Posts Tagged ‘split’

Sunny Day Real Estate

STREAM: Circa Survive – “Bad Heart”

For those who weren’t lucky enough to snag themselves a copy of Circa Survive and Sunny Day Real Estate‘s exclusive Record Store Day split 7″, there’s still hope. You might not have the physical copy of the vinyl in your collection, but you can at least listen to the songs on it.

We already posted Sunny Day Real Estate’s contribution (their first new material in 14 years), and now you can check out Circa Survive’s as well. Listen to “Bad Heart by taking a look below the break.

What are your thoughts on the songs on these special releases? …

Sunny Day Real Estate

MUST LISTEN: Sunny Day Real Estate – “Lipton Witch”

Record Store Day was yesterday, and there were plenty of releases for fans of all genres to look forward to. One of those releases was a split between Circa Survive and Sunny Day Real Estate. This split is particularly exciting because SDRE haven’t released new music together in fourteen years. While I do love Circa Survive, SDRE’s “Lipton Witch” is definitely the biggest reason to grab the split. You can give it a listen by taking a look below the jump.

If you missed out on grabbing the split yesterday, you can always try to pick it up on …


MUSIC VIDEO: Elephantis – “You’re Like The Sun”

Elephantis are a UK based, five piece hardcore/emo band who are currently signed to Dream Atlantic Records. The band is currently poised to release a split with the hardcore outfit Road To Manila, which is set to be released April 1. One of Elephantis’ contributions is titled “You’re Like The Sun,” and the band just released a music video for it. You can watch that video by checking below the break.

If you’re a fan of melodic hardcore that has more of that emo influence to it like The Elijah then I’d highly recommend giving these guys a listen. …

Ivy Leauge,TX/Turnover/Maker/Such Gold Split

REVIEW: Ivy LeagueTX / Turnover / Maker / Such Gold – Split 7″

Artist: Ivy LeagueTX, Turnover, Maker, Such Gold
Album: Ivy LeagueTX / Turnover / Maker / Such Gold – Split 7″
Genre: Pop-Punk / Alternative
Label: Broken Rim Records

In what may be one of the raddest split line-ups in recent history, Turnover, Maker, Ivy League, and Such Gold have banded together to release a split chock full of punk tinged rock. Through Broken Rim Records, each respective band gets their chance to indulge into the musicianship they have at hand.

Ivy LeagueTX have the pleasure of opening the work for us, leading us in with a brooding introduction that is …

Sunny Day Real Estate

Sunny Day Real Estate, Circa Survive Announce Split Featuring First New SDRE Song In 14 Years

You read that headline correctly. Sunny Day Real Estate will be releasing a split with Circa Survive for Record Store Day, featuring brand new material from both bands. For those of you keeping track at home, this marks the first new Sunny Day Real Estate song since their 2000 record, The Rising Tide. The track, titled “Lipton Witch,” was likely conceived during unresolved recording sessions following the band’s reunion in 2009. Circa Survive is contributing “Bad Heart,” a song recorded after the Violent Waves sessions in 2012.

The split’s artwork was done by Chris Thompson, who contributed artwork …

Run For Cover Records 2012

Are Nothing and Whirr Hinting at Possible Split Release?

Yes please.

According to a photo posted on Run For Cover Records’ Instagram, it appears that we may have a release consisting of both Nothing and Whirr, most likely a split EP, coming spring 2014. It is no secret that both bands are close friends, anyone who has been to their respective Facebook accounts will know what I mean. These two bands exchange members like no tomorrow, with members of Whirr and Nothing comprising Death of Lovers, as well as Whirr guitarist Nick Bassett currently playing bass for Nothing.

Whatever the outcome may be, I hope RFC announces it soon, …

Joie De Vivre

Listen To Joie De Vivre’s “Martin Park”

If there is one band that knows how to make me feel all the feels, it is Joie De Vivre. From their LP We’re All Better Than This, to their Summer Months EP, their drone delivery and bright guitars know how to make a dude wonder what the hell has happened in his life lately.

With the release “Martin Park,” from their upcoming split with Prawn, they continue this emotional assault on my core. “Martin Park” is a welcomed addition to their roster, giving fans exactly what they have come to know from the Rockford, IL act. But, within …


The Wanted To Go On Hiatus Following World Tour

…And just like that, a million teen and tween hearts across the globe were broken.

Modern boy band outfit The Wanted, perhaps best known for the hit “Glad You Came,” have announced their next tour will be their last for the foreseeable future.

In a message written to fans posted online earlier today, members of The Wanted broke the news of their decision to take time off by first updating fans on what lies on the immediate horizon: Their 2014 world tour. The guys tell followers they are excited to interact with fans once more, then went on to …


Anberlin To Disband: Band Plans Final Album And Tour For 2014

2014 will be the year we say goodbye to Anberlin.

In an announcement released through the band’s various networks this afternoon, the members of Anberlin announced that 2014 will be the last year they record and tour together. A message written to fans reads:

“In 2014 we’re going to release our final record and tour the world one more time. We don’t want to fade out. We want to end with hugs and celebrate the life that was Anberlin and not be bummed about us ending.”

A video released along with the announcement can be found below.

Anberlin will …


Love Out Loud Break Up

After spending the last few years rising through the ranks of underground pop rock the members of Love Out Loud have announced plans to go their separate ways.

Taking to their Facebook shortly after the start of the new year, members of Love Out Loud broke news of their decision to split up with fans through an open letter that focused on the possibilities presented by 2014. You can read their letter, in full, below:

2014 will be a new chapter in our lives. Love Out Loud has officially decided to break up. After five years, we are so happy


REST IN PEACE: The Gay Blades

This is the most depressing post I have written in 2013. Not only does it bum me out, but it completely caught me and the rest of the staff off guard.

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we must report New York rock outfit The Gay Blades have officially called it quits.

Taking to their social networks after months of silence, the members of The Gay Blades released a message to fans this evening announcing their plans to go their separate ways:

“Been quiet for a long time, but in order to truly focus on new things,


Thick As Blood Are Calling It Quits In 2014

According to a new story on Lambgoat, Thick As Blood will be calling it quits following a few final performances in early 2014. No official announcement has been made yet, but the band is expected to release a statement in the near future. Tour dates may or may not be released at the same time. We will keep you updated as this story continues to progress.

Thick As Blood originally formed in 2004. They released two albums with Eulogy Recordings (2007′s Moment of Truth and 2009′s Embrace) before signing with Rise Records in 2012. Their latest release, Living