Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Tour Dates: The Scene Aesthetic

>> Dates have been announced for the Living Room Tour featuring The Scene Aesthetic.
We hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Roasting marshmallows and giant bonfires were on our agenda and it was amazing.

We are excited to announce the ticket sales of our very first Living Room Tour ever!
We’re offering (4) different package deals with tickets for this tour. Each include the ticket itself, but right now, you’re able to score some pretty sweet merch being made specifically for the tour! There’s an extremely awesome limited edition, silk-screened Living Room Tour poster and a sweet limited edition Living Room Tour t-shirt!

We’re also planning on capturing audio and video footage from every single living room show on this tour to turn it into a future DVD! — Come make history with The Scene Aesthetic!

Tickets on sale now! Visit: http://themischiefmarket.com/store/the-scene-aesthetic

Tour Dates:
July 18 – Monday – Spokane, WA
July 19 – Tuesday – Boise, ID
July 20 – Wednesday – Murray, UT
July 21 – Thursday – Las Vegas, NV
July 24 – Sunday – Tempe, AZ
July 25 – Monday – San Diego, CA
July 26 – Tuesday – San Pedro, CA
July 28 – Thursday – Bakersfield, CA
July 30 – Saturday – Martinez, CA
August 1 – Monday – Springfield, OR
August 2 – Tuesday – Lane Hillsboro, OR
August 3 – Wednesday – Seattle, WA
*Please note: After purchasing your ticket(s) to the show, you will receive a confirmation receipt email. About 2 weeks before the show, you will receive another email explaining the details for the show (address, door time, ending time... etc).

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Video Killed The Radio Star - 5/31/11

>> We The Kings released their video for their single "Friday Is Forever."

>> Life On Repeat released a new video for their song "Struggle + Sleep."

>> Terrible Things have posted a new video for Terrible Tuesdays showing Fred Mascherino and Josh Eppard working out new material for the band's next album. The song featured is tentatively called "Cost".

>> The Dangerous Summer recently performed an acoustic version of "Where I Want To Be" at the Slam Dunk South Festival, which can be seen below.

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New Music from Paramore, August Burns Red & more

>> Visit craveonline.com to hear the new song from August Burns Red called "Internal Cannon."

>> Paramore recently posted a clip of their new song "Monster," which can be heard below. The full-length version of "Monster" will stream on Paramore.net starting June 3rd, and will be released on iTunes on June 7th.

>> Joe Kirkland (vocalist/guitarist of Artist Vs. Poet) has released a new track for his solo project. You can preview and download "Fly Away" by The Follow Through by clicking here.
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Tour Dates: Frank Turner with Into It. Over It. and Andrew Jackson Jihad

>> Into It. Over It. will be entering the studio in late June to begin production on his upcoming full length with Ed Rose (The Get Up Kids, The Casket Lottery, The Appleseed Cast) at Blacklodge Studios in Eudora, KS. The new album will be released this fall.

> In support of Evan Weiss’ new full length, Into It. Over It. will be heading out on a full tour of the US/Canada this fall with Frank Turner and Andrew Jackson Jihad. Dates can be seen below.

Tour Dates:
09/20/2011 - Danbury, CT @ Heirloom Arts Theater
09/21/2011 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
09/222011 - Millvale, PA @ Mr Smalls
09/23/2011 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
09/24/2011 - Richmond, VA @ Canal Club
09/25/2011 - West Colombia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
09/27/2011 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
09/29/2011 - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
09/30/2011 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
10/01/2011 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
10/03/2011 - Austin, TX @ Emo’s
10/04/2011 - Dallas, TX @ The Loft
10/05/2011 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Conservatory
10/06/2011 - Kansas City, MO @ The Record Bar
10/07/2011 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
10/08/2011 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
10/10/2011 - Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room
10/11/2011 - Pomona, CA @ Glass House
10/12/2011 - San Diego, CA @ Soma
10/13/2011 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theater
10/14/2011 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
10/15/2011 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
10/16/2011 - Seattle, WA @ Neumos
10/17/2011 - Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
10/19/2011 - Edmonton, AB Starlite Room
10/20/2011 - Calgary, AB @ Republik
10/21/2011 - Regina, SK @ The Exchange
10/22/2011 - Winnipeg, MB @ West End Cultural Center
10/23/2011 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
10/25/2011 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
10/26/2011 - Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
10/27/2011 - Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
10/28/2011 - Toronto, ON @ The Phoenix
10/29/2011 - Montreal, QC @ Corona
10/30/2011 - Ottawa, ON @ Maverick’s
10/31/2011 - Quebec City, QC @ Cercle
11/02/2011 - Cambridge, MA @ Middle East
11/04/2011 - Philadelphia, PA @ Theater Of Living Arts

