So yeah, we realized that you all have gone without your Dr. Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die) fix all week. Don't worry though, we'll feed you, baby birds! It's betterl later than never, and I'd try to explain why it took so long, but I figured the doctor himself would do a better job of that:
It's been two years since The Motel Life released their beautiful full-length, Retreat. Today you can stream the band's newest EP, Those Bruises, over on their AP.net profile. Reminicent of early As Tall As Lions and the brighter moments of Park, Those Bruises shows that in the two years of silence, the band hasn't skipped a beat, still crafting urgent pop numbers. Be sure to leave your thoughts in the replies.
Earlier this week we announced Diamond Youth's name change along with an extensive interview from Jason Gardner. Today we're bringing you a home movie they recently shot, giving you a lighthearted look at the band which features members of Trapped Under Ice and Down to Nothing. You can check out the video in the replies. Be sure to check out the band's latest EP, Don't Lose Your Cool,here.
If you dig Manchester Orchestra or As Cities Burn, you're going to enjoy Abel's new record, Make It Right. Though the album's September 18 release date is still a two months away, we're happy to premiere "Daughter" for your listening pleasure. Head to the band's AP.net profile or the replies to listen, and be sure to let us know your thoughts.
As some of you may know, our friends in Pinsky have decided to call it quits. The band will release its final EP, Weekends on July 24th via Sinking Ship Records. To commemorate this farewell with bittersweet feelings, we are premiering "Gravity," the album artwork, and the track listing. Head to their AP.net Profile to stream the song, and hit the replies for to check out the cover artwork, track listing, and press release. Leave your thoughts and wish the guys luck with their future endeavors.
Today, we're bringing you something pretty sweet that involves arguably one of the best up-and-coming alt-rock bands around. Diamond, the group that includes members of Trapped Under Ice and Down to Nothing, is officially changing their name to Diamond Youth. To coincide with that announcement, we're bringing you an exclusive interview with the band that talks about said change as well as their upcoming recording with Brian McTernan. Be sure to read up, and if you haven't already picked up their stellar EP Don't Lose Your Cool, get it on vinyl here.
We're back with part two of our track by track breakdown for The Ghost Inside's brand new album, Get What You Give. Hit the replies to check out the second video in the series, "Outlive", as explained by vocalist Jonathan Vigil. Be sure and catch the band on the Monster Energy stage on this summer's Vans Warped Tour, going on now.
We're really excited to team up with Panther City Films, and bring you a live set from The Ghost Inside, from the Vans Warped Tour stop in Dallas, TX. A big thank you to The Ghost Inside, Panther City, and Fly South Music Group. If you like what you see, make sure you catch the band on the Monster Energy Stage on Warped Tour. Get What You Give, the band's third full length album, is in-stores and online everywhere where music is sold. Head to the replies to check it out.
Today we're bringing you a new track from Pierce The Veil called "Stained Glass Eyes and Colorful Tears." It comes from the band's new album Collide With the Sky. You can stream the song in the replies and the first person to leave a comment will win a pair of custom Pierce The Veil rosary beads.
William Beckett is gearing up to release, Winds Will Change, the second of his three planned solo EPs. We have a new song, "Scarlett (Tokyo)," available for streaming either in the replies or on his AP profile. The EP is set to hit digital outlets tomorrow, and don't forget to catch him on tour with Hellogoodbye and Relient K later this month.
Bury Tomorrow is a UK metalcore band with equal emphasis on heaviness and melody. Their sophomore effort, The Union of Crowns, comes out tomorrow via Nuclear Blast Records, but you can stream the entire album now on their AP.net profile. Leave your thoughts in the replies.
Today, we are happy to announce The Company We Keep's music video contest for "Right/Wrong". Here's the deal: fans are invited to make their own music video for the song and send a video link from youtube here. First Prize winners will be able to meet the band, get tickets to a show, and receive a bundle pack with music and merch. The deadline for entries is 8PM EST on August 12th. Have at it!
One of the hardest working bands in pop-punk today, Broadside, is releasing their debut full-length on Ice Grill$ Records entitled Far From Home. Consisting of the first EP, the band recorded five new summer jams put together a solid ten song effort. Today we're streaming "Pulling Teeth." Head to the band's AP.net profile to listen and leave your thoughts in the replies.
We interrupt your regularly scheduled programing to bring you a special message from the President of the United States of America. Head to the replies to watch a visualization for 3OH!3's "You're Gonna Love This." It is the first single from Omens, which is due out this fall via Photo Finish Records.
Over the past few weeks we've been premiering new tracks from upcoming Pure Noise Records releases that have all been met with overwhelmingly positive responses. Today we're premiering State Champs' new song "Critical" from the band's upcoming 7" Overslept. Although young in age and as a band, the band exhibits a refined and polished sound that you would expect hear out of acts years older than them. Head to the replies to listen and leave your thoughts there as well.
