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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

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Defeat The Low Stream ‘A Nervous Smile’ In Full

Portland rockers Defeat The Low have begun streaming their debut full-length, A Nervous Smile, three days ahead of its official release. Featuring Rise Records owner Craig Ericson on guitar, give it a listen after the break, and let us know what you think in the replies.

This weekend, the five-piece will kick off the Rise Records Tour with Dance Gavin Dance, Secrets, and Alive Like Me. If you’d like to get in on the action, you can find a full list of dates here.

Pre-orders for A Nervous Smile are ongoing; get yours before the record …

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This Legend Stream New Album, ‘It’s In The Streets,’ In Full

This Legend, which features Ben Harper and Longineu Parsons formerly of Yellowcard, announced that their new album, It’s In The Streets, would be released through NOFX’s El Hefe’s new record label, Cyber Tracks. Last month, the band gave a taste of what the album would sound like post-Yellowcard with the track “Lyrics With My Pen.”

Currently, It’s In The Streets has been released to the music world and Red Bull Music premiered the lively album in full for a listening preview to show what the quartet’s finished product consists of. Check out what Harper had …

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Stream Foo Fighters’ New Album, ‘Sonic Highways’

The wait is over, ladies and gents. Following the release of four arena-ready singles, Foo Fighters have begun streaming their highly anticipated eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, in full. Give it a listen here, via Itunes.

A follow-up to 2011′s Wasting Light, the eight-track effort was recorded at various studios across the United States in an effort to sonically capture the essence of each location, a process which was documented in an accompanying HBO series of the same name. Boasting a wide array of influences and slew of guest spots, let us know what you think of …

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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: East Forest – ‘Orbits’

Portland, Oregon’s East Forest (the solo works of Trevor Oswalt, featuring various contributing artists), is set to self-release his seventh full-length effort, entitled Orbits, on Nov. 11.

A revelatory excursion in sound, Orbits serves as the auditory equivalent of a sonic journey through the endless beauties and intricacies Mother Nature has to offer. Fans of The Album Leaf, Ólafur Arnalds, and The American Dollar will succumb to Oswalt’s elegant ambience, subtle electronic beats, delicate vocals and all-encompassing, soothing aura. Aided by gorgeous string arrangements and layers of tranquil textures, every track carries an impressive posture all its own, but …

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METALHEADS: You’re Doing Today Wrong If You Aren’t Streaming Machine Head’s New Album ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds’

Calling all Head Cases (or whatever Robb Flynn likes to call Machine Head‘s fans these days)! It has been three long years since Machine Head released their last studio record Unto the Locust, but the time has come and you can now stream the metal veterans’ new album, Bloodstone & Diamonds, in its entirety.

Longtime fans of the band had to wonder how they would fare after last year’s departure of founding member Adam Duce, whose backing vocals and thundering bass lines were a signature of the band’s sound. But at first listen, it sounds like they’ve …

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Listen To The Jazz June’s First Album In Twelve Years, ‘After The Earthquake’

“Emo revival” has really taken on a new meaning lately. Along with several other late-nineties emo bands, The Jazz June reunited earlier this year and announced that they would be releasing a new record, their first in twelve long years. You can now listen to their latest effort, After The Earthquake.

After some time off, the band fits nicely into the current landscape of the emo scene they helped forge over a decade ago. Released on the current hotbed of the genre, Topshelf Records, the new record seriously delivers. Stay tuned for more coverage of After The Earthquake in …