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Weekend News Round Up (16/7/11)

This weekend's 'Weekend Round Up' includes news from Secrets, The Chariot, Twikki, Trapped Under Ice, and more.

News|Tours|Free Downloads|Music Videos


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Secrets have signed to Velocity/Rise Records. The band’s debut full length was produced by Tom Denney (formerly of A Day To Remember) and is due out this fall.

A new song from The Chariot titled 'Music of a Grateful Heart', can be heard here.

Trapped Under Ice have signed to Good Fight Music, and will release a new album titled 'Big Kiss Goodnight' on October 11th.

NGHBRS will release the deluxe edition of their 'Hellomind' EP on August 2nd.

At this past Monday's Foo Fighters' show at the iTunes festival in London, Dave Grohl kicked out a fan for fighting. A video of the incident can be viewed here.

A video of The Summer Set performing an acoustic song titled 'Young,' can be viewed here.

Spotify is now available in the US.

A video of The Wonder Years performing acoustically at a recent Warped Tour date, can be viewed here.

A new video interview with Four Year Strong can be viewed here.

Andrew and Dan Paiano have left Abandon All Ships. A statement can be viewed here. Guitarist Andrew Paiano has joined Woe, Is Me.

This Love are streaming a new song titled 'Free' here.

In League will be recording their new album in November, and will be released on InVogue Records.

Reign Supreme have signed to Mediaskare Records. A new EP titled 'Sky Burial' will be released later this year.

A new video interview with illScarlett can be viewed here.

The Wild have released a new album titled 'A Collection,' as a free/donation-based download through Quote Unquote Records.


Crucial Dudes and HisDayHasCome will be touring the US next month.
8/5 - Garden City, Ny - The Ethical Humanist Center
8/6 - Orono, Me - Kacc
8/7 - Wakefield, Ma - Wakefield Unitarian Universalist Church
8/8 - Albany, Ny - Bogies #
8/9 - Altoona, Pa - The Altoona Masonic Temple *
8/10 - Columbus , Oh - Skylab Gallery
8/11 - Lansing, Mi - Slytherin House
8/12 - Naperville, Il - Naperville Community Umc
8/13 - Springfield, Mo - Lemondrop
8/14 - Bon Aqua, Tn - High Fives Pizza & More
8/15 - Greensboro, Nc - Glenwood Coffee And Books
8/16 - Virginia Beach, Va - Skate High %
8/17 - Richmond, Va - The Camel
8/18 - Huntingtown, Md - Will's House
8/19 - Philadelphia, Pa - The Cracker Factory
8/20 - Alloway, Nj - Cheek's
* W/ Settle For Less
# W/ Caleb Lionheart
% W/ Maker & Turnover

Free Downloads

Twikki (Alter The Press! writer George Gadd) has released his new EP, 'Exit Strategy' for free here.

Purevolume are giving away a second live compilation for free here. 'PureVolume Live: Vol. 2' features tracks by As Tall As Lions, The Sounds, and Portugal The Man.

HisDayHasCome are giving away a EP titled, 'Where I belong​.​.​.' here.

A new song from Helter Skelter titled, 'Bulletproof' can be downloaded for free here.

Music Videos

Ghost Outfit's new video for 'I Was Good When I Was Young' can be viewed here.

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