Starflyer 59’s New Album “The Changing Of The Guard” Out Now!

Starflyer 59’s new album “The Changing Of The Guard” is available in stores & online now! You can download it online at iTunes or Amazon MP3.

See mewithoutYou On The Second Leg Of Their Summer Tour Now!

mewithoutYou is currently out on the second leg of their nationwide Our Cashew Princess of the Swirling Marble Tour with Buried Beds and Murder By Death. For a full listing of dates and details, check out the band’s MySpace page.

Get mewithoutYou’s “Brother, Sister” for Only $5 This Month

mewithoutYou’s album “Brother, Sister” is only $5 atAmazon MP3 for the month of August! Sweet deal!

Welcome Icon For Hire To The Tooth & Nail Family!

We’d like to officially welcome Icon For Hire to the Tooth & Nail Family! Check out a video message from the band now on YouTube.

Female fronted and hailing from Decatur, IL, Icon For Hire is comprised of Ariel (vocals), Shawn Jump (guitar) and Adam Kronshagen (drums). Since 2007, the band has been establishing their strong following by touring extensively across the Mid-West.

“We are thrilled to be joining such an established and well-respected group at Tooth & Nail,” shares the band upon their signing. “It’s a label that has a history of consistently putting out good music and really working side by side with their artists. Because we’ve been doing this thing on our own for over two years, it feels great to partner with Tooth & Nail. We can’t wait to record our debut full-length and see where this road takes us.”

Icon For Hire will be hitting the studios with famed producer Aaron Sprinkle (Anberlin, The Almost, Acceptance) this fall. Writing for the last several months, the band is anxious to get into the studio to formulate their sound of combining heavy, rock-oriented sounds and modern pop elements with a strong focus on the production.

“We feel like it’s a common misconception among new bands that once a band gets signed, the hard work is over. We’re approaching this completely different, we realize that now’s when the real work begins and we’re up for the challenge. We’re three very driven people, and we’re not gonna stop until we fulfill our goals.”

To check out Icon For Hire, visit the band’s MySpace page.

Swimming With Dolphins On Tour Now!

Swimming With Dolphins just kicked off their three-week tour with Rookie Of The Year and For The Foxes. Check out the dates below and get all the info on Swimming With Dolphins’ upcoming debut album by becoming a fan of them onFacebook.

Aug 10 – Vineland, NJ – Hangar 84
Aug 11 – Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock Cafe
Aug 12 – Olean, NY – Conjones Catina Tavern
Aug 13 – Rochester, MI – American Legion
Aug 14 – Indianapolis, IN – ES Jungle
Aug 15 – Tinley Park, IL – Fiesta
Aug 16 – Evansville, IN – Resurgence Church
Aug 18 – Elgin, IL – Mad Maggies
Aug 19 – La Crosse, WI – Warehouse
Aug 20 – St. Paul, MN – Station 4
Aug 21 – Davenport, IA – Broadway Nites
Aug 22 – St. Louis, MO – Fubar

Get The New Tooth & Nail Podcast: Ivoryline Edition

Download the Ivoryline Edition of the Tooth & Nail Podcast! We talk to vocalist Jeremy Gray about the band’s new album “Vessels” and listen to new songs from the record. Get the podcast for free by subscribing to the Tooth & Nail Podcasthere.

“Vessels” is in stores and online now! If you haven’t picked it up yet, you can download it online at:

iTunes Regular Edition
Amazon MP3 Regular Edition

iTunes Deluxe Edition
Amazon MP3 Deluxe Edition

To preview the entire album, head over to AOL Music!

A Day In The Life of Queens Club: Cornerstone Edition

Check out the third sampling of a day in the life of Queens Club now on YouTube. Watch as the band hits Cornerstone Festival 2010!

Queens Club’s album “Young Giant” out now. Get it online atiTunes!


HM covers from over the years

HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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My Epic performing their last final show before COVID-19

Between the White Noise

My Epic's last full-length album came out in 2013; despite a number of EPs along the way, the band's dedication to their craft, lyrical approach, and unyielding approach to let the music come naturally has made them critical darlings. Now, they're learning to interact and feed a rabid fanbase in between albums and in a new normal.


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Comrades 2020

Becoming Comrades

The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.


Photo by Quinsey Sablan

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