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Merriment stream new album, 'Sway'

Merriment are preparing to release their debut album, Sway, on April 8. Pre-orders are available on MerchNOW. Fans can stream the record in its entirety below. Tell us what you think! In addition, the band's tour with Eisley just kicked off yesterday. Tickets are on sale now. The remaining dates are as follows: Apr 02 […]

Merriment announce new album, 'Sway'

Merriment have confirmed that they will release their debut album, Sway, on April 8. Pre-orders will be available on MerchNOW soon. The official tracklisting can be seen below. Tell us what you think! Sway tracklisting: 1. Take Heart  2. Tremendous Love  3. Somehow  4. Now I’m Silver  5. Backwards  6. Two Worlds  7. Patterns  8. […]

Perma's "Little Light" video shows us the soft side of crime (premiere)

Perma, husband-and-wife duo Sherri DuPree-Bemis (Eisley) and Max Bemis (Say Anything) show us the soft side of crime in their video for “Little Light” from their Bonnie-And-Clyde-themed new album Two Of A Crime. From attempted stick-ups to pickpocketing and even cannibalism, Perma show us that “a little light” can go a long way.   “I'm […]

XO premiere "Sweet" video

XO have just released their debut album, Heart. The record was released on Rory Records, an imprint of Equal Vision. Heart is available for purchase on iTunes, MerchNOW and in stores. In addition, the band premiered a new video for “Sweet” on PureVolume. Fans can check out the video below. Let us know what you […]

Matt Pryor - Wrist Slitter

Matt Pryor Wrist Slitter Matt Pryor’s creative output throughout the past decade has been spotty at best—the New Amsterdams have been hit-and-miss, and his previous solo albums were enjoyable but reserved. Wrist Slitter is the first time the Get Up Kids frontman has really rocked since that band’s 1999 watershed Something To Write Home About, […]

Perma release "Two Of A Crime" lyric video

Perma released their debut full-length, Two Of A Crime, earlier this week via Rory Records. The album is available in stores and online. Fans can check out a lyric video for the title track below. Leave us a comment with your thoughts! In addition, the record can be streamed in its entirety on YouTube.

Perma - Two Of A Crime

Perma Two Of A Crime After a few years of successful marriage (and one adorable baby), Max Bemis of Say Anything and Sherri DuPree-Bemis of Eisley have decided to a start band together in which they write love songs to each other. Oh, and the band name is a Bemis’ nickname for DuPree-Bemis. (In the “Noise On […]

Perma stream new album, 'Two Of A Crime'

Perma are gearing up to release their debut full-length, Two Of A Crime. The album is due out on Oct. 29 via Rory Records, an imprint of Equal Vision. Pre-orders are available on MerchNOW. Fans can listen to the record in full on Paste Magazine. Leave us a comment with your thoughts!

Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids) streams solo single, "Kinda Go To Pieces"

Matt Pryor is streaming his latest single titled “Kinda Go To Pieces” on YouTube. Pryor's new solo album Wrist Slitter comes out November 11 on Equal Vision/Rory Records. It will follow his collaborative EP with James Dewees released on October 1. Track Listing: 1. The House Hears Everything 2. Kinda Go To Pieces 3. Wrist Slitter […]

Video Premiere: Tallhart, "We Are The Same" (Acoustic)

Tallhart frontman Matt Segallos performs an acoustic rendition of “We Are The Same,” the title track of the band's latest album, which is out now via Rory Records. Be sure to catch the band this month with CUTE IS WHAT WE AIM FOR and TURNOVER  Oct 13 Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep Oct 14 Lawrence, KS @ The Granada Theater Oct 15 Omaha, […]

Tallhart release "Holy Coast" acoustic video

Tallhart have posted an acoustic video for “Holy Coast.” The band's latest release, We Are the Same, is available now on Rory Records/Equal Vision Records. Fans can download the album on iTunes. Watch the video below and tell us what you think!

Matt Pryor And James Dewees - Matt Pryor And James Dewees EP

Matt Pryor And James Dewees Matt Pryor And James Dewees EP Matt Pryor and James Dewees are no strangers to each other—in addition to being a touring/ancillary member of My Chemical Romance circa The Black Parade until their 2013 demise, Dewees has been playing keyboards in the Get Up Kids since 1999. Although the pair toured together […]

Saves The Day - Saves The Day

Saves The Day Saves The Day Having finally completed Saves The Day’s dark, deeply ambitious and equally voluminous autobiographical concept-album trilogy with 2011’s Daybreak, frontman Chris Conley was suddenly free to write anything, for the first time in roughly six years. And he’s made the most of it: On Saves The Day, you can feel […]

Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids) signs to Max Bemis-owned Rory Records, announces EP and LP

The Get Up Kids' frontman Matt Pryor has announced both a new collaborative EP and solo full-length album, set to be released Oct. 1 and Nov. 12, respectively, on Say Anything frontman Max Bemis's Rory Records, an imprint of Equal Vision. Here are some announcements from Pryor: Very happy to announce that I've signed with […]

Lyric Video Premiere: Saves The Day, "Ring Pop"

For Saves The Day's new lyric video, frontman Chris Conley hand wrote all the lyrics for “Ring Pop,” and they were used to create the video, so what you're seeing is actually the handwriting of the songwriter.  “Ring Pop” is the 10th track on the band's upcoming self-titled album, which is set for release September 17 […]

Pretty & Nice announce US east coast tour

Pretty & Nice have announced  a six-date east coast tour run with So Many Dynamos next month. The trio will be touring in support of their latest Rory Records release, Golden Rules For Golden People, which we debuted right here on!  July 06  Motorco – Durham, NC July 07  IOTA – Arlington, VA July 08  Great Scott […]

Album Premiere: Pretty & Nice, 'Golden Rules For Golden People'

Golden Rules For Golden People, the new album from Pretty & Nice is set for release April 30 via Rory Records (Max Bemis' Equal Vision imprint), but with how long it's been in the works, the band couldn't wait to get it out there. “Golden Rules was a long time coming,” explains Pretty And Nice bassist/keyboarist […]

Tallhart stream new EP, "Bloodlines"

Tallhart will be releasing their new EP, Bloodlines, on April 10. Fans can stream the EP in its entirety here. Tell us what you think!

Tallhart - Bloodlines EP

Tallhart Bloodlines EP As the first act signed to Rory Records, Max Bemis’ Equal Vision imprint, Talhart (née Marksmen) have a lot to live up to. Bemis is famously known for his much-revered contributions to the current scene, meaning there’s a serious weight to his name when he chooses to attach it to a new […]

Max Bemis (Say Anything) starts imprint label with Equal Vision; Tallhart first band signed

Max Bemis of Say Anything has launched an imprint with Equal Vision Records, dubbed Rory Records. The first band to join the imprint is Tampa, Florida-based Tallhart. Bemis had this to say about the group: “They are TALLHART. A brilliant young band from Tampa who can write a stadium rock-level anthem like nobody's business but […]