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House of Heroes Offer Updates

House of Heroes Offer Updates

The members of House of Heroes have been busy with their own side projects while still making progress on new material. Check out their facebook update below for more information. Tim Skipper also detailed future concept album plans in my interview with him a few months ago. …continue reading

Billboard Roundup: mewithoutyou Debut “Pale Horses” at #62

Billboard Roundup: mewithoutyou Debut “Pale Horses” at #62

mewithoutyou has debuted their new album Pale Horses at #62 on Billboard’s Top 200. In comparison, Ten Stories and Brother, Sister peaked/debuted at #47 and #116 respectively. Check out other IVM-related releases on this week’s chart below.

 

#14: Twenty One Pilots– Blurryface

#50: Matt Redman– Unbroken Praise: Live at Abbey Road Studios*

#62: mewithoutyou – Pale Horses*

#77: Twenty One Pilots- Vessel

#82: Hillsong UnitedEMPIRES

#94: Warped Tour 2015 Compilation*

#159 Newsboys – Restart

*= indicates the debut week for that release.

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No Lost Cause to Release “Fight” Ep August 18th via Thumper Punk Records

No Lost Cause to Release “Fight” Ep August 18th via Thumper Punk Records

Thumper Punk Records will release the second ep from New Jersey based punk/ska band, No Lost Cause, on August 18th 2015. No Lost Cause features Rob Jensen, a friend and former writer for IVM. Check out the press release below and listen to the new song “Fight”. …continue reading

MUTEMATH Announces Fall Tour + New Album “Vitals”

MUTEMATH Announces Fall Tour + New Album “Vitals”

MUTEMATH has announced a band new album called Vitals to release this fall. In support of that release, they will be performing in a small club tour throughout the United States. Check out the dates here. Grab your tickets fast because the tour is selling out quickly. …continue reading

The Classic Crime and Abandon Kansas to Tour “Up The Middle”

The Classic Crime and Abandon Kansas to Tour “Up The Middle”

Bad Christian bands The Classic Crime and Abandon Kansas are scheduled to tour together throughout the middle of the United States. They will not be abandoning Kansas this time around. This will be the first time that AK plays songs from their recent record alligator with an electric full-band.  Tickets are now available.

 

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Announcing Breakout Press

Announcing Breakout Press

In our recent update, we shared the news that Indie Vision Music will be closing it’s doors as a online magazine / blog on July 4th. On a happier note we also mentioned a new site some of us were launching to fill that gap. Today we are happy to announce Breakout Press!

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The new site will be launched in phases, with the first being …continue reading

“Gallows” – Dustin Kensrue

Music Video : “Gallows” – Dustin Kensrue

Dustin Kensrue has revealed the new music video for his song “Gallows”. He released that song on his record Carry the Fire earlier this year. …continue reading

Watch the Vans Warped Tour Livestream

Watch the Vans Warped Tour Livestream

Thanks to Yahoo! Live, you can watch the first day of the Vans Warped Tour streaming live. The first stop is right here in dismal Pomona, CA and the stream begins at 11am. It is currently unknown what stages the stream will show but bands covered here include ’68, Beartooth, Family Force 5, August Burns Red, Memphis May Fire, Jule Vera, Being As An Ocean, and Fit for a King. The Vans Warped Tour Official Website is also …continue reading

Memphis May Fire – Stay The Course

Music Video : Memphis May Fire – Stay The Course

Memphis May Fire have released their new music video for the track “Stay the Course” off the deluxe edition of “Unconditional” available now from Rise Records. [Originally appeared on MemphisMayFire.com] …continue reading

Glower Album Streaming at Substream Magazine

Glower Album Streaming at Substream Magazine

The fantastic new Glower album “The Circle Binds”, is now streaming over at Substream Magazine right here. Check out the explosive riffs intertwined with a hint of 90’s nostalgia and an immense alternative rock vibe that only Glower could create. Glower features former Hands drummer, Joshua Silbernagel on lead vocals/guitar. I highly recommend this album and the band. Make sure you order a copy of the album here from Broken Circles Records.

Thumper Punk Records and SkyBurnsBlack Release Special “5 Volume” Benefit Compilation

Thumper Punk Records and SkyBurnsBlack Release Special “5 Volume” Benefit Compilation

Do you like massive compilations? Well look no further than the brand new “United We Skate Benefit” compilations available on the TPR bandcamp here. You can check out all 5 of these different compilation sets, below. Available for just $10ea (or $35 for all 5) with all proceeds to benefit skateboarding ministries at the Roots of Hope ministry in Jaco, Costa Rica, and the chapter of Christian Skaters International in Paarl, South Africa. Featuring 113 songs from a variety of bands spanning everything from punk and hardcore to the extremes of metal (and everything in between). Check these out below and make sure you pick one (or all) up. This is a joint release between Thumper Punk Records and SkyBurnsBlack Records. …continue reading

Christian Lewis Gives Away ‘Genesis’ For Free

Christian Lewis Gives Away ‘Genesis’ For Free

I recently did some digging around on Noisetrade and found this free album Genesis from an artist named Christian Lewis. I would liken his music much in the vein of Kings of Leon, Delirious? and U2. Here is his bio from Noisetra …continue reading

The Violet Burning – Translator Ep

The Violet Burning – Translator Ep

Check out this new song lyric video from The Violet Burning taken from their recent “Translator Ep”. If you pre-order both new full length albums from The Violet Burning here, you’ll get a download of two new eps. Check out the bundles right here. …continue reading

Gungor to Send Free Hymn Recordings to Newsletter Recipients

Gungor to Send Free Hymn Recordings to Newsletter Recipients

Alt-indie-experimental-worship group Gungor is going to be sending out 3 new hymn recordings to those on their newsletter mailing list. The first song will be sent out shortly, so be sure to sign up quickly here. 

