Hit the replies to see Andrew McMahon performing a stripped down version of "See Her on the Weekend."
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 04:03 PM
Episode 57: the return of the Drew-jedi. It also features me fighting off a cold and a really weird sounding voice. But, beyond that, we've got a great episode of the AbsolutePunk Podcast for you this week. This week's topics include Taylor Swift's new album and the release and promotion behind it, the relevance of CDs in 2014 and Jason's attempt at decluttering, Drew's return and his love for a bunch of albums out this week, and other goodness. The episode can be streamed and/or downloaded below.

Want to make sure you never miss an episode? You can subscribe to this podcast in iTunes, via your own RSS feed reader, on SoundCloud, or on Stitcher. You can also find all of our previous...
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 12:59 PM
We are premiering a new song from So Many Ways titled "Black Winter." Check it out in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 10/31/14 - 12:58 PM
Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check us out on other social networks. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Last.fm, and Rdio. The AP.net staff can also be found elsewhere online, this post highlights where. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 10:00 AM
We Are The In Crowd has announced "A Very Non-Denominational Holiday Get Together," a string of full-band acoustic shows. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/31/14 - 09:51 AM
Filmmaker/composer John Carpenter (Halloween, Escape from New York) will release an album of previously unreleased music titled John Carpenter's Lost Themes in 2015 via Sacred Bones Records. You can stream one of tracks, "Vortex."
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/31/14 - 09:47 AM
Lights' manager Jian Ghomeshi has been accused by eight women "of violence, sexual abuse or harassment." Lights originally had posted an open letter of support on Facebook (link to cached version), but that has since been deleted.
Eight women from across Canada now accuse former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi of abusive behaviour ranging from allegations of beating and choking without consent, to workplace sexual harassment. [...] Ghomeshi, 47, was fired Sunday from his job as host of Q, a flagship radio show of the publicly funded broadcaster. Ghomeshi has alleged in a lawsuit filed the next day that CBC made a “moral judgment” that his practice of a bondage-sadism sex life was wrong. He is...
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 08:34 AM
According to a fan submission from the Jimmy Eat World show last night -- they were recording the performance. I got a kick out of the "source" being "I'm staring at crowd mics right now." Well played ManchesterOrch8.

Submitted by ManchesterOrch8
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 08:18 AM
Sony/ATV Music have signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Tegan and Sara.
The agreement covers all seven of the sisters' studio album releases and will also take in songs from their next album, which they are expected to begin writing early next year. [...] In addition to songs for their own albums, Tegan and Sara said in a statement they also intend to expand their "unique songwriting brand with co-writes and toplines for other artists."
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 08:10 AM
Bob Dylan will release Shadows in the Night in 2015.
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 08:06 AM
Metro Station's "She Likes Girls" video is probably the scariest thing you'll hear this Halloween. It's in the replies.
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 08:01 AM
Nirvana's MTV Unplugged In New York turns 20. Stereogum takes a look at the stripped down classic:
If you want to hear MTV Unplugged In New York as the howl of a soul approaching the abyss, you can do that. There’s an intense vulnerability in hearing Cobain’s voice so unadorned, without the scrape-roar guitar sound that he used, at least to some extent, as armor. His version of the Vaselines’ version of “Jesus Doesn’t Want Me For A Sunbeam” feels instantly mythic, and it’s entirely possible to hear “don’t expect me to die” as “please expect me to die.” On “Where Did You Sleep Last Night,” his voice gets so wracked and feral as the song builds that he finally sounds something like a...
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 08:00 AM
Martha Stewart's website shows how to throw a "punk rock" Halloween party for your kids!

Submitted by mr_raccoon
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 07:57 AM
Wraths' new song "Oh God" can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 07:55 AM
MewithoutYou has announced their Australian tour. Tickets go on sale today.

Submitted by InfiniteArms
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 07:51 AM
The Classic Crime's What Was Done, Vol. 1: A Decade Revisited is streaming in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 10/31/14 - 07:50 AM
Antarctigo Vespucci's new EP, I'm So Tethered, is streaming in the replies.
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 07:47 AM
A variety of sources are claiming that From First To Last will release their new album, Dead Trees, on November 11th. A recent Kickstarter update makes this seem unlikely.

Submitted by mikeisonfire
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 07:42 AM
The Republic of Wolves have released a bunch of covers on Bandcamp.

Submitted by cmccloskey
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 07:40 AM
Perfume Genius performed "Queen" on the Late Show with David Letterman -- video in the replies.

Submitted by mkohler
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 07:37 AM
As a Halloween treat, One Fell Swoop are premiering their new EP, Last Minute Living, in the replies ahead of its November 4th release. Keep an ear out for Sean Huber of Modern Baseball on the lead single, "Found a Bottle." The band draws a lot of influence from fellow New Yorkers Bayside.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/31/14 - 07:35 AM
Foo Fighters' new song "Congregation" can be streamed in the replies.

