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Matty Mullins Shares “99% Soul”

Matty Mullins‘ debut solo album will be hitting stores September 23 via Rise Records. When the singer first announced his solo effort he premiered the first single for it – giving fans a taste of what’s to come. Now he has unleashed the next single, which is titled “99% Soul.” It’s available to stream below the break.

“99% Soul” is certainly in the same style we’re used to from Mullins. It will be interesting to hear the rest of the album to see if he throws us any curve balls. If you happen to like what you’ve heard so …

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Emarosa Stream ‘Versus’ In Full

Fans have been waiting for what seems like forever to finally hear Emarosa‘s new album, and at long last the wait is over. Versus is currently available to stream in its entirety through Rise Records’ YouTube channel. You can also check it out below the break.

If you haven’t pre-ordered the album yet, be sure to grab yourself a copy while you still can! Bundles can be purchased on MerchNow or digital copies are available through iTunes.…

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STREAM: Exotype – “Wide Awake” Feat. Chad Ruhling

When Exotype announced that they had signed on to Rise Records earlier this year, all they had to offer for fans to listen to was a demo they had been working on. Now that some time has passed the band is finally ready to unleash the lead single off their forthcoming full-length album.

The new song is titled “Wide Awake,” and it features guest vocals by Chad Ruhling of For The Fallen Dreams. It’s available to stream below the jump.

The group will be dropping their debut full-length album October 7. Pre-order bundles are available for purchase through MerchNow

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STREAM: Emarosa – “People Like Me, We Just Don’t Play”

We are now two weeks away from the release of Emarosa‘s highly anticipated upcoming studio album, Versus. We have only had a small taste of what to expect off the release, and today the band revealed another brand new single for us to enjoy. The new song is titled “People Like Me, We Just Don’t Play.” You can give it a listen right beneath the break.

This will be Emarosa’s first effort with Bradley Walden at the helm, and he continues to prove himself a capable frontman of the band. His style and range may be different from …

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Hands Like Houses Releasing ‘Reimagine’ EP, Stream Lead Single

The fan favorite alternative rock band from down under, Hands Like Houses, released their incredibly successful sophomore studio album last year, titled Unimagine. It’s hard to believe that after all of the touring they’ve done since its release that they’d have time to record any sort of new jam, but it seems that’s exactly what they did. The band announced earlier today that they will release an EP titled Reimagine. The EP will feature “reimagined” versions of songs taken from their last album, and it appears as though they will probably have new titles. Upon making the …

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Transit Release Info and Album Artwork for ‘Joyride’

Coupled in with their announcement of joining Seaway and Such Gold on Four Year Strong’s upcoming ‘Go Down in History’ fall tour, Transit have shared more info on their highly anticipated fourth album, Joyride, which is set to release on October 14 via Rise Records.

Pre-order packages for the album have gone live on Transit’s webstore and include some fun stuff like crew necks, a limited-edition LP with an alternate cover, and a bonus acoustic 7″ which features a new song called “Don’t Bury Me Away,” along with acoustic versions of two tracks from the album.

In case you …

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Abandon All Ships Break Up, Announce Final Show

Canadian hardcore outfit Abandon All Ships have announced plans to disband before the end of September.

“We’d like to start this off with a thank you. Thank you to our fans, friends, and family for the last 8 years,” wrote Angel Aita of Abandon All Ships in an open letter released Friday afternoon. “After many ups and downs, good times and bad, it’s time that Abandon All Ships comes to an end. There’s no hard feelings or inner turmoil, it’s just time that we all move on to the next chapter of our lives. We’d also like to say thank …

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Matty Mullins Announces Debut Solo Album, Streams Lead Single

Memphis May Fire‘s Matty Mullins is now joining the ranks of his fellow musicians as a frontman who goes out on their own to work on a solo project. Earlier today he announced that he will be releasing his debut solo album next month through the label his band is currently signed with, Rise Records. In addition to the announcement, he released the first single which is titled “My Dear.” give the song a listen by taking a look below the jump.

While I do enjoy the song, it’s something that sounds like it could easily be on a …

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The Acacia Strain Announce ‘Coma Witch,’ Release “Cauterizer” Music Video

I woke up with Robin Williams on my mind, and I knew if I was going to shake the funk I felt myself falling into I would need a little help from the world of music. Thankfully, The Acacia Strain have returned to remind us all that the idea of our impending doom can be pretty damn entertaining.

Two years have passed since The Acacia Strain released Death Is The Only Mortal, and in that time the majority of heavy music has become pretty weak. The chugs are still there, as are the broken hearts, but no one is …

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Honour Crest Are Breaking Up

Shortly after their show this evening in Virginia Beach, Virginia Honour Crest‘s frontman posted an ominous Facebook status that said “That was the hardest thing I’ve ever had to say.” After some probing by friends and fans he confirmed that Honour Crest would be disbanding. Though initially the band’s Facebook page remained silent at first it looks as though the group have officially announced they are splitting up. You can read what they had to say below the break.

There is no indication as to why they decided to part ways, but they did promise one last show for …

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DROP EVERYTHING: Listen To Emarosa’s New Song “American Déjà Vu”

Emarosa released the lead single off their forthcoming album, Versus, back in April. Since then, fans have been anxiously awaiting for new music and pre-order details. Well, that day has finally come and now we have the full album details as well as a new song on our hands.

Versus will be released September 9 via Rise Records. The album can now be pre-ordered through iTunes and MerchNow. You can check out the full tracklist by checking below the break. In addition to the pre-order launch, the band premiered the second single, titled “American Déjà Vu.” The song …

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Ex-Woe, Is Me Vocalist Starts New Band, Premieres Lead Single

Though the members tried to make things work, it didn’t take long for their band Woe, Is Me to die a slow, painful death. Many of the members went their separate ways, and now former vocalist Hance Alligood has teamed up with Alternative Press to announce his new project. His new band, named Favorite Weapon, is a five piece alternative rock outfit. Despite the fact that they are using Woe, Is Me’s old Facebook page (as well as their ~800,000 fans), they definitely have a totally different sound. In fact, Hance is the only member of the band who …