Music Versus The World stream new song “A Brooklyn Rooftop,” add dates to upcoming tour

Santa Barbra based pop-punk act Versus The World (featuring members of The Ataris and Lagwagon) have premiered a new song titled “A Brooklyn Rooftop,” and added dates to their summer tour. Check out the track and updated tour itinerary down below.

Versus The World’s new album Homesick/Roadsick is set to be released on April 7th through Kung Fu Records. It will be the band’s first full-length in 3 years, serving as a follow-up to 2012′s Drink. Sing. Live. Love.


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Rise Agaisnt vocalist Tim McIlrath and Fall Out Boy guitarist Pete Wentz played together in the same Chicago metalcore band named Arma Angelus before moving on to the bands that would later make them famous.


Video Video: The Smith Street Band play “I Don’t Wanna Die Anymore” live on Little Elephant Sessions

During their recent US tour, Australian rockers The Smith Street Band stopped by Little Elephant in Toledo, Ohio, to play their song “I Don’t Wanna Die Anymore” in-studio. Check out a video of the awesome performance below.

The band’s new album Throw Me In The River was released in October of 2014 through SideOneDummy (US), Uncle M Music (EU), Poison City Records (AU), Banquet Records (UK). They embark on a short run of UK shows with Gnarwolves tonight.


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Video Chris Farren releases music video for “Where U Are”

Florida singer/songwriter and Fake Problems frontman Chris Farren has release music video for his song “Where U Are,” and it’s interesting to say the least. You can check it out below.

The track is taken from Farren’s new EP of the same title, which was released on April 7th. Listen to it here, and read our review here.


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Release Kickstarter for Agnostic Front documentary launched

Film and Music Video Director Ian McFarland has announced that New York hardcore veterans Agnostic Front will be the subject of his new documentary. Appropriately titled The Godfathers of Hardcore, the film will chronicle the band’s career from their beginnings in 1980 to the present, focusing heavily on the friendship between Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma. To help get the film finished, McFarland has launched a Kickstarter campaign. You can find out more information on the project and how to donate here.

Agnostic Front released their eleventh studio album, The American Dream Died, on April 7, 2015 through Nuclear Blast Records.


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Signing Counterparts sign to Pure Noise Records and New Damage Records

Canadian hardcore outfit Counterparts have announced that they have signed with both Pure Noise Records (in the US) and New Damage Records (in Canada). Counterparts vocalist Brendan Murphy had this to say about the signings:

“We’re happy to finally be able to announce that we’ve signed to Pure Noise/New Damage. In my opinion, these are two of the best current record labels in their respective territories. The decision to sign with P[ure] N[oise]/N[ew] D[amage] was an obvious one. Thank you to those who stuck by us, and anyone who actually cares about anything we do. It means more than you know.”

The band is currently supporting Defeater on a US tour, but once they get a chance, they plan to record and release their fourth studio album later this year with both of their new labels. Counterparts last released The Difference Between Hell and Home in 2013 through Victory Records.


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Release The Banner and Old Wounds announce split EP

New Jersey hardcore acts The Banner and Old Wounds (pictured) will be teaming up together to release a split EP. The split will be titled Only the Dead Know Jersey, and will feature two songs from each band. You can check out a teaser video for the split and the track list below.

Only the Dead Know Jersey will be released this spring via Good Fight Music. You can pre-order it here.


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Tour The Get Up Kids and Braid announce mini-tour of Florida

The Get Up Kids and Braid will be teaming up together to head around the state of Florida for a mini-tour late this summer. Supporting the bands will be The Weaks. You can find all three dates and locations below.

The Get Up Kids have been celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band this year. Their last album was 2011′s There Are Rules. Braid, meanwhile, released a new single, “Kids Get Grids,” for Record Store Day 2015.


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Music Full Album Stream: The Splits (Garage-punk) – “The Splits II”

Finnish garage punk act The Splits released their second self-titled LP earlier this week. If it somehow slipped past you, don’t fret: you can give a listen below.

The Splits released The Splits II on April 21, 2015 via Dirtnap Records. It is the follow up to the band’s first LP, The Splits, which was released in 2012.


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Music Tenement announce double album; stream new song

Wisconsin punk act Tenement have announced that they will be releasing a double album, Predatory Headlights, this year. The 25-track, 80 minute album will be released on June 2, 2015 through Don Giovanni Records, and you can get your first taste of the album, via the album’s first single “Dull Joy,” below.

Tenement released a compilation album, Bruised Music Volume One on March 10, 2015, as a joint release between Grave Mistake Records and Toxic Pop Records.


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Video Music Video: Colors Dead Bleed – “Scars That Show”

Belgian melodic hardcore punk act Colors Dead Bleed have released a music video for their song “Scars That Show,” which is taken from their newest EP, Heritage. You can watch the video below.

Heritage was released on April 25, 2014 via White Russian Records


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Music Castoff stream new EP

San Diego skate punks Castoff  have released a stream of their upcoming EP, Lines and Passages. You can check it out here.

Castoff will release Lines and Passages on April 28, 2015 via Bandcamp as a pay-what-you-want download. Physical versions will be handled jointly by Morning Wood Records and Bird Attack Records.


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Video Music Video: NEEDS – “We Forgot the Records to Our Record Release Show”

Vancouver’s hardcore punks NEEDS have released a music video for their single “We Forgot the Records to Our Record Release Show,” which comes off of the band’s upcoming self-titled debut album. You can check out the video below.

NEEDS will release NEEDS on May 12, 2015 via File Under: Music. Pre-orders are now available with the first 100 copies on limited edition black and white mixed vinyl.


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