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In a true moment of art imitating life, Prince has put Dave Chappelle as Prince from the famous Chappelle's Show sketch on the cover of his new single, "Breakfast Can Wait." Stream the song and behold the glory in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 08/19/13 - 08:59 AM
No Age have released a new video for their song "An Impression." The song comes off their new record, An Object, which releases tomorrow. Check it out in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 08/19/13 - 08:54 AM
Check out a new song from The Weeknd featuring Drake called "Live For" over on Soundcloud.
Blake Solomon on 08/19/13 - 08:47 AM
Dance Gavin Dance guitarist Will Swan posted a solo track to his Facebook, where he sings, raps, and plays all instruments. Hear the song in the replies.
I like making silly songs for my own amusement in my free time. I made this one a long time ago. I sing, rap, and made the music.
Jack Appleby on 08/19/13 - 08:25 AM
Watch For The Foxes' new video for "We're Coming Up" over at mtvU.
Christian Wagner on 08/19/13 - 07:37 AM
Icarus The Owl will hit the studio this fall with producer Kris Crummett (Sleeping With Sirens, Closure In Moscow, Dance Gavin Dance) for the follow up to their 2012 album, Love Always, Leviathan. They have launched a Kickstarter to help fund the album and have plans for a release date in February 2014.
Christian Wagner on 08/19/13 - 07:28 AM
"Too many shadows in my room, too many hours in this midnight."
Staff ReviewsJohn Mayer - Paradise Valley (Craig Manning)
A$AP Ferg - Trap Lord (Jake Jenkins)
Craig Manning on 08/19/13 - 07:15 AM
Hit the replies to watch the video for Tom Odell's new single, "Grow Old With Me".
Kyle Huntington on 08/19/13 - 04:28 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 posted this week.
Jonathan Bautts on 08/19/13 - 12:29 AM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 08/18/13 - 11:33 PM
As part of our continuing Riot Fest coverage, today we've got a 70-song playlist for you featuring the bands performing at the September festival. We used the Chicago lineup to curate our playlist, which can be found on Spotify and Rdio. You can see the tracklisting in the replies and check out the playlist, maybe while you peruse our Riot Fest coverage so far (including our Riot Fest For Dummies guide in case you missed that). Remember, you can pick up tickets on the festival's website.
Thomas Nassiff on 08/18/13 - 10:38 PM
Last week, an article on OC Weekly featured a quote from Touche Amore frontman Jeremy Bolm where he said his band would never play the Warped Tour. In the ensuing slew of opinions on the Internet responding to the quote, AltPress editor Scott Heisel commented that if you'd asked Touche Amore three years ago whether they'd open for AFI in 1,500-cap rooms, they probably would have said no. Bolm responded to this with a hell of a statement, a fraction of which is below. The rest is in the replies.
There is a world of difference playing alongside a band like AFI and a band like Atilla. My problem is playing alongside bands EVERY DAY that represent things that make my skin crawl.
Thomas Nassiff on 08/18/13 - 03:47 PM
Head to the replies to view and discuss this week in Movie, Television and DVD news.
Thomas Balkcom on 08/18/13 - 11:51 AM
Head to the replies for this week's Small Band Round-Up.
Christian Wagner on 08/18/13 - 11:04 AM
Head to the replies to read this week's Australian Music Round-Up.
Deborah Remus on 08/18/13 - 09:23 AM
In a slight change from the normal, this week I came across a book on the Self Promotion Forum. Titled Play Me Like Your Favorite Record and written by AP member, Nathan Thomas (luckisoverrated), the novel follows three friends on their adventure in re-staking their claim on their local music scene. Inspired by this particular thread the book is bound to appeal to all of us who spend so much time on the AP forums. Nathan has posted up an excerpt on the Self Promotion Forum and if you need a little more insight into the book just PM him and he'll provide the first three chapters for free. If you like, you can buy the book here. Interested in being a part of the Self-Promotion Spotlight?...
Kelly Doherty on 08/18/13 - 07:33 AM
Head to replies to check out the user reviews submitted in the past while.
Kelly Doherty on 08/18/13 - 07:08 AM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on 08/18/13 - 05:58 AM
If your name's Anna, I'm calling you banana.
Blake SolomonLittle Big League proved perfect for a jittery walk home the other day. Also, in honor of finishing Orange Is The New Black, I've been listening to Leagues' debut album You Belong Here. Haha, both of those bands have the word "League" in them. Hahahah.
Jake JenkinsSkywlkr and Black Noi$e's remix album of Ex Military by Death Grips.
Jack Appleby New Moving Mountains (review this week), Thrice, Third Eye Blind, and Dinosaur Jr. - also, 30 Rock.
Chris CollumSuperchunk - I Hate Music
Blake Solomon on 08/17/13 - 10:03 PM
Hear the title track from Woe, Is Me's upcoming American Dream EP in the replies - the song features Upon A Burning Body vocalist Danny Leal.
Jack Appleby on 08/17/13 - 04:08 PM
Today's third interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Pump Action Radio. You can read the interview here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/16/13 - 07:29 PM
Paper Route have started work on their third album.