MUTEMATH + Mike Mains & The Branches Receive $500 Worth of Glorious Tex-Mex Food

MUTEMATH + Mike Mains & The Branches Receive $500 Worth of Glorious Tex-Mex Food

Both MUTEMATH and Mike Mains & The Branches have been named recipients of Taco Bell’s Feed the Beat. Check out the full list of bands here. All of the bands included in the program will gain a $500 gift card to Taco Bell. Any other bands that I skimmed over that should be included on IVM?

And I’d like to conclude with 5 great things about America (in the words of Relient K). Freedom, justice, America and …continue reading

NEEDTOBREATHE To Perform on Good Morning America

NEEDTOBREATHE To Perform on Good Morning America

NEEDTOBREATHE will perform their single “Brother” with Gavin DeGraw on July 2nd. Tune in at 7am on ABC. Watch the official music video for the track below. …continue reading

mewithoutYou Stream New Album ‘Pale Horses’

mewithoutYou Stream New Album ‘Pale Horses’

mewithoutYou are streaming their new album Pale Horses on Noisey. The album releases next Tuesday 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.

Sherri DuPrree (Eisley) Covers “Leaving On A Jet Plane”

Sherri DuPrree (Eisley) Covers “Leaving On A Jet Plane”

Sherri DuPree-Bemis (Eisley) recently covered the iconic song “Leaving On A Jet Plane” for her husband Max Bemis (lead vocalist of Say Anything). The song was originally penned by John Denver but made famous by Peter, Paul, and Mary You can hear the song below and download it for free (legally) here. Max and Sherri are also part of a band together called Perma. 

Populis (Trey Pearson of Everyday Sunday) Streams Debut Song “Come Alive”

Populis (Trey Pearson of Everyday Sunday) Streams Debut Song “Come Alive”

Populis is streaming their first original song “Come Alive” via Youtube. Their previous song, a remix of Bleachers’ “I Wanna Get Better” was posted a couple of months ago. “Come Alive” will be on Populis’ debut EP on June 23rd.

Get Poor Old Lu “The Great Unwound” for FREE!

Get Poor Old Lu “The Great Unwound” for FREE!

Download the latest Poor Old Lu song, “The Great Unwound”, for free until July. Get it below. How many of you would support a Poor Old Lu reunion record/crowd funding campaign? …continue reading

Absolutepunk Explores ‘The Wonderlands’ in New Interview with Jon Foreman

Absolutepunk Explores ‘The Wonderlands’ in New Interview with Jon Foreman

Absolutepunk recently did an interview with Jon Foreman about his new set of EP’s The Wonderlands that are to release throughout this year. There are several new facts discussed in the conversation including guests featured on the records, future Switchfoot plans, and sorting through his songwriting material. Foreman’s newest EP Sunlight was released last week.

Blood & Ink Records Sign Tigerwine

Blood & Ink Records Sign Tigerwine

Blood & Ink Records have announced the signing of Colorado’s Tigerwine & will release their debut, the Lull EP, on July 17th. Check out a new track “Crucial Taunt” below as well as a few prior tracks via Bandcamp. Pre-order the new album here.

Demos by Tigerwine

Half Bomber – Prink

Half Bomber – Prink

Veritas Vinyl have released a new ep from Bethlehem,PA based band, Half Bomber. Check out the 3 song ep titled “Prink” below and download for a “name your price” via bandcamp. …continue reading

Jule Vera Premieres New Song “Chemical Machine”

Jule Vera Premieres New Song “Chemical Machine”

Alternative poop-rock band Jule Vera is streaming their new song “Chemical Machine on Youtube now. Stream the brand new song below ahead of their upcoming Friendly Enemies release on 6/30/15. The band will be on the entirety of the Vans Warped Tour this summer starting June 19th (right here in Pomona, CA). …continue reading

The Brilliance Shares ‘For Our Children’ EP on Noisetrade

The Brilliance Shares ‘For Our Children’ EP on Noisetrade

Alternative worship band The Brilliance is giving away their For Our Children EP for free via Noisetrade. The EP was previously released late last year, which led up to the release of their full length album Brother. The Brilliance also has The Road Recordings available for download on Noisetrade. Be sure to check them out below.

Verlaine Post Lyric Video for “Washington”

Verlaine Post Lyric Video for “Washington”

Verlaine released a lyric video for their new single “Washington”. Watch below & also pick up on the single on Bandcamp. For those unfamiliar the band features Dan Cole (Forever Changed), Jonathan Young (The Myriad), Kevin Woerner (twothirtyeight), and Jonathan Wood (Drypoint). …continue reading

Sins (Joseph Milligan) Releases New Album ‘Divider’

Sins (Joseph Milligan) Releases New Album ‘Divider’

Sins, the project of Joseph Milligan formerly of Anberlin, released a new album Divider via Bandcamp. Stream & purchase below. …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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

XXI (Formerly A Feast For Kings) Signs to Tooth & Nail, Debuts New Single

XXI (Formerly A Feast For Kings) Signs to Tooth & Nail, Debuts New Single

XXI (formerly known as A Feast For Kings) has signed to Tooth & Nail and premiered a music video for “Memories” on AltPress. The song is a tribute to former AFFK vocalist Eric Gentry who passed away last year due to an accident at his work. Fans of the band’s prior material will notice a change in sound which the band addressed by saying, “[W]e have a more melodic sound than our past material. We will …continue reading

Attalus Post New Track “O The Depths”

Attalus Post New Track “O The Depths”

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

Copeland Releases Twin Version of ‘Ixora’

Copeland Releases Twin Version of ‘Ixora’

Copeland has posted the twin version of their latest album Ixora to iTunes. Stream below via Spotify. …continue reading

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