Weekly US News Roundup (14/09/2014)

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Have you missed us? To everyone who enjoys our weekly delve into all the happenings Stateside, we’re sorry we’ve been missing over the past few weeks. Nevertheless we’re now back and this week’s roundup is packed with new music, album release details, videos and much more.

First off their is new music from Fall Out Boy, Weezer, Motionless In White, Black Veil Brides, The Ghost Inside, Finch, Sleepwave, Gates, Set It Off, Beach Slang, Courtesy Drop and Future Crooks.

Then we’ve got new music from Slipknot, New Found Glory, I Am The Avalanche, Plague Vendor and a host of others.

On top of all that, we’ve got details of new releases Have Mercy, Mariachi El Bronx, Pity Sex, Adventures, Little Big League, Young Statues, Look Alive, Kittyhawk, Hemingway and Aspiga.

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Fall Out Boy have premiered their new single – ‘Centuries’.

Weezer have posted a track called ‘Cleopatra’ from their upcoming ‘Everything Will Be Alright In The End’.

Slipknot’s new video for ‘The Devil In I’ has been revealed. The track is lifted from the bands long-awaited fifth studio album – ’.5: The Gray Chapter’.

Motionless In White’s new album, ‘Reincarnate’ can be streamed here.

New Found Glory have unveiled the second single from their ‘Resurrection’ album. The track is called ‘Ready And Willing’ and its video can be viewed below.

Have Mercy have announced their Hopeless Records debut will be called ‘A Place Of Our Own’ and will be released on October 26th.

01) To Convey
02) Two Years
03) Howl
04) The Place You Love
05) Pete Rose and Babe Ruth
06) Spacecrafts (View the video here)
07) Plastic Covered Furniture
08) Pawn Takes Rook
09) Inch By Inch
10) Nails and Teeth in Pavement
11) Lean

Black Veil Brides have posted the first track from their upcoming fourth album. Listen to ‘Heart Of Fire’ below.

Every Time I Die and The Ghost Inside have announced a co-headline tour which will include support from Architects, Hundredth and Backtrack.

11/11 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
11/12 Mesa, AZ Club Red
11/13 San Diego, CA SOMA
11/14 Fresno, CA Strummer’s
11/15 Pomona, CA The Glass House
11/17 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
11/18 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
11/19 Seattle, WA El Corazon
11/21 Salt Lake City, UT Club Sound @ In The Venue
11/22 Denver, CO The Summit Music Hall
11/23 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
11/25 Dallas, TX The Prophet Bar
11/26 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
11/28 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
11/29 St. Petersburg, FL The State Theatre
11/30 Fort Lauderdale, FL Revolution
12/1 Jacksonville, FL Underbelly
12/3 Cincinnati, OH Bogart’s
12/4 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre
12/5 Lawrence, KS The Granada
12/6 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
12/7 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall
12/8 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
12/9 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
12/11 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
12/12 New York, NY Webster Hall
12/13 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
12/14 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
12/15 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage
12/16 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre
12/17 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
12/18 Buffalo, NY Town Ballroom

In related news, The Ghost Inside have posted a new song titled ‘Avalanche’.

Finch are previewing their ‘Back To Oblivion’ by streaming ‘Anywhere But Here’.

Set It Off have previwed their forthcoming ‘Duality’ with a new single titled ‘Why Worry’. Fans can hear the track here and ‘Duality’ is set to be released on October 13th via Rude Records.

Mariachi El Bronx – the alter ego of acclaimed Los Angeles punk outfit The Bronx – have announced the November 4 release of ‘Mariachi El Bronx (III)’. The lead track, ‘New Beat’ can be streamed here.

1. New Beat
2. Wildfires
3. Sticks And Stones
4. High Tide
5. Nothing’s Changed
6. Eternal
7. Raise The Dead
8. Everything Twice
9. Right Between The Eyes
10. Valya

I Am The Avalanche have released their video for ‘177’.

Sleepwave are streaming their debut album – ‘Broken Compass’.

