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In reviewing Forever Came Calling's debut LP Contender in 2012, I wrote that the California-based pop-punk act wrote the best straightforward album in the genre that year. With so many pop-punk acts making sure to not bend the rules of the genre, you have to be particularly good to stand out if you go that route, and Forever Came Calling did it well. That description is still applicable in regards to the band's new album, What Matters Most (which you can stream in the replies), but the group has learned on LP2 that they don't have to shy away from their greatest strength: Delivering catchy-as-hell pop hooks. These aren't really hooks for the sake of hooks, either; What Matters Most ebbs...
Thomas Nassiff on 10/20/14 - 08:51 AM
Front Porch Step will release his new EP, Whole Again, on December 2nd via Pure Noise Records. A new track called "A Lovely Mess" can be found in the replies.

Track Listing
01) A Lovely Mess
02) Heaven Sent
03) I’ll Be Home for Christmas
04) Whole Again
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/12/14 - 07:20 PM
Head to the replies to check out Heart To Heart's new video for "Bad Habits". I highly recommend checking out their new album, Dulce, which is out now via Pure Noise Records.
Jake Denning on 09/30/14 - 08:39 PM
CreativeLive has announced guests for "In The New Music Biz: Bands, Brands, Managers & Tours," hosted by Kevin Lyman, creator of Vans Warped Tour, next week. Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides), Mike Kaminsky (manager for The Summer Set/3OH!3) and Jake Round (Pure Noise Records) will join for the free workshop. It will stream live on September 27th from 9AM-4PM PDT for free.
Ryan Gardner on 09/24/14 - 02:40 PM
State Champs and Pure Noise Records are running a contest for The Acoustic Things where fans record a cover of "Leave You In The Dark" and upload it to Youtube. The favorites will be featured on Pure Noise's Youtube Channel, as well as receive receive a vinyl/cd of the new album. To enter, upload your video to Youtube then post it on Twitter or Tumblr with the hashtag #theacousticthings.
Ryan Gardner on 09/17/14 - 03:36 PM
During their set yesterday at Riot Fest, Senses Fail announced that they have signed to Pure Noise Records.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/13/14 - 01:27 PM
Front Porch Step's new music video for "Aware" can be seen in the replies (via AltPress). It was directed by Eric Teti and features model Hattie Watson. Aware is out now via Pure Noise Records.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/10/14 - 08:46 AM
The Story So Far's new EP, Songs Of, is now streaming. Check it out in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 06/10/14 - 09:50 AM
Pure Noise Records is looking for 1-2 summer interns to work in the Pure Noise Head Quarters in Berkeley, CA. This is an unpaid internship - more details are below and interviews will begin ASAP.
Ryan Gardner on 05/31/14 - 11:44 AM
Four Year Strong's first release since 2011's In Some Way, Shape Or Form will be a five-song EP called Go Down In History. It'll be out July 22 via Pure Noise Records (their signing to the label was announced last week). Check the album art in the replies.

Tracklisting
1. What’s In The Box?
2. Living Proof Of A Stubborn Youth
3. Tread Lightly
4. Go Down In History
5. So You’re Saying There’s A Chance…
Thomas Nassiff on 05/27/14 - 08:11 AM
To celebrate 5 years of being a label, Pure Noise is offering a 5 year anniversary bundle of 7 inch records.

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Jason Tate on 05/23/14 - 11:24 AM
They've - ahem - teamed up, teamed up.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/23/14 - 08:01 AM
Forever Came Calling will release their new album, What Matters Most, on September 9th via Pure Noise Records. It was produced by Kyle Black (previous work includes New Found Glory, Comeback Kid and more). You can check out the album art and the first song, "Indebted," in the replies. (via)
Thomas Nassiff on 05/14/14 - 08:22 AM
Front Porch Step is doing a live chat in the free Pure Noise Mobile App tomorrow at 7pm EST. Apple and Android users can download the app from here and here respectively.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/30/14 - 06:12 PM
The Story So Far will release an acoustic EP called Songs Of on June 17 via Pure Noise. It will have new, old, and cover songs. The cover art is in the replies.

Tracklist
1. The Glass
2. Navy Blue
3. All Wrong
4. Bad Luck
5. Waiting in Vain (Bob Marley cover)
Thomas Nassiff on 04/24/14 - 08:12 AM
Heart To Heart will release their new album, Dulce, on June 17th via Pure Noise Records.

