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This week's installment of Free Music Friday can be found in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on 12/28/12 - 01:38 AM
Watch All Time Low perform "The Reckless And The Brave" and "For Baltimore" acoustic in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 12/27/12 - 06:58 PM
PureVolume recently sat down with Austin Carlile (Of Mice & Men) and talked about his work ethic, the band's upcoming album, and more.
From The InterviewTwo or three years ago, I may have gotten sucked into that stuff and voiced my opinion on this or that. But at this point in my life, I don't need somebody else's opinion. It absolutely makes me sick to see some of the hating on each other online. I think it's bullshit, and I think it's time for people in our industry to grow up. Instead of wasting time trying to be hurtful to someone else, why not try to help yourself and do something bigger?
Drew Beringer on 12/27/12 - 06:11 PM
blink-182’s dogs eating dogs debuted at #23 On The Billboard 200 as well as #3 on the Independent Albums chart, #5 on the Rock chart, #2 on the Alternative Albums chart and #3 on the Digital Albums chart.
Christian Wagner on 12/27/12 - 05:40 PM
Head to replies to see Modern Baseball's upcoming tour dates.
Kelly Doherty on 12/27/12 - 02:49 PM
As the new year approaches, it seems like a good time to reach out and see what you want to see more of in 2013 on AbsolutePunk. We pride our self on our diversity and that's what we're always trying to improve. So let us know what music you want more of, what bands you would like to talk to, what interviews you'd like to read and everything in between. Head to the replies to let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate. Without you, the site is nothing so we want to thank you all for continually staying loyal and being the best group of music fans on the internet.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/27/12 - 01:55 PM
Night Verses will begin recording their debut-full length with producer Kris Crummett on January 5. Check out a teaser video in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 12/27/12 - 12:46 PM
Carawae (featuring members of Go Radio, Colour Color and Fit For Rivals), has announced a reunion show with special guests Asteria, The Sun And The Sea, and Famous Like You. You can view a show flyer in the replies for details.
Christian Wagner on 12/27/12 - 11:49 AM
Seaway's music video for "Homewrecker" can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/27/12 - 09:11 AM
JT Woodruff (Hawthorne Heights) and Mark Rose (ex-Spitalfield) will team up for the Warm Our Bones, Caffeinate Our Hearts acoustic tour in January. Dates can be found in the replies. Pre-order Mark's new EP, The Sound of a Turnaround, here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/27/12 - 08:55 AM
I’d rather spend my evening talking to Chloe on Twitter than having to look you right in your eyes.
Show ReviewsKillswitch Engage, Shadows Fall, Acaro, Once Beloved - Northampton, MA (Alex DiVincenzo)
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/27/12 - 05:54 AM
It may be a few days late but that's okay. James Dean Wells of The Gay Blades has written a new Christmas jingle entitled "Sorry Santa" that you can stream on Bandcamp. You'll want to give this a spin, it's pretty groovy.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/26/12 - 11:50 PM
Today is Hayley Williams' (Paramore) 24th birthday. Be sure to leave her some love in the replies or give her a shout on Twitter!
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/26/12 - 09:11 PM
You can now stream/purchase Rob Freeman's (Hidden In Plain View) new album, Destination You on Bandcamp. All of the proceeds will be donated to Conquer Chiari. So skip your morning coffee one day this week and support a good cause!
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/26/12 - 06:43 PM
Ryan Russell has posted a video playlist of his favorite Nervous Energies sessions from 2012. After the favorites--which include Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!, Kevin Devine playing a Miracle of '86 song, Peelander-Z acting really weird and Basement in what was their last session--are two new videos that weren't released earlier this year. The two new ones are Cory Branan covering Big Star and White Wives covering Neutral Milk Hotel.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/26/12 - 01:02 PM
Gameday Regulars have released a new song entitled "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" via their Bandcamp. The band's new EP, Nobody Likes a Quitter will be released on January 8th, 2013 via Veggie Co. Records.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/26/12 - 12:56 PM
Transit frontman Joe Boynton has released his first limited-edition inspirational poster print. It's hand-printed and limited to 50.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/26/12 - 12:55 PM
Squid The Whale is back on #whalewednesday with an excellent brand new song, "Drown Pt.2", which you can check out on the Stheart blog. A new song will be released on Wednesdays, leading up to the release of a brand new EP, Four More out Jan 30th.
Jake Denning on 12/26/12 - 12:53 PM
Therefore I Am will play their final reunion show tomorrow, December 27th, at The Met in Pawtucket, RI with Vanna and more. Tickets are available here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/26/12 - 12:43 PM
Call It Fiction has released "These Walls" demo for free on Bandcamp.
Christian Wagner on 12/26/12 - 12:25 PM
Head to replies to check out the user reviews submitted in the past week.
Kelly Doherty on 12/26/12 - 04:36 AM
Join in with the crew discussing and trying to solve the mystery that is Shone. Things are getting even weirder and more interesting.

