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Tokyo-based screamo band Blue Friend will release their debut full-length I Will Be Your Friend in September via Dog Knight Records. It's twenty-five minutes of dissonant, harsh screamo in the vein of classics like Beau Navire or modern groups like Old Gray. Today we're got an exclusive stream of the track "Kowai." Hit the replies to check it out, and then you can pre-order the LP via Dog Knight's site.
Zac Djamoos on 07/25/14 - 08:27 AM
Dahling are getting ready to release their Near to Wanting EP on August 4. It's four tracks of nice and fuzzy indie rock. You can stream the full thing in the replies, and then you can check out their tour dates with Teenage Swoon right below that. The EP will be released physically by Trends Die Records and digitally by Texas Is Funny Records.
Zac Djamoos on 07/24/14 - 08:57 AM
Last month, The Most Dangerous Animal re-released their full-length Time Heals All Wounds on Save Your Generation Records. Now they're back with the Breakfast EP, a nice dose of hardcore a la Modern Life Is War. Stream the EP in the replies and pre-order it on bandcamp.
Zac Djamoos on 07/24/14 - 08:46 AM
Boardroom Heroes are releasing a new EP called New Wage on August 19th via Sinking Ship Records. It was produced/engineered by Brian McTernan (Polar Bear Club, Balance and Composure). Today, we are streaming the title track - it's in the replies. If you're looking for a loud punk rock jam, this one's for you. Like what you hear? You can pre-order the 10" vinyl.

Track Listing:
01) Safe Words
02) New Wage
03) Here & Now
04) Waste the Nights
05) Never Ready
Ryan Gardner on 07/23/14 - 10:15 AM
Backslashes and Bad Ideas recently signed to Imminence Records, and now they're getting ready to put out a new 7", entitled Sad Is the New Black, on GiantMTK. We're excited to bring you the B-side title track to the 7". If you're a fan of bands like The Wonder Years or Transit (and this is AP.net, so you almost certainly are), you can hear the track in the replies or on the band's profile page.
Zac Djamoos on 07/23/14 - 10:08 AM
New Jersey's Hodera recently released their debut EP, Reset to Default, and we are streaming it today - it's in the replies. The songs have a raw yet mid-tempo rock feel, not unlike some of The Gaslight Anthem's material, just with some more emo influence.
Ryan Gardner on 07/22/14 - 06:57 AM
The Oversight is gearing to release their Far From Gone EP tomorrow - a pop-rock treat for fans of Go Radio and You Me at Six. The title track features The Dangerous Summer's AJ Perdomo. We're excited to exclusively premiere the entire release today; check it out in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 07/21/14 - 12:30 PM
Today we're bringing you the exclusive premiere of Dr. Manhattan's "Dance the Vibes Away" lyric video. Hit the replies to check that out. The band's upcoming EP, Bolo Yodo, will be coming out tomorrow.
Jason Tate on 07/21/14 - 12:07 PM
Out of St. Louis, Get At Me recently worked with Mike Hart and Tyler Smyth (Dangerkids) on their new single "Wanderer." Today, we are premiering the lyric video for the song. If you're looking a light-hearted pop-rock tune for summer, head to the replies for the video.
Ryan Gardner on 07/15/14 - 06:27 AM
He Is Legend are gearing up for the release of their first new album in five years, Heavy Fruit, due out August 19th via Tragic Hero Records. Stream a new song titled "ABRACADABRA," one of my personal favorites from the record, in the replies. Be sure to pre-order the album if you dig it.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/14/14 - 12:41 PM
A Will Away and Head North are releasing a split EP pressed in two variants via Giant MKT. We are streaming a song from each band - "Transparent People" from A Will Away's side and "In The Water" from Head North's side. Fans of bands like Forever Came Calling and The American Scene should enjoy these tracks. The split releases July 22nd - you can pre-order it. They'll also be heading out on a co-headlining tour this summer. Check out the songs and tour dates below.

