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UNSIGNED SPOTLIGHT: Laska

Blending a multitude of genres into your music can be either a blessing or a curse. Sometimes the end result is a mess with no identity, or the band isn’t quite comfortable with any one sound, or the music comes out great but can have difficulty reaching new fans. For Minnesota/Wisconsin-based sextet Laska, however, their mix of folk rock, alt-rock, Americana and soul is the kind of sound some artists strive for a decade or more to create. And their debut album, titled Ceiling Zero, is a blessing in every…

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UNSIGNED SPOTLIGHT: Feed Us

Regardless of what you do for a living or where you’re at in life, it’s important to venture outside your comfort zone every so often. Especially in music, where opening your mind a bit more can lead to some incredible new experiences. Which is why when I pressed play on Feed Us‘ 2017 LP Delete Your Account, about 30 seconds in to the first song I realized 1) “This isn’t something I usually listen to but it’s incredible” and 2) “I absolutely want to spread the word about these guys.”…

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Nick Martin Drops Off Sleeping With Sirens Tour

Sleeping With Sirens have been busy touring in support of their latest album Gossip. They’re showing no signs of stopping, but SWS guitarist Nick Martin will not be joining them for a little while. Citing a family emergency, Martin explained that he is dropping off Sleeping With Sirens’ current shows. He will be back touring with the band in 2018. Check out Martin’s statement after the jump. For more Sleeping With Sirens, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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Bad Seed Rising Break Up

After a successful summer of touring, Bad Seed Rising have decided to call it a day, further proving all good things must come to an end. In a written statement, the band made it clear there is no bad blood and that everyone wishes each other well on their future endeavors. Check out the statement in an Instagram post from the band after the jump. For more Bad Seed Rising, you can buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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The Word Alive Part Ways With Bassist Daniel Shapiro

The Word Alive have kept things pretty low key this summer after a busy stint on last year’s Vans Warped Tour. Still, significant changes have taken place in the group since: ex-drummer Luke Holland left the group at the beginning of the year, and now the other half of the rhythym section will join him. The group announced bassist Daniel Shapiro has parted ways with The Word Alive. Both parties made it clear they are on good terms. Check out statements from both the band and Shapiro after the jump,…

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Revolution Rock Festival Canceled

Though festival season is almost over, Revolution Rock Festival was looking to be one of its highlights. Featuring bands like Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown, it was set to take place September 8th and 9th in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Unfortunately, the festival has been canceled. According to the organizers, it is because of “circumstances beyond their control.” Refunds are available. Check out all of the details in an Instagram post from the festival after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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Austin Carlile Updates Fans on Health Progress

Austin Carlile, formerly of Of Mice & Men, has seen his fair share of health troubles. Due to Carlile’s battles with Marfan Syndrome, he has kept fans in the loop and shared progress. Luckily, Carlile’s latest update sounds positive: he will be moving to California to continue a more intensive program. He has also stated that he wants to continue making music. Hopefully, this is the first step of however many it takes to get him healthy, happy, and on the road again! Check out the full update in an…

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PVRIS Reveal Album Track Listing

PVRIS may have had to push back the release of their album All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell, but they’re still providing some exciting details about the album for fans. The group took to social media to reveal the track list for their album, due August 25th. Check it out in a tweet from PVRIS after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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Mandy’s Mixtape #2: The Best of Punk Goes Pop

Beginning back in 2002, Fearless Records released their first cover compilation Punk Goes Pop Vol. 1, a collection of alternative and punk artists covering the top pop hits of that year. 15 years later, the Punk Goes Pop series has branched out even further with the introduction of albums like Punk Goes Acoustic, Punk Goes Classic Rock, and Punk Goes Christmas. Today, the series is still going strong, with the 7th volume being released just this past Friday. For this month’s Mandy’s Mixtape playlist, I’m throwing it back to the best, standout tracks of Punk Goes Pop throughout the years….

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Moose Blood Announce Headlining Tour

If English emo music is your jam, you’re in luck come summertime. Moose Blood will be crossing countries again, hitting several cities in America on a short headlining run. Support has not been announced yet, but tickets are on sale. Check out all of the details in a tweet from Moose Blood after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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