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Indie Pop-Punk Band/Trio Super Prime Release 2nd EP

Super Prime promoThe Boston based 3-piece pop-punk band known as Super Prime are currently promoting their second EP, “Sun’s Out, Gun’s Out“. The album dropped October 8th and was featured on AOL Music. They have already been signed onto bills with resident pop punkers Yellowcard, Hawthorne Heights, Patent Pending, Twin Berlin and Marky Ramone of The Ramones.

Super Prime is the epitome of this generation’s pop punk genre, giving fans of Blink 182, The Wonder Years, Green Day and Jimmy Eat World something to get excited about. The band’s music combines the best elements of early pop punk and nineties angsty emo rock with their quick and catchy guitar riffs, hard-driving drums, Billy Joe Armstrong-esque singing and gang-vocal inducing lyrics.

Borrowing from the frenetic pop punk and angsty emo of the nineties, Super Prime has evolved to epitomize today’s pop punk genre: their music gets right up in your face, and then refuses to get out of your head.

Formed while attending Berklee College of Music, Super Prime consists of Austin Bond (vocals, bass), Adam Newall (vocals, guitar), and Marcus James (drums). The band fiercely stepped out into the Boston rock scene in the spring of 2011, mere moments after their inception. In under a year they recorded and released their first EP, “Super Prime”.

Indie Band The Fire Apes Releasing New Album

Indie Band The Fire Apes are gearing up to release their latest album, A Life In Letters, out May 23. The South Carolina pop/rock act is fronted by lead singer, songwriter and guitarist, John Seymour, who often writes metaphorically about love and relationships using literary references, musically framed with melodic hooks.

His music and words can elicit feelings that range from joy and happiness to commiseration and longing. He credits The Beatles, Oasis, Green Day, The Pretenders and Fountains of Wayne as strong influences. “A Life in Letters” is guaranteed to be the summer music must have of 2011.

FREE DOWNLOAD: The Body Rampant Offer Latest EP, Transient Years

After much buzz about the indie band’s latest EP, Transient YearsThe Body Rampant is currently letting fans download the EP for free.

Transient Years, produced by Casey Bates (Gatsbys American Dream, Portugal, The Man, MxPx, Chiodos), is a collection of music to be ultimately impressed by with an aggressive indie rock sound where at times listeners can find hints of experimental pop.

Thrice Set to Record New Album, Playing Bamboozle

Thrice have been creatively working the past few months on what will be their seventh studio album, set for release early Fall 2011 on Vagrant Records.

In support of their upcoming release, the band will perform at the 2011 Bamboozle Festival in NJ kicking off Friday night, April 29 at Hoodwink performing a cover set from Hot Water Music. They will also take the stage Saturday, April 30 performing past Thrice crowd-favorites as well as a new song off their upcoming album.

“We’ve been off the road since last August, and have spent the past few months working really hard on a new record, so we’re itching to play live again,” said Riley Breckenridge, drummer. “In our experience, Bamboozle has always been a good time, not only because we get to play in front of a ton of people, but because we get to reconnect with so many friends in bands that we’ve toured with over the years.