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"She said she'd like to meet a boy who looks like Elvis, and she walks along the edge of where the ocean meets the land, just like she's walking on a wire in the circus."
Staff InterviewsCRUISR (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Ismaili on Aug 26, 2015 - 7:33 AM
Kanye West - Reanimator is a reworking of H.P. Lovecraft's Herbert West - Reanimator, in which Kanye West brings Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac back to life. Written by Joshua Chaplinsky, the novella will be released on September 1. Don't miss the cover art in the replies.
A bizarre mix of Lovecraft and hip-hop history, Kanye West—Reanimator reimagines the classic story "Herbert West—Reanimator" with everyone's favorite petulant genius cast in the titular role. In it, Kanye West attempts to reanimate a moribund hip-hop scene, only to come to the conclusion that his music is so powerful, it should be used to reanimate the dead. And who better to reanimate than those two legendary...
Alex DiVincenzo on Aug 26, 2015 - 12:41 PM
The CMDWN's music video for "This High" is in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on Aug 26, 2015 - 12:32 PM
The Daily Post is reporting that Neck Deep's Lloyd Roberts has gone to police and hired lawyers to "clear his name."
A guitarist from a Wrexham punk band who was accused of sending sex texts to a minor has contacted police and lawyers and vowed to clear his name. Lloyd Roberts, from Neck Deep, decided to step down from the band - whose most recent album charted in the Top 10 - after allegations were made last week. Today, he said he intended to fight the claims.

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Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 12:05 PM
Turnover's Audiotree session can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:57 AM
Tracey Wise, writing for Huffington Post:
In response to this event, I shared my story, The response I got from other women saying they had experienced similar illustrated I am not alone. From this, I established a Twitter account in order for women to share their stories, and highlight that what happened to me was not an isolated incident (it was also, sadly, not the first incident like this). My current hope is that directed measures will be coming to Camden soon, to try make gigs safer for women. Please contact me via Twitter for more information.
Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:55 AM
Even If It Kills Me video for "Still Alive" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:48 AM
The new album by In Writing can be streamed in the replies via Couch King.

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Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:44 AM
Titus Andronicus will be doing a piano set at Creep Records in Philadelphia, PA, on September 12th. The show is free and first come, first serve.

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Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:42 AM
The World Is A Beautiful Place is going on tour this fall with Foxing, TTNG, and Brightside. Dates in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Our Last Night covered The Weeknd's "Can't Feel My Face" -- video in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:32 AM
Ace Enders is teasing something s.o.o.n.

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Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:26 AM
MTV have announced Pharrell, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky, Twenty One Pilots, and The Weeknd as the 2015 VMA Performers. More are to come.
Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:24 AM
Young the Giant are currently working on their new album.
Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:22 AM
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! are on this week's episode of "The Talkhouse."
“Transsexuals are the stormtroopers of the future.” So says Genesis P-Orridge, the iconic, visionary musician who has fronted influential bands like Psychic TV and Throbbing Gristle. While P-Orridge isn’t transgender — they* call themselves a pandrogyne — their partner in this Talkhouse Music Podcast, Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace, came out as transgender in 2012. Still, as P-Orridge points out, both musicians have done something very brave: they’ve transitioned, in one way or another, in front of their audience. And it was P-Orridge who paved the way. As Grace says...
Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:20 AM
The Starting Line have announced their holiday show this year. It will be December 27th at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. The Movielife and Somos will open.
Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:16 AM
Joey Cape's video for "This Life is Strange" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:13 AM
Refused have announced some more tour dates. They're in the replies.
Jason Tate on Aug 26, 2015 - 11:09 AM
Last night in LA, Taylor Swift brought out Beck and St. Vincent to help her perform "Dreams" live. Check out a clip in the replies.
Blake Solomon on Aug 26, 2015 - 8:24 AM
Later today I will be sitting down to talk to The Spill Canvas about their current One Fell Swoop anniversary tour. If you have any questions for the band, please leave them in the replies.
Craig Ismaili on Aug 26, 2015 - 8:13 AM
At the recent Pinelands Music Festival, we spoke with CRUISR about the pressures of writing songs, the future of rock music on the radio, and when we can expect to see a full-length album. You can find the full interview here.
That’s my opinion. Every song, whenever we work on songs I try to think, “Okay, you don’t have one song to speak for yourself at all. You don’t have anything. You don’t exist.” And then I make a song, and that’s going to be the song. I put a lot of unnecessary pressure on myself. But hopefully we put an album out that speaks to that.
Craig Ismaili on Aug 26, 2015 - 7:44 AM
I've recently stumbled upon a really awesome new YouTube channel that popped up recently, 180 Drums. It features full drum lessons from talented individuals such as Luke Holland (The Word Alive), Aaron Gillespie (Underoath/Paramore), and Steve Augustine (Thousand Foot Krutch). Hit the replies for a couple of my immediate favorite videos.
Jake Denning on Aug 25, 2015 - 8:16 PM
Soilwork will be doing a listening session in Brooklyn at Duff's for their tenth studio album, The Ride Majestic, which drops on August 28th via Nuclear Blast. More details, along with pre-order information is in the replies.
Jake Denning on Aug 25, 2015 - 7:29 PM
Texas In July have announced their U.S. farewell tour, with support from Reflections, To The Wind, and Invent, Animate. You can catch all the tour dates and press release in the replies. If you're a fan of heavy music, I'd definitely recommend coming out to a date if this tour comes through your area.
Jake Denning on Aug 25, 2015 - 7:20 PM
Hawthorne Heights' new song "The Darkest Times" is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 5:47 PM
The Island of Misfit Toys will release I Made You Something on August 28th via Broken World Media. You can hear a new song called "Moral Melt" and pre-order the album.
Ryan Gardner on Aug 25, 2015 - 4:56 PM
CreativeLive 'Music & Audio' will broadcast a free audio production workshop called "Studio Pass: Periphery," with hosts bassist/producer Adam "Nolly" Getgood of Periphery and drummer Matt Halpern. The stream will be August 26th and 27th from 10am-4pm PDT.
Ryan Gardner on Aug 25, 2015 - 4:10 PM
Rolo Tomassi will be touring the UK this November. Dates are in the replies.
Charlie Joseph on Aug 25, 2015 - 3:05 PM
Maryam Hassan, writing for Punktastic:
It’s also complicated because of the band/fan dynamic. If you read a lot of these stories, the women in them trust the band members. We are talking about teenage girls here, and I don’t want to generalise teenagers at all, but do you remember idolising a band when you were a kid? I know that if any of the bands I loved when I was 14/15 had been texting me I would have been super excited and knowing me, done most things they would have asked. You’re young, a little naive and you don’t expect people to use you for things. So to shout at them for going along with sending nudes, or having sex with men in bands isn’t right.
Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 11:32 AM
Third Eye Blind's new video for "Get Me Out Of Here" is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 11:23 AM
A teaser for Angels & Airwaves' Poet Anderson... Of Nightmares can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 11:21 AM
Issues have finished recording their sophomore album.

