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Monday, October 15, 2007

Faber Drive

Hometown: British Columbia, Canada
Genre: Rock, Punk, New Wave
Sounds like: Fall Out Boy, The Exies, Blink 182
Current Album: Seven Second Surgery
Official Site:

Faber Drive is ultra addictive really quick. They’ve somehow manage to come out with an album where every song has a chorus so catchy its irresistible. Faber Drive a solid band that I see to making a big sound in many ears and radio stations all over. Go listen to Tongue Tied or Second Chance on their myspace, and if you’re singing one of their songs moments after its over, then don’t hesitate to pick up their debut record, Seven Second Surgery.

by: Senses Fail

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Lifehouse First Time

Four years ago today the members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car accident, forcing the hospitalization of frontman Calvin Johnson and bassist Chris Sutton.

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

lyrics from Don’t Bore Us, Get To The Chorus by Emery
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Drowning Pool & The Exies Tour

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Drowning Pool?s new album, Full Circle, is now available. The new album features the single ?Soldiers? which is dedicated to the troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to the new album, the band have announced the This Is For The Soldiers tour with The Exies. The trek kicks off in September and a portion every ticket sold will be donated to the Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and the USO. In November Drowning Pool will head back to Iraq with the USO to play for the troops.

Dates below:

September 3rd Pavilion at Concrete Street ? Corpus Christie, TX
September 5th Harker Heights Event ? Harker Heights, TX
September 7th Palladium Ballroom ? Dallas, TX
September 8th Hemisphere Park ? San Antonio, TX
September 9th Click?s Billiards ? Tyler, TX
September 11th Graham Central Station ? Pharr, TX
September 13th Dos Amigos Bar & Grill ? Odessa, TX
September 14th Scout Bar ? Houston, TX
September 15th Old Kelly?s ? Abilene, TX
September 18th Jaxx ? West Springfield, VA
September 20th Webster Theatre ? Hartford, CT
September 21st Mark?s Place ? Bedford, NH
September 23rd Crocodile Rock ? Allentown, PA
September 24th Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub ? Cambridge, MA
September 27th Polish Picnic Ground ? Dayton, OH
September 28th The Wedge ? Austintown, OH
September 30th Midtown ? Chattanooga, TN
October 2nd Hooligans ? Jacksonville, NC
October 3rd Recher Theatre ? Towson, MD
October 5th The Machine Shop ? Flint, MI
October 7th Sammy T?s ? Huntsville, AL
October 9th Juanita?s ? Little Rock, AR
October 11th Woody?s Bar ? Evansville, IN
October 13th Jakes ? Lubbuck, TX
October 18th House of Blues ? San Diego, CA
October 19th The Whisky ? West Hollywood, CA
November 2nd Flashbacks Dance Club ? Wichita, KS

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Element Eighty

Hometown: Tyler, Texas
Genre: Metal, Rock, Alternative
Sounds like: Edgewater, Dark New Day, Earshot
Current Album: The Bear
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Element Eighty has a distinct sound that rocks. I know that may sound cliche, but it’s a given truth. They vocal ranges from a collective mellow voice to an earth shattering roar. Make sure to check out their self-titled album as well as The Bear. Favorite songs of mine include Texas Cries, Broken Promises, and Scars.

by: The Exies

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Haste The Day Stitches

Seven years ago today They Might Be Giants begins offering its second MP3-only release, the EP “Working Undercover For The Man.” Comprised of all new, previously unreleased studio recordings, the eight-song set is available via for $7.99, with single tracks available for 99 cents each. TMBG are of the very first to offer MP3-only releases.

All the words that we have to say they don’t leave when the moment comes

lyrics from Walk Away by Funeral For A Friend
Today’s Daily Dose was created by: Anthony Montalbano 2007

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Monday, May 7, 2007

Sound The Alarm

Hometown: Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania
Genre: Pop, Rock, Punk
Sounds like: Valencia, Red Jumpsuit Appartus, The Academy Is…
Current Album: Sound the Alarm
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Sound The Alarm has a sound to them that leave me happy. It’s like a build-in aura. They have catchy hooks and up beat music. They are getting ready to release their new album Stay Inside later this summer. I expect to hear these guys touring with some big artists, and making a big impression. This band is well developed and could only go one way…forward. Check out Suffocating on their myspace, great song.

by: As Cities Burn

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Underoath Writing On The Walls

Back in 2003, London’s Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally cautions Pete Townshend for “accessing a Web site containing child abuse images” in 1999. Townshend-who was arrested in January on suspicion of possessing child pornographic material- is placed on a U.K. register of sex offenders where he is to remain thusly listed for five years. An MPS statement emphasizes that Townshend cooperated with the probe and did not possess any downloaded child-porn images.

These are the days that last forever
A time in my life I won’t surrender

lyrics from These Are The Days by The Exies
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Saturday, May 5, 2007

Cinematic Sunrise

Hometown: Detroit, MI
Genre: Punk, Alternative, Rock
Sounds like: Brand New, So They Say
Current Album:
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If there had to be another side band that I could see going somewhere, it’d be Cinematic Sunrise. Many are now familiar with The Almost, Aaron Gillepsie of Underoath’s side band, and the success that they’ve reached. Well as for leader singer of Chiodos, Craig Owens, Cinematic Sunrise is the same. With beautiful and calm emotions and harmony, the couple demos they’ve released are phenomenal. I’ll look forward greatly to hearing more music by these guys.

by: Linkin Park

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: From Autumn To Ashes Pioneers

In 1998 a bill is introduced in the Michigan state legislature that would regulate concert attendance by minors under the age of 18. SB 1000 would give local governments in Michigan the authority to decide whether specific concerts are harmful to minors. Prominent music industry organizations, including the Recording Industry Assn. of America (RIAA), plan to oppose the bill.

Read between the lines, you will find the truth

lyrics from A Fear Of Being Alone by The Exies
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Listen to new The Exies tracks

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The Exies have posted a few new songs off of their upcoming album, A Modern Way Of Living With The Truth. The new tracks are These Are The Days and This Is The Sound. You can hear these new tracks on their myspace

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Daily Dose #5

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Wednesday, April 4, 2007

The Exies

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Alternative, Rock
Sounds like: Chevelle, Theory Of A Deadman, Breaking Benjamin
Current Album: Head for the Door
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The internet is a beautiful thing, and if it weren’t for the internet I would have never discovered this band. The Exies have a strong foundation in every song. They write songs that are powerful and some leave you feeling like you were left on a cloud. At the same time other songs bring you right back to earth. They have three album releases with a fourth coming next month. Some of my favorite songs include Inertia, Hey You, and Kickout.

by: A Wish For Marilynne

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Adair Diamond Ring

Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, the original lead vocalist and keyboard player of increasingly influential ’60s British band the Zombies, thrill a London audience with a two-part show at the Jazz Cafe. The show is the first undertaken by the duo in more than 30 years, and marks the recent U.K. release of “Out Of The Shadows,” their new collaborative album.

It’s my birthday!

If your stomach feels weak then my work here is done

lyrics from The Words “Best Friend” Becomes Refined by Chiodos
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How To Get The Exies next album 1 month before its release!

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The Exies will be release a digital release of their upcoming album “A Modern Way Of Living With The Truth” on April 10th, nearly a month before the CD release date of May 8th. For more details check out for digital purchase.

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