Vinnie Caruana played a new I Am The Avalanche song at the recent Barbary show in Philadelphia. He said it "may be" on the new record before playing the song, then said that the new album is too up tempo for this song. Head to the replies to see a video. Vinnie also asked the crowd if anyone would be seeing their The Movielife show next month in May and that there "may be" more shows after that. Kenny Vasoli also played a new The Starting Line song and Brandon Reilly played a new Nightmare of You song.
Enjoy the Ride Records will be putting up the pre-orders for The Starting Line's With Hopes of Starting Over and Make Yourself At Home EP on vinyl today at 2PM EST. They are also offering a 9% off deal for AP.net readers - enter the code "MerkinMonday" to get 9% off all orders of one or more items.
Rx Bandits' Progress is available for pre-order on limited vinyl from Enjoy the Ride Records. The label will also be issuing The Staring Line's With Hopes of Starting Over and Make Yourself at Home EPs on separate 10"s in the near future. Details are expected soon.
Tickets for The Starting Line's only show of 2010 (12/26 at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ) went on sale this morning; over 1000 tickets have already been sold, so if you're looking to attend, grab yours soon.
This Wednesday at 7 PM EST, manager extraordinaire Randy Nichols will be chatting on AP.net. As the manager for The Starting Line, The Almost, Aaron Sprinkle, UnderOath, Person L and more, he has seen quite a bit of the music business. We thought this would be a great opportunity for young bands to learn what makes a good manager, what makes a bad one, and for aspiring managers to better understand what it means to manage a band. So make sure to check back here on Wednesday at 7 PM EST.
Do you think The Starting Line's Based on A True Story is a sophomore slump or comeback of the year? We've pitted two staff members against each other to debate its merits on whether it will live on as a worthy successor or fall into the dreaded sophomore slump category. Read the justification for each in the replies and feel free to post your own thoughts.
A music video for The Starting Line's "Something Left To Give" has been compiled from footage off their new DVD Somebody's Gonna Miss Us, and we've got the exlusive video premiere in the replies. Check it out and let us know if you need a tissue. DVD available for pre-order here.