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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 …


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 …

Matty Mullins

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 …


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 …

Honour Crest

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 …

Favorite Weapon

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 …

Alive Like Me

STREAM: Alive Like Me – “Slip Away”

Fans have a long time to wait before Alive Like Me‘s debut full-length album, titled Only Forever, is released. It’s set to hit stores October 7 via Rise Records. Luckily, for those who are eager to hear what the band has to offer, there are a few singles available to listen to.

Earlier today the group premiered their newest song, titled “Slip Away,” through their label’s YouTube channel. You can also check it out right below the jump.

Only Forever can be purchased through iTunes, or if you prefer to grab a physical bundle those are available …

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REVIEW: Crown The Empire – ‘Resistance: Rise Of The Runaways’

Artist: Crown The Empire
Albu: Resistance: Rise Of The Runaways
Genre: Post hardcore
Label: Rise Records

Crown The Empire were basically unheard of until after they released their debut EP, Limitless. The EP drew the attention of thousands of fans, including some of us on staff, as well as Rise Records. Less than six months after its debut the band was quickly signed by the label. A short time after that, they dropped their first full-length album, The Fallout. Between those two releases the band has amassed a large, passionate fan base. They deserve it, and they have …

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MUSIC VIDEO: Alive Like Me – “Searching For Endings”

Oregon natives Alive Like Me recently joined the Rise Records family, and plan on releasing their debut full-length album Only Forever through them. Yesterday the band premiered a music video for their single “Searching For Endings,” which is taken from the album. You can watch the video by taking a look below the jump.

Only Forever will be hitting stores everywhere October 10. If you like what you hear it’s available to pre-order through MerchNow.…

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Crown The Empire Release New Song “Initiation”

Crown The Empire will be releasing their new album, The Resistance: Rise Of The Runaways, on July 22 through Rise Records, and have released a new song called “Initiation.” You can check out the lyric video for the track after the jump.

Crown The Empire are without a doubt the biggest up-and-comers in the “Rise-core” scene, and have been building a huge, loyal fanbase since the release of The Fallout in 2012. Given the band’s current rate of growth and their spot on the 2014 Vans Warped Tour, you’ll be able to watch Crown The Empire conquer the world …

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Like Moths To Flames Announce Headlining Tour

Metalcore favorites Like Moths To Flames have announced a short run of headlining dates for the end of the Summer. The band will be taking out Palisades and Elitist as support.

This short run continues Like Moths To Flames’ support of their full-length record, An Eye For An Eye, which was released last year on Rise Records. You can buy that record here, at iTunes.

You can check out the recently released tour flyer with dates after the jump. Let us know if you’re heading out to a show by leaving us a comment. …