Tag Archives: alt-rock
DREAM Records Band, Warr Acres Look To Help The Victims And Their Families Of The Recent Tornado Disaster.
Los Angeles, CA (May, 2013) Without a doubt we are all in shock on the devastation that happened to Oklahoma but as the shock starts sit in there are many people helping. Oklahoma band, Warr Acres is no different. While most bands don’t live in the area, the worship team of Victory Church has been directly affected by the…
Southern California band, A Bright Sky, releases their debut ep “Reinventing Yourself”. Available now on iTunes and at the band’s shows. This ep will please fans of Name Taken, A New Found Glory, Rufio, The Starting Line, and Forgotten Arrival.
San Francisco quartet, Beta State, have announced that they will be releasing a new full-length album, #FRIENDSHIP, on May 21st. The deluxe album includes ten original tracks, one cover and nine remixes. Previously featured on Fuse TV, San Francisco’s Live 105, and hit television shows such as MTV’s Road Rules Challenge: Rivals and E!Networks’ Keeping up With The Kardashians, Beta State’s unique ambient pop rock combines the hard-hitting rock of 30 Seconds To Mars and Jimmy Eat World…
Check out the new music video from Abandon Kansas for their song “You + Me + The Radio”, below. Pre-order the new release “A Midwest Summer” right here and get an instant download of the song “You + Me + The Radio”.
Kiros have a new video for the track “Broken State” which is taken from their latest album, titled Lay Your Weapons Down. Check it out below.
Sons have released a great video for their song “Son on the Run” off the “Keep Quiet” album (Slospeak Records), available now. Check out the video below and also one for “Ghosts” that I believe we forgot to post earlier.
Green River Ordinance has a new ep titled “Chasing Down the Wind” which will release on June 18th. You can watch a little promo video for it, below.
The Classic Crime put together a fun music video for their song ”What I’d Give Up” using an iPhone 5 while on tour in Las Vegas.
It seems that Relient K‘s lineup change for their upcoming tour was prelude to a official member departure. Ethan Luck, the band’s drummer since 2008 has officially announced his departure. You can read the official statement below.
Gotee Records band House of Heroes is set to release a 19-song compilation titled The Knock-Down Drag-Outs on April 30. The album features new songs, b-sides, covers, remixes, acoustic versions and more. It will be available at all digital outlets while physical copies will be only be available exclusively at the band’s shows and at gotee.com/store. More news and listen to two cuts from this album, below.
Absolutepunk.net is reporting on the new Relient K album (Collapsible Lung) and information surrounding their upcoming tour with a few different members on bass/drums. Read below.
This City Awaits is set to release their new album “…said the liar” on April 23rd. We sit down with the band and ask them about the concept behind the new album, their upcoming tour with Fight the Fade, and how Batman played into their bassist’s marriage.
Eric Collins former frontman/guitarist for Denison Marrs, The Dark Romantics, and The Party People, is recording his first ever “Solo” Ep under the name “Mrenc“. He seeks your help as he embarks on this journey to record and release the new album. Watch the video below and click here if this is something you’d like to take part in. Eric has long been known for helping to write some of the most touching and hauntingly beautiful songs during his time with Denison Marrs. They were truly an underrated band and I think this “Solo” ep will satisfy long time fans and new fans alike. Check it out. [Facebook]
Empire Nation release their first single under the Kingsway Distribution banner. Empire Nation have released a new single in time for Easter, which is the official launch of their partnership with Kingsway Distribution. My Soul Was Chosen is a retelling of the Easter story, and the video features a recreation of the Last Supper, transported to a modern setting. Watch the video below.
You can download two new VOTA releases for FREE right here or if you donate, 100% of the proceeds go to Tiny Hands International. There is a video you can watch on that page that explains a little bit more about the charity and the VOTA releases so make sure you watch it.
Abandon are taking the bold step of being an independent band for the first time in several years. The band have begun a kickstarter to fund this new independent release and hope to raise $25000 through pre-orders and special incentives. Watch the video below and click here for their kickstarter if this is something of interest to you. Wow, so in the past month I have seen John Mark McMillan, Audrey Assad, and now Abandon depart from their former label homes. Who is next?
Safe Haven have currently landed in China where they will play a series of shows then they go to Australia, Hawaii, US, Canada, and Mexico. You can check out all their dates right here. Don’t forget, you can listen to their song “The Traveling Salesman” in App through “IVM Radio”. Enjoy!
Check out this special album preview of the new I Am Empire album “Anchors”, on YouTube below. “Anchors” is out next week on Tooth & Nail Records.
SEATTLE, WA – March 19, 2013 – BEC Recordings’ most recent addition to their roster, All Things New, will be releasing their full-length self-titled debut on April 9. Preceding their debut, this band is already making fans as they are currently opening on the 30+ dates of the Newsboys’ God’s Not Dead Tour (tour dates below).
On the surface, singer Garrett Hornbuckle, drummer Luke Wycuff, bassist Joshua Schou, and guitarist Jeff Stein are young, easygoing, and stylish. Dig a little…
You can now order the new Jars of Clay Ep “Under the Weather” right here. The ep features songs recorded live in PA. plus a bonus preview track from the forthcoming “Inland” album. [Thanks Phil]
I’ve gotten a few emails about this new project featuring Martin Lunn (ZAO) as well as Chris Lehberger (You the Symphony) among other members. The name of the band is Young Fox and this is their song “Gather Up the Flowers”. Thoughts?
Check out this acoustic video for the song “Daylight” from I Am Empire. The band’s new album, “Anchors” will see a release on March 26th through Tooth & Nail.
March 12, 2013 (Nashville, TN) — Michigan-based band Mike Mains & The Branches has announced that it will be heading out on tour this spring with Relient K, Hellogoodbye, and William Beckett. The tour kicks off on April – and follows the announcement of the band’s sophomore album, Calm Down, Everything is Fine, which will be released summer 2013.
Last month the band released a new track from Calm Down called, “Noises.” The band is currently raising…
Worship band Lovelite is offering last year’s magnificient In Three Persons for free. It’s an incredibly creative effort that couples lush guitar with a cinematic sensibility and fresh perspective on worship. Check it out.
Audio Adrenaline will release their new album “Kings & Queens” tomorrow, Tuesday March 12th via Fair Trade Services. The album will be available on all digital networks and on CD from a number of stores. Order here. Read our review of the album here.
Absolutepunk.net has a really cool interview with Christian McAlhaney of Anberlin (and formerly Acceptance) up right here. In speaking about the lack of fanfare surrounding the release of “Vital”…. “Yeah, well we know exactly we’re that’s stemming from. Our label has definitely dropped the ball on the promotion of this record. We kind of noticed it right when the record came out. I’m not going to talk a bunch of smack about our label, but they definitely dropped…
If you enjoyed the new We Shot the Moon song “Claim Me” found on our latest IVM Podcast, then you’re going to love the new album “Love On” available tomorrow through iTunes and Amazon. Check out the lyric video for the new song “How to Move On” below. You can also buy this fine album on Bandcamp here.