New Releases For April 3rd, 2012

Into The Glorious
Christy Nockels

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Open Your Doors
Jenny & Tyler

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BEC Recordings
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Plans Within Plans

Red General
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The Fourth Wall
The Vespers

Black Suit Records
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Love On The Outside E.P.

Pop Rock
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Music Video: MXPX-Far Away

Check out the first single from Plans Within Plans, possibly the last album from punk-rock mainstays MXPX. “Far Away” reminds me of some of the band’s earlier material, in that it is fast paced, awesome, and distinctly MXPX.

Free Christmas Music!!!


There is a ton of free Christmas music all over the web this month, and I feel like Im doing you a disservice by not saying anything about it. So here is my list of all the free Christmas music around the web…enjoy!

First and foremost, Paper Route has posted a holidayish EP called Thank God The Year Is Over. Download Paper Route-Thank God This Year is Over EP

DJ Bruce O’Brien put togeather a 23 track mixtape of Christmas music by some of today’s best hip-hop/R&B/Gospel artists. Including Cross Movement, Fred Hammond, LA Symphony, Scribbling Idiots, and many others. Download Spiritual gas Vol.19: Christmas Edition by DJ Bruce O’Brien.

Relient K‘s song “I Celebrate The Day” is up for free at Amazon MP3. Download “I Celebrate The Day” by Relient K

Solo artist Mike Goodrick has his song “Dear Santa” up for grabs on his Purevolume site.  Download “Dear Santa” by Mike Goodrick.

Brandon Heath‘s track “The Night Before Christmas” is also up on Amazon MP3 for free. Download “The Night Before Christmas” by Brandon Heath

You can get “Joy To The World” by Casting Crowns on Amazon MP3. Download “Joy To The World” by Casting Crowns

With a small sign up process, you can download Tenth Avenue North‘s version of “Go Tell It On The Mountain”. Download “Go Tell It On The Mountain” by Tenth Avenue North.

Also on Amazon MP3 is House Of Heroes version of “Silent Night”. Download “Silent Night” by House Of Heroes

“Noel (Glory to Your Name)” by Sonicflood is available for free from iTickets. Download “Noel (Glory to Your Name)” by Sonicflood.

Jars Of Clay have their version of “Come Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen” on Amazon MP3 for free. Download “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen” by Jars Of Clay

You can download “Auld Lang Syne” from pop-punkers MXPX off of their website. Download “Auld Lang Syne” by MXPX.

Click over there to download “Emmanuel (Hallowed Manger Ground)” by Chris Tomlin (right click/save as). Download “Emmanuel (Hallowed Manger Ground)” by Chris Tomlin.

Free holiday songs by Bethany Dillon, Josh Wilson, and many others over at Check out Tangle’s Countdown To Christmas.

Lastly, has a ton of free(ish) Christmas music from artists like Sleeping At Last, Joy Williams, Second Thief, and many others. Noisetrade’s entire website is a pay-what-you-want or tell-5-friends to download the music. I have found some amazing stuff on there, and Im sure you will too.

New Releases For December 1st and 4th,2009

braille the weapon aid
Weapon Aid

Hip-Hop Is Music
Midwest Hip-Hop

mxpx punk rawk christmas
Punk Rawk Christmas

Rock City Recording Co.
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Borrowed Chords, Tired Eyes

Black Box Recordings
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seventh day slumber acoustic ep
Take Everything: The Acoustic Sessions EP
Seventh Day Slumber

BEC Recordings
Alternative Rock
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Lost & Found
Corey Crowder

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Christian Music News November 17th, 2009


The 2009 HM Magazine Reader’s Poll is now open. Now go vote for your favorite music this year! Fill out the 2009 HM Magazine Reader’s Poll.

We Shot The Moon flipped their tour van this weekend on some icey roads. All band members walk away from the accident with minimal injury.

Nevertheless will be splitting at the end of 2009. They will play two more hometown shows and then disband “with no hard feelings”

Second Thief has signed on (again) with Alien Patrol Records.

