State Champs will release their full-length debut, The Finer Things, on October 8 via Pure Noise Records. The artwork can be seen in the replies.
02) Deadly Conversation
03) Hard To Please
04) Prepare To Be Noticed
05) Over The Line
06) Simple Existence
08) Nothing's Wrong
09) Mind Bottled
11) Easy Enough
Everyone knows vinyl sales are up across the board, but did you know people aren't listening to them and labels are increasing the cost? Probably figured out the later, and I hope you're not one of the first.
A simple analysis gives the appearance that overpriced vinyl records are not generally being bought by kids for their rediscovered fidelity. From Williamsburg to Portland, our musical choices define some part of our identities and displaying these choices, along with our apparent respect for the value of music, makes our identities non-virtual—i.e., real—as well. Even iTunes has default settings, which display covers from our music library as art. They’re not only time capsules of...
Korn will release The Paradigm Shift - their eleventh album and first with original guitarist Brian "Head" Welch in a decade - on October 1 via Prospect Park. The artwork is in the replies.
01) Prey For Me
02) Love & Meth
03) What We Do
04) Spike In My Veins
05) Mass Hysteria
06) Paranoid And Aroused
07) Never Never
08) Punishment Time
09) Lullaby For A Sadist
11) It’s All Wrong
12) Wish I Wasn’t Born Today (deluxe)
13) Tell Me What You Want (deluxe)
A$AP Ferg has given us the album artwork and the track listing for his upcoming album Trap Lord, due out August 20th. You can check out the artwork in the replies.
01) Let It Go
02) Shabba (Feat. A$AP Rocky)
03) Lord (Feat. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
04) Hood Pope
07) Dump Dump
08) Work (Remix) (Feat. A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Trinidad James & ScHoolboy Q)
09) Didn’t Wanna Do That
10) Murda Something (Feat. Waka Flocka Flame)
11) Make A Scene
12) Fuck Out My Face (Feat. D-Real, Onyx & Aston Matthews)
13) Cocaine Castle
Lakes are working on a new full-length, which "won't be out for awhile." In the meantime, the band will release a stripped down EP including garage versions of the album's songs and a few b-sides. Watch a video with details in the replies.
From Autumn to Ashes will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of their sophomore album, The Fiction We Live, by issuing the album on vinyl for the first time ever. Only 1000 copies of the album will be pressed with 500 pressed on maroon vinyl and sold exclusively through Hot Topic. The 500 black 180gram vinyl copies can be pre-ordered through the Workhorse Music Group store.
We don’t know a release date. We’re hoping for this year. We’re shooting really hard for this year but it might be early next year. We’re going to a really big producer this time, which we’re really excited about, and changing up the team again. We’re trying to change it every record just to see what we can do. I guess since we got a lot of acceptance on our last record, we have a more open door to doing crazier stuff. We were like dumbing it down a little bit before and now we can go full out. We’re working with Terry Date, he did...
Stray From The Path will be telling us where our liberty is when the band releases its new album, Anonymous, on September 17th. You can stream a new song titled "Badge & A Bullet" in the replies and you can pre-order it here.
Dumb Numbers is a new project from Adam Harding, featuring Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr., Folk Implosion), Dale Crover (Melvins), Murph (Dinosaur Jr.), Bobb Bruno (Best Coast), CR Matheny (Emperor X) and others. Listen to a new song called "Lost Inside" at The AV Club. The band will release their debut self-titled album on August 6th on Joyful Noise Recordings - more information is below.
1) Breaking The Split-Screen Barrier
2) Last Night I Had A Dream
3) Strange Beauty
4) Lost Inside
6) The Broken Promise
7) Evil Has Grown
9) Last Night I Fell In Love With The Stars
You can view the artwork for Touché Amoré's upcoming new album, Is Survived By, in the replies. The track listing is below. The album will be in stores September 24th via Deathwish.
01) Just Exist
02) To Write Content
03) Praise / Love
04) Anyone / Anything
08) Blue Angel
09) Social Caterpillar
10) Non Fiction
12) Is Survived By
Modern Life Is War will release their new album, Fever Hunting, on September 3rd via Deathwish. Check out the track listing and album art below.
01) Old Fears, New Frontiers
02) Health, Weath, & Peace
03) Chasing My Tail
04) Media Cunt
05) Blind Are Breeding
06) Fever Hunting
07) Dark Water
08) Brothers In Arms Forever
10) Cracked Sidewalk Surfer
11) Find a Way
Lady Gaga has announced her new album, ARTPOP. Looks like she's taking Jay-Z's album release via app to the next level. The single releases August 19th, album/app pre-orders begin on September 1st, and the album/app releases November 11th.
Built by TechHAUS, the technological branch of HAUS OF GAGA, the app itself is a musical and visual engineering system that combines music, art, fashion, and technology with a new interactive worldwide community - "the auras". Altering the human experience with social media, we bring ARTculture into POP in a reverse Warholian expedition.
The track listing for Chvrches' upcoming The Bones Of What You Believe can be found below. The album will be released on Sept. 23, 2013.
01) The Mother We Share
02) We Sink
06) Under The Tide
08) Night Sky
11) By The Throat
12) You Caught The Light
13) Strong Hand
14) Broken Bones
15) Gun (KDA Remix)
16) The Mother We Share (We Were Promised Jetpacks Remix)
17) Recover (Live At Village Underground)
18) The Mother We Share (Live At Village Underground)
Nirvana's 1993 album, In Utero, which was produced by Steve Albini will get a 20th anniversary reissue this September. No further details have been announced except for a vintage promo clip for the album featuring the band, Bobcat Goldthwait and giving birth...watch it in the replies.
Farewell Fighter will release its new album, Challenges, on August 6 via Easy Killer Records. The band will also be playing an album release show at Rocketown in Nashville the day their album comes out, tickets for which can be purchased here. Hit the replies for the album art and show flyer, and read a blog from the band recapping their last year and this album release here.
Small Brown Bike frontman Travis John will be releasing two new solo albums, Blood & Water and August Woods, this fall via John’s own Old Point Light Records. He will also be doing two upcoming live appearances - Friday, July 19th live on Daytrotter and Saturday, July 20th at Rekless Records in Chicago (Wicker Park location).