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Five Iron Frenzy – So Far

Music Video : Five Iron Frenzy – So Far

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.

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Sounds Of Salvation To Release ‘Never Stand Still Vol. 2′

Sounds Of Salvation To Release ‘Never Stand Still Vol. 2′

Sounds Of Salvation announced that they will release a new album, titled Never Stand Still Vol. 2, sometime this Fall. Check out the album cover below.

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Five Iron Frenzy Explaining Songs

Five Iron Frenzy Explaining Songs

Five Iron Frenzy have been explaining the meaning behind songs on their latest album Engine of a Million Plots. They’re on the seventh song and it’s “Against A Sea Of Troubles”. The band actually released a disclaimer before they started these posts which you can find here.

Five Iron Frenzy Release “Battle Dancing Unicorns [With Glitter]” Music Video

Five Iron Frenzy Release “Battle Dancing Unicorns [With Glitter]” Music Video

Five Iron Frenzy have debuted their new video for “Battle Dancing Unicorns [With Glitter]” over on JesusFreakHideout. The site also has a new interview with Leanor. You can also watch the video below.

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May Weather – The Cage

May Weather – The Cage

Maryland based Ska/Rock/Punk band, May Weather have just released their brand new song “The Cage” which you can listen to and download for FREE below. Do yourself a favor and check these guys out, they definitely deserve your attention.

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Five Iron Frenzy – Into Your Veins

Music Video : Five Iron Frenzy – Into Your Veins

Five Iron Frenzy have debuted their new music video for “Into Your Veins” on Absolutepunk where there is also a short interview with drummer Andy Verdecchio. You can also watch the video below.

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Festival Preview: Beachside Summerfest (Huntington Beach, CA)

Festival Preview: Beachside Summerfest (Huntington Beach, CA)

Beachside Summerfest will take place this Saturday, June 21st at the Huntington Beach Pier in Huntington Beach, CA. You can see performances from The OC Supertones, Christafari, Brenden McPeak & the Soul Reformation, Madison Cunningham, & Crosseyes. Check out the schedule. Make sure to give them a ‘Like’ on Facebook. Any IVMers plan on checking it out?

Beachside Summerfest Free Show on June 21st With The OC Supertones, Christafari, and more

Beachside Summerfest Free Show on June 21st With The OC Supertones, Christafari, and more

Coming to the Huntington Beach Pier in Huntington Beach, California on Saturday June 21st is Beachside SummerFest featuring The OC Supertones, Christafari, and other local bands. Best part is that it’s going to be FREE! Come on out and catch the ska vibes of The OC Supertones and smooth reggae sounds of Christafari. More info here on Facebook. All you local Southern California fans, come on out and have some fun!

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Ska Lives Interviews Rich Carlstedt of The Israelites

Ska Lives Interviews Rich Carlstedt of The Israelites

Check out this cool interview between Ska Lives and Rich Carlstedt of the long running Ska band, The Israelites right here.

Easterfest 2014

Easterfest 2014

Easterfest 2014 is coming to Toowoomba, Australia April 18-20th 2014. A lot of great artists are playing it including The OC Supertones, Aaron Gillespie, Jars of Clay, Hawk Nelson, Saving Grace, The Almost, Shonlock, Young and Free, Jimmy Needham, and Whiteheart, among others. Any of you readers going to this festival next year?

Five Iron Frenzy – Engine of a Million Plots

Review : Five Iron Frenzy – Engine of a Million Plots

Five Iron Frenzy returns after ten years “in the grave,” but is this the comeback album fans are hoping for? Read on to find out.

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Stream The New Five Iron Frenzy Album!

Stream The New Five Iron Frenzy Album!

10 Years ago today they broke up, 2 years ago on this day they reunited, and today we get to listen to their new album Engine of a Million Plots on Spotify! Click here to stream this most anticipated comeback release. Take a listen to the album and let us know your first thoughts below.

Five Iron Frenzy

Five Iron Frenzy

Five Iron Frenzy will release their new (comeback) album “Engine of a Million Plots” on November 26th 2013. This release is the first new music from the band in over 10 years! Album is available on CD and Vinyl right here from the band’s webstore. You can also pre-order via iTunes here.

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May Weather Interview

May Weather Interview

Check out this great interview with Maryland based Ska/Rock/Punk band May Weather right here at Ska Lives. You may have caught their song on our latest Ska Lives Vol. 3 free compilation and their full length “Your Life on Optimism” dropped last December.

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Pre-Order New Five Iron Frenzy Album

Pre-Order New Five Iron Frenzy Album

You can now officially pre-order the new Five Iron Frenzy album “Engine of a Million Plots” right here. We hear that there is a free song download for those of you that pre-order the album. Check out a special video from the band, below.

