Grouplove confirm the release of ‘Healer,’ plot a North American spring tour

A week after starting the new year with a new song, Grouplove has confirmed that they officially have a new album coming out later this year.

On Wednesday (Jan. 15), the Los Angeles-founded band announced the forthcoming release of their fourth studio album. Titled Healer, the record is due out March 13 through Canvasback Music and Atlantic Records. Pre-orders for the new album are currently available for purchase here.

Healer is the follow-up to 2017’s Big Mess.

To promote the new album, the band will hit the road for a cross-country trek. Dubbed the Healer tour, the excursion will include stops in major markets such as San Diego, Sacramento, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Louisville, Pittsburgh, New Haven, Baltimore, Charlotte, and more.

The tour kicks off on March 18 at the Meow Wolf in Santa Fe and concludes two months later on May 21 at Iron City in Birmingham. Le Shiv will open for Grouplove during the March and April stops of the tour while Jealous of the Birds will open during the May shows.

Additional dates will be added to the newly announced itinerary at a later time.

Grouplove is teaming up with the Ally Coalition for the Healer tour. The Ally Coalition will work with the band to bring organizations that support at-risk LGBTQ youth to each show. They will also be joined on the road by HeadCount, a non-partisan organization that promotes participation in democracy through music, culture, and digital media.

Artist and Songkick pre-sales begin this Thursday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. local time. General ticket sales for the springtime outing go on sale this Friday, Jan. 17.

The full list of tour dates can be seen below.

GROUPLOVE HEALER TOUR 2020:

March 18 – Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf
March 20 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
March 23 – San Diego, CA – The Observatory
March 24 – Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst
March 25 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
March 27 – Eugene, OR – McDonald Theater
March 28 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House
March 31 – Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall

April 1 – Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
April 3 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
April 4 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
April 5 – Indianapolis, IN – Old National Centre
April 9 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
April 10 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
April 11 – Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall
April 13 – Knoxville, TN – The Mill & Mine
April 15 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom

May 7 – Columbus, OH – Express Live!
May 8 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theatre
May 9 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount
May 12 – Providence, RI – The Strand
May 13 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
May 15 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
May 16 – Richmond, VA – The National
May 17 – Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom
May 19 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
May 20 – Columbia, SC – The Senate
May 21 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City

Grouplove return with ‘Deleter’

Grouplove’s new album may not have an official title or release date, but what we do have is a little teaser of what to expect.

On Wednesday (Jan. 8), the Los Angeles-based band unleashed their first new song in three years. Titled “Deleter,” the new track is the official first single from their newly-announced fourth studio album.

According to a press statement, “Deleter” is about vocalist/guitarist Christian Zucconi “questioning everything around him: faith systems, his sense of belonging, communities, [and] his own psyche.” Quite serious subject matters for a group that’s breakout hits are about being tongue-tied around someone they like and having “a ways to go.”

“Deleter” was recorded at El Paso’s famed Sonic Ranch with producer Dave Sitek (TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Weezer).

To coincide with the new song’s release, the group also unveiled its music video. The four-minute clip finds the band dressed up in a variety of jumpsuits running around Los Angeles and performing on a soundstage with a revolving door of art surrounding them (and yes, a duet and some cuddling between Zucconi and bandmate/wife, Hannah Hopper).

While Grouplove’s long-awaited fourth studio album does not have a title or release date yet, the group has confirmed that it will see a 2020 release date. The new year just started, so we’re just going to keep an eye out for that.

Grouplove’s last studio album was 2017’s Big Mess.

Silverstein join forces with Aaron Gillespie for ‘Infinite,’ confirm their tenth studio album

How does a band that’s been in the music game celebrate its 20th anniversary?

Announce a massive anniversary tour? Check.

Sign to a new record label? Check.

Announce a new album to coincide with said tour? Double check.

On Wednesday (Jan. 8), Silverstein revealed plans to unleash their tenth studio album later this year. Titled A Beautiful Place to Drown, the new set of tunes is due out on March 6 through independent record label UNFD. Pre-orders for the record are currently available for purchase here.

Taking to social media (like everyone does nowadays), the Canadian group made the official announcement.

