Migrate Music Premiere and Download: Lightouts – Only the Smart Ones

Our friends over at BreakThru Radio have a weekly show called Live Studio! And for this week , they have brought in one of our favorite indie rock bands the Lightouts.  So check out the Lightouts perform Only the Smart Ones off of their maxi See Clear.

You can also download Only The Smart Ones for FREE right here: Lightouts – Only The Smart Ones

Article by Matthew Dickson

Migrate Music Video Premiere: We Came As Romans – Mis//Understanding

Check out the latest music video by We Came As Romans for their single Mis//Understanding. The video takes various clips from their performances on the 2011 VANS Warped Tour. Also their new album Understanding What We’ve Grown To Be is out now.

You can get it here: wcar.merchnow.com

 

Article by Matthew Dickson

THIS IS HELL Announces Details For Their Upcoming Album ‘Black Mass’

LONG ISLAND, NY – Long Island’s veteran hardcore metal group, This Is Hell, has announced that its fourth studio album, Black Mass, will see an October 11th release on Rise Records, confirming the identity of the mysterious website, AllRiseForTheBlackMass.com. The teaser site has seen a complete update, including a YouTube stream of the brand new track, “Black Mass.”

“The new album takes the crossover and metal influences from last album to much greater extremes and the end product was Black Mass, by far the heaviest and thrashiest songs we’ve written and recorded,” said guitarist, Rick Jimenez.

“Lyrically this album touches on issues we haven’t dove into before. Social injustice as a whole is a recurring theme. Persistence and empowerment are familiar themes with us that I’ve revisited, but with an even more aggressive outlook than before.”

Black Mass, the follow-up to the 2010 release, Weight of the World, was recorded earlier this summer at Killingsworth Studio in Valley Village, CA with producer, Tomas Costanza. 

“The artwork was done by Will Blood, an amazing English illustrator/artist that we’ve worked with on shirts and designs before,” added Jimenez. “The concept came from some lyrics and underlying themes from the album and Will really took the ball and ran with it. Whether someone takes the art at sheer superficial face value, or really absorbs the details and subtleties of it, it’s an extremely powerful piece of artwork. I feel the same way about the music and especially the lyrics on this new record.”
This Is Hell will hit the road next month for a North American tour with Underoath, Comeback Kid and The Chariot.
“We’re very excited for our upcoming tour with Underoath, Comeback Kid, and The Chariot,” said vocalist, Travis Reilly. “We’ve toured many times with Comeback Kid and we look forward to spending more time with them and meeting the other guys. It’s going to be great to play some new songs for a bunch of new faces.”
Stay tuned for more information on This Is Hell and Black Mass.

You can check out the tracklist below:

1. Acid Rain

2. Black History

3. Salt the Earth

4. Black Mass

5. The Wars: Part I

6. Mi Nombre

7. The Last Outlaw

8. Demons

9. The Reckoning

10. The Wars: Part II 

2011 tour w/ Underoath, Comback Kid and The Chariot:

