Author: Dom Vigil

As they continue to canvas planet Earth, Deafheaven recently landed in Europe for tour dates that started this past Saturday at OFF Festival (Poland) and are now headed through the Czech Republic, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, the UK and Ireland. The band recently completed a headline tour that sold out venues across America and ended with a performance heard around the world at Pitchfork Festival in Chicago. There, the band debuted a new song, “From The Kettle Onto The Coil”, which will appear on Adult Swim’s 5th Singles Series (and also features Mastodon, Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes, and more) via free download on August 25th. Upon their…

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Rather than taking time off after an extremely successful album release tour & lengthy run of international festival appearances,MEMPHIS MAY FIREare gearing up for what will be one of their most ambitious tours to date in a co-headlining effort with Yellowcard. Emarosa will offer additional support on the month-long Fall tour that runs from October 16th until November 16th. “We’ve recently become great friends with the guys in Yellowcard and mutually decided to give our fans the opportunity to experience a tour like no other this Fall.”, said Matty Mullins. “Too many bands tour within a singular genre with similar sounding…

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SoCal metal giants, Atreyu, recently announced their return from hiatus after 3 years of dormancy. Now the band has revealed that their first returning show will take place at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, CA onSeptember 11th. Tickets for the All Ages show will go on sale Friday, August 8th at www.ticketfly.com. The reunited lineup, featuring vocalist Alex Varkatzas, drummer Brandon Saller, guitarists Dan Jacobs and Travis Miguel and bassist Marc Mcknight, will perform at Orange County’s intimate and beloved venue, Chain Reaction, for the first time in over a decade. The hometown performance will also set the stage for the band’s upcoming performance at the AFTERSHOCK…

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August 4, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – Bay Area indie hip-hop artist K.Flay has announced a U.S. tour that will kick off in September and will run through the beginning of November. Touring in support of her recently released, critically heralded debut full-length record, Life As A Dog, K.Flay will kick off the fall tour with “School Night” performances in Los Angeles at Bardot on August 18th and in New York at Brooklyn Bowl on August 25th. Check local box offices for on-sale dates. Alternative indie hip-hop’s hottest rising female artist K.Flay wrapped up a summer-long run with the Vans Warped Tour yesterday with an incredible amount…

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Rise Against The Black Market

Review by Dom Vigil Rise Against are more on top of their game than ever with the release of their newest full-length album, The Black Market. Sometimes, it’s easy for a band to fade into the background when they’ve been pumping out albums for ten plus years, but that’s not the case with Rise Against. The Black Market has just the same amount of high energy as their 2004 release Siren Song Of The Counter-Culture, only with more mature, hard hitting lyrics. This is a band that has managed to stay relevant while still sticking to their unique sound that fans fell…

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Marriages are gearing up for a West Coast run in August as direct support to label mates Boris. But first, Marriages will headline their own Los Angeles area show at the Complex in Glendale, CA with Wreck & Reference on August 10th before they head to Seattle to start their shows with Boris and Master Musicians of Bukkake on August 16th. Check out Marriages’ full tour routing below. Marriages recently completed recording their yet-to-be-titled new full-length album with engineer Tom Biller (Elliot Smith, Silversun Pickups, Fiona Apple) in California. This album is the follow up to 2012’s EP Kitsune, which was released by Sargent House…

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Philadelphia indie-pop outfit Literature are set to release their sophomore album’Chorus’ on August 19 via Slumberland Records. Today the band shares album highlight “New Jacket.” Stream the track over at AV Club.’Chorus’ is available for pre-order on CD/LP via Slumberland and digitally on iTunes.Tour Dates: 09/06 Baltimore, MD – Holy Underground w/Expert Alterations09/07 Washington DC – George Washington University09/08 Marietta, OH – Project Active Media09/09 Cleveland, OH – Dag house09/10 Dayton, OH – South Park Tavern09/11 Nashville, TN – Betty’s09/13 Savannah, GA – The Bomb Shelter09/14 Charlotte, NC – Snug Harbor09/15 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s09/17 Brooklyn, NY – Death by Audio09/18 New York, NY – Cake ShopMore dates TBA

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Cincinnati , OH pop rock outfit Let It Happen will be releasing their debut full-length, ‘Cause + Effect’, on CD/Digital formats on September 9, 2014, via InVogue Records.The first single from the record, “High and Dry” is streaming here.You can view the artwork below.Let It Happen will be hitting the road this September, dates TBA.

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Lee Corey Oswald will release their new record, Regards, on this coming Tuesday, August 5th, via No Sleep Records. But before they do, the band has premiered the title track from the album today with Purevolume.com. Fans are also invited to pre-order the record now at http://bit.ly/1gvJFt2.Sing-along to Lee Corey Oswald’s “Regards” over at Purevolume.com“This song is about acknowledging the differences between fact and opinion and that we’re all entitled to expressing ourselves openly without repercussions for disagreeing with someone.” – Lee Ellis (guitarist)Taking notes from 90’s emo-esque bands like Weezer and Knapsack, Lee Corey Oswald are not a typical band. Their music is probably not…

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Oakland based indie rock band The American Scene’s newest song “4th & Broadway,” from their upcoming record Haze (out September 9th via Pure Noise Records), was nonchalantly premiered just days ago by a Boston fan named Angelica Abalos via her website (http://www.angelicanicolle.com/american-haze/). Wait…what?It’s true! The beloved indie rockers are approaching the release of their new record, Haze, in a unique way. In advance of their new album’s debut on September 9th, the band is connecting directly with fans through an innovative campaign to reveal unreleased music from the album.Called #hazedrops, the band is planting USB drives loaded with a new song in various cities and giving fans the…

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