“We are proud to announce our new album, ‘A Beautiful Place to Drown’ available on March 6 via UNFD (you can pre-order now),” the band posted.

The post continues: “We poured every ounce of energy and emotion into this body of work and truly believe it’s our best yet.”

To coincide with the new album announcement, the quintet also debuted the album’s lead single, “Infinite.” The barely three-minute track features Underoath/the Almost’s Aaron Gillespie.

Check out the new song above.

Silverstein’s last studio album was 2017’s Dead Reflection. Last February, the five-piece released a retrospective album titled Redux: The First Ten Years. The compilation featured newly-recorded versions of select songs from their first four studio albums (When Broken is Easily Fixed, Discovering the Waterfront, Arrivals & Departures, and A Shipwreck in the Sand).

Silverstein also surprised fans by releasing a single titled “Burn it Down” last summer featuring Beartooth’s Caleb Shomo.

Later this year, the group will embark on their massive 20th-anniversary tour. The 33-stop outing begins on Feb. 28 at the London Music Hall in London, Ontario, and concludes a month and a half later on April 11 at the Danforth in Toronto.

The full tour itinerary can be found here.

Jimmy Eat World to release their tenth studio album in October

Are you ready for some brand new Jimmy Eat World? If you said no, then you need to stop lying to yourself.

On Monday (Sept. 23), the Arizona-founded band announced a slew of great news.

Cue the high-pitch squeals from their fans base.

First off, they have a new album heading our way in a few short weeks.

Yes. In less than a month, you will have access to ten new tracks from the foursome.

Their tenth studio album will be titled Surviving and is due out Oct. 18 through RCA Records. Pre-orders are currently available for purchase on their website.

To coincide with the new album announcement, Jimmy Eat World has unleashed the music video for the record’s lead single “All the Way (Stay).” Watch the Daniel Carberry-directed music video above.

Surviving is the follow-up to 2016’s Integrity Blues. In addition to “All the Way (Stay),” Surviving will also feature a newly recorded version of 2018’s “Love Never.”

“The crux of the decision is ‘Am I going to do something different or am I going to continue even though I hate who I am right now?’ That’s the difference between surviving and truly living. That’s the point of the songs on SURVIVING,” frontman Jim Adkins wrote in an Instagram post about the new album.

Because a new album and two singles aren’t enough, Jimmy Eat World has also announced plans to embark on a short tour in the fall.

Dubbed “Surviving, the Tour,” the newly announced excursion begins on Nov. 2 at Washington’s in Fort Collins, Colorado and concludes a few weeks later on Nov. 21 at the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia.

Pre-sale tickets are currently available for purchase on the band’s website while general ticket sales begin this Friday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. local time.

The following day (Nov. 22), the group will head to Orlando for Florida Man Music Festival. Jimmy Eat World join the 1975, the Revivalists, SHAED, and more on the music festival’s lineup.

JIMMY EAT WORLD ‘SURVIVING, THE TOUR’ DATES:

Nov. 2 – Fort Collins, CO – Washington’s
Nov. 4 – Wichita, KS – Cotillion Ballroom
Nov. 5 – Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
Nov. 6 – Madison, WI – The Sylvee
Nov. 8 – East Moline, IL – The Rust Belt
Nov. 9 – Bloomington, IN – Bluebird Nightclub
Nov. 10 – Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection
Nov. 12 – Harrisburg, PA – The Capitol Room @ HMAC
Nov. 13 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Ballroom
Nov. 15 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
Nov. 16 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
Nov. 18 – Wilmington, DE – The Queen (Wilmington)
Nov. 19 – Richmond, VA – The National
Nov. 20 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
Nov. 21 – Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club
Nov. 22 – Orlando, FL – Florida Man Music Festival

Lana Del Rey confirms release date for ‘Norman F***ing Rockwell’

Everyone, stop what you’re doing. Lana Del Rey just confirmed the official release date for her new studio album.

On Wednesday (July 31), the singer took to social media to confirm that her much-anticipated sixth studio album will see a late-August release date. The 14-track album, which was previously confirmed to be titled Norman Fucking Rockwell, is due out Aug. 30 through Interscope Records.

