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Best Ex (formerly Candy Hearts) – Girlfriend

Candy-Hearts-band-2014NJ/NY pop punk act Best Ex (formerly Candy Hearts) has premiered a new song.  The track is titled “Girlfriend” and is the first new material since Acoustic Hearts, which dropped back in 2015 via Bridge 9 Records.

Listen to the song below.

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Tours: Candy Hearts / Chase Huglin

Candy-Hearts-band-2014NJ/NY pop punk act Candy Hearts has announced that they will be heading on tour in June with Chase Huglin.  Candy Hearts last released Acoustic Hearts and in July 2015 via Bridge 9 Records.

Tour dates are below.

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Candy Hearts – In And Out

Candy-Hearts-band-2014NJ/NY pop punk act Candy Hearts has announced that they will be releasing a new acoustic album.  The disc will be titled Acoustic Hearts and is due out on July 3, 2015 via Bridge 9 Records.  the band released their latest full length, All The Ways You Let Me Down, in June 2014 via Violently Happy/Bridge 9 Records.

Listen to a new song from the album entitled “In And Out” below.

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Candy Hearts Acoustic Session For Kerrang!

Candy-Hearts-band-2014New Jersey pop punks Candy Hearts recently visited the offices of UK music magazine Kerrang! to play a short acoustic set. The band played 3 tracks from their latest record, All The Ways You Let Me Down, released earlier this year via Bridge 9 Records. 

The three tracks played were:  Something’s Missing, All The Ways You Let Me Down and Brooklyn Bridge. Check out the session below.

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Gallows – Wristslitter

GallowsLondon based hardcore punk band Gallows has debuted a brand new song.  The track is titled “Wristslitter” and is set to appear as the b-side to their upcoming 7″ single as they gear up for the release of their upcoming new album, Chains, due out on June 30, 2014 via Bridge 9 Records.

Pre orders are available here and the track can be heard here.

Gallows Stream New Single ‘Chains’

GallowsLondon based hardcore punk band Gallows are due to drop their new single, Chains on June 30th and Bridge 9 Records  are releasing it as a 7″ with Wristslitter as the b-side in the US. Pre orders are available here and if you haven’t heard it yet, check out the lyric video below:

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Candy Hearts Full Album Stream

Candy-Hearts-band-2014NJ/NY pop punk act Candy Hearts have premiered a full album stream of their upcoming new recordThe album is titled All The Ways You Let Me Down, which is due out on June 10th via Violently Happy/Bridge 9 Records

Listen to the full disc here courtesy AltPress.

Candy Hearts Tour / Detail New Album

Candy-Hearts-band-2014Indie pop punk band Candy Hearts have announced they are joining Driver Friendly as support on the Buzznet! sponsored tour alongside headliners Seaway and Stickup Kid starting in July. The NY/NJ based outfit are also about to drop their new album, All The Ways You Let Me Down, on June 10th via Violently Happy/Bridge 9 Records. 

Ahead of the official release, the band have premièred a stream of the lead single I Miss You, which, along with the band’s upcoming tour dates, can be checked out below.

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Goodtime Boys Stream New Album / Announce Tour

Goodtime-BoysUK melodic hardcore punks Goodtime Boys are releasing Rain, their debut full length for Bridge 9 Records tomorrow (May 20th) but ahead of the official release it can be streamed thanks to the good folks over at Alt Press

You can also check out the band’s upcoming UK and Euro tour dates below:

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Candy Hearts Premiere Video For ‘I Miss You’

candyheartsNJ/NY pop punk act Candy Hearts have premiered a new video for their track I Miss You. The song is the lead single from their upcoming full length, All The Ways You Let Me Down, which is due out on June 10th via Violently Happy/Bridge 9 Records. Details of the new album and the band’s upcoming tour dates were reported by us a few weeks ago, check out the post here.

The video for I Miss You can be viewed below:

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Video – Silver Snakes: ‘Grey Wolf Wild’

Silver SnakesLos Angeles based hardcore punks Silver Snakes have premiered a new video for their song Grey Wolf Wild. The track is taken from their sophomore full length, Year Of The Snake, released back in March via Bridge 9 Records. 

