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, news, videos, tours, and more.

Because of this each week we bring you a concise roundup of news from America.

This week we have new music fromGerard Way, Rise Against, Real Friends, Vanna, The Story So Far, Heart To Heart, To the Wind, Suicide Silence and more.

There is also new videos from Linkin Park, Every Time I Die, Mastodon, AFI, and Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties.

We also have news on Riot Fest Chicago, Weezer, The Fest 13 and much more.

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Gerard Way has posted his first solo single – ‘Action Cat’.

The new video for ‘Until It’s Gone’ by Linkin Park can be viewed here.

Weezer’s new album will be titlted ‘Everything Will Be Alright In The End.’

Rise Against’s new single, ‘I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore’ can be heard here.

Every Time I Die have premiered their new video for ‘Decayin’ With The Boys’.

The new EP from The Story So Far, ‘Songs Of’ can be streamed here.

Real Friends are streaming a new song, ‘Sixteen’ on Spotify here.

Mastodon has released the video for ‘High Road’.

AFI’s video for ‘A Deep Slow Panic’ can be viewed here.

Pete Wentz has relaunched Decaydance Records under a new name – DCD2.

The second wave of bands for Riot Fest Chicago has been announced.

Tokyo Police Club
Say Anything
The Hold Steady
Frank Iero
Only Crime
Pity Sex
From Indian Lakes
Lucki Eck$
Tiny Moving Parts
The Picturebooks
The Crombies
Survay Says!

The new album from Vanna, ‘Void’ is streaming online.

The fifth announcement for The Fest 13 has been announced and includes the following bands:

Only Crime, RVIVR, Shellshag, Pet Symmetry, Brief Lives, Captive Bolt, Single Mothers, Erica Freas (RVIVR), MERM (Mattie Jo Canino/ RVIVR), Carrion Spring, Rivernecks, The Ones to Blame, Rapturous Grief, Rubbish, Process, Bartender Brian, The Moms (Acoustic).

Heart To Heart’s new album, ‘Dulce’ can be heard here.

To The Wind has premiered a new song titled ‘Trapped’ from their upcoming album ‘Block Out The Sun & Sleep’.

Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties have premiered a new song and music video from the upcoming album ‘We Don’t Have Each Other’. View the video for ‘Divorce and the American South’ below.

‘Don’t Die’ by Suicide Silence can be streamed here.

A new song from Anberlin, ‘Stranger Ways’ can be heard here.

Prawn have set an August 12th release date for their new album – ‘Kingfisher’. It will be released on Topshelf Records.

1. Scud Running
2. First as Tragedy, Second as Farce
3. Prolonged Exposure
4. Dialect Of
5. Old Souls
6. Glass, Irony
7. Absurd Walls
8. Thalassa
9. Runner’s Body
10. Halcyon Days

Balance and Composure have announced a tour with Seahaven and The American Scene.

ug 19 – Fresno, CA – Strummer’s (w/The American Scene)
Aug 20 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s (w/The American Scene)
Aug 21 – San Diego, CA – Irenic (w/The American Scene)
Aug 24 – Los Angeles, CA – FYF Fest
Sep 12 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar (w/Seahaven)
Sep 13 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West (w/Seahaven)
Sep 14 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum (w/Seahaven)
Sep 16 – Birmingham, AL – Zydeco (w/Seahaven)
Sep 17 – Nashville, TN – TBA (w/Seahaven)
Sep 19 – Austin, TX – Red 7 (w/Seahaven)
Sep 20 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues/Cambridge Room (w/Seahaven)
Sep 21 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s (w/Seahaven)
Sep 23 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird (w/Seahaven)
Sep 24 – Burnsville, MN – The Garage (w/Seahaven)
Sep 25 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge (w/Seahaven)
Sep 26 – Cleveland Heights, OH – Grog Shop (w/Seahaven)
Sep 27 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick (w/Seahaven)
Sep 28 – Toronto, ON – Mod Club (w/Seahaven)
Sep 29 – Montreal, QC – La Sala Rossa (w/Seahaven)
Oct 1 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (w/Seahaven)
Oct 2 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club (w/Seahaven)
Oct 3 – Danbury, CT – Heirloom Arts Theatre (w/Seahaven)
Oct 4 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts (w/Seahaven)

Park will release a new 10" EP called ‘Jacob The Rabbit’ on 15th July via Bad Timing Records.

Former Yellowcard members Longineu Parsons III and Ben Harper have formed a new band called This Legend. They have signed to Cyber Tracks and will be recording their debut album with producer Sam Pura, which is set to be released in October.

Foxing and The Hotelier have announced a co-headline tour. Prawn will be supporting for the the first half of the tour, with Little Big League supporting the second half.

7/25 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen #
7/26 – Chicago, IL @ Wicker Park Fest #
7/27 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Louie’s Trophy House Grill #*
7/28 – Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee’s #*
7/29 – Ottawa, ON @ Club SAW*
7/30 – Montreal, QC @ Il Motore*
7/31 – New Britain, CT @ Pulaski Club*
8/01 – Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Upstairs*
8/02 – New York, NY @ The Studio @ Webster Hall*
8/03 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fire*^
8/04 – Washington, DC @ DC9*
8/06 – Atlanta, GA @ Under the Couch^
8/07 – Jacksonville, FL @ UNDERBELLY^
8/08 – Orlando, FL @ Backbooth^
8/09 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ TBA^
8/10 – Tampa, FL @ Epic Problem^
8/11 – Birmingham, AL @ The Forge^
8/12 – Nashville, TN @ Cafe Coco^
# without The Hotelier
* with Prawn
^ with Little Big League

The video for ‘Brilliant Dancer’ by Lemuria can be seen here.

The Devil Wears Prada’s video for ‘Sailor’s Prayer’ is now online.

Ill Niño will release ‘ill Death, La Familia’ on 22nd July via Victory Records.

My Fictions will release their debut album, ‘Stranger Songs’, on July 1st via Topshelf Records. Stream a new song called ‘Mt. Misery’ here.

Field Mouse have posted a new track called ‘Two Ships. ‘Hold Still Life’ is released through Topshelf Records on 22nd July.

Dave Hause’s video for ‘Same Disease’ can be viewed here.

Dowsing will be touring with The Sidekicks with Sundials this summer.

JUL 31 – Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 01 – Chicago, IL @ Township w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 02 – Minneapolis, MN @ Nether Bar w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 04 –Boise, ID @ The Shredder w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 05 – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 06 – Portland, OR @ Slabtown w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 08 – La Jolla, CA @ Che Cafe w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 09 – Pomona, CA @ VLHS w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 10 – Mesa, AZ @ The Underground w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 11 – Albuquerque, NM @ Gasworks w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 13 – Denver, CO @ Hi Dive w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 14 – Kansas City, MO @ Czar w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 15 – St. Louis, MO @ The Demo w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 16 – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 17 – Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 18 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Roboto Project w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 19 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 20 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 21 – Amityville, NY @ Amityville Music Hall w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 22 – Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 23 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials
AUG 24 – Washington, DC @ DC9 w/ The Sidekicks, Sundials

Hand Sand Hands‘The Shipping Forecast’ EP will be released on July 1st via Autumn + Colour.

Tyler Daniel Bean recently performed ‘I Was Wrong’ for a Space Jam Session.

Stanley and the Search have posted a new song called ‘Pinebox’ from their forthcoming ‘Weightless’ LP.

Pyro, Ohio’s new music video for ‘Before the Sun Sets….’ can be viewed here.

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