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Tour Dates: Casting Call with Giants At Large & Sink Or Swim

>> Casting Call have revealed their summer tour dates. The TerminaTour kicks off July 1st and features support from Giants At Large (7/1 - 7/12) and Sink Or Swim (7/15 - 7/22). A message from Casting Call -
This July, Casting Call will be hitting the road alongside some good friends in support of our EP Values as well as the sampler of our new record that we will be releasing shortly before tour! Below are the dates!
Tour Dates:

w/ Giants At Large
7/1/11 @ East Islip Lanes - East Islip, NY
7/2/11 @ The Test Tube - Deptford, NJ
7/3/11 @ TBA, PA
/11 @ TBA, PA
/11 @ West End 2153 - Ashtabula, OH
/11 @ The Belmont - Hamstramck, MI
/11 @ The Dojo - Indianapolis, IN
/11 @ Downtown Music Hall - Little Rock, AR
/11 @ Hailey's Club - Denton, TX
/11 @ House Show - Austin, TX (Location TBA)

/11 @ Here Today Gone Tomorrow - Baton Rouge, LA
/11 @ Andy's Music - Southside, AL

w/ Sink Or Swim
/11 @ Trainwreck - Tallahassee, FL
/11 @ The Talent Farm - Pembroke Pines, FL
7/17: Swayzes - Marietta, GA
/11 @ TBA, SC
/11 @ Somewhere Else Tavern - Greensboro, NC
/11 @ House Show - Virginia Beach, VA (Location TBA)
/11 @ Legends At The Square - Hagerstown, MD
/11 @ St. Paul's - Levittown, PA

Solo (Promotion)
/11 @ Uniondale, NY (Vans Warped Tour)
/11 @ Oceanport, NJ (Vans Warped Tour)

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Free Music from Hopeless Records

>> Hopeless Records released a free sampler featuring music from All Time Low, Yellowcard, The Wonder Years, The Dangerous Summer, Avenged Sevenfold, & more. View the full track listing below, and click here to download the songs.

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Free Music from The Rocket Summer

>> Bryce Avary of The Rocket Summer has released his new acoustic live album, Bryce Avary, His Instruments and Your Voices, as a free download. Take advantage and download some free music below.

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Tour Dates: Patent Pending on the 2011 Vans Warped Tour

>> It's official - Patent Pending will be playing this year's Vans Warped Tour. You can catch the band starting July 7th through August 2nd. The full list of dates for the 2011 Vans Warped Tour can be seen here.

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Tour Dates: Scream It Like You Mean It 2011

>> The dates & line up for the 2011 Scream It Like You Mean It Tour have been announced! Breathe Carolina (Fearless Records) will headline this tour of the US with support from Chiodos (Equal Vision), I See Stars (Sumerian Records), The Color Morale (Rise Records), Tek-One and The Air I Breathe (Velocity/Rise Records). Dates can be seen below.

Tour Dates:
7/15/11 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
7/17/11 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
7/18/11 - San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom
7/19/11 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades
7/20/11 - Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues
7/21/11 - Las Vegas, NV @ Rock The Block Series/Fremont East
7/22/11 - Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
7/23/11 - San Diego, CA @ SOMA
7/24/11 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
7/26/11 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
7/27/11 - Pharr, TX @ Pharr Entertainment Center
7/28/11 - Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
7/29/11 - Dallas, TX @ The Door
7/30/11 - Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
7/31/11 - Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
8/2/11 - Pompano Beach, FL @ Rocketown
8/3/11 - St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
8/4/11 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
8/5/11 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
8/6/11 - Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street Club
8/7/11 - Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa
8/9/11 - West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
8/10/11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
8/11/11 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
8/12/11 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
8/13/11 - Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
8/14/11 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights
8/16/11 - Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
8/17/11 - Toronto, ONT @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
8/18/11 - Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheels
8/19/11 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theatre
8/20/11 - Detroit, MI @ The Majestic Theatre
8/21/11 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
8/22/11 - Covington, KY @ Radio Down
8/23/11 - Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
8/24/11 - Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
8/26/11 - Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Tour Dates: Bayside + Transit

>> Bayside will be hitting the road with Transit in July. Check the dates below to see when these bands are coming to your city!

