Head over to Adult Swim to hear a new Friendzone song featuring Mykki Blanco.
Jake Jenkins on 07/08/13 - 12:33 PM
So Jason and I have been kicking around some ideas for the AbsolutePunk Podcast and we thought we'd try out a monthly feature in which we'd try to answer any and all questions posed to us in its accompanying thread. So, have at it - post a question (or questions) you've been dying to know the answers to. We'll be back this Friday with our latest episode featuring Vinnie Caruana of I Am The Avalanche.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 12:29 PM
PropertyOfZack has posted some of its favorite songs of 2013 halfway in here. What have your favorite songs been?
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 12:21 PM
Soundsupply has released its latest 'drop.'. Soundsupply is a new website that bundles together a bunch of digital albums - all for one price. This month's collection is really great. Check out a video explaining the new drop in the replies.

Albums Offered:
1. Allison Weiss - Say What You Mean (No Sleep Records)
2. Koji - Crooked In My Mind (Run For Cover Records)
3. Shugo Tokumaru - In Focus? (Polyvinyl Records)
4. Daylight - Jar (Run For Cover Records)
5. California Wives - Art History (Vagrant Records)
6. Little Big League - These Are Good People (Tiny Engines)
7. Conveyor - Conveyor (Paper Garden Records)
8. COIN - 1992 (Self-released)
9. Have Mercy - The Earth Pushed...
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 12:12 PM
The always-controversial Dane Cook is gearing up for the start of his Under Oath tour, his first set of headlining dates in over four years. Taking place later this fall, tickets go on sale this Friday. An interview with Cook detailing the tour and the current state of his career can be found at Entertainment Weekly, while the upcoming dates and a tour poster can be found in the replies.
Cody Nelson on 07/08/13 - 12:06 PM
Under The Gun has posted its list of 10 Albums from the first half of 2013 that you may have missed and need to hear now. Check it out here.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 11:59 AM
You can watch a new Oathbreaker video for the band's new song "No Rest For The Weary" in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming new album, Eros|Anteros, in stores stores August 20th via Deathwish.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 11:56 AM
Tomorrow marks the release the debut EP release from one of No Sleep Records' latest signings - Baltimore's In Between. But today you get an early taste of "Still," a five-song EP that melds post-hardcore aggression with pop-punk buoyancy. It's a killer release that'll most definitely get your feet moving. Check it out in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile. You can pre-order the album here.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 11:52 AM
You can stream a new The Dangerous Summer track titled "Sins" over at AltPress. It's off the band's upcoming album, Golden Record, which hits stores on August 6th. You can read my review of the record here.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 11:17 AM
Because apparently this is just the day when everything in comedy is released, we've got a second helping of Ben Schwartz and Paul F. Tompkins for you, as the former is the latest guest on the latter's wonderful webseries Speakeasy. You can check the episode out in the replies.
Cody Nelson on 07/08/13 - 11:16 AM
Indie record label Kill Rock Stars is venturing into the comedy world, and their inaugural release, Kurt Braunohler's upcoming How Do I Land?, due out August 20th, is certainly gearing up to be quite memorable. You can check out a track from the album here, and look at the insane pre-order selection over at Kill Rock Stars' website. Seriously, even if you aren't going to buy it, check them out.
Cody Nelson on 07/08/13 - 10:51 AM
Thirty Seconds To Mars have announced a new fall tour starting in late September. Head to the replies to find the dates. Presale begins Wednesday on the band's site when you purchase their new album, Love Lust Faith + Dreams.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/08/13 - 09:50 AM
You can stream One Hundred Year Ocean's (Derrick of TWIABP) new EP, Where Were You While We Were Getting High? over at his bandcamp. Check out my review of the EP here.
Ryan Dennehy on 07/08/13 - 09:46 AM
Head to the replies to stream a new song from AlunaGeorge titled "Bad Idea." The track is from their forthcoming album, Body Music, due out July 29.
Jake Jenkins on 07/08/13 - 09:43 AM
Head to the replies to watch Franz Ferdinand's new music video for "Right Action." The band's new album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, is set to be released on August 27th.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/08/13 - 09:10 AM
Born Without Bones is going on tour. Dates are in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 07/08/13 - 07:18 AM
You can stream a new Echo Base song called "Have You Had a Nü-Castle Brown Ale" (RIYL: Topshelf Records) on their Bandcamp; it appears on a new compilation called Welcome to Tallahassee! and will also be on the band's forthcoming debut LP.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/08/13 - 07:08 AM
Head to the replies for this week's Small Band Round-Up.
Christian Wagner on 07/08/13 - 06:38 AM
You can watch The Lonely Island's new video for "We Need Love" in the replies.
Cody Nelson on 07/08/13 - 06:24 AM
In honor of America's recent birthday, comedian Megan Amram has written a great review of the country thus far which you can read over here. Thoughts on the score?
Cody Nelson on 07/08/13 - 06:23 AM
Today we've got an exclusive stream of The Heights' upcoming new EP, Drag Race on The Moon. The Toronto quartet specializes in the kind of pop-rock that made bands like Jack's Mannequin and Angles and Airwaves a hit with fans. The EP is available for purchase tomorrow, but you can stream it early in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 06:19 AM
Combining forces to create an arguably perfect lineup, Ben Schwartz (House of Lies, Parks & Recreation) and Werner Herzog (Jack Reacher, etc.) are today's guests on Comedy Bang! Bang! You can listen to the episode in the replies.
Cody Nelson on 07/08/13 - 05:18 AM
Avoid hard drugs, they make you talk too loud and that’s annoying.
Staff ReviewsThe Dangerous Summer - Golden Record (Drew Beringer)
letlive. - The Blackest Beautiful (Jack Appleby)
Zomby - With Love (Jake Jenkins)
Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels (Jake Jenkins)
Pity Sex - Feast of Love (Ryan Dennehy)
Matthew Vincent & Alexander Correia - Split (Ryan Gardner)
One Hundred Year OceanWhere Were You When We Were Getting High? (Ryan Dennehy)
Some Stranger - Some Stranger EP (Zac Djamoos)
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 04:24 AM
Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying) has written a blog about recent events surrounding his arrest, his faith, and the future.

