The news for Thursday 24 April 2014

Special Explosion preform for Space Jam Sessions

Following the release of their debut mini-album 'The Art of Mothering' through Topshelf Records, Seattle's Special Explosion have recorded an acoustic rendition of their new track, 'King of Inconsistency' for Space Jam Sessions. 'The Art of Mothering' is also available to stream via...

Say Anything announce special guests for new album

In an interview with Billboard.com Say Anything frontman Max Bemis has announced that their new album, 'Hebrews', will feature 16 (yes, sixteen) special guests. The album is released on June 10th and is set to feature Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra), Tom DeLonge (Blink-182, Angels &...

The Story So Far announce ‘Songs Of’ acoustic EP

The Story So Far have announced a new acoustic EP, entitled 'Songs Of'. The EP will be released June 17th, and features a new song and a Bob Marley cover (no, really), alongside acoustic versions of some tracks off last year's 'What You Don't See'. View the artwork above, and the...

2000 Trees announce headliners and complete line-up

2000 Trees Festival in Cheltenham have added 16 more bands to the line-up, and confirmed Band of Skulls and Frightened Rabbit as headliners. Glasgow based Frightened Rabbit will take to the main stage on the Saturday, with the previously announced Southampton residents Band of Skulls heading up...

Mineral are playing some shows!

Mineral have announced some shows to celebrate their 20th anniversary, including playing at FEST. These are their first shows in 17 years and we're sure every fan of old school Emo ever is pretty much dead at the news of this. You can check them out in September with support coming from Into...

Brand New Slayer Track For Free Download

Up and coming beat-combo Slayer have offered a track from their upcoming album for free. 'Implode' is free from the band's own website and is the precursor to the band's first self-released effort. Which has only taken 3 decades to come about. It is the first new music since 2009's 'World...

Failures’ Union Release Third Album ‘Tethering’

NY indie punks Failures' Union have released their third album, 'Tethering', on Dead Broke Rekerds - and the band will be over playing 3 UK shows this weekend. The dates are: APRIL 25 LONDON The Waiting Room 26 EXETER Cavern 27 CARDIFF Undertone Gig details over...

Frameworks stream ‘Loom’ in full

Born in Florida's punk capital, Gainesville punk/post-hardcore hybrid Frameworks are preparing to release their emotionally charged barrage 'Loom' on Monday 28th April. With Deafhaven producer Jack Shirley behind the desk, 'Loom' only loosely fits into genre classifications, instead brimming...

Triphazard announce UK tour following EP release

Liverpool rockers Triphazard have announced a run of dates in the summer to support the recent release of their 'Polestar' EP. The record, released on Monday 14th April, sees the band pushing into new territory, mixing big melodies with Stef Stokes soaring vocals. JUNE 20 REDHILL Queues...

Failure By Design to release second compilation on Monday

UK based independent record label Failure By Design are set to release their second compilation on Monday 28th April. The record will feature tracks by 15 up-and-coming and underground artists from across the globe, including: Beat Easton Boston Manor College Forrest Fox And The...

Machine Head post cover of Ignite’s ‘Our Darkest Days + Bleeding’ online

Check Machine Head's cover of Ignite's 'Our Darkest Days' + 'Bleeding' below. It's taken from the band's new 'Killers & Kings' release, which you can get on iTunes now ...

Strange Planes (Ex- The Misnomer) New Video And Free Download Offer

Southern rockers Strange Planes (ex-The Misnomer) have a new EP - and are offering the first 50 people who email them a free download of it. The ingeniously titled 'EP One' is up on their Bandcamp for the princely sum of £3, but PT readers can get it free by dropping an email over to the band...

The Jazz June premiere first song in 12 years

Heralded as one of the founding bands of the emo genre alongside the likes of Braid, Sunny Day Real Estate and Cap'n Jazz, The Jazz June are streaming their first new material in 12 years via NPR. 'Over Underground' is taken from the band's forthcoming split EP with Dikembe, to be released...

Frontier(s) stream ‘Our March’

Louisville emo-punks Frontier(s) are streaming their new track, 'Our March', taken from their forthcoming 'White Lights' EP due for release in July. 'White Lights' follows their 2010 debut LP, 'There Will Be No Miracles Here'. Frontier(s) include Elliot and Falling Forward frontman Chris...

letlive post ‘The Dope Beat’ from renditions online, featuring Soupy

letlive have posted a version of 'The Dope Beat' online from their 'Renditions' sessions online, featuring Dan 'Soupy' Campbell from The Wonder Years. Check it out below. https://www.facebook.com/thewonderyearsband...

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Verses post new video for ‘Live in the Sky’

With their debut album 'Feel it Faster' set for release on May 26th, Brighton based rockers Verses have brought us a brand new music video for 'Live in the Sky'. The single is taken from the highly anticipated forthcoming album which can be pre-ordered here, or you can download the single by...

Junior Battles announce new album and stream new song!

Junior Battles have announced that their new album 'Rally' is out May 27 through Paper + Plastick. You can check out the new song over at Redbull: http://www.redbull.com/us/en/music/stories/1331646933050/junior-battles-announce-new-album-rafts-song-premiere The band are set to play Pouzza...

Pjaro and Amorous Dialogues stream split

Pjaro and Amorous Dialogues are streaming their split record via BandCamp ahead of it's official release in May via The Audacious Art Experiment. Featuring the final two tracks recorded by Pjaro as a two-piece, the record is made up of slices of short instrumental heavy...

Bad Rabbits prepare for UK tour

Bad Rabbits are set to hit UK shores next week following their successful support slot for Don Broco at the end of 2013. Their live shows have been gathering attention for their on stage antics earning them support slots for acts across many genres, from Kendrick Lamar to Taking Back Sunday,...

Reading /Leeds Festival adds Gnarwolves to the main stage, a stack of Lock Up bands and many more

Reading / Leeds Festival have added Gnarwolves to the main stage. Let's just soak that in a little bit. The band (who we'll happy remind everyone that we tipped for big things a few years ago) haven't even released their debut album yet (they start recording it today!), but will open up the...