Tag: Homeplate

April 1, 2022

Members of Homeplate and Makeshift3 Form New Ultraband - Makeaplate365

There are moments in history that change things forever. Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address. Armstrong and the moon. Peter Griffin and the Chicken. The latest to be added to this list is the brand new ultraband comprised of members from 2 of the hottest up and coming punk bands – Homeplate and Makeshift3. When asked about the band, called Makeaplate365, Cody Thompson, drummer of now defunct “Homeplate” had this to say “It is a pyramid scheme.Continued →

January 10, 2022

December 24, 2021

Homeplate to Release New Ep "Welcome to Breitenstein" January 4th

That most excellent pizza loving, video game playing, pop-punk giving, easy-core teasing band – HOMEPLATE, are back with a brand new EP titled “Welcome to Breitenstein” which will release via their new label home, Small Step Records. The EP drops on January 4th (a Tuesday like old times!) and is a rollicking good time for those that have the insatiable appetite for quality pop-punk music without all the nonsense and politics. When the scene becomes devoid of FUN, Homeplate bring it just like a steaming hot plate of pizza pie!… Continued →

November 13, 2021

Presenting: Small Step Records - A New Pop-Punk, Indie, Emo, Easycore, Ska, Label

I’m proud to introduce the IVM community to a new DIY label called “Small Step Records“, run by some great friends of mine. They will be releasing the brand new Homeplate EP soon which will undoubtedly smash expectations and garner new fans across the globe. The band Grandpa Loves Rhinos has also joined the ranks. This is a new endeavor and you will be hearing a lot more from Small Step in the weeks, and months to come.… Continued →

November 2, 2021

October 21, 2021

September 20, 2021

Homeplate Drops an Explosive, Yet Melodic and Entirely Poppy, New Punk Track

Holy Batman that was a long post title. Let’s get to the point, Homeplate makes explosive, melodic, and heavy pop-punk sure to bring a smile to any pop-punk purist and fanboy/fangirl at heart. Emotionally charging and altogether charming new music from this Kentucky based based pop-punk band. Check out the new song titled “Pastimes” below and give it a solid listen. “Pastimes” available now through all digital networks. New EP coming soon, I think 😉… Continued →

March 22, 2021

January 1, 2021

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Best of 2020: Noah Hardwick (Part II)

Some would say that putting together a year-end list of your top 100 albums and EPs is insane. And I agree. It’s one of the most ambitious things I’ve attempted since I started writing for IVM. So how did I do it exactly? Well I started out by putting together a list of all the albums and EPs I listened to during 2020—a feat in its own right. When I was done I had a list of about 300 releases which I then set out to rate on a scale of 1 to 10.… Continued →

December 31, 2020

Best of 2020: Rob Jensen

I was going to write a little intro to this list of mine, but in the end I figured I’d just let it speak for itself. Alot of great music dropped despite all the year brought us and these are my top 20. Let me know what you think!     20. Everything In Slow Motion – “Influence”. (Rock/Hard Rock) Released 10/16/20 on Facedown Records. Influence was the band’s first release since the 2016 ep, Laid Low.… Continued →

December 28, 2020

November 26, 2020

Pop-Punk Duo Homeplate Will Record New EP For Release in 2021

The pop-punk duo known as “Homeplate” are returning after just a few months from the release of their incredible debut EP, “Derby City”, to record MORE NEW MUSIC. That’s right friends, the guys will reconvene in the studio soon to lay down some new tracks for another EP. If you enjoyed “Derby City” as much as I did, you’re in for a real treat. No word yet on whether a label will pick these guys up and release future tunes but stay tuned.… Continued →

September 17, 2020

Homeplate - Expectations (Official Lyric Video)

Homeplate just released an epic debut EP by the name of “Derby City” through Indie Vision Music, last month. You might have missed and this is the perfect opportunity to check out a great song from this EP. The song features the talents of Phil Carper of the band At The Wayside. Check out the song below and if you like what you hear, you can stream/download the whole ep on your digital network of choice or buy on cd by clicking this link.… Continued →

August 21, 2020

Homeplate - I Need Grace

Homeplate dropped their debut ep “Derby City” last Friday and it seems to be garnering quite some interest. Check out another song off this Ep titled “I Need Grace” which is a lot more straight forward than other relationship type faith innuendo tracks. The Simple Plan meets old Hawk Nelson sound of this song and acoustic guitar strumming beginning is sure to make a fan out of any pop-punk follower of the early 00’s. Check out the spotify and soundcloud streams below.… Continued →

August 14, 2020

Indie Vision Music Releases Homeplate "Derby City" EP

I am proud to announce the release of the debut ep from Derby City pop-punk band, Homeplate. The “Derby City” Ep is now available wherever you find quality digital music and IVM Bandcamp as well. You can purchase this 5 song collection on CD and get a sticker and button with your order right here for $5 (+Shipping). Thanks to Eric of Brave Days and Phil of At The Wayside for lending their talents to this amazing set of songs.… Continued →

August 5, 2020

Homeplate - Time Stands Still (New Song)

Check out this brand new Homeplate song, “Time Stands Still”. The song appears on the band’s debut ep titled “Derby City”, due out August 14th on Indie Vision Music. Pre-order on CD with Sticker/Button right here via bandcamp. Tracklisting with featured guests can be seen below. Don’t forget to read their personal interview with Sound in the Signals where they get down to details, right here.… Continued →

July 26, 2020

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July 13, 2020

Homeplate Join Indie Vision Music, Release Debut Single July 24th

I am proud to welcome the Derby City based pop-punk act – Homeplate, to the Indie Vision Music family of artists. I wasn’t planning on “signing” any bands in 2020 but this one just fell into my lap and I couldn’t resist. Their debut single “Broken Youth” will be out July 24th to all digital networks and streaming sites. The song is full of all those catchy pop-punk choruses, heavy breakdowns, and even a ska part with horns.… Continued →