Author: Dom Vigil

New England avant-garde hardcore band Aviator has premiered a new video for their song “There Was A Light (It Went Out)” today with BrooklynVegan.com. The track is featured on the band’s forthcoming record, Head In The Clouds, Hands In The Dirt, which is due out on August 19th via No Sleep Records. The album is currently available for pre-order athttps://nosleeprecords.com/product/7290.Watch “There Was A Light (It Went Out)” now at BrooklynVegan.comThe new video was directed by Erik Rojas and features an artistically shot performance by the band set to one of their most intense songs from the new album.”Between heavy riffing and some rock-god moments, this song is one of…

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New Album Northernmost Out Now Watch The Band’s Live Music Video: http://bit.ly/1qVDed1August 6, 2014- It’s been a fast-paced year for Taunton, MA based band, Northernmost. 2014 has seen the formation and growth of the young band as they’ve released their debut self-titled LP and gotten to work on playing shows and making friends along the way.Last week saw the completion of the band’s first self-booked tour that took them through the Northeast with stops in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Conneticut, New Jersey, and New York.Northernmost has never been a band to slow down and they plan to continue making moves for the rest of the year and further. They have already begun work…

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Los Angeles, CA – Pittsburgh’s rising rock band Young Fox has released their new EP, Predecessors, via Spartan Records. The release is currently available digitally at iTunes and from Spartan Records at http://spr.tn/youngfox. Formed in 2012, Young Fox came together over drinks in a neighborhood pub in Pittsburgh. Martin Lunn (bassist), who’s also in revered metal band Zao, Luke Cypher (vocals/guitar/keys), who happens to share his time as the head chef at Piccolo Forno in Pittsburgh, and Chris Lehberger (drums) began writing, rehearsing and recording and eventually added Brian Schultz (guitar) to the mix, rounding out the four-piece band. The group was fixated on honing their…

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Various Artists A Comp For Mom

Review by Shannon Shumaker I had high expectations from many bands and artists that I love (and even the ones I hadn’t heard of) when I first listened to A Comp For Mom, and thankfully, I wasn’t disappointed. The compilation album, put together for No Sleep Records’ founder/president, Chris Hansen’s mother who sadly passed away back in April, is full of many different talented artists of all genres. All of the tracks on A Comp For Mom are either covers, b-sides or rarities, all by many amazing No Sleep bands and really, there isn’t one low part on the album.…

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After his hugely successful direct opening slot for Elton John’s sold-out UK and European Tour, BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT (a.k.a. Rod Thomas) has been personally invited by Elton himself to join him for the West Coast leg of the tour. With a resounding “Yes”, Bright Light Bright Light will open up the tour starting on September 13th at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena for two consecutive night before embracing the Pacific coast (with Denver thrown in for good measure). But before he rejoins that jaunt with the Rocketman, BLBL will be playing a special intimate show for his new adopted family in NYC on Thursday, August 21st at Le Poisson Rouge with close friend…

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Texas In July will join After The Burial on a fall headlining tour, which kicks off on September 13th in Moorhead, MN. The band will be touring as direct support behind their highly anticipated full-length record, Bloodwork, which is due out on September 16th via Equal Vision Records. Tickets for the tour are on sale now at http://soundrink.com/front/tour/after-the-burial.Texas In July recently announced the impending release of their fourth studio album, Bloodwork, and debuted a video for their song “Broken Soul.” The new song and upcoming album marks the band’s first record with their new singer, JT Cavey, who has reinvigorated the band with his brutal screams and cathartic vocals.With the addition…

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Kentucky’s avant-garde rock band Xerxes will release their highly anticipated new album,Collision Blonde, on October 21st via No Sleep Records. Today, the band is streaming the records’s first new track, “Chestnut Street,” at SPIN.com. Fans can pre-order the album now at iTunes (w/instant download of “Chestnut Street”) and from No Sleep Records at https://nosleeprecords.com/product/7316.Stream “Chestnut Street” now at SPIN.comA lot has happened in the last three years since Xerxes’ debut LP, Our Home is a Deathbed, both in the contemporary hardcore scene and in the band’s personal lives. On Collision Blonde, Calvin Philley vocally delivers feelings on an album he hopes “touches an aggressive place that I’m not comfortable with. I…

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To celebrate Coliseum’s 10th anniversary, Deathwish Inc. is proud to present the Coliseum Deluxe Reissue: A twenty song collection featuring their classic self titled debut album (out of print since 2006) paired with eight essential bonus tracks from their primordial years. Originally recorded by Jason Loewenstein of Sebadoh and now fully remixed by Joel Grind of Toxic Holocaust, the release also features new deluxe packaging, insightful liner notes, and cover artwork by John Baizley of Baroness. Check out Coliseum’s tour dates below and listen to the Deluxe Reissue in its entirety now via the A.V. Club.Founded by Louisville musician Ryan Patterson and including Kayhan Vaziri and…

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Huntington Beach independent label No Sleep Records is paying homage to president/founder Chris Hansen’s beloved late mother, Linda Hansen, with A Comp For Mom which is available today, digitally and on limited edition vinyl at https://nosleeprecords.com/product/7217/a-comp-for-mom.Stream A Comp For Mom now at BrooklynVegan.comThe compilation features unreleased and rare originals and covers from acts like Allison Weiss, Grey Gordon, Major League, The Wonder Years, Touche Amore and more. All proceeds from the comp will help cover outstanding medical bills and additional donations to the Linda Hansen Memorial Fund can be made at the No Sleep store.A Comp For Mom, is available on limited edition vinyl (1000 Hand Numbered Copies!)…

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Portland rock band Lee Corey Oswald has released their new record, Regards, today via No Sleep Records. The quirky four-piece band is currently streaming their record at NewNoiseMagazine.com. Fans can purchase Regards now at iTunes and from No Sleep at http://bit.ly/1gvJFt2.Stream Regards now at NewNoiseMagazine.comDrawing influence from 90’s emo-esque bands like Weezer and Knapsack, Lee Corey Oswald’s Regards fuses punk and power-pop with intense emotional messages about life on twelve catchy, upbeat songs like “Snowglobe,” “Progress” and “Regards.”Pick up Regards and follow the band now at https://www.facebook.com/LeeCoreyOswald for additional news and upcoming tour dates. 

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