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15 things that you need to know happened this week

January 22 2017, 3:58 PM EST By Caitlyn Ralph

A lot happens in our scene each week. In an attempt to capture what you might've missed, we gather up noteworthy moments and package them in one convenient post every weekend. Check out this week's roundup below!

Read more: 21 things you need to know that happened last week (1/9/17 - 1/15/17)

1. St. Vincent teamed up with Ernie Ball for an awesome line of signature guitars.

The electric guitar was signed by St. Vincent herself, and she’s seen on the cover of Guitar World holding Polaris White model. Check it out:

Grammy winner St. Vincent’s guitars will go up for pre-order March 3 in four colors: Stealth Black, Tobacco Burst, Heritage Red and Polaris White.

2. Tattoo artists have been unveiled for Travis Barker’s MUSINK convention, which will feature three-days of tattoos, cars and concerts.

The convention will feature performances from the Used, NOFX, Bad Religion, Pennywise and more. It’ll take place on March 17, 18 and 19 in Costa Mesa, California.

Tattoo artist lineup so far:
Jack Rudy, Robert Atkinson, Shamrock Social Club, Nikko Hurtado, Juan Puente, Small Paul, Holie Glory Tattoo, Franco Vescovi, Baba, Corey Miller, Vic Back, Eddie Tana, Elm Street Tattoo, Britton McFetridge, Alex Trufant, Spotlight Tattoo, ChueyQuintanar, Eric Gonzalez, True Tattoo, Little Frank, Lynn King, Yushi Tattoo, Rich Pineda, Shawn Barber, Kim Saigh, Royal Peacock Tattoo Parlor, Big Gus, Bob Tyrrell, Goethe

General and VIP tickets can be found here.

3. During his Reddit AMA, Jeff Rosenstock unveiled his video for “Pash Rash.”

“Pash Rash” comes from Rosenstock’s new album, Worry.

Rosenstock’s tour with the Menzingers and Rozwell Kid starts Feb. 28.

4. Ahead of their 10 year anniversary tour supporting On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax, Alesana announced the second edition of short novel Annabel.

The story is based around the band’s three concept albums The Emptiness, A Place Where The Sun Is Silent and Confessions.

The short novel originally released in August 2016 and immediately sold all of its copies out.

Grab bundles here.

Vocalist/Guitarist, Shawn Milke says:
"Due to very humbling popular demand, I am excited to announce a 2nd edition run of 'Annabel'. It has a new introduction, Q&A with fans, exclusive new cover art, AND a sneak peek at chapter I of the sequel 'Madeline'. We are also pressing a limited amount of vinyls for the special edition extended release of Confessions! This book is because of you, thank you all from the bottom of my heart. Believe in the unbelievable."

Tour Dates:
02.04 Portland, OR Analog Cafe
02.05 Seattle, WA El Corazon
02.07 San Francisco, CA DNA Lounge
02.08 Pomona, CA The Glass House
02.09 San Diego, CA Soda Bar
02.10 Mesa, AZ Club Red-Mesa
02.11 Hollywood, CA The Roxy Theatre
02.12 Tuscon, AZ The Rock
02.15 St Louis, MO Fubar
02.16 Merriam, KS Aftershock
02.17 Denver, CO Marquis Theater
02.18 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue

5. Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes released their album, Modern Ruin, last Friday, Jan. 20. To celebrate, the band announced two more U.S. shows.

All their upcoming U.S. dates are:
Feb. 22 Los Angeles, CA The Hi Hat
Feb. 24 Los Angeles, CA The Troubadour (w/Crystal Fairy)
Feb. 27 Brooklyn, NY Sunnyvale
April 29 Jacksonville, FL Welcome to Rockville
May 6 Charlotte, NC Carolina Rebellion

6. One of January’s 12 Bands You Need To Know, Harsh Crowd debuted their politically-charged “Clowns” video, emphasizing that in these troubled times the young have a voice and shouldn’t feel defeated.

7. Equal Vision Records’ Stolas announced their label debut album, alongside a headlining tour.

The self-titled full-length will release March 17. Support on the forthcoming tour will come from Mylets and Icarus The Owl.

Stolas w/Mylets and Icarus The Owl
Mar 11 Las Vegas, NV @ The Space*
Mar 12 Fresno, CA @ Strummers
Mar 13 San Diego, CA @ Che Cafe
Mar 14 Phoenix, AZ @ Pub Rock
Mar 17 San Antonio, TX @ Jack's Patio Bar
Mar 18 Houston, TX @ The Raven Tower
Mar 20 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Mar 21 West Palm Beach, FL @ O'Malley’s
Mar 23 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
Mar 24 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
Mar 26 Grand Prairie, TX @ So What?! Music Festival
Mar 27 Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th St. Collective
Mar 28 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar Lounge
Mar 29 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
Mar 30 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Smiling Moose
Mar 31 Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
Apr 01 New York, NY @ Studio at Webster Hall
Apr 02 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East (Upstairs)
Apr 04 Philadelphia, PA @ The Voltage Lounge
Apr 05 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
Apr 06 Columbus, OH @ Woodlands Tavern
Apr 07 Detroit, MI @ The Ritz
Apr 08 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean (Downstairs)
Apr 10 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Apr 11 Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
Apr 12 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Loading Dock
Apr 14 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon (Funhouse)
Apr 15 Portland, OR @ Analog Cafe
Apr 17 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium
Apr 18 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction