Tag Archives: Ska
Five Iron Frenzy have announced a special up close and personal show at the Chain Reaction venue in Anaheim, CA. on July 23rd. So if you’re lucky, you could see them 3 days in a row! (with the other two sold out shows taking place at The Observatory July 24th/25th). Tickets go on sale Friday at 10am. Mike Herrera & Friends will join them as special guests. View the show poster, below. …continue reading
Thumper Punk Records will release the second ep from New Jersey based punk/ska band, No Lost Cause, on August 18th 2015. No Lost Cause features Rob Jensen, a friend and former writer for IVM. Check out the press release below and listen to the new song “Fight”. …continue reading
Check out the new single from May Weather titled “Truth or Dare” via bandcamp below. The song is available for download from the band’s page for just $1.00. Look for their new full length this summer. …continue reading
May Weather have released the music video for their song “Truth or Dare” off of their upcoming album Spring Forward! The single will be available on iTunes on June 16th, and their album is set to release later this summer. Fans of artists such as Relient K, Five Iron Frenzy, and Blood and Water will definitely want to check it out!
Slick Shoes has posted a message on Facebook for all of their fans that are in anticipation for future plans. Check it out below. In related news, Mike Herrera of MxPx posted a video informing fans that tickets are selling fast for the punk trio concert on July 24th & 25th at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. …continue reading
Murray Hill Theatre in Jacksonville, FL are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a 2-day fest. We previously mentioned that Bleach was reuniting for an event & this is it. Other bands for day 1 are Five Iron Frenzy, House Of Heroes, & My Epic. Day 2 features John Mark McMillan, Bellarive, & Ascend The Hill. Details can be found here.
Check out the debut music video from Little Blue Light! They’re an up-and-coming band from the UK, and they play a fun and eclectic mix of Ska, Swing, Folk, Rock, Reggae, and Ragtime! It appears that they don’t have an official release out yet, but the word is that they’re going to be heading into the studio to record their debut album in the near future!
Without any kind of big announcement prior, ska band The O.C. Supertones shared that they were honored to play the grand opening of In & Out Burger’s 300th store in Anaheim, CA (very close proximity to Disneyland). This grand opening was also significant as the legendary fast food chain’s reclusive owner was present. …continue reading …
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. …continue reading
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. …continue reading
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 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. …continue reading
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. …continue reading
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. …continue reading
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?
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! …continue reading
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 returns after ten years “in the grave,” but is this the comeback album fans are hoping for? Read on to find out. …continue reading
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 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. …continue reading
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. …continue reading
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. …continue reading
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.
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. …continue reading
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 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. …continue reading …
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 …continue reading …
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. …continue reading
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 …continue reading …
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! …continue reading
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 …continue reading …
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. …continue reading