Help I Am Empire win the opening spot for an upcoming show with The Smashing Pumpkins, My Chemical Romance, Phoenix, The Black Keys, and Broken Bells in San Jose, CA on December 10th. Voting is from 10-12pm PST tonight only. Head here to vote, as well as hear a new song, "Dig You Out," which the band co-wrote with Anberlin.
Help the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation, a research that has discovered a way to treat cancer without side effects, win a Pepsi contest that will earn it $250k and some much needed publicity. It currently sits in 3rd place, behind proposals to rebuild an elementary school and construct a community center. Only the top 2 winners will receive money.
Help by voting, as well as spreading the word, every day with your emails, Facebook account, and other means of social networking. The contest ends on April 31st, 2010.
The Last Car In Alaska has been selected by mtvU and Epitaph as one of the Top 25 Finalists for their "Best Music On Campus" Contest. You can help the band win by voting here. Show some love for one of our site's regulars.
Fresh off their killer set on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Hold Steady is now featured on Who's Next over at Yahoo! Music. If you want to witness them perform the best drunken set you've ever seen, give them your vote here.
The Format's fantastic new video for "The Compromise" is currently in rotation on Fuse's Oven Fresh (it should air again today at 1:30PM EST). If you want to help the guys out, go to www.fuse.tv/overnfresh and vote "YES" for their video. It also helps if you vote "NO" for any of the videos you don't like.
Socratic has a poll on their MySpace page concerning what song they should use as their first music video. The choices are "She's the Type of Girl", "Lunch for the Sky", "I Don't Wear a Coat", or "The Dense Indents."
Motion City Soundtrack is allowing the fans to vote for songs they would like them to play at Warped Tour. To vote you simply visit Atticus Clothing's MySpace page and reply to their blog with which Warped Tour date you are going to and what songs you want the band to play.
Palm Coast, FL's My Getaway are playing the Ernie Ball Stage in Orlando on Warped Tour (June 25th) and are in a contest (the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands) to win ten grand in gear and the opportunity to be on FUSE. Go here to vote for them if you like what you hear. I think they're one of the best unsigned groups out there from South or Central Florida; how about you?
If you've never taken the chance to check out Damone, then do so now. Below you'll be able to stream two songs, "Out Here All Night" and "What We Came Here For," which are from their recent Island Records release, Out Here All Night. After that, if you dig what you hear, head over to Yahoo! "Who's Next?" and give the band your vote. A third track, "Outta My Way," is featured exclusively on the same page.
Plain White T's video for "Hey There Delilah" is on mtvU's Dean's List. The video is currently number two on the countdown and making a strong run at number one, so visit mtvU.com's Dean's List, vote now and push it to the top spot!
The Early November will be offering fans a chance to hear one song off of their upcoming triple disc album The Mother, The Mechanic, and The Path each week from now until the album is released on July 11th! Each song will be streamed on a different website for one week, and a link to the streams will be posted on the band's MySpace site. Absolutepunk.net is happy to be involved in hosting one of these new songs in ABSOLUTExclusive form. Stay tunes for more details on that! The first song, "The One That You Hated," will premiere on Myspace.com starting tomorrow! Also on the band's MySpace site, fans who are attending the west coast record release shows at Chain Reaction can vote for...