The Get Up Kids are releasing a 10th anniversary live CD/DVD of Something To Write Home About on September 8th, the trailer for which you can view exclusively in the replies. The whole damn thing will be streaming on MySpace tomorrow as well.
As promised, we've got an exclusive pro-shot live video of The Dear Hunter performing "Mustard Gas" at the Bowery Ballroom. Head to the replies to peep it and leave your thoughts. For lots more live music coverage, check out the Sounds of Buzz page.
Polar Bear Club are set to release ten spankin' new jams under the title, Chasing Hamburg, on September 8th. Bridge Nine hooked us up with an exclusive advance stream of the song "One Hit Back" now posted on their AP.net Profile. Thoughts?
Head to the replies to check out a pro-shot video of Gallows tearing it up on Warped Tour, in a performance that's not quite like all the others. The song is "Leeches", from the album Grey Britain. The video’s also running at Sounds of Buzz, along with other cool footage.
Today we present you with an ABSOLUTExclusivepremiere of the artwork for The Swellers' upcoming release, Ups and Downsizing. Along with the artwork, we also bring you exclusive commentary from band members Nick & Jonathan Diener, who have provided insight on the art itself and the lyrical content. Glimpse the album cover in the AP.net Gallery, and read what Nick & Jon have to say in the replies!
Our first FREE-P offering in some time also doubles as an Unsigned Showcase, as we bring you the debut release from pop craftsmen Brighter Shades. This free download of their You Shine So Bright EP contains seven pop gems filled with whimsical melody and sunny instrumentation. There's big horn arrangements, strings, woodwinds, theremin - everything short of an army of didgeridoos. So download it now on their AP.net Profile for the cost of on-the-house.
This Tuesday, Philadelphia punkers, Paint It Black, will release their new Surrender 7"/Digital EP on Fat Wreck Chords. Check out one-fourth of the action early with track #1, "Sacred", streaming exclusively on the band's AP.net Profile.
Reel Big Fish are creating a series of weekly summer tour blogs for AP.net while on the road with The English Beat and The Supervillains. Check out the first two entries (Part 1, Part 2) for a behind the scenes look at road life and band antics.
Dan Hunter of PlayRadioPlay? will be releasing his new album and double disc b-sides album this October. To hold you over until then, we're premiering a brand new song off his full-length. Stream "A Real Clever Trick Fur a Bear" on his AP.net Profile.
The Gay Blades, our favorite trash-pop duo, aren't about to let AP.net users go without providing some sort of peek into their new live DVD, Alive At The Lanes. In the replies you can see a scene from the disc - a live take of new jam "Why Winter In Detroit".
It's been a long time since we've heard anything from Hellogoodbye, but they're back and here is the first place you'll be able to hear their new single, "When We First Met," which will be on their upcoming as-of-yet untitled full-length due out later this year. Not a fan of the band's earlier work? This song will have you reconsidering what you thought you knew about the band, skipping the silly and focusing on the music. Leave a comment for the band and tell some friends to come check out the new tunes. You can use the "share" link to the right of the newspost to post to twitter, myspace, or facebook. Enjoy! ... read more
HORSE the band will be releasing their album Desperate Living on October 5th. The album will have 12 tracks including “Shapeshift”, which was recently released via 7”. You can stream "Shapeshift" now on the band's AP.net Profile and grab the 7" here.
Today we're ushering you into a hopefully awesome weekend with a new song from The Boys of Summer. The ex-That Was Something guys enlisted AJ Perdomo from The Dangerous Summer as a guest on "Get Up Get Up" to further their summery sound. Check it out on The Boys' AP.net Profile and let us know what you think!
For our newest exclusive, we are proud to team up with Third Eye Blind to bring you the "dirty" version of their video for "Don't Believe a Word." Head to the replies to rock out the way these guys intended.
Everybody put on your discovery caps and take a listen to today's Unsigned Showcase: Hotel of the Laughing Tree. If the thought of The Dear Hunter and Conor Oberst mating in the presence of Margot & The Nuclear So and So's turns you on, you might really dig this exclusive stream of the entire brand new EP, Old Dominion, on their AP.net Profile.
Looking for another taste of Anchor & Braille's beautiful new record, Felt? Head on over to the band's AP.net profile for an exclusive stream of the new song "Summer Tongues." Like what you hear? The record is available for pre-order here.
The ABSOLUTExclusive department will yet again answer all your prayers tomorrow when we bring you an exclusive premiere of a brand new As Tall As Lions track plucked from their August 18th release, You Can't Take It With You. Don't miss it! Pre-order packages are now available.
