You can watch a video of Big D and the Kids Table in the studio, in which you can hear a new song entitled "Fly Away," in the replies. The track is set to appear on the band's forthcoming, full-length release, Strictly Rude, which is due out next year via Side One Dummy Records.
Brandon Allin on 12/05/06 - 10:00 AM
Big D and the Kids Table, who are currently locked in the studio recording their new album, Strictly Rude, have posted a second studio update. You can read what the band had to say below.
Big D and the Kids Table Recording UpdateAs I sit down on the couch my ears are filled with the bouncy fun horn line to ..Fly Away.., a minute and forty-five second poppy Ska song. We..re listening back to Cuttler..s bone solo and all I can do is smile. Today marks our 8th day at Camp St. and producer Joe Gittleman and engineer Adam Taylor deserve every possible medal you can award someone for the work they..re doing. They are clocking 12 hours a day every day and have not asked for a break yet. The...
Brandon Allin on 12/04/06 - 02:54 PM
Cold War Kids will be playing a few shows in NYC and LA in January. Their pre-sale for tickets has begun.
Dates1/10/07 Piano’s – New York City
1/12/07 Silver Lake Lounge – Los Angeles
1/17/07 Union Hall – New York City
1/19/07 Silver Lake Lounge – Los Angeles
1/24/07 Mercury Lounge – New York City
1/26/07 Spaceland – Los Angeles
Paul Tao on 11/29/06 - 09:35 AM
Sean P. Rogan, guitarist for the Boston-based septet Big D and the Kids Table has offered fans a lengthy update, in which he discusses the band's forthcoming, full-length release, tentatively titled Strictly Rude, a split release with China's Brain Failure, and more. The album, which will see Joe Gittleman, bassist for legendary ska outfit The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, at the helm of production, is scheduled to hit shelves next year via Side One Dummy Records. You can read the lengthy update in it's entirety below.
Big D and the Kids Table UpdateWhat's up rudies? I have some very, very exciting news to share. Yesterday was DAY 1 of the Strictly Rude recording sessions at Camp Street...
Brandon Allin on 11/25/06 - 11:23 AM
Comeback Kid's new album is scheduled to be released on February 20th.
CBK Press ReleaseNovember 7, 2006 marks the beginning of a month-long recording session for Comeback Kid at The Blasting Room with producers Bill Stevenson (All, Descendents) and Jason Livermore (NOFX, Rise Against). Having worked with Stevenson and Livermore on 2005's Wake the Dead, Comeback Kid didn't hesitate to return to the Ft. Collins, CO studio for their follow-up album. The as-of-yet untitled 3rd full-length will be released February 20, 2007 through Smallman Records in Canada and Victory Records internationally.
Jon Foucart on 11/09/06 - 02:06 PM
Head to Hot Topic on Tuesday, November 7th, to pick up a limited edition version of The City Sleeps in Flames, the debut record by Scary Kids Scaring Kids. The new version features new artwork, exclusive videos and can only be found at Hot Topics nationwide.
Rohan Kohli on 11/01/06 - 08:34 PM
Victory Lane has posted a new song titled "Decisions" on their purevolume page.
Caleb Cattivera on 10/26/06 - 02:16 PM
David McWane of Big D and the Kids Table fame will be releasing a personal book, which will include over one hundred and fifty prose and poems, as well as a complete showcase of all his lyrical material, this February. You can expect more details regarding the release within the near future.
Brandon Allin on 10/23/06 - 05:54 PM
Rob Rice has his first full length album, Madison Greenley, available for download here.
Caleb Cattivera on 10/20/06 - 02:21 PM
Big D and the Kids Table have revealed the finalized lineup for their forthcoming, tenth annual Halloween performances, which are scheduled to take place on both October 27th and 28th at The Axis in Boston, Massachusetts. On both dates, the Boston, ska-punk septet will be joined by The Toasters, The Pietasters, Bigwig, Queens of the Static Age, and Sick Electric. For more information, you can visit the band's official website.
Brandon Allin on 10/17/06 - 04:05 PM
Scary Kids Scaring Kids were recently arrested, and in what seems to be the latest trend, caught it all on tape (check the replies).
Jared Kaufman on 10/17/06 - 11:00 AM
Scary Kids Scaring Kids have replaced He is Legend on the west coast portion of Silverstein's headlining tour. The band will appear from 10/27 through to 11/7.

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Jon Foucart on 10/01/06 - 03:34 AM
Big D and the Kids Table have set a late January 2007 release date for their forthcoming, split release with China's Brain Failure. The Bad News Records release will feature six tracks from both participating acts. On Brain Failure's end, you can expect to see guest appearances from both Dicky Barrett (The Mighty Mighty Bosstones) and Marc Orell (Dropkick Murphys).

