Tag Archives: Alternative
Jeremy Spring, frontman of Abandon Kansas, is on episode #51 of the Bad Christian Podcast. The description states that they talk “about marriage, addiction, anxiety, depression, fear, failure and being a pastors kid all play into what he is dealing with and writing about on the new Abandon Kansas album.” Listen to the full episode here. Don’t forget AK is in the middle of an IndieGoGo fundraiser for their new album.
If you like ambient rock you should check out Australia’s Breathing Mountain. Listen & download their latest worship EP, titled The Rocks Cry Out, via Bandcamp below.
ForeverAtLast have signed with Victory Records & will release their new full length in 2015. Check out the announcement video below as well as last year’s excellent cover of the Christmas classic “White Christmas”. New exclusive merch can be purchased here.
That’s right friends, the legendary Poor Old Lu have come together with Jesse Sprinkle’s new band, Vekora, to record a very special original Christmas song titled “The Brightest Star”. Listen to the song below via Bandcamp and purchase it here for only $1.00.
My review of Sullivan’s recent comeback album, Heavy is the Head, from Spartan Records.
(There is that word again. Heavy. Why are things so heavy in the future? Is there a problem with Earth’s gravitational pull?)
Worship artist Misty Edwards has released a video for the title track of her new album Little Bird out Dec. 29th. The album sees Edwards using more of a singer songwriter approach as opposed to the familiar worship style. She says, “[A] reason I went in this direction on Little Bird is to encourage others in the worship movement to think outside the box and not be limited to corporate expression”. Check out the catchy track below.
Great Awakening have released a stellar new single “Margins” & also premiered a lyric video for the track. Watch that below & pick up the single on iTunes. The band also shared some reflections on the track which you can read here.
Lybecker released a music video for their brand new single “Without A Fight”. Check it out below. The song is the first single to be released from their upcoming full length due out early 2015.
Sleep For Dreaming have released a music video for the new single “Terrible Things”. Check it out below. The song appears on the band’s album, titled Reverie, which releases on January 13th. Pre-order on iTunes for only $4.99 & get “Terrible Things” as an instant download.
Anberlin have released a music video for “We Are Destroyer” which features lots of live footage. Watch below. If for some reason you have yet to pick up their final album Lowborn it is available on Amazon for $5 for a limited time.
Sullivan have released their cover of “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” which you can listen to below. The song appears on Spartan Records’ Homesick: A Spartan Records Christmas Album. You can purchase the album or if you order any Spartan release in December you can get the Christmas album free.
Hearts Like Lions have released a music video for the track “I’m Not Running Away From This” and you can watch below. The song appears on the band’s latest EP, titled These Hearts, which was just re-released on Tooth & Nail.
Abandon Kansas have officially announced partnering with Bad Christian & have launched their IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds for the new album. Check out the promo video below. On the IGG page they also air some past issues with their previous label saying,
New Empire have released the music video for “Fallen Soldiers”. Watch below. The song appears on their debut album, titled In A Breath, which is out now on Tooth & Nail.
Sullivan vocalist Brooks Paschal released an acoustic performance video of the track “Pieces” which appears on the band’s new album. Watch the video below. Pre-order Heavy Is The Head, that releases on December 9th, on iTunes or from Spartan Records.
Coming back from a short hiatus, Jason Wade and co. are back in action with a new single “Flight”. The alternative rock band is set to release their new album, Seven, independently in Spring 2015. Anybody looking forward to more tunes from Lifehouse? Personally, I think their last album, Almeria, was very underrated.
Listen to a new song demo teaser below from B is Bridgie as performed by their drummer, Justice Constantine (also formerly of Bloodshed). Kim Caro on Vocals. The band is working on a new EP which will be released next year. The group released “500 Words Ep” earlier this year.
Indie Rock/Worship band, Oceans and Vessels, have released their brand new album titled “Preeminent” which is available on all digital networks including iTunes / Amazon. Listen on Spotify too. Thoughts?
Joy Williams joins Paramore on the track “Hate To See Your Heart Break” on the deluxe edition of Paramore’s self-titled album that releases this coming week. You can read Hayley’s blog about how she met Joy and how she came to be on the track.
Sleeping At Last has released Christmas Collection 2014 on Noisetrade featuring his versions of 14 classic tracks. Listen & download below.
Sullivan have premiered another new track from the upcoming album titled Heavy Is the Head. Listen to “You Don’t Mean It” below. Pre-order the album, that releases on December 9th, on iTunes or from Spartan Records.
The Glorious Unseen will release a mini-documentary and some live videos in the near future. Check out a video teaser below.
’68 have released their new music video for “Track 5” & you can watch below. The song appears on the band’s latest album, titled In Humor And Sadness, which is available everywhere now. The video originally premiered on Alternative Press.
Relient K have released a lyric video for “I So Hate Consequences” from their Mmhmm 10th Anniversary Tour. Watch below.
The Modern Post, which was the original name for Dustin Kensrue’s worship project on Mars Hill, will release a Christmas EP on Nov. 24th via BEC Recordings. Pre-order Lowborn Kings on iTunes. Check out the cover & track listing below.
Michael Pritzl, frontman of The Violet Burning, has posted an update announcing that 3 new projects are in the works. He has been working on a solo project for the past few years & he announced 2 follow-up albums for The Violet Burning. Check out the promo video below or read the full statement here. Pre-order options are available for 2 of the albums here. [h/t synn’r sainte jeb’beau]