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Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 04:41 PM
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are releasing a deluxe edition of The Heist on vinyl boxset.
Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 04:40 PM
Hear Minus The Bear's acoustic version of "Absinthe Part At The Fly Honey Warehouse" at Brooklyn Vegan. Acoustics II will be released on September 9th via Dangerbird Records.

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Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 04:34 PM
Today's second interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Dirty Thrills. You can read the interview here.
Linda Ferreira on 08/16/13 - 04:01 PM
Not Dead Yet Fest will feature classic punk bands such as Limp Wrist and Left For Dead, as well as Circle Takes the Square. It will be held in Toronto from November 17th-19th. Check the replies for the first line-up announcement.
Dre Okorley on 08/16/13 - 03:38 PM
PropertyOfZack has posted a new Friday Discussion on its favorite album artwork. What are some of yours?
Drew Beringer on 08/16/13 - 02:16 PM
Watch Forever The Sickest Kids' new Warped Tour music video for "Chin Up Kid" in the replies.

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Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 01:49 PM
Hear a new Bleach Blonde song called "Miss Messenger" in the replies. Their upcoming debut album, Starving Artist, drops September 24th via Rise Records. If you like what you hear, be sure to pre-order it.
Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 01:47 PM
Motion City Soundtrack have posted working titles for their upcoming album.

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Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 01:44 PM
Head to the replies to see Kurt Braunohler's set from Conan last night, and be sure to pick up his debut album How Do I Land?, out next Tuesday through Kill Rock Stars.
Cody Nelson on 08/16/13 - 01:39 PM
Pepper will release their self-titled album on September 3rd via Law/Island Records. You can pre-order it on iTunes or through the band’s website. Watch the video for first single “F**k Around (All Night)” in the replies, and hear second single "Hunny Girl" at Diffuser.fm. Tour dates with RDGLDGRN and Grieves are in the replies, as well.
Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 01:11 PM
The Chariot are calling it quits. They will be heading out on a farewell tour starting in October then disbanding. You can find a video announcement in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/16/13 - 01:08 PM
A second vinyl pressing of The Wonder Years's Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing is now available via No Sleep Records. The second pressing is 1500 copies on a clear variant.
Drew Beringer on 08/16/13 - 01:03 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Lights & Caves. You can read the interview here.
Linda Ferreira on 08/16/13 - 12:22 PM
For those who don't know, AbsolutePunk.net initially started out as a Blink-182/MxPx fansite. So it's pretty cool that our latest AbsolutePunk.net Podcast episode features Jason chatting with Mike Herrera of MxPx. In this episode, Jason and Mike talk about the current status of the band, being in a band for some two decades, record label politics, real world politics, and Mike’s own podcast hour.

You can subscribe to this podcast in a variety of ways: via iTunes, your own RSS feed (instructions below), or streaming/downloading the mp3 in the replies. You can also find our previous episodes on iTunes and SoundCloud. As always, we hope you enjoy.
Drew Beringer on 08/16/13 - 12:05 PM
Watch From Indian Lakes perform "We Are Sick" acoustically for Buzznet.
Jack Appleby on 08/16/13 - 12:02 PM
Interpol has started work on their fifth album according to the band's official Twitter.
Kyle Huntington on 08/16/13 - 11:57 AM
Dave Grohl has told XFM that they've finished writing a new Foo Fighters album and that we should be hearing from them again in 2014.
Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 11:40 AM
It appears that yet another pressing of Blink-182's Take Off Your Pants and Jacket will be available at Hot Topic. This pressing is red/green/yellow splatter and will be limited to 2000 and should be popping up sometime next week online for purchase.

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Drew Beringer on 08/16/13 - 11:16 AM
Jimmy Eat World are answering questions on Facebook for the next 90 minutes or so. Also, we talked with Jim yesterday for a future version of the AbsolutePunk.net Podcast and he confirmed with us that Futures will be coming back to vinyl -- probably for the 10 year anniversary next year. More on that, and so much more, in the upcoming episode.
Jason Tate on 08/16/13 - 11:14 AM
Blink-182's "Dammit" is a borderline classic around here, and rightfully so. It's a fantastic track, from a band that turned countless people into music lovers. Michael Bernard Fitzgerald clearly has an appreciation for the song, releasing a soulful cover that's both nostalgic and new. Enjoy Michael's rendition in the replies, and pick up his debut album, Yes, on August 27.
Jack Appleby on 08/16/13 - 11:10 AM
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