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Warpaint have confirmed that they are currently recording their second album.
Kyle Huntington on 02/11/13 - 07:01 AM
You can check out our interview with Volumes, here. Near the end, vocalist Micheal Barr reveals the band will be a part of this year's Warped Tour.
Booked until fall. We're doing this tour, then we go home and then we have a few options in where we could do maybe a Chelsea Grin tour or maybe another tour with a band I can't say right now. And then we do Warped Tour for 30 days, which will probably lead to us doing some regional U.S. touring on the way back. We're playing Australia after that in the Fall, and after that, it's up in the air.
Jake Denning on 02/11/13 - 03:35 AM
"My whole life is thunder"
Staff InterviewsVolumes (Jake Denning)
Staff ReviewsMy Bloody Valentine - m b v (Kelly Doherty)
American Wolf - Myriad (Kelly Doherty)
Frameworks - Small Victories (Jason Gardner)
Jake Denning on 02/11/13 - 03:30 AM
Do the surfs up hand sign ... you knew this was coming, right? Today we can officially announce that Fall Out Boy are playing Skate and Surf Fest. No more rumors or hints - this is the real deal. We're going to be doing a lot with the festival this year, so make sure you get your tickets early. Also, this year's unique in that there's the special "Game Changer" mobile gaming booth as part of the festival, we'll have more information on these games where you can play with some of your favorite bands ... soon.

Don't forget to check out the festival on Facebook and Twitter. Guess I'm not so mysterious after all.
Jason Tate on 02/11/13 - 12:38 AM
Jump to the replies to listen to Justin Timberlake's fantastic new single, "Mirrors."
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 10:25 PM
If you're planning on pre-ordering Justin Timberlake's upcoming album The 20/20 Experience, check out Target.com's pre-order where you can get two bonus tracks, "Dress On" and "Body Count".
Jake Denning on 02/10/13 - 08:29 PM
Drake has announced his upcoming third full-length album will be titled Nothing Was The Same.
Jake Denning on 02/10/13 - 08:23 PM
Norma Jean have finished tracking their new record.
Ryan Gardner on 02/10/13 - 07:58 PM
Canadian pop-punkers Live The Story recently announced a new EP called The Overcoming, which they will be self-releasing on April 2nd. Hit the replies to check out the lyric video to "I Know Better", which is from said EP.
Jason Gardner on 02/10/13 - 07:28 PM
Manchester Orchestra bassist Jonathan Corley has left the band.
Another time for change has come in the life of Manchester Orchestra. Our dear friend and bassist Jonathan Corley has made the decision to part ways with the band and pursue another career outside of playing music. This was a very obviously a very difficult decision but J is our eternal brother and we wish him the absolute best. There is no doubt that he will find success in any area he pursues. He will remain a part of the Manchester Orchestra family forever and there is no way we can thank him enough for the time he has spent with us over the last 9 years.

Please see below for a message from J.

MO

After much...
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/10/13 - 07:12 PM
You can watch Drake's new music video for "Started From The Bottom" in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 05:28 PM
Tonight at 8 PM EST is the 55th annual Grammy Awards and this is the thread to post in with any and all of your opinions about this year's winners, losers, and performers. Unfortunately for me, this isn't being broadcast live in Los Angeles (because that makes sense), so I'll be following along in here and on twitter before the tape-delayed broadcast airs here, so don't let me down! You can check out the full list of nominees here.
Drew Beringer on 02/10/13 - 04:42 PM
For Today's van, trailer and equipment were stolen in San Antonio, TX.
Some nerd stole our van and trailer (and a couple hundred-thousand dollars of equipment) from our hotel parking lot last night. So now we're rolling to Houston in rental cars. They can steal our stuff, but they can't touch our joy! Jesus Reigns! (Unshakeable). Get pumped.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/10/13 - 03:47 PM
You can watch CBS News' in-depth interview with John Mayer here.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 02:47 PM
Mike Herrera's (MxPx) new daughter was born yesterday. All of us here at AP.net send our best wishes!

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 02:43 PM
Head to the replies to stream Kitten's new song, "Yesterday (What's Love)."
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 02:39 PM
Geoff Rickly will be doing guest vocals on Man Overboard's next record.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 02:28 PM
James Blake's new music video for "Retrograde" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 11:21 AM
Austrian emo/ indie rockers Rika have joined the Count Your Lucky Stars Records roster and have announced a February 15 release for their new LP How to Draw a River, Step by Step, which will be co-released by Count Your Lucky Stars in the US and Goddamn Records in Austria. You can download "Port Dover" taken from the upcoming album for free here.
Kelly Doherty on 02/10/13 - 11:09 AM
Head to the replies for this week's Small Band Round-Up.
Christian Wagner on 02/10/13 - 10:31 AM
Head to AltPress to watch Sweatshirt Weather's new video for "Sleepy Eyes."
Ryan Gardner on 02/10/13 - 09:59 AM
"There's no good in your eyes anymore."
Jason TateFrightened Rabbit (Music), Mailbox (iOS App), Battlestar Galactica (TV Show), Argo (Movie), and my blog for more.
Ryan GardnerCopeland, The Format, Fall Out Boy and The Horrible Crowes
Kelly DohertyMy Bloody Valentine's m b v is sublime, check out my review here, Villagers' {Awayland}, Refused's The Shape Of Punk To Come and Of Monsters And Men's "King & Lionheart" is officially one of the catchiest songs ever.
Keagan IlvonenAutre Ne Veut, The Offspring and Blink 182.
Deborah RemusI've mostly been listening to Against Me! and Fall Out Boy this week.
Chris CollumEmancipator recently released his first full-length since 2010, Dusk to Dawn on...
Ryan Gardner on 02/10/13 - 09:57 AM
Suuns' new music video for "2020" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 09:45 AM
Eminem's new album should be out sometime after Memorial Day, but nevertheless expected before the end of 2013.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 09:40 AM
Arctic Monkeys are playing six US tour dates in May.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 09:36 AM
Fall Out Boy have written up a response to fans who haven't been able to get tickets due to ticket scalpers.
Hi everybody!

