The Number Twelve Looks Like You will release their new album, Wild Gods, on September 20th. Today they’ve shared the new song “Ruin The Smile” and pre-orders are now up.
Today’s video interview is with Sun Seeker.
Sun Seeker are a rock band on the rise from Nashville, TN. In this interview at Bonnaroo, the band talks about what influences its sounds and how the music industry is evolving.
The Used covered Oasis’ “Wonderwall” on at the Rockstar Disrupt Festival in early July. A fan shot video has been uploaded to YouTube.
The Japanese House has released a live session video for “Everybody Hates Me.”
Oso Oso have released a video for “Impossible Game.”
The notable artists on your television this week include: Garth Brooks (Kimmel; 7/15), Spoon (Kimmel; 7/18), The Mountain Goats (Colbert; 7/16), and Tove Lo (Colbert; 7/17).
Dreamville have the number one album in the country this week:
Revenge of the Dreamers III opens at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, earning 115,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending July 11, according to Nielsen Music.
Of that sum, 23,000 were in album sales. The multi-act 18-track hip-hop project boasts the Dreamville label’s roster of acts, including Dreamville chief J. Cole on eight songs.
Bad Religion have added some new tour dates.
PVRIS have announced they’ll be sharing some new, unreleased, music with a select group of fans on their upcoming tour.
The Sonder Bombs have released a new video for “Atom.”
(Sandy) Alex G has released a video for “Hope.”
Shura has shared the new song “The Stage.”
Hawthorne Heights covered “Butterflies” by Kacey Musgraves and “8” by Billie Eilish in a new two song single released to streaming services.
The Menzingers will release their new album, Hello Exile, on October 4th. Today they’ve shared the new song “Anna” and pre-orders are now up. They’ve also announced some new tour dates.
Jimmy Eat World told the crowd at their Philly show that a new album would be coming in October.
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Today’s video interview is with Sleeping With Sirens.
In this interview at the 25th Anniversary of Vans Warped Tour, lead singer Kellin Quinn opens up about how past struggles with alcoholism, anxiety, and depression were worked on through the songs of the band’s forthcoming album, How it Feels to be Lost, which comes out September 6th on Sumerian Records.
Ra Ra Riot have shared the new song “War & Famine.”