Interview: The Swell...

Originating from Michigan and Canada, they claim the Great Lakes region to be their “place,” and having one of their best-yet performances, The Swellers, needless to say, have been having a productive shift in their record label from Fueled by Ramen to No Sleep Records. Chris Hansen,...

Interview: MC Lars a...

It’s always been cool to, well, be cool, but what about a nerd? Hip-hop artist MC Lars embraces knowledge in his art, making it his own cool-vibe with songs like “Flow Like Poe,” a rap referring to poet Edgar Allan Poe. Rapping about classic literature and not being ashamed? Now that is...

Interview: Motion Ci...

Powering through the exhaustion, Jesse Johnson, keys for Motion City Soundtrack, aims to please both the band’s oldest and newest fans, playing songs from all five of their records, including songs from their newest album “Go.” “(We’re here to) play for people who haven’t seen us...

Vans Warped Tour 2013 Aug05

Vans Warped Tour 201...

Visiting one city at a time, the Vans Warped Tour brings out the people that strive to be different, expressing themselves through their fashion choices, art on their skin and what music they blast through their earbuds. This isn’t a festival where people waste time in the parking lot...

Moving Mountains Announce New Album Aug02

Moving Mountains Ann...

Westchester, NY ambient indie rockers Moving Mountains will release their 3rd full-length on September 10 via Triple Crown Records. The self-titled effort is the full length follow up to their Triple Crown debut Waves. Since the release of Waves in the summer of 2011 the band had...

Show Review: fun. at...

The Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (most commonly known as CMAC) had no problem filling the seats for double Grammy-winning and recently VMA-nominated Fun. The group is in the middle of headlining the Most Nights tour, supported by the identical twin sisters of indie...

CUSSES Kickstart Second Studio Album Jul10

CUSSES Kickstart Sec...

Fresh off their U.S. tour, avant-garde indie rock trio CUSSES have launched a Kickstarter campaign, asking help from fans to raise funds for their second full-length studio album. The forthcoming album follows their recently released and critically praised self-titled debut, which came out...

Topshelf Records and Diamond Youth Launch Free Sticker Campaign Jul01

Topshelf Records and...

Topshelf Records and Baltimore, MD Alternative rock quartet, Diamond Youth are inviting fans to Paint The Town Orange with a new sticker campaign in which one lucky fan will win a test pressing of the band’s critically lauded Orange EP, which was released earlier this year. Fans can...

Stream: “Take You Back” By Steve Layman Jun21

Stream: “Take You Back” By Steve Layma...

Summer in upstate New York almost has a romantic quality. The landscape transforms to a lush green. You can finally escape the cold pessimism of winter. And it’s the perfect time to roll down the windows in your heap of a car and blast some new punk tunes through your tin-can speakers. Listening to upstart folk-punker Steve Layman’s new track “Take You Back” is the perfect catharsis song for these summer road trips. The track kicks off with a driving punk foundation and builds with winding mini-guitar solos layered behind Layman’s passionate vocals. The song is off the the Rochester-based artist’s upcoming...

Owen Announces Tour Dates and Album Apr30

Owen Announces Tour ...

The songs Mike Kinsella writes as Owen have always had rock solid lyrical foundations. And on new album, L’Ami du Peuple, the same can be said for the music. Emphasis on the rock. Anyone vaguely familiar with Kinsella’s musical lineage (Cap’n Jazz, American Football, Owls)...

New Project from Valencia Singer Shane Henderson Apr22

New Project from Val...

    Shane Henderson and the Future Perfect has been added to the Spitalfield “Remember Right Now” 10 Year Anniversary Tour, which kicks off June 7 in Chicago. The band will also be playing the Glamour Kills Clothing and The Wonder Years Pop Up Show on May 14th...

Get Involved! Premiere Demo “Scars Make The Man” Apr19

Get Involved! Premie...

With only two days left in their Kickstarter campaign, newly formed rock fivesome Get Involved!, which features members from influential bands Thursday, From Autumn To Ashes, Glassjaw and Judge, has released a demo called “Scars Make The Man” today in effort to raise the final...

Cusses Embark On U.S. Headlining Tour Apr04

Cusses Embark On U.S...

Savannah’s enigmatic rock band, CUSSES, are kicking off a U.S. headlining tour next week in support of their debut, self-titled release from HA! Records. The tour will start on April 8th in Los Angeles at Los Globos and wrap on May 4th in Knoxville at the Preservation Pub. The trio –...

Run Forever Announce Tours With Pity Sex and Dads Apr04

Run Forever Announce...

Pittsburgh, PA’s RUN FOREVER recently announced a pair of week-long tours for April and May in support of its newest full-length, SETTLING, which was released by Tiny Engines (Tigers Jaw, Dikembe, Restorations, State Faults, Signals Midwest) earlier this year. The first tour begins...

Transit – Young New England Apr02

Transit – Youn...

After three full lengths, many EPs and splits, we have grown to love Boston pop-punk outlet Transit. That love is supported with a minimalistic approach to their newest album, Young New England. The album has a rougher production sound than their 2011 release Listen and Forgive. For all of...