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Coheed and Cambria's new album The Afterman: Descension is streaming in full, right here.
Garett Press on 02/04/13 - 06:52 AM
Fall Out Boy will release Save Rock and Roll on May 7th. You can hear the band's new song "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)" in the replies, where you can also find dates for their upcoming tour. You can pre-order the album here.

Update: The song is now #1 on iTunes' Alt Charts, #2 overall.

Update #2: Fall Out Boy will be playing Reading and Leeds 2013.

Update #3: Butch Walker produced the entire album and co-wrote the single.

Update #4: If you missed the interview on the radio this morning, you can now hear it here.
Drew Beringer on 02/04/13 - 06:49 AM
Vampire Weekend have released the title of their third LP in a unique way. The band placed an ad in The New York Times classified section revealing the title of their new album, Modern Vampires of The City. The band will release their new album on May 7th, 2013 via XL Recordings.

Track Listing
01) Obvious Bicycle
02) Unbelievers
03) Step
04) Diane Young
05) Don't Lie
06) Hannah Hunt
07) Everlasting Arms
08) Finger Back
09) Worship You
10) Ya Hey
11) Hudson
12) Young Lion
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/04/13 - 06:41 AM
Standing there with all of my possessions piled higher than a house, I felt closer to you than you ever would have known.
Staff ReviewsCity Lights - Acoustic EP (Kelly Doherty)
TTNG - 13.0.0.0.0 (Blake Solomon)
Texas is the Reason - Do You Know Who You Are?: The Complete Collection (Jason Gardner)
Squid The Whale - Four More (Jack Appleby)
Kelly Doherty on 02/04/13 - 05:56 AM
Silverstein has always been one of the more underrated "post-hardcore" bands in our scene. Despite moderate success over the years and some truly fantastic albums, the Ontario quintet has never seemed to garner as much respect or appreciation as their material deserves. With the band releasing its seventh studio album This Is How The Wind Shifts tomorrow (as well as chatting with us later tonight at 5 PM PST / 8 PM EST), I wanted to show some love to the band on this week's "Countdown." The band has evolved and refined its post-hardcore sound over the course of its 13 year career - the band sounds unrecognizable on its debut When Broken Is Easily Fixed. The growth and progress in
Drew Beringer on 02/04/13 - 05:36 AM
We're back with a new "Jono Goes To The Movies" column from The Swellers' drummer Jonathan Diener, where he gives his thoughts and opinions on new (and old) movies. Do you have any movies you'd like him to review? Put your suggestions in the comments. Hit the replies to read his review of The Last Stand.
Drew Beringer on 02/04/13 - 04:12 AM
The other night at Finch's show at the Glasshouse they had professional cameras filming the show. Looks like What It Is To Burn may get a DVD treatment for it's 10th birthday.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/04/13 - 12:51 AM
You can stream My Chemical Romance's "Surrender The Night" and "Burn Bright" here.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/04/13 - 12:48 AM
You can watch Balance and Composure's full set from their show on February 2nd in Chicago in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/04/13 - 12:44 AM
Beyonce's Super Bowl halftime performance can be found in the replies. She has also announced "The Mrs. Carter Show" world tour, which you can find dates for in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/04/13 - 12:39 AM
A major announcement will be made by Q87.7, a radio station out of Chicago later this morning at 9am EST/8am CST. Would it be wrong to assume it has something to do with Fall Out Boy? Keep posted and we'll let you know as things unfold.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 11:36 PM
Max Bemis' song shop has reopened for business, now with the option of having Sherri Dupree Bemis appear on your song.
Hey y'all... just wanted to say as we approach the 2013 opening of Song Shop that it has been a great honor being able to do this project for the past 4 or 5 years. As of now we have sent out about 3000 songs (crazzzzy) and I couldn't be more proud of the reactions we've been getting. It's beyond fulfilling and I am so thankful to get to know all of you so closely. Many of you guys know my wife Sherri and I are about to have our first daughter, Lucy- even though technically when you buy a song you're paying for a service, you're also giving us as a family a huge...
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/03/13 - 11:00 PM
PropertyOfZack ran a feature about albums they believe deserve a second chance - among which they included Blink-182's Neighborhoods, Say Anything's Anarchy, My Dear, New Found Glory's Coming Home, Brand New's Daisy, Yellowcard's Lights and Sounds, and a few other records that have divided up the opinions of many of our readers. Check out the post and discuss your thoughts on these records in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 02/03/13 - 09:35 PM
Pete Wentz was interviewed by The Chicago Tribune last night at Angels & Kings' two year anniversary, where he spoke up about the rumors of Fall Out Boy reuniting. Pete stated "I'd say don't hold your breath that it's happening," despite the rumblings over the past two weeks. With that being said, it's worth noting that the whole band has been seen in Chicago.
"People came out of the woodwork for a little bit," Wentz said of the reaction of his friends and family to the reunion rumor. "But I feel like I'm so far removed. I'm no help. People asked 'Is this happening?' 'I'm not the person that can help you out. All I know is it's not.'"
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 06:33 PM
Last night at Justin Timberlake's first show in four years, he performed two new songs along with his new single, "Suit & Tie." Head to the replies to listen to the two new songs "Little Pusher Lover Girl" and "That Girl" respectively.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 03:47 PM
The second pressing of Something Corporate's Leaving Through the Window is on sale now from Enjoy the Ride Records. A new pressing HRVRD's The Inevitable and I is also available.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/03/13 - 12:10 PM
Stream Calmosa's EP Seasons here.
Christian Wagner on 02/03/13 - 11:46 AM
Head to the replies for this week's Small Band Round-Up.
Christian Wagner on 02/03/13 - 11:45 AM
Las Vegas' Avalon Landing have created a studio blog. The band is currently working on their debut album with producer Bryan Russell (Straylight Run, Envy on the Coast, Coldplay, Paul Simon, Steely Dan). The album is due later this year.
Gregory Robson on 02/03/13 - 07:45 AM
This week on the Self Promotion Spotlight the excellent Tarantulahawk can be found. The band deal in rabble rousing midwest emo that brings to mind Hot Rod Circuit, if Hot Rod Circuit were an emo band. Their most recent split ...Happy Again is superb and also features Cardinal, a similarly great band. The split is available as 'name your price' on Bandcamp. 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 02/03/13 - 03:48 AM
You can now stream My Bloody Valentine's mbv in full here.
Kelly Doherty on 02/03/13 - 03:02 AM
Bomb The Music Industry! have announced their final two west coast shows. February 28th in Los Angeles and March 2nd in San Francisco.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 12:37 AM
The Little Indians have 16 songs finished for a new album.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 12:35 AM
Into It. Over It. is the first band announced for this year's Bled Fest in Howell, Michigan which will take place on May 25th, 2013.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 12:32 AM
You can watch Robb Flynn (Machine Head) cover He Is Legend's "Stranger Danger" in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 12:30 AM
James Dewees has bought back the domain for Reggie and The Full Effect and says "Welcome back to Reggieland!" Think we could be seeing some new music soon?

