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We previously reported that Superchick drummer Chase Lovelace passed away from cancer about a month ago. The band reunited for the first time since he was diagnosed and performed at his funeral. They've uploaded a new song for Chase called "This is the time" onto soundcloud. Hit the jump to have a listen and to read a note from Max Hsu from the band.
So Relient K will be dropping Collapsible Lung, their new album on July 2... and have started posting lyric videos. Hit read more to see the first few online - including one that features Adam Young from Owl City.
We haven't played them on Life FM for a while, but we're sending thoughts and prayers to Superchick after hearing of the passing of their drummer, Chase Lovelace. Chase was diagnosed with a pretty rare form of cancer halfway through last year. Have a blast smashing drums in heaven, good sir.
Mike Mains & the Branches have a) fully funded their pledgemusic campaign to release a new album, b) released a new music video for 'Noises', c) started a tour with Relient K, Hellogoodbye, and William Beckett, or d) ALL OF THE ABOVE.
Hit the jump to see which option is right.
Seen through the eyes of Joel Gray, the Make Me New EP draws on the experience of his faith and human nature colliding. Click 'Read More' to download this stunning four-track EP completely free!
Their facebook says 'simple worship from Hutt City, New Zealand' but there's something more to these guys. Head to their bandcamp to download their EP for free and hit the jump for a sweet doco that takes you into the story of this great little worship band.
Surprise, surprise - I'm excited for something House of Heroes are doing. But this is seriously going to be an awesome thing. We're talking Beatles covers, remixes, acoustic edits, and the b-sides that didn't quite make the full albums... 19 in total. Pre-order it now - it's out April 30. Hit the jump for the full tracklist and to listen to "Choose Your Blade", one of the brand new tunes.
Mali Mali are set to release their debut full length album Gather 'round The Gooseclock in May, but are giving away their EP Brotherly for free from their bandcamp.
A kiwi song-writer living in Japan, Kat McDowell has her new EP Hope In You out now on iTunes - but you can score the song "Everywhere I Go" for free by clicking 'Read more'.