Happy Thanksgiving everyone. The website will be much slower in the news department than usual today as we gorge ourselves on food, drinks, and as much family and friends as we can handle. As Thomas wrote yesterday, the podcast is taking the week off as well. I just want to wish everyone a happy holiday.
The next few days always have a bunch of sales that show up for people to spend their money on, so I'm going to keep this thread open for the weekend and if there's a great deal you know about, please share it in the replies. Personally, I think this price on Amazon for one of my favorite pair of closed headphones, the Beyerdynamic DT-770s, is really good. Other sites worth checking...
Simple Plan have announced that their new album will be titled Taking One For The Team, and will be released on February 19th. They have also released the first set of dates for a new world tour, which can be found here.
We have been working on these new songs for almost 2 years now and we cannot wait to share them with you. We all feel like this is our best album yet and there's nothing better than knowing that, in a few months, you will be able to hear the final result.
Rihanna's forthcoming album Anti is still shrouded in mystery and nobody has heard it, but that didn't stop Yahoo! from publishing a review of the album featuring incisive criticism like "the 27 year old performer's latest album has [NUMBER OF TRACKS] and it's lyrics [HYPERLINK TO RAPGENIUS] continue the "BBHMM" storyline". Check out the whole "review" in the replies.
Last week, we gave Minus the Bear a shot at our Disposable Diaries series (pun intended). They not only documented their time backstage, but were awesome enough to also snap some photos during their performance! Check the replies for a few highlights and view the full album on the AbsolutePunk Flickr.
Here’s the show review/photoset in case you missed it:
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Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.