted about Less Than Jake's collaboration with Vannen Watches, which drops today at noon ET. Now we're excited to deliver some more details about the watch! First off, it'll be limited to only 150 pieces, with the packaging of each piece autographed by the whole band. If you head to the replies, you can see the first reveal of the watch itself, with artwork done by Richard Minino (aka Horsebites). It'll cost $70 and will be available via Vannen and LTJ at noon ET, as well as at Less Than Jake's merch booth on Warped Tour.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/10/14 - 07:28 AM
Veara has been quietly releasing some of the strongest pop-punk music from the scene over the past few years. Today we're premiering an acoustic video of the band performing their song "None Of The Above" off of their album, Growing Up Is Killing Me, which was released last September. Head to the replies to check it out.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/09/14 - 11:52 AM
A Will Away and Head North are releasing a split EP pressed in two variants via Giant MKT. We are streaming a song from each band - "Transparent People" from A Will Away's side and "In The Water" from Head North's side. Fans of bands like Forever Came Calling and The American Scene should enjoy these tracks. The split releases July 22nd - you can pre-order it. They'll also be heading out on a co-headlining tour this summer. Check out the songs and tour dates below.

Track Listing:
Side A - A Will Away
1) Dusk
2) Transparent People
3) Home
Side B - Head North
1) In The Water
2) Poor Posture
Ryan Gardner on 07/09/14 - 11:00 AM
Out today is I Want More, the brand-new EP from Roger Lima's new side project, Greenhorn. We premiered the first single from the Less Than Jake vocalist / bassist's new band a couple months back, and now you can stream the entire six-song EP in the replies! Roger's sugary vocal melodies blend with co-vocalist Jen Vito brilliantly on these songs, as Greenhorn has managed to produce one of the more memorable pop-punk releases of the year so far. I Want More is available on 10" vinyl via Anchorless Records and in the UK via Saint November.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/08/14 - 10:39 AM
Back in April, we debuted a song from Nebraska pop-punk act No Tide titled "Where We Went Wrong." Since it was so well-received, we're now premiering the band's music video for the track. Head to the replies to watch it. If you like what you hear, you can pick up their new EP, Daydream, from Take This to Heart Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/07/14 - 06:24 AM
Driver Friendly are all set to release their fantastic new album, Unimagined Bridges, on July 15th through Hopeless Records. We are excited to premiere "Twenty Centuries Of Sleep," the record's penultimate track. It's a great example of how many packed choruses the record has, so check it out in the replies. The band will soon be heading out on tour with Stickup Kid, Seaway, and Candy Hearts - be sure to catch them on the road. Preorder the album here and here.
Ryan Gardner on 07/03/14 - 09:54 AM
We're excited to bring you "Overthrow", the first single off Sleeping Giant's brand new record, Finished People, which comes out August 19th on Century Media Records. The track also features guest vocals from Brook Reeves from Impending Doom. Hit the replies to check it out.
Jake Denning on 07/03/14 - 09:09 AM
Loose Planes is the latest band to bring back the attitude of '90s alt. The Detroit quartet also has a knack for creating music that's equally powerful as it is catchy. Today, we're bringing you the band's new self-titled EP in its entirety, which can be streamed in the replies. Loose Planes is available on July 8th and can be pre-ordered via 6131 Records.
Drew Beringer on 07/02/14 - 05:31 AM
You may remember Haverford's split last year with State Lines, who the band will be supporting on tour for a short stint. Well, the band recently wrapped up a new EP called Alaskan Summer. Today, we are streaming the whole thing. Hit the replies to check it out - it will be name your price on July 3rd.
Ryan Gardner on 07/01/14 - 06:26 AM
Pittsburgh-based act The Homeless Gospel Choir will be releasing a new album, I Used To Be So Young, on July 15th via A-F Records. Today, we are premiering the band's new video for "Armageddon," which you can view in the replies. The unique singer-songwriter/folk-punk act is about coming face-to-face with adulthood and has no desire to participate, and cleverly tackles topics of social and political matters with utmost honesty. If you dig it, make sure to pre-order the LP.
Drew Beringer on 06/30/14 - 09:58 AM
We have a pretty rad video exclusive today featuring Max Bemis talking about some of the songs on Say Anything's latest album, Hebrews. In the replies, you can check out Bemis going in-depth about "Kall Me Kubrick", "My Greatest Fear Is Splendid" and the title track. If you read my review of the album, you may recall that these three tracks are some of the most intense and unique ones on the entire album. The band is currently on tour with The Front Bottoms, The So So Glos, and You Blew It!.
