Hail The Sun – Mental Knife

Californian band Hail The Sun have been knocking around for a few years now with their debut, the brilliantly titled POW Right In The Kisser being self-released back in 2010. They have always seemed to me at least a band with an intriguing set of influences and styles that have never quite meshed together over an entire album. Latest release Mental Knife (Equal Vision) is set to change all that and then some. Continue reading

Warped Tour 2018 – The Final Run

It’s the final cross-country voyage of the Vans Warped Tour. Since 1995, the unofficial punk rock summer camp has introduced us all to iconic acts from Bad Religion to Katy Perry. Continue reading

EP Stream: Picturesque – Monsterous Things

Photo Credit: Anthony Tran

Photo Credit: Anthony Tran

Picturesque is streaming their new EP Monsterous Things, out November 20th via Equal Vision Records below. The track listing is below. They are currently on tour with Our Last Night, Palisades, and Hail The Sun, with dates below.

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01: Monstrous Things
02: Just Exist
03: Speak Softly
04: Who We Are
05: One of Us
06: Unannounced

Nov 19: Jackpot Music Hall – Lawrence, KS
Nov 20: Firebird – St. Louis, MO
Nov 21: Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
Nov 22: The Shelter – Detroit, MI
Nov 23: House of Blues (Cambridge Room) – Cleveland, OH
Nov 24: Opera House – Toronto, ON
Nov 25: La Tulipe – Montreal, QC
Nov 26: Mavericks – Ottawa, ON
Nov 27: Brighton Music Hall – Allston, MA
Nov 28: Webster Hall (Marlin Room) – New York, NY
Nov 30: Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
Dec 01: Ottobar – Baltimore, MD
Dec 02: Greene Street – Greensboro, NC
Dec 03: Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
Dec 04: Backbooth – Orlando, FL
Dec 05: 1904 Music Hall – Jacksonville, FL
Dec 07: Walters – Houston, TX
Dec 08: Tomcats West – Fort Worth, TX
Dec 10: Joe’s Grotto – Phoenix, AZ
Dec 11: Soma Side Stage – San Diego, CA
Dec 12: Chain Reaction – Anaheim, CA
Dec 14: 89th Street Collective – Oklahoma City, OK

I The Mighty Stream New Album Connector, Out Tomorrow

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I The Mighty have posted a full stream of their new album Connector, due out tomorrow, June 2nd, from Equal Vision Records.

I The Mighty is about to embark on their first headline run of tour dates in the USA, joined by openers Hail The Sun and Too Close To Touch.

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Jun 25: The Boardwalk – Orangevale, CA
Jun 26: The Loading Dock – Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 27: The Marquis Theater – Denver, CO
Jun 28: Jackpot – Lawrence, KS
Jun 29: Firebird – St. Louis, MO
Jun 30: Amsterdam – St. Paul, MN
Jul 01: Beat Kitchen – Chicago, IL
Jul 02: The Pike Room at Crofoot Ballroom – Pontiac, MI
Jul 03:Sneaky Dee’s – Toronto, ON
Jul 04: L’Aize Montreal, QC
Jul 05: The Palladium, Worcester, MA
Jul 07: The Studio at Webster Hall, New York, NY
Jul 08: The Voltage Lounge, Philadelphia, PA
Jul 09: Local 506, Chapel Hill, NC
Jul 10: 1904 Music Hall – Jacksonville, FL
Jul 11: Backbooth – Orlando, FL
Jul 12: The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA

Polyphia Supporting Dance Gavin Dance On Upcoming Tour

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Dallas instrumental outfit Polyphia will be releasing a remastered and repackaged version of their debut album Muse on April 21, 2015 via Headphone Music/Equal Vision Records.  The album was produced by Nick Sampson [Of Mice & Men, Asking Alexandria]. Stream the music video for “Finale” here.

The band says:

“We’re very excited to be re-releasing our debut, Muse, through Headphone Music / Equal Vision Records! The re-release features 11 remastered tracks with all new artwork designed by our very own Tim Henson,” shares the band. “We’re stoked to be on the EVR roster with the likes of The Dear Hunter, and alumni such as Circa Survive, Coheed and Cambria, and Portugal. The Man.”

TRACKLISTING: Muse
1. 87
2. Sweet Tea (ft. Aaron Marshall of Intervals)
3. Champagne (ft. Nick Johnston)
4. Aviator (ft. Jason Richardson of Chelsea Grin)
5. The Jungle (ft. Jakub Zytecki of Disperse)
6. Memory
7. Mood Swing
8. Hourglass (ft. Nick Sampson of I Am Abomination)
9. James Franco
10. Baditude (ft. Mario Caramena & Erick Hansel of CHON)
11. Finale

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This Spring, Polyphia will perform as direct support to Dance Gavin Dance, with additional support from Hail The Sun and Stolas. All upcoming tour dates can be found below.

TOUR DATES
Polyphia – festival appearances
Mar 20: South By So What?! – Grand Prairie, TX
Apr 10: Texas Independent Fest – Austin, TX

Dance Gavin Dance w/ Polyphia, Hail The Sun and Stolas
Apr 14: Chain Reaction – Anaheim, CA
Apr 15: Nile Theatre – Mesa, AZ
Apr 17: Korova – San Antonio, TX
Apr 18: Red 7 – Austin, TX
Apr 19: The Rail Club – Fort Worth, TX
Apr 20: Scout Bar – Houston, TX
Apr 22: Backbooth – Orlando, FL
Apr 23: Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Apr 24: The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
Apr 25: The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
Apr 26: Empire – Springfield, VA
Apr 28: Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
Apr 29: Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
Apr 30: Middle East Downstairs – Cambridge, MA
May 01: Webster Hall (Marlin Room) – New York, NY
May 02: GameChangerWorld – Howell, NJ
May 03: Mr. Smalls Theatre – Millvale, PA
May 04: Majestic Theatre – Detroit, MI
May 05: The Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
May 06: Vega – Lincoln, NE
May 08: Jub Jub’s – Reno, NV

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Brent Walsh (I The Mighty) Supporting Hail The Sun and The Ongoing Concept

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I The Mighty vocalist Brent Walsh will be doing an upcoming solo tour supporting Hail The Sun and The Ongoing Concept. He has released a solo full length album titled 7 and is out now on Equal Vision Records. The album was recorded with producer Jon Devoto of The Matches. Stream the music video for “Default World” here.

Hail The Sun w/The Ongoing Concept and Brent Walsh (solo)
Feb 17: Analog Cafe – Portland, OR
Feb 18: El Corazon – Seattle, WA
Feb 19: The Crux – Boise ID
Feb 20: The Music Garage – Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 21: The Moon Room – Denver, CO
Feb 22: The Conservatory – Oklahoma City, OK
Feb 23: Sons of Herman Hall – Dallas, TX (Hail The Sun w/Brent Walsh only)
Feb 24: Walters – Houston, TX
Feb 25: Korova – San Antonio, TX
Feb 26: Sector 7 – El Paso, TX
Feb 27: 51 West – Tempe, AZ
Feb 28: OMD – Las Vegas, NV

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