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.
Sherwood arrived in Mexico last night and are beginning the writing process for their new album today. They're residing in a beach house and are hoping to make their best beach album yet; they will be there until November 20th.
The Dillinger Escape Plan are working on their new album. The band have been holed up in various locations "including an underground lair and a house with an interior that resembles the one from fight club" writing the album and intend to release it sometime before 2009.
In the meantime, guitarist Ben Weinman and drummer Chris Pennie will be playing "pre-arranged weirdness and improv" at The Stone, a club operated by avant-garde jazz legend John Zorn, in New York City on October 20th. Pennie will also be teaching a handful of drum clinics in New Jersey and Michigan later this month.
Thrice have announced a few dates in October as they continue to work on their double album. These Arms Are Snakes and Planes Mistaken For Stars will be supporting them on their tour. Check out the dates below:
There is a new live video on Thrice's website for free download. The video was filmed in London on their co-headlining tour with Coheed and Cambria. Also now that the band is home, they are going back into writing mode for their next 'project.'
After months of touring with the band, Justin Salter of Phoenix, AZ has been officially named as the new Scary Kids Scaring Kids drummer. Justin replaces Pete Costa, Scary Kids' original drummer, in the band. Prior to joining Scary Kids Justin worked as a recording engineer and drum tech at a sound studio in Mesa, AZ. His friendship with the band dates back to middle school. Justin has spent the past two months touring with the band (Mest, Funeral for a Friend, etc) and was recently asked to become an official member. Scary Kids Scaring Kids are currently writing new songs in Phoenix, AZ, preparing for an October release. The band will perform on this year's Warped Tour beginning in...