Archive for October, 2007

In a recent post by Hawthorne Heights, a new tour is coming this fall. Here is the post:

Hey Lovers and Haters! We just wanted to drop you all a line, and officially announce our winter tour. Or WINTOUR… We, Hawthorne Heights, would like to welcome Escape The Fate, Amber Pacific, The AKA’s, and The Secret Handshake to the stage with us in November and December. If you are thinking…”That’s a weird line-up for a tour,” you are exactly right. We wanted a line-up that is not full of 5 bands that sound exactly the same. So at this tour, there is something for everyone…we hope.

We always like to help out other bands who we are friends with, or who we generally like to listen to…so that is how this line-up came together. We are planning alot of special things for this tour, so we would appreciate it if everyone could come and have fun, and keep music positive. Be on the lookout for more tour dates and details in the coming days. Thanks for your support of our band, the other bands, and music in general.

Love JT and Hawthorne Heights

Here are the dates:
Oct 30 2007 5:00P
Cotilion Wichita, Kansas
Oct 31 2007 5:00P
Cains Ballroom Tulsa, Oklahoma
Nov 2 2007 5:00P
Station 4 St Paul, Minnesota
Nov 3 2007 5:00P
The Vic Chicago, Illinois
Nov 4 2007 5:00P
Mr Smalls Millvale, Pennsylvania
Nov 5 2007 5:00P
The Fillmore at Irving Plaza New York, New York
Nov 6 2007 5:00P
Ultra Lounge Orono, Maine
Nov 7 2007 5:00P
The Stone Pony Asbury Park, New Jersey
Nov 8 2007 5:00P
The Chameleon Club Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Nov 9 2007 5:00P
Hampton Beach Casino Hampton Beach, New Hampshire
Nov 10 2007 5:00P
Lupos Providence, Rhode Island
Nov 13 2007 5:00P
House Of Blues North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Nov 16 2007 6:00P
The Moon Tallahassee, Florida
Nov 18 2007 5:00P
Center Stage at The Plex North Charleston, South Carolina
Nov 19 2007 5:00P
Freebird Live Jacksonville, Florida
Nov 20 2007 5:00P
Jannus Landing St Petersburg, Florida
Nov 21 2007 5:00P
House Of Blues Orlando, Florida
Nov 23 2007 6:00P
Majestic Theatre Detriot, Michigan
Nov 24 2007 6:00P
9:30 Club Washington D.C., Washington DC
Nov 25 2007 6:00P
Recher Theatre Towson, Maryland
Nov 26 2007 6:00P
Roxy Theatre Atlanta, Georgia
Nov 27 2007 6:00P
Norva Theatre Norfolk, Virginia
Nov 28 2007 6:00P
Trocadero Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nov 29 2007 6:00P
House of Blues Cleveland, Ohio
Nov 30 2007 6:00P
The Eagles Club Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dec 2 2007 5:00P
House of Blues New Orleans, Louisiana
Dec 3 2007 6:00P
House Of Blues Dallas, Texas
Dec 4 2007 6:00P
Graham Central Station Pharr
Dec 8 2007 7:00P
Sunshine Theatre Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec 10 2007 6:00P
House of Blues Anaheim, California
Dec 11 2007 6:00P
House of Blues West Hollywood, California
Dec 12 2007 6:30P
House of Blues San Diego, California
Dec 14 2007 5:00P
House Of Blues Las Vegas, Nevada
Dec 15 2007 5:00P
All City Live Reno, Nevada
Dec 16 2007 6:00P
The Fillmore San Francisco, California
Dec 18 2007 5:00P
Crystal Ballroom Portland, Oregon
Dec 19 2007 5:00P
The Showbox Seattle, Washington
Dec 20 2007 6:00P
Big Easy Spokane, Washington
Dec 21 2007 6:00P
Big Easy Boise, Idaho

No details have been released on a new record or what label they are with, if any…

Lead singer, Patrick Stump, of Fall Out Boy recently spoke with in regards to a possible new album. Infinity On High is nearly 9 months old and is already platinum, but Patrick said they have “an album worth of material”, but don’t expect a fifth album any time too soon. Stump continued to say “I don’t really feel like we’re done with this one yet, I feel like it’s still in its cycle. There’s a lot of songs on it I’m really proud of. I don’t think we have one really monster hit on this record like “Sugar,” but there are a lot of really strong individual songs. If a song is effective enough it’ll work as a single, and I think we have a lot of effective songs that aren’t necessarily monsters.”

In regards to the new material, Stump says the music is taking them in “some very different directions. There’s lots of really bizarre ideas on there, everything from folk to … actually, I was experimenting with piano phases, like Steve Reich, the composer. There’ll be some weird stuff, but at the end of the day, it’s probably just gonna be a pop record.” Even though they have new material, he also stated “There’s always something that hits me, like a sense of urgency — NOW is the time for an album — and we’re not there yet, I just get this kind of wanderlust of some kind to go back into a studio. It’s always a very defined point.”

Fall Out Boy has recently started touring with Cute Is What We Aim For, Plain White T’s and Gym Class Heroes on the Young Wild Things tour. Patrick Stump has kept busy lately, helping produce Cobra Starship‘s new album as well as working with Gym Class Heroes on their upcoming album. Outside of music he also recently filmed an episode of Law & Order, due to air in February 2008.


