Hey party people, don't forget it's Daylight Savings tonight. Turn your clocks back an hour and enjoy the extra sleep (or, if you're a real go-getter, an extra hour of reading the paper or whatever). Hooray!
A 1966 test-pressing of the original version of The Velvet Underground's The Velvet Underground & Nico is now up for auction on ebay. The seller describes it as "ARGUABLY THE RAREST & MOST IMPORTANT ROCK 'N' ROLL AND POP-ART ARTIFACT IN THE WORLD" (caps lock his) and at present, the highest bid is $25,300. Read the description on the auction for more information on the record and news articles written about it.
For those of you who haven't already seen it on their MySpace, or who have a Mac like myself and are baffled that one of the top 5 most popular sites on the internet has yet to become Mac compatible, you can now see The Format's hilarious new video for "Dog Problems" at YouTube.
We now have an ABSOLUTExclusive trailer for Every Time I Die's upcoming DVD, Shit Happens, available for download on their AP.net profile. The dvd drops on October 31st through Ferret, but can be pre-ordered now right here.
All Time Low will be recording their next CD with Matt Squire (Panic! At The Disco, Hit The Lights) and Paul Leavitt (Over It, Cute Is What We Aim For, The Dangerous Summer). They are scheduled to start working on the new album in January.
Edit : This is most likely to happen, but the band is awaiting confirmation.
A couple new trailers for Every Time I Die'sShit Happens DVD can be found here. We will have an Exclusive trailer right here on AP.net this Thursday. Pre-orders for Shit Happens are available at the Ferret webstore now.
Time and Distance's long-awaited debut LP, The Way It Should Be, is officially out today. In celebration, the band has added "Up, Out & Over It" to their pureVOLUME.com page. The song is the first track on the new record, which you can pick up now over at Smartpunk.
All Time Low will be playing on the Warped Tour from August 2nd through the 10th; the band's new EP is currently available in all stores as well as for $4.95 on iTunes. The band also recently launched a new web store.
Time and Distance's debut full length, The Way It Should Be, is now available for pre-order at Smartpunk for $11 (every preorder comes with a free pin and sticker). The Matt Squire-produced album will officially be released on August 15th. Time and Distance is currently on tour with And Then I Turned Seven on the East Coast (dates below). A full US fall tour with Southcott is in the works.
All Time Low will be entering the studio in November to record their full length with Matt Squire (Paul Leavitt will be helping with engineering). As for the band's upcoming touring plans, they will be playing every date on the fast-approaching AP.net-sponsored Amber Pacific Tour. Also, for those of you in Maryland, the group will be playing their EP release show on July 22nd at The Recher Theatre with Cute Is What We Aim For, Boy Crazy (last show ever), and Oh the Story; everyone in attendance will receive a free copy of the band's latest release, Put Up or Shut Up, which retails on July 25th via Hopeless / Sub City.
The Chariot have postponed their original recording time with producer Steve Evetts (A Static Lullaby, He Is Legend) to write more material. Obviously, because of all this, the album won't be done for a Halloween release date.
At a recent show in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Jared Leto of 30 Seconds To Mars announced that the band would be taking an indefinate amount of time off so that he can focus on "other things" for a while.