Watch the video for Grey Wolk Wild below:

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Silver Snakes Detail New Album / Announce Tour

Silver SnakesLA post-hardcore outfit Silver Snakes have announced details of their new album. It is titled Year of the Snake and is due to drop on March 4th via Bridge 9 Records. The record will feature 11 songs, showcasing the band at their dark and dynamic best. The band are also hitting the road starting late in January for a series of dates across the US.

Check out the full list of dates below:

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Iron Chic Announce US Headline Tour

Iron ChicLong Island NY punks Iron Chic have announced a US headlining tour kicking off in February. The band are hitting the road in support of their long awaited and critically acclaimed sophomore full length The Constant One (check out our review here) which was released last year via Bridge 9 Records. 

The full list of dates are below.

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Goodtime Boys Announce 7″ and Full Length in 2014 + UK/Euro Tour

Goodtime BoysUK based emo punks Goodtime Boys have announced that their debut full length will be released on May 5th, 2014 via Bridge 9 Records. The record, titled Rain, was recorded in Southampton by Lewin Johns (now a full time member of the band) and is some of the most aggressive and melodic songs the band have ever wrote. Bassist Leigh McAndrew has said “Rain is a bit different from our older stuff and represents the changes our band has gone through over the last year or so”.

For fans who can’t wait until May for new material, there is good news as the band have a 7″ release titled Things I Still Don’t Understand they are planning to drop on February 25th (also via Bridge 9). This will contain one song from the upcoming full length in addition to a cover of Billy Bragg’s Tank Park Salute.

The band are also days away from embarking on a UK/Euro tour with Defeater, full dates below:

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Video: Defeater – Bastards

DefeaterDefeater has premiered a brand new music video.  The video features the song “Bastards” from their latest full length, Letters Home, which is out now via Bridge 9 Records.

Watch the video below.

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Tour: Hierophant (Europe)

Italian hardcore metalpunks Hierophant have announced they will be hitting the road across Europe and UK with mexican hardcore metal band Xibalba as support. Hierophant’s sophomore full length Great Mother: Holy Monster was released in the spring via Bridge 9 Records and you can watch the video for their track Son of Egoistic Love here.

Full tour dates below.

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Test of Time Announce New EP

Bridge Nine RecordsBoston punk band Test of Time have announced that their debut for Bridge 9 Records will be a six song EP titled The Price. The band features ex members of No Harm Done and The Efforts and first came to the attention of Bridge 9 head Chris Wrenn in 2012 after hearing their self produced debut.

The Price is out on September 10th, and you can hear a stream of Test of Time covering Skid Row’s Youth Gone Wild on volume 3 of the Massachusetts is a Coffin compilation here. 

Defeater Stream New Album ‘Letters Home’ In Its Entirety

DefeaterMassachusetts punk band Defeater have made their new album available for streaming on their bandcamp page. Letters Home is the bands 3rd full length, and continues the story of a post WWII family, whose foundations were laid out in previous records Travels and Empty Days & Sleepless Nights. On the topic of lyrical inspiration, vocalist Derek Archambaul said: 

“Inspiration for this record came from a few places. Much like with Lost Ground, these stories are based around my two grandfathers’ service in WWII.”Musically the record hearkens back to Travels and Lost Ground.  EDSN was a bit of a departure for us, and I think we took some good chances on that record but Letters Home brings it back to why we started this band in the first place five years ago.”

Musically,  this record sees the band take on a heavier sound, and this was deliberate, according to guitarist Jay Maas:

 “Letters Home is more focused on sounding dirty and mean, but at the same time we have improved as songwriters so some of these ten tracks are our most accessible.” 

Letters Home is out now via Bridge 9 Records, and the band are appearing on the 2013 Vans Warped Tour.  Full track list and tour dates below.

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New Found Glory Announce Live Album

New Found GloryKill It Live, a 17 track live record taken from 2 sold out New Found Glory shows in March at SoCal’s Chain Reaction is due for release on October 8th. In addition to the buzzing energy of 17 live tracks, the album will also give fans a taste of whats to come, featuring 3 new tracks recorded with Paul Miner (ex-Death by Stereo).

Kill It Live will be  released through NFG guitarist Chad Gilbert’s Violently Happy Records (in association Bridge 9 Records)

Full track list below:

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