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This is just a reminder to bands and labels that we've started accepting lists for our end of the year awards. If you'd like to participate, we ask that you send your top 10 CDs that were released in 2006 via e-mail to either Melissa Johnson or Gabe Gross. Along with your list, please include your name as well as the band or label that you are associated with. Please note that this is a call for bands and labels (or managers, and other industry folk) only to submit lists. NOT users. The deadline for submitting your lists to Melissa and Gabe is December 17th, 2006.
Melissa Johnson on 11/07/06 - 10:18 AM
Congratulations to Will Pugh of Cartel for making it onto Golf Digest's Top 100 Musician Golfers, along with Josh Kelley, Mike Mills (R.E.M.), Bob Dylan, Justin Timberlake (*Nsync), and Kenny G (who ranks #1), among others. Will ranks 23rd, tied with the legendary Engelbert Humperdinck. Kevin Federline did not make the list.

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Rohan Kohli on 11/01/06 - 08:46 AM
You can listen to a new interview with Tomas Kalnoky of Streetlight Manifesto on the twenty-ninth installment of the Top Welt podcast, in which Tomas discusses the band's new material among various other topics. Although no official release date has been set, the group has announced that the majority of the new material, which is set to appear on their forthcoming, sophomore release, has been completed.
Brandon Allin on 10/09/06 - 09:54 PM
You can listen to and download a new interview with Bomb The Music Industry! on the twenty-fifth installment of the Top Welt podcast. As always, you can purchase a higher quality version of the podcast from the iTunes store.

Source: Punknews.org
Brandon Allin on 09/26/06 - 07:07 AM
You can listen to a new interview Aaron Barrett and Ryland Steen of Reel Big Fish on the latest edition of the Top Welt podcast.
Brandon Allin on 08/17/06 - 08:19 AM
You can listen to a new interview with Chris and Roger of Less Than Jake on the latest edition of the Top Welt podcast. Additionally, the podcast is holding a contest in which one lucky winner will take home a deluxe, spedial edition copy of the band's new album, In With the Out Crowd. You can enter for your chance to win right here.
Brandon Allin on 08/10/06 - 09:34 PM
You can listen to the latest edition of the Top Welt! podcast series here, or download a higher quality version at the iTunes store. This weeks edition features Big D and the Kids Table. The band discusses new endeavors, among other things, which includes a mention of the new record label they plan to release their new album with.
Brandon Allin on 08/06/06 - 02:50 PM
MySpace is now number one.
Paul Tao on 07/11/06 - 09:32 PM
Below is the latest press release for Between the Buried and Me.
Press ReleaseBetween the Buried and Me blasted their way onto the charts today when The Anatomy Of landed at #151 on the Billboard Top 200 with 6,999 sold breaking their existing sales debuts for their previous three albums. Between the Buried and Me recorded the new album as a tribute to the rock legends that inspired them growing up, paying homage to legends like Metallica, Pink Floyd, Queen, King Crimson and Smashing Pumpkins on The Anatomy Of. Metal radio taste-makers are raving about the new album, which picked up #2 Most Added at FMQBs Metal Dectector and #3 Most Added at CMJ Loud Rock. Between the Buried and Me...
Jared Kaufman on 06/22/06 - 06:33 AM
Top of the Fair has announced the tour dates for their summer tour and the New School Records tour:
Tour DatesJun 16 2006 7:00P Club Swords Milford, CT
Jun 18 2006 5:00P The Hamilton Street Cafe Bound Brook, NJ
Jun 24 2006 6:00P House Show Melville, NY
Jun 25 2006 8:00P TBA Owings, MD
Jun 26 2006 8:00P Fredericksburg, VA - Help us book this date! Richmond, VA
Jun 27 2006 8:00P Zakk's Coffeehouse murfreesboro, NC
Jun 28 2006 7:00P Ground Zero Spartanburg, SC
Jun 30 2006 7:00P Swayze's Marietta, GA
Jul 1 2006 6:00P Ray's Downtown Blues Bar West Palm Beach, FL
Jul 2 2006 7:00P ...
Ryan Imhof on 06/05/06 - 06:15 PM
Oasis' Definitely Maybe was voted the #1 album of all time in a recent NME.com poll. Check out the entire top 20 here.
Frank Giaramita on 06/02/06 - 06:48 AM
50 Cent was named Songwriter of the Year at the 23rd Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, which was held last night in Los Angeles.
Rohan Kohli on 05/23/06 - 09:26 AM
Joshua Kenyon of San Diego, CA out-designed 3,500 people to win the My Chemical Romance "Design A T-Shirt Contest". You can see Josh's design here. All proceeds will from the shirt will go to Musicares and Toys For Tots.
Frank Giaramita on 04/17/06 - 01:20 PM
Here are the top 10 reasons to watch American Idol.
Ryan Imhof on 01/16/06 - 01:24 PM
Below is Davey Havok's top 5.
20051. Low - The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)
2. Iron and Wine - The Woman King EP (Sub Pop)
3. Autolux - Futureperfect (Red Int/ Red Ink)
4. Iris - Wrath (Diffusion)
5. Circa Survive - Juntura (Equal Vision Records)
Source: popscene-sf.com
Jon Foucart on 01/10/06 - 02:05 PM
Below is a list of 2005's top selling digital tracks/songs, according to a Nielsen SoundScan report.