Jack Antonoff of Bleachers fame, frequent Del Rey collaborator Rick Nowels, Zach Dawes, and Happy Perez are all listed as producers on the upcoming album.

In June, Del Rey told the audience at her Malahide Castle show (Dublin) that her long-awaited follow-up to Lust for Life would be out in “two months’ time.”

She wasn’t kidding.

In addition to the release date, Del Rey also unveiled the album’s tracklisting and cover art which was shot by her sister, and frequent collaborator, Chuck Grant. The tracklist features several songs Del Rey has released over the last year with the addition of a special surprise in the form of her Sublime cover.

Until this point, we’ve heard  “How to Disappear,” “Venice Bitch,” “Mariners Apartment Complex,” and “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me…but I have it” and several other tracks that did not make it onto the album.

In other news, Del Rey is set to drop a collaborative track with Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande relatively soon. The song is for the upcoming Charlie’s Angels film due out Nov. 15. A snippet of the song can be heard in the background of the movie’s first trailer.

Tool announce title of their fifth studio effort

Ladies, gents, and music lover of all ages, Tool have finally confirmed the title for their upcoming new album.

On Monday (July 29), the Los Angeles-founded act confirmed that their fifth studio album will be titled FEAR INOCULUM.

Taking to Instagram, the group posted a short clip (with no audio) which displays the band’s name and the album’s title. The accompanying caption reads: “FEAR INOCULUM, Aug 30th, 2019 Album Art, Lead Track, and Pre-Order info TBA. Thank you for your patience.”

The title reveal comes several months after the group announced the official release date for the at-the-time-still-untitled album. During a show at the Legacy Arena in Alabama in early May, the act unveiled the much-anticipated album’s release date via a short video clip. Soon after the show ended, Tool took to Instagram to make the announcement official.

As of now, it looks like Tool has already treated fans to two songs off the impending release; “Descending” and “Invincible.” Both tracks made their live debuts during Tool’s set at Welcome to Rockville.

FEAR INOCULUM is the band’s first new set of tunes since 2006’s 10,000 Days. That means fans have been waiting for brand new Tool songs for 13 years. 13 YEARS.

Because new music isn’t enough, Tool also revealed that their entire catalog will be available on all digital and streaming services as of this Friday, Aug. 2. The albums include all four of their full-lengths (Undertow, Lateralus, Ænima, and 10,000 Days) and their Opiate EP.

Blink-182 head to the ‘Darkside’ on their new track

Happy Friday, pop-punkers! Blink-182 just dropped another new song.

On Friday (July 26), the California-founded act released the fourth single off their upcoming new studio album. Titled “Darkside,” the song sounds a lot like a poppier version of Alkaline Trio, securing Matt Skiba’s position within the longtime band’s updated lineup.

Listen to “Darkside” above.

Earlier this week, the band posted an image on Instagram featuring a blue painted background and the word “Darkside” in neon lights.

The caption read “Friday” and a phone number. Fans were urged to text the number to hear a sneak peek of the new track.

“Darkside” joins previously released singles “Blame It on My Youth,” “Happy Days,” and “Generational Divide” on blink’s upcoming new album. Officially titled NINE, the record is due out Sept. 20. In a confusing twist, the album appears to be blink’s eighth studio effort, though frontman Mark Hoppus has clarified that debate.

NINE. This is our ninth studio album, as decided by me and Travis,” the musician writes on Reddit.

“Some count Buddha, some not. Some count The Mark, Tom and Travis Show. Some count Dogs Eating Dogs. I’m counting Buddha, Cheshire Cat, Dude Ranch, Enema of the State, Toypaj, Untitled, Neighborhoods, California, and now NINE.”

I guess that put an end to that argument.

Blink-182 are currently on the road on their summertime outing with Lil Wayne and Neck Deep. Earlier this month, the tour made headlines when the rapper revealed to an unsuspecting audience that he may exit the excursion well before its final show.

Taking to social media soon after, Lil Wayne refuted the claim. “Yesterday was krazy! But I want all my fans to know I won’t be quitting this tour!” the rapper posted on Twitter.

“I’m having too much fun with my bros blink-182. Bangor, ME See you tomorrow!”

