Anthony Raneri To Release New EP

Earlier this month Anthony Raneri, guitarist and vocalist of Bayside, announced his signing to Hopeless Record. With the signing, it was also announced that Raneri will be releasing his second solo album titled Sorry State Of Mind, to be released June 30th. Pre-orders are available now and can be found here!

You can catch Anthony Raneri on the road in support of the album from July 9th to August 14th. Full tour information can be found here.

Below you can find the album artwork and track listing for Sorry State Of Mind!

Track Listing:
1. Smithereens
2. Gone
3. No Good
4. Sorry State Of Mind
5. I Never Want To Fix Myself Again
6. Run and Stumble

What’s Eating Gilbert Signs To Hopeless Records

Some of you may be familiar with What’s Eating Gilbert, the musical endeavor of New Found Glory’s lead guitarist, Chad Gilbert. The band, who previously toured with acts like Matt Pryor and Yellowcard, announced their signing to Hopeless Records earlier this month. Along with the signing came a new album and tour announcement!

What’s Eating Gilbert’s new album, That New Sound You’re Looking For, is set to be released on July 10th, but fans can check out the first single on June 2nd. You can also catch What’s Eating Gilbert on the Sorry State of Mind tour with Anthony Raneri, which kicks off on July 9th. For the full list of tour dates, click here

Anthony Raneri Sorry State of Mind Tour

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Bayside’s Anthony Raneri recently announced the details of his sophomore solo album, Sorry State of Mind, to be released on June 30th. You can check out the first single off the upcoming release over on Billboard by clicking here!

Along with the announcement comes a tour supporting the album! The Sorry State of Mind Tour will kick off on July 9th in Atlanta and will wrap on August 14th in Nashville featuring supporting acts What’s Eating Gilbert, Allison Weiss, Laura Stevenson. 

Tour dates can be found below!

7.9 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade – Purgatory
7.10 – Ybor City, FL @ Crowbar 
7.11 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
7.12 – Jacksonville, FL @ 1904 Music Hall    
7.13 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle-Back Room
7.14 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle-Back Room
7.15 – Vienna, VA @ Jammin Java
7.16 – Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar
7.17 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes
7.18 – New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom
7.19 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
7.21 – Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
7.23 – Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
7.24 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door 
7.25 – St. Louis, MO @ The Demo
7.26 – Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
7.28 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
7.29 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
7.31 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
8.1 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
8.3 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
8.4 – Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
8.5 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
8.6 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
8.7 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge
8.8 – Albuquerque, NM @ The Works
8.10 – Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey
8.11 – Austin, TX @ Stubbs
8.12 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
8.14 – Nashville, TN @ Mercury Lounge

– Allison Weiss (full tour)
– What’s Eating Gilbert (7/9-7/26)
– Laura Stevenson (7/28-8/14)

New Found Glory Announce New Album

New Found Glory have announced that their new album, Resurrection, will be released via Hopeless Records on October 7th!

Check out the track listing below! To pre-order the album, click here.

1. Selfless
2. Resurrection (Featuring Scott Vogel of Terror)
3. The Worst Person
4. Ready and Willing
5. One More Round
6. Vicious Love
7. Persistent
8. Stories Of A Different Kind
9. Degenerate
10. Angel
11. Stubborn (Featuring Anthony Raneri of Bayside)
12. Living Hell
13. On My Own (Featuring Brendan Yates of Turnstile)

Interview With:: Nick Santino

We had the opportunity to chat with Nick Santino once again, but this time to discuss his debut solo album, his favorite tracks, and this summer’s Vans Warped Tour! 

Check out our interview below!

The last time we had the chance to speak with you was back in December when you were on tour under Nick Santino & The Northern Wind. Now you are presenting yourself under your name alone and with a brand new debut album. Big Skies has a slightly different feel from the music you released under previous projects. As an artist who is constantly growing, what influences you and your writing process
Thanks for taking the time to chat with me again! As far as influences, mostly life and every day experiences keep me going and doing what I do.

Big Skies definitely has a mixture of a whimsical yet simplistic sound to it and fans have the ability to hear a little more of a country sound than what you have produced in the past. As your debut solo album, how would you describe it to fans that have not yet heard it?
Not really sure how to classify it, on iTunes it’s under singer/songwriter because that’s what I am. I think it has a timeless classic twangy feel with a modern rock n roll twist. 

“Bad Taste” and “Back To Where I’m From” are two songs that stood out to me the most on this album. What track was your favorite to write and is one you are most excited to perform live?
Thanks – glad you like them! My favorite to write was ‘Keep On Going’. I wrote it really fast on my acoustic guitar. It was originally in a ¾ timing and it was twice as slow. I really enjoy playing ‘Can’t Say I Miss You’ live, so I’m looking forward to including it in my set this summer.

Speaking of performing live, you’ll be on tour all summer on the Vans Warped Tour and playing the Acoustic Basement alongside Allison Weiss, Front Porch Step and Anthony Raneri. What are you looking forward to the most on this tour?
This will be my first tour since the album came out, so I’m looking forward to sharing my new music with fans and new listeners! Also excited to hang with as many cool people as I can. 

What kind of a setlist can fans expect to hear this summer? Will you be performing songs only from this album, from Nick Santino & The Northern Wind, perhaps some A Rocket To The Moon…?
I’m gonna be playing a couple from the first two solo EPs I released, but the majority of them will be from Big Skies. Gonna through in a Tom Petty cover too! The focus is on my new music, so no I won’t be playing any Rocket songs.

You previously said that doing a solo project gave you the ability to be more honest and more yourself. Do you feel as if Big Skies is a proper representation of who you are as both a person and as a musician or do you think you’re still trying to figure out who you are and what sound best fits you?
I think it is a good idea of who I am. I myself don’t know that for sure since I’m still growing as a person and a musician every day. The next record could be completely different and that’s the wonderful thing about music.

Thank you once again for taking time to speak with us. Is there anything else you’d like to add?
Thanks to everyone who has picked up Big Skies already – hope to see you at one of the Warped Tour dates this summer!