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Brandon Allin on 09/26/06 - 06:51 AM
Big D and the Kids Table have posted a medley of brand new material on their official MySpace page. The tracks come from the band's forthcoming split release with China's Brain Failure, entitled From Beijing To Boston, which is due out shortly via Bad News Records.

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Brandon Allin on 09/25/06 - 12:29 PM
Big D and the Kids Table have released the details surrounding their tenth annual, Halloween performances. You can find the information below.
Big D and the Kids Table Halloween DatesOct. 27th, 2006 - Axis - Boston, MA - w/ The Toasters
Oct. 28th, 2006 - Axis - Boston, MA - w/ The Pietasters
Brandon Allin on 09/23/06 - 10:11 PM
You can watch a live video of Big D and the Kids Table performing a new song entitled "Noise Complaint" right here.

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Brandon Allin on 09/22/06 - 09:04 AM
Big D and the Kids Table are currently writing and recording for their forthcoming, full-length release. Additionally, the band's split release with Brain Failure has been slated for a January 2007 release. You can read an update from the band regarding their progress below.
Big D and the Kids Table Album UpdateRight now we’re working on our new full-length record. We’ve written about 40 songs!!! It’s been the craziest writing process ever. This record will be our best release, without a doubt. As for our split EP with Brain Failure, that will be out in January of 2007. We were hoping for a Halloween release, but it just wasn’t possible. That release will be worth the wait too…I...
Brandon Allin on 09/21/06 - 06:26 PM
Scary Kids Scaring Kids has been forced to cancel their upcoming UK run with Fightstar due to transportation complications. The band will utilize their time wisely and will start preparing a new album (due out Spring 2007).
Jon Foucart on 09/19/06 - 04:10 PM
Cold War Kids's new album Robbers & Cowards comes out October 10th on Downtown Records. Watch their video for "Hang Me Up To Dry".
Tracklist1 we used to vacation
2 hang me up to dry
3 tell me in the morning
4 hair down
5 passing the hat
6 saint john
7 robbers
8 hospital beds
9 pregnant
10 red wine, success!
11 god, make up your mind
12 rubidoux
Paul Tao on 09/18/06 - 09:36 AM
The Futureheads, Cold War Kids, and Street to Nowhere will be touring together this fall.
Dates10/04 Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s
10/05 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
10/06 Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s Night Club
10/07 San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine
10/09 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
10/11 Los Angeles, CA @ Safari Sams*
10/12 Phoenix, AZ @ Clubhouse
10/13 Los Angeles, CA @ Beauty Bar*
10/17 Tulsa, OK @ Bob’s
10/18 Lawrence, KS @ Bottleneck
10/19 St. Louis, MO @ Mississippi Nights
10/21 Chicago, IL @ Metro
10/22 Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century Theatre
10/23 Indianapolis, IN @ Birdy’s
10/26 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
10/27 Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw
10/28 Boston, MA @ Paradise

* The...
Paul Tao on 09/15/06 - 11:31 AM
Due to an unfortunate incident at their show last night, Rancid have postponed both the Buffalo and Toronto dates of their tour with Big D and the Kids Table. You can read a statement from Big D and the Kids Table regarding the incident below.
Rancid Shows PostponedUnfortunately the two shows we have with Rancid on September 1st and 3rd in Toronto and Buffalo have been postponed. Lars from Rancid collapsed on stage last night and is in the hospital for a few days. I'm pretty sure he's okay since they will be resuming the tour on the 4th. I don't know when these shows will be made up. We will still be playing Call the Office in London, ON on Saturday night.

We're all pulling for Lars...
Brandon Allin on 09/01/06 - 10:13 AM
You can read a quick message from Big D and the Kids Table regarding their long-awaited, secret summer show, which is scheduled to be held tomorrow, Monday, August 28th, in Harvard Square.
Big D and the Kids Table Secret Show UpdateHere's a quick reminder about our SECRET SUMMER SHOW tomorrow. We're going to start playing in Harvard Square around noon...if the weather is okay. We'll wait it out if it's raining and try to play whenever, but hopefully Mother Nature will be on our side.

If however the weather doesn't want to cooperate, then we'll re-schedule an acoustic, outside show...for free of course, after we get back from the rest of this tour.

We're been on the road for over...
Brandon Allin on 08/27/06 - 08:31 PM
According to a recent interview with Big D and the Kids Table, the band will release their next album on Side One Dummy Records, instead of their previous home at Springman Records. Additionally, the band has announced that we can expect the album to see an early 2007 release, and a split release with Brain Failure is due out this October.