Tour Dates:
07/20/2011 @ The National - Richmond, VA
07/21/2011 @ Amos’ Southend - Charlotte, NC
07/22/2011 @ New Brookland Tavern - Columbia, SC
07/23/2011 @ Floyd’s Music Store - Tallahassee, FL
07/24/2011 @ Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville, FL
07/26/2011 @ Juanita’s Cantina Ballroom - Little Rock, AR
07/27/2011 @ Outland Ballroom - Springfield, MO
07/28/2011 @ Emerson Theatre - Indianapolis, IN
07/29/2011 @ Outland On Liberty - Columbus, OH
07/30/2011 @ New York State Fairgrounds - Syracuse, NY

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Video Killed The Radio Star - 5/25/11

>> All Time Low released a video for their single "I Feel Like Dancin'." The band's upcoming album, Dirty Work, will be released on June 7th.

>> Let's Get It posted a lyric video for their song "Keep It Up." The band released their debut album, Masters of The Universe, yesterday. You can listen to the entire album through Substream, and you can purchase the album through iTunes or Amazon.

>> Forever The Sickest Kids recently performed an acoustic version of "She Likes" at Smarpunk Live. You can view that performance below, and their performance of the new single "Crossroads" by clicking here.

>> The Swellers premiered a new video for "The Best I Ever Had." You can pre-order their new album, Good For Me, at theswellers.com/goodforme.

>> Bayside recently performed their song "Sick, Sick, Sick" live on The Daily Habit on Fuel TV.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Tour Dates: Hellogoodbye with Fake Problems + more

>> Hellogoodbye will play a set of North American shows in July. Fake Problems, Fences, and A Great Big Pile Of Leaves will accompany Hellogoodbye on this brief tour.

>> Visit www.hellogoodbye.net to download a free mixtape featuring music from the bands on this tour.

Tour Dates:
7/12/11 - St. Louis, MO @ the Firebird
7/13/11 - Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
7/14/11 - Knoxville, TN @ Bijou Theatre
7/15/11 - Birmingham, AL @ WorkPlay Theatre
7/16/11 - Louisville, KY @ the Vernon Club
7/17/11 - Milwaukee, WI @ the Rave II
7/18/11 - Urbana, IL @ the Canopy Club (18+)
7/19/11 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
7/20/11 - Omaha, NE @ the Waiting room

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With The Punches Cancel UK Tour

>> According to posts on the band's tumblr and facebook pages, With The Punches will no longer be touring the UK due to circumstances out of their control. You can view the statements below.
To anyone who hasn't heard, we unfortunately had to cancel our UK tour due to immigration not allowing us in the country. We are extremely sorry and apologize to everyone who was planning on coming out. No one is more bummed out on this than us. We love you all and deeply appreciate the continued support!

♥ With The Punches
Sunday night the five of us boarded a plane to the UK excited for our first international tour, playing slam dunk, and finally getting to meet all of the cool UK kids who we’ve talked to via the internet in the last few years. We got there, headed for customs, got pulled aside, detained for several hours then put back on a plane and sent back home to NY. Tour cancelled, hearts broken, and sleep patterns destroyed. I’m not bitching, just wanted everyone to know how much this sucks for us to not get to play these shows for you guys. We’ll be back, and we’ll actually make it out of the airport next time. Sorry.
>> Please support the band in any way that you can. Pick up a copy of their It's Not The End Of The World EP, or see them play when they come to a town near you. Their music deserves to be heard.