Track Listing:
Side A - A Will Away
1) Dusk
2) Transparent People
3) Home
Side B - Head North
1) In The Water
2) Poor Posture
Ryan Gardner on 07/09/14 - 11:00 AM
Driver Friendly are all set to release their fantastic new album, Unimagined Bridges, on July 15th through Hopeless Records. We are excited to premiere "Twenty Centuries Of Sleep," the record's penultimate track. It's a great example of how many packed choruses the record has, so check it out in the replies. The band will soon be heading out on tour with Stickup Kid, Seaway, and Candy Hearts - be sure to catch them on the road. Preorder the album here and here.
Ryan Gardner on 07/03/14 - 09:54 AM
With the news of Jimmy Eat World's Futures anniversary tour, I feel like there's no better time to premiere this. We've got an exclusive stream of Daisyhead's (excellent) cover of "Work" off the upcoming No Sleep Records Comp for Mom. Check out the track in the replies and then pre-order the comp off their site.
Zac Djamoos on 07/01/14 - 10:28 AM
You may remember Haverford's split last year with State Lines, who the band will be supporting on tour for a short stint. Well, the band recently wrapped up a new EP called Alaskan Summer. Today, we are streaming the whole thing. Hit the replies to check it out - it will be name your price on July 3rd.
Ryan Gardner on 07/01/14 - 06:26 AM
On July 8, Pacific Ridge Records will be releasing volume four of its annual The Scene compilations. Today we're premiering a track by post-hardcore act The North, titled "If the Suit Fits." Check that out in the replies, and if you like it, pre-order the comp.
Zac Djamoos on 06/30/14 - 08:43 AM
Earlier this month, Everley dropped their debut The Tyger and the Lamb. It's a great album in the vein of Circa Survive, but heavier. Today we'e excited to premiere the video for their single "Daggers of Self-Doubt." Check that out in the replies, read our review, and then order it on their bandcamp.
Zac Djamoos on 06/30/14 - 08:34 AM
Trapdoor Social recently released their new EP, Science of Love. You may remember their 2012 EP, Death Of A Friend, which featured Death Cab For Cutie’s Jason McGerr on drums. Today, we are premiering a live in studio performance of "Angel City" off of it. Fans of pop-rock with piano hints should enjoy this one.
Ryan Gardner on 06/26/14 - 06:22 AM
Winning the Loser's Bracket is a two-piece band from Richmond, Virginia. They play an emo-inflected style of pop-punk similar to Turnover or maybe Life on the Sideline. If that sounds appealing to you, you can stream their sophomore record WOOD in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 06/24/14 - 09:24 AM
To celebrate the release of Love, Robot's new album, B.A.D., we are streaming the whole thing today. This should be right up the alley of fans of an edgier We Are The In Crowd and VersaEmerge. Check it out in the replies, and be sure to pick it up if you like what you hear.
Ryan Gardner on 06/24/14 - 07:52 AM
Dakota Drive is a indie rock collective gearing up to release their new two-song EP To Anyone, For Anythnig. Today we're happy to bring you a stream of "Brothers & Sisters" off that EP. It's a nice little acoustic track, and Andrea O'Connor's vocals have often been compared to Adele's. Yeah. So you should stream "Brothers & Sisters" in the replies, and if you like it, be sure to pre-order.
Zac Djamoos on 06/23/14 - 07:18 AM
Speaking in Shadows is gearing up to release their new EP The Lies We Lead in late July, and today we're excited to premiere the video for the first single, "Technicolour Trainwreck." The song contains hints of bands like Transit and Gameface, be sure to check this out.
Zac Djamoos on 06/20/14 - 10:01 AM
Today we're proud to premiere the brand new video for And We Danced's "The Ring." In case you missed the first post about this band, it features Zaq Zrust (formerly of Cadillac Blindside) and Jeremy Tappero (formerly of The Stereo and The Jealous Sound). The song comes from the band's upcoming album Back to the Middle which is available for pre-order right now on Paper + Plastick Records. Less reading, more listening.