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Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 11:18 AM
Forbes has posted its list of the highest paid DJs in 2015. The full list is below. Methinks I went into the wrong field.
Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 11:17 AM
Jessica Hopper, senior editor at Pitchfork, started a hauntingly eye-opening Twitter thread today.
Gals/other marginalized folks: what was your 1st brush (in music industry, journalism, scene) w/ idea that you didn't "count"?
Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 11:12 AM
All Time Low's video for "Runaways" is premiering on Conan's website.
Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 11:11 AM
Modern Baseball have canceled their upcoming performance at Reading and Leeds and their Australian tour.
I just wanted to thank everyone for being so understanding and supportive during this time. It is with much difficulty to announce that we unfortunately have canceled our upcoming plans of playing Reading and Leeds as well as our upcoming Australian tour with Iron Chic.

I've spent most of my life struggling with anxiety and depression, and after the last few months it's evident that it's time to put everything else aside to focus on making steps towards positive mental health. Like I said before, thank you to everyone who has been so understanding through all of this, the...
Jason Tate on Aug 25, 2015 - 11:08 AM
I cannot believe this isn't a national holiday! Why are we at work?! Bruce Springsteen's legendary and influential breakthrough album, Born To Run, was released 40 years ago today. Our own Craig Manning wrote a neat 40-year retrospective about the perfect record (and I did my own retro review years ago, which isn't as good as Craig's, in a series where I reviewed all 16 of Springsteen's records at the time), and The Atlantic also has a long feature about the album. Please join me in celebrating this holy day in the replies. Additionally, if you've never listened to this album, I very highly encourage you to listen to the thing in its entirety today. "Thunder Road" is the best song of all...
Thomas Nassiff on Aug 25, 2015 - 8:22 AM
"The screen door slams, Mary's dress waves..."
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Craig Manning on Aug 25, 2015 - 7:27 AM
Post Modern are releasing their debut EP, entitled The Current today August 25th. It's currently up for purchasing via iTunes, Amazon Music, and Bandcamp. You can hear a taste of Circa Survive with a bit of a post-hardcore new age twist. Post Modern has a unique sound that will intrigue people who enjoy many different genres. You can check out the entire EP right here. The EP is found below in the comments section.
Shana Davidson on Aug 25, 2015 - 5:17 AM
Parkman Sunglasses has teamed up with Patterson Guitars (30 Seconds to Mars, Nick Jonas, Neon Trees) to take the leftover wood from the guitar building process and turn it into sunglasses. Hit the replies for a behind the scenes video.
Jason Tate on Aug 24, 2015 - 6:12 PM
The full press-release for Ryan Key's (Yellowcard) Kickstarter for a new recording studio is in the replies. No word on a stretch goal of me coming down to critique your tunes yet.
"After working on six Yellowcard albums, I can honestly say that Ryan Key is a true talent," said Avron (producer and mixer of Linkin Park, Weezer, Aerosmith, Fall Out Boy, Yellowcard). "I have watched Ryan successfully hone his techniques as a songwriter and now producer. Armed with these skills, Ryan truly has an innate sense for what a song needs."
Jason Tate on Aug 24, 2015 - 6:09 PM
While Anthony and Staci have already given you their great photos from the Pinelands Music Festival, we thought we shouldn't just stop there. So over the next few days, we'll be bringing you some interviews from some of the best bands on the Pinelands lineup. First up, we have Philadelphia's PALMAS, who gave me one of the funniest interviews I've ever done. You can read the whole thing here.
We were putting out the EP, and we were playing at the Boot and Saddle, and it’s now October 10th, our EP release show. But it was originally scheduled for Pope Weekend. And actually, one of your contributors, Staci, she sent me a text and said, “I think you need to reschedule your show.”
Craig Ismaili on Aug 24, 2015 - 2:38 PM
Safer Scene have created an infographic hoping to educate before everyone heads back to college.
Safer Scene wishes everyone a great start to the school year. Creating a Safer Scene starts with being mindful of your surroundings and of the experiences of your peers. Here’s some important information to keep in mind as you start the Fall semester.

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Jason Tate on Aug 24, 2015 - 1:25 PM
The Underoath news is coming in about two hours. Rumors continue to circulate around 10 year tours for They're Only Chasing Safety and Define the Great Line.

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Jason Tate on Aug 24, 2015 - 1:10 PM
AP.net's forum members put together a compilation of original tracks. The track listing can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Aug 24, 2015 - 1:02 PM

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