Tag: alt-rock

August 11, 2022

The Prayer Chain "Mercury" Now on All Digital Networks + Live in 2023

One of our music scene’s best kept secrets is the band The Prayer Chain. They released their final full length in 1995 to much critical acclaim but at the time I’m sure it slipped under everyone’s radars. Well that now “classic” album “Mercury”, is available once again via all digital networks and streaming sites. I’ll be streaming it myself from Spotify today! The band have also announced possible new shows in 2023 and a possible “Live” Vinyl release next year as well.… Continued →

April 3, 2022

Caedmon's Call Re-emerge From The Shadows to Drop Hints

In what may seem like a surprising move, a band that got their start with their debut record in 1997 – “Caedmon’s Call“, who inspired many and wowed fans across the globe with their original blend of music and lyrics, are teasing something BIG. Click on their website here and sign up for the newsletter list. They are saying “something NEW (and old) is happening SOON” on their website. Any guesses? Maybe a re-release of their debut for its 25th anniversary?… Continued →

March 5, 2022

February 22, 2022

for KING & COUNTRY - Love Me Like I Am (Official Music Video)

The group – for KING & COUNTRY – are on a roll with their creative media endeavors. The band is world renown for promoting their releases with extensive, professional music videos that accompany songs that just as good. Check out the band’s latest song in music video form for “Love Me Like I Am”, below. The new album “What Are We Waiting For?” is out worldwide on March 11th.… Continued →

October 23, 2021

Stephen Christian - Awaken (New Song)

Stephen Christian releases his 2nd new song titled “Awaken” off the upcoming album, “Spirited”, due out on BEC Recordings soon. Some people may not like the straight up worship oriented music of his solo work but as long time Anberlin fan (and Stephen Christian vocals fan), I love it. Hopeful and positive music that is much needed during this prolonged period of darkness our world is experiencing. Song can be found below or on your favorite digital network.… Continued →

August 8, 2021

June 27, 2021

Antiskeptic Celebrate 20th Anniversary of "Memoirs of a Common Man"

Australian alt-rock, pop-punk leaning band – Antiskeptic, are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their album “Memoirs of a Common Man” this year. The band is probing interest into a limited vinyl run of this classic and mostly unheard (here) album. This band along with Seraphs Coal, Thinktank, and STR, are just so great. You can find all the Antiskeptic releases on digital networks now.… Continued →

June 18, 2021

Starflyer 59 to Drop "Like To Lose" Single on July 9th

Yeah you heard that right. Starflyer 59 are back with not 1, but 2 NEW songs this year (so far). These 2 new singles are part of an upcoming full length dropping later in the year on Velvet Blue Music. Purchase “Like to Lose” on a Flexi 7″ from Velvet Blue Music right here. I’m always game for new Starflyer 59, any day, any time, no matter what part of year. Any day can be a “Starflyer 59 Day” am I right?… Continued →

May 8, 2021

Brownstory (Mainframe) to Unleash Debut Album May 25th

Indie Vision Music presents the debut 14 song full length from Brownstory titled “Replanting”. It’s an eclectic collection of songs ranging from folky, indie rock to acoustic, alternative, with a punk rock undercurrent. It has that 90’s vibe mixed with something current and Faith centered. Brownstory is the alter-ego of Mainframe, consisting of the same 4 members with a style all their own. Check out the 4 song album teaser below and pre-order on Bandcamp right here (featuring instant download of 5 songs).… Continued →

March 28, 2021

for KING & COUNTRY Release Full Live Concert Film and Deluxe Edition of "Burn the Ships"

for KING & COUNTRY just dropped their live concert film for viewing on YouTube here. It’s an intimate look at the band from behind the scenes and a showcase of their unforgettable, energizing live show. The band also released a Deluxe Edition of “Burn The Ships” which coincidentally just went GOLD by the way. The deluxe edition is out now and features remixes, collaborations, and more of all the songs found on “Burn The Ships“.… Continued →

