May 5, 2016

Hit The Lights Streams New EP In Full

Hit The LightsPop-punk rock band Hit The Lights has premiered a full stream of their upcoming new EP, Just To Get Through To You, which drops today via Pure Noise Records.

Listen to the full disc below.

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Anti-Flag Play Acoustic Benefit Show

Anti-Flag PosterAmerican political punk group, Anti-Flag have announced a special acoustic benefit show.

While on tour through Canada, the band’s schedule was disrupted as wildfires ravaged the northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray causing the evacuation of 80000 people. The band had to cancel their show in the city, but acknowledged the natural disaster by not only providing free admission to displaced residents at their Edmonton show, but also announcing an acoustic show on May 5 with 100% of the proceeds going to support those who have been affected by the fires.

Tour openers Lee Corey Oswald are also on the bill, as well as local artists Ben Sir (Worst Days Down) and James Renton (Fire Next Time). 

Avion Roe Details New LP; Premieres First Track

EpitaphEmo rock band Avion Roe has announced details for their next full length.  The album will be titled In Separation and is due out on June 17, 2016 via Epitaph Records. The disc follows the band’s 2015 Into the Rest EP.  Vocalist Evan Couture states:

In Separation is a story of perseverance. Writing this record fell at a time of growth for us, not only as musicians but as people. The title stems from the idea of evolving and separating from the person you’ve been and transitioning into who you will be.

Everything about In Separation was collaborative. We all pushed each other to venture out of our comfort zones and create something that would stand the test of time. I found myself as a songwriter during the creation of the album and I realized that, for Avion Roe, the true success of a song is being able to evoke human emotion in others and to resonate with people from all different walks of life.”

Coinciding with the announcement comes the release of a new lyric video for the track “Carving Flowers,” which can be heard at Alternative Press

Astronautalis Streams Upcoming LP In Full

ASTRONAUTALISMinneapolis MN, USA, Hip-Hop/Indie-Rock/Punk band Astronautalis has premiered a full stream of his upcoming album, Cut The Body Loose, which is due out on May 13 2016 via Cargo Records in the EU and SideOneDummy Records in the US.

Listen to the disc here.  Pre-orders are available here.

Video: Galactic Empire – The Imperial March

Galactic EmpireThe evil Galactic Empire (yes, that evil galactic empire) has released a metal version of the John Williams composed Star Wars classic, “The Imperial March.”  band member Dark Vader comments:
“We are most grateful for your support and we hope you will assist us in spreading the word about this campaign of darkness. Join us and together, we can rule the Galaxy!”
The band plans to release their debut full length later this year through Kickstarter.  Watch a video for the song below.

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Video: Rozwell Kid – Magic Eye

Rozwell KidRozwell Kid has premiered a new music video for the song “Magic Eye” from their Good Graphics EP, which was released with SideOneDummy Records on vinyl for the first time earlier this year. The band continues to support their 2014 album, Too Shabby

Watch the video below.

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May 4, 2016

Rumours Announce New EP

Rumours bandAustralian metalcore mob Rumours have announced that their new EP The View From Here, is due for release on May 20th. If you can’t wait for the drop date, then check out their most recent video for their track Shadows below.

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D Generation Release First New Material in 17 Years

D GenerationNew York punks D Generation are streaming Apocalypse Kids, the first single taken from their upcoming LP Nothing is Anywhere, due for release on July 29th via Bastard Basement Records. The band originally went on hiatus between 1999 and 2011 before reforming to play live together, but this is their first new material since getting back together.

Check out the video for Apocoalypse Kids below.

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No Real Hero Sign With Thousand Islands Records

NoRealHeropromoMontreal punk rock outfit No Real Hero have signed on with newly founded DIY label Thousand Islands Records. The quartet’s latest self titled EP is currently available as a name-your-price download via bandcamp and they will soon begin work on a new full length LP which will be released on their new label later this year.


Video: Bankrupt – Birthday

BankruptHungarian punk rock trio Bankrupt have posted a new video for their track “Birthday.” The band released a series of singles throughout 2015 and last released their Outsiders LP, released back in March 2016.

Watch the video below.

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