Author: Dom Vigil

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Review by Alejandra Elisabet Cornwall natives residing in Brighton, Sussex, Gnarwolves are a punk rock band, who have certainly impressed me greatly. They’ve come a long way from their first EP Fun Club. Let’s recap, shall we? Five original songs, four covers. They screamed teenage angst in all the right ways. The EP’s album artwork spoke for its self – simply enjoyable. Fast forward to two years of touring the UK and Europe, and in the summer of 2012 and ‘13 they released CRU and Funemployed. Both Eps did pretty damn well, pulling reviews from the likes of kerrang!, rocksound…

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Critically heralded avant-garde rock band Xerxes has unveiled a new groove laden track called “Knife” today at Noisey.com. The song is featured on the band’s upcoming, highly anticipated darkhorse record of the fall, Collision Blonde, which is due out on October 21st from No Sleep Records. The record is available now for pre-order at iTunes (w/instant download of “Chestnut Street”) and from No Sleep Records at https://nosleeprecords.com/product/7316.“FORGET ABOUT HARDCORE, XERXES HAVE GONE DEATH ROCK WITH NEW SINGLE “KNIFE”” – Noisey.comStream “Knife” now at Noisey.com: http://bit.ly/XMvU6aXerxes continues to impress fans and critics with another intense track that melds throwback goth-rock guitars with contemporary post-hardcore. Lyrically speaking, singer Calvin Philley’s subject matter fits the music’s brooding style.”You…

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North Carolina’s BIG Something are excited to announce their new album, Truth Serum! Truth Serum, the band’s third full-length album, will be released on November 4th, and features a guest appearance from NYC turntablist, DJ Logic. With a powerful sound that is both refreshingly original and yet classic in its approach, BIG Something fuses elements of rock, pop, funk, jazz and improv, in order to take listeners on a journey through a myriad of musical styles. For more information on BIG Something, please visit: www.bigsomething.net.Formed in 2009, BIG Something is one of the most exciting new rock bands to emerge from the southeast. The band features Nick…

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Chicago based For All I Am has signed with InVogue Records. The band will release their sophomore album “No Home” on October 14, 2014.Label owner Nick Moore says, “I was hooked the moment I heard the mixes of these new songs. The band really stepped it up on this album and I couldn’t be more honored to release it.”You can stream the first single off of the album titled “Six Souls” athttp://youtube.com/invoguerecords — the band also released the tracklisting & CD Art. You can pre-order the album now at http://invogueshop.com.Vocalist Aria Yava says, “In the last year we’ve worked on evolving our sound and message…

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Photo Credit: Andrew Thomas Lee Atlanta-based hard rock quintet MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA is thrilled to announced the release of HOPE, a startling re-imagination of COPE, their most recent album, issued earlier this year. HOPE is available digitally everywhere beginning today, September 16th, 2014 via Loma Vista Recordings. In addition, HOPE will be released on CD and vinyl on November 18th, 2014.The band also announced that fans purchasing tickets for any date of the upcoming HOPE tour will instantly receive a digital copy of the full album, HOPE. The stripped-down fall/winter U.S. HOPE tour, which begins in Memphis, TN on October 31st, offers a rare chance to see the band perform in specially chosen, intimate venues. The 13-date HOPEtour concludes on December…

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Man Overboard have announced a new five song EP entitled ‘Passing Ends’ and are streaming a new song from it called ‘For Vince.’ The EP is out October 28th on Lost Tape Collective, the bands label and is now up for pre-order atwww.manoverboardnj.com. All pre-orders receive an immediate digital download of ‘For Vince.’ PASSING ENDS TRACKLIST1. Twenty Years2. Passing Ends3. Stood up4. Secret Pain (acoustic)5. For Vince’Passing Ends’ is the precursor to the bands next LP, which they are currently writing and will be released in 2015 via Rise Records. The EP was recorded at the band’s Small Hill Studio, the site…

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Royal Tongues is an alternative/pop duo out of Buffalo, NY comprised of Aaron Bonus and Justin Gammella. After writing and producing for other artists and film/tv the pair decided to debut their own project and launched Royal Tongues in Fall 2014.The duo released their debut single “the balance” much to the acclaim of several taste-maker blogs and found themselves on the Hype Machine charts in less than 24 hours. Neon Gold calls Royal Tongues a “sync goldmine” and “primed to sear a hole right through alt-radio”.With influences ranging from Smallpools, Passion Pit and Grouplove, this sync-friendly pair have caught the…

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PUIG DESTROYER DEBUTS NEW TRACK AT NOISEY.COM Baseball-grindcore band Puig Destroyer has debuted a new track called “Batflip”today at Noisey.com. The track is featured on the band’s forthcoming, self-titled record which is due out on September 30thvia No Sleep Records. Fans can pre-order the record now at https://nosleeprecords.com/product/7350. Recently, Puig Destroyer (and former Thrice) drummer Riley Breckenridge sat down with Noisey.com and opened up about the trials and tribulations of being in a baseball themed grindcore band. Read the touching, heartfelt interview and stream the band’s new song “Batflip” atNoisey.com:http://noisey.vice.com/blog/puig-destoyer-batflip-song-premiere Puig Destroyer’s first full-length record pays homage to America’s favorite pastime with 20 face-melting tracks, including “Batflip,” “Mike Trout” and “No One Cares About Your Fantasy Team.” Follow…

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After much anticipation, Pennsylvania metal titans Texas In July have released their monstrous new album, Bloodwork, today via Equal Vision Records. The band has also premiered a new video for their single “Sweetest Poison” today with AltPress.com. Fans can purchase the record now at Best Buy, FYE and local indie retailers, as well as atiTunes andhttp://texasinjuly.merchnow.com/. Watch Texas In July’s video for “Sweetest Poison” now at AltPress.com: http://bit.ly/1s56ApE Texas In July also just kicked off a U.S. tour with After The Burial in support of the new record. Pick up a copy of the album and catch them in a city near you this fall! Follow the band at www.facebook.com/texasinjulyband for additional updates. Texas In July…

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