The Front Bottoms have announced a short run of UK dates in April, with a few more shows yet to be announced. Scroll down for dates and an awesome tour poster.
Andy Biddulph on 01/11/13 - 04:41 AM
Turbogeist will release new EP Ancient Secrets on March 11th through Spinefarm Records. Click here to listen to a new track entitled "Mermaid's Revenge" and head to the replies to for details of their upcoming tour with Pure Love.
Andy Biddulph on 01/11/13 - 04:35 AM
This week's installment of Free Music Friday can be found in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on 01/11/13 - 03:11 AM
Dan The Automator has teamed up with vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Emily Wells to start a new project - Pillowfight. The band's new Self-Titled album is set to drop on January 22nd via Bulk Records. The group also released a new song entitled "Used To Think" that can be streamed in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Used to think
02) In The Afternoon
03) Rain
04) You're So Pretty
05) Get Your Shit Together
06) Redemption
07) Get Down
08) Darlin' Darlin'
09) You Don't Need Me
10) I Work Hard
11) Lonely City
12) Sleeping Dogs
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 01:18 AM
The Besnard Lakes will release their new album, Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO on April 2nd, 2013 via Jagjaguwar. You can find the track listing below and the album artwork along with a new song "People of The Sticks" in the replies.

Track Listing
01) 46 Satires
02) And Her Eyes Were Painted Gold
03) People Of The Sticks
04) The Specter
05) At Midnight
06) Catalina
07) Colour Yr Lights In
08) Alamogordo
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 12:58 AM
The soundtrack for Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace is being pressed on vinyl by I Am Shark. There's five different variants and you can now pre-order the release on their webstore.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 12:48 AM
Sarah Jackson-Holman's new music video for "For Albert" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 12:40 AM
You can find Childish Gambino's music video for "L.E.S." in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 12:36 AM
Jump to the replies to stream A$AP Rocky's bonus track "I Come Apart" featuring Florence Welch of Florence and The Machine.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 12:24 AM
Mac DeMarco's new music video for "Dreamin'" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 12:20 AM
Merchandise will release their new EP, Totale Nite this Spring via Night-People Records. You can stream a new track entitled "Anxiety's Door" in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Who Are You?
02) Anxiety's Door
03) I'll Be Gone
04) Totale Nite
05) Winter's Dream
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 12:09 AM
Paper + Plastick Records has launched a new comic book series called Story/Song where an artist and writer create a story that is inspired by a song. The song for the first release is "6'10" by Flatfoot 56. The comic book is available in their webstore for $1 digitally and $5 physically. The next release will feature the music of No Use For A Name as performed by The Swellers in honor of Tony Sly.
From VinnieWe wanted to explore a new way to add visuals to songs. The visuals aren't limited to literal interpretations of the song's lyrics, but are more inspired by the feeling and attitude of the track.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 12:02 AM
Zedd's new music video for "Clarity" can be seen on MTV.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/10/13 - 11:51 PM
Head to the replies to check out new Nervous Energies sessions from Broadway Calls and Pity Sex.
Thomas Nassiff on 01/10/13 - 09:42 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Trench. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 01/10/13 - 08:56 PM
Frameworks will release their new EP, Small Victories on February 12th via 13th Floor Records. You can pre-order the album on the band's webstore.

Track Listing
01) Ida
02) Sewn
03) Model Homes
04) Old Chokes
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/10/13 - 05:31 PM
You can watch an hour and change interview of Jack White conducted by Conan O'Brien on Spin. If you've got some free time tonight, definitely check it out to get a look into one of the most unique minds in modern music.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/10/13 - 05:24 PM
You can watch part two of PureVolume's video interview with Forever The Sickest Kids here.
Drew Beringer on 01/10/13 - 04:05 PM
Terra Terra Terra premiered a new song called "Angel" on The Gunz Show last night, and you can now stream that song in the replies. The band's new album, The Space We Create, comes out Tuesday via Round Kid Records, and you can read Greg Robson's glowing review of it here.
Drew Beringer on 01/10/13 - 03:12 PM
For Today's Mike Reynolds sent out a series of tweets claiming there is no such thing as a gay Christian. You keep on preaching all about that love and respect, Mike.

Update: Futhermore, Stick To Your Guns drummer George Schmitz has stated that the band will never tour with For Today ever again. You might recall Stick To Your Guns supporting For Today on the band's "Fight The Silence" headliner in 2012. - JD

