If you were to put Third Eye Blind, Jimmy Eat World and Polar Bear Club in a blender, the result would sound a lot like Blind Mice. We're debuting the Massachusetts-based band's new music video for "Home Movies" in the replies. Featuring former and current members of Half Hearted Hero and Ra Ra Riot, Blind Mice's new EP, Sunday Songs, is out now on Animal Style Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/17/15 - 06:06 AM
Jump to the replies to watch full sets from No Trigger and Half Hearted Hero in Somerville, MA.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/20/14 - 05:39 PM
Massachusetts' pop punk group Half Hearted Hero are currently hard at work on their new album for Animal Style Records. Although the effort does not yet have a title or release date, we were able to get our hands on a new song. Head to the replies to hear "Dreams," which marks a further progression from last year's Whatever.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/21/14 - 12:49 PM
The third pressing of Half Hearted Hero's Defining. Refining. is available from Secret Audio Club.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/08/14 - 10:05 AM
Blind Mice is a new band out of New Bedford, MA featuring former Ra Ra Riot drummer Michael Ashley and current Half Hearted Hero guitarist AJ Mills. Their debut EP, Come Down, is due out in early 2014. We are streaming the first track from the effort, "Step On My Neck," in the replies. Check it out if you're a fan of '90s alternative rock a la Third Eye Blind, Weezer and Foo Fighters.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/20/13 - 10:14 AM
For their contribution to Secret Audio Club's Wax Packs project, Half Hearted Hero re-recorded two songs from their debut EP. You can listen to the band's fresh spin on "Satori" in the replies. The 7" series comes is due out on January 28th.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/06/13 - 07:05 AM
Secret Audio Club has launched pre-orders for Wax Packs Series 1, a series of 7" records packaged like baseball cards due out on January 28th. The first seres fraures new music, covers, live tracks, demos and acoustic renditions from the likes of Such Gold, Half Hearted Hero, Banquets, Austin Lucas, PJ Bond and more. Details can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/18/13 - 08:20 AM
AJ Mills (Half Hearted Hero) and Michael Ashley (ex-Ra Ra Riot) have formed a new band called Blind Mice. Check out their demo on bandcamp. They're working on an EP to be released later this year.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/10/13 - 10:08 AM
Animal Style Records has announced the Animal Style Tour which has Half Hearted Hero, Raindance and Wolves At Bay. The bands have their records on the Bandcamp for "Pay What You Want" here. Dates are in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 07/30/13 - 08:52 PM
Carousel Kings, Altars and Half Hearted Hero are touring together next month. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/27/13 - 12:31 PM
Grab a free download of Half Hearted Hero's Summer '08 Demo here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/09/13 - 02:49 PM
"If there's a future, we want it now."
Staff ReviewsHalf Hearted Hero - Whatever (Thomas Nassiff)
Thomas Nassiff on 01/23/13 - 12:50 AM
Watch Half Hearted Hero's full set from their Whatever record release show in the replies. They perform their new album in its entirety, along with some older favorites.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/18/13 - 11:54 AM
This is a good one, you guys. When I first heard Half Hearted Hero's upcoming album Whatever a few months ago, I was floored. I don't listen to a ton of pop-punk anymore, but this album had me instantly hooked. So I'm incredibly happy that we're exclusively premiering the album today, which you can stream here. It's bound to be one of 2013's early surprises - it's hard for me to compare it to any band, but I would imagine many of you will dig this, especially if you're a fan of The Wonder Years and the like. The album is set to release on January 15th via Animal Style Records, and you can pre-order it here. Let us know what you think the album in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 01/01/13 - 11:47 PM
PropertyOfZack is premiering a brand new song from Half Hearted Hero titled "River" here. It's off the band's upcoming January release Whatever, which, in my opinion, is one of the better pop-punk albums I've heard in a while.
Drew Beringer on 12/12/12 - 12:11 PM
Half Hearted Hero has announced dates for a brief winter tour with Broken Field Runner. Select dates will also feature Candy Hearts, You Blew It!, The World Is a Beautiful Place…, and more. Dates are in the replies.

