Olympia touring with Boys Night Out & Emanuel

Olympia are packing their bags for a month-long tour with Boys Night Out, Emanuel, and June that kids off this Friday night in upstate New York.

The tour will take all four bands down the east coast through Florida and over to Texas. Prepare to be rocked every night by Olympia, who will be playing songs off their recently released album, Emergencies.

For a sneak peek of Olympia’s live show, check out their music video for “M-80” on YouTube or watch a few songs live from Richmond, VA that were posted last week on

All dates and information are available on Olympia’s Tour Dates page.

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Pierce The Veil debut album in stores now

A Flair For The Dramatic, the debut album from San Diego’s Pierce The Veil, is now available in stores everywhere!

Visit the official Pierce The Veil webstore at MerchNow to purchase the album, buy t-shirts, hoodies, tote bag’s and more!

… and if that’s not enough, Pierce The Veil will be touring all summer long, starting in July with A Skylit Drive & Dance Gavin Dance. Check out their tour dates for more information.

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AbsolutePunk has launched their ‘Absolute Access’ video feature on The Fall of Troy, which was shot last week in Omaha, Nebraska. Check out the video to see live performance clips from The Fall of Troy’s current tour with Deftones, and an interview with all three members of the band.

Over the next two weeks, The Fall of Troy’s tour with Deftones will come to an end, and they’ll start preparing for their August run with RX Bandits and Maps & Atlases. For a full list of dates, click here.

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Modern Life Is War release two new songs from Midnight In America

Modern Life Is War have posted two songs from their new album, Midnight In America, which will see the light of day on August 21st, 2007.

Visit Modern Life Is War on MySpace to hear “Stagger Lee” and “The Motorcycle Boy Reigns” from the upcoming record.

Modern Life Is War is currently on tour with He Is Legend and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster. For dates, click here.

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Stream the new Pierce The Veil album, in stores June 26th!

In less than a week, Pierce The Veil will release their debut album, A Flair For The Dramatic! Until then, you can stream the entire album – completely free – on the band’s official website,

Pierce The Veil has been touring for the last month solid, and in the midst of the long drives and late nights even managed to film a music video for “Currents Convulsive” at The Chain Reaction in Anaheim, CA. Watch the video at MySpace!

You can preorder the album now through MerchNow, and receive a free t-shirt or tote bag, OR on June 26th head out to your local Hot Topic to purchase A Flair For The Dramatic on sale for only $7.99!

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The Sound of Animals Fighting re-issue in stores next week

Don’t forget that next week, on June 26th, The Sound of Animals Fighting’s highly anticipated re-issue of Tiger & The Duke will be available in stores and online!

The album features entirely new artwork, created by Drew Roulette of Dredg, and fully remastered audio for the best sounding songs from The Sound of Animals Fighting yet! Also included on the disc is Postlude: Lover, The Remixes – eight songs completely remixed by Portugal The Man, Technology, and Evol Intent, plus a live version of “Horses in the Sky”.

Click here to preorder Tiger & The Duke from MerchNow.

Set an SMS reminder for yourself, so you remember to pick up Tiger & The Duke on June 26th.

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The Snake The Cross The Crown perform on Fuel TV tonight!

Tonight The Snake The Cross The Crown will be performing a live set on THE DAILY HABIT on FUEL TV! Tune in to watch the band’s broadcast television debut where they will showcase two songs from their new album, Cotton Teeth.

Thursday, June 14th – 9:00pm EST (6:00pm PST)
Thursday, June 14th – 11:59pm EST (9:00pm PST)
Friday, June 15th – 3:00pm EST (12:00pm PST)
Friday, June 15th – 6:00pm EST (3:00pm PST)

To see if Fuel TV is available in your area, and for more information, visit

The Snake The Cross The Crown is currentl on a tour of the United States with mewithoutYou, Piebald, and Manchester Orchestra. For dates, click here.

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Damiera re-form with lineup changes

Damiera re-form with lineup changes

After a brief two-month hiatus, Damiera have returned to writing and performing music with a brand new lineup.

Back in April, three fourths of Damiera left the band to pursue other goals. The departing members were “seeking satisfaction elsewhere,” says continuing member and vocalist Dave Raymond, “they wanted to take another road for now… without having to be committed to a group setting.”

The new members consist of guitarist Steve Downs and drummer Josh Sparks, formerly of the Iowa-based band Spirit of the Stairway, and bassist Jayson Dezuzio, a long time professional producer whose resume includes work with Coheed and Cambria, My Chemical Romance, and more. Dezuzio also produced the latest Damiera album, M(US)IC, which was released in January.

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Modern Life Is War complete Midnight In America

Modern Life Is War have completed work on their forthcoming album, Midnight In America, with legendary indie-rock producer J. Robbins (Against Me!, Murder By Death).

The band, which calls Marshalltown, Iowa their home, will be touring this summer with Southern rock/Post-hardcore bands He Is Legend and Maylene & The Sons of Disaster. They will be joined by House of Fools on the first half of the tour, and Paulson on the second.

Expect Modern Life Is War to be carrying a two-song sampler of Midnight In America on the road with them featuring the songs “Stagger Lee” and “The Motorcycle Boy Reigns” from the new album.

Midnight In America will be released on August 21st.

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