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An exclusive Hit the Lights song titled "Stick Up" is available for download if you purchase the band's new album on iTunes. Don't forget, the band will be chatting with fans beginning at 5:30 PM EST!

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Rohan Kohli on 04/11/06 - 02:02 PM
The following listening parties are taking place over at AOL Music:
Listening PartiesHit the Lights - This Is a Stick Up... Don't Make It a Murder
Saves the Day - Sound the Alarm
Moneen - The Red Tree
Pretty Girls Make Graves - Elan Vital
Royden - Best Friends Our Worse Enemies EP
Bullets and Octane - In the Mouth of the Young
Built to Spill - You In Reverse
Buckcherry - 15
Edwin McCain - Lost In America
Toby Keith - White Trash With Money
Rohan Kohli on 04/10/06 - 11:18 AM
If you head over to Billboard.com you can read an article on the new Bright Eyes album.
Brandon Herbel on 04/10/06 - 08:48 AM
Seemless' new album will be titled What Have We Become. The album is expected to be released June 27th via Equal Vision Records.
Pat Marquez on 04/10/06 - 12:08 AM
After two months of recording, Madina Lake are one week away from completing their new record. The band has decided to call the album, From Them, Through Us, To You, and it will be released this August.
Ryan Imhof on 04/08/06 - 07:38 PM
Drummer Brann Dailor of Mastodon had the following to say to MTV regarding the new album:
Brann Dailor Speaks About New Album"It's hard to be inside something and talk to people about it. And it's kind of a cliché that the people in the band think that what they're working on at the moment is the best stuff they've ever done. But I guess that's the way that we feel. It's just more intense, more — I mean I like everything we've ever done. But at the moment, I'm really digging on this stuff. It's hard for me to put into words what's different about it. It's just better. I hope we can start a prog revolution, because the timing's right. You've got a Tool record that's coming out, an Isis...
Pat Marquez on 04/07/06 - 04:38 PM
The Starting Line might be recording their show tomorrow night in Sayreville, NJ for a live album. Also, the band updated their MySpace page with the latest installment in their "Best (and Worst) of Me" fan videos series.
Rohan Kohli on 04/07/06 - 01:53 PM
Peaches (the mastermind behind "Fuck The Pain Away", the infamous "sucking on my titty" song in Lost In Translation) will release her new album, Impeach My Bush, on July 11th. It features 13 tracks (tracklist coming soon).
Paul Tao on 04/07/06 - 12:25 PM
The Polyphonic Spree will be releasing their third album, The Fragile Army, sometime this summer. It has been described as more "orchestral" and also more of a "rock record." They have been working with producer Steve Albini (Nirvana, The Pixies).
Paul Tao on 04/07/06 - 12:24 PM
The new album from Hawk Nelson, Smile, It's The End of the World, is in stores everywhere now. The album is available anywhere CDs are sold, and is available for a limited time at a special low price at Wal-Mart. The band just posted a new song from the record, "Something On My Mind," on their pureVOLUME page. Check out the e-card for the album too.
Jared Kaufman on 04/06/06 - 11:23 AM
Zero 7, whose new album The Garden comes out on June 6th in America, will be releasing their first single "Throw It All Away" sometime in mid-May. Guest vocalists on the album include Jose Gonzalez and Sia Furler. You may recognize the band from the Garden State soundtrack (they did "In The Waiting Line").
Paul Tao on 04/05/06 - 11:35 AM
You can now preorder Thursday's new album, A City By The Light Divided, through Tower.com and receive a limited edition vinyl single, which contains a b-side titled, "Even The Sand Is Made Of Sea Shells". The disc hits shelves on May 2nd. In other news, the band posted their song, "At This Velocity" on their website. Check out a more detailed update from the band below.
Update From ThursdayHey Everyone,
So we are hanging in Vancouver today, getting ready for sound check here at Croatian Cultural Centre. Just wanted to check in and say hello, and thanks. The LA show was a blast, I can't believe the tattoos! I must say it's very flattering to be embraced so warmly (and permanently!!) by...
Frank Giaramita on 04/04/06 - 03:06 PM
The French Kicks will release their new album, Two Thousand on July 18th through StarTime International. They will also be doing a few shows in April, four of them with Ladytron. You can find the tracklist for the new album and their tour dates below.
Tracklist1. So Far We Are
2. Also Ran
3. Cloche
4. Knee High
5. Keep It Amazed
6. No Mean Time
7. Basement D.C.
8. England Just Will Not Let You Recover
9. Hey I Wait I
10. Go On

