Today we're premiering a new track from Connecticut's The Runaround. "Escaper" is the second single off their forthcoming debut album, Without All the Weight (produced, mixed and mastered by Gary Cioffi Jr. (Transit, Misser, Sleep City). The track is for fans of old The Dangerous Summer material. The album is set for release May 28th. Listen to "Escaper" in the replies.
There's new I The Mighty on the horizon - you knew we'd get involved. Since we premiered "Dancing On A Tightrope" way back in '12, the AbsolutePunk community's affection for the band has skyrocketed, and rightfully so - I The Mighty has a chance as greatness. Today we're premiering "Echoes," the latest track from their upcoming full-length, Satori - check it out in the replies. But, that's not all - the band is coming 'round to chat about Satori at 4pm PST, so get all your questions ready for Brent, Blake, Ian, and Chris.
Update: The chat is now over - a tremendous thanks to I The Mighty and Equal Vision Records for their time, and make sure to grab Satori on June 11! -JA
We're incredibly thrilled to bring you an exclusive premiere of boysetsfire video "Closure" off of their upcoming record, While a Nation Sleeps, out June 11th on Bridge 9. It's a mixture of live footage and their journey to help save a youth center in Bavaria. I must say, before you watch this video, that there's a few things you should know about this band. They began with a vision in a small Delaware town. They rallied the youth to participate in social justice issues. And despite their hiatus, when at one point guitarist Josh Latshaw broke his neck in near-paralysis, they've still managed to possess greater stage presence and heart than any of their younger counterparts. If...
Today we're streaming a new Living With Lions song called "Scarred" from the band's upcoming 7" Some Of My Friends Appear Dead To Me that is being released on Pure Noise Records. If you're a LWL fan then this is just another solid track from the Canadian band. For those unfamiliar, I get a modern blink-182 vibe from the track. Fans can now pre-order the 7” here. Pre-order vinyl options include coke bottle green/baby pink (smash), white with mint and yellow splatter, and half clear/half electric blue. Listen to the song in the replies.
Today we are premiering the new split 7" from Cerce and Stresscase - two of the most promising bands in the punk and hardcore scene. Both bands are female-fronted and both bands will kick your ass. Check out the split in the replies and let us know what you think. If you dig it, you can pre-order it via Mayfly Records.
Knoxville, Tennessee's On My Honor are poised to take their band to the next level using their upcoming release I Never Deserve The Things I Need as the catalyst. We've got new music for you and I'm confident that "Time To Heal" proves that On My Honor can easily hang with the big players in the genre. You can listen to "Time To Heal" in the replies and you can pre-order the record here.
Damien Deadson is the solo project of former Demon Hunter guitarist Ryan Helm. If you enjoyed his past work, you'll love the new Damien Deadson album, Crown Me, Destroyer, which is out today on Infamous Empire Records. You can stream the entire record in the replies or on the band's AP.net profile.
Today we're streaming the new album from Century Media Records' Heart In Hand. Almost There is a punishing mixture of modern metalcore and the pissed off aggression of hardcore. The UK act follows in the step of fellow UK acts such as Your Demise and Bury Tomorrow. Stream Almost There in the replies.
Years ago, we fell in love with a charming indie band by the name of Sherwood. Sadly, they are no longer with us, but we can still hear the fantastic vocals of singer Nathan Henry on his new project, The Begging Sea. Today, we are premiering the official video for the first single, titled "Lightly Stepping," and it's super dope. The song is off his upcoming album, which you can pre-order here. In the meantime, head down to the replies, check out the video, and let us know what you think.
Captain, We're Sinking will be releasing its new record, The Future Is Cancelled, on May 14th via Run For Cover. We are really excited to be premiering the entire LP for you today. If you miss the sweet jams of Tigers Jaw or love singing your lungs out to The Menzingers, then you'll love this. Check out the album either in the replies or at the band's AP.net profile. You can pre-order the record here.
Nashville, TN's Darling Parade have been featured on Showtime, ABC Family, The CW, Syfy, MTVU and more, so we thought we'd get in on the action. Head to the replies to watch the female-fronted pop/rock group's new lyric video for "Ghost." The track appears on their latest album, Battle Scars and Broken Hearts. Recommended for fans of Hey Monday, VersaEmerge and Paramore.
Our friends in The Venetia Fair released an incredible record called Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We've Got In Our Brain earlier this year and today we're exclusively premiering the wacky and hilarious hybrid lyric/music video for "Pride Alone Won't Put This Fire Out." You can view it in the replies.
