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Read my review and check out my photos of Day 2 of the Boston Calling Music Festival, which featured performances from Death Cab For Cutie, The Decemberists, Frank Turner and more.
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls may have put on the best performance of Boston Calling. The pace was set immediately as they opened with "Photosynthesis," in which Turner wailed on his trusty acoustic and guitarist Ben Lloyd ripped a solo on the electric mandolin. It was Turner's 1,568th show, as he proudly told the audience, but his boundless energy (perhaps owed to his hardcore roots) made it feel one-of-a-kind.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/27/14 - 06:45 PM
Hit the replies to stream five Molly and the Zombies tracks from the Red Bull Studios in New York.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 03:51 PM
Today we've giving away a pair of tickets to see Say Anything with The Front Bottoms, The So So Glos, and You Blew It! at Best Buy Theater on Saturday, June 28th. Want to win? Just let us know in the replies why we should pick you. You'll win one pair (two tickets) of tickets to the show and a signed setlist from Say Anything.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 03:19 PM
Hit the replies to hear a brand new song from Tim Version from their upcoming album Ordinary Life. The song is called "A Dream About Dean's Dream" and the album will be out on No Idea Records later this year.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:54 PM
In the replies you can hear Ghost House's cover of The Get Up Kids' "Washington Square Park."
Zac Djamoos on 05/27/14 - 02:53 PM
Danah Boyd wrote a thought provoking piece on how the idea of "selling out" is now practically dead to teens. And to think, just a few years ago that was the biggest slam thrown at bands.
These teens are not going to critique their friends for being sell-outs because they’ve already been sold out by the adults in their world. These teens want freedom and it’s our fault that they don’t have it except in commercial spaces. These teens want opportunities and we do everything possible to restrict those that they have access to. Why should we expect them to stand up to commercial surveillance when every adult in their world surveils their every move “for their own good”? Why should these...
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:50 PM
Midtown have restocked their online merch store.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:38 PM
How to Dress Well has released a new mixtape which includes a Taking Back Sunday cover and The Starting Line's "Best of Me (epigram edit)," amongst others. Check it out in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:32 PM
In the replies you can hear Tony Thaxton, ex-drummer of Motion City Soundtrack, open up about why he decided to leave the band after 11 years.

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:29 PM
Gob have announced their long-awaited follow-up to 2007's Muertos Vivos. The album is titled Apt. 13 and will be released on August 26th through New Damage Records. Hit the replies to stream "Cold."

Tracklisting
1. Apt 13

2. Radio Hell

3. Same As It Ever Was

4. Cold

5. Walking Alone

6. New York

7. Cars on Fire *

8. Terpsichore

9. NIL

10. (Get It) Tonight *

11. Can't Get Over You *

12. Standing There

13. Call For Tradition

* iTunes deluxe version only

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:25 PM
Wovenwar will be going on tour with Black Label Society and Kyng. Dates in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:22 PM
Yesterday, May 26th, was Justin Pierre of Motion City Soundtrack's birthday

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:20 PM
Saosin will be doing two shows at Chain Reaction -- an early set and a late set. All the information can be found on their website.

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:18 PM
In this week's edition of The Sunday Times, ex-Lostprophets guitarists Lee Gaze and Mike Lewis have broken their silence over the Ian Watkins scandal. If you're not registered for The Sunday Times, some excerpts can be found on The PRP.
"Obviously what's gone on with these children far supersedes what's happened to us," concludes Gaze. "We're strong enough to get back on our feet and carry on doing whatever we want to do, but there are children who are going to grow up without parents and that makes us incredibly sad."
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:23 AM
Check the replies for a video interview with The All American Rejects. Also, congrats to Tyson who apparently was recently married and we totally missed it.

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:19 AM
Rise Against just posted a video saying that the new album will be out in July.

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:16 AM
The Bravery will not be returning "for the foreseeable future" due to various other projects and passions.
To answer your many queries, the band has not "broken up," nothing so dramatic as that. We just aren't doing anything together and don't have any plans to for the foreseeable future. There's been no "falling out," no bad blood, we all just have different interests now and are involved in our own projects.

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:13 AM
Hit the replies to check out a live video of Gates playing a new song off of their upcoming 2014 full length. It was played last Saturday at Bledfest in Howell, Michigan.

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:09 AM
Riley Breckenridge has posted a couple of Puig Destroyer songs up on Soundcloud. They're in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:08 AM
Hit the replies to hear Beartooth song entitled "The Lines."

