Weezer have released a music video for their song “Back To The Shack”, taken off their upcoming ninth studio album “Everything Will Be Alright In The End”. The album will be available October 7th via Republic Records.
The band also recently announced a short string of performances where they will be performing the new album in it’s entirety on select dates (labeled below with an *).
10/02 – San Jose, CA @ Even Center at San Jose State University
10/11 – Mexico City, MX @ Corona Capitol
10/16 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Arizona State Fair
10/24 – Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Casino
10/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero *
10/26 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair *
10/27 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
11/02 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s *
11/06 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House *
11/07 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco *
12/02 – Austin, TX @ Austin Music Hall (101X Indie Workforce X-Mas)
12/05 – Jacksonville, FL @ The Big Ticket – Metropolitan Park
12/07 – Orlando, FL @ The Big Orlando – Central Florida Fairgrounds
Modern Baseball will be embarking on a headlining tour later this year with support from Knuckle Puck, Crying and Somos. Foxing, Hostage Calm and Walter Mitty will also support the tour on select dates. Pre-sale tickets are now available here and a list of dates can be seen below.
11/11 - Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theater*
11/12 - Buffalo - NY - Waiting Room*
11/13 - Pontiac, MI - The Crofoot Ballroom*
11/14 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop*
11/15 - Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge*
11/16 - Lawrence, KS - Granada Theater*
11/18 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theater*
11/19 - Salt Lake City, UT - Loading Dock*
11/21 - Oakland, CA - 924 Gilman**
11/22 - Los Angeles, CA - The Roxy**
11/23 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction**
11/25 - San Diego, CA - The Epicenter**
11/26 - Mesa, AZ - Club Red
11/28 - Dallas, TX - The Prophet Bar
11/29 - Austin, TX - Red 7
11/30 - Houston, TX - Walters
12/2 - Nashville, TN - The End***
12/3 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade***
12/4 - Tampa, FL - Epic Problems***
12/5 - Margate, FL - O’Mally’s***
12/6 - Orlando, FL - Backbooth***
12/7 - Jacksonville, FL - Underbelly***
12/9 - Washington, DC - The Filmore***
12/10 - Richmond, VA - The Broadberry***
12/11 - Philadelphia, PA - The TLA*
12/12 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theater*
12/13 - Hamden, CT - The Space*
12/14 - Boston, MA - The Paradise*
12/15 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg*
* = FOXING
** = WALTER MITTY & HIS MAKESHIFT ORCHESTRA
***= HOSTAGE CALM
Porter Robinson recently performed “Sad Machine” live on Last Call with Carson Daly, taken from his highly acclaimed debut album “Worlds”.
Robinson is currently touring North America in support of the album, a list of dates is available below.
The fine folks responsible for the annual “This Is Hardcore” music festival have officially launched pre-orders for a t-shirt mocking the recent controversy surrounding Joyce Manor, specifically frontman Barry Johnson. Proceeds will benefit Women Against Abuse in Philadelphia.
Berkeley, California punk rock act Rancid have announced their long awaited new album “Honor Is All We Know”. Although no official release date has come with the announcement, the album’s artwork can be seen above and the track list at the end of this article. ”Honor Is All We Know” is the much anticipated follow up to 2009’s “Let The Dominoes Fall”.
Honor Is All We Know
1. Back where I belong
2. Raise your fist
3. Collision course
4. Evil’s my friend
5. Honor is all we know
6. A power inside
7. In the streets
8. Face up
9. Already dead
12. Now we’re through with you
13. Everybody’s sufferin’
14. Grave Digger
Sixx:AM “Modern Vintage” Album Review.
In an age where the internet is a great platform medium to introduce new artists to the world it’s no wonder why side projects of already famous musicians seem to be popping up from all corners of the music industry. The idea of being in two bands seemed odd to me when I first head of Sixx:A.M. I was twelve years old when I first heard Life is Beautiful and had very little actual knowledge of music at the time. I did, however, know that Nikki Sixx was the bassist for Motley Crue and after one Google search came to realize that he was a founder of Sixx:A.M. It seemed that the band would never really be anything more than a true side project as long as Motley Crue was still touring and recording music. Fast forward seven years into the future, Motley Crue are currently on their last tour slated to go into 2015, and Sixx:A.M. are releasing their third studio album entitled, “Modern Vintage”.
The oxy moron of an album name implies that the sound of vintage music will be a theme on the new album, making it modern; and it truly lives up to it’s name. This is the band’s first full length effort that doesn’t follow a concept through the album, telling pieces of a story in each song. Considering the previous two albums were written based off [Nikki] Sixx’s autobiography, “The Heroin Diaries”, it’s no surprise that the first effort away from the book provides a much lighter, easier going listen. I am as much a fan of the dark themes and undertones presented before… but the change of pace was much needed if you ask me.
The opening track of the album, Stars, opens with a very choppy, distorted riff that immediately screams modern rock, or at least what modern rock is missing.
