Shone (a seven-piece featuring Andrew Accardi, Vin Accardi, Mike Strandberg, Brian Lane, Ben Homala, Joe Cannetti, and more) played their debut show showcasing Heat Thing at Mercury Lounge on Thursday, February 7, 2013, in New York City with support for Sleep Bellum Sonno.
Listen to As They Sleep's cover of Billy Squier's "The Stroke" in the replies. The band enlisted members of The Black Dahlia Murder, Nightshade, Hope For The Dying, Bury The Silence and A Sleepless Malice to help out.
New York City rockers Skaters have signed to Warner Bros. Records. Listen to "I Wanna Dance (But I Don't Know How)" here. The band will release a 7" single of the track on April 9th, followed by their debut full-length this summer.
Drew wrote about basically hanging out with Cassadee Pope all night at the Fall Out Boy show and not realizing it was her (could he be more of a rockstar now?). Anyway, the video of her singing "Sugar We're Going Down" can be found in the replies.
Melvins will release a covers album titled Everybody Loves Sausages on April 30th via Ipecac Recordings.
01) Warhead (Venom; Guest: Scott Kelly of Neurosis)
02) Best Friend (Queen; Guest: Caleb Benjamin of Tweak Bird)
03) Black Betty (Original artist unknown)
04) Set It On Fire (The Scientists; Guest: Mark Arm)
05) Station To Station (David Bowie; Guest: JG Thirlwell)
06) Attitude (The Kinks: Guest: Clem Burke of Blondie)
07) Female Trouble (Divine a.k.a. John Waters)
08) Carpe Diem (The Fugs)
09) Timothy Leary Lives (Pop-O-Pies)
10) In Every Dream Home A Heartache (Roxy Music; Guests: Jello Biafra and Kevin Rutmanis)
11) Romance (Tales of Terror)
Mindless Self Indulgence will release their first album in five years, How I Learned To Stop Giving A Shit And Love Mindless Self Indulgence, later this year. An official street date has not been announced, but it will be available early on the band's upcoming tour. Dates are in the replies.
Have you ever wanted your favorite Blink 182 song remixed? Or how about someone to comb your girlfriend's hair? Dillon Francis is here to save the day. He has updated his merch store with some pretty funny options.
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Today we're streaming Anavae's new EP, Stomr Chaser, which will be released next week on Lab Records. The UK duo have a knack for creating their own version of female fronted pop-rock that reminds me of VersaEmerge and Kenotia. Head over to the band's AP.net profile to stream the EP and leave your thoughts in the replies.
The track listing for The Strokes' upcoming album, Comedown Machine, has been released.
01) Tap Out
02) All The Time
03) One Way Trigger
04) Welcome to Japan
05) 80’s Comedown Machine
07) Slow Animals
08) Partners in Crime
10) Happy Endings
11) Call it Fate, Call it Karma
As many of you know, Vinnie Caruana just recently released his debut solo EP, City by the Sea, on I Surrender Records. So of course we're more than excited to bring you a new weekly tour diary feature titled Vinnie On The Road. Once a week, Vinnie will be sharing his general thoughts as he makes his way around the country on his Acoustic Basement Tour. Accompanying him are Geoff Rickly (Thursday), Koji, A Loss for Words, and Brian Marquis. So sit back, relax, and make sure to get your copy of City by the Sea.
We've got an afternoon stream for you guys tonight in the form of All Time Low's cover of Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors." The song appears on Hopeless Records' Love Is Hopeless Compilation, which just came out today. Check out All Time Low's very pop-punk take on the song on their AP.net Profile or in the replies, and pick up the 10-track compilation (which also features We Are The In Crowd, Yellowcard and more) for $4.99 right here.
The 2013 Eat Your Heart Out Festival will be taking place in Poughkeepsie, NY this weekend (February 8th-10th) and one of the band's playing the fest, Misery Signals, will be chatting with us in this thread at 8:30 PM EST, so stop by and hang out. They are currently recording new music, so feel free to chat about the recording process and the EYHO Fest this weekend.
Update: The chat is now over. Thanks to the band for hanging out with us tonight.
Hopeless Records' 2013 Love Is Hopeless compilation is now on iTunes.
01) All Time Low – True Colors (Cyndi Lauper cover)
02) We Are The In Crowd – Grenade (Bruno Mars cover)
03) The Used – Surrender
04) Air Dubai – Toxic (Britney Spears cover)
05) Divided By Friday – Locked Out Of Heaven (Bruno Mars cover)
06) For The Foxes – I Will Follow You Into The Dark (Death Cab For Cutie cover)
07) Yellowcard – Always Summer (Acoustic)
08) Anarbor – Useless
09) The Dangerous Summer – No One’s Gonna Need You More (Acoustic)
10) Driver Friendly – Lost Boys
When it began, straight edge was a term coined by Ian MacKaye in a Minor Threat tune and it had to do with his personal technique for keeping it together and how it sometimes made him feel like an outsider. He’s been pretty vocal about the fact that he never set it up to be a dogma or anything. In fact, in the very song where he lists off what gives him his ‘straight edge,’ he literally says “listen, there’s no set of rules.” However, like so many people who condemn homodom based on scripture, yet persist in eating shellfish, a lot of people took the “I don’t smoke, I don’t drink, I don’t fuck” section to be...
The 2013 Eat Your Heart Out Festival will be taking place in Poughkeepsie, NY this weekend (February 8th-10th) and one of the band's playing the fest, Misery Signals, will be chatting with us tonight at 8:30 PM EST, so stop by and hang out.
"The most mysterious part to me was that no one else-- no nerd or music engineer or memorabilia freak-- seemed to want it," frontman Thomas Mars told The New Yorker. "There was something a little spooky about him [Rose]. He was very pushy. It seemed like a scam. " After a prolonged and skeptical online back-and-forth with Rose, Mars committed to the console for a price of $17,000 (the original asking price was $32,000) and shipped it to Paris to begin mixing Bankrupt!.