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Two new Beartooth songs can be streamed in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 12:00 PM
There's an interesting thread and discussion taking place in the General Forum about the idea that when there is violence in the black community hip-hop is blamed, so should pop-punk and/or metal, and the ideas they propagate, also be blamed when misogyny shows up?
The cultural make-up of, say, pop-punk contributes to the misogyny of the overall culture, in which women are objects and the man is the nice guy, who, by virtue of being the nice guy, deserves the woman in the end, Whenever there's violence in the black community, the media looks to hip-hop as something which fuels the violence. Similarly, when looking at the Isla Vist violence, is pop-punk the musical reflection of...
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:51 AM
Vince Staples and Bad Rabbits have teamed up for "Made," the first single off Converse' upcoming EP that is being released to to promote the shoe company's premium skate and lifestyle sneaker set: the CONS Weapon. Stream it in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:41 AM
TGL will be releasing their third full length studio album This is the End, featuring 17 tracks of unreleased, new, and remastered material on June 2nd. Pre-orders are up on Amazon. The album was recorded and produced by Seth Henderson.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:37 AM
Maya Angelou passed away yesterday at 86.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:34 AM
Hit the replies to see a video for "X-Rated" by Man Made Machine produced by Matt Good of From First to Last. Also David Ludlow from Greeley Estates has joined the band on guitar.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:32 AM
Kevin Devine has a new app where you can get some acoustic demos from Bubblegum/Bulldozer and get a yearly subscription for exclusive content.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:30 AM
Good Fight Music is repressing The Chariot's Long Live on red vinyl, limited to 1,000. Preorders are up on MerchNow.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:28 AM
We've teamed up with Victory Records to celebrate the upcoming Vans Warped Tour by giving away autographed merch from both Close Your Eyes and Terror. With both artists performing all summer long, here"s what we want to know -- what date of Warped Tour will you be attending and what songs are you most looking forward to hearing played by the two bands? One winner will be selected randomly from the replies to win an autographed copy of Terror's Live By The Code, a Terror t-shirt, a copy of Close Your Eyes’ Line In The Sand, a Line In The Sand poster, and a Close Your Eyes t-shirt. Good luck.
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:20 AM
Interpol have announced their first US tour in three years. Check out all the dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:15 AM
Sharon Van Etten can be found covering Bruce Springsteen's "Drive All Night" in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:10 AM
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:06 AM
Rvivr are in the middle of recording a new EP:
This recording is exciting because we are taking a much different approach than on The Beauty Between. That was such a focused and intentional two-year process of writing and recording. Basically it took forever and lots and lots of hours. For this EP, we purposefully gave ourselves about a month to write and record. The whole thing will be a much quicker, spontaneous process. Practice is going well, we have 3 songs done so far.
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:05 AM
Gerard Way will be making his live solo debut at Reading and Leeds.
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:00 AM
You can watch Weatherbox's new video for "Pagan Baby" in the replies courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.
Drew Beringer on 05/29/14 - 10:33 AM
You can stream a new Say Anything song titled "Lost My Touch" at Brooklyn Vegan. The song features guest vocals from Jeremy Bolm (Touché Amoré) and Christie DuPree (Merriment). Hebrews hits stores on June 10th.
Drew Beringer on 05/29/14 - 10:16 AM
Following in the footsteps of that 3D-printed record we saw earlier this year, Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke will collaborate with vocalist Bobbie Gordon to record a single for charity that will be "pressed" onto 3D-printed records. This will happen at a pop-up shop in London this December. Check out more info here.
It hasn’t taken long, but here we are, staring down the barrel of the first ever commercially released 3D printed record. Earlier this year researcher Amanda Ghassaei sent a series of (somewhat distorted) shockwaves around the music industry when she posted instructions and prototypes of the first ever 3D printed record onto the open source blog Instructables.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/29/14 - 10:02 AM
Tiny Engines has announced the August release of It Looks Sad.'s debut self-titled EP. There's a new song called "Radical" streaming in the replies and another new song cas. ed "Raccoon" that can be heard on Consequence of Sound. The 7" can be preordered now as well (physical, digital).
Thomas Nassiff on 05/29/14 - 09:18 AM
50 new acts have been announced for this year's Read & Leeds Festivals in England. In addition to the headliners Paramore, Queens of the Stone Age, Blink-182 and Arctic Monkeys the likes of Schoolboy Q, La Dispute, Sivu will perform as well as Gerard Way's (ex-My Chemical Romance) first solo UK performance. Hit the replies for a press release with lots more information.
Kyle Huntington on 05/29/14 - 09:00 AM
Even though the morning rise was full of our eyes, they're waiting for us outside.
Show ReviewBoston Calling (Day 3) with Modest Mouse, Brand New - Boston, MA [Photos] (Alex DiVincenzo)
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/29/14 - 07:13 AM
Ritual (ex-Dead and Divine) have released a new song, "Americhrist," and announced their first shows. Both can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/28/14 - 09:05 PM
Today we're proud to welcome Dan Campbell, the frontman of The Wonder Years and the brainchild behind the new project Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, to AP.net to chat in this very thread. Hit the replies to talk with Dan about the project and/or whatever you'd like really. If you haven't checked out the first song, "You Ain't No Saint," you can do that here, and you can pre-order the album here.