Although no official announcement has been made, Amber Pacific has signed with Victory Records. That makes four bands we cover on Victory. Cool stuff…

Corey Crowder has apparently split from Tooth & Nail Records as he will release his next album, Lost & Found, independently.

Goth rock outfit Eowyn has announced that they will begin full time touring in 2010 after more than a year hiatus.

Impending Doom, Dependency, The Classic Crime, Before Their Eyes,Blood & Water, As I Lay Dying, and Haste The Day have all booked studio time or are inj the midst of working on new music for YOUUUUU!

Owl City‘s song “Fireflies” has hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart this week. Congrats man!


Below is the new video from Emery with their song “The Butcher’s Mouth”

This is the first video from The Civil Wars (Joy Williams & John Paul White) called “Poison & Wine”

Here is the second video from the new Flyleaf album, Momento Mori, called “Beautiful Bride”

Here is the latest from Until June with their song “In My Head”

Album Info (more in the Release Dates page)

Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for DJ Official‘s upcoming December 26th, 2009 release, EnterMission.
djofficial entermission
1. Enter The Mission – Dr. Eric Mason, DJ Official, R-Swift
2. Show Off – Lecrae & Flame
3. Use Me – Tedashii
4. Streets of New York – J.A.Z. & Magellen
5. Get Busy – Trip Lee
6. Go – H.G.A. & Tedashii
7. Not My Own – Stephen The Levite, Phanatik, Evangel
8. Love Fallen – Gems, Jahaziel, Benjah, Dillavou
9. Nothing Without You – JR & Lecrae
10. Chaos – Sho Baraka
11. Chisel Me – Thi’sl, Json, K-Drama, Tedashii
12. On My 116 – Lecrae, Tedashii, Sho Baraka, Trip Lee
13. Streets of Philadelphia – Mac The Doulos, Young Joshua, Ackdavis, R-Swift
14. Missio Dei – God’s Servant
15. Forward Me – Cam
16. Outro (Thank You)
17. (bonus) For My Breakers
18. (bonus) Eyes Open Remix – Trip Lee & Sho Baraka

Here is the album artwork and tracklisting for West Coast Punk by MXPX, which was released today.
mxpx west coast punk
1. One Step Further
2. Desperate to Understand
3. Broken
4. Shanghaied in Shanghai
5. Hopeless Case
6. End
(tracks on the physical version also include)
7. One Step Further (instrumental version)
8. End (instrumental version)
9. Broken (instrumental version)
10. On a String (previously unreleased demo from LCP sessions)

New Releases For November 17th, 2009

Blueprints For City Friendships The Anberlin Anthology
Blueprints For City Friendships: The Anberlin Anthology

Tooth & Nail Records
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Jeremy Camp

BEC Recordings
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casting crowns Until The Whole World Hears
Until the Whole World Hears
Casting Crowns

Reunion Records
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the crucified pillars of humanity
Pillars Of Humanity(re-release)
The Crucified

Tooth & Nail Records
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Moment Soakers

Sounds Familyre
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kris allen
Kris Allen
Kris Allen

Jive Records
Pop Rock
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Left Coast Punk EP

Rock City Recording Co.
Pop Punk
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Since I Left Your World EP
Rookie Of The Year

One Eleven Records
Pop Rock
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Fireflies And Songs
Sara Groves

INO Records
Pop Folk
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stephanie smith ep
Stephanie Smith EP
Stephanie Smith

Gotee Records
Pop Rock
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Christian Music News August 4th, 2009

  • Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Advent‘s second Solid State Records releases, entitled Naked and Cold, which will be out September8th, 2009.
  • advent-naked-and-cold

    1. Nothing
    2. Overcome
    3. Naked and Cold
    4. Fatherless
    5. Pack of Fools
    6. Revival
    7. Crown of Thorns
    8. Golgotha
    9. Pierced With Grief
    10. With Anger
    11. Out of Line
    12. Blackness of Day