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Brandon Allin on 08/10/06 - 11:16 PM
We are proud to bring you a new contest from Kids in the Way in which you can win a 30GB iPod, alongside gift cards from PACSUN, Guitar Center, and iTunes. Ain't that something? Also, make sure you check out the premiere of the video for "Fiction", from Kids in the Way's new record Apparitions of Melody.
Garett Press on 08/08/06 - 07:31 AM
You can listen to the latest edition of the Top Welt! podcast series here, or download a higher quality version at the iTunes store. This weeks edition features Big D and the Kids Table. The band discusses new endeavors, among other things, which includes a mention of the new record label they plan to release their new album with.
Brandon Allin on 08/06/06 - 02:50 PM
Big D and the Kids Table recently witnessed a very tragic incident while on the road. You can read what the band had to say below.
Big D And The Kids Table UpdateThis is one tour update that I wish I didn’t have to write. I don’t actually have to, but I think it will bring some resolution and closure into my life, so here goes.

Yesterday, we were driving from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Colorado Springs, Colorado and we saw something terrible. The highway was in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by endless plains and amazing mountains in the distance.

JR was driving. Out of nowhere, the Jeep Liberty in front of us swerved left and then back right. Then the car flipped. I felt like...
Brandon Allin on 07/30/06 - 11:09 PM
According to a recent bulletin from the band, Big D and the Kids Table have finished recording six new songs for a split EP with Brain Failure, which is set to appear in stores this October. Additionally, the band has announced that after their summer tour dates have run their course, they will enter once more to begin work on a new full-length album.
Brandon Allin on 07/12/06 - 10:50 PM
A source with a sponsoring stage that wishes to remain anonymous, has informed us that Scary Kids Scaring Kids has been asked to leave Warped Tour for sneaking people backstage and into the tour.
Ryan Imhof on 07/06/06 - 10:09 PM
Scary Kids Scaring Kids do some scary stuff at Warped. Check it out here.
Russ Hockenbury on 07/05/06 - 10:34 AM
Apparently Amazon.com has been hacked not once, but twice, by some sort of elitist.
Garett Press on 06/27/06 - 07:43 PM
Sound Team and Cold War Kids will be touring together later this summer.
DatesWED 7/19 New Orleans, LA The Parish @ HOB Cold War Kids
THU 7/20 Atlanta, GA The Earl Cold War Kids
FRI 7/21 Nashville, TN Exit / In Cold War Kids
SAT 7/22 Cincinnati, OH Alchemize (Downstairs) Cold War Kids
MON 7/24 Washington DC Black Cat (Backstage) Cold War Kids and Midlake
TUE 7/25 Philadelphia, PA Northstar Bar Cold War Kids and Midlake
WED 7/26 Cambridge, MA T.T the Bear's Cold War Kids and Midlake
FRI 7/28 New York, NY Mercury Lounge Cold War Kids and Midlake
SAT 7/29 New York, NY Mercury Lounge Cold War Kids and Midlake
SUN 7/30 Montreal, QUE The Green Room Cold War Kids
MON 7/31 Toronto,...
Paul Tao on 06/20/06 - 09:19 AM
Rock Kills Kid's new video for "Paralyzed" can be seen via the following links: Quicktime | Windows
Rohan Kohli on 05/23/06 - 11:24 AM
While Scary Kids Scaring Kids' vocalist is undergoing medical treatment, the band is looking for a fill-in for their two week stint on the Warped Tour; below is a message from the band:
StatementTo Whom it May Concern:

As a band, we have always been grateful for the friends we’ve made all over the country and for the support you’ve all shown us by buying our records, singing along at shows or even giving us a place to sleep on tour. It means more to us than you know.

