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!
1. BBC Radio 1 Rock Show put together a Christmas message featuring some of your favorite bands, such as State Champs, Set It Off, Creeper, Killswitch Engage, Young Guns, Enter Shikari, Sum 41 and more!
2. Jake Holland has created everything the scene needs for Christmas. Watch Christmas Metalcore Interuptions—part one and two—and enjoy:
3. A Will Away posted a teaser looking ahead to 2017.
In addition to new music expected in 2017, the band will also be headed on a spring tour with Moose Blood, Trophy Eyes and Boston Manor. Check out the full list of cities and dates below!
2/23: Pomona, CA—The Glasshouse
2/24: San Diego, CA—The Irenic
2/25: Phoenix, AZ—Rebel Lounge
2/27: Dallas, TX—Gas Monkey
2/28: Austin, TX—Stubbs
3/1: Houston, TX—White Oak Music Hall
3/2: Atlanta, GA—Masquerade
3/4: Orlando, FL—The Social
3/5: Margate, FL—O’Malley’s
3/7: Carborro, NC—Cat’s Cradle
3/8: Richmond, VA—Canal Club
3/10: Philadelphia, PA—The Theater Of Living Arts
3/11: Brooklyn, NY—Music Hall Of Wiliamsburg
3/12: New York, NY—The Bowery Ballroom
3/13: Baltimore, MD—Baltimore Soundstage
3/14: Boston, MA—Paradise Rock Club
3/16: Montreal, QC—La Tulipe
3/17: Toronto, ON—Virgin Mod Club
3/18: Cleveland, OH—Beachland Ballroom
3/19: Detroit, MI—St. Andrews Hall
3/21: Chicago, IL—Double Door
3/22: St. Louis, MO—The Firebird
3/24: Denver, CO—Marquis Theater
3/25: Salt Lake City, UT—Kilby Court
3/27: Seattle, WA—The Crocodile
3/28: Portland, OR—Analog Theater
3/30: San Francisco, CA—Bottom Of The Hill
3/31: Los Angeles, CA—The Roxy
4. Check out Travis Barker's daughter Alabama Barker cover “Blue Christmas”
Alabama is joined by her brother Landon on drums, and it's clear that both of them have inherited lots of music talent from their father.
5. Earthists. has given us a preview at their debut album with the release of “Resonating Light”
The band will be releasing their debut album next year. If you liked the single, you can purchase it here.
6. Project of Valencia vocalist Shane Henderson, Promise Of Redemption announced a series of shows for after the New Year.
Back in September, Valencia broke their five year silence and announced some new shows. To occur after Valencia’s two reunion dates in New York and Philadelphia, the shows’ opening acts will be SelfHelpMe (Valencia guitarist JD Perry) and Triangle Shirt Factory (Valencia guitarist Trevor Leonard).
Promise Of Redemption latest release is Where You Ought To Be. Dates:
January 4, 2017 // Amityville, NY @ Amityville Music Hall //
January 5, 2017 // Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar //
January 6, 2017 // Vineland, NJ @ The Oak Tavern //
January 7, 2017 // Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero Balcony //
7. Figure Eight announced their second EP, Forever, to release Feb. 10, 2017.
The Long Island punks have played with the likes of Such Gold, Koji, Broadside, A Will Away, Light Years, Head North, Casey Bolles and more.
3. Keep You With Me
Here’s their first EP, August:
8. Signed to Artery Records’ Gold Standard Records, indie-pop outfit Sleeptalk released a video for their new track, “Indio, California.”
9. morgxn’s track “Home” has over two million plays on Spotify. “From behind a lost piano,” watch the singer’s alternate version of “Home”:
The video was shot in Sing For Hope’s studio on Manhattan and released via Vevo.
Here’s the original track:
10. Tragic Hero’s Moments Till Fall premiered a new video for their track, “Heisenberg & Pinkman,” expressing the struggles they’ve faced as a band in the past.
11. After releasing their debut EP last Sunday, Phoenix, Arizona’s Smile On The Sinner released a video for their heavy track “Disbelief.”
The band played their EP release show on Dec. 18 with the Word Alive, Volumes, Islanders and Invent, Animate.
Here’s the video for “Disbelief”:
12. Swedish group Ignore The Elephant released an eye-catching new track, “Bruises.”
Here’s the video for their last single, “Wish I Was Dead”:
13. Alteras announced a co-headlining tour with Thieves. Thieves recently released No Motive in late November. Check out the tour dates below.
1/28 – Marietta, GA @ Swayzes
1/29 – Columbus, GA @ The Estate
1/30 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
2/2 – Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
2/3 – Athens, AL @ El Opry Events Center
2/4 – New Orleans, LA @ The Willow
2/5 – Shreveport, LA @ Hot Shots
2/7 – San Antonio, TX @ Korova Basement
2/8 – Houston, TX @ Firehouse Saloon
2/9 – Bryan, TX @ Grand Stafford Theatre
2/10 – Austin, TX @ Grizzly Hall
2/11 – Laredo, TX @ The Cold Brew Rock Bar
2/12 – Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcats West
2/16 – Columbia, MO @ Club Impulse & Rehab Room
Watch more: “We’re just trying to do it right”—Motionless In White on new album due early 2017