Bright and early on what for me is a Thursday morning, we’re bringing you a brand new We Were Skeletons track from their upcoming full-length Blame & Aging, which is available October 22nd via Topshelf Records. The song, which goes by the name of “Disease Artist”, can be heard on the band’s AP.net profile or in the replies. We’re also providing some newly announced tour routing from the band in the replies as well. Let us know what you think of this track, and if you’re digging it as much as I am, pre-orders are available here.
Kevin Devine and Andy Hull didn't want Bad Books to be a one time thing, and with Bad Books II, they're also showing it's not a one trick pony. Today we're bringing you the premiere of "It Never Stops," which can be heard in the replies. The song carries like an angsty Wilco cut found on a Ryan Adams record. Let us know what you think in the replies. Pre-orders for the album can be found here.
Adam Fisher is a music writing beast. Between his time in Fear Before to his scientific prog-rock project Orbs, it's hard to keep the songwriter down. His newest project, All Human, is a good mix of everything he's done thus far with his career. Today we've got a track-by-track breakdown of the project's first record, Catholic Guilt or the Queerest of Thoughts, available now on Revival Recordings. Head to the replies to read some of Fisher's thoughts, it's an interesting read for sure.
The signing that Paper + Plastick Records was teasing yesterday is Buffalo, NY's Pentimento. The band will release its debut self-titled full-length record on November 13 via the label. Black Numbers will be handling the CD and cassette release of the album. Head to the replies to check out the official music video for "Circles," the first song to be released from the album, along with the band's fall tour dates with The Swellers, Diamond Youth and Daylight.
We've got something cool for you today. Foo Fighters' fantastic/ridiculous/awesome Dave Grohl is making his debut as a director/producer with the documentary Sound City, and we've got a few exclusive clips. Hit the replies to watch his bandmate Pat Smear and Fear frontman Lee Ving recount their first musical memories.
Today we are streaming a new song from Orlando, Florida based band The New Lows called "Pilgrim." The band is releasing a new album called I Couldn't Sleep due out Nov. 13th. I Couldn’t Sleep will follow up The New Lows’ 2009 LP Atlantic/Pacific, and it marks a significant step in the evolution in the group's sound. The guys in the group cut their teeth in the '90s Orlando punk scene, giving them an introspective, weathered, enduring take on punk-infused indie rock—think a slightly more punk, way less Canadian Weakerthans with a singer that almost sounds like John Fogerty and you'd be close. Head to the band's AP.net profile and leave your thoughts in the replies.
In this week's column, Dr. Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die) tackles tough subjects like homesickness, his ideal party people, and how to snag a Jewish partner even if you yourself are not Jewish. It's riveting, hard-hitting stuff. We're lucky to have a doctor willing to put in the extra time to help his patients. Anyways, these are real questions from real AP.net users, and if you want help from the good doctor, make sure to email any and all queries here.
No Sleep Records has been a roll lately with its recent signings - one of them being Lowtalker. The quartet's brand of melodic hardcore will be right up the alley for fans of Comeback Kid and Living With Lions and today we're exclusively streaming the band's debut EP The Marathon, which can be found here. The EP hits retailers tomorrow, but you can still pre-order it here. Let us know what you think in the replies.
You may or may not remember the From Indian Lakes' song we premiered a couple weeks ago, but it's never too late to refresh your memory. Today we're premiering the track listing and album artwork for the band's upcoming album, Able Bodies which drops November 13th. Head to the replies to check it all out and be sure to check back later today because we hear our pals over at Purevolume will be premiering a new song.
Today we're bringing you a music video from Oklahoma's Tiger Lily. The song, "Live and Learn," comes off of the band's new EP From This...Into That. The group does its best to honor the sound of Brand New's Your Favorite Weapon and let's be honest...is that ever a bad thing? Head to the replies to check out the video and leave your thoughts there as well.
Today we're going to make your Thursday epic by bringing you a new track from Caspian's upcoming album. Brighter than the band's earlier releases, Waking Season combines the sonically driven atmosphere of Mono's most heighten moments with the palette of Sigur Ros' best back catalog. Head to the replies to check out "Procellous," and let it hold you over until hearing the rest of one of instrumental-rock's best albums since Empros and All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the record here.
The album we're exclusively premiering today is an album I've been vibing for months now. Make It Right, the latest release from Abel is a must-listen for anyone who is a fan of bands like Brand New, Manchester Orchestra, and As Cities Burn. The Poughkeepsie, NY, quartet is self-releasing this album, so make sure to support it if you dig what you hear by pre-ordering the album here. Make It Right will be streaming all day over at the band's AP.net profile, so give it a spin and tell us what you think in the comments.
Toady we're premiering Absolute 100 alumni Sohns' video for "Soul Salvation" off their latest 7", Ripe/Rot. The video was filmed at the band's show in Austin, TX. a couple of months back. Head to the replies to watch the quick sweeping live shots, as well as the video for their A-side track for "Abomination" as a bonus.
Thy Will Be Done will carry on the long-running tradition of New England metalcore with their new EP, Temple, on September 25th. Embracing their DIY ethics, it marks the inaugural release of their own Eye.On Lion Recordings. You can listen to the blistering "The Great Rebuilding" on their AP.net profile. It's no surprise the band was hand-picked by Metallica to perform at the Orion Music + More Festival this summer. Recommended for fans of Killswitch Engage, Lamb of God and Pantera.
For those of you who haven't heard yet, AP.net favorites A Great Big Pile of Leaves recently finished recording their second full-length record. We couldn't be in the studio with the band, but we do have for you today a video that they put together for us. Head to the replies to check out some footage of the guys recording the album, including some clips of new songs and a preview of Justin Pierre's guest vocals.
