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Head to the replies to watch Fall Out Boy perform "Centuries" at Wrigley Field for The Chicago Cubs season opener.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 08:20 AM
Twenty One Pilots have released a new song called "Tear In My Heart" in the form of a music video which you can find in the replies. I see these guys breaking out big time this year.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 08:17 AM
Nate Ruess will release his highly anticipated solo album, Grand Romantic, on June 16th via Fueled By Ramen. You can watch a behind the scenes video from the shoot for "Nothing Without Love" in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 08:12 AM
You can stream another new song called "Until We Can't (Let's Go)" from Passion Pit's upcoming album, Kindred, over on NPR.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 08:08 AM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! has announced some solo shows titled Killing Me Loudly, An Evening of Existential Dread, Fiending and Gender Dysphoria In The Brilliance of Life's Headlights. The shows will have Grace performing, surprises and spoken word performances. One show will take place in California and the other in New York. Head to the replies for the full press release.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 08:00 AM
Dawes have announced that they will release their new album, All Your Favorite Bands, on June 2nd via Hub Records. You can check out the new song and video called "Things Happen" over on NPR.

Track Listing
01) Things Happen
02) Somewhere Along the Way
03) Don't Send Me Away
04) All Your Favorite Bands
05) I Can't Think About It Now
06) To Be Completely Honest
07) Waiting For Your Call
08) Right on Time
09) Now That It's Too Late, Maria
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 07:54 AM
Prawn have announced a new spring tour which you can find in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 07:51 AM
You can stream Freedom Fry's new song called "Break Into A Musical" in the replies. You can also find the group's upcoming tour dates there as well.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 07:44 AM
Jump to the replies to stream Joywave's new song called "Destruction."
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 07:39 AM
Head to the replies to watch Meat Wave's new music video for "Sham King."
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 07:35 AM
Darkest Hour are embarking on a brief 20th Anniversary Tour, on which they'll be performing Undoing Ruin in its entirety. Dead to Fall are getting back together to provide support. Hit the replies for dates.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/06/15 - 07:34 AM
Modern Life Is War will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of Witness by performing the album in its entirety at select shows this summer. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/06/15 - 07:29 AM
Rise Against will be touring this summer with support from Killswitch Engage and letlive. Dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/06/15 - 07:25 AM
Long Island's This Good Robot will unleash their full-length debut, The Light is Taking Me to Pieces, this Friday, April 10th. Fronted by former Patent Pending vocalist Michael Ragosta, the genre-bending group will remind you of Fall Out Boy or Panic! at the Disco one second, then Boys Night Out or The Format the next. Stream the effort, which was produced by Thursday bassist Tim Payne, in the replies. If you enjoy it, you can pre-order the album.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/06/15 - 07:01 AM
"There's a gateway in our minds that leads somewhere out there, far beyond this plane."
Staff PhotosSturgill Simpson - Austin, Tx (Caitlin DeWeese)
Craig Manning on 04/06/15 - 06:15 AM
Hear The Story So Far's new song "Solo" in the replies. Their self-titled LP is out May 19.
Thomas Nassiff on 04/05/15 - 05:43 PM
A new Carly Rae Jepsen song called "All That" is in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 04/05/15 - 03:19 PM
Tame Impala will be releasing their third full length album, Currents, later this year. The artwork is in the replies, along with a new track titled "'Cause I'm A Man."
Jake Jenkins on 04/05/15 - 10:22 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Jake JenkinsThe new album from JLin is crazy good, and of course I haven't stopped listening to the new Sufjan Stevens yet. Oh, and the new Tame Impala track is great.
Jason Tate on 04/05/15 - 01:00 AM
Hit the replies to check out Kendrick Lamar breaking down some of the songs on To Pimp A Butterfly with MTV News.
Jake Jenkins on 04/04/15 - 03:26 PM
Good Old War have posted a video teaser of their new single which looks like it's going to be released on Monday. Gotta say, Jason was right on this week's podcast, this sounds amazing.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/04/15 - 03:05 PM
The Hotelier and Dowsing are playing a surprise acoustic show tonight in Chicago.
Ryan Gardner on 04/04/15 - 07:54 AM
Reports are coming in that Brand New are sending out lyric books!? What!!? Some pictures have started showing up online (they're in the replies) showing everything that was sent out (including the dollar bill coming back). There's also an insert that claims the infamous demos will be released on cassette later this year. So, either this is a very well executed prank that took a lot of time to put together ... or maybe it's happening. Do we have any other confirmations beside this one user yet?

Update: The company that worked on the Shone viral campaign and works on Brand New's website, "The Up Studio," just posted this (mirror) on their Tumblr page.

Update #2: A second source has
Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 02:02 PM
Congrats to Justin Pierre of Motion City Soundtrack and his wife on the birth of their healthy baby girl Max.
Also, for those inquiring about MCS album release dates and why we were only playing this city instead of that city and so forth and so on... Well, Max is the reason. I wanted to make sure she was actually here and ok before I made any formal announcement.

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Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 01:09 PM
You can now order Anberlin's We'll Live Forever photo book.

