Topshelf Records Sign Crash Of Rhinos
Topshelf Records have signed the UK’s Crash of Rhinos. The band will be releasing their new album, Knot, via Topshelf and Big Scary Monsters. Listen to a new track and read what Topshelf has to say about the signing after the jump. [[MORE]] Ever since first hearing Distal in 2011 we’ve been hooked on Crash of Rhinos.The Derby, UK natives have written a record — entitled Knots — that...
Into It Over It Signs to Triple Crown Records
It’s finally been announced, via a teaser video, that Into It Over It will release his/their new album on Triple Crown Records. Click ‘Read More’ to watch the video and check out upcoming tour dates. [[MORE]] Tour Dates: May 17 Jammin Java Vienna, VAMay 18 Skate and Surf Festival Freehold, NJMay 19 Toad’s Place New Haven, CT (with Alkaline Trio)May 21 Waiting Room...
Lifted Bells Release a Song!
Hey, look! Lifted Bells finally released a song! The band is members of a long list of Chicago bands (Braid, Stay Ahead Of The Weather, Cut Teeth, Their/Theyre/There, and more). Check out the song after the jump, via AltPress. [[MORE]] Check out the new Lifted Bells song, So Solo, here.
Manual Dexterity Music Zine: Interview: Their /... →
mandexzine: Interview with Evan Weiss The last time I interviewed you a couple years a go, we had a discussion on why you thought pie was better than cake. In the time since then, do you still think pie is the reigning dessert? Also since then, you’ve toured around the world, have you come across…
Weatherbox Premiere New Song
Weatherbox is streaming a new song over at Alarm. The song is from their upcoming split with Sainthood Reps, coming out on Topshelf Records. Click “Read More” to stream the song. [[MORE]] Stream Big News by Weatherbox here.
Washed Up Emo Interviews Emo Game Creator
Our good friend Tom at Washed Up Emo recently interviewed the creator of much loved/despised Emo Game, Jason Oda. Click “Read More” to read the interview and check out more from Washed Up Emo, as well as see the interview in full, here. [[MORE]] Interview: Jason Oda of EmoGame.com That day when the designer of EmoGame.com shows up at Emo Night in NYC and is wearing a Mineral...
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Washed Up Emo Podcast w/ Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat...
Our favorite podcast, Washed Up Emo, is back - and it’s a big episode! This one is with Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World fame (or if you wanna sound cool, Big Casino). Listen to the episode by clicking “Read More” and make sure to check out more episodes of our partner-podcast, Washed Up Emo, here. [[MORE]]
Final Comadre Tour
Comadre have announced a final tour before ending their musical career. The west coast tour will be with No Sir on all dates. Click “Read More” to read a message about from the band. [[MORE]] thanks to everyone who has ever been involved with something that we did. our debt of gratitude can never be repaid and we can not be more thankful for the experiences that we had and the...
Dads Not Punk Interview J. Robbins
Check out a new interview with J. Robbins on Dads Not Punk. They discuss Office Of Future Plans, Robbins’ newer band with wife Janet Morgan, and, of course, being a father. Read the interview after the jump. [[MORE]] [In addition to being a dad, J. Robbins has done time with a whole slew of bands, including Jawbox, Burning Airlines, Government Issue and Channels, plus produced pretty...
New Dikembe Video
Dikembe has released a music video for their song We Could Become River Rats (via AltPress). Check it out here.
Washed Up Emo Podcast - Matt Pryor
We bring you the new Washed Up Emo podcast, with Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids / The New Amsterdams / Reggie And The Full Effect! Stream the new episode by clicking “Read More” and make sure to connect with Tom @ Washed Up Emo via Twitter here and Facebook here. [[MORE]]
Download The Impossibles Reunion
You can now buy & download the HD footage from The Impossibles’ reunion in Austin, TX. The download is $5 and you can preview and buy it here.
The Jealous Sound Release New Video
The Jealous Sound have released a video for their song A Gentle Reminder, in preparation for the deluxe edition of their newest album, which comes out February 5th via Rise Records. Watch the video here.
Some Stranger Song Premiere
Some Stranger (ex Daytrader, A City Safe From Sea) have finally released a song from their upcoming EP, due out this spring. Download the song after clicking “Read More”. [[MORE]] Download the song Points East here or stream (via AltPress) here.
Such Gold Start Side Project, Taking Meds
Members of Such Gold have released a few songs from a new side project called Taking Meds. Fans of Polvo, Seam, and of course Such Gold, take note. Stream the songs after the jump. [[MORE]] <a href=”http://takingmeds.bandcamp.com/album/demo” data-mce-href=”http://takingmeds.bandcamp.com/album/demo”>Demo by Taking Meds</a>
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Cloakroom Signs To Run For Cover
Remember when we posted about the new band, Cloakroom? Run For Cover will be putting out their new record. Click “Read More” to read what Run For Cover has to say and stream a song. [[MORE]] Cloakroom is a brand new musical entity conceived in the harsh rurals of north west Indiana. Doyle Martin, of disbanded pop punkers Grown Ups collaborated with drummer buddy Brian Busch and...
