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Tool Are Nearly Finished With New Album Alternative Indie News Rock 

Tool Are Nearly Finished With New Album

They’re not a very public band, but that doesn’t mean Tool aren’t thinking about the future. According to bassist Justin Chancellor, a new record is coming sooner than later. Chancellor appeared on the MetalSucks podcast and told hosts Brandon Hahn and Petar Spajic the new record is “about 90% there.” To hear the whole interview, check it out in a tweet from MetalSucks after the jump!

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STREAM: Andy Black, “Beyond My Reach” Alternative Indie News Pop 

STREAM: Andy Black, “Beyond My Reach”

He may be busy performing across the country on the Vans Warped Tour, but Andy Black (a.k.a. Andy Biersack) isn’t slowing down. In fact, he has something brand new for the summer. Biersack released a single for his solo project titled “Beyond My Reach.” It is still ambient and moody enough to be a serviceable Andy Black tune, but catchy enough for Warped fans to sing all summer long. Check it out after the jump! For more Andy Black, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD…

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Halsey Earns Top Spot On Billboard Top 200 Chart Alternative Indie News Pop 

Halsey Earns Top Spot On Billboard Top 200 Chart

One of the biggest fears a creative faces is the “sophomore slump.” There are all sorts of expectations, both artistically and professionally, that come with a second release. Luckily for Halsey, she can mark her sophomore full-length album a success. The singer earned a No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 with the release of her latest album, Hopeless Fountain Kingdom. Check out the good news in a tweet from Billboard after the jump. Congrats, Halsey! For more Halsey, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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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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Album Review: The Weeks ‘Easy’ Album Reviews Indie News Rock 

Album Review: The Weeks ‘Easy’

Being in a band isn’t easy. Being on the road for months on end isn’t easy. Yet, it’s the way Jackson Mississippi long-haired rockers The Weeks make both a living and a life. With their latest release, Easy, via Lightning Rod Records, brothers Cyle Barnes (vocals)and Cain Barnes (drums), Sam Williams (guitar, vocals) and Damien Bone(bass), The Weeks make a new sound with the help of vintage instruments and old Memphis soul sounds of the iconic Ardent studios. Utilizing Big Star’s snare drum, Elvis Presley’s microphone, and Booker T’s organ,…

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INTERVIEW: Brit Daniels Interviews News 

INTERVIEW: Brit Daniels

Pop singer-songwriter, Brit Daniels, walked into a co-write in Nashville one day with her friend to shell out a song she had been working on for a while. They took a short break while her friend played one of his original songs, claiming it fit her style. Daniels instantly fell in love. It was as if the song was written just for her. With his permission, and a little editing to make sure it fit her sound, she went to the studio to record. The final track, which is titled…

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Pierce The Veil Announce Headlining Tour Alternative Indie News Pop Pop Punk Post-hardcore Rock 

Pierce The Veil Announce Headlining Tour

Since the release of their latest album Misadventures, Pierce The Veil have been touring non-stop. Apparently, it is not coming to a close any time soon, either! The group announced yet another tour. The tour will hit North America in April and May. Sum 41, Emarosa, and Chapel will serve as support. Check out all of the pertinent information in a tweet from PTV after the jump! For more Pierce The Veil, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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STREAM: A Will Away “Here Again” Indie News 

STREAM: A Will Away “Here Again”

A Will Away announced the release of their debut full-length album, Here Again. The album will hit stores on March 3 through Triple Crown Records. In anticipation of the album, the band released title track “Here Again” along with an accompanying music video, which you can check out below. The song sees the band clearly stepping up their game. From the psychedelic scenes that show them driving through small-town America, to the “This isn’t wasting time…we’ll never be here again” chorus that connect the song together, there’s something special here and…

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Live Review & Photos: The Shelters At The Starline, Oakland, CA Indie Live Reviews News Photos Reviews Rock 

Live Review & Photos: The Shelters At The Starline, Oakland, CA

The weather and traffic battled it out for which would be worse last Thursday evening during my drive to Oakland, CA. The traffic won. Luckily I gave myself enough time to arrive, grab a bite to eat, and catch the start of the show. The Starline Social Club is a historic building dating back to 1893. Once a ballroom, it now houses a restaurant and bar downstairs, and an ample sized room upstairs. Complete with original wood floors, booth seating, another bar, and tin ceiling tiles, the vintage room was a…

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Too Close To Touch, Waterparks Announce Co-Headlining Tour Alternative Indie News Pop Pop Punk Post-hardcore Rock 

Too Close To Touch, Waterparks Announce Co-Headlining Tour

They may be a bit different in genre, but Too Close To Touch and Waterparks have decided to team up and spread their music to the masses. Next spring, the two groups will embark on a co-headlining tour, hitting plenty of North American cities. Joining the groups as support are Creeper and Chapel. For all of the important details, check out tweets from Too Close To Touch and Waterparks after the jump! For more Too Close To Touch, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!…

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