Weekly US News Roundup (18/05/2014)

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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 news on b>As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis being sentenced to 6 years in prison, Riot Fest Chicago and FYF Fest.

There are new videos from All Time Low, Of Mice and Men, Tigers Jaw, and My Iron Lung.

Whilst there is new music from Say Anything, Beartooth, The Story So Far, Forever Came Calling, Joyce Manor and much more.

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

As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has been sentenced to six years in prison after attempting to hire a hit man to kill his wife.

Details of Riot Fest Chicago have been revealed. In additional news several bands will be performing albums in full;
The Offspring (‘Smash’), Weezer (‘The Blue Album’), Descendents (‘Milo Goes To College’), Slayer (‘Reign In Blood’) and The Get Up Kids
(‘Something To Write Home About’).

All Time Low have released a video for ‘The Irony Of Choking On A Lifesaver’.

The Offspring, Bad Religion and Pennywise have announced a US tour together.

7/29/14 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE* – on sale May 17 @ 10 AM
7/30/14 Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Pavilion* – on sale May 16 @ 10 AM
8/1/14 Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony Summer Stage* – on sale May 16 @ 4 PM
8/2/14 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory* – on sale May 16 @ 4 PM
8/4/14 New York, NY – Terminal 5* – on sale May 16 @ 12 Noon
8/5/14 New York, NY – Terminal 5* – on sale May 16 @ 12 Noon
8/7/14 Toronto, ON – TD Echo Beach* – on sale May 23 @ 10 AM
8/8/14 Burlington, VT – Waterfront Park – Lake Champlain Maritime Fest* – on sale May 16 @ 11 AM
8/11/14 Boston, MA – House Of Blues* – on sale May 17 @10 AM
8/14/14 Tampa, FL – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre# – on sale June 6 @ 10 AM
8/15/14 West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheatre# – on sale June 6 @ 10 AM
8/16/14 Cape Canaveral, FL – Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral# – on sale May 16 @ 10 AM
8/19/14 St. Augustine, FL – Saint Augustine Amphitheatre# – on sale May 30 @ 10 AM
8/20/14 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade Music Park# – on sale May 16 @ 10 AM
8/22/14 Oklahoma City, OK – Downtown Airpark# – on sale May 17 @ 10 AM
8/24/14 Englewood, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre# – on sale May 16 @ 10 AM
8/26/14 Magna, UT – The Great Saltair** – on sale May 16 @ 10 AM
8/27/14 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino# – on sale May 16 @ 10 AM
8/29/14 Mesa, AZ – Mesa Amphitheatre# – on sale May 17 @ 10 AM
8/30/14 Chula Vista, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheatre* – on sale May 16 @ 10 AM
8/31/14 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre Grounds* – on sale June 13 @ 10 AM
9/7/14 Cincinnati, OH – Horseshoe Cincinnati^ – on sale TBA
9/9/14 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom^ – on sale May 16 @ 10 AM
9/11/14 Council Bluffs, IA – Harrah’s Ballroom^^ – on sale June 6 @ 10 AM
* w/ Bad Religion, Pennywise and The Vandals
# w/ Bad Religion, Pennywise and TBA
** w/ Pennywise and TBA
^ w/ Bad Religion, Stiff Little Fingers and TBA
^^ w/ Bad Religion, Stiff Little Fingers and Naked Raygun

The Story So Far have posted ‘Navy Blue’ from their forthcoming ‘Songs Of’ EP.

Of Mice and Men have premiered their new video for ‘Would You Still Be There’.

Columbus, OH hardcore outfit Beartooth are set to release their highly anticipated debut full length album, ‘Disgusting’ on June 9th
via Red Bull Records. The bands new video for ‘Beaten In Lips’ can be viewed here.

