Jared Kaufman on 10/19/06 - 07:47 AM
Actor/singer/America's Got Talent judge David Hasselhoff had surgery to repair a damaged tendon in his arm after a freak shaving accident.

Source: Yahoo! News
Tony Pascarella on 07/01/06 - 11:34 AM
Want to see Jack's Mannequin and O.A.R. for free tomorrow night in Seattle at the Moore Theatre? If so, all I need you to do is answer the following question: Do you think this tour was a good idea? Why or why not? I'll pick the best answer in a couple of hours, the winner will get two tickets to tomorrow's show.

p.s. Please include a working email address so I can contact you.
Caleb Cattivera on 06/16/06 - 08:36 AM
Some blurbs about the Cartel / Hit The Lights tour:
-Last night, Cartel played their first acoustic set because Kevin, the drummer, had to head home for the night to attend his brother's graduation. The band played all of Chroma (give or take) with the exception of "Q" and "A".
-Hit The Lights' singer, Colin, has strep throat so the band may need to drop off of a few shows. Expect details on that soon.
Frank Giaramita on 05/27/06 - 10:43 AM
On Friday, June 2nd make sure you are at any Hot Topic store from 6 pm - 8 pm! Hot Topic is throwing an Underoath Define The Great Line listening party! You will hear "Define The Great Line" in its entirety, way before its release on June 20th. Also you will get a free download card to download the new Underoath song "Writing On The Walls" with any Underoath purchase (while supplies last). Want more? How's 25% off all Underoath merch, but only between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Be there! In other news, if you pre-order the Tower.com you'll receive a free 7-inch vinyl single while supplies last.
Frank Giaramita on 05/26/06 - 06:52 PM
The tracklisting for Set Your Goals' brand new album, Mutiny!, is below. The album is in stores on July 11th. Also, tomorrow we will have the Mutiny! version of "This Very Moment" available for download exclusively on the main page.
Mutiny!1. Work In Progress
2. We Do It For The Money, OBVIOUSLY!
3. Dead Men Tell No Tales
4. Mutiny!
5. This Song Is Definitely NOT About A Girl
6. An Old Book Misread
7. This Very Moment
8. Flight Of The Navigator
9. To Be Continued...
10. Don't Let This Win Over You
11. Echoes
Jon Foucart on 05/22/06 - 03:47 PM
DucatKing has posted several items on Ebay up for auction with all proceeds benefitting Andy Jackson of Hot Rod Circuit. The auction started yesterday at 12pm and will end on Sunday, May 7th at 12pm. Autographed items have been donated from such bands as Taking Back Sunday, Brand New, Thrice, and New Found Glory. For those who weren't informed, Andy, along with his family, lost most of their belongings when their house burned down. Come check out the auctions below for a chance at some rare items, and help Andy and his family out at the same time.

-Autographed Taking Back Sunday microphone/story book
-Autographed Brand New poster
Brand New UK tour poster
-Autographed New Found...
Frank Giaramita on 04/27/06 - 11:49 PM
Head Automatica has released audio streams of “Graduation Day,” the first single off their upcoming Howard Benson-produced album Popaganda, coming this spring. After SXSW, Head Automatica will complete a string of dates and then join Avenged Sevenfold and Coheed and Cambria for the first half of their spring tour from 4/7 to 4/27.

Streams: quicktime | windows media

Tour Dates3/21 Athens, GA Georgia Theatre
3/23 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
3/24 St. Petersburg, FL State Theatre
3/25 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits
3/27 St. Louis, MO The Gargoyle
3/28 Lawrence, KS Granada Theatre
3/31 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
4/1 Cleveland Heights, OH ...
Paul Tao on 03/17/06 - 10:04 AM
Cephalic Carnage, A Life Once Lost, Scarlet and Through The Eyes Of The Dead will hit the road together at the end of April. Below are those dates.
Tour Dates04/21 Huntington, WV
04/22 Louisville, KY
04/23 Columbus, OH
04/24 Rochester, NY
04/25 Wilkes Barre, PA
04/26 Lancaster, PA
04/27 Bound Brook, NJ
04/29 Quebec City, QC
05/01 Montreal, QC
05/02 Ottowa, ON
05/03 Toronto, ON
05/04 London, ON
05/05 Toledo, OH
05/06 Dekalb, IL
05/07 Omaha, NE
05/08 Iowa City, IA
05/09 Kansas City, MO
05/10 St Louis, MO
05/11 Nashville, TN
05/12 Raleigh, NC
05/13 Richmond, VA
05/14 Baltimore, MD
Jon Foucart on 03/15/06 - 01:04 AM
Silverstein have a very important update regarding the Take Action tour. The Tampa show has been cancelled due to the venue being shut down. They have added a headlining show in Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds (tickets $7) on March 10th. Also, the band will not be performing in South Carolina next week, but the show will still be going on without them.
Frank Giaramita on 03/05/06 - 01:12 PM
Casket Salesmen have left an update regarding their upcoming plans.
Casket Salesmen Updatewe are really close to finishing guitars for "Art Sandwich" "Feeling Ten Feet Tall" and "I'll Buy That for a Dollar".....These are my personal favorites of the six songs we have so far. Everything as of right now is a little up in the air...but, I think the plan is to release an EP. More on that to come very soon. We originally planned on doing a full us tour in the fall. We still plan on doing this. But, I think we may do a west coast / western midwest tour....haha, if that makes any sence......I think we wanna go to ca, az, tx, co, ut, wa, & or......just to get our feet wet. Then go back home,...
Jon Foucart on 03/04/06 - 10:12 PM
If you head over to the Nitro Records MySpace page, you can grab a No Trigger banner. If you put the banner up on your MySpace page and send the link to Nitro via MySpace, they'll send you some free goodies. While you're there, stop and listen to "The Honshu Underground," a song from No Trigger's excellent upcoming full-length Canyoneer.
Scott Weber on 03/02/06 - 08:27 PM
Inept has posted a video on their myspace page for Deepest Need. Also, the band will be playing The Taste of Chaos show at the UIC Pavillion on March 14th in Chicago.
Caleb Cattivera on 03/02/06 - 04:36 PM
Damiera has posted two brand new tracks titled "Via Invested" and "M(us)ic" from their debut full length M(us)ic on pureVOLUME.com. The album was produced by Jason Dezuzio (Coheed & Cambria) and is slated for release in May via Tamerlane Recordings.
Rohan Kohli on 02/27/06 - 09:28 PM
Greeley Estates are almost finished recording their new full length, which is expected to be out in June. Also, the band's new video for "Y'all With The Vampire Squad" will be making it's way online soon.
Jon Foucart on 02/15/06 - 02:37 AM
Here are some video and audio streams from The Boy Least Likely To, of "Be Gentle With Me".