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The 2011 Honda Civic Tour feat. Blink 182 + My Chemical Romance

>> In honor of the Honda Civic Tour's 10th Anniversary, Blink-182 have announced that they will co-headline the tour this year with My Chemical Romance. Supporting acts include Matt & Kim, Rancid, and Manchester Orchestra.
“It’s great to be going back out on the Honda Civic Tour,” Mark Hoppus of blink-182 said in a statement. “We had a blast kicking off the tour ten years ago, and this summer we’ll be taking it to the next level with our friends My Chemical Romance.”
(Source: Alternative Press)

>> Members of the Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance fan clubs will have access to exclusive pre-sale tickets on Monday, June 6. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 10 through Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Fans can “like” the Honda Civic Tour on Facebook to get tour updates and access to presale tickets on Wednesday June 8.

>> View a video announcement from Blink-182 below.

Tour Dates:
Aug 5, 2011 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center *
Aug 6, 2011 - Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater *
Aug 7, 2011 - Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater ~
Aug 9, 2011 - Boston, MA @ Comcast Center *
Aug 11, 2011 - Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center *
Aug 12, 2011 - Washington, DC @ Jiffy Lube Live *
Aug 13, 2011 - Hershey, PA @ Hershey Park Pavilion *
Aug 14, 2011 - Hartford, CT @ The Comcast Theatre *
Aug 19, 2011 - St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre *
Aug 20, 2011 - Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Pavilion *
Aug 21, 2011 - Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center *
Aug 23, 2011 - Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheater *
Sept 1, 2011 - Seattle, WA @ White River Amphitheater +
Sept 3, 2011 - Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheater +
Sept 4, 2011 - Denver, CO @ Comfort Dental Amphitheater +
Sept 7, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN @ Xcel Energy Center ^
Sept 8, 2011 - Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena ~
Sept 9, 2011 - Kansas City, MO @ Sandstone Amphitheater ^
Sept 10, 2011 - Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center ^
Sept 11, 2011 - Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Centre ^
Sept 13, 2011 - Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center ^
Sept 15, 2011 - Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion ^
Sept 16, 2011 - Saratoga, NY @ SPAC ^
Sept 17, 2011 - Philadelphia, PA @ Susquehanna Bank Center ^
Sept 18, 2011 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach ^
Sept 20, 2011 - Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheater ^
Sept 21, 2011 - Atlanta, GA @ Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood ^
Sept 23, 2011 - Miami, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheater ^
Sept 24, 2011 - Tampa, FL @ 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre ^
Sept 26, 2011 - Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion ^
Sept 27, 2011 - Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion ^
Sept 29, 2011 - Albuquerque, NM @ Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents: The Pavilion ^
Sept 30, 2011 - Phoenix, AZ @ Tempe Beach Park Amphitheatre ^x
Oct 1, 2011 - Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center ^
Oct 2, 2011 - Sacramento, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre ^
Oct 4, 2011 - Concord, CA @ Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord ^
Oct 5, 2011 - San Francisco, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre ^
Oct 7, 2011 - Las Vegas, NV @ Red Rock Resort, Spa & Casino ^
Oct 8, 2011 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl ^
Oct 15, 2011 - San Diego, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre ^

(Visit www.HondaCivicTour.com for updated information).

* with Manchester Orchestra
+ with Rancid
^ with Matt & Kim
~ support TBA
x no My Chemical Romance

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Monday, May 23, 2011

Tour Dates: I Call Fives + We Are The Union

>> I Call Fives have announced dates for their upcoming US Tour with We Are The Union, Handguns, and The Story So Far.

Tour Dates:

w/ We Are The Union and Handguns
Sat Jun 4 '11 - Malboro, NJ @ Malboro Rec Center
Fri Jun 10 ‘11 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary
Sat Jun 11 ‘11 - Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Redwood Arts Space
Sun Jun 12 ‘11 - Asbury Park, NJ @ The Saint
Mon Jun 13 ‘11 - Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar
Tue Jun 14 ‘11 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Club Relevant
Wed Jun 15 ‘11 - Greensboro, NC @ Somewhere Else Tavern
Thu Jun 16 ‘11 - Charleston, SC @ The Oasis
Fri Jun 17 ‘11 - Marietta, GA @ Swayzey’s
Sat Jun 18 ‘11 - Tampa, FL @ Transitions
Sun Jun 19 ‘11 - Gainesville, FL @ 1982 Bar
Mon Jun 20 ‘11 - Jacksonville, FL @ Unit 6
Wed Jun 22 ‘11 - Nashville, TN @ The End
Thu Jun 23 ‘11 - Louisville, OH @ The Carriage House
Fri Jun 24 ‘11 - Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
Sat Jun 25 ‘11 - Kalamazoo, MI @ Fat Guy House
Sun Jun 26 ‘11 - Barrington, IL @ The Rock Room
Tue Jun 28 ‘11 - La Crosse, WI @ Warehouse
Wed Jun 29 ‘11 - St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
Thu Jun 30 ‘11 - Des Moines, IA @ The Vaudeville Mews
Sat Jul 2 ‘11 - Denver, CO Blast @ O Mat
Sun Jul 3 ‘11 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court

