Silverstein's Discovering the Waterfront, A Wilhelm Scream's Ruiner and Thirty Seconds to Mars' A Beautiful Lie all turn 10 today. Which one are you spinning?
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/16/15 - 08:58 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.
Alex DiVincenzoCheck out my Slipknot show review and photos if you missed them.
BlakeNight Riots are pretty chill.
Jason Tate on 08/16/15 - 01:00 AM
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Jason Tate on 08/14/15 - 06:01 PM
Allen Kovac, CEO of 10th Street Entertainment and manager of Five Finger Death Punch has released a statement in response to vocalist Ivan Moody being accused of domestic abuse. You can read that statement in the replies.
Jake Denning on 08/14/15 - 01:40 PM
Alex G will release his seventh full length record Beach Music on the October 9th via Domino Records. His new track "Bug" can be streamed on his bandcamp.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 12:03 PM
It looks like the new Lana Del Rey album Honeymoon will come out September 18.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 12:02 PM
Read Tim Kasher's track by track explanation of the new The Good Life record, Everybody's Coming Down over at substream.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 12:00 PM
Restorations did a "Tiny Desk Concert" acoustic performance for NPR. Check it out here.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 11:58 AM
The Daily Beast thinks there was no "song of the summer" this year. What do YOU think?

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 11:57 AM
Red Hot Chili Peppers are back in the studio.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 11:55 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. Today, I've probably got the opposite to last weeks gym playlist by Jake Denning. I've been on holiday for the past week and I like sea gazing (and having a little existential crisis whilst doing so) and semi enjoying the sun and breeze that comes with being on a tropical island so I put together a playlist to bring a little bit of sunshine to your weekend. This is the part party, part "chill and watch the waves come in" playlist.
Charlie Joseph on 08/14/15 - 11:44 AM
Brian Marquis has announced a charity bike tour to raise awareness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Dates and more information can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/14/15 - 11:28 AM
We've got some long overdue user reviews for you today.

User ReviewsFour Year Strong - Four Year Strong (iChuckles)
Four Year Strong - Four Year Strong (tomtom94)
Nigel & The Dropout - Folderol (N. Hall)
Monster On Sunday - Baby Eater (emoneil)
Being As An Ocean - Being As An Ocean (Junkyarddog)
Aaron Mook on 08/14/15 - 09:16 AM
The soundtrack to Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 will include the likes of Four Year Strong, State Champs, New Politics, and Anti-Flag. Full list can be found here.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/14/15 - 08:56 AM
I jumped a flight of stairs because I was so excited to have you home.
Photos & Show ReviewsVans Warped Tour 2015 - Camden, NJ (Anthony Sorendino)
Anthony Sorendino on 08/14/15 - 08:51 AM
Fearless Records have signed The White Noise. They have released a video for their song "Bloom," which you can check out in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 08:46 AM
Eisley have posted an update about touring and writing for their 5th record. Check out the message from Sherri in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 08:41 AM
Misterwives have released a video for their song "Our Own House" over at MTV.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 08:40 AM
You probably saw this around the interwebs yesterday, but it seems especially relevant to this website. There is a Ned Flanders inspired metal band called Okkily Dokkily. I'm sure it's great.
Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 08:39 AM
Carly Rae Jepsen has released a new song called "Your Type." Check it out in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 08/14/15 - 08:38 AM
A few weeks ago I made my way to New Jersey for the Camden stop of the Vans Warped Tour. Beautiful weather made for an excellent day full of new discoveries. Check out my photos and a short write-up in the replies featuring Candy Hearts, Our Last Night, August Burns Red, Pvris, Pierce The Veil, and more!
Anthony Sorendino on 08/14/15 - 07:48 AM
The Maccabees have spent the week enjoying their number 1 album, Marks To Prove It, but just before that they visited the BBC Radio 1 studios to perform a live session. As part of that, they recorded a 2015, re-worked version of their classic single "Toothpaste Kisses" from debut album Colour It In. Check it out in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 08/14/15 - 05:26 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 08/14/15 - 03:00 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.
Jason Tate on 08/14/15 - 01:00 AM
A new Modern Baseball song titled "Revenge of the Nameless Ranger," given to fans who preordered tickets to their new fall tour, has hit Youtube. Hit the replies to hear it.