Video - Audio
Paul Tao on 02/05/06 - 07:44 PM
Below are Genghis Tron's upcoming tour dates; the band recently wrapped up recording their debut full length with Kurt Ballou of Converge at the helm:
Tour DatesMar 6 2006 8:00P Vassar College @ The Mug w/ Plot to Blow Up The Eiffel Tour & Akimbo Poughkeepsie, NY
Mar 8 2006 8:00P Knitting Factory: Tap Bar w/ Plot to Blow Up The Eiffel Tower, Akimbo New York, NY
Mar 9 2006 8:00P The Syrup Room w/ Plot to Blow Up The Eiffel Tower, USA IS A MONSTER, Akimbo Brooklyn, NY
Mar 10 2006 8:00P First Unitarian Church w/ Plot to Blow Up The Eiffel Tower & Akimbo philadelphia, PA
Mar 11 2006 8:00P The Talking Head w/ The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower & Akimbo Baltimore, MD
Mar 12...
Rohan Kohli on 01/23/06 - 07:28 PM
Below is some footage of Stellastarr* performing at the Bowery Ballroom last year.

"Lost In Time"
"Sweet Troubled Soul"
"Love and Longing"

Also, here is a page containing the MP3s and video for "Sweet Troubled Soul" (the album version and the James Iha remix).
Paul Tao on 01/13/06 - 01:45 PM
Atreyu have titled their upcoming release, A Deathgrip On Yesterday and it's slated to drop on March 28, 2006 through Victory Records. If you're interested in hearing some of the band's new tunes, be sure to attend the Taste Of Chaos tour, as they will be playing some of them live. Also, a studio version of their new song "Her Portrait in Black" will be on the "Underworld: Evolution" sound track. Read below for more details on all of this, as well as some more song titles.

Atreyu New Album DetailsHello and happy holidays to everyone. So much has been going on in the Atreyu camp these days.

To begin with our new record will be called "A Deathgrip on Yesterday." It is slated to...
Frank Giaramita on 12/18/05 - 02:49 PM
The Bamboozle Festival 2006 is proud to annouce Fall Out Boy and Taking Back Sunday as this year's headliners. Fall Out Boy will perform on Saturday, May 6th and Taking Back Sunday will perform on Sunday, May 7th at The Meadowland's Sports Complex in East Rutherford, NJ. Limited discount weekend passes are on sale now exclusively at the festival's website for $57.00 (including $2.00 facility fee). Bamboozle will make more announcements as artists are confirmed. Expect other exciting news in the next few weeks!
Frank Giaramita on 12/02/05 - 11:24 AM
Lots of Anberlin news: the band will be performing at the Next Big Thing concert in Tampa Bay this Sunday, December 4th, Surf Fest on the Island of Oahu along with National Product on December 17th, some Australian shows (check below for details), they've posted "Feel Good Drag" on their MySpace page, one should expect dates for the band's tour with Hawthorne Heights and Emery very shortly, and last but not least, Anberlin's been getting some radio play lately, so go call your local radio station and request "Paperthin Hymn."

Anberlin's Australian ShowsMonday January 23 - Annandale Hotel, Sydney (18+)
Tuesday January 24 - The Basement, Brisbane (18+)
Wednesday January 25 - Enigma Bar,...
Rohan Kohli on 11/30/05 - 01:12 PM
Hot Rod Circuit is currently looking for a new label.

We may be able to feature one of their new demos here on AP in a little bit, keep your fingers crossed!
Rohan Kohli on 11/19/05 - 10:50 PM
Many labels and distributors are expected to be in attendance at Halifax's Nov 29th NYC Knitting Factory show as DTR continues to seek a new distro deal. New additions to possible suitors include RED Distribution with JV deals with one of the other sony labels. Current Drive-Thru distributor, Sanctuary, are facing lawsuits for various issues. See below for details.

Story 1 | Story 2 | Story 3

Stories provided by: Velvet Rope
Frank Giaramita on 11/18/05 - 03:36 PM
Victory Records and iSOUND.COM have teamed up to celebrate an awesome year in music. Head over to www.iSOUND.com to listen to your favorite Victory bands' MP3s, and win tons of merch while you're at it! You could win the latest album and shirts from Between the Buried and Me, Darkest Hour, Silverstein, Hawthorne Heights and more! Check it out right here.
Rohan Kohli on 11/14/05 - 10:30 PM

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