Shining Through will be playing an Atlantic Records showcase in LA on March 4th at the Knitting Factory. The band will be embarking on a west coast tour in Feb., including a couple shows with Weatherbox. Additionally, the band is making plans to record this summer.
Take The Crown have posted two new video updates which you can find in the replies, about the drums and guitars on the new record. They're currently in Portland, recording with producer Kris Crummett. You can expect the full length out in April through Rise Records.
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.