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Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 03:45 AM
If you go to Avenged Sevenfold's website and tune into channel 7 or number 13 on the dial, you will unveil a new piece to "Hail to the King."

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Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 03:41 AM
InVogue Records has signed Dayseeker and will release its debut full-length on October 29th.

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Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 03:37 AM
Looks like He Is Legend has started pre-production on its upcoming album.

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Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 03:35 AM
John Mayer will be releasing "Dear Marie" on July 16th. The song is off his upcoming album, Paradise Valley, which will be in stores August 20th.

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Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 03:32 AM
You can stream a new SECRETS' song titled "Maybe Next May" in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming album, Fragile Figures, in stores July 23rd.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 03:11 AM
It looks like Relient K may enter this week's top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart with close to 15k records sold.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 03:07 AM
In a recent interview, Jack Barakat and Rian Dawson stated that their band All Time Low has started to work on new material. You can watch the entire interview in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 07/08/13 - 03:04 AM
I See Stars missed today's New Jersey date on Warped Tour. The reason? An anonymous tip from someone on the tour told me the band was kicked off today's date because they "never unload the stage truck."
Drew Beringer on 07/07/13 - 08:35 PM
This week on the Self Promotion Spotlight I found the lovely Friend Skeletons, an indie tinged punk band from Providence. The band incorporate math-y twinkles, catchy melodies and a general punk vibe into their music and their distinct vocals and organic feel are highly striking. If The Gaslight Anthem and American Football combined, the product could sound a little like this. Download their new EP People on their Bandcamp as 'name your price'. 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 07/07/13 - 01:08 PM
Head to replies to check out the user reviews submitted in the past week.
Kelly Doherty on 07/07/13 - 12:50 PM
"So gentlemen, if you are gonna preach, for God sakes preach with conviction."
Jake DenningI was recently shown the debut by A Boy And His Kite, and I was blown away. Recommended if you like Bon Iver. Check out on Spotify here.
Ryan GardnerPanic! At The Disco's A Fever You Can't Sweat Out, Acceptance's Phantoms, The Academy Is...'s Almost Here, and Anberlin
Deborah RemusGo see The Flatliners and A Wilhelm Scream live if you ever get the chance.
Kyle HuntingtonDrenge - if you like Japandroids but with an influence of The Doors, The Damned and The White Stripes...they're for you. Check out "Backwaters" and more here.
Jake JenkinsRun The Jewels - Run The Jewels and Zomby - With Love. Reviews...
Jake Denning on 07/07/13 - 06:54 AM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on 07/07/13 - 06:45 AM
View From An Airplane will release their self-titled album on July 23rd. You can find the album artwork in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/06/13 - 08:30 PM
Head to the replies to view and discuss this week in Movie, Television and DVD news.
Thomas Balkcom on 07/06/13 - 04:42 PM
Head to the replies to read this week's Australian Music Round-Up.
Deborah Remus on 07/06/13 - 02:47 PM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 07/06/13 - 03:42 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 and chats posted this week.
Andy Biddulph on 07/06/13 - 02:27 AM
Far From Proper released their video for "Mistakes." You can view it in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 07/05/13 - 04:04 PM
Soundsupply has released volume 2 of their "Best New Music" compilation. It features 19 new songs from some of their current favorite bands. It is available as a free download in MP3 or FLAC via their mailing list. Anyone can sign up at www.soundsupply.com and it will get sent to them automatically. Check out the lineup below.

Songs Offered
1. Pity Sex "Wind-Up" (Run For Cover Records)
2. On An On "Ghosts" (Roll Call Records)
3. Banquets "Call It A Comeback" (Black Numbers Records)
4. A Great Big Piles Of Leaves "Pet Mouse" (Topshelf Records)
5. Lemuria "Brilliant Dancer" (Bridge Nine Records)
6. Rodeo Ruby Love "It Was Weird" (Pentimento Music Co.)
7. Wintersleep...
Drew Beringer on 07/05/13 - 02:48 PM
David Kennedy (Angels and Airwaves) has started a pretty cool looking coffee roasting company called James Coffee Co.
We offer a revolving assortment of distinctive single-origin beans as well as exclusive James Coffee crafted blends. Using modest production methods we are able to approach each individual roast as an opportunity to elevate and preserve our quality and taste.
Jason Tate on 07/05/13 - 01:36 PM
Much The Same are offering a free download of their 2001 debut EP Caught Off Guard.
Jason Tate on 07/05/13 - 11:07 AM
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