Every Avenue are headed out on the AP.net sponsored Take Action Tour, so to get you amped up we've got an exclusive webisode from the band streaming in the replies, and an unreleased acoustic version of "Think Of You Later" available for download.
Thursday have just completed their music video for "Resuscitation of a Dead Man" off their new record Common Existence, and we've got an ABSOLUTExclusive, behind-the-scenes video showing what it took to get 'er done. Head to the replies for the footage.
Today's Unsigned Showcase brings you acoustic tracks from Orange County's The Jakes. The band is starting to build momentum buzz throughout the industry. They are opening up for the Kings of Leon at the House of Blues in Chicago on January 24th. Head on over to the band's AP.net profile to check out the tracks and videos.
Head over to The Mongoloids' AP.net profile to check out the ABSOLUTExclusive premiere of their music video for "Circumstantial Criticism." The band's new album, Assorted Music, hits stores January 6th via Eulogy.
Get out your planners folks. This Thursday, the 11th, we will proudly bring you the ABSOLUTExclusive first listen to the brand new Moving Mountains EP, Foreword. These guys are a 2008 Absolute 100 featuree, their last record received a 93% review from our users, and this EP has been designated under "most anticipated of '09" by several staff members.
In this Unsigned Showcase, we are giving away four songs from Chicago's Vertigo Whales for free download. This name might be fresh to your ears, but the progressive rock and pop of this band call upon all sorts of familiar outfits like Muse, Lydia or Keane. We think you need to hear this. Download here.
The newest addition to our holiday ABSOLUTExclusive series is MC Lars. We're premiering two tracks off of his new 4-song EP, The Green Christmas EP, "I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas" (featuring Jaret Redick of Bowling for Soup) and "I Want My Guns 'N Roses." This new EP is digital only and will be available on Tuesday through Redick's new label, Crappy Records. Check out the new tunes here.
ABSOLUTExclusive is proud to present an exclusive clip from Mae's upcoming Destination: Beautiful Five Year Anniversary DVD. Check it out in the replies. These DVDs will be very limited in quantity, so make sure you pre-order now exclusively at whatismae.com to ensure that you get your copy. DVDs will begin shipping next week.
Introducing Doylestown, PA's Balance and Composure. Those familiar with that scene may recognize Jon Simmons' signature vocals from the now defunct Erection Kids, but this quintet is here to introduce you to a much different sound. Comparable to The Early November meets the 90's Midwest Emotional rock outbreak, you can now hear their debut EP, I Just Want To Be Pure over on their AP.net profile.
It's not every day a new band gets hand-picked by The Killers to open a series of their sold-out west coast shows, but this is exactly what has happened to the Neon Trees. Head over to their AP.net profile to stream or download their single, "Sins of My Youth" and see how you can win 2 tickets to see the band live with The Killers on December 12th in San Francisco. We think they might be the next big thing - do you agree?
Starting today on the Underoath tour, Saosin will be selling their new The Grey EP. It's a limited edition release with only 100 copies for sale at every tour date, but we're giving up some of the goods too. Streaming now at their AP.net Profile is "Love Maker", a new song from EP.
Back in June, Jason asked you guys what exclusives you wanted to see most. It helped us greatly in choosing features and I think we've done a good job of fulfilling a bunch of those requests. Now we'd like to ask for your suggestions once again: Which records coming out in the next six months or so would you like to get some early soundbites from?
Today is a good day. We are premiering the first single off The Bronx's new album, The Bronx III, that is set to release on November 11th. Hear it here first - stream or download the ABSOLUTExclusive "Young Bloods" on the band's AP.net Profile.
For our latest Unsigned Showcase, we are proud to bring you the ABSOLUTExclusive premiere of three new songs from Boston's Fly Upright Kite. The tracks come from the band's upcoming Weightless EP, were produced by Mike Poorman and mixed by Brian McTernan. Head over to their AP.net profile and check them out - especially for fans of Beneath Medicine Tree-era Copeland.
We are honored to announce our latest FREE-P by South Carolina thought-rockers Marry A Thief. The band has been gracious enough to let you download three previously unheard demos. These songs take a format provided by bands like Copeland and Lovedrug, and add just the right amount of electronic flourishes. Here's a band that could very easily become scene heroes in no time, so make sure and go here to get these rare goodies while you can.