Drew Beringer on 06/26/14 - 06:58 AM
Trapdoor Social recently released their new EP, Science of Love. You may remember their 2012 EP, Death Of A Friend, which featured Death Cab For Cutie’s Jason McGerr on drums. Today, we are premiering a live in studio performance of "Angel City" off of it. Fans of pop-rock with piano hints should enjoy this one.
Ryan Gardner on 06/26/14 - 06:22 AM
Starting on Thursday, June 26th at 1 pm PST ... you'll be able to order The Matches' E. Von Dahl Killed The Locals on vinyl. The pre-order will be taking place on the band's webstore as they have gotten the rights to press this album themselves. It'll come out as a double LP: one black, one red. One album will be the original, pre-label version (which includes "Superman") and the second will be the version made famous by Epitaph. It also includes a 12 page booklet with old photos and memories from each member of the band. There will be 350 that will be signed and $40.00 and the remaining 150 will not be signed and sell for $35.00. All 500 will be numbered. These will go insanely fast....
Jason Tate on 06/24/14 - 04:30 PM
Shane Told (Silverstein) is back with another sports blog in which he offers another perspective on the incident involving Tigers Jaw. Check it out in the replies.
But we are. Everyone is the same. Whether it's a boy or girl singing on stage or someone walking down the street or in a classroom, no one should have to deal with being touched or sexually assaulted. For some reason musicians on stage are viewed as some kind of approachable sex symbols. And I'm sure a lot of people have seen a girl get on stage and hug a lead singer and not thought twice about whether or not they wanted to be hugged. But I certainly wouldn't walk up to a girl on the street I thought was cool or attractive...
Drew Beringer on 06/24/14 - 11:25 AM
To celebrate the release of Love, Robot's new album, B.A.D., we are streaming the whole thing today. This should be right up the alley of fans of an edgier We Are The In Crowd and VersaEmerge. Check it out in the replies, and be sure to pick it up if you like what you hear.
Ryan Gardner on 06/24/14 - 07:52 AM
Today we have a brand new song from Philadelphia's Reward. The song is titled "Seep" and it's off the band's upcoming Mutant League Records' EP, Painted Desperation, which hits stores on June 24th. If you're into bands like Title Fight, Balance and Composure, and the like, then you need to check this out in the replies. If you dig it, the EP is available to pre-order.
Drew Beringer on 06/20/14 - 10:13 AM
We have an exclusive lyric video premiere of My Iron Lung's new song "In Defense of Drowning," which you can watch in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming Pure Noise Records release, Relief, which hits stores on July 8th (pre-order).
Drew Beringer on 06/19/14 - 09:30 AM
The Great Albatross will be releasing its new 7" on July 1st via Count Your Lucky Stars. Today, we are bringing you the exclusive premiere of the entire release, which you can check out in the replies, especially if you're a fan of Pedro The Lion and David Bazan. The 7" is available for pre-order as well.
Drew Beringer on 06/19/14 - 09:25 AM
In support of their upcoming stint on the Acoustic Basement at Warped Tour, Light Years recorded acoustic renditions of three tracks from their latest LP, I Won’t Hold This Against You. Stream them in the replies below. You can grab the Acoustics digital EP from Paper + Plastick for a buck to help the band out this summer, and be sure to catch their set if you go to Warped.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/19/14 - 07:08 AM
Today, we're premiering Trophy Wives' new live music video for "I'm Gonna Make You Famous", a fan favorite from their first EP Letting Go, self produced in 2012. They are currently writing their first full length record with high hopes to debut in 2015. Stay tuned for a chance to catch them on the Vans Warped Tour in Mansfield, MA via the Ernie Ball BOTB.
Drew Beringer on 06/18/14 - 06:53 AM
Zero Platoon recently filmed a couple acoustic performances of Driver Friendly. Today, we are excited to premiere an acoustic performance of "Everything Gold," a new song off the band's upcoming fantastic album, Unimagined Bridges. Check out the video in the replies, along with the newly released album version. The album releases July 15th via Hopeless Records, and be sure to catch the band on tour. If you're interested in more of these types of videos, Zero Platoon is an organization that works with touring bands through video interviews and live performances to encourage and bring hope to young members of the military who struggle with depression.
Ryan Gardner on 06/17/14 - 06:56 AM
Today we're proud to premiere the brand new video for And We Danced's "The Ring." In case you missed the first post about this band, it features Zaq Zrust (formerly of Cadillac Blindside) and Jeremy Tappero (formerly of The Stereo and The Jealous Sound). The song comes from the band's upcoming album Back to the Middle which is available for pre-order right now on Paper + Plastick Records. Less reading, more listening.
