I get pitched the weirdest things.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 01:01 PM
Musicless music videos? Check the replies to see what happens when Mario Wienerroither takes Nirvana's video for "Smells Like Teen Spirit," removes the audio, and then foleys back in sound effects that match the story.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:40 PM
Silverstein's guitarist Paul Marc is in the hospital in Cornwall, Ontario.
Hi everyone, we have some bad news. Paul Marc is in a hospital in Cornwall, ON after having to have emergency abdominal surgery last night. He started feeling severe pain right before our show in Sherbrooke and it got so bad we had to stop at a hospital on the way back to Toronto. Right now our shows in Windsor, Kitchener and Hamilton are being rescheduled. Paul Marc got through the surgery okay, and hopefully he is recovered for the shows the next weekend in Etobicoke and Scarborough. Please feel free to send him well wishes through his twitter @paulmarc or Instagram @paulmarcsees . We'll let you know when we...
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:34 PM
Fall Out Boy's performance at the Pro-Bowl half time can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:33 PM
Lights & Motion has entered Hans Zimmer's "Bleeding Fingers Contest" -- his entry can be heard here.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:20 PM
Sara Bareilles has fired manager Jordan Feldstein.
The news comes after a strange scuffle between Feldstein and Sharon Osbourne took place at Saturday night's Clive Davis/Recording Academy-sponsored pre-Grammy gala at the Beverly Hilton hotel. According to E! Online, Feldstein was first spotted in the ballroom arguing with Kelly Osbourne, with her mother following up after her daughter stormed away from the music manager's table.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:16 PM
Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing) has shared three previously unreleased recordings featuring Elliott Smith.
In 1998, Elliott recorded some a-cappella vocals for me, specifically to sample and slice-and-dice over beats. They sat on a cassette for 16 years. I just dug it out and completed our collaboration. To be totally clear--this kind of track is exactly what he and I intended to make.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:08 PM
Rise Records has signed Alive Like Me.

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Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:05 PM
Darkness Divided has signed with Victory Records.

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Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:03 PM
Violitionist has posted a new live session with Modern Baseball playing three songs.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 12:01 PM
Defeater frontman Derek Archambault has released a statement about why the band had to drop off The Wonder Years' spring headlining tour. The band is being replaced by Fireworks.
I have been dealing with my hip condition since an accident months ago, but this has just recently in the last few months become much more of a serious problem. The doctors and surgeons I have seen strongly recommended that I get this taken care of as soon as possible before my hip breaks in it's brittle state and causes further damage.
Thomas Nassiff on 01/29/14 - 11:59 AM
Fireworks will return with its highly anticipated new full-length, Oh, Common Life, on March 25 via Triple Crown Records. It was recorded last fall with Brian McTernan. Additionally, the band will be replacing Defeater as direct support on the entirety of The Wonder Years' recently announced spring headlining tour.
This is a record of self-realization. Its all pretty self-absorbed and personal, and it all came from within. When we show it to people close to us, it can get uncomfortable because of how personal and relatable it is. says guitarist and back up vocalist, Chris Mojan. We were able to break everything down when we were writing, Mojan continues. I think that shows on the...
Thomas Nassiff on 01/29/14 - 11:59 AM
A trailer for the Hold Steady's new record Teeth Dreams, out March 25th on Washington Square, can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:58 AM
Cinema Sleep has broken-up, but recorded one last song before doing so (it's in the replies).

