Alkaline Trio Share New Single “Blackbird”, New Album Due This Fall


Punk legends Alkaline Trio have shared a new single via YouTube, ‘Blackbird’. The single is from the just announced a new album Is This Thing Cursed? that is to be released on CD/digital on August 31 and on vinyl on October 19th via Epitaph Records. Pre-orders are available now. Jam ‘Blackbird’ now, and catch them on tour next month and through next fall with Together Pangea. Continue reading


Motörhead To Release New Album Bad Magic In August


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Motörhead, a 40 year-old rock institution will release their new album Bad Magic (UDR) on August 28th. Led by the Lemmy Killmister and produced at NRG Studios with long-time producer Cameron Webb, ‘Bad Magic’ is the follow-up to 2013’s Aftershock (UDR) album which was one of their highest charting albums in the bands’ long career. The new album has one track (‘The Devil’) featuring Sir Brian May (Queen) on lead guitar and a cover of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Sympathy for The Devil’.

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The band will hit the road hard for the rest of 2015. In addition to the Motörboat cruise between September 28 and October 2 from Miami, Florida to Nassau in the Bahamas, which also features Slayer and Anthrax, Motörhead will also take part in a North American tour with Anthrax.

 

Bad Magic track listing:

01. Victory Or Die
02. Thunder & Lightning
03. Fire Storm Hotel
04. Shoot Out All Of Your Lights
05. The Devil
06. Electricity
07. Evil Eye
08. Teach Them How To Bleed
09. Till The End
10. Tell Me Who To Kill
11. Choking On Your Screams
12. When The Sky Comes Looking For You
13. Sympathy For The Devil (The Rolling Stones cover)


Templeton Pek Releasing New Horizons On July 24th via Hardline Entertainment


Photo Credit: Kris Andrew Askey

Photo Credit: Kris Andrew Askey

British punk trio Templeton Pek will be releasing their fourth full length release titled New Horizons on July 24, 2015 via Hardline Entertainment. The 11 track album was recorded by Ken Seaton at The Porch in Hermosa Beach, CA and mixed by Cameron Webb (Motörhead, Sum 41, Lit, Pennywise) at Maple Studios in Santa Ana, CA. Get a free download of “Fractures” via The Hardline Entertainment Music Comp 3.

TRACK LISTING-

01: Skyline
02: The Blindside
03: Fractures
04: Damage Control
05: One More Enemy
06: Lost on You
07: Smoke and Mirrors
08: Broken Lines
09: Head Count
10: Last Salute
11: Great Divide (bonus track)

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Ignite Re-Sign With Century Media Records


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Veteran Orange County punk/hardcore outfit Ignite have resigned with Century Media Records and will be releasing their yet untitled album before the end of 2015. The album was recorded over the course of a year with producer Cameron Webb (Motörhead, Social Distortion, Alkaline Trio, Pennywise). Stream “Nothing Can Stop Me” below, which was dedicated to a friend of theirs fighting a brain tumor and go here for more information.

May 23: Sick of Bean Festival – Madrid (ES)
May 27: LoFi – Milan (IT)
May 28: Alchemica – Bologna (IT)
May 29: Kiff – Aarau (CH)
May 30: Rockavaria – Munich (DE)
May 31: Rock im Revier – Gelsenkirchen (DE)
Jul 02: VOLT Festival – Sopron (HU)
Jul 03: Mighty Sounds – Tabor (CZ)
Jul 04: Riot River – Cunovo (SL)
Jul 05: Vintage Industrial Bar – Zagreb (HR)
Aug 07: Reload Festival – Sulingen (DE)
Aug 08: Rocko del Schlacko – Püttlingen (DE)
Aug 09: Rebellion Festival – Blackpool (UK)
Aug 10: Think Tank – Newcastle (UK)
Aug 11: Classic Grand – Glasgow (UK)
Aug 12: Exchange – Bristol (UK)
Aug 13: Epic – Norwich (UK)
Aug 14: Hevy Fest – Port Lympne (UK)

IGNITE 2015:
Zoli Teglas – Vocals
Brett Rasmussen – Bass
Brian Balchack – Guitar
Craig Anderson – Drums
Kevin Kilkenny – Guitar

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Betrayal Recording New Album With Producer Cameron Webb


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Betrayal have entered Maple Studios in Orange County, CA to record their new album with producer Cameron Webb (Pennywise, Sum 41, Alkaline Trio), due this spring via Mediaskare Records.

The band endured lineup changes including the departure of vocalist Brendan Foley, who was forced to step aside due to a reoccurring medical condition that affected his vocal chords. Stepping in is longtime friend of the band Gage Armstrong, whose voice perfectly compliments the band’s new sound direction.

Armstrong commented:

“I think the lyrical content comes from me looking into my past and truly just being upset and angry.When we were putting together this album I was going through a lot of personal issues with my family and just life in general, so writing really helped me release and come to terms with all the hatred and angst that I had built up inside of me. It helped put things into perspective that my life is ok, and I’m going to be ok.”

To let fans in on the recording process, Betrayal is sending pictures and video clips using SnapChat. Fans can access these exclusive photos and clips by adding the band’s user name BTRYLBAND.

Betrayal is:
Gage Armstrong (vocal)
Sean Chamilian (guitar)
RJ Shankle (drums)

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