White Lodge (Cameron Boucher of Old Gray and Zachary Weeks of Cerce) has released their debut EP as a free download on their Bandcamp.
Kelly Doherty on 02/17/13 - 06:58 AM
This week on the Self Promotion Forum, you can find the wonderful Class Picture. The Baltimore pop punk/hardcore group deal in the same sounds as Title Fight and Have Heart, and have a refreshing 'rough around the edges' feel to them. Their entire back catalog is 'name your price' on Bandcamp, so there's no excuse to not check them out! 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 02/17/13 - 04:07 AM
Travis Barker will be sitting out Blink-182's upcoming Australian tour due to his fear of flying. Brooks Wackerman of Bad Religion will be filling in.
The trip to Australia was planned during our European tour last summer. The band knew the chances of Travis overcoming his fear of flying, which was magnified after the horrible plane crash in 2008, would be a challenge, but we wanted to play for our fans in Australia nonetheless. The three of us tried all measures to get us all there in full form. Travis has been working to overcome his fear of flying. Since we now know we have to make the trip without Travis our friend Brooks Wackerman (Bad Religion, Tenacious D) has stepped...
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/17/13 - 12:48 AM
In case you missed them during the week or did not 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 02/17/13 - 12:06 AM
Mike Posner has posted an acoustic remix of Drake's new single "Started From The Bottom", featuring T. Mills, Asher Roth, Chuck Inglish, and King Chip. Head to the replies to check it out.
Jake Denning on 02/16/13 - 06:07 PM
O'Brother will open several dates for Alice In Chains, including a show with Soundgarden and The Smashing Pumpkins - dates in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 02/16/13 - 01:30 PM
Did you miss any of the popular album reviews around the website last week?

Popular Album Reviews
1) Bad Rabbits - "Fall In Love"... by Jack Appleby (85%)
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6) Frameworks - Small Victories by Jason Gardner (85%)
7) Amanda Brecker - Blossom by Gregory Robson (85%)
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Jason Tate on 02/16/13 - 08:00 AM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 02/16/13 - 07:52 AM
Watch The Maccabees' network television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 02/16/13 - 07:05 AM
Jason Tate on 02/16/13 - 06:00 AM
Tear Out The Heart have announced a string of dates to coincide with the release of their forthcoming album Violence, which is due out March 19th via Victory Records. Dates are in the replies.
Jason Gardner on 02/15/13 - 10:53 PM
The Pirate Bay has threatened a lawsuit against Finnish anti-piracy group CIAPC for - get this - copyright infringement. A spokespirate stated: "We are outraged by this behavior. People must understand what is right and wrong. Stealing material like this on the internet is a threat to economies worldwide."
Jack Appleby on 02/15/13 - 05:20 PM
Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 05:04 PM
Brett Gurewitz (Bad Religion) started up a comic book publishing company along with 2 other comic industry vets called "Black Mask".

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Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 05:01 PM
2 Chainz was arrested on weed possession charges, and then proceeded to take pictures with the cops after he was released.

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Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 04:58 PM
You can watch Dave Grohl's (Foo Fighters) recent appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman here.