Submitted by B.Leibo
Jason Tate on 10/31/14 - 07:34 AM
The Ghost Inside have come a long way since I first saw them on Bring Me The Horizon's Suicide Season U.S. Headlining tour in 2008, and since then I've been a huge fan. From playing tours such as the Atticus Metal tour, the AltPress tour, and eventually hitting main stage this year at Warped Tour, the band has worked incredibly hard to get where they are today. So with that being said, this weeks AbsolutePlaylist is dedicated to one of my favorite bands, and some of my favorite songs of theirs from the last 6 years or so. Head to the replies to check it out. If you liked what you heard, you can catch the band this November/December on their co-headliner with Every Time I Die - tickets...
Jake Denning on 10/30/14 - 11:53 PM
Hit the replies to check out a new music video from I Killed The Prom Queen for their song "Calvert Street". You can catch the band play direct support to Issues on their U.S. headlining tour, which starts today in Atlanta, GA. You can buy tickets here.
Jake Denning on 10/30/14 - 11:47 PM
Angels and Airwaves have posted the track listing for their upcoming album on Instagram.
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 11:13 PM
Marianas Trench performed a new song titled "Here's to the Zeroes" tonight and a video can be seen in the replies. The track will be featured on the band's new album, allegedly titled Astoria.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/30/14 - 08:58 PM
Maybe you've been around here long enough to remember this post? Maybe not. Either way, by now you know all about Angels and Airwaves. Today we're teaming up with some friends to bring you a stream of the new song "The Wolfpack." This track comes from the upcoming album The Dream Walker, which is in stores December 9th. Like what you hear? Grab the song on iTunes.
'The Wolfpack' is the first single from our upcoming album, ‘The Dream Walker,’ which is part of a bigger trans-media project called ‘Poet Anderson The Dream Walker.' The song is a bit of a journey in and out of the many teeth of the music business - an industry that can be a sexy girl on one hand, but a vicious axe murderer...
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 04:23 PM
Kittyhawk released a pretty great album, Hello, Again, earlier this year. Now they're getting ready to release a four-way split with The World Is a Beautiful Place, Two Knights, and Rozwell Kid. And now you can also check out their contribution to the split in the replies. It's a great slice of emo music to brighten up your Thursday. If you like it, which you should because it's awesome, preorder the split.
Zac Djamoos on 10/30/14 - 04:00 PM
Aaron Gillespie will release his second worship album called Grace Through The Wandering on February 3rd.
Ryan Gardner on 10/30/14 - 03:09 PM
Sneeze are going on tour with Raw Blow - dates are below.
Ryan Gardner on 10/30/14 - 03:06 PM
Walk The Moon will release Talking is Hard on December 2nd via RCA Records. The album is produced by Tim Pagnotta and mixed by Neal Avron.
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 03:02 PM
The Cinema have been quiet for over a year now since we posted about them finishing tracking their new album. Well, the group is going to release their new album, Talking In Your Sleep on December 16th and we've got your first taste. Head to the replies to stream "Call it in The Air" and make sure to pre-order the new album on iTunes.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/30/14 - 02:57 PM
Since tomorrow's Halloween, we've got a special exclusive today. We Are the Finale have a new Halloween-themed single, premiering exclusively here. It's called "Well Enough Alone" and you can check it out in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 10/30/14 - 02:55 PM
Win a pair of tickets to see The Damned at Irving Plaza, tomorrow night! Also, you can RSVP for the Official After Party at The Hills.
Zac Djamoos on 10/30/14 - 02:47 PM
The 1975's "Medicine," which is part of the Drive re-score, can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 01:34 PM
Safe & Clean Records have released an eight song Neutral Milk Hotel cover compilation called Synthetic Cover Machine. You can download it for free here.

Submitted by Alex!
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 01:02 PM
Trophy Eyes' new album is streaming in the replies.

Submitted by drummer13
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 01:00 PM
Hit the Lights will go on a full US tour in 2015. Details forthcoming.

Submitted by Viva Sonata
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 12:56 PM
Eleventyseven have broken up.

Submitted by poppunkwayo
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 12:54 PM
Lupe Fiasco and Fall Out Boy have collaborated to redo the Chicago Bulls' song "Only the Bulls."
“There is something special about growing up in and around Chicago,” Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz said in a statement. “It is in the DNA of everything we do ... The red and black is inescapable. We are honored to be a part of this new chapter of the Bulls musically but truly we feel like we've always been there.”

Submitted by zachff
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 12:51 PM
Hit the replies to see Andy Hull and Kevin Devine cover "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" theme song.
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 12:47 PM
Miss Fortune's lead singer, Mikey Sawyer, has been arrested on charges of domestic abuse. Sumerian Records have since dropped the band.
We'd like to point out that the actions of one band member do not represent the actions and viewpoints of the entire band. Yes our singer Mikey is in jail, but no we DO NOT condone his actions. We DO NOT condone domestic abuse. If you've met anyone of us in person I'm sure you know we're a cool bunch of dudes. Saying Miss Fortune condones domestic abuse is a lie, so stop saying it. Thank you.

Submitted by jjnunn118
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 12:44 PM
Dance Gavin Dance have finished recording their next album.

Submitted by ChaseTx
Jason Tate on 10/30/14 - 12:41 PM
Search The News

Search News
Release Dates
Best New Music
Submit News
Mobile Version
AP.net Logos
AbsolutePunk Podcast
Free Music
Sports Forum
Technology Forum
Contact Us
Copyright Policy
Terms of Service
Privacy Policy
Twitter | Facebook | RSS
AP.net Podcast on iTunes
AP.net Podcast on Overcast
AP.net on Tumblr
Chorus.fm | @jason_tate