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ALBUM REVIEW : 18th & Addison – ‘Makeshift Monster’ Album Reviews 

ALBUM REVIEW : 18th & Addison – ‘Makeshift Monster’

With humble beginnings, forming in 2013/2014, the New Jersey acoustic duo Tom Kunzman and Kait DiBenedetto of alternative rock band 18th & Addison set their sights to bring something new and unique to the ever growing music industry. From formerly playing alongside pop-punk musician, Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory and What’s Eating Gilbert, DiBenedetto met Kunzman and from a few acoustic sets, the band 18th & Addison was formed, bringing both of their musical backgrounds into something new and collaborative. Having a debut EP under their belts, 2015’s Little Parasites, the duo set…

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New Found Glory Finish Recording New Album News Pop Punk 

New Found Glory Finish Recording New Album

They have been teasing a new album for a while and working hard, and now, New Found Glory will soon have something to show for it. The group have officially finished the first phase of creating new music. According to a post on the group’s Instagram, New Found Glory are done recording their next release. All that is left is the mixing and further fine tuning. Check out the Instagram photo after the jump, and get stoked for some new pop-punk jams! You can purchase a concert ticket here or…

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New Found Glory Working on New Album News Pop Punk 

New Found Glory Working on New Album

They have been relatively quiet since their stint on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour, but New Found Glory have been working hard. Currently, the band is working on a follow up album to 2014’s Resurrection.  On their social media channels, the group have been updating fans on new development. It looks like everyone in the group is getting started! Check out a few tweet updates after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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More Warped Tour Coverage: A Chat with Ernie Ball Winners, Actor|Observer News Post-hardcore 

More Warped Tour Coverage: A Chat with Ernie Ball Winners, Actor|Observer

Every year, guitar string manufacturer, Ernie Ball, holds a huge Battle of the Bands competition for Vans Warped Tour. Artists submit music and the public votes. This year, 41 bands for 41 dates were chosen to perform on the Journey’s main stage. Yesterday was Day 17 and the day Boston-based post-hardscore band, Actor|Observer, got to live their dream. It was their third time playing Vans Warped Tour, their second time winning the competition, but their first playing the main stage. “It was pretty unreal,” frontman, Greg Marquis said. “We had a huge crowd and so many familiar faces, but also…

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New Found Glory to Release Book Alternative News Pop Punk Rock 

New Found Glory to Release Book

New Found Glory have been staples of the pop-punk scene for a long time. Gaining thousands of fans during their band’s success, the group has been through a lot and have plenty of stories to share. They have decided to do so with a new book, Stories of a Different Kind. The book will be styled like a scrapbook, showcasing epic memories from the road. The book will be sold at this summer’s Vans Warped Tour through the group. Check out the group’s announcement of the release after the jump! You can…

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Anthony Raneri Announces Solo Headlining Tour News Pop Punk Singer/Songwriter 

Anthony Raneri Announces Solo Headlining Tour

This July, Bayside’s Anthony Raneri will be going on a full US headlining tour. He will be joined on the road by What’s Eating Gilbert (a new solo project from Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory), Allison Weiss, and Laura Stevenson. Take a look at a full list of dates below. Raneri will be releasing his sophomore full-length, Sorry State of Mind, on June 30th via Hopeless Records. Check out the lyric video for the latest track, “Gone,” below. Fans can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. 

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #69 Alternative Features Indie Metal News Photos Photos of the Week Pop Pop Punk Rock 

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #69

“It was the moment I realized what music can do to people, how it can make you hurt and feel so good all at once.” ― Nina LaCour,  Author, Hold Still The following photos were posted between February 6 – 13, 2015 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Grammy Awards Edition

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Hayley Williams Engaged To New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert News Rock 

Hayley Williams Engaged To New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert

It’s official: Hayley Williams is engaged to New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert. The longtime couple of over six years took the next step on Christmas Day when Gilbert got down on one knee and popped that ring-related sweat-inducing question. I know quite a few guys who will be disappointed, but plenty of big celebrities chipped in to congratulate the happy couple, including Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Zedd, and more. Check out the official tweet by Hayley Williams last night announcing the engagement after the jump. To hear more of Paramore, you can purchase…

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WATCH: New Found Glory “Snow” Music Video News Pop Punk 

WATCH: New Found Glory “Snow” Music Video

New Found Glory have released a music video for their Christmas song “Snow”. Watch the video below the jump and let us know what you think. New Found Glory has recently announced a Spring U.S. tour. To hear more from the band, you can buy concert tickets here or purchase a CD here.

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WATCH: New Found Glory “My Friends Over You” Ft. Hayley Williams Live News Pop Punk 

WATCH: New Found Glory “My Friends Over You” Ft. Hayley Williams Live

Currently, New Found Glory is in the midst of touring Europe and with that, they brought Hayley Williams of Paramore on stage for a song that you can check out below. Williams provided vocals on the band’s song “My Friends Over You.” The song comes off of their 2002 album, Sticks and Stones. The tour will last until December 10. Next February, they’ll begin a tour of Japan and Australia. To listen to more of New Found Glory, you can purchase a CD here. And to check out their shows,…

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