Track Listing
01) A.M.F.
02) Mentirosa
03) Daydream
04) Firefly
05) Hellbound
06) Backdraft
07) Dulce
08) Bad Habits
09) Yours Truly, You.
10) Black Widow
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/21/14 - 09:39 AM
Recent Pure Noise Records signees Brigades have released a song called "Glass Casket" from the upcoming reissue of their Crocodile Tears EP; the lyric video is in the replies. The release is out on May 6 and can be preordered here. The South Carolina pop-punk act will be supporting Hit The Lights on their Skip School, Start Fights tour.
Thomas Nassiff on 04/17/14 - 07:36 AM
Hit The Lights have signed to Pure Noise Records. The band will release their new album this fall produced by Kyle Black (Comeback Kid, Set Your Goals).
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/14/14 - 09:01 AM
We're super excited to announce that Handguns will release their new album, Life Lessons, on July 8th via Pure Noise Records. The band's new single, "Heart Vs. Head," can be found in the replies with the album artwork and the band's upcoming tour dates with All Time Low. If you dig the track, be sure to go and purchase it off iTunes.

Track Listing
01) Anvil
02) Sleep Deprived
03) Highway Robbery
04) Heart vs. Head
05) I Can't Relate
06) The Loved Ones Who Hate Us
07) Queens
08) Give and Take
09) Waiting for Your Ghost
10) New Years Resolution
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/01/14 - 09:00 PM
Brigades will release their Crocodile Tears EP on May 6th via Pure Noise Records.

Track Listing
01) Whipstaff Manor
02) The Writing On The Wall
03) Crocodile Tears
04) Small time Crooks
05) Traditions
06) Glass Casket
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/10/14 - 10:03 AM
Vanna have signed with Pure Noise Records.
"The entire idea of making music is to be able to share your passion your frustrations your problems with as many people as possible, that's always been our goal as a band. In saying that we always strive to work with people who feel the same way we do. Pure Noise Records is about that exactly. After co-releasing The Few and The Far Between on vinyl last year and seeing what the record label is all about, we as a band felt that Pure Noise would be a good home for our future and a step in the direction that we wanted to take. We are honored to join the Pure Noise Records roster, full of amazing bands that are just killing it. We look forward to...
Jason Tate on 02/20/14 - 10:25 AM
Pure Noise Records & Front Porch Step are doing a Test Press/LP/CD giveaway on Tumblr.
Christian Wagner on 02/04/14 - 04:44 PM
For its five year anniversary, A Loss For Words have repressed their debut album, The Kids Can't Lose on vinyl with the help of Pure Noise Records. The pressing is limited to 500 and you can order it on Merchnow.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/04/14 - 08:47 AM
Brigades have signed to Pure Noise Records. The band will re-release their Crocodile Tears EP this spring.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/16/14 - 04:02 PM
Christian Wagner on 01/14/14 - 03:33 PM
Elder Brother (featuring members from The Story So Far and Daybreaker) will release its debut album, Heavy Head, on March 11th via Pure Noise Records. You can listen to a new song titled "Throw Me To The Wolves" in the replies as well as pre-order the album.
Drew Beringer on 01/03/14 - 04:03 PM
Front Porch Step’s debut album, Aware, can be streamed in full via PropertyOfZack. The album comes out next week via Pure Noise Records.
Christian Wagner on 11/06/13 - 03:52 PM
You can watch State Champs' new music video for "Hard To Please" at MTVU. The cut comes from The Finer Things, which drops October 8 via Pure Noise and is available for preorder.
Thomas Nassiff on 09/30/13 - 09:14 AM
Head to the replies to hear a new song from Sights & Sounds called "Cards In Place" from their Silver Door EP. The record is now available for pre-order on CD and 10″ vinyl at Pure Noise.
Christian Wagner on 09/27/13 - 10:25 AM
Front Porch Step will release his debut LP, Aware, on November 12th via Pure Noise Records. You can find the album artwork in the replies and the track listing below.