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Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 04:55 PM
K Será will release their debut album, Collisions and Near Misses, on February 26. Check out album artwork, track list, and tour dates in the replies, and go re-listen to the album's first single, "Dream, Like I Do."
Jack Appleby on 02/15/13 - 04:44 PM
Antique Records has announced the April 6th release of a 7" pressing of Maura's Outlier EP. The pressing is limited to 200 copies and available for preorder for only $5 here. The first single, "My Shoes Fit," can be heard here.
Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 03:58 PM
The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die will join Finch and main supporting act The Almost on 8 dates, starting March 7th in Chicago, IL. See dates in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 02/15/13 - 03:20 PM
Cardova, an indie rock band from Atlanta, GA, released its debut single "Just Release" on Facebook. It was produced by Jeff Malpass and mixed by Matt & Jeff Malpass.
Christian Wagner on 02/15/13 - 01:43 PM
You can stream the new Swingin' Utters record, Poorly Formed, over here. We also recently chatted with the band and you can read the interview here if you missed it.
Deborah Remus on 02/15/13 - 01:37 PM
PropertyOfZack has posted an interesting discussion article in which they list albums they think deserve "classic" status in 2020. Check it out here.
Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 01:10 PM
I went to go see Every Time I Die last night in Portland, OR, alongside some other great bands like The Acacia Strain. You can read my review here.
Jake Denning on 02/15/13 - 01:01 PM
PureVolume has posted the first part of its fan interview video with Senses Fail here.
Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 12:58 PM
Today we are premiering the new album from the Austrian indie band Rika. The album is titled How To Draw A River, Step By Step and it'll tickle the fancy of those who enjoy the musical stylings of Death Cab For Cutie and Mineral. You can stream the album over at the band's AP.net profile. If you like what you hear, you can order via Count Your Lucky Stars (USA) and well as Goddamn Records (Austria).
Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 12:05 PM
You can listen to Kids and Heroes' Chalet over here. The record will be available through iTunes on Tuesday and the band will play a CD release show at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg, MB on February 22nd.
Deborah Remus on 02/15/13 - 11:45 AM
Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check us out on other social networks. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Last.fm, and Rdio. The AP.net staff can also be found elsewhere online, this post highlights where. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on 02/15/13 - 11:00 AM
Watch a full live set from Athletics here.
Jack Appleby on 02/15/13 - 10:38 AM
Stream a new Hierophant song titled "Son of the Tongue's Prison". It comes from their upcoming Bridge 9 debut, Great Mother: Holy Monster, out on March 26th. Recommended for fans of Trap Them, Weekend Nachos, Converge, Bone Dance, Nails, and Gaza.
Dre Okorley on 02/15/13 - 10:10 AM
August Burns Red have entered the studio to begin recording their new album.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/15/13 - 09:42 AM
Last Friday, we premiered the first part of Vinnie Caruana's tour blog. He's been on the road with travelmates Geoff Rickly (Thursday), Koji, Brian Marquis, and A Loss For Words. In this entry, Vinnie talks about reciprocal appreciation among music artists and their fans. You can read more in the replies, and also check out various photos from their Acoustic Basement Tour. And, if you haven't heard it yet, please check out City By the Sea, Vinnie's acoustic solo debut.
Dre Okorley on 02/15/13 - 09:17 AM
Brooke Waggoner has posted pre-orders for hew new album ORIGINATOR here.
Christian Wagner on 02/15/13 - 09:07 AM
Jeff Turner of Say Anything and XO posted a cover of The Get Up Kids' "Valentine." Stream it here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/15/13 - 08:11 AM
The Stick People features guitarist Mike Stone, known for his work with Queensryche and Peter Criss, and former Ozzy Osbourne drummer Frankie Anthony. Despite the members' metal background, the band's sound is more akin to '90s alternative. Their debut album, Madness, was produced by Dito Godwin (No Doubt, Motley Crue) and comes out April 23th via EFM Records. Stream a new track titled "The Box" on their AP.net profile or in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/15/13 - 08:03 AM
The Maccabees will be recording their new album this year but have decided to set up a podcast whilst they do so. The Maccabees Hour Or So Of Music will include music that the band are enjoying during the recording (or in general) and have them all talking about it as well. Subscribe for free here.
Kyle Huntington on 02/15/13 - 08:00 AM
Wild Nothing has released a video for "Only Heather" taken from the recent album, Nocturne. Head to replies to check it out.
Kelly Doherty on 02/15/13 - 03:48 AM
We're back with a new "Jono Goes To The Movies" column from The Swellers' drummer Jonathan Diener, where he gives his thoughts and opinions on new (and old) movies. Do you have any movies you'd like him to review? Put your suggestions in the comments. Hit the replies to read his review of A Good Day To Die Hard.
Drew Beringer on 02/15/13 - 03:29 AM
This week's installment of Free Music Friday can be found in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on 02/15/13 - 02:53 AM
A lyric video for Travis Barker and Yelawolf's "Funky Shit" can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/14/13 - 08:51 PM
Listen to a new He Is We song titled "Georgia" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/14/13 - 08:47 PM
Go to the replies to watch the first in a series of studio updates from Saves the Day.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/14/13 - 08:45 PM
Before You released an acoustic cover of The Get Up Kids song "Valentine." You can unlock the track by liking their Facebook.
Christian Wagner on 02/14/13 - 07:42 PM
The Background have released a new single on Bandcamp for Valentine's Day entitled "Take It Slow." You can listen to it here.
Christian Wagner on 02/14/13 - 07:39 PM
Riley Breckenridge (Thrice) is going to be writing a bi-weekly column for our friends over at PureVolume. You can read his first column here.
Drew Beringer on 02/14/13 - 06:10 PM
Update: The chat is now over. Thanks to the TWLOHA crew for spending some time with us tonight!

The staff of To Write Love On Her Arms will be chatting in this thread at approximately 8 p.m. EST in our sixth annual "Valentine's Day Doesn't Have To Suck" chat. Come on in (click on "replies" link) to start posting questions for the staff and chatting with other TWLOHA supporters.
Drew Beringer on 02/14/13 - 06:00 PM
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