ICYMI: July Edition

This week has been packed with new music and updates in the music scene. Here are some things you may have missed this week:

  • The Story So Far released its first single “Let It Go” set to release on the group’s album Proper Dose on September 21.
  • Victory Kid premiered a new song “Adrenaline.”
  • With Confidence released a new single “Jaded.” This is the second single the group has released. The single will be on the group’s latest album Love And Loathing set to release August 10.
  • Death Cab For Cutie released a new single “I Dreamt We Spoke Again.” The single will be on the group’s upcoming album Thank You For Today out on August 17.
  • The Early November announced a tour with The Dangerous Summer, Jetty Bones, and Save Face. The is a month long going across the United States. Tickets and tour information can be found here.
  • nothing, nowhere released the music video for “rejecter.”
  • Lydia released Liquor via. Weekday Records/Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Trash Boat rekeased Crown Shyness featuring the songs “Inside Out,” and “Shade.”
  • Lotus Eater signed to Hopeless Records.
  • The MTV Video Music Awards nomination have been released. Bands nominated include Panic! At The Disco, Fall Out Boy, and more. See the full list here.
  • Counterparts released a new single “Monument” set to release on the upcoming EP Private Room.

Rock on, stay humble, and be positive!

-ovictoria

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ICYMI: June Edition

Here is my list of things you may have missed this week in music

  • Homesafe released its first full length album One via. Pure Noise Records.
  • We The Kings released its second single “Even If It Kills Me” via. S-Curve Records. The track will be on the upcoming album Six set to release July 6, 2018.
  • Trophy Eyes released a new single “More Like You.” The single will be on the group’s upcoming album The American Dream.
  • Panic! At The Disco’s vocalist Brendon Arie created a non-profit organization called the “Highest Hopes Foundation.”

In addition, Gorillaz and Bullet For My Valentine released new albums.

Rock on, stay humble, and be positive!

-ovictoria

*Heading to Warped Tour? Here’s your ultimate guide.

The Release of ‘Pray For The Wicked’ & ‘Petaluma’

Panic! At The Disco released Pray For The Wicked on June 22 via. Fueled By Ramen. This is the sixth album released by the group.

The singles released prior to the album were “(F*** a) Silver Lining,”  “High Hopes,” “King Of The Clouds,” and “Say Amen (Saturday Night).”

Here is the track list:

  1. (F*** a) Silver Lining
  2. Say Amen (Saturday Night)
  3. Hey Look Ma, I Made It
  4. High Hopes
  5. Roaring 20s
  6. Dancing’s Not a Crime
  7. One of the Drunks
  8. The Overpass
  9. King of the Clouds
  10. Old Fashioned
  11. Dying in LA

Panic! At The Disco will be touring across the United States in the upcoming month. Tickets and tour information can be found here.


This Wild Life released Petaluma June 22 via. Epitaph Records. The singles released prior the album include: “Westside,” “Headfirst,” “Catie Rae,” and “Hold You Here.”

Here is the track list:

  1. Figure It Out
  2. Headfirst
  3. Catie Rae
  4. Positively Negative
  5. Westside
  6. Hold You Here
  7. Come Back Down
  8. College Kis
  9. Never Believe
  10. No Need For Novocaine

You can see This Wild Life perform all summer long at the Vans Warped Tour performing on Journey’s Left Foot Stage. Get your ticket and learn about the tour on www.vanswarpedtour.com.

In other news, The Maine released an acoustic album Less Noise: Vacationer released Mindset, We The Kings announced a new single “On My Love” and an album will be released on July 6, 2018.

Rock on, stay humble, and be positive!

-ovictoria

*Want new bands to listen to? Here’s my list of 18 Bands To Check Out In 2018.

Real Friends Release New Single, Album Announcement

Real Friends released a new single “Smiling On The Surface.”

Smiling On The Surface” will be on the group’s upcoming album Composure set to release July 13, 2018 via. Fearless Records. The album has a 10 song tracklist including “Smiling On The Surface,” “Get By,” and “From The Outside.” Here is the album track list:

  1. Me First
  2. Stand Steady
  3. From The Outside
  4. Smiling On The Surface
  5. Hear What You Want
  6. Unconditional Love
  7. Composure
  8. Get By
  9. Ripcord
  10. Take A Hint

You can pre-save and pre-order Composure (pre-order can be found here.) Catch Real Friends performing all summer long on the Journeys Right Foot stage and the Vans Warped Tour. Tickets and tour information can be found on Vanswarpedtour.com.

