Tag Archives: pop-punk
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?)
A written review of Relient K’s 10th Anniversary Tour at the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. (Also feat From Indian Lakes and Blondfire).
Lights Go Down, the new pop punk project from Jason Dunn (Hawk Nelson), will launch an album fundraiser on December 1st. I was asked to do a little write-up on one of the tracks so they could get a quote for the promo video. You can read the full quote below & check out the video clip to hear some of the new song.
Relient K have released a lyric video for “I So Hate Consequences” from their Mmhmm 10th Anniversary Tour. Watch below.
Kill Rock Podcast is scheduled to release their interview with Wasim Bazzi, drummer of Good Luck Varsity tomorrow. However, if you want to hear the interview a day early you can sign up for Kill Rock’s free Audible trial today at http://audibletrial.com/killrock. If you sign up & send a screen shot of your confirmation email to Kill.Rock.Podcast@gmail.com, they will email you the episode early! Remember you can cancel your subscription anytime.
Good Luck Varsity posted a statement on their Facebook & shared a link to an unreleased song called “Come What May”. Check out both below.
The Mxpx “classic”, Pokinatcha, turns 20 years old today. Sound off in the comments below about your favorite memories of this album and where you were 20 years ago (those of you that were born pre-1994). I wrote a short little something on my blog which you can read here. Congrats Mike and Mxpx on the 20th anniversary of your debut! In celebration, the band is releasing a commemorative T-shirt in honor of the 20th anniversary, purchase…
Eleventyseven has sadly come to an end as a band. You can read their statement below. Matt will carry on into the future now with his project The Jellyrox where you’ll continue to hear more of that synth-pop goodness he has been perfecting in recent years. RIP Eleventyseven.
Check out the music of Houston, Texas based pop-punk duo Moral Monsters. The duo just recently dropped their debut ep titled “Postmodern Failurism” through Veritas Vinyl a few weeks back. If you’re into that classic pop-punk sound with quick beats, snotty, sneering vocal style mixed with sweet melodies, you’re gonna love these guys. For fans of NoFx, Shop 11 Phoenix, Mxpx, Teenage Bottlerocket, Screeching Weasel. Stream the the ep and download it below for free.
3Union, a pop rock band out of Indianapolis, IN, are in the midst of an IndieGoGo campaign to fund their 3rd full length. They’re trying to raise $10k and are just about halfway there with 24 days to go. Listen to some of their tracks & check out the promo video below.
Jason Dunn took to Facebook to explain “What is Lights Go Down?” and why he has “not been this excited about a project since “Letters To The President”. Read the post below.
We are beyond excited to premiere At The Wayside’s brand new music video for “Drown Us Out”. Check out the the ever so catchy pop-punk track below. The song appears on the band’s latest self-titled album which is available now. Grab it on iTunes.
Jason Dunn (ex Hawk Nelson) has a pop punk project called Lights Go Down. According to new social media posts it looks he is working on music & we will get an album next summer. He will have a solo project out prior to that.
All you pop-punk/easycore fans will be excited to hear that Malaysian band, An Honest Mistake, have put all their albums up on Bandcamp including the BRAND NEW “Acoustic Album” that just released this past July. Listen to it below. The 20 track live/studio acoustic album is available for $15 and includes DVD and digital booklet. I also encourage you to check out their 2012 full length “Say What You Want, Say What You Will”, below as well.
MxPx is going out on a short 10-date headlining tour in October with supporting acts Zebrahead, Allister & Survay Says. Tour dates can be found below.
With sales from their debut album, Rewind, reaching over 11,000 copies sold and a full season of touring under their belt the Minnesota band is on the verge of something big.
As we already covered MxPx announced the release of an Acoustic Collection this Sunday July 6th. That album will be available on all digital outlets & the CDs will be available for order as well. In other news the band will also be releasing a second album, titled Demos Collection Vol. 1, exclusively on Bandcamp. It features the demo versions of 18 tracks and costs $3. It will release on July 6th as well. Check out the cover & track listing below.
MxPx have announced that they will be releasing Acoustic Collection on July 6th. Check out the album cover, track listing, & listen to “Let It Happen” below.
Check out the brand new music video from Heart Like War for their song “Los Angeles”. Fans of Mxpx, Homegrown, Rufio, Allister, will love these guys.
Check out the latest video from Darren & Ashley of An Honest Mistake for their A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera cover of “Say Something” below.
The sibling punk band known as Children 18:3 have announced that they’ve departed Tooth & Nail Records and will be recording their new and FINAL album, label free. The band seeks to raise $25K through kickstarter to put this new and final album into motion. You can watch the video below and contribute here if you’d like to be a part of the action. This group is a personal favorite of mine and I strongly urge our readers to give them the support to go out with a bang. It appears that the band hopes to release this album in the spring so get ready. [Thanks to all our readers who submitted this news story throughout the day]
Check out the new Christmas themed video from my friends in An Honest Mistake featuring new female (co)Vocalist Ashley Chan. The song is titled “Ain’t Christmas Without You”. Buy the song below for $1.00 via the band’s bandcamp page.
Check out the new Christmas tune from pop-punk band Heart Like War titled “Christmas Snooze”, below. It’s available as a free download if you want it.
Evan Baker the lead singer for Good Luck Varsity has posted his statement on why he has left the band. Evan is starting a new band called “American Arson” which you can find out more info here. American Arson will release their debut material in summer of 2014.
Matt Langston of Eleventyseven has posted the best press release ever for their new ep “Good Spells” (available now). I have re-posted it below. I have been guilty too of playing into the music marketing machine and for that I am sorry.
Listen to the Man Alive discography before their new album “A Light Goes On” releases next week. Albums are posted below.
Eleventyseven will release a new Digital EP titled “Good Spells” which is a collection of their favorite hymns/worship songs done Eleventyseven style. Listen to the first track “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”, below.
Pop-punk band Stellar Kart release their new 2013 album ‘All In’ and one of the most anticipated Christian albums of the year, featuring the hit radio single ‘All In (Apologise)’, pop anthem ‘My Surrender’ and the revealing and tongue-in-cheek song, ‘Hollywood Reality’. Check out the review.
Punk Never Dies Vol. 2 official commercial. Free compilation download coming to Indie Vision Music September 1st. Commercial created by Ryan Collins of the band Goodnight Wednesday.
Check out the brand new lyric video from Skyhawk Drive for their single “Stay With Me”. The single is now available on iTunes. Thoughts?
Pop-Punk band, Thirtyseven, will release their debut full length “This is What I Want” on August 6th through Blood & Ink Records. Read our review here and purchase the album (on CD) here. For fans of The Ataris, Four Year Strong, Set Your Goals, Midtown, Blink 182, Mxpx.