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Energetic Southern California based Pop-Punk band, Heart Like War, have signed with MMLJ Records. Look for their new full length and acoustic ep later this year. The band last released their independent full length “Party Propaganda Machine” in 2012.
Jason Hamacher of Frodus is the guest on this week’s Bad Christian Podcast (Episode #55). Listen here. Jason was the drummer for the band who released albums on several labels and was part of Tooth and Nail’s early hardcore roster. Prior to the recent civil war, Jason also recently spent time in Syria recording ancient Christian chants & doing photography. You can read more on that from NPR. He was also interviewed on the…
Indefinite Hiatus have released a brand new album called ‘S/T/E/P/’. You can listen & download for free below via Bandcamp. The duo combines a range of influences featuring glimpses of dance, punk, spoken word, electro, & more into a unique overall sound.
Check out this toe tappin’, swing dancin’ new video from The Altar Billies for the song “Aim’n High” off their 2014 release “Head’n Out West”. Video can be found below.
Andrew Schwab of Project 86 has posted an interview he conducted with Tobin Bawinkel (6’10 & Flatfoot 56) on his TinSoldiers blog. In other news 6’10 also released a music video for the track “Backpack” which you can watch below. Pick the up CD or vinyl of his new album, titled The Humble Beginnings of a Rovin’ Soul, from the band’s webstore.
The Lonely Revolts will release their new album, titled Broken Bones Burning Hearts, on January 30th via Thumper Punk Records. Pre-order the album here & check out the album cover below. RIYL: Crash Dog, Swingin’ Utters, Minor Threat
Lights Go Down (Jason Dunn) has posted a demo track called “Peterborough (This Is Who I Am)”. Check it out below. The LGD album fundraiser has about 39 hours days left & still needs $6,000 to meet the goal. Help out on IndieGoGo. If you like pop-punk you’re bound to enjoy this!
“That Wimpy Deer?” Tour has been announced featuring hardcore act Revivalist, punk rock band Household, and alternative rock group Hearts Like Lions. The tour will span over the next few months along the Southwest region. Click the poster below to expand and see the dates.
Check out my review of Hearts Like Lions recent visit to San Diego here.
Punk rawk band MxPx released a new music/lyric video last week for their song “Stay On Your Feet”. The song was featured on the band’s ninth studio album Plans Within Plans which was released nearly 3 years ago.
Jason Dunn has posted a new acoustic track called “Now Or Never” which you can watch below. The IndieGoGo campaign for the debut Lights Go Down album has also entered it’s last week & still has over $7k to go.
Five Iron Frenzy have announced two dates (so far?) with Mxpx for this March. You can see the dates/posters, below. Anyone going to catch these shows? Let’s hope they take this on the road. Tickets will go on sale this Friday.
Lights Go Down (Jason Dunn) has posted a video cover of Box Car Racer’s “There Is”. Check it out below. The LGD album fundraiser has 10 days left & still needs $8k to surpass the goal. Check out more at IndieGoGo.
MxPx posted some a mini-documentary called ’20 Years of Pokinatcha’ featuring Mike Herrera, Aaron Sprinkle, and Brandon Ebel discussing the beginnings of MxPx & the release of Pokinatcha, their debut album on T&N. The footage was taken from unused portions of Tooth & Nail’s recently released documentary No New Kinda Story.
Altar Boys now classic album, “Gut Level Music”, will be re-released by Girder Music in early 2015. The Mike Stand led rock/punk band released several classic albums throughout the 80’s including “The Altar Boys”, “When You’re a Rebel”, “Gut Level Music”, “Against the Grain”, and “Forever Mercy”, before calling it quits. Read the full press release, below.
ForeverAtLast have signed with Victory Records & will release their new full length in 2015. Check out the announcement video below as well as last year’s excellent cover of the Christmas classic “White Christmas”. New exclusive merch can be purchased here.
Looking for a sick new punk rock Christmas song? FREE?? Head on over to https://falseidle.bandcamp.com/track/oh-come-all-ye-faithful and grab yourself a gift from False Idle!