Tonight, the tour will take over the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre in Tampa. The remaining tour dates can be found here.

Blink-182 announce their eighth studio album, ‘NINE’

Ladies, gents, and pop-punkers, everywhere; blink-182 have finally given us the name of their upcoming new album.

On Thursday (July 25), the California-founded act revealed the title of their eighth studio album via social media because that what we do now. The impending release will be titled NINE, which makes no real sense since it’s actually their eighth full-length record.

The multi-social media reveal also included the album’s cover art which features a (painted) rainbow background with the band’s name in what looks to be neon lights.

The album’s title comes a week after the band announced the official release date for the much-anticipated release. During a live appearance on Good Morning America, frontman Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker announced the September release date for the 15-track album on national television.

“New music right now. September 20th is the release date of the album,” Hoppus told viewers and audience members alike.

Now that we have a title, release, and tracklisting, it looks like we will be getting another new song before the week’s end. Earlier this week, the band posted an imaged on Instagram which, like the album’s cover art, featured a painted background and the word “Darkside” in neon lights.

The caption simply featured the word “Friday” and a phone number. Fans were urged to text the phone number to hear a sneak peek of the new track. The full version of the song will premiere this Friday, July 26.

“Darkside” will be NINE‘s fourth single. Before the vast array of announcements, the trio had released “Blame it on My Youth,” “Generational Divide,” and “Happy Days.”

Blink-182 are currently on the road on their summertime outing with Lil Wayne and Neck Deep. Earlier this month, the tour made headlines when the rapper revealed to an unsuspecting audience that he may exit the excursion well before its final show.

Less than a day later, Lil Wayne took to social media deny the rumors that he was leaving the tour and that he was sticking it out until the end. The remaining list of tour dates can be found here.

NINE TRACKLISTING:

1. “The First Time”
2. “Happy Days”
3. “Heaven”
4. “Darkside”
5. “Blame It on My Youth”
6. “Generational Divide”
7. “Run Away”
8. “Black Rain”
9. “I Really Wish I Hated You”
10. “Pin the Grenade”
11. “No Heart to Speak of:
12. “Ransom”
13. “On Some Emo Shit”
14. “Hungover You”
15. “Remember to Forget Me”

The Menzingers announce their sixth studio album, share ‘Anna’

Get ready because the Menzingers are releasing a brand new album later this year. On Monday (July 15), the Pennsylvania-founded act announced the upcoming release of their sixth studio effort. Dubbed Hello Exile, the album is due out Oct. 4 through Epitaph Records. Pre-orders for the record are currently available for purchase on the band’s website.

Hello Exile is the follow-up to 2017’s highly successful (and much-loved) After the Party.

For this album, the Menzingers reconnected with previous collaborator Will Yip. Yip previously worked with the group on After the Party. According to a press statement, the four-piece spent a month working with Yip on the 12-track LP.

“This is the longest amount of time we’ve ever worked with [producer] Will [Yip]. We wanted to make sure these stories didn’t get lost in the music, so we kept it to a lot of room sounds with the guitar and bass and drums.”

To coincide with the new album announcement, the group decided to treat fans to a small taste of the album by releasing its lead single. Listen to “Anna” above.

In a statement, frontman Greg Barnett reveals what led to the band selecting “Anna” as the record’s first single.

“You know, it was kind of a tough decision, but we just thought that it was a great summertime song.”

He continues: “It’s super-hooky and super-catchy. We went back and forth with some of the songs, but at the end of the day we’re just really excited about ‘Anna.’ This is a very storytelling album, and I think Anna is a pretty good representation of the rest of it.”

Because a new album and single weren’t enough, the Menzingers have also unveiled tour dates for later this year. Their upcoming North American fall tour will find the foursome performing at venues across the continent.

The 33-stop trek includes shows in Detroit, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Phoenix, Dallas, Atlanta, Tampa, Toronto, and more. The fall tour begins on Oct. 25 at the Athenaeum in Columbus and concludes a month and a half later on Dec. 7 at the House of Blues in Boston.

Tigers Jaw and Culture Abuse will join the Menzingers on select dates.

