1. Too Close To Touch debut new song and video, “Before I Cave In”
Alternative rockers Too Close To Touch have dropped an emotional new song entitled “Before I Cave In.” It comes shortly after the release of “Leave You Lonely,” the single that came out last month. No news of a new record has broken the surface yet, but we can assume it's coming shortly. Too Close To Touch released their album, Haven't Been Myself, last year.
2. Passion Pit announce North American tour
Indie-pop outfit Passion Pit have announced an 18-date tour that will kick off in Jan. 2018. This will be Passion Pit's first tour since 2016, and the band will be playing new songs and fan-favorites from their diverse catalogue. Presale tickets go onsale tomorrow at 10:00 AM, here. Tickets to the general public will be available Dec. 1, at 10:00 AM. VIP tickets for all shows are also available here, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to charities promoting mental health awareness.
2018 tour dates:
01/10 – Washington D.C @ 9:30 Club
01/12 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
01/13 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
01/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
01/16 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
01/17 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theater
01/18 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
01/20 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
01/22 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
01/23 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
01/25 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom
01/26 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
01/27 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
01/29 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
01/30 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
02/01 – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park
02/02 – Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
02/03 – Los Angeles, CA @ Belasco Theater
3. Marilyn Manson expands his European tour
Marilyn Manson‘s summer European tour has been extended with four new stops. The run will now include Oslo, Stockholm, Dresden and Milan. Find the updated schedule below.
2018 tour dates:
06/01-03 – Nurburg, Germany @ Rock AM Ring
06/01-03 – Nuremberg, Germany @ Rock IM Park
06/05 – Oslo, Norway @ Sentrum Scene
06/06 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Grona Lund
06/08 – Hyvinkaa, Finland @ Rockfest
06/12 – Dresden, Germany @ Junge Garde
06/13 – Warsaw, Poland @ Torwar
06/14 – Nickelsdorf, Austria @ Nova Rock
06/16 – Bretigny-Sur-Orge, France @ Download France
06/19 – Milan, Italy @ Ippordomo San Siro
06/20 – Nimes, France @ Festival De Nimes
06/21 – Dijon, France @ Zenith
06/25 – Clisson, France @ Hellfest
06/27 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Campo Pequeno
06/28-30 – Madrid, Spain @ Download Madrid
4. Florida's Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival announces lineup
Florida's Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival has announced their lineup and some great artists are making an appearance. Pulling in the headline spots are Arcade Fire, Halsey, Travis Scott and Bassnectar with two sets. Other names include Judah & The Lion, Blackbear, Foster The People, Misterwives and more. The festival will take place from March 1-4, and you can buy tickets here.
5. The Front Bottoms perform “Peace Sign” in their latest AVC Session
— The A.V. Club (@TheAVClub) November 28, 2017
During their latest AVC live session, The Front Bottoms performed fan favorite “Peace Sign” from their new album Going Grey. Of course they threw in some middle fingers at the end of the set as well. Check out the video above.
6. Worriers release new video for “The Possibility”
Punk band Worriers have released a video for “The Possibility,” from their sophomore record, Survival Pop. The Brooklyn outfit's video focuses on a long bike ride that ends up at a pretty sweet backyard party.
California pop-punk outfit No Better have signed to No Sleep Records. They have also stated via Twitter that “LP1 coming summer 2018,” so keep your eyes and ears out.
8. Belmont announce Canadian/North American tour
Passenger Entertainment has announced a Canadian/North American tour presenting Chicago pop punk act Belmont, Ontario pop-punks Parkside and Ontario emo outfit Nightwell. The tour will begin in Jan. 2018 in Waterloo, Ontario.
9. Macseal and Retirement Party announce a North American tour
New York emo-rockers Macseal and Chicago rock band Retirement Party have announced a co-headlining North American tour. It all kicks off Jan. 2018 in Amityville, New York, but they're still looking to fill the touring gaps, so look out for more dates soon.