Rdio is giving a lucky winner and a friend the chance to make their own once-in-a-lifetime memory by giving away VIP prize experiences including side-stage access, artist meet & greets, and VIP passes to the Riot Fest of their choice (Toronto: August 24, 2013 - August 25, 2013, Chicago: September 13, 2013 - September 15, 2013, or Denver: September 21, 2013 - September 22, 2013). Fans can enter on Rdio’s Facebook page or through Rdio’s Twitter. In the meantime, mosh away to one of three Riot Fest playlists, divided by city for your convenience, and hear what’s in store for what will be one for the record books.
Haulix has posted their interview with Staff Member Jack Appleby. Among the topics discussed are his start at Mind Equals Blown and AbsolutePunk, his new role at Siren Records and how fans can contribute more to their favorite artists.
It's been a little while since we hosted a Typhoon exclusive, so it's exciting to bring a few goodies to their AP.net fans here today. In the replies, you will find the album teaser video featuring back-scene footage of the band while recording their fantastic new album White Lighter (out on August 20th via Roll Call Records) on Pendarvis Farm in Oregon. But that's not all! If you, the readers, help us spread the word about this on your social networks, you will be automatically entered in our awesome contest. So without further ado, head to the replies to read more about the contest and the great prizes that we're giving out. Good luck!
You can listen to Rise Against's cover of Nirvana's "Sliver" over at AltPress. It's off the band's upcoming rarities collection, Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013, which is in stores September 10th.
You can stream a new Nine Inch Nails song titled "Copy of A" in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming new album, Hesitation Marks (in stores September 3rd), and will be available as a free download tomorrow on Amazon.
Our good friends in Driver Friendly had a chance to meet up with us during a stop of Warped Tour and played "I Can See Canyons" acoustic for us. You can watch it in the replies and make sure you read Anthony's review of Peaks + Valleyshere.
I Am The Avalanche have announced a couple of headline shows this fall and that the band will be playing new songs at these shows. You can find those dates in the replies. The band is heading into the studio to record in September and plan to have its third full-length out in early 2014.
Paramore performed "Still Into You" at last night's Teen Choice Awards, where they also took home the award for Choice Rock Group. Watch a video of their performance in the replies. The band will also be playing the song tonight on Conan.
Pure Noise Records has signed Front Porch Step, the indie acoustic solo project of Newark, OH singer/songwriter Jake Mcelfresh. His full-length debut will be released in the fall. Check out some past material here.
Today we're streaming a brand new song from Shreddy Krueger called "Inamorata" and you can hear it in the replies. This group features members from Secret and Whisper, a band lots of people were into when I was still rounding up Canadian news for the site. The Grieving will be released on September 3rd through InVogue Records and pre-order bundles are available if you like what you hear.