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Relevant Names 10 Christian Songs of the 90’s That Still Hold Up

Relevant Names 10 Christian Songs of the 90’s That Still Hold Up

Relevant Magazine has listed their 10 songs from the 90’s that they think still hold up after all these years. Check it out here and comment on whether or not you agree.

Five Iron Frenzy – Into Your Veins

Five Iron Frenzy – Into Your Veins

Check out the first new song “Into Your Veins” from the upcoming Five Iron Frenzy album, “Engine of a Million Plots”, due out November 26th. Pre-sales go live on October 29th. You can buy this single on iTunes / Amazon.

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Five Iron Frenzy Add Dates To November Tour

Five Iron Frenzy Add Dates To November Tour

Five Iron Frenzy have added a few dates to their November run of shows. Click here to see where and when. The band’s first new album in 10 years, “Engine of a Million Plots” will release on November 26th.

Five Iron Frenzy Reveal Album Cover and Release Date

Five Iron Frenzy Reveal Album Cover and Release Date

Five Iron Frenzy are making it official, “Engine of a Million Plots” their new album will release on November 26th. The album features 11 new tracks and a remixed/remastered version of “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night”. View the album artwork right here at the official FIF site. They have also teased that their back catalog will get the vinyl treatment as well. Catch the band on a run of dates with Reel Big Fish in November.…

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Questions for Five Iron Frenzy

Questions for Five Iron Frenzy

I will be interviewing some members of Five Iron Frenzy soon through email and I need your questions. Please post them below and and touch on any subject you would like. The new album “Engine of a Million Plots” is out November 26th. It’s an album worthy of a listen and sure to win over even the most skeptical of fans. It’s not what you would expect. A wiser, more mature, and ticked off rock band with horns. Darker content…

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Five Iron Frenzy Fall 2013 Tour Dates

Five Iron Frenzy Fall 2013 Tour Dates

Five Iron Frenzy have posted some tour dates for the upcoming Reel Big Fish Tour along with a spot date in Oklahoma on November 23rd. View full dates here. Check out the tour poster, below. Five Iron Frenzy’s new album, “The Engine of a Million Plots” will release on November 26th.

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Five Iron Frenzy Title Their Upcoming Album

Five Iron Frenzy Title Their Upcoming Album

According to this interview, the title of Five Iron Frenzy’s new album will be “The Engine of a Million Plots”. The album will release on November 26th. This very informative interview with Jeff the Girl (Leanor) details a lot about the band’s past, present, and future. Where they’ve been and where they plan to go with this new album. You can catch the band in Houston, Texas tomorrow night and Pomona, CA. at The Glasshouse on October…

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Five Iron Frenzy and Reel Big Fish Tour Dates

Five Iron Frenzy and Reel Big Fish Tour Dates

I just got an email from Earshot Media detailing some upcoming Reel Big Fish and Five Iron Frenzy Tour Dates. All you East Coast fans will be stoked. Check out the dates below.

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Members of Five Iron Frenzy Chat With Mike Herrera of Mxpx

Members of Five Iron Frenzy Chat With Mike Herrera of Mxpx

Members of Five Iron Frenzy (Leanor, Andy, Reese, Sonnie) chat with Mike Herrera (of Mxpx/Tumbledown) during a recent podcast which you can listen to right here.

Five Iron Frenzy Coming to Texas in September

Five Iron Frenzy Coming to Texas in September

All you Texas/South West fans take note, legendary ska/punk/rock band Five Iron Frenzy, will be heading your way on September 20th and 21st. Details/Locations below. Also in case you missed it, the new album from Five Iron Frenzy will be released on November 26th. Prepare!

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Five Iron Frenzy – So Far (New Song Live at Lifest 2013)

Five Iron Frenzy – So Far (New Song Live at Lifest 2013)

Five Iron Frenzy performing their new song “So Far” live at Lifest this past weekend. This is a fan video.

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No Lost Cause Joins Thumper Punk Records, Debut Album Out Today!

No Lost Cause Joins Thumper Punk Records, Debut Album Out Today!

No Lost Cause announces the official release of their debut album “NLC” on Thumper Punk Records. From Toms River, New Jersey, No Lost Cause plays high energy punk and ska, with the goal to share the source of their hope, letting the listener know that nothing can separate them from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus. No Lost Cause features Rob Jensen on guitar and vocals, Rob Marino on bass, and Dan…

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Five Iron Frenzy Finish Recording New Album

Five Iron Frenzy Finish Recording New Album

Five Iron Frenzy have finished recording their new album and now it’s off to mastering. The band plans to release it later this year but release date has not been announced yet. Soon, friends.