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 12:27 AM
A lost Jimi Hendrix album is going to be released this year.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 12:14 AM
You can listen to the new Coheed and Cambria song "Gravity's Union" on the AV Club.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/03/13 - 12:07 AM
View From An Airplane will release their new full length album this Spring.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/02/13 - 11:59 PM
"Please fall asleep so I can take pictures of you and hang them in my room."
Jason TateCheck the blog: chorus.fm
Ryan GardnerThe Front Bottoms and being super excited for Lydia's upcoming record, Devil
Jake DenningCurrently enjoying the new album from The Color Morale, Know Hope. You can pre-order it here. Also, I know it's not very "punk", but I've been listening to the Zac Brown Band.
Keagan IlvonenObviously Fall Out Boy, Aficionado and State Champs as they work on new demos. Also excited to check out Pete Wentz's new book Gray and Michael Hainey's After Visiting Friends that drop in a few weeks.
Dre OkorleyDefinitely excited about Aficionado, as I listed them in my top 10 of 2011. QOTSA,...
Ryan Gardner on 02/02/13 - 10:16 PM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on 02/02/13 - 10:15 PM
Big D and The Kids Table have launched a Kickstarter to help fund their next two albums.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/02/13 - 10:05 PM
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 02/02/13 - 08:39 PM
Watch Elliot Coleman of Zelliack perform "Call Me Old Fashioned" without a mic or effects in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 02/02/13 - 07:39 PM
Dance Gavin Dance guitarist Will Swan has formed Blue Swan Records and signed Las Vegas' Stolas, who will release their new full-length on March 14. The record features guest vocals from A Lot Like Birds' Kurt Travis and Cory Lockwood, DGD's Tilian Pearson, Hail The Sun's Donovan Melero, and Jonny Craig. Tracklisting, tour dates, and additional info in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 02/02/13 - 06:44 PM
PropertyofZack has confirmed 20 new artists for this year's Skate and Surf Festival. Notables include Balance and Composure, Cartel, Streetlight Manifesto and LIGHTS. You can find the whole list in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/02/13 - 05:11 PM
Fun.'s album Some Nights has officially gone platinum.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/02/13 - 03:02 PM
Update: The album is now available here.

Apparently My Bloody Valentine is going to release their new album tonight.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/02/13 - 02:49 PM
The artwork for both the standard and special editions of Killswitch Engage's Disarm the Descent can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/02/13 - 11:10 AM
Russian president Vladimir Putin has hired Boyz II Men in an effort to increase the country's birth rate.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/02/13 - 09:55 AM
Did you miss any of the popular album reviews around the website last week?

Popular Album Reviews
1) Local Natives - Hummingbird by Kelly Doherty (90%)
2) Tiny Moving Parts - This Couch Is Long... by Kelly Doherty (95%)
3) This Old Ghost - Family Room by Blake Solomon (85%)
4) Squid The Whale - Four More by Jack Appleby (80%)
5) Anavae - Into the Aether EP by Gregory Robson (75%)
6) Hidden Towers - Olympus Mons by Gregory Robson (75%)


Check out all the reviews here.
Jason Tate on 02/02/13 - 08:00 AM
Jason Tate on 02/02/13 - 06:00 AM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 02/02/13 - 05:29 AM
You can watch Alexisonfire's set from their Farewell show in Sydney on Mosh Cam.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/01/13 - 10:40 PM
Head to the replies to stream a new Josh Ritter track entitled "In Your Arms Again."

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/01/13 - 10:37 PM
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