Dikembe will be touring with Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) for about four weeks before doing a few dates with The Appleseed Cast and Annabel. The band will be promoting its new EP, Ledge, which has two songs streaming so far. All the dates are in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/19/15 - 09:25 AM
Stream Citizen's second single from Everybody Is Going To Heaven, "Stain," in the replies (via Billboard). The album is out June 23 via Run For Cover and can be pre-ordered here.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/19/15 - 09:15 AM
Telegraf recently worked with Marc McClusky (Ludo, William Beckett) on their upcoming debut EP, Lines. We are premering a new song and video today with "Do You Wanna." The song sits somewhere between the solo work of William Beckett vocally (expectedly) and the instrumentation found in The 1975's songs, where the guitar really helps propel the chorus. The EP uses direct quotes from actual conversations, making it a very personal insight. If you're looking to learn more about the band, you can also watch a short introductory documentary in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 05/19/15 - 06:13 AM
"I thought the highway loved me, but she beat me like a drum."
Staff ReviewsBrandon Flowers - The Desired Effect (Craig Manning)
Mineral Girls - Cozy Body (Zac Djamoos)
The Tallest Man On Earth - Dark Bird Is Home (Jake Jenkins)
Craig Manning on 05/19/15 - 06:09 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.

Yep. Still not working. I've been trying to get an answer on why to no avail.
Jason Tate on 05/19/15 - 01:00 AM
Taking Back Sunday's music video for "Better Homes and Gardens" can be viewed in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/18/15 - 02:37 PM
Copeland just released the official video for "I Can Make You Feel Young Again," which you can watch in the replies. Get comfortable and lose yourself in one of the most beautiful music videos we've seen in a while.
Lueda Alia on 05/18/15 - 12:28 PM
Wave & Rome started out in Nashville as a collaboration between Sam Tinnesz and co-writer/co-producer Josh Farro (formerly of Paramore). The band's upcoming EP, Across the Map, will release on June 2nd, but we are streaming a new song called "Wandering Wolf" today. The song shouldn't be a far cry for fans of bands like Augustana or Cary Brothers, being a piano-driven pop-rock song. Producer Matt Bronleewe, who has worked with Hayley Williams, also helped produce, and Chad Howatt (Paper Route) did the mixing. Howatt's work here should definitley please fans of Paper Route, as well. Give it a listen in the replies. If you're liking it, head to iTunes tomorrow to grab the song and pre-order...
Ryan Gardner on 05/18/15 - 12:04 PM
Terror has premiered a brand new song off their upcoming record, The 25th Hour, which drops August 7th via Victory Records. You can check out "The Solution" via Noisey. The band has also been playing a couple of new songs on their current tour, supporting The Story So Far.
Jake Denning on 05/18/15 - 11:00 AM
So it seems that Brandon Flowers of The Killers has been keeping a collection of his facial hair shavings since 2008. That's a little weird, right?
"I have a Ziploc bag full of hair", Flowers revealed to the newspaper's Radar magazine. "I'll grow five or six days growth, make sure that the sink is dry, use an electric razor, catch it in the sink, and then I'm able to just scoop it into the bag!"

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 10:47 AM
Run The Jewels music video for "Early" is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 10:42 AM
5 Seconds of Summer have been playing a new song live called "Permanent Vacation." Billboard is reporting that a new single from the band will be out around June or July.
Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 10:41 AM
The YouTuber, Austin Jones, that was asking young girls to send him twerking videos, was going to be on Warped Tour, and inspired a petition, has posted a message on Facebook saying he's going to be in therapy and taking some time away.
What was I thinking? That's the question I know most of you want to know and, quite frankly, I want to know too. I have decided to take this time to reflect and to discover how to grow from this and become a better person. I owe that to my family, my friends, my fans, but most importantly to me.

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 10:35 AM
It looks like Polar Bear Club is also on hiatus.
The statement that fireworks released the other day is pretty in line with where pbc is at.

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 10:10 AM
Son Lux's new video for "Change Is Everything" is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 10:09 AM
Coast to Coast​'s new lyric video for "Gravity" is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 10:02 AM
Attalus' Into the Sea is now available for pre-order on iTunes.

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 10:01 AM
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness have released a "Toy Instrument" version of their song "Cecilia and the Satellite." Stream that in the replies.
What do you do when you have a spare afternoon in Nashville? Find a studio, a camera, a box of toy instruments and see if you can't make something cool happen. I had no idea what I was getting into when i showed up for this experiment, but I'm so pleased with how it all turned out. That said you may be able to tell by my face (or many faces) throughout this video that there were moments I felt a little overwhelmed by the process of stitching all these elements together. Enjoy

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 09:58 AM
A new track from Alex Somers and Sigur Ros' Jonsi featured in Cameron Crowe's upcoming Aloha is streaming at EW.

