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Record Store Day 2021 drops include iDKHOW, FFTL, K.Flay and more

Record Store Day 2021 is quickly approaching, and the annual event has finally released its list of exclusive and limited vinyl. I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME, From First To Last, K.Flay, twenty one pilots and Linkin Park are among the lengthy list of RSD selections that includes more than 400 releases for […]

QUIZ: How much Drive-Thru Records trivia do you really know?

Siblings Richard and Stefanie Reines changed the course of popular aggressive music when they started their own label called Drive-Thru Records in the late ’90s. Although it started as a small family affair, Drive-Thru Records became synonymous with early 2000s pop punk, emo and post-hardcore. Bands such as New Found Glory, Finch and Hellogoodbye owe […]

15 scene bands from the 2000s that you probably forgot about

As 1999 came to a close, boy bands and nü-metal acts were at the top of the charts. Trends in mainstream culture changed the following century, as pop punk, screamo and other Warped Tour acts smashed through the charts. Which band do you most associate with the time period between 2000-2009? Is it the power […]

Patrick Stump remembers when Saves The Day were going to be “the next blink-182” 

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of Through Being Cool, the legendary second album from emo avatars Saves The Day. The 1999 release was massively influential to a generation of music fans who took the cues of founder/frontman Chris Conley to pursue their own artistic adventures. So who better to interview him about his creation than […]

Balance And Composure are transparent in their mission to broaden sound with ‘Light We Made’

Balance And Composure Light We Made Three years after 2013’s The Things We Think We’re Missing, Balance And Composure have returned with an unbridled yet mature record that sets out to explore new boundaries of self-expression. For their major-label debut on Vagrant Records/BMG, Light We Made offers a sense of direction for a band that […]

Blink-182, A Day To Remember, Sleeping With Sirens, more to soundtrack new racing video game

Microsoft’s Forza Horizon 3 soundtrack will be following in its predecessor’s footsteps quite nicely. The game, which will be released Sept. 27, features 150 songs across eight, in-game radio stations, including the likes of Blink-182, A Day To Remember, Sleeping With Sirens and more. (via XBOX) Check out the full track listing below! Read more: […]

Backtracking with Alkaline Trio: Matt Skiba tells the story of “Time To Waste”

In this recurring column, we discuss the backstories of some of the scene’s most resonant songs with the people who made them. Alkaline Trio’s Crimson just celebrated its 10th anniversary. It was a breakthrough album for the band and saw them delving into sleeker production and darker theatrics all culminating arena tours and late night talkshow performances […]

30 songs that will make you miss the old Vagrant Records

Vagrant Records has become a major force in the (currently in vogue) scene of hipster indie rock bands like the 1975 and Bad Suns. But before that, Vagrant was one of the premier independent labels for punk and emo music, releasing classic albums from bands like Saves The Day, Alkaline Trio, the Get Up Kids, […]

The 1975 release “Robbers” music video

The 1975 have released a new music video for the song “Robbers.” The track is taken from the band’s latest self-titled album, which is out now via Vagrant/Interscope Records. (You can download the album on iTunes.) Check out the video below, and let us know what you think. If you missed it, watch the Summer […]

Thrice frontman suspects the band will record new music, says touring is “very likely”

Thrice, one of the band’s who will definitely influence the inevitable pop-screamo revival, have been on hiatus since 2012. But recently frontman Dustin Kensrue hosted a Reddit AMA where he revealed that the band will likely tour again and not only does he hope they will release more music—he suspects it. Check out the question […]

The 1975 - The 1975

The 1975 The 1975 The debut album by this Manchester, U.K.-based quartet follows a series of EPs and includes re-recorded versions of several tracks (“The City,” “Sex,” “Chocolate”). Their sound is hard to pin down; while it’s primarily built around guitars, bass and drums, there are synths underpinning nearly every song, and the rhythms have […]

California Wives release "Blood Red Youth" video

California Wives have premiered a video for “Blood Red Youth.” The band's latest album, Art History, is available now via Vagrant Records. Fans can download the record on iTunes. Watch the video below and tell us what you think!

Fossil Collective sign to Vagrant Records

UK duo Fossil Collective have signed to Vagrant Records and released their debut album Tell Me Where I Lie via the label–in partnership with Dirty Hit Records–in the U.S.. The band will embark on a North American Tour May 23, supporting the Boxer Rebellion. Dates follow:  May 23 – Montreal, QC @ Café Campus May 24 – Toronto, ON @ […]

School Of Seven Bells - Put Your Sad Down EP

School Of Seven Bells Put Your Sad Down EP One might’ve expected a stylistic shift in School Of Seven Bells after Claudia Deheza left the band in 2010, just months after the release of their second album, Disconnect From Desire. But in recording this year’s follow-up, Ghostory, between tours the remaining duo of her twin […]

The Hold Steady announce more North American shows

The Hold Steady has announced more dates for their summer tour of North America. Check them out below. June 14 2012 Sioux Falls, SD The Vault June 15 2012 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room June 16 2012 Minneapolis, MN Rock the Garden June 18 2012 Fargo , ND The Aquarium (Dempsey's Upstairs) June 19 2012 […]

MonstrO to support Danzig on summer tour

MonstrO, one of AP's 100 Bands You Need To Know In 2012, will be supporting Danzig on an upcoming run show of shows leading up to Bonnaroo. Check out the details below. The band's eponymous debut was released in September via Vagrant. 05/25 – West Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky (headline) 05/26 – Irvine, CA […]

Riley Breckenridge (Thrice) discusses the band's future

Thrice drummer Riley Breckenridge recently sat down for an interview to discuss the future of the band, who'll be going on hiatus following an upcoming tour. Breckenridge stressed that the band wasn't breaking up and would record and tour again sometime in the future. Check it out below.

Murder By Death announce more tour dates

Murder By Death has announced another leg of North American tour dates, viewable below. 3-Jun Chicago, IL Do-Division Street Fest 12-Jul Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre# 13-Jul Washington, DC Black Cat* 14-Jul Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club* 15-Jul Danbury, CT Heiroom Arts Theatre# 17-Jul New York, NY Webster Hall* 18-Jul Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer* 20-Jul […]

Thrice add two dates to farewell tour

Thrice has added a pair of California dates to their farewell tour; the updated itinerary can be seen below. The band released Major/Minor in 2011 via Vagrant, and announced a hiatus in late November. 05/04 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues-San Diego (SOLD OUT) 05/05 – Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Café […]

City And Colour perform "Grand Optimist" live

City And Colour recently performed “Grand Optimist” at the 2012 Juno Awards. The band's new album, Little Hell, is in stores now. Check out the video below and let us know what you think!
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