Against Me! Video Montage & Tour Info

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Against Me! has posted video montages of ?Americans Abroad? and ?Stop!? on their Youtube channel. These montages highlight footage from the Against Me!?s trips on the road and a camaraderie that can only be formed through a common passion for music. Against Me! teamed up with renowned producer Butch Vig to create a new album full of angst, anarchy and controversial political views, not to mention some insanely talented melodies. Against Me! is getting ready for their headlining tour through the US starting in November.

Against Me!?s new album New Wave is available in stores now.

Watch American Abroad Here

Watch Stop! Here

Against Me! Tour Dates:
November 3rd Asbury Park, NJ ? Saints & Sinners Fest
November 4th Austin, TX ? Fun Fun Fun Fest Waterloo Park
November 5th Richmond, VA ? Canal Club
November 6th Atlanta, GA ? Center Stage
November 8th Ft. Lauderdale, FL ? Revolution
November 9th Lake Buena Vista, FL ? House of Blues
November 10th Jacksonville, FL ? Tallyrand Music & Arts Festival at Metropolitan Park
November 12th Norfolk, VA ? Norva Theater
November 13th Washington DC, Washington DC ? 9:30 Club
November 14th Clifton Park, NY ? Northern Lights
November 15th Providence, RI ? Lupo?s
November 16th Philadelphia, PA ? Electric Factory
November 17th New York, NY ? Terminal 5
November 19th Cleveland, OH ? House of Blues
November 20th Pontiac, MI ? Clutch Cargos
November 21st Chicago, IL ? House of Blues
November 22nd Chicago, IL ? Metro
November 23rd Minneapolis, MN ? First Avenue
November 24th Madison, WI ? Majestic Theater
November 25th Sauget, IL ? Pop?s
November 27th Grand Rapids, MI ? Skelletone?s


Bassist Leaves Yellowcard

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Pete Mosely of Yellowcard has left for other endeavors.

Here is his farewell:

We wanted to let you know that I have chosen to leave Yellowcard and pursue other endeavors. It has been an honor creating music together and I want to wish them the very best in everything they put their hands to. its been a blessing to have been able to travel the world and perform music. I would like to thank everyone who has supported us through all these years and will continue to support yellowcard.




Listen to Seether – Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces Now!

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Seether‘s latest upcoming release Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces is available for full stream at this link here:

Make sure to pick up their new album which drops on October 23rd.


New Incubus CD/DVD – Look Alive

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Incubus will be releasing a new CD/DVD titled Look Alive this November 27th. The release will be a continuing support to their latest album Light Grenades. The DVD will include exclusive behind-the-scenes footage as well as other bonus material. The CD will include 5 live tracks as well as original musical pieces composed by Mike Einziger, their lead guitarist. Also Light Grenades will be reissued on November 27th as well. Look for both Look Alive and Light Grenades next month!

Wednesday, October 17, 2007


Hometown: San Diego, CA
Genre: Hardcore, Metal, Punk
Sounds like: Evergreen Terace, August Burns Red,
Current Album: Eleven Eleven
Official Site:

Underminded was recently brought to my attention at a few guest appearances by lead vocalist Nick Martin on Chiodos latest release, Bone Palace Ballet. The deep coarse vocals of Nick Martin mixed with the perfect melodic hard metal simply rocks! Definitely worth a listen!

by: Faber Drive

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Gym Class Heroes Clothes Off!

Nine years ago today UK newspaper the Daily Star ran a story claiming that R.E.M singer Michael Stipe had admitted that he was gay during an MTV interview shown in the US. Stipe was voicing his disgust at the killing of a young gay student in the US.

One day you’re flying, the next day you’re falling to pieces

lyrics from Waiting by Social Code
Today’s Daily Dose was created by: Anthony Montalbano 2007

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The Audition – El Champion Album Details

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The Audition have recently finished up their second full-length album, El Champion. The album will be a follow-up to their 2005’s debut Controversy Loves Company. The album will feature 10 new tracks. Drummer Ryan O’Connor says “This album is more sexual, it’s a big change of pace, and I’d say it has a lot more soul too it too. Every song is a little bit different but it’s weird because they all fit together and it flows well.” He continue to add, “We wrote an album that we really love and we really believe in and there’s not a song on the record that we don’t like. We really feel like we’ve put everything into this and this is the best that we’ve done yet. We think people are really gonna enjoy it.” The Chicago based band recorded the album in a studio in Windsor, New York. El Champion is to be released at the end of January 2008 on Victory Records. Make sure to catch them on tour to get a glimpse into their new songs.


Watch Linkin Park – Shadow of the Day Music Video

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Watch Linkin Park‘s new music video Shadow of the Day.

Click this link here!


The Sounds Of Animals Fighting New Album In Works

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The Sounds Of Animals Fighting have stated that they will be recording a third album under Epitaph records.

Here is a recent post:

After one album, a reissue of our first EP, and a live DVD (three very special releases to us), we bring you the latest newsflash: our third album will be released on the pioneering and long-established Epitaph Records. We were extremely blessed to have had the opportunities provided for us by Equal Vision Records for the aforementioned releases, and could not have been happier there. The label and staff remain friends, and we will continue to work closely with them to make sure our merchandise is available to all of you. This third record coming out on Epitaph simply gives us a chance to reach new channels and new faces, which, ultimately, will work in everyone’s favor, as you and we continue to grow, while simultaneously maintaining the independent ethics so important to us. Thank you for your ongoing support, and, as always, believe nothing you hear unless it comes straight from us. We are excited for the ongoing future of this incredibly cathartic project.