After nearly two months of testing the waters with the weekly round-ups and occasional news post, we here at AP.net (but mostly me) are finally ready to delve into the world of frequent and consistent comedy content. To kick it off, we're premiering a track off of comedian/podcaster Pete Holmes' new album Nice Try, The Devil.
In an age of comedy rife with pessimism and bitterness, Holmes' unflinching optimism is a refreshing and hilarious change of pace, and the short, self-examining track "White Wine / Youth Pastor" perfectly exemplifies his state of mind. You can stream it in the replies, and keep a look out for Nice Try, The Devil, premiering on Comedy Central this Sunday, May...
Today we are premiering a new song from Amos Slade (features half of The Spill Canvas) titled "Interstates," which is off the band's upcoming album, Hungry Earth. You can stream the song in the replies or at the band's AP.net profile. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the album here.
Today, we're excited to bring you the first installment of a new feature called In and Out of Hardcore. Jason G and myself (Dre) are working on a series of personal stories from individuals majorly involved in the hardcore punk scene. These are people who are not necessarily in bands, and have communicated their artistry through record label management, videography, shirt and/or album design, photography, and more, driven by a passion to share what makes the scene so special and preserve it.
This first feature spotlights Chris Wrenn, founder of Bridge 9 Records. It also includes a song premiere from new Bridge 9 signees, Nervous Impulse (FFO: Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Big Boys). The...
Today we are premiering a new acoustic live video from Sugar Glyder for "Love Run Low," performed at Earshot Records in Greenville, SC. Hit the replies to watch the video. The song comes from their recently released album, The Eyes: They See. The band will soon join The Orphan, The Poet and Squid the Whale as support for You, Me, and Everyone We Know from May 10th-May 18th followed by a quick Northeast stint with Paper Route from May 23-May 25th.
Today we're bringing you a brand new song from The Crash Bandits, "Meant For So Much More", off their upcoming debut full-length album, Better Off, produced by Minneapolis punk rock producer Knol Tate. The band is fronted by Matt Brown, younger brother of Sing It Loud vocalist Pat Brown.
This Wild Life will enter the Vanguard Room with Aaron Marsh (Copeland) this July to begin work on their debut full length. The band has fully pursued their acoustic direction, and plans to release the record this Fall. In the replies you can watch an acoustic cover of Copeland's "California" performed by members Kevin Jordan and Anthony DelGrosso.
"Aaron is one of my absolute favorite songwriters, and I'm incredibly excited to have his guidance on this new record." - Kevin
It's been a long road for Ben Liebsch, but the You, Me, and Everyone We Know vocalist sure seems to have come out on top. The quality tunes have continued since he took over the YMAEWK moniker, with the honestly-titled I Wish More People Gave A Shit EP on the way. Today we're premiering Ben's latest, a new song called "Better Men" - check it out in the replies. Grab I Wish More People Gave A Shit on May 7th and catch YMAEWK on tour starting next week.
Today, we're hoping to get your weekend started off right with a great summertime pop-punk album from Canadian exports UTKF in the form of their newest release Set the Fire. With great melodies and addictive songwriting, this is sure to hit home with any fan of the genre – and we'll be streaming it all weekend for your listening pleasure. Hit the replies or the band's AP.net profile to check it out, and be sure to pick it up later today when it becomes available via iTunes.
Although the band is less than a year year, Moose Blood are already making a name for themselves in the the UK - and now they're ready to invade America. We're happy to announce that the emo outfit will team up with Departures for a a split 7" this summer via No Sleep Records, with Fist in the Air Records handling the UK/European release. Until then, you can stream Moose Blood's recent EP, Moving Home, in the replies. It's like a combination of Brand New's Deja Entendu, The Get Up Kids' Something to Write Home About and American Football's self-titled.
Mike of The Venetia Fair released his cover of The Gay Blades' "Shake Their Graves" to benefit those affected by the Boston bombings. Today we're exclusively premiering the lyric video and live acoustic performance of the song. Watch it in the replies and purchase the song here.
You may want to start paying attention to Buffalo, NY's I Can See Mountains now, because their debut album, Life on a Houseboat, is going to be a good one. Head to the replies to watch the band's music video for a new song from the effort, "Glory." The record drops July 2nd via Panic Records. Recommended for fans of Transit, Tigers Jaw, Saves the Day and The Wonder Years.
Fresh off of a tour with Fitz And The Tantrums, LA's Hunter Hunted have been building quite a buzz in the indie scene. With standout track “Keep Together” making the rounds on TV shows like The Vampire Diaries and The Real World, the band has performed everywhere from The Conan O’Brien show to SXSW. We're exclusively streaming the Spacebrother remix of "Stay Together," which you can listen to in the replies.