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Great news on the Valencia front. Valencia is now recording a new album which is their follow-up to their debut album “This Could Be a Possibility.” They also will be going on tour shortly with Permanent Me and Self Against City. Here are the dates so far:

Jul 6 Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH
Jul 7 The Nite Owl – Dayton, OH
Jul 8 Lawrenceville Moose – Pittsburgh, PA
Jul 9 Webster Underground – Hartford, CT
Jul 10 ICC Church – Allston, MA
Jul 11 Knitting Factory – New York, NY
Jul 12 Sterling Hotel – Allentown, PA
Jul 13 School of Rock S. – Hackensack, NJ
Jul 14 The Harmony Grange – Wilmington, DE
Jul 15 Fletcher?s – Baltimore, MD
Jul 17 Greene St – Greensboro, NC
Jul 20 Jagger UMC – Altoona, PA

Then Valencia will join the Warped Tour from July 26th to August 10th.

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Eyes Set To Kill

Hometown: Chandler, AZ
Genre: Screamo, Rock, Acoustic
Sounds like: Meg & Dia, A Skylit Drive
Current Album: When Silence Is Broken The Night Is Torn
Official Site:

It’s rare that I come by a band that immediately catches my attention. Eyes Set To Kill has done that for me. They’ve crossed so many popular music styles today that makes it their own. Gut tearing screams woven delicately with an angel’s voice couldn’t have sounded any better. Eyes Set To Kill has it. I recently found out that their lead vocalist, Lindsay, has left the band on personal matters. The band has started a search process for a new vocalist. I’m not sure how this is going to effect the quickly developing band. We can only wait and see. Either way they’re all talented musicians and I can’t wait to see where they could go. Check out tracks Darling and Liar In The Glass.

by: Hawthorne Heights

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Valencia The Space Between

In 1977 today, the BBC announced a ban on the new Sex Pistols single ‘God Save The Queen’ saying its, “in gross bad taste”. And the IBA issued a warning to all radio stations saying the playing the single would be in breach of Section 4:1:A of the Broadcasting act. The single reached No.2 on the UK chart. A year before the Sex Pistols ban, The Who gave themselves a place in the Guinness book of Records as the loudest performance of a rock band at 120 decibels, when they played at Charlton Athletic Football ground.

My fingertips tap polyrhythms like nervous fragments from a nervous mouth

lyrics from The Rival Cycle by The Receiving End Of Sirens
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Sunday, May 13, 2007

Chasing Victory

Hometown: Camilla, GA
Genre: Alternative / Hardcore / Rock
Sounds like: Our Lady Peace and Evans Blue
Current Album: Fiends
Official Site:

I came across this band a couple of days ago and really liked their sound. Their transitions are flawless with great guitar riffs and catchy lyrics. They are one of those bands that just get up pump, for whatever reason. Their new album, Fiends, comes out in stores tomorrow and I urge you to pick it up.

by: Valencia

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Used The Bird And The Worm

In 1993, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bette Midler and Barry White lend their voices to the season finale of the Fox animated comedy series “The Simpsons.” The episode, “Krusty Gets Kancelled,” marks White’s second “Simpsons” guest appearance.

I sit here clutching useless lists
and keys for doors that don’t exist

lyrics from Stare at the sun by Thrice
Today’s Daily Dose was created by: Anthony Danko 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
Official Site:

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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Thursday, April 19, 2007


Hometown: Sterling Heights, MI
Genre: Rock, Punk
Sounds like: From First To Last, Senses Fail
Current Album: After Dark
Official Site:

Here’s a hometown favorite that’s quickly become known. My buddy let me borrow a copy of this CD and I was quickly impressed. Alucard’s music is progressively punk and driven with rock. Impressive riffs and catch hooks easily get you singing along. It’s always cool to see local bands grow and I enjoy supporting guys like Alucard. I think they deserve more recognition and that’s why I’m recommending them to you today. So click on the album above and order it. Trust me, its worth it. Favorite tracks include Resignation Song and Summer’s Coming. Listen up!

by: From Here On Out

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Valencia The Space Between

In 2002 police were investigating how tracks from the forthcoming Oasis album ‘Heathen Chemistry’ had been illegally circulated on the Internet. They thought the person responsible had access to their private recording sessions.

It’s start, stop and go you’ve been dying for, you’ve been dying for.

lyrics from In Fear and Faith by Circa Survive
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Valencia get their van broken into AGAIN!

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I don’t know if I’d call this luck, but for the second time this tour Valencia’s van has been broken into. They said that barely anything was even stolen, but regardless they’ve been invaded. Here’s a video update from the band:

Monday, April 9, 2007


Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Genre: Alternative, Rock, Punk
Sounds like: Roses Are Red, The Audition, Tokyo Rose
Current Album: This Could Be a Possibility
Official Site:

After multiple recommendations to listen to this band, I was instantly hooked. If their debut album This Could Be A Possibility didn’t give you the perfect summer feeling I don’t know what does. If you’re looking for a new CD to pop in your car this summer, Valencia has your back. Some of my favorites include Space Between, 3000 Miles, Away We Go. We spring here, it’s only days away from the summer sun.

by: From Autumn To Ashes

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY: Gym Class Heroes Cupid’s Chokehold

Today in ’93 Nirvana, L7, The Breeders, and Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy play a concert at San Francisco’s Cow palace to raise awareness and assistance for rape survivors in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Cries for anger, Lies for power
Fighting for nothing, is what you were born for

lyrics from The End by Bullet For My Valentine
Today’s Daily Dose was created by: Anthony Montalbano 2007

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