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October 23, 2014

Jetsam-Flotsam Signs Big Awesome

big awesomeBluffton, SC’s Big Awesome has announced that hey have signed on with Jetsam-Flotsam.  The label will release Party On, the long-awaited debut LP from Bluffton, SC’s Big Awesome next Spring.

The band’s 2012 EP, Birdfeeder, can still be downloaded or streamed over on Bandcamp.

Bad Ideas – Clumsy Hands

Paper + Plastick RecordsUK band Bad Ideas is streaming a brand new song.  The track is titled “Clumsy Hands” and will appear on their upcoming EP, The Better Parts Of You, which is due out on November 11, 2014 via Paper + Plastick (North America) / Uncle M (Europe).  The disc will follow their 2013 album, Compromise.  

 Listen to the song here courtesy ForTheLoveOfPunk.

The Great Explainer Full Album Stream

great explainerTrenton, New Jersey punk outfit The Great Explainer has premiered a full album stream of their upcoming self-titled debut, due out October 27, 2014 from Panic State Records

Listen to the full disc here.

Cut Teeth Stream Debut Album

Cut TeethChicago noise rock outfit Cut Teeth is streaming their upcoming debut record Night Years, due to drop on October 28th via Topshelf Records and is their long awaited follow up to the well received EP Televandalism which was released back in 2012.

Listen to the disc here.

Pre orders for Night Years are available here, and you can check out the stream for Christmas on Easter Island here.

The Killing Lights Announce Debut EP; Premiere New Song

The Killing LightsThe Killing Lights, (ex-Vampires Everywhere!) has announced the release of their self-titled debut EP on December 2, 2014. The five-song release was produced & engineered by DJ Black & Michael Vampire, mixed by Erik Ron (Motionless In White, Escape The Fate) and mastered by Sterling Sound NYC. The EP is now available for pre-order through the band’s online store on District Lines.

The band’s first single, “Until I Bleed,” can be streamed here courtesy Kerrang.

Bandit – Pushing

banditpromo-400Nashville, TN’s Bandit has announced details for the band’s debut full-length, Of Life.  The album is due out on January 20, 2015 via Broken Circles

Stream the band’s newest single, “Pushing,” here courtesy Brooklyn Vegan.

October 22, 2014

Hurry – Oh Whitney

Hurry has premiered a brand new music video.  The video features the song “Oh Whitney,” which set to appear on their upcoming debut album Everything/Nothing released earlier this month via Hot Green Records.

Watch the music video now on Red Bull

Allusondrugs Offer New Single For Free

AllusondrugsWest Yorkshire grunge rockers Allusondrugs have released a new single, I Should Have Gone To Uni (Clue Records), and are offering it as a free download via their soundcloud page. Guitarist and songwriter Damo Hughes has this to say about the track:

This song was written about 3 years ago while i was at a particularly low point…I was watching all the people I used to know starting up families, moving towards higher education and going on to do great things while I wasn’t really doing anything with my life. It’s basically about being depressed and feeling like you’ve done all the wrong things and don’t really have a place in the world. Musically I think the song is fairly upbeat though, I’ve always really liked the juxtaposition of dark, depressing lyrics over optimistic sounding music.”

Download Allusondrugs I Should Have Gone To Uni here and check out their remaining tour dates in 2014 below.

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Break-Ups: Ex Friends (2011-2014)

Ex FriendsEx Friends (featuring members of Plow United and Beach Slang) has called it a day.  The band made the announcement on PunkNews, stating:

“After almost exactly three years as a band, Ex Friends is calling it a day. The punk rock universe has been very kind to us and we are grateful. We played our first show in a basement and our last show on a festival stage. We made a lot of records and met a lot of great friends. One day we woke up and it was 2014 and we were five people with pretty intense day jobs and lots of other musical commitments. Life is pulling us in different directions. That’s cool. That’s how life is supposed to be. Breakups are sad but, hey, don’t feel bad for us. We got to meet the Wu-Tang Clan! 

Audrey and Leta continue to play in Pushin’ it 2 the Limit and Mohawk Town. Leta continues to play in Retreevers. Jayme continues to play in Glitter. Joel continues to play in Plow United. His new project, The Rentiers, will release its first record in 2015. JP continues to play in Beach Slang.”

This year’s Animal Needs marked the band’s final release.

Video: Bring Me The Horizon – Drown

bring-me-the-horizonAlternative act Bring Me The Horizon has released a brand new song.  The track is titled “Drown” and serves as a precursor to their upcoming new album, expected sometime in 2015.

Watch the video below.  The single drops on December 7, 2014.

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