Weekly US News Roundup (03/08/2014)

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After a slight absence, our weekly US News Roundup has returned, and this week it is packed full of new music, new releases and more.

First off we have new music from Slipknot, The Gaslight Anthem, Limp Bizkit, Prawn, Turnover, and others.

Whilst we have details of new releases from Gerard Way, Taking Back Sunday, The Used, Emarosa, Dads, Cruel Hands, No Bragging Rights, Buckcherry, Meshuggah, Polyphia, Hightide Hotel and much more.

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Slipknot have posted a new song called ‘The Negative One’.

The Gaslight Anthem are streaming ‘Stay Vicious’ from their forthcoming ‘Get Hurt’ LP.

Linkin Park have premiered their new video for ‘Final Masquerade’.

Gerard Way will release his debit solo album, ‘Hesitant Alien’ on September 30th.

1. Bureau
2. Action Cat
3. No Shows
4. Casting Shadows
5. Millions
6. Zero Zero
7. Juarez
8. Drugstore Perfume
9. Get The Gang Together
10. How’s It Going To Be
11. Maya The Psychic

A Day To Remember will headline the Self Help Festival and will take place in Philadelphia, PA on October 4th at Festival Pier in Penn’s Landing.

Bring Me The Horizon, The Wonder Years, Motionless In White, The Story So Far, Chiodos, and Gnarwolves have also been announced for the event with more to be announced.

Limp Bizkit have posted a new track called ‘Endless Slaughter’.

Taking Back Sunday and The Used will release a split 10” EP through Hopeless Records on September 9th. It includes Taking Back Sunday’s ‘Flicker, Fade’ and b-side ‘How I Met Your Mother’ as well as The Used’s ‘Revolution’ and b-side ‘Money Monster.’

Emarosa have set a release date of September 9th for their new album – ‘Versus’.

1. People Like Me, We Just Don’t Play
2. American Déjà Vu (stream here)
3. A Hundred Crowns
4. I’ll Just Wait
5. But You Won’t Love a Ghost
6. Say Hello to the Bad Guy
7. Cliff Notes
8. Mad
9. Gold Dust

10. Same Tight Rope
11. 1996 on Bevard

Dads will relase their sophomore record, ‘I’ll Be The Tornado’ on October 14th on 6131 Records. They will also be touring with Tiny Moving Parts, Nai Harvest and Choir Vandals.

01. Grand Edge, MI
02. Chewing Ghosts
03. The Romantic Ocean
04. Fake Knees
05. Sold Year
06. Transitions
07. You Hold Back
08. But (stream here)
09. Sunburnt Jet Wings
10. Take Back Today
11. Only You

09/15 – St. Louis, MO @ Fubar #
09/17 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club #
09/18 Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s Oasis #
09/19 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground #
09/20 Denver, CO @ Riot Fest
10/17 Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar *
10/18 Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck *
10/19 Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room *
10/20 New York, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall *
10/22 Allston, MA @ Great Scott *
10/23 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church *
10/24 Washington, DC @ DC9 *
10/25 Raleigh, NC @ Kings *
10/26 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern *
10/27 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade *
10/29-10/30 Ybor City, FL @ Pre-Fest *
10/31-11/02 Gainesville, FL @ The Fest *
11/03 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Downstairs +
11/04 Austin, TX @ Mohawk +
11/05 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey +
11/07 Tucson, AZ @ Gary’s Place +
11/08 Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock Live +
11/10 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction +
11/11 Los Angeles, CA @ EchoPlex +
11/12 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of The Hill +
11/14 Portland, OR @ Slabtown +
11/15 Seattle, WA @ Vera Project +
11/17 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court +
# Dads, I Am the Avalanche
* Dads, Tiny Moving Parts, Nai Harvest
+ Dads, Tiny Moving Parts, Choir Vandals

I Call Fives have announced they are going on hiatus.

August Burns Red have revealed their new video for ‘Beauty In Tragedy’.

Portland, Maine’s Cruel Hands will release ‘The Negatives’ through Hopeless Records on September 22nd.

1. Pissing-Spitting
2. Battery Steele
3. Why Would I
4. The Negatives
5. Scars For The Well-Behaved
6. Heat
7. Unhinged-Unraveled
8. Monument Square People (view the video here)
9. Vigilant Citizen
10. Gasoline
11. Still
12. Cheap Life

A new “Nervous Energies” session featuring Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties can be seen here.

You Blew It!, Hostage Calm, Praise and True Love have been announced as support for Citizen’s Fall North American tour.

09/12 – Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom#
09/13 – Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
09/14 – Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall*
09/15 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater*
09/16 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Shred Shed*
09/18 – Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro*
09/19 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction*
09/20 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues*
09/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour*
09/22 – Las Vegas, NV @ Eagle Hall*
09/23 – Mesa, AZ @ Nile Half House*
09/25 – Dallas, TX @ Sons of Herman Hall*
09/26 – St. Louis, MO @ The Demo%
09/27 – Birmingham, AL @ The Forge^
09/28 – Orlando, FL @ Backbooth^
09/29 – Tampa, FL @ Epic Problems^
09/30 – Lake Worth, FL @ Propaganda^
10/01 – Jacksonville, FL @ Underbelly^
10/02 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade^
10/03 – Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street Club^
10/04 – Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry^
10/05 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar^
10/07 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft^
10/08 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes^
10/09 – Long Island, NY @ Revolution Music Hall^
10/10 – New York, NY @ Studio at Webster Hall^
10/11 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church^
10/12 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair^
10/14 – Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room^
10/15 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop^
# = w/ The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, You Blew It!, Hostage Calm, Praise
* = w/ You Blew It!, Hostage Calm, Praise
^ = w/ You Blew It!, Hostage Calm, True Love
% = w/ You Blew It!, Hostage Calm, Praise, True Love

Prawn have posted a preview of their new album (‘Kingfisher’) with a track called ‘First as Tragedy, Second as Farce’.

No Bragging Rights have revealed details of their new album, ‘The Concrete Flower’, which will be released through Pure Noise Records on 22nd September.

1. Strength Through Struggle
2. The Concrete Flower
3. Outdated
4. Right Minded
5. Bottoms Up
6. Fallen Masters
7. Attention
8. Brave Hearts
9. Downhearted
10. Damage / Recover

6 dates to the Topshelf Records tour featuing A Great Big Piles of Leaves, with support from Diamond Youth, Prawn and Field Mouse have been announced.

September
16 Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary (New Date)
17 Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery (New Date)
19 Orlando, FL @ The Backbooth
20 Tampa, FL @ Epic Problem
21 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
23 Nashville, TN @ The End
24 St. Louis @ The Firebird
26 Chicago @ Beat Kitchen
27 Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room
28 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Smiling Moose
30 Allston, MA @ Great Scott (New Date)
October
1 Pawtucket, RI @ The Met (New Date)
2 New York, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall (New Date)
3 Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes (New Date)

Turnover have a posted ‘Disintegration’ from their forthcoming ‘Blue Dream’ EP.

Buckcherry have announced plans to release a new EP, simply titled ‘F#CK’ on August 18th.

1. Somebody F#cked With Me
2. Say F#ck It
3. Motherf#cker
4. I Don’t Give A F#ck
5. It’s A F#cking Disaster
6. Fist F#ck

Senses Fail have released a cover of American Nightmare’s ‘AM:PM.’ They will also be releasing their ‘Let It Enfold You’ LP on three colors of vinyl on September 9th.

Meshuggah will be releasing a live DVD/2 CD release called ‘The Ophidian Trek’ on 29th September.

Live DVD:
01 – Swarmer
02 – Swarm
03 – Combustion
04 – Rational Gaze
05 – obZen
06 – Lethargica
07 – Do Not Look Down
08 – The Hurt That Finds You First
09 – I Am Colossus
10 – Bleed
11 – Demiurge
12 – New Millennium Cyanide Christ
13 – Dancers To A Discordant System
14 – Mind’s Mirrors / In Death – Is Life / In Death – Is Death
15 – The Last Vigil

Live CD 1:
01 – Swarmer
02 – Swarm
03 – Combustion
04 – Rational Gaze
05 – obZen
06 – Lethargica
07 – Do Not Look Down
08 – The Hurt That Finds You First
09 – I Am Colossus

Live CD 2:

01 – Bleed
02 – Demiurge
03 – New Millennium Cyanide Christ
04 – Dancers To A Discordant System
05 – Mind’s Mirrors / In Death – Is Life / In Death – Is Death
06 – The Last Vigil

Steady Hands have confirmed they will release a new EP titled ‘Brandy Of The Damned’ on August 19th via Lame-O Records. Click here to stream a track called ‘Pretty Good Year’.

Cold World’s new release, ‘How The Gods Chill’ can be streamed here.

The first track to surface from Moral Mazes’ debut EP, ‘Magic Tommy Jackson’ has appeared online. The track is called ‘Stay Unprepared’ is streaming here. The band is made up of Jonah Matranga (Far, Onelinedrawing), Jeff Dean (All Eyes West, Dead Ending), Darren Zentek (Office of Future Plans) and J. Robbins (Jawbox, Burning Airlines)

SideOneDummy have signed The Lees Of Memory. The band was formed by John Davis and Brandon Fisher of Superdrag. Their debut LP, ‘Sisyphus Says’ will be released on September 16th.

Portland, Oregon’s Witch Mountain have announced their new album, ‘Mobile of Angels’ is set for release via Svart Records on 6th October. A new song called ‘Psycho Animundi’ can be streamed here.

Petal and Modern Baseball recently teamed up to record a cover of Death Cab For Cutie’s ‘The New Year’.

The title track from Living Room’s debut full-length ‘Moonchaser’ can be streaed here.

Instrumental prog band Polyphia have confirmed their debut album, ‘Muse’ will be released on September 2nd.

1) 87
2) Sweet Tea (featuring Aaron Marshall of Intervals)
3) Champagne (featuring Nick Johnston)
4) Aviator (featuring Jason Richarson of Chelsea Grin)
5) The Jungle (featuring Jakub Zytecki of Disperse)
6) Memory
7) Mood Swing
8) Hourglass (featuring Nick Sampson of I Am Abomination)
9) James Franco
10) Baditude (featuring Mario Camarena & Erick Hansel of CHON)
11) Finale

It Looks Sad have premiered their video for ‘Fingers’. Their ‘Self-Titlted’ is released this coming week on Tiny Engines.

Count Your Lucky Stars will release the final album from Hightide Hotel, ‘Naturally’ on September 30th.

1. Hello Cruel World
2. Basement Warfare
3. Henry
4. Vertigo Chamber
5. Dandelion
6. Cosmos
7. An Absence Felt
8. Apollo Silent Groove
9. Don’t Need
10. Naturally
11. A Soft, Subtle Sound

Traditions have premiered their new video for ‘Eyes of a Man’.

Slowwriter will release ‘King Of The Void’ October 28 via Autumn + Colour.

Cincinnati, OH pop rock outfit Let It Happen will be releasing their debut full-length, ‘Cause + Effect’, on CD/Digital formats on September 9th via InVogue Records.

Imminence Records have announced they have signed West Virginian indie rock/post-hardcore outfit Embracer.

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