Weerd Science (Josh Eppard of Coheed And Cambria) will be releasing his follow-up to Sick Kids on May 21st, and the EP is called Red Light Juliet. Tracking for the EP is officially done and was self-recorded by Josh, DJ Dirty Ern, and Chris Bittner. Red Light Juliet will be self-released via Weerd Science’s Bandcamp page. PropertyOfZack is happy to be premiering the artwork for Red Light Juliet today, which was done by Geddes Jones. Check out the artwork below!
Summer is so close. We can almost taste the rip-off tank tops, pavement, and over-airconditioned venues. Yes. there’s Warped Tour, but there are so many other great tours going on this summer too that you shouldn’t miss out. Between Tigers Jaw and Pianos Become The Teeth, Fall Out Boy, The Menzingers, Circa Survive and Coheed And Cambria, there’s something for everyone. We decided to put together a new PropertyOfZack Discussion on all the “must see” tours this summer, so check them out below and feel free to reblog with the tours you can’t wait to see!
Tigers Jaw, Pianos Become The Teeth
For a music lover, sometimes the untimely end of a band’s career seems almost as hard to get over as an unexpected breakup with a significant other. When Tigers Jaw announced in March that they’d be going on hiatus, they were gracious enough to soften the blow with the simultaneous announcement that they’d be touring through the summer, giving fans one last chance to see them. With so many fans being newer ones who have fallen in love with the band at some point since 2010, it seems that much more upsetting that Tigers Jaw have chosen now to take a break.
With hiatuses a dime a dozen recently, there’s no saying that an eventual Tigers Jaw reunion is completely out of the question. But the band has acknowledged that this will be their last tour in the foreseeable future. With Pianos Become The Teeth and Sainthood Reps as support, this tour would have been a priority on most people’s summer to-go list regardless of the future state of Tigers Jaw. However, without the promise of seeing them again, Tigers Jaw’s headlining summer tour is absolutely a can’t-miss. - Alyssa McKinley
Streetlight Manifesto End Of The Beginning Tour
The scraggly curbside sign-holder on the cover of Streetlight Manifesto’s 99 Songs of Revolution, Vol. 1 proved prophetic three years in advance: “Tomorrow it’ll end”: if by tomorrow, he meant June. The band’s End of the Beginning Tour in June marks the last hurrah of Streetlight Manifesto as a full-time touring band. There’s speculation as to the band’s decision to call a hiatus (Victory Records’ hands have apparently done some thieving — see: Toh Kay album), but there’s no doubt that on the first leg of their farewell tour, the band will be shutting the book on this chapter of their career with a resounding bang.
June marks the shorter of the farewell tour legs, but Streetlight’s making a point to route the tour through some smaller markets. The tour also comes on the heels of Streetlight’s firecracker of a new album, “The Hands That Thieve,” and fans have more than a month to let the record sink in and decipher the lyrics before shouting the choice cuts back at Tomas Kalnoky on tour. If catching Streetlight Manifesto one last time wasn’t incentive enough, the fact that Rodeo Ruby Love and Empty Orchestra are opening the bill should more than clinch this as one of this summer’s best lineups. - Erik van Rheenen
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Tour
Not many bands could pull off a comeback like Fall Out Boy has. In a matter of months, they’ve gone from being on indefinite hiatus to having a number one album, two full tours announced, and three music videos released.
Panic! At The Disco has already been declared as the support for the upcoming fall arena tour, but as of right now, support for this summer remains a mystery. But that didn’t stop every single show from selling out in seemingly record time. For most bands, this would create a lot of pressure to deliver in a big way. Fall Out Boy isn’t just any band though; this is the band rallying behind a lofty cry of “Save Rock And Roll.” So whatever tricks Fall Out Boy has up its sleeves, it’s safe to say that they’ll pull out all the stops on tour. - Becky Kovach
The Menzingers, Fake Problems, Restorations, CWS
The Menzingers have been doing tons of high-profile support touring since the 2012 release of their incredible sophomore full-length, On The Impossible Past, but their small room appearances have been mostly limited to one-off dates and strings of shows on journeys home. This June, however, will see a club headlining tour with thorough coverage of the Midwest and the I-95 corridor with companions Fake Problems, Restorations, and Captain, We’re Sinking in tow. Despite the year and a half that’s lapsed since OTIP came out, excitement abounds for this tour and dates are already selling out well in advance. The Menzingers host a punk rock show as they were meant to exist: with just the right balance of strong musical prowess and sloppy, energetic fun, their shows bring out the fiercest singalongs in people, fueled by both emotional strife and drunken debauchery.
The band has acknowledged that their sophomore LP leaked a month early and has a message for fans regarding it.
Disney and House Of Blues take their image very seriously, which results in bands with “swear words” on their merch designs getting into a bit of trouble
We Are The In Crowd have now been forced to cancel five shows due to Tay Jardine’s strep throat. The band would love to play, but are concerned that Jardine could ruin her vocal chords and singing abilities if she strains herself too hard.
We’ll be getting a full LP’s worth of Ramones covers from New Found this Record Store Day.
The bands have revealed the artwork and track listing, which features collab-efforts from Manchester and Frightened and Grouplove and Manchester. It should be a fun release.
Jimmy Eat World are thanking fan’s patience in waiting for a new album with a Record Store Day 7” that will feature a new song and a Radiohead cover.
We’re one step closer to a new EP from Andrew McMahon. A release date has not been confirmed, but it should be before his solo tour this spring.
People seem let down by this one.
Coheed And Cambria debuted in the 9th spot on the Billboard charts with over 40,000 copies of Descension being sold. fun.’s Some Nights saw a major boost of over 100% in sales that moved it to over 30,000 copies sold. Tegan And Sara’s Heartthrob also dropped 70% in sales during its week two on the charts. Check out the top 25 Billboard spots this week below by clicking “Read More.”