Exclusive new song from The Fall of Troy at

Our brothers and sisters in Cleveland at Alternative Press Magazine have posted an exclusive new song from The Fall of Troy’s new album, Manipulator.

Click here to hear a quality streaming version of “Semi-Fiction” from the new album, in stores May 1st.

Hey! Speaking of Alternative Press, if you preorder Manipulator, you can get a one-year subscription to Alternative Press – both for only $21. That’s a wicked cheap CD, and you save over $40 on the subscription.

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The Sound of Animals Fighting DVD available May 1st

In August of 2006, The Sound of Animals Fighting performed in their only four shows ever at The House of Blues in San Diego, Las Vegas, Hollywood, and Anaheim. Lucklily, a camera crew was at the Anaheim show to capture this once in a lifetime show on film.

We Must Become The Change We Want To See encompasses the energy of all four shows onto on single DVD video. The DVD features the entire live performance, bonus footage unavailable anywhere else, and it will be released in a special digipak case with artwork by Marc McKnight (bassist of Atreyu).

The DVD is a Hot Topic and MerchNow exclusive, so you won’t find it in any other stores. Preorder now to have […]

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Olympia full album stream at

Our friends at Purevolume are hosting an exclusive full album stream of Olympia’s debut album, Emergencies on their profile. Click here to stream the album in its entirety!

Olympia is taking to the streets next week to begin a series of dates with He Is Legend, Classic Case, and Boxbomb. On April 19th, Olympia will start a full U.S. tour with As Cities Burn! To see all dates, visit the Olympia tour page.

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Olympia’s debut Emergencies now available in stores & online

Head out to your local record store this afternoon to pick up a copy of Emergencies, the debut album from Olympia!

The album was recorded this fall with producer Matthew Ellard (Weezer, Bear Vs Shark, Motorhead) at his Boston-area studios. The resulting album, entitled Emergencies showcases Olympia’s aggressive and dissonant musical creation.

“Sincere modern rock flavored with emotional indie pop-rock” –

“Olympia engages all influence by abandoning imitation and deploying a riotous sound both defiant and welcoming” – Inside Pulse

“Emergencies is pure modern, active rock… the sort of thing that alt-rock radio should be playing” –

Physical CD:
* MerchNow (includes free t-shirt!)
* RevHQ
* Interpunk
* Smartpunk

Digital Download:
* iTunes
* DownloadPunk
* Napster

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Equal Vision Records on The Vans Warped Tour this summer

Equal Vision Records on The Vans Warped Tour this summer

Chiodos, Circa Survive, and Coheed and Cambria will all be playing the entire Vans Warped Tour this summer. The Fall of Troy will be joining them on select dates.

Also performing this summer are Alkaline Trio, The Almost, Anberlin, New Found Glory, Underoath, and many more! For a full list visit

Tickets for The Warped Tour went on sale today – click here to pre-order!

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Real Magic TV HD presents: Chiodos

Real Magic TV HD presents: Chiodos

Master magician and producer Jonathan Krackehl hung out with Chiodos over the weekend during a tour stop in Asbury Park, NJ. The episode features close-up magic performed for the band, a very relaxed interview on the rooftop of the Asbury Park Convention Hall, and exclusive high definition video inside the show as the band performed “Baby, You Wouldn’t Last A Minute On The Creek” and an unreleased untitled track! Real Magic TV will also be giving away an autographed playing card, signed by Craig, Matt and Pat that was used in the taping!

Click here to check it out

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Fear Before The March of Flames vinyl shipping this week

Our friends at Suburban Home and Grey Flight Records are co-releasing the new Fear Before The March of Flames album, The Always Open Mouth as a super limited edition double 12″ LP.

Only 1,000 of these are ever going to made on these particular colors, so order yours now to save a piece of FBTMOF history.

* 500 (1 Red, 1 Yellow ) – Buy Now
* 500 (2 Red/Yellow splatter) –Buy Now

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The Fall of Troy post new song & launch preorder

The Fall of Troy posted the first song from their upcoming album, Manipulator – in stores Tuesday, May 1st.

Click here to stream “Cut Down All The Trees and Name The Streets After Them.”

Preorder Manipulator at one of the links below to receive the album on or before its May 1st release date.

Manipulator Preorder Deals:
* $9.99 – CD Only
* $14.00 – CD & T-shirt
* $19.99 – CD & Premium T-shirt
* $21.00 – CD & Alternative Press Subscription
* $25.00 – 3-CD Deal

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The Fall of Troy to release new album, tour with Deftones

Equal Vision Records is proud to announce the release of The Fall of Troy’s new album, Manipulator. The follow-up to their 2005 Equal Vision debut, Doppelganger, which Outburn praised for its “beautifully odd melodies and hooks couched in discordant, shimmering walls of sound,” will be released May 1 2007. To support the album, The Fall of Troy will be kicking off a nationwide tour with the Deftones and Dir en Grey May 11, 2007.

Manipulator is the third full-length album from the three-piece, who grew up together in the suburbs of Seattle and recorded their first album at age 17, in one take. Vocalist/guitarist Thomas Erak was exposed to music at a young age – his father was a […]

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Submit your Hot Cross questions to Fearless Music TV

Hot Cross will be appearing on nationally syndicated Fox TV program “Fearless Music” this spring. The show will be taped in early May and in addition to our live performance, there will be a short interview segment. The show will ask questions that are sent in by you to our myspace page, so please fire away your burning questions for us to: and you may be able to put us on the spot, make one of us cry on camera or learn the answer to “if we were a tree, what kind of tree would we be?”

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