1. The Lines
2. Beaten In Lips
3. Body Bag
4. In Between
5. Relapsing
6. Ignorance Is Bliss
7. I Have A Problem
8. One More
9. Me In My Own Head
10. Keep Your American Dream
11. Dead
12. Sick And Disgusting

Say Anything have posted a new track called ‘Judas Decapitation’.

My Iron Lung have premiered their new video for ‘Commonwealth’. ‘Relief’ will be released on 7th July via Pure Noise Records.

The latest The Fest 13 additions have been announced:
Melvins, Able Baker Fox (Small Brown Bike/ Casket Lottery), Coliseum, Gatorface (reunion), Vacation, The Jetty Boys, United Nations, Whiskey & Co.,
WHORES, The Unlovables, Life In Vacuum, The Slow Death, Nato Cole and the Blue Diamond Band, Devon Kay and the Solutions, Chris Farren,
Antarctigo Vespucci (Chris Farren/ Jeff Rosenstock), Young Ladies, Max Levine Ensemble, Spoonboy, The Tim Version, Deluxe, Laura Palmer, Fellow Project,
Children’s Children, No More, Snakehealers, Brian McGee, Who Needs You (Solo), DREDGER, Meridian, Spruce Bringsteen, Kyle Chason, It Looks Sad,
My Body Sings Electric, Aviator, Everybody Row, Big Shoals, Sinai Vessel, and Mantar (DE)

Taking Back Sunday and The Used have announced another co-headline US tour.

Sep 6-7 Riot Fest – Toronto, On
Sep 7 89x Chill On The Hill – Detroit, Mi
Sep 8 Lc Pavilion – Columbus, Oh *
Sep 10 Stage Ae – Pittsburgh, Pa *
Sep 12 Orbit Room – Grand Rapids, Mi *
Sep 12-14 Riot Fest – Chicago, Il *
Sep 16 The Myth – St. Paul, Mn*
Sep 17 The District – Sioux Falls, Sd *
Sep 19 Kc Live! At The Power & Lights District (free) – Kansas City, Mo *
Sep 19-21 Riot Fest – Denver, Co *
Sep 21 Shrine Auditorium – Billings, Mt *
Sep 23 Idaho Falls Civic Auditorium – Idaho Falls, Id *
Sep 25 Showbox Sodo – Seattle, Wa *
Sep 26 Roseland Theater – Portland, Or *
Sep 27 Summer Ends Festival – Tempe, Az
Sep 29 Macewan Hall – Calgary, Ab *
Sep 30 Union Hall – Edmonton, Ab *
Oct 2 Burton Cummings – Winnipeg, Mb *
Oct 3 The Venue – Fargo, Nd *
Oct 4 7 Flags Event Center – Des Moines, Ia *
Oct 6 The Pageant – St. Louis, Mo *

Details of LA’s FYF Fest have been announced and includes a reunion from The Blood Brothers.

Joyce Manor have signed to Epitaph Records. Their new record, ‘Never Hungover Again’ will be released on June 22nd.
A track called ‘Catalina Fight Song’ can be heard here.

1. Christmas Card
2. Falling In Love Again
3. End Of The Summer
4. Victoria
5. Schley
6. Heart Tattoo
7. The Jerk
8. In The Army Now
9. Catalina Fight Song
10. Heated Swimming Pool

Tigers Jaw have shared their new video for ‘Hum’.

Forever Came Calling will release their new album, ‘What Matters Most’, on September 9th via Pure Noise Records. The lyric video for ‘Indebted’ can be viewed
here.

The ‘2014 Warped Tour Compilation’ will be released on June 10th via SideOneDummy Records.