w/ We Are The Union and The Story So Far
Wed Jul 6 ‘11 - Santa Cruz, CA @ 105 Pioneer Street
Thu Jul 7 ‘11 - Roseville, CA @ Club Retro Sacremento
Fri Jul 8 ‘11 - Fresno, CA @ Chinatown Youth Center
Sat Jul 9 ‘11 - Canoga Park, CA @ Cobalt Cafe
Sun Jul 10 ‘11 - Escondido, CA @ Metaphor Cafe
Tue Jul 12 ‘11 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Box Office
Wed Jul 13 ‘11 - Albuquerque, NM @ Gold Manor
Thu Jul 14 ‘11 - Midland, TX @ The Pine Box
Fri Jul 15 ‘11 - San Angelo, TX @ Yaya’s
Sat Jul 16 ‘11 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
Mon Jul 18 ‘11 - Tulsa, OK @ Reverb
Tue Jul 19 ‘11 - Wichita, KS @ Eagles Lodge
Wed Jul 20 ‘11 - Springfield, MO @ Salad Days
Fri Jul 22 ‘11 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
Sat Jul 23 ‘11 - Canton, OH @ The Auricle
Sun Jul 24 ‘11 - Rochester, NY @ Dubland Underground
Tue Jul 26 ‘11 - Albany, NY @ Bogies
Wed Jul 27 ‘11 - Wakefield, MA @ Wakefield U Church
Thu Jul 28 ‘11 - South Glastonbury, CT @ P.o.c.
Fri Jul 29 ‘11 - Hicksville, NY @ Hicksville Masonic Temple
Fri Aug 5 ‘11 - Radnor, PA @ Cabrini College

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BEYOND[THE]BLUE Tour 2011 featuring Mayday Parade & More

>> Mayday Parade will be playing a string of shows in Japan this summer. The BEYOND[THE]BLUE TOUR 2011 also features The Summer Set, Anarbor, With The Punches, & more. Dates can be seen below.

Tour Dates:

06/24/11 - Osaka, Namba @ Rockets
06/26/11 - Nagoya, Ikeshita @ Upset
07/01/11 - Tokyo, Shibuya @ Milkway
07/02/11 - Tokyo, Koenji @ High
07/03/11 - Tokyo, Shibuya @ Cyclone

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Friday, May 20, 2011

New Album Info from There For Tomorrow

>> There For Tomorrow will release their upcoming album, The Verge, on June 28th, 2011. You can pre-order the album now through Hopeless Records. The album art, track listing, and an album trailer can all be seen below.

Track listing:
  1. The Verge
  2. Nowhere BLVD.
  3. SAAVE
  4. The Joyride
  5. Hunt Hunt Hunt
  6. Circle Of Lies
  7. Get It
  8. 18
  9. Slip Inside (The Barrel Of Your Gun)
  10. BLU
  11. Stopwatch Affair
  12. I’d Be Changing If I Were You

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The Summer Set to Release New Album in July

>> The Summer Set have revealed the artwork for their upcoming album. Everything's Fine will be released on July 19th, 2011 through Razor & Tie. "Someone Like You," the first single from the new album, is available now on iTunes.
Guitarist John Gomez says, "The title is a bit sarcastic. Our first record was just one emotion. Everything's Fine is yin and yang. We've had some ups and downs recently, some break-ups, some general trials and tribulations. This is a record that says we're young, but growing up and experiencing new things. So in a way, it's optimistic, too."
(source: Alternative Press)
> You can see the artwork below, and click here to pre-order the album.