Jason Tate on 06/16/14 - 02:08 PM
All the Shelters have signed to Famined Records. Today we're excited to premiere the music video for their single "White Sun," taken from their upcoming full length, Chasing Light. Check it out in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 06/16/14 - 12:22 PM
This week's Quiet Country Audio session is from Darling Harbor. The Buffalo-based quartet combines indie rock, pop, alternative and folk influences into a sound reminiscent of The Head and The Heart, Good Old War and Barenaked Ladies. Watch their performance in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/13/14 - 10:06 AM
Save Your Generation Records is re-releasing The Most Dangerous Animal's album Time Heals All Wounds on June 24. You can listen to single "Mexico" in the replies, and pre-order on the SYG bandcamp.
Zac Djamoos on 06/11/14 - 12:31 PM
It's no secret that bands like Brand New and Manchester Orchestra are among this website's favorites. So it makes sense we'd premiere a song by Young and Heartless, a band whose sound is strongly influenced by those two, while still sounding like its own entity. "Tomorrow's Problems" is a highlight off their upcoming The Pull Of Gravity, and it can be streamed in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 06/10/14 - 12:21 PM
You may remember Kiven from around 2012 when they released their Step EP. Well, their debut self-titled album is out now. Today we are premiering a live version of "I Can Take It," recorded live at EastWest Studios in Hollywood and produced by Tony Hajjar, the man behind At The Drive-In's arrangements. Hit the replies to watch the video.
Ryan Gardner on 06/10/14 - 06:54 AM
Today we're teaming up with Purevolume and PropertyofZack to bring you the album stream for Ghost Town's new album The After Party. If you hit the replies you'll be able to stream the album and read a short commentary on three songs from album. Hit up Purevolume and POZ to read about the rest of the tracks. Like what you hear? Buy the album on iTunes or from the band's webstore.
Jason Tate on 06/09/14 - 06:14 PM
Today we're excited to bring you a premiere of Pyro, Ohio's new music video for "Before the Sun Sets...." Check that in the replies, and if you like what you hear, check out their tour dates in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 06/06/14 - 05:00 PM
Hit the replies to hear a brand new song from Tim Version from their upcoming album Ordinary Life. The song is called "A Dream About Dean's Dream" and the album will be out on No Idea Records later this year.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 02:54 PM
Massachusetts' pop punk group Half Hearted Hero are currently hard at work on their new album for Animal Style Records. Although the effort does not yet have a title or release date, we were able to get our hands on a new song. Head to the replies to hear "Dreams," which marks a further progression from last year's Whatever.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/21/14 - 12:49 PM
Today we're excited to bring you the official music video for Seacats' new single "anxiety (dumb things)." The video is the band's "attempt at an art film that is an interpretation of the creator's inner anxiety." Check it out in the replies
Zac Djamoos on 05/20/14 - 01:03 PM
The second volume in Broken Heart Records' Two Sides to Every Story split 7" series features Mike Felumlee and P.K. Workman. You'll know Felumlee as the former drummer of Alkaline Trio and Smoking Popes as well as his budding solo career, while Workman is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter out of Utah. The split features two songs from each artist, as well as a digital bonus track collaboration. Stream it in the replies and pre-order it from Broken Heart Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/19/14 - 07:25 AM
Pilot For A Day will release a deluxe version of Better Air on July 1st, featuring three acoustic tracks. We are premiering the acoustic version of "Take This Chance." Hit the replies to give it a listen. The album was produced by Marc McClusky (Weezer, Ludo, Hit The Lights) and should appeal to fans of the softer side of bands like You Me At Six.
