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The Republic of Wolves member Gregg Andrew DellaRocca has a new side project called American Gospel. You can hear a sampler on facebook.
Matthew Tsai on 06/23/11 - 06:11 PM
Rumor has it that a side-project involving members of Underoath, Anberlin and Marksmen will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Matthew Tsai on 06/22/11 - 02:11 PM
Head to the replies to see the new video from The Joy Formidable for their track, "A Heavy Abacus", and some new U.S. tour dates. The band will release an EP of remixes and live tracks on July 12. The tracklisting for Roarities EP can also be seen in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 06/22/11 - 01:53 PM
The set times for this year's Pitchfork Music Festival can be seen here.
Kyle Huntington on 06/22/11 - 01:48 PM
Last Call will release a new EP entitled Stay on the Outside on August 2 via Mightier Than Sword. Check out a new song, "It's Like This Place Isn't Even Real," on facebook. Details on the release can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/22/11 - 01:13 PM
Adam Obernauer of Born in a Cent wrote an article about countering sexism for I Live Sweat.
From the ArticleChallenging and changing our preconditions is a lot of work, and can be very hard. Iím not saying we all need to have a grandiose vision of dismantling the entire institution of patriarchy (which should be the ultimate goal, but is extremely overwhelming), but we can at least choose to begin to create a society without sexism. If we can just be open to honest critiques of our scene, behaviors, language, mannerisms, etc. we can begin to change and create new ways of inclusion.

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Deborah Remus on 06/21/11 - 09:37 PM
The audio book of Cro-Mags frontman John Joseph's autobiography, The Evolution of a Cro-Magnon, is out today and on sale for $3.99 on iTunes. Don't forget to enter our contest to win a copy.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/21/11 - 04:52 PM
Bright and Early are teaming up with Modern Short Stories for an unspecified release in the near future. Details are coming soon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/21/11 - 10:57 AM
Check out an interview with fellow AP user Malcom Lacey about his project, Arrange, here.
From The InterviewArrange has always been used as a personal project, a way for me to purge emotions I have trouble otherwise releasing. It doesn't make for the easiest time trying to translate the songs into a live format, but it's still worthwhile in the moment.

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Kyle Huntington on 06/21/11 - 08:25 AM
Pre-order Kids Like Us' Outta Control on vinyl from On the Edge Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/20/11 - 06:05 PM
Head to the replies to read this week's Technology Round-Up.
Linda Ferreira on 06/20/11 - 04:20 PM
Tides of Man posted a new instrumental demo. Vocalists can send auditions to tidesofman@gmail.com to try out for the band.

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Matthew Tsai on 06/17/11 - 02:11 PM
Three members of Count Your Blessings have started a new band called Us & Them. Head to the replies to check out an in-studio video.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/16/11 - 04:38 PM
Bury Your Dead will be filming a music video for "Slaughterhouse 5" on June 19 in Toledo, OH. If you want to dress up as a cowboy and be in it, the details can be found in the replies. You can also vote for which song you'd like the band to cover on their upcoming tour here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/16/11 - 03:57 PM
Head to the replies to read this week's Technology Round-Up.
Linda Ferreira on 06/15/11 - 09:03 AM
Letlive. got into a battle with the security guards during their set yesterday at Download Festival.

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Matthew Tsai on 06/14/11 - 01:01 PM
A new festival called Escape To New York will take place at the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton, NY on August 5-7. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Vaccines, Best Coast and more will play. Head to the replies for the full line up so far.
Kyle Huntington on 06/14/11 - 11:57 AM
Head to the replies to see the newly announced line up for the Festival Republic stage at this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals.
Kyle Huntington on 06/13/11 - 12:28 PM
Voting started today for peta2ís annual Sexiest Vegetarian contest. The reigning winners from 2010 are Gabe Saporta and Olivia Wilde. Nominees this year include Chris Drew, Davey Havok, Dave Melillo, Mindy White, Josh Lyford, and more. You can vote here.
Christian Wagner on 06/13/11 - 11:50 AM
Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band saxophone player Clarence Clemons suffered a stroke in his home in Florida over the weekend. We wish him a speedy recovery.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/13/11 - 09:23 AM
Read a lengthy interview with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver over on Pitchfork now. He talks about the new album, the leak, the writing process, his various other projects and much more.
From The interview"Calgary" really feels like an accomplishment to me. It has a form, a repetitive idea, and a good cadence. I really like the opening line: "Don't you cherish me to sleep." There's that whole thing that happens in relationships-- you can love someone but, as soon as they stop loving you so unconditionally that they stop being themselves, it can be so dangerous.
Kyle Huntington on 06/13/11 - 07:44 AM
A track-by-track breakdown of the Touche Amore's new album, Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me, can be read here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/12/11 - 08:39 AM
Jack White (The White Stripes) and his wife Karen Elson are getting a divorced - but they don't seem too broken up over it.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/10/11 - 01:47 PM
Andrew W.K. will set the record for most times the word "party" appears in a song at Joe's Pub in New York on June 16 as part of a charity event to benefit Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/10/11 - 01:43 PM
Dustin Wallace of With The Punches has been featured in Premier Guitar Magazine, the article can be read here.
Christian Wagner on 06/10/11 - 11:07 AM
Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor recently spoke at Oxford Union.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/09/11 - 11:58 AM
O'Brother's upcoming album is being mixed by Mike Sapone (Brand New, Taking Back Sunday); also, Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra dropped guest vocals and harmonies on the album. Hopefully we'll see a August/September release.
Matthew Tsai on 06/09/11 - 11:03 AM
If you visit the Google homepage, you can play a digital guitar and even record a sample of your work in honor of Les Paul's 96th birthday.
Christian Wagner on 06/08/11 - 10:28 PM
Polar Bear Club will play an acoustic show at Montage Music Hall in Rochester, NY on July 2. The performance will be recorded for a future release. Details in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/08/11 - 12:54 PM
The Reveling's debut full-length, Tributaries, is available for pre-order from Black Numbers. Download a new song, "Chasing My Tail," here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/08/11 - 12:01 PM
The set times for this year's Lollapalooza have been released.