Close Your Eyes‘ vocalist Sam Ryder has stepped down from the band. He felt his “journey with CYE” was at an end & he has “been working on another project for some time”. Read the full statement below. In other news former vocalist Shane will perform with the band at South By So What in 2015.
I just took a listen to the split release from False Idle and A Common Goal that will release on Thumper Punk Records December 16th. I’ve gotta say, this is some extremely taste PUNK ROCK! The original songs (2 each) from both bands are absolutely fantastic and some of the best they’ve ever done as bands. This release finds A Common Goal exploring their more melodic, dare I say “poppy” side (for them at least) and…
Jon Ladd the former lead vocalist/guitarist/songwriter for punk band 7-10 Split, has ventured out on his own with a solo project named “Courage, Dear Heart“. He will release a new E.P. in January via a label to be announced. You can still hear his first “solo” tune under the name “Jon Ladd” on spotify and our compilation “Punk Never Dies Vol. 2″. Read the statement, below.
Grab a two song Christmas release from Ethan Luck over on NoiseTrade (for free) ight here. Listen/download, below.
Arkansas based Punk/Hardcore band, Take It Back!, have returned from the grave, signed with Third String Records and will release their highly anticipated comeback album in 2015. This version of the band will feature original vocalist Zack McKim who recorded the band’s early demos and their first album “Can’t Fight Robots” which released on Facedown Records in 2008. Get stoked! [Thanks Phil Recognition and the others who sent in the news]
In honor of Five Iron Frenzy Day yesterday (the day of their breakup back in 2003), the band has posted a new music video. The video is for the great punk with horns track “So Far” and can be seen below. The band’s latest album “Engine of a Million Plots” is available now wherever fine music is sold. Also, head to their webstore here for some awesome merch and special deals.
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.
This was posted over on my blog FreedomLikeaSong.com but I figured it deserves some coverage here as well for those that haven’t listened yet. I am proud to bring you an exclusive song stream from Boston punk rock band, A Common Goal. The song is a cover of a False Idle song titled “Where Do We Go” done with that old school A Common Goal punk sound. This song will appear on the upcoming “Split Decision” release with False Idle due out December 16th on Thumper Punk Records. Listen to the song below. If you’d like to take a listen to the False Idle song premiere, click here. Pre-order “Split Decision” right here.
We are excited to bring you an exclusive song stream from our friends in False Idle! The song is titled “The Cavalry” and will appear on Split Decision, the new split release between False Idle and Boston Punk Rock band, A Common Goal. Split Decision will release on December 16th through Thumper Punk Records. Pre-order the album from Bandcamp & get two songs instantly. I am streaming an exclusive song from A Common Goal over on Freedom Like a Song (my blog), click here.
We are proud to announce that we will be premiering a very special PUNK ROCK song from my friends in False Idle beginning on November 17th right here at IVM. The song will appear on the band’s upcoming “Split Decision” co-release with fellow Boston punk rockers, A Common Goal, to be released soon on Thumper Punk Records. Release date and order info to be announced shortly. This is one heck of a fine punk rock band and…
Unteachers, a project of Stephen Mark Sarro, has released the new album A Human Comedy. Listen below via Bandcamp or pick up on any major digital outlet. Order the very limited edition vinyl from Veritas Vinyl.
We are in the final stretch for the Craig’s Brother Kickstarter campaign to fund their new Ep/7″ Vinyl called “The Story of How We All Die”. As of this posting, there are just 15 hours remaining in this campaign with $3369 pledged of the total $8525 (at present time). If you enjoy quality punk rock with catchy melodies and lyrics that’ll leave you singin’ for days, then definitely consider joining with fellow fans around the globe to make this dream a reality. I would very much like to see Ted Bond succeed with this project and I am sure many of you do as well. So check out some CB tunes below as well as the campaign link here. Thanks for your support thus far and the band thanks you as well – Brandon Jones.