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Another day, another teaser from Nate Ruess about his upcoming debut solo single "Nothing Without Love." There's a 15-second clip in the replies, and whereas the first clip featured Ruess' vocals on their own, this one is just instrumentals.
Thomas Nassiff on 02/20/15 - 11:06 AM
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Jason Tate on 02/20/15 - 11:00 AM
Christopher Murray of Illuminate Me has started a petition to stop Facebook from forcing bands to pay to reach their followers. More than 11,000 supporters have signed it in less than a day.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/20/15 - 09:39 AM
Kim Gordon (formerly of Sonic Youth) has a memoir called Girl in a Band out Februrary 24th, and a new excerpt has been shared in which Gordon claims Lana Del Rey "doesnít even know what feminism is" among other harsh words:
"Today we have someone like Lana Del Rey, who doesnít even know what feminism is, who believes women can do whatever they want, which, in her world, tilts toward self-destruction, whether itís sleeping with gross old men or getting gang raped by bikers. Equal pay and equal rights would be nice. Naturally, itís just a persona. If she really truly believes itís beautiful when young musicians go out on a hot flame of drugs and depression, why doesnít she just off herself?"
Ryan Dennehy on 02/20/15 - 08:38 AM
CHVRCHES have a new collaborative single called "Tether" with DJ Eric Prydz (though it's mostly just a remix of the The Bones of What You Believe highlight of the same name) and have shared the video for the song. Watch it in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 02/20/15 - 08:33 AM
Kanye West made an appearance on The Breakfast Club today, where he said his album is "80% done," will be a suprise release, and be "cookout music." He also commented on Beck (saying he has been meaning to call him about the Grammys), and the recent drama between Tyga, Amber Rose, and the Kardashian family.
Ryan Dennehy on 02/20/15 - 08:28 AM
Bad Religion will be touring across Canada in June with Plague Vendor. The band's full 2015 tour schedule can be found in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 02/19/15 - 10:42 PM
Harris Wittels, co-executive producer and writer on Parks and Recreation, passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday. Harris also once posted here on the website and was a big Alkaline Trio fan.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 10:25 PM
Hit the replies to see the video for Fall Out Boy's UK single "Irresistible."
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 10:14 PM
Real Friends have released a half-hour documentary titled Moving Forward. You can watch it in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/19/15 - 06:00 PM
You, Me, and Everyone We Know's Ben Liebsch will be chatting in this thread at 6pm EST/3pm PST. Come talk to him about the band's upcoming tour Have Mercy, Weatherbox and Head North, the new EP, Dogged, and anything else you'd like to know. You may even win tickets to an upcoming show.

Update: The chat is over. Thanks to Ben for hanging out.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/19/15 - 03:43 PM
Last week's episode of the AbsolutePunk Podcast focused a lot on Brand New ... this week's is all about the better band: Shone! Ok, not really. But we do touch a little on the marketing strategies of a variety of bands and when and where "viral" marketing actually makes sense. We also look at if we think Jesse Lacey could parlay his band's success into a solo career and what that might sound like. We then have a good discussion on Zane Lowe joining Apple and what that could mean for the music industry, Apple's products and services, and the ramifications on how we consume music. This was a fun one. The episode can be streamed and/or downloaded below.

Want to make sure you never miss...
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 03:18 PM
"I only wanted you for the tension."
Staff ReviewsAtlas At Last - A Composition Of Functions (Zac Djamoos)
Attik Door - Never in Agreement (Craig Manning)
Zac Djamoos on 02/19/15 - 01:41 PM
You can check out State Champs' new video for "If I'm Lucky" after the jump (via AltPress). The video was directed by Kyle Thrash.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/19/15 - 01:30 PM
The instantly meme-worthy single cover for Nate Ruess' new song can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 01:28 PM
Max Schneider's new video for "Puppeteer" can be found in the replies. The album will be out on DCD2.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 01:06 PM
Hit the replies to see Fall Out Boy behind the scenes of their Pepsi commercial shoot.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 11:27 AM
Italian group Platonick Dive released their fantastic new album Overflow this week via Black Candy Records and you can now stream it in the replies. A brilliant combination of experimental electronic music fused with their post-rock influences and sensibilities produces a haunting and ethereal record which has drawn comparisons to the likes of The American Dollar and 65daysofstatic. Check it out now.
Kyle Huntington on 02/19/15 - 11:20 AM
Verses Narrow new song "Slow Dissolve" is currently streaming on Bandcamp and in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 11:09 AM
Me vs Hero are breaking up. They've announced their last shows.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 11:06 AM
S. Carey's new video for "Neverending Fountain" can be seen here.

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Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 11:05 AM
Hit the replies to see Bring Me The Horizon performing "Drown" live at Wembley Arena. The rest of the footage will be released on their 2CD/DVD.

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Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 11:04 AM
Tegan & Sara are writing with Carly Rae Jepsen.

