New York's Matt and Kim have released their new video, for "Yea Yeah." You can watch it in the replies.
Paul Tao on 12/05/06 - 11:24 AM
Vanna will head to Seattle this weekend to begin recording their full length with Matt Bayles (Mastodon, Isis).
Jon Foucart on 10/19/06 - 05:40 PM
Tour dates for the upcoming Kevin Devine, Straylight Run, Matt Pond PA, and Street To Nowhere tour have been announced:
Tour Dates November 1: New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place
November 2: Providence, RI @ The Living Room
November 4: New York, NY @ Knitting Factory (CMJ Festival-No Presale)
November 5: Ithaca, NY @ Emerson Suites/Ithaca College (No Presale)
November 7: Detroit, MI @ The Magic Stick
November 8: Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century Theatre
November 9: Cleveland Hts, OH @ The Grog Shop
November 10: East Lansing, MI @ Erickson Kiva/Michigan State Univ.
November 11: Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
November 14: Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
November 15: Salt Lake...
Ryan Imhof on 09/28/06 - 04:27 PM
You can read an article that The Phoenix recently ran on producer Matt Squire (Panic! At The Disco, Northstar) right here.
Jon Foucart on 09/05/06 - 08:53 PM
Here (quicktime) is Matt Pond PA's video for "Look Out (Closest)."
Paul Tao on 07/11/06 - 01:33 PM
Relient K will be heading into the studio this Sunday with producer Howard Benson (The All American Rejects and My Chemical Romance) to record their fifth full length album. More details coming soon.
Caleb Cattivera on 06/16/06 - 06:01 AM
Epitaph has signed Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio's side project, Heavens. Check out the band's first single, title track "Patent Pending", at Epitaph.com. The band's debut, Patent Pending, hits shelves on August 22nd.

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Frank Giaramita on 06/15/06 - 05:48 AM
Matt Pond PA will be spending this summer writing and recording their new album. They might be playing a few one-off shows on the East Coast but no extensive touring should be expected for a little while.
Paul Tao on 05/12/06 - 06:45 PM
ISIS will be heading into the studio in June with producer Matt Bayles (Minus The Bear, Botch). The disc is tentatively scheduled to be out on Halloween. Also, the band's DVD is currently being edited and should be out before the end of the Summer.
Jon Foucart on 03/31/06 - 01:53 AM
Daphne Loves Derby will be recording their sophomore full length during the months of July and August with none other than Matt Squire (Panic! At the Disco, Hit the Lights).
Rohan Kohli on 03/28/06 - 06:38 PM
Matt Squire has a new full website up now at mattsquire.com.

Submitted by: Alex Crow
Jon Foucart on 03/28/06 - 12:29 AM
Travis Bryant (former vocalist of Terminal) and Matt Grabe (ex Thirte FS guitarist) are now official members of goodbyetomorrow. The band's first scheduled performance with the new lineup is April 21st in their hometown of Phoenix, Arizona @ The Hot Box. The band is currently at home writing and recording demos, and expect to head into the studio to record their Equal Vison debut some time in the late spring/early summer. The band will be playing one offs here and there before recording, so if you live near AZ/CA/NV, you may be able to catch them before they explode!
Rohan Kohli on 03/15/06 - 09:10 PM
Matt Watts of The Starting Line recently got a chance to hear the new Saves the Day album and wanted to share his thoughts (you can also read Jason's review here):
Message From MattSo last night we had the pleasure of attending the Saves the Day/Circa Survive/Moneen/Pistolita tour in New Mexico. What a great show...every single band killed it. This is probably one of the best shows I've been to in a long time...and Saves the Day was unreal.