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die have shared a new track, ‘Space Exploration to Solve Earthly Crises’ off their upcoming EP, ‘Between Bodies’.

Gates are set to release ‘Bloom & Breathe’ through Pure Noise Records on 20th October, and have premiered the video for ‘Not My Blood’ here.

Tiny Moving Parts have premiered their video for ‘Always Focused’.

Pity Sex and Adventures will be releasing a split 7" through Run For Cover on October 7th. Stream an original Pity Sex track, ‘Acid Relfex’ here.

01. Adventures – Flowing Through
02. Adventures – Behind This Wall (Turning Point cover)
03. Pity Sex – Acid Reflex
04. Pity Sex – Gigantic (Pixies cover)

The Dead Rabbitts and The World Alive will be touring with The Color Morale, Our Last Night, and Miss Fortune later this year.

11/7 San Diego, CA @ SOMA
11/8 Sacramento, CA @ Assembly
11/9 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
11/11 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
11/12 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
11/13 El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
11/14 San Antonio, TX @ Korova
11/15 Dallas, TX @ The Door
11/16 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
11/18 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
11/19 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
11/20 Jacksonville, FL @ Underbelly
11/21 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
11/22 Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street Club
11/23 West Springfield, VA @ Empire
11/25 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
11/26 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
11/28 Reading, PA @ Reverb
11/29 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
11/30 Plymouth, MI @ Compuware Sports Arena
12/1 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
12/2 Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room
12/3 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
12/4 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
12/5 St. Paul, MN @ Amsterdam
12/6 Iowa City, IA @ Blue Moose
12/7 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
12/9 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre
12/10 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
12/11 Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
12/13 Mesa, AZ @ The Nile Theatre

Portland hardcore punks Cruel Hand are streaming a song called ‘Why Would I’ from their forthcoming Hopeless Records album, ‘The Negatives’.

Little Big League have announced they will release their sophomore album, ‘Tropical Jinx’, on October 14th through Run For Cover Records.

1. Tropical Jinx
2. Sucker
3. Deer Head
4. Dixie Gun
5. Property Line
6. Miss AC
7. Old Time Fun
8. Take It To A Weird Sad Place
9. Boyish
10. In Air

Beach Slang are set to release their ‘Cheap Thrills On A Dead End Street’ 7" soon through Tiny Engines. Listen to ‘All Fuzzed Out’ here.

Chicago’s Cut Teeth have premiered a new song called ‘Christmas on Easter Island’ from their upcoming ‘Night Years’ LP, which is due to be released on 28th October via Topshelf Records.

Young Statues will return on October 21st with their second album, ‘The Flatlands Are Your Friend’ via Run For Cover Records.

01. Natives
02. Run The River Dry
03. Don’t Fight The Mirage
04. Got The Knife
05. No Shadow
06. Flood
07. Further Away
08. Flatlands (pt. 2)
09. Ain’t A Bad Thing To Lose
10. White Noise
11. Strangers In A Dream

Courtesy Drop will follow up their album with the release of ‘Stabilize’ on October 28th via Animal Style Records. A track called ‘Orion’ can be heard here.

Sargent House have revealed details of present their second annual Fall Tour lineup for 2014 featuring TTNG (formerly This Town Needs Guns) with support from Mylets and Emma Ruth Rundle.

Oct 20 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Constellation Room
Oct 21 – Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock Live
Oct 23 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Oct 24 – Austin, TX @ Red 7
Oct 27 – Ybor City, FL @ Crowbar
Oct 29 – Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Oct 30 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
Nov 02 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
Nov 03 – Washington, DC @ Rock N Roll Hotel
Nov 04 – New York City, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall
Nov 05 – Hamden, CT @ The Space
Nov 06 – Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East (Downstairs)
Nov 07 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz (formerly Il Motore)
Nov 08 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
Nov 10 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
Nov 11 – Grand Rapids, [email protected] Pyramid Scheme
Nov 12 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Nov 13 – St. Louis, MO @ The Demo
Nov 14 – Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall
Nov 15 – Denver, CO @ The Marquis Theater
Nov 16 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Shred Shed
Nov 18 – Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project
Nov 19 – Portland, OR @ Slabtown
Nov 20 – San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside
Nov 22 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo (Early Show)

The debut album from Wrongchilde, ‘Gold Blooded’ can be streamed here.

