The Used's vocalist Bert McCracken has developed a node on his vocal chord which has forced the band to cancel all upcoming tour dates for the rest of June and July including their scheduled dates on Warped Tour. More information can be read here.
The Used have been releasing their own viral videos featuring song from the new album Lies For The Liars over the past few weeks, and they want to give you a chance to make your own short viral clips with more music from the new album. Click here to check it out.
I'll be chatting on the phone with Quinn from The Used next Monday on the 14th. If you have any questions about the band, their upcoming CD, or any other burning inquiries, please leave them in the replies.
A low-resolution look at the artwork for The Used's forthcoming third, full-length release, Lies for the Liars, can be seen in the replies. The album has been slated for a May 22nd release via Reprise Records.
The fourth issue of Substream Music Press, with cover features on The Used and Chiodos, is on shelves now. AbsolutePunk actually has its own section in this magazine with a write-up of signed and unsigned bands that everyone should know about and featuring blurbs written by our own infamous staff members. So head to Hot Topic, Blockbuster, or FYE to pick up a copy (including free sampler CD). Further details on all featured bands in the replies.
The Used's first single off their new album, Lies For The Liars, "The Bird & The Worm" will premiere exclusively at AOL Music on Monday, March 19th. The next day, you'll be able to purchase the song on iTunes. A high-res version of the single cover can be seen in the replies.
The Used will be releasing their DVD+CD Berth. It has an entire concert (even with the band covering Refused's "New Noise") and you can watch the trailer in the replies. You can pre-order it as well as get an exclusive shirt by going here. Don't forget, the band is headlining the Taste of Chaos tour starting February 15th with Senses Fail, Chiodos, Saosin, Evaline and 30 Seconds to Mars. Also, their untitled new album hits stores May 8th.
The official trailer for The Used's upcoming CD/DVD, Berth, can be found in the replies. This release contains footage from their 2005 headlining show in Vancouver, updates on the band's history since 2003's Maybe Memories, footage from 2004's In Love and Death world tour, the making of their new album (due this Spring), a Q&A section, as well as music videos and "Making of the Video" features. You can pre-order with an exclusive t-shirt offer here.