Tickets for the upcoming tour go on sale this Friday, July 19.

The complete list of tour dates can be found below.

THE MENZINGERS FALL 2019 TOUR DATES:
Oct. 25 – Columbus, OH – Athenaeum ^
Oct. 27 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick^
Oct. 29 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater^
Oct. 30 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theater^
Oct. 31 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall^
Nov. 1 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater^
Nov. 2 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown^
Nov. 3 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre^
Nov. 5 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon^
Nov. 6 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre^
Nov. 8 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s^
Nov. 9 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s^
Nov. 10 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent^
Nov. 12 – Pomona, CA – The Glasshouse^
Nov. 13 – Phoenix, AZ – Club Red^
Nov. 15 – Dallas, TX – Trees^
Nov. 16 – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger^
Nov. 17 – Austin, TX – Mohawk^
Nov. 19 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade^
Nov. 20 – Charlotte, NC – The Underground^
Nov. 22 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum%
Nov. 23 – Orlando, FL – The Beacham%
Nov. 24 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room%
Nov. 26 – Nashville, TN – Basement East^
Nov. 29 – Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall^
Nov. 30 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theater^
Dec. 1 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix^
Dec. 3 – Richmond, VA – Broadberry^
Dec. 4 – Washington, DC – The Black Cat^
Dec. 5 – New York, NY – Warsaw^
Dec. 6 – New York, NY – Warsaw^
Dec. 7 – Boston, MA – House of Blues^

^ w/ Tigers Jaw & Culture Abuse
% w/ Culture Abuse (no Tigers Jaw)

Charli XCX announces new studio album, massive tour for September and October

Charli XCX is by far one of the most hardworking people in pop music, and it looks like she’s about to keep that title with her slew of good news. On Friday (June 14), the musician announced the upcoming release of her third studio album. Titled Charli, the record will feature guest appearances by Lizzo, Christine and the Queens, HAIM, Troye Sivan, Sky Ferreira, Kim Petras, and many more.

Previously released tracks “1999” featuring Troye Sivan and “Blame it on Your Love” featuring Lizzo will be included on the 15-track record. Charli is due out Sept. 13 through Atlantic Records. Pre-orders for the album are available here.

Charli is the follow-up to 2014’s Sucker.

To celebrate the new announcement, Charli has released the official music video for one of the album’s collaborations, “Blame it on Your Love” with Lizzo. Watch the three-and-a-half-minute music video for the summer jam above.

As if the new album announcement and music video weren’t enough, the pop star has unveiled plans to embark on a fall time outing later this year to coincide with her album’s release.

The North American leg of the Charli LIVE World Tour will find the singer performing at venues across the continent throughout September and October. The 21-stop tour includes shows in Nashville, Houston, San Diego, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, Denver, Boston, and more.

The forthcoming excursion begins on Sept. 20 at the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta and concludes a month later on Oct. 22 at Terminal 5 in New York. Tickets go on sale next Friday, June 21, at 10 a.m. local time.

Tommy Genesis, Brooke Candy, Dorian Electra & Allie X will support Charli on select dates.

The full list of tour dates can be found below.

CHARLI LIVE WORLD TOUR DATES:

Sept. 20 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre +
Sept. 21 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works +
Sept. 23 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall +
Sept. 24 – Austin, TX – Emo’s +
Sept. 25 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues +
Sept. 27 – Phoenix, AZ – The Marquee #
Sept. 28 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues #
Oct. 1 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern # *
Oct. 2 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre #
Oct. 4 – Seattle, WA – Showbox Market #
Oct. 5 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore #
Oct. 6 – Portland, OR – Roseland Ballroom #
Oct. 8 – Salt Lake City, UT – Union *
Oct. 9 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre *
Oct. 11 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue *
Oct. 14 – Toronto, ON – Rebel
Oct. 15 – Montreal, QB – Corona Theatre %
Oct. 17 – Boston, MA – House of Blues %
Oct. 18 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
Oct. 19 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer *
Oct. 22 – New York, NY – Terminal 5 %

+ Tommy Genesis
# Brooke Candy
* Dorian Electra
% Allie X