Jason Tate on 06/16/14 - 02:08 PM
You may remember Kiven from around 2012 when they released their Step EP. Well, their debut self-titled album is out now. Today we are premiering a live version of "I Can Take It," recorded live at EastWest Studios in Hollywood and produced by Tony Hajjar, the man behind At The Drive-In's arrangements. Hit the replies to watch the video.
Ryan Gardner on 06/10/14 - 06:54 AM
Today we're teaming up with Purevolume and PropertyofZack to bring you the album stream for Ghost Town's new album The After Party. If you hit the replies you'll be able to stream the album and read a short commentary on three songs from album. Hit up Purevolume and POZ to read about the rest of the tracks. Like what you hear? Buy the album on iTunes or from the band's webstore.
Jason Tate on 06/09/14 - 06:14 PM
Today we're super excited to bring you a new song from the always fantastic Lakes. Jump to the replies to stream, "1992," which is off the band's upcoming album, Fire Ahead, that will be released on July 22nd. Once you get done listening, head over to the band's site to download the track for free.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/09/14 - 02:49 PM
Head to the replies to watch the latest Quiet Country Audio session with Buffalo, NY pop-punk act Head North. They play four tracks from their EP, Scrapbook Minds, which they self-released earlier this year. Give 'em try if you like The Wonder Years, Transit or The Story So Far.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/05/14 - 07:56 AM
Hit the replies to hear a brand new song from Tim Version from their upcoming album Ordinary Life. The song is called "A Dream About Dean's Dream" and the album will be out on No Idea Records later this year.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:54 PM
Today we've teamed up with our friends at Purevolume and Property of Zack to bring you some new Mayday Parade songs! Purevolume has "Worth a Thousand Words," POZ has "Stuck in Remission," and we've got "Hear the Sound" for you in the replies. The three songs come from the band's deluxe edition of Monsters In The Closet set to release tomorrow, and don't forget the band will be on this year's main stage of Warped Tour.
Jason Tate on 05/26/14 - 10:29 AM
Today we're streaming "Three Whole Years" from Junior Battles' second full-length record Rally, which will be released on Tuesday via Paper + Plastick. Listen to the song in the replies, let us know what you think and if you like what you hear pre-orders are still available. You should also read our interview with guitarist/vocalist Sam Sutherland if you haven't yet.
We decided if we were going to do this record we were going to indulge all of our dumb shit, which means loving Limblifter, loving the Constantines and loving this insanely dumb idea of ‘And you will score the winning goal because you are very good at sports.’
Deborah Remus on 05/23/14 - 07:04 AM
People in Cars used to be the solo project of Etay Pisano. Now a trio comprised of Pisano, Mike Toohey (bass) and Jesse Hangen (drums), the band is getting ready to release a self-titled seven inch this June. Today we're excited to premiere the A-Side to the single, entitled "Let Go." It's a spacious alt-rock track perhaps in the vein of some Anberlin music. Listen to it in the replies and pre-order here.
Zac Djamoos on 05/22/14 - 01:01 PM
Sad and French consists of Jose Prieto, Edwin Santacruz and Greg Taylor. The band's press release tells me that the trio "writes songs about girls and booze," which is right up my alley. Today, we're premiering "Second Floor," a raucous and twangy number that'll get you tapping your feet. The song is off the band's upcoming self-titled debut, which will be available on May 27th via Black Numbers (pre-order now). Check out the song in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 05/22/14 - 10:11 AM
Today, we're premiering a brand new Muscle & Bone song titled "XO," which is off the band's upcoming new LP, Peace & Light, which will be available next Tuesday, May 27th, via Black Numbers. The song is a delicious slice of 90's alt-rock with a splash of contagious melody thrown in for good measure - if you liked Weezer back when they were good, then this track is for you. Check it out in the replies and then scoop it up by pre-ordering it.
Drew Beringer on 05/21/14 - 08:51 AM
Hit the replies to view our premiere of Tied To Machines' video for their new single, "Tampa Bay Mutiny". "Tampa Bay Mutiny" is the raging follow-up single to the Belfast-based hardcore punk band's critically-acclaimed debut album, Carla. The track is a sonic call to arms from a band very much at a crossroads in their journey. If you're looking for two minutes of rage and anger to kick off this fine Wednesday, the band are at your service. The track is available to download on their Bandcamp.
Kelly Doherty on 05/21/14 - 06:08 AM
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