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Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:05 AM
Mongol Horde have announced some UK dates. Hit the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:01 AM
Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties is premiering their first song "You Ain't No Saint" on Fuse. There's also a fantastic interview all about the project that you should read; Thomas Nassiff did a great job and Dan really opened up on what's behind this album. Pre-orders are also now up.
Definitely. The biggest challenge was making sure that I was basing the story around the real emotions of loss and the understanding and journey back from those kids of things; the toll it takes on you when you lose somebody in your life, whether it be from death or them deciding that they don't want to be a part of your life anymore, and you having to fill that hole in your heart. As a whole, it's a...
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:58 AM
Later today (or in just a few minutes from now) Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties will be debuting "You Ain't No Saint" on Fuse. Pre-orders will also be up at that time. The new album is painfully awesome in the best way and we're going to have the man behind the music, Dan Campbell, chatting here on AP.net this Thursday at 4pm PST.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:56 AM
No Sleep Records has released a new compilation, Death To False Music Vol 1, on Bandcamp.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:50 AM
Sublime with Rome have accused Linkin Park of calling the cops on them.
Linkin Park called the cops on us and said that they were allergic to pot. Cops came and took all our weed while we on stage. Bitch shit
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:48 AM
Hit the replies to stream four unreleased Secrets songs.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:46 AM
A studio update from The Word Alive can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:45 AM
Hit the replies to watch La Dispute cover Nirvana's "Polly" at a show in Seattle.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:44 AM
Jade Tree Records has signed Dark Blue and released the new 7" Just Another Night With the Boys.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:42 AM
The Decemberists revealed at Boston Calling that they are working on new music and played two new songs.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/27/14 - 10:41 AM
Spraynard have added more dates to their touring schedule. Check them all out in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:40 AM
Deryck Whibley has posted an update on his website and promises to be "back on stage before [we] know it."
hey everyone, i just wanted to thank you all so much for sending gifts and all of the compassion and support you have shown me. it really means a lot to me in this time of recovery. i will be better soon and back out on stage before you know it.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 10:36 AM
Hit the replies to hear a new Slaves (Jonny Craig) song called "Starving For Friends," featuring Vic Fuentes of Pierce The Veil. You can pre-order Through Art We Are All Equals and get all three singles.
Ryan Gardner on 05/27/14 - 10:26 AM
You can now stream the new Junior Battles' record, Rally, and pick it up for $5 limited time.
Ryan Gardner on 05/27/14 - 10:05 AM
Adelitas Way will release their third album, Stuck, on July 29th. The band worked with Nick Raskulinecz (Alice in Chains, Foo Fighters, and Queens of the Stone Age). You can pre-order it on iTunes or check out exclusive bundles. Tour dates have also been announced, including a run with The Pretty Reckless. Dates are below.
Ryan Gardner on 05/27/14 - 10:02 AM
Glamour Kills has launched its brand-new UK/Europe webstore, which expands the company's reach to over 40 new countries. They will now be shipping to all of Europe and they've got a 10% off coupon if you use the code GKUK14.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/27/14 - 09:53 AM
Hit the replies to stream a new song from Ghostface Killah and BADBADNOTGOOD titled "Six Degress," which also features Danny Brown.
Jake Jenkins on 05/27/14 - 09:41 AM
This Wild Life will be chatting on Facebook at 4PM PST today. Clouded is out today via Epitaph Records.
Ryan Gardner on 05/27/14 - 09:28 AM
Sinking Ship Records owner Steve Kelly and vocalist Justin Stewart have released a two-song EP under the name Port Maria for name-your-price on Bandcamp. Tyler Soucy of A Great Big Pile of Leaves plays drums on it and it was produced by Mike Oettinger (Man Overboard, Somos, Transit), mixed by Brian McTernan and mastered by Paul Leavitt.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/27/14 - 08:53 AM
Four Year Strong's first release since 2011's In Some Way, Shape Or Form will be a five-song EP called Go Down In History. It'll be out July 22 via Pure Noise Records (their signing to the label was announced last week). Check the album art in the replies.

Tracklisting
1. What’s In The Box?
2. Living Proof Of A Stubborn Youth
3. Tread Lightly
4. Go Down In History
5. So You’re Saying There’s A Chance…
Thomas Nassiff on 05/27/14 - 08:11 AM
On a new "Big Snackers" podcast, Ryan Rockwell (Mixtapes) discusses his top albums, talks to Joey Cape (Lagwagon/Bad Astronaut) to discuss his new label, and talks to Dan Campbell (The Wonder Years) to discuss royalties, the Weakerthans, and his new solo project, Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties.
Ryan Gardner on 05/27/14 - 06:57 AM
Here's a list of reasons we're making this morning to never feel angry or get disappointed.
Staff ReviewsThis Wild Life - Clouded (Ryan Gardner)
Gustavo De Beauville - Volume 1 (Craig Manning)
Show ReviewsBoston Calling (Day 2) with Death Cab for Cutie - Boston, MA [Photos] (Alex DiVincenzo)
PhotosAugustana & Twin Forks @ TLA (5-18-14) (Anthony Sorendino)
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/27/14 - 06:02 AM
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 01:00 AM
Jenny Lewis will release her first solo album in six years, The Voyager, on July 29th via Warner Bros. It was produced by Lewis, Ryan Adams, Mike Viola, Beck and Johnathan Rice. Artwork is in the replies.

Track Listing
01. Head Underwater
02. She’s Not Me
03. Just One Of The Guys
04. Slippery Slopes
05. Late Bloomer
06. You Can’t Outrun 'Em
07. The New You
08. Aloha & The Three Johns
09. Love U Forever
10. The Voyager
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/26/14 - 06:06 PM
Hit the replies to hear the song "Mountain" from HalfNoise -- the project created by Zac Farro, formerly of Paramore.
As many of you may know, I am usually a drummer. But a few years ago I decided to see what writing and recording my own music would be like, HalfNoise. I made an EP in my house with a producer (Daniel James) and did a bit of touring. However it wasn't until I played a few shows in New Zealand and spent a few months there that I really realised my passion. In August of 2013, I went back to New Zealand and spent 7 months writing and recording the new HalfNoise album with my friend (producer) Daniel James. I wanted to experience life somewhere other than Nashville, Tenn and...
Jason Tate on 05/26/14 - 03:56 PM
The 1975's full Radio One Big Weekend set can be watched in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/26/14 - 03:27 PM
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