Weekly Us News Roundup (05/04/2014)

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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.

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

The Dangerous Summer have
broke up following the departure of vocalist
AJ Perdomo.

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.

GONZO by Foxy Shazam

Handguns have announced their new album will be titled ‘Life Lessons’ and will be released through Pure Noise Records on July 7th.

01) Anvil
02) Sleep Deprived
03) Highway Robbery
04) Heart vs. Head (stream)
05) I Can’t Relate
06) The Loved Ones Who Hate Us
07) Queens
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.

Address
All Dogs
All Eyes West
All People
Allison Weiss
American Lies
Anchors
Apologies, I Have None
Aspiga
Astpai
Awkward Age
Burn/ward
Banner Pilot
Banquets
Barons
Beach Slang
Bear Trade
Billy Liar
Boardroom Heroes
Boys
Broadcaster
Broadway Calls
Caffiends
Candy Hearts
Captain We’re Sinking
The Careeners
The Caulfield Cult
Caves
Cayetana
Cement Matters
Cheap Girls
Chixdiggit
Chris Stowe
Chuck Ragan
Chumped
Cigarette Crossfire
Circle Takes The Square
Counterpunch
Courtesy Drop
Dads
Dan Padilla
Dead Bars
Dear Landlord
Delay
Descendents
The Detectors
Dikembe
Direct Effect
Direct Hit!
Divided Heaven
Don Blake
Donovan Wolfington
Dowsingelway
Empire! Empire! (i Was A Lonely Estate)
The Fad
The Flatliners
Foxing
Frameworks
Franz Nicolay
Gates
Gateway District
Gnarwolves
Goddamnit
Greg Rekus
Groovie Ghoulies
Gross
Helen Chambers
Hold Tight!
The Holy Mess
Hostage Calm
The Hotelier
Into It. Over It.
Jenn Fiorentino
Kill Lincoln
Killer Waves
Kite Party
Late Bloomer
Laura Stevenson
Leagues Apart
Lee Corey Oswald
Lemuria
Less Than Jake
Lifetime
Lipstick Homicide
Little Big League
Look Mexico
Low Dérive
Ma Jolie
Malemute Kid
Mannequin Pussy
The Marked Men
Matt Woods
The Menzingers
Mikey Erg
Mixtapes
Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
Modern Life Is War
Moonbeard
Muncie Girls
The Murderburgers
My Dad
Nai Harvest
New Strange
New Year’s Revolution
Night Birds
Nightmares For A Week
No Weather Talks
Nona
Old Flings
Old Gray
Pj Bond
Pentimento
Perdition
Pity Party
Places To Hide
Prawn
Protected Left
Red City Radio
Roger Harvey & The Wild Life
Rotting Out
Rozwell Kid
Sad And French
Save Ends
Self Defense Family
Signals Midwest
The Sky We Scrape
The Slackers
The Smith Street Band
Somos
Spanish Gamble
Still Alive
Strike Anywhere
Such Gold
Survay Says!
Tim Barry
Timeshares
Tiny Moving Parts
Totally Slow
Two Hand Fools
Typesetter
The Walking Targets
We Are The Union
Wolf-face
Work Weak
The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die
Wringer
You Blew It!
You’ll Live
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
here.

Two Knights’ new album, ‘Shut Up’ is streaming
here.

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
and more.

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
08. Hornet
09. Lock Your Daughters Up
10. Assumption Army
11. Insufficient Funds
12. My Soapbox
13. Pistolero

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
here.

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.

Killswitch Engage
Converge
Title Fight
Bad Luck 13 Riot Extravaganza
Madball
Unearth
The Explosion
Blacklisted
Crowbar
Bl’ast!
Cold World
E.Town Concrete
Ringworm
Turmoil
CIV
Fury of Five
Code Orange Kids
Slapshot
Bold
Downset
Xibalba
All Else Failed
100 Demons
Knuckle Dust
Wisdom In Chains
Noisem
Dropdead
Nails
Death Threat
Expire
Backtrack
Mushmouth
Power Trip
Lifeless
Twitching Tongues
Incendiary
Wrong Answer
Stigmata
Rude Awakening
Rotting Out
Slumlords
Cruel Hand
Turnstile
Alpha & Omega
Death Before Dishonor
Mindset
Suburban Scum
Coke Bust
Harms Way
Die Young
Culture
Relentless
World War 4
Angel Du$t
Greg Bennick
Timebom
Hounds of Hate
Test of Time
Full of Hell
Old Habits
Freedom

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.

Side A:
1. Hung Up – Here To Stay
2. The Swellers – Tales of Lolita (Floor cover)
Side B:
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.

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