11. The Kominas, a Desi punk band who are also featured in a documentary called Taqwacore (a name for the Muslim Punk sub genre), are embarking on a massive, 20 date tour, which they will document. They also put together a GoFundMe to cover some of the expenses of the shows (check that out here). Dates are in the poster:
12. Watch Touché Amoré’s new music video for “Palm Dreams”:
13. Did someone say pink My Chemical Romance Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge vinyl and pink NOFX First Ditch Effort vinyl (the band’s forthcoming album which drops on October 7)?
As part of music distribution companies RED and WEA’s “Ten Bands One Cause” charity initiative, ten musicians’ albums will be released on pink vinyl. The program raises funds and awareness for Gilda's Club NYC, a non-profit that supports, educates and empowers cancer patients and their families.
Along with My Chemical Romance and NOFX, fhe full list includes Anthrax’s For All Kings, The Black Keys’ Chulahoma, Courtney Barnett’s Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, Ed Sheeran’s X, Jim Breuer and The Loud & Rowdy’s Songs From The Garage, Opeth’s Sorceress (which releases on September 30), the Pixies’ Head Carrier (which releases on September 30), and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ The Getaway.
14. The scene is obsessed with the new Netflix Original series Stranger Things:
Before Stranger Things, I used to go out
— Jack Barakat (@JackAllTimeLow) July 29, 2016
“New record heavily influenced by Stranger Things.”
— Alexander William (@AlexAllTimeLow) July 25, 2016
@AlexAllTimeLow already recorded a “Stranger Things” concept album
— DALES. (@brianlogandales) July 25, 2016
Stranger Things has changed my life.
— DALES. (@brianlogandales) July 24, 2016
20 minutes into @Stranger_Things and I'm obsessed
— MAX (@Maxgschneider) July 25, 2016
15. Set It Off got matching Duality tattoos to celebrate their 8th anniversary as a band. Happy birthday, boys!
Best way to celebrate 8 years with my brothers. <|> pic.twitter.com/rZaMGWREwZ
— Zach DeWall (@ZachSIO) July 25, 2016
It's all happening! pic.twitter.com/4VwbadE7D0
— Cody Carson (@CodySIO) July 25, 2016
16. John O’Callaghan, frontman of the Maine, shared a beautiful and exciting message to his band’s fans on Facebook. Read it:
17. Guitarist Joe Trohman is selling guitars, pedals, amps and more used on tour with Fall Out Boy and at his home recording studio, including Slash Signature Cry Baby Wah.
— Reverb (@reverbdotcom) July 29, 2016
18. New trailer for Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them:
19. Barb Wire Dolls are streaming their new album, Desperate, which released via Motörhead Music/UDR, exclusively on AP. You can grab the album on iTunes digitally here, Amazon digitally here and Amazon physically here. And here’s the stream:
20. Farewell, My Love released their new album Above It All, which received praise from Andy Black, who tweeted “Congrats to @Farewell_MyLove on a great new record! Kind and passionate dudes who took their future in their own hands and it's paying off!” Listen to the stream on Spotify below.
Congrats to @Farewell_MyLove on a great new record! Kind and passionate dudes who took their future in their own hands and it's paying off!
— Andy Biersack (@andyblack) July 23, 2016