Author: Dom Vigil

Cult Leader and Oathbreaker, are excited to team up for a U.S. tour that’ll kick off July 20th in Connecticut and take the bands out west to San Francisco. This’ll mark Oathbreaker’s first stateside tour of the year in support of 2013’sEros Anteros which was called “one of the most challenging and adventurous hardcore records of the year” by Big Cheese.Cult Leader are the next evolutionary leap forward for three-quarters of Gaza, arguably one of the best metallic bands of the last decade and their new album Nothing For Us Here is a complex crusher as you would expect. Brilliantly heavy, technical musicianship complimented by…

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Brooklyn’s American Authors have finally released their official video for their newest radio single, “Believer.” This is the second single off their debut album, Oh, What A Life, that came out this past March. The band also just announced this week that they will be headlining the second leg of the Honda Civic Tour, beginning October first. Dates will be announced later this summer.American Authors is currently running a contest to coincide with their two current singles – “Best Day Of My Life” and “Believer” – where fans can enter to win a trip to New York with a friend to see the…

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Atreyu have risen from the self-imposed hiatus they embarked upon in 2011. The reunited lineup, featuring vocalist Alex Varkatzas, drummer Brandon Saller, guitarists Dan Jacobs and Travis Miguel and bassist Marc Mcknight, will return to the stage for the first time in three years for an exclusive mainstage performance at AFTERSHOCK 2014 festival on September 14th in Sacramento, CA.“The time has come,” says drummer Brandon Saller. “We have been spending the last few months planning this moment. Writing new music and thinking about the future while also reflecting on the past. We all came to the conclusion that it was the right time. Our history…

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R.A. is a straightforward, no-frills hardcore band from Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts. They formed in the summer of 2011 and released a demo on Arrest Records, followed by The Awakening EP and a split 12″ with Death Threat, both on local hardcore label Triple B Records. These releases were all well-received, each one even more than its predecessor, which led R.A. to tour extensively around hardcore circles in the US and Canada and to attract the attention of Bridge Nine Records. Today, the band is excited to release their first proper full-length album, Collateral Damage, via Bridge Nine following their epic record release show…

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After releasing their debut E.P. entitled “Captain Humility”, New York City’s very own IONIA is proud team up with Under The Gun Review to bring you an entirely new visual dimension to the already well received single, “Captain Humility” with a music video. “The Captain Humility video is part of a larger concept about finding a way to release ones ego; setting yourself free from the noise that ultimately holds us all back in our lives,” stated the multi-talented Ionia frontman Blaise Beyhan, who also wrote, directed and produced the video. “Captain Humility” is a continuation of the storyline from their first video “Mutiny”. A third video…

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“This album is both a birth and a rebirth,” explains PAUL ROBB of one of electronic music’s most influential bands INFORMATION SOCIETY about the new album _hello world. “It’s been so long since we’ve made new music together it almost seems like a whole new thing, and yet anybody who has ever listened to one of our records will immediately recognize our style.” Set for release on September 23, 2014 via HAKATAK International/MVD, the album marks the reunion of the original founding members of the band, Robb (synths), Kurt Larson (vocals) and James Cassidy (bass, keyboards), following the release of their single “Land of the Blind” which was released earlier this year. “_hello world is…

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Get a behind the scenes look as CLOSE YOUR EYES preps, sets up, and completely takes over the stage at this year’s Vans Warped Tour with their latest music video, “Line In The Sand”. The title track from their 2013 release, “Line In The Sand” demonstrates positive hardcore at its finest; catchy riffs, gang vocals, crowd participation, and a passionate message delivered with endless and uplifting energy.Head over to Alternative Press and watch “Line In The Sand” now. It’s not too late to catch CLOSE YOUR EYES perform “Line In The Sand” live, in addition to fan favorites old and new. See a full list of Vans Warped…

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Since 2007, French electro-popper Yelle has risen to be a leading lady in the world of European pop music.With a keen interest in fashion and feel for popular culture, she’s been able to take her quirky sound from her French roots to the world at large, playing some of the biggest festivals and farthest flung cities. It is hard to think of another current artist who has managed to go global, the way Yelle has. Having already released two albums – Pop Up and Safari Disco Club – and performed countless live shows around the world, all the while singing in her native French language. Yelle’s beautifully melodic compositions translate regardless if fans…

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Orlando, FL’s You Blew It! are premiering their cover of Weezer’s “My Name Is Jonas” on USA Today. The track appears on their upcoming 5-track Weezer covers EP titled, You Blue It.Frontman/guitarist Tanner Jones tells USA Today, “To say that My Name Is Jonas is an imperfect song would be the biggest lie of all time and is probably the easiest way to out yourself as a clear poseur. This made covering it very tough. After hours of pulling our hair out, we realized that altering it just for the sake of change might be borderline sacrilegious. For good conscience, we decided to keep…

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