Holy smokes, this has been an amazing week for us. In the past three shows we've done (our first in three years), we've been utterly humbled to see so many familiar faces.

The thing we're not as happy to see is that, along with the most amazing audience in the world, there was also the inevitable return of folks looking to exploit and cheat that audience.

So here's a few bullet points:
1) We don't see (and wouldn't want) any extra money from the unreasonable ticket prices scalpers are asking.
2) Neither do (to the best of our knowledge) the promoters we...
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 09:19 AM
Wolf:Speak (former singer of Oceana/Lead Hands) has posted two songs on Myspace .

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/13 - 09:16 AM
This week on the Self Promotion Forum one may happen across the excellent Ivy Dye. The Chicago band have just released the Continuations EP, four wonderful tracks of indie rock tinged with electronica and it's available as 'name your price' on their Bandcamp. If you're a fan of Cloud Nothings, Passion Pit or Wild Nothing, these guys are right up your alley. 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 02/10/13 - 03:35 AM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on 02/09/13 - 11:30 PM
Read Dave Grohl's AMA on Reddit. Among the answers, he says Foo Fighters are writing a new record.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/09/13 - 08:56 PM
Bruce Springsteen was honored as the MusiCares Person of The Year, and the tribute concert featured Elton John, Tom Morello, Neil Young, Mumford & Sons and others playing classic songs by The Boss to raise money for charity. Springsteen also auctioned off a signed guitar, but the auction wasn't going that well, so...
Springsteen took the microphone and upped the ante, throwing in a free guitar lesson with himself as the teacher, a ride in the side car of his Harley, eight tickets to the E Street concert of their choice, a backstage tour and lasagna made by his 87-year-old mother, Adele. A woman from New Jersey snapped it up for $250,000, then proceeded to kiss Springsteen on his lips.
Thomas Nassiff on 02/09/13 - 08:19 PM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 02/09/13 - 11:32 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 and chats posted this week.
Andy Biddulph on 02/09/13 - 11:12 AM
American Verse and The Tired and True will release a split on March 26th via Broken Rim Records. Pre-order the 7" here, and watch a teaser video in the replies.

Track Listing
01) American Verse - Sleepless Nights, Restless Days
02) American Verse - These Hours
03) The Tired and True - Clockwatcher
04) The Tired and True - Somebody Else
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/09/13 - 10:19 AM
Stream a new Mörse track titled "Les Archives Nous Trompent" here.
Dre Okorley on 02/09/13 - 09:57 AM
Did you miss any of the popular album reviews around the website last week?

Popular Album Reviews
1) Texas is the Reason - Do You Know Who... by Jason Gardner (95%)
2) TTNG - 13.0.0.0.0 by Blake Solomon (88%)
3) Broadway Calls - Comfort/Distraction by Scott Weber (84%)
4) On an On - Give In by Gregory Robson (90%)
5) Night Beds - Country Sleep by Craig Manning (80%)
6) Don’t Call It A Comeback - A Little Bit... by Ryan Gardner (70%)
7) City Lights - Acoustic EP by Kelly Doherty (65%)
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Jason Tate on 02/09/13 - 08:00 AM
Jason Tate on 02/09/13 - 06:00 AM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from A Place in Time. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 02/08/13 - 09:27 PM
Never Shout Never, Bring Me The Horizon (6/19-8/4), August Burns Red, 3OH!3 (6/30-7/14), Black Veil Brides, Crizzly and Bowling For Soup (8/2-4) have all been added to this year's Warped Tour.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/08/13 - 09:08 PM
Ducktails has posted new tour dates, which you can find in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/08/13 - 08:38 PM
Sub Pop Records will release Mogwai’s soundtrack for Les Revenants, the French supernatural thriller and most popular TV series in Canal + history, on February 26th, 2013. You can stream a new song entitled, "Wizard Motor," in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Hungry Face
02) Jaguar
03) The Huts
04) Kill Jester
05) This Messiah Needs Watching
06) Whisky Time
07) Special N
08) Relative Hysteria
09) Fridge Magic
10) Portugal
11) Eagle Tax
12) Modern
13) What Are They Doing in Heaven Today?
14) Wizard Motor
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/08/13 - 08:21 PM
July has signed to Kick Rock Invasion in Japan. The band will be releasing What We Signed Up For in Japan on April 10th.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/08/13 - 05:17 PM
We've teamed up with one of the most creative minds in vinyl, InTheClouds Records to give away two copies of Happy Body Slow Brain's Dreams of Water. All you have to do is head over to their Facebook to enter. Head to the replies to check out a video of the album's unique waterproof packaging.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/08/13 - 03:38 PM
Last night I had the pleasure of seeing Fall Out Boy play at The Roxy Theater in Los Angeles. This past week has been less about a return/reunion and more about a reinvigoration of the band. In the replies you can read my review of the show and what I think 2013 holds for the band. Spoiler alert: expect 2013 to be the year of the car crash hearts.
Drew Beringer on 02/08/13 - 03:20 PM
Cult Of Luna has released a video for "Passing Through." You can view it in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 02/08/13 - 03:00 PM
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