Interview: Rebuilder on debut album, the importance of kickflips, and future plans

We recently made some new friends in Boston's Rebuilder, and we'd like for you to get to know the band and its new album, Rock & Roll In America, a little better. The record is a high-spirited, heartfelt, no-bullshit punk rock effort that will speak to a lot of people. Check it out and our conversation with guitarist/vocalist Craig Stanton below, and if you're interested, grab a […]

Exclusive: Sleep On It - "Dwell" Single Stream

Chicago's Sleep On It is still relatively new to the scene, but the band is already on the verge of dropping its sophomore EP, titled Safe Again, which was recorded with Paul Leavitt (This Time Next Year, Have Mercy). The six-song effort is a talented manifestation of today's pop punk/indie styles, which will hopefully propel the band into the next level. Before it's officially […]

Exclusive: No Tide - "Inverted" Single Stream

Since pairing up with Take This To Heart Records, No Tide has been steadily unveiling new material and demonstrating consistent improvements. Next up, the Lincoln, NB trio will be releasing its new LP, Death Of The Sun, on June 30th, which can be pre-ordered here. Produced by Jay Maas (Defeater, Transit, Polar Bear Club), the songs build on the Daydream EP's […]

Exclusive: Firestarter - "Headstones And Old Bones" Single Stream

If Firestarter called it a day, they'd do so knowing that they've crossed off most things that an independent pop punk band would aspire to accomplish, but the Albany, NY quartet still shows no signs of slowing down. On June 23rd, they'll be dropping their fifth release, titled A Life Inconsistent, which was recorded by Jay Maas (Seaway, State Champs, Counterparts) […]

Exclusive: Cross Check - "Better Off" Music Video Premiere

Upstate, NY's Cross Check is returning with its second effort, titled Adversity, on May 5th--and better than ever. It's common for young bands to find success in taking on a sound that's similar to whoever's big at the time, but Cross Check has taken a slightly different path, sounding more like they'd fit in the early 2000s scene. We've got the first taste of the upcoming EP […]

Friday, May 31, 2013

Exclusive: Smalls Upcoming EP Details, "Lizzie" Single Stream

Unfortunately, our male-dominated society's trends trickle down even to the music scene, but it's always great to come across female-fronted bands. From Los Angeles, CA, Smalls fills some of the void with their new single, "Lizzie". The song will be featured on the debut EP, Expecting The Worst, which will be released on June 3rd. Click the Read More… link to view the tracklist and stream the song.

1. Lizzie
2. The Great Banbino
3. Cali's Worst Dancers
4. Game Of Kings