  • An interview with Paul Meany of Mutemath made its way online this week over at Read Mutemath interview.
  • Brady Murphy, former guitarist/singer for the now inactive metalcore band Nodes Of Ranvier, suffered a near fatal acciedent that cost him both of his arms recently. Read article on Brad Murphy of Nodes Of Ranvier.
  • Below is the cover art and tracklisting for Hawk Nelson‘s upcoming CD, entitled Live Life Loud, which become available September 22nd, 2009.
  • hawk-nelson-live-life-loud
    1. Live Life Loud
    2. Never Enough
    3. Eggshells
    4. Meaning Of Life
    5. Alive
    6. Ode To Lord Stanley
    7. Long Ago
    8. The Job
    9. Shaken
    10. Lest We Forget
    11. Tis So Sweet
    12. The Final Toast

  • Below is the new video from hip-hop artist Humble Tip for the song “Body Of Death”.
  • Thrice will be opening up for Brand New on the dates below. Tickets are already on sale for many of the shows. This is going to be awesome:
  • October 25th Lubbock, TX – Lonestar Amphitheater
    October 27th Austin, TX – Stubb’s BBQ
    October 29th Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
    October 30th Dallas, TX – The Palladium Ballroom
    October 31st Houston, TX – Verizon Wireless Theater
    November 04th Lake Buena Vista, FL -House of Blues
    November 05th Tampa, FL – The Ritz
    November 07th North Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
    November 09th Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
    November 10th Richmond, VA – The National
    November 11th Baltimore, MD – Sonar
    November 13th Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
    November 14th Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory

  • Norma Jean are back home and are already working on new material to follow up 2008′s The Anti Mother.
  • Pennsylvania hardcore band Debtor has signed with Blood & Ink Records. Congrats to all involved…
  • Below is the cover art and tracklisting for Ruth‘s upcoming The Covers EP, which will be available August 25, 2009.
  • ruth-the-covers-ep
    1. Everyday (Buddy Holly)
    2. Dream (Everly Brothers)
    3. I’m The One Who Wants To Be With You (Mr. Big)
    4. Give Me One Reason (Tracy Chapman)
    5. Fix You (Coldplay)

  • Switchfoot‘s upcoming album Hello Hurricane‘s release date has been pushed back in to “some time in November”. Just a little longer….
  • An interview with Chris of Tooth & Nail indie rock band Surrogate was posted over at Indie Vision Music this week.  Read Surrogate interview.
  • Experimental art-core band Life On Repeat has signed with Equal Vision Records. Sweet…..
  • Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Bethany Dillon‘s upcoming album, Stop & Listen, which will hit stores September 8th, 2009.
  • bethony-dillion-stop-and-listen
    1. Everyone To Know
    2. Get Up And Walk
    3. Stop & Listen
    4. I Am Yours
    5. Deliver Me
    6. Say Your Name
    7. So Close
    8. In The Beginning
    9. Reach Out
    10. The Way I Come To You
    11. Everyone To Know [Acoustic]

  • Sara Watkins (ex Nickle Creek) recently recorded a live performance with Woodsongs Old Time Radio, which has been made available for your listening pleasure by clicking on the link to the right. Listen to Sara Watkins.
  • Producer/electronic duo Shiloh gave an interview to 365Mag International last week concerning rumors of their demise. Read Shiloh interview.
  • Below is the new video for Jonzetta‘s latest single, “Busy Body”.  I hope you dig it because apparently this might be one of their last videos as there are rumors of a break-up in the near future.
  • Progressive rock band Leone was named “Blarer Of The Month” by  View Leone profile on
  • Metal band Before Their Eyes are now writing/recording tracks for a new album, due out some time in late 2009.
  • Below is the album art work and track listing for Silverline‘s upcoming EP, entitled Start To Believe, which will be available August 25th, 2009.
  • silverline-start-to-believe-ep
    1. Get It Right
    2. Start Yo Believe
    3. Wake The Nations
    4. Stop Me Now
    5. All Consuming Love
    6. One Step Back
    7. Wake The Nations [Acoustic]

