Today we are bringing you an exclusive stream of Fur Of Heaven's new EP A Year Without Teeth. The 4-track EP features guest vocals from Ed Tullett and if you're a fan of chaotic post-hardcore, then you'll be a big fan of this. You can stream A Year Without Teeth over at the band's AP.net profile and you can pre-order it on cassette through Antique Recordshere.
This is our last song premiere today (I promise!) and it's a good one. We've teamed up with Hopeless Records again to bring you a new jam from recent signees Driver Friendly. The song is titled "Shark Cave" and will be available tomorrow for purchase on major online retailers like Amazon and iTunes. You can stream it right now at the band's AP.net profile or in the replies. Let us know what you think!
Silverstein's second release for Hopeless Records - This Is How The Wind Shifts - is the band's finest effort to date. The record's core concept is each track has a parallel track that tells the story in a different light - what would have happened if things were different due to a single event, thus the album's title. Today we are thrilled to premiere one piece of that concept, the infectiously catchy "Massachusetts." You can stream the song at the band's profile or in the replies. If you dig what you hear, This Is How The Wind Shifts is available for pre-order here. The band's upcoming headlining tour kicks off on January 25th and you can check out the dates and pre-order your...
Southern California's Cloud People suffer that same affliction most bands face - they're singerless. Between the Anthony Green impersonators, the 13-year-old YouTube screamers, and those who simply suck, the odds are against all bands these days. With a sound Circa Survive, Moving Mountains, Boys Night Out, and Periphery fans will gravitate towards, we wanted to help the guys find that perfect fit - hit the replies to stream/download instrumental demos and find out how to audition.
As frontman of The Movielife and I Am the Avalanche, Vinnie Caruana has been involved in the music scene for more than 15 years now. After all that time, he will release his debut solo EP, City by the Sea, on February 5th via I Surrender/Run For Cover Records. You can stream a new track from the effort, "Boy, You're In Heaven," on his AP.net profile. It's an acoustic number that incorporates hand claps, violin and keyboard. Pre-order the EP on CD or vinyl.
Dropkick Murphys released its new album Signed and Sealed in Blood yesterday, but we still have a couple more exclusive videos from the band discussing the songs from the album. Over the course of the next week, we, along with our AbsoluteVoices sites and our friends at PureVolume, will be premiering two video features a day. Today, we are have the album's eighth track "Don't Tear Us Apart," which you can find in the replies. PureVolume has the seventh track "The Battle Rages On" here. They are also streaming the new album here.
Head over to Socratic's AP.net profile to hear a new song entitled "A Better Place Is Waiting." It's one of two new tracks from the band that will appear on Broken Heart Records' Unsigned/Unrest. The compilation features new, rare and previously unreleased material from such artists as Over It, House of Fools, Mike Felumlee, The Agony Family, Kut U Up and more. It will be released on February 12th. All proceeds are being donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, so pre-order the CD here.
I can't say enough about how impressed I am with Owel's debut album. It's definitely a stand out and great way to start 2013. We're lucky enough to bring you a premiere of another song from the band. It's called "Burning House" and you can stream it on their AP.net profile and in the replies. If you like Sleeping at Last, Gates or Athletics, this will be right up your alley. Give the song a listen and let us and the band know what you think in the replies.
Dropkick Murphys are set to drop its new album Signed and Sealed in Blood on January 8th. Over the course of the next week, we, along with our AbsoluteVoices sites and our friends at PureVolume, will be premiering two video features a day. Today, we are have the album's second track "Prisoner's Song," which you can find in the replies. PureVolume has the opening track "The Boys Are Back" here. Each video is accompanied by video commentary from the band as well. Check out the songs and let us know what you think.
This is a good one, you guys. When I first heard Half Hearted Hero's upcoming album Whatever a few months ago, I was floored. I don't listen to a ton of pop-punk anymore, but this album had me instantly hooked. So I'm incredibly happy that we're exclusively premiering the album today, which you can stream here. It's bound to be one of 2013's early surprises - it's hard for me to compare it to any band, but I would imagine many of you will dig this, especially if you're a fan of The Wonder Years and the like. The album is set to release on January 15th via Animal Style Records, and you can pre-order it here. Let us know what you think the album in the replies.
Happy New Year! Kick off 2013 by checking out our exclusive premiere of a new Lovelectric jam called "Live Again." Head to their AP.net Profile or the replies to hear it. The track comes from their latest EP, An Ovation For Innovation, which is officially available today. Fans of the latest work from Boys Like Girls and Every Avenue should dig this one.
It's New Year's Eve, so we might as well close out the year with one last awesome exclusive for 2012. Today, I'm very excited to premiere a brand new The Appleseed Cast song titled "North Star Ordination," which you can stream in the replies. It's a part of an upcoming 7" that's a part of the Graveface Charity Series, which you can read about here. We also have the exclusive scoop on the band's upcoming 8th LP - it's titled Illumination Ritual and will hit stores on April 9th via Graveface Records, which is something to definitely get excited for in 2013. So check out the new track and let us know what you think in the replies.
