This week Lansdale, Pennsylvania’s The Wonder Years released their fourth album - ‘The Greatest Generation,’ a record that sees the pop punk quintet reach their creative peak in a number of ways. With a wealth of material in their discography, Already Heard's Sean Reid and Tom Knott took on the tricky task of picking out the five best songs from The Wonder Years. Find out what we picked and let us know if you agree or disagree?
Following the release of their superb 'Signals' album, Mallory Knox have certainly become ones to watch in recent months. We caught up with the band to discuss joining Search & Destroy Records, how vital the festival season and touring are, what it feels like to be a part
of the expanding British rock scene and much more.
Over The Ocean have crafted a compelling, brooding record with their latest effort ‘Be Given To The Soil.’ With intense specific precision and delicate accuracy that echoes the likes of Explosions In The Sky and Sigur Ros. Jesse Hill from the band to discusses how the
album came together, the importance of precision, being compared to post-rock pioneers and more.
After a top ten UK album and an outstanding UK tour with festival dates on both sides of the Atlantic to follow, Bring Me The Horizon are having a fantastic 2013 and are now featured in the latest edition of "Versus." It's ‘There is a Hell, Believe Me I’ve Seen It. There is a Heaven, Let’s Keep it a Secret’ vs the bands latest release, 'Sempiternal.'
We catch up with Newcastle Indie Rock quartet Alexander to find out more about their debut album 'Say Hello' for a “Already Heard Track Guide” feature.
Having briefly returned to the UK for the Hit The Deck Festival before starting a European
tour, we caught up with vocalist/bassist Ned Russin to discuss the bands progression in sound, differences between UK and US festivals, their recent split with Touché Amoré,
having friends on tour and more.
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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.
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In this weeks round-up, we’ve got new videos from Green Day, Title Fight, The Static Age and The Word Alive, and new material from Billy Talent, Blaqk Audio, and Touché Amoré.
In addition their details on two new signings from No Sleep Records, New Found Glory’s ‘Sticks And Stones’ 10th anniversary tour, The Fest 11 and much more.
The full schedule and list of bands for The Fest 11 has been announced.
Broadway Calls have signed with No Sleep Records. The band will release a split EP on October 23rd with Mixtapes. A full length is expected to be released in early 2013.
Title Fight posted the video for ‘Secret Society.’
Billy Talent are streaming their new album, ‘Dead Silence.’
Touché Amoré have released a new song titled ’Whale Belly’, which can be streamed here. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming split release with The Casket Lottery.
The Static Age released their video for ‘Lady Now.’
Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche, The Movielife), Steve Choi (RX Bandits), Casey Deitz (The Velvet Teen) and Roger Camero (No Motiv, The Warriors) have been revealed as the members for Peace’d Out.
Shop Radio Cast will release Angels and Airwaves’ ‘Love Part I and Part II’ as a 4-LP vinyl set. Product is expected to ship around October 25.
Blaqk Audio’s new album, ‘Bright Black Heaven’ is streaming online here.
The music video for ‘Entirety’ by The Word Alive can be viewed here.
New Found Glory have announced the long awaited dates of their ‘Sticks And Stones’ 10th anniversary tour. Support will come from The Story So Far (all dates), Seahaven (11/24-12/3) and Candy Hearts (12/5-12/16).
Sat 11/24 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
Sun 11/25 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
Mon 11/26 Pomona, CA Glass House
Tue 11/27 Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock Café
Thu 11/29 Denver, CO Bluebird Theater
Fri 11/30 Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck
Sat 12/1 Chicago, IL The Bottom Lounge
Sun 12/2 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
Mon 12/3 Cleveland Heights, OH Grog Shop
Wed 12/5 Pawtucket, RI The Met
Thu 12/6 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
Fri 12/7 New York, NY Irving Plaza
Sat 12/8 New York, NY Irving Plaza
Sun 12/9 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of the Living Arts
Tue 12/11 Towson, MD The Recher Theatre
Wed 12/12 Greensboro, NC Greene Street
Thu 12/13 West Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern
Fri 12/14 Orlando, FL The Social
Sat 12/15 Orlando, FL The Social
Sun 12/16 Fort Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
1. Hard Feelings
2. Walk Away
3. Twenty Seven
5. Arrows Crossed
7. Because Heaven Knows
8. Pull Me Out
9. Home Wrecker
10. Final Thoughts
Candy Hearts premièred a new song called ‘Bad Idea.’ ‘The Best Ways To Disappear’ is released November 6th via Violently Happy Records/Bridge 9.
A new song from HRVRD, ‘Cardboard Houses’ can be streamed here.
We Were Skeletons will release ‘Blame & Aging’ on October 22 via Topshelf Records.
Troubled Coast posted a new song called ‘Northwest.’
Victory Records have signed French metalcore outfit As They Burn.
Glass Cloud released the video for ‘If He Dies, He Dies.’
Creative Adult (featuring members of All Teeth, Lifelong Tragedy, Purple Mercy and No Sir) will release a new EP ‘Dead Air’ in October on the band’s own label, Broke Hater. A song called ‘Forbidden Fruit’ can be heard here.
That’s Outrageous! posted their new single, ‘The New York Chainsaw Massacre Pt. II.’
‘Hobo’s Lament’ the new EP from Larry and His Flask is set to be released on September 25 via Paper + Plastick Records. Listen to ‘Closed Doors’ here.
Into The Flood have joined Century Media. The video for ‘The Destroyer’ can be viewed here.
Three-piece New Jersey punk-rockers Aspiga have announced a new full-length record, ‘Every Last Piece’ and will be released on vinyl and digital via Paper + Plastick Records on November 20th.
Animal Style Records have signed Raindance. The label will release the band’s ‘New Blood’ digitally, and on vinyl as a 1-sided 12” limited to 500 copies (100 red, 200 pink, 200 purple) on October 30th.
Sick/Sea will release ‘Moral Compass’ on October 16 via Atlanta-based Autumn + Colour Records.
3. Master Splinter
Indian School launched a Kickstarter so fans can them get a van for their winter tour.
Affiance and Modern Day Escape will co-headline a US tour this Fall with special guests Deception Of A Ghost and Picture Me Broken.
Ex-Friends have announced a new 7”, ‘No Wonder We Prefer The Dark’ and will contain one extra bonus track (‘The Legend of The Holy Drinker’) on the digital verison of the EP. A release is expected on September 18th via Paper + Plastick Records.
1. The Legend of the Holy Drinker
2. Ex Friends
3. So Many Kisses
4. Waimanalo Confidential
5. Archaeologists of the Future (digital only
Foreign Tongues released the video for ‘You.’