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Jason TateSome interesting stuff on the blog.
Dre OkorleyThat quote is from the new Paint It Black EP, Invisible, due out on April 1st. Each of the songs are floating around the web so listen and enjoy... because it's addictive. Also, The Front Bottoms and their new video.
Deborah RemusListen to Hollerado's White Paint and catch them live with Sum 41 and Billy Talent if you can.
Kelly DohertyThe Front Bottoms are too awesome for words, I've been rediscovering Modest Mouse's The Lonesome Crowded West and Boilermaker's Leucadia and Snowing are wonderful.
Dre Okorley on 03/31/13 - 07:07 AM
In case you missed them during the week or did not have time to read them before, head to the replies for a second chance to check out the interviews posted this week.
Jonathan Bautts on 03/30/13 - 06:52 PM
Head to the replies for a video of Shai Hulud performing "For the World" at their first show with Chad Gilbert on vocals back in 1996.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/30/13 - 12:00 PM
Entertainment Weekly has an interview and a exclusive stream of a song written by Jack from fun., for Super Why.
I wanted [the songs] to feel huge and larger than life and epic. I don’t know if there really should be much of a difference between a children’s show and a Bruce Springsteen concert. I think everyone should leave with the same feeling, which is hopefulness.

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Jason Tate on 03/30/13 - 11:35 AM
Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance has posted a new blog.
i have written, deleted and rewritten this letter way too many times than i care to remember. i am not much for eulogies so i will keep this short and to the point. i don't believe in holding back your feelings or emotions until it is too late. if you did not appreciate someone or something while they were still here then you have no business expressing cute anecdotes when they are no longer around to enjoy them. in the 12 years i have been in mcr i believe i have said all i needed and wanted to say about it when it counted. if you know me or have ever listened to me speak about mychem you know what it meant to me. i lived,...
Jason Tate on 03/30/13 - 11:30 AM
Paramore's new album will be pressed on blue vinyl as an exclusive variant for Hot Topic. It will be limited to 1,500 copies.
Jason Tate on 03/30/13 - 11:23 AM
A new Yeah Yeah Yeah's song, "Under the Earth," can be streamed here.

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Jason Tate on 03/30/13 - 11:18 AM
Hit the replies to check out this week's Hardcore Music Round-Up. If you missed last week's, head here.
Jason Gardner on 03/30/13 - 11:06 AM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 03/30/13 - 10:55 AM
Looks like Misser's Distancing EP will be out on May 28th.

Track Listing
01) Goddamn, Salad Days
02) Infared
03) Burn Out
04) Alone, Die
05) Slow It Down Write It Out
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/30/13 - 08:41 AM
Did you miss any of the popular album reviews around the website last week?

Popular Album Reviews
1) Senses Fail - Renacer by Drew Beringer (80%)
2) Lydia - Devil by Ryan Gardner (85%)
3) Color Morale, The - Know Hope by Jake Denning (88%)
4) Conditions - Full Of War by Ryan Gardner (70%)
5) Lil Wayne - I Am Not A Human Being II by Jake Jenkins (35%)
6) Deniro Farrar - The Patriarch by Jake Jenkins (80%)
7) Fall Out Boy - My Heart Will Always Be... by justbradley (93%)
8) Dear Hunter, The - An Escape by justbradley (86%)
9) Gold Fields - Black Sun by justbradley (93%)
10) Foals - Holy Fire by justbradley (79%)
11) These Colors - Chaxiraxi by herbienay (72%)