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Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:56 AM
During his AMA yesterday Fat Mike revealed that the new Me First and the Gimmie Gimmie album is finished and the themee is " is Divas! We do Streisand, Aguilera, and Lady Gaga among others. Its pretty douchey (pun intended), but good."
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:53 AM
A 28 year old heavy metal fan has died from an epileptic seizure after being seriously injured while stage diving at a Suicidal Tendencies show in Switzerland.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:50 AM
TMZ is reporting that Kanye West has settled the suit with the man he allegedly punched in a chiropractor's office.
Law enforcement sources tell us ... the D.A. has not decided whether to charge Kanye with battery. The reality is ... there's almost no chance of that happening. First, the D.A. now has an uncooperative victim. Second, the victim's alleged racial epithets will not sit well with the jury. And there are probably lots of Kanye fans in the jury pool
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:49 AM
Grammy executive producer, Ken Ehrlich, has apologized to Trent Reznor for cutting their set short.
Im sorry he was upset. I was really thrilled that we were finally getting him on the Grammys. The final jam started with Arcade Fire a few years ago, and LL Cool J last year. I want to end on a high, an up note. I did tell them wed take it as long as we could. The number was about five, six minutes long, and we got to within a minute twenty of the end. We got as close as we could possibly get.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:45 AM
Hear and download the new Red Hot Chili Peppers song, poetically titled "Abracadabralifornia," on the band's website.

Update: Best prank ever. Fooled me - Hell, I'll still jam the song. -JA
Jack Appleby on 01/29/14 - 11:44 AM
Madball are currently working on a new album.
Were writing for a new record right now. Weve got three or four songs. As a hardcore band, our songs are fairly short compared to metal theyre not, like, seven-, eight-minute songs. Our songs are generally between two and three minutes, so we usually go for in the 12-to-15-song range for a record. We like to have at least 30 minutes.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:40 AM
In a recent XXL interview, Kendrick Lamar has addressed the Grammys' results, Macklemore winning, and hip-hop culture at the event.
"Its well deserved; he did what he did, man... He went out there and hustled and grinded. Everything happens for a reason; the universe comes back around, thats how it go." [...] I definitely feel like they should always have more of the culture up in there, for sure, because we definitely stand out just like any other genre, Kendrick said when asked if he thought the Grammys undervalued hip-hop. We part of the world. We part of the movement. So I think any awards, including the Grammys, should always push for more hip-hop because its music as a whole,...
Ryan Gardner on 01/29/14 - 11:39 AM
Less Than Jake's Daytrotter sessions are now up.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:39 AM
Into It. Over It.'s interview on Last Call with Carson Daly can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:37 AM
Listen to Diamante's new song "Burns" in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 01/29/14 - 11:35 AM
No Sleep Records is looking for interns.
No Sleep Records is currently seeking interns to assist us at our Huntington Beach office. We are looking for interns who are positive, self-motivated, punctual, and team players. Multitasking, good problem solver, a sense of humor, and a willingness to learn in a fast paced, growing environment, are key to this position. Experience with photoshop, html, Microsoft Office, and proficiency with Apple products is a huge plus, as is any previous warehouse experience. This is an unpaid position and applicants must be 18 years of age or older, live in the Orange County area, and have a reliable form of transportation. To apply, please email your...
Jason Tate on 01/29/14 - 11:35 AM
Against Me! will be performing "FUCKMYLIFE666" on The Late Show With David Letterman tonight.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/29/14 - 11:09 AM
Today we're bringing you the second new song from The Weaks' upcoming debut EP, The World Is A Terrible Place and I Hate Myself and Want To Die, which is out on February 11 via our friends at Lame-O Records. The track is called "How To Put An Audience To Sleep In Under Two Minutes" but the joke's on these guys because the song is 10 seconds longer than 2 minutes, and it only took me 30 seconds to fall asleep. But really, it's the most punk-ish track from this release and we think fans of Joyce Manor, Weezer, The Sidekicks, The Ergs and stuff like that will like it. Check out the song in the replies and pre-order the release over yonder.
Thomas Nassiff on 01/29/14 - 11:08 AM
Listen to a new The Bird And The Bee song featuring The National's Matt Berninger on Stereogum. The track will be on the soundtrack for the upcoming movie Endless Love.
Ryan Gardner on 01/29/14 - 10:53 AM
Sounds like we're getting some Rise Records news today.
Some really exciting news today! Stay tuned! #newband #newband you can try & guess but they really are a brand #newband
Jack Appleby on 01/29/14 - 10:47 AM
The Receiving End Of Sirens' Brian Southall remixed Dallas Green & Shad's "Live Forever" - it's in the replies, and pretty damn good.
Jack Appleby on 01/29/14 - 10:38 AM
Fireworks just posted a photo on Twitter of a test press for what is probably their new full-length.
Thomas Nassiff on 01/29/14 - 10:31 AM
Our Sunday Affairs have launched vinyl preorders of their new album Cave, which come with an instant digital download. While test presses have sold out, you can still grab your choice of glossy green or a smooth grey and white split while they're still available available.
Steve Alcala on 01/29/14 - 10:08 AM
Basement are back together and will be playing shows this summer.
In the autumn of 2012 we made a decision as a band to put things on hold, as many of us had other commitments in our lives that needed to take priority. Almost two years on, for the most part now settled in where we want to be, it feels like there is space for change. When we put out the hiatus statement, we genuinely thought we were going to be away for quite a while, and we didn't see any chance of having free time to do anything other than focus on our professional lives. We're glad that this is not the case. We are really excited to say that Basement will be playing shows this summer, and were looking forward to...
Ryan Gardner on 01/29/14 - 10:07 AM
"And the only thing that really matters is the one thing I can't seem to do".
ReviewsReal Estate - "Talking Backwards" (single) (Kelly Doherty)
Human Animal - Dark Days EP (Aaron Mook, contributor)
Kelly Doherty on 01/29/14 - 04:06 AM
Seventy Minus One filled out a random interview, which can be read here.
Zac Djamoos on 01/28/14 - 09:11 PM
So we've already let you know about Taking Back Sunday and The Used new co-headlining tour this Spring, but we didn't tell you about Applauze. You can preorder ticket bundles through the company, which only charges a $2 service charge plus you can get either one of the band's new albums for $7.
Applauze Web platform = Ticket price + $2 service fee + $7 either album = $9 extra which is the right around the average on the regular service fee. On the mobile app they also have $2 service fee, but fans get can both albums for the price of one or $7 per pair of tickets. Also - the app gives you $5 credit for every person you get to sign up, which can give you the best possible savings.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/28/14 - 07:24 PM
Download a remix released by The 1975 of their single "Chocolate" by Brighton/Guilford based producer Oli Slack here. You can also stream the track in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 01/28/14 - 07:19 PM
Well well well, it's official ... Slowdive has reunited and will be playing this year's Primavera Sound.
Kyle Huntington on 01/28/14 - 04:28 PM
Last In Line is going on tour. Dates are in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 01/28/14 - 04:13 PM
Energy will release A Tribute to the Misfits as a free download on February 18. You can check out the artwork in the replies. Head over to Punknews to stream their rendition of "Astro Zombies."

