After the madness of Thansgiving and Black Friday, we’re back to normal on this weeks “US News Roundup”. We’ve got new msuic from Title Fight, Angels and Airwaves, Memphis May Fire and A Skylit Drive.
We’ve got details of new releases from Hot Water Music, Palisades, People On Vacation, Sumac, Fat Mike’s ‘Home Street Home’. On top of that we have tour news from Dads, Young Statues, and Gates.
To round things off with have a new video from Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness and the very first 5 bands for next years Warped Tour 2015.
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Green Day guitarist Jason White has been diagnoised with a treatable form of tonsil cancer. The band made the following comment:
“We have some news to report regarding our brother Jason White, and wanted you to hear it from us before word spread. Jason recently underwent a routine tonsillectomy, and his doctors discovered a treatable form of tonsil cancer. Thankfully they caught it early and he should make a full and speedy recovery.
Please join us in sending him love and positive healing vibes during this time.”
Title Fight will release a new album called ‘Hyperview’ on February 2nd on Anti-.
1. Murder Your Memory
5. Your Pain Is Mine Now
6. Rose of Sharon
7. Trace Me Onto You
8. Liar’s Love
10. New Vision
Angels and Airwaves are streaming ‘Tunnels’ from their new album – ‘The Dream Walker’.
Handguns, Kosha Dillz, Neck Deep, Palisades and Front Porch Step have been confirmed as the first five acts announced for Warped Tour 2015.
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness has premired his new video for ‘Cecilia And The Satellite’.
Hot Water Music are releasing a 4xLP 20th Anniversary Career Retrospective via Rise Records that features songs from all the bands albums and 7”s.
LP1 – SIDE A
Fuel for the Hate Game:
A3. Difference Engine
LP1 – SIDE B
Forever and Counting:
B1. Just Don’t Say Lose It
B2. Better Sense
B3. Manual (live version)
LP2 – SIDE C
C1. It’s Hard to Know
C2. No Division
C3. Free Radio Gainseville
C4. Rooftops (live version)
LP2 – SIDE D
A Flight and a Crash:
D1. A Flight and a Crash
D2. Paper Thin
D3. A Clear Line
D4. Jack of all Trades
LP3 – SIDE E
E2. Trusty Chords
E4. I Was on a Mountain
LP3 – SIDE F
The New What’s Next:
F1. All Heads Down
F4. Keep It Together
LP4 – SIDE G
G1. Drag My Body
G2. Drown In It
G3. Boy, You’re Gonna Hurt Someone
G4. State of Grace
LP4 – SIDE H
H1. Alachua [f/ Never Ender]
H2. Moonpies [f/ Til The Wheels Fall Off]
H3. Last Goodbyes [f/ Til The Wheels Fall Off]
H4. Us and Chuck [f/ Never Ender]
You Blew It! will release a new EP called ‘Pioneer of Nothing’ on Jade Tree on January 27th.
Memphis May Fire have posted a Christmas song called ‘He Came With Love’. Its lifted from Solid State Records’ forthcoming ‘Midnight Clear’ compilation.
A Skylit Drive are streaming a lyric video for ‘Shadows’. The track is taken ‘Rise: Ascension’ which is released on January 6th via Tragic Hero Records.
Palisades’ second full-length album, Mind Games will be released on January 13th via Rise Records.
1. Player Hater’s Ball feat. blackbear (stream)
2. No Chaser
3. Bad Girls
4. Mind Games feat. Champs
5. Whatever You Want It To Be
7. People Like Us feat. Garret Rapp
8. Like A Drug
9. True Blood
10. Come Over And Watch Netflix
Iwrestledabearonce have revealed that they will be releasing a new studio album in 2015 via Artery Recordings.
Dads have announced a February US tour with Somos and Roger Harvey.
06 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
07 Amityville, NY @ Amityville Music Hall
10 Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes
11 Richmond, VA @ The Camel
13 Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder
14 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
15 Tampa, FL @ Epic Problem
16 Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
18 Birmingham, AL @ The Forge
19 Newport, KY @ Southgate House Revival
20 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
21 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
Paper + Plastick have released a free 100 track compilation and can be downloaded here.
