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AFI’s Davey Havok To Co-produce And Act In New Film

Lead singer of the bands AFI, BLAQK AUDIO and XTRMST is adding another role to his long list of credits. He will now be co-producing and acting in an independent film called The Violent. It is unknown what his role in the film will be at this point, but it’s sure to be a must see. A crowd-funding account was set up for the film through Indiegogo and $22,710 was raised for production. Though the crowd-funding account is now closed, you can see Havok talking about the film and the process…

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The Indie Chicks Launch IndieGoGo For Print Edition

Lifestyle and self-empowerment blog for woman, The Indie Chicks (a personal favorite of Infectious Mag!) has just launched a new IndieGoGo campaign to help curb the printing costs of their Fall edition. Check out a snippit from the campaign below, and pledge here. Perks include everything from early download of the magazine to merch, and even a paid flight to their launch party! Check it out below. Please follow and like us:

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Shadow Of Whales “Forever”

I’m not even going to try to be coy about this: there is just something so captivating about Austin, Texas based Shadow of Whales. With a sound reminiscent of The Killers and Franz Ferdinand, Shadow of Whales have just released their brand new track “Forever” exclusively with Infectious Magazine. The track comes off their upcoming, self-titled full length (due to be released this August) and having had a peek at the album myself, I can say with full confidence that it’s chock full of incredible tracks like this one. Check out the…

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: PushFire “Grey” (RIYL: Thrice, The Receiving End of Sirens)

Infectious Magazine has partnered with post-hardcore outfit PushFire to bring you the world premiere of their new track, “Grey,”recorded, produced, mixed, and mastered by Brian Moore at Redbooth Recording Studios. Having undergone a recent name change, lineup shift, and let’s be honest, probably a little soul searching along the way, the boys of PushFire (formerly Beneath The Words) are back better than ever. “With all the changes this band has gone through, mainly over the past 2 years, we wanted a name that was simple, easy to remember and that…

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Jesse Lawson (Ex – Sleeping With Sirens) Launches Campaign For New Project

Jesse Lawson took a break from the Sleeping With Sirens band life to get married and have a child, but his urge to make music has not left just yet. The ex-guitarist launched an Indiegogo campaign to make solo music without any label or management help. Perks for donations include physical copies of the new EP, guest passes to Lawson’s shows for life and Lawson performing a private show for you and friends. The new EP will be named Chapter II. Contribute here!   Please follow and like us:

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Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Looking For Fans’ Help With Upcoming Album

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has been making music together for 11 years. With three EPs and three full length albums under their belt, they’re ready to record a new record titled 4—but they need your help! The band is teaming up with IndieGoGo to begin their first fan-funded campaign. Fans donate money to help with the album, and in turn, they receive prizes. Depending on how much you donate, you can receive signed CDs, clothing, handwritten letters from the band, private shows and more. For more information and to help…

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Protest The Hero Announce North American Tour

Protest The Hero has recently announced a new addition of dates for their US and Canadian tour, which will begin on March 1. They will be joined by the likes of Battlecross, The Safety Fire, Intervals and Night Verses. Check out the dates below, after the jump. The tour is in support of the band’s latest album, Volition , which was released back in October via Razor & Tie. The Indiegogo campaign that funded the album raised over $125,000. Purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow…

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Hopeless Records Launches IndieGoGo Campaign

Sub City Records, a Hopeless Records subdivision, has launched an IndieGoGo campaign in the hopes to raise $15,000 by March 2nd. Sub City Records is working with New Directions for Youth to build Sub City Studios. The projected goal of the finished studio is to educate teens about instruments, recording, producing, and marketing in a professional environment. The program will help these teens after school and during school breaks. The studio will serve as a place for kids to go instead of being in an environment were they can cause trouble….

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STREAM: Jason Lancaster “Change”

Jason Lancaster (ex-Go Radio and Mayday Parade) released a new song on his YouTube channel titled “Change.” The song is less than a minute and a half long, but it sends quite the message in a short period of time. Check out the song after the jump. Lancaster is currently in the middle of an IndieGoGo campaign to help fund his first solo album, As You Are. With over three weeks left in the campaign, he is just shy of reaching half of his $40,000 goal. If you would like…

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How To Successfully Crowdfund Your Next Album

Crowdfunding a project, business venture, or band is not easy work. We’ve failed and succeeded at this and something we’ve learned is that there has to be a good reason for why you’re asking people for their money. Once you’ve figured that out, plan out your tiers of rewards. This is crucial. Our successful crowdfunding project happened when our van, along with all of our merchandise and equipment, was stolen. At first, we thought we had nothing. Then we realized we still had our music – no one could steal that from…

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