*UPDATE: 5/26/11
>> You can now pre-order the album through Glamour Kills! There are different packages available. You can order the album with a special TSS logo necklace, t-shirt, or both. Click here to see your options.

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Gimme Summer Ya Love Tour featuring All Time Low, Mayday Parade, & more

>> All Time Low have announced details for the "Gimme Summer Ya' Love" tour, coming to the U.S. and Canada. Mayday Parade and We Are The In Crowd will perform on almost every date of the tour, while The Starting Line, Cartel, The Cab and Brighter will only play select shows.

Tour Dates:
7/28/11 - Richmond, VA @ The National | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd
7/29/11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Liacouras Center | w/ The Starting Line, Mayday Parade
7/30/11 - West Long Branch, NJ @ MAC Center at Monmouth University | w/ The Starting Line, Mayday Parade
7/31/11 - Boston, MA @ Bank of America Pavilion | w/ The Starting Line, Mayday Parade
8/01/11 - Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd
8/03/11 - Wallingford, CT @ The Dome at Oakdale Theatre | w/ Mayday Parade
8/04/11 - Montreal, QC @ Metropolis | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/05/11 - Windsor, ON @ The Blind Dog | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/06/11 - London, ON @ The London Music Hall | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/07/11 - Kitchener, ON @ Elements | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/10/11 - Winnipeg, MB @ Garrick Centre | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/11/11 - Saskatoon, SK @ Louis' Pub | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/12/11 - Edmonton, AB @ Edmonton Events Center | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/13/11 - Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/15/11 - Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre | w/ Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, Brighter
8/16/11 - Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory | w/ Mayday Parade, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd
8/17/11 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory | w/ Mayday Parade, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd
8/20/11 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre | w/ Mayday Parade, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd
8/21/11 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium | w/ Mayday Parade, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd
8/22/11 - Des Moines, IA @ Val Air Ballroom | w/ Mayday Parade, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd
8/23/11 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Orbit Room | w/ Mayday Parade, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd
8/26/11 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE | w/ The Starting Line, Cartel, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd
8/27/11 - Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theatre | w/ Cartel, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd
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The Static Jacks Sign To Fearless Records

>> It's official - The Static Jacks have joined Fearless Records. A statement from the band regarding the signing and their upcoming debut album can be read below, or by clicking here.
Hello Family, Friends and Fans,
Today is a big day for us.
We are happy to officially announce that our debut album If You're Young will be coming out August 30, 2011. And with that news we can finally share that this will be our first non-independent release as we have joined the Fearless Records family!
If you follow our twitter or website, you know that over the past few months we have been hard at work, recording at Stratosphere Studios in New York with producer Chris Shaw (Weezer, Ted Leo, Public Enemy). This process is one we had been anxiously awaiting since first playing music together in high school. We could not be happier with the album that we created, and cannot wait to share it with you all. This is especially exciting since we'll be releasing If You’re Young through major distribution.
You might be asking yourself, “How do the Static Jacks fit into the Fearless Records family?” The short answer is that Fearless is a punk label that supports original bands (look no further than the early signing of At the Drive-In, or the recent addition of the Aquabats). Fearless cares very deeply about the importance of both touring and a band's exposure around the world. They've allowed us the freedom to continue our operation exactly how we always have. The only difference is that now we have their support to take our music worldwide. This band has not changed. Now you'll just be seeing our album in stores.
We'll have more information on If You're Young shortly…like artwork and track-listing. But for right now, we'll leave you with the track "Girl Parts." It's a duet that features Ceci Gomez (from our great friends Beast Make Bomb) on vocals. Check out the premiere on Filter.com.
Henry, Nick, Ian and Mike
>> You can listen to The Static Jacks's single "Girl Parts" by clicking here. Keep an eye out for the band's debut album, If You're Young, which will be released on August 30, 2011.

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Tour Dates: Space Dracula's Basketball Expo featuring Ludo

>> Sparks The Rescue will be joining Ludo on the Space Dracula's Basketball Expo this summer along with Tommy & The High Pilots, Stamps, and Without A Face. You can view the tour dates & a video below.

