Weekly US News Roundup (22/06/2014)


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 new music from Every Time I Die, The Wonder Years, Joyce Manor, Crown The Empire, Dikembe, Park, My Iron Lung and more.

Whilst there are new videos from Against Me!, The Pretty Reckless, Dangerkids, and Vanna.

We’ve also got tour news on The Gaslight Anthem and Citizen, as well details of new releases from Frnkiero And The Cellabration, Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate), and He Is Legend.

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

Every Time I Die are streaming their new album, ‘From Parts Unknown’ ahead of its release on 30th June.

Against Me!’s NSFW music video for ‘Drinking With The Jocks’ can be viewed here

The Pretty Reckless have premiered their new video for ‘Messed Up World’.

Frnkiero And The Cellabration has announced he will release an album called ‘Stomachaches’ on 26th August via Staple Records.

1. All I Want Is Nothing
2. Weighted
3. Blood Infections
4. She’s The Prettiest Girl At The Party And She Can Prove It With A Solid Right Hook
5. Stitches
6. Joyriding
7. Stage 4 Fear Of Trying
8. Tragician
9. Neverenders
10. Smoke Rings
11. Guilttripping
12. Where Do We Belong? Anywhere But Here

The Wonder Years have posted a full band version of ‘Living Room Song’.

Alkaline Trio will be performing all eight of their albums over four nights in three different cities.

9 The Trobadour, Los Angeles
10 The Trobadour, Los Angeles
11 The Trobadour, Los Angeles
12 The Trobadour, Los Angeles
16 The Metro, Chicago
17 The Metro, Chicago
18 The Metro, Chicago
19 The Metro, Chicago
21 The Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn
22 The Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn
23 The Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn
24 The Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Joyce Manor have previewed their new album, ‘Never Hungover Again’ with a track called ‘Schley’.

Rise Against have revealded the track listing for ‘The Black Market’.

1. “The Great Die-Off”

2. “I Don’t Want to Be Here Anymore”

3. “Tragedy + Time”

4. “The Black Market”

5. “The Eco-Terrorist In Me”

6. “Sudden Life”

7. “A Beautiful Indifference”

8. “Methadone”

9. “Zero Visibility”

10. “Awake Too Long”

11. “People Live Here”

12. “Bridges”

The Gaslight Anthem have announced a tour with Against Me! and twopointeight.

10 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
12 – Philadelphia, PA – Skyline Stage @ Mann Center – (w/Jimmy Eat World & Against Me!)
13 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center – (w/Jimmy Eat World & Against Me!, twopointeight)
14 – Ottawa, ONT – Ottawa Folk Festival
27 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
28 – Los Angeles, CA – The Palladium (w/twopointeight)
30 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
1 – Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
3 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
3-5 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
7 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theater (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
8 – Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
10 – New Orleans, LA – Civic Theatre (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
10-12 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
14 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
15 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
16 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)
17 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE (w/Against Me! & twopointeight)

Real Friends have released the lyric video for ‘Sixteen’.

Crown The Empire will release their second album, ‘The Resistance: Rise Of The Runaways’ n 21st July via Rise Records. The first single, ‘Initiation ’ can be heard here.

01. A Call to Arms (Act i)
02. Initiation
03. Millennia
04. Machines
05. The Wolves of Paris (Act ii)
07. Second Thoughts
08. Maniacal Me
09. Satellites (Act iii)
10. Rise of the Runaways
11. Bloodline
12. The Phoenix Reborn

The line-up for Riot Fest Denver has been announced.

Friday, Sept. 19th
The Flaming Lips
Gogol Bordello
Die Antwoord
New Found Glory
Failure Buzzcocks
La Dispute
Big Freedia
The Orwells Skaters
My Body Sings Electric
Tiny Moving Parts

Saturday, Sept. 20th
The Cure
Social Distortion
A Day to Remember
Violent Femmes
Bring Me The Horizon
City and Colour
The Used
Taking Back Sunday
Face to Face
Hot Snakes
Dum Dum Girls
We Came as Romans
Larry and His Flask
I Am The Avalanche
The Bots
Plague Vendor
Pianos Become The Teeth
Red City Radio

Sunday, Sept. 21st
The National
Rise Against
Sublime with Rome
Wu-Tang Clan
TV On The Radio
Dropkick Murphys
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
Manchester Orchestra
Bouncing Souls
Bob Mould
The Expendables
The Menzingers
The Unlikely Candidates
Cerebral Ballzy
In the Valley Below
Sole & DJ Pain 1

The new video for ‘Paper Thin’ by Dangerkids can be viewed here.

This Wild Life’s new video for ‘Over It’ can be viewed here.

’68 have released two videos for ‘Track One’. The videos are to be played simultaneously.

