Epitaph Records sign La Dispute

By Devon Hannan, Editorial Director [Photo by: La Dispute/Epitaph Records] La Dispute have signed with Epitaph Records to release their fourth studio album. While the record has yet to be titled, the band is currently working on LP 4. Read more: Album Review: Touche Amore – Stage Four The Grand Rapids post-hardcore band will be…

Feature: Nurturing a Record Label to its Nature

By Marvin Dotiyal, Features Editor Meet Fredo Fosco and Michael Mangan—two music-loving friends starting up a DIY, emo/indie label from the suburbs of Chicago. Mangan, a college freshman studying business, wanted to create a site to post and share musical content, which was inspired by Making New Enemies, a collaborative media blog and record label….

Interview: Petal’s Kiley Lotz

By Megan Fair, Features Editor ACRN was lucky enough to speak to Kiley Lotz after her return home from her tour with Tigers Jaw. The artistic engine behind the emotive and undeniably infectious rock project Petal was talkative and vibrant as we chatted on the phone. Full of honesty and passion, Lotz filled us in…