Disc 1
1. Of Mice & Men – Bones Exposed
2. Bayside – Big Cheese
3. Saves The Day – In The In Between
4. Mayday Parade – Girls
5. Parkway Drive – Old Ghost/New Regrets
6. The Devil Wears Prada – Sailor’s Prayer
7. Every Time I Die – Thirst
8. The Word Alive – Never Forget
9. Falling In Reverse – Bad Girls Club
10. Real Friends – Loose Ends
11. The Story So Far – All Wrong
12. Less Than Jake – Do The Math
13. We Are The In Crowd – Manners
14. Born Of Osiris – Exhilarate
15. Terror – Live By The Code
16. I The Mighty – Speak To Me
17. Get Scared – Badly Broken
18. Crown The Empire – Two’s Too Many
19. Marmozets – Why Do You Hate Me
20. The Summer Set – Lightning In A Bottle
21. The Maine – Ugly On The Inside
22. Mixtapes – Elevator Days
23. Front Porch Step – Drown
24. Rob Lynch – Broken Bones
25. I Fight Dragons – Burnadette

Disc 2
1. Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! – Restart
2. SECRETS – Maybe Next May
3. A Lot Like Birds – Next To Ungodliness
4. Lost In Society – Plastic
5. Well Hung Heart – Hellaby
6. Chelsea Grin – Letters
7. Stray from the Path – Counting Sheep
8. Alive Like Me – Start Again
9. Ghost Town – I’m Weird
10. Watsky – Fireworks
11. Air Dubai – Soul & Body
12. American Pinup – Creeper
13. State Champs – Elevated
14. Teenage Bottlerocket – Summertime
15. Brian Marquis – From Boston
16. Neck Deep – Losing Teeth
17. Elder Brother – Pennsylvania
18. Anberlin – Dead American
19. The Protomen – Light Up The Night
20. Issues – Stingray Affliction
21. Dangerkids – Fractions
22. Ice Nine Kills – The Power In Belief
23. Fit For A King – Warpath
24. For Today – Break The Cycle
25. Beartooth – I Have A Problem

’68, Josh Scogin of The Chariot, have signed to eOne Music/Good Fight Music with plans to release a full length later this year.

New Found Glory will begin recording their new album next month.

Transit have unveiled a music video for their track ‘So Long, So Long’.

The Felix Culpa have officially reunited and will be releasing new music this year via No Sleep Records.

Annabel and Dowsing have confirmed they will be releasing a split 7" through Count Your Lucky Stars next month.

Side A
Annabel – Always
Annabel – Forever
Side B
Dowsing – Fistful of Hot Wheels
Dowsing – World’s Finest Chocolate (How Ya Doin’ Today)

KING 810 will release their debut EP, ‘proem’ on June 9th via Roadrunner Records.

The Wonder Years, Into It. Over It., The Swellers and more will be contributing to a new
No Sleep Records compilation titled ‘A Comp For Mom’.

1. Allison Weiss – In My Life (originally by The Beatles)
2. Daisyhead – Work (originally by Jimmy Eat World)
3. Grey Gordon – Safe (originally by Dag Nasty)
4. Into It. Over It. – For Agnes
5. Jon Simmons – Veins
6. Koji – Matches (live version)
7. La Dispute – First Reactions After Falling Through The Ice
8. Major League – Montreal (acoustic version)
9. Moose Blood – Orlando (2014 version)
10. Now, Now – Neighbors
11. Run Forever – Warmer Weather
12. Sainthood Reps – Occurrent (acoustic version)
13. State Faults – Chin Up (originally by Copeland)
14. The Swellers – Possibilities (unreleased b-side)
15. The Wonder Years – Living Room Song (full band version)

The Word Alive have premiered a new song called ‘Broken Circuit’ over on >Artist Direct.

Ronnie Radke has released a new song called ‘Asshole’ featuring Andy Biersack.

You Blew It have announced they will release an EP of Weezer covers this summer titled ‘You Blue It’. Topshelf Records will release the EP digitally on July 15th, followed by a vinyl release on August 12.

1.) My Name Is Jonas
2.) Surf Wax America
3.) In the Garage
4.) Only In Dreams
5.) Susanne

I See Stars, The Acacia Strain, Like Moths To Flames, Slaves, and others will be playing the 2014 All Stars Tour.

