Partisan Records is excited to announce that Deer Tick has confirmed a run of October headlining tour dates. The 9-date tour, in support of the band's 2011 full-length, Divine Providence, and 2012 EP, Tim, begins on October 13th at Putnam Den in Saratoga Springs, NY and culminates with a performance by John McCauley (and friends) at WFUV's Live at Zankel Hall concert series at Carnegie Hall.
Shiny Toy Guns has unveiled “The Background::III” via YouTube.com/ShinyToyGuns. The video, which premiered yesterday on ARTISTdirect, is a behind-the- scenes look of the Los Angeles electro-rock outfit’s upcoming album III due out October 22 (Five Seven Music).
'Color Me Obsessed' the first documentary about famed 80's indie-rock band The Replacements,will be released in a two-disc DVD set (with 6 hours of extras) on November 20 via MVD Entertainment Group.
Blaqk Audio's highly anticipated new album, 'Bright Black Heaven' has premiered at #1 on the Billboard Electronic Album chart. Released on September 11, the album also landed at #43 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, #11 on the Billboard Indie Album chart, #12 on the Billboard Alternative Album chart and #18 on the Billboard Rock Album chart.
Talk Normal will release their sophomore LP Sunshine on October 23 via Joyful Noise Recordings. Currently available for pre-order, Sunshine will be released on a plethora of formats including pink/red split color vinyl (limited to 500 hand-numbered copies), black vinyl, red tint cassette, CD, and digital. Noisey is running a premiere of "Cover" from 'Sunshine'. Additionally, the band just announced a fall tour with Future Islands in support of the release. All shows are listed below.
Barsuk Records is excited to release Menomena's new album Moms, out today. The full album is currently streaming, available for posting HERE. Moms is the Portland-based band's fifth album, and their first as a duo. Next week, the band will begin their fall headlining tour, which features support from PVT. The tour will be followed by a European tour with support from Stacks, as well as an appearance at the revered All Tomorrow's Parties festival in the UK.
Run For Cover Records will release Young States, the debut EP from Toledo, OH indie rockers Citizen on October 23. Available on vinyl for the first time, the CD and digital versions will also feature the EP + bonus tracks.
Following a stage stealing performance at this year's Lollapalooza and a string of dates with Kaiser Chiefs and The Temper Trap, empires have been capturing the attention of a wide range of concert goers with an explosive live show and a sound that Consequence Of Sound praises as "Springsteen-esque classic rock" and "The Gaslight Anthem and The Killers in their best moments."
Norwegian rockers Ungdomskulen have approached their musical career with the intention of setting no restrictions for themselves, and it certainly shows. While the trio has influences in experimental rock and pop, their progressive sound is something all their own. A result of the intimacy and unbreakable bond built from weeks spent together on the road, the band’s fourth studio album, 'Secrecy,' will be released Sept. 25 on Datarock’s own YAP Records.