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Craig Ismaili on 08/13/15 - 08:32 PM
P.O.D. have released their brand new music video for "This Goes Out To You", which is found off their upcoming record The Awakening. An ode to the Southtown, the video features notable figures from San Diego, including goth-duo Prayers. Hit the replies to check it out, and if you liked it, you can pre-order the record here.
Jake Denning on 08/13/15 - 04:30 PM
August Burns Red have released their brand new video for "Identity", off Found In Far Away Places. The video was directed by Drew Russ, and you can view it in the replies.
Jake Denning on 08/13/15 - 03:46 PM
Update: The chat is now over. Thanks to the band for stopping by!

New Politics will be in this thread (all three members under the name Louis_VIKINGSNP) at approximately 6:30pm EST to chat about their new album, Vikings, which comes out tomorrow. Stop by and say hello. Also, Vikings can be streamed in its entirety over at People and if you like what you hear, pick it up on iTunes.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/13/15 - 03:02 PM
Better Off's "Dresser Drawer" can be heard in the replies. That sandwich still makes me nauseous.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 12:01 PM
Well, it's Friday. I hope everyone enjoyed Absolute 100 week. At this point we've given you 100 new and diverse bands spanning all kinds of genres to check out. I really hope you've been able to find a whole bunch of new artists to add to your collection. In case you missed this week's feature, you can find each day here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4. There is also links to playlists below with artists from the feature. We'd love to hear from you about what bands you have checked out so far, what you think, and if there's any hidden gems out there you think we should give a listen to for next year's feature. Now, let's give all of the staff a round of applause -- finding 100 quality...
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:38 AM
Stream the new Mick Jenkins project, Wave[s], over at NPR.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:20 AM
Five Finger Death Punch's singer Ivan L. Moody has been accused of domestic abuse.
She says she eventually went to sleep, and woke up with Ivan's arms around her neck in a Jiu-Jitsu submission hold. She says he then repeatedly punched her and choked her with a blanket. Moody was arrested for domestic violence but the charges were dropped. The rest of the divorce docs paint a similar picture of abuse, with injuries that include a bloody eye and busted blood vessels.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:17 AM
Twin Forks have finished their new album.

Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:17 AM
Darrin Pfeiffer of Goldfinger will be playing drums with Sum 41.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:15 AM
Watch a Damien Rice concert via replay at Yahoo.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:13 AM
Rdio is adding live terrestrial radio stations.
The new feature, which will allow Rdio users to stream a multitude of terrestrial radio stations, will initially launch with nearly 500 channels in the U.S.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:11 AM
Claire Groden, writing for Fortune:
While Spotify will probably keep offering a free version of music streaming, non-paying users should expect big limitations starting next year. For example, non-paying users might only be able to access one or two songs from a popular album. And new albums could be delayed until after a launch period, or free users might only have a specific amount of time to stream music.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:08 AM
Knuckle Puck's Copacetic debuted at number 61 on the Billboard 200.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:08 AM
Looks like Mat Kearney is back in the studio already.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:08 AM
Happy 35th birthday Mr. Matthew Thiessen of Relient K.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:07 AM
We Came As Romans self-titled album debuted at number 8 on the Billboard 200.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:06 AM
Sesame Street is coming to HBO.
According to The New York Times, the show's nonprofit parent group Sesame Workshop has struck a deal with HBO to host its next five seasons starting this fall. The new deal will allow the workshop to product 35 episodes a year, almost twice as many as it currently makes. It also accommodates two upcoming spinoff series, one of which is an original educational property ostensibly separate from the world of the Muppets.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:05 AM
You can stream New Politics album Vikings in the replies via People.com.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:03 AM
Hit the replies for an interview with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail where he gets into discussing the state of the music scene, bands taking a stance, the state of Warped Tour, mental health issues, and much more.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 11:01 AM
Jason Isbell's performance of "24 Frames" on Conan can be found here.
Jason Tate on 08/13/15 - 10:59 AM
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