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The World Don't Owe You Anything
Luca BrasiSeptember 29th, 2023

Australian rock powerhouse Luca Brasi have announced the upcoming release of a brand new album, 'The World Don't Owe You Anything' on September 29 via Cooking Vinyl Australia. They have also unveiled the album's title track and the accompanying music video, along with two subsequent singles from the new LP as well, which can call ...

Always & Always
The JuliesSeptember 29th, 2023

Philadelphia, PA 90s dreampop / shoegaze rockers The Julies return after 20 plus years to release their debut full length album, Always & Always, on September 29, 2023 for Lost in Ohio.

The Julies made their first blip on the scene with 1994’s self-released January EP. Drenched in guitar effects so evocative of their time, this ...

Would You Miss It?
KoyoSeptember 29th, 2023

Long Island upstarts Koyo have announced their debut full-length, Would You Miss It?, due out September 29th from Pure Noise Records. In just a few short years the band have been turning heads with their unabashedly heart-on-sleeve blend of punk, hardcore, and emo, and now Would You Miss It? makes good on that early promise with their most satis ...

One Last Dream Before Dying
Day AchesSeptember 19th, 2023

Rising D.C. alt-rock group Day Aches Release have just announced their debut full length LP titled "One Last Dream Before Dying" set for release on September 19, 2023 via Really Rad Records. Roaring to life from the vibrant Virginia/DC hardcore scene, the band crafts a unique mosaic of emotion through introspective and dynamic soundsca ...

New Skin
SmelterSeptember 19th, 2023

Broward County, Florida noise rockers Smelter are gearing up to release their sophomore EP titled "New Skin" set for release on September 19, 2023 via Tiger Records. The EP will contain 4 new tracks that were recorded, mixed, mastered and produced by Jonathan Nunez of Torche. The band's previous EP, "Muffler" released in ...

If It Wasn't for My Friends, Things Could Be Different
JAWSSeptember 15th, 2023

Birmingham-based indie rock/dream pop band JAWS, consisting of Connor Schofield (vocals/rhythm guitar), Alex Hudson (guitar), Leon Smith (bass), Eddy Geach (drums) have just announced their upcoming EP “If It Wasn't For My Friends, Things Could Be Different” will be released on September 15, 2023. With that, the band have released the first ...

With HonorSeptember 8th, 2023

Connecticut hardcore band WITH HONOR is proud to announce the release of new album Boundless. Hot on the heels of the remastered release of their classic first LP Heart Means Everything in 2022 on Pure Noise, this is their first new music since the 2005 album This Is Our Revenge.

They’ve pulled it off perfectly. In fact, if you didn ...

There's a Place I Can Rest
cursetheknifeSeptember 8th, 2023

Oklahoma's CURSETHEKNIFE has just announced their sophomore LP titled "There's A Place I Can Rest" set for release on September 9, 2023 via New Morality Zine. Since the release of their debut LP "Thank You For Being Here" the band has spent time honing their craft and expanding their vision of their sound. With countl ...

Dial M For Meds
Taking MedsSeptember 1st, 2023

Taking Meds have announced their new full-length, Dial M For Meds, due out September 1st via Smartpunk Records. Produced/recorded by Kurt Ballou at God City Studios (The Armed, Joyce Manor, NAILS) the album finds Taking Meds at their very best, seamlessly merging college rock catchiness with the energy and bite of their post-hardcore roots.

No Joy
Spanish Love SongsAugust 25th, 2023

SPANISH LOVE SONGS, have revealed details on their upcoming new album ‘No Joy’ - the highly anticipated follow up to 2020’s critically acclaimed ‘Brave Faces Everyone’. ‘No Joy’ will be released on August 25, 2023 via Pure Noise Records.

Today, the band also release the first single and music video for “Haunted”, which can be strea ...

Nothing Moves Me
Broken RecordAugust 22nd, 2023

Denver-based Broken Record is eagerly preparing to unveil their second full-length album on August 22nd, courtesy of Really Rad Records. With their new single "Blueprinting" available on all major platforms today, the band showcases their distinctive fusion of sticky, post-punk bass grooves, earworm guitar licks, and soaring, fuzzed-ou ...

Death is Nothing To Us
FiddleheadAugust 18th, 2023

Fiddlehead are back! Today the post-hardcore heroes have announced their upcoming third full-length, Death Is Nothing To Us, due out August 18th via Run For Cover Records. The album finds Fiddlehead completing the thematic trilogy that began with their previous two releases, resulting in a truly special album that feels like both a culmination o ...

MovementsAugust 18th, 2023

Southern California band Movements have announced their new album, RUCKUS!, out August 18 via Fearless Records. The album was produced by Will Yip. The band has spent the past several months flexing their creative muscles, pushing their sonic boundaries, and diligently working on new material. Earlier this spring, the band shared videos for the ...

You’re in both dreams (and you’re scared)
PaerishAugust 18th, 2023

Parisian indie rockers, PÆRISH have unveiled details surrounding their forthcoming new album ‘You’re in both dreams (and you’re scared)’, to be released August 18, 2023 via SideOneDummy Records. The album was produced by Will Yip. With the announcement, the band has also released the first single and new music video for “Houses Of American Style ...

Future Of Illusion
DeafcultAugust 14th, 2023

Brisbane dreampop / noise rockers DEAFCULT have just announced their sophomore LP and first album in six years. The new album titled "Future Of Illusion" comes out August 14, 2023 via Hobbledehoy Records.

About the new LP, “Future Of Illusion” takes an unexpected and important left turn. The second full-length record from ...

Upsetter August 11th, 2023

Brisbane/Meanjin dynamic emo rock duo Upsetter will release their debut EP titled "DOOMGAZE" on August 11, 2023. The EP will contain 8 tracks combining emo "sob rock", shoegaze, post-grunge, and hooky guitar heavy alternative rock, a sound the band sonically refers to as "doomgaze." Four tracks from the EP have been ...

Still Love
Teenage WristAugust 4th, 2023

LA alternative rockers Teenage Wrist have announced their new album ‘Still Love’, set for release on August 04, 2023 via Epitaph Records. Venturing into their third full-length, ‘Still Love’ sees Marshall Gallagher (guitars/vocals) and Anthony Salazar (drums)—producing the album themselves to handcraft their most expansive collection of songs to ...

Somewhere Down Below
GaadgeAugust 4th, 2023

Pittsburgh, PAs indie/noise-pop rockers Gaadge’s third full length record Somewhere Down Below is slated for release on August 4, 2023 via Crafted Sounds, combing elements of alt rock, noise-pop, indie rock, grunge and shoegaze. Since releasing their previous LP "Yeah?", songwriting duties have expanded beyond DeLong and to the rest of ...

Velvet Divorce
City WindowsJuly 27th, 2023

San Diego, CA punk rockers City Windows are gearing up to release their sophomore LP titled 'Velvet Divorce' Out July 27 via the band's own label Midwest Migration Records. LP The album was recorded at Singing Serpent Studios with Ben Moore (Hot Snakes, Pinback, Angels & Airwaves, Rocket From The Crypt).

Regarding t ...