If you head to TonySly.org you'll find videos and write-ups from a variety of the artists that contributed to the recently released Remembering Tony tribute album. You can also follow the website on Twitter to get updates when new stories are posted. A sample entry from Brian Fallon is included below.
When I was asked to do this tribute, I was somewhere in Denmark. I picked Capo right away. I recorded this song very, very simply, just one guitar and my voice and my harmonica. I did it one night in the winter, it was freezing and quiet and late, like it always is when this kind of song is written or recorded.
To me Capo says, "I'm trying... I'm doing my best, but it's hard...
Kellin Quinn has revealed that the $80 Polaroid Meet and Greet VIP option included as part of Sleeping With Sirens fall U.S. headliner ticket options will benefit cancer patient Anthony. Fans have raised over $10,000 for Anthony by purchasing this package.
Twitter has today launched its music app for the whole wide world to use. Twitter #Music can be accessed at music.twitter.com and there's a separate app for iPhone as well. It's based around discovering new music, of course, and seeing what music is popular on Twitter in real time. You can listen to music in Spotify or Rdio with the user interface, and buy music on iTunes as well. Play around with the new service and let us know your thoughts in the replies.
Today, we're releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter. It uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and...
Chirpify (the service that lets you sell stuff through Twitter) has launched #ChirpifyLovesMusic campaign to offer indie-musicians their service for free - for life. Check out the full press release in the replies and get more information, here.
For Today's Mike Reynolds sent out a series of tweets claiming there is no such thing as a gay Christian. You keep on preaching all about that love and respect, Mike.
Update: Futhermore, Stick To Your Guns drummer George Schmitz has stated that the band will never tour with For Today ever again. You might recall Stick To Your Guns supporting For Today on the band's "Fight The Silence" headliner in 2012. - JD
Twitter (and AP.net) user ivogoossens is attempting to build a book of "punk rock wisdom" quotes and would like your help putting it together. Basically, he'd like your favorite song lyrics/quotes that contain "wisdom" from any band that is kind of related to this scene. From AFI to Fall Out Boy, to Misfits, Ramones, Social Distortion, All Time Low, Yellowcard. So, if you've got one - tweet at him!
Blur has confirmed that they will debut their new double a-side single "The Puritan"/"Under The Westway" live from a London rooftop on Twitter on July 2nd. The songs will then be available for download and a limited edition 7" will be released on August 6th. Head to the replies to watch Alex James (Bass) reveal more details in an official video.
It looks like Blur are set to premiere new material on July 2nd at 7:15pm (GMT). Their official Twitter page posted this a few hours ago as well as a a picture, which can be seen in the replies, of some lyrics which are taken from a song Damon Albarn recently played live titled "The Puritan".
Tom Hanks recently tweeted about Driver Friendly's Tom Hanks-inspired music video for "Messidona." Check it out, and congrats to the band on what some people are calling the greatest honor in the history of everything. The video is in the replies, in case you haven't seen it yet.
The public confrontations between He Is We and Rachel Taylor continue, this time regarding their Bamboozle set this weekend. Rachel has stated that she was supposed to be a part of the show, and the band says they haven't even heard from her. Hit the replies for screenshots of the increasingly uncomfortable situation.