Weekly US News Round-Up (24/8/2012) - Already Heard
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Weekly US News Round-Up (24/8/2012)

Even though we love our Stateside friends, our main goal here at Already Heard to showcase and highlight the best in established and emerging UK bands.

As a result of this, each week we bring you a concise round-up of news from America.

Nevertheless we will continue to work with bands from overseas in a variety of other ways; reviews, interviews, live photos, acoustic sessions, features and more.

If you have any news to contribute to future US News Round-Up’s, e-mail us at info@alreadyheard.com.

Dance Gavin Dance parted ways with Jonny Craig. Ex-Tides of Man vocalist Tilian Pearson is rumoured to be Craig’s replacement.

Hostage Calm will released their new album, 'Please Remain Calm' through Run For Cover Records on October 9th.

1. On Both Eyes
2. Don’t Die On Me Now
3. Brokenheartland
4. Woke Up Next To A Body
5. Impossible!
6. May Love Prevail
7. The ‘M’ Word
8. Patriot
9. Closing Remarks
10. One Last Salute

All Time Low posted a new song - 'For Baltimore.'

Title Fight have released the first part of a two part documentary.

Circa Survive's new album 'Violent Waves’ can be streamed in its entirety here.

Thrice's live farewell tour album, 'Anthology' will be released on October 3rd via Staple Records/Workhorse Music Group.

Paper + Plastick Records are streaming its entirety discography from 2008 to 2011 on Youtube.

Miss May I have posted a lyric video for 'Ballad Of A Broken Man.'

Every Avenue guitarist Jimmie Deeghan has launched a Kickstarter account in order to raise funds for a new solo EP.

Minus The Bear's new album 'Infinity Overhead’ is streaming here. Their new video for is also online.

Coheed & Cambria have revealed the track listing for 'The Afterman: Ascension.'

1. The Hollow
2. Key Entity Extraction I: Domino The Destitute
3. The Afterman
4. Mothers Of Men
5. Goodnight, Fair Lady
6. Key Entity Extraction II: Hollywood The Cracked
7. Key Entity Extraction III: Vic The Butcher
8. Key Entity Extraction IV: Evagria The Faithful
9. Subtraction

Less Than Jake have announced that their eighth studio album will be called 'Greetings And Salutations' and is set for release on October 15 through Rude Records. A new song called 'Goodbye, My Personality' can be streamed below.

Troubled Coast will release their début full-length 'Wake and Empty' through Pure Noise Records on October 9th. The first song from the album, ‘Winter’ is streaming here.

1. Brother
2. Winter
3. Confidence
4. 1967
5. Northwest
6. Missoula / Big Sur
7. Twenty
8. Sister
9. Signals
10. Lonely States

Handguns posted a new song called 'Long October.' 'Angst' is released on September 25th via Pure Noise Records.

The Word Alive's new music video for "Entirety" can be viewed here.

A behind the scenes video of Blaqk Audio's new album, 'Bright Black Heaven' can be viewed here.

Birds In Row will release 'You, Me & The Violence’ on September 4th on Deathwish.

HRVRD will release two new songs entitled ‘Cardboard Houses’ and ‘Parts & Labor’ on September 4th. The songs will also be released together as a 7” vinyl later this year.

I Am Sharks first annual compilation for Shark Week titled: Confessions Under Water Vol. 1, is now available for free download HERE. The albums features Hawthorne Heights, The Appleseed Cast, Into It. Over It., The Casket Lottery, Koji, and many more.

Punks In Vegas posted a two-song acoustic session with The Menzingers.

Run For Cover Records have released a summer sampler.

01. Man Overboard – Driveway
02. Citizen – Drown
03. Title Fight – Symmetry
04. Fireworks – I Grew Up In a Legion Hall
05. Hostage Calm – The “M” Word
06. Transit – Something Left Behind
07. Turnover – Permanent
08. Basement – Whole (live at BBC)
09. Daylight – Damp
10. Shook Ones – Fancy
11. Tigers Jaw – No Mask/Haze Coffin
12. CSTVT – Rogers Alexandra
13. Pity Sex – When You’re Around
14. Bridge and Tunnel – Homecoming
15. Seahaven – It’s Over
16. Young Statues – Pretty Girls Make Raves
17. Mat Kerekes – 2 AM
18. Tower and The Fool – Valentine’s Day
19. Koji – Eating Lemons
20. Anne – Power Exchange
21. Whirr – Twist
22. GDP – Someday When Things are Good

Senses Fail have announced the vinyl release of their 2006 album, 'Still Searching.'The release is limited to 1000 (200 on red and black swirl vinyl/800 Coke bottle clear (Hot Topic exclusive).

We Are The Union will release their third full-length album, 'You Can't Hide The Sun,' via Paper + Plastick Records on October 2nd.

1. Dust On The Hourglass
2. I Want You To Hit Me As Hard As You Can
3. Live Like Mitch
4. 415 In Progress
5. Hellbound & Helpless
6. If I Can’t Smoke Or Swear, I’m Fucked
7. Dead End
8. Do What You Love…
9. …And Fuck The Rest
10. Delta. Oscar. Whiskey. November.
11. The Ghost That Haunted Me

The Wedding have signed with Tooth & Nail Records and will release their label début ’No Direction’ on September 25th.

1. No Direction
2. The End
3. The Lesser Worth (feat. guest vocals by Dan Marsala of The Story of The Year)
4. The Raconteur
5. Hang on Love
6. The Wildest Ocean
7. Mors Tua Nos Vita
8. Kill Any Excuse
9. Heartbreak In Melody
10. Don’t Let Me Down
11. Young and Dangerous
12. Distance and Resolution

The video for 'Milestones' by Lions Lions can be viewed here

Trash The Dress performed a new song, 'Awkward Phase' for Neck Deep Media.

Jowls have signed to Tiny Engines. Their new EP, Cursed’ will be released on 10” in the Autumn. Two songs, 'Ruins' and 'Long-Winded' can be streamed here.

The track listing for NGHBRS' 'Mixtape' has been revealed and is released on August 30th via Paper + Plastick.

1. Love, Come Down
2. Beautiful Birds (Live Studio Session)
3. Paper Limbs (Will McCoy Remix)
4. Bodies (Live Studio Session)
5. Drinking With Friends (Live at Converse’s Rubber Tracks)
6. Hallows (Live at Converse’s Rubber Tracks)
7. You’re The Tide

Call Me Anything have released their music video for 'Celebrity.'

The Burning of Rome will release their début album, 'With Us' on September 18th via Surfdog Records.

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