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Hawthorne Heights 2015

Hawthorne Heights Embrace Nostalgia on New Single, “The Darkest Times”

Ohio screamo veterans Hawthorne Heights have released the first single off their impending EP, Hurt, which is set to arrive on September 18.

I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t kept up with HH since I was an angsty teen, but nonetheless, I can say with a good deal of confidence that the band’s latest, “The Darkest Times,” is a lot of fun. Catchy, caustic, and concise, it will surely garner fond memories of outfit’s adored debut, The Silence In Black And White, and no doubt leave longtime fans excited for the future. Give it a …


From Autumn To Ashes Announce Summer Reunion Tour

A few months ago I was watching Atreyu play shortly after midnight in a tiny venue at SXSW when PropertyOfZack writer Jesse Richman turned to me and commented that the best parts of heavy music from 2005 were alive once more. I excitedly agreed, as I too had just witnessed Atreyu perform at the top of their game, and now I’m excited again as one of the other recently reunited great heavy bands of the last two decades has announced plans for a nationwide summer tour.

Today, May 5, From Autumn To Ashes revealed plans to embark on a summer …

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InVogue Records Share Free 17-Track Sampler

In celebration of the new year, Ohio’s InVogue Records have offered up a free 17-track sampler featuring songs from Being As An Ocean, Hawthorne Heights, Hotel Books, Akissforjersey, and many other awesome acts. View a full track listing by following the jump below, and get in on the action here.

Earlier in the week, InVogue teamed with the Michigan quintet The Bad Chapter to premiere the group’s debut single, “Cheers To The Down And Outs.”

With more stellar releases on the horizon, including albums from BAAO and Worthwhile, 2015 is shaping up …


5 Incredible Former Victory Records Artists The Scene Forgot

For the better part of the last fifteen years, Victory Records has been one of the most influential independent labels in alternative music. Though the quality of their current roster is open for debate, there was a time in the not too distant past where seemingly every band who signed with the Chicago based record label would end up either headlining Warped Tour or appearing on the cover of Alternative Press Magazine, if not both. Taking Back Sunday, Hawthorne Heights, Silverstein, Bayside, Between the Buried and Me, and Thursday all have Victory to thank for establishing their brands in the …

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UTG PREMIERE: The Story Changes – “Politics Behind It”

The Story Changes have returned in full force with the announcement of the band’s new record, Never In Daydream. Containing members of Hawthorne Heights, The Story Changes channel a down-tempo’d, late-’90s essence with the new release, starting with the single, “Politics Behind It.”

Streaming exclusively after the jump, “Politics Behind It” is an energized track, full of triumph and vigor — a brillant display of what fans are to expect on the new record, which is due out Dec. 16 via Little Heart Records. The Story Changes mastermind, Mark McMillon, had this to say about the new …

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STREAM: Hawthorne Heights – ‘The Silence In Black And White (Acoustic)’

Following in the footsteps of their contemporaries in Yellowcard and Taking Back Sunday, Ohio’s Hawthorne Heights are celebrating the ten-year anniversary of their breakthrough album by recording an acoustic version of the entire record. The group premiered two songs, “Ohio Is For Lovers” and “Niki FM,” over the last week, and today, The Silence In Black and White (Acoustic) can be streamed in full. Check it out after the break or over at Alternative Press.

The album will be available digitally next Tuesday, April 15, with CD and vinyl copies due out on May 20 and July 1, respectively. …

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STREAM: Hawthorne Heights – “Niki FM” Acoustic

Hawthorne Heights recently announced they would be releasing The Silence In Black And White (Acoustic) later this month. The acoustic reissue is to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the original release of the album. They first premiered the acoustic version of “Ohio Is For Lovers,” and now they’ve revealed the second song via Alternative Press, which is “Niki FM.” Check it out by taking a look below.

The Silence In Black And White was a huge album for many of my friends and I when we were in high school. It’s not very often artists release reimagined versions of …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/30-4/5

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax!

The most exciting release of the last seven days is one that nobody saw coming. Copeland might have launched a painfully long pre-order for Ixora, but the wait will certainly be worth it, and you can still pick up a copy on black or white vinyl.

If you’ve yet to grab a copy of The Format‘s excellent and recently reissued Dog Problems, now is the time. The band posted copies with misprinted etchings (no effect on sound quality) for only $5, with the proceeds going to charity.

Those are …

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Hawthorne Heights Announce ‘The Silence In Black And White (Acoustic)’

Earlier this year, Hawthorne Heights revealed plans to spend 2014 celebrating the ten-year anniversary of their landmark debut album, The Silence In Black And White. The initial announcement only included European tour dates, but attentive fans might have noticed that the VIP ticket packages mentioned an acoustic rendition of Silence. Now we know exactly what that was about. The album will get the full acoustic treatment this spring, and you can stream the new version of “Ohio Is For Lovers” after the break.

The Silence In Black and White (Acoustic) will be released on various formats throughout the …

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MUSIC VIDEO: JT Woodruff – “Dark Young Days” ft. Jane Decker

Hawthorne Heights vocalist JT Woodruff released his solo album Field Medicine a few weeks ago through InVogue records. Now he has a brand new video for the track “Dark Young Days” featuring Jane Decker.

Head after the jump to check out the video. It features the duo as mimes in a not-so-silent movie.

Field Medicine is currently available to purchase through iTunes and through Woodruff’s webstore. Jane Decker currently has a free EP available to download by signing up for her mailing list through Facebook.

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STREAM: JT Woodruff – ‘Field Medicine’

JT Woodruff, vocalist for Hawthorne Heights, has a brand new solo album on sale today. It’s titled Field Medicine, and it’s being released through InVogue Records.

For anyone hoping to give the record a listen before buying a copy of their own, head after the jump. We’ve got a full stream for you to check out there.

Today is the last day fans can pick up a pre-order bundle through Woodruff’s website. With a bunch of packages to choose from, fans can pick up vinyl, CDs, shirts and even hand-written lyric sheets. Digital copies of the album …


Hawthorne Heights Announce ‘The Silence In Black And White’ World Tour

Very few albums have captivated and influenced our music scene like The Silence In Black and White, the 2004 debut from Ohio’s Hawthorne Heights. Ten years later, the band will be commemorating the platinum-selling record with a world tour at which they will be performing The Silence In Black and White front to back.

You can see the first set of announced dates, which will take place in Europe, after the break. The tour kicks off April 8 in Dublin, Ireland and runs through the beginning of May. Fans in other parts of the world need not feel …

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