Tour Dates: Space Dracula's Basketball Expo
w/ Ludo, Sparks The Rescue, Tommy & The High Pilots, Stamps, and Without A Face

7/14/11 - Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
7/15/11 - Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room at Crofoot
7/16/11 - Columbus, OH @ The Basement
7/17/11 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
7/18/11 - West Chester, PA @ The Note
7/20/11 - Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East
7/21/11 - Washington D.C. @ 9:30 Club
7/22/11 - New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom
7/24/11 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
7/25/11 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues (Bronze)
7/26/11 - Austin, TX @ Emo's
7/28/11 - Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
7/29/11 - West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy Theater
8/01/11 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound
8/02/11 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
8/05/11 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
8/06/11 - St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
8/07/11 - Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note

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Breathe Carolina To Release New Album on July 12

>> Breathe Carolina announced the track listing and artwork for their upcoming album, Hell Is What You Make It. The album will be released through Fearless Records on July 12th in North America, and on July 18th in Europe.
"We're so excited for you guys to hear this crazy record we've been working on," notes the band. "It's harder, faster and just a wild ride! We felt at home making these songs and can't wait for you guys to dig into them and see what we've come up with! We'll be hitting the road this summer so stay tuned for more info... we'll definitely be pulling out all the stops and making our live show everything we've wanted it to be! Can't wait till July! Gonna Be When Everything Goes To Hell!!! Haha!!!"

Track listing:
  1. Rebirth: An Introduction
  2. Wooly
  3. Blackout
  4. Edge Of Heaven
  5. Last Night (Vegas)
  6. Sweat It Out
  7. Gone So Long
  8. They Say You Won't Come Back
  9. Get Off Easy
  10. Waiting
  11. Take It Back
  12. Chemicals
  13. Lauren's Song

>> Visit helliswhatyoumakeit.com for a taste of what's to come. View the album teaser below.

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Monday, May 9, 2011

New Album Info + Music Video from Simple Plan

>> Simple Plan will be releasing their new album, Get Your Heart On!, on June 21st, 2011. You can pre-order the album in one of the 4 bundles listed here.

Track listing:
  1. You Suck At Love
  2. Can’t Keep My Hands Off You
  3. Jet Lag
  4. Astronaut
  5. Loser Of the Year
  6. Anywhere Else But Here
  7. Freaking Me Out
  8. Summer Paradise
  9. Gone Too Soon
  10. Last One Standing
  11. This Song Saved My Life
>> The new music video for "Jet Lag (featuring Natasha Bedingfield)" can be seen below.

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Such Gold Announce Line-Up Change

>> Earlier today, Such Gold announced that there will be some changes in the band's line-up that will become permanent after their May tour with Living With Lions. You can view the full announcement below, or by clicking here.
Last week we announced that our good friend Skylar Sarkis will be filling in for Ben on vocals for our upcoming May dates with Living With Lions. This week we would like to announce that after our May tour, Skylar will permanently replace Tim Heald on guitar. Tim is leaving on good terms and he will be missed.
Although Skylar currently lives and attends school in Boston, he is an old friend of ours from home, and was the first person we considered contacting when it was time to find a replacement. He is a talented guitar player, a dedicated band-mate, and we’re confident that he’ll be a great addition to Such Gold. We look forward to touring and writing our full-length with him this Spring.
With Tim gone and Skylar on vocal duty, our good friend Kevin Mahoney from Hit The Lights will be filling in on guitar for a few of our May dates. Thanks for the continued support – see you on the road!

>> Catch Such Gold on tour this month with Living With Lions! Click here for the full list of dates.

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Tour Dates: The Life I Lead + Move Out West

>> Starting this Friday, The Life I Lead will be touring the East Coast with Move Out West and The Starlight Getaway (on select dates). The tour kicks off on May 13th in Hamden, CT and comes to a close on May 30th in New York City. The full list of tour dates can be seen below.


with Light The City, The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

with The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

with The Aviator Set, The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

with The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

with The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

MAY 20, 2011 - JACKSONVILLE, FL @ The Pit
with The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

with The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

with The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

with The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

MAY 27, 2011 - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA @ Cozumel
with The Life I Lead & The Starlight Getaway

with Young Hollywood & The Life I Lead

with The Life I Lead

with The Blue Pages, The Life I Lead, Glory Days, & The Constant

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Pre-Order Info + A New Music Video from The Wonder Years

>> As previously announced, The Wonder Years will release their upcoming album, Suburbia I’ve Given You All And Now I’m Nothing on June 14, 2011 through Hopeless Records. There are several pre-order options for the album available now through thewonderyearsband.com. You can view the track listing and more information on the album here.