Track Listing
01) Angels & Demons
02) Aware
03) Private Fears in Public Places
04) Drown
05) If I Tremble
06) Poison
07) Run Away
08) Lullaby
09) The Day You Took the Good Away
10) Island of the Misfit Boy
11) I Won't Say That I'm Okay
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/20/13 - 10:21 PM
Reggie and the Full Effect will release No Country For Old Musicians on November 19th via Pure Noise Records. It will feature guest appearances by Frank Iero, Adam Lazzara, Allison Weiss, Sean Ingram and Ray Toro. The artwork and further details can be found in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Introduction
02) Super Croc VS. Mega Doosh
03) 37
04) Fowlin' Around
05) Revenge is a dish best served at Park Chan-Wook's
06) Guerrera
07) Gimme back my leg
08) Robo Fonzie meets Frank
09) Who needs another drank featuring Floppy disk-0
10) Sundae, booty sundae featuring Fluxuation
11) Kanji tattoos still in style
12) We make a breakfast
13) To the Fruit Wizards of Donnington
14)...
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/19/13 - 01:08 PM
Sights & Sounds have signed to Pure Noise Records. The record will be out November 5th in North America and November 4th in the UK/EU. Distort Records will be releasing it in Canada. They’ll be supporting Bring Me The Horizon in support of it.

Track Listing
1. Poli’s Song
2. Cards in Place
3. Nothing At All
4. Hold On Me
5. Solo, So Low
6. Good Morning
Christian Wagner on 09/09/13 - 11:46 AM
Gates has released a new song/video called "Skyline" which you can view in the replies. It is a bonus track on the band's upcoming remixed/remastered version of You Are All You Have Left To Fear coming out on Pure Noise Records. It is available for pre-order.
Christian Wagner on 09/05/13 - 03:15 PM
Pure Noise Records has signed Front Porch Step, the indie acoustic solo project of Newark, OH singer/songwriter Jake Mcelfresh. His full-length debut will be released in the fall. Check out some past material here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/12/13 - 09:13 AM
Landscapes will re-release their album, Life Gone Wrong, on September 3rd via Pure Noise Records.

Track Listing
01) Cemetery
02) No Love
03) D.R.E.A.M
04) Disdain
05) Providence
06) The Coming of Age
07) Forgiveness
08) Epilogy
09) Paradox
10) Providence LIVE
11) Epilogy LIVE
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/31/13 - 02:11 PM
State Champs will release their full-length debut, The Finer Things, on October 8 via Pure Noise Records. The artwork can be seen in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Elevated
02) Deadly Conversation
03) Hard To Please
04) Prepare To Be Noticed
05) Over The Line
06) Simple Existence
07) Remedy
08) Nothing's Wrong
09) Mind Bottled
10) Critical
11) Easy Enough
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/31/13 - 08:29 AM
Landscapes have signed to Pure Noise Records. Their new album, Life Gone Wrong, will be released later this fall.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/03/13 - 09:50 AM
Matthew Vincent of The American Scene and Alexander Correia of The Tower and The Fool will release a split 12 on July 9th via Pure Noise Records. The artwork can be seen in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Wicked Thirst – Matthew Vincent
02) Sad Eyes – Matthew Vincent
03) Muslin – Matthew Vincent
04) I Run With The Haunted – Alex Correia
05) Let It Ride – Alex Correia
06) Corinna – Alex Correia
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/07/13 - 10:03 AM
Pure Noise Records has signed Gates. The label will be re-releasing the You Are All You Have Left To Fear EP later this year.
Christian Wagner on 04/30/13 - 12:43 PM
Pure Noise Records has signed Heart To Heart.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/04/13 - 09:02 AM
Pure Noise Records will release Misser's Problems. Problems. Problems on 7 inch vinyl on March 5th, 2013. You can pre-order the release on their webstore.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/24/13 - 09:58 AM
We're excited to be streaming the re-release of To The Wind's debut EP, No More Than This, out on Pure Noise Records, November 6th. No strangers to those who live in the Northwest, the band packs a powerful punch that will please fans of The Ghost Inside, It Prevails, and It Dies Today. Even if you consider yourself a casual fan of agressive music, this EP is a must listen. Head on down to the band's AP.net profile to check it out. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the record here.
Jake Denning on 10/30/12 - 12:33 AM
Pure Noise Records has signed Seattle hardcore band To The Wind. The label plans to re-release the band's No More Than This EP later this fall.
Jake Denning on 08/13/12 - 05:51 PM
I Call Fives' self-titled (Pure Noise Records) debuted at No. 13 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. Congrats, guys.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/19/12 - 05:59 AM
Pure Noise Records is streaming the brand new full length album from I Call Fives, which comes out on Tuesday. You can pre-order the record here.
Jake Denning on 07/08/12 - 11:02 PM

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