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This City Awaits Reveal New Lyric Video

This City Awaits Reveal New Lyric Video

This City Awaits have revealed their new single in a lyric video. Check out “Overcome” below. …continue reading

Twenty One Pilots Take #1 Spot the Billboard 200 Chart

Twenty One Pilots Take #1 Spot the Billboard 200 Chart

Its official, twenty one pilots have earned the #1 spot on this week’s Billboard 200 chart with their new album Blurryface [IVM Review score 5/5]. While officially recorded as 146k units under Billboard’s new charting model, the placement was “powered by pure album sales, as the album sold 134,000 copies in in its first week”. The article on Billboard highlights how consistent sales have been for the band noting, “Vessel has sold …continue reading

Spencer Chamberlain Addresses Underoath Reunion Rumors

Spencer Chamberlain Addresses Underoath Reunion Rumors

Spencer Chamberlain was recently interviewed by Mind Equals Blown about his new band Sleepwave & his time in Underoath. When asked about the rumors of a reunion & how realistic that actually is he said, “The reason why a lot of rumors are coming is because next year is the 10th anniversary of Define The Great Line, which was our biggest record. I mean, I even talked to them about doing a 10-year Chasing Safety show. …continue reading

mewithoutYou Debut New Song “D-Minor”

mewithoutYou Debut New Song “D-Minor”

mewithoutYou have released another new track from their upcoming album Pale Horses. Listen to “D-Minor” below. The album releases on June 16th via Run For Cover Records. Pre-order from the label, on iTunes, or get the exclusive deluxe with bonus disc from the band. …continue reading

Keno Camp Announce ‘H.I.T.S (He Inspired The Sound)’ MixTape

Keno Camp Announce ‘H.I.T.S (He Inspired The Sound)’ MixTape

Keno Camp have announced their new mixtape, titled H.I.T.S (He Inspired The Sound), will release on June 9th. Watch a promo clip for the album below. …continue reading

IVM Premiere: New Waters Release Video for “90 Years”

IVM Premiere: New Waters Release Video for “90 Years”

We are thrilled to premiere the music video for “90 Years”, a brand new track from the experimental Finnish hardcore band New Waters. The track is the first song to be released after the critically acclaimed debut album Venture [IVM review score 4/5]. Commenting on the song the band said, “It is a step towards a more natural sound for the band and both the song and it’s video were produced by band members. ”90 years” …continue reading

Mouth Of The South Working on New Material

Mouth Of The South Working on New Material

Mouth Of The South have been busy writing material for their next album. They posted an update to Facebook saying, “We’ve been writing almost everyday in our living room. The creative process is an extremely challenging thing. It is difficult to cultivate an original sound and to do things that haven’t been done before. We’ve been pushing into this way harder than we ever have and we’re really happy with the way this album is coming together. We …continue reading

Attalus Post New Track “Albatross”

Attalus Post New Track “Albatross”

Attalus have released another new track from their upcoming album, Into The Sea, which releases on June 2nd via Facedown Records. Listen to “O The Depths” below. Pre-order packages are now available via Facedown Records or you can order the digital album on iTunes.

Sean C. Johnson Debuts Music Video for “Mountains”

Sean C. Johnson Debuts Music Video for “Mountains”

Sean C. Johnson has released the music video for “Mountains”. Watch below. The song appears on his new album Circa 1993 which you can also stream & purchase (Name Your Price) below via Bandcamp. …continue reading

Random Hero Posts Video for “Not Alone”

Random Hero Posts Video for “Not Alone”

Random Hero have released a music video for “Not Alone”. Watch below. The song appears on their latest album Oceans Of Change. …continue reading

Scaterd Few ‘Sin Disease’ Goes Vinyl

Scaterd Few ‘Sin Disease’ Goes Vinyl

Burnt Toast Vinyl will be releasing Scaterd Few’s first full length LP Sin Disease on vinyl for the first time this year as it celebrates it’s 25th Anniversary. The final release will be in July but there are some red/black marbled test press copies still available. The album has been completely remastered.

Dustin Kensrue Interview & Acoustic Performance

Dustin Kensrue Interview & Acoustic Performance

Zero Platoon released a video interview with Dustin Kensrue which also contains an acoustic performance of “Carry The Fire”. Check it out below. Zero Platoon’s website states that it “is an organization founded by and staffed by veterans–with a little help from our friends. Our goal is to help make the adaptation into military life a little easier for those younger members who may struggle with emotional and psychological issues that stem from being away from their homes and loved ones for the first times in their lives. With the help of tour musicians and other entertainers and artists, Zero Platoon offers live entertainment and online resources for anyone struggling with the intense lifestyle change that comes with serving in the military. We are grateful to everyone who serves and we just want to give a little back.” …continue reading