Ryan Gardner on 05/15/14 - 08:15 AM
Today we are bringing you an exclusive premiere of Echosmith's brand new video for "Come With Me." Check the replies for the video. Lead vocalist, Sydney Sierota, had this to say about the video's concept:
We loved the miniature photography concept for this web video. We thought it was such a unique way to represent the songs message of when you have someone special to love it makes life's journey an adventure
Jason Tate on 05/14/14 - 04:45 PM
Visitors features members of Heartless Breakers, Dustbloom, and Downpoor. The band will release a new EP called Blueshift on May 20th. We are giving you an early taste of it with a new song called "Springtides." Hit the replies to hear it and watch an accompanying lyric video. This is one of the heavier tracks on the EP, with the heavier moments reminiscing Drop Dead, Gorgeous or even letlive, while the melodic parts have a heavier Circa Survive vibe. You can also grab a free download of another new song called "Ages" and pre-order Blueshift.
Ryan Gardner on 05/14/14 - 08:45 AM
St. Louis trio Lobby Boxer are releasing a self-titled EP today via Save Your Generation Records, and we're excited to bring you an exclusive stream of the entire thing. Plus if you like what you hear, the whole thing is available for free download here. Fans of Circa Survive should dig on this.
Chris Collum on 05/13/14 - 12:09 PM
Stanley and the Search will be releasing Weightless on July 15th via Take This To Heart Records. The album is a re-mastered version of their first EP, Weight, with 3 bonus songs. Today, we are premiering one of the new songs called "Anatomy" with an accompanying lyric video. Hit the replies to hear it. Fans of pop-punk/rock kind of in vein of The Swellers should enjoy this. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the album.
Ryan Gardner on 05/13/14 - 08:32 AM
Virginia Beach pop-punk band Battleghost are gearing up to release their new EP this Thursday. Today we're bringing you their new track "Contentions," which should please fans of The Story So Far. Hit the replies to check out the new song, and pre-order the Transient EP if you like it.
Zac Djamoos on 05/12/14 - 12:39 PM
Pillage & Plunder are one of the those bands I think you should just hit the replies and push play to fully experience. It's got this rockabilly-jazz-punk vibe that I think is pretty damn fun. The track comes from the band's upcoming album, The Show Must Go Wrong, which is due out August 5th.
Jason Tate on 05/12/14 - 12:00 PM
The New Classic's brand new video for "Reset," from the band's self-titled album, is now streaming in the replies. The band is heading out on tour (dates also in the replies) and if you like the tune the new album is out now.
Jason Tate on 05/12/14 - 11:51 AM
The latest Quiet Country Audio session showcases an explosive performance from '68. The duo features former The Chariot frontman Josh Scogin on vocals and guitar, so you know it's worth watching. Head to the replies to see them perform "Three is a Crowd," "Third Time is a Charm" and a cover of Nirvana's "Tourettes."
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/08/14 - 01:08 PM
Send Away Stranger's new EP Gables is out today, and we've got a special stream of the record for you right now. Hit the replies if you're a fan of bands like The Reptilian or Algeron Cadwallader and stream Gables, which you can pick up for whatever price you'd like.
Zac Djamoos on 05/07/14 - 01:26 PM
Brendan Kelly and Sam Russo are teaming up for a 7" called Split the Tip, which will be released digitally through Red Scare Industries on May 13 and physically on May 20. Today we're bringing you a stream of "Frangelico Houston", which is one of Brendan's songs that you can hear in the replies. According to him it's written about the time he hung out with Peter Murphy and he was drunk in the morning. Lines in the song are lifted from actual conversations that they had. If you like the song pre-orders are currently available.
Deborah Remus on 05/06/14 - 04:36 AM
Today we're taking a moment to introduce you to a brand-spanking-new band called Greenhorn. It's the new side project from Roger Lima of Less Than Jake fame, and Roger is accompanied by Jen Vito from NoMore on co-lead vocals. Their debut EP, I Want More, will be released on July 8 via Anchorless Records and you can check out the first new song, titled "I Hit The Wall," exclusively in the replies. Also in the replies is a blurb about the band written by Brendan Kelly; as Brendan puts it, the six-song EP is full of "hearty pop-punk," with Roger and Jen combining for some instantly memorable memories. If you dig the song, preorder the 10" vinyl here and here if you're in the UK.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/05/14 - 09:59 AM
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