Hit the replies for recaps of SXSW Day 4: Saturday from Paul Tao, Lueda Alia and I. Be sure to check out the Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 recaps as well. I was lucky enough to see Fall Out Boy, and Paul got to see Vampire Weekend.
Ryan Gardner on 03/17/13 - 11:52 AM
This week on the Self Promotion Spotlight, one can find Day Dreamer an emo tinged pop punk band from Illinois and Wisconsin. They've just released their Best Wishes EP which is 'name your price' on their Bandcamp. They have a similar vibe to a looser version of Title Fight and are definitely worth a spin. 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 03/17/13 - 10:57 AM
Brighter Brightest have released a short clip from a new song that will probably appear on the band's upcoming record.
Deborah Remus on 03/17/13 - 10:00 AM
"Well I just haven't decided if it's across the lake or at the bottom of it."
Ryan GardnerSaw some amazing bands at SXSW all week. I was even lucky enough to see Fall Out Boy last night.
Deborah RemusThe new record from The Bronx has really grown on me.
Kelly DohertyJeff Pianki, Into It. Over It. and Beirut have been occupying my ears all week.
Jake JenkinsDeniro Ferrar & Shady Blaze - Kill Or Be Killed, Friendzone
Ryan Gardner on 03/17/13 - 09:31 AM
Head to the replies for this week's Small Band Round-Up.
Christian Wagner on 03/17/13 - 09:26 AM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on 03/17/13 - 09:21 AM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on 03/17/13 - 09:10 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 03/16/13 - 11:26 PM
It looks like ?uestlove leaked that Justin Timberlake will be releasing part two of The 20/20 Experience in November.
spoiler alert. 20/20 Vol 2 comes out in nov. (10 songs now.....10 songs later= 20 vision)
Jason Tate on 03/16/13 - 06:12 PM
Morrissey has canceled more shows due to illness.
The remaining dates of the Morrissey U.S. North American tour have officially been pulled down due to medical reasons. The singer has suffered a series of medical mishaps over the past few months including a bleeding ulcer, Barrett’s esophagus and double pneumonia. Despite his best efforts to try to continue touring, Morrissey has to take a hiatus and will not be able to continue on the rest of the tour. Morrissey thanks all of his fans for their well wishes and thoughts. Refunds for the remaining shows are available at point of purchase.
Jason Tate on 03/16/13 - 05:12 PM
Judge will be playing both days of the Black N' Blue Bowl on May 18th and 19th at Webster Hall in NYC.
Dre Okorley on 03/16/13 - 01:33 PM
Bryan Donahue (The Tower and The Fool, ex-Boys Like Girls) will be playing guitar for All Time Low on their upcoming tour.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/16/13 - 01:28 PM
John Joseph (Cro-Mags) wants you to donate to an NYC kitchen that provides food for those in need. If you donate, you can also win Cro-Mags prizes. Check the replies for a video on the kitchen's history and how you can support.
Dre Okorley on 03/16/13 - 12:53 PM
Mixtapes, Texas In July, Ice Nine Kills, No Bragging Rights, Super Water Sympathy, The Indecent, Lost In Atlantis, Gabe Kubanda and TheCityShakeUp have been added to this summer's Warped Tour. Head to the replies for the specifics.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/16/13 - 12:20 PM
Head to the replies to check out this week's Hardcore Music Round-Up. If you missed last week's, head here.
Jason Gardner on 03/16/13 - 08:14 AM
Hit the replies for recaps of SXSW Day 3: Friday from Paul Tao, Lueda Alia and I. Be sure to check out the Day 1 and Day 2 recaps as well. Come back every day to read reviews of the rest of the days as well. Follow @apnetatshow on Twitter for random thoughts and reviews during the day.
Ryan Gardner on 03/16/13 - 07:11 AM
Did you miss any of the popular album reviews around the website last week?

Popular Album Reviews
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Jason Tate on 03/16/13 - 07:00 AM
Jason Tate on 03/16/13 - 05:00 AM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Strongheart. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 03/15/13 - 07:40 PM
Old Wounds are currently stuck in Oklahoma. Their van blew a transmission and now they must spend around a few thousand to get it fixed. Please do what you can to help them by buying some merch and/or donating to their Paypal.
Dre Okorley on 03/15/13 - 07:03 PM
Lil Wayne is currently hospitalized.
Sources say there's evidence Wayne went on a Sizzurp binge after being released Wednesday, because doctors found high amounts of codeine in his system.

Update: Mack Maine just tweeted, "Wayne is alive and well! We watching the Syracuse game...thanks for the prayers and concern..he will update you all soon." However, TMZ also just updated with, "Wayne's mother is currently on a plane flying to Los Angeles -- and we're told all major decisions about Wayne's health (including the decision to discontinue life support) will not be made until she arrives."

