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Australian pop-punk band The Playbook's new video for "Built To Break" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/05/15 - 02:23 PM
From Autumn To Ashes have announced some new tour dates. They're in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/05/15 - 02:10 PM
John Nolan posted up a bunch of old high-school demos on Soundcloud (yes, that's also Jesse Lacey on them).
Jason Tate on 05/05/15 - 02:04 PM
Another day, more radio silence regarding this. Some bands have spoken out, some remain silent, others about to embark on huge tours have deleted their tweets, and the band in question has said nothing. I checked their website today because I was curious when their next tour started. Not only because I was curious to see who their upcoming tourmates were and what they had said about this entire thing (looks like nothing), but I wanted to know the dates and get a feel for the timeline of everything coming up. To my surprise I see the AP.net logo sitting on their tour imagery. This is about the time my blood starts to boil. I turned down this sponsorship "opportunity" (so many air quotes)...
Jason Tate on 05/05/15 - 01:53 PM
Red City Radio's new video for "Two Out of Three Ain't Rad" can be viewed in the replies (via Brooklyn Vegan). The band is currently out on tour supporting Strung Out; you can find their remaining tour dates in the replies as well. They're supporting their recently released self-titled album, which can be purchased here.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/05/15 - 01:37 PM
2015 is the year of Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen," and he's shared a new remix of the song that features Azealia Banks, Gucci Mane and Quavo (of Migos). Check it out in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/15 - 01:16 PM
Neal Avron talks about how he got involved with Fall Out Boy and reflects on recording From Under the Cork Tree.
I was contacted by Rob Stevenson, who was [Fall Out Boy’s] A&R guy at Island Records. Basically he told me he had this band, Fall Out Boy, and I don't believe I had specifically heard of them. He was very excited about me being involved in the record and said he thought I’d be a perfect fit and could he send me some demos from the upcoming record, which he did. They probably were on CDs at that point. I don't remember how many he sent me—maybe five, a handful—and my initial reaction was that I was not interested in doing the record. I just felt like the songs weren’t that...
Jason Tate on 05/05/15 - 11:38 AM
Craig Owens' new solo single "Fragile" can be heard on Spotify.
Jason Tate on 05/05/15 - 11:32 AM
Metz have a new album out today called Metz II, and they've released a video for "The Swimmer" off the record that you can watch in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/15 - 10:59 AM
Mineral Girls have shared another new song, this one titled "Was The Worst Thing To Ever Happen To Me," from their upcoming debut album Cozy Body. Stream the song over at The Run Out, and make sure to check out Cozy Body when it drops May 19th. The bands tour dates are also in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/15 - 10:21 AM
Shamir has shared the music video for a new track off his upcoming XL debut Ratchet titled "Darker" that you can watch in the replies. Ratchet is out in the U.S. May 18th.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/15 - 10:10 AM
Vince Staples, hot on the heels of his fiery new single "Senorita," has announced that his debut album for Def Jam is titled Summertime '06 and will be released June 30th. The album will be executive produced by No I.D. and you can check out ""Señorita" in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/15 - 10:08 AM
The Maccabees will be heading to North America later this year for some headline dates as well as supporting Mumford and Sons and appearances at Austin City Limits. Hit the replies to check them out.
Kyle Huntington on 05/05/15 - 09:30 AM
So, that headline is weird -- but we've got a really cool exclusive for you guys today. Frequent readers may recognize the name Sparrow Sleeps -- he's the artist who turned songs by the likes of The Gaslight Anthem, blink-182, Taking Back Sunday and others into fully unique lullabies. Today, we're announcing the re-launch of Sparrow Sleeps in a big way: He's got a brand-new, shiny website featuring new albums with songs by Thrice, Cartel, The Early November and MXPX (and some of those links have cool blurbs from the bands about these lullaby renditions). We also teamed up with Sparrow Sleeps to stream some fully exclusive, brand-new single tracks that the AP.net staff got to choose. In...
Thomas Nassiff on 05/05/15 - 09:21 AM
It's a pre-order-palooza at Run For Cover Records! The new mewithoutYou album, Pale Horses, is now available and a deluxe edition is over at the band's website. Pale Horses drops June 16 and "Red Cow" was premiered last week.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/05/15 - 07:49 AM
Citizen's sophomore LP, Everybody Is Going To Heaven, is due out June 23 via Run For Cover Records and you can stream the first single, "Cement," in the replies (via Noisey). The record went up for pre-order overnight and can be found here.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/05/15 - 07:43 AM
"This is how you make yourself vanish into nothing."
Staff ReviewsMumford & Sons - Wilder Mind (Craig Manning)
Dustin Kensrue - Carry the Fire (Gregory Robson)
Esto - Houghton-Hancock Hum-Alongs (Craig Manning)
Craig Manning on 05/05/15 - 07:23 AM
"Latch" masterminds Disclosure have shared a new track titled "Bang That," their first solo song since their debut album Settle came out in 2013. Stream the song in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/15 - 06:06 AM
Vince Staples released two great projects last year (the Shyne Coldchain 2 mixtape and Hell Can Wait EP) and now he's readying his debut album for Def Jam later this year by releasing the first single from the LP. It's called "Señorita" and features a very prominent sample of Future's "Covered N Money" and is available to purchase on iTunes and to stream on YouTube or in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/15 - 05:44 AM
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.

