Coheed and Cambria have announced their upcoming headlining tour in support of their new full length. The record is titled Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Vol. 2: No World For Tomorrow and is due out October 23, 2007. It is the follow-up to Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Vol. 1: From Fear Through The Eyes Of Madness which was released in 2005 and had a slightly longer title.
Rounding out the bill will be Clutch and Fall Of Troy.
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The Number Twelve Looks Like You have booked a fall tour in support of their latest album, Mongrel. The bill will also feature See You Next Tuesday, I Hate Sally and At The Throne of Judgement.
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Against Me! recently visited The Late Show with David Letterman to perform a song from their album, New Wave.
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The Forecast will be heading out on a month-long U.S. tour with Blackpool Lights. Cassino will support for several dates, while Edison Glass will hop on for the last leg.
The first two bands are both supporting 2006 full-lengths: the Forecast with In the Shadow of Two Gunmen (Victory), and Blackpool Lights with This Town’s Disaster (Curb Appeal). Cassino released their debut full-length, Sounds of Salvation earlier this year on Paragraph, while Edison Glass dropped A Burn or a Shiver through EMI in 2006.
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Three quarters of the Make An Effort-era lineup of DC punk act Government Issue will be reuniting to perform at a benefit for frontman John Stabb who was injured in a terrible and unmotivated assault.
The show will take place on Sunday, September 23rd and will include Pup Tent, Alive at Last, L.O.J., No Image and 76% Uncertain.
Leading the show will be what is being dubbed “Government Re-Issue” and will include John Stabb, Tom Lyle, William Knapp, and Brian Baker.
Government Issue split up in 1989 and included future and former members of bands like Jawbox, Minor Threat, Bad Religion, Rites of Spring and others. In 2001, Dr.Strange issued two discography releases.. The first was Complete History Volume 1 and the second, appropriately titled, Complete History Volume 2.
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Richmond, VA-based The Riot Before have hit the road for brief stint along the East Coast. The tour will end at the DIT Fest in Kent, OH on September 7th. After which, the band will return home to prepare for an upcoming split 7″ release with pop-punkers Boradway Calls in late September. Both split participants with hit the road together, with The Riot Before breaking off en route to Fest 6. Dates to be announced shortly.
The Riot Before recently released their new EP, So Long, The Lighthouse on 7″ from Fall Of The West Records and for free-download (donations encouraged) via Quote Unquote Records. You can check out the free download here. Punknews is also streaming the EP on the band’s profile page.
Continue reading Tours: The Riot Before tour east coast, post free EP download, announce split with Broadway Calls
Retro thrash act Municipal Waste have announced a tour this fall as they continue to support their latest Earache album, The Art of Partying. They will be joined on the tour by Toxic Holocaust and Skeletonwitch.
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Anti-Flag has posted a new track from their upcoming benefit album. The record is titled A Benefit for Victims of Violent Crime and is due out October 02, 2007. The disc will provide funds to The Center for Victims of Violence and Crime and features five new Anti-Flag studio tracks along with five live songs recorded at Pittsburgh’s Mr. Smalls this past April. The band released For Blood and Empire via RCA last year. (You can find the artwork for the album here.)
The band explained the motivation earlier this year saying:
Bassist Chris #2’s family experienced the horror of losing of family member when his sister fell victim to violent crime, leaving behind a young daughter and son. We all have our own gut reactions when faced with tragedy. Anti-Flag’s was to put together this limited edition benefit E.P. in hopes it would help others who have gone through similar situations.
You can find “No Paradise” on their myspace page.
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New Jersey ska-punk act Streetlight Manifesto is still tight-lipped about their album details but are hinting at a release date to coincide with their upcoming headlining tour. In addition, the band has posted three snippets of songs from the upcoming album. They also hint about their upcoming tour of Australia, something that we confirmed earlier this week.
As far as an update, they noted:
Due to unforseen circumstances, we cannot announce the precise release date of the album just yet (we’re hoping next week..?), but we can say this: We begin our headline US tour on Nov 7th. Surely it would make no sense to play songs that no one has ever heard…
The new record will be titled Somewhere In The Between and is the follow-up to the 2006’s re-recording of the Keasbey Nights album.
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Every Time I Die have launched a full album stream of their new full length. The record is titled The Big Dirty and is due out September 05, 2007. It is the follow-up to Gutter Phenomenon which was released in 2005.
You can check it out on their myspace page.
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HORSE the Band have announced a tour in support of their new album. The record is titled A Natural Death and was released on August 28, 2007. The bill will also feature Mikoto and Thriller as well as spots from Tera Melos, Light This City and others.
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Public Serpents keep posting new tracks. The newest is “Driller Killer” and features MC Devlin of the Mad Conductor and is reportedly “a bit too real for mere mortals.” You can be the judge at the group’s MySpace page.
As we’ve been telling you, the Serpents are the newest project from NYC squatscian Skwert. Skwert has spent time in bands such as Choking Victim, INDK and American Distress and will be releasing his new group’s album via Tent City Records.
The album promises a merger of dancehall reggae, punk and ska akin to “Choking Victim, INDK, Operation Ivy, The Specials, American Distress, The Clash, Misfits, Bucaneer and Buju Banton.”
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Vancouver’s Living With Lions has signed with Toronto-based label Black Box Recordings. Black Box will assume the Canadian rights to Lions’ debut Dude Manor EP, and plan to release a full length from the group in early 2008.
You can find more information, including some upcoming dates with fellow Canucks Boys Night Out, at the the group’s MySpace page.
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