Spark is a Diamond is recording their debut full-length, Try This on for Size, with Paul Leavitt this week. The record will be mixed next week in Seattle by Matt Bayles. Check out some in-studio videos of the band on their myspace page.
The Morning Light will be entering the studio with producer Matt Goldman on February 4th to record their debut album. The band will also be updating their own studio video diary right here on AP.net each week until they're finished recording.
Due to scheduling conflicts, Beast from Sea will no longer be recording with Casey Crescenzo in Boston. They will instead be recording in March at Chicago Recording (The Cure, The Smashing Pumpkins, Coldplay).
Next week Making April will be headed into the studio to record with producer David Bendeth (Paramore, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Vertical Horizon). Their debut single is slated to hit radio 1st Quarter 2008.
The band formerly known as Not For Long have been rechristened My Aim Is True. They have just finished recording their eight song EP at Big Blue Meenie in NJ and hope to release it digitally on Dec. 18, with a physical release sometime in 2008.
Matt from Tourmaline is in the middle of building a new recording studio, White Heat Studios, in Fairfield, NJ. It should be open for business in mid-December. For more information, head over to the studio's myspace. Matt will start recording ActionReaction's new demos and starting pre-production on Red Light Green Light's new album in mid-December also.
Emmure will be spending the month of December writing a new album before entering Planet Z Studios on January 9th to record it with producer Zeuss. The album is scheduled to be released next April by Victory Records.
The Appreciation Post are entering the studio with producer Mike Poorman (Paulson/Piebald/Nightmare of You) this weekend. The band hopes to release the new songs on their myspace in early 2008. In the meantime, you can listen to two b-sides off the Brighter Sides EP on their AP Profile.
Rookie of the Year just added some headlining shows which you can find the dates for on their MySpace. After that, they will be finishing pre-production for their new record and will be recording that in February with Matt Malpass (Copeland, Ying Yang Twins, Ivory, Lydia). No release date has been set yet.
Lannen Fall, winners of our Saints & Sinners contest, will be heading into the studio mid-November to record tracks with John Naclerio at Nada Studios and will be posting at least one of them soon after at their MySpace. The band also have a few dates coming up with Sound the Alarm and The High Court that you can find more info for below. For those of you attending Saints & Sinners, the band will be playing at 2:50 PM on Sunday at the Paramount Stage.
Chicago's 2*Sweet has canceled the next two months of touring to finishing writing, re-writing, and recording with first full-length LP. They'll be recording in the studio with VuDu's Mike Watts (The Junior Varsity, The Fold) with the release set in early 2008. Also, after recording, they will be embarking on a small tour with Fireworks and The High Court in mid December.
Damiera is currently in pre-production to record the follow-up to their critically acclaimed debut, M(US)IC, this winter. Jayson Dezuzio, now the band's bassist, will produce again, along with singer Dave Raymond. While in the studio, the band will post periodic video blogs detailing the recording process. Their current tour with Moros Eros and The Stiletto Formal will your last opportunity to catch Damiera live until 2008.
Murder By Death have entered the studio with producer Trina Shoemaker to record their new album titled Red Of Tooth And Claw. The band also has some shows lined up after they are done recording. The dates can be seen in the replies.
Most Precious Blood have completed ten tracks for their upcoming full-length, tentatively titled Do Not Resuscitate. The act plan to enter the studio shortly, with the aforementioned release expected to follow early next year via Trustkill Records.
Farewell to Freeway have posted the first installment in an ongoing studio diary, documenting the group's progress as they record their debut, full-length effort. The footage can be seen here. The outfit will issue the release on February 19th courtesy of Victory Records.
From First to Last are offerings fans an exclusive look at the recording of their next, conclusive effort, which will see a release next year courtesy of Suretone Records. The footage can be seen in the replies. The quartet issued their latest offering, Heroine, last year via Epitaph Records.
Anti-Flag have entered the studio with producer Tony Visconti (David Bowie, Morrissey) to record their next, full-length effort. The group are currently preparing for the release of their charitable EP, A Benefit for Victims of Violent Crime, which will become available on October 2nd courtesy of A-F Records.
Call It Arson is at God City Studios this week, recording a new 7" with Kurt Ballou. It should see a release in early 2008 on Kill Normal Records. They also have some upcoming tour dates which can be seen below.
Damiera will return to the studio this November to begin work on their forthcoming, full-length release, which is expected to see release next year courtesy of Equal Vision Records. The quartet are currently touring in support of their latest offering, M(US)IC, which is available now via the label.
Showbread have made two, exclusive videos available for viewing, documenting the recording of their forthcoming, full-length effort, which is scheduled for a first-quarter release next year via Tooth and Nail Records. The videos can be seen in the replies.