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Neck Deep release video for “In Bloom”

Neck Deep have released a video for “In Bloom”, another track from their fourthcoming album, “The Peace And The Panic”out  via Hopeless Records on August 18th (this Friday). The track follows last month’s video “Motion Sickness”.

Pre-orders for the album are up now; you can watch the video below.



Neck Deep to tour US/Canada this Winter

Neck Deep, who release new album, “The Peace And The Panic” on August 18th via Hopeless Records, have announced a lengthy tour at the start of 2018 that covers the US and Canada. Tickets for the Jan/Feb tour go on sale this Friday, August 11th. For tickets, head to https://www.ndsoundcheckclub.com/.

Full details of the tour are below.



Have Mercy announce Fall tour

Have Mercy has announced a Fall United States tour in support of their recently released Hopeless Records album “Make The Best Of It”. Tour support is from Boston Manor, Can’t Swim and A Will Away.

The bands will kick off the tour on October 6th with a Have Mercy hometown show in Baltimore, MD and make 30 stops in cities across the United States, wrapping up on November 12th in Boston, MA. Dates below.



The Wonder Years stream “There, There” from upcoming album “Burst & Decay”

The Wonder Years are streaming “There, There” which is taken from their upcoming acoustic album “Burst & Decay”. Give it a listen below.

“Burst & Decay” includes seven tracks from the band’s previous catalog, re-imagined and presented in a new light acoustically. It will be released on September 22nd.

The band have also announced an acoustic tour which will kick off on September 24th. You can find the list of dates below.



The Wonder Years recorded upcoming acoustic EP at Ace Enders’ studio

The upcoming Wonder Years EP we told you about yesterday was recorded at Ace Enders‘ Lumberyard studio. He shared an Instagram post of the band and his team.

This record is going to be super weepy, isn’t it? If you dare tell anyone I’m into that, I’ll fight you. With knives.



The Wonder Years announce acoustic EP “Burst & Decay”

The Wonder Years have announced the upcoming release of an acoustic EP. “Burst & Decay” will be co-released with Hopeless Records and through a new venture created by the band called Loneliest Place On Earth. Vocalist Dan Campbell on the plan:

“To whom it may concern,

We’ve begun a new venture. I’m hesitant to give it a title because I don’t want to limit what it could become but, for now, I’m going to call it a collective – an avenue for music and art and writing and performance. The first order of business will be to pair up with Hopeless Records to co-release an acoustic EP we recorded in May called ‘Burst & Decay’. In the coming months and years, we’ll be rolling out releases, artists and events. The seeds are being planted. This is just the beginning but for now, thank you. We love you. We’ll see you soon.”

Track listing and pre-order links below.



Neck Deep releases new song & music video for “Motion Sickness”

Neck Deep have released a new video for their song “Motion Sickness”, the third release off their upcoming album The Peace and the Panic which is due to release August 18th via Hopeless Records.

The band will also be appearing on several dates on the Warped Tour this year. See below to view the video and check out what dates they’ll be on the Warped Tour.



Between You & Me (Australian Pop-Punk) sign to Hopeless records, premiere new music video

Melbourne, Australia based pop-punkers Between You & Me have signed with Los Angeles, CA based label Hopeless Records.

To celebrate the signing, the band has dropped a music video for a brand new single titled “Overthinking.” You can check it out below.



Album Review: Hundredth – “Rare”

Nothing strikes fear into a fan’s heart more than an announcement that a band has decided to rip apart their sound and start again. Sure, we expect a band to grow, to develop and to experiment but all within the relative confines of their signature style. However, when a band decides to recast themselves altogether, results can be mixed to say the least. Not only are the band challenging themselves, but they also have to brace themselves for the inevitable backlash from their fans. Some people will never forgive AFI for changing from the punk roots of “Answer That And Stay Fashionable” or the way Yellowcard went in a more pop-punk direction on the “Still Standing” EP. Even more popular bands that just about fall under the punk remit like Fall Out Boy and Paramore are, now, totally unrecognizable to the bands they started out as, which has been ‘divisive’ to say the least. Therefore, it is not without some degree of trepidation to learn that Hundredth have embarked on a whole new direction on their fourth record “Rare”.

Understandably, the band felt they had taken their hardcore sound as far as they could after 2015’s “Free”. Rather than split up, the band sought to metamorphosis into something different altogether. “Rare” sees the band totally dismantle their hardcore sound, leaving only the faintest of residue behind. The result is a dark, shoegaze album replete with sheets of distorted guitars and echoing, often ghostly, vocals. It is an admirable attempt at transformation and one that is, on the whole, pulled off with aplomb.

