Chase Atlantic, Dance Gavin Dance and 8 other things you need to check out this week
The essential new music, tickets and livestreams you need right now.May 6, 2022
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Clap your hands, say Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Fans of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, it’s the news you’ve long been waiting for. Ahead of the promise of new music this fall, the Karen O-led trio have announced plans to return to action with some high-profile live shows. Check all the details right here, and move fast for tickets — these shows are not to be missed.
Stand Atlantic face their f.e.a.r.
It’s a massive Friday for Australia’s leading pop-punk lights Stand Atlantic, whose new album f.e.a.r. finally sees the light of day, and their massive accompanying U.S. headline tour begins rolling out of California. Don’t sleep on snagging everything from vinyl to hoodies to gig tickets all over on the band’s official website.
Dance Gavin Dance and AP continue the Jackpot Juicer celebrations
If anyone ever had any doubts about how committed Dance Gavin Dance fans are, you guys sure put them to shame by selling out the first of our AP exclusive run of new album cassettes quicker than we could say “Jackpot Juicer” 10 times. Luckily, we’ve got a whole new variant on sale right now for those who missed out, but you better move fast — hit the AP Store now.
See Chase Atlantic in the smallest rooms they’ll likely ever play again
Chase Atlantic are, by any metric, blowing up right now. Having announced the deluxe edition of their most recent album BEAUTY IN DEATH, featuring three brand-new songs, this week, they’ve also unveiled details of a tour in rooms that they surely won’t be playing again anytime soon as they continue their rapid ascent. You might have missed our AP exclusive presale, but all the info and ticket details are available right here.
“It’s all happening!”: Almost Famous comes to Broadway
No list of the great rock ’n’ roll movies of all time is complete without Almost Famous securing its highest spots. Now, four years in the making, the beloved coming-of-age flick is heading to Broadway. Check out everything we know so far.
Silverstein unveil Misery Made Me
Silverstein are continuing to live up to their status as hardcore veterans with the release of 10th studio album Misery Made Me. By harnessing their collective frustrations amid the pandemic and drawing inspiration from classic bands, Silverstein created their most experimental album to date. In their recent interview with AP, frontman Shane Told explains, “There’s something about those early influences that really stick with you, and that’s part of what makes our band: We’re a sum of our influences.” Listen to Silverstein’s Misery Made Me right here.
KALEO rock the rock
There are few more picturesque gig venues in the world than Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which makes it perfectly placed to host GRAMMY nominees KALEO’s brand of blues-meets-indie. Bag tickets to what’s sure to be a visual spectacle May 16 over at Veeps right now.
Shamir hits the road
AP favorite Shamir has announced he’s headed out on the long and open road in support of his latest album, Heterosexuality, which veers through synth-heavy pop into darker corners of industrial with enthralling ease. Check out our recent interview with Shamir right here, and peek local listings for ticket information.
Killswitch Engage, live in your front room
There’s one thing metalcore masters Killswitch Engage have never done in their 20-plus years as a band: release a live album. Well, until now, that is. Their 2021 livestream was one of the year’s most explosive online concerts, and now it’s coming to record, too. Mark June 3 in your calendars, get your preorders in and get a taste of the action with the recently unfurled cut of “Vide Infra” right here.
Return to Game Of Thrones with House Of The Dragon
We’ll keep this short because hey, who are we kidding? You’ve stopped reading now and are already off hunting for the teaser to the recently unveiled Game Of Thrones prequel House Of The Dragon, aren’t you? Here, let us help: It’s right here, with the series airing this coming August.