While performing at SUNY Purchase College for the Culture Shock 2008 festival on Saturday night, lead singer Tim Kasher announced that Cursive would be heading into the studio next month to record the follow up to their 2006 effort, Happy Hollow.
Last night, at Kevin Devine's CD re-release show in Brooklyn, Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra played a new song called "Wolves at Night: Part II." Says Hull of the song, which will appear on the band's next album, "I wish I was joking, because it'd be funny. But I'm not."
At the Brand New show in Geneseo last night, Jesse told the audience the band had just finished recording a few new songs in the studio. He then promised it wouldn't take as long to put out new material this time.
At the Anberlin show last night in Buies Creek, North Carolina at Campbell University, Stephen Christian said that the new album will be coming out in August, and they plan to re-record "The Feel Good Drag."
At last night's Thrice/Circa Survive show, Anthony Green mentioned that they'd be going into the studio this summer to record new songs, as well as played several alternate/extended versions of their songs.
Update: Apparently Shawn was kind of kidding when he told a user this. They'll be recording, demoing, but don't plan to have an album out this year. Who woulda known?
Last night in DC, Shawn Harris said that after the AP Tour, The Matches plan to go back into the studio to record a follow-up to A Band In Hope with hopes to have it out by the end of the year. The new songs were described as "weird" as the third album but as catchy as the first.
Last night at the Third Eye Blind show in Chicago, Stephen said that he finished the lyrics to the album and after the tour ends in may they will head straight into the studio to record their fourth album.
At the Days Away show tonight, Keith Goodwin announced that Days Away had broken up actually 2 weeks ago. They played a few Days Away songs, one with Anthony Green, and he also said that they will continue to make music with some of the same members under a different name.
At their show last at the Last Exit in Tempe, AZ, Nate from The Format announced that they have 7 new songs written and will write 7 more before they head into the studio in January to record their new record.