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Kyle Huntington on 06/08/11 - 05:56 AM
Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It. says that his new album will be titled Proper and will most likely feature ten songs and a September release.
Matthew Tsai on 06/07/11 - 03:39 PM
Aaron Scott (Attica! Attica!) recently wrote about sexism in the scene for the series of essays posted on I Live Sweat here.
From the ArticleI donít want to accuse the punk scene of being more sexist than any other male-dominated sector of American culture. But I do want to hold it accountable for being pathetically average in its sexism.

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Deborah Remus on 06/07/11 - 08:49 AM
Check out J. Mascis' Daytrotter session here.
Kyle Huntington on 06/07/11 - 03:44 AM
Watch a live, in-studio performance of Tom Vek's new track, "World Of Doubt" and check out a stream of his new album, Leisure Seizure, here.
Kyle Huntington on 06/07/11 - 03:11 AM
The Huntingtons' debut album Sweet Sixteen, and their classic follow-up Fun and Games will be pressed on vinyl. They're limited to 500 copies, and color vinyl is available for both releases. The release date is set for July 5th.

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Matthew Tsai on 06/06/11 - 02:45 PM
Blacktop Kids are now doing a "pick your price" deal for their album on bandcamp in efforts to raise money for their new EP. They are set to start recording July 1st with Pete Steinkopf of The Bouncing Souls.

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Matthew Tsai on 06/06/11 - 02:31 PM
Since releasing their album in February, The Civil Wars have sold 104,000 copies of their record, 79% being digital. Did I forget to mention that this was all done without the backing of a label? Do you think this is the way of the future or a rare occasion? No matter what you think, this is an exciting time to be in music.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/06/11 - 10:42 AM
Next Big Sound are hiring for a few new positions. If you have any interest in working for a music site be sure to apply!
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/06/11 - 09:57 AM
On Tuesday Fucked Up are opening up a record store in Toronto for one day only and selling fans copies of David Comes To Life. Check the replies for more info.
Deborah Remus on 06/05/11 - 12:01 AM
The Cape Race have announced that their debut mini-album, Now, Voyager will be released on July 4th. You can pre-order for free here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/04/11 - 06:52 AM
Beirut will release a new 7" single on Monday called "East Harlem". Check the replies for the artwork.
Kyle Huntington on 06/04/11 - 06:34 AM
In a new interview, Joe Lacy discusses his departure from Transit, the differences between his former band and Sleepsick, and the future of his new project.
InterviewIím going to mention smoking weed, and cigarettes, and drinking and Iím going to talk about hating people. Thereís a lot of stuff in my life; I lost my dad when I was eight years old and Iíve been coping with it from then until I was fourteen. In middle school and going into high school I got over it. I dealt with that a lot when I was younger; he killed himself in my house and it was a traumatic event in my life and thatís always been my reason for playing music and expressing myself. With Sleepsick I put anything I...
Matthew Tsai on 06/03/11 - 03:47 PM
Pre-orders for Topshelf Records' benefit compilation for Mitch Dubey can be found here. A statement from the label about the compilation can be found in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 06/03/11 - 01:08 PM
The Body Electric (ex-Split Fifty, American Sixgun) is giving away its debut album, Positive Charge, for free here. In addition, the band is also running a contest where you can enter to be their guest for your respective Warped Tour date.
Christian Wagner on 06/02/11 - 08:12 PM
Converge have canceled their remaining tour dates due to a "serious health scare." A message from the band can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/02/11 - 05:20 PM
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