Once again the release date section is currently down. So the link doesn't work. No one is responding to my emails about it.
Jason Tate on 05/05/15 - 01:00 AM
With bands like Citizen, Title Fight, Turnover, and Superheaven all releasing albums this year - not to mention Basement recording a new full-length - it might seem like you already got your 90s alternative revival fix for 2015. But you better add Papertowns to that list. They're releasing a new EP, With You in Mind, next Tuesday, and it's worth a listen if you're a fan of any of those bands. So if that sounds intriguing to you, give their optimistic single "Change" a listen in the replies, and you can pick up a copy here.
Zac Djamoos on 05/04/15 - 05:47 PM
Following the release of debut single "Hills Are Floating" last month, electronic artist Stèv has now revealed his stunning second single "Urbinian" from his forthcoming debut album Beyond Stolen Notes. The record will be released via Emancipator's curated label Loci Records and Megaphone on May 18th. It's feel-good and perfect to chill to as the weather starts to improve so hit the replies to stream the track via IndieShuffle.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/04/15 - 05:06 PM
A new Time Will Tell song called "The Fire" is in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 05/04/15 - 03:27 PM
During their recent visit to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Blur also recorded a backstage, acoustic version of the superb "Tender" with Jimmy Fallon accompanying on guitar and vocals. Check it out in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 05/04/15 - 02:06 PM
Happy birthday to Will from Cartel.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 01:40 PM
Underoath's Tired Violence documentary is now available.
Ryan Gardner on 05/04/15 - 01:25 PM
Yahoo! will be live streaming Death Cab for Cutie at Riverside Theater tonight at 10:30pm ET.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 01:22 PM
Turnover's new album, the stunning Peripheral Vision, is out today via Run For Cover Records. The label is selling the album digitally for only $5 on Bandcamp. I've been entranced by this record all morning; I recommend taking a listen to the stream and then buying it 39 minutes and 11 seconds later.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/04/15 - 01:02 PM
Riot Fest sent out an email asking for people to sign a petition in support of keeping the festival at Humboldt Park.

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Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:24 PM
Spenser Milo, writing on The Daily Writ, about Brand New's "Mene" and the expectational bias new music creates.
Now, with context, “Mene” isn’t just a song anymore; it’s a highly-anticipated monster of a single that, to some fans, fell absolutely flat. Why? Because there’s that hanging suspense that’s set in unrealistic fantasies of what the band can perfectly achieve for every individual fan out there. The song, and now the band’s new album, is plagued with expectational bias.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:22 PM
Happy birthday to Dallon Weekes (Panic! At the Disco/The Brobecks).
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:19 PM
Geoff Rickly will be playing a show at Maxwell’s Tavern at 8 p.m., on Friday, May 29th.

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Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:17 PM
The Early November's dates with Lydia and Restorations are in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:16 PM
Cosmopolitan compiled a list of what celebrities each state most wants to dress like. Maine's is Hayley Williams from Paramore.
Cosmopolitan.com and Polyvore pulled data on style icons by state, and the results are equal parts surprising (Mainers love Hayley Williams of Paramore) and obvious (Washington, D.C., residents adore Michelle Obama).

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Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:11 PM
Mark Rose and Shane Henderson did an interview with The Edge On Air -- check it out in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:07 PM
Third Eye Blind posted a video on Facebook with the question, "That's a wrap?" -- could album five be finished?

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Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:04 PM
Dear America's lyric video for "Common Bridges" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:02 PM
7 Seconds is going on a Northwest tour with Success and The Briggs in June.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:00 PM
The Story So Far and Man Overboard will be touring Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand together. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 11:58 AM
Brandon Flowers has a new solo song called "I Can Change". Check it out in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 05/04/15 - 11:56 AM
We Are the In Crowd have finished their new album.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 11:54 AM
Hop Along's new video for "Powerful Man" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 11:53 AM
Vinyl pre-orders are now up for Lydia's seminal release Illuminate.

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Blake Solomon on 05/04/15 - 11:53 AM
Hit the replies to watch a live video of All Time Low performing "Tidal Waves" with Mark Hoppus.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 11:52 AM
Bayside's Anthony Raneri will release his solo album, Sorry State Of Mind, on June 30th via Hopeless Records. Pre-orders are now up. Listen to a new song on Billboard.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 11:51 AM
Neon Tree's new song "Songs I Can't Listen To" can be streamed in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 05/04/15 - 11:50 AM
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