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Joy Williams has released a new single “Woman (Oh Mama)” today & you can listen below. She also announced her upcoming album is titled Venus & will release this summer. Check out a brand new interview with USA Today which shares that after The Civil Wars broke up she sought counsel from Justin Timberlake. Purchase the single on iTunes. …continue reading
We Are The City are streaming their recently re-released album Violent paired with a brand new visual companion called “Slow Television”. It features previously unseen footage from Violent the film. Watch/listen below & pick up the digital or physical version via Tooth & Nail. …continue reading
Mae have put up The Everglow 10th Anniversary Tour Sampler on Noisetrade. It features 3 Mae tracks (“Suspension”, “Bloom”, “A Melody, The Memory”), as well as Mike Mains & The Branches “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”, & All Get Out’s “Balance”. Listen & download below. In other news the limited edition cyan blue vinyl of Destination: B-Sides is now exclusively available at Hot Topic. Find the list of stores here. …continue reading
Emery has debuted the first song from their upcoming record You Were Never Alone. In the “Break It Down” Podcast, the band talks about how they created the song. However, you can skip ahead to the 39 minute mark to hear the new song “Rock, Pebble, Stone”. Head over to AbsolutePunk to hear a stream of the podcast without having to use iTunes.
Matty Mullins has posted the music video for his single “Glory” which you can watch below. The song appears on his self-titled solo debut album which is available now through Rise Records. …continue reading
Paper Route have posted a lyric video for their new single “Zhivago” which appears on the new Tenn Out Of Tenn compilation celebrating 10 years. Pick up the single or the compilation on iTunes. …continue reading
Although Anberlin officially called it quits last year, you can relive their live show with a recording of a farewell recording of Never Take Friendship Personal. The track listing is exactly the same as the original 2005 album, so it is safe to assume that the band played it all the way through. You can pre-order the album in several packages via Tooth and Nail Records. Unfortunately, there are no DVDs included in this release. Never Take Friendship Personal: …continue reading …
Bad Christian has launched the BadChristian App where you can read their blogs, listen to BC Music bands, & tune in to their podcasts. It’s available on iTunes, Android, & Windows phones. You can also get a “first taste” of new Emery music on Matt Carter’s new podcast “Break It Down”. The first 12 episodes will feature Matt & Toby going through a new song from You Were Never Alone each week.
Indie pop-rock band Cold War Kids have released a new music video/lyric video for their song “Hotel Anywhere”. That song can be found on their latest album Hold My Home available now. View the video below.
Always dependable for great new music, Relevant Magazine has released their latest compilation of tunes. This edition mostly features IVM-covered artists (such as Brooke Fraser, Drew Holcomb, Aaron Strumpel, The Brilliance and Seyrn) but it also some closely-related artists that we don’t quite cover here because they are on the verge (From Indian Lakes and Trent Dabbs). Most notable, there is a free Sufjan Stevens song on this album that was just released today.
At The Wayside are back after last releasing their “Self Titled” album in 2012. The pop-punk band have released their brand new single titled “Death and Redemption” which is available from all digital networks and on Spotify. Check it out.
Dustin Kensrue has released a new music video for his track “Of Crows and Crowns” which will be released on his upcoming new full length release titled “Carry the Fire”, which is due out April 21st. Video can be found, below. …continue reading
Check out this live music video from White Lighter shot at the Northern Records Studio here in So. Cal. The song is titled “Heavy” and appears on the band’s debut Northern Records full length available now right here. This somewhat “super band” features Mark Salomon of Stavesacre/Crucified/Neon Horse on lead vocals. …continue reading
An awesome Alt-Rock band by the name of Glower will release their debut full length through Broken Circles Records in the near future. Album details and announcement due this week. Stay tuned. Glower features Josh Silbernagel formerly of the (post-metal) band Hands. While you are on the Broken Circles site, make sure to check out the new release from the band, Bandit.
NEEDTOBREATHE premiered their new music video for “Brother feat. Gavin DeGraw” over the weekend on VH1. View the video below. NEEDTOBREATHE has been the subject of a lot of the news here lately including the announcement of a new live album and the mega-sized Tour De Compadres. …continue reading
Out with the old, in with the new. Ending the phase of their 2nd album Gold Fever, alt-rockers little hurricane is releasing the b-sides to bandcamp for a “name-your-price” deal. Looking to the future, they have begun recording material for their 3rd album. Check out the studio picture and bandcamp embed below.
