Weekly US News Round-Up (23/11/2012)

Even though we love our Stateside friends, our main goal here at Already Heard to showcase and highlight the best in established and emerging UK bands.

As a result of this, each week we bring you a concise round-up of news from America.

Nevertheless we will continue to work with bands from overseas in a variety of other ways; reviews, interviews, live photos, acoustic sessions, features and more.

Even though our American fans have been celebrating Thanksgiving this week, there is still plenty of news; Blink-182 have launched their new EP, TransitThe Story So Far and This Is Hell are working on new releases for 2013, and there are new music videos from Coheed and Cambria, and Avenged Sevenfold.

If you have any news to contribute to future US News Round-Up’s, e-mail us at [email protected].

Blink-182 will release a new EP called ‘dogs eating dogs’ on 18th December, and is available to pre-order from the bands website in three bundles ranging from $19.99 to $99.99.

Green Day have announced they will release a making of documentary called ‘¡Quatro!’ in early 2013. The film will document the making of the bands ’¡Uno!’, ‘¡Dos!’ and ‘¡Tré!’ album trilogy.

Saves The Day are currently working on their new album and have launched a PledgeMusic campaign to to help raise funds for the record.

The music video for ‘The Afterman’ by Coheed & Cambria can be viewed here.

The Story So Far have completed the recording of their new album, and will be released in the new year.

Transit will begin recording their new album with producer Ted Hutt on Saturday at Maximum Sound Studios in DanversMA. Gary Cioffi will also be working with the band on the record. The album will be released in 2013 on Rise Records.

Avenged Sevenfold have released their music video for ‘Carry On’ and is featured in the new ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’ video game.

This Is Hell are planning a possible EP followed by a full-length for 2013.

Last Call’s new album, ‘Dog Years’ is streaming on Punktastic.

Shai Hulud will be releasing their new album, ‘Reach Beyond the Sun,’ on February 18th.

Former Thursday vocalist Geoff Rickly has released a free solo mixtape.

Bright And Early have posted their cover of The Movielife’s ‘Face Or Kneecaps.’

A new song from Terrible Things, ‘Last Look’ can be heard here and features John Simmons from Balance and Composure.

Man Overboard‘s Lost Tape Collective label have announced several new cassette releases:
Never Shout Never – Summer EP
New Found Glory – Radiosurgery
Fireworks – Gospel
Misser – Everyday I Tell Myself I’m Going To Be A Better Person

Say Anything’s ’In Defense of Genre’ will be released as a double vinyl gatefold LP via SRC Vinyl on January 15th.

Jonny Craig has released a new solo song called ‘Rhythm To My Soul (Heroin).’

Dikembe and Orlando, FL’s You Blew It! have announced a winter tour which launches on December 27th in Jacksonville, and Gainesville on January 6th.

Dallas, TX’s Crown The Empire have now released Part 1 and Part 2 of their extended music video for ‘Oh Catastrophe.’ 

Of Mice and Men have announced a US tour with support from Woe Is Me, Texas In July, Volumes and Capture The Crown.

Brothers Or Not have signed to South Division Records.

Butcher Babies have joined Century Media Records. Their full-length début is expected to be released in summer 2013. Pinkish Black have also joined Century Media.

Texas occult metal band Venomous Maximus will release its new album ‘Beg Upon the Light’ on February 4th 2013 via Occulture Records

1.) Funeral Queen
2.) Path Of Doom
3.) Give Up The Witch
4.) Father Time
5.) Dream Again (Hellenbach)
6.) Moonchild
7.) Battle for the Cross
8.) Venomous Maximus
9.) Mothers Milk
10.) Hell’s Heroes 

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