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Stream Charli XCX’s New Album, ‘Sucker’

Having grown more and more successful as the year progressed, British pop singer-songwriter Charli XCX is ending 2014 on a high note as we near the impending release of her newest full-length record, Sucker. She was first heard on the radio as a co-writer for Icona Pop‘s “I Love It” and featured on Iggy Azalea‘s “Fancy.”

Following up on these radio hits, turning down a feature spot on a Christina Aguilera track, and her 2013 debut record, True Romance, the breakout figure that gave us Billboard-charting “Boom Clap” is ready to roll out her next thirteen …

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Bonfires Reveal Early Stream of New EP

Fans of Chicago pop-punkers, Bonfires, are probably well aware that the guys have been working on their next release, a followup to this summer’s We All Talk About Dying Like We’ve Done It Before.

Recently, the band revealed that their new EP, Nothing To Hold / Something To Keep, would arrive on December 9.

As a surprise treat for fans, Bonfires are now streaming the 3-song EP on their website a day early.…

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ALBUM STREAM: Various Artists – ‘Homesick: A Spartan Records Christmas Album’

It’s the holiday season once again. Everyone is getting into the spirit this year, including the folks in the music industry. We started seeing Christmas sweaters from bands as early as October. Labels are also stepping up their game, and are releasing holiday albums with their artists covering various holiday classics.

The latest label to join in the fun is Spartan Records. A handful of their artists took some time to record some familiar Christmas songs for Homesick: A Spartan Records Christmas Album. There are covers by artists like Our Lives, Sullivan, Young Fox and more. …

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Smashing Pumpkins Stream ‘Monuments to an Elegy’ In Full

It’s been several months since Smashing Pumpkins vocalist Billy Corgan announced that the band would be putting together a pair of albums.

Since that time, the band entered the studio to record Monuments to an Elegy, with help from Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. The album is to be followed immediately by Day For Night, though little news regarding the second record has been given so far.

Currently, you can stream Monuments to an Elegy on iTunes Radio. The record arrives on December 9 via BMG. Pre-orders are ongoing.…

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ALBUM STREAM: Whether, I – ‘Catalyst’

Whether, I are a recent addition to the InVogue Records family, and they haven’t wasted any time establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with. They’ve been on a handful of tours already and recorded their debut full-length album, titled Catalyst.

As of today, the album is finally available to purchase. If you are unsure about picking it up though, the band’s label put it on YouTube to stream in its entirety. You can give it a listen below.

Digital copies of Catalyst can be picked up on iTunes. Physical bundles are also available for purchase on …

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Stream Cloudkicker’s Fantastic New EP, ‘Little Histories’

One-man progressive act Cloudkicker, the longtime solo project of Ben Sharp, never ceases to amaze music fans with his progressive and ambient metal approach to his music. After finally performing live for the first time earlier this year, and releasing a live album (backed by Intronaut) just a week ago, Cloudkicker has given yet another early gift for the holiday.

Sharp has released his latest effort, Little Histories, today via Bandcamp, and much like the whole of his back catalog, this new five-track EP is sure to please.

Stream the EP below and download it with a …

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Stream Owen’s New Covers Album, ‘Other People’s Songs,’ In Full

Mike Kinsella has truly been one busy man in the past year with reuniting classic emo band American Football and also playing in Owls and emo supergroup Their/They’re/There. That hasn’t stopped his longtime solo project Owen from releasing a covers album though.

The album, which is aptly titled Other People’s Songs, will be out next week via Polyvinyl Records but you can listen to the album early courtesy of The A.V. Club. After releasing a cover of The Smoking Popes’ “Under The Blanket,” you can now listen to Kinsella’s renditions of songs by Against Me!, Depeche …

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Circa Survive Now Streaming ‘Descensus’ In Its Entirety

Attention, Circa Survive fans: this is not a drill.

The band is currently streaming their brand new album, Descensus, in its entirety via their cleverly domain-named website.

The fifth studio album from Circa Survive officially arrives Monday, Nov. 24 via Sumerian Records. You can pick up your pre-order on iTunes now, which comes with an instant download of the album’s lead single and opening track, “Schema.”

Check below the jump to stream all ten tracks from Descensus.…

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Stream Cursive’s Remastered Deluxe Reissue Of ‘The Ugly Organ’

The Ugly Organ is a beloved album that’s appreciated by music enthusiasts everywhere. Many of us were excited to hear that Cursive planned on reissuing a deluxe remastered version of the album; so I’m happy to report that it’s finally here. The band teamed up with The AV Club to stream the album in its entirety prior to its street date. You can also find the full stream below.

Pre-orders are still available for purchase through Saddle Creek Records, so be sure to snag yourself a copy while you can. The album will officially be released November 24.…

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Issues Stream New EP, ‘Diamond Dreams’

Issues just released their reimagined EP, Diamond Dreams, which is part of a deluxe edition package with their original Rise Records debut effort. After streaming “Hooligans” and “NYLF x Neck Deep,” you can now listen to the entire EP below, after the jump.

The EP consists of eight tracks that were produced by the band with the help of Matt Malpass (The Cinema, Lydia), RAS (Avicii, Colbie Caillat) and Neck Deep frontman Ben Barlow.

You can purchase Diamond Dreams now via iTunes.…

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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: When Cities Sleep – ‘What Lies Lay Between Us’

When we last had the opportunity to work with Maryland-based metalcore outfit When Cities Sleep, we announced their signing to Indianola Records and premiered the lyric video for their single “Dead Tires.” We are happy to be teaming up with them once again to stream their upcoming album in its entirety. What Lies Lay Between Us is set to officially hit stores tomorrow, Nov. 18, but you can listen to it early below.

If you like what you hear, you can purchase a physical pre-order directly through the band on their Big Cartel page. Otherwise, it will be available …

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Climates Stream New Album, Speak On Wes Thompson’s Departure

Climates, the up-and-coming UK metal act, have posted a full stream of their new album Body Clocks over at Alt Press. You can listen to it there, or stream it below via YouTube.

The group has also released a statement regarding the recent departure of vocalist Wes Thompson. While the band wishes the former vocalist the best, it’s clear that tension had been boiling for a while regarding Thompson’s vocal ability and disposition:

The truth of the matter is, we as a band have become increasingly unhappy with Wes’ contribution to Climates, not only as a vocalist and frontman