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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)."