Olympia announces winter touring plans

Recent bank-robbers (see video) Olympia have announced their winter tour plans including dates on the west coast. They will be joining Eyes Set To Kill and Blinded Black, along with Jamies Elsewhere and Lower Definition on selected dates.

Olympia is playing songs from their new album, Emergencies that is available now!


w/ As Cities Burn, The Photo Atlas
11/11 – New York, NY – Knitting Factory
11/12 – Baltimore, MD – The Ottobar
11/15 – Altoona, PA – Jaggard UMC
11/16 – Edinboro, PA – The Hangout

w/ Farewell
11/19 – Kansas City, MO – The Record Bar
11/20 – Tulsa, OK – The Crush Lounge

w/ Eyes Set To Kill, Blinded Black
11/27 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
11/28 – Bakersfield, CA – Jerry’s Pizza
11/29 – Fresno, CA […]

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Listen to The Color Fred’s entire album on MySpace

THE COLOR FRED is the new project of Fred Mascherino, the former guitarist and backup singer for Taking Back Sunday. Earlier this month, Fred left TBS to pursue this project full-time. His first full-length album Bend To Break hits stores on Tuesday 10/30, but you can hear it right now, exclusively on MySpace!


You can pre-order Bend To Break from and get an autographed CD, limited edition t-shirt, or just the basic CD (which is made of over 95% recycled material, by the way!)

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The Color Fred acoustic in-store performances

The Color Fred’s debut album, Bend To Break will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 30th!

Now is your last chance to pre-order the album and get an autographed CD, t-shirt, or poster and have it arrive on or before the release date!

To promote Bend To Break, The Color Fred will be doing a few acoustic performances & signings in record stores:

October 30th – 5:00pm
Vintage Vinyl
51 Lafayette St.
Fords, NJ 08863

November 3rd – 1:00pm
Record and Tape Traders
Dulaney Valley Shopping Center
736 Dulaney Valley Center
Towson, MD 21204
410- 337- 0002

November 4th – 3:00pm
100 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19110-1001

November 20th – 5:00pm
1500 W. Littleton Blvd.
Littleton, CO 80120

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The Color Fred posts new song

The Color Fred has posted a new song entitled “Get Out” on MySpace.

Pre-order Bend To Break – in stores October 30th (Nov 5th UK) – at any of the stores below and get an autographed booklet, or a special bundle from MerchNow!!

* MerchNow
* Newbury Comics
* (UK)
* (UK)

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Chiodos featured as Clear Channel Radio Artist to Watch!

Chiodos featured as Clear Channel Radio Artist to Watch!

Out of all the new bands out there, Clear Channel Radio has selected Chiodos as their Artist to Watch in October!

Click here to rock out to a tune from Chiodos on, or visit any one of the 528 participating station’s websites!

Make sure to call up your local Clear Channel station and request “Lexington” from Chiodos’ new album Bone Palace Ballet to hear it in all its over-the-air glory!

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Circa Survive’s ‘On Letting Go’ Tour begins today

Tonight marks the beginning of Circa Survive‘s headlining ‘On Letting Go’ Tour with Ours and Equal Vision labelmates Fear Before The March of Flames.

Supporting bands include Dear and the Headlights (10/10 – 11/01) and The Dear Hunter (11/02 – 11/25).

Enter to win a pair of tickets and tons of autographed goodies at

Check out the dates below and buy tickets online.

10/10 Worcester, MA – The Palladium – 07:00pm
10/11 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom – 07:00pm
10/12 New York, NY – Nokia Theatre – 07:30pm
10/13 Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock – 07:30pm
10/14 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero – 07:00pm
10/16 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club – 07:00pm
10/17 Buffalo, NY – Club Infinity – 07:00pm
10/18 Clifton Park, NY – Northern Lights – 07:30pm
10/19 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club – 07:30pm
10/20 Richmond, VA – Canal […]

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Fred Mascherino leaves Taking Back Sunday for The Color Fred

Taking Back Sunday guitarist/songwriter Fred Mascherino has left the band to focus entirely on his new rock band, The Color Fred.

Read’s exclusive interview with Fred where he talks about his recent departure and what he’s looking forward to in The Color Fred.

Fred’s debut solo album, Bend To Break hits stores October 30th. Preorder from MerchNow for special sale pricing and limited package deals!

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Dustin Kensrue on MTVu Ahead of the Curve

Watch a short video clip of Dustin Kensrue from Thrice performing solo on MTVu Ahead of the Curve.

He only had one minute to write and film this little piece of a song, and this is what came out.

Dustin Kensrue’s solo album, Please Come Home (Buy CD) is available now on Equal Vision, and the new Thrice album, The Alchemy Index: Volumes I and II will be in stores October 16th on Vagrant Records.

read more features Jason Hale of Chiodos! features Jason Hale of Chiodos!

The people at (the same people who make the amazing guitars Chiodos used to record Bone Palace Ballet) recently featured Jason Hale from Chiodos!

Click here to read the feature and download an MP3 of “Life Is A Perception of Your Own Reality”

Buy Bone Palace Ballet:

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Pierce The Veil featured on Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground video game

Our very own Pierce The Veil will have a song featured on the upcoming video game Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground – available October 16th on XBox 360, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, Playstation 2, and Nintendo DS!

The song “I’d Rather Die Than Be Famous” from Pierce The Veil’s new album, A Flair For The Dramatic, is included on the game along with tracks from The Foo Fighters, Beastie Boys, Gallows, Smashimg Pumpkins, The Rolling Stones, and more!

Buy A Flair For The Dramatic

Preorder Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground

Catch Pierce The Veil on tour with Chiodos, The Devil Wears Prada, and Alesana!

09/28 – Sparks, NV – The New Oasis – 07:00 PM
09/29 – Orangevale, CA – The Boardwalk – 02:15 PM
09/29 – Orangevale, CA […]

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