There's a sour stench on cover songs these days. Ever since the Punk Goes series threw atrocious screams on pop gold, the appeal of reinterpretations has dwindled significantly. Fortunately for us, Mandolyn Mae is flipping the script, offering sweet renditions of scene hits from Underoath, Further Seems Forever, and more. Today we're premiering her version of "Second & Sebring" from Of Mice & Men's debut album - check it out in the replies, along with the full tracklist for her Cover to Cover EP.
If you're a fan of Lydia or Copeland, you're going to love Cardova. The Atlanta, Georgia based indie rock band are set to release their debut album in the upcoming months and I'm predicting it'll quickly become a favorite on the site. Recorded at Marigolds + Monsters Studio (The Cinema, All Get Out), the record features eleven tracks produced by Jeff Malpass and mixed by Matt Malpass. Listen to "Open Doors" on the band's AP.net profile or in the replies, and leave your thoughts as well.
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Hawthorne Heights's new album is titled Zero. It's due out this summer via Red River Entertainment. Pre-orders are available through PledgeMusic, with a portion of the donations being made to To Write Love On Her Arms.
We are looking forward to launching this pre-order with our new label partner and PledgeMusic, We've done special pre-orders in the past, but nothing compared to what we're doing this time around. We decided to step it up a notch and involve our fans! We have TONS of unique packages that we think everyone will be into, all of which include exclusive video and blog updates from the studio where we'll show our fans the entire process of how we make this record come to...