In an effort to bring you the latest and greatest exclusive content, we've teamed up with Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Last Martyrs of a Lost Cause to present you, our readers, with the group's new EP, Don't Shoot the Messenger, free for download on their artist profile. The EP, which was produced by Richard Gavalis (Bloodhound Gang, Long Shot Hero), is scheduled to see release later this month free-of-charge both online and at shows.
Last Martyrs of a Lost Cause have announced further details surrounding their debut EP, Don't Shoot the Messenger. The album, which is scheduled to see an early-December release, will be available free-of-charge via both live performances and online downloads. Furthermore, you can find the tracklist for the band's debut effort below.
1. Throwing January Away
2. Nightlife of the Living Dead
3. Let's Keep it Short
4. Don't Take it Personal
In our minds, there is no such thing as too much Less Than Jake. Thus, without further adieu, we're proud to unveil yet another installment in our continuous ABSOLUTExclusive series with Florida's own. If you visit the band's artist profile, you can watch an exclusive, live video of the group performing "Last One Out of Liberty City" from Glasgow, Scotland. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for more from the kings of ska-punk, as we bring you exclusive coverage of their exciting live show and more.
You can listen to a live radio interview with Chris Irons of Last Martyrs of a Lost Cause tomorrow, Tuesday, November 7th, on 91.7 WCUR FM, which broadcasts live in the West Chester, Pennsylvania area. If you reside elsewhere, you can tune in online right here.
Last Martyrs of a Lost Cause are scheduled to begin recording in late November with producer Richard Gavalis (Bloodhound Gang, American Nightmare, Long Shot Hero). The band, who has formed from the remains of a handful of established Philadelphia, ska-punk bands, are currently writing for their debut, thus far untitled release.
Silverstein have been added to both the Toronto and Montreal Warped Tour shows. The band has been on the tour since the beginning but will be finishing in NYC on August 5th. They will rejoin for the last 2 dates to finish off the tour in their home country.
Long Shot Hero are set to perform one last time on the Ernie Ball Stage at the Vans Warped Tour Stop in Scranton, PA on August 4th. The band will perform with the majority of their original lineup, but will feature Dave Rossi of SGR on drums, as well as Matt Muller from Too Short Notice on guitar.
Today, the top 100 vote getter's in Lollapalooza's Last Band Standing contest were narrowed down to 16 chicago bands and 20 non-chicago bands. Included in the 20 non-chicago band is The Miiitia Group's The Appleseed Cast, among others. The voting ends July 20th and the top four in total votes move on to a live battle of the bands in Chicago.
Reel Big Fish have announced that the last day to purchase VIP tickets for their forthcoming, summer, co-headlining tour with MXPX will be July 4th. The tickets, which ensure fans a meet and greet with the band and a copy of the band's upcoming, triple-disc, live CD/DVD package, are available for $25 in addition to the cost of a regular ticket. Both forms of tickets can be purchased here, so pick yours up if you haven't done so already.
This year, Lollapalooza is running a competition called Last Band Standing in which "any band – big or small – from anywhere in the world compete to join the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West, Manu Chao, Wilco and 125 more bands on the Lollapalooza 2006 lineup. The winner will not only receive an opening slot at Lollapalooza, but countless other prizes and perks." The Militia Group's The Appleseed Cast is among the huge list of bands in this competition; to find a band, use the navigation bar along the top, and be sure to vote for the artist you enjoy most!
Let us know who you voted for! We can hopefully get a healthy new music discussion going out of this contest.
In two days I'll be sitting down with Pete Wentz for the second part of our ABSOLUTExclusive interview. Now is probably your last chance to submit questions; post anything you want to know in response to his answers or you feel wasn't touched upon in part one in the replies.
I will be interviewing the Moneenthis weekend so if you didn't get a chance to contribute to the questions you want to hear answered, then here's your chance. Post your questions in the replies and then listen to The Red Tree on repeat for the rest of the day.
The Static Age's Neon Nights Electric Lives (produced by Matt Squire) can be streamed in its entirety on pureVOLUME.com - check it out while you can because Monday is the last day it'll be up. Also, a remix of "Armory" unavailable anywhere else can be found on the page as well.
New York-based production team, Shep And Kenny are STILL looking for a Studio Engineer. If you're interested, email your resume and/or discography to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must know Pro Tools in and out, and have experience with live recording and mixing. If you're interested in securing a career in the music industry, this is your chance! Shep and Kenny have worked with the following artists: Bayside, Head Automatica, Punchline, Cute Is What We Aim, Mandy Moore, LFO, Lee Ann Womack, and Aaron Carter.