As previously reported, the To Write Love On Her Arms Movie be getting a direct-to-dvd release. The soundtrack will be launched the same day as well on outlets such as iTunes and Amazon. Hidden inside a Q&A section on the film’s website, we now have a tracklisting. Several of the artists are covered here on IVM. The most noteworthy song on this list is Jon Foreman’s previously unreleased “You Don’t Know How Beautiful You Are (Surrender)”. I’ve also attached a …continue reading …
Thrice have announced that they will be performing at this year’s Skate & Surf Fest (Asbury Park, NJ) in May, Amnesia Rock Fest (Montebello, Quebec, Canada) in June, & HevyFest (UK) in August. Follow the links for more details.
Verlaine have joined up with MP45 Records (Anchor & Braille, The Hawk In Paris, Wesley Blaylock) & will release a new single “St. Marks” will release March 6th. They also just released a new acoustic version of “Seven Hills” which you can listen to below via Bandcamp. As a reminder, the band features Dan Cole (Forever Changed), Jonathan Young (The Myriad), Kevin Woerner (twothirtyeight), and Jonathan Wood (Drypoint). …continue reading
Abandon Kansas have announced the first round of dates for the upcoming Living Room Tour & you can purchase tickets here. A second batch of 20 dates will be announced on February 27th. The “[s]how includes a full band unplugged set of the new album top to bottom + older songs from the catalog + Q&A with the band + copies of the new cd with us on the road months before it hits stores or comes out online.” …continue reading
Alt-rock band ’68 will be hitting the road on the 2015 Vans Warped Tour. The band will be playing the tour in its entirety alongside bands such as Jule Vera, Family Force 5, Icon for Hire, and many others. Check out the dates and buy tickets on the Warped Tour website.
Brooks Paschal, frontman of Sullivan, has posted an acoustic performance video for the track “Melanoma Lullaby”. Watch below. The song is on the band’s new album Heavy Is The Head, which is available now on Spartan Records. …continue reading
According to the wonderful solo talent that is, Josiah James, his recent song (off his last ‘Identity’ ep released in 2014) was re-recorded by Audio Adrenaline in the form of “Love Was Stronger”. The new Audio Adrenaline track will be released to the public tomorrow through all digital networks. …continue reading
Squeezing in a string of dates between tours, Hearts Like Lions have announced their intentions to tour with Hotel Books in March. This will follow HLL’s That Wimpy Deer? tour and come before Hotel Books’ tour with Defeater. Check out the dates below. …continue reading
ForeverAtLast will hit the studio next week to begin recording with producer Matt Goldman (Underoath, Anberlin, The Devil Wears Prada, Copeland, & many more). The album will release this summer on Victory Records. View the announcement below. …continue reading
The dates for the Tour De Compadres have been announced & can be seen below. The lineup features NEEDTOBREATHE, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors & Colony House on the entire tour, with Ben Rector on Leg 1 & Switchfoot on Leg 2. The ticket pre-sale password will be released tomorrow & Wednesday ticketless VIP upgrades will be available. …continue reading
The Choir have announced a tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their landmark album, Circle Slide. The band will perform the album live in its entirety as well as other songs. Michael Roe of 77s will play bass for them, as well as opening the shows with an acoustic set featuring songs from the upcoming deluxe anniversary issue of the 77s album Pray Naked. The tour will begin April 17th with dates TBA.
We’re thrilled to announce that Lybecker will release their new EP, Wild Hearts Don’t Stop, on March 24th. Check out the album cover & a music video for the catchy single “Without A Fight” below. …continue reading
Coming straight from Alabama, here is a brand new pop alternative band called Jule Vera. They are posed for big things this year as they have just been signed to Pure Noise Records, are releasing a new EP called Friendly Enemies, and were just announced to play on Warped Tour. The icing on this cake? Stephen Christian (formerly of Anberlin) has done some co-writes for the band. You can listen to the band’s new track “One Little …continue reading …