March 22, 2021

November 1, 2020

Arthur Alligood Returns With a New Kickstarter Funded Album (Make it Happen Folks)

One of my favorite indie singer/songwriters, Arthur Alligood, returns with a kickstarter campaign to fund his upcoming new full length record. He is working with a couple Toad The Wet Sprocket members (as well as other guest musicians) on this album and it’ll be produced by Mikal Blue who has worked with groups/artists like Five For Fighting, One Republic, Jason Mraz, and Colbie Caillat among others. This highly anticipated new album needs support from fans and new fans alike.… Continued →

October 21, 2020

August 24, 2020

David Di Maria Drops New 3 Song "Spirit Train" Ep

Southern California native, David Di Maria, is back with a brand new 3 song ep titled “Spirit Train” that tugs on all the right heart strings. The EP offers uplifting alternative, pop-rock and 90’s inspired tunes. These songs are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face and help alleviate some of the pain felt throughout this chaotic year of 2020. There is a certain nostalgic leaning in his sound that defines the songwriting and this music he creates is nothing short of pure, ear pleasing bliss.… Continued →

August 7, 2020

Release The Kraken...Grandpa Loves Rhinos IS OUT!!!

Today is the big day, Grandpa Loves Rhinos “Searching In The Sarchasm” is officially out and available on all digital platforms. The album can also be bought on CD or Vinyl right here. I will leave the bundles up until the end of the weekend but by Monday they will be pulled down. You have a few days left to purchase one of these sweet bundles. CDs are shipping now but Shirts and Vinyl will take a few more weeks to arrive.… Continued →

August 5, 2020

Grandpa Loves Rhinos to Release New Album "Searching In The Sarchasm" This Friday

We are gearing up for the release of the new full length by the band Grandpa Loves Rhinos, THIS FRIDAY! Are you ready? Check out some video reveals of the CD and Merch. (Vinyl will be shown soon). You can also still order this album in several different bundles right here via Bandcamp. Just a word of caution, after Friday night, the bundles will come down and only the stand alone merch will be available (no more bundles).… Continued →

July 31, 2020

Grandpa Loves Rhinos Band

Grandpa Loves Rhinos - It's Gotta Be The Gaming (Song Premiere)

I’m proud to reveal a track titled “It’s Gotta Be The Gaming” off the upcoming album from Grandpa Loves Rhinos, “Searching In The Sarchasm”. The album drops on August 7th through Indie Vision Music and is available to purchase in several different bundles right here. Just take note, these bundles will come down after August 7th and all that’ll be left is the CD and Vinyl as stand alone products. Get those orders in soon.… Continued →

July 2, 2020

Grandpa Loves Rhinos Release "Gimme, Gimme" Tomorrow

Grandpa Loves Rhinos are back with a brand new single titled “Gimme, Gimme”. The song will release at Midnight tonight through all digital networks and streaming sites. The track is an energetic pop-punk inspired jam full of those unforgettable hooks and melodies the band has become known for. The message is geared towards those that are obsessed with the material treasures in this lifetime and being consumed by them. You can find the single for sale on Bandcamp tonight and remember, all purchases made on IVM Bandcamp tomorrow will be without fees to bandcamp.… Continued →

June 26, 2020

Grandpa Loves Rhinos Band

Grandpa Loves Rhinos Announcement and New Music Coming Soon

This is the news I was hinting about on social media. My pals in Grandpa Loves Rhinos or GLR for short, are back with new music on Indie Vision Music and an announcement for all of you. Click here to watch the video on their Instagram page and watch a teaser video clip below. This is going to be an awesome year for new music, am I right? Follow @glrband on Instagram. Check back here on Monday morning at 9am PST for another announcement regarding GLR and new Music.… Continued →

June 23, 2020

Anberlin Announce "Blueprints For The Black Market" Full Live Stream and Pre-Order Bundles

