on 03/29/2012 at 12:25 pm | News
| Tags : gifts
, Panic at the Disco
Jon Walker (Panic at the Disco!) wrote a short, insightful blog about what gifts are actually practical for bands on tour.
Folk singer/songwriter Katie Herzig is hitting the road with her full band, check out the dates and get out there!
Singer / Songwriter Dave Barnes releases his 5th full-length album titled Stories To Tell. RIYL Matt Wertz, Mat Kearny, Jason Mraz
on 03/07/2012 at 7:53 am | News
| Tags : MxPx
, Plans Within Plans
MxPx’s Plans Within Plans is up for pre-order on vinyl.
Pick up the new 7-track mixtape from up-and-coming Christian rapper Young Noah off of Clear Sight Music (Flame’s label) for free. Download the mixtape here.
on 03/06/2012 at 8:45 pm | Reviews
| Tags : ad3
, chris lee
, clear sight music
, Hip Hop
, the 6th
, young noah
Christian rap veteran FLAME releases his 6th album titled The 6th, and while it isn’t his best work there are still bright moments.
the new 7-song EP Sinderblock from Sev Statik (Deepspace5) is free to download via his bandcamp page.
Rapzilla.com presents the second music video from the King Kulture project, “Get Wise” by Sho Baraka (116, High Society Collective)
Get your vinyl copy of Kingdoms quick! Only 100 pressed of each color (transparent blue, white/red, and coke bottle green). Don’t say we didn’t warn ya!
Andy Mineo (formally C-LITE) posts a video titled “I Am UNYC” where he talks about how he became and artist and how he came to know Christ.
on 02/28/2012 at 7:05 am | News
| Tags : Hip Hop
, Reach Records
Rapzilla has posted the entire album JSON – Growing Pains for stream over at their soundcloud page here
Declaration AD, a HXC from New Zealand releases their debut full-length titled I Can’t Ignore. For fans of Strongarm, Advent, and mature HXC.
Honest Abe is a 2-piece band from SoCal (bascially guitar & cello). Their challenging debut release is a 6-song EP titled Someone Punch Abel and it’s excellent.
Here’s a new video for “Hormones” by Honest Abe (Glory Kid Records).
The Feel Good Drag is a three-piece rock group based in Germany. They have released a 3-track demo EP on bandcamp for free that features their style of sunshine-infused rock’n’roll
Rapzilla.com in conjunction with Syntax Distribution releases the compilation album King Kulture. Proceeds from the album benefit Ecole de la Borne, a school in the Congo with scholarships and school supplies.
on 01/31/2012 at 9:28 am | News
| Tags : hardcore
, rugged spud
SoCal’s spirit-filled hardcore group Rugged Spud is now available on iTunes
Blood And Ink Records have recently signed Virginia’s 3-piece post-hardcore group Comrades. Blood & Ink have released a compilation of Comrades songs from between 2010-2011 titled “Collections: 2010-2011″ that you can check out here.
I recently completed an email interview with the band, so take a second and get to know Comrades:
First tell us a little background on the band, who you guys are, where
are you based out of, what style of music do you guys play?
We are based…
Katie Herzig posts a video for her song “Make A Noise” as well as announces a US Tour.
Check out the brand new music video from Maylene and the Sons of Disaster for their song “Open Your Eyes”, below.
A look at the touring life of MC Playdough in this short 6 minute video titled “Hot Doggin”
on 01/20/2012 at 7:03 am | News
| Tags : a past unknown
, Ain't No Grave Records
, as hell retreats
, Blood and Ink Records
, cool cough
, Divide the Sea
, Facedown Records
, ferret music
, fight clothing
, Flatfoot 56
, mediaskare records
, red cord records
, Saints Never Surrender
, stand together fest
, strengthen what remains
, Thin Ice
, with increase
STAND TOGETHER FEST TO BE HELD 04/13/12-04/14/12 AT ROCKETOWN IN NASHVILLE, TN. Zao, Venia, Flatfoot 56, Saints Never Surrender, As Hell Retreats, Dynasty…
The Kings Kids release their 2nd full-length album Set Sail and Seek… full of Oi / Street punk songs for fans of Flatfoot 56, Swingin Utters, Street Dogs and Rancid.
on 12/21/2011 at 5:31 am | Best of 2011
Top 20 Albums
Balance & Composure – Separation
David Bazan – Strange Negotiations
Life In Your Way – Kingdoms
Touche Amore – Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me
Close Your Eyes – Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts
Nick 13 – Nick 13
Lights – Siberia
Hundredth – Let Go
Gideon – Costs
Counterparts – The Current Will Carry Us
Matt Wertz – Weights and Wings
Ironwill – Unturned
Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes
Chiddy Bang – Peanut Butter and Swelly
Playdough – Wed White and Wu
Dinner and a Suit – Since Our Departure
on 12/07/2011 at 7:24 pm | Music Videos
| Tags : Kiven
Check out the new video from Kiven, for their song Frigid Stares (don’t worry, its not just footage of the band playing the song…)
Check out From The Eyes of Servants and their 6-song self-titled EP on Red Cord Records. For fans of Take It Back / Close Your Eye
Here is the video for Aboslved – Relentless Leathernecks of Thumper Punk Records
SoCal punk band Absolved release their 7-song album This One Goes To Seven on Thumper Punk Records.
Ryan Stubbs, the former guitarist for The Glorious Unseen is raising money through Kickstarter for his own worship album.
Head over to Reach Records and pick up a free mixtape from Andy Mineo (formerly known as C-Lite). You’re probably familiar with his work on Lecrae’s “Background” and you will also find most of the 116 Clique featured on this mixtape as well.
on 10/10/2011 at 8:47 am | News
| Tags : canon
, Hip Hop
, reflection music group
Head over to Reflection Music Group and create an account (free) and download Canon’s latest project called Blind World, featuring PRo, Brothatone, Chad Jones and more.
on 10/06/2011 at 7:13 am | News
| Tags : hardcore
, let go
Hundredth got together with Tony Shrum of Hailsandhorns.com to give a track-by-track breakdown of each song on their album Let Go.
on 10/05/2011 at 4:36 pm | News
| Tags : beacon light
, Hip Hop
Check out Beacon Light, hip hop artist from Grand Rapids, Michigan.