Please welcome Cody Nelson, whom is our newest addition to the AbsolutePunk.net staff. He'll be focusing on bringing comedy content to the site, such as reviews, interviews, and weekly round-up. It's an area I've wanted to cover on the site for a while, especially with all the interest in stand-up and the like in our Entertainment forum.
Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 01:20 PM
Cartel's "Disconnect" can be streamed here and the album is now available for pre-order on vinyl.
Jason Tate on 03/20/13 - 01:19 PM
Another week, another album sale round up: Bon Jovi takes the top of the charts this week with 95k copies sold, and David Bowie comes in at number two with around 85k copies. Luke Bryan's Spring Break drops to number three with another 60 thousand. Overall album sales in this past chart week totaled 5.57 million units, up 2% compared with the sum last week and down 1% compared with the comparable sales week of 2012. Year to date album sales stand at 61.42 million, down 7% compared to the same total at this point last yea. More notable album sales are included below.

Album SalesSound City - Sound City (36,000)
Mumford and Sons - Babel (30,000 / 2,093,000)
Fun. - Some Nights (23,000 /...
Jason Tate on 03/20/13 - 01:15 PM
I don't trust fish! They breathe water, that's crazy!
ReviewsSilverstein - This Is How The Wind Shifts (Drew Beringer)
ExclusivesBelgrade Song Premiere
Streetlight Fire Song Premiere
Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 01:15 PM
The Color Morale's Know Hope is streaming here. The album was voted the #1 most anticipated by our readers; does it live up to your expectations?
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 01:00 PM
You can watch the first promo for Louis CK's upcoming special "Oh My God" in the replies. The special premieres on HBO Saturday, April 13th at 10pm.
Cody Nelson on 03/20/13 - 12:25 PM
Put the high-resolution version of the new Fall Out Boy album cover in our gallery.
Jason Tate on 03/20/13 - 11:45 AM
You can watch the first "on the road" tour video from Of Mice & Men in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 11:25 AM
An interview with Justin Timberlake's manager outlines the entire process of releasing his new album. There's a lot of insider-baseball stuff in there, but it's quite interesting to read.
I like to do this thing where we do a countdown clock and then deliver music from it -- so what are we gonna deliver? At one point we even talked about having the countdown clock go into streaming the whole album, but then obviously we had to have conversations with the label and partners who wanted to be involved with the release of his music. So we ended up compromising and putting a single out and shortening the window to the album [release], because [usually artists] put the single out then wait...
Jason Tate on 03/20/13 - 11:19 AM
Alter The Press wants you to cast your vote on the best Simple Plan collaboration.
Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 11:17 AM
Looks like You, Me, And Everyone We Know will be recording a new EP in April titled I Wish More People Gave A Shit.

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Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 11:09 AM
A Day To Remember has finished tracking on its upcoming album, Common Courtesy.

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Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 11:07 AM
Cassino's Kingprince is available on vinyl again. You can pre-order it here.

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Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 11:00 AM
PureVolume has premiered part 2 of the Shone documentary here.

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Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 10:54 AM
Depeche Mode album Delta Machine is currently streaming in its entirety on iTunes.

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Jason Tate on 03/20/13 - 10:39 AM
Evan (Into It. Over It.) is teasing something for tomorrow. A new IIOI song, perhaps?
Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 10:13 AM
Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls will set out on a North American co-headlining tour this summer. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 10:00 AM
The Hush Sound have released their first new song in 5 years. Listen to "Not a Stranger" over at The AV Club.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 09:55 AM
Motion City Soundtrack drummer Tony Thaxton has left the band. Claudio Rivera (Saves the Day) will be filling in.
Our beloved drummer Tony Thaxton has decided to leave the band. We really hate to see him go, but we fully support him in his choice and wish him the absolute best in the future. Tony’s contribution to the band over the last 11+ years was immeasurable, both on the stage and off. We’re really glad to have been able to share some truly amazing times with such a great drummer and friend. He will be missed.

Here are a few words from Tony:

