Topshelf Records (Defeater, My Heart To Joy, Pianos Become The Teeth) is stoked to announce the signing of We Were Skeletons from Lancaster, PA. The label will release the band’s newest Self-Titled album on June 29th on LP and CD format. Look for pre-orders to begin around the first of May.
We Were Skeleton’s brand of screamy, chaotic hardcore should appeal to long-time fans of the genre. The album was recorded with Will Killingsworth (Orchid, Ampere) at Dead Air Studios and is the band’s greatest accomplishment to date.
The band will be playing MACRoCk this upcoming weekend and also has several April shows lined up with label mates Pianos Become The Teeth.
APR 03 – Harrisonburg, VA @ MACRoCk – The Artful Dodger w/ Algernon Cadwallader, Native, more
APR 09 – Reading, PA @ Roop Hall (Albright College) w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Spraynard
APR 10 – Windsor, CT @ Chris Z’s House w/ Pianos Become The Teth, Grown Ups
APR 11 – Newton, NJ @ The Farm House w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Black Kites
APR 16 – Bethlehem, PA @ Secret Art Space w/ Gods & Queens, Drowning With Our Anchors
APR 23 – Newark, DE @ University of Deleware w/ Paint It Black
APR 24 – Frederick, MD @ Fredrock Free Music Fest
In other Top Shelf news, the Vinyl Pre-Order for Rooftops’ debut album, A Forest Of Polarity, starts this Thursday (04/01/10). No April Fools joke here!
The band is streaming songs from A Forest Of Polarity on its MySpace page. Additionally, you can download an mp3 for the song “Raft Easily” here.
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