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IVM Presents: No Lost Cause “Ep” Stream

Stream : IVM Presents: No Lost Cause “Ep” Stream

[Update: You can now purchase on iTunes here] IVM Presents: No Lost Cause “Ep” Stream. This is the final mixed/mastered version. NO LOST CAUSE is a New Jersey based independent punk-ska band, who will release their debut self titled ep in June. More info coming soon. You can check out the ep stream below. [Facebook] [Twitter] [Purchase on iTunes]

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No Lost Cause – Paid For

Lyric Video : No Lost Cause – Paid For

Check out this lyric video for No Lost Cause song “Paid For” below. The ep releases on June 4th.

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Five Iron Frenzy in Seattle and Portland

Five Iron Frenzy in Seattle and Portland

Five Iron Frenzy have added a few dates for a West Coast run in August. August 9th in Portland at Wonder Ballroom and August 10th in Seattle at Showbox. Any of our readers going to a show or two of Five Iron Frenzy this summer?

FrenzyCon This August With Five Iron Frenzy in Denver, Colorado

FrenzyCon This August With Five Iron Frenzy in Denver, Colorado

Five Iron Frenzy will be playing a special event this August in Denver, Colorado catered especially to fans of the group called “FrenzyCon”. Similar to ComicCon except with Five Iron Frenzy nerds ;) I say that sarcastically and no insult to FIF fans, I’m one myself. So check out FrenzyCon right here and get the party started this August in Denver.

The Israelites California Tour

The Israelites California Tour

The Israelites are going on a short California Tour. You can find the dates/flyer below.

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Hippos of Doom IVM Announcement

Hippos of Doom IVM Announcement

Hippos of Doom breach surface; team up with Thumper Punk Records and Veritas Vinyl Free download of “Road Trip” EP through Indie Vision Music. The Masked Hippo and Old Hippo have combined their wonder twin powers to breach the surface and answer the questions of our generation – Star Wars versus Star Trek? Would Punky Brewster survive a circle-pit? Can someone with fingers the size of sausages successfully impersonate Matt Freeman’s bass riffs? The Hippos of Doom also wax eloquent regarding other mind-melding and mind-numbing questions over a variety of musical styles including ska, melodic, old school and three-chord punk. Get ready for a double slab of fun. The first serving will be a FREE five song EP called “Road Trip,” which will be available for download exclusively through Indie Vision Music on April 23, 2013. [Facebook] [Twitter]

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Sounds of Salvation “SOS IV: Rise of the Ska Machine” Now for Sale

Sounds of Salvation “SOS IV: Rise of the Ska Machine” Now for Sale

All you SKA fans are going to be stoked to learn that the new album from UK Ska Band, Sounds of Salvation titled “SOS IV: Rise of the Ska Machine” is now up for sale on their bandcamp page. Listen/Download below.

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Sounds of Salvation

Sounds of Salvation will release their brand new ska album “SOS IV: Rise of the Ska Machine” on April 2nd via bandcamp here. Listen/Stream/Download below.

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Sounds of Salvation “Rise of the Ska Machine” Available for Pre-Order

Sounds of Salvation “Rise of the Ska Machine” Available for Pre-Order

You can now officially pre-order this incredible new SKA album from UK band, Sounds of Salvation, via bandcamp below. The band is currently offering their new song “Right to the End” for free download, below. The album will officially be released on April 2nd at Bandcamp. I have heard this entire 13 track album and I believe you’re in for a real treat once you listen. The quality is there, the passion is there, and the undeniable talent is present. You couldn’t ask for a better new “ska” album from a Christian group then what is found here. I love the clarity and production value of the Horn section, it really amplifies the sounds found within. Check this album out when it goes on sale April 2nd.

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UK Ska Band Sounds of Salvation to Release New Album

UK Ska Band Sounds of Salvation to Release New Album

It’s been just over a year since Sounds of Salvation put out their last record, and since then a whole bunch of behind the scenes scheming, writing, recording, mixing, trialing, re-writing, arranging, drawing, and designing has occurred. Finally, the end is in sight! The fruits of all this labour will be with you guys on the 2nd April 2013! SoS IV: Rise of the Ska Machine will be available via all the usual digital outlets around the world…

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Five Iron Frenzy Adds More Dates

Five Iron Frenzy Adds More Dates

Five Iron Frenzy have added more dates to their 2013 concert schedule. Check them out right here. Club Nokia on June 7th!! Yes!!

Five Iron Frenzy Announces New Tour Dates

Five Iron Frenzy Announces New Tour Dates

Five Iron Frenzy announces new round of dates for 2013. They’ll be stopping in cities in states like Georgia, Florida, Ohio, New York City, and Pennsylvania. For dates and to see the new FIF website, click here.

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