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Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 11:02 AM
CHVRCHES' cover of Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me A River" is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 11:00 AM
Hit the replies to stream Swimmers' new song "Silver Bullet."
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 10:59 AM
Sleater-Kinney's video for "A New Wave" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 10:57 AM
Hunter Moore has pleaded guilty to hacking and ID theft.
The charges each carry a maximum penalty of two to five years in jail, though Moore will not be sentenced until a later date.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 10:56 AM
A new Daisyhead song called "East Bend" is streaming at Substream. The Smallest Light comes out March 3rd via No Sleep Records.
Ryan Gardner on 02/19/15 - 10:16 AM
Delightful electro-pop duo Great Good Fine Ok have premiered another burst of falsetto-fueled joy from their forthcoming 2M2H EP, titled "Without You". Stream it in the replies.
Garett Press on 02/19/15 - 09:15 AM
Syracuse, NYís Trespassers will be releasing its new EP, Rival Glass, on February 24th via Spartan Records. Today we have a slice of the band's alternative punk sound in the replies with the premiere of "Thereafter." For fans of Balance and Composure and the like, so if you dig the brooding yet explosive track make sure you pre-order it.
Drew Beringer on 02/19/15 - 09:03 AM
Blur has announced their new album and first in 12 years, The Magic Whip, will be released on April 27th. Head to the replies to hear the first single "Go Out".

Track Listing
01) Lonesome Street
02) New World Towers
03) Go Out
04) Ice Cream Man
05) Thought I Was A Spaceman
06) I Broadcast
07) My Terracotta Heart
08) There Are Too Many Of Us
09) Ghost Ship
10) Pyongyang
11) Ong Ong
12) Mirrorball
Kyle Huntington on 02/19/15 - 07:56 AM
Tom DeLonge confirmed on Twitter that he would be releasing demos originally meant for Blink-182 on March 1st via TomDelonge.me.
Jason Tate on 02/18/15 - 07:24 PM
State Champs have begun tracking their second full length album which is set to be released later this year. The band will also be releasing their new music video for "If I'm Lucky" tomorrow. Oh yeah, and they're hanging out with a teen wolf.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/18/15 - 06:58 PM
Max Schneider will be debuting his new video for "Puppeteer" tomorrow. Based on hashtag hints it looks like this will be coming out on DCD2 (Pete Wentz's label).
Jason Tate on 02/18/15 - 06:51 PM
Unifier have signed with Spartan Records. The band will release their new EP, Gutted, on March 24th. In celebration of the signing, Spartan Records has released an extended version of the group's 2011 release, Oh, Great City, that's free for this week.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/18/15 - 05:40 PM
You can receive a newly recorded version of Never Shout Never's "Love Is Our Weapon" is you donate any amount to Charity Water.
Many of us have no idea what it's like to be thirsty. We have plenty of water to drink - even the water in our toilets is clean! But many people around the world donít have that luxury. Every day, 1,400 kids die from water-related illnesses before they reach their fifth birthday. But it doesnít have to be that way. There are simple solutions like drilled wells, spring protections and BioSand Filters that help provide clean water to communities around the world. We, NEVER SHOUT NEVER, have started this fundraising campaign to help CHARITYWATER build these types of...
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/18/15 - 05:33 PM
Ryan Gardner on 02/18/15 - 05:22 PM
DJBooth.net has put together an overview of Lil Wayne's lawsuit against Cash Money. It's messy.
Jake Jenkins on 02/18/15 - 05:09 PM
Andrew de Torres (The Scene Aesthetic & Danger Radio) has posted that his mother has been diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and has been given two months to live. A Go Fund Me page has been started to help raise money for alternative treatment as her insurance doesn't cover expenses. If you can help spreading the word or donate a few dollars, Andrew would be forever grateful.
I am writing to you all in hopes that you can accompany us in the fight to help my mom win her fight against cancer.
My mother was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer in August of 2014. It has been absolutely devastating watching my mom struggle over the last 6 months. The doctors have decided to give up and...
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/18/15 - 05:04 PM
Vanilla Ice has been arrested and charged with burglary.
The rap artist, whose real name is Robert Van Winkle, was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with burglary residence and grand theft, according to a news release issued by the Lantana Police Department.
Jason Tate on 02/18/15 - 04:48 PM
Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low) is now engaged. Congrats to the couple!
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/18/15 - 03:25 PM
6131 Records have signed Irish indie group The Winter Passing. Their debut full length, A Different State of Mind, will be released via that label and the UK's Fist in the Air Records on March 26. The first single, "Fruits of Gloom," is streaming on soundcloud.

Tracklist:
01) The Fever
02) Penny Chains
03) Flowerpot
04) Nowhere Still
05) Creak
06) Daisy
07) Grazed Knees
08) Fruits of Gloom
09) Bottle Green
10) A Different Space of Mind
Zac Djamoos on 02/18/15 - 03:24 PM
No Omega will release their new EP Occupants late April. The first single, "Passing," is streaming on their bandcamp. An album teaser can be found in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 02/18/15 - 03:18 PM
football, etc. will release a new 7", Disappear, on March 17. It can be pre-ordered at Count Your Lucky Stars' store. "Sunday" is streaming on NPR.

Tracklist:
1. Sunday
2. Sweep
3. Receive
4. Open
Zac Djamoos on 02/18/15 - 03:13 PM
Don't forget You, Me, and Everyone We Know will be joining us tomorrow, February 19th, at 6pm EST/3pm PST for a chat. To get you pumped, we're giving away a pair of tickets to the date of your choice of the band's upcoming tour with Have Mercy, Weatherbox and Head North. Dates are in the replies - the first person to claim a show gets the tickets.

Update: The tickets have been claimed, but be sure to join in the chat tomorrow for more chances to win.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/18/15 - 03:09 PM
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