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.
On this week’s US News Round-Up, we have new music videos from Into It. Over It., IWrestledABearOnce, and Ben Gibbard. Whilst there’s new songs from Green Day, Underoath, Angels & Airwaves and Pentimento, as well as new releases from Defeater, Code Orange Keys, Terrible Things and more.
If you have any news to contribute to future US News Round-Up’s, e-mail us at email@example.com.
Green Day have brought forward the release date of ‘¡Tré!’ to December 11, 2012 from its original date of January 15, 2013. In additional news, a new song called ‘Stop When The Red Lights Flash’ can be heard here.
Underoath are streaming a new song - ‘Sunburnt.’
Defeater will release ‘Live on BBC Radio 1’ on digital and vinyl formats on December 18th and January 15th, respectively through Bridge Nine.
Digital Release Available 12/18/12:
“Warm Blood Rush”
Vinyl Release Available 1/15/13:
“Warm Blood Rush”
The new album from Code Orange Kids, ‘Love is Love // Return to Dust’ is streaming online.
Hot Water Music have announced a US tour with support from La Dispute and The Menzingers.
Jim Lindberg is rejoining Pennywise.
Paper + Plastick have released a free Fall sampler.
1. Nightmare Of You - Box Of Hops
2. We Are The Union - Dead End
3. Punchline - Very Nervous System
4. Aspiga - Welcome To The Sympathy Party
5. Foreign Tongues - Maps Of the Sky
6. Larry And His Flask - My Name Is Cancer
7. Tin Horn Prayer - Rosie
8. Jr. Juggernaut - Give Me My Son
9. Nightmares For A Week - Mr. Grimm
10. Red City Radio - We Know Who We Are, Who The Fuck Are You?
11. Russ Rankin - Departures
12. Obi Fernandez - It Happens To Me
13. Ex Friends - Ex Friends
14. Young Skin - Paper Thin
IWrestledABearOnce have released an interactive music video for ‘Button It Up.’
Blaqk Audio’s video for ‘Faith Healer’ can be viewed here.
The Get Up Kids’ Matt Pryor has started a new podcast called ‘Nothing to Write Home About.’
Former Handguns guitarist Jake Langely has formed a new band called Post Season. The bands first song ‘To Infinity And Beyond’ can be heard here.
Terrible Things will release a new EP called ‘Pre-Transmission’ on vinyl on November 27th.
The Maine’s cover of ‘Girls Just Want To Have Fun’ can be streamed here.
Angels & Airwaves posted a new song called ‘Diary’.
Ben Gibbard has released a new music video for ‘Teardrop Windows.’
Like Moths To Flames have released their cover of fun.’s ‘Some Nights’, which can be streamed over at PureVolume.
The Swellers are giving away a new song ‘Running Out of Places To Go’ for free here.
Man Overboard have announced a Holiday show at the Theater of the Living Arts, Philadelphia on December 15th. Support comes from I Am The Avalanche, Seahaven, Citizen, Daylight and Alan Day of Four Year Strong.
Pentimento are streaming a new song ‘Almost Atlantic.’ Their self-titled album is set to be released on November 13th.
The new split EP from Nightmare of You and Nightmares for a Week, ‘Nightmares’ can be streamed here.
Rachel Taylor has taken control of the He Is We band name and will be writing, recording, and touring on a new record under the name.
letlive. have released part 1 of a three part documentary.
Ontario, California’s The Motel Life have signed with new LA label, True Grit Records. The label will re-release the band’s current EP, ‘Those Bruises,’ on vinyl early 2013.
Hidden Hospitals’ video for ‘The Absence of Emotion’ can be viewed here.
The new music video for ‘Everyday Pox’ from Napalm Death has been released.
Great Lakes USA are streaming a new song ‘Grown Up Stuff.’
Buckcherry will release a new album, ‘Confessions’ through Century Media in early 2013.
Young Skin have released their new EP ‘The Sticky Pages E.P’ and can be streamed here.