Update #2: For Today has made a brief statement via their Facebook page.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 02:29 PM
We've got a great staff here at AP.net and today I wanted to take a moment to first thank them for being amazing, and second compile a list of all the different ways you can follow your favorite staff members around the interwebs. Be it their personal blogs, twitter, facebook, or a variety of other social mediums - it's a great way to stay up to date on their latest postings here, and their musings on a variety of other topics. So, if you check the replies you'll be able to stalk ... er ... follow the staff!
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 02:09 PM
You can pre-order Diamond Youth's cool new EP Orange here. The band's video for "Cannonball" can be also seen in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 01/10/13 - 01:40 PM
In case you've been living under a rock these past few months, The Swellers released a fantastic new EP Running Out Of Places To Go in the fall. The band is also playing the Fusion Show's 5th Anniversary show on Saturday. So in celebration of that, we're collaborating with the band and Born & Bred Clothing to give away a killer prize pack - a handwritten lyric sheet to "Making Waves," the band's new EP Running Out of Places to Go, Born & Bred "B&Beanie," and a Born & Bred "Don't Tread on B&B T-Shirt." Pretty rad, right? So you probably want to know how you can win it. Just post your favorite song from Running Out Of Places To Go and why, and I'll pick a winner by the end of the day....
Drew Beringer on 01/10/13 - 01:31 PM
Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz has announced some book signings to promote the release of his upcoming book "Gray." Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 01:03 PM
Mike Einziger (Incubus) has posted an alt. mix of a new Coheed and Cambria track from The Afterman: Descension called "Dark Side of Me" right here. Album version drops Monday.
Garett Press on 01/10/13 - 01:02 PM
The nominations for this year's Oscars can be found in the replies. The entertainment forum is always a fun place to hang out if you're into movies, tv shows, video games -- and all that.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 12:52 PM
Make Do And Mend's b-side, "3/4" is streaming in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 12:28 PM
This year's list of nominees for the BRIT Awards have been announced. Hit the replies to check out the full list which includes alt-J, Jessie Ware, Ben Howard, The xx, Cat Power, Frank Ocean and more.
Kyle Huntington on 01/10/13 - 12:18 PM
A video of Cartel playing a new song, called "Disconnect," is in the replies.

Submitted by Dan
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 11:51 AM
I started a good debate yesterday on Twitter when I began talking about if fun., with their Grammy nominations and success, had crossed them into the top 5 of bands that have ever come from this "scene." This got me (and others) thinking about what the top bands that have broken through into the mainstream have been ... and well, with that ... I decided it would make a damn good Thursday discussion. So, here's my list of the biggest mainstream bands that have a connection to our music scene (the existence of which we could debate by itself), and a few notes about why. I tried to stay away from just using a pure "album sales" metric, since the music buying habits have obviously changed,...
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 11:43 AM
Amazon has introduced a new service called Amazon AutoRip, which automatically gives customers free MP3 versions of any CDs they’ve purchased from Amazon since the launch of its Music Store back in 1998.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 10:54 AM
iwrestledabearonce has a choose your own adventure site comprised of different YouTube videos which eventually lead to their new music video for "Button It Up!"

Submitted by OpenIntro
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 10:44 AM
Mercies (ex-The Dear Hunter, The Brobecks) have released a new video, check it out in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 10:42 AM
Mayday Parade have re-signed to Fearless Records for their next album.

Submitted by fbrrocks
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 10:39 AM
Skate and Surf Fest has announced some of their initial bands. Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 10:32 AM
The aforementioned rumours were true...sorta. You can now check out a teaser video from Justin Timberlake in the replies titled "I'm Ready" which suggests he will be returning with a brand new album this year. There is also a countdown after the video on his official website which suggests we will hear a new single on Monday.
Kyle Huntington on 01/10/13 - 10:04 AM
Destiny's Child will release their new compilation album, Love Songs on January 29th via Sony Legacy. The album will contain a new single entitled "Nuclear" which was produced by Pharrell. The single is the group's first new music in eight years. You can pre-order the album on Amazon.

Track Listing:
01) Cater 2 U
02) Killing Time
03) Second Nature
04) Heaven
05) Now That She's Gone
06) Brown Eyes
07) If
08) Emotion
09) If You Leave [ft. Next]
10) T -Shirt
11) Temptation
12) Say My Name (Timbaland remix)
13) Love
14) Nuclear
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/10/13 - 09:56 AM
How To Destroy Angels will release their debut album, Welcome Oblivion on March 5th via Columbia Records. You can watch the band's new music video for "The Loop Closes" in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/10/13 - 09:50 AM
The Indecent is going on a UK tour and released a video for "Hear Them Fear Them." You can view both in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 01/10/13 - 09:35 AM
The Mark McGrath & Friends cruise will take place October 18-21, departing from Miami, FL to the Bahamas. It will feature performances by Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Gin Blossoms and more '90s nostalgia acts.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/10/13 - 09:34 AM
Happy birthday to Dave Shapiro (The Agency Group/Velocity Records/Count The Stars)!
Christian Wagner on 01/10/13 - 09:22 AM
Listen to a new Foxfires (ex-Four Year Strong) song, "It's a Journey," here. Pre-order The Golden Age 7" from Escapist Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/10/13 - 09:20 AM
Listen to Glass Cloud's cover of Tears for Fears' "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/10/13 - 09:10 AM
Broadway Calls will tour Europe in March alongside Gnarwolves and Great Cynics. See the replies for dates.
Andy Biddulph on 01/10/13 - 07:44 AM
Young Guns will support 10 Years on their US tour, starting next month. Check the replies for dates and click here to listen to Young Guns' recent Daytrotter Session.
Andy Biddulph on 01/10/13 - 05:16 AM
Enter Shikari will play a free show at London's 100 Club on January 28th, with The Algorithm in support. Head here to apply for tickets.
Andy Biddulph on 01/10/13 - 05:03 AM
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