The news for Thursday 17 April 2014

Pure Love Release Final EP

Pure Love, the brainchild of former Gallows frontman Frank Carter and ex-Hope Conspiracy and Suicide File guitarist Jim Carroll, have just released the final of their releases before they split. The 'Bunny EP' is a three track affair, available on Bandcamp now. (The artwork appears to be a...

Bridge 9 Sign New Band Rude Awakening

Bridge 9 Records have signed up R.A. (Rude Awakening) - a straightforward, no-frills hardcore band from Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts. The band have just finished recording their debut full-length 'Collateral Damage', set for a summer release. In the meantime, have a lesson to their EP 'The...

Wednesday 16 April 2014

New Fort Hope video for ‘The Rapture’

Fort Hope have released a brand new music video for 'The Rapture' taken from their upcoming album 'Courage', which is available to pre-order on iTunes. The band are also heading off on tour next week with Blitz Kids and iDivide, you can check out the tour dates below the...

Kevin Whittemore splits from La Dispute

Reports are circulating that Kevin Whittemore, guitarist and founding member of Grand Rapids trailblazers La Dispute, has announced his departure from the band. The news comes as La Dispute finish their US run with Mansions and Pianos Become The Teeth. The departure of Whittemore, confirmed...

Darko post ‘Seaward’ studio session music video and free download online

Tech punks Darko have posted a music video for a studio session of a new track, 'Seaward', online. The song will feature in another form on the band's forthcoming EP, but you can check out this version using the player in this article and get it for free download over this...

FEST 13 add more bands

Gainsville's FEST 13 has grown considerably, now boasting in excess of 200 bands. Hot Water Music are playing their only Florida show to celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band. Alongside Hot Water Music, the following have also all been added to the extensive bill: Touché...

DZ Deathrays sign to Infectious and announce UK release

Australian alt-punks DZ Deathrays have announced to Infectious Records in order to release 'Black Rat' in Europe and the UK on the 18th August 2014. The record sees an Australian release on the 2nd May. The band's second LP was recorded over 6 weeks at The Grove studio in Australia, and...

Barren Womb showcase video for ‘Live Fast, Die.’

Taken from the excellent 'The sun's not yellow, it's chicken', gritty Norwegian hardcore newcomers Barren Womb have revealed the video for 'Live Fast, Die.'. “We wrote "Live fast, die." around the time when we had just finished up "On the Origin of Fæces" and it has been pretty much a...

Slam Dunk add Verses, DJ Yoda and Light You Up

Slam Dunk Festival have added Verses and Light You Up to their 2014 live act line up, and The Uprawr Stage have announced DJ Yoda as headline DJ. Check out the latest lineup poster below, and get tickets from the links below if you haven't already. MAY 24 LEEDS Slam Dunk North 25 HATFIELD...

Sworn To Oath Release New Video ‘Free Me’

Stoke metal trio Sworn To Oath are to release their debut album 'Pillars' on 2nd June 2014 via Transcend Music - and have put up an advance video for lead track 'Free Me' as a taster. They also have a few dates coming up to back both up: Apr 17 MANCHESTER Satan's Hollow May 03...

Details Of Expire’s Second Album ‘Pretty Low’

The excellent Expire have issued details of their second full length, 'Pretty Low', which is out on June 17th, via the same label who released their debut 'Pendulum Swings', Bridge 9. The album is an 11 track affair: Pretty Low 01 Pretty Low 02 Just Don't 03 Fiction 04 Gravity 05 ...

Merthyr Rock returns, announcing Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, The Blackout and Anti-Flag

Merthyr Rock returns in 2014, and they have begun by announcing Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, The Blackout and Anti-Flag for this year's edition. https://www.facebook.com/merthyrrock ...

Tuesday 15 April 2014

Xtra Mile competition for a whole year of free gigs

Xtra Mile have repackaged their Single Sessions compilation into a special vinyl box-set, available as a limited release for this year's Record Store Day. The box set, originally released as individual 7”s over four weeks in October last year, marks the label's tenth year of operation. You...

Green Day announce Record Store Day release, stream unreleased track

Ahead of Saturday's Record Store Day, Green Day have announced they will be releasing 'Demolicious', a compilation of old demos, alongside an acoustic version of 'Stay The Night' and the previously unreleased 'State Of Shock'. A stream of 'State of Shock' can be found below, and the band's...

Get Cape Wear Cape Fly and Sam Duckworth to release split for Record Store Day

Sam Duckworth and Get Cape Wear Cape Fly have announced that they (he?) will release a split EP with eachother (himself?) for Record Store Day (April 19). To clarify, the release features two tracks from Duckworth under each guise and will be released through the unstoppable Alcopop! Records...

Reading/Leeds Festival announce that Jimmy Eat World will play two sets this year

Well, well, well. Reading/Leeds Festival have announced that Jimmy Eat World will play two sets this year, one headlining the Lock Up and one on the main stage. This detail, along with the news that loads more of the line up will be announce next Wednesday (April 23) at 7pm (see the poster below...

The Swellers release B-Sides and Rarities collection on Bandcamp for PWYL Download

Recent live photo nabbed from over this way. Good news! The Swellers have released a B-Sides and Rarities collection via their Bandcamp for a Pay What You Like Download price. Check out the 17 strong release by using the player in this article, and then donate generously if you like it! The...

Boy Jumps Ship announce ‘Lovers & Fighters’ release date

Geordie band Boy Jumps Ship have announced today that their brand new EP 'Lovers & Fighters' will be released on June 2nd via Rude Recorz. The EP is available to pre-order through iTunes right here. You'll be able to catch the band live in the UK on an 11 date tour with Marmozets this April...

Feed The Rhino release video for ‘Give Up’

After premiering their new single on Daniel P Carter's Radio1 Rock Show last night, Kent hardcore mob Feed The Rhino are exclusively showing the accompanying video on Kerrang today. The track is taken from their new album 'The Sorrow And The Sound' which is released June 16th on Seige Of Amida...

Rise Against tease 2014 release of new studio album

Rise Against have teased the release of a new studio album in 2014, posting an insanely short clip of their history on Facebook. More news is still incoming, but we'll be posting it up when we see it. Check out the video over here. https://www.facebook.com/riseagainst...