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The Other Gig: Jonathan Diener (ex-The Swellers) News The Other Gig 

The Other Gig: Jonathan Diener (ex-The Swellers)

For the first installment of The Other Gig, we caught up with Jonathan Diener (ex drummer –The Swellers, current member of Baggage and BRAIDEDVEINS) who works two other gigs while making music in multiple bands. Continue reading below to see our interview with Jonathan, and to check out the latest music video from his band Baggage:

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WATCH: The Swellers Final US Set News Pop Punk 

WATCH: The Swellers Final US Set

After announcing announcing the bands “retirement” back in July, The Swellers played their final US show on April 4th in Anaheim, California. Fortunately, a video of the band’s full set has popped up on the Internet capturing the pure energy of the group’s last performance in the states. The Swellers will definitely be missed by many. Check out the video below. Though the band’s time is coming to an end, they’re not done yet. The group will be heading over seas to play finish off the last leg of their…

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The Swellers End 12 Year Career News Pop Punk 

The Swellers End 12 Year Career

After 12 years as a band, The Swellers have decided to call it quits. The band made an official statement through a tweet yesterday. Check out the tweet after the jump. The band has released five full length albums, their newest titled The Light Under Closed Doors. You can purchase a CD here. According to their Twitter and Facebook, they are booking some farewell shows. You can buy concerts here when they are made available.

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The Bands’ Bands: Days Away Bands' Bands Features 

The Bands’ Bands: Days Away

bands’ band (bӕnds bӕnd) n 1. a musical group/person who is widely regarded amongst other musical groups/persons as worthy of adoration, despite said group/person’s lack of popularity and success within the music industry and/or amongst music consumers 2. talented beyond comprehension 3. tragically unlucky    

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Swellers ‘The Light Under Closed Doors’ Album Reviews News Reviews Rock 

ALBUM REVIEW: The Swellers ‘The Light Under Closed Doors’

The Swellers knock listeners out with their latest album’s opening notes, kicking the album of with “Should,” which seems to be the personification of “Shoulda’s, Coulda’s, and Woulda’s.” It’s a short introduction, but they didn’t need long to make an impact. It’s a struggle, with a fantastic tone to set the mood of The Light Under Closed Doors. “Big Hearts” is all about “the right time,” or so the lyrics say, without losing any of the edge or the power that has already set the standard. “Got Social” is the…

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STREAM: The Swellers “Becoming Self-Aware” News 

STREAM: The Swellers “Becoming Self-Aware”

Head below to listen to a new song from The Swellers entitled “Becoming Self-Aware.” The track is off their upcoming album, The Light Under Closed Doors. The album is currently on pre-order and you can purchase a CD here. View tour dates and buy concert tickets here.

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