New Cloudkicker Song
Cloudkicker has released a new song via his bandcamp page. The song, as always with Cloudkicker, is a name-your-own-price download or, for $25, get the song and a limited print by Charlie Wagers. Check out more info here and click “Read More” to hear the song. [[MORE]] <a href=”http://cloudkicker.bandcamp.com/album/hello”...
Stream This Town Needs Guns' New Album...
You can now stream the new album from This Town Needs Guns via Purevolume. 188.8.131.52.0 marks the bands new path as a power-trio, after the departure of the original singer and bass player. Stream the new album by clicking “Read More”. [[MORE]]
Washed Up Emo Partnership & New Episode
We are pleased to announce a partnership with the Washed Up Emo Podcast! We will be posting all episodes from here on out as well as any upcoming happenings with the podcast. Keep an eye out for more to come from Forget The Radio and Washed Up Emo Podcast! Today we bring you the newest episode, an interview with Bryan Gassler from the band The Jazz June. Click “Read More” to listen...
Comadre Release "S/T" For Streaming
Comadre have release their new self-titled album for streaming, before the release date. Read what the band has to say about it and stream the entire record after the jump. [[MORE]] comadre - “s/t” the official release date for our new full length is january 8th. we thought it’d be more rad to ring in the new year with it. listen to it or buy the digital copy today for $5. and let us know...
Red Hare (Swiz, Bluetip, Dag Nasty, Garden...
Red Hare, a new band featuring Jason Farrell (Swiz, Bluetip, Retisonic), Shawn Brown (Swiz, Dag Nasty, Jesus Eater), Joe Gorelick (Garden Variety, Retisonic, Bluetip), and Dave Eight (Swiz), have released a song via YouTube from an upcoming recording. Not much is known about the band or when the record will surface. Chances are J. Robbins did the recording. Listen to the song after the jump. ...
Museum Mouth Releases New EP, Tells Us Their...
Southport, North Carolina based fuzz-pop band Museum Mouth have released their new EP, U R WHO U LET DIE, on their bandcamp page as a pay-what-you-want download. In honor of their new EP, and the end of 2012, we asked them to tell us their favorite records from this year. Click ‘Read More’ to see what they had to say. [[MORE]] Kory Urban: 01. El-P - Cancer4Cure 02. Frank Ocean -...
Math Rock Blog Interviews Native
The Math Rock Blog conducted an interview with Native and talked about their new record, politics, digitization of music, and more. Click “Read More” to watch the interview with Dan and Ed. [[MORE]]
Stream New Brave Bird Album
After much delay, you can finally stream Brave Bird’s new album, Maybe You, No One Else Worth It, via Alternative Press. Click ‘Read More’ to stream the album. [[MORE]] Stream Brave Bird’s new album, Maybe You, No One Else Worth It, here.
Run For Cover Unveils Small Talk Web Series
Run For Cover Records have started a web series called small talk, with the first episode being Brianna Collins from Tigers Jaw. Click “Read More” to watch the full episode and read what the label has to say about the new video series. [[MORE]] This is the first video in our new series called Small Talk. Every other monday there will be a new video online for you to check out....
Rocket From The Crypt Tour & New Album
Legendary San Diego band, Rocket From The Crypt, have announced plans to tour along with an upcoming, Dave Grohl produced, album. Check out the dates and read more about the album after the jump! [[MORE]] From Consecquence Of Sound: Last year, garage-punk outfit Rocket From The Crypt reunited to perform an original song called “He’s a Chef” for the children’s television show Yo Gabba Gabba!....
Who Is Cloakroom?
There are a lot of questions surrounding the Chicago region’s Cloakroom, but their recently released songs are unquestionably among the best I’ve heard all year. Cloakroom is a three-piece composed of Doyle Martin (formerly of Grown Ups and Lion of the North), Bobby Markos (Native, SAOTW), and Brian (whose last name escapes internet search scrutiny). The songs, released under the title “∞,”...
First IIOI Full-Band Live Show & Interview Video
AltarTV released a video of the first Into It Over It full-band show in Cleveland, Ohio (at Now That’s Class). Along with some songs is an interview with Evan, which you can see after the jump. [[MORE]] (via AlterTV Network) Interview and first 5 songs performed by Into it. Over it. from their inaugural full-band live show at Now That’s Class in Cleveland, Ohio in October. Evan, who we...