Monster Energy Aftershock Festival Lineup Announced

Monster Energy Aftershock Festival Lineup Announced

P.O.D., Beartooth, & ’68 will join the likes of Slipknot, Shinedown, Marilyn Manson, Deftones, Faith No More, Jane’s Addiction, & many others at the 4th annual Monster Energy Aftershock Festival on Oct. 24-25th in Sacramento, CA. Ticket pre-sales begins tomorrow at 10AM PST through 11:59PM PST on Sunday night. See the poster below for the full lineup. …continue reading

August Burns Red Release New Single “Identity”

August Burns Red Release New Single “Identity”

August Burns Red have released another new track from their upcoming album Found In Far Away Places. Listen to “Identity” below. Pre-order packages are available or you can get the digital version on iTunes, which comes with immediate downloads of “Identity” & “The Wake”. …continue reading

Watch Twenty One Pilots’ Kimmel Performance

Watch Twenty One Pilots’ Kimmel Performance

Check out the videos below of Twenty One Pilots’ performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live from Hollywood, CA. They performed their singles “Tear In My Heart” and “Stressed Out” from their #1 Billboard album Blurryface. Be on the lookout for my Twenty One Pilots album review later today. …continue reading

James Gardin Premieres Music Video for “Feels Like”

James Gardin Premieres Music Video for “Feels Like”

James Gardin has premiered the music video for “Feels Like”. Watch below. The track appears on his latest album, Living Daylights, which is available now on iTunes. …continue reading

Music Out This Week: 5.24.15 – 5.30.15

Music Out This Week: 5.24.15 – 5.30.15

Check below for a list of music that releases this week. Is there anything that you will be buying or streaming? Did we miss something? Make sure to check out the Album Release List for all upcoming releases. …continue reading

Worship Act For All Seasons Release New Acoustic Video

Worship Act For All Seasons Release New Acoustic Video

For All Seasons have released a new acoustic performance video for “Always”. Watch the video & listen to 2 demos from their upcoming album below. …continue reading

Memphis May Fire Release New Single “My Generation”

Memphis May Fire Release New Single “My Generation”

Memphis May Fire have released a lyric video for a new single called “My Generation”. The track is one of 4 new tracks included on the deluxe edition of Unconditional, which releases July 17th via Rise Records. If you pre-order the album on iTunes you will get this single instantly. The other tracks include “Stay The Course” and acoustic versions of “Beneath The Skin” & “Need To Be”.

You can also check out the last video from last week’s series with HeartSupport. This one features Matty discussing fear. See the other videos here. …continue reading

Social Club Premiere “Bad Advice” Music Video

Social Club Premiere “Bad Advice” Music Video

Social Club have premiered a music video for the single “Bad Advice” which you can watch below. The song appears on the duo’s latest release, titled US, which is available everywhere now. …continue reading

New Sins (Joseph Milligan, Ex-Anberlin) Music is Imminent

New Sins (Joseph Milligan, Ex-Anberlin) Music is Imminent

According to Joseph Milligan (Formerly of Anberlin), new music from his project Sins will be ready in “one week’s time”. It has been 2 days since the writing of that tweet. Check out his bandcamp page to get a feel of what’s to come. …continue reading

Questions for Levi the Poet?

Questions for Levi the Poet?

Plans are currently in the works for an interview with Levi the Poet. He released a Kickstarter-supported album called Correspondence (A Fiction) late last year to much acclaim. Levi Macallister is currently touring throughout Canada and the United States for the next few weeks. I recently covered his performance at Augie’s Coffee in Riverside, CA. Suggest some questions for me to ask Levi in the comments below!

As Cities Burn Plan 10 Year Anniversary Shows for Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest

As Cities Burn Plan 10 Year Anniversary Shows for Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest

As Cities Burn have announced a special set of shows in celebration of the 10 year anniversary for their beloved Solid State debut “Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest”. The show list can be seen below. It appears that the majority of these shows take place on the west coast. Before you east coast/midwest fans get upset, remember they played a bunch of reunion shows a few years back and this time the West Coast gets a taste. …continue reading

Jesse Sprinkle Releases New Song “As It Wants”

Jesse Sprinkle Releases New Song “As It Wants”

Check out the new solo song “As It Wants” from well known songwriter/drummer Jesse Sprinkle, below. You can download the song for $2 via bandcamp. Thoughts on this song? …continue reading

Harmony – Remembrance Ep Now Available

Harmony – Remembrance Ep Now Available

Harmony have released a special EP through Ulterium Records that includes 4 re-recorded tracks from their “Dreaming Awake” album along with 2 new tracks. Daniel Heiman (Ex-Lost Horizon) sings on all the tracks. Listen/purchase, below. …continue reading

Relient K 5 Score and Seven Years Ago Vinyl Pre-Order – Now Live!

Relient K 5 Score and Seven Years Ago Vinyl Pre-Order – Now Live!