Tour Dates4/11 - Baltimore, MD, Sonar
4/12 - State College, PA, Darkhorse Tavern
4/14 - Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club with Ladytron
4/15 - NYC, NY, Irving Plaza with Ladytron
4/16 - Philadelphia, PA, TLA with Ladytron
4/17 - Boston,...
Paul Tao on 04/04/06 - 10:46 AM
The new Shins album will be released in October through Sub Pop. It still has no title.
Paul Tao on 04/04/06 - 10:45 AM
The following listening parties are taking place over at AOL Music:
Listening PartiesMorrissey - Ringleader of the Tormentors
Rascal Flatts - Me & My Gang
Pink - I'm Not Dead
The Vines - Vision Valley
The Flaming Lips - At War With the Mystics
Placebo - Meds
Judas Priest - The Essential Judas Priest
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime II
Umphrey's McGee - Safety In Numbers
Protest the Hero - Kezia
Rohan Kohli on 04/03/06 - 11:08 AM
Strike Anywhere will enter the studio with Brian McTernan (Cave In, Roses Are Red) next week. The band's new full length will see it's release in September through Fat Wreck. Go here to read their latest update.
Jon Foucart on 04/02/06 - 02:15 PM
Click here to stream Josh Ritter's new album, Animal Years, in its entirety. For fans of singer-songwriters with a folk influence.

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Rohan Kohli on 04/01/06 - 11:35 PM
The Transit War has dropped off the east coast portion of the Panic Division / Aphasia tour in order to put the finishing touches on a couple songs before their new album's deadline. The band did not lose files as previously reported. The band had no choice and this was the only time to do this. They will resume the tour April 11th in West Dundee, IL. Below are the rest of the tour dates with The Panic Division and Aphasia that The Transit War will be playing.
Tour DatesApril 11, 2006 - West Dundee, IL @ Clearwater Theatre w/ Aphasia, The Panic Division
April 12, 2006 - Milwaukee, WI @ Miramar Theater w/ Aphasia, The Panic Division
April 14, 2006 - Winona Lake, IN @ The Turing...
Rohan Kohli on 04/01/06 - 08:03 PM
More details Muse's forthcoming album have surfaced- NME.com.
Frank Giaramita on 03/31/06 - 06:55 PM
Gym Class Heroes' new album, As Cruel as School Children, is set for a July 11th release date through Decaydance / Fueled By Ramen.
Rohan Kohli on 03/31/06 - 04:43 PM
Four Letter Lie's upcoming Victory Records debut is called Let Your Body Take Over and is looking to be out in August. Mike Birnbaum (Coheed & Cambria) and Chris Bitner (Straylight Run) will be producing the effort.
Jon Foucart on 03/31/06 - 02:29 PM
The Weakend's debut full-length will be entitled A Terror In The Dark of Night, A Blinding Fire, A Guiding Light. Some of the tentative song titles are below. We'll provide more details about this when they're available.
Tentative Song TitlesA Terror In The Dark of Night
A Blinding Fire
A Guiding Light
This Sudden Lose of Innocence
An Introduction To Our Recently Dismissed
Two Guiness, A Shot of Rum, And An Iron Lung ... Check Please
Even Angels Can Fuck Like The Devil
Diagnosing A Haunted Child
The Ceiling Fan Spins As The Whisperer Sins
Pulled Like The Strings of Her Piano
Debris and Light

Please, please, please give this band a listen if you have failed to do so already;...
Jared Kaufman on 03/31/06 - 11:45 AM
Aloha, the most critically-acclaimed band in Polyvinyl's history, returns April 11th with Some Echoes, their fourth full-length and finest moment to date. Aloha loves a little bit of everything (60s orchestral pop, prog rock, 20th century composers, iconic songwriters), but they don't dabble here and there, they meld it all to make their own noise, a singular and unmistakable one. This is one album not to be missed. Hear for yourself what everyone has been raving about, you will not be disappointed.
Aloha Set To Release New Album-Click here to order new album.
-Click here to stream "Your Eyes."
-Click here to download "Your Eyes."
Pat Marquez on 03/31/06 - 08:58 AM
You can stream the entire new Band Of Horses album, Everything All The Time, over here (.asx stream) at MSN Music. For fans of My Morning Jacket. The album came out March 21st on Sub Pop.
Paul Tao on 03/31/06 - 07:31 AM
Roses Are Red's new album, What Became Of Me, releases on June 13th but for now you can view the album's cover art right here. The band will be posting new material online soon, and you can look forward to an AP Leak!
Jon Foucart on 03/30/06 - 07:42 PM
Sonic Youth's new album, Rather Ripped will be out June 13th on Geffen. (Remind Me)
Tracklist1. Reena
2. Incinerate
3. Do You Believe In Rapture?
4. Sleepin Around
5. What A Waste
6. Jams Run Free
7. Rats
8. Turquoise Boy
9. Lights Out
10. The Neutral
11. Pink Steam
12. Or
Paul Tao on 03/30/06 - 11:31 AM
Saosin has moved into a Los Angeles apartment complex and have officially started recording their new album with producer Howard Benson.

