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Hit the replies for an interview with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail where he gets into discussing the state of the music scene, bands taking a stance, the state of Warped Tour, mental health issues, and much more.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:01 AM
Jason Isbell's performance of "24 Frames" on Conan can be found here.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 10:59 AM
Frightened Rabbit have finished tracking their fifth album. Welcome to my "most anticipated list" new thing I didn't know was coming.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 10:58 AM
Kendrick Lamar sat down to interview N.W.A. -- the video is on Billboard.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 10:57 AM
Janelle MonŠe and Wondaland Records have released "Hell You Talmbout" -- a protest song featuring the entire Wandaland roster (MonŠe, Jidenna, Roman GianArthur, Deep Cotton, St. Beauty, and George 2.0). Stream it in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 10:53 AM
Hit the replies for The Front Bottoms' new video for "Laugh Till I Cry." Their new album is good. Just throwing that out there.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 10:51 AM
It's the final day of bands for Absolute 100 week. The staff got together and found 100 bands we think you need to check out. Check the replies for today's list. Each band selected on the list comes with links to their social pages, links to where you can find music, a song selected for stream by the author, and a blurb about why they were picked and what they sound like.

In case you missed it: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 10:43 AM
Hit the replies to check out the new music video for Lana Del Rey's single "High By The Beach."
Jake Jenkins on 08/13/15 - 09:20 AM
Brandon Flowers has canceled the remaining six dates on his current tour.
Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 05:58 PM
Stream a new Swimm song called "Belly" in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 08/12/15 - 04:52 PM
Yet another artist featured in our Absolute 100 is in the news today. Kyle Adem has released his new single, "Sidewalk," as a name-your-price download.
Aaron Mook on 08/12/15 - 03:37 PM
5 Seconds Of Summer will release Sounds Good Feels Good on October 23rd.
Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 02:39 PM
The Internet will be touring the US and Canada in the fall. Dates are in the replies.
Charlie Joseph on 08/12/15 - 01:40 PM
The Stranger have posted an article on Acceptance addressing the long discussed rumors that their drummer was kicked out for being gay (and also revealing that the band is thinking of releasing a new album).
Acceptance released their first new song, "Take You Away," in Mayóa track that wouldn't sound out of place on Phantoms. "We want to find a new home for the band and hopefully try to put out a record at some point, keep the band alive," McAlhaney said. "I don't think I could ever see us going on tour in the normal sense of the word. But it's fun to do this weekend stuff and work on Acceptance songs here and there."
Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 01:02 PM
Head to the replies to check out the official lyric video for another track from Foals forthcoming album, What Went Down, titled "A Knife In The Ocean.
Kyle Huntington on 08/12/15 - 11:36 AM
Hit the replies to see a new video from Donovan Wolfington for "Sadhead," the closing track from their upcoming record, How to Treat the Ones You Love, due August 21st via Topshelf Records. The band is also included in today's portion of this year's Absolute 100.
Aaron Mook on 08/12/15 - 11:26 AM
Following the recent departure of Mike Malyan, Monuments have officially announced Anup Sastry (ex-Intervals) as their new drummer.

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Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:22 AM
The new Stray from the Path album can be streamed in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:21 AM
The Academy Is... teasing something else?

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Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:18 AM
Tori Kelly's performance of "Should've Been Us" on The Late Late Show with James Corden is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:17 AM
The Color Morale are writing for their next record.

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Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:15 AM
Blessthefall have booted Slaves off their Fall tour and replaced them with Emarosa. Dates in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:12 AM
Wavves new song "Heavy Metal Detox" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:06 AM
The trailer for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:05 AM
Hit the replies for Chvrches' new lyric video for "Never Ending Circles."
Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 11:00 AM
Majical Cloudz will be releasing their new album, Are You Alone?, on October 16th via Matador. The first single from the record, "Silver Car Crash," can be heard in the replies.