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Exploded Drawings (ex Up Up Down Down)
Steve Poponi (Up Up Down Down…, Gradwell House Studio) has released two songs from his new project, Exploded Drawings. Click “Read More” to stream the songs and read more about the band. [[MORE]] This is the new project from Steve Poponi, the former lead vocalist/songwriter from the band Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start. Exploded Drawings is a sonic...
Native Live Video, New Song
Check out a new song/live video from Native’s upcoming album. Click “Read More” to watch “Books On Tape”. [[MORE]] Check out a new song/live video for “Books On Tape” from Native’s upcoming album.
Stream An Unreleased Texas Is The Reason Song
Texas Is The Reason is streaming one of the last songs they ever wrote, which until now has been unreleased. Stream the song, via Rolling Stone, after the jump. [[MORE]] Stream the song When Rock N Roll Was Just A Baby here. Read the full article below. Nineties emo heros Texas Is the Reason reunited for a pair of New York City gigs in October, and now the band is prepping the release of a...
Comadre Stream New Song
You can stream Comadre’s new song, Summercide, via Alternative Press, now. Click “Read More” to stream the song and pre-order the new album. [[MORE]] Stream the new Comadre song, Summercide, via Alternative Press, here. After listening to the new track, pre-order the new record here.
FTR End Of The Year List
It’s nearing an end to 2012 and just like everyone else, we have an end of year list to share. Check it out, reblog it, add to it, whatever you want. annabel - youth in youth duck, little brother, duck! - dont take our filth away cut teeth - televandalism everyone everywhere - s/t retisonic - robots fucking kowloon walled city - container ships brothers or not - s/t cherry cola...
Braid & Balance and Composure Split 7"
Braid and Balance and Composure will be releasing a split 7” via No Sleep Records. Preorders are up now! (Pre-order the exclusive dark maroon 7” vinyl color from Braid here: http://www.indiemerch.com/braid)
Jamie Woolford (The Stereo, Animal Chin, Let Go)...
Jamie Woolford (of The Stereo, Animal Chin, and Let Go) has released a new song from his upcoming solo record, out in 2013. Stream the track, via AP.net, here.
American Airlines Breaks Guitar Twice (Keith /...
Keith from Empire! Empire! / CYLS Records recently had his guitar broken, twice, by American Airlines while going to and from their recent UK tour. Read what Keith has to say by clicking “Read More”. [[MORE]] American Airlines broke my Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar AGAIN on the way back from England, despite it being in a flight case. For those of you who don’t know, that’s ONCE...
Stream New Regents LP
You can now stream the new full length from Regents via Brooklyn Vegan. Click “Read More” to stream the full length, Antietam After Party. [[MORE]] Formed from members of Frodus, Thursday, Sleepytime Trio, Bats and Mice, and more, Regents new full length picks up where their debut 7” leaves off.
Some Stranger (ex Daytrader, Daniel Danger)
After the breakup of Daytrader, leader singer Tym has formed a new band with illustrator/musician Daniel Danger (A City Safe From Sea, Hue Of Two) called Some Stranger. The band is currently in the studio, already recording songs. Click “Read More” for a studio teaser video, some photos, and a few words from the band. [[MORE]] So Daytrader’s not a band anymore. It was...
My Process: Charlie Wagers
My Process is a new interview series we’ll be doing where we interview people who work in the music industry, but not as musicians. These will be artists, tour managers, label owners, and other various career paths that don’t get hyped as much as they should. This interview is with Charlie Wagers, a photographer and illustrator who has done work for Me Without You, Gifts From...
Such Gold Release New Music Video
Such Gold have released a video for their song Two Year Plan. Check out the video by clicking “Read More”. [[MORE]] Check out the video for Two Year Plan from Such Gold’s new record, Misadventures.
Review: Cherry Cola Champions - "S/T"
Collective Zine recently did a great review of Cherry Cola Champions’ new record. Click “Read More” to read the entire review and stream the record. [[MORE]] Cherry Cola Champions S/T Year Released: 2012 Format: LP Label: self released Reviewed by Andy Malcolm I think I saw the name of this band a little while back and subsequently forgot about them, so when an LP...
Hellogoodbye Sign to Old Friends Records
Hellogoodbye have announced their signing to Fearless Records’ imprint, Old Friends Records. The band is currently in-studio with Grammy award winning producer Joe Chiccarelli (White Stripes, Shins, Strokes).
Into It Over It Added To Braid Shows
Into It Over It has been added to the 3 upcoming Braid reunion shows. Along with IIOI, Cut Teeth and Diamond Youth have also been added. Check out the dates and buy tickets by clicking “Read More”. [[MORE]] Use these links for more details on support and other information. 12/14 Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall - TICKETS 12/15 Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrews Hall - TICKETS 12/16 Chicago,...
Stream Deftones' New Album
Stream the highly anticipated new album from Deftones, Koi No Yokan. Some are calling it the proper follow up to White Pony…