“I’m afraid the time has come for me to move on from Motion City Soundtrack. This was an extremely, extremely hard decision to make,...
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 09:38 AM
If you dig the chill and laid-back stylings of bands like Minus The Bear and Real Estate, then you should spend the next three minutes checking out our premiere of Belgrade's new song, "Protest." Featuring former members from bands like Restorations and The Progress, this little indie jam will certainly have you tapping your feet. Check it out in the replies or over at the band's AP.net profile. The song is off the band's upcoming new album, which will be released in April.
Drew Beringer on 03/20/13 - 09:34 AM
Craig and I are taking a week off from the "My Back Pages" feature. Be sure to join us next Tuesday as we discuss a record with some of the most brilliant guitar work in the history of rock 'n roll. Stay tuned!
Chris Collum on 03/20/13 - 09:26 AM
Copeland's Eat, Sleep, Repeat vinyl pre-orders are now live.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 09:12 AM
Senses Fail's new album, Renacer, is streaming here. What do you think?
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 08:44 AM
Socratic posted a free download of "In a House," an acoustic B-side from their last album, on soundcloud. You can also watch them perform covers of the Pixies' "Where Is My Mind and The Beatles' "In My Life" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 08:40 AM
The Architects have launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund their ambitious concept album/comic book series.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 08:37 AM
Watch Daddy's (James Franco) music video for "Love in the Old Days (Ted James 1999 Remix)" in the replies. It's not safe for work.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 08:35 AM
Atlantic Records has signed Canadian hip-hop artist Classified. Listen to his breakout hit, "Inner Ninja," in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 08:31 AM
Lamb of God's upcoming tour dates can be found in the replies. Decapitated will provide support on the entire tour, while Terror and The Acacia Strain will each be on portion.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 08:28 AM
Vanna's music video for "Year of the Rat" can be seen here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 08:23 AM
Members of Thursday, Glassjaw, From Autumn to Ashes, and Death in the Park have started a new band called Get Involved. The group has created a Kickstarter to raise money to record an EP. Watch a video about the project and members in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 03/20/13 - 08:01 AM
Streetlight Fire have been hard at work recording their new record, The Sun Stands Still, with producer Dryw Owens (Consider the Thief, From Indian Lakes). Today, we are excited to premiere "Everest" from the record, which can be heard on their AP.net Profile or in the replies. If you're a fan of The Dangerous Summer or The American Scene this should be right up your alley. The album is set for a late spring release.
Ryan Gardner on 03/20/13 - 07:42 AM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Adalene. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 03/19/13 - 07:51 PM
The full line-up for Amnesia Rockfest (formerly known as D-Tox Rockfest) can be found in the replies. The festival takes place in Montebello, Quebec from June 14th-15th.
Deborah Remus on 03/19/13 - 07:07 PM
Justin Timberlake's video for "Mirrors" can be seen here.
Jason Tate on 03/19/13 - 06:27 PM
"Smash" will feature a song that Andrew McMahon wrote called "I Heard Your Voice in a Dream" tonight at 10/9c on NBC.

Update: Just kidding. Looks like it'll be a couple weeks away now.
Jason Tate on 03/19/13 - 05:22 PM
Metro Station have set up an indiegogo campaign for a new EP. I'm not one to usually make jokes about these things ... but shouldn't some of that "Achy Breaky Heart" fuck-you-money help fund this? Or did they boot that guy out of this band? I'm confused. Anyway ... um ... yeah.

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Jason Tate on 03/19/13 - 05:17 PM
Update: The chat is now over. We'd like to thank Jimmy for taking time out of his busy schedule to talk with us! Go catch the band on their upcoming tour!

Jimmy from Mindless Self Indulgence will be chatting on here at 7pm EST/4pm PST. Stop by to talk about the band's new album, their upcoming tour or anything in general!
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/19/13 - 03:39 PM
Head to replies to check out the user reviews submitted in the past week.
Kelly Doherty on 03/19/13 - 03:29 PM
Watch Biting Elbows' music video for "Bad Motherfucker" in the replies. It's one of the coolest videos I've seen in a while.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/19/13 - 03:08 PM
Today is JT Woodruff's (Hawthorne Heights) birthday. Head to the replies to wish him a happy one.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/19/13 - 02:37 PM
A Wilhelm Scream's new record is finished being mixed. Artwork is being prepared and the band will be shooting the second of two recent videos tonight. Ummm, get ready.

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Jason Tate on 03/19/13 - 02:21 PM
Hit the replies to hear a new Danny Brown song titled "Kush Coma." The album version will feature A$AP Rocky.
Jake Jenkins on 03/19/13 - 01:55 PM
One of our most anticipated album releases for this year has now been confirmed as Savages will release their debut album, Silence Yourself, on May 6th via Matador/Pop Noire. Head to the replies for the artwork and a new track titled "She Will."

Track Listing
01) Shut Up
02) I Am Here
03) City’s Full
04) Strife
05) Waiting For A Sign
06) Dead Nature
07) She Will
08) No Face
09) Hit Me
10) Husbands
11) Marshal Dear
Kyle Huntington on 03/19/13 - 01:52 PM
The Wonder Years have released an album trailer for The Greatest Generation, which drops May 14 via Hopeless Records. In it, the band explains the meaning behind the album's title and talks a bit about the album writing and recording process. There's video of the guys in the studio and there's a new song clip in there, taken from the opening track "There, There." Check it out in the replies. Oh, and they've also updated their website.
I wanna be remembered for more than this. I think we all do. See, people say the greatest generation has come and gone, but they're wrong. They haven't seen what we're capable of.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/19/13 - 01:31 PM
PropertyOfZack has published the latest installment in its "Decade" feature. Today, they look back on Copeland's Beneath Medicine Tree. Check it out here.
Drew Beringer on 03/19/13 - 01:22 PM
Touché Amoré and Title Fight will be releasing a split 7" on Record Store Day (on red out of 1000 with more colors to follow). You can listen to clips lips of "Face Ghost" performed by Title Fight (originally performed by Touché Amoré) and "Crescent-Shaped Depression" performed by Touché Amoré (originally performed by Title Fight) in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 03/19/13 - 01:12 PM
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