Story of the Year are currently off tour and writing for their new album; this summer they will begin recording. The band has already selected a producer, but they're keeping that a secret for now. They'll be providing updates on their progress and the process via their website.
Weezer is polishing up a batch of songs for a recording session that will start sometime in July. This will be the final recording session for the band's sixth album and follow-up to Make Believe, which they plan to release in the first half of 2008.
Lostprophets have begun recording their new album with John Feldmann (The Used, Atreyu) in Los Angeles, CA. The album is expected to be released in early 2008 and is said to be "darker, quirkier and generally more apocalyptic" according to the band.
Matchbox Twenty have returned to the studio with producer Steve Lillywhite to record their first new material in five years. The songs they are recording will be included in a retrospective hits collection titled Exile On Mainstream slated for an October 2nd release.
Open Hand will be playing some dates with Helmet at the end of the month. Head to the replies for details. The band is currently in the studio demoing with Matt Talbott of Hum and Paul Malinowsky of Shiner.
The Mars Volta has titled their new album The Bedlam In Goliath; the record is set to be produced by Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and engineered / mixed by Robert Carranza. The album is scheduled for a Fall release.
New London Fire have unveiled plans to take an unspecified amount of time off to write and record a new full-length release, which is expected to hit shelves early next year via Eyeball Records. In the meantime, fans can catch a glimpse of frontman David Debiak demoing a new track entitled "Julia" right here.
Gasoline Heart will be hitting the road this summer on the Making it Happen Summer Tour with David Condos, The Panic Division, Adam and Dave's Bloodline, and Mike Dunn & The Kings of New England. Most of the dates can be found here. Also, the band will start recording their sophomore record on Mono Vs. Stereo in August with Matt Goldman.
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Last night in Vegas, Manny Carrero said that as soon as Saves the Day has finished recording their new album, Glassjaw would begin writing new songs and that there will be a Glassjaw/Saves the Day tour shortly after.
Madball has announced that they're recording their new album, Infiltrate The System, with Zeuss (Throwdown). The band has also announced that they will be touring alongside Terror and 100 Demons in June. Hit up the replies for those dates.
Mar are currently working on their new album; many musicians known in the "Indie" scene will contribute to this new release. Mar are also playing with Caspian at the Mohawk in Austin, TX this Wednesday.
Mikoto (ex-Taken) will enter Infrasonic Studios from June 10th-June 28th with Beau Burchell (The Bled, Bronx) to record a new full length entitled We Are The Architects. You can check out the press release in the replies for more information.
Chiodos has selected Casey Bates (Portugal. The Man, Heavy Heavy Low Low) to record their new effort, Bone Palace Ballet. The record is expected to drop in the fall via Equal Vision. For now check out a new demo right here.
Check out the second part in The New Frontiers' video blog series here or in the replies. The journal is chronicling all the mayhem that occurs as they record their Militia Group debut with Matt Goldman.
Sooner than expected, Driving East is going to be heading into the studio this July with Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount to record their debut LP. The record is tentatively slated for a fall or winter release via The Militia Group.
Wintersleep is getting ready to record its third album this month with famed producer Tony Doogan (Mogwai, Belle & Sebastian). Once recording commences, the guys will hop on over to Scotland to mix the album in Doogan's studio. The disc is slated for release later this year.
Steel Train will be going on a mini-tour next week that leads up into them recording their second full length in LA. They'll be going into the studio with producer Marc Trombino (Rilo Kiley, Jimmy Eat World) and the new album is due out September of this year. You can find studio updates, videos, pics and more at their myspace and buzznet pages.