  • Singer/songwriter Orion Walsh was featured in an article in The Lincoln Journal Star. Read Orion Walsh article.
  • Veronica from our friends in White Collar Sideshow posted a massive up date on their recent and future travels, including Cornerstone, IchThus, and filming for Daystar TV (which was yesterday, T said things went well).  If their was ever a band you might consider donating a few bucks to, maybe think about these guys, they are truely some sold out people for Christ. Read White Collar Sideshow update.
  • Below is a video interview with hip-hop artist Lecrae in which he talks about his latest release, his latest tour and much more…
  • MXPX will be featured in September’s issue of AP Magazine, and a screen shot of the article was posted on the band’s website.  View MXPX in AP Magazine.
  • The Appleyard now has a new vocalist and is working on new material, so get ready.
  • Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for The Letter Black‘s upcoming EP, entitled Breaking The Silence, which will hit the market  on September 22nd, 2009.
  • the-letter-black-breaking-the-silence
    1. Moving On
    2. Hanging On By A Thread
    3. Best Of Me
    4. Collapse
    5. Away From Me
    6. Perfect
    7. Best Of Me [Acoustic]

  • Winston Audio will be featured on the cover of Southeast Performer Magazine this month. View Winston Audio magazine cover.
  • Pop rock band Sent By Ravens have signed on with Tooth & Nail Records. The band has been working with Aaron Sprinkle on new material, and a release date will be made public soon.
  • Below is the new video from power-pop band Eleventyseven with their song “Evil Genius”.
  • Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for David Crowder Band‘s September 22nd, 2009 release, Church Music.
  • david-crowder-band-church-music
    1. Phos Hilaron [Hail Gladdening Light!]
    2. Alleluia, Sing
    3. The Nearness
    4. Shadows
    5. Eastern Hymn
    6. SMS (Shine)
    7. The Veil
    8. We Are Loved
    9. All Around Me
    10. How He Loves
    11. Can I Lie Here
    12. Birmingham (We Are Safe)
    13. Church Music – Dance[!]
    14. What A Miracle
    15. Oh, Happiness
    16. God Almighty, None Compares
    17. In The End [O Resplendent Light!]

  • It seems that despite reporting the opposite earlier in the year, Michael Tait will actually be laying down some vocal parts with his touring band, newsboys. Specifically, the band will re-record the song “Glorious” with Tait‘s voice instead of long time front man Peter Furler.
  • Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for KJ-52‘s upcoming CD, Five-Two Television, which will drop September 22nd, 2009.
  • kj52-five-two-television
    1. Five-Two Television
    2. Adventures of Tweezyman
    3. End of My Rope
    4. The Chris Carlino Story: Day One [Interlude]
    5. Headline News at 5 (co-starring Theory Hazit)
    6. He Did That
    7. Let’s Go (co-starring Trevor McNevan of Thousand Foot Krutch)
    8. The Chris Carlino Story: Week Two [Interlude]
    9. Are You Online?
    10. Calling You (co-starring J.R.)
    11. Headline News at 11 (co-starring Braille)
    12. Picture
    13. Shake It Off
    14. Gonna Be Alright
    15. Help Me Change (co-starring Rob Beckley of Pillar)
    16. Swagged Out With Tags Out (co-starring Da’ T.R.U.T.H.)
    17. The Chris Carlino Story: Week Four [Interlude]
    18. Fuego (co-starring Funky)
    19. Tweezy Dance
    20. Let it Go
    21. Firestarter (co-starring Manwell & Bianca Reyes of Group 1 Crew)
    22. Broken People
    23. The Chris Carlino Story: Week Five [Interlude]
    24. Dear God

  • Below is the artwork for the first of many single song releases from metal outfit Becoming The Archetype, entitled Necrotizing Fasciitis. Guitarist Seth also did a baseball themed interview with Noisecreep. Read Becoming The Archetype interview.
  • becoming-the-archetype-necrotizing-fasciitis

  • Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for blessthefall‘s new album, entitled Witness, which will be available October 8th, 2009.
  • blessthefall-witness
    2.What’s Left Of Me
    3.To Hell And Back
    4.God Wears Gucci
    5.Hey Baby, Here’s That Song You Wanted
    7.Last Ones Left
    8.Five Ninety
    9.We’ll Sleep When We’re Dead
    11.You Deserve Nothing and I Hope You Get Less
    12.Stay Still

  • Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for The Elms upcoming Sepetember 15th, 2009 release, entitled The Great American Midrange.
  • the-elms-the-great-american-midrange
    1. STRUT
    5. LONG GONE
    6. THE SHAKE

    Christian Music News July 21, 2009

    Two bands, Texas In July and An Early Ending, who were on tour together, were involved in a massive car crash while traveling between cities.  Several members in both bands are in serious condition, and while none of the band members were killed, the woman who caused the wreck died from a heart attack moments before the accident. Please be in prayer for both bands. Read Texas In July statement. Read An Early Ending statement.

    Wrench In The Works is in the studio right now working on their sophomore Facedown Records release.

    As Cities Burn has decided to call it a day.  Sad to see them go, but it has been coming for awhile now…

    Below is the new music video from John Reuben for his new song called “Town Folk”: is doing a six-part interview with hip-hop artist Bobby Bishop, which will play out over the course of the next few weeks. Read Bobby Bishop interview.

    Yuri from MXPX was interviewed by PETA2 recently, and the exchange made it to the web this week. Read MXPX inteview.

    Atmospheric rock band Dreamer Dreamer have decided to break up, due to difficulties with various members going off to college . Their last show will be this week.

    Below is the album cover and tracklisting for posi-hardcore band Take It Back!‘s upcoming EP entitled Rumors Of Revolt, which will hit the streets Aug.18th, 2009.
    1. New Empires
    2. What We Are Fighting For
    3. American Fantasy
    4. Rise Above
    5. To Burn Again

    Below is the video for “Fireflies” by electro-pop project Owl City. did an interview with Maylene and The Sons Of Disaster that surfaced on their website this week. Read Maylene and The Sons Of Disaster interview.

    Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for solo artist Josh Wilson‘s upcoming release, entitled Life Is Not A Snapshot EP. It will be out on Sept.8th, 2009.
    1. Sing
    2. Before The Morning
    3. Listen
    4. Do You Want To Know
    5. How To Fall
    6. Right In Front Of Me
    7. Amazing Grace

    Here is a new music video by Molly Jenson for her song “Wait For You Here”:

    Classic rock band Thieves & Liars are also in the studio right now putting the finishing touches on their sophomore Dreamt Music release.

    Below is the artwork and tracklisting for Thrice‘s upcoming release, entitled Beggars, which will be released on Oct.8th, 2009.
    1.All The World Is Mad
    2.The Weight
    5.In Exile
    6.At The Last
    7.Wood & Wire
    8.Talking Through Glass
    9.The Great Exchange

    Below is the new music video from hip-hop artist Canton Jones with his song “Kingdom Business”:

    The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association did a documentory style interview with hip-hop artist Lecrae to best capture his “story” on film. Watch it below, it is really freakin good.

    Christian Music News July 7th 2009

    Pray for us, crucial moments are upon us at all times. Trying to keep up, but we need some rest. Anyway, I heard that Cornerstone was a blast besides for the mud, and the world can now continue turning. Here are your headlines:

    Below is the album trailer for August Burns Red‘s new CD, Constellations, which will see the light of day July 14th.You can currently stream the entire album on the band’s Myspace.

    Pillar have announced that their next CD will be entitled Confessions, and will be released September 22nd, 2009.

    Hip-hop duo/collaborators Odd Thomas and Propaganda have signed on with Syntax Records.

    Here is the artwork for Derek Webb‘s latest/most controversial album to date, Stockholm Syndrome, which will be released to the public on September 1rst.


    Former member of The Procussions, Mr J Medeiros has sweet new video for his song “Holding On”:

    Female front hardcore band Bloodlined Calligraphy have returned from their hiatus and signed to Sancrosanct Records. The band is currently writing their next album, which will be out in early 2010.

    mxpx-anniversary-showMXPX celebrated their 17 years as a band together this last week. In celebration, the band will hold a live broadcasted “best of” show from the same location they played their first performance. There will also be Q&A sessions during the set, making the experience a true gift for the fans that have supported them all these years.

