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Cage The Elephant announced a new album—plus don’t miss Soccer Mommy’s new demo. Check out the news you might have missed today below!

1. Pretty Vicious release brand-new music video

Pretty Vicious released a music video for “These Four Walls.” The track is taken off the band’s upcoming debut album which will be released later this year via Big Machine/John Varvatos Records. They have several shows scheduled this year, and you can buy tickets on their website. Check out the dates below.



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Dates:

02/12 – London, UK @ The Camden Assembly
02/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
05/03 – Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome To Rockville
05/04 – Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome To Rockville
05/10 – Rockingham, NC @ Epicenter Festival
05/17 – Columbus, OH @ Sonic Temple Festival
06/01 – London, UK @ Camden Rocks Festival
06/02 – London, UK @ Camden Rocks Festival

2. Cage The Elephant release new single, announce new album

Cage The Elephant gave us a chilling new music video for “Ready To Let Go.” Accompanying the new single, the band have also announced their fifth studio album, Social Cues. The LP is available for preorder now. They will be headlining Shaky Knees Music Festival May 4. You can get tickets to the festival here.

3. Soccer Mommy releases new demo

Soccer Mommy dropped two new songs: “Blossom (Demo)” and “Be Seeing You.” Both tracks were recorded before the release of her debut album Clean but were never released worldwide. You can download and stream the new tracks here. She’s currently on a headline tour and will be out supporting Kacey Musgraves beginning in February. You can get tickets here.

Dates:

02/06 – Conway, AR @ Hendrix College *
02/07 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada * %
02/08 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk * %
02/09 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall * %
02/10 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger *
02/12 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress %
02/13 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren #
02/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ Theatre at Ace Hotel #
02/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ Theatre at Ace Hotel #
02/16 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic #
02/18 – Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall #
02/19 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre #
02/22 – Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre #
02/23 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Ivywild School * %
02/24 – Greeley, CO @ Moxi Theater * %
02/26 – Kansas City, MO @ recordBar *
02/27 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway * %
02/28 – Columbia, MO @ True/False Film Fest
04/10 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
04/14 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
04/17 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
04/18 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
04/19 – Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s
04/21 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
04/22 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge
04/25 – Norman, OK @ Norman Music Festival\
05/04 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees
05/30 – Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound
06/02 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball
* with Hovvdy
% with motiongazer
# with Kacey Musgraves

4. Lucy Dacus announces new holiday-themed song series

Lucy Dacus announced a new series titled 2019. The first in the series is a cover of Edith Piaf’s “La Vie En Rose,” which is in honor of Valentine’s Day. Dacus will also be releasing tracks inspired by Mother’s Day (and Taurus season), Independence Day, Bruce Springsteen’s Birthday, Halloween, Christmas and New Year’s.. The collection of holiday-related covers will be sold as a physical EP later this year. Dacus will embark on her next tour this February, and you can get tickets on her website. Check out the dates below.

Dates:

02/01 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall *
02/02 – Charleston, SC @ Charleston Pour House *\
02/04 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn *
02/05 – Oxford, MS @ Proud Larry’s *
02/07 – Dallas, TX @ Ruins *
02/08 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall Upstairs *
02/09 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda *
02/11 – Norman, OK @ Opolis *
02/12 – Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck *
02/13 – Columbia, MO @ Rose Music Hall *
02/14 –Lexington, KY @ Cosmic Charlie’s *
02/15 –Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall ^
03/07 – Savannah, GA @ Savannah Stopover Festival
03/08 – Knoxville, TN @ Barley’s Tap Room &
03/09 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East &
03/11 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement &
03/12 – Buffalo, NY @ Ninth Ward &
03/14 – Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt &
03/15 – Woodstock, NY @ Colony &
03/16 – Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street Club &\
03/17 – Portland, ME @ SPACE Gallery &
03/19 – Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre &
03/20 – Jersey City, NJ @ White Eagle Hall &
03/21 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer &
03/22 – Washington, DC @ The Black Cat &
03/27 – Sydney, AU @ Oxford Art Factory
03/28 – Brisbane, AU @ Black Bear Lodge
03/29 – Melbourne, AU @ Northcote Social Club
03/30 – Bambra, AU @ By The Meadow Festival
05/05 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
05/31 – Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Festival
06/01 – Hilvarenbeek, NL @ Best Kept Secret Festival
06/08 – Porto, PT @ NOS Primavera Sound
07/04 – Roskilde, DE @ Roskilde Festival
* with illuminati hotties
^ with Sharon Van Etten
& with Mal Blum, Fenne Lily

5. Shoffy releases stripped version of “Cool Again”

Shoffy released a reimagined version of “Cool Again” taken off his most recent album Lenses. The singer also released a music video for the original song, which you can watch here. He heads out on tour today where he’s co-headlining with RKCB, and you can get your tickets here. Check out the dates below.