Top Selling Digital Tracks/Songs Of 2005The Digital Tracks category is for a single version of a track. The Digital Songs chart rates all versions of a song.

The Top Selling Digital Tracks for 2005 were:
1. Weezer - Beverly Hills (961,981)
2. Gwen Stefani - Hollaback Girl (921,704)
3. Black Eyed Peas - My Humps (892,704)
4. Kelly Clarkson - Since You Been Gone (853,948 )
5. The Killers - Mr Brightside (833,978 )
6. Fall Out Boy - Sugar, We're Goin Down (830,835 )
7. Black Eyed Peas - Don't Phunk With My Heart (815,752 )
8. Kanye West - Gold Digger (815,394 )
9. Green Day - Boulevard of...
Frank Giaramita on 01/06/06 - 03:49 AM
Below are top 5's from members of Roses Are Red.
RAR's Top 5'sVincent:
1. Acceptance - Phantoms
2. Armor For Sleep - What To Do When You Are Dead
3. The Juliana Theory - Deadbeat Sweetheartbeat
4. HIM - Dark Light
5. Dredg - Catch Without Arms
Tom:
1. Armor For Sleep - What To Do When You Are Dead
2. Mae - The Everglow
3. Acceptance - Phantoms
4. Copeland - In Motion
5. Cartel - Chroma
Mike:
1. Dredg - Catch Without Arms
2. Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine
3. Boys Night Out - Train Wreck
4. System Of A Down - Hypnotize
5. Thrice - Vheissu
Jon Foucart on 01/04/06 - 10:51 PM
Boys Night Out's top albums of 2005 are below:
Boys Night Out's Top Albums1. PROPAGANDHI -LESS TALK MORE ROCK
2. NOFX - PUNK IN DRUBLIC
3. LIFETIME - HELLO BASTARDS
4. JAWBREAKER - DEAR YOU
5. REVELATION 50 - IN FLIGHT PROGRAM
Ryan Imhof on 01/01/06 - 10:41 AM
Ted Leo has posted his year end list of the "Top Ten Best Ways To Watch Law and Order In 2005."

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Jared Kaufman on 12/23/05 - 10:11 AM
Jared Kaufman on 12/22/05 - 07:19 AM
Pitchfork has posted their top 50 albums of '05 with Sufjan Stevens' Illinois clinching the number one spot, and Kanye West's Late Registration as runner up. Lookout for the Absolutepunk.net Best and Worst of the Year lists to start popping up towards the end of this week.

Do you think Jason chose Thrice or Spill Canvas as #1?
Garett Press on 12/21/05 - 08:30 AM
In case you missed our post the first time, AbsolutePunk will be featuring band members' top 10 albums of the year in our annual end of the year "best of" lists. So far, we have top 10s from Fall Out Boy, Copeland, Gatsby's American Dream, Over It, The Early November, The Bled, Fear Before the March of Flames, BEDlight for BlueEYES, Hidden in Plain View, and many more! Are you in a band? A little jealous? Fret no more, for you too can send me your list! Either email me at rohan.kohli@absolutepunk.net or instant message me at RohanKohliAP. We need these lists fairly soon, so please try to get them to me at your earliest convenience. Thanks!
Rohan Kohli on 11/21/05 - 08:41 PM
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