Update: The chat is now over, huge thanks to Dan for hanging out and answering questions. You can read all of his responses here if you missed the chat.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 04:05 PM
John Janick (you may remember him from the Fueled by Ramen days) has been named chairman and CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M.
The announcement was made to coincide with the finally confirmed news that Apple will indeed acquire Beats, the headphones and digital music streaming company Iovine founded with Dr. Dre in 2008. When that transaction closes after the summer, Iovine will join Apple.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 02:46 PM
Apple has purchased Beats Music for a cool $3 billion.
Drew Beringer on 05/28/14 - 02:37 PM
'68, featuring Josh Scogin of The Chariot, will release their debut full-length, In Humor And Sadness, on July 8th via eOne Music / Good Fight Music.
Drew Beringer on 05/28/14 - 02:21 PM
Stickup Kid and Seaway will be heading out on a co-headlining tour this summer. Candy Hearts and Driver Friendly will be the direct support. Check out the tour dates in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 05/28/14 - 02:20 PM
Apparently Buzzfeed has a new theory connecting Driver Friendly's "Stand So Tall" to X-Men.

Update: This is a user created Community Buzzfeed post, so keep that in mind.
Ryan Gardner on 05/28/14 - 01:05 PM
Every Time I Die's new song "Decayin' With The Boys" has appeared online.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:44 PM
Glassjaw's Worship and Tribute on vinyl is starting to show up for order online. It's gonna be spendy.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:42 PM
Monster Energy Drink has released a statement as their trial with Beastie Boys begins in court this week.
Monster has no intention of litigating this matter in the media, but since the case has now received publicity we felt we should let the public know the facts as we see them. Monster in good faith believed it had obtained the rights to use a compilation of certain Beastie Boys music for an Internet video. The video recounted a snowboarding event in Canada that Monster sponsored where the after party featured many Beastie Boys songs played by the DJs in honor of the recent death of one of the Beastie Boys’ members. The music that Monster used was provided by one of the DJs [Z-Trip],...
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:30 PM
The "Come Alive Tour" has been announced with Our Last Night, Set It Off, Heartist, and Stages and Stereo. Tour poster in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:24 PM
It would appear that Ron Jeremy is a Citizen fan.

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Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:22 PM
New Manners have signed with The Native Sound and also released a music video for "Selfish Ghost" -- the video is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:21 PM
Wolf:Speak's album In Dark is streaming on Bandcamp.

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Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:19 PM
The RIAA wants to "fix" music licensing. Glenn Peoples, writing for Billboard, explains:
The RIAA believes any fix to the music licensing system should include a simplified, blanket license that pays a fair market value to creators and copyright owners. In its 52-page filing to the Copyright Office, the RIAA argues that a market-derived royalty system would benefit rights holders and creators, product greater consumer choice, cost savings for digital services due to simpler licensing procedures, improved transparency and accuracy of royalty payments, and help spur new business models and services by providing greater transparency of the costs and eliminating the delays caused by litigation.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:16 PM
Billboard and Twitter have teamed up to present the "real-time charts" to track the most popular music being shared on the social network.
The first is Billboard Trending 140, which compares the frequency a song is shared over the past hour with the hourly average of shares in the last day. The second is Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists, which ranks songs from artists with less than 50,000 Twitter followers by the volume of shares in a 24-hour period. There will also be weekly summaries showing the most popular tracks on Twitter during that time span.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 12:03 PM
Conor Oberst has posted the video for "Zigzagging Towards the Light" -- it's in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 11:56 AM
Gigwise has posted a video interview with Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy talking about how to survive festival season.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 11:55 AM
Foxing's newly remixed and remastered The Albatross can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 11:49 AM
Linkin Narc, I mean Park, have disputed the claim by Sublime with Rome that they ratted the band out to the cops. Mile Shinoda posted on Twitter:
LP didn’t “call the cops” on @RomeMusica smoking pot. Not sure where the rumor came from. Definitely not my style, bummer it happened. We were at a meet & greet when Sublime was on stage, not dressing room. Wouldn’t even know if there was smoke. If someone was “representing the band” to the cops in the venue about weed smoke, they were out of line.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 11:43 AM
Chiodos are going on tour with Blessthefall. Tour dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/28/14 - 11:38 AM
Hit the replies to stream "Celestite Mirror," a new track from Wolves in the Throne Room's forthcoming album Celestite.
Jake Jenkins on 05/28/14 - 11:22 AM
Matthew Mayfield's new single, "Desire" can be streamed in the replies. The single is set to release June 2nd and can be pre-ordered here.
Anthony Sorendino on 05/28/14 - 10:50 AM
Soundsupply has a new drop centered around Mike Kinsella - featuring American Football's self-titled, Owls' Two, Owen's Ghost Town and No Good For No One Now, Their / They're / There's self-titled and The One Up Downstairs' self-titled - for only $10.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/28/14 - 10:49 AM
I Am The Avalanche has announced a summer headlining tour along the East Coast in support of its latest LP, Wolverines. They'll bring along Somos and Rust Belt Lights for the trek and the dates are in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/28/14 - 10:43 AM
"I've destroyed everything that wouldn't make me more like Bruce Springsteen."
Staff ReviewsChevelle - La Gargola (Gregory Robson)
Lovesick Saints - Dia De Los Muertos (Craig Manning)
Ray & Remora - 1994 EP (Gregory Robson)
Craig Manning on 05/28/14 - 09:01 AM
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