Anberlin have announced a very special live stream for their 2003 breakout album, “Blueprints For The Black Market”. “We Are The Lost Ones” live stream will take place on June 26th online. There are pre-orders for the Live Stream bundle featuring vinyl of this live stream, pressed on wax and shipped 8/31. Click here to check out this pre-order. Some of these songs haven’t been played in more than a decade so this will be a very special event.… Continued →

June 16, 2020

Song of the Day: Anberlin - Pray Tell

Another album celebrating it’s 10 year anniversary is “Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place” by the world renown alternative rock band, Anberlin. This Brendan O’Brien produced full length effort (their 5th album by 2010) was a slight departure from the sunny, bright, more upbeat sounds of their commercial break through record, “New Surrender”. One of the stand out highlights from this album was definitely “Pray Tell”, with it’s thundering drum intro and light guitar strumming mixed with Stephen’s unforgettable vocal contributions.… Continued →

June 14, 2020

Winona Ave Release New Song "Masterpiece" and Music Video

Indiana based Pop-Rock band – Winona Ave, just dropped a brand new song and music video for “Masterpiece”. This anthem for those seeking hope and finding meaning in their own self-worth will be delighted by this new song. Hopeful music for times that call out for it. Check out “Masterpiece” below. For fans of: All American Rejects, Hawk Nelson, Mayday Parade, and All Time Low.… Continued →

June 11, 2020

Acceptance Joins Tooth & Nail, to Release New Ep

Acceptance have announced that they will release a brand new EP titled “Wild” on July 24th through Tooth & Nail Records. This much anticipated new EP will be a follow up to 2017’s “Colliding By Design” which released on Rise Records and found the band exploring a more electronic influenced indie-pop-rock. They released their critically acclaimed full length “Phantoms” in 2005. The first new single “Cold Air”, will be out next week through all digital networks.… Continued →

June 7, 2020

KIDS Drop 2 New Songs via Tooth & Nail Records

Alt-Rock/Indie band known as KIDS. just dropped 2 new songs via their new label home Tooth & Nail Records. Check out the songs below in lyric video form or find them via your favorite digital network. The songs are titled “All Smoke, No Fire”, and “Pale Horse”. FFO: Foster The People, Cold War Kids, Walk the Moon, Two Door Cinema Club, The Killers, One Republic, and good music. Love the sax on “All Smoke, No Fire”.… Continued →

June 4, 2020

Bareheart Drops EP "In The Mo(u)rning" Tomorrow Through All Digital Networks

Bareheart which is the solo project of Ethan Tyler Collins of the band, Least of These, will drop his EP titled “In The Mo(u)rning” tomorrow. The EP will be available through all digital markets and streaming sites. Check out the emotional and moving new song “Rain” off the EP in lyric video form and the entire ep as well, below. He says his music is recommended for fans of City & Colour, Noah Gunderson, and Dustin Kensrue but I say it is recommended for fans well beyond that music scene he is a part of.… Continued →

May 12, 2020

Exclusive Song Premiere: Audiophile - The Coast

We are proud to bring you a brand new song premiere from the Birmingham, AL. based alternative-pop-punk band known as Audiophile. They are a newer band with an incredibly catchy sound that would appeal to fans of The All American Rejects, Relient K, Weezer, All Time Low, Mayday Parade, Neck Deep, TwentyOnePilots, and Capital Lights. This new song, “The Coast” will release on May 15th to all digital networks. Check out the song below and the band here on facebook or instagram.… Continued →

May 2, 2020

Celebrating the 16th Anniversary of Pennylane "From Paradise To Parking Lots"

16 years ago Indie Vision Music released a little known EP by a little known emo/indie rock band from Kauai, Hawaii known as “Pennylane”. So much has changed in the years since both professionally, musically, industry, and personally, that those years seem like such a blur. I just remember a friend passing this self released EP to me at one of my Chain Reaction shows that the band released on their own and loving every second of it.… Continued →