June 29, 2016

Contest: Win Tickets To See Leftover Crack in Vancouver

Leftover CrackThere’s no better way to celebrate the Canada Day long weekend than with a little American Crust Punk. The famed crusties Leftover Crack are hitting up the Great White North and stopping at The Venue in Vancouver, BC on July 1st and 2nd alongside up and comers Days’n’Daze. Joining them on the second night will be the legendary Dayglo Abortions who will surely make for a crazy and unforgettable night.

As the first night sold out in an instant, the fine folks at Blueprint Live were kind enough to not only put on a second night but also give us a pair of tickets to the event.

One lucky winner will walk away with a pair of tickets to see Leftover Crack, Days’n’Daze and Dayglo Abortions on July 2nd at The Venue. Enter below.

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Signals Midwest – West Side Summer

Signals MidwestCleveland, OH’s Signals Midwest has premiered a new song from their next LP.  The track is titled “West Side Summer” and the LP will be titled, At This Age, which is set to drop in September of 2016 via Tiny Engines Records. The album was recorded at Atlas Studios in Chicago, IL in September of 2015, and was produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss. 

Listen to the song here courtesy Stereogum.

Video: Tiergarten – Aeons (Infinity Glow)

TiergartenTiergarten has premiered a new music video from their recent EP.  The video features the song “Aeons (Infinity Glow)” and the disc is titled Magnificent Desolation.

Watch the video below.

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Tours: The Orphan The Poet / The Body Rampant

the orphan the poetAlternative rock band, The Orphan The Poet will be heading on tour with The Body Rampant.  The band continues to support their latest EP, which dropped back on June 3, 2016 and was engineered by Nick Ingram and mixed/produced by Machine (Cobra Starship, Gym Class Heroes, Every Time I Die).

Tour dates can be found below.

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Video: Save Face – Preoccupied (Acoustic)

Save FaceSave Face has premiered a new music video for the acoustic track “Preoccupied.”  The track is lifted from the band’s upcoming EP, Folly, which is set to drop on July 8, 2016 via Take This To Heart Records.

Check out the full video below.

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Tours: Talco (UK)

TalcoItalian ska-punk band Talco will be touring the UK in support of their latest LP.  The disc, entitled Silent Town, serves as a concept album and is set to drop in the UK on September 16, 2016.

Tour dates can be found below.

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June 28, 2016

Interview: Mean Jeans

Mean JeansThe Mean Jeans are no strangers to partying. In fact, the Portland three piece never stop and now with Tight New Dimension hitting the airwaves – I doubt they ever will.

We caught up with guitarist and vocalist Billy Jeans to discuss their unique way of approacing Fat Wreck Chords, the new album and the importance of having fun.

Read the interview here.

Taking Back Sunday Announces New Album

Taking Back SundayLong running emo staples Taking Back Sunday have announced details for their next full length.  The disc will be called Tidal Wave, and is due out September 16, 2016 via Hopeless Records.

The band last released Happiness Is back in 2014.

Video: The Melvins – Hideous Woman

MelvinsLegendary alternative metal/punk outfit The Melvins have premiered a new music video.  The video features the song “Hideous Woman” from their recent LP, Basses Loaded, released earlier this month via Ipecac Records. For this album, long time members Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover were joined by no less than 6 guest bass players including Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, J.D. Pinkus of the Butthole Surfers and Steve McDonald of Redd Kross.  

Watch the video below.

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Feel Better – Stuck

feel betterNorthwest based band Feel Better recently premiered a new song from their upcoming self titled album.  The track is titled “Stuck,” and the disc is set to drop on July 15, 2016 via Really Rad Records.

Listen to the song below.  Pre-orders are live.

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