Visit the SMLXL Store here to pre-order the new vinyl pressing of the (fabulous) Relient K album “5 Score and Seven Years Ago”. You can also pick up a few other great vinyl albums in their store while you’re at it.

Grave Robber Raising Funds for New Album

Grave Robber Raising Funds for New Album

Horror punk band Grave Robber are running an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds for their new album, Escaping The Grave. They need around $3700 over the next 26 days to meet their goal.

LaToria Releases New Single “Loose RMX”

LaToria Releases New Single “Loose RMX”

Check out hip hop artist LaToria‘s single “Loose RMX” below. You can pick up her latest album, The Long Walk Vol. 1, on iTunes. …continue reading

Role Model Records Celebrates 5 Years, Releases New Compilation

Role Model Records Celebrates 5 Years, Releases New Compilation

Role Model Records are celebrating their 5th anniversary with a new compilation for the fans. Listen & download below via Noisetrade. The compilation is hosted by DJ Lagit & features label artists Dru Bex, Julien, Shope and plenty of special guests. …continue reading

Joy Williams Addresses The Civil Wars Breakup in New Song

Joy Williams Addresses The Civil Wars Breakup in New Song

Joy Williams, former half of The Civil Wars, is streaming a brand new song from her upcoming album Venus. Check out “What A Good Woman Does” in the video below and Joy’s meaning behind the song. Preorder her new album here before it releases June 30th. …continue reading

LOYALS (formerly Skyhook) Release New Single

LOYALS (formerly Skyhook) Release New Single

Indie-rock worship group Skyhook has a new name & a new sound. They will now go by the name LOYALS & have an alt-pop vibe. You can listen to the new song “Mind Up” below & read the official statement from the band. …continue reading

Timōrātus Release ‘Grind EP’

Timōrātus Release ‘Grind EP’

Timōrātus, an ambitious one-man metal project by David Napier, has released the final EP in a 4 album concept series. Listen & download the brand new Death EP below via Bandcamp. The albums follow the story line “of a man named Kafla Serlaro as he loses his faith and times of living through the Black Plague.”

In other news, David announced that he has rewritten & re-recorded the songs from the Black EP along with 3 additional instrumentals. They will all be included on The Great Mortality, which is the album version of all 4 concept EPs. It will also be a free download & should be available late June. …continue reading

Nick Powell (ex A Past Unknown) To Release New EP

Nick Powell (ex A Past Unknown) To Release New EP

Nick Powell, formerly of metalcore act A Past Unknown, will release Unsettled, his debut solo EP on May 26th. Listen to the track “Solomon” below. You can order a physical copy from his website. …continue reading

Lightfall Stream New Single “Your Love Is An Ocean”

Lightfall Stream New Single “Your Love Is An Ocean”

Lightfall are streaming their new single “Your Love Is An Ocean” on Bandcamp & you can also pick it up as a free download through Saturday. Listen below. …continue reading

Sareem Poems & Ozay Moore Team Up For New Single “Soap Opera”

Sareem Poems & Ozay Moore Team Up For New Single “Soap Opera”

Sareem Poems and Ozay Moore (fka Othello, member of Lightheaded) have teamed up for a new single called “Soap Opera” (prod. The Sound Addict). The track “communicates each artists personal experiences with law enforcement and their response as believers.” Listen & download below. …continue reading

Twenty One Pilots Estimated to Hit No. 1 on Billboard Charts

Twenty One Pilots Estimated to Hit No. 1 on Billboard Charts

Though reports are not yet finalized, Twenty One Pilots seems to have a lock on the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 for the debut week of Blurryface. The band is estimated to move over 120,000 units within the week time-span compared to other notable acts such as Zedd (30k) and The Killers’ Brandon Flowers (25k). “Units” are not necessarily sales when incorporated into the Billboard 200 as it now includes streams and individual track sales. Read more about the …continue reading

Huntingtons Announce New Show in August

Huntingtons Announce New Show in August

It appears that Huntingtons will be playing the first Punk Rock Revival Festival on August 30th in Baltimore, MD. Check out the poster & other bands below. …continue reading

Emery Answers Questions About ‘The Question’

Emery Answers Questions About ‘The Question’

The latest Bad Christian podcast (Episode #88) features the members of Emery talking about the band’s 2005 release The Question. The band is currently on the 10th Anniversary Tour for that album.

Matty Mullins Performs “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” with Dad & Brother

Matty Mullins Performs “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” with Dad & Brother

Matty Mullins posted a video of an acoustic performance of the classic hymn “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” with his father & brother. Check out the video below. …continue reading

Jordan Taylor To Release Debut Album

Jordan Taylor To Release Debut Album

Jordan Taylor, of Blimey Cow fame, will release his debut album Long Drive on June 26th. Check out a Q&A session about the album & behind-the-scenes video from the studio below. …continue reading

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