Track Listing
1. Astro Zombies
2. Bullet
3. We Are 138
4. Attitude
5. Hollywood Babylon
6. Die, Die My Darling
7. Where Eagles Dare
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/28/14 - 03:39 PM
Listen to a new Tegan and Sara song called "Don't Find Another Love" on Just Jared. The track will be on the soundtrack for the upcoming movie Endless Love.
Ryan Gardner on 01/28/14 - 02:12 PM
Mtley Cre are retiring after their forthcoming 2-year touring cycle. The members went as far as signing a legally-binding agreement to prevent future touring. Dates, which feature support from Alice Cooper, are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/28/14 - 02:04 PM
Schoolboy Q will be hitting the road in March to promote his upcoming album, Oxymoron. Joining him on tour will be Vince Staples and Isaiah Rashad. Dates are in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 01/28/14 - 01:58 PM
Relic Hearts released a cover of Lorde's "Royals" that you can check out in the replies. The band is working with Ronnie Radke and Matt Wentworth (Our Last Night) on their debut EP.
Christian Wagner on 01/28/14 - 01:32 PM
Every Time I Die are keeping rain forests alive and keeping your feet warm. In a partnership with the organization Cuipo, the band is selling limited edition, hand-numbered socks. Get one of the 300 pairs here, and check them out in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 01/28/14 - 01:29 PM
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