Category Archives: News
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 …
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
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 …
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 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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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
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.
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, 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
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
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
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
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 …