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Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 09:56 AM
Hit the replies to stream Courtney Love's new song "Miss Narcissist."
Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 09:53 AM
Secret Club will make you excited for garage rock again, similar to the first time you heard OK Go, The Hives, The Strokes or The White Stripes. We're premiering their fun new video for "I Do What I Want" in the replies. The song will appear on the Tennessee trio's upcoming album, Apocalypse Meow, which is set for release on June 16th via American Echo Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/18/15 - 09:50 AM
Watch Moose Blood's new video for "Gum" over at AltPress now.
Kyle Huntington on 05/18/15 - 09:16 AM
Today we have a contest on this here website featuring the one and only Rozwell Kid. In case you haven't heard of them, Rozwell Kid is from West Virginia and released a cool record called Too Shabby last year. The band convinced Chums to create a limited run of eyeglass retainers (nerdy straps that nerds like me wear around their noggins to keep their glasses from sliding down their nose while they headbang), so we're giving away a pair of those along with a copy of Too Shabby on vinyl, a T-shirt and a pair of tickets to see Rozwell Kid rip a gig with Superheaven and Diamond Youth. To win, just comment in the replies with your favorite song from Too Shabby and we'll pick a winner at...
Thomas Nassiff on 05/18/15 - 08:33 AM
Per Billboard, BMG has purchased Rise Records for an undisclosed amount of money. The label will retain its ownership and still operate out of Portland, and be the beneficiaries of larger global distribution under BMG. This news comes on the heels of Fearless Records being acquired by Concord Bicycle Music.
Under the deal, Rise will continue to operate out of Portland with Ericson at the helm of the digital-savvy company, but now the label will have BMG's resources for pushing its artists beyond the U.S., where it currently generates the vast majority of its revenue.

"Rise Records is more than a record label," noted Laurent Hubert, president of creative & marketing at BMG Chrysalis...
Thomas Nassiff on 05/18/15 - 07:22 AM
The Maccabees have announced the details of their long-awaited new album. Marks To Prove It will be released on July 31st via Fiction Records. Hit the replies to watch the official video for the album opener and title track as well as check out the artwork.

Track Listing
01. Marks To Prove It
02. Kamakura
03. Ribbon Road
04. Spit It Out
05. Silence
06. River Song
07. Slow Sun
08. Something Like Happiness
09. WW1 Portraits
10. Pioneering Systems
11. Dawn Chorus
Kyle Huntington on 05/18/15 - 03:46 AM
Taylor Swift's video for "Bad Blood" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 12:14 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 DiVincenzoThis is an easy one: go see Mad Max: Fury Road. If you need further convincing, read my review.
Jason Tate on 05/17/15 - 01:00 AM
Today in 1966 The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds and Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde were released. Now that's a great release day in history.
Jason Tate on 05/16/15 - 11:04 AM
Acceptance played at Gramercy Theater in New York last night. Hit the replies for a couple videos from the performance.
Jason Tate on 05/16/15 - 11:00 AM
Lamb of God will release VII: Sturm Und Drang in July via Epic Records. Listen to a new song titled "Still Echoes" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/16/15 - 06:13 AM
Like the headline says, Minus The Bear did a Nervous Energies session. They played "Fulfill The Dream" and "Fair Enough," which seems to be a new song. The videos are in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/15/15 - 11:41 AM
Sublime with Rome have released their new single titled "Wherever You Go" from their new album Sirens due out on July 17th. Check the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 11:15 AM
You can listen to a new Sun Kil Moon song titled "Garden of Lavender" in the replies. Universal Themes will be released June 2 via Caldo Verde Records.

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Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 11:14 AM
Oso Oso's new song "Josephine" is streaming in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 11:11 AM
Off & On's new EP Good Talk Vol. 2' can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 11:09 AM
PEARS have signed to Fat Wreck Chords.

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Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 11:07 AM
Chris Carrabba wrote this year's American Idol coronation song.
Its just too good to be true, Carrabba tells Billboard. He found a way to make it instantly his own song. What more can you want as a songwriter? That is what you do. You write these songs with your heart invested in it and as an expression of who you are and hope to be. It just speaks volumes to his talent.

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Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 11:05 AM
Leftovers' new video for "Trainwreck" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 11:03 AM
Maroon 5's new single, "This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like A Motherfucker," can be heard in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 05/15/15 - 09:39 AM
The Color Morale have a new video out for "Between You and Eye."

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Blake Solomon on 05/15/15 - 08:37 AM
Vendetta Red have announced a show in Seattle on May 29th. More information can be found here.
Blake Solomon on 05/15/15 - 08:34 AM
You can watch part 1 of The Receiving End of Sirens' documentary "The Lost Tape" in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 05/15/15 - 08:31 AM
"She's fresh to death. She'll be the death of you."
Show Reviews & PhotosThe Maine, Real Friends, & Knuckle Puck - Philadelphia, PA (Anthony Sorendino)
Anthony Sorendino on 05/15/15 - 07:36 AM
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Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 03:00 AM
The legendary B.B King has passed away.
Jason Tate on 05/15/15 - 12:17 AM
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Jason Tate on 05/14/15 - 06:01 PM
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