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Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 01:07 PM
Hit the replies for a video from ASAPScience that looks at audio illusions and how we hear different sounds. I hope everyone has a great Friday and a fun, somewhat relaxing, weekend.
Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 12:27 PM
Jonathan Valania of BuzzFeed conducted a pretty fantastic in-depth, longform interview with Modest Mouse that covers the eight-year gap between albums, the death of frontman Isaac Brock's brother, and some of the myths surrounding Brock's life.
If you want to experience it for yourself, you really need to go to Portland. Once you arrive, proceed directly to the Ice Cream Party, a three-level mid-century modern structure situated in Portland’s Goose Hollow neighborhood in the shadow of Providence Park soccer stadium that serves as recording studio, rehearsal hall, storage space, living quarters, and band hangout — it is, in short, Modest Mouse’s Batcave. As instructed, you type in the...
Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 11:51 AM
Due to industry wide vinyl delays, Cartel's Chroma will be delayed.
While we were hoping that this would be only a minor setback and that we would still have the records in time for the beginning of the Chroma tour, due to Record Store Day forcing record plants around the US (and the world) into operating beyond maximum capacity, we are now being told that our records won’t be getting sent out to us until mid-May at this point. We asked if there is ANY way for us to get the records before then, even if that meant paying extra out of our pockets, but we’ve been told there is no way to speed this up. We are extremely disappointed, but since it is something that is out of our control, we...
Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 11:48 AM
Dustin Kensrue has added a few more solo tour dates in Santa Ana, CA and in the Southeast.

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Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 11:46 AM
Sufjan Stevens song "Should Have Known Better" is free this week on iTunes.

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Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 11:43 AM
Jonathan Anthony Wolfe has left Slaves ... after 3 days into the tour.
The best April Fools prank was the one where I filled in for Slaves for a week and then ended up getting ditched in Texas with no luggage and then had to pretend to go home to recover so they wouldn't get put on blast. Hahahahahahah oh wait, that was real.
Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 11:40 AM
Morrissey has announced some US tour dates. If you cancel on me Morrissey, I'm eating steak that night.

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Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 11:32 AM
Between the Buried and Me's new song "Memory Palace" can be found in the replies. Pre-orders are now up.

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Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 11:25 AM
Hit the replies to check out a new Young Thug song and music video for "Check," the reported first single for his upcoming album Carter 6.
Jake Jenkins on 04/03/15 - 11:21 AM
Front Porch Step has responded to allegations that surfaced a few months ago. The full post is in the replies.
Texting is a two way street. Numbers have to be exchanged, correspondence has to be reciprocated. Any online private conversations that have now become public are not as one sided as they've appeared. As a touring singer song writer who had access to just about anything, I was happy. I was content. I never once sought out the attention from fans, but was happy to know that I had an online forum of adoring women who thought I was great. Sexual or otherwise, I only had text interactions with willing participants.
Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 11:16 AM
Lord Huron's new album, Strange Trails is streaming on iTunes Radio's First Play. The band is also hosting a Reddit AMA on April 7th at 10AM PT. You can pre-order the new album, which comes out on April 7th, here.
Anthony Sorendino on 04/03/15 - 09:04 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 page has the goods. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 03:00 AM
Dan Ozzi takes a look at the biggest "sell out" albums in punk and re-reviews:
The move was never received well, and always seen as an affront to those who had launched the bands out of the basements in the first place. Whether the band's major label debut was a commercial success or a flop, a critical darling or panned piece of trash, many fans stuck a middle finger to the whole thing, as if to say, "We support you, but not enough for you to be able to quit your job at Whole Foods!"
Jason Tate on 04/02/15 - 07:04 PM
After one week off we return with a new episode of the AbsolutePunk Podcast. This week's episode looks at a whole lot of the most recent albums to come out: Death Cab for Cutie, Hit the Lights, All Time Low, The Maine, and Kendrick Lamar are all featured prominently. Which ones do we like? Which ones do we not like? Did Kendrick release the most "important" album of 2015 before the year's even a quarter over? We yawn our way through a little about Tom DeLonge wanting to write 15 novels and then we discuss Jay Z's Tidal and the future of music streaming online. What would make us switch? Will this service be anything or is it all just a waiting game until Apple releases whatever comes...
Jason Tate on 04/02/15 - 03:40 PM
On Your Marks have signed to Why Bother Records and will release Movements in Loss on April 14th. Head to Under The Gun to hear a new song called "Replace."
Ryan Gardner on 04/02/15 - 02:58 PM
A new Knockout Kid song called "What You're Afraid To Say" can be streamed and downloaded.
Ryan Gardner on 04/02/15 - 02:52 PM
The trailer for the Amy Winehouse documentary, AMY, can now be seen in the replies. It's brought to you from the team behind the award-winning documentary Senna and features interviews with Mos Def, her producer Salaam Remi and ex-husband Blake Fielder. There's also unseen footage, interviews and previously unheard tracks all brought to life.
Kyle Huntington on 04/02/15 - 11:39 AM
"Bob Marley was painted on my high-school walls. But I just disappeared into the darkroom hall."
Show Reviews & PhotosMat Kearney - Philadelphia, PA (Anthony Sorendino)
Anthony Sorendino on 04/02/15 - 11:28 AM
Update: Huge thank you to the band and everyone for hanging out. The chat has now ended.

We'd like to welcome our longtime friends Cartel to the website today to chat. The band recently released a bunch of acoustic versions from Chroma and will be heading out on tour very soon. Hit the replies to chat with the guys about their upcoming tour, plans for the future, and things like that. They'll have blue names and sassy personalities.
Jason Tate on 04/02/15 - 11:18 AM
Creep Records just announced that Mikey Erg (The Ergs!, Star F*cking Hipsters) will be performing at 9:00 AM at their store in Philadelphia on Record Store Day, April 18th, along with many other artists throughout the day.

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Jason Tate on 04/02/15 - 11:06 AM
Newbury comics has new pressings of Bon Iver's Blood Bank EP and Volcano Choir's Unmap up for pre-order.
Jason Tate on 04/02/15 - 11:05 AM
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