American Arson getting back to work after their hiatus and have just released a music video for their track “Sequoia” off the “Waymaker Ep”. It’s an amazing song so please check out the music video below. Purchase on bandcamp here. For fans of: A Wilhelm Scream, Make Do and Mend, Hot Water Music, Dogwood.
August 12, 2018
August 9, 2018
Arizona based Punk Rock band – Reliance, have just signed with Raven Faith Records. The band just released their 6 track raging punk powerhouse of an ep now which you can pick up digitally here or on CD from Raven Faith Records here. This explosive, faith centered new punk band is sure to please old school and new school fans alike. For fans of Pennywise, Pulley, Bad Religion, and Dogwood. You can’t go wrong with punk rock like this! Watch a special video below and listen to the ep as well.
Small Wars will hit up some dates with JM Lansdowne in September. View those tour dates right here and see if they are stopping in your town. Any Ohio Small Wars fans? Check those dates! Small Wars self titled debut ep is now available on 7″ from IVM right here or Digitally wherever fine music is sold/streamed. Continued →
Light The Way have just posted a really cool imaginative take on their song “The BRKN Hearts Club” which appears on their new full length “False Memory Syndrome”. The album is available everywhere digitally or on CD from IVM here. Support these guys and make sure to visit their bandcamp and facebook pages. They are also on Instagram: @lightthewayca . Lyric video below.
August 2, 2018
August 1, 2018. Raven Faith Records and Thumper Punk Records have jointly teamed up for the release of “Turn It Up!” from Fountain Valley, California, based punk band CPR. While musically influenced by Oxymoron, The Damned, and Black Flag, CPR has a unique street punk sound that sets itself apart. Said lead singer Jet Wilson: “Don’t write music to please the crowd. Don’t write music that’s already been done before.” CDs will be available directly from CPR and Raven Faith Records on August 1. Digital downloads available now from: Raven Faith Records and Thumper Punk Records.
July 31, 2018
Good Luck, Ugly! is a rock band from Orange County, California. Featuring Makeshift3 drummer Eric Mattson, fans of the band and punk rock in general may find a lot to like here. Good Luck, Ugly! currently has one EP available and are working on a full-length which is set to release in September of this year. Continued →
July 30, 2018
Altar Boys have just announced a very special reunion gig and album release show for their long awaited new album “No Substitute”. The show will take place September 16th 2018 at House of Blues Anaheim with Crumbacher opening. Tickets and info can be found here. More info below. “No Substitute” is the new album featuring fully completed songs the band were working on toward the end of their run in the early 90’s after the release of “Forever Mercy”. The band ran a very successful kickstarter campaign to fund the release of this album showing that no matter the age good music is good music. These legends have been around for over 3 decades and have inspired so many others with their brand of rock n’ roll meets melodic punk rock. Don’t miss this show.
July 15, 2018
I really have to draw attention to one of the most excellent acoustic pop-punk “cover” tracks done in recent memory. Sef Idle has been playing for years fronting and playing guitar for bands like uniSEF and False Idle but has recently come forward as a skilled acoustic-punk singer/songwriter. Sef Idle just released “Someday, Today” back in May and it is a fitting reminder of how raw, natural talent can captivate the listener. It’s not that often that you hear a Christian singer/songwriter in this genre be so overwhelmingly effective with honesty and conviction, letting the music do the talking through words and song. Check out this new cover song of the Hangnail classic “At Arm’s Length” done only the way Sef could do and let the music speak to you. It’s raw, melodic, and still pleasing to the ears. It’s just a real and honest rendition of a song most people probably wouldn’t even be familiar with. If you would like to purchase this song, it is a part of the new compilation “ZAP-O-MATIC No.2” available right here. All sales go to support Skip and his Cancer treatment/recovery.