Check out all the reviews here.
Jason Tate on 03/30/13 - 08:00 AM
Jason Tate on 03/30/13 - 06:00 AM
On last night's The Gunz Show, Gunz had the first interview with Get Involved! (GlassJaw, Thursday, From Autumn to Ashes). They said that they will be releasing a live song this week, and also discussed their kickstarter. You can hear the interview here.
Christian Wagner on 03/30/13 - 05:28 AM
Head to the replies to discuss the week in comedy.
Cody Nelson on 03/30/13 - 04:42 AM
PropertyOfZack has posted a matchup guide and analysis for its "Final 2" round here. You can vote here.
Drew Beringer on 03/30/13 - 04:22 AM
Come on in to the AbsolutePunk Turntable room and spin some jams with us!
Cody Nelson on 03/29/13 - 09:57 PM
Head to replies to check out Motives' video for "Break The Static".
Kelly Doherty on 03/29/13 - 06:35 PM
Letlive. will release their new album this Summer via Epitaph Records.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/29/13 - 04:43 PM
There will be a Record Store Day exclusive release of The Gaslight Anthem's Handwritten. It looks like it will include a "CD of live concert and a book of photos of the group and [the] Handwritten CD."
Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 01:55 PM
If that headline seems a little hefty, that's because it is. PropertyOfZack has an interview up with Jonny Craig today where they discuss Craig's sobriety, why he tried out for The Voice, and the fact that some fans who he ripped off in the MacBook scandal still support him. Great job, fans.
You’ve had your ups and downs. Do you feel like you have to build things back up?
I definitely have ride or die fans that still love me. Even people that got ripped off. There are a couple people I ripped off in the Macbook thing, and they still tweet at me all the time. Some of them donated to my campaign.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/29/13 - 01:28 PM
You can stream a new State Lines' song, titled "Kids," over at PropertyOfZack. The band's stellar new album, For The Boats, hits stores on April 30th via Tiny Engines.
Drew Beringer on 03/29/13 - 12:40 PM
Jump to the replies to watch Anchoress' music video for their cover of Andrew W.K.'s "Party Hard" featuring 3 Inches of Blood.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/29/13 - 12:38 PM
PureVolume sat down with Texas Is The Reason to discuss the band's final shows.
There was a period where we said, "Why say no? Let's keep the door open." But it's a lot of work to be in Texas is the Reason. [Laughs] It's so much fucking work and I can't have that window open while I'm focusing on other things, so I want that to be clear to the people who care about these shows. I don't want people to go, "Well, I thought they'd come back." Now that the songs are recorded and The Complete Collection is out, I really feel like our work here is done.
Drew Beringer on 03/29/13 - 12:23 PM
Paradise Fears have been performing a verse and chorus from a new song called "Lullaby." Video can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 03/29/13 - 11:37 AM
Stream Seaway's acoustic EP Clean Yourself Up on Property of Zack.
Christian Wagner on 03/29/13 - 11:33 AM
Robbie Mackey has been named as Mom+Pop's new head of marketing.
"Over the past few months we've been looking at the best way to structure our marketing endeavors as we look to grow," wrote Mom+Pop label head Michael Goldstone in a statement. "It became obvious to us that Robbie was the most qualified to run it. We stand in a time where the line between marketing and online has shifted to be one in the same, and Robbie’s keen knowledge of both arenas makes him the perfect choice for this position."

