Hot Topic has put together a video of "Holiday Tales" featuring the likes of Avenged Sevenfold, Hollywood Undead, Never Shout Never, Suicide Silence, and Mac Miller all telling their favorite and worst Christmas presents. You can watch it in the replies, but I warn you - it's got to be the worst collection of bands in one video I've ever seen.
All Time Low will be appearing for autograph signings at select Hot Topic locations. Details in the replies, where you will also find the band's song "Time Bomb" sung in Simish for The Sims 3: Generations expansion pack.
Meg and Dia will be doing a small Hot Topic in-store tour where the first 30 fans who purchase their new record, Here, Here, and Here, or a Meg & Dia shirt will get to attend an acoustic show by the band, and those folks, as well as others who purchase the record or merch, will also be able to go to a Meg & Dia signing. Head to the replies for dates and details.
Hot Topic is holding a bunch of huge events at stores around the country including meet and greets with Forever the Sickest Kids, All Time Low, The Academy Is..., and an exclusive Twilight soundtrack listening party in the upcoming weeks. Check the replies for more.
A Skylit Drive will film an exclusive DVD - Let Go Of The Wires - for Hot Topic on Sept. 20th in Pomona, CA. In addition to the set from that night's show, the DVD will also include five videos from the Wires... And The Concept Of Breathing album and interviews. The release will be available on Dec. 9th.
Stop by any Hot Topic location this Friday, August 22, 7 p.m. to hear Underoath's new album, Lost In The Sound Of Separation. Pre-order your copy of the CD during the listening party and get a special gift while supplies last.
The Number 12 Looks Like You have released a special "alien green" 7-inch, The Remixes, today. Only 1,000 have be pressed, and they are only available at Hot Topic. Read a full press release in the replies.
The HorrorPops have put "MissFit" and "Boot2Boot" up for streaming on their myspace. They will also be doing an in-store signing in Montclair, CA this upcoming Tuesday. Check the replies for full details.
Wanna be one of the first to hear Bullet for My Valentine's latest album, Scream Aim Fire, before it hits the streets? Of course you do. Hot Topic is hosting an exclusive listening party on 1/18/08 at 7 PM in all store locations. If you pre-order a copy of the album while there, you will receive a special gift while supplies last. There will also be be a 10% discount on certain items during the listening party.
Starting tomorrow, August 7th, you can find the Ivoryline EP The Life You Have in all Hot Topic stores nationwide for $5.99. Their debut record (produced by Aaron Sprinkle) is currently being mixed by JR McNeely and is slated for an early 2008 release.
Hot Topic will host listening events at every location for Blaqk Audio's upcoming album CexCells on Friday, August 3rd at 5pm. The first fifteen people to show up will receive a free band pin and will also be able to purchase a Hot Topic limited edition "Stiff Kittens" CD single.
Blinded Black have released the schedule for their forthcoming, Hot Topic-sponsored tour, on which the SideCho records outfit will be joined by Dance Gavin Dance, A Skylit Drive, Kenotia, LoveHateHero, and Pierce the Veil.
Come May 22nd, Hot Topic will carry the new The Number 12 Looks Like You four-track EP for $1.99. It will include a new song called "Sleeping With The Fishes, See?" off their upcoming album, Mongrel, out June 19th.
From Autumn To Ashes recently filmed videos for the tracks "Pioneers" and "Deth Kult Social Club." Both tracks are featured on the bands recently released EP, These Speakers Don't Always Tell The Truth, which can be found at any Hot Topic near you, as well as their forthcoming full length, Holding A Wolf By The Ears. The band is currently on tour with Haste The Day.
On March 13th, Hot Topic will be releasing These Speakers Don't Always Tell The Truth, a limited edition EP by From Autumn To Ashes for a $1.99. The EP features two tracks, "Deth Kult Social Club" and "Pioneers," taken from the forthcoming album, Holding A Wolf By The Ears, along with a previously unreleased b-side called "Y2K."