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Help Billie Joe From Green Day Find His Stolen Car
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Help Billie Joe From Green Day Find His Stolen Car

UPDATE: Billie Joe's car has been found, read more about it in Rolling Stone. The original MendoWerks piece continues below. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has turned to social media for help finding a stolen car. According to a recent Instagram post on his personal account, Armstrong pleads with fans to reach out to local authorities if they have any tips as to the location of this classic automobile. The missing 1962 Chevy II is 'near and dear' to all their hearts. The car was in the Green Day family for more than 30 years according to his post. Anyone with information should reach out to the Costa Mesa Police department and mention incidents # 22-002015, 22-002016. The phone number to reach out to is (714) 754-5280. Let's hope someone is able to help get this s...
In Red, the New Album from Indie Rock Band Kingston Kane, Won Bandcamp Friday Today.
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In Red, the New Album from Indie Rock Band Kingston Kane, Won Bandcamp Friday Today.

Happy Bandcamp Friday! In case you didn't know already, Hudson Valley natives, Kingston Kane, dropped their gorgeous sophomore album, In Red, today. If you’re a fan of well-written, nostalgic-yet-refreshing, grungy rock music, I highly suggest you check out In Red as soon as you can.  You won’t regret it.  In Red by Kingston Kane View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kingston Kane (@kingstonkaneband) My personal favorites from the album include "Storm King", "Mutiny", and "A Happy Life". These tracks show off the band's wide range in sound, from their high energy bops to their more somber, contemplative tracks. There's something for everyone here. The release of In Red comes with a free show in Chester, NY tonight...
Retrograde is Over, but You’re Still Feeling Emo? Redhook & First and Forever Got You Covered.
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Retrograde is Over, but You’re Still Feeling Emo? Redhook & First and Forever Got You Covered.

Welcome to Ambur's Release Radar's Greatest Hits: Vol 1! Today, I would like to thank Spotify's "Release Radar" for bringing two singles to my attention: "Sentimental Surgery" by Redhook & "Sick Little Games" by First and Forever. It always warms my inner emo kid's heart when Spotify introduces me to new music that's reminiscent of the tunes I listened to when I was growing up. Since I was a teenager in the 2000's-2010's, that means bands like My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Mayday Parade, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, The Used, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus... You get the idea. If you're like me, and emo really wasn't "a phase, Mom!", then you're going to want keep reading--and to check out these new singles from Redhook & First and Forever. Redhook & "Senti...
Saint Slumber Released an Off-Beat, Alt Pop New Single, “freak!” ft. 100+ of Their Fans
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Saint Slumber Released an Off-Beat, Alt Pop New Single, “freak!” ft. 100+ of Their Fans

Saint Slumber has always been in a category of their own. They have a special blend of alternative rock and dark, electronic pop that I have never heard anywhere else. They're always doing something new that surprises me and this new single, "freak!", is no different. Blending over 100 fan voices into a choir for the track, Saint Slumber's latest release is more than a song: it's a force to be reckoned with. Check it out on Spotify below-- https://open.spotify.com/track/5oAnYRa5iZUjKG9wK0QIE5?si=Dppo0HlvSDaVufB36agPlw&utm_source=copy-link&dl_branch=1 In short, "freak!" is an offbeat anthem of total self-acceptance and is a welcome sight to see in my Spotify library. It came two long months after "never / nowhere", the last Saint Slumber single. "I don't know w...
ICYMI: Alt Rock Band THE HARA Dropped a Cinematic New Single, “The Fool & The Thief”
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ICYMI: Alt Rock Band THE HARA Dropped a Cinematic New Single, “The Fool & The Thief”

THE HARA has a new single out and it is definitely one of my favorite August rock releases. Emotionally-charged, high energy, and perfect for screaming along to--"The Fool & The Thief" is everything I love about rock music. Check it out on Youtube below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-zOCetYwUk Released on August 20th through Scruff of the Neck Records, "The Fool & The Thief" is somehow both contemplative and a call to action. It is perfectly cinematic in that way. The song builds on itself organically, layering in beautifully-blended instrumentals and powerfully-delivered vocals throughout. By the end of my first listen, I was awed by the sheer power and beauty of it. Clearly, I had to listen again... and again... and then send it to everyone I know. Before...
Junket Release Follow-up Single ‘Embers To Ashes’
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Junket Release Follow-up Single ‘Embers To Ashes’

New York-based alt-rockers Junket has just launched a smoldering follow-up single in the form of 'Embers To Ashes' from their new Make Waves EP. The track comes on the heels of the successful 'Red Handed' release, a song inspired by the popular SHOWTIME show 'Dexter'. Junket is made up of vocalist Chris Wicher, guitarist Michael Miller, bassist Kyle Hallenbeck, and drummer Chad Babcock. All hailing from Orange County, New York the band is a tight-knit group. According to a recent press release, Wicher states the song is '...about a relationship between two people who have an irrational fear of being alone but stay together despite all the reasons why they shouldn’t. The relationship may have started out strong like a roaring fire, but the honeymoon phase fizzled. Junket was ab...