Craig Mabbitt (Escape The Fate) has created a pledge account for his new side-project, The Dead Rabbitts. Once 100% of the of the target is made, 5% of all profits made after will be donate to the charity To Write Love on Her Arms.
CBGB is in the process of planning its 2nd annual festival for May 2013 in NYC. Five selected interns would help make connections and create partnerships with local businesses, as well as help plan events, and really learn how a huge festival works (this would be for school credit). If interested, a resume and short paragraph on why you would like to work with CBGB can be sent to Kirsten Drew.
To help benefit a local DIY venue in Pennsylvania, Title Fight, Koji, Cold World, and many other bands are offering up test presses and other rare items to help fund the relocation of Redwood Art Space. More info can be found here and the webstore is here.
The Motel Life just launched their Kickstarter asking fans to help them master their next EP, Those Bruises. Among the packages fans can purchase are a limited edition poster, comics, and the band will even come to your house for a BBQ and wash your car. The artwork was done by Daniel Fishel (The Wonder Years, No Sleep Records, Citizen).
The Palladium in Worcester, MA, is under threat of being demolished. The venue has hosted the shows of many, many bands we cover here on AP.net. There is a Change.org petition against the tear-down of the building.