Track List:
01) Disappeared
02) Control
03) Are You Alone?
04) So Blue
05) Heavy
06) Silver Car Crash
07) Change
08) If You're Lonely
09) Downtown
10) Easier Said Than Done
11) Game Show
12) Call On Me
Jake Jenkins on 08/12/15 - 09:48 AM
This Sunday, I'll be sitting down with Mac DeMarco to discuss his new album, Another One, world tours and relationship advice. If you have any questions for Mac, feel free to leave them in the replies.
Aaron Mook on 08/12/15 - 07:52 AM
Today, we're proud to premiere a brand new episode of Walking the Floor, a podcast from none of than Foo Fighter Chris Shiflett (also of Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants). In this episode, Chris sits down with Mike Ness of Social Distortion. Listen/download in the replies and head here to check out past episodes with Dwight Yoakam, Matt Skiba and others.
Aaron Mook on 08/12/15 - 07:15 AM
We've made it to the middle of the week ... it's day three of Absolute 100 week. As a recap: This is where the staff get together and scour the internet for 100 bands we think you need to check out. All week long we will be unveiling the artists in buckets of 25. Check the replies for today's list. Each band selected on the list comes with links to their social pages, links to where you can find music, a song selected for stream by the author, and a blurb about why they were picked and what they sound like. If you're looking for new music: time to bookmark.

In case you missed it: Part 1 | Part 2
Jason Tate on 08/12/15 - 06:35 AM
Dates for The Amity Affliction's fall headlining tour with support from Chelsea Grin, Secrets, Cruel Hand and The Plot In You can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/11/15 - 05:20 PM
New Politics are set to release their new album, Vikings, this Friday, and the guys will be on the website to chat about it and more this Thursday, August 13th at 6:30pm EST.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/11/15 - 04:01 PM
Movements have signed to Fearless Records. You can watch the band's new video for their song called "Protection" in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/11/15 - 03:50 PM
Today, we're happy to partner with Total Assault LLC to give you a shot at winning a special giveaway from Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World. The contest prize is a signed JA-90 Fender Telecaster and a vinyl pack of Jim's recent single series on 7" vinyl. Click here to enter the contest and read the sweepstakes rules. Note that this contest is being presented by Total Assault LLC in partnership with a number of different sites, so let's make sure an AbsolutePunk user is the big winner! The contest runs through September 10th, and the winner should be drawn on the 17th.
Craig Manning on 08/11/15 - 01:24 PM
Kate Lloyd, writing for Broadly:
Gardiner explains that the council started off solely raising awareness about consent at the festival, but changed its strategy as more and more people came forward to talk to them about their experiences of sexual assault. Its festival staff now includes an independent sexual violence adviser, domestic abuse experts, and sexual health nurses.

"In an ideal world, all festivals would support approaches such as ours, but that's not the case," says Gardiner. "It's a fact that when you raise awareness and offer support, victims will seek it out--which is what we want, but it can make it look like assaults have increased. I guess events are concerned about...
Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 12:34 PM
Downwrite has a Summer Songwriter Showcase coming up on August 22nd in Chicago. Vinnie Caruana (The Movielife / IATA), Stubhy Pandav and Pat Gilroy (Lucky Boys Confusion / Super Happy Fun Club), and Warren Franklin and Anthony Sanders (Founding Fathers / Island of Misfit Toys) will all be playing. Tickets are now on sale.
Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 12:11 PM
Laura Jane Grace and Lauren Denitzio are on a recent episode of All Songs Considered.
Laura Jane Grace and Lauren Denitzio both fell in love with music in their teens, and both turned it into a career. By the time they met in the studio this past winter, their lives had taken very different paths.
Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 11:48 AM
The Forecast are up to something.

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Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 11:24 AM
Hands Like Houses will be releasing their third album Dissonants this fall.

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Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 11:21 AM
Chasing Morgan's new album is streaming in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 11:20 AM
Sparrow Sleeps released an album of Hit the Lights lullabies called "Skip Naps, Sleep Nights" today. A version of "Breathe In" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 11:19 AM
Hit the replies to watch Bleachers' "Like a River Runs" video.
Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 11:14 AM
Columbia Music House (you know, get 8 CDs for a penny, then spend a shit ton on the ones you have to buy next) has filed for bankruptcy. I got in so much trouble from my parents for signing up for this in middle school.
The owner of onetime mail-order music giant Columbia House filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, seeking to sell what remains of its business after almost two decades of declining revenue.
Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 11:14 AM
Hit the replies to watch Bon Iver's full Eaux Claires set.
Jason Tate on 08/11/15 - 11:12 AM
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