July 11, 2018
I am really pumped to announce that the Small Wars 7″ Vinyl is finally here! Vinyl Record Pressing out of Florida did a fantastic job and they look beautiful. All pre-orders will begin shipping tomorrow and will finish up in to next week. I will be including some freebies with orders so look for those. Check out pics of this vinyl, below. If you haven’t purchased one yet, they are now $5 in the webstore here and will begin shipping once the orders roll in. The band will also have a bunch of these to sell at shows and such. Thanks again for supporting IVM this past year and for checking out out all the label bands. There will be another digital label release from Grandpa Loves Rhinos and possibly Mainframe then a break will take place for any physical albums. I am also going to begin work on “Family & Friends Sampler 4” because they are just so dang fun to do.
June 30, 2018
MxPx have finally unveiled the first new song from their upcoming new 10th studio album, “MxPx”. This beautifully filmed music video and extremely catchy new song can be heard below. Mid-Life punk rock takes on new meaning and brings to the forefront all those fresh memories from years ago that were bubbling just beneath the surface. The nostalgia runs deep in this song and video and I think us as fans couldn’t have asked for a better first single. “Let’s Ride” is not only the perfect introduction to a band who have had so many trials during their run but also a reintroduction to a band you might have gave up on after their first decade. Seriously, check this out and run through the past with your arms wide open. Let’s ride.
June 15, 2018
The long awaited debut full length from the 50’s influenced Houston, TX. based punk rock trio – The Prettybads, is now here! The album released today through Indie Vision Music and is available through the entire digital marketplace as well as on CD/Tape from IVM right here and on Bandcamp here. Continued →
I’d like to introduce all our readers to the incredibly powerful and aggressive punk rock sounds of Arizona’s own Reliance. Formerly known as C:28, the band just released their debut “Crashing Down Ep” through bandcamp (listen below). Make sure to like them on Facebook and look for the band to appear on IVM “Family & Friends Sampler 2” July 4th. Recommended for fans of Pennywise, Authority Zero, Rise Against, Milencollin, and No Use For a Name
June 11, 2018
June 2, 2018
I am truly thrilled about this upcoming 20 song release from Houston, Texas based punk rock band, The Prettybads. “Meet The Prettybads” will release on June 15th through IVM and features gritty yet poppy punk rock songs with enough 50’s doo wop and Ramones undertones to keep you entertained for hours. Check out the new song “Johnny” below and pre-order the album on CD or Tape over on the IVM Storenvy page here. You can also preorder the digital release via Bandcamp for just $6 here. All orders will come with free stickers including new designs by The Prettybads.
May 18, 2018
I am proud to present the new music video from IL. based punk rock band – As We Are. The song “No Turning Back” will appear on the group’s new full length album which will be released through Indie Vision Music this summer. This 3 piece punk rock band plays a gritty in your face yet melodic and somewhat poppy style sure to please fans of The Story So Far, State Champs, Set Your Goals, (old) Hawk Nelson, Broadside, and Children 18:3. Check them out on Facebook here or at their website link above.
May 17, 2018
The band “The Blamed” are back with a brand new song “Speaking To A Cold Room Of People Who Need Heat” that will appear on the Indie Vision Music “Family & Friends Sampler 2” due to release on July 4th 2018 at Audiofeed Festival and online digitally as well. If you want to pick up some merch from the band, you can do so here. Stay tuned for Sampler art to be revealed soon along with the tracklisting. This may be a Part 2 and Part 3 double release just so you know ;) Song teaser can be found below.
May 10, 2018
New At The Wayside CDs of the album “The Breakdown and the Fall” are now officially in stock at the IVM Webstore. Get your copy right here. I also have a special 4 pack featuring all 4 new IVM Releases for just $16 (savings of $14!) Plus if you order right now until June 1st, you will get 15% off your order of $15 or more (applied automatically). Continued →
May 8, 2018
I’d like to take a moment and make an announcement. Indie Vision Music WILL have somewhat of a presence at the famed Audiofeed Festival this summer. I have two bands confirmed to appear (any guesses?). You will find a new IVM Family & Friends “Sampler” (Part 2) at this fest and will be on our band’s merch tables. Continued →
“Today is the day of salvation. Today is the day of restoration.” These words echo true in our modern world and there has never been more of a time for revival than now. Check out this incredibly relevant and in your face spirit filled hardcore release from new So. Cal. band – Lifelong
May 2, 2018
Following in the footsteps of solo outings from the greats like Tony Sly, Joey Cape, Tim Armstrong, and Chuck Ragan, comes this new solo ep from punk warrior – Sef Idle. The first official song from the “Someday, Today” Ep has been released and this incredible new track “I Don’t Remember” can be streamed below. The song appears on the “Someday, Today” Ep due out May 8th. Buy it on Tape/CD here and on Bandcamp here.
