Best of The Year: Toby Jeg (Red Scare), Anika Pyle (Chumped), Iona Cairns (Great Cynics)

Posted by kira on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EST)
Image Billie Jean the bunny is indifferent (it's nothing personal; that's her general demeanor) about bringing you the fourth edition of our guest Best of 2014 lists. She's presenting the lists of Toby Jeg (Red Scare), Anika Pyle (Chumped) and Iona Cairns (Great Cynics).

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New Review Update: December 18, 2014

Posted by adame on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image Adam E. here with three more reviews. Did you all hear about the major changes coming to the U.S. policy toward Cuba? If we're lucky, one day soon we'll be able to freely travel there, which will allow me to fulfill my lifelong dream of visiting the actual locations used in the epic film "Dirty Dancing 2: Havana Nights."

Today's reviews are:
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Media: Have Mercy and Somos announce split

Posted by leanne on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Have Mercy Have Mercy and Somos have announced a split due out February 24, 2015 on No Sleep Records. The first song off of the split, a cover of Jackson Browne's "Somebody's Baby" by Have Mercy, premiered on Alternative Press earlier today. You can pre-order the four track split here. Along with the announcement, a list of tour dates for Have Mercy was released.

You can click Read More for the stream of the first song and tour dates.

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Videos: Chris Farren: “Like A Gift From God or Whatever”

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by kira on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST)
Chris Farren Chris Farren has posted a video for his song "Like A Gift From God or Whatever." The song appears on the release of the same name. Proceeds from the sales of the digital album will go to National Alliance on Mental Illness. You can purchase it here.

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Media: Blacklisted: “Deeper Kind”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Blacklisted Blacklisted have released a new video. The track is from the upcoming album called When People Grow, People Go. The album is out on Deathwish Inc. on February 10, 2014.

The band released So, You Are A Magician? [7-inch] in 2012. You can click Read More for the video.

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Media: Gob: “Radio Hell”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Gob Gob have released a video for the song "Radio Hell." The track is off the recently released album Apt. 13.

You can find it here.

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Teenage Time Killer signs with Rise Records

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EST)
Corrosion Of Conformity Teenage Time Killer, the supergroup (named after a Rudimentary Peni song!) headed by Mike Dean and Reed Mullin of Corrosion of Conformity, have signed with Rise Records. This is no set release date yet. However, the instrumental parts of the album were recorded in Dave Grohl's 606 studio. The release was mastered by Bill Stevenson.

People appearing on the album include, Randy Blythe, Dave Grohl, Corey Taylor, Jello Biafra, Lee Ving, Tommy Victor, Nick Oliveri, Pete Stahl, Vic Bondi, Clifford Dinsmore,, Max Cavalera,Tony Foresta, Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein, Keith Morris and many others.

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Corrosion of Conformity reunites with Pepper Keenan

Posted by mark on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EST)
Image Corrosion Of Conformity fans have been asking for it for years, and it's finally happening. Vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan, who last recorded with COC for 2005's In the Arms of God, is returning to the band in 2015 for a new album and tour. In an interview with Indyweek.com, drummer and founding member Reed Mullin said:

"I think the first shows that we're going to do with the four-piece are going to be in March. Before then, I guess we're going be working on the new album. Woody's going to have a baby in April, I think, so we're going to take a little time off in there, and then I guess, get back to touring with Pepper. He's taking time off from Down and, you know, he makes so much damn money doing Down, we've got to get him while we can get him. He's really excited about it, and we're awful excited to do it. It's been a while. It's been I think 2000 since I played with him. I mean, we've done songs here and there, at festivals overseas and things, as a four-piece, but as a tour, it's been a long time since this entity, this four-piece has been out on the road. It's going to be a blast."

Corrosion of Conformity reunited as a three-piece in 2010, after a four-year hiatus. Keenan, who began playing with Down in 1995, had continued to perform and record with the Phil Anselmo-fronted band during his absence from COC. 1994's Deliverance, their fourth album but first with Keenan taking over on vocals, is considered a classic, its Black Sabbath influence heard on staples like "Albatross" and "Clean My Wounds."

COC, the three-piece, last released lX in 2014.

You can click Read More to see "Clean My Wounds" from 1994's Deliverance.

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Tours: Comeback Kid / Bane / My Iron Lung (Europe)

Contributed by alex101. Posted by sam on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EST)
Comeback KidComeback Kid has announced a European tour with Bane and My Iron Lung for May 2015. World Eater and Client will join them on selected dates on this tour. Tausend Lowen Unter Feinden will be playing the German dates only. Comeback Kid released Die Knowing and Bane released Don't Wait Up in 2014.

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New Review Update: December 17, 2014

Posted by johng on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image This is John G bringing you another Wednesday trivia time! Who is that blonde guy winning a contest based on his painting, judged by the Beatles?

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Media: PPND releases free holiday compilation

Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by mark on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST)
Image The folks at the Toronto-based POPPUNKSNOTDEAD have released their third annual holiday compilation. Titled Something to Write Santa About, the comp features bands from the UK (High Hopes, Next Stop Atlanta, All Things Considered), USA (The Appreciation Post, The Forty-Eight, Split The D, Jarrod Alonge), Canada (Colour Me Alive) and Malaysia (An Honest Mistake).

You can click Read More to stream the compilation.

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