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Drew Beringer on 12/06/12 - 12:56 PM
Listen to a new Half Hearted Hero song entitled "Framework" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/19/12 - 10:16 AM
Today we're happy to announce the release information of Half Hearted Hero's upcoming album via Animal Style Records. Whatever was produced by the band and recorded and mixed by guitarist Clinton Lisboa and Ben Barnett. The album was mastered by Jay Maas (Defeater, Have Heart, Transit, Title Fight). The band are planning a ten day tour in January leading up to the record's release. For fans of Slick Shoes and Set Your Goals, an album teaser can be found in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 11/07/12 - 10:39 AM
The 180 gram vinyl re-issue of Half Hearted Hero's Defining. Refining. is now available from Secret Audio Club.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/05/12 - 05:52 AM
Today we've got a song stream from pop-punk quintet Half Hearted Hero. The band most recently released their Running Water EP in April 2011 via Animal Style, but recently entered the studio to record a new full-length. You can listen to "Vessel," the first song released from those recordings, on the band's AP.net Profile or in the replies. The group hasn't completely finished the album, but it's expected to come out later this fall, so get your first taste of its new material and leave your thoughts in the replies. Recommended for fans of the band's New Bedford brethren A Wilhelm Scream, and a more original take on the musicianship present in most punk rock.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/26/12 - 12:53 AM
Half Hearted Hero (Animal Style Records) and Wolves At Bay (Animal Style Records) announce east coast run with support from Latin For Truth (Better Days Records) on select dates. Dates in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 06/11/12 - 09:52 AM
The Fest 11 has added a bunch of new bands, including Plow United, Laura Stevenson and the Cans, Half Hearted Hero, Lowtalker, Kevin Seconds and more. The entire list of the new additions is in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/26/12 - 12:11 AM
Liked the Half Hearted Hero song we premiered a few weeks ago? You can buy it on iTunes.
Christian Wagner on 12/07/11 - 10:42 AM
Last week, we debuted part of a split with Half Hearted Hero. Today, we're premiering "New Bones" by Deadhorse, which is the other half of the split. Listen in the replies and leave your thoughts.
Christian Wagner on 11/22/11 - 07:19 AM
Half Hearted Hero and Deadhorse are releasing a 7" split on December 6th through Animal Style Records and Broken Circles. Today, we're streaming a track from Half Hearted Hero called "For The Firing Squad" with guest vocals by Nuno Pereira from A Wilhelm Scream. You can stream it on the band's AP.net profile.
Christian Wagner on 11/15/11 - 07:43 AM
Half Hearted Hero's music video for "Periphery" can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/14/11 - 07:25 AM
Full set videos from The Swellers, Fake Problems, Daytrader and Half Hearted Hero can be viewed here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/11/11 - 08:28 PM
Half Hearted Hero and Kids Icarus will be doing a brief east coast tour beginning this week. Check the replies for dates.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/27/11 - 08:55 AM
Full set videos from A Wilhelm Scream (performing Mute Print in its entirety), No Trigger, Half Hearted Hero and Ghost Thrower can be viewed here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/17/11 - 10:32 AM
"The melting point of wax means nothing to me."
Staff ReviewsHalf Hearted Hero - Running Water (Thomas Nassiff)
Mansions - Dig Up The Dead (Drew Beringer)
Thomas Nassiff on 04/04/11 - 09:51 PM
Half Hearted Hero will release their new EP, Running Water, on April 5, but you can stream the entire thing on their AP.net profile. Imagine the fast-paced bands of the new breed of pop punk like Set Your Goals or Fireworks mixed with those from the genre's yesteryear such as Slick Shoes and Student Rick and you have a pretty good idea of what's in store. Share your thoughts in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/29/11 - 07:08 AM
Christian Wagner on 03/04/11 - 09:22 AM
Half Hearted Hero will release an EP entitled Running Water on April 5 via Animal Style Records. Listen to a new song, "Start Where You Are," here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/24/11 - 11:15 AM
Half Hearted Hero posted a new song entitled "Periphery" on myspace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/19/10 - 07:35 PM
Half Hearted Hero's cover of Vanessa Carlton's "A Thousand Miles" can be pre-ordered on vinyl here or purchased from iTunes. The song can be heard on myspace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/21/10 - 02:58 PM
This is a Machine, the acoustic/folk solo project of Half Hearted Hero frontman Anthony Savino, has made his new album, Equinox, available for free download here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/18/10 - 11:13 PM
Half Hearted Hero's Defining. Refining. is available for preorder on limited vinyl here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/02/10 - 11:01 AM
Videos of full live sets from Man Overboard, Transit, and Half Hearted Hero can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/19/09 - 09:37 AM
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Blake Solomon on 07/31/09 - 11:10 PM
Half Hearted Hero has two new songs from their upcoming release Defining. Refining. streaming at Chrisimmunity.com. The album will be released on June 1, 2009.

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