Today we're debuting a new Knockout Kid song called "Wake Me Up When We're Underwater." As a Christmas present, the band is giving it away for free today only on Bandcamp. The band's new EP, The Callback EP, will be released via THC Music/INgrooves Fontana on January 8th. Head to the replies to check out the track and leave your thoughts as well.
It appears From Indian Lakes never stops - and we're not complaining. The band released their Able Bodies Acoustic Sessions today, and we've got a stream of "Below" - but why stop there? We gave away their holiday tune "I'll Be Home For Christmas" last Friday; your second chance for a free download is in the replies. Enjoy and let us know what you think.
Our friends in From Indian Lakes wanted to give you a little Christmas ditty; grab a free download of their holiday tune, "I'll Be Home For Christmas," in the replies. We're also pleased to announce their Able Bodies Acoustic Sessions, an EP to be released next Monday for free/donations via Bandcamp. Check out the artwork in the comments and come back Monday to hear yet another new song.
Absolute 100 favourites Louellen are back with two new tracks which we are proud to premiere here on AbsolutePunk. The band now have a new member on keys and the vocal duties have shifted, meaning the band sound more comfortable in their sound than ever before and we can expect to hear great things in the new year. If you're a fan of the likes of Interpol and Deerhunter with hints of Pinback, you should check out their two brand new songs "Medicine" and "They Build Walls" in the replies and on their AP.net Profile now. Let us know what you think and get involved, you can also grab their Watch Clock EP for your own price here.
Today we're lucky enough to bring you The Amity Affliction's brand new lyric video for "Open Letter." Jump to the replies to give it a peek and don't forget to check out our recent interview with the band as well!
Today we're bringing you a new track from a PA punk trio called The Greek Favourites. Listen to "Angels Sin" in the replies or on the band's AP.net profile and let us know what you think. If you like what you hear, you can pre-orderWhat Do You Know About The World Being Such A Coward over here. The record will be released on January 26th through Kat Kat Records.
Valencia was a beloved band 'round these parts - why would vocalist Shane Henderson's new project be any different? With help from Trevor Leonard and Will Noon (Fun.), Shane Henderson and The Future Perfect carries that passion from We All Need A Reason To Believe and Dancing With A Ghost while showing a new side of Shane. Hit the replies to watch their debut music video for "Wasting Time," and be sure to let us know what you think.
Due to legal issues, Future Ghosts have had to change their name. The band's new name is Unifier. With that being said, the band has a new song to go with their fresh start. You can watch the band's studio video for their new song "Shadows" in the replies along with a message from the guys about the name change. Lastly, you can download the new single and the band's old EP for free on here and here respectively.
Sweatshirt Weather have been hard at work on a new EP. Translations includes a few acoustic renditions, a couple new songs, and a cover of Something Corporate's "Watch The Sky." Today, we are excited to premiere one of the new songs: "Sunrise." Head to their AP.net Profile or the replies to hear it. Translations drops January 14th and was entirely produced, engineered, and mastered by the band.
You may have noticed a glaring omission from Patent Pending's Spring Break '99 EP. Sure, they covered such classic artists as Limp Bizkit, Backstreet Boys and Smash Mouth, but when I think of music from 1999, Blink 182's Enema of the State is the first to come to mind. Rather than choose one song from the pop punk classic, Patent Pending recorded a medley of all 12 tracks. Due to legal complications, the band is giving the song away for free. Head to the replies to stream and download the medley.
Today we're bringing you a brand new song from Brooklyn-based I Hate Our Freedom in the form of "3am New York City". The track comes from their upcoming full-length This Year's Best Disaster, which is available December 25th via I Surrender Records. Hit the replies or the band's AP.net profile to check it out. If you dig it as much is I do, you should certainly head here to pre-order the record.
Today we are exclusively revealing Indianapolis, IN 6-piece Gamma Pulse's new video for "Collect & Colapse." It comes from the band's latest album, Dead But Dreaming, which showcases the band's ability to mix their hardcore, pop, and electronica roots. Head to the replies to watch the video for "Collect & Collapse" and leave your thoughts there as well.
Time and Distance will release a new digital EP, titled On, next week on December 18. The EP, produced by Rob Freeman, will be made available as a pay-what-you-want download via Bandcamp. We have for you today a stream of a new song called "Little Disaster" in the replies or on the band's AP.net Profile. If you like it, you can head to the band's webstore for physical preorders, and you can see if they'll be in your town in late December / early January by checking out the tour dates in the replies.
The Body Rampant will be releasing its as-of-yet untitled debut full length album in late spring 2013 and we can exclusively tell you that they'll be releasing through Antique Records. The album was recorded in November 2012 with Brian McTernan at Salad Days Studios in Baltimore, MD and pre-orders are expected to launch in January. We have some photos and a video in the replies.