Author: Dom Vigil

Mrs Skannatto are streaming their epic cover of Peter Gabriel’s “Games Without Frontiers” on Bandcamp.The track, which runs just over 7 minutes, appears on the band’s recently released fifth LP titled “Outlier” which can be heard here.From reggae and third-wave ska to punk and heavy rock, “Outlier” reflects the eclectic musical backgrounds and styles of the Rochester, N.Y.-based ska rockers.Their music is an exploration of divergent musical genres that ultimately delivers an original and intriguing sound. Their new album explodes as the smooth yet powerful vocals blend with ambitious guitar grooves and the dramatic drums, bass, and horns drive the tracks’ rhythmic energy…

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Listen to the new song “Clean Boots” here. Violent Sons features members that are no strangers to the New England hardcore scene: Sean Murphy (Verse), Mikey Belcastro (Product of Waste, Suicide Pact), Evan White (Raindance) and Andrew Fortin got together in late 2013 when Murphy and Belcastro finally sat down after about a year of talking about starting a band. The two had “…dealt with a lot of similar things in life… mental illness, abuse, welfare, death, etc., so we wanted to use this project as a form of therapy for us and anyone else that might take something positive from a…

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Moose Blood has announced plans to release their debut, full-length album, I’ll Keep You In Mind, From Time To Time, on October 7th via No Sleep Records. The band has also premiered the first new song, “Anyway,” from the upcoming record today at AVClub.com. Pre-orders for the album are now available at https://nosleeprecords.com/product/7292.Stream “Anyway” from Moose Blood now at AVClub.com“Anyway” is about my mum,” explains vocalist Eddy Brewerton. “She is the best person I have ever known and I wanted to write a song to show her how much she means to me. Without her, I would have never picked up a guitar in the first place.…

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In 2008, Have A Nice Life released their now cult classic Deathconsciousness LP to a whimper and critical non-interest. Six years after its release, the band followed up with 2014’s stunner The Unnatural World and Deathconsciousness became a force of influence and fanatic obsession. Seamlessly blending with unparalleled depth and weight, shoegaze, post punk, new wave, industrial and noise, the album was originally released on Enemies List Home Recordings (founded by HANL members Dan and Tim). It has since floated in and out of production, with the last instantly out-of-print vinyl pressing occurring in 2009. Now, longtime HANL collaborator The Flenser will re-issueDeathconsciousness with deluxe packaging, including a lengthy…

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The Bunny Gang’s sophomore record, Thrive will be released on September 23 via Hardline Entertainment.The 11-track album was recorded at Sonic Ranch Studios in El Paso, TX with producer Ryan Hewitt [Sheryl Crow, The Avett Brothers].The band, which is fronted by Flogging Molly’s Nathen Maxwell, plays music that crosses the lines of rock, punk and reggae.A track off the album, “Sirens Through The City”, is available as a FREE download on Hardline Entertainment’s most recent label compilation.

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Listen to Test of Time’s new track, “Threshold”, exclusively via Germany’s Fuze Magazine Blog now. This song appears on the band’s first proper full-length, By Design, which will be available on July 22nd from Bridge Nine Records and is available for pre-order now fromB9Store.com.Test of Time’s members are no strangers to the punk scene, from frontman and scene photographer Todd Pollock to guitarist/vocalist and record label proprietor Charles Chaussinand to bassist and ex-Energy/Daytrader road dog Robert Cheeseman (the band also features Mike Assatly on guitars/vocals and Jeff Novak on drums). After unleashing a prolific amount of material considering their formation two short years ago, including…

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Download the The Acoustic Sessions EP via bandcamp: HEREDownload the The Acoustic Sessions EP via itunes: HEREProgressive indie rockers, WAR GAMESreleased their second EP, The Acoustic Sessions via digital retailers today. The EP features a variety of fan-selected songs, which the band broke down and rebuilt in acoustic form. With a fresh, new sound on familiar classics, guitarist Ian provost noted, “I think they’ll be pleasantly surprised with how everything has come together.”Currently, members of WAR GAMES have been hard at work, attending every date of this year’s Vans Warped Tour to distribute promotional “Rhode Island / Southern Massachusetts 2014 Compilation” CDs featuring tracks of their own…

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No Sleep Records has premiered a new cover of Jimmy Eat World’s beloved song “Work” by Nashville rock act Daisyhead, today at Absolutepunk.net. The cover track is featured on the No Sleep’s upcoming release A Comp For Mom, which pays tribute to the label’s president Chris Hansen’s mother, Linda Hansen, who recently passed away. Stream Daisyhead’s cover of “Work” now, exclusively at Absolutepunk.netThe collection also includes new and unreleased music from bands like The Wonder Years, Allison Weiss, Grey Gordon and The Swellers among others. A Comp For Mom is scheduled for release digitally and on limited edition vinyl on August 5th and is available for pre-order now at https://nosleeprecords.com/product/7217. A Comp For Mom Track List:1. Allison Weiss – In My Life…

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California psych-pop duo The Skygreen Leopards will release their new album Family Crimes next week (July 8) on Woodsist. The album is now available to stream in its entirety via Pitchfork Advance. Pre-order the album here.The group will support Woods on tour this Summer, and is set to play both Woodsist Festival events in August. Other artists confirmed for the festival include Woods, Angel Olsen, Real Estate, Foxygen and more. Tickets to the festival can be purchased at the links below –  Tour Dates:07/18 San Francisco, CA – Amnesia ~ 08/05 Big Sur, CA – Woodsist Festival @ Henry Miller Library ***08/12 Visalia, CA – Cellar Door ***08/14 San Diego, CA – Casbah ***08/16 Pioneertown,…

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After making its premiere yesterday on Entertainment Weekly, LA duo Vow are now streaming their new single “Planks” on Soundcloud and Youtube. You can listen to the song below.Entertainment Weekly praised the band for “giving a contemporary update to the gothy ambience and gauzy textures of ’80s and ’90s dream-pop. “Planks,” boasts a propulsive electro foundation topped with reverb-drenched piano and washes of ambient guitar noise, as well as a swoony vocal performance by Blake that should appeal to fans of the Cocteau Twins and Lana Del Rey.””Planks” appears on the duo’s upcoming EP, Make Me Yours out August 12th on The Native Sound.Make Me Yours is now available for pre-order as both a…

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