We currently have a situation in which we really need that support and assistance again. Our vocalist, Tyson, will be undergoing medical treatment at the time of our Warped Tour dates. He will be fine and rejoining...
Rohan Kohli on 05/19/06 - 09:51 PM
After months of touring with the band, Justin Salter of Phoenix, AZ has been officially named as the new Scary Kids Scaring Kids drummer. Justin replaces Pete Costa, Scary Kids' original drummer, in the band. Prior to joining Scary Kids Justin worked as a recording engineer and drum tech at a sound studio in Mesa, AZ. His friendship with the band dates back to middle school. Justin has spent the past two months touring with the band (Mest, Funeral for a Friend, etc) and was recently asked to become an official member. Scary Kids Scaring Kids are currently writing new songs in Phoenix, AZ, preparing for an October release. The band will perform on this year's Warped Tour beginning in...
Frank Giaramita on 05/19/06 - 09:14 PM
Scary Kids Scaring Kids will be touring in August with Haste The Day. In related news, Scary Kids Scaring Kids have been writing new material and plan to have a new disc out in October.
Jon Foucart on 05/19/06 - 01:00 PM
Tapes 'N Tapes will be touring in June with Cold War Kids.
Dates6/1 - Madison, WI - The Journey
6/2 - Chicago, IL - Abbey Pub
6/3 - Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop
6/5 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East
6/6 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
6/7 - Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
6/8 - Baltimore, MD - Fletcher's
6/9 - Atlanta, GA - The Drunken Unicorn
6/10 - Nashville, TN - The Basement
6/12 - Dallas, TX - Gypsy Tea Room
6/13 - Austin, TX - Stubb's
6/15 - Tucson, AZ - Solar Culture
6/16 - Los Angeles, CA - Echo
6/17 - San Francisco, CA - Café du Nord
6/18 - Portland, OR - Berbati's Pan
6/19 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile Café
6/22 - Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
6/23 - Omaha, NE...
Paul Tao on 04/27/06 - 10:59 AM
Click here (Quicktime) to watch Rock Kills Kid's segment on MTV's "You Hear It First." The band's major label debut, Are You Nervous?, hits stores on May 16th. The band's upcoming shows with The Subways can be found below; more dates will be announced shortly:
Tour DatesMon 05.01.06 Las Vegas, NV Jillians
Wed 05.03.06 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
Fri 05.05.06 Oklahoma City, OK Bricktown Ballroom
Sat 05.06.06 Tulsa, OK Cains Ballroom
Sun 05.07.06 Salt Lake City Club Sound
Mon 05.08.06 Lawrence, KS Granada
Tue 05.09.06 St. Louis, MO Creepy Crawl
Wed 05.10.06 Milwaukee, WI The Rave Bear
Thu 05.11.06 Minneapolis, MN ...
Rohan Kohli on 04/17/06 - 06:34 PM
I have posted my review of the upcoming album, Save Each Other, The Whales Are Doing Fine, from Long Island's Patent Pending right here. Read it and weep, emo kids. And comment too.
Tony Pascarella on 04/12/06 - 12:25 PM
Atari's "Driver: Parallel Lines" video game will, of course, be accompanied by a soundtrack and, following recent trends, will be trying to make it the hippest soundtrack ever. The 1978 era of the game will be accompanied by David Bowie, Blondie, Iggie, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and others, and the modern era will be accompanied by bands such as LCD Soundsystem, TV On The Radio, Kaiser Chiefs, Secret Machines and Dead 60's. It will be out next week.
Paul Tao on 03/10/06 - 11:31 AM
The following dates are for the Scary Kids Scaring Kids/Portugal. The Man run.
Tour Dates03 09 06 temple club lansing, mi
03 11 06 slammers omaha, ne
03 12 06 eagles lodge wichita, ks
03 13 06 the door dallas, tx
03 14 06 jakes lubbock, tx
03 15 06 white rabbit san antonio, tx
Jon Foucart on 03/08/06 - 01:28 AM
Mest, Allister, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, The Classic Crime and Bottom Line started their west coast tour yesterday. Remaining dates can be found below.
Tour DatesFeb. 23 Tucson, AZ @ Skrappy's
Feb. 24 San Diego, CA @ SOMA
Feb. 25 Anaheim, CA @ House Of Blues
Feb. 28 Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
Mar. 1 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Jared Kaufman on 02/24/06 - 09:41 AM
Big D and the Kids Table has posted their new video for "LAX" on their official website. The long-awaited video was directed by Dan Dobi.
Brandon Allin on 02/23/06 - 04:19 PM
In case you missed the Scary Kids Scaring Kids video debut on pureVOLUME, it can now be seen at their website.
Ryan Imhof on 02/20/06 - 07:52 PM
Scary Kids Scaring Kids just finished recording their cover of the R.E.M. song "Losing My Religion" with producer Brian Virtue (Jane's Addiction) for Fearless' upcoming Punk Goes 90's compilation. Also, Scary Kids Scaring Kids will be headlining a run to South By Southwest with Portugal. the Man and The Classic Crime prior to their tour with Funeral For A Friend. Dates surfacing shortly.
Jon Foucart on 02/13/06 - 10:49 PM
Scary Kids Scaring Kids' video for "My Darkest Hour" is now up on pureVOLUME.

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Jared Kaufman on 01/31/06 - 08:25 AM
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