In other news, Panic! At The Disco released a new single, “King Of The Clouds.” The latest single will be on the group’s upcoming album Pray For The Wicked set to release June 22, 2018 via. Fueled By Ramen. The Maine tweeted a video stating after the Vans Warped Tour, the group will be ending the Lovely, Little, Lonely era.

Rock on, stay humble, and be positive!

-ovictoria

Rock Albums To Release In June

Mark your calendars because the month of June is packed with highly anticipated albums. Here is a list of albums set to release in June that I’m looking forward to.

June 8

Dance Gavin Dance will be releasing “Artificial Selection” via. Rise Records. The album has a 14 song track list including singles “Son Robot” and “Midnight Crusade.” Here is the track list:

  1. Son Of Robot
  2. Midnight Crusade
  3. Suspended in The Disaster
  4. Care
  5. Count Bassy
  6. Flash
  7. The Rattler
  8. Shelf Life
  9. Slouch
  10. Story of My Bros
  11. Hair Song
  12. Gospel Burnout
  13. Bloodsucker
  14. Evaporate

June 15

Mayday Parade will be releasing Sunnyland via. Rise Records. The single released prior the album is “Piece Of Your Heart.” Here is the track list:

  1. Never Sure
  2. It’s Hard To Be Religious When Certain People Are Never Incinerated By Bolts Of Lightning
  3. Piece Of Your Heart
  4. Is Nowhere
  5. Take My Breath Away
  6. Stay The Same
  7. How Do You Like Me Now
  8. Where You Are
  9. If I Were You
  10. Satellite
  11. Looks Red, Tastes Blue
  12. Always Leaving
  13. Sunnyland

State Champs will be releasing Living Proof via. Pure Noise Records. The album has a 13 song track list including singles “Dead and Gone,” and “Crystal Ball.” Here is the album track list:

  1. Criminal
  2. Frozen
  3. Crystal Ball
  4. Dead and Gone
  5. Lightning
  6. Our Time to Go
  7. Safe Haven
  8. Something About You
  9. The Fix Up
  10. Cut Through the Static
  11. Mine is Gold
  12. Time Machine
  13. Sidelines

June 22

Panic! At The Disco will be releasing Pray For The Wicked via. Fueled By Ramen. The singles released thus far include: “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” and “(F*** A) Silver Lining.”

Here is the track list:

  1. (F*** A) Silver Lining
  2. Say Amen (Saturday Night)
  3. Hey Look Ma, I Made It
  4. High Hopes
  5. Roaring 20s
  6. Dancing’s Not A Crime
  7. One of the Drunks
  8. The Overpass
  9. King of the Clouds
  10. Old Fashioned
  11. Dying in LA

This Wild Life is releasing Petaluma via. Epitaph Records. The singles released prior the album are “Hold You Here” and “Westside.”

Here is the track list:

  1. Figure It Out
  2. Headfirst
  3. Catie Rae
  4. Positively Negative
  5. Westside
  6. Hold You Here
  7. Come Back Down
  8. College Kis
  9. Never Believe
  10. No Need For Novocaine

Vacationer is releasing Mindset via. Downtown Records. The singles released thus far are “Magnetism” and “Being Here.” Here is the tracklist:

  1. Entrance
  2. Magnetism
  3. Euphoria
  4. Being Here
  5. Strawberry Blonde
  6. Late Bloomer
  7. Turning
  8. Hallucinations
  9. Romance
  10. Blue Dreaming
  11. Green
  12. Companionship

June 29

Homesafe is releasing its first full length album One via. Pure Noise Records. The singles released prior the album are “Run,” and “Vanilla-Scented Laser Beams.” Here is the track list:

  1. Point Blank
  2. Run
  3. Say Something
  4. Sadistic Society
  5. Have It All
  6. Vanilla-Scented Laser Beams
  7. Suits And Ties
  8. I Don’t Know How
  9. Time Ain’t Free
  10. Stay Away
  11. Get It Right
  12. Sideways Sleeper
  13. fin

You can pre-order the albums directly on each band’s website or save the albums on a streaming service. Which album are you most excited about? Let me know on my social media @ovictoriamedia on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Rock on, stay humble, and be positive!

-ovictoria