    Below is the artwork and tracklisting for progressive worship band The Glorious Unseen‘s new album, entitled The Hope That Lies In You, which will be released August 25th of this year.

    1. All Around
    2. Take What’s Left Of Me
    3. How He Loves
    4. We Can Be Renewed
    5. Heavyhearted
    6. Falling Into You
    7. Come, Heaven
    8. Sustain
    9. Breathe Life Into Me
    10. Awakening
    11. The Hope That Lies In You
    12. Sweet, Sweet Sound

    Hip-hop artist Sareem (Sharlok) Poems (of LA Symphony) has announced he will release a new album within the next few weeks entitled Black & Read All Over. The first single, “Lower The Boom”, is already on iTunes.

    Below is screamo band Confide covering The Postal Service’s song “Such Great Heights”. Enjoy:

    The live footage from Cornerstone Festival 2009, including pictures, testimonials, live videos, and exclusive performances have been posted online. View the live coverage from Cornerstone Festival 2009.

    Yet another interview with mewithoutYou has surfaced online, this time with Read mewithoutYou interview.

    The visually stunning music video from rapper Bobby Bishop and his song “Please” can be viewed below:

    Over The Rhine have resurfaced a little bit to play a few shows, and have announced that they will be not only be going on tour, but also that a live CD set is on its way, along with a Over The Rhine songbook. Chuck is going to be happy.

    Below is the artwork and track listing for atmospheric rock band Conditions new effort, You Are Fogotten EP, which will be released in late July.

    1. American Castles
    2. Born Again Question
    3. Man To Mannequin
    4. Citizen
    5. Illuminati
    6. Goodbye Good Name

    Free MP3 Download:Tooth & Nail Fuel Sampler 09


    Its that time of year again, Tooth & Nail along with FUEL Magazine are giving a MASSIVE free sampler of some the best stuff from their 3 imprints (BEC, Tooth&Nail, and Solid State). This time around, there are a ton of unreleased tracks, including brand new songs from August Burns Red, Living Sacrifice, Oh Sleeper, and Showbread. Dont believe me, check out the track listing

    And Then There Were None – Reinventing Robert Cohn
    As Cities Burn – 84′ Sheepdog
    August Burns Red – Thirty and Seven
    Becoming The Archetype – Dichotomy
    Children 18:3 – All My Balloons
    Copeland – The Grey Man
    Corey Crowder – Look How Far We’ve Come
    Emery – Cuthroat Collapse
    Family Force 5 – Fever
    FM Static – Boy Moves To A New Town With Optimistic Outlook
    Haste The Day – 68
    Hawk Nelson – Let’s Dance [Dojo Dominating Remix]
    Ivoryline – Days End
    Jonezetta – Sick In The Teeth
    Living Sacrifice – Overkill Exposure (Rough Mix)
    mewithoutYou – Every Thought A Thought Of You
    MxPx – Punk Rock Girl
    Mychildren Mybride – On The Wings Of Integrity
    Neon Horse – Strange Town
    Oh, Sleeper – Son of the Morning
    Secret & Whisper – Anchors (Acoustic)
    Showbread – Nothing Matters Anymore
    Since October – Guilty
    Surrogate – Exercise Machines
    The Ascendicate – Scottish
    The Chariot – Daggers
    The Crucified – The Pit
    The Showdown – [Achilles] The Backbreaker
    Thousand Foot Krutch – Bring Me To Life
    Trenches – Sacrament
    Underoath – Desperate Times Desperate Measures

    Were you counting? Thats over 30 tracks, and most of them are from up coming albums. Yea, I know, you need to download this right now. Click on the link below and save the .ZIP file to your computer, EXTRACT ALL FILES, then tear into some great new music!

    Download the Tooth & Nail Records Fuel Sampler 2009