Steel Train's sophomore release Trampoline is in its second week and is still one of Billboards Top Ten Heatseekers (#10), top New Artists, and top Independent Albums (#34). Entertainment Weekly called it “relentlessly sincere and introspective”, Esquire.com called it “one of the best albums of 2007” and Relix Magazine says “having spent a nonstop life on the road, this band proves that they deserve the attention.” The band is currently finishing up a headlining tour with Ace Enders and Kevin Devine that is in it’s last week.
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.
Olympia have posted another new song on their myspace called "Even Rome Had Sewers". The song comes from their album Emergencies that is available in stores now, or on iTunes. Don't forget Olympia is kicking off their winter touring plans in a couple weeks; dates can be found in the replies.
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.
Spitalfield will be embarking on their farewell tour in a couple of weeks and to go along with that, AP.net and Spitalfield are teaming up to bring you a contest where one lucky winner can win Mark's Fender® Standard Series Telecaster® guitar, the entire Spitalfield discography, an autographed poster, and two tickets/backstage passes to any show of their choosing on the tour. You have two weeks to enter - to find out how, click here!
Showbread, who are almost done tracking their new record, have announced their last tour dates of the year. In other news, Family Force 5 frontman, Soul Glow Activator is a guest vocalist in the new album. Tour dates are below. Submitted by hydraulicheart
The New Frontiers are looking to book shows in the following cities on their way to Seattle for their tour with Manchester Orchestra. The band will play anywhere - at a bar, venue, church, house, wherever. Drop them a line if you are able to help.