Thieves have made a name for themselves in the Texas area for gritty pop punk and vicious live shows. Today we're bringing you the premiere of "Quarter Life Crisis" from their upcoming release, Achiever. Fans of The Story So Far and A Loss For Words should take notice of the band's brash style. You can check out the track on the band's AP.net profile. If you like what you're hearing, you can pre-order the record here.
So we're a few days late with Dr. Keith Buckley's (Every Time I Die) weekly column. So whatever, deal with it. Keith couldn't find any internet access in any of the crevices of the Warped Tour. Fear not though, as Keith valiantly found a wi-fi hotspot and sent in his answers to your very important questions. If you want your questions to be answered by the good doctor, make sure to email them here As always, these are real questions from real AP.net users. Read them in the replies.
Today's installment of Live Sessions celebrates the release of The Early November's first album in six years, In Currents. The band's full set from their record release show on July 1st at Brighton Music Hall in Allston, MA was captured on video and can be viewed in the replies. The lengthy performance features a few songs from the new album in addition to all of your old favorites.
Of Fortune and Fame are an up-and-coming pop punk band out of Syracuse, NY with a new EP, Perspective, coming out on July 24th via Panic Records. You can stream the entire release now on their AP.net profile. Recommended if you like New Found Glory, The Story So Far and Set Your Goals. Let us know what you think in the replies.
California's My Iron Lung is releasing the band's new 7", Grief, and we're bringing you the first look at it by streaming the track "Here's To The Collaborative Efforts Made By All Things Under The Sun." The record is coming out on Pure Noise Records. Reminiscent of Touché Amore and La Dispute, the group will be a sure fit in this new age of post-hardcore acts. Listen to the song in the replies and leave your thoughts there as well.
If you're a fan of Brighten or the later work of The Maine, then Paper States is going to be a treat for you. The Pittsburgh act channels the integrity of the aforementioned acts weaving the group's own combination of pop, rock, and alt-country with the track "Aim To Please." Head to the band's AP.net profile to listen and leave your thoughts in the replies.
We're really excited to work with Epitaph Records in bringing you a track by track breakdown for The Ghost Inside's brand new album, Get What You Give. Hit the replies to check out the first video in the series for the opening track, "This Is What I Know About Sacrifice", as explained by vocalist Jonathan Vigil. Be sure and catch the band on the Monster Energy stage on this summer's Vans Warped Tour, going on now.
All Human is the solo project of Adam Rupert, former guitarist/vocalist of Fear Before, and today we're premiering a song called "We're Alive and Well" from the upcoming album Catholic Guilt or The Queerest of Thoughts which is due for release later this year on Revival Recordings. Classifying the project as "electronic alternative sad music," it gives you a slight insight as to what expect from the track. Check out the song on his AP.net profile and leave your thoughts in the replies.
Believe You Me have been busy recording their upcoming EP, Up From Here. Today, we are happy to premiere "Communication." The track features AJ Perdomo of The Dangerous Summer and is a real treat. Head to their AP.net Profile or the replies to hear it, and be sure to check out the EP on July 17th.
Today we're premiering the music video for Affiance's track "You Will Be Replaced." The Ohio based act does an exceptional job of combining elements of metal along with strong melodic singing and heavy riffs to package it all and satisfy a wide spectrum of tastes. You can watch the video in the replies and feel free to leave your comments there as well.
You may know Russ Rankin as the singer of Good Riddance and Only Crime, but the iconic frontman is gearing up to release his debut solo album. Farewell Catalonia will drop on August 7th via Paper + Plastick, and you can stream the first track, "Pushing Daises," now on his AP.net profile. Leave your thoughts in the replies.
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Update: Come join the thread and chat with the dudes in Dikembe. Ask Steven (Driftwood352), Ryan (DJ Morph Prizzy), and Kenny (swws) about their upcoming record Broad Shoulders, as well as anything else. We'll also be streaming their new album during the duration of the chat, so don't miss out. Let's get weird.
I'm really excited AbsolutePunk gets to premiere a brand new Dikembe song today. Hailing from the sweaty state of Florida, this quartet likes to get weird with their brand of pop-punk/twinkly/whatever genre stuff. You can stream "Apology Not Fucking Accepted" in the replies. The song is off their...
So we've heard your "complaints" that the doctor isn't taking your issues seriously enough. Are you kidding me? Where else could you have gotten the term "Urkel Pit"?!? Anyways, Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die) took a new approach with your questions this week, so if you don't like it, you have yourself entirely to blame. As always, these are real questions from real AbsolutePunk users. If you want Keith to answer a question of yours, you can email it here.