Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 10:05 AM
Check out The Wonder Years' performing “The Bastards, The Vultures, The Wolves" at Warped Tour, in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 10:03 AM
Ronnie Radke released another rap song where he ... zzzzzzz ... I can't even finish this news post -- why do people care about this hack?

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Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 10:00 AM
Check the replies for a pretty interesting video with John Cooper as he talks about mixing Bruce Springsteen live.
Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 09:57 AM
The latest installment in Built To Spill's Brett Nelson's Electronic Anthology Project features new renditions of Death Cab For Cutie's "Soul Meets Body" and "Champagne From a Paper Cup." It'll be available digitally tomorrow and on 7" vinyl in August. For now you can hear the new "Soul Meets Body" over at Pitchfork.
Drew Beringer on 07/01/13 - 09:56 AM
Matt Greiner (August Burns Red) has teamed up with drum builder Kaleb Kilmer to form the Greiner & Kilmer Drum Company.
Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 09:50 AM
Fall Out Boy's video for "Alone Together" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 09:45 AM
Relient K's lyric video for the title track of Collapsible Lung, featuring lots of vintage car footage, can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 09:44 AM
Saves The Day's Pledge Music website has changed to say "91 days until release."
Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 09:40 AM
Lil B recently dictated an Op-Ed about the abortion debate in Texas to Rolling Stone.
Wendy Davis matters. She's a woman fighting for what's right. A lot of people aren't agreeing with her; she's doing something that's out of the norm. A lot of people who do agree are scared to speak, or they're not in a position to be heard. So I definitely respect Ms. Davis for planting new seeds for women's rights. I'm trying to do that on my level, too. I think women are going to keep excelling. We're going to have a woman president. We need more women in the workforce, way more women involved in running everything. That's our problem.
Ryan Dennehy on 07/01/13 - 09:38 AM
The Republic Of Wolves have released a "behind the scenes" video that spans the past two years and features clips of new material from their upcoming album. You can view it in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 09:33 AM
Tom Delonge has posted a short Angels and Airwaves teaser clip on Instagram.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 09:30 AM
Listener's new album album, Time is a Machine, is now up for sale on bandcamp.

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Jason Tate on 07/01/13 - 09:29 AM
We have a last minute special exclusive today - a new song from Long Lost's upcoming No Sleep debut, Save Yourself, Start Again. What started as an acoustic side project between Transit vocalist Joe Boynton and guitarist Vinny Comeau has turned into a full-band adventure. The song is titled "This Love Will Grow" and it's an upbeat indie gem that's perfect for the summer. You can stream the song in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile. Also, don't forget to pre-order the upcoming LP here - it hits stores on August 6th.
Drew Beringer on 07/01/13 - 09:22 AM
Stream Look Alive's EP Mistakes & Milestones on Property of Zack.
Christian Wagner on 07/01/13 - 09:06 AM
Ten years ago today I (along with many of you I'm sure) discovered an album that would eventually become one of my all-time favorite records. That remarkable record is none other than Every Time I Die's second full-length, Hot Damn!. It's still putting the "act" in action. We'll be releasing a special podcast with Keith on Wednesday. In the meantime, rock out to some "Ebolarama" today.
Drew Beringer on 07/01/13 - 08:54 AM
Like many of us, The SpacePimps were raised on early-2000s pop punk. The Pittsburgh trio brings to mind the likes of New Found Glory, The Starting Line, Yellowcard and Fall Out Boy. Their latest album, Eternal Boy, comes out tomorrow, but you can stream it now by heading to the replies or their AP.net profile. Ignore the silly band name and give it a listen for some perfect summertime music.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/01/13 - 08:09 AM
It seems like the mid-year articles and lists arrive faster and faster each year. The first six months of 2013 brought listeners enough great albums to fill up an end of the year list, so it's somewhat overwhelming yet incredibly exciting that we have six more months of fantastic releases to look forward to. As for now, we'll put a bow on the first 181 days of the year by releasing our ten favorites thus far as well as individual lists from our staff. And to go along with this, we've released episode five of the AbsolutePunk Podcast. Jason and I talk about our favorite albums so far and look forward to what the rest of the year has in store. You can check out the podcast here and...
Drew Beringer on 07/01/13 - 06:32 AM
The fifth episode of the AbsolutePunk.net Podcast is now available for your listening pleasure. In this episode, Jason and I break down the halfway point of 2013 and discuss our favorite albums thus far, our most anticipated for the rest of the year, and alcohol. Also, Cyborg Jason makes an appearance once again.