The Ghost Inside have recently premiered a new song off their upcoming album “Dear Youth” titled “Out Of Control” following a speech regarding the concept of the new album. A video of the band playing the song (as well as the aforementioned speech) can be viewed above.
"Dear Youth" will be available wherever music is sold on November 17th.
Joyce Manor Release Statement On Recent Reactions To Stage Diving
Barry Johnson of Joyce Manor has released a statement via their Facebook page in regards to a recent altercation with fans at their show in Houston, Texas. The statement can be read below.
"I wasn’t able to watch people being hurt so I asked people not to act in the way that was hurting people. If that means you don’t support the band, I respect that. If you don’t want to attend the shows, we respect that. If you’ve bought a ticket to the show and want your money back because you want that to be your experience, we will refund you.
I don’t have an issue with anyone’s lifestyle. I apologize to losing my cool in Houston. I saw someone whose full intention was to harm people and was upset.
I look forward to playing music in a safe environment for everyone from here on out.”
Photo Gallery: Let it Enfold You Ten Year Anniversary Tour
Senses Fail hit up their home state, New Jersey, on September 20th to play to 2,000+ people on their headlining tour to support 10 years of their album “Let it Enfold You.” Along with Senses Fail was No Bragging Rights, Knuckle Puck, To The Wind, and Suburban Scum.
We were lucky enough to document the night - so click here to view some photos!
Rise Records Announces Lineup for This Year’s “Rise Records Tour”
Dance Gavin Dance will he headlining this year’s Rise Records Tour and will have support from Secrets, Alive Like Me, and Defeat the Low. Excited about the lineup? Check out the dates below:
11.16 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
11.18 Salt Lake City, UT @ In the Venue
11.19 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
11.20 Merriam, KS @ Aftershock
11.21 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
11.22 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
11.23 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
11.24 Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
11.27 Dallas, TX @ The Door
11.28 Houston, TX @ Walter’s
11.29 Austin, TX @ Red 7
11.30 El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
12.01 Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
12.02 Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
12.03 San Diego, CA @ SOMA
12.04 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
12.05 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
12.06 Fresno, CA @ Strummers
12.07 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
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The Ghost Inside debut new song “Avalanche”
The Ghost Inside just released a new song titled “Avalanche” via YouTube. Watch the video below to give it a listen.
The Flaming Lips Announce Track-listing for “A Little Help From My Fwends”
The Flaming Lips announced their track-listing for their album called A Little Help From My Fwends, which is due out on October 28th via Warner Brother Records. All proceeds made from this album will be donated to The Bella Foundation, which is “a non-profit organization based in the band’s hometown of Oklahoma City that assists low-income, elderly, or terminally ill pet owners with the cost of veterinary care.”
You can pre-order the album here.
The track-listing for With A Little Help From My Fwends is as follows:
01. SGT. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
MY MORNING JACKET & FEVER THE GHOST & J. MASCIS
02. With A Little Help From My Friends
THE FLAMING LIPS & BLACK PUS & THE AUTUMN DEFENSE
03. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
THE FLAMING LIPS & MILEY CYRUS & MOBY
04. Getting Better
DR. DOG & CHUCK INGLISH & MORGAN DELT
05. Fixing A Hole
06. She’s Leaving Home
PHANTOGRAM & JULIANNA BARWICK & SPACEFACE
07. Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!
THE FLAMING LIPS & MJ KEENAN & PUSCIFER & SUNBEARS!
08. Within You Without You
BIRDFLOWER & THE FLAMING LIPS & MORGAN DELT
09. When I’m Sixty-Four”
DEF RAIN & THE FLAMING LIPS & PITCHWAFUZZ
10. Lovely Rita
TEGAN AND SARA & STARDEATH AND WHITE DWARFS
11. Good Morning Good Morning
ZORCH & GRACE POTTER & TREASURE MAMMAL
12. SGT. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
FOXYGEN & BEN GOLDWASSER
13. A Day In The Life
THE FLAMING LIPS & MILEY CYRUS & NEW FUMES
Atreyu debut new song “So Others May Live” and Make it Free to Download
Atreyu finally announced a reunion earlier this year, and today they brought fans an amazing new song called “So Others May Live.” Not only did they do that, they made it free for fans to download.
Read their statement why they did below:
"We wanted to share this NEW SONG with you, free of charge, to give thanks to all your support for us over the years.
You cannot fathom how much you mean to us.”
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Senses Fail kicks off their “Let It Unfold You Ten Year Anniversary Tour” Today!
Today kicked off Senses Fail’s headliner to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of their album Let it Unfold You with support from No Bragging Rights, Knuckle Puck, and To The Wind. Dates are selling out - so head over to www.sensesfail.com to pick up tickets so you don’t miss out!
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Sixx: A.M. Post “Modern Vintage” Album Teaser
Sixx: A.M. released a teaser video for their upcoming album titled “Modern Vintage,” which is due out October 7, 2014. Want to get a taste of this great new album? Click “read more” to watch the video.