Posts Tagged ‘post-hardcore’

BRIEF: Cap’n Jazz reunite, plan Chicago show and LP re-release

Courtesy of Force Field PR

Influential emo band Cap’n Jazz (1989–1995) has announced their first reunion show — a gig at the Bottom Lounge in Chicago on July 17 — and record label Jade Tree is prepping their 1998 anthology, Analphabetapolothology, for a double-LP June 15 re-release. Select dates will follow the reunion show, which is a follow-up to a surprise set the group played in January.

Cap’n Jazz — “Oh, Messy Life” | download

Read on for a video of Cap’n Jazz performing “Oh, Messy Life” as part of the Joan of Arc Don’t Mind Control Variety Show, the surprise set in January.


BRIEF: Biffy Clryo’s new singles explode on the charts

In November of 2009, the aggressive Scottish three-piece rock group Biffy Clyro, release their most successful album to date: Only Revolutions. The album went gold within a matter of days from the release, and the singles from the new release have been seeing higher chart numbers than ever. All of the singles from the new album have hit the UK charts hard, peaking within the top 10 of the rock charts and top 20 of all singles. Currently, there are 4 singles from the new album: “Mountains,” “That Golden Rule,” “The Captain,” and “Many of Horror.”

All of the singles from the new album are both brilliant songs and visually striking. The highest ranking single to date, “The Captain,” is set on a pirate ship and details an uprising against the Royal Navy. It culminates with Ben and James Johnston, who play drums and bass, breaking lead singer and guitarist Simon Neil from his cage. All in all, The new singles from Biffy Clyro are stunning, both musically and visually, to say the least.