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San Diego, CA. alt-blues act Little Hurricane, have signed with Mascot Label Group. The label along with the band’s own imprint, Death Valley Records will release the band’s new album in early 2017. This will be the band’s 3rd full length effort following both “Homewrecker” and “Gold Fever”. Little Hurricane features Anthony “Tone” Catalano (Lead vocals,guitar) and Celeste “CC” Spina (Drums, BGV). I worked with Anthony a bit last decade in the early 00’s when his former band Next in Line was signed to Indie Vision Music. Expect big things from Little Hurricane in 2017. Purchase CDs or Vinyl of the band’s last two albums right here. [Website] Continued →
Anberlin which broke up in 2014, has stayed relatively busy behind the scenes with producing an incredible (that I wished I owned) Vinyl box set featuring all 7 full length releases along with a coffee table book. As was expected, the vinyl box set sold out a few months after going on sale, all 1000 copies sold out. Continued →
November 18, 2016
for KING & COUNTRY just released “Into the Silent Night” featuring the original “Glorious” as well some new takes on Christmas classics. Buy here on iTunes. Local So Cal fans can catch the band on December 16th at the Honda Center with Lauren Daigle Continued →
November 17, 2016
Switchfoot and Relient K are currently on the “Looking For America Tour” currently and the band has just announced 5 more West Coast dates including a stop here in Orange County, CA. in January. View the poster/dates below. Ticket pre-sale info here. Plus, the band has also announced “Looking For Canada Tour” for our friends from up north. Continued →
November 16, 2016
Raleigh’s Cold Comfort presents a refreshing take on grunge on their 2015 release, Join or Die.
Brian McSweeney, former lead vocalist and songwriter for the alternative band Seven Day Jesus, has released a new “solo” record titled “As The Bluebird” which you can find over on NoiseTrade below. This collection of songs borders on the experimental and yet entices you into a somber relaxation. Continued →
November 14, 2016
Check out the music of SafeKept. Featuring singer-songwriter Miah Wagner (Formerly of The Great Transparency). The band has several releases available on their bandcamp page along with two “demos” of upcoming songs which can be heard below. Their new album “Modern Mortals” will be released early next year. Continued →
November 10, 2016
November 9, 2016
The Dawn Retreat, a punk/alternative metal band from the Quad Cities, has risen from the grave after five years of silence. Appropriately, they made their return at the Halloween-themed Whorror Fest on October 29. While their official reunion show isn’t until February, we can likely expect more from the band before then. Continued →
An album I’ve been enjoying since it was released back in August is by the band Islander. The album is called “Power Under Control” and it has that Blindside meets POD meets Deftones meets Papa Roach vibe. The album was released by Victory Records back on August 5th (stream on spotify below) and this is a video for the track “Bad Buy” off the album. Continued →
November 8, 2016
Check out Strategic, a pop-punk project from the cold north!
After not updating their Facebook page for nearly four years, Kids in the Way (K I D S.) started posting again in April of this year. As it turns out, original members Dave Pelsue, Nathan Hughes, and Austin Cobb have reunited and will be releasing two EPs in 2017. Continued →
New group, TRAMPS, have released their brand new music video for the track “Nashville” off their debut ep due out on November 18th.
November 7, 2016
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October 31, 2016
Introducing the sounds of pop-punk/altrock act Kept On Hold. They released their album “Promises” back in 2015 which you can take a listen to below. They have that classic early to mid 00’s pop-punk sound that is all the rage now. The group is on tour with Eaves right now. Recommended for fans of Academy Is, Something Corporate, Yellowcard, New Found Glory, Anberlin. Continued →
October 22, 2016
October 20, 2016
Mike Stand and Steve Pannier of Altar Boys did a little facebook talk that included question/answer time and some classic songs done acoustic. This is all for the Kickstarter campaign to fund the DVD release of the 2005 Broken Reunion Show. It has been 30 years since the release of the band’s defining album “Gut Level Music” and next year will be the 30th for “Against the Grain”. Speaking of legacies, this band definitely has a bright one. Speaking of “Gut Level Music” if you want it on vinyl, it’s hard to pass up $6.00 for an LP! Continued →
June 20, 2015
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.
June 19, 2015
May 19, 2015
Check out this review and I will tip my metaphorical hat to you.