Park have posted a stream of their new EP, Jacob the Rabbit. It's due out July 15, 2014 and acts as the prologue to a forthcoming full-length based on a story written by frontman Ladd Mitchell. It's also the band's first recorded material in eight years.
Sacramento, CA-based post rock outfit Early & Often are streaming their new EP, Present No Fiction, Fear No Tense; find it at their Bandcamp page. The band is recommended for fans of Mogwai, Radiohead, etc.
Massachusetts hardcore group Plagues has made their self-titled EP available for free download here. Their sound might be compared to that of Cursed, The Hope Conspiracy, His Hero is Gone, etc. Physical copies of the EP are said to be on the way.
Orlando, FL-based progressive indie rock stalwarts Great Decievers are streaming three new tracks at their Bandcamp page. The songs appear on their new self-released album Seasons in Reverse, and might interest fans of Pedro the Lion, Dismemberment Plan, Rob Crow, etc.
Austin, TX-based Panther Country has posted their first recording. The group features members of Saw Wheel, Red Team Go and The Bomb System and the song, "Winter Smoke," can be heard at their Bandcamp page.
Either/Or Records has released a split 7-inch from Michigan acts Homelife and Bike Tuff. Each side of the split can be heard at the respective bands' Bandcamp pages linked in the previous sentence. The two bands plan to tour the midwest together to support the release.
Warbird Entertainment will be releasing Let Me Out's debut album on March 24th, 2009. The Swedish hardcore act released the song "Disease" late last year and have posted more tracks at their MySpace page.
Annelids is the solo project of Bill Henderson, songwriter for New Jersey hardcore acts The Procedure and Between the Wars, and former guitarist of Thursday. The debut album Binomial Nomenclature is somewhat of a stylistic departure from those bands and contains 13 tracks of science- and biology-themed indie folk. The entire album can be downloaded for free at the band's website and sampled at their MySpace.
Santa Cruz, California's "Funk-n-Punk trio" 300 Pounds has signed a contract with DC-Jam Records to release their third L.P. titled Trail of Numbered Days.The album is scheduled for an early March release date and will be available for purchase at fine retailers everywhere. Check out samples on their website.
Norv Gorica, Slovenia's Elvis Jackson have posted a new single online for streaming. The song is titled "This Time" and will appear on their album Against The Gravity. You can listen to the song on the band's MySpace page.
Southern California's The Lyrics Game, has announced the release date for their debut EP, Home Edition. The record will be released on January 23, 2009, and will be available in California record stores and online retailers. For more information check out the band's MySpace page.
Philadelphia, PA's The Anchor Boys have posted recently recorded demo It's Been Yesterday For A While Now, Been Driving Since Tomorrow in its entirety on their MySpace page.
Washington DC's The Scare have released a track from their upcoming EP Bad Things Come in Threes on their MySpace page. They also recorded a B side that is slated for the Revelation Records 20th Anniversary tribute compilation.
Criss Crass (original drummer for the Muffs) has joined Seattle Pop Punk Band Suburban Vermin. They will be releasing their first full length January 30th, and will be celebrating Criss's 30th anniversary playing music on February 20th, which will be recorded for a live cd/dvd. Check out some tracks at their MySpace.
Portland band Hit & Run have posted two new songs from their upcoming CD There's no 'I' in 'Fuck You' on their Myspace page. The new CD is scheduled for release in January
The Queen City Saints recently released new tracks off their upcoming album titled Chorus of the Commoners, which will be released on January 27. The songs are called "Swing the Hammer" and "Verse Chorus Verse" and can be found on their MySpace page.
Cat Scandal (ex-Civet) and the twins from the Breakdowns have started The Lost Captains. They have finished ther e.p. Introducing The Lost Captains mixed by Aaron Barrett of Reel Big Fish, tracks can be heard on their MySpace page.
Austin-via-Boston act Frank Smith (The Lot Six, Drexel) will return with a new album in 2009, their sixth overall. The album will be titled Big Strike in Silver City and was recorded at The Bubble in Austin TX by Alex Lyon. You can check out the song "Highway Eyes" at Austin Sound.
Oklahoma/Missouri based Hulzsum will release a new single titled Babylon Lies In Ruin on January 14th, 2009. The new music from the "experimental punk rock band" should be available via iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody and other digital stores.
Innerstrength Records has signed Washington, DC based grind / metal act Chyme. The band plans to enter the studio in early February to record their as-yet-untitled debut full length. A late Spring release is planned.
Hungary's Falcongate is set to release a new album entitled Disappear Here due December 10th. You can listen to two new songs off that record on their MySpace page The page also features the band's video for the song "Where's The Beat?"
Buffalo, NY's Unwelcome Guests have posted a new song online. The song is called "Waiting" and it's going to be on a split 7" with a band called Saint Sweetheart from Florida, which will be coming out on Traffic St. Records. You can listen to it at their MySpace page.
Minneapolis punk band The Framed have posted a new song online titled "The One." The track appears on their upcoming full length Angels And The Knives They Carry, which is due out early next year. The band recorded this fall at The Terrarium in Minneapolis with Eric Olson and Dave Gardner (Dillinger Four, Teethgrinder) at the helm.
In early December Battle Creek, Michigan's Holy Hounds will enter Oceans Studio in Lansing, MI to record with engineer Christopher Neu. The band, which cites Bear Vs Shark, Small Brown Bike, and Hot Water Music as influences, plan to record 14 songs for a full length to be titled Cigarettes on Vinyl. There is no release date yet planned for the album.
Willmantic, CT's One Hundred Year Ocean has posted a new song The song is called "Smells Like Ohyo" and it is from the upcoming full length The Hideous Triumph Of Form & Function. More details can be found one at the band's label.
Coeur D Alene, ID's Scatterbox have posted a new live track from their recent show with The Misfits on Friday, November 14th, 2008 at the Knitting Factory in Spokane, Washington. The song is part of a full live set professionally recorded, that will become part of a pre-order for the new studio album titled "ENEMIES", which has a street date of February 10th, 2009. The track is available on the band's MySpace page.
Karlstad, VÃ¤rmlands lÃ¤n Sweden's Ends Like This have announced via their MySpace page that they have broken up, but also announced that their album The Evil Record of Doom …From Hell was released on November 22 on Fast Life Records in Japan.
Los Angeles, CA's Johnny Madcap and The Distractions have posted a brand new song on their MySpace page. The song is called "American Gossip" and is the first recording by the whole band. Check it out and also you can catch the band at their first headlining LA show at The Scene in Glendale, CA on November 26th.
Chris Barrows' (Pink Lincolns) side project the Spears have completed its first batch of new material since the band's 2007 7" People are Bad. The band, featuring members of Hated Youth, Down by Law and D.R.I, will release their debut full-length this spring.
Indianapolis' own Lockstep has posted two new songs from the band's forthcoming full-length. You can check out "Hovey St." and "Phoenix Lament" on MySpace.
Deadlights (ex- Ace Combat, the Angry Toaster) has posted their new EP The Noisy Shore online. The tracks are available for streaming here.