Set Your Goals have offered us some unique insight into their latest lyrical offerings on This Will Be The Death Of Us. In the replies you will find both the lyrics and the song meanings for the record's first four tracks. Stay tuned for the remainder.
Rx Bandits will be playing a few acoustic in store sessions while out on tour, so in honor of those, we have an exclusive acoustic video of the guys rocking an impromptu cover of "No Scrubs" before they launch into their own stuff. Head to the replies for the video goodness and in store details.
Ambient-rock quintet and past Absolute 100 featuree, The Cast Before The Break, are set to release their sophomore effort, Still, on August 18th. To hear two exclusive tracks from the disc, head to the band's AP.net Profile and stream away.
Body of Land is the debut solo album from Brendan Rivera, guitarist and songwriter for Looking Glass Wars (part of 2008's Absolute 100), and let's just say, the kid has got it. Do yourself a favor and stream the entire album on his AP.net Profile, then let us know what you think!
Notorious "Sex & Candy" induldgers Marcy Playground just released Leaving Wonderland...in a fit of rage yesterday. If you want to hear what these talented alt-rockers are up to, hit their AP.net Profile to stream three songs from the record, one you can only find on AP.net.
Paramore and VersaEmerge have recently reminded us how dynamic female-fronted pop-rock can be, and now comes a contender for the third spot in the triad, Speakeasy Tiger. On their AP.net Profile you can check out three tracks, one exclusive to us, displaying the group's Hayley-like vocal prowess and invigorating melodies.
Fearless is set to release Eye Alaska's new full-length, Genesis Underground, this Tuesday. The record is a pop-rock trip with refreshing tints of Rnb and hip-hop, and can be streamed in entirety on the band's AP.net Profile.
Meese are set to release their debut album, Broadcast, on Atlantic Records this Tuesday. Stream the exclusive premiere of "Count Me Out" on the band's AP.net Profile and catch them on tour this summer with Jack's Mannequin and Copeland.
TV/TV will release Not Enough Red next Tuesday, June 30th. As usual we've got you editorially covered, with an awesome, exclusive single streaming on the band's AP.net Profile and a new interview with the band.
We're never going to be as fierce as southern metalcore wizards Maylene and The Sons of Disaster, but we're going to try by giving you a new song to stream exclusively, "Harvest Moon Hanging", on their AP.net Profile. The track is off the band's upcoming June 23rd release titled III. You might want to hold on.
Memphis May Fire will release their new high voltage full-length, Sleepwalking, on July 21st via Trustkill Records. Get a sneak preview on the band's AP.net Profile where you can stream and download the first released track "North Atlantic Vs. North Carolina". (Download is directly beneath the stream)
Our talented rocker buddies The Gay Blades have allowed us to premiere their hilarious new music video for their awesome new single "N.H.D.N". Hit the replies to check it out. The Blades will tour this summer with Ace Enders and The Dangerous Summer, dates can be found here.
Kiss Kiss never fail to keep things interesting with a swirling string section and jaunty, angular melodies. On their July 7th release, The Meek Shall Inherit What's Left, they expand that same idiosyncratic style. Check out an exclusive stream of "Innocent I (The Corruption Of Self Through The Introduction Of Naturally Existing Self Producing Chemicals)" on the band's AP.net Profile for a taste.
Today we feature another most eligible bachelor of the unsigned artist world, Consider The Thief. If you are a fan of anything Thrice has done since Vheissu or enjoy digital and piano-based rock sounds then get yourself to the band's AP.net Profile and stream their entire new full-length, exclusively here.
Last week, we exclusively streamed the Blondie cover by In This Moment for "Call Me", and this week we're premiering a new song off the band's re-release of The Dream called "Dying Star". Two goodies, one band - check it out at the In This MomentAP.net Profile.
Looking for a taste of The Dear Hunter's upcoming release, Act III: Life and Death? Head on over to the band's AP.net profile to check our exclusive stream of a new track entitled "The Tank." Act III hits stores on June 23rd.
On June 30th, In This Moment will re-release The Dream: Ultraviolet Edition with bonus songs, extra video content and a new single, cover "Call Me" (originally by Blondie). But wait - we've got the single stream a-waiting at the band's AP.net Profile for your exclusive listening pleasure.
Dredg will release their beast of a new album called The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion on June 9th. As a preview, peep an exclusive live video in the replies of the band performing "I Don't Know", one of the record's many highlight numbers.