Alternative Indie News 

Sparkman Releases Stunning New Single “Fireworks”

(photo credit Katherine Kirchner) In the latest release off their upcoming full-length, Searching for the Dawn, Charlotte, NC trio Sparkman have released “Fireworks,” an irresistibly infectious tune that’s ripe with summer vibes and beachy harmonies. Speaking about the song, Chris Vercauteren says in addition to being all about the search for a meaningful life, it’s “a commentary on the human condition, particularly in the US. The second verse outlines how we all have dreams, yet we have no idea how to achieve them. Instead of pushing our own personal boundaries to get…

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Alternative News 

WATCH : The Hunna – “Summer”

U.K alternative rockers The Hunna are back again with a brand new single entitled “Summer”. After a long time away with extensive tours, this is the first single to be released in 2017 from the band. “Summer” premiered as a brand new music video on the band’s Youtube channel and via social media, fans have reacted ecstatically. After their 2016 debut album, 100 ,the band has been on the rise within the alternative genre and even booking tours such as the Alt. Nation Advanced Placement as newcomers on the scene….

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Album Reviews News Post-hardcore 

ALBUM REVIEW : Oceans Ate Alaska – ‘Hikari’

The hardcore genre continues to grow with some amazing artists, including newcomers in the past 5 years like Oceans Ate Alaska hailing from Birmingham, U.K.  While the band officially signed to a label back in 2012, they were recognized by Fearless Records in 2014 after signing and performing a great cover of Beyonce’s “Drunk In Love” for Punk Goes Pop vol. 6.  And thus, the fan base around Oceans Ate Alaska was born… with the band gaining momentum within the scene they released their debut album, Lost Isles, in 2015, and played…

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News Pop Punk 

Blink 182 Announce U.S Headlining Tour with The Naked and Famous

Blink 182 are back at it again announcing a massive U.S headlining tour. The punk rockers are hitting 2017 off by bringing along The Naked and Famous and Wavves as openers, hitting multiple cities from coast to coast. The tour kicks off March 22nd, and tickets are currently on sale nationwide. Blink 182 are excited to keep touring after the release of California, and had a few excited comments about the new tour dates and upcoming travels, “After spending all summer out on the road, we came home to finish…

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PLAYLIST: Close Out Summer With A Bang And Some Tunes

August is officially here and, before you know it, school and responsibilities will begin to loom around the corner. But with the right playlist in mind, one may be able to hang on to the last long and hot days of summer sun and enjoy the carefree ease that summer brings. Starting off with a bit of a chill indie note with some Bleachers and Royal Teeth, this playlist soon picks things up to a dance mood scattering in some trending Blink 182 and even Halsey to keep the energy…

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Warped Tour 2016 : Nostalgia And Bringing Music Back To The Tour

After 22 years running, the Vans Warped Tour has become one of the biggest music festivals in the country, and every summer it get’s better and better. There are various changes being made to the tour this year in particular that are gearing up to make the 2016 Vans Warped Tour one of the famed festival’s finest tours ever. With the 2016 Vans Warped Tour just recently kicking off in Dallas for the summer, we are excited for the upcoming dates of this incredible tour! Check out our list below…

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News Pop Punk 

Firestarter Announce Summer Tour With Living Means

If fun times and fantastic pop punk music are what you’re looking for this summer, then you’re in luck! New York pop punk foursome Firestarter have just announced a short summer tour with Living Means. The tour begins on June 21st in Binghamton, New York and concludes on June 26th in Stanhope, New Jersey. You can check out a full list of dates and venues after the jump! To see these bands live, you can buy concert tickets here. To hear more from Firestarter you can purchase a CD here. Keep up with Firestarter by…

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Hawthorne Heights To Perform at Select Blink-182 Shows

  Hawthorne Heights fairly recently released an EP, Hurt, and they just keep continuing their work ethic. Turns out they have a couple of really fun summer surprises. The group will be joining Blink-182 on their massive arena tour for a couple of dates this summer. Hawthorne Heights will join the tour on June 16  (in Southaven, MS) and June 23 (Bethlehem, PA – sold out). The shows will definitely be exciting! Check out what Hawthorne Heights had to say about the news after the jump! For more Hawthorne Heights, you can purchase…

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News Pop 

The Vamps Announce US Summer Tour

The Vamps have announced their U.S. Tour scheduled for this summer. The band will have support from Before You Exit and The Tide. Check out the tour schedule below the jump. The tour kicks off in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on July 21 and travels through Boston, Massachusetts, Chicago, Illinois and more before winding down in Los Angeles on August 8. The 12-stop tour will be open to guests of all ages and tickets will be available for $25 beginning on May 16. To hear more from The Vamps, you can purchase a CD here…

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Indie News 

Lights To Tour With Lindsey Stirling This Summer

LIGHTS announced earlier this week that she will be opening up for Lindsey Stirling this summer. The tour features five stops and is dated throughout a week in the middle of August. The tour generally focuses on the American southwest, so check out the dates below the jump to see if they will be performing near you. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 24th. For more from LIGHTS, you can buy concert tickets or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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