We also got to listen to the new STD record. Holy shit, this band rules...always have, always will. I really respect them for never putting out the same record twice and once again, this is a Saves the Day that I haven't heard before. I...
Rohan Kohli on 03/15/06 - 02:57 PM
Monty entered the studio today with Matt Squire (Northstar, Panic! At The Disco, The Receiving End of Sirens) to begin recording their debut album for Stolen Transmission. By the way, we'll be doing updates with the band via studio journal; ABSOLUTExclusive style.
Jared Kaufman on 03/14/06 - 02:01 PM
Mastodon will be recording their forthcoming album, which is tentatively titled Blood Mountain, with Matt Bayles (Botch, ISIS, Norma Jean). A late summer release is expected.
Rohan Kohli on 02/01/06 - 01:20 PM
goodbyetomorrow has parted ways with vocalist Matthew Gilbert:
StatementHello friends and fans,

We would like you all to know that goodbyetomorrow & vocalist Matthew Gilbert have parted ways. Although news like this may seem devastating to most, we couldn't be more optimistic and excited for what the future holds. We can't explain how much the hundreds of emails expressing your support have meant to us. We are continuing on with as much if not more ambition than ever. If you are interested in getting a better understanding of what has happened, please feel free to visit the blog we posted on our MySpace page. And of course all of us are more than happy to answer any questions...
Rohan Kohli on 01/16/06 - 01:27 AM
By later tonight, I meant the next post. I have posted my interview with producer Matt Squire (Northstar, The Receiving End of Sirens, Panic! At the Disco) right here. Check it out, I think it's good! For whatever that's worth.
Rohan Kohli on 01/14/06 - 07:56 PM
I will be interviewing producer Matt Squire (Northstar, The Receiving End of Sirens, Panic! At the Disco, etc.) in the near future. Please leave any questions you'd like for me to ask in the replies.
Rohan Kohli on 01/11/06 - 11:48 AM
According to their publicist, Minus The Bear keyboardist Matt Bayles will be leaving the band to focus on record production work. It was an amicable decision.

In other news, the band will join These Arms Are Snakes, The Blood Brothers, and Crystal Skulls for a hometown show at the Showbox in Seattle this coming January 28th for the Vera Projectís 5-Year Anniversary Party. Following the show, the band will release their new single, "Pachuca Sunrise," and tour all year and release a new video.
Pat Marquez on 01/02/06 - 12:28 PM
Matt Pond PA have posted a demo on their MySpace page.

Source: HSB
Jared Kaufman on 12/29/05 - 01:21 PM
Underoath will enter the studio on Tuesday with Matt Goldman and Adam Dutkiewicz to begin recording their follow-up to They're Only Chasing Safety. The band has around 19 songs written, but will only "fine-tune" around 10 or 11 for the album. Click here to read a recent MTV article regarding the band.
Rohan Kohli on 12/28/05 - 06:29 PM
The Static Age will be entering the studio this coming year to record their sophomore full length with Matt Squire (Northstar, The Receiving End of Sirens, Panic! At the Disco). The band's debut, Neon Nights Electric Lives, was also produced by Squire. Be sure to check out our featured download of "Vertigo (Radio Edit)."
Rohan Kohli on 12/23/05 - 06:33 PM
Below are the dates for the "Matt Hoopes Birthday Tour" featuring Relient K, The Rocket Summer and Maxeen.

Matt Hoopes Birthday Tour Dates2/15 Kansas City, MO Beaumont Club w/ Maxeen, The Rocket Summer
2/17 Salt Lake City, UT Club Sound w/ Maxeen, The Rocket Summer
2/18 Boise, ID Big Easy w/ Maxeen, The Rocket Summer
2/19 Spokane, WA Fat Tuesday's w/ Maxeen, The Rocket Summer
2/25 Eugene, OR McDonald Theatre w/ Maxeen, The Rocket Summer
2/26 Orangevale, CA The Boardwalk w/ Maxeen, The Rocket...
Frank Giaramita on 12/19/05 - 08:03 PM
Matt Pond PA will be going out on a headlining tour in late January, February and/or March. No specific dates, cities or supporting bands have been announced yet.

Source: HSB
Jared Kaufman on 12/16/05 - 12:19 PM
"The Matt Hoopes Birthday Tour" now has a Myspace.com page. The tour features Relient K , The Rocket Summer and Maxeen and kicks off in February '06.

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Frank Giaramita on 12/14/05 - 01:56 PM
I have posted a review for Matt Pond PA - Several Arrows Later. The record, which should be your Autumn soundtrack, is available now from Altitude Records.
Garett Press on 11/30/05 - 02:13 PM
A Thorn For Every Heart will enter the studio in January with producer Matt Squire (Panic! At The Disco, Hit The Lights, The Receiving End Of Sirens).
Rohan Kohli on 11/16/05 - 08:25 PM
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