Update: Mysterious letters are being sent to people who signed up for the mailing list. If you received one, come share in the thread!
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 10:19 PM
Christmas may be coming to an end but that doesn't mean the gifts have to stop! We're teaming up with Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction and Dobel Tequila to give away an awesome prize package for all of you 21+ readers. We are giving one lucky U.S. reader a bottle of Dobel Tequila and a special edition photography book from legendary music industry photographer Danny Clinch. Both items will be autographed by Perry Farrell as well! All you have to do is head over to our Tumblr to enter. While you're at it, like Dobel on Facebook to get a free download of Jane's Addiction's new album, The Great Escape Artist.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 09:45 PM
You can now stream/download Sweet Valley's (Nathan of Wavves) new album, Jenova on Bandcamp.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 08:37 PM
Blacklist Royals have released a Christmas song featuring Red City Radio. You can stream "A Vagabond Christmas Song" in the replies and download it for free here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 05:50 PM
Former Thieves are calling it quits. You can read a full statement from the band in the replies.
From The BandThe actual difficulty of being a band transcends location, privilege, ultimate goals, or musical ability. It's staying a band. That's the hard part. As a band progresses and time moves on, there is a lot of life happening in the periphery. It gets to be a lot to balance. The task becomes how well you can keep one foot planted in two polarized worlds, without getting completely lost in the tap-dancing act of making a home life and a band life work. There's no easy way to say this, but that's where we as Former Thieves have become exhausted.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 04:52 PM
Jump to the replies to stream a new Ice Nine Kills' track "What I Never Learned in Study Hall" featuring Tyler Carter (Issues).

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 01:58 PM
The Hamptons have released their third song entitled "Seeing Your Ex On X-mas (Mistletoe Mistakes)" which you can hear in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 01:55 PM
You can listen to a new Frank Turner song entitled "Four Simple Words" in the replies. You can also download the track + a b-side here.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 01:52 PM
You can listen to two new Circa Survive Christmas songs in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/25/12 - 12:20 PM
Today we're debuting a new Knockout Kid song called "Wake Me Up When We're Underwater." As a Christmas present, the band is giving it away for free today only on Bandcamp. The band's new EP, The Callback EP, will be released via THC Music/INgrooves Fontana on January 8th. Head to the replies to check out the track and leave your thoughts as well.
Christian Wagner on 12/25/12 - 10:46 AM
Mac Miller & Ariana Grande have covered "Baby, It's Cold Outside", which you can stream/download here.
Jake Denning on 12/25/12 - 10:26 AM
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend for other viewers? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. Check out rdio or spinner for album streams of new releases.
Jason Tate on 12/25/12 - 01:00 AM
Merry Christmas! Have a splendid day.
Drew Beringer on 12/24/12 - 10:47 PM
Zac Eisenstein of Man Overboard released an acoustic Christmas song entitled "Holiday Cheer" for free.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/24/12 - 07:37 PM
Sam Russo released a song called "Merry Christmas, Baby I'm Sorry" over here. It's available through donation and all money raised will benefit the Salvation Army.
Deborah Remus on 12/24/12 - 07:14 PM
Truth Or Consequence is streaming a new song on Facebook called "Traveling Man." It will be on sale tomorrow.
Christian Wagner on 12/24/12 - 07:04 PM
Jarinus (side project of Bowling for Soup frontman Jaret Reddick) released a free Christmas song entitled "Happy Holidays Asshole."
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/24/12 - 02:10 PM
Hellogoodbye posted a new holiday ditty entitled "While We're Still Young (Christmastime)" on soundcloud.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/24/12 - 01:04 PM
It appears From Indian Lakes never stops - and we're not complaining. The band released their Able Bodies Acoustic Sessions today, and we've got a stream of "Below" - but why stop there? We gave away their holiday tune "I'll Be Home For Christmas" last Friday; your second chance for a free download is in the replies. Enjoy and let us know what you think.
Jack Appleby on 12/24/12 - 12:05 PM
Update: You can watch the whole episode here.

Obviously it's Christmas Eve and you probably have plans but if you don't, be sure to watch our very own Paul Tao tonight on the Wheel of Fortune.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/24/12 - 12:03 PM
The Gaslight Anthem have been performing a new song tentatively titled "Halloween" for the past couple weeks. Head to the replies to check out a couple videos of the band playing it.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/24/12 - 11:20 AM
You can download Wale's new mixtape Folarin here.
Drew Beringer on 12/24/12 - 11:18 AM
Artist Vs Poet will be releasing their new Keep Your Secrets EP on January 8th.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/24/12 - 11:17 AM
From Indian Lakes' Able Bodies Acoustic Sessions is now available to stream/download on Bandcamp.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/24/12 - 11:15 AM
The Max Bemis song shop will reopen on February 4th at midnight. For the first time, there will be an option to have Sherri Dupree Bemis appear in your song. Details can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/24/12 - 11:15 AM
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