HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS: Stripped Down To The Bone Tour at The Federal Underground

hawheightsHawthorne Heights: Stripped Down To The Bone Tour

With Special Guests Courage My Love, Mark Rose, Shane Henderson, and Dayseeker at The Federal Underground – Friday, March 27th, 2015

Knitting Factory Presents is proud to welcome Hawthorne Heights to the Federal Underground for a rare all-acoustic performance. This is a unique chance to see the band up close and hear their songs more intimately. Following a world tour celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their landmark album, The Silence in Black and White, (Victory Records’ all-time best-selling debut), Hawthorne Heights are reviewing musical high points in an acoustic setting.

Say Allmusic.com of the group’s most recent studio effort, “Zero is a solidly crafted album from a band that seems to keep getting better with time and experience. In a way, it feels like the album — a tale of young people fighting against a group trying to subdue them by making them feel as though everything is fine, regardless of how messed up the world actually is — is a way for Hawthorne Heights to, in the grand science fiction tradition, allegorically address the events that led up to (previous album) Skeletons rather than simply rehash them again and again, while also providing a commentary about the times we’re living in and the way we choose to deal with tragedy. All in all, Zero is an ambitious album that’s amazing not just in how well done it is for a post-hardcore concept record, but in the way it shows that Hawthorne Heights aren’t afraid to take risks 12 years into a long and successful career.” – Gregory Heaney

The Federal Underground is located in the Federal Bar LB,
102 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802

Tickets are on sale Friday, December 26th, at 10:00 AM

$15.00 in advance and day of show, available at: http://lb.thefederalbar.com

Doors – 7:30 Show – 8:30


Knuckle Puck Sign with Rise Records

Photo Credit: Demi Cambridge

Photo Credit: Demi Cambridge

To Release Debut LP Summer 2015

Chicago, IL’s Knuckle Puck have signed with Rise Records and plan to release their debut LP this summer. Check out the signing video here.

“Today is a very exciting day for us and is truly a milestone for Knuckle Puck. We are ecstatic to announce that we have signed with Rise Records, who will be releasing our debut full length coming out next summer. We all personally feel that Rise will be a bountiful new home for our band and will only continue to help us be the be band we want to be. Thank you everyone for your diligent support that has led us to this point”, says guitarist Kevin Maida.

Rise Records founder/president Craig Ericson says, “Super excited to have Knuckle Puck in the family. I’ve had the chance to hang out with them several times and the guys are straight up gentlemen. It’s such a bonus when the bands you sign are rad dudes and great musicians.”

Named by Billboard Magazine as one of the ‘Top 10 New School Pop-Punk Bands You Need to Know”, Knuckle Puck are wrapping up a busy year in which they released a new EP (“While I Stay Secluded“) and toured consistently with the likes of Senses Fail, Modern Baseball, Man Overboard, Neck Deep and many others.

The band will kick off a UK tour with Neck Deep early next year, and will have US dates coming soon.

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Dec 27 Metro Chicago, IL
Jan 26 Solus Cardiff, United Kingdom
Jan 27 O2 Academy2 Birmingham Birmingham, UK
Jan 28 O2 Academy2 Newcastle Newcastle, UK
Jan 30 Garage Glasgow, United Kingdom
Jan 31 Cockpit Leeds, United Kingdom
Feb 01 Academy 2 Manchester, United Kingdom
Feb 03 O2 Academy Bristol Bristol, United Kingdom
Feb 04 Waterfront Norwich, United Kingdom
Feb 05 Concorde 2 Brighton, Uk
Feb 06 Electric Ballroom London, United Kingdom

Rise Records


ISSUES’ Tyler Carter Releasing Debut Solo EP ‘Leave Your Love’ in Early 2015 via Velocity/Rise Records

tyler_carter_cover_artISSUES front man Tyler Carter will release his debut solo EP, ‘Leave Your Love‘ in early 2015 via Velocity/Rise Records.

The 6 song EP was produced by Tyler’s ISSUES band mate Ty “DJ Scout” Acord.

Check out the video for the lead single “Georgiahere and a stream of ‘Tears On The Runway (feat Nylo)here.

Pre-orders for the EP have launched on Merchnow and iTunes.

ISSUES recently wrapped up their headline stint on the Journeys Noise Tour and will support Pierce The Veil and Sleeping With Sirens on a world tour this spring.

The band’s self-titled debut LP, was released in February 2014 via Velocity/Rise Records, and landed in the Billboard Top 10 in its week of release.

