Have you entered in our Tourmaline Banner Design Contest? The winners get some free stuff from Tourmaline (Matt and I will pick the winners), and we'll use them to help promote the band's exclusively-released 5-song EP, which will be available for download July 5th. Entries for the banner contest are due by Monday, July 3rd (3 AM Eastern), and all the info is in the linked thread.
Tomorrow, June 28th, we will be posting two brand new and ABSOLUTExclusiveThis Day & Age songs, and on June 29th they will also release yet another song on their Purevolume page. The songs come from their upcoming release titled The Bell and the Hammer set to drop on August 22nd through OneEleven Records.
We're doing an exclusive with Tourmaline to release their new 5-song EP exclusively for free download. My graphic design skills are kind of limited (and so is my time), so this is your opportunity to design a banner for this exclusive and the band will send you some free stuff to show their appreciation (and AP will throw something in, I'm sure). Here's the scoop; if you have any questions, ask away:
The track listing for Vie Perdu's debut album has been announced. The pre-order will begin on June 18th which is the same day we will start our ABSOLUTExclusive of the album. The band's debut, ...Utopia?, will hit stores on July 18th.
Panic! At the Disco released their iTunes exclusives today. The exclusives include redone versions of "But It's Better if You Do", "I Write Sins, Not Tragedies", and "Lying is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off." They can be purchased at the iTunes store.
We've worked out a cool AbsolutExclusive with Tourmaline for you guys. On Wednesday, July 5th, we will be making their brand new, self-titled Tourmaline EP available for exclusive download. It features five new songs; the track list is below. Tracks 3-5 were available as demos for a while on Purevolume/Myspace, but the band has re-recorded and remastered them for this EP. Get excited because this is going to be pretty good stuff.
Tourmaline will be in the studio over the summer to record the follow-up to 2005's Strange Distress Calls. More information on the producer and details on the album will follow once the band gets ready to hit the studio. They're currently on tour supporting...
I'll be interviewing Brett Detar, formerly of The Juliana Theory, this week. If you have any questions, regarding the breakup, future plans, or anything you want to ask him, please post them in the replies.
Check out an ABSOLUTExclusive download from The Prize Fight's first release in 3 years on the band's AP.net profile. The record is called The Process EP and the song is called, "Another Day, Another Struggle".
On the Horizon: Roses are Red exclusive next Tuesday, and a Joe Wilson exclusive the Tuesday after.
On Sunday, January 22nd, Nate and Sam (The Format) will be playing an exclusive acoustic set in LA for members of The Living Room only. During the show, they'll play some old favorites, as well as reveal new songs they've been working on in the studio. Tickets go on-sale today, January 9th, at 4:00PM PST. At 3:00PM PST, they'll be sending out an email with the link to the site where you can buy tickets, which will also include the secret password. Tickets will go for $3.50 (simply to cover venue costs; the band's making no dough), and will be limited to two tickets per person. Only 75 will be sold and when they're gone, that's it, no more. The show will also be recorded for the...
Absolutepunk Exclusives is stoked to give you an exclusive clip of a brand new Cinematic Sunrise (Craig of Chiodos' project) song called "The Wordless." Download it right here (right click > save target as) and post your thoughts.
Tomorrow we will be premiering a brand new song from Cavil at Rest as an AbsolutePunk.net Exclusive. The band has just finished recording their new EP, and you can hear it here first! If the band's previous work is any indication, this should be spectacular. As well, look for us to premiere another new Cavil song approximately one week later.
You can currently find them in our featured profiles section and at their website. The post for the download will be a sticky for a good portion of tomorrow, and will also obviously be located in the featured downloads section, so look out for it!
This Saturday we will be premiering a brand new song from Cavil at Rest as an AbsolutePunk.net Exclusive. The band has just finished recording a brand new EP, and you can hear it here first! As well, look for us to premiere another new Cavil song approximately one week later.
*Music Videos for “Everything Is Alright” and “My Favorite Accident”
*Exclusive Backstage Pass interview
*Exclusive Gamers Ball interview
*MTV.com LIVE performances of “Everything Is Alright”, “Time Turned Fragile”, “Better Open the Door” and “Attractive Today”