Update #2 (06:39 PM): Lil Wayne's twitter account just tweeted, "I'm good everybody. Thx for the...
Jason Tate on 03/15/13 - 06:18 PM
Watch From Indian Lakes perform "I Don't Know You" from their New Year's Eve Studio Session in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 03/15/13 - 05:55 PM
The Early November's full set at the Factory Theatre in Sydney, can be found here.

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Jason Tate on 03/15/13 - 04:44 PM
Our Last Night can be found covering Adele's "Skyfall" in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 03/15/13 - 04:39 PM
Fall Out Boy performed an acoustic version of their new single "My Songs Know What You Did In the Dark (Light Em Up)" in Paris, check it out in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 03/15/13 - 04:21 PM
Connecticut pop punkers, Angry Bears have finished recording their forthcoming EP. The EP is slated for release this summer.
Kelly Doherty on 03/15/13 - 03:56 PM
PropertyOfZack has confirmed that Jonny Craig tried out for The Voice but did not advance into the competition because of his background check and that he was "too controversial."
Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 02:13 PM
PropertyOfZack has posted a matchup guide and analysis for its "Emo 8" round here. You can vote here.
Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 01:40 PM
Brandon Rike confirmed that a new Dead Poetic album is still going to happen at some point.

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Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 01:33 PM
Check out a Dashboard Confessional web documentary in the replies. It was shot in São Paulo, Brazil during the band's show that took place on March 9th.

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Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 01:32 PM
Paramore recently spoke with Fuse and talked about why they decided to self title its new album. You can watch it in the replies.

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Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 01:30 PM
You can stream a new Cartel song titled "Sympathy" here. Collider will be released March 26th and is available for pre-order here.
Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 01:25 PM
Watch Hostage Calm perform "Woke Up Next To A Body" live with a little help from Tym of Some Stranger (Ex-Daytrader) in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 03/15/13 - 12:28 PM
The Dear Hunter will be doing an album release show via StageIt on April 2nd. You can buy a ticket here.

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Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 12:21 PM
At the Dropkick Murphys' show in NYC on Wednesday night, a Nazi made his way on stage and performed the Hitler salute during the band's cover of AC/DC's "TNT". As soon as bassist Ken Casey saw this, he shoved and started a fight with the offender. Videos of the incident are in the replies.

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Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 12:17 PM
Lupe Fiasco released a new song about Jonylah Watkins, a 6 month old shot 5 times in Chicago on Monday. The song is a reimagining of her life and how she would have grown up and what she would have become if she were not killed. You can listen to it in the replies.

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Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 12:12 PM
Read my review of the Pawtucket, RI stop of The Wonder Years' current tour with Fireworks, Hostage Calm and Misser on March 9th here.
The Wonder Years put forth all of their energy at every show, but there's something special about seeing them in a small club. Both the band and the fans relished the intimate setting. Adding a strong line-up of genuine musicians - really, any band on the show could have headlined to a solid turnout - was merely the icing on the cake. Don't miss this tour if it's coming anywhere near you, because The Wonder Years probably won't be playing venues this small for a while.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/15/13 - 10:21 AM
Secret Band (featuring members of Dance Gavin Dance) have released a new demo.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/13 - 10:14 AM
Head to the replies to watch a rough video of Sleeping With Sirens performing a new song entitled "These Things I've Done."
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/13 - 10:10 AM
Today's awesome of the day goes to The Hood Internet and their mashup of Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie" and Daft Punk's new 15-second teaser they released the other night. Head to the replies to check it out.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/13 - 10:06 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 03/15/13 - 10:00 AM
Gaza have broken up.
Gaza is no longer a band. A big thank you to anyone that has supported us. Some of us will continue to make music together.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/13 - 09:52 AM
Frameworks will be hitting the road with Rescuer next month. Jump to the replies to find out where to catch them.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/13 - 09:35 AM
Today we're bringing you an exclusive stream of Tear Out The Heart's new song, "Coffin Eyes" which features Dan Marsala of Story of The Year. You can stream the song on the band's AP.net profile or in the replies. The band's Victory Records debut, Violence, drops on March 19th. If you dig what you hear, be sure to go check the guys out on their new tour starting on the 22nd!
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/13 - 09:00 AM
Deathwish Inc. has signed Harm's Way. The band will release a 12" EP titled Blinded in the spring. Their upcoming tour dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/15/13 - 07:42 AM
Today is Blink-182 vocalist/bassist Mark Hoppus' 41st birthday. Leave him gifts in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/15/13 - 07:27 AM
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