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The 77′s have released ‘The Late Greats – 2014 Summer Tour Mix’ on Noisetrade. If you have never checked the classic band out before now is the time. The mix is to help promote the band’s upcoming tour that starts tomorrow in Georgia.
Kye Kye recently ran a remix contest for their upcoming remix album due out this summer. Click below to hear a short clip of the winner “Avay/Cheney Weird Remix”.
Lost Language have released their new single “Division” to digital outlets. The song was produced by Joseph Milligan of Anberlin and will appear on the band’s upcoming full length. The band features former members of Don’t Die Cindy (Cake Records), Embraced (Theory 8), Materia Medica (Holdfast), I Am Terrified (Gotee), and The Black Noise Party Boys (Holdfast).
We are excited to premiere a new Sleep For Sleepers track called “1987″. The song appears on the band’s brand new album, titled Discovery, that released today. You can pick it up on iTunes & other digital outlets as well.
We highlighted this on the IVM Facebook yesterday but Kevin Max posted an update on Facebook discussing the current state of “Christian Music”. No surprise, but he wants to push the boundaries and give fans something “fresh”. Check out the full post below & comment with your thoughts.
mewithoutYou have announced the Catch For Us The Foxes: 10th Anniversary Tour. This leg of the tour, featuring support from The Appleseed Cast, will run on the East Coast. Check out the poster below.
Paper Route are still hard at work on their upcoming new album. In a recent update JT writes that they have written more songs for the new album than they have ever written. If you still have yet to listen to these guys you’re missing out.
Check out Michael James Band’s radio single “Hold On” below. The song comes from the band’s latest EP titled The Anthem Of A Desperate Heart that released this past week.
Bellarive have released “Bring Us Back” & you can check out the lyric video below. The song is the first radio single to be released from their upcoming July 22nd release titled Before There Was.
Zach Gehring, guitarist of Mae, wrote a blog recounting the band’s experience with their album The Everglow. Check it out here. For those who missed it the band recently announced a 10 year anniversary tour for the album.
Tooth & Nail have released another Anberlin track called “Hearing Voices” which you can hear below. If you pre-order the album (physical or iTunes) now you will get this song for free as well as “Stranger Ways”. The new album, titled Lowborn, was postponed to July 22nd. Any physical pre-order shipments will ship on July 18th.
Lakes have premiered a new track “1992″ over at Absolutepunk.net. You can also download the song for free at the band’s website. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album, titled Fire Ahead, due out July 22nd.
Stephen Christian, frontman of Anberlin, has apparently created a Tumblr to post the correct lyrics to Anberlin tracks & discuss the background/meaning behind them. Three albums are currently up & the others will be added soon.
We are proud to present a brand new track from the newly renamed Murmuration (fka Colton and Zara). Check out the upbeat and incredibly catchy “Making Sound” below. Keep an eye out on these guys!
Least Of These have 10 songs finished for their upcoming album with hopes to finish 3-4 more by the time they hit the studio in August. With that time frame it’s likely that we’ll see a release date late this year. The band successfully completed a Kickstarter campaign in April of this year.
Emery, or more accurately Devin and Toby, have posted a video of them performing an acoustic version of “In Shallow Seas We Sail”. Check out the video below. The band’s recent campaign successfully funded their new album, titled You Were Never Alone, will release later this summer along with a music video & acoustic EP.
NEEDTOBREATHE did an ‘Ask Us Anything’ interview with fans on Reddit yesterday. You can read the whole thing here. There were actually quite a few good questions asked & despite the messiness of the page it’s a good read.
Fue have announced that they will release their new album, titled Gray Matters, on June 24th. The band also put up “Go On”, a new single, on Noisetrade. Check out the album single, cover, & tracklisting below. Pre-orders are available now.
Papertowns has been reinvented and with a new lineup as well. Check out their brand new song “Dusk”, below. The track finds the band exploring their more rough around edges punk-emo-alternative styling and dropping the prior post-metal sound to create a sonic soundscape all their own. This new sound will surprise some and delight many. If you enjoy bands like Balance & Composure, Better Off, Make Do and Mend, The Menzingers, Young and Heartless, will find something to appreciate in Papertowns music. Grab the new song for free, below (or right here).
Kevin Max went into more detail about his departure as lead vocalist of Audio Adrenaline. Check out the official press release as well as an interview with JesusFreakHideout. If you haven’t heard his new single you can check it out here. From the press release it appears that Audio Adrenaline will be heading more towards the CCM worship route & that doesn’t really fit what Max wanted to do.
Kevin Max, who recently stepped down as vocalist for Audio Adrenaline, has released a brand new song called “Infinite”. The single, which you can check out below, will release digitally on June 10th and is taken from Broken Temples that will release this summer.
Preson Phillips released his new album titled In Our Winters today. Pick up the physical version or on iTunes! In case you missed it we recently premiered a new song called “Open Seas”. You can check out the album cover & tracklisting on that post as well.
Preson Phillips has released another great selection of folk-influenced indie worship on his new album, titled In Our Winters, which came out today! Check out our exclusive premiere of “Open Seas” and make sure to check out the full album soon!
Anberlin has announced that the release of their new album, titled Lowborn, has been unavoidably pushed back to July 22nd. Starting next Tuesday all iTunes pre-orders will come with another new track “Hearing Voices”.
United Pursuit has a special members only site called United Pursuit Live. The app allows you to join them in live worship at the Fifth Ave House in Nashville. If you join the Prime version ($8/month) you will also get an EP of their favorite recordings each month. The band released a new EP today, titled Live At Fifth Ave Vol. 3 & you can check out the track “Take Me In” (ft. Will Reagan) below.
Hidden Hospitals, an alternative rock group out of Chicago, have begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund their debut full length record. Check out the promotional video below. If you’re unfamiliar I have also put up their old video for “The Absence Of Emotion” as well.
Mike Mains & The Branches fans successfully unlocked the band’s new video for “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”. Check it out below. The song is from the band’s latest album titled Calm Down, Everything Is Fine.
Mike Mains & The Branches’ are partnering with Ryan Seacrest’s Tumblr (from On Air with Ryan Seacrest) to release their new video for “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”. If they get 200 new likes or 200 “Tumbles” the video will unlock. Check out the teaser below. In other news, if you never picked up the band’s album Home it is available for free below via Noisetrade.
Ryan Blake Martin (ex A Plea For Purging) has released his new EP titled Headspace. The EP is quite different than what you might expect but it’s a solid EP. You can check it out below via Bandcamp. It’s out on digital outlets now.
Our very good friends in My Epic released an instrumental version of their latest album Behold today. It’s streaming on Spotify and currently available on all digital outlets.
Sleep For Sleepers have announced the release of their new album titled Discovery. The album will hit digital stores on June 17th. Check out a brand new song called “Stay Young” below as well as the album cover & tracklisting. The physical CD is extremely limited with only 200 copies so pre-order today.