From Fist To Last have re-recorded ‘Note To Self’ with new vocalist Spencer Sotelo.

Coliseum have rejoined Deathwish Inc.. Their self-titled album will be reissued with bonus tracks on 19th August.

Tiny Moving Parts have premiered their new video for ‘Fair Trade’.
The track is taken from the band’s upcoming split with Old Gray, which will be released on May 20th via Kind Of Like Records/Broken World Media.

Alesana have posted the video for their new single – ‘Fatima Rusalka’.

Jason Lancaster, formerly of Go Radio and Mayday Parade, will be releasing ‘As You Are’ on June 24th via Outerloop Records.

1. Change
2. Growing Up
3. Save Me
4. Come Back
5. You’n Me
6. Climb Up To My Window
7. Adam
8. Do I
9. Just In Time
10. Shine
11. The Cause
12. Hey Jude

Seasons Change has signed with No Sleep Records.

Mex Green, formerly of Escape The Fate, has been confirmed as Falling In Reverse’s new bassist.

Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack has announced a “dark wave” project titled Andy Black.

Chelsea Grin will be releasing ‘Ashes To Ashes’ on July 8th via Razor & Tie Records.

1. Playing With Fire
2. Pledge Allegiance
3. Morte ætérna
4. Nightmares
5. Illuminate
6. Sellout
7. Waste Away
8. Ashes..
9. …To Ashes
10. Angels Shall Sin, Demons Shall Pray
11. Letters
12. Cheers To Us
13. Clockwork
14. Undying
15. Dust To Dust…

‘The Upgrade PT II.’ by Slaves can be heard here.

Deathwish Inc have announced they have moved Deathwish Fest to The Middle East Downstairs in Cambridge, MA.
Whilst Blacklisted, Coliseum, and Shipwreck AD have replaced Code Orange Kids who have pulled out.

Night 1 | Tuesday July 22nd 2014 | 6PM | All Ages

Converge
Trap Them
Modern Life Is War
Blacklisted
Doomriders
Cult Leader
Self Defense Family
Chrome Over Brass (Al from American Nightmare)

Night 2 | Wednesday July 23rd 2014 | 6PM | All Ages
Converge
Trap Them
Shipwreck AD
Coliseum
YAITW
Oathbreaker
New Lows
Harm Wulf (George from Blacklisted)

The Dead Rabbitts (featuring Escape The Fate vocalist Craig Mabbitt) have announced that they will be releasing their sophomore full-length album,
‘Shapeshifter’, on July 1st via Tragic Hero Records.

1. My Only Regret
2. Nothing But A Reject
3. Make Me Believe It (Feat. Caleb Shomo)
4. Shapeshifter
5. Deer In The Headlights
6. Bats In The Belfry
7. Ghosts In My Bedroom
8. The Air I Breathe Is You
9. Keep Tellin Yourself You Were Right
10. Edge Of Reality
11. Black Cloud

Tragic Hero Records has signed the metalcore group Illuminate Me and have plans to release their debut album, ‘I have Become The Corpse’ this summer.

On My Honor has launched an Indiegogo campaign to aid in several band-related expenses; supporting Hawthorne Heights,
recording new songs for a future release and doing a full US tour in the summer.

South Carolina post-hardcore/pop-punk outfit Definitely A First have signed with Imminence Records.

Rochester, NY’s Until We Are Ghosts will release their debut album ‘Bitterseed’ on May 27th via Invogue Records.

Jason White of Green Day and Adam Pfahler of Jawbreaker have teamed up with bassist Dustin Clark to form the new band called California.

La Armada’s new EP, ‘Crisis’ can be streamed over at New Noise.

St. Louis trio, Lobby Boxer, will be releasing a new Self-Titled EP on Save Your Generation Records.

‘Thousand Yard Stare’, the new album from Bloom can be streamed here.

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