Dates:

01/31 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Bar (Upstairs)
02/02 – Nashville, TN @ High Watt
02/05 – Washington, DC @ Union
02/06 – Philadelphia, PA @ Voltage Lounge
02/07 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
02/09 – Boston, MA @ The Middle East (Upstairs)
02/12 – Toronto, ON @ The Drake
02/13 – Ferndale, MI @ Magic Bag
02/14 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
02/15 – Minneapolis, MN @ Amsterdam
02/19 – Denver, CO @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox
02/21 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
02/23 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
02/27 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
02/28 – Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret
03/02 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
03/07 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
03/09 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour

6. Kælan Mikla release music video for “Draumadís”

Icelandic synth-punk band Kælan Mikla dropped a creepy video for “Draumadís,” taken off their most recent album Nótt Eftir Nótt. The album is available for purchase here. The trio also began touring today supporting Some Ember, and you can purchase tickets here. Check out the dates below.

Dates:

01/31 – Malmo, SE Malmo @ Plan B
02/01 – Gothenburg, SE @ Musikens Hus
02/02 – Stockholm, SE @ Kraken
02/03 – Copenhagen, DK @ Hotel Cecil
02/04 – Hamburg, DE @ Rote Flora
02/05 – Köln, DE @ Blue Shell
02/07 – Linz, AT @ Kapu
02/08 – Verona, IT @ Kroen
02/09 – Milano, IT @ Cox18
02/10 – Lyon, FR @ Sonic
02/11 – Barcelona, ES @ Meteoro
02/12 – Madrid, ES @ Wurlitzer Ballroom
02/13 – Bilbao, ES @ Kutxa Beltza
02/14 – Bordeaux, FR @ IBOAT
02/15 – Paris, FR @ Espace B
02/16 – Bruxelles, BE @ Botanique
02/17 – Bristol, UK @ Crofters
02/19 – London, UK @ Electrowerkz
02/20 – Lille, FR @ La Malterie
02/21 – Metz, FR @ La Douche Froide
02/22 – Bremgarten, CH @ KuZeB
02/23 – Mannheim, DE @ Schatten über Mannheim
02/24 – Munich, DE @ Milla Club
02/25 – Bratislava, SK @ Kulturak Klub
02/26 – Budapest, HU @ Robot
02/27 – Wien, AT @ Kramladen
02/01 – Krakow, PL @ Kub RE

7. Judah & The Lion drop new music video

“Over My Head” features Judah & The Lion walking through the halls of a high school to end up playing an energetic concert for a group of band students and cheerleaders. The track is taken off their upcoming LP Pep Talks, which is due out this spring. In April, the band will be going on tour where they’ll be giving fans an exclusive listen to the album before its release. Tickets can be found here, and you can enter for a chance to meet the band here.

Dates:

04/16 – Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theatre
04/17 – Knoxville, TN @ Bijou Theatre
04/18 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
04/23 – College Station, TX @ Rudder Theatre
04/24 – Fayetteville, AR @ George’s Majestic Lounge
04/25 – Columbia, MO @ Blue Note
04/17 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Music Festival
07/20 – Paris, FR @ Lollapalooza Paris

8. Sum 41 set release date for Underclass Hero on vinyl

 

For the first time ever, Sum 41 are releasing Underclass Hero on vinyl. The album was the band’s fourth LP released in 2007. The record will be pressed in in black and pink haze and is available March 15. You can preorder it here.

9. While She Sleeps release new track “The Guilty Party”

“The Guilty Party” will be featured on While She Sleeps’ upcoming album SO WHAT? The album will be available March 1 via the band’s own Sleeps Brothers label via Spinefarm. They’ll be going on tour this spring supporting Architects, and tickets are available for purchase on their website.

Dates:

04/26 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
04/27 – Phoenix, AZ @ Van Buren
04/29 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
05/01 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
05/02 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
05/03 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
05/04 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues|
05/05 – Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome to Rockville*
05/07 – Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre
05/09 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
05/10 – St. Louis, MO @ Pop’s
05/12 – Rockingham, NC @ Epicenter Festival
05/14 – Washington, DC @ 930 Club
05/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Fillmore
05/16 – New York, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
05/18 – Columbus, OH @ Sonic Temple*
05/20 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
05/21 – Montreal, QC @ Mtelus
05/23 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
05/24 – Detroit, MI @ The Majestic
05/25 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall

* festival appearance