By Ben Kaye

Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects cover each other to celebrate co-headlining tour: Stream

Photos by David Bean and Eliot Lee Hazel Emo stalwarts Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects are currently on the road together making the teenaged hearts of older millennials burst on a North American tour. To celebrate the joint jaunt, the two projects have each covered a trademark song by their tourmate’s, which are both […]

By Ben Kaye

Gogol Bordello share new single “Walking on the Burning Coal”: Stream

Photo by Dan Efram Gogol Bordello have long blazed their own path through the world, musically and otherwise. Led by uniquely charismatic frontman Eugene Hütz, the ever-evolving collective has defied the boundaries of continents and genres in their quest for spiritual illumination through gypsy punk. That path isn’t always something society has clearly defined, obviously, […]

By Michelle Geslani

Beijing’s Re-TROS premiere frenzied new song “Red Rum Aviv”: Stream

Post-punk outfit Re-TROS (Rebuilding the Rights of Statues) have long been pioneers in Beijing’s music scene, their acclaimed status built on the strength of releases like 2005’s Cut Off! EP and 2009’s Watch Out! Climate Has Changed, Fat Mum Rises. Even beyond China’s borders, the band has earned the attentions of music fans and industry […]

By Ben Kaye

Alt-rockers Night Argent share video for new single “Mannequin” — watch

Night Argent have every right to be feeling extreme confidence in themselves. After winning their way onto the 2015 Vans Warped Tour by conquering the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands, the Washington outfit penned a recording deal with John Feldmann (Blink 182, Panic! at the Disco). Their debut self-titled EP dropped a year later, and […]

By Ben Kaye

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas share bilingual double-album, Telphone/Teléfono: Stream

Photo by ​Taylor Bonin From their onset, Detroit outfit Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas have done things different. Their music is an immediate, distinctive blend of soul, pop, and punk cabaret, something they introduced to the world on their 2014 debut, Secret Evil. Not content to simply repeat themselves with a follow-up effort, Hernandez was struck […]

By Ben Kaye

Cage the Elephant announce stripped-down LP, Unpeeled, share video for “Whole Wide World” cover — watch

Photo by ​Neil Krug Earlier this year, Cage the Elephant took their “Live & Unpeeled” tour to select cities across the US. The band brought along a string section and new arrangements of their songs, presenting fans with a rare stripped-down experience from the noted rockers. Those shows were also recording sessions, however, and now […]

By Michelle Geslani

Blonder talks love and desire on debut $5 EP: Stream

Photo by Shervin Lainez People who refer to Paris as the only true City of Love clearly haven’t been to New York City. More than a concrete jungle where dreams are made of, its 24-hour nightlife, radiant skyline, and panoramic views of the harbor and Atlantic beyond make for the perfect backdrop for getting swept up […]

By Ben Kaye

CKY share new track “Head for a Breakdown” from comeback album — listen

Photo by ​Jimmy Hubbard Whether you want to classify them as skate punk or stoner metal or whatever else, CKY built a strong following of devoted fans over the years. Unfortunately, those acolytes have been without new music from their beloved band for eight years. The long hiatus is finally ending, however, as the Pennsylvania […]

By Michelle Geslani

Death From Above side project American Lips premiere new song “Definition” — listen

Yesterday, Death From Above 1979 officially knocked the numbers off their name, as well as returned with single “Freeze Me”. That’s not all from the DFA camp this week, either: The band’s drummer Sebastien Grainger is pulling double duty with his new garage punk side-project American Lips. The Montreal/Los Angeles-based outfit, which also features singer/guitarist Adrian […]

By Ben Kaye

A Place to Bury Strangers’ Dion Lunadon shares self-titled debut solo album: Stream

Photo by​ ​​​Ebru Yildiz ​​Dion Lunadon was so used to being on the road with A Place to Bury Strangers that when the band took a bit of a respite from touring, his creative mind got restless. Struck with “a neurotic impulse to make a batch of songs and do it right then and right there,” the […]