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Rohan Kohli on 03/30/06 - 10:39 AM
III: In The Eye's Of Fire will be the title of Unearth's new album for Metal Blade.
Jon Foucart on 03/30/06 - 01:30 AM
My review for Anathallo - Floating World is up. You should buy it right now. I've never been more serious in my life.
Gabe Gross on 03/29/06 - 06:12 PM
The following listening parties are taking place over at AOL Music:
Listening PartiesYeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
Rob Zombie - Educated Horses
Matt Costa - Songs We Sing
Rohan Kohli on 03/27/06 - 11:37 AM
Rookie of the Year's new album, The Goodnight Moon, is currently streaming in its entirety on pureVOLUME.com. The record hits stores on April 11th through 111 Records, and is currently available for pre-order here (pre-orders come with a free trucker hat while supplies last).
Rohan Kohli on 03/27/06 - 10:53 AM
The Early November's new album will be out in July. Also, bass player Sergio proposed to his girlfriend on stage last night and she said yes!
Jon Foucart on 03/24/06 - 11:58 PM
The upcoming album from Dashboard Confessional will be approximately ten songs long and will be out sometime in July.

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Jon Foucart on 03/24/06 - 11:58 PM
Glass Casket have titled their new album A Desperate Man's Diaries. It will be out on June 13th.
Jon Foucart on 03/23/06 - 11:27 PM
To dispel any rumors, the next Bright Eyes album will be out sometime in 2007, not any sooner.
Paul Tao on 03/23/06 - 10:11 AM
Keane's as-yet-untitled new album will be out on June 12th. The band worked with producer Andy Green, with the first single "Is It Any Wonder" being released in late May.
Paul Tao on 03/23/06 - 10:09 AM
The album art for Vie Perdu's upcoming Evil Water Records full length debut, ...Utopia?, can be seen here. Their album will be in stores on July 20th and a sampler is on their Myspace page.
Ryan Imhof on 03/22/06 - 04:09 PM
Morrissey's new album Ringleader of the Tormentors is now streaming, in its entirety, on MySpace. The disc hits shelves on April 4th and a review of it can be found in our database.
Frank Giaramita on 03/22/06 - 02:39 PM
Do you like Sony PSPs? Do you like Nightmare Of You? If so, click here.
Frank Giaramita on 03/22/06 - 12:51 PM
The Fold has added some new t-shirts and track jackets to their merch store. You can now get the album sent to you with a free sticker, and their "John Hancock", if you ask nicely. When you buy stuff directly from them at their store, it helps them out a lot so they can make it and stay on the road. Also, many of you were complaining about this on the ABSOLUTExclusive; you will be happy to know that you can now purchase their album on iTunes.
Jared Kaufman on 03/22/06 - 06:10 AM
Further Seems Forever's greatest hits album, Hope This Finds You Well, can now be streamed in its entirety at MSN Music. The album, which also includes b-sides and unreleased tracks, came out today through Tooth and Nail.
Rohan Kohli on 03/21/06 - 05:29 PM
A new Punchline song, "Green Light," can now be heard at pureVOLUME.com. The demo version, as well as some background information on the writing of the song, can be found on the band's AP.net profile. Punchline's new album, 37 Everywhere, is due out on April 11th through Fueled By Ramen (Remind Me).
Rohan Kohli on 03/21/06 - 01:48 PM
You can stream the new The Years Gone By album at ForTheSound. Their self titled album will be released tomorrow and can be purchased at Smartpunk.
Ryan Imhof on 03/20/06 - 12:41 PM
Yeah Yeah Yeahs' new album, Show Your Bones, can now be streamed in its entirety on MySpace. The album hits stores on March 28th through Interscope.
Rohan Kohli on 03/19/06 - 01:39 PM
According to an ad in the newest issue of Rolling Stone, one of Butch Walker's two upcoming albums is titled The Rise and Fall of Butch Walker and the Let's Go Out Tonites.

Submitted by: RockVocalPower
Rohan Kohli on 03/18/06 - 08:16 PM
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