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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
On this week’s round-up, we have new music videos from Green Day, Into It. Over It., MXPX, Tonight Alive, Sleeping With Sirens, and Code Orange Kids.
Whilst Coheed & Cambria, Benjamin Gibbard, Anberlin and Troubled Coast are streaming their latest releases and Slingshot Dakota, State Lines and Deafheaven have premièred new material.
Benjamin Gibbard’s solo album ‘Former Lives’ is streaming online.
Man Overboard’s Zac Eisenstein has released a free two-track covers EP.
Coheed & Cambria’s new album ‘The Afterman: Ascension’ can be streamed here.
The video for ‘Embracing Facts’ by Into It. Over It. can be viewed here.
New Found Glory frontman Jordan Pundik and Relient K drummer Ethan Luck have started a new band called Domestikated. Their début EP ‘5 Minutes In Timeout!’ is available now on Bandcamp.
Anberlin are streaming their new album ‘Vital.’
Slingshot Dakota will release their new LP ‘Dark Hearts’ on November 6th via Topshelf Records. A new song titled ‘Gossip’ can be heard here.
2) May Day
5) Rasta Bacca
6) Never Hear
7) Starting Over
12) Good Year
States Lines will release their second full-length ‘For The Boats’ on 12” vinyl in early 2013 with pre-orders and digital release in December. The first single from the album, ‘Linger’ can be heard here.
Underoath announced their farewell tour dates. Support comes from MewithoutYou, As Cities Burn and Letlive.
I Hate Our Freedom have joined I Surrender and will release a new album entitled ‘This Year’s Best Disaster’ in December.
The music video for ‘Aces Up’ by MXPX is now online.
The new album from We Are The Union called ‘You Can’t Hide The Sun’ can be heard here.
Great Lakes USA are streaming a new song - ‘Rambling Dudes Forever.’
Tonight Alive released the music video for ‘Listening.’
Sleeping With Sirens’ video for ‘Roger Rabbit’ has been released.
Deafheaven’s cover of Mogwai’s ‘Punk Rock / Cody’ can be heard here. The track will appears on Deafheaven’s split EP with plit with Bosse-de-Nage which is set to be released on November 20th for Flenser Records.
Code Orange Kids’ video for ‘Flowermouth (The Leech)’ can be viewed here.
Troubled Coast’s new album ‘Awake and Empty’ is now streaming.
The video for ‘911’ by Trash Talk can be viewed here.
City Lights will release an acoustic EP on December 18th via Invogue Records. The EP will have 5 brand new acoustic tracks of songs off of their début album ‘In It To Win It’.
Car Party’s new lyric video for ‘Hopeless’ can be viewed here. Their new album ‘Patterns’ is released on October 16th.
H2O will be reissuing their second album ‘Thicker Than Water’ through Bridge Nine on November 20th.
1) Universal Language
3) Talk Too Much
4) I See It In Us
5) Sacred Heart
6) Innocent Kids
9) This Time
11) A Plus
12) Phone Song
14) Wake Up
15) Thicker Than Water
Danko Jones’ video for ‘Just A Beautiful Day’ has been released.
Chicago death metallers Broken Hope have reformed and joined Century Media Records.