In this day and age, there is an abundance of music to choose from, in literally any genre, for music fans. In my experience, this has been a blessing and a curse at the same time -- finding new artists to truly connect to is an indescribable feeling, but one that has ceased to be special as it used to be by the sheer fact that there is so much wonderful music to explore. However, once in a while, an artist comes by who makes a lasting impression because their music simply blows you away. And that's exactly what happened when I first heard East Forest's music: I felt the same overwhelming feeling that few similar artists, such as Balmorhea and The Album Leaf, made me feel years ago. And...
Today we are premiering the acoustic version of "Heralds" by Wolves At The Gate. Head to their AP.net Profile or the replies to hear it. The track will be on their upcoming re-release of We Are The Ones on November 15th via Solid State Records.
Today, we are bringing you an exclusive premiere of a new Looking For Alaska song titled "Love Wins." Head to their AP.net Profile or the replies to stream it. There Is Hope, their debut full-length record, will be available online and in stores this Saturday, October 22nd.
Today we're premiering Blitzkid's "Mr. Gore" from the new album, Apparitional. The long-time horror punk band comes back with their strongest release yet and will not disappoint fans. Go to the replies to listen to the track.
If you love awesome bands like Dear Landlord and The Copyrights, you might enjoy The Heat Tape, which is Brett Hunter's latest project. Raccoon Valley Recordings came out last Tuesday through Red Scare Industries and today we're featuring their music video for "21st Century Turd." Check it out in the replies.
Today we're premiering Green Day's live music video for "Cigarettes and Valentines." You can check it out in the replies. The track appears on Awesome as Fuck, their live CD/DVD that comes out on March 22nd.
Tokyo Police Club are in the middle of their "Champ Championship", where fans have been challenging the band to a competition of their choosing. AP.net is proud to premiere the video for the second round of their competition, where TPC competes with fans in a relay race. Watch in the replies, and find their upcoming tour dates there as well. The band are also still raising money for the ASPCA on their website for fans who want to purchase their latest video.
We are proud to premiere I the Mighty's new music video, "Technicolor." This Bay Area group has been highlighted by Live 105, Alternative Press, and many others as a band to watch in 2010. We recommend them for fans of Say Anything, Circa Survive, and Envy on the Coast. Check out the video in the replies and you can purchase their EP Hearts and Spadeshere.
Today we have the pleasure of premiering the debut EP from Gospel Claws, featuring Ex-Dear and the Headlights guitarist Joel Marquard, now streaming on their AP.net Profile. The band mixes vintage pop sounds with a whole slew of indie rock influences, resulting in five diverse but equally awesome tracks.
A few days ago we posted Socratic's "A Christmas Coal Carol" for download, but now we've got the holiday ABSOLUTExclusive premiere of the music video the band filmed for the song. Check the super joyous footage in the replies, it will surely make your yuletide gay.
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.
A Voice Like Rhetoric have chosen to premiere their new music video for "Please Don't Call Me a Mindless Philosophy" on their AP.net profile at midnight tonight. Be sure to visit their profile tonight to check it out.
On Jan. 30th, AP.net will exclusively premiere two new songs from The Appreciation Post. To kill the time before then, the band has a new contest running in where you can win a sweet hoodie, a signed copy of the Brighter Sides EP, and a button pack. Look to the replies for full details.
Madness, whose original members officially reformed in 1992 after an extensive hiatus, have made a brand new studio recording available online. The track, entitled "Sorry," which features guest appearances by dual, UK-based hip-hop artists, Sway and Baby Blue, is set to appear on a limited edition 7", tentatively titled Lucky 7, scheduled for an early December release. The song is available for streaming at the group's official MySpace page.
Madness, who are currently writing and recording the follow-up effort to 1999's Wonderful, are preparing to embark on a tour of the United Kingdom with Hellcat Records' reggae revivalists, The Aggrolites. You can find the tour's brief schedule...
Joe Gittleman, bassist for the legendary Boston-based, ska-punk octet, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, has unveiled an unreleased track from the band. The track, entitled "Chocolate Pudding", can be streamed via the band's official MySpace page.
The Flatliners will be performing a new song on 102.1 The Edge's Punk-O-Rama radio show later tonight. Listeners located outside of the Greater Toronto Area can listen to the show, which is shceduled to run from 11pm (EST) until midnight, online.
Jonezetta are kicking off the release of their album, Popularity, by world premiering the new video for "Get Ready (Hot Machete)" at Purevolume, which you can view here. Remember, the album hits stores tomorrow.
Circa Survive's brand new video for "In Fear and Faith" will premiere on Steven's Untitled Rock Show this weekend. They also have an acoustic performance on the show, where they play a new song that no one has ever heard before.
The Matches' new song, "Papercut Skin" from the band's new album, Decomposer will premire tonight on Live 105 at 8:00pm PST. You can stream Live 105 from anywhere in the world by logging onto their website.
The following message was a Myspace bulletin sent out today by The Matches: