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, news, videos, tours, and more.
Because of this, each week we bring you a concise roundup of news from America.
This week we have festival news on The Fest 13, 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, This Is Hardcore Festival, and
Skate And Surf. There’s also new music from OFF!, Copeland, Foxy Shazam, Handguns,
Hawthorne Heights, Donovan Wolfington and Candy Hearts.
There’s a new video from Miss May I, new releases from Tiny Engines, and
details of The Dangerous Summer breaking up.
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The Dangerous Summer have
broke up following the departure of vocalist
Cloud Nothings’ new video for ‘I’m Not Part of Me’ can be viewed here.
OFF!’s new album, ‘Wasted Years’ can be streamed here.
Alkaline Trio, New Found Glory, Light Years, Intervals, Knuckle Puck, Unlocking The Truth,
Lil Dicky, Animals As Leaders, and United Nations have been added to the Skate And Surf Festival.
Copeland have reformed and will be recording a new album entitled ‘Ixora’ soon. It’s set to be released on 31st October.
A new song called ‘Ordinary’ can be heard here.
Foxy Shazam have released their new album, ‘Gonzo’ for free and can be downloaded here.
Handguns have announced their new album will be titled ‘Life Lessons’ and will be released through Pure Noise Records on July 7th.
02) Sleep Deprived
03) Highway Robbery
04) Heart vs. Head (stream)
05) I Can’t Relate
06) The Loved Ones Who Hate Us
08) Give and Take
09) Waiting for Your Ghost
10) New Years Resolution
The new ‘Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2’ compilation can be streamed here.
The first batch of bands for The Fest 13 has been announced with the likes of Descendents,
Lifetime, Less Than Jake, Strike Anywhere, The Menzingers, Chuck Ragan, and Into It. Over It.
being just some of the names announced so far.
All Eyes West
Apologies, I Have None
Captain We’re Sinking
The Caulfield Cult
Circle Takes The Square
Empire! Empire! (i Was A Lonely Estate)
The Holy Mess
Into It. Over It.
Lee Corey Oswald
Less Than Jake
Little Big League
The Marked Men
Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
Modern Life Is War
New Year’s Revolution
Nightmares For A Week
No Weather Talks
Places To Hide
Red City Radio
Roger Harvey & The Wild Life
Sad And French
Self Defense Family
The Sky We Scrape
The Smith Street Band
Tiny Moving Parts
Two Hand Fools
The Walking Targets
We Are The Union
The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die
You Blew It!
The Young Leaves
Young And Heartless
Spraynard have reformed and are planning a new record.
Miss May I have premiered their new video for ‘Echoes’.
Thrice are set to re-release ‘Beggars’ on vinyl on May 20th via Staple Records/Workhorse Music Group.
‘Kokopelli Face Tattoo’, a new song from Andrew Jackson Jihad can be streamed
Two Knights’ new album, ‘Shut Up’ is streaming
The full lineup has been announced for the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.
Headlining this year will be Avenged Sevenfold and Korn, along with support from Asking Alexandria,
Suicide Silence, Miss May I, Emmure, Veil Of Maya, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Mushroomhead
07/05 – San Bernardino, Calif. @ San Manuel Amphitheater
07/06 – Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheater
07/08 – Auburn, Wash. @ White River Amphitheatre
07/11 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
07/12 – Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheatre
07/13 – Denver, Colo. @ TBA
07/16 – Maryland Heights, Mo. @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
07/17 – Clarkston, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
07/19 – Noblesville, Ind. @ Klipsch Music Center
07/20 – Tinley Park, Ill. @ First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
07/23 – Saratoga, N.Y. @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
07/24 – Mansfield, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
07/26 – Burgettstown, Pa. @ First Niagara Pavilion
07/27 – Hartford, Conn. @ Xfinity Theatre
07/29 – Darien Center, N.Y. @ Darien Lake
07/30 – Wantagh, N.Y. @ Nikon Theater at Jones Beach
08/01 – Scranton, Pa. @ The Pavilion At Montage Mountain
08/02 – Camden, N.J. @ Susquehanna Bank Center
08/03 – Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
08/05 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Lakewood Amphitheatre
08/07 – Oklahoma City, Okla. @ Oklahoma Zoo Amphitheatre
08/09 – Dallas, Texas @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
08/10 – The Woodlands, Texas @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
This Wild Life signed to Epitaph Records.
My Fictions will release their debut full length, ‘Stranger Songs’ on July 1st via Topshelf Records.
Hawthorne Heights will release ‘The Silence In Black And White (Acoustic)’
in celebration of the album’s 10 year anniversary. The digital version will be released on 15th April with the CD release happening on
May 20th and a vinyl release on 1st July through InVogue Records. ‘Ohio Is For Lovers’ from the album can be heard below.
Emmure have posted a new song called ‘A Gift A Curse’.
A new song from For The Fallen Dreams, ‘Choke’ can be streamed here.
Lemuria, PUP Cayetana have been announced as support for The Menzingers forthcoming US tour.
Thu-May-29 Pawtucket, RI The Met
Fri-May-30 New York, NY Webster Hall
Sat-May-31 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
Sun-Jun-01 Washington, DC Rock N Roll Hotel
Mon-Jun-02 Rochester, NY The Bug Jar
Tue-Jun-03 Toronto, ON Opera House
Wed-Jun-04 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
Thu-Jun-05 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
Fri-Jun-06 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
Sat-Jun-07 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock
Sun-Jun-08 Des Moines, IA Vaudeville Mews
Tue-Jun-10 Davenport, IA River Music Experience
Wed-Jun-11 St. Louis, MO Firebird
Fri-Jun-13 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
Sat-Jun-14 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court
Sun-Jun-15 Boise, ID The Shredder
Tue-Jun-17 Seattle, WA El Corazon
Wed-Jun-18 Portland, OR Branx
Fri-Jun-20 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
Sat-Jun-21 Los Angeles, CA Roxy Theater
Sun-Jun-22 San Diego, CA The Irenic
Mon-Jun-23 Scottsdale, AZ Pub Rock
Tue-Jun-24 Albuqurque, NM Launchpad
Thu-Jun-26 Austin, TX Red 7
Sun-Jun-29 Houston, TX Fitzgeralds Downstairs
Mon-Jun-30 New Orleans, LA Siberia
Wed-Jul-02 Tampa, FL Orpheum
Thu-Jul-03 Orlando, FL The Social
Fri-Jul-04 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
Sat-Jul-05 Richmond, VA Strange Matter
Sun-Jul-06 Baltimore, MD Ottobar
Candy Hearts’ new single, ‘I Miss You’ can be streamed here.
Roll The Tanks have signed to Epitaph Records. Their debut album, ‘Broke Til Midnight’ will be released on 26th May.
‘Goodnight Jimmy Lee’ from the album can be streamed here.
01. 24th & Buckets
02. Broke Til Midnight
03. Toeing the Line
04. Waiting on a Storm
05. Goodnight Jimmy Lee
06. Computer Money
07. Record Players
09. Lock Your Daughters Up
10. Assumption Army
11. Insufficient Funds
12. My Soapbox
Plague Vendor have dropped a new track ‘Breakdance on Broken Glass’.
Angel Du$t will release ‘A.D.’ on June 10th. The bands video for ‘Stepping Stone’ can be viewed
Deep Elm Records will be re-releasing ‘Who You Are Is Not Enough’, the third album from Athletics on 22nd April.
The line-up for the This Is Hardcore Festival has been announced and will
take place from July 24-27 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA.
Bad Luck 13 Riot Extravaganza
Fury of Five
Code Orange Kids
All Else Failed
Wisdom In Chains
Alpha & Omega
Death Before Dishonor
World War 4
Hounds of Hate
Test of Time
Full of Hell
Brigades has released a new music video
for their song ‘Small Time Crooks’. Their new EP, ‘Crocodile Tears’ is released on May 6th on Pure Noise Records.
Donovan Wolfington are streaming their new EP ‘Scary Stories You Tell In The Dark’.
Save Your Generation Records has announced that they will be releasing a brand new 4-way split featuring new material from The Swellers, Hung Up, Lobby Boxer and 1876 on May 20th.
1. Hung Up – Here To Stay
2. The Swellers – Tales of Lolita (Floor cover)
1. Lobby Boxer – Anxiety
2. 1876 – Le Planetaruim
BONUS DIGITAL ONLY TRACKS:
The Revelry – House of Cards (DEMO)
FLOORPLAN – Whoever
Dikembe and The Jazz June will be releasing a split 7" through Tiny Engines and Topshelf Records.
‘Healer Of The Pride’ by Dikembe can be streamed here.
Dikembe also recently recorded a ‘Space Jam Session’, which can be viewed here.
Firestarter have posted a new track called ‘Woodlawn’.
Tiny Engines are set to release a new split from Big League and Ovlov.
The debut LP from New Jersey five-piece Sleep In will be released through Hide Away Records on 29th April.
The record is titled ‘Settling’ and the album opener, ‘I Do Know and I’m Not Sorry’ can be heard below.