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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.