Wolf Parade returned with new song “Against The Day” last month, hinting that a new album was on the horizon. Well today that is confirmed with the arrival of another new song “Forest Green,” uploaded to Spotify. Both songs will be included on their new album Thin Mind, which will be released via Sub Pop on January 24th.
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Rage Against The Machine To Reunite In 2020

By Will Oliver, November 1st 2019

We never really thought we’d see the day that Rage Against The Machine would actually reunite, but it seems that is exactly what will happen in 2020. Rumors spread across social media about their possible reunion early this morning after noticing the band’s newly launched Instagram and it has just been confirmed that the band has announced a series of 2020 tour dates, including a headlining appearance at Coachella. These will be the band’s first live performances since 2011.

So far the performances are all out west but we can only hope that more come later in the year also in the East Coast. It’s surely no coincidence that they have reemerged right in time for the 2020 election.

Find the full batch of 2020 tour dates posted below.
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My Chemical Romance Announce Reunion Show

By Will Oliver, October 31st 2019

Photo by Michael Loccisano

If there ever was an appropriate day for My Chemical Romance announced their long-awaited reunion after a six-year hiatus, it’s on Halloween. The band shocked fans today with a newly set-up Instagram account that announced the reunion show will take place in Los Angeles on December 20th at the Shrine Expo Hall.
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Post Animal Release New Song “Safe Or Not”

By Will Oliver, October 30th 2019

Chicago rockers Post Animal have returned with their brand new song “Safe Or Not,” just ahead of their upcoming US tour with Cage The Elephant. This is their first new song since 2018 and brings their guitar-heavy prog-rock sound it’s a slightly more dance-friendly and electronic direction that expands their sonic-palette into new uncharted territories that feel like a natural evolution for them.

Here’s a little bit about the song from the band themselves:
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New Jersey’s Pinegrove has announced that their new album Marigold will be released on January 17th, 2020, via Rough Trade Records. This announcement comes paired with the release of new song “Phase,” the second song released from the album following the album’s first single “Moment,” both of which we heard the band play when we caught them last month at Brooklyn Steel.
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Late Thursday night The National’s frontman Matt Berninger took to his Instagram page to make a pretty big announcement: that he has a solo album on the way. The album is entitled Serpentine Prison produced and arranged by Booker T. Jones of Memphis soul group Booker T. & the M.G.’s.

The National’s bassist Scott Devendorf also took to his Instagram to share he contributed to the record, along with The National’s touring members Ben Lanz and Kyle Resnick, The Walkmen’s Walter Martin and Matt Barrick, and many others.

This isn’t the only new musical news from Berninger, who finally shared his wonderful collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers. It’s a gorgeous “Walking on a String,” which appears in Zach Galifianakis’ Netflix film Between Two Ferns: The Movie. Find the music video for the track posted below as well.

Foals Release New Song “Into The Surf”

By Will Oliver, September 25th 2019

Although we just got a new Foals album a few months ago with Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1, we’re still waiting with anticipation for Part 2. The album is out on October 18 via Warner Records and today the band has given us another look at the album with the release of single “Into The Surf.”

While the band described the album as more of a heavier banger than Part 1, “Into The Surf” is a more atmospheric slow burn that ramps up as it goes along in typical Foals fashion. It has that perfect late-night feel, one that hits all the right emotions in a suitable heartfelt manner that the band pull off oh so well.

Find a stream of “Into The Surf” below and stay tuned for more from Foals and Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2 coming soon.

Soccer Mommy Releases New Single “lucy”

By Will Oliver, September 19th 2019

Photo by Natalia Mantini

Tonight Soccer Mommy has released her brand new song “lucy,” her first release for her new label, Loma Vista Recordings.

“lucy” showcases a slightly more expansive sound that showcases Sophie Allison’s supreme songwriting talent with a fresh new edge, while still maintaining the elements that made her 2018 debut studio album Clean such a breakthrough.

The track’s available to stream below and you can buy the limited 7″ single right now at the Loma Vista store.
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The Districts – “Loving Protector Guy”

By Will Oliver, August 23rd 2019

The Districts returned today with a brand new song “Loving Protector Guy,” a song that comes with a message that hopes to draw attention to support the cause of Everytown For Gun Safety.

After a relative of the band’s had an eccentric encounter with a man who “pulled up next to his car and rolled down the window, with a sheriff hat on. He pulled out a water gun and shot my cousin in the face with it. It was beyond eerie, beyond poor taste.” the band contemplated the state of our nation with the ever-prominent issue of gun violence.
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