Banner Pilot is a young punk rock quartet from Minneapolis that formed in 2005 and used to jokingly describe their band as, âif Jawbreaker, The Lawrence Arms, and Alkaline Trio got in a knife fight and Jawbreaker wonâ¦ but just barely.â Hell, thatâs actually a pretty good description! But donât listen to us, you can hear songs from previous recordings here. Check back soon because weâll unveil the first MP3 off Collapser any day now. Get ready to mark your calendar because Collapser will be released on September 1st on CD and LP format and you can read just what went into making this recording right here. You can view our first ever post on welcoming Banner Pilot to the label and view the cover art for Collapser below!
American Steel are set to release their fifth-full length on July 21st titled Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts ; you can pre-order your very own copy today! We have also posted the second MP3 from these lads titled âSafe and Soundâ you can get it here and if you missed downloading the first MP3 from American Steel titled âEmergency House Partyâ click here. Check out this brand new review and donât forget to visit their website for up to date news and tour dates.
Donât Miss American Steel live:
08/06/09 Orangevale, CA at The Boardwalk
08/07/09 San Francisco, CA at Bottom of the Hill W/ The New Trust
08/08/09 Los Angeles, CA at Knitting Factory W/ The Briggs, The New Trust
08/09/09 Long Beach, CA at Alex’s Bar W/ The New Trust, Vultures United
08/10/09 San Diego, CA at The Casbah W/ The New Trust, Drug Wars
08/12/09 Tempe, AZ at The Sets W/ The New Trust
You can read reviews of The Original Cowboy here and here.
Download âUnsubstantiated Rumorsâ from Against Me! right here!
Check out Against Me!âs website for up to date news.
If you missed our original news post on this release, you can read it on our site.
We are pleased to announce the release date, tracklisting and cover art from the beloved hardcore punk band Paint It Black due out on August 18th. This new four song EP titled Surrender is part two of their 7â EPâs planned for the summer. The first, Amnesia was released by Bridge Nine in June and you can read about it here and hear a stream of the 7â here. Paint It Black are renowned for their live shows and lucky for us they have announced tour dates in September on the east coast and abroad so be sure to check them out!
If you are quick, you can procure a free button or perhaps one of the limited edition color vinyl versions floating around in the mailroom while supplies last, so act fast!
Massive Flatliners tour kicks off next week. View the dates here!
Dillinger Fourth of July is 3 days this year! Head over here to order your passes. Banner Pilot and The Flatliners are also performing.
Check out Night Birds play a few songs on The Chris Gethard Show.
Fat Mike likes food, Fat Mike thinks food tastes good!
Morning Glory’s 7" dropped this week, here’s a review so you know what you’re missing out on.
New Less Than Jake tour dates added.
Joey Cape, aka the Scorpios with Jon Snodgrass and Brian Wahlstrom are touring North America in tribute to Tony Sly. Check out the tour dates, and what Joey Cape had to say here!
What does Fat Mike think of Hellfest?
Check out some footage of American Steel from last weekend!