Dikembe have posted ‘Gets Harder’ from their forthcoming ‘Mediumship’ LP.

Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) have revealed details of their second full-length. ‘You Will Eventually Be Forgotten’ will be released on August 19th via Topshelf Records and Count Your Lucky Stars Records.

01) Ribbon
02) I Was Somewhere Cold, Dark… and Lonely
03) We Are People Here. We Are Not Numbers
04) A Keepsake
05) You Have to Be So Much Better than You Ever Thought
06) Stay Divided
07) Foxfire
08) Things Not Worth Fixing
09) If It’s Bad News, It Can Wait
10) It’s So Much Darker When a LIght Goes Out than When It Would Have Been If it Had Never Shone
11) The Promise That Life Can Go On No Matter How Bad Our Losses

Code Orange have premiered their video for ‘I Am King’.

Park have posted ‘Lepus Fugam’, the first song from their new EP, ‘Jacob the Rabbit. The EP is released on 15th July on Bad Timing Records.

The new lyric video for ‘In Defense of Drowning’ by My Iron Lung can be viewed here.

Citizen have announced a North American tour.

09/12 – Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room
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 @ Roc Bar
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

Vanna’s video for ‘Digging’ can be seen here.

Nothing More’s new self-titled album is streaming on YouTube.

Expire’s new video for ‘Forgetting’ can be viewed here.

He Is Legend will release ‘Heavy Fruit’ on 19th August through Tragic Hero Records.

01. No Visitors
02. This Will Never Work
03. Miserable Company (stream)
04. Something, Something, Something Witchy
05. I Sleep Just Fine
06. Beethozart
07. Spout Mouth
08. Be Easy
09. Time To Stain
11. Smoker Scoff
12. The Carpet
13. Heavy Fruit

Jason Lancaster has launched a stream of his debut solo album ‘As You Are’.

Godsmack will headline the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. The tour also includes Seether, Skillet and Buckcherry topping the lineup, while Pop Evil, Escape The Fate, Redlight King, Sons of Revelry, These Raven Skies, and Tattered will also be playing.

Aug. 15 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 16 – Peru, IL – Illinois Valley Regional Airport
Aug. 17 – Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion at Riverbend
Aug. 22 – Syracuse, NY – New York State Fairgrounds
Aug. 24 – Noblesville, IN – Klipsch Music Center
Aug. 26 – Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 27 – Gilford, NH – Meadowbrook Pavilion
Aug. 29 – Simpsonville, SC – Charter Amphitheater
Aug. 30 – Tampa, FL – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sep. 02 – Grand Prairie, TX – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
Sep. 03 – Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Amphitheater
Sep. 05 – Bonner Springs, KS – Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
Sep. 07 – Oklahoma City, OK – Zoo Amphitheatre
Sep. 09 – Denver, CO – 1STBANK Center
Sep. 11 – Post Falls, ID – Greyhound Park
Sep. 12 – Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre

The Dead Rabbits are streaming a new song called ‘Bats In The Belfry’.

Unifier will be releasing 3 new EP’s entitled; ‘B_Sides Vol. 01’, ‘B_Sides Vol. 02’ and ‘B_Sides Vol. 03’.

Kingdom Of Giants have joined InVogue Records. Their new album is set to be released in October.

PVRIS have joined Rise/Velocity Records.

The new EP from The Great Albatross, ‘Roots’ can be heard here.

‘Mirror’ from Late Bloomer’s sophomore full-length, ‘Things Change’ is streaming here.

On My Honor have posted an acoustic cover of Fall Out Boy’s ‘The Patron Saint Of Liars And Fakes’.

Little Big League are streaming a track called ‘Pure Bliss Choices’ from their forthcoming split 7" with Ovlov. The 7" will be released through Tiny Engines in August.

San Diego, CA’s Idlehands has signed to Headphone Music, an Equal Vision Records imprint. they have also posted their new video for ‘Mellow Christ’.

The new EP from California punk band Bad Daddies can be streamed here.

Nam Le and Greyscale will be releasing a split EP together.

Seattle rock band My Goodness are streaming their new album – ‘Shiver + Shake’.

Brooklyn’s Living Room will release their debut full-length, ‘Moonchaser’ on 19th August through Jetsam-Flotsam.

1. American Levitation
2. Casual Science
3. The Physics of Intention
4. Aura Camera
5. Moonchaser
6. Out of Love
7. Feet of Snow
8. Crystalline
9. About Time
10. Magnetic Service

The Paramedic have released the first single (‘Proud’) off their upcoming album ‘Diary Of My Demons’.

I, Omega have posted the lyric video for ‘Shuddering At Calm Seas’. Their debut album, ‘Transients’ will be released through Bullet Tooth on July 15th.

New York city band Mainland have posted their new video for ‘Leave the Lights On’.

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