Stream AWOLNATION’s ‘Seven Sticks of Dynamite;’ New Album ‘Here Come the Runts’ Out in February

Stream AWOLNATION’s ‘Seven Sticks of Dynamite;’ New Album ‘Here Come the Runts’ Out in February

On Feb. 2, 2018, AWOLNATION will release its third full-length album, Here Come the Runts. A few weeks ago, the record was previewed with its lead single, “Passion”: And now the band — fronted by principal songwriter/vocalist Aaron Bruno, formerly of Home Town Hero and Under the Influence of Giants — premiered another song, “Seven […]

Best New Music: The Used Shed Preconceptions and Branch Out with Visceral New LP ‘The Canyon’ (Stream)

Best New Music: The Used Shed Preconceptions and Branch Out with Visceral New LP ‘The Canyon’ (Stream)

The Apple Music description for The Used‘s new album The Canyon says, simply, “Refreshingly groovy tunes from the Utah rockers.” While that phrase is accurate regarding the band’s seventh full-length album, it doesn’t quite do it justice. That’s because The Canyon, released on Friday, is a sprawling record, spanning 17 tracks melding genres, styles, and […]

New Music Friday: Weezer Add to Alt/Pop Legacy with New Album ‘Pacific Daydream’ (Stream)

New Music Friday: Weezer Add to Alt/Pop Legacy with New Album ‘Pacific Daydream’ (Stream)

The mercurial Rivers Cuomo is a man of disparate musical interests. As the focal point and principal songwriter for Weezer, he’s brought his band into new territory repeatedly — especially within the last decade or so, as Weezer’s records have veered toward shimmery pop and glossy pop/rock. On Friday, the band released Pacific Daydream, their […]

Hear The Used’s ‘Rise Up Lights,’ an Aggressive New Song Featuring Two Lyrical References to Nirvana

Hear The Used’s ‘Rise Up Lights,’ an Aggressive New Song Featuring Two Lyrical References to Nirvana

This Friday, Oct. 27, long-running alt/emo band The Used will release a new studio album titled The Canyon. The band previewed the LP with a music video for an intriguing, off-kilter song titled “Over and Over Again” in early September, and now they’ve followed it up with a second pre-release tune: “Rise Up Lights.” Lyrically, […]

Watch 311’s New Video for ‘Too Much to Think,’ Filmed at Vasquez Rocks in Southern California; New Album Out 6/23

Watch 311’s New Video for ‘Too Much to Think,’ Filmed at Vasquez Rocks in Southern California; New Album Out 6/23

On June 23, veteran alt/rockers 311 will release their new studio album, Mosaic — and on Wednesday, the band premiered an official music video for its lead single, “Too Much to Think.” Filmed at Vasquez Rocks in the Los Angeles area, the clip features the band members performing in an outdoor setting while a group of […]

New from 311: Stream ‘Too Late,’ a Hard-Edged Song from Their New Album, ‘Mosaic’

New from 311: Stream ‘Too Late,’ a Hard-Edged Song from Their New Album, ‘Mosaic’

Alt/rockers 311 will release their new studio album, Mosaic, on June 23. The band premiered its lead single, “Too Much to Think,” back on March 11, and now they’ve followed that up with “Too Late,” a particularly hard-edged, almost hard rock-tinged track that spans more than five minutes. Listen to the song below via Spotify: […]

Jimmy Eat World Premiere ‘Sure and Certain’, Off New LP ‘Integrity Blues’ Out 10/21

Jimmy Eat World Premiere ‘Sure and Certain’, Off New LP ‘Integrity Blues’ Out 10/21

A week or so after debuting a new song called Get Right, Jimmy Eat World have officially announced a new album, Integrity Blues. It’ll be released on October 21 and was produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen, an accomplished musician/producer that built his reputation working alongside Beck and Nine Inch Nails, among many other act s ver […]