Tyler Carter ‘Leave Your Love’ EP Track Listing:
1. Sophisticated
2. Leave Your Love
3. Georgia
4. So Slow
5. Tears On The Runway, Pt. 1 (feat. Nylo)
6. Find Me

Velocity Records
Rise Records


The Chimpz Official Video “California”

thechimpznews1L.A. Rap Metallers “The Chimpz” are extremely happy to announce the release of their Official video “California, their single off the new Self-titled EP, produced /  mixed /  arranged by the award winning Ryan Green (NOFX, Bad Religion, Megadeth, Jay Z, Usher). The song is about life in California (obviously!) …but it is also about following your dreams and working hard to obtain the lifestyle in which you desire.

When you see this video, you will know exactly where they are coming from and why the have so much love for the State of California. The Chimpz hope that this video will entice the rest of the world to come to their home state and experience what they get to live and experience everyday.

The Chimpz Official Video “California”:

This video was so much fun and really crazy to shoot. It was shot in 4 days in six locations including Downtown L.A.(special thanks to Styliztik Jones), in North Hollywood, Venice Beach, County Line Beach and a secret spot off of P.C.H., all which included some pretty difficult shoots because of factors such as traffic, parking, wind, lighting, and tricky weather. But thanks to our director and camera crew, we were able to pull it off!

Special thanks to our director and director of photography Michael Valentino. To Eric Pacheco for assisting in the filming and bringing all his fun gopro toys! Editing and post production by Shawn Lyon and Michael Valentino. We had an amazing cast and crew and the energy from our fans and extras was overwhelming and very much appreciated! This video is for you ChimpzNation! We love you and appreciate all of your continued support!

~The Chimpz

For more information visit:
The Chimpz Official Website


Youth In Revolt Release “Dead Inside” Single and Video

5Youth In Revolt has released the bold and honest new single “Dead Inside” available now on iTunes. The song depicts the undeniable complexities of fighting one’s own demons, as vocalist True Arahill explains:

“‘Dead Inside‘ is a very personal song about my struggle with alcohol addiction. It tells of how I am unable to escape the grasp that alcohol has on me even though it is hurting myself and the others around me. For anyone else struggling with addiction, I understand your pain.”

Download the single via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/deadinside
Watch the lyric video for “Dead Insidehere.

Youth In Revolt - Dead Inside (Lyric Video)

Youth In Revolt – Dead Inside (Lyric Video)

The band released their debut EP Love Is A Liar’s Game on June 17, 2014 followed by the release of acoustic renditions for “There For You” and “Love Is A Liar’s Game“. Their contribution of “Royals“, originally by Lorde, for Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6 has been well received as a stand-out-track on the compilation album.

Youth In Revolt have toured with the likes of Crown The Empire, Slaves, Capture The Crown, and Ice Nine Kills and will start 2015 on Palisades’ Mind Games CD Release Shows along with For All I Am and Aspire.

01/02 – Nutley, NJ @ Radiant
01/03 – Williamsport, PA @ The Ground Floor
01/04 – Kent, OH @ The Outpost
01/06 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
01/08 – Springfield, VA @ Empire
01/09 – Howell, NJ @ Gamechanger World
01/10 – Albany, NY @ Bogies
01/11 – Providence, RI @ Simon’s 677

Connect with Youth In Revolt online
Instagram: @YouthInRevolt_Band
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Betrayal Recording New Album with Producer Cameron Webb (Pennywise, Sum 41, Alkaline Trio)

betryal_photoLP To Be Released This Spring via Mediaskare Records

Los Angeles, CA’s BETRAYAL have entered Maple Studios in Orange County, CA to record their new album with producer Cameron Webb (Pennywise, Sum 41, Alkaline Trio). The album will be released this spring through Mediaskare Records.

“After countless road blocks and some members changes, we dug into our roots to write the record that we’ve wanted to write for so long,” stated guitarist Sean Chamilian. Adding, “Having Cameron work with us on this album is so exciting for us. He’s worked on so many great records that have inspired the sound of our new record and we felt he was the perfect guy to help us capture the sound we envisioned.”

One of those roadblocks mentioned was the departure of vocalist Brendan Foley, who was forced to step aside due to a reoccurring medical condition that affected his vocal chords. Stepping in is longtime friend of the band Gage Armstrong, whose voice perfectly compliments the band’s new sound direction.

I think the lyrical content comes from me looking into my past and truly just being upset and angry.” Armstong added, “When we were putting together this album I was going through a lot of personal issues with my family and just life in general, so writing really helped me release and come to terms with all the hatred and angst that I had built up inside of me. It helped put things into perspective that my life is ok, and I’m going to be ok.”

To let fans in on the recording process, Betrayal is sending pictures and video clips using SnapChat. Fans can access these exclusive photos and clips by adding the band’s user name BTRYLBAND.

Betrayal is:
Gage Armstrong (vocal)
Sean Chamilian (guitar)
RJ Shankle (drums)

Mediaskare Records


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