If you're an AP.net regular, you're far from unfamiliar with the name John Nolan. Yet, as a singer-songwriter, John is penning an intriguing new chapter in his storied discography with his first solo effort, Heights. For a taste of what's to come on Tuesday's release, stream three songs - one exclusive - on his AP.net Profile and let us know your thoughts on this latest Nolan incarnation.
At a hearing on Tuesday, a judge ruled in Hawthorne Heights' favor[source]http://www.kingsofar.com[/source], stating that the band has grounds for terminating their contract with Victory due to just cause, and thus the lawsuit is not over, as previously claimed by Victory Records. An official press release is expected in the very near future.
Hawthorne Heights have posted a tour update on their myspace saying they currently have 3 songs written for their upcoming album. They also stated to "not believe anything you read online" and that their lawsuit with Victory Records is "far from over."
Day 4 of the AbsolutePunk and Self Against City contest is here (all details and dates here) and the date on the tour which you can win a ticket for today is Arlington Heights, IL. Remember - just add Self Against City's new song "Ready And Willing" (from their MySpace) to your MySpace profile, email WinSelfAgainstCityTickets@yahoo.com with your name, MySpace link and the city you'd like, and check your email a few days before the show!
Hawthorne Heights are set to perform on the following dates as part of a free concert sponsored by Boost Mobile RockCorps. You must participate in pre-scheduled community service sessions in specific cities; only the people who sign up and do the community service will get in.
Hawthorne Heights invites you be in their new music video for "Pens And Needles," which will be shot in a secret location in North Miami on Wednesday, April 26th. Go to myspace.com/ragingnation and send a message to the director saying you want to be in the Hawthorne Heights video and await a response with a number gaining you access!
Hawthorne Heights will be filming a video for "Pens and Needles" on Wednesday, April 26th in Miami, FL. Once more details are made available regarding the location for the video shoot, we'll let you know.
As a follow-up to the interview I conducted with Hawthorne Heights back in November, I will be interviewing them again in a couple weeks. Please leave any questions you'd like for me to ask the band in the replies - oh yeah, and JT said he's willing to answer any question. Be respectful though.
The Hawthorne Heightsonline networking community has been launched. The band's upcoming full-length, If Only You Were Lonely, hits shelves on February 28th through Victory Records. In related news, if you'd like to win tickets to the February 8th Hawthorne Heights / Atreyu show at the El Rey in Los Angeles, click here.
I don't know what was sent to us earlier, but it wasn't the real tracklisting for Hawthorne Heights' upcoming album, If Only You Were Lonely. The real tracklisting is below:
1. This Is Who We Are
2. We Are So Last Year
3. Language Lessons (5 Words or Less)
4. Pens and Needles
5. Saying Sorry
6. Dead In the Water
7. I'm On Your Side
8. Breathing in Sequence
9. Light Sleeper
10. Cross Me Off Your List
11. Where Can I Stab Myself In the Ears
Monday, December 5th, Hawthorne Heights and Silverstein will tape Fuse's Daily Download which will air from 6-7 pm (est). The band will return to the cameras on December 7th when they tape MTV2 Rock which will air the week of December 19th. In related news, Hawthorne Heights will release a new DVD on January 10, 2006 titled This Is Who We Are, and their sophomore album, If Only You Were Lonely is in stores February 28th.
I will be interviewing Hawthorne Heights this Friday; leave any questions you'd like for me to ask the band in the replies. Don't even fucking try with the "Why do they suck so much?" question. Whatever it is you haters are going to say isn't necessary. This is an interview questionnaire, not a shit-talking fest.