It's been a year since Down To Earth Approach decided to call it a day. In memory of their valiant years as a band, they wanted us to have three ABSOLUTExclusive b-sides from their 2007 album, Come Back to You, which you can now download for free. Also to bring back the good times, the band has included a video of random tour moments and commentary from good friend and tour buddy, Aaron. See all of this at the band's AP.net Profile.
Head over to Colour Academy's AP.net profile to stream and download their new song "Out Of The Sky (Face Down)." The band's forthcoming Move With The Tide EP is set for release next Tuesday, August 26th.
J from Manchester Orchestra was slick and kind enough to sneak some high-def video of Brand New performing "You Won't Know" at Lollapalooza, and he wanted us to have it as an ABSOLUTExclusive. Also caught on tape: remember that guitarthrow that caused it a bit of a stir? Watch the video in the replies.
Over the next week, we will be streaming the upcoming Zebrahead album, Phoenix, in full. This ABSOLUTExclusive will work in installments - today we have the first two tracks off the album, titled "HMP" and "Hell Yeah!". Enjoy over at the band's AP.net Profile.
Today we're bringing you the final ABSOLUTExclusive from The Reign of Kindo's upcoming debut full-length, Rhythm, Chord and Melody. The song is the final track from the album, "Hold Out", which you can listen to on their AP.net profile. The album will be in stores August 19; this is not one you want to miss.
This week we are proud to bring you the second track off of The Reign of Kindo's upcoming Rhythm, Chord and Melody, "Breathe Again". This ABSOLUTExclusive is a Christmas themed song for an August release, albeit with a different message one is used to hearing. Definitely check it out on their AP.net Profile. What do you think?
For this Unsigned Showcase, download a new song titled "dare4distance" from NeverShoutNever off his upcoming Yippee EP (out July 29th) at his AP.net Profile. But this ABSOLUTExclusive isn't done yet. Streaming on his profile is another song off the Yippee EP - "heregoesnothin". Tell us your thoughts.
Today we present an ABSOLUTExclusive of Maradona's new track, "Get Bent, Ned Flanders." If the fact that it's an AP.net exclusive isn't enough to check them out, the band lists The Beets as an influence on their myspace. Check out their AP.net profile for the song and let us know what you think in the replies.
Today we are excited to bring you the first track off of The Reign of Kindo's upcoming album Rhythm, Chord and Melody. Head on over to their AP.net profile to hear "The Moments In Between." What do you think? Make sure to check back in the following weeks for more exclusive tracks from this stunning release. The album will be in stores August 26.
Download the new EP - At The Base of The Metropolis - from San Diego experimental rock outfit, Scarlet Symphony, at their AP.net Profile. It's free, it's bangin', and it's exclusive from our kind and giving souls. Tell us what you think.
We're proud to bring you our newest ABSOLUTExclusive, this time from A Cursive Memory (Vagrant Records). The band has put together a mash-up of their song "Lions" with Say Anything's "I Can Get Sexual Too." Check out the song on the band's AP.net profile.
Team Goldie is hitting the road this summer, and in celebration, he will be releasing a 500-run, limited tour EP that will only be available at his shows. But since we like to hook it up, you can stream "Diamonds", a new track from the EP, on his AP.net Profile. We're also giving away two copies; head to the replies to find out how to win.
For our latest Unsigned Showcase, we are proud to give you an exclusive stream of People In Cars' (Etay Pisano of Aberdien) new EP, Uninvent. Fans of progressive, yet accessible pop/rock music will surely want to check out what one man was able to create.
Streaming now on the band's AP.net Profile, you can hear all of the new Driver F album, Chase The White Whale. Also, the band has provided a high-quality download of their video for "Two Words Mr. President: Plausible Deniability". If you enjoy The Starting Line or having fun, you should probably give this a go.
Head to Cash Cash's AP.net profile or read below to check out the band's second studio journal update. A video update can be seen in the replies as well. The band is currently in California recording several songs with Matt Mahaffey and Jeff Turzo for their forthcoming Universal Republic debut full length.