Sept. 15 – Fayetteville, AR – Rogue

Sept. 17 – Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre

Sept. 19 – Tucson, AZ – The Rock

Sept. 20 – West Hollywood, CA – Key Club

Sept. 21 – Pomona, CA – Glasshouse

Sept. 22 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre

Sept. 23 – Santa Clara, CA – The Avalon

Sept. 24 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades

Sept. 26 – Seattle, WA – Neumo’s

Sept. 27 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Venue

Sept. 30 – Edmonton, AB, Canada – Avenue Theatre

Oct. 01 – Calgary, AB, Canada – The Gateway

Oct. 02 – Regina, SK, Canada – Riddell Centre

Oct. 03 – Winnipeg, MB, Canada – The Garrick Centre

Oct. 04 – Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock

Oct. 06 – Covington, KY – Radiodown

Oct. 07 – London, ON, Canada – London Music Hall

Oct. 08 – Montreal, QC, Canada – La Tulipe

Oct. 10 – Quebec City, QC, Canada – Theatre Imperial

Oct. 11 – Manchester, NH – Rocko’s

Oct. 12 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance

Oct. 13 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club

Oct. 14 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa

Oct. 15 – Springfield, VA – Jaxx

Oct. 17 – Huntington, WV – The Big Sandy Superstore Arena

Oct. 18 – Chattanooga, TN – The Warehouse

Oct. 19 – Jacksonville, FL – Free Bird Live

Oct. 20 – St. Petersburg, FL – The State Theatre 

Check out This Is Hell on Facebook here: facebook.com/thisishellny

And on Myspace here: myspace.com/thisishell

www.riserecords.com

Article by Matthew Dickson

Pentimento Hits The Road This Fall On Sept 22nd!

Buffalo, NY melodic punks, Pentimento have announced plans for a fall run of dates that will kick off September 22, in Scotia, NY. The 13-city trek, dubbed the PentimenTour, will wrap up in Edinboro, PA on October 5th.

Pentimento’s latest EP, Wrecked, is out now on Seattle’s Panic Records. 

Tourdates:

September 22nd Scotia, NY @ JWATTS

September 23rd Cambridge, MA @ Democracy Center

September 24th Long Island, NY @ Broadway Bar

September 25th New York, NY @ Party XPO

September 26th Philadelphia, PA @ House Show

September 27th Richmond, VA @ The Hospital

September 29th Barnesville, OH @ The Lakeview House

September 30th Altoona, PA @ Altoona Masonic Temple

October 1st Natrona, PA @ Scumbags

October 2nd Columbus, OH @ Carabar

October 3rd Flint, Michigan @ Woobie’s

October 4th Ashtabula, OH @ West End Art Space

October 5th Edinboro, PA @ Edinboro C.C 

Check them out across the web here:

www.facebook.com/pentimentony

www.twitter.com/pentimentony

www.pentimentony.blogspot.com

www.panicrecords.net 

 

Now we leave you with a live performance of Pentimento‘s song Maybe, Just Maybe. AND GO CHECK THESE GUYS OUT WHILE THEY ARE ON TOUR!

 

Article by Matthew Dickson

Migrate Remembers: Usurp Synapse

Usurp Synapse is by all means my all time favorite band. if you were to ask me why, I probably couldn’t even accurately articulate into words an appropriate answer. They’re from Lafayette, Indiana and only performed together from 1999-2000. In 2003 they released a discography titled Disinformation Fix. The album came with two CD’s and archived the bands many releases beginning with their most recent and ending with their oldest. It is amazing how much you can hear the band evolve over those two short years. The album contains 61 songs. The band was known for their interesting marketing habits and the quick, spazzy songs, which combines elements of grindcore drumming and frantic high-pitched guitar work. Most of their stuff is out of print aside from the discography. In 2008 they released their final material for free on the band’s myspace page. This short EP consisted of two songs broken down into movements and was called A Vile Contamina.

watch live footage:

 

Article by Tommy Hemmer

The (R)evolution Of Immortal Techinque Documentary!

Sadly it isn’t here yet. As one of the most respected underground artists of all time, Immortal Technique has made a documentary for all his fans! The documentary took place during 2004-2011. Immortal Technique filmed the documentary all over the world, while also describing his struggles, life, and time on the stage. The film will be debuting at the Harlem Film Festival on September 7th. As soon as the documentary is up, we will be providing it to you for your viewing pleasure!

Check out the trailer for the documentary below.

Article by Tyler Ritchie

Crocodiles announce fall tour

Crocodiles are a shoegaze/garage rock/ noise pop band from San Diego, California. They feature 2 former members of the San Diego punk outfit, The Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower. They have two releases under their belts: Summer of Hate and Sleep Forever. They will be touring much of North America this fall with the Dum Dum Girls, and if you have the opportunity to check them out somewhere along their way, I wouldn’t let the opportunity pass you by. For a full list of tour dates: http://www.last.fm/music/Crocodiles/+events

Watch: Crocodiles – Stoned To Death (Live on Kexp)

 

Article by Tommy Hemmer