This is not a toe dipped tentatively in the water either. Hundreth have climbed to the top diving board and hurled themselves wholeheartedly into their new sound. Nothing contrived or fake here. From the The Cure-esque bassline and the layers of distorted guitar on opening song “Vertigo”, it’s clear that the band have buried any remnants of the band they were. It’s still a hard-edged, heavy track but the way the band have adopted a dark, brooding tone creates a far darker, almost oppressive soundscape. The creeping, echoing vocals from frontman Chadwick Johnson add to the air of claustrophobia giving the whole thing it’s own definite, downbeat character. As on the majority of the album they float rather than howl, dripping with ominous menace.  This is something that continues throughout the album. “Neurotic” adds bruising drums and a heavier break-down but it’s hardcore seen through the prism of 80s post punk and 90s shoegaze rather than approaching anything as crushing as heard on previous albums. “White Squall” again wears it’s 80s goth influences on it’s sleeve, starting out as a mid-tempo rocker before soon giving way to a resounding, panoramic chorus.

Thankfully, the band still know how to write urgent, insistent, heavy songs with “Hole” and “Disarray” providing a bit more bone and muscle. “Disarray” in particular hits hard with the band whipping up a discordant wall of noise as Johnson’s haunting voice echoes the line “control is a delusion/the walls are gonna cave”. At other points on the album, the band lock into a more shoegazzy groove with songs such as “Grey” and “Shy Vein” mirroring Catherine Wheel’s ability to sound aggressive over woozy, shimmery shoegaze guitars. The mid-tempo songs give the album real depth and substance. Initially, they might lack presence but on repeat listens their buzzing volatility becomes ever more exhilarating.

Hundredth’s new direction isn’t going to be for everyone. This, their fourth album, could be by a different band entirely, however, the laudable focus, commitment and sheer guts on show has seen them craft a mesmerizing, darkly beautiful album. There are obvious similarities to bands like Turnover and Nothing but if anything Hundredth’s take on shoegaze is darker, more unsettling, more nightmarish. A challenging album from a band not afraid to challenge themselves.

4/5 Stars



Circa Survive announce new full length ‘The Amulet’, share new single ‘Lustration’

Fans of Circa Survive are in for a treat. The band announced that its sixth studio album is officially happening. ‘The Amulet’ will come out September 22nd via Hopeless Records and is already available for pre-order right here.

To top things off, the band also premiered its brand new track ‘Lustration’. Check that one out, with accompanying video, below.



Music Video: Trash Boat – “Tring Quarry”

UK pop-punk act Trash Boat have premiered a music video for their track “Tring Quarry.” You can watch it below.

“Tring Quarry” is taken from their latest album, Nothing I Write You Can Change What You’ve Been Through, which was released on June 17th via Hopeless Records.



Hands Like Houses sign to Hopeless Records, release video for “Drift”

Aussie post hardcore punks Hands Like Houses just signed to Hopeless Records out of Los Angeles, CA and to UNFD in Australia and New Zealand.

In celebration of the addition, the five piece dropped the video for their new single “Drift,” which according to vocalist Trenton Woodley, “Drift is about a momentary lapse in momentum, where everything is still long enough to question where you’re going, where you’ve been and how they are somehow supposed to connect in the middle.

Check out the video below!



Bayside announce “The Walking Wounded” 10th anniversary tour

New York pop-punks Bayside have announced a headline tour of the United States to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their album The Walking Wounded.

The tour begins in Baltimore on September 6, with supports yet to be announced. The tour will extend to the UK in December. You can find the tour poster, dates, and locations below.



Don’t Panic Fest announces Digger to play first shows in Denver since 2002

Pennsylvania pop-punk icons Digger are heading to Denver for a few shows in August. The band will play Don’t Panic Fest along with former label mates Nobodys. The first shows Digger will play in the Mile High city since 2002.

They’re going to be playing Friday August 4th in Denver at 3 Kings Tavern & Saturday August 5th at the Triple Nickel Tavern in Colorado Springs.

For more information click on the links below.



Hundredth premiere video for “Hole”

Hundredth have a video for their new song “Hole,” and they’re taking their sound in a new direction.

Check out the video below, and then head over to CLRVYNT to read an interview with singer Chadwick Johnson about how the new record came to be.

Their upcoming album, “Rare,” is due out June 16th on Hopeless Records.