SideOneDummy have revealed details of their 2015 Vinyl Club:
For $150 (plus shipping), members will receive:
All 2015 releases on the most limited LP color variant
All 2015 releases delivered digitally one week before street date
Exclusive ’20 Years Of Rad Noises’ t-shirt designed by Terminal Radness
A year-round 15% discount code for the webstore
Extra goodies like posters, slipmats, stickers, coffee mugs, 7" and more
OFF! have premiered their video for ‘Over Our Heads’. The video stars Jack Black as a deranged sky diving coach who takes the band on an excursion in honour of Keith Morris’s 59th birthday.
Kind of Like Spitting and Warren Franklin & The Founding Fathers will be releasing a split called ‘It’s Always Nice To See You’ through Topshelf Records on February 2nd.
A: Kind of Like Spitting:
Parasite Song (part 1)
Bullied By A Bee
No Planning Is Bad Planning
Audience of Two
Parasite Song (Part 2)
(What’s So Funny Bout) Peace Love and Understanding
B: Warren Franklin & The Founding Fathers:
Rest Your Head
Can’t Be Subtle
People On Vacation will release their new album, ‘The Chronicles Of Tim Powers’ on 2nd February through Brando Records.
1 Don’t Ask The Question
2 I’ve Got Your Back
3 You May Not Believe In God
4 All I Ever Really Wanted
5 We Shoulda Made It
6 We All Want What We Can’t Have
7 She’s Not You
8 I Might Change My Mind
9 The Girl I Used To Love
10 Punk Rock World
11 Journey To The End
NOFX’s Fat Mike has announced a new punk-rock musical called ‘Home Street Home’. The album features guest appearances from Frank Turner, Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba, the late Tony Sly of No Use For A Name, and members of Descendents, Lagwagon, Old Man Markley, Mad Caddies, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, and more. The concept album will be released on February 10th through Fat Wreck Chords.
02. Three String Guitar
03. Urban Campers
04. Fecal Alcohol Syndrome
05. Three Against Me
06. High Achievers
07. Gutter Tarts
08. Bad Decision
09. Missing Child
10. I’m Suicide
11. Let’s Get Hurt
12. Safe Words
13. Another Bad Decision
14. Seeping Beauty (Reprise)
15. Bearly Legal
16. Because I Want To
17. Life… Oh What a Drag
18. The Agony of Victory
Sumac will release their debut album, ‘The Deal’ on February 3rd via Profound Lore Records. The core group is made up of guitarist Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom, Mamiffer) and drummer Nick Yacyshyn (Baptists), with bassist Brian Cook (Russian Circles, Botch, These Arms Are Snakes.)
1. Spectral Gold
2. Thorn In The Lion’s Paw
3. Hollow King
4. Blight’s End Angel
5. The Deal
6. The Radiance of Being
Young Statues will be touring with Gates in the new year. They have also premiered their new video for ‘Run The River Dry’.
08 Brooklyn, NY @ St. Vitus*
09 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s*
10 Amityville, NY @ Amityville Music Hall*
11 Boston, MA @ Great Scott*
13 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop*
14 Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar*
15 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen*
16 Newport, KY @ Revival Room*
17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Roboto Project*
18 Albany, NY @ College of St. Rose^
* = w/ Gates, The City on Film (Bob Nanna)
^ = w/ Gates
Dream Ritual’s new self-titled EP can be streamed here. It’s released this week on 6131 Records.
Heartless Breakers have joined Animal Style Records. The band’s debut full-length will be out Spring 2015.
Placeholder have announced they will be splititng up after a final show at the end of the month. They will be releasing a split with Sleeping Weather. A statement from the band can be viewed here.
Cave People’s new EP, ‘Older’ can be streamed here.
Farewell, My Love will release a new acoustic EP titled ‘Wrapped Up In Pinstripes’ on December 9th.
1. My Perfect Thing
2. Skip The Memories
4. Gold Tattoos
5. Paper Forts
New York-based melodic rock band Ionia have released their video for ‘They Look Like They Have Big Strong Hands Don’t They’.
Count To Four are looking for a new vocalist.