You can subscribe to this podcast in a variety of ways: via iTunes, your own RSS feed (instructions in the replies) or simply streaming in in the replies. You can also find our previous episodes here. As always, feedback and thoughts are always welcomed. This is the first of three great episodes this week.
Drew Beringer on 07/01/13 - 06:32 AM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 07/01/13 - 05:00 AM
Bang bang.
Staff ReviewsSigur Rós - Kveikur (Ryan Dennehy)
Citizen - Youth (Zac Djamoos)
J.C. Brooks & the Uptown Sound - Howl (Gregory Robson)
Mia Dyson - The Moment (Gregory Robson)
Stephen Kellogg - Blunderstone Rookery (Gregory Robson)
Elusive Parallelograms - Fragments EP (Gregory Robson)
Preston Lovinggood - Sun Songs (Gregory Robson)
Ryan Dennehy on 07/01/13 - 04:58 AM
With The Punches' last show ever taking place in their hometown of Poughkeepsie, NY on August 31st has sold out in less than 5 days. Due to the overwhelming demand a 2nd hometown show has been added the week before on Saturday August 24th. You can purchase tickets here.
Christian Wagner on 06/30/13 - 11:49 AM
Stream Gift Giver's new single "Death Wish" featuring Tyler of Sworn In in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 06/30/13 - 11:47 AM
Download "A Song For The Nameless" from Sworn In's Razor & Tie debut The Death Card due out August 20th, 2013 for free here. You can pre-order the record here.
Christian Wagner on 06/30/13 - 11:45 AM
Head to the replies for this week's Small Band Round-Up.
Christian Wagner on 06/30/13 - 11:42 AM
I can do this.
Jason TateI'm gonna plug the AP.net Podcast, my blog, and making sure all your RSS feeds are backed up before Google Reader dies.
Kelly DohertyI saw The National live this week, therefore Trouble Will Find Me is on repeat at the moment. McCafferty's new single "Trees" and Tom Odell's Long Way Down are also wonderful.
Alex DiVincenzoSay Anything's Rarities and More Tour and Blue of Colors
Jason Tate on 06/30/13 - 09:51 AM
This week on the Self Promotion Forum, I discovered the lovely Townhouses, an emo/post-hardcore four piece from Southampton, PA. Townhouses have a fresh, modern emo feel but with the occasional dalliance with 90s indie rock and post-rock. If Moving Mountains were an emo band, Townhouses would certainly be on the same footing as them. Their recent EP, Keepsakes is available on their Bandcamp as 'name your price', so there's no excuse to not check them out! Interested in being a part of the Self-Promotion Spotlight? It's easy, just sign up for an AbsolutePunk.net account and post in the Self-Promotion forum.
Kelly Doherty on 06/30/13 - 09:25 AM
McCafferty have released a new single called "Trees". It's available as 'name your price' on their Bandcamp.
Kelly Doherty on 06/30/13 - 08:26 AM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on 06/30/13 - 08:13 AM
In case you missed them during the week or didn't 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 06/29/13 - 09:06 PM
Head to the replies to read this week's Australian Music Round-Up.
Deborah Remus on 06/29/13 - 05:39 PM
Hands Like Houses' song, "A Fire On A Hill," can be heard in the replies

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Jason Tate on 06/28/13 - 06:57 PM
mewithoutYou's Rick Mazotta was robbed at the Best Western in Bismark, ND. You can read an account of the incident on Yelp.
Around 5:54 am on June 27th 2013, my girlfriend was shaking me awake screaming that there was a man in our room, she saw a shadow rummaging through our bags. Immediately, instincts to protect her and another friend of mine had kicked in and I was off and running. What would have been otherwise undetected episode turned into a physical altercation. I was able to kick the man towards the door and it was then we both fell and he got up and took off.

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Jason Tate on 06/28/13 - 06:56 PM
Fall Out Boy's Joe Trohman recently sat down with MusicRadar.
"A couple of days later, I was talking to Patrick, and I had already prepared a list of stipulations for me to do the band again, and before I could even say them, he already had my list in his head. He kind of disarmed me. After a very long phone call – I kept looking at the phone, which was edging on the three-hour mark – I was like, 'Yeah, I'm in. Let's do it.' And then I started writing heavily after I hung up."

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Jason Tate on 06/28/13 - 06:52 PM
The Used will be releasing a new EP, The Ocean Of The Sky, on July 9th.

Track Listing
1) Iddy Biddy
2) Quixotica
3) Thought Criminal
4) The Ocean Of The Sky
5) Tethys

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Jason Tate on 06/28/13 - 06:47 PM
Hit the replies to hear a new Main Attrakionz single titled "Summa Time." The song will appear on their upcoming release 808's and Dark Grapes 3, which was entirely produced by Friendzone.
Jake Jenkins on 06/28/13 - 04:43 PM
PureVolume recently interviewed Rob Aston of Transplants about the band's new album and what it's like working with Travis Barker and Tim Armstrong.
Here I am talking to my best friend and he's fresh out of a plane crash, and he's talking about the possibility of us doing another album—and I was so on board because how can you not be on board with the type of perseverance and motivation that Travis has? He's literally lying in a hospital bed with skin melting off his body in ridiculous amounts of pain and he's talking about maybe we should do another album so I was like, "fuck it, let's go." I just hate the fact that it took something as horrible as that plane crash to happen for us to...
Drew Beringer on 06/28/13 - 01:48 PM
Cerce have changed its name to lovechild and have parted ways with its frontwoman, Becca Cadalzo. The band will still be releasing out its final record this fall.
Drew Beringer on 06/28/13 - 12:19 PM
When we brought you "Time Erases Time (Strung Out)," people went bananas for Night Verses. By now, you should have long since purchased their great full-length, Lift Your Existence - but just in case you've deprived yourself of great music, we're streaming the entire record, for today only. This is the only place you'll find the full album stream, so savor it, then buy Lift Your Existence on iTunes or Big Cartel. After that, catch the band on tour this August with My Ticket Home and I Am King - dates in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 06/28/13 - 12:08 PM
Stars In Stereo released their video for "Every Last Thing." You can view it in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 06/28/13 - 10:54 AM
Ambition is a way of life, it's a mindset.
Staff ReviewsWale - The Gifted (Jake Jenkins)
Jake Jenkins on 06/28/13 - 10:08 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 06/28/13 - 10:00 AM
Look like this fall we will see a release of The Horrible Crowes', Live at the Troubadour, on CD/DVD and LP/DVD.
Jason Tate on 06/28/13 - 09:57 AM
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