Atlanta punks Look Alive have announced details for their upcoming EP ‘Translucent’ which will be released on October 21st via Autumn + Colour.

01. Putting The "I” In Isolation
02. Underrated
03. Regrets Taste A Lot Like Hard Liquor
04. The Bad Conversationalist

Bay Area’s Happy Diving have posted ‘Sad Planet’ from their upcoming debut Lp – ‘Big World’. It’s set to be released on October 21st via Father/Daughter Records.

Chicago four-piece Kittyhawk are preparing to release their debut full-length, ‘Hello, Again’ (October 14th / Count Your Lucky Stars Records) and have posted a track called ‘Welcome Home’.

01) Contact
02) The Petravicz Estate
03) Sunny Day Renter’s Insurance
04) Vaudeville
05) Jude II
06) Welcome Home
07) Self v. Former Self
08) Hans Christian Andersen
09) Zodiac
10) Seasonal Abjective Disorder
11) Better Homes
12) Better Gardens
13) Tourisme

Plague Vendor have released their new video for ‘Breakdance On Broken Glass’.

Future Crooks has released the first single off their upcoming debut record ‘Future Crooks In Paradise’. Stream ‘The Blues’ here.

Post Season have released a new acoustic EP called ‘Sometimes We Play Acoustic’.

Dear You will release their new EP, ‘I Can Only Blame Myself’ on October 14th and have premiered their new video for ‘Castles’.

‘Vertigo Chamber’ from the forthcoming final album from Hightide Hotel can be heard here. ‘Naturally’ is released on September 30th through Count Your Lucky Stars.

Aspiga have previewed their forthcoming ‘What Happened To You?’ full-length by posting a song called ‘Chino Needs To Feel Big’.

1. Medusa’s Dance
2. Wide Eyes
3. Fortunes
4. Beneath Atlas
5. Chino Needs To Feel Big
6. I’m An Animal
7. At My Peak
8. My Little Eraser
9. You’re OK
10. On Deaf Ears
11. Errand Boy

Portland, Oregon’s Hemingway have shared their new video for their song ‘Northwest’. The track comes from the band’s upcoming debut full length, ‘Pretend To Care’, due out September 30th via 6131 Records.

1. Constellations
2. No Hard Feelings
3. So Predictable
4. Feel Alone
5. Love Fades
6. The Light is Out
7. Heartrending
8. Northwest
9. Over the Phone
10. Let You Down

Capsize have premeired a new song called ‘The Angst In My Veins’. The track features guest vocals from Jay Maas of Defeater.

Youth Conspiracy Records will be releasing the new album from Helen Earth Band. ‘We Fucking Quit’ will be released on October 28th.

1. Anchor
2. Call Out
3. Castaway
4. The Temperature Rising
5. Coping Mechanisms
6. Remind Me Why
7. Pieces
8. Titan
9. Mazes
10. Sleep Creature
11. Curtain Call

Philadelphia fuzz pop band Hurry have joined Hot Green Records Their debut album, ‘Everything/Nothing’ is released on October 7th. The first single, ‘Oh Whitney’ can be heard here.

1. Situational Comedy
2. Oh Whitney
3. Weekday
4. You’re New
5. Everything/Nothing
6. Days and Days and Days
7. Oozing Positivity
8. Blank
9. I Won’t Wait
10. Civil Duty

Chicago punk band Typesetter will be releasing ‘Wild’s End’ on October 14th through Black Numbers and they have now released their new video for ‘Summer Storms’.

LA metal band As Blood Runs Black have signed with Standby Records. The band will release their label debut ‘Ground Zero’ on October 27th.

The Color and Sound are streaming their new ‘Peace Of Mind’ EP here.

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