Tag Archives: Ska

Slick Shoes Detail Current Plans

Slick Shoes Detail Current Plans

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 Celebrates 20th Anniversary in 2-Day Fest

Murray Hill Theatre Celebrates 20th Anniversary in 2-Day Fest

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.

Slick Shoes To Open for MxPx & Five Iron Frenzy in July

Slick Shoes To Open for MxPx & Five Iron Frenzy in July

Slick Shoes will be opening for MxPx & Five Iron Frenzy on July 24 & 25th at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California. Check out the poster below. …continue reading

The Israelites Launch Kickstarter

The Israelites Launch Kickstarter

The Israelites launch kickstarter for first new album in 8 years. The new 15 track album will be titled “Shantytown”. …continue reading

Little Blue Light – The Key

Music Video : Little Blue Light – The Key

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!

Bleach To Perform Live in August

Bleach To Perform Live in August

It appears that Bleach will be performing live with Five Iron Frenzy, House Of Heroes, & My Epic this August at the Murray Hill Theatre (Jacksonville, FL). Get ticket info here.

The O.C. Supertones Play In & Out Burger’s 300th Store Grand Opening

The O.C. Supertones Play In & Out Burger’s 300th Store Grand Opening

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 and Mxpx Shows

Five Iron Frenzy and Mxpx Shows

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

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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! …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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 …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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 …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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! …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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 …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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] …continue reading

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. …continue reading

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.

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