April 27, 2018
Today is release day for an album I am really excited to share. This ska-pop-punk-core (whatever you want to call them because they defy all definitions) from the state of Illinois called Must Build Jacuzzi have put together an insane collection of songs assembled in an album known as “Last Place”. Continued →
April 24, 2018
If you haven’t seen the awesome new lyric video from Must Build Jacuzzi for their song “3rd Out of 3 Ain’t Bad” then click here and check it out. The site Already Heard also has a track by track breakdown of every song on the new album “Last Place” that will release this Friday through IVM. Continued →
Those insane horror-punks in Grave Robber are back and with a brand new album, “Escaping The Grave”. Check out this really cool lyric video for the song “Zombieland”, below. “We are extremely excited to unleash this tale of terror on an unsuspecting world. It’s been seven years since our last offering of horror and now we are finally seeing Escaping The Grave come to fruition. We sincerely hope that the new record is one that encourages, uplifts, entertains and maybe send shivers down your spine. More importantly. . . may The Reanimator be glorified!” -Wretched Graverobber. For fans of: The Misfits, Alice Cooper, Ramones
April 21, 2018
This great indie radio show called “The Undiscovered Sound” has been playing some IVM artists since last year and now that IVM has increased the amount of releases, we’re getting more airplay. I am happy to report that both Must Build Jacuzzi and Light The Way had songs on last week’s show which you can listen to right here (archived). Continued →
April 20, 2018
April 19, 2018
April 15, 2018
Josh Kemble who is the long running vocalist/songwriter for Dogwood, has put up the remaining merch from their recent gigs over on their facebook page. Go check it out and pick up some merch before it disappears for good. Oh and did I mention his new project with Jason Harper the bass player from Dogwood called “Saint Didacus” has officially launched? Continued →
April 13, 2018
Mainframe “Burn The Boats” and No Lost Cause “Slow It Down” are both now available through all Digital Networks. You can also grab Mainframe “Burn The Boats” on CD from IVM right here or here. CDs ship next week. Don’t forget to check out the new Heart Like War single “What We Do” with Leanor Ortega Till of Five Iron Frenzy on sax, through all digital networks. Next week Small Wars “Small Wars” 4 song ep/7″ will be out through IVM. *Vinyl will ship in June or July as soon as it is completed. All orders of Small Wars right here will get instant download of the ep on release day. Last release of April and for several weeks will be Must Build Jacuzzi “Last Place” and I am truly excited about this release among all the other fantastic albums put out this past month. Tapes are going fast due to it’s limited nature so get yours right here. After these “Metallic Gold” ones sell out it will not be reprinted and next pressing will be on a new color. Now on to the really exciting announcement, Indie Vision Music can officially say we have Billboard Charting Songs on the Nielsen Top Christian Rock Charts! It may seem insignificant and so small time but for a label like IVM with no team, no employees, no radio staff, this is a huge accomplishment. I’ve been working so hard at this for nearly 18 years and have never reached such a powerful ranking. This is only the beginning and there is still so much more to offer. If you want to help IVM continue charting, call BrokenFM or visit them at www.broken.fm and make your requests. The songs below are the ones I have charting.
April 9, 2018
This Friday, April 13th, 2018, horror-punk band Grave Robber returns with their first album in 7 years, titled “Escaping the Grave”. How fitting is it for these guys to re-emerge after seven years of silence on a Friday the 13th? This release is an album that has been long awaited and anticipated by many, myself included. Continued →