Canadian pop-punk band Seaway will be releasing a split with Safe To Say on Oct. 23 via Mutant League Records. Today, we've got your first taste of it with "Middle Finger." Ht the replies or their AP.net Profile to hear it. If you like what you hear, be on the look out for pre-orders soon.
After a week off, Dr. Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die) is back to give you the safest diagnosis possible. This column contains stand-up comedy, how Keith stays healthy, and sweet, sweet love between a banana and donut hole. As always, these are real questions from real AP.net users, if you want the doctor to answer your questions, shoot him an email here.
Storm The Beaches, from Baltimore, MD, is releasing the group's debut full-length Hemisphere on October 23rd on Apparition Records. The pop-rock act has written some of the band's best material to date on the new record, and it's evident with the track "Full Circle" which we are streaming today. Reminds me at times of site favorites Cartel and The Morning Of. Check it out on the band's AP.net profile or in the replies. You can pre-order the record here.
Today we are introducing a brand new song from one of Equal Vision's exciting new bands, Set It Off. "Dream Catcher" is one of the more emotional and intense tracks off the Tampa quintet's EVR debut Cinematics, which will hit stores on September 18th. Anyways, you can stream "Dream Catcher" in the replies (or at the band's profile page) and pre-order the album here.
For those of you who don't know, Less Than Jake is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary as a band. As a part of its anniversary tour, the band played back-to-back, sold-out shows in its hometown of Gainesville, Fla., which were broadcast live via Stageit.com. Friend of AP.net, photographer Dana Burke, was on site to snap some photos for us - so head to the replies to check out about a dozen photos from the band's Gainesville weekend. In addition, we are giving away tickets to Less Than Jake's September tour dates in the Northeast and Midwest. Check out the dates in the replies, and comment in the thread to win a pair of tickets to one of the shows! Just comment with what city/date...
It'll be a glorious day when the word "twinkle" is stricken from the records along with the term "skramz." On Innards second LP, I've Lost Everything, they've brought the nails to the coffin. Combining a love of The Smiths and Pavement intertwined with brash vocals and an Orchid tendency to get to the point, the album is one of the most unique roads I've seen a band navigate in some time. You can head to the band's AP.net profile to hear the full album, and if you like what you hear, pre-orders for the 10" are up here.
Yesterday we posted that No Sleep Records were adding a new band to its stellar roster. Today we can exclusively reveal that No Sleep has signed New Jersey pop-punk act Major League. The band will release its No Sleep debut Hard Feelings on November 13th. You can stream a brand new song "Walk Away," as well as check out the album artwork and track listing, in the replies. You can pre-order the record here.
Stickup Kid recently put out its Nothing About Me EP, and the band took off on tour with The Story So Far, Seahaven, Troubled Coast and Stateside in support of its release. While on the road, the band put together a video tour diary for us, so head to the replies to check out the first installment. If you comment in the thread, you'll be entered to win a clear vinyl copy of the group's Sincerest Form Of Flattery LP, which can be purchased here.
Happy Labor Day! What better way to enjoy the long weekend than by watching Live Sessions from A Loss For Words? Head to the replies to see their full set at Royale in their hometown of Boston, MA on August 26th. Matty Arsenault remains one of pop punk's best vocalists, and you've probably never seen kids try to mosh to a Jackson 5 cover before this.
With guitars and limbs flailing, Set It Off's Live Sessions proves that they have little concern for the well-being of their instruments or themselves. Head to the replies to watch their set opening for Chiodos on August 26th at Royale in Boston, MA. The band combines the theatrics of Panic at the Disco, the pop sensibilities of All Time Low and the occasional edge of My Chemical Romance.
We're super excited to inform you all that From Indian Lakes will release their new album, Able Bodies on November 13th. You can stream a new song entitled "Breaking My Bones" on the band's AP.net profile. The band also wrote a little message that you can check out in the replies. If I had to describe the band's sound I would compare them to As Cities Burn or a mix of Local Natives meets La Dispute. Either way be sure to check out the song and let us know what you think!
Hey guys, have you ever noticed that Dr. Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die) looks like Taco from The League? I don't think Keith has ever heard that, so next time you see him make sure to tell him. Anyways, the good doctor is touring Europe and still trying to find a decent Wi-Fi signal. When he does stumble upon it, he's giving us tips and tricks on how to seduce exotic women. As always, these are real questions from real AP.net users, if you want your darkest questions answered, make sure to send us an email here.
We've got another track from All Human for you today. This song is called "Oh My My Boy" and it features Dan from Between The Buried and Me playing bass. In case you're unfamiliar, All Human is the solo project of Adam Rupert of Fear Before. If you pre-order certain bundle packages, you get an instant gratification track. Catholic Guilt Or The Queerest Of Thoughts comes out this summer on Revival Records. Listen to the song on the band's AP.net profile and leave your thoughts in the replies.
Recent Tooth & Nail Records signees The Wedding will release their label debut, No Direction, on September 25th. Head to their AP.net profile to hear the effort's title track. The rock band is fronted by former Letter Kills vocalist Matt Shelton.
Last week Drew and I received USB drives in the mail containing images, video and a song from a project called Peace'd Out. Yesterday afternoon, I received an e-mail from the one found on the drive saying I could finally reveal "White Pyramid" to the public and that more of the fifty drives that exist were being sent out this week. I'm not sure where or who they're being sent to, but we'll keep an ear to the ground and an eye on our social feeds as to their distribution. Head to the band's AP.net profile to hear the song and let us know what you think in the replies.