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Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 11:31 AM
Stream a new Paint It Black track, "Invisible", off of their upcoming EP of the same name.
Dre Okorley on 03/29/13 - 11:27 AM
Banquets have provided a teaser of their music video for "Call It A Comeback," it's in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 11:23 AM
Chris Brown told a radio station that he is no longer with Rihanna. Then Rihanna tweeted, "This is terrible." One more national disaster, in the books.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/29/13 - 11:11 AM
Tidal Arms have posted a live in-studio cover of the Game of Thrones theme song - it's in the replies. The band is currently working on their sophomore album.
Ryan Gardner on 03/29/13 - 11:00 AM
Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check us out on other social networks. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Last.fm, and Rdio. The AP.net staff can also be found elsewhere online, this post highlights where. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 11:00 AM
Boston Police are posing as punk/indie-rockers online to get their catfish on and crack down on house shows after a nuisance control ordinance was recently passed.
Almost everyone in the DIY scene has had an experience with phony police emails, direct messages on Twitter, and interactions on social media. For some it's become just another part of the promotion business—a game of spot-the-narc in which the loser gets his show shut down. According to one local musician who asked not to be named, the day before a show this past weekend, police showed up at a house in the Allston neighborhood, home of many of these house shows, claiming that they already knew the bands scheduled to play....
Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 10:57 AM
A+R has been sending out emails to the Death Cab for Cutie box-set members that received mislabeled records.
We are writing to thank you for your purchase of this set and to address a problem that you may have discovered. By now, many of you have received your set, and you may be wondering why several of the records are mislabeled. It has been discovered that the records were mixed up at the manufacturing plant during production. We are looking into this issue and are working diligently to understand how this mix-up occurred. Rest assured, we will fix each and every one of the sets that are mislabeled. This will require us to have the mislabeled albums remanufactured and reshipped out...
Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 10:48 AM
Tiger! Tiger! has changed their name to Secret Grief and announced a split LP on Soft Speak / Meadowbrook Records.
Five-plus years later here I am writing about a name that suddenly carries some meaning. There are people across the country who know what Tiger! Tiger! is. No longer is it just a collection of songs that I’ve written. When we go to play shows in other states people come and sing along. They recognize our songs and enjoy watching Tiger! Tiger! play. It honestly blows my and all the rest of my bandmate’s minds that this happens. We understand that we’re not the biggest band around, but we know that there are plenty of people out there that love and care about Tiger! Tiger!....
Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 10:41 AM
Don't count on me to let you know when.
ReviewsLil Wayne - I Am Not A Human Being Part II (Jake Jenkins)
Show ReviewBilly Talent, Sum 41, Hollerado and Indian Handcrafts @ the MTS Centre - Winnipeg, MB (Deborah Remus)
Deborah Remus on 03/29/13 - 10:36 AM
Evan Weiss created his own record label called Storm Chasers, his first release will be Kittyhawk's EP on vinyl.

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Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 10:35 AM
Ed Rose (producer of The Get Up Kids, Motion City Soundtrack, Reggie and The Full Effect, and many more) is quitting music production after the 2013 calendar year, and putting Black Lodge Recordings up for sale.
It's been a great ride but 2013 will be my last year for making records. I'm incredibly thankful to all the musicians that have allowed me to be part of their recordings and will fondly look back at all the great music and friends I've made along the way. I'm excited to see what 2013 has in store and to see what's next. Get in touch with me asap to set up time. I hope to see some old friends and make some new ones during this last run. Bands in Scotland, England, Germany and...
Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 10:34 AM
Last night (March 28th), The Dear Hunter had a black 60's Fender Stratocaster stolen right out of Gramercy Theater in NYC as the show ended.

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Jason Tate on 03/29/13 - 10:31 AM
You can read my review of the Dead Silence tour featuring Billy Talent, Sum 41, Hollerado and Indian Handcrafts over here.
Deborah Remus on 03/29/13 - 10:23 AM
Listen to a new Asking Alexandria song tilted "The Death of Me" in the replies. Their new album, From Death To Destiny, will be out this summer on Sumerian Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/29/13 - 08:30 AM
Because we haven't heard a lot from Justin Timberlake lately, head to the replies to watch the superstar take five shots of tequila over the course of a 10-minute stretch on the Jonathan Ross Show, a British late-night program. It should be noted that he's playing three holes of mini-golf at the same time.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/29/13 - 06:53 AM
This week's installment of Free Music Friday can be found in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on 03/29/13 - 03:28 AM
Twin Falls, the new project of Chris Carrabba and Suzie Zeldin, is changing its name to Twin Forks following a short-lived controversy over the moniker. A mere couple days ago, we reported that a UK artist who calls himself Twin Falls claimed that the new superband stole his identity. Okay. Way to be a good sport, Carrabba and Co. The band has also released a new song, which you can check out in the replies along with a statement from, um, Twin Forks. Now the only boring name-change whining we have to keep track of is The Story So Far v. The Story So Far.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/28/13 - 10:07 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Boogie Woogies. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 03/28/13 - 09:14 PM
Watch a new SunBLVD video for her debut song, "The Real", in the replies. If you dig this, you can check out more of her music on her website.
Dre Okorley on 03/28/13 - 07:16 PM
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