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15 things you need to know that happened this week

December 04 2016, 12:04 PM EST By Caitlyn Ralph

9. Matt Pryor of the Get Up Kids announced his fifth solo full-length album, called Memento Mori, to release Feb. 17 via Equal Vision/Rory Records. Listen to the first single, “A Small Explosion”:


1. Mary
2. A Small Explosion
3. Sidney
4. I Won't Be Afraid
5. Stay
6. Where Is Juan Carlos?
7. When We Go Wrong
8. Risk
9. Is This Home?
10. Virginia

See Pryor supporting Alkaline Trio’s Dan Andriano on tour.


Feb 16 Jacksonville, FL @ 1904 Music Hall
Feb 17 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Feb 18 Ybor City, FL @ Crowbar
Feb 19 Gainesville, FL @ High Dive
Feb 21 Atlanta, GA @ Purgatory at The Masquerade
Feb 22 Birmingham, AL @ The Syndicate Lounge
Feb 23 New Orleans, LA @ The Parish at House of Blues
Feb 24 Houston, TX @ Rudyard's
Feb 25 Austin, TX @ Stubb's (indoors)
Feb 26 Dallas, TX @ Three Links
Mar 16 Lawrence, KS @ Replay Outside
Mar 17 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
Mar 18 Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
Mar 19 Columbus, OH @ Woodland Tavern
Mar 21 Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
Mar 22 Buffalo, NY @ Babeville at The 9th Ward
Mar 23 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
Mar 24 Kalamazoo, MI @ Bell's Eccentric Cafe
Mar 25 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean

10. Atmospheric indie-pop act Hawai released an acoustic live video of “Fault” from their debut EP, recorded in Switchfoot’s private studio.

11. Five Finger Death Punch vocalist Ivan Moody has fallen ill, but All That Remains vocalist Phil Labonte will fill in, so the band can finish their tour with Shinedown, Sixx:A.M. and As Lions.

"Ivan is our brother and we fully and wholeheartedly support him taking care of himself so he can get well as soon as possible. We discussed possibly canceling the remaining shows but the responses from the other bands on the tour were so overwhelmingly supportive that we decided to move forward and deliver the great night to the fans that they expect,” says Zoltan Bathory, guitarist of Five Finger Death Punch.

12. Outerloop Records’ Youth In Revolt released a new track, “Not Giving Up,” from their debut album The Broken, to be released Jan. 20. Listen:

13. Labelmates to Silverstein, Counterparts, Seaway and more, Mobina Galore released a music video for “Spend My Day” to celebrate their signing to New Damage Records and the release of their Singles & B-Sides EP. Check it out:

The band are gearing up for a European and UK tour with Against Me! And Milk Teeth.


12/06 Birmingham, UK @ 02 Academy 2 *
12/07 Manchester, UK @ Academy 2 *
12/08 London, UK @ Electric Ballroom *
12/09 Glasgow, UK @ Garage *
12/10 Bristol, UK @ SWX *
12/11 Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms *
12/13 Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg *
12/14 Brussels, BE @ Magazine 4 *
12/15 Zurich, CH @ Dynamo *
12/16 Munich, DE @ Backstage Halle *
12/17 Leipzig, DE @ Conne Island *
12/18 Vienna, AT @ WUK *
12/19 Linz, AT @ Posthof *
12/20 Cologne, DE @ Live Music Hall *
12/21 Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik *
12/22 Berlin, DE @ SO 36 *

14. A new collaborative project between Sizzy Rocket + Alex Fitts from The Kickdrums, Shiny Wet Machine released their first track from their debut EP, out early next year. Check out the one shot video for “Stun Gun”:

15. Brooklyn’s Shinobi Ninja released a new track, “Programmable Animal.” Listen:

Watch more: Neck Deep perform “December” on APTV sessions