View the video for the new song "Don't Let Me Cave In" below.

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Album Review: "Worst Thing I've Been Cursed With" by Sparks The Rescue

>> Sparks The Rescue will be releasing their new album, Worst Thing I've Been Cursed With, on May 10, 2011 through Fearless Records. The band has combined styles used on past songs as well as new inspiration for this album. Long-time fans of the band will be glad to hear another fantastic album, and new fans will have something to get hooked on.
For fans of: All Time Low, You Me and Everyone We Know

>> Sparks has mastered the art of making songs whose meanings don't always match their sounds. The album starts out with "Saturday Skin," a song that sounds like a standard upbeat pop rock song. If you listen closely, you'll realize this is not the case. It's about having a 'good time', making mistakes, and regretting the whole thing once it's over. It transitions nicely into "She's A Bitch, and I'm A Fool," which you can listen to here. This one has more of a rock vibe, full of guitar riffs and harmonies. It addresses that terrible feeling one gets upon realizing their relationship meant more to them than it did to their significant other, something many people can relate to. The lyrics match the sound for "The Weirdest Way," which can be heard here. This song describes the aftermath of a relationship's end, and the feeling when the other person is the first to move on. It's less energetic than the previous songs, but it has just as much emotion in every line. "He puts his hands on you the way that I used to. Does it feel the same, just a different name? .... You flipped my world upside down. Has he turned your heart around?" Just by listening to the first three tracks, it becomes clear that this album tells a story.

>> A strong rock song with a dark side, "High and Hazy" reflects the disillusionment and desperation felt by the character of this story. Referencing addiction, lies, and inner demons, this song really shows the intensity of this situation. The title track of the album "Worst Thing I've been Cursed With" is the climax of the emotions that have been building up from track one. You can hear the anguish in the guitars, the hopelessness in the chorus, and the passion all throughout. By this point in the story, these emotions have completely overtaken the character, who readily admits it. "It feels like a heart attack when you go. Loving you is the worst thing I've been cursed with, taking over my head and my verses oh."

>> With lyrics reminiscent of "Riot Girl" by Good Charlotte, "Better Side Of Me" is a fun yet contradictory song. The "little girl" mentioned is described as a terrible influence, but is referred to as the "better side of me." Featuring guest vocals from Spose, this is a song that can easily get stuck in your head for days. "Postcard Of A Tidal Wave" has a lighter pop sound to it while still maintaining that 'rough around the edges' feel.

>> "Vanities" takes the tempo down a few pegs while sweetly reflecting on how complicated things have become in this story. "Holiday" is bright and spirited with a sense of hope. It's a positive song, which contrasts sharply with "60 Minutes of Fame." The character puts it all on the line in this song, simply hoping "for one hour or two, no strings attached."

>> "How To Make A Heart Hollow" is by far the most somber and emotional song on the album. It features guest vocals from Jessica Leplon (Tragic Hero/LAB Records), whose harmonies really make this track stand out. The back and forth between Leplon and Sparks vocalist Alex Roy at the end is hauntingly beautiful; it's almost as if this character is finally confronting that which has plagued him. "Thought You Were The One" brings this story, and the album itself to an end. Undoubtedly referencing 2009's "Swear That She's The One", this one song brings everything full-circle. The tone and tempo flow nicely from the preceding track, but also make for a smooth transition to the first track as well for those who want to listen to this album on repeat.

>> Full of ups and downs, cutting lyrics and catchy songs, Worst Thing I've Been Cursed With is sure to be a crowd-pleaser without trying to be. Sparks The Rescue successfully turned this album into a story where every song is a new chapter. Whether you listen to the album as a whole or a couple of tracks individually, each song is certainly worth hearing.

>> You can pre-order one of the many bundles offered for the album here through MerchNow and SmartPunk.

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