Mental Health Matters: “A Chance to Cut is a Chance to Cure” A Story of Self-Harm Features Mental Health Matters News 

Mental Health Matters: “A Chance to Cut is a Chance to Cure” A Story of Self-Harm

“I was surprised by how much pressure it took to make the incision, and that made me feel safe. Because I had always thought of the body as so fragile” Saturday, February 20th, 2016: I hadn’t been feeling well that day, but I figured the party would cheer me up. I threw on a suit jacket – a rare occasion at Middlebury College – drank a beer, and got ready to go. A brisk 10-minute walk brought me to a friend’s house to pregame. Things didn’t feel too awkward, even…

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Mental Health Matters: When Self-Doubt Kills Your Career Before It Starts Features Mental Health Matters News 

Mental Health Matters: When Self-Doubt Kills Your Career Before It Starts

Since I was little all I could remember is music circulating throughout my life. From learning who the band on the screen was [answer: it was AC/DC, it was always AC/DC] to my Godfather giving me money and letting me loose in the record store as I bought my first record;music has been and will always continue to the most important thing in my life no matter what. Though, for a period of time I wouldn’t listen to any music. Now you’re thinking, you’re part of an industry where music…

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My First Time: Eidola Features Guest Blogs My First Time News 

My First Time: Eidola

The first time I went to see a concert was in November of 2006. I had seen my friends play at local venues, but never anything more than 20 people in a garage. I grew up in a small town called Payson, Utah, which is about an hour south of Salt Lake City. Bands generally only stop in Salt Lake City, if they stop in Utah at all, so this was the first time I had the money for a ticket and the means to get to the venue. I was going to…

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PWR BTTM Discography to be Removed by Streaming Services Alternative News Pop 

PWR BTTM Discography to be Removed by Streaming Services

The music of New York punk duo PWR BTTM will be removed from iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal, Google Play and Amazon following sexual assault allegations surrounding member Ben Hopkins.  The announcement comes after an earlier statement from the group’s label Polyvinyl,  who removed PWR BTTM from their roster immediately after sexual assault reports emerged. “In keeping with this philosophy, we want to let everyone know that we are ceasing to sell and distribute PWR BTTM’s music,” posted Polyvinyl on their website. PWR BTTM has also cancelled all dates of what was…

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Between the Buried and Me Announce Ten Year Anniversary Tour for ‘Colors’ Hardcore Metal News 

Between the Buried and Me Announce Ten Year Anniversary Tour for ‘Colors’

10 years after the release of their fourth album Colors, Between the Buried and Me will be heading out on an anniversary tour this fall. Supporting the North Carolina rockers will be The Contortionist, Polyphia, and Toothgrinder.

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Mental Health Matters: Post-Tour Depression Features Guest Blogs Mental Health Matters News 

Mental Health Matters: Post-Tour Depression

Being a DIY artist in the music industry is the ultimate catch-22.  Mix in dealing with anxiety, stress, depression and a multitude of other mental illnesses and you’re in the middle of a creative quicksand.  I’ve been an active, touring musician for the past 6+ years – having done 13 tours (all self-booked) while still holding down a full-time job when back home and off the road.  For me, It’s that coming-off-the-road that’s always the hardest part of being a DIY musician.  I’ve dealt with depression and severe anxiety for…

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PVRIS Announce European/U.K. Headlining Tour Alternative Indie News Pop Rock 

PVRIS Announce European/U.K. Headlining Tour

While November may be a ways off, European and U.K. PVRIS fans have something to get excited for. The group announced they will embark on a headlining run this November, hitting plenty of European and U.K. cities along the way. Support has yet to be announced, but tickets are on sale May 19th at 9 A.M. GMT/10 A.M. BST. Check out all of the details in a tweet from PVRIS after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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Silverstein Tease May 18th Announcement News Post-hardcore 

Silverstein Tease May 18th Announcement

A while after releasing their standalone single, “Ghost,” it looks like Silverstein may have more music for fans. At the very least, something new is coming this way. The group posted a cryptic teaser video with a rope, some distant wave sounds, and the caption “#DeadReflection.” The final frame of the video read “May 18 2 P.M. EST,” so at least there will be an answer then! Check out the teaser in a tweet from Silverstein after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD…

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